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Stunning 5 Bedroom Home with Panoramic Ocean Views

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 6 Baths, (Sleeps up to 10)

We built this beautiful home at Kohala Waterfront because we fell in love with the land-- and incredible views-- when we visited several years ago. Every detail of this 5 bedroom home was carefully considered during our two years of design and construction planning and the subsequent two years in construction. The property has been designed, built and furnished to ensure it's an ideal vacation retreat for our family and for our guests (all of whom thus far have LOVED the property!).

The property sits high enough along the coastline to offer stunning, unobstructed panoramic views of the Kohala Coast-- and you can watch and listen to the whales migrating right in front of you from the lanai or the living spaces during the months when they are migrating.

The home is beautifully furnished and fully equipped, to ensure a comfortable and relaxing visit from the moment you open the front gates and take in the gorgeous scenery. There are many spaces for enjoying time together (open living area, in-kitchen, dining room, seating area in master suite, lanai) as well as ample opportunity for each guest to enjoy privacy as desired. Each bedroom offers a full private bath and entertainment resources including flat screen TV (6 in all) with DVD player. The home is equipped with High Speed Wifi, A/C and heated pool/spa.

Bedroom configuration: CalKing in master suite, king in second bedroom, queen in third bedroom, two twins (that can be made into king on request) in fourth bedroom, two twin XL beds (set up as daybeds/cannot be combined) in fifth bedroom. Most rooms offer views.

This luxury home includes the following:

* 3,950 square feet of living space with an additional 1,000 square feet of covered lanai

* Built-in gas grill and beautiful Restoration Hardware teak and wicker patio furnishings.

* 5 full bedrooms and 6 baths (CalKing, King, Queen, two twins/King, two XL twin daybeds

* Professional chef's kitchen with top of the line appliances, cookware/knives, and cabinetry that is well-stocked with dishware-- serving up to 18 guests. Bar seating for 6 in the kitchen, and up to 12 in the dining room.

* Large open family/living room with amazing ocean views, and ample seating/room to spread out.

* Master suite you could live in!

We designed the home with flexible use in mind-- for one family or an extended group. This home is ideally configured for two families travelling together or for a multi-generational/extended family. It is also ideal for groups of friends or couples.

Please note that the home has five bedrooms-- and accordingly sleeps ten guests. A portable crib is available onsite.

Please also note a few house rules:

1. This home is strictly NON-smoking.

2. While we have and love dogs, we are not able to accommodate them or any other pets on property. This home is a pet-free zone.

3. Sorry, we are unable to host weddings, events, or parties of any size/type.

Please feel free to email or call as we are glad to answer your questions. Thanks for considering our home for your visit to Hawaii.

Michele and Mark Wheeler

Keywords: House

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Michele Wheeler
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018


The Big Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) Cal King in Master Suite, Standard King in second Master. Brand new, top of line mattresses throughout house., Queen size Beds (1) Brand new, top of line mattresses throughout house., Twin or Single Beds (1) Two sets of twin beds. Brand new, top of line mattresses throughout house., Baby Cribs (1) Portable Crib onsite-- please provide your own bedding.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Temperature controlled wine cellar, outdoor shower, built-in barbeque, flat panel televisions and entertainment in each bedroom and in living room, built-in stereo systems with speakers throughout house and outdoors, built-in vacuum system, travertine flooring throughout and beautiful handmade Persian rugs, panoramic and completely unobstructed ocean views as far as the eye can see along the stunning Kohala Coastline.


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Stunning 5 Bedroom Home with Panoramic Ocean Views
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews
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Great panoramic views!

  • 4 of 5

This was an awesome home to have been able to rent for 5 weeks, but it really needs to have the kitchen and equipment updated. It’s very convenient and quiet and we hope to be back. Everything that we asked of the maintenance person was addressed immediately and the owner was most helpful all along the way.

Mai halo.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous Getaway

  • 5 of 5

While the rest of the island received rain, we were in our little slice of heaven, hardly getting any. This area is stunning; we saw porpoises swimming by on several days. Everyone enjoyed relaxing in the hot tub and pool. Each bedroom was private, with its own bathroom and shower. We would definitely rent this place again. Michele, Puna and Ruben were great with communications and responding when we had questions. Excellent!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hawaii vacation on Kona

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing. There was a few bumps along the way with the water supply and the A/C. Great communication with the owner and crew. The week was a great memory for our family. The beaches incredible. Great snorkeling.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5



This truly magnificent home was designed and furnished with a very upscale look and high end amenities- sadly, we found the furnishings, very 'TIRED" and found several issues with appliances, including the fridge, icemaker, dryer and grill- that that did not work properly or were broken-

However Michelle, the owner, was completely responsive and open about my emails and did made a strong effort to remedy some problems and provide us with help as well as assurances that she has taken steps to replace certain furnishings and make the necessary repairs- She is a delight to work with and I feel comfortable that she will follow through and restore this fabulous property to the level it deserves- She also graciously refunded some rental $$$ for our inconvenience , and even sent a great Hawaiian CD- along with the check!

