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Private, Gated w/ Pool, 2 min. Walk to Beach and Lahaina, Lush, Aloha Spirit!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,418 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights


About the property

Ocean and Mountain Views 4 bed, 2.5 Bath Home, Pool, Walk to Beach, Town and Harbor

Smell the Sea, Hear the Surf, Skinny Dip in the Private Pool, BBQ and Dine on a Marble Patio Table. Relax in Luxury its Maui Time.

The Lahaina Gate House is a very special place featuring a four-bedroom single family home with large underground blue swimming pool surrounded by a privacy wall and electric gate with lush tropical landscape on an 11060 sq ft lot. With 5 beds plus sofa sleeper this 2500 square foot home sleeps plenty.

Located in a quiet neighborhood across Front street from a beautiful sandy beach where you can swim, snorkel, beach comb, relax on the shore or under a shade tree. Kayak, paddle board, body board or surf at world-class surf spots. See the amazing islands of Lanai, Molokai and Kaho'olawe.

Live like a local as you walk through the neighborhood where our friendly neighbors are happy to say Aloha! Our spacious home features:

*Central air conditioning keeps you cool

* High vaulted ceilings make it seem like a palace

* Gourmet kitchen and dining room with seating for 8

* Luxury furnishings and professional interior decorating

* 55 HDTV with surround sound stereo and Blu-ray Netflix DVD player

* Time Warner HDTV w/premium channels

* Free Wi-Fi Home stereo system with built in speakersI,

* 42 HDTVs in master bedroom and guest bedroom

*High end Sealy Posturepedic king size mattresses

* 800 thread count luxury sheets towels and pillows

* Monnier white tile throughout

* Beautiful ocean and Maui mountain views. Stunning sunsets from the upper lanai.

* Secure carport covered parking in gated compound for two Large vehicles.

* The gated private and quite grounds are enhanced by beautiful seashore paspalum grass a tranquil waterfall, pond, orchids many varieties of tropical flowers palm trees fruit bearing mango papaya and banana trees. Feel free to eat the fruit when in season.

* A large private ocean-blue bottom salt-water swimming pool is easy on the skin and 14 feet at the deep end.

* We supply beach chairs, coolers, beach towels, SUP board, surf boards, beach chairs, misc. beach and sand toys.

Enjoy cooking on the gas BBQ grill and enjoy your favorite meals on an Italian marble wrought iron outdoor dining table seating for eight. As the night draws near this property takes on a whole new ambiance created by solar lighting.

This child friendly home also has beach chairs, beach towels, boogie boards, bikes, coolers and sand toys. Take the short stroll into Lahaina where fine dinning bars entertainment art galleries the famed Banyan Tree Park and shopping await your discovery.

Walk Lahaina Town's 31 official historic sites such as the Prison Court House and the Old Baldwin Home.

Troy and Doris Katafias, our caretakers reside in the cottage on the property. They are available if you need them for help of information during your stay and if you don't, they will not bother you.

The Lahaina Gate House Maui County STRH permit number: STWM 2017/0013) is one of few legal vacation rentals on Maui. It took us over 4 years and tens of thousands of dollars to get our permit approved. We are most thankful to all our neighbors everyone on Ilikahi Street signed a petition saying they want our home to be a vacation rental. Some wrote letters of support and came to testify at our hearings. HAWAII TRANSIENT TAX I.D.NO. W20036630-01

More Details

Property Manager
Susan McCasland
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About Susan McCasland

We love Maui! My husband and I have been coming to the island for 25 years and fell in love here. After we married in 1998, and our family began to grow, we would all come to Maui as a family and have such a blessed time. So, we thought why not try to offer this experience to other families! So, I retired from the Wine Industry and we purchased our first two homes in Maui in 2003.

Our goal was to set-up a home walking distance to a swimmable beach , have more than three bedrooms and a pool! Plus, be able to walk to a Town.

