Vintage Balboa Island Charmer

Newport Beach, California

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Beaches, food, and fun are all within minutes of this 1BR (+ family room and quaint patio) 1929 charmer located in the heart of Balboa Island. Blocks from the water and a short 5-minute walk to historic Marine Avenue!

• TurnKey Vacation Rentals verifies this home is professionally cleaned with products approved by the EPA for use against COVID-19, and our custom locks offer a 100% contactless check-in experience.

Welcome to Balboa Island, one of the most coveted vacation spots in Southern California! Beaches, food, and fun are within minutes of this 1929 1BR charmer with a family room and quaint patio.

The light-filled home is one block from the bay and a quick ferry ride to the beautiful beaches of Newport! Historic Marine Avenue on the Island is also in close proximity. From the Balboa Island neighborhood to the Newport Peninsula, cafes, fine dining, golf, and world-class shopping are all around you. If you’re up for an adventure, fishing and sailing trips, as well as Catalina Island, make for great full-day trips.

Come and enjoy all that Balboa Island has to offer. Stay for a week or a month!


The high-pitched, wood-beamed family room has comfortable seating, hardwood floors, paned windows, a fireplace, and a wall-mounted TV with cable.


The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, a gas stove, and a filtered water system. The dining table has seating for four.


The home sleeps two guests in one bedroom.

Sleep soundly on a queen-size bed in the bedroom, which features an en-suite bathroom with a tub/shower combination.


The living room opens to a patio and backyard garden -- the perfect place to steal a quiet moment with someone special.


Guest amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi and a washer/dryer that’s shared with the upstairs tenant. Though this home does not have AC, the moderate coastal climate and fans keep the house cool.

Please note: This home does not allow pets.


You can spend an entire week here and never use your car! Take a 2.7-mile stroll around the island. Head out on an electric Duffy boat or take a guided boat tour of the beautiful homes of Newport Harbor’s rich and famous.

The house is a short walk or drive to the car ferry, which takes you directly to the Newport Peninsula and Balboa Fun Zone, complete with a Ferris wheel, bike, kayak, and boat rentals and fishing. Make a day trip and catch the Catalina Flyer to Catalina Island. Need some new reading material? The “Little Free Library” is just a half-block down the street.

Balboa Island is an affluent neighborhood and district in the heart of the city of Newport Beach, California. Newport Harbor to the West, Costa Mesa, and Huntington Beach are to the north and Laguna Beach to the south.

This home is a short 10 minutes from the Santa Ana/Orange County airport, 50 minutes south of Los Angeles International Airport, and 75 minutes from the San Diego airport.

A short drive to many Southern California shopping and attractions, including Fashion Island, Disneyland, Balboa, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios, Anaheim & Dodger Stadium, Honda Center, Laguna Beach, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Legoland, San Diego Zoo, and the San Diego Wild Animal Park or Sea World.


With TurnKey, you’ll always find unique vacation rental properties that provide a consistent, fine-hotel experience – Every Home. Every Stay. Every Time.

Access your professionally cleaned, sanitized home with our custom locks that ensure 100% contactless check-in. All properties have on-site devices for your security – these may include security alarms, decibel monitoring (which do not record voices), and exterior motion sensors or cameras.

If you need anything before, during, or after your stay, our 24/7 local team is ready to help!Guests must be over the age of 21 and will be an occupant of the unit during the entire reserved period.
•No parties, excessive noise, or any illegal activity shall take place at property.
•No pets are allowed unless otherwise noted for specific properties. Pet-friendly homes require an additional fee, as follows: 1BR & 2BR properties - $100 pet fee, and 3BR & larger properties - $200 pet fee.
• No smoking is allowed in or around any property.Cleaning: Each property will be cleaned and inspected after your departure. We ask you to help us enable the cleaning crews as much as possible. Simple things like leaving the property tidy, running the dishwasher, starting to wash the towels, and taking out the trash are expected of our guests.If excessive wear and tear is found on property, or additional cleaning is necessary due to spills, trash left on site, unclean dishes, stains to furniture, carpeting, linens, paint, wallpaper, or flooring, Guest authorizes the Owner to bill them for additional fees. If at any time the maximum number of occupants is exceeded or if the Owner receives information about excessive noise, Owner has the right to evict Guest and all occupants immediately and to bill the guest a minimum service fee of $250. If any sign of smoking is discovered Guest authorizes the Owner to charge the guest a minimum $500 cleaning fee. Unless the rental policy specifically allows, if any sign of any pet is discovered Guest authorizes Owner to charge the guest an additional minimum $500 cleaning fee.Properties are fully furnished properties that will include bedspreads, linens, blankets, pillows, towels, a fully equipped kitchen, TV, furnishings unless otherwise specified.Travel Insurance is highly recommended for any stay.Please note that you may be required to execute additional agreements in order to comply with TurnKey's Terms of Service, HomeOwner's association rules or local laws or regulations.

All properties managed by TurnKey Vacation Rentals have on-site devices for the safety and security of guests and the home. Any attempt to turn off, damage, disrupt or remove these devices will lead to fines and/or eviction without a refund. This home has the following devices: Sound Decibel Monitor - does not record, monitors noise level, located in common areas throughout the home.


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