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Romantic and Remodeled Upstairs Corner, Ocean View Studio on West Molokai!

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 350 sq ft
Property type condo

Overview

About the property

Cozy, airy renovated studio condo on the wonderful west beaches of Molokai

Top floor, 2nd story condo at Kepuhi Beach Resort on the West Shore of Molokai. Vaulted 25’ tall ceilings for a really expansive feel. Corner unit, for a panoramic experience…….Surf in one direction, palm trees in the other! Completely remodeled and freshly outfitted in February 2017. Lanai is good sized, about 8x14, and has fantastic views of Kaiaka Rock, ocean surf, sunsets and Diamondhead, and occasionally at night the lights of Honolulu twinkling in the distance. Close to the beach and ocean-side pool. Fully equipped kitchen with island for morning coffee or computer work, USB outlet for handy charging, several ways of making coffee, full size fridge, cooktop, toaster, microwave and Nutribullet blender for smoothies (or tropical drinks! ) Luxurious King bed, with extra twin mattress underneath, counter height bistro table on lanai, and also a round retro style low table and chairs. Folding lounge chair / recliner, beach towels, beach umbrella. 40” Sony SmartTV, Marley Bluetooth speaker, fast reliable wireless for when you need to be plugged in. Sink vanity is wide, and has 4 large drawers of storage, and is separate from bathroom / shower room. Jalousie shuttered windows open easily and allow the trade winds to do their cooling magic. Breathtaking panoramic water views… close to the ocean, you will see and hear the waves. Sunsets, stars and the milky way like you have never experienced! A perfect setting to unplug, hike or bike the red dirt trails, explore beaches, and experience Molokai fully!!


Owner
Sharon Brown and Albert Clement
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Sharon Brown and Albert Clement

I live in Seattle with Albert, raising 5 kids who are launching now, and our Molokai condo has become our 2nd home! They say Molokai chooses you, and she sure did. We like travel, hiking, yoga, snowshoeing, good food, good reading, and just hope to be doing a lot more of all this!

Sharon Brown and Albert Clement purchased this condo in 2016

Why Sharon Brown and Albert Clement chose Maunaloa

They say that Molokai choses you, and she sure did! We visited and spent time with a friend last year and we were done for. We love the quiet and space of Molokai. We love the western exposure and wide open spaces of West Molokai, and we love the rustic and dramatic nature of the shoreline here. The fact that the Sheraton resort is returning to nature and the golf course is now a meadow is a plus for us, and hopefully for you too!

What makes this condo unique

The views and sights and sounds from the lanai are such a treat. When can you be so in contact with the wild world of surf meeting land? Wandering the red trails by bike or foot. Wide open spaces, empty highways and beaches. A great place to find out more about yourself.

Amenities

Maunaloa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Basic, new and clean. Tub and Shower, Wide Sinktop on Vanity, Toilet, and lots of floor space.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King bed and a twin mattress tucked underneath. We think this would be very comfortable for 3, and possibly 4 if you have small children perhaps.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Notes:
Molokai, the Friendly Island, birthplace to the hula, is said to be the most authentically Hawaiian island. Certainly the most relaxed and undeveloped. It is a remarkable change of pace and we know you will appreciate the difference. Friendly people, incredible outdoor spaces, forests, trails, cliffs, nature preserves, wildlife, and beaches. Organic produce and meats. A terrific place for being active and outdoors, for eating great fresh food, and for being alone, or perhaps being alone with someone! GET Tax GE-210-448-9984-01 / TAT Tax TA-210-448-9984-01

Reviews

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Break from the crowds..peace and Q-U-I-E-T

  • 3 of 5

My husband and I visited Molokai for the first time and spent a few days at Kephui Beach Resort. Loved the "back in time" feeling of the island - understand why the islanders would like to keep Molokai as is. You travel here ONLY if you want peace, quiet and serenity. It is a beautiful spot of the world.

The Unit: Sharon and Albert have done a lovely renovation of the unit. The wood floors are beautiful. The bathroom modern and clean with a tub/shower combo & toilet in room. The sink vanity is outside the bathroom - well done!!. It is an end unit looking to the ocean and you can hear the waves crash!! It is small and cozy. There is no couch, just a chair next to the dresser/TV stand and two pub style chairs at the island. On the lanai there is a table with chairs as well. The bed is firm, lots of pillows. The kitchen runs along one wall. Cook top NO oven. Microwave - not convection. A common barbeque is just a ways from the unit. This unit did not have screens in some windows or at the sliding door, so we had a few bug visitors. NOTE: the sliding doors have screens in bottom portion, and above the doors in the vault of the wall - these do not close, so on windy cool nights - it gets cool. (also note that you hear your neighbors and they hear you. There is NO a/c. Not really needed as breezes are nice, but when there's humidity, there's humidity!! This is same for all the units I looked at. These are OLD units. Built in the late 70's and not the best workmanship from what we saw. At one time this was part of a huge complex of hotel & apartment style buildings. AT this time 1/2 of the buildings are unused and falling into disrepair. Very sad to see. HOWEVER, the part that is being used as the Kephui Beach Resort (that is a VERY loose term) is kept up, with lovely lawns and gardens. The pool is again, from the 70's. The buildings around the pool are closed up so it feels like you are post apocalypse down there (and around). Not necessarily bad, just be aware....

There are LOTS of trails to walk. The beach is lovely to sit on, watch the waves crash, watch a few surfers, not sure I would venture into it (maybe in the summer months??)

You are a good 25-30 minutes to a store of any kind so make sure you take provisions when going in. There is a small store there (open 9-5 every day) but more expensive than usual (and that's saying something because Molokai is pricey) but it has essentials (and a few non-essentials

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Air dropped onto Gillian’s Island

  • 5 of 5

First of all, our room was fantastic, Sharon and Albert have done a wonderful job renovating!

The island was everything and nothing at all like I thought it would be. It’s a really unique place, and in some ways hard to explain. I guess if I had to some it up... a small country town on a tropical island.

We loved our trip, and will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is the unit to book at Kepuhi Beach Resort!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this unit is fantastic! Beautiful, simple, clean decor. Completely remodelled and new! Everything you need is provided. The bed and pillows are super comfy. The view is fantastic! You can even see the view while laying in bed! The deck has the perfect high top table and stools to enjoy a cocktail and dinner at while watching the waves. The location is close to the BBQ so close to walk to. Highly recommend this condo!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serene and romantic

  • 5 of 5

The room was beautifully adorned. Everything you could need or want in the kitchen. Even though it was a condominium I felt completely secluded and only steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches in the state. Highly recommend for a solo getaway, a romantic destination or a family friendly beach stay. Something for everyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $150

You will have complete access to the condo unit, Lanai, wireless internet, oceanfront pool, BBQ grill, free parking, inexpensive washer/dryer, and other resort amenities. Key lock box at the front door contains one set of keys for doorknob and deadbolt. Two sets of keys are in the unit for your use during your stay.
We live in Seattle, so won't be able to meet you personally, but are available at any time by phone, text or email, or through VRBO, and we also have a wonderful on island representative should anything be needed. Upon booking, we will send PDF files containing our contact information, directions to the unit, and resources and suggestions and general information about the unit, the resort, and things we hope you might appreciate while on Molokai.

- Quiet Hours 10pm - 8am
- No Smoking in unit or on lanai please
- This is our 2nd home and we hope you enjoy it fully and with respect. Mahalo!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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