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-25% Waterside SAND&SURF Dock Kayaks Views Ambiance Location has it ALL for 8+

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Newly Remodeled Furnished ViewBlue Water 4-5 BR for 2-10 Guests = Peace of Min

Save BIG in JANUARY~"Cloud 9"~ Waterfront sleeps 8+has it ALL~Ambiance~Dock~Kayak~Location

ADD new Studio?

Direct SPECTACULAR VIEW of the sparkling blue water in a fun setting including A/C~Private Dining DOCK with Kayak~ SUP's...private elevator to your CLOUD NINE!

+ huge living room with huge picture windows to sand

++ giant new round table dining room for 9

+++ new flat HDTV's with dish network and WiFi

++++ sparkling new kitchen with quartz counter tops

+++++ one king & one queen & four twins fresh luxurious bedding plus 3 new baths and elevator and privacy deck

***check details on separate Tiny Home w/Queen bed***

Has it ALL!

+ enjoy the spacious back patio with shiny bbq plus dining/;ounge sets and also use the front patio by your entrance

+parking and new deluxe washer/dryer

Please note:

$250 nominal utilities for stays over 28 days

Save taxes if stay exceeds 30 days!

All this luxury Waterfront in the very desirable 100 block steps from famous South Bayfront ~~~your very own fun and friendly paradise~~~Water and Bayfront VIEW

NOTE: Dock/Kayak/SUP's ... SAFELY operated by you and your Family---life vests furnished.

Combine Prime 4BR&3BA above with BRAND NEW attached STUDIO w/own entrance

for just $599 added rent per week IF you need even more space?

"MUCH NICER than on pictures~~~WOW!"

See MORE comments below~~~and as one valued repeat customer just said:

"Looks much better even than on pictures!"

5 Star ***** REVIEWS of upper WATERFRONT "Cloud Nine" 4 bedroom/3 bath:

Sleeps 8+ in comfort plus has it ALL ~Ambiance~Location~A/C~Dock~Kayak and much more!

Wonderful Balboa getaway

Absolutely beautiful!

Perfect location, parking, beautiful view. We walked along the water every morning which was lovely! Beautiful furniture, and a very caring owner. Thank you! We'll be back!

This is a beautiful and spacious home, right on the Grand Canal. Literally steps away from the shops and restaurants, but far enough that you don't even know they are there until you walk around the corner. It was perfect for our long weekend getaway, I only wish we could have stayed longer.

FIVE Stars!

Incredible views, amazing hosts and a all around charming town

Anke was great, the house went beyond our expectations. We had an incredible weekend at the home. Balboa island is a perfect place to feel like you are truly on vacation. We would highly recommend this amazing house!

"Spectacular 4+BR & 3 BAth A/C Waterfront~Dock/Kayak & Picture Windows Private Elevator/Deck!"

Wonderful Home with Wonderful Hosts!

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

This home has it all: comfortable beds, elevator, beautifully furnished, canal view and just steps to the stores and restaurants. Anke and Hardy were great hosts and couldn't have been more accommodating. I would highly recommend this rental, you won't be sorry!

Anke & Hardy, thank you for sharing your lovely home, I had a wonderful 3 months on Balboa. My children enjoyed visiting and we all thank you for your hospitality.

Our hosts, Hardy and Anke, could not have been more accommodating. They have decorated this home beautifully - from the bedding to the furniture. Comfortable and elegant. And the elevator was fantastic for my three aunts in their 80s and 90s. Great location, great view, great vibe! Thank you!! Guests from Santa Cruz

Lovely home on the Grand Canal!*****

This place was beyond amazing! It has taken me a few days to be able to get to the review, bc I've been traveling and I wanted to make sure I had enough time to make a great review. If you are someone that enjoys having the water right in your back yard you should DEFINITELY stay here. House is right on the little channel and is amazing for paddleboarding, kayaking, or even just floating and sunbathing. The views are unbelievable, tons of sailboats anchored out all around. The place is small but don't let that scare you, how much space do you need on vacation? It was plenty big enough for me. It seems a lot of times that small older places have bad water pressure in the shower, but not the case here, the water pressure was great and so was the bathroom. I loved that Anke had more than enough towels for me in the bathroom, and they were super luxurious and soft. The bed slept very well. The location and neighborhood was superb. I biked all around the island each day that I was there, I also ran, there is a perfect little sidewalk for running all around the island with water views. The main street had TONS of food and hangout options. The main street runs parallel to this place.... so the place on one side had water, and the main street on the other--PERFECT. The hosts were absolutely the sweetest, I loved talking with them and I felt like they were family when I left. I will definitely be back to this place if they'll allow me. It is my new favorite vacation spot. Thank you so much Anke and Hardy for everything! Hugs!!

