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  • Charming Beachfront Balboa Retreat
    5 of 5

    We just spent two weeks in this charming, 1933 beachfront home on Little Balboa Island. It’s the perfect combination of original 1930’s charm and modern conveniences. The location and views are among if not the best on either island. The huge picture window in the living room has the widest view of the bay where you can view all the boating activity, watch the tide come in and enjoy the passers by who stroll the island. The living room is very comfortably and tastefully furnished in keeping with the beachfront theme. It has a wonderful gas fireplace that we used regularly in the evenings, and a large flat screen TV that has Direct TV and tons of channels. The kitchen is well appointed, small but has everything you need and a wonderful 6 burner gas stovetop. The upstairs master BR is truly unique and we loved it! It has sweeping views of the bay from its two huge picture windows, the bed was very comfortable, there are dressers for clothes, original large closets and is very spacious. The other bedrooms are also comfortable and the two full baths were perfect for the four of us. There is also a charming back patio off the dining room. The manager Scott was extremely helpful, available and super nice. I highly recommend this property for the most authentic yet comfortable balboa island experience. We will be back!

    Stayed: Jan 2019