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View from lanai/pool over looking Diamond Head


Last updated: 03/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Kaimuki house description

Very rare Ossipoff (renowned HI architect) residence at the top of Wilhelmina Rise. This 2B/2B professionally-designed home is highly stylized and contemporary and VERY Hawaiiana yet quaint, spacious, open/airy but extremely private and secluded.

You will need a car. Only minutes downhill to incredible restaurants like 3660 on the Rise and 12th Ave. Grill or trendy cafes like 'town' and Cafe Laufer. 10 minutes to Kahala Mall with over 40 shops plus Long's, Whole Foods market and Kahala Movies. 15 minutes to the beach at the Gold Coast where tourists rarely venture.

The home is 'insulated' from the street because it is located in the middle of the 'doughnut-street' that is Maunalani Circle -a very up-scale, QUIET neighborhood where the house is tucked away at the end of the 90' driveway and elevated about 35' above street-level - the entire lot is nearly 'invisible'.

The pool in NOT heated and really doesn't need to be for most of the year.

All new furnishings: Leather seating in living room; one queen bedroom with spectacular view; one king suite with vaulted ceiling, small seating area and Japanese Shoji screen doors. Both have been remodeled. Both have very comfortable beds. Kitchen also remodeled with Viking appliances, granite counter-tops with a tasting-bar which seats four. The dining table seats 8.

Also, a small office with a new New Balance elliptical trainer.

'This gem of Hawaiiana architecture was created in the 50's during Ossipoff's declaration of 'War on Ugly Architecture'. He created a home with great elegance and functionality in perfect balance with the lay-of-the-land. Stained concrete floors in homes was unheard of in the 50's. A complete remodel in the 90's added skylights and an updated kitchen which makes this home as close to Heaven as I may get!!! And then there's the view...' Owner, Peter Herrera.

A security deposit will be required.:
$500 Standard
$800 Pet/s

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    There is NO fence separating the pool from the lanai. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pls ask owners - we are pet owners/lovers and will consider allowing them in our home....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining:

    8 at the table and 4 at the tasting bar...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    New balance elliptical trainer...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Most from The Company Store...moreless

  • Living Room:

    VERY comfortable sofa, love-seat and recliner...moreless

  • Parking:

    Spaces in front and in back and in driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    In driveway...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    New Martha Stevens brand...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Use ONLY if the wind is LESS THAN 10 mi pr hr - or the ashes blow INTO the house....moreless


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker:

    There is an old-fashioned, classic coffee-pot and a MrCoffee also....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    You are welcome to use ANY condiments to other items but please replace if you use ALL....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    The lanai is partially shaded by large tree but mostly full-sun. There is an over-hang area with a bistro-table and 1 chaise lounger. 2 more chaise folded...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Fully shaded lanai next to the patio has designer bistro table and 4 CAPTAIN'S very comfortable chairs plus a matching lounger....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    PLEASE clean thoroughly or there will be an up-charge for extra cleaning time...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    The pool is NOT heated but does not need to be....moreless



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  • Tax Rate 18%


Hawaii Transient Accommodation and General Excise Tax

Number: W30215556.01

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Last updated: 03/05/2015
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Too many....
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Too many
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gold Coast or Kahala

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • View from lanai/pool over looking Diamond Head

    View from lanai/pool over looking Diamond Head

  • Newly remodeled kitchen; dining for 8-12

    Newly remodeled kitchen; dining for 8-12

  • Front bedroom view

    Front bedroom view

  • Cozy, comfy new leather sofas; the red door the is back entry from driveway

    Cozy, comfy new leather sofas; the red door the is back entry from driveway

  • Back bedroom; back side of the home

    Back bedroom; back side of the home

  • Living room wall-to-wall glass and doors opening to pool and lanai

    Living room wall-to-wall glass and doors opening to pool and lanai

VRBO #204319

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Date last modified - Thursday, March 26, 2015

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