Picturesque and historic Bay Island, is the location of this classic Craftsman-style, bay front cottage with a private 55’ boat dock and side-tie. Accessed by a private pedestrian bridge off of the Balboa Peninsula, Bay Island, the harbors only natural Island, originally began as a “Gun Club” in 1903; where its earliest owners shot ducks from its northern tip. Today, Bay Island is one of Newport Beach's most exclusive addresses - a private 5.5 acre sanctuary of 23 waterfront homes that commonly own a tennis court, parking structure, wide sandy beach, grassy lawns, mature trees, and lush botanical and cutting gardens. Originally purchased by William H. Burnham, a banker engaged in developing the Balboa Peninsula, 22 Bay Island, is one of the earliest homes built in Newport Beach and features spectacular views of the Balboa Pavilion, Peninsula shoreline and Newport Harbor Yacht Club’s mooring field. Its classic interior, stylish architecture and vintage character will invoke your fondest memories of days spent at the beach with the whole family: think swim suits, t-shirts, bare feet, swimming, sailing and nights filled with cousins, cook outs and playing on the beach to the wee hours. One of Southern California's most gracious locations, this premier property, available for the first time in 53 years, is a once in a lifetime opportunity of ownership. Live in the home “as-is,” remodel or redevelop this 4,400 square foot lot with a new home of up to 5,700 square feet.
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