We have a beautiful property now to offer all families located the on the Westside of Maui in the Old Whaler's Town of Lahaina. Many generational families come each year to enjoy the Maui lifestyle. This is a home where larger groups can come and truly enjoy their experience on the island. We offer bicycles to cruise around town, the Lahaina Harbor is just two blocks away for fishing, snorkeling trips or cruises.

We have worked hard to make sure the home is in perfect condition upon arrival, and even have a caretaker on the property so as to take care of any need you may have. Jay and Julie can offer local tips on Restaurants and sightseeing, as well as provide Private Chef and Personal Concierge services. You can have your vacation all planned out so when you arrive you only have to relax!

Susan McCasland purchased this house in 2005

Why Susan McCasland chose Lahaina

This home has a very unique and special feel. It is a peaceful retreat where you can close the gates and within the walled home, escape the world around. Lounge around the pool, practice yoga near the waterfall/ pond, pick the fruit from fruit trees or enjoy a poolside BBQ.

After a relaxing afternoon, hop on a bike and head into Lahaina Town and shop, dine by the water and watch the sunset, dance or view an Art Gallery or two.

What makes this house unique

Location, location, location! This home is located in a very nice, local Lahaina neighborhood. This is unique because the actual town of Lahaina is very small and the number of single family homes is small.

Many homes list their location as Lahaina, however very few homes are actually in the Town of Lahaina.

Feel like a local, go green! Hop on a bike or travel by foot to anywhere you want to go from this homes location.


Lahaina House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2418 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Upper level , bathroom ,oversized tiled shower, dual heads
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Ensuite, sink and large vanity. Access from lanai.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level full bath, large vanity
  • One full, large bath upstairs with walk-in closet, ocean views and private access from spacious upper lanai. One full bath downstairs 1/2 bath ensuite in third bedroom, access to pool and lanai. Hair dryers provided
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Spacious Master bedroom with flat screen TV.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Lower level, Ensuite half bath, private entrance from lanai.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be converted to 1 king with advance notice.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Spacious master, flat screen, TV, private access from lanai.
  • We have a Queen sofa sleeper in aa semi-private room off dining area. One outdoor futon in covered location on lanai. 2 packnplays available for guest use.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • 16 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Our caretakers Troy and Doris are on call for meet and greets, house details,emergencies or just for local information and laughs!


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Private, Gated w/ Pool, 2 min. Walk to Beach and Lahaina, Lush, Aloha Spirit!
average rating of 4.83871 based on 31 reviews

Fantastic home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this home, good neighborhood, only blocks away to the beach, parks, shopping, and eating places on the ocean.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It fit our needs

  • 4 of 5

Not quite what we expected, the home was large, clean, in need of a little love, and the kitchen was exceptionally well-equipped for cooking for large groups. The ice maker was broken, a breaker was loose and the washer/dryer wouldn't work, but we figured out how to wiggle it to get the lights back on in the upstairs bathroom and for the washer/dryer. The walk to the beach was very nice but 2 minutes was much faster than we could walk at our fastest - 4 maybe. It was actually very close to downtown as the crow flies but the street was curved making it impossible to walk downtown without going several blocks out of your way either direction. The pool was pretty cold for the kids and they preferred the warmer water of the ocean. They had a statement posted about being charged extra if there was sand in the house (really!) but then there wasn't a broom except small whisk. Vacuum not too effective. The linens were nice, towels ample and thick, and we actually chose this home based on the three KING beds. The upstairs bedrooms share the bathroom. The downstairs king bedroom had a half bath and the large bathroom with tub/shower was off the living room. Awkward layout. The on-site caretakers were amazing and kudos to Doris for all her help. Extremely friendly and bent over backwards to accommodate our extra vehicle. For the price, it was very good.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha! Rest assured the sign regarding sand has been promptly removed. An oversight from our overzealous cleaning staff.
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Beautiful Lahaina property - perfect family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The Lahaina Gate House was the perfect setting for our family getaway to Maui over Thanksgiving. It was spacious enough to comfortably accommodate our family of 10, including 4 children under 10. The house is outfitted for comfort - great beds/bedding, plenty of towels, wifi, TVs in most bedrooms, etc. The kids *loved* the pool and we all loved easily walking into Lahaina Town. The caretakers were very helpful. A definite "thumbs-up!" from us!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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this was a great house for our family in a great location with all the a menities

  • 5 of 5

the property was as promised including all the necessary items for our small babies ( pakn plays). Kitchen was well equipped and the pool was wonderful. The location was a lso good, quiet neighborhood but within walking distance of Lahaina.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home. Upstairs was too warm most nights. Doris & Tory were very helpfull & friendly.

