301 N Bay Front #A

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Welcome to your Balboa Island getaway. This two-story, single-family home sits right at the foot of the bay on a large corner lot, for a beautiful and restful retreat.
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Pictured here is the main living area, with large sectional, additional seating, back-to-back gas fireplace, TV and sound system, and sliding doors out to the front patio.
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You'll have fabulous views of the bay throughout the home with its floor-to-ceiling windows.
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Like the whole of the house, the main living area features a mid century design with antiques and fine art throughout.
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The open and spacious floor plan allows for easy group gatherings after a day of exploring Newport.
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The dining area includes seating for 8, floor-to-ceiling windows, side board buffet, tea cart, and pass-thru granite counter to kitchen for easy, comfortable hosting.
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The interior courtyard's lush garden gives plenty of privacy and ambiance, with fountain, ping pong table, canopy, and propane BBQ grill for casual, al fresco evenings.
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Located off of the dining area is the kitchen, with top-of-the-line appliances, views of the courtyard and dining area, butler's pantry with secondary fridge and freezer, plenty of storage - an ideal set-up for easy meal prep.
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The kitchen sits in between the dining area and courtyard, for easy access to the fun!
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Off of the kitchen is the butler's pantry with secondary fridge and freezer, full laundry appliances, sink, and windows that look out to the courtyard.
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The first bedroom is located on the ground level and includes a queen bed, antique accents, side chair, and nearby bathroom.
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Bathroom #1 is located across the hall from Bedroom #1 and includes a step-in shower.
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Bedroom #2 is located on the ground level and includes a twin trundle set, leather side chair, built-in storage, cable TV, and slider to inner courtyard
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Bathroom #2 is located near Bedroom #2 and includes a step-in shower.
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Hallway and stairs lead to the second level of this exquisite Balboa Island home.
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The master bedroom boasts a large bay view sitting area, with writing desk, chaise lounge chairs, king bed, cable TV, and en suite bathroom.
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Bed view of the master bedroom, which is located on the second level.
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You'll have a king bed, chaise lounge chairs with side chairs, writing desk, cable TV, en suite bathroom, and uninterrupted views of the harbor.
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The master en suite bathroom includes 2 separate sets of closets w/ dressing areas, vanities, toilets and spacious sinks. These are conjoined by the common bathtub and separate step-in shower.
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The master en suite bathroom includes 2 separate sets of closets w/ dressing areas, vanities, toilets and spacious sinks. These are conjoined by the common bathtub and separate step-in shower.
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Bedroom #4 is located on the second level and includes a queen bed, streaming TV
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The best sunrise bay views of the whole house.
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The best sunrise bay views of the whole house.
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Bathroom #5 is located next to Bedroom #4 and includes a step-in shower.
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Small balcony off the hallway between the 2 upstairs bedrooms.
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Arguably the best seats in the house! Enjoy the sprawling outdoor front patio, with lovely canopied seating and views of the passerby sailboats and seagulls.
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View of the exterior of the home, located on a double-wide, bayfront lot on the iconic Balboa Island in Newport Beach.
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Your view at sunset.
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Don't miss sunset hour! The views can't be beat.
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This is the view from your rental on a typical day on Balboa Island. Beyond your front patio is a public pedestrian pathway and small bayfront beach, all available for your enjoyment.
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Aerial view of your property, located on the charming Balboa Island.
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Aerial view of your property, located on the charming Balboa Island.
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Walk to the island's Main Street, Marine Avenue, for shopping, dining, coffee, souvenirs, and of course, a Balboa Bar!
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Take the ferry from the island to the Balboa Peninsula for more restaurants, entertainment, and the soft sand beaches of Newport.
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Ride the ferry to the historic Balboa Fun Zone, with Ferris wheel, arcade, restaurants, coffee shops, and the home base for all your whale watching, fishing, and Catalina Island excursions!
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A typical Newport landscape: soft sand, warm sun, and plenty of space to stretch out and relax!
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Cruise around town on bike - by far the best way to explore Newport!
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Kayak, standup paddle, or rent an electric boat and float through the beautiful Newport Harbor.
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There's no better shopping and dining than at Lido Marina Village, a darling bayfront destination in the heart of Newport.
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The Newport and Balboa pier areas offer plenty of entertainment, restaurants, and shopping for the whole group!
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Take a stroll down one of the historic piers and see Newport Beach from a whole new angle!

