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Gingerbread House-Less than a mile from Paia town and all North Shore beaches

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 495 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Adorable one bedroom house, less than a mile from Paia town.

This unique and romantic two story, one bedroom house is nestled in a mango tree. The house is an A-frame structure with high ceilings and skylights making it bright and airy. It is located less than a mile from the bohemian town of Paia and all North Shore beaches. The closest beach access is Tavares Beach, about a 5 minute walk away.

The second floor bedroom has a queen size bed with French doors that open up to the private lanai. The main floor has a living area with a full size futon/couch, a full kitchen and a marble tile bathroom with a jetted tub and shower combination. You can see just a small sliver of ocean from the second floor lanai, but we do not call it an ocean view. There is a patio just outside the house, with an outdoor grill, outdoor shower to remove the sand from your day at the beach and your own private parking area.

If you have a larger group, our Green Turtle House is on the same property and can be rented as a ONE or TWO bedroom house.. See listing: vrbo #720946

We are a certified vacation rental permit #2017/0001.

For guests requesting a ONE NIGHT STAY please make sure that your request meets the following criteria:

We accept a one night stay, far in advance, if it butts up to another reservation or if it fills in an open night between two existing reservations. We will, also, accept a one night stay if it is closer to the date and we feel that the house will sit empty.

More Details

Owner
Poni
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Poni

Aloha, It would be a pleasure to host you at one of our Spyglass Maui Rentals and share the "Aloha" of the island with you. We have two units: the Gingerbread House and The Green Turtle House. Both houses sit on the same property, in the middle of all the North Shore beaches, a little less than a mile from Paia town. Poni, the owner, is a musician, singer-song writer, surfer, home owner, and lover of nature. All of us on the Spyglass Maui team care about the environment, and like to stay healthy and active. Sabrina, our on sight manager, is your contact when you get to Maui. We hope that you enjoy your stay with us! Mahalo.

Poni purchased this house in 2004

Amenities

Paia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 495 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Gingerbread House - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The marble, multi-leveled bathroom has a jetted tub/shower combination with a pedestal sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Gingerbread House - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The full size futon is in the living area.
  • The Gingerbread House has one queen bed in the 2nd floor bedroom and one full futon/couch in the living area for additional sleeping accommodations for 1 adult.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The futon, on the first floor, pulls out for sleeping. It can accommodate 1 adult or 2 children. Please note that when it is open, it takes up all of the floor space in that area. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: Our houses are in a tropical environment, near sugar cane fields, where permanent, Maui residents live. If this is your first time visiting Hawaii, please know that insects and geckos may find their way into the house. They are a part of island living and we have learned to coexist with them, especially since they are not dangerous and are much more afraid of us than we should be of them. We strive to keep our houses very clean but this does not mean that the houses will be insect free. Like other rentals in this neighborhood and unlike the huge resorts, time share properties and hotels in the tourist areas that get heavy doses of pesticides, have closed windows with central air conditioning, we use limited amounts of minimum impact, natural insecticides.

Reviews

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Gingerbread House-Less than a mile from Paia town and all North Shore beaches
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews
San Francisco, CA
5

Exquisite accommodations

  • 5 of 5

The Gingetbread House hosts provide everything a guest needs for a perfect beach vacation. The home is beautifully designed. The bathroom luxurious. The porch upstairs provided a beautiful view of the ocean through the branches of the property's mango tree. Loved the stained glass. Extremely clean and comfortable. Highly recommend the property and the proprietors. Wished we had planned to stay longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely LOVE this place!

  • 5 of 5

So unique, fun and comfortable! A five min walk to a great beach and 20 min walk to Paia! And yes, you can see the ocean from your bed! Cant wait to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Well-stocked and cozy- the gingerbread house felt very private even amidst other buildings and we couldn't believe how clean it was. Sabrina worked with us every step of the way and everything was smooth/hassle-free. Even our toddler loved the house, though as Sabrina said, families should take care to watch kids going up and down the steep staircase and the marble surfaces in the bathroom. Meals outside were wonderful.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely place. Super convenient location.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the Gingerbread house!! Especially loved the upstairs deck.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Local funky feel in great location

  • 5 of 5

Lots of personality in a great spot to explore the North Shore. No AC but several fans and the evening breeze really helps cool the house. Well stocked kitchen, laundry available for use, beach chairs and boogie boards. If you enjoy getting a taste of the local culture this is a great place!!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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san diego, ca
4

