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Beatiful Private Home Right There at Sharks Cove

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Ocean view while sitting at the dining room table.

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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

HALE MAHANA (a restful and hospitable home) is located at the geographical center of Oahu's idyllic North Shore. Experience a taste of 'Old Hawaii' flanked by the legendary shores of Waimea Bay, Banzai Pipeline, and Sunset Beach. This small section of coast with rock, sand, and coral outcrops, is so spectacular it has been protected by the State of Hawaii as a Marine Life Conservation Area. Find out more by navigating to the owner's website under 'Links' below.

THE HOUSE has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and an elevated porch with sweeping ocean and sunset views. You will immediately relax in an open airy floorplan. Enjoy the stereo, and cable-equipped big screen TV with DVD. The fully appointed kitchen has granite countertops and facing barstools so you can talk with family and friends as you open a bottle of wine, prepare gourmet meals, or simply throw burgers on the BBQ. The master suite has a king size bed; second bedroom has a queen; and the third has two single beds.

CENTRALLY LOCATED. If you've been to the North Shore before, you'll know why return visitors want to stay in this neighborhood. Snorkeling at Shark's Cove is a 3 minute walk. Breathtaking Ke Iki beach is a 4 minute walk. We are at the south end of a 3 mile bike path which takes you past Pipeline (1 mi.), and Sunset Beach (2 mi.) In the morning, walk 2 blocks along the bike path to Starbucks, or stop at the adjacent Foodland Supermarket.

Drive south for 10 minutes and you find quaint and historic Haleiwa Town with its many restaurants, art galleries, and surf shops. Go north 10 minutes for world class golf at Turtle Bay Resort, or continue around the point to the windward side of the island and the Polynesian Cultural Center. As you explore this part of Oahu, you'll see why locals call the North Shore 'Country,' but driving time to Honolulu Airport is only 45 minutes, and Waikiki is 1 hour.

Website: www.nsoahu.com
Hawaii Tax ID = W94589922-01 Local Contact: Connie Akao 808-692-2774

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Masks, snorkels, fins, boogie boards are onsite....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Large Flat Screen TV with DVD, Cable TV in every room, Bicycles, Boogie Boards, Snorkel Gear, MultiDisk CD Stereo, Full Service Kitchen, Walk to snorkeling, Walk to Starbucks, Walk to sandy beaches, Carport with Garage Door, front courtyard with locking gates....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    'located ½ house back from Kulalua Point at the Pupukea Marine Sanctuary'...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Beautiful view of Shark's Cove and Oahu's North Shore to Kaena Point...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    High Speed DSL with wireless connection...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Large Carport with electric garage door and locking front gates....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 6 - Jun 13, 2015
3 night min stay
$340
$2,025
Summer
Jun 14 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$440
$2,700
Low Season
Sep 8 - Nov 16, 2015
3 night min stay
$335
$2,050 $6,900
Christmas
Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay
$460
$2,850
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$370
$2,300 $6,900
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $200
  • Tax Rate 13.91%

Notes:

Minimum stay is 5 nights but will 3 or 4 to fill gaps in the schedule. Standard rates apply Aug 15 - Sept 8; Nov 16 - Dec 17. Monthly rental is defined as 4 weeks and is available Sept 8 - May 31, excluding Christmas. Christmas Holiday has a one week minimum stay; or less to fill gaps in the schedule.

Taxes apply: 4.66% Hawaii State and Oahu County Tax + 9.25% Hotel Tax. Cleaning fee (not taxable) is $200. One half the total is due at the time of the reservation; the balance is due 60 days before arrival. Please make payment by check; or Paypal (service chg 4%); or Bank transfer (srv chg $20). Security deposit of $500 can be guaranteed by credit card.


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Location

World Class Surfing, Body Surfing, Body Boarding, Scuba Diving, Deep Sea/Surf Fishing, Biking (rentals), Sky Diving, Glider Rides, Catamaran Tours, Polynesian Cultural Center, Waimea Adventure Park, Historic Haleiwa Town

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Aloha friends. Thanks for having a look and I think you'll really like the North Shore. I thought the beach where I grew up in San Clemente California was the best ever – that is until I came here. Now I make 2-3 trips per year. A typical day would be to walk to Starbucks, walk by Shark’s Cove; check snorkeling; walk, jog, or ride up the bike path; chores – lot’s of home maintenance when you’re by the ocean; go to the beach – biggest decision – which beach; relax at home; have a cocktail on the lanai and watch the sunset. Mahalo.

