Architect's Kona Coffee Farm House(50 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2 adults)
The half-acre coffee orchard of four hundred trees surrounds two beautiful custom designed and built homes; the farm house and a cottage. The cottage is not for rent, so the farm house is very private.
The farm is 1200 feet above sea-level on the slopes of Hualalai Volcano (dormant) with breath-taking views of Kona and the vast Pacific Ocean. The farm house has a spacious covered lanai and sliding glass doors that open completely onto the lanai with unobstructed 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean. A 4 foot deep lap pool adjoins the lanai.
The property is terraced with lava rock, landscaped with a variety of tropical plants and very private.
The homes were designed by renown Seattle architect, Chris Snell. The architecture mimics traditional Hawaiian hale (homes) and Japanese farm houses.
The building materials are unique to the Kona-area. He incorporated lava rock walls, hand milled Ohia trees for framing and paneling. The homes are constructed by the best carpenters and craftsmen on island.
The farm house is built of hand milled Ohia wood. The slider doors are teak. The kitchen cabinets are bamboo with black granite counters. The roof is galvanized metal and exposed on the interior of the home. The roof replicates the corrugated tin roofs seen on old coffee shacks. The home is exquisite in every detail. The bed room looks over the lap pool into the coffee orchard.
This a working farm and during coffee harvest from September to December, you can watch coffee picking and processing on the farm.
Snell Kona Coffee Farm is only a ten minute drive down the mountain to Kona Town for shopping, and beautiful white sand beaches for swimming and snorkeling. Holualoa is a quaint town located 3 miles south of the farm.
The town is an artist-community and home to numerous art galleries. Mamalahoa Highway is a historic road, the High Road, and runs through the heart of Kona Coffee Belt with many fascinating towns, galleries, farms and historical sites.
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Member since: 2009
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 1-2
- Queen size Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Large soaking tub, shower with view of coast line.
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
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Winter Holiday rate
Nov 15 - Jan 15, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 15 - Jan 15, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.41%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: I enjoy farming Kona Coffee, swimming in the ocean and learning about 'old Hawaii.'
Why the Owner Chose Kailua-Kona, HI, USA:
The farm is a 15 minute drive down the mountain to Kailua-Kona for shopping and beautiful white sand beaches for swimming and snorkeling. Holualoa is a quaint town located 3 miles south of the farm. It is an artists' community and features numerous art galleries. Mamalahoa Highway is an historice road and runs through the heart of the Kona Coffee Belt with many fascinating towns, galleries, farms and historical sites.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The farm house is surrounded by coffee trees, palm trees, avocado and other fruit trees for privacy. The quiet beauty of the surrounding jungle, the tropical song birds and the verdant coffee orchard imbue health and serenity.
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West-facing 180 view lanai with lap pool, teak dining set, BBQ
Full Kitchen - new applicances and open onto lanai
Queen Futon in the paneled living room area
West facing lanai and pool with 180 degree view of the coastline
Looking east from the lanai into the house
Bathroom with soaking tub opens to pool
Front door open with view thru the house looking west (before front lanai added)
Bedroom with sliders that open to the pool and west view
Ohia wood paneled bathroom with W. view from the shower
The front door is solid teak "barn door"
Night time on the farm.
Kitchen looking west onto lanai
Front door looking west
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016
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