1106 Park Avenue

Best Value on Balboa Island, Classic Cottage w/Amenities, Walk to Beach and Marine Avenue

2 BR
1 Bath
Sleeps 5


Free Whale Watching, Bike Rentals, Prehistoric Pets! We are happy to offer our guests Free Admission to some of the area's top attractions each and every day! Create exciting memories, have more fun, and truly experience your destination!

We have implemented CDC Approved cleaning. Using additional sanitizing and anti-bacterial products, especially on "high-touch" items. Staying in a vacation rental can be safer than hotels and you control your environment.

SLP 12921

Enjoy and relax in this classic Balboa Island Beach Cottage. This rear unit of a duplex is a 2 bedroom/1 bath island cottage. This cottage will bring back memories of staying at Grandma and Grandpa's beach getaway! Good for family vacations and one of the best values on Balboa Island. As with all older homes, it is not perfect and we are making upgrades from time to time.

Located two blocks from Marine Avenue (Main Street) on Balboa Island, this older cottage is steps to all of the restaurants and short walk to the bay of the famous Balboa Island Ferry. The rear unit has a closed patio that provides a spacious outdoor mix of seating. The gated patio has two Adirondack chairs for relaxing! There is also a patio table and umbrella that seats up to six people. The patio is connected to the cottage through the classic dutch doors as it blends into the living, dining and kitchen areas. The living room, kitchen, and bathroom are located on the first floor and the bedrooms are located on the upper floor.

Sleeping Arrangements (sleeps 6)

• Master: Queen Bed, TV

• Guest Room 2: 1 twin bed and a twin bunk bed that sleeps 3

• Living Room: Sofa Bed (Full)

Living Room

• Medium TV (Connected to DirectTV)

• Seating for 8

Front Patio:

• Outdoor Dining for 6 People

• Gas BBQ

Kitchen / Dining

• Service for 6

• Oven, stove, microwave, coffee maker


• Tub and Shower

Linens / Towels

• Included

Beach Items

• Beach Towels (at least 6)

• Beach chairs, umbrella, sand toys

Home Highlights

• Short walk to Marine Avenue for dining and shopping

• Short walk to Balboa Island Ferry

• Open Patio with Seating


• Outside Parking (1 car)

• Hair Dryer / Iron

• Dog friendly home (additional pet fee required)

The living room and outdoor patio are separated by a classic dutch door that can fully open or just opened at the top that the entire family can use to enjoy the cool ocean breezes. The living room has a medium flatscreen TV so you can keep up with the game or the news. Just a few steps from the main living area, the kitchen serves as a central meeting point - which is fully stocked with cooking/dining gear and basic appliances. You can choose to cook your meal on the outdoor charcoal grill or in the kitchen!

As you continue through the house, there are private laundry facilities are conveniently located in the hallway that leads to the stairs to the bedrooms. The master bedroom has a Queen bed and TV.

The second bedroom is for the kids! It has a twin bed and a twin bunk bed. A closet with space for clothes. The hallway bathroom has a shower/tub combo.

To fulfill the sleeping arrangements for 6 total guests, please consider that the pullout living room sofa is a full size bed, best suited for 2 children or 1 adult.

PARKING: The parking for the rear unit is inside the gate. All guests are guaranteed a parking space. We do not recommend extremely large vehicles at this location. General neighborhood street parking (metered or unmetered) also in area.

Check-in time: 3:30 p.m.

Check-out time: 10 a.m.

Pets are allowed and the pet fee is $100 per pet up to two maximum.

Balboa Island is a gem whether you drive, walk, bike or take the Balboa Island Ferry to the island. Balboa Island’s Marine Avenue is home to chic coastal shops featuring unique nautical designs, stylish beach fashions, art and jewelry. It’s also home to quaint restaurants and bistros serving up a variety of dishes bursting with flavor. The selections on Balboa Island go beyond the local fresh seafood of the day with flavors of Italian, Mexican, and French-Swiss mixed in to the culinary choices.

