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

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,800 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~"Cloud 9"~ Waterfront sleeps 8+has it ALL~Ambiance~Dock~Kayak~Location

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 few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

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:
  • 1800 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
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 11AM 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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5

Could not be more perfect

  • 5 of 5

The location is incredible. It's comfortable and at the same time beautifully furnished. Has all the toys you would want at a beach stay. Our favorite feature is the large open space where we could all spread out mornings and evenings and enjoy the great canal view. Our hosts were nearby, if needed, but not necessary. Gave us total privacy. We highly recommend their rental for a perfect family gathering, in an outstanding beach community. Donna

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your top notch review and even more that you chose our home for its ambiance, great view, prime location spaciousness and all the 'beach toys'. Our rnjoyment is even greater since you are considering this home for your next visit. Thanks for your safe, sound and caring stay! Bon Voyage and please return soon: Your happy host anke
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5

Lovely location, home & hosts

  • 5 of 5

Anke and Hardy's place is lovely with a great location. My husband, 15 month old son and I visited for a staycation and enjoyed relaxing, the view and walking Balboa Island, especially with all of the decorated houses and docks for Halloween. Anke met us at check-in and made us feel welcome from the start. A grocery store and lots of restaurants and shops are within walking distance, which is nice. We also enjoyed walking to the ferry and exploring Balboa peninsula. Anke and Hardy are fantastic hosts and were incredibly understanding and helpful in locating the kayaks when they went missing with the tides. The only things that were unexpected for us were the extra (more than 2) person charges we had to pay for our 15 month old and the size of the parking spot was a little small (but still worked out for our lifted truck). Overall, we would recommend this place for a wonderful staycation - five stars. Thank you, Anke & Hardy!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate your choice of our home, especially since you live in a nearby beach town yourselves! And what a great Family, including your darling son. You left everything in top notch condition. THANKS for your great enjoyment/Review of the ambiance and location here! We try to provide your Family with reasonable base rates by charging more for more Guests. As you mentioned, please return sooon for your next 'Staycation'. Bon Voyage and many thankfful Greetings from anke and hardy
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World Series of VRBOs

  • 5 of 5

This slice of heaven on the Grand Canal was a grand slam for my family and I. The elevator was a blessing for our 4-legger who is getting older and had walked the day away, thus appreciating the help it offered us all.

The views and comfort were great. The bedding offered a great night’s sleep. The location was excellent and Anke, our host, made it truly a pleasure to know we were well attended to and our needs flexibly met. We will return and I won’t hesitate to recommend “Cloud 9” to anyone planning a trip to Balboa Island.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible views, amazing hosts and a all around charming town

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you sooo much for choosing us to host your Team! We really appreciate your stunning review~~~perfect waterfront location and view and hosting. Please allow us to host your perfect Team again soon! Bon Voyage and many Greetings from anke
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Loved it. Charming and waterside!!!

  • 4 of 5

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!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks sooo much for choosing our prime waterfront home for your Family vacation! We highly appreciate meeting you and how you handled this home like your very own. Please return sooon~~~just opening up again. Many Greetings and have a good start into your tough job: anke
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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

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
exceeding 2 = 20PP/night $20 + Tax
cleaning+linen+towels+ $250
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 11AM
Rate over 2 persons = ask for details
Nominal utilities per rental of 28 days or more = $250
Save taxes 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

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