Bay Island is an idyllic community of just 23 luxury residences located on a private island off of the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach. The prestigious neighborhood is renowned for its pristine homes and superior security. The premium waterfront homes offer the very pinnacle of luxury living in Orange County.
Bay Island was first established as a gun club in 1903. Today, the private island features impressive waterfront residences on a one-of-a-kind island in Newport Harbor. The unique community does not allow cars and is only accessible via a small pedestrian-only bridge. Residents of Bay Island choose to either walk to their vehicles or use a golf cart to navigate around the affluent neighborhood. Bay Island real estate is highly sought-after, and the opportunity to buy an estate in the community is relatively rare. Homes feature panoramic water views, outdoor entertainment spaces, and the finest finishes.
Bay Island homeowners pay a monthly HOA fee that ranges up to approximately $2,400. This fee covers 24-hour, gated security, as well as community tennis courts, a private beach, lush landscaping, and general maintenance. Located off the Balboa Peninsula, Bay Island homes are located near the Balboa Fun Zone for family-friendly activities and the Balboa Pavilion for a host of water-based recreational opportunities. World-class restaurants and shops are also located nearby. For families, Newport Elementary School continuously receives high rankings, and for commuters, Bay Island is convenient to the Pacific Coast Highway.
Newport-Mesa Unified School District:
- Newport Elementary School – Grades PK-6, Located at 1327 West Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92661
- Horace Ensign Intermediate School – Grades 7-8, Located at 2000 Cliff Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92663
- Newport Harbor High School – Grades 9-12, Located at 600 Irvine Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92663