There may be nothing more iconic than the island’s two famous desserts, the Balboa Bar and Frozen Banana. The local sweet tooth treasures have been mainstays for nearly 75 years, and have been imitated and replicated, including on the hit TV show “Arrested Development.” The tasty treats are dipped in chocolate and covered with a variety of coatings from nuts and sprinkles to cookie crumbs.

If you want to visit the DISNEYLAND, our property is located just under 20 miles to the resort and it's two main parks. After a great day at the parks, you can return back to your villa, refresh, relax, and take a stroll down to the beach.

If you are interested in the Laguna Beach PAGEANT OF MASTERS during July, this is a fantastic place to stay. Lyft or Uber is the easiest way to get to the event. You can enjoy a nice glass of wine on the balcony before your ride picks you up and takes you to Laguna Beach.

Additional local attractions include Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Whale Watching (included in the FREE FUN package), Aquarium of the Pacific, South Coast Plaza, and Fashion Island.

But a trip to Balboa Island wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Balboa Fun Zone or the Peninsula, where the Ferris wheel has stood for more than 80 years, and the world famous Balboa Island Ferry. The Ferry is about 10 minute walk from the cottage.

This cottage can also be rented in conjunction with the front unit for larger families.

We do allow dogs and there is a $100 pet fee that will be charged.

Please note that our properties may have electronic devices installed such as electronic locks, front door cameras, or noise monitors. There are no video devices inside the property.

SLP 12921

1106 Park Ave Newport Beach, CA 92662
Registration Number: SLP 12921

Sleeping Arrangements

Master Queen
Kid's Bedroom Bunk Twin, Twin
Living Room Sofa Full

Property Rules

Check In: After 3pm
Check Out: Before 10am
Smoking: Not Allowed


BBQ Grill
Beach Towels
Beach Toys
Bird Watching
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Children Welcome
Cleaned with disinfe
Clothes Dryer
Coffee Maker
Common Surface Disinfectant Cleaned
Dining Table
Dishes Utensils
Enhanced Cleaning Practices
Fenced Yard
Fishing Bay
Free Wifi
Full Kitchen
Hair Conditioner
Hair Dryer
Health Beauty Sap
House Cleaning Optional
Internet Access
Laundry Detergent
Linens High Teamp Wash
Living Room
Meal Delivery
Near Ocean
Open Patio
Outdoor Grill
Pets Considered
Pier Fishing
Satellite TV
Satellite or Cable
Self Check-In
Smoke Detector
Theme Parks
Washing Machine
Water SPorts
Whale Watching
Wildlife Viewing
Amusement Park
Art Gallery
Cleaned with disinfectant
Convenience Store
Family Friendly
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (like countertops
Liquor Store
Movie Theater
Point Of Interest
Public Transportation
Towels and Linens washed in hot water (at least 60°C/140°F)
and faucets)
light switches



Frequently Asked Questions

PARKING:  You are allowed to park inside the gate with one vehicle.  Do not park in the alley against the fence.  That space is reserved for the for the front unit.

STREET PARKING:  Please note that street sweeping on Amethysy is done on Monday (West side of street) and Tuesday (East side of the street).  Park Avenue is done Monday.  The city will ticket and tow cars that are on the street during these hours.
You can park one (1) car in the driveway, which is just inside the gate.

2-3 days prior to check-in you will recieve an email with the door access code.

Check-in time is _CheckinTime_
Check-out time is: _CheckoutTime_

Smoking (traditional, 420, and electronic) are not allowed inside or in the courtyard.  Violation of this house rule can be cause immediate removal without any refund. If there is evidence of smoking, you may be asked to leave with no refunds and charged for the extra cleaning.

Per the City of Newport Beach Municipal Code (5.95.045 A.2) the minimum age 25 to rent.  Primary renter must be on-site during the rental.  If a reservation is found to be made by a guest under the age of 25, the reservation will be cancelled.
Amplified noise is prohibited per city ordinance from 9pm to 10am.
PARTIES (Loud and Unruly Gatherings)
We want you to enjoy your stay with us, be aware that this property is in a neighborhood and there is an expectation that our guests are good neighbors.  Newport Beach has strict Loud or Unruly Gathering Ordinance (LUGO).  Per the Police Department's website, the policy is:
"It shall be unlawful and constitute a public nuisance for any Owner or Responsible Person to cause or allow a Loud or Unruly Gathering to occur at any Residential Unit within the City. A Loud or Unruly Gathering may be abated by the City by all reasonable means, including, disbanding the Loud or Unruly Gathering at the request of the officer, the issuance of citations, and/or the arrest of any person(s) committing a violation of law under applicable State or local laws.
A “Loud or Unruly Gathering,” means a gathering at any Residential Unit for a social occasion or other activity upon which loud or unruly conduct occurs and results in a public nuisance or a threat to the public health, safety, general welfare, or quiet enjoyment of residential property or nearby public property. Police may also issue a lesser warning called a Disturbance Advisory Card (DAC) for smaller gatherings, noise issues, or other disturbances. Any/all fines, including those possibly issued to the homeowner, are the responsibility of the guests.

Maximum overnight occupancy is 5 people. If police are called to the property and occupancy exceeds 6 people at any time, a citation may be issued.
We try to accommodate early check-in and late check-out requests. It is not always possible. We ask that you request this 2-3 days ahead of time.  We appreciate your understanding if we are not able to accommodate your request.

Pets (dogs) are allowed and we ask that you let us know ahead of time.  Pets are charged an additional fee of $100 each.  This fee will be requested close to your arrival day.

WF-FI is provided.
This property has a heater only. 
We recognize that things happen, but we ask our guests treat this private home with care and respect.  We understand that items are subject to normal wear and tear and the damage is beyond your control.  In the event of damages or lost items, please let us know as soon as possible so that we may attempt to replace them before the next guests arrive.
Your LDW does not cover all damages or lost items.  In the event something is not covered and normal wear and tear is not involved, please understand that you will be liable those items.

Wednesday is trash removal day, place bins on curb after 7pm on Tuesday evening and bring them in after the trash has been collected.
It is important that you remember trash pick-up because Balboa Island is a small area and there is not room for excess waste.

Beach towels are provided, please do not remove the bath towels provided.
Beach chairs are located in the courtyard.
A supply of paper products has been provided to last 2-3 days.  Extra rolls are kept in the bathroom or kitchen cabinets.  Additional needs beyond this are your responsibility. 

We attempt to make the property as nice as possible.  We ask that you and your guests please treat this privately-owned property with care.


