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Stunning Oceanfront Cottage

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Last updated: 08/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

This beautifully restored oceanfront home has all the charm of yesteryear with the added conveniences and sustainability of today. Offered as a vacation rental for the first time in 2013, the view and location are spectacular. In 2014, The Guardian newspaper listed it as one of the Top Beach Houses in the World. Completely renovated, this updated home has hardwood floors, granite countertops, koa cabinets, stainless steel appliances, iHome docking stations, Bose outdoor speakers with connections for Android and Apple products (including iPhone 5), iTouch pre-loaded with Hawaiian music, wireless internet, full size washer/dryer, brand new cal king bedroom set, luxurious linens, hdtv plasma in great room and bedroom, gas bbq, Tiki Hut for afternoon drinks, teak lounges, etc etc. All lights are on dimmers so you can create your own environment and mood. There's even an indoor switch to light up the water at night to create your own private manta ray and eel show!

Ideally located overlooking Kahaluu Beach, you are within feet of the best snorkeling on the island and will enjoy watching excellent surf action from your expansive lanai and deck. (If you do surf or stand up paddleboard, you can paddle straight out from the property and be in the break in less than 5 minutes.) During winter months, whales can be seen daily as they swim by.

Uniquely situated on a 9000 sq ft oceanfront lot, this property is a one-of-a-kind. You will experience complete privacy with expansive views up and down the coast. While there is so much to do on the Big Island, you will have a difficult time pulling yourself away from your home and the incredible views and sounds of the ocean. You will find this special place to be relaxing, rejuvenating and inspiring.

Upon arrival you will be provided with tropical flower arrangements, kona coffee, fresh fruit, homemade banana bread, etc. For bookings exceeding 14 days, a 'freshen up' cleaning will be arranged midway through your stay at no additional charge.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Not Suitable For Children:

            Ideally suitable for two people. Please inquire about additional guests....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            Brand new california king master bedroom set...moreless

          • New luxurious linens with down comforter and duvet cover. Plasma TV in corner and expansive ocean views....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Recently renovated...moreless

          • Bathroom/Laundry

            Add'l half bathroom off master bedroom...moreless

          • Completely renovated master bathroom with large walk in shower. Vanity with wall sconces on dimmers....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Coffee Maker:

            Drip coffee maker in addition to french press...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            New full size refrigerator and freezer...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Brand new stainless steel appliances...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            All new dishes, knives and utensils...moreless


          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Upon your arrival tropical flowers, kona coffee, fruit, homemade banana bread, etc will be provided. For stays exceeding 14 days a 'freshen up' cleaning will be arranged midway through your stay at no additional charge....moreless


              • Stereo:

                Receiver with connections for Android and Apple products (including iPhone 5) for Bose outdoor speakers...moreless

              • Television:

                HDTV Plasma in great room and master bedroom...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Oceanic cable...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Books


              • Telephone:

                Free long distance in the US and Canada...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Golf:

                Nearby golf at Kona Country Club. Ask about discounts....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Kayak, surfboard and standup paddleboard rentals nearby...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                New snorkeling equipment and boogie board provided...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Large outdoor grill with side burner...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Expansive 500 sq ft lanai and deck...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo


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

              Location & View

              • Oceanfront:

                Stunning oceanfront location...moreless

              • Beachfront
              • Beach View
              • Ocean View
              • Waterfront
              • Water View


              • Marina
              • Snorkeling
              • Cycling
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Sailing
              • Kayaking
              • Golf
              • Surf Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Groceries
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • ATM/Bank
              • Walking
              • Eco Tourism
              • Beachcombing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Whale Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Luaus
              • Ruins
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Recreation Center
              • Boating
              • Fishing


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              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Cleaning Fee $265 + tax
              • Tax Rate 13.42%

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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              Last updated: 08/11/2014
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              13 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Kona International Airport (KOA)
              Private Homes
              Nearest Beach
              Kahaluu Beach
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Anthony's By The Sea
              1 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Kona Country Club
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Keauhou Shopping Center

              Car: Recommended

              Ideally located overlooking Kahaluu Beach - the best surfing and snorkeling beach on the Big Island. Central to restaurants, shopping, golf, farmers markets, volcano, etc.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: Married nearly 20 years, we share the passion for travel and exploration. We own a business in California and Australia, so Hawaii is a natural fit as a stopping off spot in between.

              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
              We have been blessed to have traveled to many parts of the world and have not found a location as special as this one. Extensive renovation has been done to make this home both luxurious and sustainable. Expansive panoramic views and the gentle sounds of the ocean create a very unique setting unmatched by anything we have seen around the globe.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              You will not find a home as close to the water as this one! The sights and sounds of the ocean are mesmerizing. From the large lanai and deck you can watch surfers, paddle boarders and boogie boarders or jump in the water and experience some of the best snorkeling on the globe. Lighting up the water at night makes for a spectacular view.

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              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Sliding door out bedroom

                Sliding door out bedroom

              • Entrance


              • Expansive views throughout

                Expansive views throughout

              • Champagne anyone?

                Champagne anyone?

              • Master bathroom

                Master bathroom

              • Spectacular sunsets

                Spectacular sunsets

              • View from bedroom

                View from bedroom

              • Brand new cal king bedroom set

                Brand new cal king bedroom set

              • Great room

                Great room

              • Fully equipped kitchen

                Fully equipped kitchen

              • Half bath off master bedroom

                Half bath off master bedroom

              • Master shower

                Master shower

              • Coastline view

                Coastline view

              VRBO #474249

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Monday, August 18, 2014

              $489 per night (USD)

              1 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 2

              View calendar: Updated 08/11/14
              Minimum stay: 5 nights
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