Excellent FIVE STARS

Everything was fantastic with our stay. It started with our arrival, Hardy & Anke had all of the lights on and some very nice music playing for our arrival. They had put out a nice personal note and left us some wine to enjoy. Everything about the home and the hosts were warm and inviting. We met Hardy and Anke the second morning of our stay and they could not have been more delightful.

This home is very convenient and in an excellent location. Everything was clean and well kept up and the beds were very comfortable. I

Loved it. Charming and waterside!!!

Perfect for our family of four and pet friendly. It was nice and clean and would very much enjoy staying again. Can't wait...thank you!!!

REVIEWS of upper Waterfront 5 Star ***** "Cloud Nine"4 bedroom/3 bath:Sleeps 8+

More Details

Owner
Anke
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, German & some Italian, Spanish, French, Norwegian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Anke

Finally, after many years of traveling the US, Europe and Africa, we returned to live on this Paradise Island. We enjoy the socializing with friends, neighbors and the many happy visitors. The almost perfect weather is highlighted by fine shopping, dining, entertainment, sports; even a church and post office a few minute walk away.

Anke purchased this apartment in 1984

Why Anke chose Newport Center

More than Vacation = 5 Star Fun!

Live like the locals!!! Your future home-away setting: + Bright, friendly and newly remodeled 1500+ SF Paradise In the highly desirable 100 block DIRECTLY on the water + Direct blue water view including the famous South Bay Front + We have never found a place like this traveling the world and never had as many family/friends desiring to visit here!

