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Balboa Island Cottage 2 Bdm/2 Bath - Duck House

Craig is a superhost.

Balboa Island Cottage 2 Bdm/2 Bath - Duck House

4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the smartlock.
Sparkling clean
17 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Craig is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Vintage 1937 beach cottage on Balboa Island - Duck House. Welcome to my home, not a typical beach rental. Duck House is a FULLY furnished 2 bedroom/2 bath home. Perfect for a couple, two couples, small family or other collection of up to 4 humanoids. Duck House has all the modern conveniences along with its original cottage charm. This is not the Balboa Peninsula - Balboa Island is unique. Pricing includes 10% Newport Beach tax and is comparable to area hotels. Super Host for over 2 years.


Cable TV
Laptop-friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds



132 reviews
Roy User Profile
April 2019
The Duckhouse is a wonderful little place on a wonderful little street on the Bilboa Island. 1 minute from the ferry to the beach and a 5 minute walk to the restaurant's and amenities of the island. Craig is great and an excellent communicator. We had a great 3 days on the…
Ian User Profile
January 2018
Cute place that's close to the water and all amenities. Craig is a great and attentive host
Barbara User Profile
March 2020
The Duck house is a wonderful, classic house that is beautiful inside and out. You can walk the whole island, easily take the ferry, and it is close to the beach, hiking and shopping. It is clean, comfortable and has lots of special touches.
William User Profile
February 2020
This place is in a perfect location. Only a block or two away from the ferry and Newport Beach. Parking was easy (winter stay) and usually found a spot right in front of the house. House was cozy and the electronic key made things easy. I would stay here again. Perfect place for…
Carole User Profile
February 2020
Wonderful place to stay on Balboa Island. Terrific hosts too! Cottage is authentic mid century Balboa Island . The kitchen is well stocked , the bathrooms are very nice and beds are comfortable.Love the interior patio and comfortable living room seating. Nice restaurants nearby…
Marianne User Profile
February 2020
The Duck House is a charming 1937 cottage in a great location on Balboa Island. It is close to the ferry and the produce stand (open on weekends in the winter) where you will find the best strawberries and seasonal veggies. A new restaurant, 501 Park Ave, is just around the…
Stephen User Profile
January 2020
Duck House on Balboa Island is simply wonderful. It is immaculately clean and well-equipped. The location is ideal - it is one block from the charming auto ferry and toward the far end of the island from the busy Marine Avenue. This means it is a longish walk from most…

Hosted by Craig

Newport Beach, CAJoined in April 2017
Craig User Profile
132 Reviews
Craig is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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…
Interaction with guests
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…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, California

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 15:00
Checkout: 11:00
Self check-in with smart lock
After 15:00

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events


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