The location is fabulous- we loved the area, close enough to the major hotels and yet off the hustle and bustle near Kailua Kona- We enjoyed the access to Waimea and other northern parts of the Island- Im sure the whale watching in the winter is incredible!!!

The home is so well equipped and air-conditioning did work well during the very hot month of August- I did spend tons of time researching areas and properties and in the end- we really enjoyed the house and the beautiful pool and awesome sunsets made for a dream trip.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Kohala Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

A while back I discovered how there is absolutely no comparison between spending your hard earned vacation time renting a home over staying at a hotel or resort, and I spend a ridiculous/obscene amount of time researching areas and homes online before making a decision on where to go. With that said, quite simply spending time in this home is an experience that you will never forget. Usually on vacation I think a lot of people have the urge to explore different areas and try new things each day and cram as many activities into a week as they can, and sometimes important simple things like rest and relaxation and taking time to reflect on life get lost in the shuffle. I know I have made that mistake before, when I am more exhausted after a week of vacation then before I left.

You will not have that problem staying at this home, if you are like me once you arrive you are not going to want to go anywhere. The elevated location gives you a panoramic view of the Kohala coastline from the pool and spa area and anywhere in the house. There is a fantastic large open kitchen with everything you could need to prepare your meals. We flew into the Kona and stopped by the Costco near the airport both times before heading up the coast to the house and bought all of our food for the week, other than the fresh fish that we bought from the local seafood market about a mile away from the home. There is a Viking grill and outdoor refrigerator next to the pool which allows you to spend even more of your time outside taking in the views while you cook. The infiniti pool and spa framed by the giant palm trees looking out over the ocean is a perfect setting for enjoying the absolutely spectacular sunsets each night.

There are incredible beaches within a short drive when you can actually pull yourself away from the house. Our favorite beaches were Waialea Beach, Hapuna Beach, and Kauna'oa Beach at the Mauna Kea Resort. There is excellent snorkeling directly in front of the house and you will watch commercial snorkeling, diving, and dolphin cruises stop several hundred yards off the coast and drop people off during the day.

If you are thinking about visiting the big island, I can't imagine a better place to stay. This is by far the nicest home we have stayed at as a vacation rental anywhere and the memories from our time here will last a lifetime. We hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic secluded upscale rental w/ great views

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding luxury property in North Kohala that provides a quiet and restful experience for those looking to get away from the crowds. Worked great for our family and the kids especially loved it. Some of the highlights:

1) Loved the location. We found Kialua Kona to be way too crowded and congested, and that's not our idea of a fun time. North Kohala was close to everything (30 min to most beaches, restaurants, sites) but yet had maybe 1/20th the traffic and people. Once you drive past the Mauni Kea resort, theres no more traffic lights. Just peace and quiet. Great location for anyone who wants to relax and enjoy some peaceful serenity.

2) House is amazing. Views are gorgeous and the house is very tastefully furnished throughout. Owners went high-end on mostly everything and it shows. We've stayed in multi-million dollar houses where furnishings were lower quality (presumably since everything gets worn quickly in rentals). Not the case here. Owners did a nice job of keeping everything upscale. Kitchen is well equipped, lots of spices/oils to use, good quality pots & pans. Beds are very comfortable, linens are good quality, pillows and blankets are excellent. Overall top notch on the inside in every way.

3) The outdoors area is great. Love the design of the house where the pool/courtyard is the center of the two bedroom wings. Pool is great, especially for our kids. Shallow enough at one end for our 5 yr old, and progressively going to about 4.5 - 5 ft deep. Also love how the hot tub and pool are connected. Very nicely done. Views from here are also excellent. If you look out the windows into the ocean at about 7-8am, you'll see pods of dolphins making their way north. We saw this several mornings and it's a sight to really enjoy. One morning there were hundreds of them, all maybe 75 yards from the shore line.

4) Clean & very well-equipped. We're very picky about having clean places and this place was very clean when we arrived. Also had everything you could want for your vacation. Beach chairs, lots of towels, coolers to take on hike, even some snorkel stuff.

5) Owner is super easy to work with. Michele was fast to respond and very easy going. No headaches at all. Booking was simple, check-in and check-out were super easy and pain free. She answered all emails very quickly. Gave us her mobile # in case of issues (we had none thankfully). Will rent again next time we're on the Big Island

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $550
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $1,000

Payment for reservations within 60 days is due in full at time of booking. Second payment for holiday period reservations is due 90 days prior to arrival. Unfortunately, it is difficult to re-book on shorter notice; we are therefore unable to offer refunds if reservations are cancelled.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund