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Direct Ocean Front, Totally Remodeled at World Famous Banyan's Surf Break

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Banyans Break Surfer being chased by wave! Enjoy your World class lanai view.

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  • Minimum stay:5-10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Kona Bali Kai condo description

Our direct ocean front condo sits 30' behind the Kona Bali Kai seawall. You can't get any closer to the sea without getting wet.

If you want DIRECT Ocean Front, next to the most popular Island surf break in a TOTALLY remodeled unit at a great price point look no further.

The 2BR/BA unit just completed an $80,000 wall to wall full remodel. We welcomed our first client in Dec., 2013. The new 5 star interior is unbeatable with custom Cherry cabinetry, solid granite counters, new windows, new patterned tiled floors, new stainless steel appliances and new, comfortable beds.

Total square footage including lanai is about 1,000'. You will notice different sizes quoted in KBK adds. To my knowledge all 2BR ocean front units are the same size? Interiors are about 806 square feet + the 200 square feet lanai.

Enjoy our full width lanai with new top of the line Pella double glass, low e, Fiberglass sliders adjoining the master bedroom and Greatroom. If the surf noise at night is to loud just use the doors to control the sound level.

Entertainment center includes 39' Samsung TV with cable box to receive Hi Def Programming, DVD movie player, Small RCA stereo w/remote and Router for free Wifi.

Each major room has a quality Casablanca All Weather Ceiling Fan to keep you cool along with a new, 12,000 BTU A/C in the Greatroom for those rare late summer sticky days. Most Ocean Front units @ Kona Bali Kai
do not provide AC (its rarely needed!).

We provide free long distance calls to the US and Canada Mainland.

The famous (site of frequent competitions) Banyan Surf Break is just offshore from our unit so you'll enjoy watching the surfers in between checking out the frequent turtle (Honu) visitor in the natural lava pond directly in front of the lanai.

Our unit is on the convenient 2nd building level with quick access to free ground level parking, courtyard pool and no steps to apartment if you prefer to use the elevator. Just a narrow strip of lawn separates you from the ocean. The natural rock pool in front forces the waves to break out from shore further, reducing the surf noise level, a plus.

Custom shoji type silhouette sliding glass panels (Unique to Kona Bali Kai) separate the Greatroom from the MBR.

The coastline in front of Kona Bali Kai has accessible tide pools and sandy areas - perfect for poking around on a lazy afternoon. Free Oceanfront propane fired outdoor Barbeques with adjacent picnic tables are available for guests.

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.

We live nearby (1 mile south) 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, exclusive 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. We also provide tips on how to save airfare & car rental expenses.

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. She needs to pull out her brushes again to complete additional pictures for the new digs.

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

This is our 2nd Kona Bali Kai Direct Ocean Front Rental. See VRBO listing 329786 for details and pictures of our sister unit a few doors away that sits directly in front of the Banyan's surf break.

Note: Unit 219 matches unit 305's layout except the layouts are reversed.

State of Hawaii Tax ID: W26415890-01

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 808 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Otis elevator is 7 units away.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Concierge

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible

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

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                With Dresser and 2nd LCD TV...moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Chest of Drawers for cloths and large Mirrored Closet...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom off Master Bedroom: toilet, shower

                Oversized granite sink counter with large linen storage....moreless

              • Guest Bathroom (near greatroom): toilet, shower

                Beautiful Custom Shower with Granite Threshold...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
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television

                  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

                  • 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:

                    Beach is great for lounging 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 Beach @ LaAloha....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

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

                  • Ocean View:

                    Direct Ocean front unit - view is unbeatable!...moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    Pacific Ocean is 30' away. It does not get any better than this! Lanai extends full width of unit. Please go make some more Mai Tai's....moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Direct Ocean front unit - view is unbeatable!...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:

                    2nd table, on lanai, also sits 4. ...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Large 12,000 BTU Window unit that cools entire condo. Seldom needed but rare at Kona Bali Kai with Trade Winds...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Expect to purchase new stack unit prior to first customer arrival...moreless

                  • Elevator:

                    Otis elevator is 7 units away. ...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    You have to be kidding, you don't need any of this!...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Router provided for free Wifi...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Normal linens provided ready to go...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Hide-a-bed couch, comfortable side chair and standard small tables, TV stand & Electronics. ...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Free covered parking below, close to unit....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Provided with free calls to USA and Canada. Handsets in Kitchen, Greatroom and MBR...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

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

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Expect to purchase new stack unit prior to first customer arrival...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Kitchen:

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

                  • Microwave:

                    New Stainless steel 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 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

                  • Golf:

                    3 Miles south @ Kona Country Club (when renovation is complete. ...moreless

                  • 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:

                    Soft, green lawn between your lanai and edge of ocean. ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Adjacent to unit in lawn below. Fish or Fillet??...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

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

                  • Heated Pool
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  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

                  Holiday 2015
                  Dec 28 - Jan 2, 2016
                  5 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 @ end of stay $100 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 13.25%

                  Notes:

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

                  For 2015 often some savings if you book next to an existing booking- Ask.

                  Save 20%/nite when booking gaps of 1 to 5 nights, 1 night free for booking 6 to 14 nite gaps.

