Balboa Island in Newport Beach

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$3,899,000
3
BED
5
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2,350
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214 Agate Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
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This spectacular new construction residence is designed for island living at its finest. Built by renowned builder Devco Homes and designed by architect Bill Guidero, this custom home was constructed using only the finest in designer finishes and mat

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$4,295,000
3
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,170
SQFT
108 Opal Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
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Stunning new modern beach home in an A+ location just two doors from South Bayfront with outstanding Bay views from all three levels! Scheduled for completion in late summer of 2019, this home provides some of the best views from an interior location

$3,595,000
3
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,370
SQFT
111 Onyx Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
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Welcome home to this stunning Balboa Island modern coastal cottage. This brand new custom home is situated on a prime parcel in the highly sought after 100-block of Onyx Avenue and offers stunning views of the harbor and city lights. Only two houses

$3,895,000
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,299
SQFT
217 Apolena Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
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Stunning new 3 bedroom, 5 bath Balboa Island beach home with a modern twist! 217 Apolena has all amenities sought by today’s buyers: wide planked “Vita-Sea” white oak floors, counters of Absolute Blanc & Oscuro Quartz, Newport Brass chrome bath and d

$3,695,000
3
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,370
SQFT
109 Onyx Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
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This new Balboa Island custom home is located one house off the South Bay Front in the highly coveted 100-block of Onyx Avenue. The location offers amazing harbor views and has opportune access to a spectacular South Bay Front beach. One street from

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$3,595,000
3
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,277
SQFT
301 Diamond Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
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Welcome to an impressive soft contemporary situated on a light and bright Balboa Island corner lot. This fabulous custom design, built in 2016, offers something rarely available: a modern Island beach house. Crafted with comfortable open-concept livi

New Listing - 3 weeks online
$2,495,000
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,380
SQFT
201 Crystal Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active Under Contract

Sensational and rare Little Balboa Island Bay-View home, custom built with love and attention to all the details in 2007! Located at the sunny intersection of Park and Crystal Avenues, 201 Crystal provides beautiful sit-down views of both the South a

New Listing - 4 weeks online
$3,895,000
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,331
SQFT
121 Garnet Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
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From its white-picket fence to the rooftop deck with water views, this quintessential island cottage radiates charm. Bright and beachy interiors have been recently remodeled to include full ‘smart home’ automation with Nest Thermostat and Ring door s

$3,100,000
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,355
SQFT
305 Sapphire Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
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This wonderful Balboa Island home built is 2003 had been impeccably maintained by the second owner. This is a Super location in the middle off the island and near the North Bayfront beaches. Open floor plan that flows on to the front patio for that i

$3,099,000
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,449
SQFT
313 Onyx Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
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IMMACULATE LIGHT AND BRIGHT REMODELED HOME LOCATED ON THE COVETED WEST SIDE OF ONYX STREET BUILT BY DESIRED HOMEBUILDER LIPPNIK AND SONS. Short walk to shops, restaurants, Starbucks, and the North Bayfront swim beach. This well designed floor plan

New Listing - 4 days online
$3,150,000
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,386
SQFT
319 Apolena Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
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Welcome to the cutest house on Balboa Island!! Location location location this property is only 6 homes away from North Bayfront and boardwalk also close to Ruby Beach and town. Words cannot describe this beautiful Cape Cod style home. From the momen

$2,495,000
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,259
SQFT
203 Agate Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Condo For Sale
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This beautifully remodeled duplex on Balboa Island is located just one block from Newport Bay and the iconic ferry to the Peninsula. Situated on the quiet side of Agate Avenue’s peaceful one-way street, the property’s front home offers 3 bedrooms, 3

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201 Agate Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Multi-Family For Sale
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This beautifully remodeled duplex on Balboa Island is located just one block from Newport Bay and the iconic ferry to the Peninsula. Situated on the quiet side of Agate Avenue’s peaceful one-way street, the property’s front home offers 3 bedrooms, 3

$8,000,000
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,306
SQFT
808 South Bay Front Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
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Situated on the coveted waterfront of Newport’s famed Balboa Island, this stunning three-story home offers a lifestyle of distinct luxury as well as spellbinding views of the bay—including the Pavilion—which are enjoyed throughout the entire residenc

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$5,695,000
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,437
SQFT
603 N Bay Front Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
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An incredibly rare opportunity presents itself at 603 N. Bay Front--an extraordinary Balboa Island home with large private dock, prime waterfront location, sensational views and stone's throw proximity to Ruby Beach. One of the lsland’s largest, tall

$3,500,000
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,947
SQFT
407 N Bayfront Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active Under Contract

PRICED BELOW LOT VALUE! Oversized 32 x 91 lot directly on the Bay and Boardwalk. The existing home has over-sized grandfathered square footage (nearly 3,000 square feet) with 5 total bedrooms, 5 baths, a large garage, and outstanding views of the Ba

$1,649,000
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1305 Park Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Multi-Family For Sale
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Just one block from the beach, mere steps from the classic Village Inn, and a quick stroll to Hershey’s Market and the countless shops, services, bars and restaurants along Marine Avenue, this charming coastal cottage is the most attainably priced ho