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying there. Pool was wonderful. Everything was provided. We all enjoyed our time there. Loved meeting Doris & Tory and owner, Susan McCasland, couldn't have been nicer.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

The house was great. We felt completely safe. It was clean and well kept. The kitchen was well stocked with utensils and pots and pans. The pool was clean and used everyday. The beach was just a short walk. The water was so warm compared to California :-) It was away from all the tourist so it was nice not having to search for a place to sit. Make sure to wear water shoes as there is coral in some areas. We saw some sea lions come to shore and after talking with the care taker found out they were endangered Monk Seals. How cool was that to see 2 of the approximately 1400 left in the wild. The only thing that could have been better was the upstairs air. The upstairs did not get very cold. Probably because the afternoon sun was hot on that side of the house. The onsite care takers were friendly and made sure we had everything we needed. They respected our privacy and let us know they were there if we needed anything. If we go back to Maui we would love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Bamboo Fresh Cafe
Health Food Restaurant
Chilangos Mexican Cuisine
Mexican Restaurant
Prison Street Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Farmacy Health Bar Lahaina
Health Food Restaurant
Ocean Cafe
Paia Fishmarket Front Street Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Lahaina Harbor
Maui Swiss Cafe
Breakfast Restaurant
Breakwall Shave Ice Co.
Coffee Shop
Cool Cat Cafe
Hamburger Restaurant
Maui Coffee Co
Coffee Shop
India Express Authentic Cuisine
Indian Restaurant
Pho Saigon
Vietnamese Restaurant
Tiki Tiki Thai Cuisine 2
Thai Restaurant
Na Mea Maui
Sushi Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Baldwin Home Museum
Sunrise Cafe
Penne Pasta Cafe
Italian Restaurant
Hawaii Gelato
Ice Cream Shop
Espresso Italiano
Coffee Shop
Lahaina Pizza Company
Pizza Restaurant
Baya Bowls
Juice Shop
Fleetwood's on Front St.
American Restaurant
Hawaii Tasting Tours
Kusina Ni Jayboy
Filipino Restaurant
Lahainaluna Cafe
Hawaiian Restaurant
Gerard's Restaurant
French Restaurant
Lahaina Grill
Cafe Cafe Maui
Cheeseburger In Paradise
Hamburger Restaurant
Surf Ripper Cafe Shave Ice Co.
Maui Tropsicles
808 Grindz Cafe
Koa 156°
Seafood Restaurant
No.1 Chinese & BBQ IV Inc.
Barbecue Restaurant
Maui Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Maui Food Style
Korean Restaurant
Thai Chef Restaurant
Thai Restaurant
Mauigrown Coffee Co Store
Coffee Shop
Sale Pepe
Italian Restaurant
Jamba Juice The Old Lahaina Center
Juice Shop
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Seafood Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Steak House
Ono Tacos Lahaina Maui
Mexican Restaurant
Vegan Restaurant
Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.15 Miles
505 Front Street
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Lahaina Harbor
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
HWY 30
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
505 Front Street
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Local neighborhood/Lahaina Shores
Car: recommended

Walking distance to historic Lahaina Town and Banyan Tree Park. 32 historic sites including the old Prison, original Court house, library, Banyan Tree Park.

Many of our guests love to stay on our property and do Yoga near the pond and waterfall, relax near the pool or pick fruit from the many fruit trees. The home is very spacious so our guests never feel crowded.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $550 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.41%

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.