This Balboa Waterfront is not Expensive~~~

~~~ it is Priceless!

What makes this apartment unique

We fell in love with this charming home because:

* The relatively quiet yet always friendly blue water setting.

** Giant open beam living room flowing into a large dining area.

*** Water & Town views right on Board Walk to South Bay Front.

**** Your fun & leisure paradise just steps to any/all activities.

Amenities

Newport Center Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Just remodeled and sparkling with RAINFOREST showerhead
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bright and all newly installed with glass sliders
    Outdoor de luxe hot/cold - shower , outdoor shower , Includes hot/cold water and special foot shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , JUST newly built and tiled third FULL de luxe bath !
  • One full bath and Shower all just remodeled plus soft towels and hair dryers included New Master Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Common Area Murphy bed - 1 queen
  • All new matching Beds/Bedding in King, Queen and two Twin Bedrooms; also new Crib with bedding available. OPTIONAL NEW Lower tiny home with separate entry can be rented separately Murphy queen bed sleeps 1-2 Please check availability of upper and lower home!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Check in at 4PM Check out at 10AM Huge open beam living room with direct blue water view plus decor of all rooms create a happy environment inside. The exterior is highlighted by two patios, two entrances with the front one leading to water sports areas. All shopping, dining and entertainment a few minute walk away. Also separate entry bachelor's pad with full bath and mini kitchen available~~~could be combined for 12 Guests under one roof! NOTE: Use Dock/Kayak/SUP's ... SAFELY/RESPONSIBLY $200 nominal utilities for montly rentals

Reviews

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average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews
5

Great location, great hosts.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time for our daughters 13 Birthday. It was a great week and great place. Thank you Anke.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Caldwell, Idaho
5

Beautiful, location location location

  • 5 of 5

Great facilities, well furnished, set up for great cooking, comfy beds and pillows, very clean, gracious host and hostess Hardy and Anke - thank you for sharing you little piece of heaven

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciatiate your enjoyable stay and your exciting review! Yes, this prime waterfront residence with dock has it ALL: Ambiance, comfy beds, views, plus Location-Location-Location. We were honored to host you and you treated our home with respect~~~like your very own. Bon Voyage from your happy host and please return soon!
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5

Wonderful location!!! Beautiful home!!! We loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

This charming home is very spacious and beautifully updated. The big bay windows provide wonderful views of the canal and the bay, and the outdoor seating puts you right in the midst of it all. There is also a back patio with gas grill and seating for dining. It was a very pleasant environment out there. This home is perfect for multiple families (we had two families staying and there was more than enough room) and great for socializing and relaxing in the main great room /dining area. Plenty of room and seating for all to be comfortable. Kitchen is well stocked with all the basic pots/pans/utensils/dishes, but if you plan to cook some meals (which we did), remember your spices and seasonings.

Anka (the host) is very gracious and a wonderful host. We enjoyed chatting with her when we ran into each other, but otherwise she is very respectful of your privacy so unless you need her for something, she will just leave you to your stay.

I HIGHLY recommend this home for your Balboa getaway. Whether you want to take advantage of the kayaks and get out on the water, or walk over to the ferry crossing and explore the fun zone and pier (it is about a 15 minute walk to the ferry crossing), or just relax and shop on the Main Street, people watch and enjoy the views, this home can provide it all. Good restaurants just down the street so you don’t even have to leave the island if you don’t want to! You’ll love this Balboa Island home away from home!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate your choice of our prime waterfront home with dining dock, stand-p paddle boards, kayaks...! Also thanks for your comments of enjoyment: Ambiance, space, deck, dock, location and positive interaction. Yes, this home has it ALL and is in easy walking distance to live entertainment, shopping, dining and marine sports. Please return as soon as you find an opportunity. Many Greetings from your happy host anke
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4

Wonderful

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable and fun place

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your fun stay at our prime waterfront home with dining dock. Thanks for your great review including words like "...looks even better than on pictures!". Bon Voyage to your fine Mahjong Team wishes you your happy host anke
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Denver
5

Wonderful spot

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place. Looks as great as it is. Owners were super good. Stay here.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate that you chose our prime waterfront home! So rewarding to receive your 5 star review~~~you and your fine Family enjoyed our dock and paddle boards and left everything in top notch order. Bon Voyage and please return as soon as you can. Greetings from anke
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5

Cloud 9 is the perfect place for a family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

To say that we enjoyed Anke and Hardy's beautiful home is an understatement. We had such a good time enjoying our holiday week with our four kids, all in their late teens and early 20s. My mom also joined us, as well as another friend, and the house easily and comfortably accommodated us with the addition of the studio. We enjoyed card games, meals together, paddle boarding, kayaking, and exploring Balboa Island. It has been a week to remember for all of us thanks to this wonderful place. We hope we are able to return! Thanks for everything, Anke and Hardy!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank YOU sooo much for choosing our Waterfront home with dock and paddle boards etc. for your entire Family's enjoyment! Your many positive comments about the perfect home and location are apreciated. ALL was left in top notch shape by your perfect Family. Thanks for your fine gifts and please return soon! Bon Voyage and Greetings from anke and hardy
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Map

Disneyland
Tops anything our entire Family has seen and experienced
Nearest Airport
6 Miles
John Wayne SNA
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Village Inn with nightly entertainment around the
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
Historical Ferry just $1 to main beaches/ Fun Zone
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Enjoy premier courses within 5 miles
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Irvine or Santa Ana
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Pacific Coast Highway/California 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Walk to reasonable restaurants & fine dining
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Mount Baldy in the Winter visible from the beach
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
South Bay Front or take $1 Ferry to Super Beaches
Car: not necessary

Directly up front on new dining DOCK & in the water with paddle boards, Kayak.... Safety gear in container on rear deck!

NOTE:Use Dock/Kayak/SUP's ... SAFELY and RESPONSIVELY

We all appreciate the highest quality of life here (biased, of course) or return every year because it is the perfect place to enjoy family and friends: weather, social activities, surf, sand, environment, lifetime experiences.

The catalina flyer departs every day, fishing and whale watching boats, also guided tours of this picturesque yacht harbor are just a few of the many unique fun for all opportunities.

Check in normally at 4PM

Check out by 11AM

Rate over 2 persons = ask for details

Nominal utilities per monthly rental = $200

Please be considerate to your neighbors and adhere to rental agreement/city ordinances including no smoking and noise abatement.

Cancellation Policy: If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:

0% if cancelled less than 30 days prior to Check-in Date

90 % if cancelled at least 30 days prior to the Check-in Date~less actual costs i.e. credit card fees/rental loss etc.

95% if cancelled at least 60 days prior to the Check-in Date~less actual costs i.e. credit card fees/rental loss etc.

Insurance: We encourage all renters to purchase traveler insurance such as offered by vacation rental sites:

Cancellation Protection from CSA - Protect your payments should you have to cancel.

Damage Protection from CSA - Protection from extra expense due to accidental damage

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Pet Fee $100
cleaning+linen+towels+ $250
exceeding 2 = 20PP/night $20 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Please check details/availability first since upgrading in progess: Elevator, third full bath, garage, A/C....!

Check in normally at 4PM
Check out by 10AM
Rate over 2 persons = ask for details
Nominal utilities per rental of 28 days or more = $250
Save City Tax on stays exceeding 30 days
Please be considerate to your neighbors and adhere to rental agreement/city ordinances including no smoking and noise abatement.

Cancellation Policy: If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:

0% if cancelled less than 30 days prior to Check-in Date
90 % if cancelled at least 30 days prior to the Check-in Date~less actual costs i.e. credit card fees/rental loss etc.
95% if cancelled at least 60 days prior to the Check-in Date~less actual costs i.e. credit card fees/rental loss etc.

Insurance: We encourage all renters to purchase traveler insurance such as offered by vacation rental sites:

Cancellation Protection from CSA - Protect your payments should you have to cancel.
Damage Protection from CSA - Protection from extra expense due to accidental damage

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund