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Ocean View Penthouse. Remodeled to perfection. Top Floor, End Unit!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 621 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Ocean View Penthouse. Remodeled to perfection. Top Floor, End Unit! Across from

What? This isn't the Ritz? Enjoy luxury living on a beer budget in our totally remodeled ocean view penthouse condo for a fraction of resort prices & a 2 minute walk to one of the best Maui beaches. Enjoy the privacy, tranquility & convenience of your own 1 bedroom condo all within walking distance to resorts, great restaurants, shops & all the beach activities. Excellent swimming, snorkeling & strolling beaches are across the street. Kihei has the best island weather and easiest proximity to all island activities. Snorkel, dive, boogie-board, kayak, walk, surf, golf, bike, shop and eat...it's all here. You don't even need a car as we're in the heart of the action in this ideal South Kihei neighborhood!

Our one bedroom, romantic penthouse has been totally renovated with wood floors, new cabinets, quartz countertops, new appliances. It's a dream spot! We offer:

A top floor end unit with ocean view (unit 340, bldg. 11) NO ELEVATOR!

A no-smoking complex

Extra windows bring in tropical breezes and ocean views

Comfy king-sized bed in ocean view bedroom

Queen sofa bed in living room

Air conditioning & ceiling fans

Fully stocked designer kitchen

Flat screen TV's w/DVD's in living room and bedroom

FREE WiFi

All Beach Equipment: Towels, umbrellas, boogie boards, coolers

Private balcony with OCEAN VIEW

Free parking

Immaculate!

Walking distance to miles of beaches, resorts, restaurants, shopping

True Aloha Still Practiced in this Quaint, Low-Density Complex

Complementary Gift Basket Upon Arrival

CHECK OUT GUEST COMMENTS BELOW TO SEE WHAT THEY HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCE IN OUR PENTHOUSE UNIT.

THE TRUTH ABOUT CONSTRUCTION NOISE: Some travel books have mentioned that there is noisy construction nearby. That project ceased over 5 years ago and there is no evidence that it will start up again any time soon.

Keywords: Vacation rental, Kihei, Maui. 1 bedroom condo, ocean view, fully furnished. Kamaole beaches.

More Details

Owner
Patricia Stillwell
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 13, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I just spent the past ten days at the most beautiful home in Kihei, Maui. We would go back tomorrow and live there the rest of our lives if we could :o) The location is excellent. The beaches, and there were several, are within a short walking distance. The sunset every night was unimaginable.



They call our one bedroom condo the Little Grass Hut, but it is so much more than that. The owners are wonderful hosts. They even provided a darling care package to get us started. The fridge had a few must need condiments all new. The cupboards were fully equipped with all the necessary cooking utensils, pots and pans and dishes. There were even a few must use spices readily available. To our delight there was a brand new gas grill just outside our building that we used frequently.



The pool is the perfect size and whisper quiet for those afternoons when the beach might not seem the place to be. However, we found the beaches amazing. We loved them all and they were not crowded at any part of the day. We were out there morning, noon and night, and each time was perfect.



The neighboring restraunts were also very nice. A deli sandwhich place was just down the parking lot a bit, and there was a wonderful breakfast cafe just a few blocks away. Both I would highly, highly reccommend.



Our accomodations were just lovely. We had a view of the ocean from our balcony where we were able to sit and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. The condo was spotlessly clean and we felt very much at home. The owners checked on us shortly after we arrived and allowed us some extra time to stay on our last day which was a godsend since our flight was not until 10pm.



We will definitely be telling all of our friends about The Little Grass Hut and our wonderful time in Kihei. We can't wait to plan our next visit. Many thanks to Patricia and Jefferson on their amazing hospitality. If you are going to Maui be sure and check them out!
Sep 2012
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Amenities

Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 621 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Remodeled with new tile shower, new vanity, lots of storage and room for your stuff.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King-size bed (1) Exceptionally comfy king-sized bed. You'll love it! Queen-size sofa bed in living room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Ocean View Penthouse. Remodeled to perfection. Top Floor, End Unit!
average rating of 4.8125 based on 142 reviews
5

A very nice top floor one bedroom condo unit.

  • 5 of 5

This top floor unit was recently refurbished and was in terrific condition. The unit was loaded with extra amenities to make ones stay super comfortable.

!5 second walk to a beautiful beach and walking distance to many bars and restaurants.

Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Tom, Thanks for writing the nice review for us. We're glad that you found our Kihei condo perfect for your Maui holiday. We agree the location can't be beat with everything you need and want within walking distance. Your welcome back anytime. Cheers, Patricia and Jefferson
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Calumet, MI
5

The property was perfect for us.

  • 5 of 5

We spent four nights here after touring Maui and Kauai for 2-12 weeks. We were ready for some down time. The beach right across the road with a crossing at the condo entrance was ideal. Everything we needed, good food and shopping, were within walking distance. The condo itself was tastefullly decorated. We especially loved the artwork. The pool and laundry are located right across the condos road. Patricia took special care to make sure we were welcomed with flowers, candy and a note.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Jean and Brian, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We're very happy that you found our condo the perfect spot for your last few days in paradise. We agree that the location is ideal for everything--excellent restaurants, shops and the best beaches directly across the street. All the reasons we live in the neighborhood too! You are welcome back anytime! Mahalo, Patricia & Jefferson (the artist!)
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5

The perfect place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully remodeled, clean and comfortable apartment. It had everything we needed for our stay. Patricia made us feel welcome. It is so nice that she is local and just a phone call away. With the beach just across the street, we swam, snorkeled or watched the sun set almost every day. The property, pool and laundry are well maintained and all of the staff members are so friendly and helpful. Would stay here again or recommend to friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Teri and Brian, Thank you so much for choosing our ocean view condo for your Maui home and for taking the time to write the review for us. Future guests will be happy to know that you loved the area so much that you decided to make it your permanent home just as we have. Congrats on your move to paradise! Cheers, Patricia and Jefferson
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Delta, BC
5

Amazing Condo Steps from the Beach

  • 5 of 5

Thanks so much again to Patricia and Jefferson,

for our wonderful stay in the newly remodeled Little Grass Shack! It is indeed an Ocean View Penthouse that is so comfortable and affordable in Kihei. This is our 4th stay here since 2012 and the updates are fantastic.

