The character of this SPACIOUS Balboa Peninsula upper unit WATERFRONT duplex is tropical, delightfully inviting & suitable for CAREFREE BEACH LIVING. An open Living/Dining/Kitchen offers SWEEPING VIEWS of a quiet canal, Newport Island, turning basin and bluff in the horizon. There's a WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE for cool coastal evenings year round. Expansive slider door opens to canal lanai, inviting relaxation among the splendor of ENCHANTING FOLIAGE & captivating OCEAN BREEZES as paddle boarders, boaters & gondolas pass...reminiscent of Venice Italy. The RECENT COMPLETELY RENOVATED KITCHEN is outfitted with AMPLE CABINETRY, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES and BEAUTIFUL MARBLE COUNTER TOPS to satisfy any chef! Other features include 2 EN SUITE BEDROOMS, an open OFFICE/STUDIO w/large closet, a 3rd hallway BATH with shower serves as a guest powder room, hallway LINEN CABINETS, with ceramic tile & laminate wood flooring throughout. All baths have elegant recently replaced marble counter tops, fixtures and shower/tub enclosures. The LARGE MASTER BEDROOM beams with afternoon sunlight, has WALK-IN-CLOSET, GENEROUS FULL BATH featuring separate dressing area, tub/shower & toilet rooms. 1 car garage parking, storage cabinet, shared washer/dryer. PRIVATE STAIRCASE adjacent to INDOOR BEACH SHOWER leads to unit. ENJOY NEARBY BEACH less than 300 yards. Walk or bicycle to 4 neighborhood parks, restaurants, shopping and movie theater. THIS IDEAL CASUAL NEWPORT BEACH WATERFRONT LIFESTYLE AWAITS YOU!