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  • Sleeps 8
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 5
  • NOT PETFRIENDLY

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Permit #SLP12863
Discriminating guests are invited to experience one of the real gems of gracious Balboa Island bay front living. Never before has this long-time family home been available as a vacation destination, and it is a beauty! Iconic mid-century design defines the entire two-story, single family home, with antiques and fine art throughout each spacious room. Boasting a double-wide bay front lot on the quiet side of the Island, this home can wonderfully accommodate family groups any time of the year. If a bit more room is needed, the separate rear upper apartment can also be booked simultaneously, when available. (See separate listing or contact our office for more details.) 
Here's what you will find:

FIRST FLOOR

LIVING ROOM: 
 - Expansive room w/ sectional sofa; matching side chairs; set of 4 additional side chairs
 - back-to-back gas fireplace
 - TV and sound system
 - wall-to-wall full-length windows w/ bay views
 - slider out to front patio

DINING ROOM: 
 - Bamboo octagonal dining table w/ seating for 8; matching side chairs
 - wall-to-wall bay views
 - slider out to front patio
 - pass-thru granite counter to kitchen
 - back-to-back gas fireplace
 - side board buffet; tea cart

KITCHEN: 
 - Top of the line appliances
 - fully stocked w/ food prep dishes, utensils, pots/pans, serving items; storage galore
 - butler's pantry w/ secondary fridge/freezer
 - full laundry appliances and full sink
 - view out to courtyard
 - Guests must supply their own food, drinks (including coffee), spices, condiments, and paper goods (coffee filters, napkins, plastic wrap, etc.)

BEDROOMS:
 - Bedroom #1: queen bed; antique accents; side chair; nearby bathroom
 - Bedroom #2: twin trundle set; leather side chair; built-in storage; cable TV; slider to inner courtyard
EXTRA SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS: 2 Trifold twin floor mats are provided (extra bedding/pillows included) for extra sleeping arrangements; best used by children. Rollaway twin beds can be rented, when desired, for adult use in lieu of the floor mats. Contact our office.

BATHROOMS:
 - Bathroom #1: across the hall from Bedroom #1; step-in shower
 - Bathroom #2: near bedroom #2; step-in shower
 
SECOND FLOOR

BEDROOMS:
 - Master Bedroom: king bed; large bay view sitting area w/ upholstered chaise lounge chairs, 2 swivel club chairs, cable TV; writing desk; includes a dual (his/hers) bathroom suite
 - Bedroom #4: queen bed; TV monitor w/ gaming system and Firestick; best sunrise bay views

BATHROOMS: 
 - Master Bathroom: 2 separate sets of closets w/ dressing areas, vanities, toilets 
   and spacious sinks are conjoined by the common bathtub and separate step-in shower.
 - Bathroom #5: located next to bedroom #4; step-in shower

LINENS: All bed/bath/kitchen/beach linens for the maximum number of guests are provided as part of the cleaning/linen fee and are attractively installed. 

ALSO INCLUDED:
 - 4 low-profile beach chairs; tower fans; heating; iron/ironing board; wifi; hair dryer; propane gas bbq grill
 - starter supplies: liquid hand soap; dish soap; dishwasher caps; sponge; kitchen trash bags; 2-4 rolls toilet paper; 1 paper towel roll (guests must supply additional amounts, along with their own personal toiletries/shampoo/conditioner)


DUE TO THE TYPICALLY MODERATE COASTAL CLIMATE, THIS HOUSE - LIKE MOST IN THE AREA - DOES NOT HAVE AIR CONDITIONING. 

OUTDOOR LIVING:
Bayfront Patio:
 - Dining table w/ seating for six; side benches; wicker seating 
 - lush garden setting; awnings; views up and down the bay channel
Interior Courtyard: 
 - Lush garden area w/ outdoor seating
 - bbq grill
 - ping pong table
 - canopy
 - fountain
 - garage access 
 - Outdoor Shower
NOTE: Regularly scheduled gardening maintenance takes place around the entire property, including the inner courtyard, on Mondays. 

BOAT DOCK: Property Boat Dock & Gazebo is off-limits to guests and is for the sole use of property and boat owners

PARKING:
 - Double car garage accessed via rear alley
 - Dimensions: 18 feet deep x 17 feet wide x 6ft High

LAUNDRY: Free facilities are located in the utility area next to the kitchen. Guests must provide their own supplies

LOCATION:
Bay views on the quiet side of Balboa Island; front public boardwalk circumnavigates the entire island; close walking distance to the Balboa Auto Ferry (cars, bikes and pedestrians) that crosses the main harbor to the Newport/Balboa Peninsula and ocean daily until 11 p.m; Marine Ave. is the charming main commercial district 1/2 mile away - a pleasant walk - to shops, eateries and much more - a must!

General Area Boat Dock Info: There are several public boat docks throughout Newport Harbor, including one right near this property - especially convenient for picking up your guests on a rented Duffy Electric boat or other water craft. (highly recommended activity!) There is no overnight docking on public docks. For longer term docking, mooring or anchoring, call the Newport Harbor Master for locations and pricing.

RECREATIONAL GEAR: Additional beach gear or recreational equipment is available for rent from the management at very reasonable rates for our guests: bikes, child seats, trailers, body boards, surfboards, large ice chests; plus Pack n Play portable cribs, and portable high chairs, etc. Contact us for more information!

NOTE: A 10% Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) is included in all booking totals, (for reservations less than 30 nights) as mandated by the City of Newport Beach.
 

Disclaimer: This property may use surveillance cameras and/or recording devices in outdoor spaces, and/or entrances to the property, as well as noise monitoring equipment such as decibel readers, to protect the property, guests, and ensuring compliance with local ordinances.



Check-in time:     3 p.m. on the arrival date
Check-out time: 10 a.m. on the departure date
 
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