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Outdoor living and dining - right above the reef!

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  • Minimum stay:6-10 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Right above the ocean - awesome views and sounds! *Discounts -see below!*

“…Heavenly. We could not have found a better spot for a family holiday on Kauai”.

"It kind of feels like the house is actually over the ocean".

(When the bi-fold glass panel wall is open) "The living room becomes part of the deck overlooking the Pacific. It was an absolutely beautiful setting for our family activities".

"The stunning view was difficult to pull yourself away from, seen from the kitchen, great room, bedrooms, and even while showering. Some afternoons we simply didn't want to -- or need to -- leave the lanai".

We're not saying this; our guests are in the reviews below. Check out our all-new un-retouched photographs, and see for yourself how spectacular Surf Song really is.

We allow small weddings. Our location is so beautiful that in July 2015 Pride of Maui magazine named Surf Song in their "Top 10 Wedding Locations in Hawaii!" You can read the article by typing PrideofMaui.com/blog into your search engine, and entering Wedding in their search bar.

DISCOUNTS ALWAYS AVAILABLE!
* Last few summer dates are now reduced!
* Couples and small groups discount. (The perfect place for Honeymoons!)
* Longer stays and bookings which fill an existing gap in our calendar - even a short one - receive a discount.
*We want to fill our calendar and will always cheerfully work with guests to encourage bookings!

We require only 20% of rent and taxes to guarantee a booking. Balance is due 90 days before the stay begins (120 days for summer peak , and 180 days for Christmas/New Years)

(Please note: 6-7 day minimum stays, beginning or ending on a Saturday, are normally required - excepting to fill an existing gap in our calendar - so as to have a calendar which works best for most people as it fills up. Saturday to Saturday stays are required in June and July.)


When you arrive at Surf Song's exclusive location at the very end of a private cul-de-sac and glimpse the ocean beyond, you will know that you chose wisely. On entering the home, you will be awed by what the previous owners described so well as it's "drop dead" ocean view and surrounded by the gentle sound of surf breaking on coral in the pristine bay below.

Why stay here? In a few words, peace, beauty...bliss! You could choose a property down at the beach - but you would be unlikely to be able to enjoy the peace and quiet, or the breathtaking views, found on this unique oceanfront bluff. And the path to the beautiful and little used beach below the house begins a two minute walk from the property (about 10 minutes to walk down to the beach from the house in all. ) Surf Song is also centrally located for Queens Baths, Hideaways, Hanalei and Anini beaches - all are within 10 minutes or so.

Dolphins and turtles may be seen up close in the bay - the turtles actually surf sometimes! In winter, humpback whales breach offshore here. (We have tripod-mounted and hand-held binoculars). Albatross court and nest right in neighborhood and teach their young to fly from the surrounding bluffs. In summer, both sunrise and sunset may be enjoyed from the lanai, which features a new Dimension 1 Amore Bay Spa, said to be among the world's best.

Inside the bright, open 2300 square-foot home you will find a layout centered on an expansive living room, the centre point of which is a fully screened 17 ft. Nana wall which opens fully to the ocean side lanai. Furniture throughout is top of the line Tommy Bahama Island Estate.

The gleaming, all new oceanfront kitchen with cafee cabinets and white quartz counters is fully equipped with everything from a wine fridge to Royal Doulton dinnerware and crystal champagne flutes. (Your welcome bottle awaits you on arrival, or choose fresh local juice!)

Surf Song is also perfect for four couples, each having bedroom with private ensuite bathroom. Two families with children works equally well, both families having their own "wing". Surf Song is also a popular honeymoon destination and is often rented by couples seeking a private and romantic oceanfront experience.

The house is centered on the large vaulted oceanside great room. Sleeping accommodations are divided into two wings, one on each side of the property, each with two bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The house seeps up to 8 adults and two children or teens in beds in the bedrooms.

Details are: East side:
One King oceanfront master; ensuite with double quartz vanity and toilet, with ocean views from both soaker tub and rain shower.
One Twin or ( made up as a King if you choose) plus twin "Murphy bunk beds" - full size single beds which fold down from the walls other room sleeps up to two adults and two kids or teens. It has garden views and ocean glimpses and an Ensuite with pedestal basin, toilet, and large shower.

West side:
Queen oceanfront master; ensuite with double quartz vanity and toilet, plus walled outdoor ocean view bathroom area with rain shower and arriving soon an outdoor ocean view Balinese stone soaker tub.
Garden side Queen with ocean and Bali Hai views; ensuite with pedestal basin, toilet and tub/shower combination.

Each bedroom walks out to its own lanai.

