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Private/gated l Beachfront Home 3 bd 2 BA Home Quiet Sandy Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

beachfront home(private)gated. sunsets

This Very Private, Traditional Hawaiian Beachfront Home is a Rare Find!! Completely remodeled 'KNOLL TOP CUSTOM HOME'. Located in Kihei Town (South Maui), a place where the 'SUN ALWAYS SHINES' (almost always~!)!! Kihei is the warmest location in Maui with unsurpassed weather, Best Oceans, Views & the Best Beaches surround this Fabulous Home. This Custom Beachfront Home offers all the amenities you will need for a perfect vacation. If we have missed something, please let us know. Top of the line materials & imported furniture from Bali. Travertine flooring throughout the home, a 20 ft, pocket sliding glass door opens for the most Spectacular 180 degree views of the Blue Maui Ocean & picture perfect views of the outer Islands. Between Jan. thru April, watch whales from your Private Lanai or Master Bed. Once inside the gate, a short walk to the top of the knoll brings you to this Quiet, Secluded, Beachfront Home! UNSURPASSED BEAUTY!!

RARE TROPICAL FIND!!!: All of the linens and towels are of the very finest quality. The master bedroom faces the Ocean & has sliding glass door that opens to large Lanai. It has a King Size Bed. The 2nd bedroom has Oueen Size bed & 3rd bedroom has 2 twin beds & the Great Room has a new Queen size sleeper sofa. This home is located on a Very Private, Gated Road. The home & property are gated, fronted by a Lava Rock Wall, with another Gated Entry into the property. Built in 1937, as a Private Beachfront Home for a Prominent Hawaiian Family, one of the Traditional Hawaiian Beachfront Homes left in Kihei.

Inside the gate, a short walk to the top of the knoll brings you to this Perfect Beachfront Traditional HHome.. Very Traditional Hawaiian Home upgraded to Perfection! Come and experience this Rare Find!!! Very PRIVATE Sandy Beach located at the end of lawn area. Small waves, great for children. This property is reminiscent of Old Traditional Hawaii. Palm trees/Tropical Foliage.Private,Tropical,Beautiful!

WALK TO GROCERIES, RESTAURANTS, CHURCHES, COFFEE SHOPS, McDonalds, Jack in the Box, local interests, Drs., Drug store, Beach rental stores, ETC: Great location for those who enjoy a short walk to town. Home is located just off the main road in Kihei, So. Kihei Road. Close enough to walk everywhere but you are far enough away to not hear traffic noise. Popular fishing spot for locals, near by. Local buses on main road to take you around to local business. The home is what most guests consider the best location in Maui, do to it's central proximity to all the Maui has to offer.

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Member since: 2008
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Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Keith


Longtime resident of Maui, Hawaii. . After updating the property, from top to bottom, this home was transformed into the beautiful home it is today. We felt that this home had so many wonderful qualities, we loved, that we were sure others would love it, too! This home has everything a visitor to Maui would love to experience in an area that is full of Tropical Trees and Plants. Native fruit trees adorn the property bearing huge Mangos and Pappya, along with a very private, sandy beach. It is our pleasure to invite you, your friends and families to enjoy this very special home. Our hope is that you would be able to make and share memories with family, friends . This wonderful beachfront home is located on a very quiet street, with no through traffic. The road is gated and so is the property! Please contact us anytime, we are always available for any questions you may have.

Come and make some special memories of your own!


Keith purchased this house in 1998

Why Keith chose Kihei

We have always been drawn to Maui, especially Kihei, for it's very slow pace, loving people and weather that is found almost no other place else in Maui. We receive very little rain here, great for sun lovers!! Kihei is a very small town, yet with all of the conveniences of a larger city. Close to Wailea, if Golfing is your pleasure, fast food and retail stores abound. Upscale restaurants are also a few blocks from the house. A community swimming pool is located just 3 blocks away, it has 4 pools, including a toddler pool for your use, 7 days a week. It is free to use..It's a wonderful stop for family fun.

