Sited on an oversized, corner lot, two houses from the bay, this 4 bedroom front home plus 1 bedroom back home exudes an endearing cottage charm throughout. A quintessential front courtyard is idyllic for entertaining, replete with a built-in fireplace with hearth. The front home is draped in hardwood flooring and features: soaring ceilings in the living room with fireplace and integral built-ins; kitchen with large pantry, breakfast bar with seating, overlooking the formal dining room; a main level primary bedroom; and a main level, separate in-laws suite (or separate office/guest quarters). A central courtyard separates the main home from the garage and rear 1 bedroom, apartment with private balcony for outdoor lounging and culinary needs. Shared features include an incredible amount of storage, and a convenient outdoor, enclosed shower. Experience the Balboa Island Lifestyle with convenient proximity to exquisite dining, local retail, calm beaches and Balboa Island Ferry.