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Oceanfront, Big Wave Penthouse-1,200 sq ft, Stunning View. Free, fast WiFi

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, With Panoramic Ocean Views, Gourmet Kitchen and a Huge Lanai.

*** For more details and more pictures, go to our website at BIGWAVEHAWAII•COM***

The Big Wave Penthouse is arguably in the best location on the Big Island. Consider this:

• Facing west, you're guaranteed a front-row seat every evening to a spectacular and colorful sunset. You'll think you're on a (very stable) cruise ship.

• You're literally feet from the ocean. Construction setback rules now preclude this for new developments.

• There are only 12 condo units per building and there are acres of greenbelt between and around them.

• You're well removed from Alii Drive, the busy main access road to all Kailua-Kona ocean-front properties.

• You'll be away from other developments. The Keauhou Surf and Racket Club is bordered on the north by Kahalu'u Beach and on the south and east by a golf course. Because of this low density, traffic within and around the complex is very light. And it's quiet.

• You'll be on the top floor, in a corner unit. Only the top floor units have soaring, 20-foot vaulted ceilings, very large lanais and sweeping ocean views.

• You're within walking distance of the Keauhou Shopping Center where you can find a grocery store, several fine restaurants and shops of many kinds.

• Although the Big Wave is not air-conditioned, none is needed. The cooling trade winds keep the interior delightfully cool during all but the hottest days. For the rare times when the trade winds are still, efficient, high-capacity ceiling fans will keep you comfortable.

HI Tax ID: W50856555-01

More Details

Owner
John and Linda McCluskey
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About John and Linda McCluskey

We've been frequent travelers to the Big Island, our favorite destination, and we've stayed in many houses and condos, but when we saw the Big Wave Penthouse we knew we would never see a better, more lovely place and knew we had to buy it. We hope you'll share this beautiful home with us and enjoy a bit of true Hawaii aloha spirit.

John and Linda McCluskey purchased this condo in 2012

Why John and Linda McCluskey chose Keauhou

The oceanfront view is incredible and we were impressed by the condo's location, in a gorgeous, impeccably landscaped, 17-acre sanctuary. Hawaiian royalty used to live on the grounds; they knew where the best location on the Big Island was.

It's close to everything but the property is tranquil, quiet and peaceful.

What makes this condo unique

This a very large home. Including the lanai, there's nearly 1500 sq. ft. of living space. The wide-open floor plan and soaring, 20' ceilings makes it seem even larger.

Original Hawaiian art is displayed and the 50's period furniture from well-know designers such as Paul Frankl, Paul McCobb and Heywood Wakefield is both beautiful and comfortable.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for sharing your beautiful condo with us. It was everything we wanted and more. Beautiful sunsets and such a joy to hear the ocean waves, birds singing and seeing the whales!!! Mahalo!
Feb 2013
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Amenities

Keauhou Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Master bath has granite vanity surface and tile floor Guest bath has tile floor and tub/shower combo
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Master bedroom has 1 King bed and an ensuite, full bath Guest bedroom has 1 King bed and an ensuite full bath with tub. Convertible sofa expands to queen-size
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • luaus
  • shopping
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • tennis
Notes:
Wine cooler for red and white wines

Reviews

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Oceanfront, Big Wave Penthouse-1,200 sq ft, Stunning View. Free, fast WiFi
average rating of 4.875 based on 81 reviews
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The Big Wave is even better than it looks in pictures. It was a perfect place for our family to stay while exploring the Big Island. The location and views from the deck can not be beat. The unit is well-appointed, with plenty of comfort and amenities. John and Linda were excellent hosts with quick response times and a genuine interest in providing an enjoyable stay. Overall an excellent experience and we definitely hope to come back! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always feel invested in our guest's island experience and it's very gratifying to get wonderful feedback like this from them. We love it!
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, comfortable home equipped with everything you need. Hope to return.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous view and ideal location.

  • 4 of 5

Our first impression of the Big Wave Penthouse was, it’s just as the online photos and description. It was clean, tidy and well furnished. A very homely place and clearly well loved. As there were only two of us (it sleeps 6) there was heaps of space to spread out which was great and we made use of both of the bedrooms, for storage at least, although the wardrobe in the second bedroom (front) also doubles as a store cupboard so you do share your clothing space with a ladder, ironing board and a number of other items. There was an abundance of towels including beach towels and a small supply of toiletries for shower use. There’s a washing machine and dryer available too which is useful as well as a dishwasher. Do be mindful that in this climate and area you will encounter a small amount of ‘critters’. They are unavoidable and won’t hurt you but they do give you a shock if you are unprepared. Spray is supplied to zap them but keeping the place clean helps keep them at bay. Oh and we were surprised there was no kettle provided but there is a separate tap that dispenses boiling water tap should you need it. The location was perfect for us. It is close to a shopping centre with supermarket, bank, coffee shop, bars and restaurants (all within walking distance). For more shops and bars take a drive or catch the ‘Kona Trolley’ (local bus) down Ali’i Drive into Kailua Kona. A great town with lots of shopping opportunities and restaurants galore, as well as a few lovely small beaches and a pier at the far end. Our apartment had a great balcony overlooking the sea where we experienced some beautiful sunsets. The view is simply lovely. The racquet club itself has a great swimming pool and plenty of sun beds which we made use of. All in all we had a lovely holiday here and we would definitely come back if we get the opportunity. By the way, the owners are regularly in touch by email and are incredibly helpful.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic place to stay on the Big Island

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks in August at the Big Wave condo. It was a wonderful home base for our adventures. What a treat to be able to wake up and see the ocean from bed! The place is beautiful; especially the wraparound lanai. We ate breakfast there every morning, and enjoyed sunsets nearly every evening. The beds were comfortable, and the entire place was clean and well-maintained. The owner, John, was very responsive to all our questions. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home. We hope we can return one day!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Extremely well maintained

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful area right on the coast. Nice pool area all very clean and well maintained. Gated community.

Excellent vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magnificent view!!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome condo, great view, has everything you need, good location.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Kailua-Kona Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Kukio Makai Beach Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Keauhou Shopping Center
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Kahalu'u Beach
Car: necessary

The Big Wave Penthouse celebrates early Hawaiian style throughout. We've taken care to integrate all the elements of the warm and colorful Hawaiian ethos in every aspect of the layout and design.

Life in Hawaii revolves around the water and the beautiful Pacific Ocean is front and center and visible from nearly all the areas of the penthouse. Soaring 20-foot foot ceilings, massive sliding glass doors and floor-to ceiling windows blur the distinction between inside and outside..

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage waiver $59
Cleaning $195
Tax Rate 14.41%

Special rate: if you see 5 days or less BETWEEN existing reservations. Email those dates for a SPECIAL quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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