All bedrooms give the wonderful experience of being lulled to sleep by the sounds of surf and palm trees in the breeze. All bedrooms have INDIVIDUALLY CONTROLLED air conditioning with new top of the line Mitsubishi SILENT operation split units with external compressors. (Surf Song enjoys a wonderful trade wind cooled micro climate almost all year round making A/C usually unnecessary. It is really needed only in the summer or during occasional periods of "Kona winds" when the trade winds die away for a few days.)

The garage features a Kettler table tennis table, lots of bikes in various sizes for rides around Princeville's many private roads and bike paths, and all the equipment you need for beach fun . (We supply Tommy Bahama chairs and sun umbrellas, coolers, a beach trolley, as well as several Surfboards, lots of Boogie boards and a Stand Up Paddleboard.)

Surrounded by nature though it is, Surf Song lies only a few minutes’ drive or bike on quiet, private roads, from all of Princeville’s superb amenities. These include many beaches and a full shopping centre with high quality shops, cafes, restaurants and entertainment.

This is our home, found after years of searching on the islands. It is the loveliest place to be that we know. We welcome you to it with Aloha. Our mission is to ensure that, like us, having discovered it you will want to return again and again.

Relax in the knowledge that unlike some offerings, this is a long-established, licensed vacation rental in the Princeville Visitor Designated Area with a caring and involved owner and under the scrupulous professional management of the Principal Broker of a local real estate office (who manages only a very few select properties) together with a dedicated professional team of cleaner, groundskeeper and maintenance personnel. We all care very much about your vacation rental experience, as the 5 star reviews show.

Our Transient Accommodations Tax number is TA-074-845-7984-01. Our local property Manager is Bill Gillette, R(B) of Kauai Tropical Properties. His contact number is 808 651 8050. This information must be disclosed on all advertising related to any Hawaii vacation rental which is legally compliant.

Important note re COMMUNITY POOL: A large swimming pool and air-conditioned fitness center are located at the Makai Golf Club, about a five - ten minute walk or a few minutes by bike from the property. The swimming pool is set up for adult lane swimming only. At this time, only individual monthly memberships at $125 are available.

We take time researching so as to be able to refer you to every type of concierge service - at no charge and usually at a discount on bookings: Wedding planner, Private chef, Massage or Yoga on the Lanai, and of course assistance with booking of all Kauai's attractions such as horseback riding, boat tours of Na Pali, zip lining, sport fishing, helicopter flight-seeing tours, luaus, and golfing. We receive no compensation from the people we suggest, leaving us free to recommend those who we believe will best serve you .



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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome:

    Safe, level property. Ocean side deck is railed in to code. Spa cover can be locked in place. Quiet cul de sac perfect for biking, skateboarding or ball games (adult supervision needed as cars do come down to see the Abatross and hoping to see ocean views, though these are only visible from private properties such as Surf Song.) ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Surf Song is all on one level and wheelchair accessible from the front driveway into the level of the bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen, dining room and rear garden Lanai. There are two steps down from this level onto the level of the living room and the oceanfront lanai. We are planning to construct a ramp to assist guests who have difficulty with stairs but have not yet done this. We would be happy to do so on a month's notice. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Direct oceanfront with new ensuite bathroom w tub and shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Ocean and garden views. Full ensuite. Sunset view deck. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Direct oceanfront Master w ensuite. Private oceanview deck....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 2 murphy bed

    Twins can be made up as King. Murphy bunks sleep adults. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

    New ocean front ensuite. Ocean views from tub and shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    New full bathroom ensuite to bedroom 3. Garden views. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    New bathroom ensuite to bedroom 4 with 5 ft shower. ...moreless

  • Outdoor shower: outdoor shower

    Oceanfront solar outdoor shower ...moreless

  • Outdoor shower : shower

    Garden side outdoor shower for rinsing off those sandy feet...moreless

  • Guest bathroom : toilet

    Beautiful new guest half bath with wave sink, quartz vanity...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, outdoor shower

    New oceanfront ensuite. Outdoor stone tub and shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Lovely Sealodge beach ('A Real Gem' in the Kauai Revealed guidebook) is directly below the property and walkable in 10 or 15 minutes at most. The path is steep in places and can be slippery when wet so runner type shoes are much better than slippas! Full concierge services are available; Ocean or land activities, massage or private yoga on the oceanfront deck or private chef. Please ask the owner for more details. We would be delighted to help....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Local interest books, guidebooks, hiking guides etc., and a "take one, leave one" library selection. ...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Bose system with bluetooth connectivity to your device...moreless

  • Television:

    New 70' flatscreen with expanded cable, Apple TV, Netflix and Blue Ray DVD. Smart flatscreens in all 4 bedrooms, with cable in oceanfront bedrooms. ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Luaus
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Rare, utterly beautiful view directly down to pristine SeaLodge beach where ocean waves break onto coral and lap onto the sand....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Forever views of the ocean and white water views of breaking surf. The view changes constantly with light, wind, weather and ocean swell....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Drop dead direct oceanfront! Spectacularly located right on the bluff. Daytime ocean vistas and night time starscapes will delight you. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Ocean view dining both inside and outside on the lanai ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    All bedrooms air conditioned. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Parking for two vehicles in driveway. Garage is used from table tennis and storage for bikes and beach equipment. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wireless High-Speed Internet Access...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Free Parking...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free Long Distance Calls to USA and Canada...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new double high capacity washers and gas dryers...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    New steel tall tub...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Brand new kitchen with white quartz countertops. All new cutlery, full glassware, gleaming white dinnerware, blender, coffee machine and grinder, toaster. Need anything special? Just say!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We strive to keep Surf Song stocked with basic food items; oil,vinegar, spices, tea, coffee. We regularly restock with kitchen basics: aluminum foil, cling film, coffee filters etc. Quantities vary! ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New steel french door fridge freezer with ice and water dispenser, AND new steel built-in wine and drinks cooler...moreless

  • Stove:

    New steel slide in range with easy clean glass ceramic cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    We have 2 cruisers, 2 full and 2 teenage size mountain bikes and 1 child's. We fix them regularly but we cannot guarantee they will all work. Bring your own helmets! Use at your own risk....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Oceanfront with gorgeous views...moreless

  • Golf:

    Two courses nearby: Makai Golf Club and Prince Golf Course, both designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Huge oceanside Lanai. Peaceful rear Lanai under roof with BBQ facing garden. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Front garden with outdoor shower. Secluded rear garden with double hammock on roofed Lanai. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Gas BBQ Grill on sheltered garden side Lanai...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis club (4 courts) at the end of our street. Drop in and monthly memberships. And table tennis on new Kettler table. (Paddles and balls do go missing so please bring your own if this is important)...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    We try to keep several boogie boards, one or two surfboards, beach chairs, coolers and lots of snorkel gear but due to breakages and losses we cannot guarantee this. Use at your own risk!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The huge (and under-used) swimming pool at the Makai golf course is within a 10- 15 minute walk or a 3 minute drive of Surf Song. Fee is $125 per month. ...moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Dimension 1 Amore Bay Spa. Seats 7 with his and hers hydrotherapy loungers, waterfall, fountains and mood lighting. The best!...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Last Peak Summer dates Sale!
Jul 22 - Aug 12, 2017
6 night min stay
$1,240
Late August - Sale!
Aug 19 - Sep 3, 2017
7 night min stay
$1,090
Holiday 2017/18
Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2018
8 night min stay
$2,890
Winter/Spring 2018
Jan 11 - Apr 27, 2018
7 night min stay
$1,240
Summer 2018
Jun 2 - Jul 27, 2018
7 night min stay
$1,490

Changeover Day: Saturday

Holiday 2018/19
Dec 15 - Jan 5, 2019
10 night min stay
$2,890
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
$990

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Outcleaning Fee $590 + tax
  • $5000 Damage waiver $190 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.416%

Notes:

6-8 night Weekend to Weekend bookings are usually needed except to fill existing gaps in the calendar. Saturday to Saturday 7 night stays are required in peak summer excepting to fill existing shorter gaps in the calendar. The lower the season, the more flexibility! We also have more flexibility with longer stays.

Cleaning fee is $100 per person, minimum $600.

All reservations subject to cancellation fee of 20% of rental plus taxes.

Cancellations after 90 days before start date limited to amount recovered by re-rental less the 20% fee.

a future booking.

Mid cleans at $260 are required on stays of 10 days or more. ( ALL cleaning fees charged go to our excellent cleaners!)

Bookings are not confirmed until a deposit has been paid. Dates cannot otherwise be held.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

29 Miles
Nearest Airport
Lihue
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tiki Iniki
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
SeaLodge

Car: Recommended

Serene and private location at the very end of an exclusive private road, yet within walking, biking or short driving distance by private roads of Princeville's many amenities.

Several beaches are similarly close, while many more lie within a 10 to 15 minute drive including life guarded beaches with vehicle access.

It is hard to overstate the abundance and quality of outdoor leisure activities within a short drive of the house. Shopping, yoga, massage, dining in a large variety of restaurants and bars and entertainment are close at hand.

You may find however that you share our reluctance to leave Surf Song and that much time is spent enjoying the amenities of the house and the spectacular beauty of the oceanfront Lanai.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We are a dad plus four family with ages from 12 up. Simon started professional life as a British barrister and practiced as an attorney in Calgary, Canada for .... too long! The girls work property management in British Columbia and the boys are in school. We come to Surf Song with a whole range of perspectives but we all think its the best place in the world! We are in the business of exceeding your expectations and making your experience completely positive. We want happy guests ...who will keep coming back.