The new look is very fresh and modern, but the condo still feels very inviting and has that little grass shack feel....still comfortable and clean with all the comforts of home.Thank you for your welcoming touches of fresh flowers and gift basket upon arrival, it feels like we've come back to our home away from home.

We love the corner unit, with the tradewind breezes coming through, even in August we've never used the AC. The lanai is perfect from sunrise and a morning coffee and listening to the birds sing, to afternoon happy hour, very quiet and private and a little oasis from the sun when needed. It's just the right combination of ocean view and you can also see the morning mist upcountry on the slopes of Haleakala!

The beach at Kamaole II is a two minute walk away, fantastic for swimming, snorkelling and lots of sunshine and fun in the sand. Also lots of shopping, and great restaurants within easy walking distance. Although we rented a car and ventured Upcountry to Surfing Goat Dairy and the Lavender Farm and up past Lahaina and Kapalui to Honolua Bay and enjoyed different areas of Maui, our favourite beach is still Kamaole II.

As always, for me, one of the highlights of my vacation is seeing the turtles, either snorkelling, or swimming and this year we tried stand up paddle boarding and went to Turtle Town...amazing!!

The condo is fully stocked with everything you need to feel right at home, from the kitchen, bathroom, and super comfy king size bed and all the beach gear you might need.We love to cook and mostly eat in, and the updates to the kitchen are fantastic! Lots of cupboard space and countertops, and modern lighting and flooring all make it so user friendly and comfortable. We love Jefferson's artwork, it's so whimsical and quirky!! And it's a bonus that Patricia is just a phone call away for any questions about the local activities....we love the luau at the Grand Wailea, it's one of our favourites!

Maui is truly magical and we just can't say enough how much we enjoy our time in Kihei, we love the sun and beach and the aloha spirit and staying in the Ocean View Penthouse aka the Little Grass Shack makes it perfect!!

Mahalo Patricia and Jefferson and hope to see you next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your stay in our newly remodeled condo. We are so glad you liked the new and improved "shack" and yet still feel at home. We always look forward to your visits and will see you again next year. Cheers, Patricia & Jefferson
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5

Lovely condo

  • 5 of 5

This lovely condo is 200 meters away from the Kamaole beach II, also closes to stores and restaurants.

The king size bet is good for us and our 4 yeras old son. Like other guests mentioned the condo has kitchen stuff for cooking , and all stuff for enjoying the beach.

Site office maneger answered all our queations,gave us lots of useful travel information.The owner Patricia responded to our request very quickly. She allowed us to stay late on our last day.(normal check out is 11am, our flight was 11PM, we left the condo at 8:30pm).

All in all , it's a good place to stay! Thanks Patricia and your husband!

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking the time to write your nice review of our "little grass shack" in Kihei. We are delighted that you found our condo convenient, comfortable and the staff helpful--we couldn't agree more! We hope you'll be able to return someday. Have a happy holiday season! Aloha, Patricia and Jefferson
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thousand oaks calif. USA !!!!
5

Friend to Maui,

  • 5 of 5

Simply the BEST...Close to the safe Lifeguard Beaches, excellent restaurants, best beach food tacos, and scenic beauty abound. While reading a book on the lanai listening to the sound of the waves and watching the snorkel boats pass naps come rather easily. We consider this our "Hula Home" and after over a decade of visiting we will continue to call this our "Hula Home." The onsite manager Debbie welcomes you with the true Aloha Spirit her welcome package is total and complete with her Smile.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa for taking the time to write the review of your stay in your Hula Home, Kihei side. We love having you for your annual birthday celebration and knowing that our condo offers you everything you want and need for a perfectly relaxing vacation. Kihei Rocks! See you next year! Patricia & Jefferson
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Learn to Surf at Cove Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Public Tennis Courts in the Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Kihei Boat Ramp
Nearest Point of Interest
Ulua Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Beautiful Keawkapu Beach
Car: not necessary

Excellent snorkeling and swimming right across the street. Sandy beach with life guard. Rent bikes, mopeds, kayaks and paddleboards nearby. Near golf courses, aquarium, water park, shopping and miles of beaches and trails to walk.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

The initial deposit is paid directly to VRBO at time of reservation unless arrival date is less than 60 days prior to arrival in which case total amount is due at time of booking. The balance is due 60 days prior to your arrival. To avoid high credit card charges by VRBO, the second payment due is to be paid directly to owner by personal check, echeck or payment through PayPal. Any credit card fees or charges are to be paid by guest. Please advise preferred method of second payment prior to sending so amount will be correct and we net the full balance due. Thank you.
Hawaii Tax ID: TA-007-569-8176-01 & GE-007 5698176-01
Local Representative: Patricia Stillwell 808 879 5654. stillys@hawaii.rr.com

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.