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Steps away from Balboa Pier--Close to water activities and shopping

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom condo close on the Balboa Peninsula

Sitting on one of the most desirable corners of Newport, rests this peaceful 3 bedroom, 2 bath vacation condo. Boasting 1300 square feet, this condo has recently gone through a total renovation, including new furniture and appliances. A calm and modern atmosphere awaits you at this beach escape.

Fond memories will easily be made in this open living and dining room, whether you decide to play some of the provided games, watch a favorite movie, or reminisce about moments at the beach. Attached to the living area is a roomy, raised patio outfitted for sunbathing, entertaining and barbecuing. And you don’t have to be a seasoned chef to enjoy what our kitchen supplies; from cooking spices and storage containers to granite countertops and new appliances, the kitchen contains everything you need to make simple snacks for a day at the beach or a delicious dinner for the whole family. The master bedroom enjoys an ocean view from a comfortable queen bed, private bath, television and access to the patio. The second bedroom has a queen bed, television, and a view of the Historic Balboa Pier, while the last bedroom has a full and single bunk bed. All three televisions have access to DirecTV, so no one has to miss their favorite sitcom or drama while on vacation. There is also an in-unit washer and dryer and WiFi for your convenience.

The condo is located just steps away from many popular activities such as boating, paddle boarding, kayaking, and the famous Balboa Fun Zone and Ferris wheel. There are two bicycles available for picturesque rides on the boardwalk or a visit to the Newport Pier. If you want to venture off the boardwalk, you are only a short stroll to the Balboa Island Ferry, which will take you to Balboa Island for shopping and delightful food adventures. You are 30 minutes from Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm and upscale shopping at Fashion Island, and only 1½ hours to San Diego.

The complex features a private gated entry, elevator access, and a gated parking garage with two private parking spaces for vehicles ***with a maximum height of 6 feet.***

More Details

Owner
Jeff & Stephanie Mendenhall
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Jeff & Stephanie Mendenhall

Our family has spent summer vacations on the peninsula for over 50 years and are excited to share that experience with your family.

Jeff & Stephanie Mendenhall purchased this condo in 2014

Why Jeff & Stephanie Mendenhall chose Newport Beach - Balboa Island area

We have many fond memories of going to the Fun Zone riding the Historic Ferris Wheel, fishing off the Balboa Pier, eating at Ruby''s and riding the Balboa Ferry. This location is within walking distance of all these activities and much more.

What makes this condo unique

The patio gives visitors a view of the beautiful Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island, and is located in a central location to all kinds of fun activities.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Bicycles are provided for the Guests' enjoyment. Helmets are provided and should be worn while riding the bicycles. Don't park in the courtyard.
  • We expect you to be courteous to the neighbors and keep outdoor noise to a minimum after 10 pm. If asked to leave, you will not receive a refund.
  • By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Master Suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bath towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed , Twin & Full beds
  • Linens are provided for each bed. All bedrooms have ceiling fans, large closets. Bedrooms 1 & 2 have flat panel TVs.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
Notes:
Smoke Detectors, Fire Extinguisher, Boogie Boards are provided. Also Amazon Prime now delivers to the area.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Steps away from Balboa Pier--Close to water activities and shopping
average rating of 4.869565 based on 69 reviews
5

Amazing Time by the Beach!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful place for a family to enjoy the beach and Balboa Island. I spent the weekend with my two little nieces and family and everyone had a wonderful time from grilling out in the patio, playing out in the sand with the beach toys to just lounging around in the condo. We definitely would come back again! Thanks Jeff and Stephanie for the wonderful accommodations!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amy, You were wonderful guests and we would be glad to have you stay at our condo when your travels bring you back to beautiful Newport Beach. Thank you for the care you took of our property. Regards, Jeff & Stephanie Mendenhall
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5

Heaven on the beach. All in God's plan.

  • 5 of 5

Jeff and Stephanie,

From the moment we arrived we realized how perfect and clean your beautiful home was. Your home was everything we could of asked for to smallest detail. It was important to me to feel secure and your place delivered. Every site we wanted to see or restaurant was in walking distance or a quick bike ride.

Your beach house was in the perfect location. We were blessed and already planning our next stay. The patio was huge and great for entertaining. We cherish our Sandy toes wash cloth.

