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Balboa Island

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In the heart of Newport Harbor lies an enchanted community like no other on the West Coast. Balboa Island is a unique community that consists of three separate islands referred to as the Big Island, Little Island, and Collins Island. Collins Island received its name from William S. Collins, who essentially was the founding father of the island. In 1902, Collins purchased the land which would ultimately become Balboa Island. This purchase also included what is now Lido Island, Harbor Island, and much of the Balboa Peninsula for an undisclosed amount. Collins witnessed all the recreational potential the area offered, and the rest is history. Today, the island boasts a great collection of restaurants and quaint shopping boutiques that line Marine Avenue, the heart of this community.

Balboa

Balboa Island offers some of the finest, most remarkable real estate opportunities in all of the United States. Featuring an eclectic array of properties, ranging from a stylish custom Cape-Cod home to a newly built, contemporary waterfront property on the main channel with a private dock, there is something for everyone here. Surrounded by the scenery of Newport Harbor, Balboa offers a setting that attracts visitors all year long. A pedestrian walking path encompasses the island showcasing waterfront views that are unmatched anywhere in Southern California. The energy is incredible year-round, from the summer months to the Christmas season. The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade brings thousands to the island annually to experience a tradition that has been in the community for over 100 years. Visitors witness some of the largest boats in Newport Harbor parade down the main channel showcasing their finest holiday displays.

The individual streets of Balboa Island feature names of precious gemstones, much like the homes that line these streets. To name a few, streets like Diamond Ave, Ruby Ave, Onyx Ave, Emerald Ave, Amethyst Ave and Pearl. This community has a unique small-town feel and carries its own identity aside from Newport Beach, which is one of many reasons why it is one of the most sought-after places to live. Many locals feel like they are living in their permanent vacation homes throughout the year, making this the place to be.

This result is why Balboa Island has carried a median sale price of around $3.5 million the past two years and several other homes have sold over the $5 million price point. The island is minutes from world-class shopping at Fashion Island and easily accessible from Pacific Coast Highway or the Peninsula via the Balboa Island Ferry. No other community in Newport Beach has the same atmosphere as Balboa Island.

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407 N Bayfront Newport Beach
$10,995,000
3 Beds 1 | 4 Baths 2,505 SqFt Listing No. NP22073038 Property Type: House camera (16) List By Ryan Gunderson Arbor Real Estate (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)
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308 Grand Canal Newport Beach
$7,995,000
3 Beds 4 | 1 Baths 2,181 SqFt Listing No. NP22032556 Property Type: House camera Virtual Tour camera (36) List By Tim Smith Coldwell Banker Realty (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)
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330 Amethyst Avenue Newport Beach
$4,195,000
5 Beds 4 Baths 1,984 SqFt Listing No. NP22100610 Property Type: House camera (27) List By Casey Lesher Coldwell Banker Realty (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)
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204 Ruby Avenue Newport Beach
$3,395,000
2 Beds 2 | 1 Baths 1,681 SqFt Listing No. LG22123297 Property Type: House camera Virtual Tour camera (52) List By John Trevino VILLA REAL ESTATE (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)
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133 Opal Avenue Newport Beach
$3,199,000
5 Beds 3 | 1 Baths 2,491 SqFt Listing No. OC22124352 Property Type: House camera (38) List By Katrina Smith Pinpoint Properties (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)
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206 Collins Avenue Newport Beach
$2,995,000
4 Beds 2 | 2 Baths 1,656 SqFt Listing No. NP22062496 Property Type: House camera (27) List By Donald Abrams Abrams Coastal Properties (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)
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305 GRAND CANAL Newport Beach
$967,000
4 Beds 1 | 2 Baths 2,157 SqFt Listing No. 22154182 Property Type: House camera (25) List By Dean Ledger Emerald Bay Real Estate (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data) Open House: Jul 4, 2022 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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$10,995,000

beds

3 3 Beds

baths

1 | 4 1 | 4 Baths

lot size

2,505 SqFt 2,505 SqFt

listing no.

NP22073038 Listing No. NP22073038

property type

House Property Type: House

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camera (16)

List By Ryan Gunderson Arbor Real Estate (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)

price

$7,995,000

beds

3 3 Beds

baths

4 | 1 4 | 1 Baths

lot size

2,181 SqFt 2,181 SqFt

listing no.

NP22032556 Listing No. NP22032556

property type

House Property Type: House

virtual tour

camera VIRTUAL TOUR

gallery photos

camera (36)

List By Tim Smith Coldwell Banker Realty (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)

price

$4,195,000

beds

5 5 Beds

baths

4 4 Baths

lot size

1,984 SqFt 1,984 SqFt

listing no.

NP22100610 Listing No. NP22100610

property type

House Property Type: House

gallery photos

camera (27)

List By Casey Lesher Coldwell Banker Realty (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)

price

$3,395,000

beds

2 2 Beds

baths

2 | 1 2 | 1 Baths

lot size

1,681 SqFt 1,681 SqFt

listing no.

LG22123297 Listing No. LG22123297

property type

House Property Type: House

virtual tour

camera VIRTUAL TOUR

gallery photos

camera (52)

List By John Trevino VILLA REAL ESTATE (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)

price

$3,199,000

beds

5 5 Beds

baths

3 | 1 3 | 1 Baths

lot size

2,491 SqFt 2,491 SqFt

listing no.

OC22124352 Listing No. OC22124352

property type

House Property Type: House

gallery photos

camera (38)

List By Katrina Smith Pinpoint Properties (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)

price

$2,995,000

beds

4 4 Beds

baths

2 | 2 2 | 2 Baths

lot size

1,656 SqFt 1,656 SqFt

listing no.

NP22062496 Listing No. NP22062496

property type

House Property Type: House

gallery photos

camera (27)

List By Donald Abrams Abrams Coastal Properties (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)

price

$967,000

beds

4 4 Beds

baths

1 | 2 1 | 2 Baths

lot size

2,157 SqFt 2,157 SqFt

listing no.

22154182 Listing No. 22154182

property type

House Property Type: House

gallery photos

camera (25)

List By Dean Ledger Emerald Bay Real Estate (CA BRE # shown above if in IDX data)

Open House: Jul 4, 2022 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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