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George & Roann

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

4 BR/2BA Balboa Beach House

75 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

West Newport House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with relaxing patio steps from the beach.

This 4 bedroom beach vacation home is ideally located just 116 steps from the sandy beaches and ocean views of Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach. The property was gone remodeled with new hardwood floors, granite counter-tops, and stainless steel kitchen appliances. Freshly painted and ready for guests to arrive and relax!

The bathrooms have been remodeled and updated, there are brand new furnishings throughout including new beds, linens and towels. The master bedroom and second bedroom feature California King-sized beds, the third bedrooms has a queen sized-bed and the 4th bedroom features 2 twin beds. There is plenty of sleeping accommodations for one large family or two families enjoying their Newport Beach vacation under one roof. This vacation beach house also is complete with WiFi access throughout, a flat-screen TV in the living room, gas fireplace, washer and dryer inside the home, and room in the garage for one car. All linens, bath towels, and beach towels are included during your stay with us.

You are walking distance to the beaches of Balboa Peninsula, 1.3 miles from the Pier, minutes from numerous restaurants ranging from casual to fine dining. You are also just minutes from world-class upscale shopping at Fashion Island and South Coast Plaza, Balboa Island, and Corona del Mar. Disneyland is about 25 minutes away and Newport Beach is situated about one hour south of Los Angeles / Hollywood and 90 minutes north of San Diego / Sea World, and the famous San Diego Zoo.

We manage this property ourselves. You won't be dealing with a management company or an answering service--you'll be working directly with the Owners. We live about 8 blocks away, so we can respond quickly if you need anything during your stay.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
George & Roann (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.8
based on 75 traveler reviews

4 BR/2BA Balboa Beach House
average rating of 4.8133335 based on 75 reviews
5

Christina K.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a girlfriend getaway. It was such a great beach house! So close to the beach! Clean and plenty of room for a large group, kitchen has tons of dishes and room, and I loved having a washer and dryer in my unit to use! The patio area is great for relaxing, just the parking is hard, very tight quarters to get your car in and out if you have a larger vehicle (we had a van). Thanks for a great stay

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We enjoyed our stay in this comfortable, well equipped home. Great bbq area on the patio.

  • 5 of 5

This home has a great location for a fun and relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We haven't had all of our children and grandchildren together for several years, so I was really looking forward to this vacation. The house was perfect. We had 8 adults and 6 children. The house was clean and the kitchen was well equipped. We made most of our meals there. The beach is one block away and is beautiful. There were plenty of beach towels, some sand toys, and we loved having a washer and dryer (we left four boogie boards). Parking an extra large vehicle was a little tricky, but we managed. We love how calm Balboa Beach is. Great for taking walks with the grandchildren, much less congested than Laguna Beach. A wonderful vacation. We'll go again.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great house, great location!

  • 4 of 5

This was our second time renting this property this year. The house is spacious, well stocked with bicycles, boogie boards, beach towels and located just a minute walk to the beach. We'd highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

My family and my sisters family had a nice stay in this unit, with 9 of us total, including a pair of teenagers. The house had just about everything we needed, with additional items such as towels, TP, condiments, laundry detergent, etc., which aren't usually provided at other VRBO's we have used. The location is truly about 150 +/- steps to a very nice section of beach. A 7-11, liquor store and a couple small food venues were <5 min walk away. The owners were great to work with and very responsive to a couple concerns that developed during our stay. Two items are worth mentioning to anybody considering this property 1) Parking in this part of Newport Beach is crazy, and downright horrible on weekends. The house came with 1/2 of a 2-car garage for each unit, but no driveway. We had two vehicles, plus additional visitors during our week. We arrived with several bicycles and paddle boards which required creativity to store. It was a huge shock to realize the challenges of parking (reminded me of NYC, without the abundance of lots). All week long we had to carefully coordinate when to move a vehicle. We deferred several activities because it wasn't worth the headache of searching for a parking spot upon our return. If your stay involves multiple vehicles or lots of day trips or errands, you may want to carefully consider the parking situation. During the week it is much better, but be prepared to park several blocks away. The area is extremely bicycle and pedestrian-friendly, so a car is definitely not needed for many activities 2) We stayed at this property during an unusually warm period in Newport Beach. This house, like most others there, doesn't have A/C. Some in our group weren't bothered by this. Others had trouble sleeping at night or staying comfortable indoors, particularly before we figured out a plan to optimize airflow through the rooms. We cooked several meals on the grill, rather than kitchen stove, in order to minimize the inside temp. We also bought a couple more fans, in addition to what was provided by the owners. If your goal is to spend an abundance of time at the beach without much else, this would be a great spot. Our group did a bunch of day trips, and I think we would have been better off finding a less congested area a little further from the beach. Overall, we had a great trip and I would certainly look at this place again if we were vacationing at Newport Beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. I think your review was spot-on. Yes, it's the beach, so parking is a challenge during Summer weekends. For that reason, perhaps the Balboa area isn't ideal for a party that wants lots of day trips. It's great for a beach-oriented vacation or for folks that don't have a lot of cars...or for the occasional trip to Disneyland or South Coast Plaza/Fashion Island shopping. On weekends, most locals don't move their cars once they are parked, relying on bikes, walking or Uber (a great idea down here). Thanks again. We're happy you had such a good time.
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5

Third time a charm!

  • 5 of 5

We just finished our third year staying at this beach home. Why do we keep coming back? We like the welcome we receive from George and Roann and their desire each year to do anything to make the stay comfortable. The home is always spotless and we especially like the cozy patio with the green grass. Not much wrong with this place!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7.9 Miles
John Wayne Airport

World-class shopping at Fashion Island and South Coast Plaza. Many great restaurants nearby.

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Rates & Availability

West Newport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2016 Standard Rate
Sep 6 2016 - Dec 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
$315
$2,100
 
 
2016 Christmas/New Year's
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
$2,100
 
 
2017 Standard Rate
Jan 3 2017 - Jun 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
$2,150
 
 
2017 summer
Jun 15 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$495
$3,395
 
 
2017 Standard Rate
Sep 5 2017 - Dec 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
2017 Christmas/New Year's
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$315
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $120
Tax Rate 10.0%

We waive the Damage Deposit and offer a preferred rate to returning guests.

We also offer discounts for stays of longer than a week. Please contact us to discuss. We also reserve the right to ask for a larger Damage Deposit for large groups.

If you have any questions regarding rates, don't hesitate to ask.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

West Newport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1428 sq. ft.
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Calif King size beds (2), Queen size Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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