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Last updated: 12/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Kona Paradise house description

Our home is a perfect get-away and will guarantee a relaxing visit on the Big Island of Hawaii. We are in the Kona Paradise subdivision, at the bottom of Kaohe Road, just a short walk to Pebble Beach. We have fantastic views of the ocean and coastline from the entire house, including the lanai. Morning coffee on the lani, watching Hualalai and the ocean view, spatular!

Enjoy the cool ocean breezes while eating a fresh plate of papaya and mango and sipping a hot cup of 100% Kona coffee on the quiet lanai. The beautiful hillside will beckon a morning hike.

Our 2-story home is clean and spacious with an open floor plan. It has three bedrooms, three baths, living room, dining room, office, lanai, laundry and kitchen on the main floor and the garage and parking below. The house has been professionally furnished and will remind you of staying at a Four Seasons Resort. The office has wireless high speed internet and privacy.

The spacious master bedroom has its own sliding door onto the lanai, a California king size bed, walk-in closet, ensuite bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers.

The second bedroom has a California king and the third has an Eastern King, both have their own bathrooms with hair dryer, one with an outdoor shower, one with a tub and each with a television.

The bedrooms, living room, dining rooms and bathrooms all are equipped with ceiling fans. The entire house is cooled by delightful ocean breezes rather than air conditioning. There are two sliding doors onto the lanai. The comfortable lanai (16x14) is easily accessed off of the living room and the master suite.

The kitchen has brand new stainless steel appliances and is fully stocked with pots, pans, dishes, silverware, table linens, cooking utensils, blender, coffee maker, french press, coffee grinder, toaster, griddle, rice cooker, waffle maker and baking pans.
You will find fantastic views and an enjoyable patio dining table and 6 chairs to enjoy quiet mornings or sunset dinners.

We offer our guest the use of wireless high speed internet, our two-person kayak, paddles, life jackets, snorkel gear, beach chairs and umbrellas.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Children are allowed but no students or individuals under 25 unless accompanied by an adult parent or guardian....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Bring your children to enjoy the beach there is an extra blow up bed that fills the office if necessary....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                This is a smoke free home! Enjoy the tropical air!...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                We love your pets but please leave them at home....moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Master Bedroom: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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              • Master bedroom with walk-in closet, ocean views, double sink vanity, indoor and outdoor showers; Four Seasons California King bed. Bedroom 2 with walk-in closet, mountain views, television and bathroom with outdoor shower; Four Seasons Eastern King bed. Bedroom 3 with ocean views, television and bathroom with tub; Four Seasons California King bed....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Master Bath: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

                Ensuite...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                outdoor shower...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Tub has an ocean view with hand held shower....moreless

              • The Master Bath is ensuite; the other two are in the hallway of their respective bedrooms....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Time Warner cable...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                One HD flat screen in the living room; smaller TV's in two bedrooms....moreless

              • Video Library

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Playground
              • Rain Forests
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Volcano
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Luaus
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                The house is three blocks above the beach, you can clearly see the beach. Listen to the waves, watch the sunset and see the dolphins and whales pass by from the lanai (patio)....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Beautiful volcanic views both north and south. Watch Hualalai to the North, with the sunrise!...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Panoramic ocean views span the horizon as far as your eyes can see. In whale season, you can see them breaching from the water and hear them singing. Sunset on the ocean from the lani, is dazzling! ...moreless

              • Rural:

                This is a very quiet neighborhood where you can see I'O (Hawaiian hawks) soaring against blue skies and wild herds of goats off in the distance....moreless

              • Village:

                For Triathlon, We are 35 min. from Kailua…longer from swim event....moreless

              • Water View:

                Sunsets over the ocean are amazing, look for the green flash!...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining:

                table seats 6 and the counter seats 4...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                The living room is large with a 40' flat screen tv....moreless

              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided:

                beach towels and bath towels are provided...moreless

              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Kitchen is has new stainles steel appliances and is stocked with pots, pans, dishes, silverware etc....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Electric...moreless

              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator:

                Large stainless steel refrigeator, perfect for a Hawaiian vacation....moreless

              • Stove:

                4-burner gas stove...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                The two chair balcony off of living room makes a perfect spot for whale watching!...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                16' x 14' with amazing views!...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Two man with life jackets and paddles....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                gas barbecue...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Beach chairs and umbrella for a day trip to nearby beaches....moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter Break
              Dec 14 - Jan 10, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $225

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

              Spring Break
              Apr 1 - Apr 11, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $225

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $200
              $1,350 $6,200

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 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 Fee $175
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
              • Tax Rate 13.416%

              Notes:

              $200 for 2 guests (holiday season $225)

              $25 for each additional guest including children; when using Instant Quote, please list ALL guests as Adults.

              total taxes: 13.416%

              Security Deposit $300 (refundable)

              Cleaning fee $175 (non-refundable)

              License # W01389564-01/02


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              Location

              32 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              KOA-Kona
              15 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Corner Pocket
              18 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Kona Country Club
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Hwy 11
              5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Kona Coffeehouse and Cafe at Honaunau
              Private Homes, Kona Paradise
              Nearest Beach
              Kaohe Bay/Pebble Beach

              Car: Necessary

              Kona Paradise is a private community with a pristine black pebble beach that offers snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, diving access, and hiking trails (old King's trail is one).

