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Blue Ginger Beach House: Gentle Surf/Tradewinds-Lush Backyard

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Last updated: 12/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Punaluu house description

Our beach house is located directly across from Punalu'u Beach Park. Watch sunrise with a cup of Hawaiian-grown coffee; walk along the sandy beach or take a swim to start your day. From the front area of the house you look out at gorgeous views of the beach and reef beyond. The beachfront is protected by the outer reef; so the waves are never big along the shore, there are long stretches of white sand in both directions. Two double kayaks, snorkel gear and other beach equipment are at the house for your use. The reef is approximately 1/2 mile out providing a very large safe area for exploring. If the BIG surf is of interest to you, you will find it just north (20 minutes)- mostly in the winter months.

The single-family home was built in the 1940's- she shines with her history as well as updates. The bedroom has a queen size bed and there are two large daybeds in the front section of the house. All the furniture was chosen with style as well as RELAXATION in mind. The kitchen and dining area is well equipped, but if you don't feel like cooking there are several restaurants nearby. Just down the road is Ching's Family Store with homemade local snacks, basic groceries, and a lunch wagon serving shrimp. The house has two bathrooms; the second one on the back porch is perfect for a warm shower when you come in from the beach. The backyard is lush with a goldfish pond, stream and the gardens are planted with unusual tropical plants and flowers. The back porch is a great spot to unwind, grill some dinner and plan your next day's activities.

We, the owners, live on our flower farm near Chinaman's Hat- so you will have arrangements of fresh tropical flowers in your rental. Also wanting to 'show off' some other Hawaiian grown products; you will find an array of locally grown fruits, coffee, sugar and even North Shore grown chocolate to greet you on arrival.

The house is on the windward side of Oahu so the Koolau Mountains surround you and there are hiking trails and many beautiful beaches to discover. Punalu'u is a small beach town, not a well known tourist spot, a special peaceful spot close enough to activities and tourist attractions. Kualoa Ranch is 15 minutes away offering a variety of fun activities and Polynesian Cultural Center is 15 minutes the other direction. We look forward to welcoming you to the beach house, 'E komo mai'!


Keywords: White sand beach, Single-family home in residential area, Windward Oahu,

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Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 years old...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            smoking outside is permitted...moreless

          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • This location is suitable for a small outdoor beach wedding (up to 20 guests). Additional fee required. We can make recommendations for photographer, fabulous hair/make-up person that can come to the house, and I would love to help with the flowers/decorations. Beaches & Backyards Catering can help you with other details website: www.BeachesAndBackyardsCatering.com...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Assorted guide books, Hawaiian history, magazines...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Over 100 channels to choose from!!...moreless

              • Television

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shelling
                  • Sight Seeing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    The house is across the road from the beach, however you have great views of the ocean and sand from the front of the house. There aren't any homes on the beach, for a long way in either direction, so you can enjoy the entire beachfront....moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Looking out from the house you see the reef way offshore and the small surf inside....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Lots of fluffy cotton linens, beach towels too. Iron...moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Park in driveway...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    large-capacity...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    I can recommend two local companies: Uncle Bobo's(808)291-1279 website: www.unclebobos.com Beaches & Backyards Catering (808)744-4149 website: www.BeachesAndBackyardsCatering.com...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    coffee grinder too...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    The gourmet chef will find delight in the selection of cookware, dishes, glassware and pottery. For picnics there is a large basket filled with everything but your meal. A roll about cooler as well....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Lots of counter space to prepare a grand meal. Full size refrigerator and ceramic stove top/oven. You will have a basket of fresh local fruits, Hawaiian grown coffee - (Kona 'French Roast' and 'Maui Moku' are current favorites), Maui grown sugar, Waialua (North Shore of Oahu) grown chocolate to sample....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Blender, small rice cooker...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Electric...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Filtered cold water dispenser inside door....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    ceramic stove-top...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Covered porch with wood furniture, looks out into tranquil gardens. Additional patio table on lawn area for outdoor dining....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    2 double kayaks with adult size life jackets...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    landscaped with unusual tropical plants/flowers...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    gas grill...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    body boards, foam surfboards, mask/snorkel, beach chairs, fishing pole...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

