Peninsula Point homes for sale are some of the oldest homes in Newport Beach. Many of the homes were built in the 1920’s although many renovations and additions have occurred. Located at the end of the Balboa Peninsula (past the fun zone and Balboa Pier) you will find this small community consisting of mostly single family homes. Peninsula Point homes for sale do offer some seclusion from the rest of Newport Beach as there is no boardwalk and its a little further away for most tourists.
Peninsula Point, Newport Beach Homes
Peninsula Point, Newport Beach homes are found in really a unique spot in Newport Beach. Only on the Balboa Peninsula are there waterfront homes AND beachfront homes but in peninsula point most of the homes are a bit more expensive then on the rest of the peninsula. Typically homes are between 1000 and 4500 sq ft but there are some that are much larger then that. If you are looking to live on the sand your price point is going to start in the $5M range and can go considerable higher. If you are looking to live in a waterfront home with a decent slip to park your yacht you will probably be starting in the $6M range.
When you are researching a neighborhood you always want to know if there is a homeowners association and what the dues are. Normally the homeowners association is mandatory however peninsula point is different. The Balboa Peninsula Point Association is basically a social club for residents. Dues are a whopping $65 per year and give you access to a private beach, boat ramp (only for boats smaller the 23ft) and clubhouse.
If you are thinking of finding a home for your family and schools are important you are in luck as the schools are great! Newport Elementary handles students in grades K-6 and is located on 14th st on the peninsula. The other two schools Ensign Intermediate (grades 7-8) and Newport Harbor High (grades 9-12) are great schools they are just a bit of a drive if you live in Peninsula Point. Its a nice drive on the peninsula but it will probably take you 15 minutes to get to each of the schools.