Balboa Island Cottage - Great Location
5/5 stars
Great location & parking! The fenced in patio area was perfect for our dogs & private outside sitting area. The listing description was accurate. Communication was great.
- Shannon
Balboa Island Cottage
5/5 stars
Great little spot with convenient access to restaurants and shopping. Clean and cozy, roomy living space and priced appropriately.
- MB
1106 Park
5/5 stars
Very comfortable well stocked. The bed was worthy a good nights rest.
- Faye
Great Value! Great Location!
5/5 stars
This is our 2nd time staying at this location. We really like the location (short walk to Marine Avenue), the reserved parking space, the outdoor patio space, and the house itself served our family's needs. We will be back!
- Ken
Balboa Island Treasure
5/5 stars
Loved our stay here! One block to the bay, with best equipped kitchen I have ever had in a VRBO. Great linens, and the washer and dryer came in handy. Thanks for an enjoyable stay!
- Nancy
Awesome Stay!
5/5 stars
We loved staying in your lovely home in October. Beds are super comfortable and living room couches allows for plenty of seating. Kitchen is well stocked. Fenced in patio area was so nice and it was great always having a parking spot. Thank you!
- Ken
Anniversary weekend
5/5 stars
The most perfect weekend. The Airbnb was in excellent condition, clean, beautiful, and made a great place to celebrate my 35th wedding anniversary. I recommend this place to anyone who wants to bring family to celebrate.
- Miguel
Awesome, best beach house EVER!
5/5 stars
This darling beach house is one block from beach, boardwalk, and balboa bars! My friends and i had so much fun hanging out on the comfy couches, cooking in the well stocked kitchen, barbequeing on the grill while relaxing on the patio - and all that was before we hit the 5 min away on a lovely walk beach, shopping, restaurants, sunsets, and ferry to Newport Peninsula. I love this cottage!
- Wendy
Exactly what we we're looking for
5/5 stars
This house is in a great location in Newport Beach and on Balboa island. My family and I come out just about every year to see family and spend time at the beach. The house is always clean and is the perfect size for the 5 of us. If there's ever an issue, Scott is very quick to get it handled. We plan on coming back next summer.
- Stephen
Great island winter getaway
5/5 stars
The cottage at 1106 Park was a great place to escape the winter weather in the east. It is not a posh stay, but it is very comfortable and charming. The kitchen had nice equipment and the grill made cooking fun too. We had a private little courtyard as well as easy walks to all the restaurants and shops. It had everything we needed to enjoy a month's stay.
- Dot
Great time
5/5 stars
We had a great time staying on the island. This house is located very close to the main street and easy access to other parts of Newport.
- Kelly
Balboa Property at 1106 Park
5/5 stars
We recently stayed at this property. It was perfect location and perfect us. Parking inside the gate made it so easy. Would stay again. Judy-Arcadia, Ca
- Judy
Good times
5/5 stars
Our stay at your place on Park Ave. was a great one. The house was very clean and it had everything we needed. My dog Bo also appreciated the room in the backyard so he can run around which is uncommon on Balboa Island. Thanks again.
- Tom

Thanks Tom, we appreciated having you!

- Manager Response
5/5 stars
My sweet parents bless us with a week's stay at Balboa each summer, and we always look forward to our family's annual tradition. We've stayed at a variety of beautiful homes on Balboa over the years, but we've never vacationed at a home as wonderful as 1106 Park Avenue!! I almost don't want to share all the fabulous details, for fear of it being booked non-stop, without a way to reserve it for ourselves -- but, I'll put my selfishness aside, and I'll share anyway. ;) ____The house is perfectly situated on the island, as it's one block from Marine Avenue (where all the restaurants and shops are located), and it's also one block from the bay. We loved being able to park inside the gate on the property -- it completely takes the stress away, as we usually have to fight for a parking spot on the street, and we also have to keep moving the car throughout the week due to the street sweepers. Not with this home! Your car is safely tucked away within the gate, and it makes loading and unloading things so easy, too. The courtyard in front of the home is just darling. It's all so well-maintained, and we loved the beautiful landscaping, the various tables and chairs, and the large BBQ. You can't beat the darling Dutch door as you enter the house via keypad!! The ventilation throughout the home is quite remarkable, as all the windows open easily and completely. The layout of the home is fantastic, and the living room couches are extremely comfortable. We appreciate how light and bright all the rooms are, and can I just mention the awesome sea breeze throughout the house again?? Who wouldn't want to cook in the kitchen with the windows open?? Speaking of the kitchen, I've never seen such a well-stocked kitchen before. I usually bring my own pots, pans, and knives with me to rentals, just in case, but I honestly didn't need them here! It is outfitted with all the kitchenware and appliances we could ever dream of having. There is plenty of counter space, too, and it's lovely to have the washer and dryer right there in the house. There's a large closet downstairs, as well as closets in both bedrooms, and there's a separate closet area upstairs in the hallway. The bathroom has ample room, and the shower is very spacious with good water flow. Our kiddos loved their quaint bedroom, especially once they found the wooden ladder under the bunk bed. ;) ____My parents came to visit one day during our vacation, and they both agreed that this was the best Balboa rental yet. In fact, they loved it so much, that now my dad is seriously considering a full-time move to the island!! He really loved the privacy of the fenced-in courtyard, and he appreciated the beautiful architecture of the home. You should have heard us all ooh-ing and ahh-ing over the house the entire time we were there! ____Scott is absolutely fantastic from the start -- he responds quickly and thoroughly, and he really works hard to make sure your stay is the best it can be! I really appreciate his generosity and all the sweet little touches he provides for his guests -- from the handwritten welcome/thank you note, to the cookies wine, to the complimentary adventures and activities he provides with your stay (the whale watching is so amazing!!). Well done, Scott, and thank you very much for giving our family our best Balboa Island experience yet!! We so appreciate your providing us with our dream vacation, and we cannot wait to come back!
- Michelle

Michelle, thanks for the all the kinds words. I will be sure to share this with the rest of our team. Looking forward to having you back in the future!

- Manager Response
Cozy cottage!
5/5 stars
Love the Balboa Island vibe, and this cottage just adds to that ambiance!
- Lynn
Balboa Island
5/5 stars
Love this cottage! It’s like stepping back in time with all the comfort and amenities needed for a beach holiday!
- Lynn
Adorable 5 Star Cottage
5/5 stars
This is the cutest, most adorable well equipped beach cottage I have ever rented. From the hand made Waverly curtains and matching lamps and couches to every imaginable amenity in the kitchen, bathroom and patio we never wanted to leave. They have thought of everything and we were so cozy we felt like two bugs in a rug. Two blocks from all the restaurants and shopping you could want as well as a 5 minute walk to the ferry to the other island with amusements, stores, eateries and the ocean and the pier. Morning or evening exercise with a walk around the 2.7 mile island and a view of the yachts and mansions. I cannot recommend this unit enough. We were i heaven.
- Theresa

Theresa, thank you for the kind words! I will be sure to share this review with my entire team!

- Manager Response
Ou Balboa Island Vacation
5/5 stars
This is our second time staying in both units on Amethyst and Park Avenue and we Love it! It's beachy and quirky, very shabby chic! Love the patios! Thank you for the fans as the units do get warm with no air conditioning. I highly recommend both units for a family getaway!
- Glenda
Cute Beach Cottage
5/5 stars
We really enjoyed staying in this charming beach cottage that was so close to everything for walking even though one of us has trouble with walking. Plenty of benches everywhere doing walks around on the beach walkways for sitting it is definitely a block to the beach but it’s a small beach there you have to ride across on the ferry to get to the larger beach. Main Street is only a block away with the grocery store right at the corner. So convenient. Luckily our parking was inside our own gate so we never had to park on the street because there’s literally very very little parking at any time on a street unless you go round around the block. Inside we had everything we needed for 2 people. Also several fans for inside evening comfort when there was no ocean breeze.
- Rozalind
4/5 stars
We enjoyed a relaxing stay in your house this past week. It was roomy and well stocked. Loved the location... just a block from the bay and 2 blocks from the village. So convenient! I would recommend faster wi-fi and for the carpets to be cleaned. Otherwise it was great!
- Lisa

Thank you for the feedback. I just want to let and everyone know that we upgraded the WIFI in September and it is FAST and RELIABLE!

- Manager Response
Spectacular cottage
5/5 stars
Scott and itrip were terrific during the Coronavirus event, cottage was deep cleaned before, perfectly organized, accommodating and everything was perfect for our family of 7!
- Bret

Thanks, despite all of the challenges, we can accommodate people wanted to stay closer to the beach during this time. We are taking additional cleaning steps for safety precautions. Your stay was greatly appreciated!

- Manager Response
Wonderful Memories!
5/5 stars
My wife and I actually lived on Balboa Island years ago. This return to the island was a little homecoming vacation for us, and the cottage was absolutely perfect for experiencing the special charm and character of the area. 'Brought back such great memories! I had the chance to meet Scott (who manages the property), and he could not have been nicer or more accommodating. Highly recommended!!
- Michael
Fee Fo Review
5/5 stars
Excellent visit and reservation process!
- Stephanie

Thanks Stephanie!