The memories we made in your home will never be forgotten. This is the best home in the area. I have no clue how we got so lucky!!!

Thank you so much,

Stan and Rhonda

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rhonda & Stan, We appreciate your kind words and we are glad you had a memorable experience. Newport Beach is a great place to come for a vacation or a getaway weekend. You were great guests and whenever your travels bring you back to beautiful Newport Beach we hope you'll stay at Sandytoes Retreat. Regards, Jeff & Stephanie
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5

Wonderful property!

  • 5 of 5

We just love this property and couldn't say enough about the owners! We had our first visit last summer, booked it again this year and are already looking forward to doing it again next summer. The condo is beautifully decorated with all the amenities. Extremely clean. And did I mention location? That too couldn't be better. You are steps away from the beach, shopping and plenty of food options. Can't wait to to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Meredith, Thank you for taking such good care of our property. You left it very clean. We would gladly rent to you anytime. You are the consummate renter and we would welcome you back to beautiful Newport Beach and SandyToes Retreat whenever your travels bring you this way. Regards, Jeff & Strphanie
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5

Outstanding beach house property

  • 5 of 5

This property is right on top of the boardwalk adjacent to the Balboa Pier. It has the absolute best patio area for lounging and people watching. The condo is surprisingly roomy as it boasts 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The living room/kitchen area is very big, so much so, we didn't even use the main kitchen table despite having 6 of us staying there. When you leave the secured complex you are literally steps away from the best restaurants, bars, and entertainment areas in Balboa. We rented bikes and made the 15 minute ride to the Newport pier several times just to experience different restaurants. The condo is very clean and modern...not like some of the dingy beach houses we have stayed at before. This place feels more like a high end hotel.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff, We are so glad you and your family had a great time. We believe Newport Beach is the perfect place for a family vacation. We appreciate the care you took of oor condo. We would be glad to have you back! Best, Jeff & Stephanie
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5

Awesome Beach gateway🌊

  • 5 of 5

Sandy Toes Retreat is a great place with open windows allowing plenty of sun light and views. Good location near the beach, Fun Zone and restaurants. It is clean, organized and had plenty of room for our family. We had a blast!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had a great time. When your travels bring you back to the beach, we hope you chose to stay at our condo.
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5

Great and very relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with amazing views with a outstanding patio overlooking the boardwalk.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris, We're glad you enjoyed your stay. The July 4th holiday is always a great time to stay at beautiful Newport Beach. The City puts on a wonderful fireworks show that is easily seen from the patio of the condo. We enjoy when our guests take care of our property. We would be glad to have you stay with us again when your travels bring you back to beautiful Newport Beach. Regards, Jeff & Stephanie
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
John Wayne Orange County Airport
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Historic Balboa Ferry
Nearest Beach
Balboa Beach
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Balboa Peninsula, Orange County

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall Rate
29 Sep 2017 - 16 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£681
for 2 nights
From
£271
From
£312
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,055
 
 
Holiday Rate
17 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,389
for 3 nights
From
£416
From
£437
Thu,Fri,Sat
£2,508
 
 
Late Fall Rate
1 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£764
for 2 nights
From
£312
£2,222
 
 
Holiday Rate
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,389
for 3 nights
From
£416
£2,805
 
 
Winter Rate
5 Jan 2018 - 1 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£764
for 2 nights
From
£312
£2,222
 
 
Spring Rate
2 Mar 2018 - 17 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£764
for 2 nights
From
£312
£2,222
 
 
Early Summer Rate
18 May 2018 - 26 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,264
for 3 nights
From
£375
From
£396
Fri,Sat
£2,646
 
 
Nightly Rate
27 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,326
for 3 nights
From
£396
From
£396
Fri,Sat
£2,646
 
 
Early Summer Rate
28 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,264
for 3 nights
From
£375
From
£396
Fri,Sat
£2,646
 
 
Summer Rate
29 Jun 2018 - 6 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,388
for 7 nights
£3,388
 
 
Fall Rate
7 Sep 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£764
for 2 nights
From
£312
£2,222
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£3,055
for 7 nights
£3,055
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £94.65
Property Damage Protection £44.67
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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