What makes this house unique

We feel our property is very unique in that it is difficult to find a private, quiet home, with all that this property has to offer. Most guests feel as though they are on an island of there own. You will be able to walk or jog, approximately, 6 miles of sandy beach. The large lawn area is actually owned by the State of Maui, but we maintain, water and maintain the lawn and trees, so our long term renters always have a beautiful lawn for playing games and for children to run and play!


Kihei House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Top of the line furnishings adorn this home. Bedroom 1, has an upgraded king mattress with large closet and dresser drawers.(air cond.) Lots of windows. Bedroom 2, has an upgraded queen bed faces the lawn and Ocean with its own sliding glass door that exits to the large deck.(air cond.) Bedroom 3, has 2 new Twin beds with large closet, dresser drawers and large window This home also has a separate storage with its own entrance, Lanai with views of lawn area, .room for paddle boards ect.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
One of the Original Beachfront Homes in Kihei, built in 1937, sits on a knoll overlooking the Ocean. Completely remodeled with all of the finest materials, but the Traditional Hawaiian Home remains in tack. One Of A Kind Property. The road is Private & Gated, as well as the home and property surrounding the home. Home is located on a dead end road with only 3 other residences. Huge windows & 20ft Pocket sliding glass door that overlooks the Ocean with 180 degree with a large lawn are. a large lawn area. The sandy beach is at the end of the lawn area that you see in the photos. Everything you will need is here, just bring your swimsuit!! PRICELESS!! Very, child friendly, large lawn & gated property make the home a very safe place for your little ones! Person signing the contract must be at least 25 years old. Smoking permitted on Lanai's, Patio, Lawn & Beach areas.


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Private/gated l Beachfront Home 3 bd 2 BA Home Quiet Sandy Beach
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews
Costa Mesa

The Perfect Hawaiian Home... a dream!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property for 10 days in October and words can't describe how amazing it was. We had a group of 7 friends (good amount for the house!) take on Maui for some much needed R&R. A 30 minute drive from the airport, tucked behind a beautiful wooden gate, sat a fabulous beach front home that screamed, "vacation!" We had a packed schedule of events, hikes, luau's, adventures, etc... but the best part of each day was coming back to this home. Every night we enjoyed pina colada's on the patio and soaked up the sunsets. I made sure that we kept a few afternoons free so we could take advantage of the giant grassy yard! Equipped with lawn chairs, croquet, and abundant sunshine... it was paradise!

The home itself was like walking into a Home & Gardens "Hawaii addition" magazine... new appliances (well received by someone who loves to cook), plenty of seating both inside and on the deck, and a tiki hut ceiling that was made even more picturesque by a couple of the gecko's that managed to sneak in. The entire wall facing the ocean is a series of sliding doors that open up to create the ideal indoor/outdoor setting. This small community is walking distance to local shops, restaurants, bars, grocery stores (we preferred Times which is a block away), and the drugstore.

Tips: Purchase a pair of water shoes at CostCo or Longs as the beach in front of the house is a little too rocky for galavanting in without a some cushion. Rent a stand up paddle board or kayak from down the street and you're bound to see turtles right out front. Mosquitos came out at night so if you're likely to get bit, keep a bottle of OFF nearby. The studio downstairs is great for a couple or someone who likes a little more privacy. Water noodles are awesome for taking out and lounging in the ocean... with a drink in hand. Take a sunset photo EVERY night! It helps ease the pain when you have to go back home. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon

Unbelievable - Views, Ambiance, & Accessibility

  • 5 of 5

I was so taken by this property. I had a wonderful opportunity to stay here with 5 friends. Best most memorable experience was the Sunsets - and exceptional views throughout the day. 6 was a good amount of people to stay here, it technically sleeps 10, but I thought six was a great group size. We all had our own space and yet felt cozy gathering together on the lanai or at the dining table. The home is decorated very tastefully with modern Hawaiian style. I loved the nice little touches of art in this home. The landlord gave some tips on having the windows open and also avoiding the critters that come 'round. I am glad we had those little tidbits to avoid some insects. The kitchen and fridge were very accommodating; they even added a new coffee grinder. The fridge dispensed ice and water ---- not miraculous, but I don't have that at home. It was a fancy home, but also very down to earth. I stayed downstairs in the studio and it suited me just fine. At night when I would retire to my quarters, I could have used a nightlight of some sort, it did get dark and I couldn't see. Also, you can do your laundry here, not that I want to do domestic chores while on vacation, it was a nice amenity. I liked the access to the beach, it was very peaceful in the morning and quite stunning to be able to stroll out onto the beach; with ease. We walked to the market, dive shop, and sports bar a couple of times. So, very convenient. The entrance is very private which made us feel confident and safe while in a new city. I cannot wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Hawaii Get-Away

  • 4 of 5

Positive: The unobstructed view of the ocean is breathtaking. Our family spent the mornings/evenings sitting on the large deck watching/listening to the ocean. There was plenty of room for our family of six and the studio was perfect for my son who needs his own space. I loved the large hammock out back. It was a great place to stretch out and nap. The side deck was a perfect spot for our massages. We had Marty from Relax Therapeutic Massage come out and all six of us got massages. He was fabulous! After five hours of massaging the rest of the family, he still had enough strength for me.

The house is located where you feel like you are away from it all, but close enough to a grocery store and other great places that you can walk to. The Maui Dive shop is right across the street. We got our snorkeling equipment there and snorkeled out back. We saw a lot of fish and got the hang of snorkeling before we went on our “snuba” excursion.

Negative: There were some minor issues with the house as mentioned in two other reviews, the biggest issue being that the top rack of the dishwasher was broken and the soap dispenser didn't open so we did our dishes by hand. SUGGESTION: if there is something out of order when you get there, let Mitzi know right away. The kitchen faucet would not turn when we got there, but we dealt with it because it was just a minor inconvenience. When we checked out, I left a note for the cleaners that it needed to be fixed (along with the other items we found) and, consequently, we were blamed for breaking it. Also, leave the window by the couch closed. We had that window open and a very strong wind came up and blew the shutter, which knocked over the lamp, breaking the shade and the part that the bulb screws into. We alerted Mitzi of this and she said no problem. She knew how strong the wind could get. When the contractor came after we left, he said it was due to “customer misuse”. How he could determine what happened just by looking at it, I don’t know. This was very upsetting since we told Mitzi what happened. We had offered to have it repaired, but were told not to worry about it. We were charged anyway.

All in all, it was a nice place to stay. If we stay there again, we just know to alert Mitzi as soon as we get there if there is something wrong. As vacation rental property owners ourselves, we appreciate when guests let us know if something needs repair since we cannot always be there.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo and thank you so much for your very nice review of our home. We appreciate you sharing your thoughts and remarks of improvements that can be made. Unfortunately, we never know if something is going to break, or when. We only know when the housekeepers see something or a guests lets me know if there is an issue when they arrive. I never received any correspondence while you were there, that there were any problems at all. I can't offer help, if I don't know. When guests overload the dishwasher, it's going to break. Regarding the breakage of the $600.00 lamp, that you mention that the wind blew over. That lamp has been in the same place for 5 years and has never blown over. The bottom line here is that if something breaks during a visit to another persons house, yes, you should be responsible for repair or replacement. That is clearly stated in the contract. Just for the record, your full deposit was returned, in 2 separate checks. Our wish for you and your family is one that you will remember the wonderful times you enjoyed in our home, and not so much minute issues.
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  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing trip for us! Sitting on the Lanais enjoying morning coffee. Sitting on the Lanais watching birds, palms, swimmers and paddle boarders. Sitting on the Lanais while enjoying tropical drinks and beautiful sunsets! Cant beat the view and the house was perfect! Mitzi is very accommodating and made everything very easy for our arrival. Super convenient location. Thanks for sharing this wonderful piece of paradise Mitzi!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation experience.

