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Michelle Baccaro

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

30 Seconds to Beach & Restaurants! Bikes/Garage/Bikes/WiFi/Patio/BBQ/Washer GEM!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Balboa Peninsula House Rental Photos and Description

House 2 bedroom, 1 bath sleeps 4-6

Welcome to HappiTravels vacation rentals by owner in Newport Beach.

Rent one unit or rent all five units which you can view at: HappiTravels or VRBO#754108

Go to HappiTravels to view all five homes pictures, rates and availability.

Sleeps 4-6 guests.

• We provide excellent service which is mention frequently in our reviews

• Beach Hideaway two bedroom, one bath.

• A 30 second walk to the beach with many restaurants, take-out and convenience stores across the street. Get the ultimate beach experience, walk out your front door and in 30 seconds you're on the beach! Leave your towels, chairs, umbrellas on the beach and go back to your home by the sea to enjoy a snack or watch a little TV, than go back and jump in the surf and play with the dolphins!!

• Garage parking

• Secure WiFi

• Free washer and dryer

• Two free bikes, boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrellas and ice chests

• Linens, towels and beach towels provided (After Labor Day weekend and before Memorial Day weekend)

• Kitchen is fully stocked with dishes and cookware

• Great surfing, Disneyland 20 minutes away and dolphins steps from your front door

30 Second Walk to the Beach! Sleeps 4-6.

Patio/BBQ/ Free Bikes/Garage parking/Free secure Wi-Fi/ FREE washer & dryer!

YOUR Home by the Sea!

Living room has a 36" flat screen TV with 200 HD channels and a peek-a-boo view of the bay. California King Bed in main bedroom with 26' flat screen TV, a full size bed and twin bed in second bedroom and a single sleeper sofa in the living room. Forced air heating, window air conditioners in all rooms and secure WiFi throughout rental and patio! Sleeps 2-4 comfortably, 6 people can be very tight!

Bathroom with shower, bathtub and blow dryer!

Small kitchen with refrigerator, nice stove, oven, microwave and kitchenware, 8-cup coffee maker, even Tupperware!

Free use of a full size washer and dryer in garage with detergent included (shared by both units).

Wake up to the sparkling sunshine and magic of Newport Beach! Dolphins and the beach 30 seconds from your front door!

Playground on the bay across the street! Great for kids! Disneyland 20 minutes away! Experience both of the Happiest Places on Earth in one day! Stroll along miles of uninterrupted coastline. If you spot a pod of Dolphins jump in and have the experience of a lifetime. World class surfing and body surfing is right here! World class golfing at Pelican Hill is a 10 minute drive!

Relax on the patio with a cup of coffee and enjoy free secure Wi-Fi while soaking up the California sunshine! Have the pure beach experience, no car is needed and everything is in walking or biking distance.

Newport pier with 20 plus restaurants is a 10-minute bike ride or a 20-minute walk along the famous boardwalk! Two minutes from the rental is a Sushi restaurant, pizza, steak house, coffee house, Mexican takeout, donut shop, bike shop and two small stores for milk, etc.! This is a perfect location!

A major grocery store is two minutes away!

Garage parking for one car per unit with your own remote control! Garage size is 90"W X 192"L X 82"H. Vehicles over the garage size dimensions have access to street parking which can be limited especially in the summer.

The front patio is shared with upper unit, but each unit has their own separate patio table and BBQ on the front patio.

Two bikes (older beach cruisers) provided for each unit. Free Boogie boards, fins, umbrellas, beach chairs! (Shared by both units).

Experience fantastic views of sunsets of Catalina Island from the beach. Take a Hydrofoil 45 minute boat ride to Catalina Island and be a part of the sunset.

Easy access! John Wayne airport is a 10 minute taxi ride away. LAX airport is 45 minutes away.

Disneyland and Anaheim Convention center are 20 minutes away.

Come for Google, NAMM, The International Music Products Association, California Technology Summit, Joint Conference on Sports Medicine and Science Annual Meeting, American Physical Therapy Assoociation (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting 2016.

Hollywood, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, San Diego with Sea World, and the San Diego zoo, Super Bowl are all one hour away.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED IS HERE! Just bring your toiletries, bathing suit, a sarong and unwind.

Also please view video link at the top of this ad.

You will want to come back year after year!

Hope to share paradise with you soon!

We hope to welcome you into our HappiTravels family!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Michelle Baccaro (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About Michelle Baccaro

I have lived in Newport Beach for 30 years!

It has been a dream to share paradise with families from all over the world!

