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Paradise Found! Light, Spacious, Airy-Custom Ocean Bluff Home W/ 3 Master Suites

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Gorgeous Living Room with cathedral ceiling - spacious, airy, delightful

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Last updated: 09/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

Located on Punahele Point, one of Princeville's most desirable neighborhoods, Hale Pukana La (the House of Sunlight), offers the ultimate in tropical living! Situated on a bluff above the ocean, the house features water views from the seating area in the front yard and is only a few steps from the perfect Bali Hai and sunset viewing area above Hanalei Bay (Punahele Point). With three master suites, this house is ideal for larger families or couples traveling together. Architectural notes include cathedral ceilings, skylights, ceiling fans in every room and graceful columns surrounding the sunken living room and adjacent family room. This really is a magnificent house, with fine art, beautiful furniture, and a gourmet kitchen. Two of the suites feature king beds and walk-in closets, the third has a queen bed, and there is a giant bean bag chair that converts into a queen-sized bed in the family room (perfect for kids - or adults - it's really comfortable!), two inflatable queen mattresses, and even a Pack 'N Play for infants. There are five TVs, three DVD players, a very large assortment of DVDs, several guide books on Kauai, two CD players and a surround-sound Bose system in the living and family rooms. One bathroom has a Jacuzzi tub and another has a large step-down shower and double sinks. We are the closest house to the path to Queen's Bath and the beautiful waterfalls you pass on the walk down to the ocean - through a gorgeous tropical jungle.


Location is Everything! Hale Pukana La is located on a quiet cul-de-sac above Queen’s Bath, a natural lava pool filled with tropical fish and protected from ocean currents during low tide. The path to Queen’s Bath runs from the property. It is less than half a mile to the St. Regis Resort with incredible restaurants, a nice bar, breathtaking views, and a gorgeous beach which is open to the public. Punahele Point, only a few houses away at the end of our cul-de-sac, offers truly spectacular sunsets and a perfect Bali Hai vista. World-class golf, tennis, island entertainment and idyllic sandy beaches are nearby. There are miles of hiking and bike trails, wildlife refuges and botanical gardens. You can arrange for a private guided jungle hike, waterfall excursion, jeep adventure or helicopter tour. A large playground and the beautiful Princeville library are less than a mile away. The Princeville Shopping Center provides groceries, movie rentals, shops and dining for all tastes. We also have a housekeeper who lives right in Princeville, so she is available to quickly address any issues.

The Fabulous Fun Closet - We Offer Something For Everyone!: What is a “fun closet”? It is where we keep all sorts of fun items for your vacation enjoyment: coolers, boogie boards, snorkel sets, a surf board, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrella, a couple of bicycles, portable grill, beach bags and mats, plastic glasses for the beach, travel mugs, beach toys, and other items. (The beach items and bikes are kept in the garage.) We also have free WIFI, lots of board games, chess sets, playing cards and puzzles in the dining room closet, and a hammock and gas grill available for your use at the house. There are five TVs (one in each bedroom, one in the breakfast nook and one in the family room), three DVD players, a large assortment of DVDs, a few music CDs, a Hawaiian cook book, lots of novels to borrow, and a few tourist books on Kauai. Items do change due to guest use, but the number of fun items only increases over time! This will save you time, energy and money - no need to bring these items from home or rent them on the island!

We also provide free high speed wireless internet. There is a nice desk in one of the master bedrooms, complete with a printer and copier just in case you have to do a little work while in paradise (like I sometimes do...!). There is a gourmet kitchen complete with a Belgium waffle maker, coffee grinder, crock pot, high end cookware, vegetable steamer, two blenders, a double oven, and two rice cookers. Eat in the formal dining room or in the kitchen nook. We also have a large gas grill, seating for 8, and a comfortable hammock outside. There is a Jacuzzi tub in one of the bathrooms and a step down shower in another. Perhaps the most perfect spot to watch the sunset in all of Kauai is only a half block away, at the end of our cul-de-sac at Punahele Point. Punahele Point also offers whale watching during the winter months and a gorgeous view of Bali Hai. Hale Pukana La caters to many tastes with something for everyone! This is paradise!

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Groups
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Connecting bath with Jacuzzi tub....moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 king

                Connecting bath with double sinks and step-down shower....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                Connecting bath with shower....moreless

              • Hale Pukana La has three master suites, two with king beds and one with a queen. There is a giant bean bag chair which converts into a queen bed in the family room (perfect for kids or adults - it's really comfortable!), two inflatable queen mattresses, and a deep and really comfortable sofa (plus three other couches as well). We also have a Pack 'N Play for infants. Two of the berooms have walk-in closets and all three have en suite bathrooms. Each bedroom has its own TV and two have DVD players....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

                Jacuzzi tub....moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Step-down Shower, Double Sinks....moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • WE OFFER THE FAMOUS FUN CLOSET. What is a “fun closet”? It is where we keep all sorts of fun items for your vacation enjoyment: coolers, boogie boards, snorkel sets, surf board, three bikes, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrella, beach toys, bags and mats, portable grill, plastic glasses for the beach, travel mugs for warm beverages, and other items. (The beach items are kept in the garage.) There are five TVs (one in each bedroom, one in the breakfast nook and one in the family room), three DVD players, lots of DVDs, a few music CDs, a Hawaiian cook book, many novels, and several tourist books on Kauai that are available for guests. We also have lots of board games, chess sets, playing cards and puzzles in the dining room closet, free WI-FI, a large gas grill, and a hammock available for your use while at the house. Items do change due to guest use, but the number of fun items only increases over time. This will save you from needing to bring or rent these items!...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    There are five TVs (one in each bedroom, one in the breakfast nook and one in the family room)....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Hi-speed wireless internet and full range of cable channels, including many movie channels....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    A large assortment of DVDs are available for guest use....moreless

                  • Books:

                    Many novels to borrow, and several guidebooks and maps to use while there....moreless

                  • Books For Adults
                  • Games:

                    We also have lots of board games, chess sets, playing cards and puzzles in the dining room closet. Items do change due to guest use, but the number of fun items only increases over time! ...moreless

                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library
                  • Toys:

                    We provide boogie boards, snorkel sets, surf board, beach towels & chairs, four bikes, portable gril, beach bags & mats, water shoes & beach toys, saving you time, energy and money - no need to rent!...moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    There are three DVD players, a large assortment of DVDs, a few music CDs, a Hawaiian cook book, lots of novels to borrow and some Kauai guidebooks available for guest use....moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Attractions

                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Rain Forests
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Reefs
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Waterfalls

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Luaus
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Photography
                  • Boating

                  local services and businesses

                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center

                  Location Type

                  • Ocean View:

                    There are distant ocean views from the seating area in our front yard....moreless

                  • Beach
                  • Near The Ocean:

                    We are the closest house to Queen's Bath, a beautiful lava pool which is filled with water, fish and other sea life. Great for snorkeling and water play when it is calm. Very unique - do not miss!...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Rafting
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Paragliding
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Hunting

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Communication / Internet

                          • Fax

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Dining:

                            Eat in the formal dining room, in the kitchen nook or at the table outside on the lanai. We also have a large gas grill and a comfortable hammock outside. ...moreless

                          • Seating for 10 people

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card

                              General

                              • Iron & Board
                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Wireless Internet
                              • Internet:

                                High speed wireless Road Runner service from Time Warner Cable....moreless

                              • Towels Provided:

                                Bath towels, hand towels, wash clothes and beach towels are provided....moreless

                              • Alarm Clock
                              • Ceiling Fans
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Laundry Soap
                              • Local Activities Guide
                              • Local Maps
                              • Paper Towels
                              • Local Restaurant Guide
                              • Shampoo
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Printer
                              • Scanner
                              • Free Local Calls
                              • Thermos Bottle
                              • Living Room
                              • Telephone:

                                (6) One in each bedroom, one on the desk, in the den and in the kitchen....moreless

                              • Linens Provided
                              • Washing Machine:

                                We provide a full size washer and dryer, detergent and bleach for your use, as well as an ironing board and iron....moreless

                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Parking:

                                Large garage plus parking for two cars in the driveway....moreless

                              • Garage
                              • Broadband Access

                              house cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Optional

                                  Kitchen

                                  • Gourmet Kitchen
                                  • Garbage Disposal
                                  • Blender
                                  • Coffee Grinder
                                  • Ice Maker
                                  • Pantry Items:

                                    There are a variety of spices, oils and salts kept for your use. There are local farmers' markets all over the island (the closest is in Hanalei on Saturday mornings) for fresh & delicious produce....moreless

                                  • Stove
                                  • 4 Ring Stove
                                  • Coffee Maker
                                  • Toaster
                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                                    We provide a variety of stemware for wine, pina coladas and daiquiris, plastic stemware for outside or at the beach, a saki set, wine rack, serving platters, and a set of fine knives. ...moreless

                                  • Dishwasher
                                  • Refrigerator
                                  • Freezer
                                  • Stove
                                  • Oven
                                  • Microwave
                                  • Kitchen:

                                    Large gourmet kitchen with a Belgium waffle maker, coffee grinder, crockpot, vegetable steamer, rice cooker, blenders, double oven, range, a variety of stemware & an assortment of oils, spices & salts...moreless

                                  Outside

                                  • Patio
                                  • Porch / Veranda:

                                    There is a big gas grill, seating for six at the table, two lounge chairs and a hammock available for your use....moreless

                                  • Walkway To Water
                                  • Beach Chairs
                                  • Beach Towels
                                  • Large Cooler
                                  • Small Cooler
                                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                  • Yard
                                  • Outdoor Furniture
                                  • Deck Furniture
                                  • Beach Umbrellas
                                  • Lawn / Garden
                                  • Barbecue
                                  • Bicycles:

                                    Five bikes are kept for guest use, three of which are youth/children's bikes....moreless

                                  • Outdoor Grill:

                                    We have both a large gas grill for use on the patio and a portable charcoal grill you can take to the beach....moreless

                                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                                  • Water Sports Gear:

                                    We provide boogie boards, snorkel sets, surf boards, beach towels, beach chairs, portable grill, beach bags and mats, water shoes, beach tent, beach toys & plastic glasses. ...moreless

                                  • Deck / Patio

                                  Payment Type

                                  • Visa
                                  • Mastercard

                                  Pool / Spa

                                      • Jetted Tub
                                       

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                                      Rental basis: Per property
                                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                      October Special-Remaining Days
                                      Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                                      3 night min stay
                                      $239
                                      $1,599
                                      Fall 2014
                                      Nov 1 - Dec 18, 2014
                                      3 night min stay
                                      $264
                                      $1,799
                                      Holiday 2014
                                      Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2015
                                      5 night min stay
                                      $304
                                      $2,074
                                      Spring 2015
                                      Jan 3 - May 28, 2015
                                      3 night min stay
                                      $289
                                      $1,999
                                      Summer 2015
                                      May 29 - Sep 6, 2015
                                      3 night min stay
                                      $299
                                      $2,049
                                      My Standard Rate
                                      3 night min stay
                                      $284
                                      $1,939

                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                      Fees:

                                      • Cleaning Fee $300
                                      • Reservation Fee $50
                                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                                      • Tax Rate 13.42%

                                      Notes:

                                      Rates are for calendar 2014 and 2015 and are subject to change until a contract is signed.

                                      2016 rates available upon request.

                                      Hawaii State Tax of 13.42% on the rent charge only. Hale Pukana La operates under Hawaii Tax ID No. W72623163.

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                                      Location

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                                      Welcome to Paradise! From the house you can easily walk to Queen's Bath, a unique, naturally-formed lava pool filled with tropical fish, or drive to gorgeous nearby beaches or the charming, artistic town of Hanalei. Local activities include golf at the famed Princeville courses, swimming, surfing, hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, horseback riding, zodiac tours of the majestic Na Pali coast, tennis, boating, whale watching (Dec - May), kayaking on the placid waters of the Wailua River, helicopter tours, wind surfing and zip-lining. Golfers know that the Prince Course is rated by many as the No. 1 course in Hawaii, and the newly renovated Makai Course is getting rave reviews since it reopened! Other attractions include many wonderful restaurants, local artists, historic Hawaiian sites, stunning sunsets, breathtaking waterfalls, traditional luaus, and visits to Waimea Canyon, known as the Grand Canyon of the the Pacific. Your vacation here is limited only by your imagination!

                                      Other Activities: The house is truly beautiful with fine art, comfortable furniture and a wonderful location. Here are some extras that set us apart:

                                      *We have a housekeeper who lives in Princeville, so she is readily available if there are any unexpected problems.

                                      *We have a large kitchen stocked with all sorts of items which allow you to be a gourmet chef while on vacation, including a variety of spices, oils and salts. There are local farmers' markets all over the island to supply - and inspire - you.

                                      *We provide a full size washer and dryer, detergent and bleach for your use, and an ironing board and iron for those nights you will be visiting one of the incredible local restaurants. We recommend Bar Acuda, the Hanalei Dolphin, Bouchon, Neide's Salsa and Samba, and Postcards for dinner, Hanalei Gourmet, Tropical Taco, Bubba's Burgers, and The Mediterranean Gourmet for lunch, and the Hanalei Wake-Up Cafe for breakfast. Live music - and great drinks - are featured several nights a week at Tahiti Nui.

                                       

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                                      Photos

                                      • Gorgeous Living Room with cathedral ceiling - spacious, airy, delightful

                                        Gorgeous Living Room with cathedral ceiling - spacious, airy, delightful

                                      • Close-Up of Our Fishpond

                                        Close-Up of Our Fishpond

                                      • Master Suite 1 - desk area & printer (if you must work a bit while in paradise!)

                                        Master Suite 1 - desk area & printer (if you must work a bit while in paradise!)

                                      • Master Suite 2 - walk-in closet adjoining bath w/ step-down shower, double sinks

                                        Master Suite 2 - walk-in closet adjoining bath w/ step-down shower, double sinks

                                      • Our Lanai

                                        Our Lanai

                                      • Punahele Point - you can hear the waves from the house!

                                        Punahele Point - you can hear the waves from the house!

                                      • Large, comfy Family Room w/ entertainment center (TV/DVD/CD/Bose surround sound)

                                        Large, comfy Family Room w/ entertainment center (TV/DVD/CD/Bose surround sound)

                                      • Dining Room

                                        Dining Room

                                      • Waterfall on the walk to Queen's Bath

                                        Waterfall on the walk to Queen's Bath

                                      • The perfect place to sit, read and relax. The backyard hammock is also inviting!

                                        The perfect place to sit, read and relax. The backyard hammock is also inviting!

                                      • Magnificent Fountain at the entrance to Princeville.

                                        Magnificent Fountain at the entrance to Princeville.

                                      • Aerial View (our house is on the right). The road is paved, it's just wet here!

                                        Aerial View (our house is on the right). The road is paved, it's just wet here!

                                      • Queen's Bath, a short walk

                                        Queen's Bath, a short walk

                                      • Master Suite 1 - adjoining bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower

                                        Master Suite 1 - adjoining bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower

                                      • View From The Na Pali Coast Hike

                                        View From The Na Pali Coast Hike

                                      • Bath w/ double sinks and step-down shower. A fountain splashes merrily outside

                                        Bath w/ double sinks and step-down shower. A fountain splashes merrily outside

                                      • Master Suite 3 - adjoining bath with shower.  Distant ocean view.

                                        Master Suite 3 - adjoining bath with shower. Distant ocean view.

                                      • View on the path to Queen's Bath

                                        View on the path to Queen's Bath

                                      • Rear of Family Room. The house is filled w/ unique art, furniture & accessories

                                        Rear of Family Room. The house is filled w/ unique art, furniture & accessories

                                      • Large Gourmet Kitchen w/bay window seating area and high-end accoutrements

                                        Large Gourmet Kitchen w/bay window seating area and high-end accoutrements

                                      • Master Suite 1 - Corner View

                                        Master Suite 1 - Corner View

                                      • Reef Bordering Ke'e Beach, the last beach on the North Shore-fabulous snorkeling

                                        Reef Bordering Ke'e Beach, the last beach on the North Shore-fabulous snorkeling

                                      • Formal Living Room, sunken and columnated.  The dining room is beyond.

                                        Formal Living Room, sunken and columnated. The dining room is beyond.

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                                      Date last modified - Thursday, September 18, 2014

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                                      Sleeps 10

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