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50 Steps to Sand! Recently Remodeled W/ Large Patio and Bay Views

People5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-5)

Light and bright, fully furnished 1br/1.5ba upstairs unit in small building on the peninsula! It is the only upstairs unit so there are no shared walls! It is situated one house from the sand so you can walk to the beach in less than 50 steps! Walk to the ocean, bay, restaurants, markets, and bus. Less than a mile to Newport Pier and half an hour to Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm. About an hour to downtown Los Angeles and an hour-and-a-half to San Diego.

This is a recently remodeled upstairs unit that features a large private deck with bay views - the perfect place to relax and read a book or grill up something delicious (or watch the famous Newport Beach Boat Parade at Christmas)! It also has wall-to-wall carpet throughout with tile floors in bathrooms and kitchen. It boasts granite counters in kitchen, stainless steel appliances (range, built-in oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator with ice maker and water dispenser), and a washer and dryer on the premises. Property features updated windows throughout!

Linens and bathroom towels are included. Weekly and nightly all-inclusive rate with no extra taxes above what is listed! Great value in a great location!

Unit sleeps a maximum of 5. There is a queen size bed in the bedroom and two fold out sofa beds in the living room: one queen size and one twin size. Kitchen includes basic cooking utensils, pots and pans, silverware, cups, plates, coffee maker, blender, and a toaster. Huge dining room with table and chairs. There is a BBQ, table, and chairs on the deck. Cable TV and WiFi are included. Street parking is available. Beach equipment (chairs, surfboards, bikes, etc.) rentals are available at 15th Street Surf Shop less than a block away.

Come to the beach and relax! Our home is the perfect place to get away!

Keywords: One house from the sand, Light, Bright, Upstairs, Steps to the beach, Close to everything, Great view

More Details

Owner
Matt Pentecost
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

About Matt Pentecost

I am a real estate broker and manage this property for my family. As a native southern-Calfornian, I love coming to the beach and know that you will too!

Matt Pentecost purchased this apartment in 1973

Why Matt Pentecost chose Newport Beach - Balboa Island area

This property has belonged to my family for years and it has been my home-away-from-home as I was growing up. We still use the property when it is vacant since it is such a beautiful location with such great proximity to everything and provides all the amenities we could ask for.

What makes this apartment unique

The short walk to the beach has been wonderful as my family has created long-lasting memories of playing in the sand, surfing, and watching the sun set...only to return to a delicious bbq dinner on the patio.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) One queen and one twin, both in the living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Huge dining room - Seats eight, table and chairs on patio

Reviews

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50 Steps to Sand! Recently Remodeled W/ Large Patio and Bay Views
average rating of 4.924051 based on 79 reviews
5

Great place and great location!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year staying at Matt's Balboa apartment and we love it! Everything is always very clean and well stocked. Matt is super friendly and very accommodating. We feel right at home and have everything we need! You can't beat the location - close to all the restaurants, steps from the beach and across the street from the marina park. It's no problem to run back from the beach to grab a drink or a snack which is great with kids! The view from the deck is terrific - a great place for happy hours and BBQs. We come down to Newport every summer for a family reunion and we rent 4 houses now. This place is perfect for our family and makes it easy to meet up with everyone. We can't wait to come back again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

EXCELLENT

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved the location of this home!!! The owner bent over backwards to make sure our stay was extra special! We have stayed in a lot of properties over the years, but Mark P. Gets a 5 star from us as he was quick to attend to our needs. Thank you Mark for giving us the wonderful privilege of staying in your home! Till next time....Blessings from our family to yours!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Welcoming and close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! Matt was very hospitable and welcoming. He greeted us upon arrival and even helped us bring some of our stuff up to the apartment! He was available if needed. The apartment itself was open and the bed in the room very comfortable. The location is amazing. Walking distance to a bunch of restaurants, bars and the pier at 21st. It's also super close to the beach! Thanks for the great stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location on the penisula. We walked everywhere and enjoyed the cool ocean breeze

  • 5 of 5

We were personally met by the owner, Matt and had great communication. The apartment was clean with a distinct vintage feel. The bed was the most comfortable I ever slept on! Perfect location for small family! Will definitely rent again when I visit OC

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 spent 3 nights at Matt's place. Great location, great price, and even better hospitality from Matt. Matt checked in with us when we arrived and just before we departed to ensure we had every thing we needed to for a relaxing stay and a worry free departure. He even let us use his parking pass which saved us some money and head aches of trying figure out where to park to unload and load. Parking was right out front on the median just a few feet from the front walk way. His apartment was extremely clean and well stocked for everything we needed to enjoy ourselves. I used the internet a little to knock out some work while the kids watched their favorite morning shows on the cable tv. Every thing you need to store your own groceries to make meals for the beach or enjoy it on the patio looking out over the town/bay were available in the kitchen. The local market was just down stairs and over a couple of doors in case you forget to bring something. If you don't feel like cooking Matt has coupons and menus from some of the great tasty local places available. The beach is just a couple doors down and the location on the beach couldn't be better. You walk right out and you are next to the beach bathrooms, post beach showers to wash away the sand, and a life guard station. All things I appreciate since we brought our 3 young children with us. We look forward to staying here again. J,T,M,R, and G Gilbert, AZ.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place, great location!

  • 5 of 5

My family of four just returned from Matt's apartment and can't wait to go back. This place has everything you need for a great southern California vacation. Steps to the beach, tons of restaurants and activities within walking distance and an easy drive to Disney. We loved leaving the bedroom windows open at night so we could hear the crashing waves. Plus, Matt is super easy to work with. My wife, two teenage daughters and I couldn't have asked for a better place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Santa Ana (John Wayne)
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Balboa
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
55
Nearest Beach
Newport Beach

This is an upstairs unit that requires you to climb a staircase to access it.

The property is literally steps from the beach, about half an hour from Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm, and close to a host of other popular attractions.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Balboa Peninsula, Orange County

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall/Winter Season
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£643
for 3 nights
From
£194
£914
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
8 night minimum stay
£1,070
 
 
Spring Season
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£643
for 3 nights
From
£194
£992
 
 
Summer Season
1 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£643
for 3 nights
From
£194
£1,070
 
 
Fourth of July
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
8 night minimum stay
£1,302
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£643
for 3 nights
From
£194
£1,070
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Insurance £61.27

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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