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Patrick

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Beach, Ocean Front and Boardwalk

25 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview

Balboa Peninsula Condo Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 2 bath condo sleeps 8 ( 2 Kings, 1 Queen, 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa )

Ahh the beach life. Using the elevator or stairs and upon entering your upgraded luxury condominium you are greeted with a full view of Balboa Pier, Catalina Island, and white top waves crashing into the sand from the beautiful Pacific Ocean.

This is the East end of Balboa Peninsula, a unique little section of Newport Beach with its own small beach Village Type atmosphere.

A self-contained walking area that offers all types of water activities, restaurants of all calibers, shopping, bars, spa, all types of single and multi-seat bike rentals, Segway rentals, and the list goes on . . .

If you still have energy to cook, the kitchen is fully equipped with all amenities.

Then retire for the evening and enjoy brand new luxury, pillow top mattresses on every bed as well as luxury bed and bath linens.

This beautifully remodeled condo has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and sleeps 8 guests. New granite countertops, cabinets, flooring and furniture! Complete with all the comforts of home, this unit comes with a fully equipped kitchen, luxury bed linens and bath linens, beach towels and beach chairs. Every bedroom has a large flat screen tv and dvd player. The living room has a plenty of seating for all with gorgeous ocean views! A large 50' flat screen tv and dvd player are located in the living room as well. Your vacation at our Newport Beach Oceanfront Condo on the boardwalk can be filled with activities for all ages or spent just relaxing on the beach!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Patrick (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Patrick

I'm originally from Canada.

Patrick purchased this condo in 1994

Why Patrick chose Newport Beach and Balboa Island Area

My dream was an oceanfront condominium in the center of a small Village type walking community. Where the sun always shines so bright and the big city lights are just across the bay.

What makes this condo unique

This oceanfront unit is walking distance to the world famous Balboa Fun Zone and the Balboa Island Ferry, which takes you to Balboa Island, boat rentals, bikes & Segway rentals, rollerblade rentals, fabulous fine dining, cozy cafes, coffee shops, local eateries, shopping, spa services and the Balboa pier.

Close to all Southern California attractions such as Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm. Enjoy shopping and fine dining at South Coast Plaza or Fashion Island. Laguna Beach is just a short drive south on historic Pacific Coast Highway or travel north to 'Surf City' Huntington Beach. Easy access to all major freeways.

Newport Beach, California is a world-renowned coastal resort area with miles of picture-postcard beaches and a 10,000-slip harbor that is one of the world's premier yacht moorages. The city is home to more than 70,000 permanent residents and the population swells to more than 100,000 in the summer. The temperate climate, with average highs in the 80's in the summer and the 60's in the winter, makes outdoor recreation like golf, tennis and deep sea fishing available year-round.

Beaches are as picturesque as their names - Pirate's Cove, China Cove, Little Corona and The Wedge--abound. They offer something for everyone: from secluded coves and tide pools to monster shore breaks. From the grassy greenbelt on the Avenue, you can sit and watch the boats sail by.

With two piers, several manmade islands--some home to millionaire industrialists and developers---a working ferry, a nautical museum, an arcade-era amusement park, and a fleet or dory fisherman who market each morning's catch in open-air stalls, the area has it all.

But it's not all play. Newport is also a Mecca for technology. When the business day is over, there is no lack of entertainment. Picking a restaurant can be a major chore--there are more than 300 of them in the city and hundreds more surround it. They range from casual beach fare to five-star gourmet dining.

Reviews

4.6
based on 25 traveler reviews

Beach, Ocean Front and Boardwalk
average rating of 4.6 based on 25 reviews
Mesa Az
5

Best Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We are so glad we found this condo on VRBO! The location is perfect right next to the Balboa Pier and within walking distance from the Newport Pier. The condo is great with a beautiful view and is wonderfully decorated. The beds were all comfortable and the kitchen well stocked. We would definitely stay here again and hopefully will! Thanks Patrick!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Renae You were the ideal guest as well and allowed me the opportunity to chat with you a number of times. I am glad to hear you were happy with my property and I look forward to accommodating you and your family again in the future. Sincerely Patrick
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5

Overall my family enjoyed our stay greatly. The location was very convenient

  • 5 of 5

For the most part we had a nice stay and the location was great. Patrick met us as we came in and provided our key to the garage and unit. It would be nice if there were two keys as a suggestion. The unit was great with the view of the beach and pier! Patrick was very quick to respond to small issues we had were a remote was missing and the guest bath tub had a clog. The plumber was literally there in an hour. The furniture needs some updating along with the cabinets. It could also use a new interior paint job. All in all, however, my minor issues that I had didn't ruin the stay. You don't need to bring beach chairs or bogie boards. Patrick has them there for you. All of the towels and linens were in good shape. The lack of AC was at times difficult when it got humid but if you open the windows, you do get the ocean breeze. You're in walking distance to the boat rentals, many restaurants, pharmacy and liquor store. Bike rentals are all over the place too. The one thing you need to do is trek to the pavilions that's about 3 miles down Balboa Ave near the center of town. I went there a few times to keep some food in stock. If you'd ask me if we'd come again, I'd say yes. Thank you Patrick for your hospitality