Why the Owner Chose Princeville, HI, USA:
After several years of serious looking throughout the islands, the decision to buy this property was instant. It was simply the best property we had ever seen. Kauai's North Shore eclipses in beauty anything we know and has so many wonderful beaches, but the land largely consists of a flat bench ending in an oceanfront bluff. Few private homes are located on the bluff, while even fewer look directly down onto a beach, coral and surf. We are sure you will agree that Surf Song is rare and stunning. We had rented frequently on the North Shore before we made this purchase. We found being up on the bluff much more private and quiet than being right by the beach - and we love the views. We also came to appreciate the many different micro micro climates of the North Shore. Trade winds freshen and reduce humidity. Rainfall is often less away from the mountains - yet some beach areas are very close to them and as a result, we feel, may be more humid. We felt that the right ocean bluff home could offer a perfect combination of almost constant breezes and lower rainfall, of peace and convenience. We think we found it! Surf Song does all this in a timeless, classic Plantation style which invites elegant, easy living and an open plan which celebrates the beauty of its environment and invites in the perfect climate outside. For us it was love at first sight! We've seen our guests react in the same way. We hope you will too.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The sound of surf as you approach the house - and throughout it. Ocean views from almost every room in the house. The expansive tropical hardwood oceanfront deck offering both Sun and Shade throughout the year as well as a tranquil shaded rear Lanai. A bright open floor plan with room for everyone. Separation between the East master suite and garden side suite, and the two ocean view suites on the West side. Perfect for two families. Dolphins and turtles year-round, whales and albatross in winter, stunning summer light. A heaven full of stars. Escape….Calm….Bliss...


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Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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Photos

  • Outdoor living and dining - right above the reef!

    Outdoor living and dining - right above the reef!

  • Great room opens fully to oceanfront outdoor living area

    Great room opens fully to oceanfront outdoor living area

  • Ultra modern chef's kitchen has everything!

    Ultra modern chef's kitchen has everything!

  • East oceanfront master bath

    East oceanfront master bath

  • West oceanfront master bedroom. Two balconies lead to lanais, Spa and views.

    West oceanfront master bedroom. Two balconies lead to lanais, Spa and views.

  • West oceanfront master  outdoor oceanview Balinese store tub and shower area

    West oceanfront master outdoor oceanview Balinese store tub and shower area

  • West garden side bedroom. Ocean views, and Lanai with Bali Hai sunset views.

    West garden side bedroom. Ocean views, and Lanai with Bali Hai sunset views.

  • East Twin/King garden side bedroom w ocean glimpses also sleeps 1/2 extra guests

    East Twin/King garden side bedroom w ocean glimpses also sleeps 1/2 extra guests

  • Powder room with wave sink and quartz/bamboo waterfall edge vanity.

    Powder room with wave sink and quartz/bamboo waterfall edge vanity.

  • 1200sf oceanfront lanai, central 400sf new roofed dining and living area

    1200sf oceanfront lanai, central 400sf new roofed dining and living area

  • Relax in the Balinese hanging chair, and BBQ on the  peaceful garden side lanai

    Relax in the Balinese hanging chair, and BBQ on the peaceful garden side lanai

  • A superb location at the very end of a peaceful, private cul de sac.

    A superb location at the very end of a peaceful, private cul de sac.

  • You may never want to leave the lanai!

    You may never want to leave the lanai!

  • New genuine Tommy Bahama furniture now throughout the home.

    New genuine Tommy Bahama furniture now throughout the home.

  • East Oceanfront Master. Bliss.

    East Oceanfront Master. Bliss.

  • Ocean view tub and shower in East oceanfront master bath

    Ocean view tub and shower in East oceanfront master bath

  • West oceanfront master ensuite,  interior. New quartz/ bamboo hanging vanity.

    West oceanfront master ensuite, interior. New quartz/ bamboo hanging vanity.

  • Bathe under the sky in paradise

    Bathe under the sky in paradise

  • West garden side bedroom has full ensuite bathroom. Grohe and Kohler fixtures

    West garden side bedroom has full ensuite bathroom. Grohe and Kohler fixtures

  • Twin/King bedroom ensuite bathroom with double size Kohler/Grohe shower

    Twin/King bedroom ensuite bathroom with double size Kohler/Grohe shower

  • Huge top of the Line D1 Amore Bay Spa. Water is changed for every new rental.

    Huge top of the Line D1 Amore Bay Spa. Water is changed for every new rental.

  • Ready for a lazy day in paradise

    Ready for a lazy day in paradise

  • Table tennis, bikes, boards and beach stuff - Enjoy!

    Table tennis, bikes, boards and beach stuff - Enjoy!

  • Shower off after the beach beside the Balinese fountain

    Shower off after the beach beside the Balinese fountain

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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