$3,650,000
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
920
SQFT
139 N. Bay Front Newport Beach, CA 62662
Single Family Home For Sale
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This lot has so much potential! Transform this original 1940's beach cottage on North Bay Front into your dream home. Located on the quiet end of the island, enjoy scenic views of the water as the boats float by. Just steps from the sand, and only a

New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,995,000
5
BED
1,504
SQFT
206 Apolena Avenue Newport Beach, CA 92662
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active Under Contract

NEW: Windows, exterior paint, rear unit staircase, and fencing complete this Quintessential Balboa Island 5 bedroom duplex cottage in a great, sunny location in the wide open "200 block" of Apolena! This Island charm cottage provides an abundance o

Balboa Island in Newport Beach | Homes for Sale on Balboa Island

Balboa Island in Newport Beach | Homes for Sale on Balboa Island

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Balboa Island is a man made set of three islands that are located in Newport Beach. The three islands include – the main island, the little island and Collins Island. Collins Island has only 8 homes that are located on it and it is a gated area of Balboa Island.

The main island of Balboa Island has approximately 1099 home sites located on it. There is a bridge off Bayside Drive to enter Balboa Island the streeet is called Marine Avenue. Marine Avenue is very unique and has boutique style shopping and dining. There are many visitors who enjoy Marine Avenue andf the shopping and dining with the beautiful Newport Beach climate.

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Many of the Balboa Island residents cruise the island in their golf carts. The streets of Balboa Island are named after semi-precious stones such as Jade, Opal, Amethyst, Crystal, Abalone and Onyx. Balboa Island is located off Bayside Drive in Newport Beach.

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Another way to arrive on Balboa Island is via the Balboa Island ferry. The ferry holds three automobiles, pedestrians and bikes, and crosses from the Balboa Peninsula to the island.  It is not unusual to see seals, and other sea life along the way! The Balboa Island Ferry was originated in 1909. The Balboa Island ferry is a three car ferry which transports vehicles, people and their bicycles to and from Balboa Island and the Balboa Peninsula. It is a brief journey, but enjoyable just the same.

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Balboa Island has the most stunning views of Newport Harbor. Newport Harbor is quite large and home to many yachts and sail boats. It is amazing to just cruise around and enjoy the weather and most beautiful scenery and homes.

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Balboa Island also has a boardwalk that surrounds the islands and and if you decide to walk around the main island and the little island, it is approximately a 3 mile walk. What a great walk to start or end the day by walking or jogging around the island. Many of the residents and visitors bring their dogs as well.

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Balboa Island has very beautiful homes, both bay-front and located on the streets that are all named after semi-precious stones. Some of the the bay-front homes may include a dock for different sized boats depending upon where the home is located. One of the best ways to enjoy the island is walk the island on the boardwalk on both the main island and the little island. You will see many people walking, jogging, and walking their dogs.

Balboa Island homes for sale in Newport Beach CA

The history of Balboa Island is very interesting. William Collins, who was from Pasadena, California began dredging a channel on the north side of Newport bay and deposited the sand and silt on tide lands that would eventually become Balboa Island in 1908. As a result of piling up the silt and sand on the tide lands, this was the beginning of Balboa Island. During this same time period, there were lots that were being offered for sale in the amounts of $350.00 to $750.00. Of course, the highest price lots were the ones that were located on the bay and waterfront. However, even though these lots were being advertised, many of the original lots were sold for as little as $25.00.

Balboa Island in Newport Beach was considered a place to go for summer vacations. Many of the Balboa Island homes did not have heaters, so these homes were used during the summer months, and many were often closed up for the winter. Tourists and families came to visit Balboa Island during the summer months and enjoy the climate in Newport Beach.

The growth of Balboa Island was slow initially, however in 1916 Balboa Island officially became part of the the City of Newport Beach.

Joe Beek who was also part of the initial development of Balboa Island. In 1919, Joe Beek obtained the first contract for a ferry between Balboa Island and Balboa Peninsula. The first car that was transported on the Balboa Island Ferry was in 1920, and it was for a fee of .10 cents. Joe Beek’s ferry boat was called the Joker, and the original capacity was two cars. The ferry is still in existence and t here are three 64 foot ferries, that have the capacity to carry three automobiles. Also, many bicyclists and pedestrians can ride for a fee as well. The ferry drivers are very skilled particularly during the summer months when Newport Harbor can be incredibly busy with the Newport Harbor boat traffic. It is a great way to travel from the Peninsula to the Island and enjoy the beauty of the Newport Harbor on the brief journey.

Balboa Island was also a place that was frequented by many celebrities. In fact, in the 1920′s and 1930′s, there were many movies that were filmed on Balboa Island. James Cagney officially purchased Collins Island in 1938 and then later sold in 1948.

The Grand Canal is located between the main island and the little island.

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There are some wonderful activities to enjoy on Balboa Island from swimming, kayaking, sailing, boating and fishing.

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