                  Reviews

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                  from 21 traveler reviews
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                  $200
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                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • cleaning fee $150 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Tax Rate 4.712%

                  Notes:

                  The damage deposit will be returned as long as the house is left in good order and only requires normal cleaning

                  Guaranteed early check-in or late departure may be purchased for an additional $75

                  If you prefer to pay by check, money order or through PayPal, please contact the owner directly:

                  Kathleen McGovern-Hopkins (808) 294-1921 McGovernHopkins@hawaii.rr.com


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 12/08/2014
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                  Location

                  Car: Recommended

                  Paragliding. This is a popular area for the sport; you often see enthusiasts land at Kahana Bay. View the local Hawaii Paragliding Association website at: http://www.windlines.net

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1987

                  About the owner: Aloha Guests, My husband and I live 15 minutes towards Kaneohe from the Punalu'u House. I recently retired from the University of Hawaii, as a research biologist. My husband is a retired director of a marine laboratory and is now raising and selling numerous varieties of exotic goldfish. Our oldest son is at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the Architecture Program and our youngest son at University of Oregon in Human Physiology. Our sons and I paddle 6-person outrigger canoes for Lanikai Canoe Club and also compete on OC-1 canoes. This is a photo of us jumping off the BIG rock at Waimea Bay - try it if you are brave!!

                  Why the Owner Chose Punaluu:
                  I bought the house 25+ years ago as a residence. I have always loved the beach and Punalu'u, with Kahana Bay just down the road is one of the most beautiful areas on Oahu. Our family grew as well as our desire to be farmers so we moved to Hakipu'u which is 2.5 acres on the water.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The BEACH!!!! Gorgeous location! Nice backyard to putter about. Cozy house with lots of comfortable furniture.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • A view from the livingroom

                    A view from the livingroom

                  • View from Punalu'u Beach Park looking back towards the house

                    View from Punalu'u Beach Park looking back towards the house

                  • Curl up with a good book and enjoy the ocean

                    Curl up with a good book and enjoy the ocean

                  • Dining Area with garden and ocean views

                    Dining Area with garden and ocean views

                  • Bedroom with garden view and queen size bed. Fresh flowers from our farm.

                    Bedroom with garden view and queen size bed. Fresh flowers from our farm.

                  • bathroom with large shower and lots of fluffy towels.

                    bathroom with large shower and lots of fluffy towels.

                  • Grill, washer/dryer, kayaks and beach gear for your use

                    Grill, washer/dryer, kayaks and beach gear for your use

                  • Looking south from Punalu'u Beach Park

                    Looking south from Punalu'u Beach Park

                  • Punalu'u Beach Park - grass area and white sand

                    Punalu'u Beach Park - grass area and white sand

                  • The front rooms look out at beautiful views of the ocean and reef

                    The front rooms look out at beautiful views of the ocean and reef

                  • The furniture was selected for style and comfort, perfect for a beach house

                    The furniture was selected for style and comfort, perfect for a beach house

                  • Full kitchen to satisfy even the gourmet chef

                    Full kitchen to satisfy even the gourmet chef

                  • You will find tropical flower arrangements, from our farm, to greet you.

                    You will find tropical flower arrangements, from our farm, to greet you.

                  • Kayak down to Kahana Bay and Valley - just 1 mile south

                    Kayak down to Kahana Bay and Valley - just 1 mile south

                  • Back patio looks out at goldfish pond, gardens and stream

                    Back patio looks out at goldfish pond, gardens and stream

                  • goldfish pond

                    goldfish pond

                  • Boys ready to paddle out to reef

                    Boys ready to paddle out to reef

                  • Come put your footprints in the sand at Punalu'u

                    Come put your footprints in the sand at Punalu'u

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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                  1 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

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                  Speaks: english
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