Why the Owner Chose Sunset Beach:
The reason I bought a home in Hawaii is largely attributed to my cousin who moved here when he became director of protected species for NOAA, and led conservation efforts for the Monk Seal and the Honu. All those years he was telling me about the magic of the North Shore. Then his son married a Hawaiian girl and they hosted a week's worth of festivities on the North Shore from Waimea Bay to Sunset Beach. After experiencing the beaches, beauty, and Aloha Spirit firsthand, I was hooked. Soon this home came available and my cousin went there and became my eyes and ears as we talked on the phone. After an hour of detailed communications, I made an offer and bought the house virtually sight unseen! It turned out to be the best move I've ever made and family, friends, and guests have been enjoying it ever since.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The best things about the property are the setting (quiet - set back off the highway); view of Shark’s Cove and Pupukea Marine Sanctuary; and perfect location – you can go to Shark’s Cove for snorkeling, walk to several beaches, or walk to Starbucks for coffee!


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Ocean view while sitting at the dining room table.

    Ocean view while sitting at the dining room table.

  • Enjoy family and friends in this full service kitchen with granite countertops.

    Enjoy family and friends in this full service kitchen with granite countertops.

  • Living and dining area give a casual and elegant island feeling.

    Living and dining area give a casual and elegant island feeling.

  • View of Shark’s Cove from the lanai.

    View of Shark’s Cove from the lanai.

  • Spectacular sunset from the lanai.

    Spectacular sunset from the lanai.

  • The master suite has a separate dressing area.

    The master suite has a separate dressing area.

  • The second bedroom has a queen size bed.

    The second bedroom has a queen size bed.

  • View from Shark's Cove - house is in the background center

    View from Shark's Cove - house is in the background center

  • The house is on a beach access path ensuring open views of Shark's Cove.

    The house is on a beach access path ensuring open views of Shark's Cove.

  • From bottom: 3 Tables; tidepool; Sharks Cove; 6th house past is us; Ke Iki Beach

    From bottom: 3 Tables; tidepool; Sharks Cove; 6th house past is us; Ke Iki Beach

  • Yawn - another sunset!

    Yawn - another sunset!

  • This is actually the tidepool that is part of Shark's Cove - excellent for kids.

    This is actually the tidepool that is part of Shark's Cove - excellent for kids.

  • Garage door and gate. The marine sanctuary is a few steps past our rock wall.

    Garage door and gate. The marine sanctuary is a few steps past our rock wall.

  • The Living Room has a 60' big screen TV, stereo, and DVD player.

    The Living Room has a 60' big screen TV, stereo, and DVD player.

  • Aerial view of the property shows Shark’s Cove, Three Tables, and Waimea Bay.

    Aerial view of the property shows Shark’s Cove, Three Tables, and Waimea Bay.

  • Standing on the beach access path looking at the front of the house.

    Standing on the beach access path looking at the front of the house.

  • Master suite has a private entrance king size bed.

    Master suite has a private entrance king size bed.

  • Part of the master suite:  bathtub, shower, and private vanity.

    Part of the master suite: bathtub, shower, and private vanity.

  • Bedroom 3 has two single beds.

    Bedroom 3 has two single beds.

  • Relax on the front deck and enjoy the ocean view.

    Relax on the front deck and enjoy the ocean view.

  • Walk to Ke Iki Beach - keep walking and you'll hit Pipeline then Sunset Beach.

    Walk to Ke Iki Beach - keep walking and you'll hit Pipeline then Sunset Beach.

  • Waimea Bay - our other main beach.  You decide if you prefer this or Ke Iki.

    Waimea Bay - our other main beach. You decide if you prefer this or Ke Iki.

  • Ke Iki Beach - horses on the beach - a rare sight.

    Ke Iki Beach - horses on the beach - a rare sight.

  • A happy guest enjoying Lanikai Beach on the other side of the island.

    A happy guest enjoying Lanikai Beach on the other side of the island.

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/23/2015
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