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Rest and Restore-Oceanfront Home on KeIki Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

On Spectacular Ke Iki Beach- SLEEPS 2-6 PEOPLE

The house is oceanfront sitting on one of the most picturesque beaches along the North Shore--Ke Iki Beach. The upstairs of the house features 2 bedrooms (one oceanfront bedroom with a queen bed, and one mountain facing bedroom with two single beds). Downstairs, there is also a large, separate, oceanfront studio with a queen-sized bed, a sitting area, kitchenette and full bathroom. The yard is large with a grassy lawn and tropical plant garden. Guests may walk right out the door, across the grass yard and onto the secluded beach. To provide privacy, the house is separated by some low vegetation at the yard's edge and a private path onto the beach sand. The house also has a fenced yard and gate for safety and added privacy.


Owner
Gretchen
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2017

About Gretchen

We live in Raleigh, NC but all of our extended family live on the North Shore so we regularly spend holidays and summer vacations there. Knowing the beauty of this beach, and the restorative affect of this location, we wanted to be able to share it with others.

Gretchen purchased this house in 2012

Why Gretchen chose North Shore Oahu

Our family lives right next door to this house so we are quite familiar with this secluded beach, the wide span of sand here, the gorgeous views from this property and the beauty of the area. When the house came on the market this recent summer, we knew that we wanted to have a place to call our own for the future.

What makes this house unique

The beach at this location is unique because, typically, only residents of Ke Iki Road use this beach. To be able to vacation on such a lovely spot with so few beach-goers is unique and rather restorative.

Amenities

Haleiwa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Primary house is upstairs and features 2 bd rms & 1 full bathroom with a toilet and a tub/shower. The downstairs, bedroom/studio, offers another bedroom, a full bathroom with a standing shower, a sitting area, and a kitchenette. Rates from $455 per night.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • The house is configured with a primary living space upstairs and a separate single bedroom living space downstairs. The upstairs has 2 bedrooms (1 queen bed on the oceanfront room and 2 bunk beds on the mtn facing bedroom). The downstairs studio has a separate entrance which can also accommodate 2 people in a queen-sized bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Rest and Restore-Oceanfront Home on KeIki Beach
average rating of 4.925 based on 40 reviews
5

Great location on North Shore

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our party of 5. There was a separate living area downstairs which made it convenient for 3 adults and 2 children to stay comfortably. The view from the deck and lawn were amazing! We loved the location, close to Shark's Cove and Foodland which we frequented a lot. Gretchen and family were very nice and accommodating making sure we had everything we needed and enjoyed our stay. I would recommend this house and will be looking to stay here again another time.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comments. I'm so glad that you had a terrific stay. Cheers!
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5

Great North Shore location

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house for two couples, with the downstairs studio offering privacy for one couple. The home easily would sleep six. We had a great view from the lanai and an easy few steps to the sand of Keiki Beach. Sunsets from the lanai were fantastic. Nice location on the foot/bike path, one mile from Waimea Bay in one direction and a mile from the Banzai Pipeline in the other. Walked or ran to both everyday. The first few days the ocean was fairly calm for the N. Shore in January, then it kicked up really good. The ocean was quite loud when the big waves hit, but our group of four slept well under that. Others might be sensitive to the loud ocean but we really enjoyed it. It was also a thrill to watch the world class surfers and body boarders along the walk to the Pipeline. Overall, this home was a great choice and the owner was very nice to work with. We plan to go back again in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house at the best place in Oahu

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Gretchen´s house very much.

Although the booking process was kind of complicated, she still stayed calm and managed our stay perfectly.

The spot is priceless and the area a perfect place for beach life, hiking and quality family time

Thanks for sharing paradise with us Gretchen

Bleiel family from Germany

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time staying on the North Shore and this home was perfect for our family of four. It is steps away to the beach and beautiful sunsets from the yard and patio. The views are gorgeous and lawn chairs in the yard are great for relaxing and reading a book. It is quiet and North Shore food carts and Foodland grocery are a short bike or walk away. There are bikes and boogie boards to use almost everything for a day at the ocean. The waves were huge this November and amazing to watch and listen to and snorkeling at Shark's cove is right down the road as well. A great vacation home and location for a North Shore stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic location and home

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better location. We love the North Shore and were thrilled with such a well kept home and property. We were 2 adults with 2 teenagers and found this home to be the perfect fit for us. The beach is only a few steps away but there is plenty of privacy, too. We highly recommend this property to anyone with an appreciation for the beauty the North Shore has to offer.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

dont bother looking at any other properties - this is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We've been to Oahu several times and staying at Gretchen's home has been the hands down best! Private, secluded, and on a exclusive expanse of beach with direct access. We enjoyed warm mornings on the lanai and sunsets in the garden/lawn or on the beach as the waves crashed. The waves were big (mid-Oct) but even with a 5 and 6 year old, the tide pools and shore run off were a playground for hours. The house is beautifully located and with all needed amenities, plus extras like snorkel gear, boogie boards, bikes, bamboo mats, etc. We had a scheduling conflict that Gretchen was absolutely amazing at accommodating without question. I hope the 'Rest and Restore' continues to be a VRBO staple in our vacationing years to come.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

The North Shore offers numerous activities. You can be as active or relaxed as you want here. Surfing, swimming, snorkeling, are all readily available and boat rentals, jet ski rentals, sunset sail cruises, massage therapists, spa offerings and more are all locally available.

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Rates & Availability

Haleiwa House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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7 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

one-time cleaning fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
electronic payment fee $150
Tax Rate 13.9%

When renting just the upstairs house for 4 or fewer people the cleaning fee is $155. If renting the whole house for 4-6 people, the cleaning fee is $200.

Discount rate for monthly rental is available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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