I want to be sure you leave relaxed and with many happy memories.

You will want to visit year after year.

Make this your home away from home in Paradise!

Hope to see you soon!

Michelle

Michelle Baccaro purchased this house in 2006

Why Michelle Baccaro chose Newport Beach and Balboa Island Area

I am a California native. I have spent many an afternoon, summer or winter, playing with the dolphins just steps from my front door. I love sharing this magical area with people from all over the world!

I have traveled extensively, but I always came back to my paradise.

What makes this house unique

During your stay here, I will be available to ensure you get the most out of you time here in paradise.

Avoid the hustle of big hotels and live like a local.

The weather is wonderful here all year round.

This is a great spot for families and business travelers. Disneyland is 25 minutes away, World class golfing is 10 minutes away at Pelican Hill Resort Golf. Google headquarters are nearby, BCS, Huntington Beach marathon.

Come for a week and leave with memories for a lifetime.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(56 traveler reviews)
30 Seconds to Beach & Restaurants! Bikes/Garage/Bikes/WiFi/Patio/BBQ/Washer GEM!
average rating of 4.625 based on 56 reviews
5

Best Holiday Ever

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time in Michelle's place. The apartment is so convenient to the beach! Walking distance to the pier and shops. The apartment had everything we could have needed. Michelle and Rollo were very quick to respond to our questions and check in/out was a breeze, we felt extremely welcome.

Plenty of towels / beach towels available and kids toys. Would recommend this place to everyone.

Wish we could have stayed longer. Would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at HappiTravels and are now a part of our HappiTravels family. We hope to see you again soon!! Michelle & Rollo
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5

Perfect for our family!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here recently with our 3 year old and it was an outstanding experience! We loved that we were in such a quiet neighborhood, yet still just a short walk up the street to the beach. It was also a relatively short walk to all of the pier activity. We used the bikes that the owners provided quite a bit, which saved us a ton in rental fees, allowing us to explore the area and even take a trip to Balboa Peninsula. The huge porch was amazing for some extra outdoor time while not at the beach, with a gorgeous large shade tree that keeps things nice and cool. We are planning our next trip soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Salt Lake City, Utah
4

Cozy, comfortable and clean!

  • 4 of 5

We are loving our stay here! Your place is so cute and we are loving the amenities. We took the bikes out for a nice ride on the boardwalk, the boogie boards and beach chairs are perfect, our kids are loving the sand toys, and the kitchen is so well stocked! We love the beautiful tree and front patio, have enjoyed several days at the beach and had a fantastic day yesterday at Disneyland. The proximity to the beach is perfect. It's been a great trip!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orange county
5

family fun !!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed with happitravels this summer and had such an awesome time. The best part was how comfortable my grandchildren and I felt here at the house. I would walk with my grandchildren to the beach and when they got tired we were seconds back to the house so they could take a nap to rejuvenate, then go back to the sand and water for more fun. We all had such a great time, my and I plan on coming back next year and many more years to come. Thank you MIchelle and Rolo. We will see you again soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palm Springs
5

We didn't want to leave!!

  • 5 of 5

What a great beach house! From the first correspondence with Michelle to Check in with Rollo it was a great experience. The location is perfect. The beach is a 30 second walk away, there are multiple restaurants across the street and grocery store a minute away. It is also easy access to the freeways if you want to go to Disneyland like we did!

There was everything we needed, free washer and dryer, beach chairs, boogie boards and two free bikes. We love this rental and already booked for next year as it feels up quick. This is going to be a yearly vacation for us. We meet other guests who said this was there fifth stay with Michelle!

Thank you so much for providing such a perfect vacation rental Michelle! And we love Rollo too!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for a nice review. We look forward to having you back!! Thank you! Michelle and Rollo
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FYI

  • 2 of 5

Our large family rented 4 of the owners places (#329506, #318075, and #644950 - don't know the last number) and had a nice week but please be aware of NUMEROUS signs around all properties saying "if you ex: makeup on towels, mess with TV, lose a beach chair, park in alley, climb the tree house, and the list goes on) you will lose your deposit" . Several cameras around so "big brother" is always watching. Owner needs to change the tone of her properties and herself and let her guests feel at home. We did not feel this way at all.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We feel so blessed to have so many grateful returning guests. Our summers are usually booked a year ahead from returning guests. With five properties all within a few feet of each other returning guests can try different HappiTravels properties and have the comfort of getting the same great service we take pride in providing. Unfortunately this families conduct on the property was not the best as a neighbor called me to complain about this families noise and threatened to call the police. When asked if they could be more considerate of the neighbors they became very angry and thus the review :( Security cameras are to protect the property and guests. There are signs are to reiterate rules for the property to protect guests and their children. This family did receive their full deposit back. The deposit is only withheld if there is major damage to the property.
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Map

