Oceanfront Apartment on Oahu's Famous North Shore

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Last updated: 11/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

State of Hawaii Transit Accommodation Tax Registration:

Our house is located on the north shore of Oahu, less than two miles west of Sunset Beach, the world famous surfing beach, and about one and a half miles west of Backyards (Velzyland), which is an equally well-known windsurfing site. A lesser known and uncrowded surfing area is offshore from our property. We are directly on the ocean, with year-round sunsets, and whales passing by during the winter months. The house sits on a flat, rocky reef, with sandy beaches a very short walking distance to the left and to the right. An offshore reef protects us from the pounding waves, and provides safe swimming and snorkeling. Honolulu is a one-hour drive away, but we are also directly on the bus line.

The vacation unit is in a separate wing of the main house and has its own private entrance. It shares a large deck and a large patio, both overlooking the water, with tables, lounge chairs, and a small charcoal barbecue. The living room faces the ocean, includes a 32-inch flat screen TV, and has a small dining area off to the side. The small but complete kitchen contains all necessary dishes and utensils. The bedroom is located on the mountain side of the house, and the bathroom (with sink, tub and shower) is directly off the bedroom. We also have a washing machine and dryer available for guest use. As with many other ocean front homes on the north shore, we are located on the around-island highway, so there is some vehicle noise at certain times. It is normally not heard on the deck or patio.

We require a five night minimum stay.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking not permitted in apartment. Permitted on deck and patio only when others not present. Smoking allowed elsewhere on grounds....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Queen-size bed, chest of drawers, night table, closet, shelf unit.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Tub with shower, sink, fan.



  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Small table and chairs off living room. Tables also on deck and patio....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Couch, coffee table, floor lamp, TV....moreless

  • Parking:

    Private driveway behind locked gate....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Available at any time....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck with tables and chairs, large patio with tables, chairs and lounge chairs....moreless

  • Golf:

    Two 18-hole courses at Turtle Bay Resort, less than 2 miles away....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large, shady lawn, with open areas for sunbathing....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small charcoal grill....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Body boards, limited masks and snorkels....moreless



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My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.75%


Reservations are not confirmed until deposit is received.

We ask for a 5-night minimum stay.

If reservation is cancelled with less than 30 days notice, a refund will only be made if we are able to re-book the nights involved.

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Last updated: 11/26/2015
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38 Miles
Nearest Airport
Honolulu International
1.6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Turtle Bay Resort
1.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Turtle Bay Resort
1.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Turtle Bay Resort
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kawela Bay

Car: Recommended

We are less than 2 miles from world-famous Sunset Beach, and from the Turtle Bay Resort's fine beaches and two golf courses. A new 1,100 acre state park provides many miles of forested trails for hikers and mountain bikers, less than 4 miles away. The nearby Polynesian Cultural Center and Waimea Valley Cultural Park are first class tourist attractions.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: Until retirement, Richard and Ann McMahon have lived and traveled throughout many parts of the world during Richard's career in the US Army. Although they've been to many beautiful places, they are happiest on Oahu's lovely North Shore.

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VRBO #446973

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, November 26, 2015

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