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This magnificent, island-style estate truly exceeds all expectations. A perfect place for family reunions. Located on secluded Pakala Beach on Kauai's west side, this totally serene property borders an orchard and is heavily sprinkled with mature shade trees and a variety of palms.
A long driveway leads guests through a breathtaking panorama to a welcoming portico. The large, southern-style veranda looks out across an expansive landscape and a low, Hawaiian lava rock wall to the Pacific Ocean. This is the perfect vantage point to enjoy spectacular island sunsets.
Step through French doors to a living room lavishly decorated with antique furniture and Persian carpets. The separate dining room is a luxurious amenity perfect for big families. A large, eat-in kitchen opens onto a deck overlooking the beautifully manicured gardens. All bedrooms, are extremely spacious and comfortably furnished. Some are actually suites and several open onto the veranda and the extraordinary vista beyond. Befitting royalty, this impressive home invites families and friends to spend time together yet has acres of space for quiet interludes. A short drive in either direction leads to area markets and restaurants offering a tempting variety of cuisine.
Activities nearby include swimming, snorkeling, fishing, hiking, shopping, boat tours and helicopter tours. World class surfing right in front at Infinity's (aka Pakala's).
The house technically has 4 bdrms, however, what used to be a dressing room off of the master bdrm has it's own double bed and bathroom.
Additional photo's including interior available upon request or at the owner's website below. If you wish to call, please send an inquiry and we will provide you with our phone number.
Kauai County Permit No. TVNC-1268
Keywords: Plantation, estate, Pakala, Makaweli, beachfront, beach, Kauai, Waimea Canyon, Russian Fort, Fort Elizabeth, Infinities, Infinity's, Infinity, surfing, villa, vacation rental, Robinson, Sinclair, Niihau, sunsets, walks on beach, driftwood.
Rates shown are for 6 guests; additional guests over the age of 2 years are $100/week each.
Prime time Bookings: There is a 7-14 night minimum stay between December 15 and January 6. Please inquire about special rates and deposit requirements.
Please inquire about our cancellation fees.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
An initial deposit and reservation fee are required to confirm your reservation within ten days of booking. Your refund will be returned to you approximately 2-4 weeks after your departure. Charges for damage that is more than normal wear and tear will be deducted.
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Property is situated on Kauai's sunny west side directly behind the world famous Pakala surf break (aka Infinity).
The foot of the Waimea Canyon aka 'The Grand Canyon of the Pacific' is a 2-mile drive away.
Year Purchased: 1870
About the owner: We live in Honolulu and have made our family home on Kauai available for vacation rental.
Why the Owner Chose Makaweli: Built in 1912 by Sinclair Robinson who was the Manager of the Gay & Robinson sugar plantation and patriarch of the Robinson family of Kaua'i and Ni'ihau.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Tired of crowded beaches? Our huge yard that runs all the way down to secluded Pakala beach. Perfect for kids. One virtually lives on the front veranda watching the surfers directly out front and the mountains to the side. Great for conversations and naps! The sun sets right out front silhouetting Niihau, Lehua and Kekaha. Our home sits in the middle of the Robinson family lands, cattle ranch and plantation. The beach is fairly isolated. One can walk two miles northwest along the beach to ruins of the Russian Fort Elizabeth and the Waimea River. Crossing a couple shallow streams and climbing over some shoreline rock is involved. An ancient Hawaiian fish pond is a stone's throw down the beach. Collect abundant drift wood or watch a local fisherman casting his net off the reef.