WATERFRONT 3 BEDROOM 2 BATH. 2 PADDLEBOARDS/2 KAYAKS FOR RENTERS USE!

Sue Ellen Waters

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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WATERFRONT 3 BEDROOM 2 BATH. 2 PADDLEBOARDS/2 KAYAKS FOR RENTERS USE!

Balboa Island House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 7 (one on sleeper sofa)

Summer weeks still available for this charming waterfront cottage resides on Balboa Island's Grand Canal. We have recently added 2 kayaks and 2 paddle boards for renters use, which you can do right off our dock. With 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, this home is perfect for a family of 6 or 7. Wireless internet, books, games and cable TV are included. There is a well supplied kitchen with a new gas range for the cook. We provide great linens and towels - beach towels too! All sheets, blankets and mattress pads are fresh and clean after each rental.

The front bedroom has a new king bed that can also be converted into 2 twins. Middle bedroom has 2 twin beds and the back bedroom has a queen bed with its own bath, dressing area and private entrance. All the mattresses are in excellent to new condition.

Enjoy the dock for sun-bathing, swimming, kayaking and fishing. The front patio is perfect for barbecuing, meals and relaxing. There is parking for one car in the garage, remote included. Our home is steps to Marine Avenue's shops, restaurants, Balboa Bars and a local grocery store.

A 10 minute walk to the ferry takes you to the Peninsula; where the 'Fun Zone' and the beautiful Newport Beach coastline await you! This is a great location from which to visit Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Catalina Island, Laguna Beach, etc. It is a wonderful place to unwind. We also have property #383299. Read our reviews!

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only

Sue Ellen Waters

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Second generation of family own this property. The house is well loved and cared for. It will remind you of Balboa in the 1950's and 1960's.

Sue Ellen Waters purchased this house in 1950

Located 1/2 block from the South Bay Front on the lovely Grand Canal. We have our own private dock which makes using the kayaks and paddleboards a breeze. This family has been enjoying Balboa Island since the 1950's. The island charm has hooked a third generation!

Sit on the front patio and watch the boats and walkers pass by. Easy access to market, restaurants and island stores. Once your refrigerator is stocked there is no reason to leave the island. It is a wonderful place to unwind and have a relaxing vacation.

All beds are new, great linens, comfortable chairs and sofa and very clean. Short walk to the ferry which will take you to the ocean.

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Waterfront 3 bedroom 2 Bath. 2 PaddleBoards/2 Kayaks for renters use!
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
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Balboa Island Newport Beach and Balboa Island Area
California
5

SIT BACK, RELAX, WATCH THE WORLD GO BY

  • 5 of 5
Want to feel uptight, painstakingly hand wash the crystal wine glasses and sit upright so as not to dent the couch cushions? Then this place isn't for you. Want to actually let go of the world you left behind and sink into your bones? Then rent this cottage. Overlooking the channel, with cozy bedrooms tucked away so your family can hibernate, paddle boards and kayaks so your family can ring the island, a patio table and BBQ so you can eat meals al fresco in the warm breezes, this cottage is exactly the prescription for family VAKAY. The furniture is comfy, not designer. The beds are comfy and cozy and the sheets are cotton. There are towels galore for the bath or the beach. The kitchen is outfitted with every kitchen gadget you can think of. There isn't a dishwasher, but how do spell "Kids laughing and telling stories over soapsuds"? Sue Ellen was helpful, considerate, and the cottage is clean neat and tidy. Our whole family of 6 adults loved our stay and wonder how soon we can return.
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waterfront 3 bedroom 2 Bath. 2 PaddleBoards/2 Kayaks for renters use!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p989999
+1 3104137877
Balboa Island Newport Beach and Balboa Island Area
4

HOME AWAY FROM HOME!

  • 4 of 5
This cottage was the most perfect place for our last week of a very hectic holiday. My parents, 2 children and ourselves had plenty of space and privacy. Its location allowed us to do as little or as much as we wanted with easy access to main roads that had us arrive at places such as Disnelyand in no time at all.

We were greeted by the owner who was at the cottage waiting for the arrival of canoes and paddle boards that turned out to be for our use. Many hours of fun were enjoyed. A few days later a followup call was made to ensure that we had everything we needed, now that is customer service.

The rooms, layout and cleanliness 10/10. The quaintest of shopping street just around the corner, with a picturesque stroll along a jetty lined pathway lead us to a ferry. This gave us easy access to yet even more activities and restaurants, as well as adventure, take the car on the ferry!

We most definitely would stay at this classic cottage again and would most certainly recommend to family and friends.
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
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Waterfront 3 bedroom 2 Bath. 2 PaddleBoards/2 Kayaks for renters use!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p989999
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Balboa Island Newport Beach and Balboa Island Area
5

OUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME.

  • 5 of 5
We are a family of five; my husband and I, two teenagers and a six year old. This beautiful Balboa Island cottage was perfect for us! Full of vintage charm and cosy comfort. Everything was so clean and fresh.The owner is lovely and there if you need help. By the end of our two week stay we felt like we were home! We will definitely be back. Thank you.
  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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Waterfront 3 bedroom 2 Bath. 2 PaddleBoards/2 Kayaks for renters use!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p989999
+1 3104137877
Balboa Island Newport Beach and Balboa Island Area
5

THIS PROPERTY IS A BARGAIN, RELATIVELY SPEAKING.

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed at two other properties on Balboa Island in the last 4 years. This property is a good bargain inasmuch as it is located on the Grand Canal and close to Marine Drive for shopping, coffee stops and dining. It is older than some, but has been well-maintained and is clean. There are a few things that could be done to enhance a stay, but they are not very consequential. The Owners are very cordial and open to correcting problems (light above the kitchen sink did not work. It was fixed the following day). The tenant on the second floor could be heard at times, but did not interfere with sleeping at night.

It will be hard to beat this property in this price range.
  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Waterfront 3 bedroom 2 Bath. 2 PaddleBoards/2 Kayaks for renters use!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p989999
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Balboa Island Newport Beach and Balboa Island Area
5

OUR FAMILY LOVED IT!

  • 5 of 5
This is a great cottage in a fantastic location. It's right on the canal, very close to shops and restaurants, and within easy walking distance to the ferry. We walked to some great restaurants and had frozen bananas and Balboa bars every night. There is a small market right down the street. It's also in a great location if you want to drive over the bridge to a super market or go to Fashion Island. My family enjoyed fishing and paddle boarding right off the small dock. There were nice neighbors and the owners were wonderful to deal with. If you are looking for a relaxing spot to enjoy Balboa Island with your family, I would recommend this property to you.
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Waterfront 3 bedroom 2 Bath. 2 PaddleBoards/2 Kayaks for renters use!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p989999
+1 3104137877
Balboa Island Newport Beach and Balboa Island Area
United States
5

WONDERFUL AND CHARMING HOUSE!

  • 5 of 5
Our family of 6 stayed at this house a few weeks ago and LOVED it! It is incredibly clean and quaint, has all of the needed amenities, and is conveniently located on the Grand Canal and only a few steps to Marine Avenue where the shops are located. I would give the location a 10 out of 10 on Balboa Island! We have rented from the owners before and they are very responsive if you need anything or have any questions. We really enjoyed the large TV for movies and the back porch has a wonderful sitting area. The washer and dryer always come in handy and we really enjoyed having a COVERED garage to use! I highly recommend this rental and we hope to be back again soon!!
  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
John Wayne
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Balboa Island Ferry
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Amtrak Station, Santa Ana
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
CA 73 or Jamboree and 405
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Newport Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Village Inn
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Several in the area
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
many
Car: not necessary

Lovely original Balboa Island cottage on the Grand Canal. Recently painted and updated, very clean. Wonderful spot to unwind and enjoy the local amenities. Steps from restaurants, shops and front bay. Perfect spot for family gatherings!

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Availability & Rates

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Balboa Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
Jun 22 2014 - Aug 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
fall
Sep 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000.00
Accept personal check.
50% of rent due with completion of the contract. Full balance paid 2 weeks prior to arrival.
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Amenities

Balboa Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Linens Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Front Bathroom - toilet, tub/shower combination Back Bathroom - toilet, shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • 3 bedroom, sleeps 6 in beds and 1 on sleeper sofa in living room Master - 1 queen Middle Bedroom - 2 twins Back Bedroom - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Books
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
An updated original cottage! It is very charming, clean and comfortable. There is a gas log fireplace, built in closets, new BBQ and range. A wonderful front patio to barbeque and watch the world go by (and kayaks and paddleboaders!). Gas log fireplace. A furnace heats the front of the house and electrical heaters for the back 2 bedrooms. Ceiling fans in all bedrooms, kitchen and living room provide plenty of cool breeze. This is a perfect house for a family or 2/3 couples. The apartment above garage has a long term tenant.
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