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

BEAUTIFUL SPOT!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here during the first part of March and it was awesome! We loved the amazing ocean views and closeness to some great restaurants and fun family activities. The unit is very nice and located in a quiet complex. We would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Property Great Location

  • 5 of 5

First off the Best thing that we noticed was location location location. Wow the views were spectacular and you were only steps from the beach. Patrick was quick to respond to any questions we had. The property was spacious and very well stocked with anything you might need. There is no central air but there are plenty of fans and all the windows could be opened so air was easily circulated throughout the condo which worked well. The location of the condo is only minutes from top rate restaurants and various activities. We took a few cruises and were only a few blocks away from the dock. We got to witness the start of the sail boat race from Newport to Encenada from our balcony which was a nice surprise on our visit. The secure underground parking was a huge bonus and had easy access to get into and out of the parking garage. Great vacation with great memories made! Looking forward to staying here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property

  • 5 of 5

The property was described perfectly, and our favorite was the view. Perfect location easy access to parking. Walking distance to beach, restaurants, ferry and more. It is in a quiet spot so nice and relaxing. But comfortable feel.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Overall: Very Good

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in this property from 3/28 to 4/1.

The Short Version:

We were very happy. The place is huge, big enough to easily hold multiple families if you wanted to split the cost. Kitchen was great, Wifi was super vast, and big modern TV's in every room. The view is amazing, we felt safe on the property the entire time, and the property owner was helpful throughout the process, including getting us checked in a couple hours early on our first day.

The Long Version:

We stayed for 4 nights. We asked the property owner if we could check in early and he was able to get us in a couple hours before the normally stated time of 4pm. The instructions provided by the owner seemed somewhat complicated on paper, but made perfect sense once we arrived. The entire property was well cleaned and comfortable. The kitchen was wonderful and stocked much better than I expected. The location is great as there are more restaurants and entertainment within walking distance than we could possibly in enjoy in 4 nights. Its only a 1 minute walk to the Catalina Ferry.

If we were doing it again we would probably not even bother with a car rental. Take a cab to this property for 2-3 nights, have groceries delivered, and then take the ferry over to spend a night or two on Catalina.

The Bad:

There wasn't much "bad" to be had. In a few spots the unit does show some signs of age. A rusty shower curtain here, some paint chips there, but nothing that subtracted from our stay. The light switches are confusing and took some time to figure out what controlled what.

Overall, I certainly have no concerns about staying in the property again especially if I have the entire family with me or split it with another couple (or two).

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
John Wayne Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Newport Landing
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles
Balboa Ferry - 1 block away
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Hyatt Newport Back Bay Golf Course, 1107 Jamboree
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Pacfic Coast Highway (PCH)
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Ruby's Cafe
Nearest Ski
98 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Balboa Beach - in front of you
Car: recommended

Welcome to Newport Beach California, the ultimate summer vacation destination!!! Our elegantly remodeled, oceanfront condo is located at the heart of Balboa on the boardwalk! This oceanfront unit is walking distance to the world famous Balboa Fun Zone, boat rentals, bike & beach rentals, fabulous fine dining, cozy cafes, coffee shops, local eateries, shopping, spa services and the Balboa pier.

Your vacation at our Newport Beach Oceanfront Condo on the boardwalk can be filled with activities for all ages or spent just relaxing on the beach! Start your morning with a cup of coffee on the deck with an ocean view or pick up a latte at one of the many specialty coffee shops nearby!

Stroll the streets of Newport Beach and do some shopping at the beach boutiques. Treat yourself to a massage or a facial at a local spa! Rent bikes and ride for miles on the boardwalk while taking in the breathtaking ocean views! Rent a kayak, tandem kayaks for two or a boat and cruise the Newport Bay and Harbor! Take the kids to the Balboa Fun Zone where they can play arcade games, visit the marina museum, ride the ferris wheel. With all the activites within walking distance of this vacation rental, you may not see in the inside of your car during your stay! This oceanfront vacation rental is just steps to the sand! Relax and soak up the sun on Newport Beach, known for its soft, white, sandy beaches and world class surfing. Have breakfast or lunch at Ruby's Diner at the end of Balboa Pier- rooftop dining available with best views of Newport Coast! In the evening, have a bonfire and roast marshmallows in the fire pits on the beach.

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Rates & Availability

Balboa Peninsula Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2016
Sep 30 2016 - Nov 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
December
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Christmas
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection $95
Housekeeping $120
Tax Rate 10.0%

Maximum Occupancy: 8 guests. No party's are allowed or tolerated. If it is discovered you could be charged up to $1,000 for disturbing the neighbors and additional costs for any breakage/damage. Also you could be forfeiting the remainder of your vacation

Holiday rates are per weekend rates. Weekly runs from Friday to Friday during the summer.

If Credit Card is used, then a transaction percentage of 2.5 is added to your total.

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Amenities

Balboa Peninsula Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Other (See Description) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Fold out queen size sleeper sofa.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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