|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
THIS PROPERTY IS CLOSE TO EVERTHING THAT MAKES YOUR BALBOA ISLAND-NEWPORT BEACH VACATION INCREDIBLE! LOOKING FOR A VACATION PROPERTY THAT CAN ACCOMODATE YOUR LARGE GROUP OR MULTIPLE FAMILIES? THIS IS IT!
This property is a duplex. Lower/upper unit have 3 bedroom, 2 bath floorplan. Sleeps 7 in each unit; 14 total. Rent one or both units together.
Walk to shopping, dining and family fun from this great location on Ruby Avenue, one of the islands widest and most desirable streets. Relax on Ruby beach, just 1-1/2 blocks away, or take the nearby Balboa Island Ferry to world famous Newport Penninsula, beaches and the Balboa Fun Zone. Fishing charters, boat rentals, whale watching trips, a Catalina Island ferry and more are all within walking distance.
Lower unit offers one bedroom with a California King bed, second bedroom has two x-long twin beds and a third bedroom has 2 extra long twin beds.
BBQ on the patio or balcony and enjoy the sunsets from our west-facing views
Relax and enjoy a movie on the flat screen TV with DirecTV and attached BluRay-DVD player. HBO, Showtime and Cinemax are included at no extra charge. Cool one evening? Light a fire and enjoy the fireplace!
The two car garage includes washer and dryer facilties.
If you really must get in the car, it's a short drive to many local attractions (Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Angel Stadium) and amazing shopping (Fashion Island, South Coast Plaza).
Keywords: Rent one or both units together; 3 bedroom, 2 bath floorplans on each floor, for a total of 6 bedrooms and 4 baths; each unit (floor) can sleep up to 7 for a total of 14 in both units. Perfect for family reunions, church retreats, or large gatherings.
We first discovered Balboa Island as college students years ago and it has been a special place for us ever since.
Kim Bowen purchased this house in 2011
We love Balboa Island! We have lived and vacationed in the Newport Beach area for 35 years. It is like living in a fantasyland; surrounded by water on all sides, with the ocean at your front door for swimming, surfing, sailing, fishing and more; within walking distance of restaurants and shopping. Be sure to try a frozen banana (dipped in chocolate) or a Balboa Bar (ice cream dipped in chocolate) on one of your walks to Marine Ave.. Balboa Island is a magical place!
Ruby Beach is 1 block from the house where you can cool off in the water or warm up in the sun. We are also about 6 blocks from the ferry boat that takes you to the beaches on the Newport penninsula including one of the best surfing spots in Southern California, the wedge. You will also find the fun zone here with more shopping, restaurants and an arcade for the kids. Bike riding, fishing and day trips to Catalina are some more favorite activities.
Spent a month at this property in August. Centrally located on the island. Very easy to get to ferry or shopping by foot or bike. The house comes with access to 3 kayaks which was nice. Owner Kim was extremely accommodative and easy to deal with.
We enjoyed our stay - location was great. The electrical system needs work. If I used two stove burners and the oven the electricity went off. Very annoying. Otherwise, it was great
I don't think we will ever rent another house! We rented the upstairs & downstairs! It accommodated our family so perfectly! There was so much room in the bedrooms, kitchen & living room! It was wonderful having all of the dressers available so we weren't living out of our suitcases for the week! The patio downstairs & side patio were perfect! Loved having the garage as well! Already booking next year & we practically just left! Perfect central location to anywhere we wanted to go! And right down from the swim beach! Which is where we spend most of our time. Looking forward to next year!
We rented the upstairs and downstairs units for a family reunion over the 4th of July. The duplex is centrally located and you can easily walk to North Bay or South Bay beaches. The beach straight down from the duplex on North Bay is very kid friendly. Only a couple of blocks and you are at the Balboa Ferry to head over to the peninsula and ocean waves. The duplexes were clean, well equipped and in great shape. We had a family barbecue over the 4th and the front patio was perfect for eating and visiting. Beds were comfy. We love the island and we all agreed we would definitely rent again!
I rented the upstairs unit for myself, my 14 yr old daughter and 2 of her friends. The house was perfect. The girls had fun with the bunk beds and since there are three in one of the rooms, they could all sleep in the same room. The kitchen was well equipped...more than any other vacation rental I've had. The balcony is pretty small and I did not use the charcoal grill. No room for outdoor dinning, but plenty of room inside. I would rent again!!
The house is in a great location. Nice size. We had a great to time. But need to fix drains, dressers would not open easily. Some were broken. Paint peeling over upstairs bathroom window. Construction workers started at 7:30 everyday, so it was very noisy. A heads up would have been nice. The neighbor blew their yard while we had lunch and would not wait until we were done so dirt was everywhere.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
My Standard Rate
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
|Cleaning fee||$150 + Tax|
|Linens||$100 + Tax|
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
Holidays include Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Valentine's Day, Easter and Spring Break