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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 drawers and closet, a flat-screen TV, and your own master bath. The guest bedroom has 4 twin beds, closet, dresser drawers, 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 guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2018


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
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & 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 ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • 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:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • 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
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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2BR / 2BA Very Cute Balboa Beach House, 2 Houses to the Sand
average rating of 4.8933334 based on 75 reviews

One of the best for our family

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in VRBO's and AirBnB's all over the states and Europe. This cottage-style home was perfect for our family with 2 teenagers. I think what makes it so wonderful are the owners who are accommodating and fill the house with essentials like plenty beach towels, bath towels, blankets, paper towels, soap etc. The sun coming into the kitchen/living area is so welcomed each morning. The beds and pillows are amazingly comfortable. The upstairs unit is bright, airy and has a nice deck that we enjoyed each evening. The kitchen and baths are all renovated. The fact that the owners provide nice beach bike cruisers is a plus. With teens,

biking to the Newport pier, Balboa pier and around town is super easy. The beach is a quick cut through. For our first visit to this area, we feel very lucky to have picked this place and wish we could stay a few days longer.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words. You were our very first guests to enjoy the completely remodeled Kitchen. We’re glad you liked how it turned out. Thanks again. George
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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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Nearest Airport
8.5 Miles
John Wayne, about 15 minutes by car.
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Balboa Island Ferry
Nearest Beach
116 Steps to the sand!

Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Seaworld, San Diego Zoo, Universal Studios, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, 2 world class shopping malls (South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island)...


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £180.52
Cleaning Fee £72.21
Tax Rate 10.0%


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.

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