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2BR / 2BA Very Cute Balboa Beach House, 2 Houses to the Sand

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,203 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 large Bedrooms + Convertible Bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

This lovely, remodeled upper unit is only 116 steps from the sand on the Balboa Peninsula featuring 2 spacious bedrooms, 2 full baths and all the conveniences of home. Enjoy beautiful views and ocean breezes from your 2nd floor outdoor balcony/deck complete with patio furniture and gas BBQ.

The master bedroom is very spacious featuring a California King-sized bed, plenty of room to store your clothes in the dresser draws and closet, a flat-screen TV, and your own master bath. The guest bedroom has 4 twin beds, closet, dresser draws, and its own bathroom as well. All linens, towels, and beach towels are provided for you. There is a washer and dryer in the upstairs unit as well. The entire home is equipped with wireless internet for you stay connected to the outside world as needed (remember not too much - you are on vacation!), flat-screen TV's and DVD's.

Once settled and relaxed you will find that you are now local to some of the best activities around. Great parks, world class surfing, boogie boarding, sailing, power boat rentals, deep sea fishing, Catalina Island cruises, whale watching tours, parasailing, fun zone rides and arcade, and the World Famous 'Wedge' where some of the biggest body surfing waves in the world can be found. If the kids want to learn to surf you may want to consider one of the local surf camps or rent a bike for a leisurely ride along the Peninsula boardwalk. Sightsee and play during the day, then come home, pour yourself a glass of wine and relax on your private rooftop balcony to savor that spectacular ocean sunset.

Minutes from World Class Golf, Fashion Island Restaurants and Shops, 15 minutes from John Wayne airport or 60 minutes to LAX. Other nearby attractions include: Disneyland, California Adventure, Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Hollywood, Universal Studios, Knott’s Berry Farm, Long Beach Aquarium, Queen Mary, and more. Plan to stay here for a while; there is lots’ to see. Bring your sunscreen, swim suit, sweat shirt, and sandals. Smiles will be permanent every day you stay!

More Details

George & Roann
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 December, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in West Newport in Newport Beach

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1203 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 4 Single Bed
  • CA King size Bed (1), Twin or Trundle Beds (4)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(74 traveller reviews)

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2BR / 2BA Very Cute Balboa Beach House, 2 Houses to the Sand
average rating of 4.891892 based on 74 reviews
Baltimore, MD

This is our third time staying here and we really enjoyed it once again. We love the location.

  • 4 of 5

The property is roomy and comfortable for just a two bedrooms and two bathrooms. We hosted 12 people for Thanksgiving and had no problem making everything work. The host even bought us a new turkey roasting pan. Having a parking space is a plus even though the people behind us sometimes block the entry to the garage. They always moved the cars when we asked so just be prepared for that scenario. Also, Having bikes with bike locks and beach chairs come in useful also. Easy walk to the beach and pier.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect accommodation

  • 5 of 5

I rented both the upstairs and downstairs units for a weekend Birthday celebration. It had plenty of space for 14 adults. It never felt crowded. In addition, both units were stocked with all the necessary essentials. The location could not have been better. It was a quick walk to the beach and peninsula. It was also a quick Uber ride to the other nearby beach towns ( Huntington and Laguna). There was also a small shopping center nearby with a coffee shop , donut shop, taco restaurant, liquor store and Circle K etc. George and Roann were so accommodating and easy to work with. I will definitely stay there again and I highly recommend both units.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southern California

Great Location,

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property for my daughter's 16th birthday. Plenty of space for 6 people to stay. Balcony gives a view of the ocean and we were able to see much of the HB Airshow above us. Plenty of linens, bikes, boogie boards, and sand toys for the kids. Very close to Newport Pier. The wife and daughter were happy.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Salt Lake City, Utah

Stay in Newport Beach

  • 4 of 5

The house is a very cute beach house with close proximity to the beach. They have everything you will need for your visit including all the beach things like towels, buckets, chairs etc. The one issue that was a real challenge at times was parking in the garage as neighbors would park in such a way that you could not pull in or pull out without trying to track them down. It made it such that once you were parked you were afraid to leave because of all the hassle that may occur once you return. If you plan to come and park for the duration this is a wonderful place. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. Yes, parking can be tough anywhere on the Peninsula. Next time, please let us know if you're having parking problems. We'll take care of it for you. Thanks again! George
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This Is The Place!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! Whether its just you and your honey or the whole family, you need look no further. Just a few steps from the beach. Can see and hear the ocean from the front porch. Well appointed on the inside; great amenities; bikes and beach "stuff" right there at the house. Very simply the best value out there. I can take no credit as my wife found it. But, we'll not wast any more time looking for another place when we return. This is it.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Collins, CO

Close to beach, flexible owner

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this Balboa Beach house.


Proximity to the beach-just steps away! We appreciated all the beach gear available: chairs, umbrella, sand toys, boogie boards, etc.

Incredibly flexible owner who generously adjusted check-in/check-out times for us.

The size of the unit was comfortable for our family of 5 and the sleeping accommodations were terrific. The kitchen is large and reasonably stocked, too.

Deck with ocean breezes-we enjoyed lunches and dinners here, but the deck is not private as the neighbor's walkway is right alongside.


For us, the location was a little far from the action of the town of Newport and Balboa Island. For our family with young children, it was too far to reasonable walk to the pier areas and the bikes provided were too big for our kids.

Parking is difficult. We had a huge rental car (Ford Expedition), so parking in the garage was not an option. Parking along the streets is a hot commodity.

Privacy-this location is crowded and busy and we were repeatedly awakened on Saturday night by extremely loud neighbors who partied late into the night. This is certainly not the owner's responsibility, just something of which to be aware when booking this unit.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. We try to be flexible, if possible, in accommodating our guests' schedules and we believe this is a beautiful unit. Our unit is .6 miles from the Boardwalk and 1.25 miles from the pier. That's a positive for some folks, particularly those with kids--our beach is less crowded, cleaner and not as wide, so the ocean is closer. Others might prefer to stay closer to the action, noise, bars and crowds at the Pier. We live near this unit so we prefer having the Pier within an easy bike ride or walk, but as the reviewer noted, others may prefer being closer to the action. The reviewer is correct regarding being at the Beach in August. That is prime season in Newport: more crowds, less parking, more parties...that's true for the entire Peninsula. Any unit you book has that issue. We think it's even more crowded nearer the Pier but that's a personal choice. Thanks again for your review. We're glad you enjoyed our unit. George
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £74.45
Damage Deposit £186.13


We waive the Damage Deposit and offer a preferred rate to returning guests.

We also offer discounts for stays of longer than a week. Please contact us to discuss. We also reserve the right to ask for a larger Damage Deposit for large groups.

If you have any questions regarding rates, don't hesitate to ask.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.