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Newport Beach Pirate House

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.0 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 9)

Only a few houses from the sand! Sleeps 6….or 9

This vacation home is located in one of the best areas of Newport beach.  The downstairs unit, or Captain's Quarter's, is a 2bed/1bath pirate themed home.  The downstairs unit  was once featured on HGTV as the pirate house of Newport Beach!  Although the unit has been toned down a bit since its TV days…..once a pirate, always a pirate! There is a queen bed in the master bedroom with room for a pack-n-play.  The second bedroom has a twin over full bunk bed with a twin trundle.  Living room has a 54” TV with local cable, HBO and Wi-Fi. Second bedroom has 32” TV with DVD player. The living room couch folds out to a queen bed.

The newly remodeled upstairs unit, First Mates Quarters, is accessible by an outdoor staircase and is a 1bed/1bath. The unit has its own kitchen and living space and can be rented  in addition to the downstairs unit to allow  for a two family stay. This allows for a bit a privacy between you and your guests. The bedroom has a queen bed with room for a pack-n-play.  Living room couch folds out to a full bed. Living room has 40”  TV with local cable, HBO and Wi-Fi.

There is a gas BBQ and outdoor seating, outdoor shower with hot water, beach cart and sand toys. End your day relaxing at the outdoor fire pit or making smores in it.  The two car garage (or one large car)  has non-coin operated laundry and an additional toilet.

Bikes can be borrowed for an additional deposit.

Linens, towels and a few beach towels provided.

 “Always be yourself. Unless you can be a pirate. Then always be a pirate.”

More Details

Crystal Bell
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018


Balboa Peninsula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -Downstairs - toilet , shower , jetted tub , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 -Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There is one bathroom in the downstairs unit and one bathroom in the upstairs unit. There is also an outdoor shower and a toilet in the garage.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 -Downstairs - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - Downstairs - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 -Upstairs - 1 queen
  • This property is a duplex. Downstairs is a 2 bedroom and upstairs is a 1 bedroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 6 bicycles
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Newport Beach Pirate House
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Has everything you need

  • 4 of 5

My family and I loved the private house. It provided us with all the amenities of home and much more. We loved that all the beach equipment was there and ready for us to use. The kids loved the space and the pirate them. We loved the location, large bath and comfortable beds. We will for sure rent this again.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had everything you needed!
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  • 5 of 5

4th year here and have already reserved for next year!! We unplug everything (sorry, we forgot to plug the TV back in :/) and just enjoy our family! This house is the perfect get away. The house itself is amazing, from the state of the art kitchen and bath to the wonderful location and amenities. We never move our car once we're here; it is convenient to everything - shopping, dining, boardwalk, beach, parks, and Starbucks! The outdoor shower is a great way to keep the beach outside and get the kids and beach gear squeaky clean. The garage is big and so is the washer and dryer. The fire pit is perfect for drowsy nights, Smores, and hotdogs. We always rent the upper apartment at the same time so the extended family can join us throughout the week. Adult kids and/or little ones???- this house is perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect House!

  • 5 of 5

Crystal was awesome, made everything very easy for our family.

The house is perfect - we loved having plenty of bikes and beach gear. We also loved having A/C, shower outside (tankless water heater), three bathrooms (one in the garage), two car garage, bbq grill, etc. The main floor has everything we needed, the upstairs unit was perfect too. The location is great - even though the house sits on the corner of Balbao Ave, we didn't hear traffic at night. When we travel again to Newport Beach, we will stay here again. We comfortably slept seven on the main floor and two in the upper unit.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Place to Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

I can't even begin to tell you what a wonderful experience this was and how easy Crystal is to work with. I would highly recommend this home for anyone to stay in.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Newport Rental

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's third summer staying at the pirate house and it just keeps getting better and better! This home is perfect for kids of all ages! Our kids are now teenagers and young adults and with renting both the upper and lower units we had more than enough room! We spent the days in the surf, on bikes, and reading on the patio. Evening were filled with home cooked meals on the BBQ, card games around the table, and walks to the pier. The house is organized, comfortable, and very clean! The outdoor shower is great for getting the sand off before you come in and the washer and dryer are so convenient! The owners are terrific and they have thought of everything you need for a terrific stay at the beach! We can't wait to come back next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect family vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family just returned from one of the best vacations we have ever had thanks to this amazing home. We have 6 teenagers, so we rented both the upstairs and downstairs units as well as the bikes. The owners have thought of literally everything & the house is crazy organized. We played at the beach (which is just a few houses away) all day, rode bikes in the evening, enjoyed home cooked meals and s'mores by the firepit, and soaked in all the good vibes this home exudes. This home just feels so good! It is cozy, comfortable, and extremely clean. The owners are very responsive and made our first vacation rental experience pretty much perfect. Our kids already are planning our get away at the pirate house next summer! Thank you for such a warm home to make family memories!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best beaches in southern California!

House is only 7 houses from the beach and 5 blocks from the ocean front boardwalk!

At the end of 41st Steet there are volleyball poles so bring a net and balls and you'll be ready to go!

Newport Pier is only 1 mile via the boardwalk.  Newport Pier area has restaurants, bars, shops, bike rental, and donuts!

Balboa Pier is 2.5 miles via the boardwalk. Balboa Pier is home of the original Ruby's Diner (they have the BEST milkshakes).  Balboa Fun Zone, ferry to Balboa Island, the Catalina Flyer and many other activies are all located in this area. 


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175
Refundable damage deposit $700
Tax Rate 10.0%

The Captain's Quarters (downstairs unit) can also be rented by itself as a 2 bed/1 bath. Weekly summer rate is $2100.00

There is a holiday rate for the week including July 4th. The rate is $4500.00 and includes both units.

We have bikes on property that can be borrowed for an additional $300 deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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