Welcome to the largest and best family property on Balboa Island available for weekly and nightly rentals. Built in 1920 and belonging to the same family for almost 100 years, this newly renovated and decorated, spectacular 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom, South Bayfront home sits on the widest point of Newport Harbor with stunning harbor channel views down to Corona Del Mar and the Balboa Pavilion. When you walk into the first level of the home you are welcomed by the newly remodeled kitchen with fresh white cabinets, stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. There is an island with four bar stools perfect for a small lunch gathering in the kitchen or a larger dining table area next to the living room. The downstairs living room and dining area are a single space that is surrounded by windows that reach from the floor to the ceiling, taking in every view that Newport Harbor has to offer. Then walk out onto the large patio and enjoy the good life!
A set of the living room windows are sliding glass doors that open up to the front patio. This stunning front patio is fully equipped with comfortable lounging furniture and a stainless steel gas BBQ grill. It is the perfect spot to grill up some burgers and drink a cocktail while enjoying the sight of the boats cruising by.
The first bedroom is located downstairs with a queen sized bed and close access to a full bathroom with a walk in shower. There is also another half bathroom on the first level.
On the second level of the home there are two bedrooms that could both be considered master bedrooms with king sized beds and master bathrooms inside of them. There are two other bedrooms perfect for another couple with a queen sized bed and another great for children or additional guests containing a bunk bed with a twin sized mattress on top and full on the bottom.These two bedrooms share access to another bathroom.
Towards the bayfront you will find the second living room which is perfectly set for hanging out with the wet bar, comfortable couches, cozy chairs and game table area. This living room is also surrounded by windows that reach from the floor to the ceiling giving you that stunning view of the harbor from all levels of the home!! No other property on the Balboa Island bayfront gets you this close to the water!
Located at the end of Marine Avenue, you are truly steps away from all of the best shops and restaurants that Balboa Island provides. You can enjoy a delicious and hearty breakfast at Wilma’s Patio or if you just want a quick snack you can stop by the famous Dad’s Donut Shop and Bakery and enjoy and chocolate covered banana! Once you are stuffed, rent some bikes and take a cruise around the island. The views of the water, homes and boats are unbeatable.
Not only does Balboa Island sell itself with its exquisite and classic charm, but this home will be the cherry on top of the most delicious vacation you will ever have! Come and enjoy all Balboa Island has to offer in this stunning home which also includes use of a large dock and direct access to the Island Boardwalk for people watching or to launch the kayak and stand up paddle boards included with this bayfront beauty.