  • 5 of 5

This home is everything that the website says it is. It is a great location right on the water with every amenity imaginable. Mitzi was very accommodating and answered my emails quickly. I would recommend this property with out reservation. Our group of ten spanned three generations and everyone was delighted. Couldn't have asked for more.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo!! Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We couldn't be happiest to know that our home met your expectations for a wonderful vacation. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and our potential guests. Our potential guests truly appreciate a review that comes from someone who has stayed at the home. We look forward to sharing our home again, with you and all of your family members. With Aloha…... Mitzi
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San Francisco Bay Area


  • 5 of 5

We planned a somewhat last minute vacation to Maui. I was finding that everything was booked. I contacted every listing with vacancy in Maui and Mitzi responded that she had some of our dates available. From our first email contact Mitzi was so wonderful. She is so sincere and kind. She made the process of reserving this wonderful home so easy. We arrived a tad early at the house while the cleaning crew was just finishing up - the team led by Cindi were so kind and pleasant. The house? Simply perfect. We have a 4 and 5 year old and they loved it as well. The house has been recently remodeled and is in great shape. We retracted the wall of windows and the entire living/dining/kitchen area was open to a beautiful breeze and view. Within seconds we started noticing the spouts of whales in the ocean as they swam by. The house is very comfortable and very well kept. Being Hawaii I thought we'd see more critters, as is our usual experience at other rental homes - but all we encountered were two cute little geckos that chirped at each other in the evening. The house is well stocked from the kitchen through the ample supply of towels (bath and beach towels) and there were beach chairs, boogie boards etc. Every night we had a perfect view of the sunset over the water. Of the houses sitting in a row, this house has the only clear view out to the water. The kids loved running in the grass and met some other children staying a few doors down. Each evening at sunset they played tag and ran around while the parents chatted. The beach is really good for kids as well. There are a few rocks in the shallow water but it's easy to see and maneuver. The water had waves but they were just the right size for our kids. There were times on the beach were we hardly saw anyone or just an occasional few people walking by. The location is superb - easy access to restaurants, food shopping, etc. We did not want to leave. We have rented many houses over the years and by far this was really one of the most special. It's a combination of a wonderful and sincere owner, a fabulous location and view and a home that is charming, comfortable and exudes the aloha spirit. We will definitely return! There are a few things I haven't mentioned here - I will just say that Mitzi - the amazing owner went above and beyond for us in various ways - she is really very kind. Thank you Mitiz for sharing your home with us - you have made some cherished memories for us. Mahalo!!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
OGG/ 20 minutes
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
walking distance
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
100 yards
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Fast Food & Fine Dining, Pubs (walking distance)
Car: recommended

A RARE FIND!!!! Traditional Hawaiian Home, BUILT IN 1945, sits up on a knoll over looking the Ocean. Located on a quiet, GATED PRIVATE ROAD. PROPERTY ITSELF IS GATED & enclosed by a Hand Built LAVA ROCK WALL.

Very PRIVATE Sandy Beach located at the end of lawn area that you see in photos. Small waves, great for children. This property is reminiscent of Old Traditional Hawaii. Lots of Palm trees and Tropical Foliage. Very Private Tropical Setting, BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED, WITH TOP OF THE LINE CONSTRUCTION AND new beds, sofa and many imported pieces from Bali. EXTREMELY QUIET AND PRIVATE!! But best of all it is just 1 block from all shopping, Fine Restaurants, Fast Food, Post Office, Coffee Shops Drug Stores, Kaiser Medical Center, just about everything! If you are looking for a One Of A Kind, Hawaiian Home and property, this is it! While remodeling, we have maintained the original feel of the Traditional Hawaiian Foliage, including Mangos, Plumeria, Palm Trees etc.

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Sailing, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Fitness Center/Gym, Health & Beauty Spa, Basketball Court


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed and 1st payment received.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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