Great Location, close to beachfront but not too close
I have had the wonderful opportunity to stay at both the upper and lower floors of this beach property almost every summer for the past several years (10+ years). It is great for a whole family getaway (and I have a BIG family) to Newport beach. It is also great as a base for a bunch of guys to go fishing at the pier or just hanging out at the beach.
The front patio of the lower unit has a great view of the beach and is perfect for an outdoor lunch or evening BBQ with quick access to the beach. It also provides a great lookout to easily grab additional street parking for friends or family who arrive later.
The location also offers close access to the Newport Pier and shops surrounding the pier just a short walk away, and quick access to walking or cycling paths where you can enjoy the beautiful views of the ocean while walking/riding. The location also has the benefit of avoiding the heavy traffic right around the Newport Pier itself.
If you like fishing, this unit makes the perfect base to stow your gear and be ready to hit the pier at daybreak. My friends and I have spent days just relaxing on the pier while fishing, then ended the day grilling some very delicious freshly caught mackerel.
The beds themselves are comfortable and the bedrooms are pretty quiet. Since the surrounding units tend to be rental properties too, you occasionally have groups of teens or young adults partying into the night, however, we've never had any problems with noise and from bedrooms are set towards the back of the property where you do not hear any noise from the front of the street.
Owner takes good care of the unit and just recently renovated/remodelled everything. It is always very clean when we arrive (just be careful to wash off beach sand BEFORE entering the house). Also, the listing says one carport space, but it actually is more like one carport space PLUS one off-street parking spot since you can park a (small) car behind and perpendicular to the car in the carport.
Tourists without a Car,
Families with Teenagers,
Families with Young Children,
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