- Manager Response
Fee Fo Review
5/5 stars
Love staying at this island cottage getaway! I would without hesitation recommend it to anyone interested in staying on Balboa Island. The cottage has a real beach feel and is clean, beautifully decorated, and stocked with everything you could possibly need making the stay all the more enjoyable. It is ideally located on a corner lot close to the water, shopping, restaurants, and the ferry to Balboa Peninsula. I could park my car in the provided parking spot and walk to everything needed. The beds are comfortable and have the softest sheets on them you can imagine. Shower has great water pressure. There is a large patio space with a bbq as well as 2 outdoor tables for dining al fresco. Can't wait for my next stay at this cottage.
- Luci
Ideal Balboa Island Cottage Experience
5/5 stars
This cottage feels like a true beach get away! I love staying here and recommend it to all without hesitation. It could not be more ideally located on a corner lot and being close to shopping, restaurants, the water, as well as the ferry. I could park my car in the parking space provided and walk to everything! Cottage is clean and beautifully decorated with a relaxing beach vibe and well stocked with everything you could possibly need which made everything all that more enjoyable. Beds are comfortable with the softest sheets imaginable. Good water pressure for showering. There is a large private patio with a Weber bbq that has 2 tables to enjoy eating al fresco. Can't wait to stay at this cottage again.
- Luci

Thank you for the kind words, we appreciate you taking the time to leave a review so that other guest can read about the cottage! Thanks!

- Manager Response
Great stay!
5/5 stars
Great home on Balboa Island. Back patio & parking space is a gem. Location was perfect. Would love to stay there again.
- Adele
Great stay!
5/5 stars
We had never been to Balboa Island before and it was a delightful experience. Scott's place is super cute and has a real beauty vibe. If you're new to Air B and B and are feeling unsure, let me assure you: my husband is very picky and he loved it. The pictures are an accurate representation. It is clean and comfortable, has a well equipped kitchen and plenty of hot water for showers. The bed was very comfortable. Even my husband agrees! Scott was quick to respond, but there were absolutely no problems that needed responding to--we just sent a message saying we arrived and were very happy with the house. We took advantage of the off street parking which was perfect for our car--a Jeep Patriot. There is a nice private patio area with lots of seating. The location is a five minute walk to the shops and a few minutes to the walk along the water. We actually got more than we hoped for! Thanks again to Scott!
- Andrea

Thank you so much for the kind words! We realize that vacations are special and we do the best we can to make sure that we do what we can to make vacations great! This is one of the best reviews we've ever seen and out team is extremely thankful and excited that we hit the mark!

- Manager Response
Nice cottage on Balboa Island!
5/5 stars
The cottage is old, But very clean and you habe plenty of Space for Cloths etc. The Location is Perfect within 2 min you Can Walk to all The Shops and Restaurants and within 10 min you Can Walk to balboa Ferry. As there is a high fence Nobody Can Look into The Living Room and on the porch. On The porch is a Nice Weber Gas bbq! The porch is a Perfect Place to eat and enjoy The weather. The only Things you have to be Aware is The noice from all The aircrafts Starting from John Wayne Airport roughly between 6am and 10 pm, But you get Used to it fast. We had a wonderful stay.
- Alicia
Absolutely loved this house!
5/5 stars
Absolutely loved this house! Balboa Island is a wonderful place on its own, but staying at Scott's place made it even better! This little cottage is older, but has so much character! The location was just perfect for walking, scootering or biking to the shops, Bay Front, Ferry and the Balboa Pier. The size was great for 2 adults and 3 kids (9-12 y.o.); everyone could definitely spread out and relax! The large patio space was very helpful for all the bikes, scooters and lots of sand removal. What can be said about the price... it can't be beat! Scott is a great Host - fantastic communication throughout our stay! Check in and out was really simple too. We will rent this house again, for sure!
- Beth

Beth, thanks for staying with us on Balboa Island. Your family was on the first to stay with us at this cottage and we enjoyed having you. We look forward to having you back again. Scott