Great house, well put together and cozy but not cramped at all

  • 4 of 5

Loved staying here, close to paia and views from the bedroom.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paia Fish Market
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Costco Wholesale
"If you are a member, this is the least expensive gas and food supplies on the island."
Alii Kula Lavender
Mama's Fish House
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Twin Falls
Mana Foods
"Best little healthy, local food market on the island with a delicious food bar and great pri..."
Ho'okipa Beach Park
"Right up the road. Great for wind surfing, fishing and sea turtle sightings."
Cafe Des AMIS
"Mediterranean and Indian Cuisine. Casual and outdoor seating. Sometimes evening entertainment."
Haleakala National Park (Kula)
"Take in sunrise at the summit, when on a clear day you can see forever! Elevation 10,023'."
T Komoda Store & Bakery Incorporated
"Unique. Local tradition since 1916 for cream puffs, donuts on a stick, butter rolls & other ..."
Haiku
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Kula
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Baldwin Beach
"Large beach close by. About a 5 minute drive away."
Makawao
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Hali’imaile General Store
"Owned by Bev Gannon (Oprah's chef). Original and award winning restaurant."
Hana
"Driving the road to Hana is a must! It is some of the most beautiful scenery you will exper..."
Iao Valley State Park
Kuau Mart -- CLOSED
"Local, organic, groceries, deli lunches, smoothies, kombucha on-tap, espresso, coffee, break..."
Nutcharee's Authentic Thai Food -- CLOSED
"Also known as Pranee Thai. If you drive all the way to Hana do NOT miss having lunch at this..."
Coconut Glen's Big Dumb Coconut Stand
"Best Vegan Coconut Ice Cream!"
Pipiwai Trail
"Breathtaking! A must see!"
Hamoa Beach
"Everybody's favorite beach."
Turtle town
Leoda's Kitchen and Pie Shop
"All the way on the other side of the island but TO DIE FOR!"
Nearest Airport
6.9 Miles
Kahului
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Charley's, Milagros, Flat Bread, Rock and Brews
Nearest Motorway
Hana Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
All in Paia
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Tavares
Car: recommended

From Foddor's-"Best American Small Towns", June 2014 issue: PAIA, HAWAII

Population: 2,668

It can be difficult to find remnants of authentic

Hawaii behind the multitude of resorts, but this is

one of the last holdouts. Located on Maui's northern

coast just off Highway 36, Paia was founded as a

sugarcane enclave and though the sugar mill closed

in 2000, the town is as alive as ever. Boutiques featuring

everything from high-end fashion to beachwear line the

streets, and with some of the world's best windsurfing

spots in the area, you're sure to find an opportunity

to put your new gear to good use. Because it sits along

the route to Hana, the town is pleasantly devoid of major

resorts and offers a great stopping-off place

for a few hours or a few days.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

We accept a ONE NIGHT STAY, far in advance, IF it butts up to another reservation OR if it fills in an open night between two existing reservations. We will, also, accept a one night stay if it is within a week of the date and we feel that the house will sit empty. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOUR REQUEST MEETS THESE REQUIREMENTS!

Nightly rate is based on double occupancy. A $20/per person, per night extra person fee will be added for additional guests. Please let us know how many people will be staying in the house when making your booking request.

Please be advised that deposits are non-refundable unless we can rebook the house. If you cancel before check-in or leave during your stay, any night that we are able to rebook will be refunded to you, minus applicable fees.

If you are making a CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY request and any part of it falls between December 22, 2016 and January 2, 2017, there is a 7 night minimum stay requirement UNLESS we are filling in gaps between reservations.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE BOOKING: We would like to disclose that our houses are in a tropical environment, that are near sugar cane fields, where permanent, Maui residents live. If this is your first time visiting Hawaii, please know that insects and geckos may find their way into the house. They are a part of island living and we have learned to coexist with them, especially since they are not dangerous and are much more afraid of us than we should be of them. We strive to keep our houses very clean but this does not mean that the houses will be insect free. Like other rentals in this neighborhood and unlike the huge resorts, time share properties and hotels in the tourist areas that get heavy doses of pesticides, have closed windows with central air conditioning, we use limited amounts of minimum impact, natural insecticides since we do not wish to poison ourselves, our guests or the environment. Please keep this in mind when considering booking with us.

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.