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Kona Highlands Vacation Home

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes, Kona Highlands house description

Beautifully decorated, quiet home in the Kona Highlands. Away from 'resort style' living, this very local home is the ideal place to get a true flavor of living in Hawai'i. A house that dreams are made and realized. Located in the cooler elevations, it tends to be less muggy and hot. You can relax on the lanai, barbeque and watch the sunset. Only 10 minutes from the airport and easy to get to. Beaches and downtown Kona are less than 15 minutes away. Two bedrooms, kitchen, and bath upstairs. 1 Queen Airbed and 1 twin futon available for your use. We have a complimentary Concierge service available. Specialty services are available and paid to the provider at time of service.

Keywords: home, quiet house, cool elevation, 10-15 minutes from town, beaches, Concierge Service.


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum age 25 yrs....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

            Dresser and 1/2 of the closet is for guest use. ...moreless

          • 2nd Bedroom: 1 queen

            Dresser and some closet space is for guest use....moreless

          • Other (See Description): 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            1 twin futon bed and 1 Queen Airbed is available for guests...moreless

          • Downstairs Bedroom: 1 queen


          • All bedrooms are clean, spacious and comfortable. The spare beds are stored in the upstairs Master Closet....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Upstairs Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Beautifully tiled and has heat lamp and fan....moreless

          • Downstairs Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Full bath upstairs and downstairs.


          • Books:

            Local Tourist books are also on the shelf....moreless

          • Games:

            Some games are on the shelf in the living room...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            WiFi included...moreless

          • Television:

            Big Screen with cable and Netflix, Up and Downstairs...moreless


          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic


          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Duty Free Shops
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Massage Therapist

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

              • Ocean View:

                The view of the ocean is from our Front door and Lanai. While it is not a Full View, it is very beautiful and you can see the sunset from here....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining:

                Upstairs dining can seat 6, downstairs seats 4...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Computer Available:

                Bring your laptop, there is a printer and some office supplies available for your use. Faxes can be sent to Toll free numbers from the printer....moreless

              • Internet:


              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Very comfortable living areas both upstairs and downstairs...moreless

              • Parking:

                For up to 3 cars in driveway....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                2 cars off street...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Available for Local Calls or calls using Phone cards....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Bath Towels and a few Beach Towels...moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Secure WiFi Available...moreless


              • Coffee Maker:

                Located in the cabinets along with rice maker, blender, etc.....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Cookware, plus blender, coffee maker, grinder, rice cooker, and toaster....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Full set of dinnerware and utensils for your use....moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped kitchen both up and downstairs...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Deck / Patio:

                Downstairs has a patio area with lounge chair and small table...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Lanai is furnished with 3 lounge chairs and full 4 person patio set....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Grill is available, propane tank is kept in the garage....moreless

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 14 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Nov 1 - Feb 28
                  3 night min stay
                  $240 $275
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $250 $275
                  Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $69
                  • Tax Rate 13.416%


                  Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                  Please ask about Military and Kama'aina discounts.

                  10% discount applied for stays longer than 6 nights.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting manager when booking.

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                  Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                  5.3 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  KOA - Kona Keahole Airport
                  2.2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Makalei Golf Course

                  Car: Recommended

                  There are so many wonderful adventures that you can have here in Hawai’i, that it would be difficult to list them all, however, here are a few that we have enjoyed.

                  1) Dolphin Quest: Take the time to learn all about the dolphins and interact with them. It is fantastic to be able to touch them and learn about them.

                  2) Kohala Kayak and SUP: Sean, of Kohala Kayak is a wonderful guide and teacher of Stand Up Paddle. He also does Kayak trips and other water activities. He is knowledgeable about the area and is a very patient teacher.

                  3) ZipLine: This is quite the adventure and very fun.

                  4) Mauna Kea Observatories: This is a fantastic day trip. Be sure to take the time to adjust to the elevation at the store for at least an hour before continuing up to the Observatory. There are tours available if you do not want to go up yourself.

                  5) Paleaku Peace Garden: A wonderful place for looking at different plants and scenery. They have a garden representation of the Milky Way, which is pretty cool.

                  6) Akatsuka Orchid Gardens: This place has an *amazing* collection/display of orchids for sale and display. It’s on the Hilo side of the Island.

                  7) Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden: Located off of Hwy 19 near the Hamakua Coast. The drive going to the garden is also quite beautiful.

                  Well, there are lots more adventures available, but, half the fun is finding them!

                  You may also contact Kona Concierge to book and plan other available adventures of your choosing.


                  Manager info

                  About: Aloha! E Komo Mai! Welcome to our Hale! We are the Northon Family, Jeff, Yukiko, and our children Nicholette, Alyssa and Jason. We have worked together to bring this wonderful house together so that it may be used as a retreat, a vacation house and eventually, Jeff and my permanent residence. We hope to share the love we have for our home with you and give you a chance to experience the wonderful island of Hawai’i. Currently, we are working and staying on the Mainland until the children finish High School.

                  Why Private Homes, Kona Highlands:
                  We purchased this house with the intent to move back to Kona after the kids grow up. We have remodeled this house for comfort and beauty and want to share it with those that can appreciate Hawai'i and its inhabitants.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  This house is located in the Highlands where the air is cooler and crisp in the evenings but still warm by mainland standards. It is a place where the *rush* of being on vacation can be let go and one can truly relax to the sounds of nature. Being among the Locals, it is very different than the 'Resort Style' living, coupled with the Concierge Service, it is by far, the 'best of both worlds'!! This house is a place where dreams are made and realized.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Links to more information:

                  Guestbook comments from the property manager

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                  • House Front and Driveway

                    House Front and Driveway

                  • From the driveway looking 'Makai' or to the sea.

                    From the driveway looking 'Makai' or to the sea.

                  • Upstairs Lanai

                    Upstairs Lanai

                  • Upstairs Dining Area and Kitchen

                    Upstairs Dining Area and Kitchen

                  • Upstairs Kitchen

                    Upstairs Kitchen

                  • Office area with printer, fax (local or toll free only) copier available.

                    Office area with printer, fax (local or toll free only) copier available.

                  • Upstairs Master Bedroom

                    Upstairs Master Bedroom

                  • Upstairs Bathroom

                    Upstairs Bathroom

                  • Downstairs Lanai

                    Downstairs Lanai

                  • Downstairs Kitchen/Dining

                    Downstairs Kitchen/Dining

                  • Downstairs Bedroom

                    Downstairs Bedroom

                  • View from Upstairs

                    View from Upstairs

                  • Upstairs Entry

                    Upstairs Entry

                  • Upstairs Living Room

                    Upstairs Living Room

                  • Upstairs Living Room

                    Upstairs Living Room

                  • Place settings for your use during your stay.

                    Place settings for your use during your stay.

                  • Upstairs Kitchen

                    Upstairs Kitchen

                  • Upstairs Master Bedroom

                    Upstairs Master Bedroom

                  • Upstairs Second Bedroom

                    Upstairs Second Bedroom

                  • Downstairs entry

                    Downstairs entry

                  • Ohana Living area

                    Ohana Living area

                  • Downstairs Bedroom

                    Downstairs Bedroom

                  • Downstairs Bathroom

                    Downstairs Bathroom

                  VRBO #413345

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                  $240 - $275 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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