- Manager Response
Great Property
5/5 stars
Stayed here July 2019. Beautiful house in beautiful area. The pictures really do not do it justice. Amazing amount of space for us a family with two teenagers but the house could quite comfortably take another 2 people at least. Fabulous WiFi which of course you need for the kids. The TV has many many channels (sad I know, but being a Brit away from Wimbledon, I was jumping hoops when I found The Wimbledon men’s singles final!) Having been on the road through America for over a week I was glad to see a washing machine and drier. Super fast wash and dry and if you need to hang stuff out to dry (another British trait) the trees in the back garden are excellent hangers!!!! Super comfy beds, all of us slept like babies. Amazing shower. The house doesn’t have air con and when we arrived it was quite hot, however, after flinging all the windows open we had instant coolness. Also in fairness, we asked for fans and Scott delivered almost immediately. The back garden doubles up as parking area and is very private and secure. Plenty of room. We cooked and ate outside most nights. All in all a fabulous, centrally located home which is 5 minute walk to both the Main Street and in other direction 5 mins to the foot ferry which goes across to Balboa Village. We are a family who every year be it on the Mediterranean or here in the USA always rent homes for our holidays and I can safely say this house is in my top 3 in the world. Many thanks Lynn and Scott
- Deb

Deb, thanks for the kind words! We are glad you had a great stay on Balboa Island.

- Manager Response
Fee Fo Review
4/5 stars
This is our second stay in the back cottage on Balboa island. With the upgrades Scott has made, our time there was even more enjoyable than the first. Location, privacy and price make this an ideal vacation spot.We have fond memories of our borrowed little piece of paradise and look forward to future visits.
- Emilie Jo
Enjoyable Visit
5/5 stars
This is our second time back to the cottage on Balboa Island. With the upgrades the Scott has made our time there was even more enjoyable than the first. Location, privacy, and price make this an ideal vacation spot. Our first visit was at Christmas, so we were able to view all the decorations and lights as we walked each night and then on a boat ride of the area. This time were were lucky enough to be there when The Balboas Island yearly Parade was held. What fun we had watching the residents put on a great show with dancing in the street to a great local band. We have fond memories of our borrowed little piece of paradise and look forward to future visits.
- Emilie Jo
Lovely rental, wonderful location
5/5 stars
We stayed three nights in this lovely rental and found everything spic and span, functional and well-equipped. The location (2 and a half blocks from Marine Avenue) is ideal as everything on Balboa Island is walking distance. There was one small issue with the faucet in the bathroom and the management was very responsive and quickly got things in order. My wife and I are looking forward to our next stay.
- Bruce

Bruce, thank you for taking some time to write a review! This will help others as they make choices on a vacation home on Balboa Island. We look forward to having you back in the future!

- Manager Response
Good Stay
5/5 stars
We stay in Newport often. This place was clean and simple. The host was helpful. The best thing about this property is the location....2 blocks to the main street. Having parking was great as well.
- Steve

Thanks Steve for taking the time to leave us a review about this new property in our portfolio! You are right, the location is second to none!

- Manager Response
Clean and comfortable
5/5 stars
Just as described and a great value. It was clean, comfortable, and stocked for a quick weekend. It was basic, but priced right.
- Kat

Thanks for the quick review! You are right, this is a great value on the Island for travelers on a budget. We will be upgrading amenities and other items over time. We just added new linens and a new refrigerator.

- Manager Response
Fee Fo Review
5/5 stars
My family and I spent an entire week at Lynn's house. Check in and check out was very easy and convenient. Her place is situated in an ideal location - 2 minute walk to the piers, less than 5 minute walk to all the shops on Marine Avenue, 10 minute walk to the ferry that takes you over to Newport Beach. Private parking spot, which is key on Balboa Islands. Multiple beds makes this house ideal for couples traveling with children. We cooked during our stay and the kitchen was stocked with all the cookware, dinnerware, and utensils you could possibly need. Hair dryer and extra beach towels in the closet. Lynn was even kind enough to let us borrow her sea kayaks. Would stay here again on a return trip to Balboa.
- Airbnb

Thank you for the kind words about your stay with us. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We are in the process of making this an even better place to stay by adding some new items for our guests to enjoy!

- Manager Response

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