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Direct Ocean Front at World Famous Banyan's Surf Break; Fully Updated

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Surfer being chased by wave, directly in front of 305's Lanai. Perfect location

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  • Minimum stay:6-10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Kona Bali Kai condo description

Our Kona Bali Kai 2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom with Full Width Lanai Condominium is DIRECT OCEAN FRONT with an underhand rock toss to the sea wall. You can't get any closer and stay dry. If you want DIRECT Ocean Front, DIRECTLY in front of the most popular Island surf break in a TOTALLY remodeled unit at a reasonable price you have found it.

Our late 2010 purchased condo underwent a complete (demo'd to block walls and rebuilt over a 3 month period) $75,000 remodel with the work managed by the retired Project Manager Owner. New custom cherry cabinets in Kitchen/Baths, Matching Granite slab counters, new front walkway windows and rear Lanai sliders, new custom tiled showers (Master bath w/ glass block enclosure), new patterned floor tile in Greatroom/lanai, new bedroom rugs, new (2013) Samsung 40' flat panel High def. TV and Blue Ray player. Quality Casablanca Fans in each major room and 12,000 BTU AC unit. We also provide free long distance calls to the Mainland US/Canada and free Wifi.

The famous (site of frequent competitions) Banyan Surf Break is again DIRECTLY in front of our unit so you'll enjoy watching the surfers while relaxing on the lanai. Our unit is on the convenient 3rd building level with free ground level parking and no steps to unit with use of the elevator.

The Living Room and Master Bedroom each utilize floor to ceiling sliders accessing the spacious ocean front lanai. The new sliders are double glass so you can control the ocean surf noise level in the condo by opening or shutting the doors. Custom shoji type silhouette sliding glass panels (Unique to Kona Bali Kai) separate the Greatroom from the MBR.

The accessible coastline in front of Kona Bali Kai has tide pools and sandy areas - perfect for poking around on a lazy afternoon. Free propane fired outdoor barbeques are available for guests and a turtle (Hono) visitor or two is a frequent sight.

Condo square footing including lanai is about 1,000'. You will notice VRBO adds for KBK 2BR units show
different sizes. All 2 BR KBK units are the same size to my knowledge! The interior is just over 800' and the full width lanai is about 200 square feet.

White Sands County Park is 1 mile south, Kahaluu snorkeling beach/bay is 2 miles south and there is a great small hidden beach a short walk away I'll tell you about in my client letter upon booking.

We live nearby (1 mile) at an ocean view condo which we managed as a vacation rental for 10 years before retiring and moving to Kona. We understand how important our guests vacation time is and do our utmost to provide a positive experience. We provide a detailed 16 page guest letter to our clients listing our favorite guide book and information on a host of our favorite beaches, day hikes and snorkel spots to help you with your vacation planning.

There is a Concierge available in the Kona Bali Kai lobby to help you with commercial excursions like Luau's, etc.

Sharon is a part time commercial artist specializing in tropical flower water colors. You will enjoy several examples of her paintings in the condo.

Master Bedroom has a full size king bed with nightstands and chest of drawers; 2nd BR has a queen bed with nightstands, dresser and 26' LCD TV.

If unit 305 is booked check out our sister condo @ Kona Bali Kai unit 219. Its listed under VRBO.com/490632. Unit 219 is just like 305 except a reverse layout and located 1 level below + a few units to the north of unit 305. Unit 219 welcomed our first client in Dec. 2013 after completion of an $80K+ full remodel.

Kindly take the time to read our client referrals - you will find them unparalleled!

State of Hawaii Tax ID: W30279660-02

Keywords: Direct Ocean Front Direct Beach Front Ocean View

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Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 808 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Otis Elevator, 7 units away

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Concierge

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Parents of small children need to make unit 'childproof' upon arrival, check cabinets for harmful products, etc. ...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking OK on lanai if sliders are SHUT and Neighbors are not bothered....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                No steps from parking lot to unit if elevator is used....moreless

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

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom (Master BR): toilet, shower

                Beautiful tiled shower with glass block entry....moreless

              • Bathroom (Guest): toilet, shower

                Beautiful tiled shower with sliding glass door entry....moreless

              • Both Tiled bathrooms have convenient showers with a glass block divider in Master Bath and glass sliders in Guest bath. Both bathrooms have tiled floors, custom cherry cabinets and granite counters. We supply liquid hand soap for all sinks and Body wash soap for both showers....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Sharon is an artist specializing in Hawaiiana flower watercolors. Several pictures are in the apartment and are available for sale. $500 large/$400 small framed. Any floral type picture can be painted and mailed via tube to any US/Canada address - inquire. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    100's of paperback books provided for your use during your stay....moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player:

                    Blue Ray player...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Cable, DVR and Modem supplied by cable company, Wireless Router supplied by owner....moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    Small table top, 2 speaker stereo with CD capability....moreless

                  • Television:

                    40' flat panel Sony Hi Def. LCD with DVR in living room (lots of channels) and 26' Visio in Guest Bedroom with Basic cable channels....moreless

