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The Historic Gingerbread House in Kahala

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Last updated: 10/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kahala house description

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The 'Gingerbread House' was designed in the late 1920's by J. Alvin Shadinger and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a Tudor-French Norman cottage completed in 1931 during the times he was designing similar cottages in the Diamond Head area and was Mr. Shadinger's home for many years. The house has been a location for several movies and television series. It has recently been remodeled and is located just across the street from Kahala Beach.

The Gingerbread house is built on 3 levels with split A/C and has 4 bedrooms, all with queen size luxury pillow-top mattresses adorned with Italian bedding. Tasteful art and accessories compliment each bedroom as well as flat screen televisions with built in DVD. The downstairs bedroom has a lovely view of the backyard fountain and pool. The hardwood floors throughout the home have been refinished and the living area is appointed with modern furnishings which give a clean, understated look letting the beauty of this one-of-a-kind cottage and it's natural surroundings sparkle. The kitchen is designed with professional appliances featuring a Viking gas range, Sub-Zero refrigerator, separate ice-maker and wine cooler, and dishwasher. The dining room seats at least 8 people and is located just a few steps above the living room and indoor bar area which has another flat screen television with built in DVD. Complimentary wireless internet service.

The beautifully landscaped back yard features a pool, black tiled spa, covered lanai and a separate gazebo to make this a great home away from home in Hawaii. Just minutes away from Kahala Mall, Hanauma Bay, Ala Moana Shopping Center, and fine dining.

50% deposit is required upon acceptance of reservation with remainder paid 60 days prior to arrival, along with a refundable $3,000 security deposit.

Reservations made less than 60 days before arrival will require a shorter payment schedule, which will be detailed in your reservation agreement.

We prefer rentals for at least a one month period, but will try and accommodate shorter requests. Rates subject to change at any time.

Hawaii Tax ID W00444072-01

Keywords: Historic, house, beach, South Oahu

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2079 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            With additional security deposit providing approval is given...moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Located on Kahala Avenue, with access to Kahala Beach right across the street, the historic 'Gingerbread House' is a beautiful carefully maintained French Norman Tudor cottage by J Alvin Shadinger, built in the late 1920's. On the National Register of Historic Places since 1985. The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Waialae Country Club are less than a mile away. Shopping at the Kahala Mall is about two miles away with local stores, Longs Drug store, Macy's, California Pizza Kitchen, Chile's, Jamba Juice, theaters, Radio Shack, Whole Foods.....moreless

              Entertainment

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

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Luaus
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                The Gingerbread House is located across the street from the beach....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                The back of the Gingerbread House is in the direction of the Koolau Mountain range on Oahu...moreless

              • Ocean View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Racquetball
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                There are also two outdoor dining tables. One seats 8 and the other seats 6. ...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Free Long Distance:

                Long distance calls within the United States only are permitted....moreless

              • Garage:

                Carport...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Gourmet kitchen...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Basic items like simple seasoning, ...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

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

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub
              • Private Pool
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall 2014
              Sep 9 - Nov 15, 2014
              7 night min stay
              $950
              Thanksgiving 2014
              Nov 16 - Nov 30, 2014
              7 night min stay
              $1,000
              Christmas 2014
              Dec 1 - Jan 5, 2015
              7 night min stay
              $1,250
              Winter/Spring
              Jan 6 - Jun 30, 2015
              7 night min stay
              $1,050
              Summer/Early Fall
              Jul 1 - Oct 31, 2015
              7 night min stay
              $950
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $6,650 $20,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Pet Fee $250 + tax
              • Event Fee (minimum) $1,500 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $3,000
              • Cleaning Fee (required) $450 + tax
              • Tax Rate 13.96%

              Notes:

              Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. For stays of 30 days or more the tax is reduced to 4.726%.


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 10/07/2014
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              Location

              11.5 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Honolulu International Airport (HNL)
              0.9 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              The Veranda @ The Kahala Hotel & Resort
              0.72 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Waialae Country Club
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              H1 Freeway
              0.9 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Hoku's, Seaside Grill, Plumeria Beach House
              80 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Kahala Beach

              Car: Recommended

              Hanauma Bay only minutes away as is Waikiki Beach if you care for a beach with more tourists!! Otherwise, you'll love the secluded and more private beach we have just across the street!

              Waikiki is approximately 3 1/2 miles away as is Kapiolani Park.

              Less than a mile away is The Kahala Hotel & Resort, home to fine dining, cocktails, dolphin encounters and local entertainment. Formerly known as The Kahala Hilton.

              Also less than a mile away and on the way to The Kahala Hotel & Resort is world famous Waialae Country Club, home of the Sony Open Golf Tournament

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About the owner: I've lived in the islands for more than 30 years and fell in love with this house when I first saw it never realizing that one day I would own it! It truly is a treasure and one that you will enjoy. Take a walk across the street down the path to the beach. We have some beautifully pristine & clear water for swimming and snorkeling. There is also a pipe that many people walk on quite a ways out to check out the water. But, please,, do this part at your own risk!!!!!

              Why the Owner Chose Kahala:
              My love of historical architecture and in particular the French Tudor Norman cottages built by J Alvin Shadinger who built The Gingerbread House and called it home. The beautiful neighborhood, the best shopping and of course, the beach...

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Just 20 minutes from Honolulu International Airport we are in one of the most affluent neighborhoods in the State, just minutes from Kahala Mall, Whole Foods.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              Photos

              • The Gingerbread House

                The Gingerbread House

              • Tranquility awaits

                Tranquility awaits

              • Azure blue waters for your pleasure

                Azure blue waters for your pleasure

              • Master Bedroom, queen size bed, master bath with bath tub and walk in closet

                Master Bedroom, queen size bed, master bath with bath tub and walk in closet

              • Living room with french doors opening up into covered lanai and back yard

                Living room with french doors opening up into covered lanai and back yard

              • View from the garden fountain

                View from the garden fountain

              • The Historic Gingerbread House on prestigious Kahala Avenue

                The Historic Gingerbread House on prestigious Kahala Avenue

              • Vaulted ceiling Guest Room with Queen size bed

                Vaulted ceiling Guest Room with Queen size bed

              • One of two outdoor dining tables

                One of two outdoor dining tables

              • Kahala beach with Koko Head in the distance

                Kahala beach with Koko Head in the distance

              • View from Fountain Room out french doors to backyard

                View from Fountain Room out french doors to backyard

              • Kahala Beach, just across the street...

                Kahala Beach, just across the street...

              • View from gazebo

                View from gazebo

              • Garden Room with Queen Size Bed and private balcony into backyard

                Garden Room with Queen Size Bed and private balcony into backyard

              • Side view of the Gingerbread House

                Side view of the Gingerbread House

              • Dining room seating for 8

                Dining room seating for 8

              • Island elegance

                Island elegance

              • Outdoor seating

                Outdoor seating

              • Professional Kitchen

                Professional Kitchen

              • Kahala beach just across the street

                Kahala beach just across the street

              • Fountain Room with Queen size bed and french doors opening to backyard

                Fountain Room with Queen size bed and french doors opening to backyard

              • Fountain Room with queen bed, dresser, armoire & flat screen tv

                Fountain Room with queen bed, dresser, armoire & flat screen tv

              VRBO #246905

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Saturday, October 18, 2014

              $6,650 - $8,750 per week (USD)
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              4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

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              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Member since: 2009
              Speaks: english
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