Balboa Island Cottage 2 Bdm/2 Bath - Duck House

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Entire home hosted by Craig

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 3 beds
  4. 2 baths
Fast wifi
At 234 Mbps, you can take video calls and stream videos for your whole group.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the smartlock.
Craig is a Superhost
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1937 beach cottage on Balboa Island - Duck House. Welcome to my home, not a typical beach rental. This is a FULLY furnished 2 bedroom/2 bath home. Perfect for a couple, two couples, or a small family. Duck House has all the modern conveniences along with its original cottage charm. This is not the Balboa Peninsula - Balboa Island is unique. Review pictures for house rules and detailed amenity list. Super Host for over 3 years.
Pricing includes 10% Newport Beach tax. City Permit: SLP12455

The space
Inside Duck House, each bedroom has its own full bathroom. The kitchen is fully stocked with most everything one would want/need in their kitchen. There is an interior patio and the front porch for your outside relaxing. Personally, I am very content to sit at the dining table working away while gazing out the large picture window. Many homes have dutch doors and the top half is open from sunrise until bed time.
Parking is on the street. Street sweeping on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Information will be provided regarding local restaurants, rental opportunities, sights, and more (hopefully some discounts as well). Duck House Balboa site is available for additional details, if you combine those three above words and add the period and com at the end, your browser will take you there.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Beach access
Kitchen
Fast wifi – 234 Mbps
Free street parking
46" HDTV with standard cable
Bathtub
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Fully fenced
High chair
Hair dryer

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4.98 out of 5 stars from 199 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Newport Beach, California, United States

It is Balboa Island - a magical island. If you have been here, then you know this. If you have not been here, then you better come and visit (even if you stay somewhere else) to find out what "Island Time" is really all about.

Hosted by Craig

  1. Joined in April 2017
  • 199 Reviews
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Born and raised (2nd generation) in Los Angeles. Spent every summer on Balboa Island from age 3 to 18. I work in technology. Currently I am an instructor for Splunk (software), teaching customers how to use Splunk. When I am not working or fixing up Duck House, I am a volunteer coach at Corona del Mar high school. I coach the girls cross country team.
My weaknesses are: Dark Chocolate, Red Wine and Sushi
As a host, hosting you in my home, I want your stay on Balboa Island to be special.
Born and raised (2nd generation) in Los Angeles. Spent every summer on Balboa Island from age 3 to 18. I work in technology. Currently I am an instructor for Splunk (software), tea…

Co-hosts

  • Susan

During your stay

Pearl Avenue is a tight knit community of home owners and renters. Whether your interaction is with me or with another designated host (neighbor), you will be treated as a local. Unless I am traveling for business, I will be your host and you determine the amount of contact. When I am not living in the Duck House (probably because you are staying there), I live just down the street. I will need to come by to water plants and put the garbage cans out for pickup.
Pearl Avenue is a tight knit community of home owners and renters. Whether your interaction is with me or with another designated host (neighbor), you will be treated as a local. U…

Craig is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Policy number: SLP12455
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with smart lock
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Climbing or play structure
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy