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Breathtaking Ocean, Bay & Mountain Views.. Ensconced in Private Jungle Haven!

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Spectacular view of Kaneohe Bay, ocean, Ko'olau Mountains

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Last updated: 01/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kaneohe house description

Just five minutes' drive to stunning Kailua Beach, you will love every minute you spend in this bright, comfortable 2+ bedroom home. The breathtaking views of the ocean and Kaneohe Bay, Coconut Island, and the magnificent Ko'olau Mountains will make it hard to leave the house. (We can honestly attest to the fact that the pictures, no matter how good, cannot do justice to the views!)

You will be very centrally and conveniently located, but also get to experience the best of both worlds -- you are in striking distance of some of the best beaches imaginable, endless wonderful hiking trails, and attractions, but also come home to a tranquil oasis at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, nestled up against a lush, tropical jungle. Wake up to morning birdsong from this secluded haven. Zero traffic noise here.

Fabulous central location 2 blocks from Kaneohe Bay Drive and city bus stop. Five minutes to Kailua Beach. Easy access to H-3, Likelike and Pali Highways. Five minutes from grocery stores, restaurants and all the amenities you need. 25 minutes from Honolulu Airport, 25 minutes from Pearl Harbor, 45 minutes from the North Shore, 30 minutes from Waikiki.

This is a 2-bedroom, 2.5 bath 1200 square feet house. On the main second level, there are two bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, kitchen, dining and living rooms. The living room offers a full screen view of the bay, ocean and mountains, and a glass sliding door opens onto the covered lanai. On the first floor there is a family room/den with a comfortable Ikea sectional sofa which easily converts to a double bed. A full bathroom is next to the family room.

All rooms have lots of jalousie (louvre) windows letting in abundant light and welcoming breeze.

The master bedroom (main second level) is tucked away in the back corner of the house, surrounded by the lush jungle, with wrap around jalousie windows that allow you to feel at one with nature. Sleep super comfortably on the luxurious Tempur Pedic king mattress and Tempur Pedic pillows. (Please note that this mattress sits on the ground. You'll love it!) There is a half-bath ensuite off the master bedroom.

The second bedroom (main second level) includes a glass top computer desk, a comfortable single trundle bed, and views to the bay, ocean and mountains.

The main full bathroom is off the hallway, opposite the second bedroom.

The main living area is an open-plan layout, with the kitchen, dining and living rooms all facing the spectacular views. The lanai off the living room extends the living area and brings the magnificent expanse and beauty of the outdoors inside. Whether preparing a meal, enjoying your food, lounging on the sofa, or relaxing on the lanai, you will be mesmerized by the ever-changing vista.

From the kitchen, access the laundry room available for your convenience. This laundry area is also utilized by the cottage at the rear of the house.

No two days, rainbows or cloud formations are the same. Our position at the top of the hill and end of the cul-de-sac gives you an obstructed, elevated view straight out to the natural wonder of the scenic beauty surrounding us. And being situated on the windward (northeast) side of the island, we are blessed with near-constant 'trade winds' which provide a natural cooling breeze that keeps the tropical warmth just perfect.

There is off-street parking for one car in the garage or on the asphalt part of the driveway, and public transportation (bus) is on Kaneohe Bay Drive (only 3 blocks away).

The windward side offers the true island paradise experience. From the stunningly beautiful turquoise beaches to the Jurassic Park-like Ko'olau mountain range with its sheer, incredibly steep cliffs covered in lush vegetation, this is the best that Hawaii has to offer. There are four, different, world-class beaches within a 15 minute drive. There are tons of hikes where you can see waterfalls, mountain ranges, breathtaking ocean views, gorgeous flora and fauna, and humpback whales (during the November-April season). You are also about 50 minutes from the funky North Shore with its huge waves in winter and great swimming and snorkeling in the summer. Honolulu (known to the locals as 'town') is an easy 25-minute drive over the Ko'olau mountain range.

In the interest of full disclosure, bugs are part of living in Hawaii, as are other creatures who visit from our jungle. The occasional cockroach is not a sign of sanitation problems. You also might see a cane spider (large, but not poisonous.) You will also very likely see geckos and possibly hear wild pigs in the jungle at night. Again, neither of those is dangerous. We do see a couple of centipedes a year, and their bite is painful, so make sure you check that your closed-toe footwear is uninhabited before putting it on. All of that being said, we can guarantee that the place is super clean, and you certainly don't have to worry about being infested! And the other comforting news -- no snakes in Hawaii!

There is a 32' flat panel TV in the master bedroom, with a combo DVD/VCR player. You will enjoy free wireless broadband internet access throughout the house.

Feel free to enjoy the elliptical machine in the garage, as well as the boogie boards, beach chairs, snorkeling equipment, tennis rackets and other play equipment.

NOTE: This is an extremely quiet street in an older established neighborhood, filled with mostly elderly people who have owned their homes for 30-40 years. Our vacation rental is also a very quiet one. It is imperative that we have our guests' cooperation in keeping it peaceful. If you are someone who wants to be loud, have more than a few drinks, party or let loose in any way, laugh and talk raucously (day or night, but especially at night), then this is not the rental place for you. You would be happier in and better suited to the Waikiki vibe. Our ability to host future guests, and the success of neighborhood vacation rentals in general, are dependent on the happiness and blessing of the neighbors.

We can accommodate Japanese speaking guests as we both speak Japanese.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

            On main second level) with desk, comfortable bed, views...moreless

          • Family Room/Den: 1 double

            Ikea sectional converts into comfortable double bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            nestled against lush jungle...moreless

          • The master bedroom (main second level) is tucked away in the back corner of the house, surrounded by the lush jungle, with wrap around jalousie windows that allow you to feel at one with nature. Sleep super comfortably on the Tempur Pedic king mattress and Tempur Pedic pillows. (Please note that this mattress sits directly on the floor.) Second bedroom (main second level) with single bed faces the bay, mountains and ocean. It has a sleek glass desk and office chair. The fist floor of the house is just the family room and full bathroom. The family room has an Ikea sectional couch which folds out into a comfortable double bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Second full bathroom is on first floor, next to den....moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            Half-bath ensuite off master bedroom on main second level....moreless

          • Full bathroom on main floor. Tub, shower, toilet, extra wide vanity and mirror. Half-bath off master bedroom. Full bath with shower on first floor, off the family room....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            Small selection of travel, culture books, novels. ...moreless

          • DVD Player:

            Combo Toshiba VCR/DVD combo machine. ...moreless

          • Games:

            Numerous board games available, including Scattergories, Pictionary, Boggle, Taboo, and more....moreless

          • Music Library:

            Music library is stored on iPod in dock....moreless

          • Stereo:

            iPod dock available for your enjoyment....moreless

          • Television:

            Roku Box with Netflix, Amazon, etc. available. TV is located in master bedroom....moreless

          • Video Library:

            A small selection of DVDs....moreless

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Playground
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Mountain View:

            Spectacular view of Ko'olau Mountain Range, bathed in constantly changing light and clouds....moreless

          • Ocean View:

            Spectacular view of Kaneohe Bay, Coconut Island, Ko'olau Mountain Range, and the ocean beyond....moreless

          • Water View:

            Spectacular view of Kaneohe Bay, Coconut Island, Ko'olau Mountain Range, and the ocean beyond....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

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

          Dining

          • Dining:

            Separate dining room is part of the main second floor open kitchen/dining/living area. Dining table can seat six maximum....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Located next to washing machine behind kitchen in laundry hallway, which is shared with rear cottage guests....moreless

          • Garage:

            Attached garage provides one car space....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Internet:

            Broadband wifi network available....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            All clean linens are provided....moreless

          • Living Room:

            New, extremely comfortable sectional sofa open to the fabulous views. Sliding glass door to deck overlooking the views. Outdoor dining has never been better!...moreless

          • Parking:

            Driveway parking plus one space in garage....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Clean towels are provided....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            High-efficiency washer connected to PureWash water purification device that eliminates need for detergent. Washer & dryer are in hallway behind kitchen. Laundry is shared with rear cottage guests....moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Plenty of cookware, plateware, and silverware....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Refrigerator, electric range, microwave, disposal. No dishwasher. Breakfast counter bar. Near new Vitamix blender....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio:

            Sizeable deck ...moreless

          • Lanai / Gazebo:

            Sizeable lanai with outdoor table and comfortable chairs, with a spectacular view of the mountains, bay and ocean beyond....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill:

            Weber charcoal grill...moreless

          • Tennis:

            Rackets and balls are available for your use. Recommend the Kaneohe District Park tennis courts -- about 8-10 minutes' drive away....moreless

          • Water Sports Gear:

            Boogie boards, skim board, snorkeling equipment, beach chairs....moreless

           

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          5 night min stay
          $195

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          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
          • Cleaning Fee $175
          • Tax Rate 13.962%

          Notes:

          Important: Please note that Hawaii state law requires short-term vacation rentals to charge tax of 13.75%, comprised of 4.712% GE (general excise) tax and 9.25% TAT (transient accommodations) tax.

          Hawaii Tax License Number: W51508512-01


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          Last updated: 01/13/2015
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          Location

          15 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Honolulu (HNL)
          1 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          Interstate H-3
          3 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Kailua

          Car: Necessary

          Just five minutes' drive to stunning Kailua Beach, you will love every minute you spend in this bright, comfortable 2+ bedroom home. The breathtaking views of the ocean and Kaneohe Bay, Coconut Island, and the magnificent Ko'olau Mountains will make it hard to leave the house. (We can honestly attest to the fact that the pictures, no matter how good, cannot do justice to the views!)

          You will be very centrally and conveniently located, but also get to experience the best of both worlds -- you are at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, nestled up against a lush, tropical jungle. Wake up to morning birdsong from this secluded haven. Zero traffic noise here.

          Fabulous central location 2 blocks from Kaneohe Bay Drive and city bus stop. Seven minutes to Kailua beach. Easy access to H-3, Likelike and Pali Highways just 2-5 minutes' drive away. Five minutes from grocery stores, restaurants and all the amenities you need.

           

          Owner info

          About the owner: We love where we live and want to share the wonder of this place with as many people as possible. Our biggest thrill is being in beautiful nature, which Oahu offers in abundance.


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          Speaks: english, Japanese

           

          Photos

          • Spectacular view of Kaneohe Bay, ocean, Ko'olau Mountains

            Spectacular view of Kaneohe Bay, ocean, Ko'olau Mountains

          • House situated at top of cul-de-sac hill, nestled in jungle tranquility

            House situated at top of cul-de-sac hill, nestled in jungle tranquility

          • New sectional in living room, with open kitchen and dining area to the left

            New sectional in living room, with open kitchen and dining area to the left

          • View from living room overlooking the lanai (deck)

            View from living room overlooking the lanai (deck)

          • Outdoor dining has never been better!

            Outdoor dining has never been better!

          • Kitchen and counter bar

            Kitchen and counter bar

          • Kitchen and dining room

            Kitchen and dining room

          • Lots of windows, light and jungle birdsong in master bedroom.

            Lots of windows, light and jungle birdsong in master bedroom.

          • Main full bathroom on second floor next to bedrooms

            Main full bathroom on second floor next to bedrooms

          • Laundry are (behind kitchen) shared with guests in separate cottage (to left).

            Laundry are (behind kitchen) shared with guests in separate cottage (to left).

          • The ever-changing cloud array -- no two views or days look the same

            The ever-changing cloud array -- no two views or days look the same

          • View with a clear blue sky

            View with a clear blue sky

          • Afternoon sun streaming into the living room

            Afternoon sun streaming into the living room

          • Living room and lanai. The stairs go down to front door & 1st floor den, bathrm

            Living room and lanai. The stairs go down to front door & 1st floor den, bathrm

          • Living room with kitchen to right, hallway leading to 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms

            Living room with kitchen to right, hallway leading to 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms

          • Dining room and kitchen both with fabulous full views

            Dining room and kitchen both with fabulous full views

          • Master brm surrounded by jungle, with king size Tempur-Pedic mattress, pillows.

            Master brm surrounded by jungle, with king size Tempur-Pedic mattress, pillows.

          • Bedroom #2 with comfortable single bed, desk, great bay, ocean, mountain view.

            Bedroom #2 with comfortable single bed, desk, great bay, ocean, mountain view.

          • Main full bathroom viewed towards hallway

            Main full bathroom viewed towards hallway

          VRBO #557262

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          Date last modified - Thursday, January 22, 2015

          $195 per night (USD)
          Minimum stay: 5 nights
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          • Bedrooms
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          • Bathrooms
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          Member since: 2014
          Speaks: english, Japanese
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          • Calendar last updated: 01/13/2015
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