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Private Luxury W/Stunning Views, Heated Pool, Excellent Reviews! 65' Hdtv

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Jaw dropping views from every room in the house

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Last updated: 10/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-11 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

Luxury Home with the Best Views on the Kona Coast (Big Island of Hawaii).
  
You'll love our heated pool! (This is not very common in Hawaii, but it is nice!) Travertine decking around the pool for the ultimate luxury. You won't want to leave!

Picture yourself lounging around the pool with the huge blue ocean always in sight, napping on the hammock, or reading on the tropical lanai sofas. Imagine one gorgeous sunset after another, framed by the palm lined coastline and the lights of Kona. Enjoy them with a glass of wine, Hawaiian music playing, surrounded by your family and friends. This is what you will find yourself doing at Kona View House.

Unlike many under $500/night vacation rentals, ours is decorated with high end furnishings and constantly maintained and upgraded to provide the perfect vacation experience. We purchased and began renting our home a few years ago and from the beginning received excellent reviews and repeat customers. Since then we have spent over $150,000 on additional improvements, including our brand new spa bath!

Our home contains Tommy Bahama-style tropical furnishings and tropical art on almost every wall. Lots of teak and bamboo. Gorgeous lanais. Solar-Heated pool. hammock. 4 TV's including a 65' Big Screen. X-Box with games. DVD Library.

New! For 8 years our guests have loved our heated pool. But the temperature does vary based on the weather conditions. Now we have an additional option to use our heat pump, to guarantee you warm water regardless of the weather. Please ask us about this option if you are interested!

Large kitchen with Cuisinart appliances and cookware. High thread count sheets, thick and thirsty towels. Sleeps up to 8 comfortably.

Your stay at Kona View House is also environmentally friendly, since we have 33 grid-tied solar panels which produce all the power we use!

This is a great home for 2-4 couples, or 1-2 families.   
Even single couples are comfortable here, and for much less than a nice hotel room.

Our 24+ 5 star reviews assure you that you will have the vacation of your lives! Guests return to Kona View House year after year, and even have come back to get married!

Please click onto our website where we have dozens more photos! We have stayed at many vacation rentals ourselves, and have included every amenity we could think of, so you can the vacation of your dreams.

* Coolers, boogie boards, beach chairs and pool floats
* Storage containers to protect your food.
* High end linens and towels.
* Hawaiian CD's to get you in the aloha mood!
* High speed wireless internet.
* Large gas grill.
* Fully equipped, spacious and modern kitchen, full size washer and dryer, refrigerator with ice and water in door; new double oven, Cuisinart cookware and appliances (coffee maker, blender, toaster), rice cooker, lots of the cooking gadgets, ironing board and iron, hair dryers.
* 4 TV's with cable tv (including HD on the 2 largest); Sony Audio/Home Theater system.
* DVD library (a selection of movies for adults and kids)
* Book library
* Games

The house is on 2 floors. Upstairs is the kitchen, living room with big TV, dining room, main lanai, bedroom with king bed and ensuite bath, private den/bedroom with pull out queen bed, and powder room. Downstairs are two bedrooms with 1 full bathroom in the hallway between them. Both bedrooms downstairs walk out to the lower, travertine lanais, and the pool. One is a wonderful room with queen bed. The other has two twin beds which can be made into a king, and an armoire with x-box.

In addition to the home, weather and location play and important role in your VR choice. We are a 5-10 minute drive from downtown Kailua-Kona. Everything from Wal-mart and Safeway to the cute downtown shops and restaurants of Kailua-Kona can be reached in just a few minutes. You can even be snorkeling at one of the local beaches in just a few minutes. The airport is 15 minutes north, the mega resorts and beaches are 30 minutes north, and the Volcano is 2.5 hours south.

In terms of weather, because we are on the side of a mountain, you can choose your weather by elevation. Down toward the water it is very hot with little breeze. You would often want air conditioning at that elevation. Up at 1200-1500 feet it's quite cool; homes have fireplaces and residents wear long pants. Most people believe 600-800 feet elevation is ideal, and our home is at 650 feet. It warm enough to feel that you are in Hawaii, but almost never gets too warm. In the evening, cool air comes down the mountain, and you can control the temperature in the house by opening and closing the front door to allow this air in or not. (Note that up north where the resorts are, it is often quite windy, but here we only get light breezes.) We do have 6 ceiling fans.

Many of our guests report that they had all kinds of plans to visit places around the island, but they actually spent a lot of their time at the house, floating in the pool, hanging out on the lanai and watching the sunset, not wanting to leave. This is the experience we try to provide.

Certainly there are many vacation rentals you can choose from, but we hope you will choose ours so we can share this magical place with you. There are places that are less expensive, but we have yet to see something comparable to ours in terms of views, amentities, luxury, and style, for less.

Don't forget all the ways we will save you $ on your vacation! You can cook your meals at home, and you will have no rental costs for beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, boogie boards, coolers and snorkel gear.

Please let us know if you have any questions or would like to book a stay. Mahalo and A Hui Hou

Note: For larger but well behaved groups, the house next door may also be available for rental. We do not allow parties however; only guests staying at the homes. Total occupancy for the two homes is 16. Let us know if you would like more details on this.

Hawaii Tax ID W45307256-01

Keywords: house, home, ocean view, pool, single family, neighborhood, views

Need help figuring out where to stay in Kona? Here's some tips.

- Some people love ocean front, but it's not for everyone. It is hotter and more humid there, salt gets on everything, and appliances tend to be rusted. Personally, I can't sleep with the ocean crashing on the rocks, while my husbnd enjoys it. Most of the Kona coast is not beach, but is lava rock. Which is pretty, but is not quite the same as being on a beach. Of course there are some wonderful homes that are ocean or beach front, but nice ones are extremely expensive (over $1000 a night.) Personally, we love the panoramic coastal views! We've discovered an interesting phenomena; if we can't see the ocean and coastline, we feel kind of trapped, like we have to be out at the beach or we are 'missing out'. But if we have the panoramic view, we don't need to be at the beach all of the time. We enjoy the place we are staying more.

- 'Ocean view' can mean a lot of different things. Often it is just a sliver of ocean on the horizon. Sometimes photos have been taken to strategically avoid ugly power lines, and occasionally those power lines are even airbrushed out! Sometimes there is a view from the corner of a yard or lanai. No matter what they say, if you don't see a photo with an awesome view, it probably isn't there.

- North Kona (where we are) is great because it is sunny and dry, and has Hawaii charm. Neighborhoods such as ours have an upscale, beachy feeling. You can get great views like we have because the land is steep, plus you have the city lights at night and cruise ships in the harbor during the day. South Kona (Captain Cook, Kealakekua) is more tropical and jungly, kind of 'classic Hawaii', but definitely more remote. To me, it's a fun place to spend a few days, but not a full week. Traffic can also be bad, and you have to drive a long way for shopping and restaurants. The night views are not as interesting because you don't have the city lights. A lot of it is pretty high elevation to, which means cool and cloudy, so ask about that.
- Kohala has great beaches, and if you like a resort atmosphere with lots of golf courses and condos, it may be the best choice for you. However, it is often windy, you rarely get a view, and it's too desert-like/artificial for my tastes. No matter where you stay, keep in mind that on weekdays afternoons, especially around 4 pm, there can often be traffic coming from Kohala south into Kailua. This is primarily from workers at the Kohala resorts commuting home to South Kona or beyond.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                combine for a king...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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              • King size beds (1) California King (extra long for tall people!), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Can be combined into a King, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Hammock, Solar Heated Pool

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library:

                    Hawaiian Music...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Video Game Console
                  • Video Games
                  • Video Library:

                    14 popular movies, something for everyone in the family...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Fitness Center

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing

                      Location Type

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                          • Golf
                          • Hiking
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Sailing
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Surfing
                          • Swimming
                          • Tennis
                          • Water Skiing
                          • Wind-Surfing

                          Dining

                              • Dining Area

                              General

                              • Broadband Access
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Linens Provided:

                                High thread count sheets...moreless

                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Telephone
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Wireless Internet

                              Kitchen

                              • Dishwasher
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Kitchen:

                                Including Cuisinart small appliances and cookware, and numerous plastic containers to protect your food....moreless

                              • Microwave
                              • Refrigerator

                              Outside

                              • Balcony
                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Lanai / Gazebo
                              • Outdoor Grill

                              Pool / Spa

                              • Private Pool
                              • Jetted Tub
                               

                              Reviews

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Oct 24-27, 2014
                              Oct 24 - Oct 27, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              $289
                              Dec 7-19, 2014
                              Dec 7 - Dec 19, 2014
                              5 night min stay
                              $349
                              $2,093
                              Jan 8-11, 2015
                              Jan 8 - Jan 10, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $399
                              Winter (except Christmas)
                              Jan 11 - Apr 30, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              $449
                              $2,863
                              Summer 2015
                              Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              $409
                              $2,793 $10,000
                              Christmas 2015
                              Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2016
                              11 night min stay
                              $539
                              My Standard Rate
                              5 night min stay
                              $429
                              $2,863 $10,000
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Cleaning $220
                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                              • Tax Rate 13.417%

                              Notes:

                              Discounts available for 2+ weeks, please inquire.

                              Christmas 2015: $539 for 13-14 nights; $509 for 15+

                              Ironman (includes Oct 11 2014): $449 for 9-10 nights, $409 for 11+ nights

                              Additional discounts for payment by check


                              Cancellation policy:

                              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                              Location

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                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2006

                              About the owner: We are an artist and an engineer.

                              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                              Gorgeous unobstructed views, high-end quiet neighborhood. And it's the Big Island of Hawaii, the one with the most Hawaiian charm!

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              Views, views, views. Perfect temperature (not too hot like it is down lower, not too cool like it is up higher) High end neighborhood


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                              • Jaw dropping views from every room in the house

                                Jaw dropping views from every room in the house

                              • Large outdoor eating area, plenty of lawn chairs, hammock and tiki bar

                                Large outdoor eating area, plenty of lawn chairs, hammock and tiki bar

                              • Brand new, 65' TV

                                Brand new, 65' TV

                              • High end furnishings including Dining Table

                                High end furnishings including Dining Table

                              • Tons of counter space, new dishwasher and double ovens, every gadget there is!

                                Tons of counter space, new dishwasher and double ovens, every gadget there is!

                              • Bright and spacious spa-like bath with lava accents and large walk-in shower

                                Bright and spacious spa-like bath with lava accents and large walk-in shower

                              • Palm room has access to the pool and great view!

                                Palm room has access to the pool and great view!

                              • View of downtown Kailua from almost every room, lanai and patio

                                View of downtown Kailua from almost every room, lanai and patio

                              • Surf beach seen from the house

                                Surf beach seen from the house

                              • Just another fabulous Kona sunset!

                                Just another fabulous Kona sunset!

                              • Travertine decking for the ultimate luxury!

                                Travertine decking for the ultimate luxury!

                              • High end tropical furnishings with amazing views.

                                High end tropical furnishings with amazing views.

                              • Many guests spend most of their day on the lanai!

                                Many guests spend most of their day on the lanai!

                              • Even views from the Kitchen!  Watch the ocean while you do dishes.

                                Even views from the Kitchen! Watch the ocean while you do dishes.

                              • Cal King bed with gorgeous teak furniture and private lanai with chaise lounge

                                Cal King bed with gorgeous teak furniture and private lanai with chaise lounge

                              • Large, walk-in shower with bench

                                Large, walk-in shower with bench

                              • Vintage decor with sliding doors to pool. This room has an HDTV and XBox.

                                Vintage decor with sliding doors to pool. This room has an HDTV and XBox.

                              • Private and quiet resort neighborhood!

                                Private and quiet resort neighborhood!

                              • Now solar powered!

                                Now solar powered!

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                              Date last modified - Sunday, October 19, 2014

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                              4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

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                              Private Luxury w/Stunning Views, Heated Pool, Excellent Reviews! 65' HDTV

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