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Great Fall Rates for Great Home Near Balboa Pier

(11 Reviews)

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Beautifully maintained home.


Last updated: 03/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

We have maintained a quality vacation rental for the last 12 years. However this home is constantly being updated! Steps to ocean and bay along with Cape Cod decor makes this home lovely, fun and comfortable. The fantastic location and a rooftop deck make staying at the beach a special occasion. Located in the Bayside area of the Balboa Peninsula, 308 Alvarado Place offers great family accommodations.

This lovely, newly remodeled UPPER unit, pictured here, is only 250 feet to the oceanfront sidewalk and less than 100 feet to bayfront sidewalk. 308 Alvarado is about six blocks from the Balboa Pier. The upper unit has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and an office/sleeping loft, outdoor roof-top deck, and separate TV den. Steps to ocean means no water views, just real, real close!

The living room and dining room is very open with high ceilings and windows, thick moldings and great decor. Much of the house is remodeled as of 2008. The kitchen has a great garden window, custom tile counters and floors with all new appliances. Windows throughout the house are textured for privacy and light. Tile floors give it a clean and fresh feeling.

This interesting floor plan offers a large master bedroom with dramatic fireplace and walk-in closet. The master bathroom also has a marble, double-headed shower. A spiral staircase leads to an office loft above the living room. All linens included.

Beautifully upgraded and decorated, this home is completely furnished and even comes with beach cruiser bicycles. Pets are NOT allowed, NO Smoking--sorry, but NO smoking on deck areas as well.. We are very strict about a maximum of 8 people. The unit sleeps 3 couples very privately with additional sleeping space in the study-loft. The master and two guest rooms have queen size beds. The office loft has two full beds.

Keywords: Beautiful 3BR + loft, 2 BR home
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Member since: 2000

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2


  • Beautiful recently remodeled bathrooms. The master has a shower with separated toilet and the main bathroom is a shower tub combo....moreless

Other Amenities

  • VCR and DVD with large screen LCD, CD Player with custom speakers throughout, Refrigerator with ice maker, a fully equipped kitchen, Two Gas Grills (BBQ), TV and Stereo in master bedroom also, Parking for one car, Beach cruiser bicycles available...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    one medium size car...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill


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from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 10 - Jun 4, 2017
4 night min stay
$265 $295
Fri, Sat
$1,800 $6,000
Jun 5 - Jul 2, 2017
4 night min stay
$275 $300
Fri, Sat
Jul 3 - Aug 28, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Monday

Aug 29 - Nov 17, 2017
3 night min stay
$265 $350
Fri, Sat
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning/linens $300
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 10%


Summer Weekly: Weekly only, Check in Monday at 4 pm and check out on Monday at 10 am.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
SNA Orange County/John Wayne/Santa Ana Airport

The Pacific Ocean with miles of clean sand great for swimming, sunning, sand castle building and picnics, Walking distance to boat rentals, chartered fishing trips and Catalina tour boats


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Pete is a retired Delta Air Lines Captain. Pete and Kitt have owned on the Balboa Peninsula for 30 years but still feel like it's the perfect vacation spot. Work brought us to Utah where our sons grew up. Now it is home for our 3 beautiful granddaughters and 1 grandson as well.

Why the Owner Chose Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach, CA, USA:
The Pacific Ocean is a constant source of pleasure. We also love parking our car and not getting back into it for a week! Bike riding to shopping and restaurants, even the Post Office is a delight.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our family has a saying, 'You haven't been to the beach till you get sand on your feets' --so please spend time walking the beautiful Balboa beach enjoying the amazing Pacific Ocean. Walking along bayfront to restaurants is another favorite pastime.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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  • Beautifully maintained home.

    Beautifully maintained home.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom Thermapedic mattress

    Master Bedroom Thermapedic mattress

  • Ocean Walks

    Ocean Walks

  • TV room

    TV room

  • roof top deck

    roof top deck

  • Balboa Fun Zone

    Balboa Fun Zone

  • The bay is 100 steps away.

    The bay is 100 steps away.

  • Entry, steps to loft.

    Entry, steps to loft.

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Upper front loft opens to roof top deck

    Upper front loft opens to roof top deck

  • Sunset w/ pelicans

    Sunset w/ pelicans

  • Queen Bed in 3rd Bedroom.

    Queen Bed in 3rd Bedroom.

VRBO #9237

This listing was first published here in 2001.

Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017

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