                  Theme

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

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Boating
                  • Luaus
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    Usable beach with sandy and rocky areas but water not easily accessable unless surfing. Walk 7 minutes to a hidden small beach or drive/walk 1 mile to a nearby County sandy beach...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Stunning View of Mt Hualalai from entry walkway. Mountain is frequently covered with clouds by 11:00 AM....moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    30' from Pacific Ocean...moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    Sweeping Direct Ocean Front View of Pacific Ocean is 30' away. It does not get any better than this! Lanai extends full width of unit....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Spelunking
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    4 seat table/chairs in dinette area and 4 seat table/chairs on Lanai for those intimate breakfast dates....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Newer Sharp Unit, cools entire unit. Rarely needed!...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    New Whirlpool stack W/D...moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    Free, covered parking on ground level....moreless

                  • Elevator:

                    Otis Elevator, 7 units away...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance:

                    Free long distance phone calls to US and Canada. 3 Handsets in unit....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet:

                    We provide a short cable to plug your laptop into directly if you don't have wi-fi capability....moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Normal linens provided ready to go...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Sofa Sleeper and quality wicker side chair. Adjacent to dinette area and lanai so plenty of seating....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Free parking in covered lot, close to unit....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Handsets in MBR, Great Room & Kitchen. Free calls to USA and Canada...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    6 sets of towels provided (5 hand towels) and at least 6 beach towels provided...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    New Whirlpool stack W/D...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free use of provided Router. Use as a wireless system or bring along a longer ethernet cable for direct hardwire....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Supplied...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Full complement of Pots, Pans, cooking utensils supplied. Also rice maker and crock pot. ...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Quality dishes and Utensils supplied....moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    New Stainless steel Whirlpool unit...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    New Custom Cherry Cabinets and slab granite counters. Top of the line in all respects...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    New Stainless steel Whirlpool with built in turntable...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Pantry contains extra linens, linens for Sofa Bed, Washing Machine Detergent, Beach towels, etc. ...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Standard 2 Door Whirlpool refrigerator with Freezer on top. Ice cube trays provided (icemaker's are a maintenance issue). ...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    New Stainless steel glass top...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    Supplied, 2 slice...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Kayaks can be rented 2 miles South. ...moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Sweeping Direct Ocean Front View of Pacific Ocean. It does not get any better than this! Lanai extends full width of condo so 8' sliders enter lanai from MBR and Living Room. of unit....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Typical Hawaiian lawn and gardens in complex....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Quality grills available in front, ocean lawn area for all guests....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Millers Surf Shop, on site, provides any rental gear desired for your stay!...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Large, quiet solar heated courtyard pool adjacent to Lobby and Elevator....moreless

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Shared Hot Tub:

                    Hot Tub is adjacent to pool...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Holiday
                  Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2015
                  10 night min stay
                  $179

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                  High Season
                  Jan 3 - Apr 4, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $159
                  $1,113 $4,200

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                  2015 Low Season
                  Apr 5 - Oct 2, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $139
                  $973 $3,900

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

                  Ironman 2015
                  Oct 3 - Oct 12, 2015
                  10 night min stay
                  $185

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

                  Fall 2015
                  Oct 13 - Dec 23, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $139
                  $3,900

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

                  Holidays 2015
                  Dec 24 - Jan 2, 2016
                  10 night min stay
                  $185

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

                  2016 High Season
                  Jan 3 - Apr 2, 2016
                  7 night min stay
                  $169
                  $4,470

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  6 night min stay
                  $139
                  $973 $3,900

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $100 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 13.25%

                  Notes:

                  Cleaning fee is waived for stays of 2 weeks or longer.

                  Often savings for if you book next to an existing booking (Ask).

                  For 2014 save 20%/nite when booking gaps of 1 to 5 nites, 1 nite free for booking 6 to 14 nite gaps.

                  6 night minimum stay is usually waived when booking next to an existing booking.

                  Exact calendar dates for Holidays are flexible; nights over 10 will be at seasonal rates.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Last updated: 12/24/2014
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                  Location

                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  KOA
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Huggo's at south edge of Kailua Kona
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Kona Country Club
                  Kona Bali Kai
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Poki Shack (Lunch) is on site
                  60 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Top of Mauna Kea
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  LaAloa/Magic Sands

                  Car: Recommended

                  Kona has the best climate in Hawaii/perhaps the world. Little rain and what there is comes mostly in the evening and nighttime. Enjoy waking up to sunny mornings and enjoying your direct ocean front Lanai.

                  Lots of beaches/ocean activities/golfing/restaurants and hiking to keep your days as busy as you want them.

                  When booking our condo we provide you with the name of our favorite guide book and our favorite activities with a 'difficulty' rating!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: Lynn Noffsinger (retired Intel Engineer) and Sharon Noffsinger (retired Educator) were able to achieve a long term goal by moving to Hawaii in early 2009. Our nearby residence (1 mile south from Kona Bali Kai) was a successful VRBO vacation rental (# 2767) for 10 years from 1999 to 2009. We understand the importance of our clients vacation time and make every effort to provide an outstanding value. Many of our former clients were repeat visitors or friends and family of previous clients. Except when rarely off island we accomplish all turnovers ourselves to insure the condo is perfect for your arrival.