              A beautiful, lush and scenic drive past quaint towns and coffee farms, 25 miles south of Kona and 32 miles south of the airport, off of Highway 11. Fifteen minutes to Ho'okena Beach Park, Pu'uhonua O Honauanu National Historical Park (Place of Refuge), and fantastic 'Two Step' for world renowned snorkeling, The Painted Church, Paleaku Peace Gardens, Kealakekua Bay (Capt Cook Monument) and Big Island Bees. For Triathlon, We are 35 min. from Kailua…longer from swim event. Volcano National Park is 70 miles to the south with great hiking and views of lava and volcanic plumes. Weekend farmers markets, Kona coffee farm tours and must take home nuts and chocolates from Kona Coast Macadamia Nut & Candy Factory.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2005

              About the owner: I grew up in Northern California and moved to Hawaii in 1994 when my husband became the Resort Manager at the Four Seasons Hualalai. My husband was born and raised on the Big Island and therefore, the Big Island became our 'home'. We raised our daughter, now 23, in the close knit community of Captain Cook which will always be home to her. When my husband unexpectedly passed away while on a business trip to China in 2011, I decide to move back to Sacramento to be closer to my family and aging parents. I am also following my passion for collegiate athletics and am the Director of Community Relations at Sacramento State, my alma mater. Hale 'Ikena will always be my home away from home and the place that I plan to retire to when the time comes. In the meantime, I would like to share it with you. Aloha! This is Melinda, I am the property manager. I live just above Kona Paradise on a 5 acre property. My husband and I were organic lettuce farmers for the 'Big Island Hotels' for 23 years. Now we are farm consultants and manage a few proplerties in Kona Paradise. We are happy to help Cheryl with her home and you to enjoy your stay here in South Kona. This is a beautiful place and I am happy to share it with you.

              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Kona Paradise:
              My husband and I were one of the first property owners in Kona Paradise having purchased the land in 1981 and finally breaking ground in 2003. Our dream home was completed in 2005 with many of the design elements inspired by the Four Seasons Hualalai - the outdoor showers, slate tile and decor in particular. The comfort of the home and the peacefulness of Kona Paradise is something we particularly enjoyed.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Our favorite features of the house include the view of both mountain and ocan as well as the outdoor showers. The aquarium-like snorkeling in the bay is breathtaking and the sound of the whales at night are simply magical.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Enjoy snacks on the lanai!

                Enjoy snacks on the lanai!

              • Hale Ikena -house with Panoramic ocean views

                Hale Ikena -house with Panoramic ocean views

              • Beautiful new stainless steel kitchen!

                Beautiful new stainless steel kitchen!

              • So comfortable!

                So comfortable!

              • Bath for master.

                Bath for master.

              • Guest bedroom with king size bed.

                Guest bedroom with king size bed.

              • Guest room outdoor shower

                Guest room outdoor shower

              • Guest bath with tub.

                Guest bath with tub.

              • Love this kitchen!

                Love this kitchen!

              • Come relax and enjoy the views!

                Come relax and enjoy the views!

              • A river of molten lava!

                A river of molten lava!

              • The 'City of Refuge' Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau.
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                The 'City of Refuge' Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau. .

              • Heaven awaits!

                Heaven awaits!

              • This great room has all the bells and whistles for  a first class vacation.

                This great room has all the bells and whistles for a first class vacation.

              • Private office with wifi.

                Private office with wifi.

              • Master bedroom with Cal. King  bed, indoor and outdoor shower and 2 sinks.

                Master bedroom with Cal. King bed, indoor and outdoor shower and 2 sinks.

              • Master bedroom outdoor shower.

                Master bedroom outdoor shower.

              • Guest bath with outdoor shower.

                Guest bath with outdoor shower.

              • Beautiful, whimsical third bedroom with king bed and walk in closet.

                Beautiful, whimsical third bedroom with king bed and walk in closet.

              • New washer and dryer.

                New washer and dryer.

              • Beautiful dining room seats 6, for you and guests.

                Beautiful dining room seats 6, for you and guests.

              • Oh beautiful Hawaii!

                Oh beautiful Hawaii!

              • Captain Cook monument!

                Captain Cook monument!

              • In Hawaii sunsets are awesome!

                In Hawaii sunsets are awesome!

              $200 - $225 per night (USD)
              5

              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 12/09/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 12/09/2014
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