Disneyland
"The happiest place on earth! 20 minutes from your home by the sea!"
Disney's California Adventure
Downtown Disney
South Coast Plaza
"If you need your retail fix this is the place. Hi end to discount and more!"
Balboa Island
"Take a short relaxing ferry ride to a quaint island."
Huntington Beach Pier
"Get on one of your free beach cruisers and take a ride along the boardwalk to Huntington Bea..."
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
"If you team is in town you can watch them battle it out with the Angels, just 20 minutes fro..."
OC Fair & Event Center
"July - August the OC fair is open with great entertainment and lots of fun! Every Sat. is th..."
Laguna Beach
"A different vibe from Newport. Lots of artists and art shop. Great hiking in the local can..."
Disneyland
"The happiest place on earth! 20 minutes from your home by the sea!"
Corona del Mar State Beach
Newport Harbor
"Rent an electric boat and cruise the Newport Harbor or take a harbor cruise and see where al..."
Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters
Newport Beach
"Rated the cleanest beach in the US by CNN! "
Balboa Peninsula
In-N-Out Burger
Las Brisas
"Great place to see a sunset."
Bear Flag Fish Co-Newport Peninsula
"If you don't catch your own fish, this is the next best thing!"
Catal Restaurant and Uva Bar
Newport Beach
"Rated the cleanest beach in the US by CNN! "
Mutt Lynch's
"Belly up to the bar and catch a sunset. Play pool with the locals!"
Disney's Aladdin - A Musical Spectacular
Main Street USA
Duke's Huntington Beach
"Great food and great view! "
Downtown Huntington Beach
BJ`s Brewhouse
"Watch your favorite sport and have a beer."
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventure
24 Hour Fitness
"Two within 5 minutes of your home!"
Pelican Hill Golf Club
"World class golfing overlooking the ocean five minutes away!"
Davey's Locker Sportfishing
"Great whale watching and deep sea fishing!"
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
John Wayne
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Alley
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Balboa Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Pelican Hill
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Pacific Coast Highway/ Hwy 1/ PCH
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Alley
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Mountain High
Car: not necessary

Bay is across the street for kayaking. Bike to Huntington Beach pier, Newport pier, Balboa pier and take the water ferry to Balboa Island. Ferry to Catalina Island. . Surf City Marathon!

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach is 5 minutes away

There is garage parking and storage available.

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Rates & Availability

Balboa Peninsula House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Indian Summer
Aug 21 2016 - Sep 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
Indian Summer
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,120
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
Fall
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,120
 
 
Christmas
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,120
 
 
SPRING
Mar 13 2017 - Apr 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$180
$1,260
 
 
Easter
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
Spring
Apr 23 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$180
$1,260
 
 
MEMORIAL DAY
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
EARLY SUMMER
May 29 2017 - Jun 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$180
$1,260
 
 
SUMMERTIME!!
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
LATE SUMMER
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 
 
LABOR DAY
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
FALL
Sep 4 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,120
 
 
THANKSGIVING
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
WINTER
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,120
 
 
CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,120
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Towels/linens provided after Labor Day prior to Memorial Day weekend.
Summer months linen/towel rental service is available prior to Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day or you are welcome to bring your own.
$500 refundable damage deposit required to secure reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Balboa Peninsula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full tub and shower. Three door medicine cabinet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Extra large California King size bed with pillow top in main bedroom.....Soooo comfortable!, Double Beds (1) Full size bed in second bedroom and a twin bed. A full size and single sleeper sofas in living room.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Centrally located to so many attractions!! Disneyland 25 minutes away! South Coast Plaza for world class shopping 10 min, away. Pelican Hill Golf Resort for world class golfing is 10 minutes away! Catalina Flyer is 5 minutes away. Jump on board and take a 45 minute cruise to the enchanting Catalina Island. Book a whale watching trip!! In the same location there are fishing charters to go on half or full day trips. Bring back your catch and grill it on your patio! For a romantic charm, rent a gondola to float through the Newport harbor, don't miss John Wayne's boat 'The Wold Goose'. Take a sunset cruise through the harbor. Hollywood and Universal Studios is 1 hour! So much more. Since I am a California native, I can help you find the best spots to enjoy your time in Newport Beach!

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