                  Why the Owner Chose Kona Bali Kai:
                  Direct oceanfront facing a world class surfbreak with the best climate in the world. What else can we say other than how do you spell Pina Colada??

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  First you need to make the impossible choice of enjoying the lanai view or hop in the rental car and go exploring. For lunch why not utilize the provided ocean front barbecues or check out the small 'POKI Shack' take-out lunch spot next to the lobby for some island 'soul' food and a brewski?? Poki is the island version of Ahi (Tuna) sushi. Across the street is a convenience store for those forgotten condiments, drinks and snacks. A concierge is available in the lobby nearly every day to help you plan excursions and local events. Free island bus service is available in front of the building along with a frequent $2/trip tourist shuttle into town and shopping. Too many options, not enough time - recommend enjoying the lanai view and watching the surfers wipe out while you mull over options. There is also a small, secluded sand beach with water access a short walk away I'll tell you about it in my Guest letter.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Links to more information:

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  Photos

                  • Surfer being chased by wave, directly in front of 305's Lanai.  Perfect location

                    Surfer being chased by wave, directly in front of 305's Lanai. Perfect location

                  • KBK 305 Lanai View looking south along Coastline

                    KBK 305 Lanai View looking south along Coastline

                  • KBK305 Lanai Dining  - Enjoy the Surfers, Turtles and seasonal Whales

                    KBK305 Lanai Dining - Enjoy the Surfers, Turtles and seasonal Whales

                  • Comfy Lanai Seating, Love seat, chair, table set and chaise lounge (not shown)

                    Comfy Lanai Seating, Love seat, chair, table set and chaise lounge (not shown)

                  • Greatroom into MBR Glass Shoji screen panels before furniture placement.

                    Greatroom into MBR Glass Shoji screen panels before furniture placement.

                  • KBK305 Electronics Center, 40 in. Samsung LCD, DVR, Blue Ray and Teac Stereo

                    KBK305 Electronics Center, 40 in. Samsung LCD, DVR, Blue Ray and Teac Stereo

                  • 2nd BR with Queen, large Jalousie windows, mirrored closet doors and ceiling fan

                    2nd BR with Queen, large Jalousie windows, mirrored closet doors and ceiling fan

                  • KBK 305 Guest Bath -Cherry, Granite and tiled shower. Sliding glass shower doors

                    KBK 305 Guest Bath -Cherry, Granite and tiled shower. Sliding glass shower doors

                  • Large HE stack Whirlpool Washer & Dryer

                    Large HE stack Whirlpool Washer & Dryer

                  • Akaka Falls, north of Hilo, Info in my client letter.

                    Akaka Falls, north of Hilo, Info in my client letter.

                  • Hey dumb ass seal.  Can't catch me - can't catch a flea! NeNe NeNe NeNee.

                    Hey dumb ass seal. Can't catch me - can't catch a flea! NeNe NeNe NeNee.

                  • Drive up to Mauna Kea summit, nearly 14,000'.  World class telescopes.  Bring O2

                    Drive up to Mauna Kea summit, nearly 14,000'. World class telescopes. Bring O2

                  • Kona Bali Kai 305 - Sunset from Lanai!

                    Kona Bali Kai 305 - Sunset from Lanai!

                  • KBK 305 Lanai view looking north along coastline

                    KBK 305 Lanai view looking north along coastline

                  • Kona Bali Kai 305 Dream Kitchen with Custom Cherry Cabinets and Slab Granite

                    Kona Bali Kai 305 Dream Kitchen with Custom Cherry Cabinets and Slab Granite

                  • KBK305 Great Room with patterned tile and Shoji Screens-taken from Lanai Slider.

                    KBK305 Great Room with patterned tile and Shoji Screens-taken from Lanai Slider.

                  • KBK305  Comfy Living Room Seating

                    KBK305 Comfy Living Room Seating

                  • KBK305 Master BR with King Bed, Casablanca ceiling fan & Mirrored closet doors

                    KBK305 Master BR with King Bed, Casablanca ceiling fan & Mirrored closet doors

                  • KBK305 MBR Bath - Cherry-Granite-Glass Block Shower divider and Tile floor.

                    KBK305 MBR Bath - Cherry-Granite-Glass Block Shower divider and Tile floor.

                  • Central Courtyard Pool area with connected Hot Tub.

                    Central Courtyard Pool area with connected Hot Tub.

                  • Hiking in Volcano's National Park-Kilauea Iki crater - info. in my client letter

                    Hiking in Volcano's National Park-Kilauea Iki crater - info. in my client letter

                  • Seal Pup nap time - see any yummy fish who are a little 'poki' ??

                    Seal Pup nap time - see any yummy fish who are a little 'poki' ??

                  • Green Sands Beach near Southpoint

                    Green Sands Beach near Southpoint

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                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 6-10 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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