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

                  Exact dates for Ironman and Holiday are flexible; nights over 10 will be at seasonal rates.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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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
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Belt Highway
                  Kona Bali Kai
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Poki Shack (Lunch) is on site
                  60 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Top of Mauna Kea
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  La Aloha/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: 2013

                  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 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 off island we accomplish all turnovers ourselves to insure the condo is perfect for your arrival. This is our 2nd purchased ocean front unit @ Kona Bali Kai. Lynn set up a special IRA fund which allowed him to purchase this unit directly and market under the name of Konanoff LLC but after all the legalese its just Lynn and Sharon's 2nd great unit.

                  Why the Owner Chose Kona Bali Kai:
                  Direct, fully refurbished oceanfront next to 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 ocean front barbeques or check out the small 'POKI Shack' lunch spot just down the steps 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 most days to help you plan excursions and local events. Free island and local ($2/trip) bus service is available in front of the building. Too many options, not enough time - recommend enjoying the lanai view, watching the surfers wipe out and say hello to the Turtles while you think about it. There is a small, secluded sand beach a short walk away I'll tell you about it in my Guest letter.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Banyans Break Surfer being chased by wave! Enjoy your World class lanai view.

                    Banyans Break Surfer being chased by wave! Enjoy your World class lanai view.

                  • KBK 219 Lanai View Looking South. Note fully accessible shoreline!

                    KBK 219 Lanai View Looking South. Note fully accessible shoreline!

                  • Lanai Seating including cushioned love seat, chair, chaise & Glass top table set

                    Lanai Seating including cushioned love seat, chair, chaise & Glass top table set

                  • Greatroom - note custom patterned tile floor - large wall A/C cools entire unit for those rare, sticky late summer days.

                    Greatroom - note custom patterned tile floor - large wall A/C cools entire unit for those rare, sticky late summer days.

                  • Electronics center with 39' Samsung TV, Cable box, Wifi, DVD player & Stereo.

                    Electronics center with 39' Samsung TV, Cable box, Wifi, DVD player & Stereo.

                  • 'Old' Hawaii View looking South from Lanai toward the sea.

                    'Old' Hawaii View looking South from Lanai toward the sea.

                  • Master Bedroom Bath w/Cherry/granite cabinets &  Custom tile shower with Glass water shield.

                    Master Bedroom Bath w/Cherry/granite cabinets & Custom tile shower with Glass water shield.

                  • Comfortable Great Room Seating area w/sofa bed & large side chair.

                    Comfortable Great Room Seating area w/sofa bed & large side chair.

                  • KBK 219 Kitchen showing bar detail & seating.  Large array of paperback books.

                    KBK 219 Kitchen showing bar detail & seating. Large array of paperback books.

                  • Seal Pup - Hey Hey Hey! See any 'poki' fish for a wild, crazy but sleepy seal??

                    Seal Pup - Hey Hey Hey! See any 'poki' fish for a wild, crazy but sleepy seal??

                  • National Park Crater Hike - covered in my client guest letter.

                    National Park Crater Hike - covered in my client guest letter.

                  • Bird of Paradise bloom year round

                    Bird of Paradise bloom year round

                  • Turtle (Honu) Hangout Natural Rock Pool Directly in Front of Unit 219's lanai.

                    Turtle (Honu) Hangout Natural Rock Pool Directly in Front of Unit 219's lanai.

                  • KBK Lanai view looking north to Beach Cove.

                    KBK Lanai view looking north to Beach Cove.

                  • Dream kitchen with Cherry cabinets, granite counters and stainless appliances

                    Dream kitchen with Cherry cabinets, granite counters and stainless appliances

                  • MBR with new King bed, Pella sliders, mirrored doors - poodle not included

                    MBR with new King bed, Pella sliders, mirrored doors - poodle not included

                  • Guest BR with new Queen bed, large Jalousie windows and Mirrored closet doors

                    Guest BR with new Queen bed, large Jalousie windows and Mirrored closet doors

                  • Guest bath with cherry/granite cabinetry and custom tiled shower.

                    Guest bath with cherry/granite cabinetry and custom tiled shower.

                  • New HE Samsung Stack Front Loading Washer & Dryer.

                    New HE Samsung Stack Front Loading Washer & Dryer.

                  • 8,000' Mt. Hualali overlooking Kailua- Kona (taken from 219 front door entry)

                    8,000' Mt. Hualali overlooking Kailua- Kona (taken from 219 front door entry)

                  • KBK Center Courtyard Solar Heated Pool is steps away.

                    KBK Center Courtyard Solar Heated Pool is steps away.

                  • Hey dumb-ass - I'm over here: Can't catch me, can't catch a flea, nene nene nene

                    Hey dumb-ass - I'm over here: Can't catch me, can't catch a flea, nene nene nene

                  • Mauna Kea Summit; almost 14,000 feet!  Bring O2 and skiis after a winter storm.

                    Mauna Kea Summit; almost 14,000 feet! Bring O2 and skiis after a winter storm.

                  • Akaka Falls north of Hilo, easy loop walk on paved trail.

                    Akaka Falls north of Hilo, easy loop walk on paved trail.

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                  Minimum stay: 5-10 nights
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                    6
                  • Bedrooms
                    2
                  • Bathrooms
                    2
                  • Property type
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                  • Reviews
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                  Owner
                  Member since: 1999
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within a few hours
                  • Response rate: 100%
                  • Calendar last updated: 01/23/2015
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