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Diamond Head Dream Home

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Diamond Head house description

Nestled at the base of famous Diamond Head Crater, this family friendly house is only steps away from sunny beaches, Tongs surfing area, the expansive Kapiolani Park, the Waikiki Aquarium, the Honolulu Zoo, the exclusive Outrigger Canoe Club and the Elks Club.

It is in a quiet residential neighborhood located on the gold coast. It is within walking distance of International Waikiki, with its beaches and world class shopping and dining opportunities.

The smoke-free house has been in our family for 35 years, and is filled with original works of art, antiques and sculpture. We welcome guests who want to be close to the nightlife and glamor of Waikiki, but enjoy the quiet serenity of our little neighborhood.

The Diamond Head Dream Home is well equipped with a gourmet kitchen, with all the right utensils and appliances you will need for cooking. There is a downstairs room that has it's own outside entrance, as well as full bathroom. We have an outside hose-off-after-the-beach-shower downstairs, that leads directly into the open glass block shower, and jacuzzi tub. If you forget to bring a book we have an extensive library downstairs. The upstairs lanai's are perfect for eating, sunbathing, or reading on a lazy Hawaiian afternoon. Our home has a formal dining room, ideal for serving gourmet meals, as well as an informal dining area off the kitchen. Upstairs there are yoga mats, and exercise balls. You can do yoga with the peaceful panorama of Diamond Head in the background. Also, upstairs we have a family heirloom, our magnificent grand piano. There is also a keyboard for the musically inclined. Our grand piano has just been lovingly restored by the firm of John Callahan out of Oakland California. One year and many dollars later our piano has been brought back to it's former glory. John brags that we may have the finest sounding piano on the island!

Upstairs is the new master suite, that feels like a complete Hawaiian oasis. This room is ultra private, and has a new outdoor shower where the views are of Diamond Head. Inside is a granite housed soaking tub, a writing desk, a day bed with Bali wood, wall-carvings, an onyx sink and onyx wall sconces. A quite, cool, hide-away, just minutes from Waikiki.

The house is very close to the finish line for the Honolulu Marathon. We are only minutes away from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Punahou Schools.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

              • Sunroom


              • Bedroom 1: 1 twin/ single

                Private bathroom with shower, private entry....moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Next to bathroom with jaquezzi....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 king

                Upstairs, next to glass tiled bathroom with tub....moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

                Master suite, own bath in room, private shower on lanai....moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

                Windows on all sides for view. Third floor....moreless

              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3).

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 4


              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                In downstairs single room....moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

                Glass block shower with glass tile. Next to king room....moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, jetted tub, outdoor shower

                Outdoor shower to rinse off after beach, plus indoor shower....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Outside Lanai's, Boogey Boards, Beach Toys, There is a Bus Stop on the Corner...moreless


                  • Books:

                    A huge library, including books on what to do on Oahu. Over a thousand books. A readers dream....moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Toys:

                    boogey boards, skim board, ocean kayaks, paddle boards, surf board...moreless

                  • VCR


                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Fitness Center

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Boating
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Monument View
                      • Mountain View:

                        A perfect view of Diamond Head...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Racquetball
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Sailing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing


                      • Dining
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 10 people


                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet


                      • Catering Available
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster


                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        boogey boards, surf board, paddle boards, and skim board....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Jetted Tub:

                            Jetted tub in downstairs bathroom. This bathroom also has an outdoor shower, and you can walk in from the outside directly into a glass block shower inside....moreless



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                          from 37 traveler reviews
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                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Dec 20 - Jan 5
                          7 night min stay

                          spring break
                          Mar 21 - Apr 21
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,900 $16,500
                          Nov 22 - Dec 1
                          7 night min stay

                          My Standard Rate
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,200 $15,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                          • cleaning $300 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 13%


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                          Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                          • Pearl Harbor

                            "A must see for any first time visitors. History comes alive."

                          • Diamond Head State Monument

                            "I love to walk up to the top of Diamond Head for exercise. Get there right at 6 am when the..."

                          • Hanauma Bay Marine Preserve

                            "Can be crowded, but go early and enjoy looking at more fish than you would believe!"

                          • Waikiki Beach

                            "Stroll from the house on down to Waikiki beach. When you get hot, go into Duke's bar on the..."

                          • 12th Ave Grill

                            "Jason Schoonover is the chef, he describes his restaurant as Different, fun, local and delic..."

                          • Alan Wong's Restaurant

                            "Alan Wong is the chef. My absolute favorite restaurant on the island. I get the tasting me..."

                          • Town

                            "Ed Kenney is the chef at Town restaurant in Kaimuki. Amazing locally sourced food, and spec..."

                          • Salt Kitchen & Tasting Bar

                            "Quinten Frye is the chef at Salt. How does Kaimuki have three of the best restaurants on th..."

                          • KCC Saturday Farmer's Market

                            "We arrange our trip so we can arrive before this Saturday market. It is widely popular, so ..."

                          • Hale'iwa Farmers' Market

                            "Go to the North Shore on the day of the market. Go for lunch. You will be in heaven. From..."

                          • Taste Table

                            "New spot, haven't eaten here yet, but friends have raved."

                          • Chef Mavro

                            "More expensive and fancy than Alan Wong's. I'd say it was second to Alan Wong's, but it ke..."

                          • Honolulu Museum of Art

                            "Come for the art, but make sure you call ahead of time and reserve a spot for lunch. Food i..."

                          • V Lounge

                            "go for the cauliflower with white anchovies"

                          • Lanikai Beach

                            "more secluded than Kailua beach, wonderful white sand. Where President Obama stays when he ..."

                          • Polynesian Cultural Center

                            "If you have never been to Hawaii, this is a great place to start to become acquainted with a..."

                          • Leonard's Bakery

                            "Just up the road from my home on Kapahulu Ave. They take Hawaiian sweet bread dough, and de..."

                          • Ala Moana Center

                            "Best shopping on the island. From high end stores like Gucci, to Sears. Check out Shiyroki..."

                          • Arizona Memorial

                            "Go, take your children and your elders. Get there BEFORE 7am if you don't want to wait all..."

                          • Nuuanu Pali Lookout

                            "Windy and ominous. Where the Hawaiians fought great battles. A terrific view."

                          10.8 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          honolulu international airport
                          0.4 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          New Otani Hotel
                          3.2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          0.3 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Hau Tree Lani
                          0.6 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          sans souci

                          the Tennis is Free at the Diamond Head Courts, Which Include Lights for Night Playing


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1972

                          About the owner: I live in Ashland Oregon, where I am raising twins who are now in High School. I go back and forth between the mainland and the islands, blending the best of both worlds. This is me under an ancient Koa tree on the Big Island.

                          Why the Owner Chose Diamond Head:
                          This is our Family Home that we share with old and new friends.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Since it is our home, you are surrounded by the warmth and aloha of an island Ohana. We are uniquely situated at the base of Diamond Head. You can walk to the beach, the park, the Zoo, the Aquarium, Waikiki Shell, Waikiki Beach, etc. Such a great location!

                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

                          Links to more information:

                          Guestbook comments from the owner

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                          • upstairs music room

                            upstairs music room

                          • Bali wall hanging and bed in master suite.

                            Bali wall hanging and bed in master suite.

                          • Downstairs living room

                            Downstairs living room

                          • Dining room

                            Dining room

                          • Bathroom with outside entry for after the beach

                            Bathroom with outside entry for after the beach

                          • New bathroom in the master suite

                            New bathroom in the master suite

                          • Front of house at night

                            Front of house at night

                          • First floor bedroom

                            First floor bedroom

                          • Kitchen


                          • View from across the street at sunset.
Cocktails on the sea wall.

                            View from across the street at sunset. Cocktails on the sea wall.

                          VRBO #53717

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                          This listing was first published here in 2005.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                          $4,200 - $5,600 per week (USD)

                          4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 9

                          View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2005
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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