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Adorable Beach House! Walk to Beach! Air Conditioning in Master Bedroom

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Living area with a newer sleeper sofa


Last updated: 03/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-14 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3br/2ba Plantation Home, Viking Gas Range, A/C in master br, detached laundry

Permit STPH2013/0010 WO1738206-02

Property managed by Anne Barber, R (S), #66663, UpCountry Realty

* Once a reservation is confirmed, a rental agreement will be issued for guests to review, fill out and sign.*

Located within easy walking distance to Kuau Bay Beach known also as Mama’s beach, the Kuau Channel for surfing and windsurfing access, this charming “beach house” style home offers 3 BEDROOMS (all queen size beds) and 2 FULL BATHS along with a remodeled kitchen boasting a VIKING GAS STOVE (4 burners) and an island, great kitchen for entertaining! Open beam ceilings, original hardwood floors throughout, open flow between kitchen/dining/living. The house feels reminiscent of Paia’s plantation days!

The Menehune House features a private yard, an in ground outdoor spa bath and outdoor shower set in a tropical garden setting also an outdoor patio featuring outdoor dining furniture and gas bbq. The property also offers a one car garage perfect to store your boards and sails as well as a detached laundry room and parking for up to 3 cars. Beach chairs, good quality beach towels and a cooler are provided for your relaxing beach days. There is also a Wi Fi connection (password protected).

You are a stroll away from the brand new Kuau Store deli and the #1 rated beach front restaurant on Maui, Mama’s Fish House.

Next door is the Menehune Cottage, a charming Hawaiian style cottage with 2 very spacious bedrooms and 1.5 baths. For more information check out our website which has full details.The cottage or house can be rented separately or together.

Nestled in a tropical garden the Menehune Cottage has two large bedrooms with queen beds and all cotton sheets, a bathroom with shower, a warm out-door shower, private laundry with 1/2 bath included, a spacious living room, and a full kitchen. The interior of this cottage feels like 'old style' Hawaii , an inviting 'home away from home' - full of the spirit of aloha. There is a patio area with dining furniture and a gas BBQ to fully enjoy easy outdoor living in the balmy evenings.

The property is located in Kuau Point, a residential sea-side outcropping near Paia, on Maui's well-loved North Shore. It is within easy walking distance of the Kuau Channel for sunset relaxation or advanced windsurfer's launch to sail with the locals. Beginner and intermediate windsurfers can drive to nearby Kanaha Beach, with sand, shade and lessons!!

You are a short stroll away from the brand new Kuau Store deli, trendy and convenient, healthy food to go, groceries and even expresso!! Open 6.30am - 7pm daily. Walk through the neighborhood to the #1 rated beach front restaurant on Maui, Mama’s Fish House.

In just a couple of minutes drive you are at Ho'okipa beach for more windsurfing & surfing action, or relaxing on the beautiful sandy beach to watch it all happen! Advanced kiting launch nearby. Just 15 minutes from Kahului Airport (OGG), and centrally located to many other Maui attractions, such as seeing the sunrise from Haleakala crater or driving the beautiful winding road to Hana.

Less than 5 minutes drive brings you into Paia town... the home of Mana Foods for fresh organic one-stop shopping, and a splendid mix of restaurants, coffee-shops, trendy boutiques, bank, and post office. Crazy about cycling? Rent a bike from Go Cycling Maui in Paia, or take their tour. They call it '...sort of a fantasy camp for cyclists'.

All the best North Shore beaches surround Paia, including Baldwin Beach, perfect for early morning walks or a swim.

FYI: most of our guests reviews are posted on Airbnb.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1002 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Non smoking indoors...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    A few steps to the front door and 2 steps from the master bedroom to the yard. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    En suite bathroom, direct access to backyard...moreless

  • Corner bedroom: 1 queen


  • Middle bedroom: 1 queen


  • There is 1 small futon pad in the corner bedroom closet for little ones with pillow/linen/blankets. There is also a newer sleeper sofa in the living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master bathroom: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Outdoor: jetted tub, outdoor shower

    In ground jetted spa tub from Koehler...moreless

  • Bathrooms have hardwood floors


  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Eco Tourism
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Located in a tropical garden setting...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    As of 7/1/2016, the master bedroom only will have its own a/c unit. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    1 car garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    wifi, password protected...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    100% cotton...moreless

  • Living Room


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Brand new stainless steel French door fridge with bottom freezer...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    gas, 4 burners, brand: Viking...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday Season
Dec 15 - Jan 2, 2018
14 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Out cleaning fee $209
  • Tax Rate 13.42%


We are asking of our guests to respect the neighborhoods quiet hours of 9pm to 7am, be mindful of noise as our neighbors do go to work and school in the morning. The master bedroom has a newer split a/c system, ceiling/floor fans in the other rooms. **Cancellation: no refund as most of our guests do purchase a travel insurance covering airfare and accommodation such as Travel Guard, CSA. **

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Last updated: 03/27/2017
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    "Trendy and brand new deli (formerly the Kuau Mart), now called the Kuau Store. Great plates..."

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  • Colleen's at the Cannery

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  • Paia Fish Market

    "The best and most affordable place on the North Shore for fresh and tasty fish. Family styl..."

  • Moonbow Tropics

    "My littlee jewel of a store in Paia. Everything fits and is of great quality, same sales pe..."

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    "Dr. Drew is the only chiropractor I go to! He also has a great team of local ladies giving ..."

7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kahului Airport (OGG)
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Maui Country Club
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Kuau Store and Deli
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kuau Bay Beach known as Mamas Beach

Car: Recommended


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1993

About: Owner; Margaret, I grew up in New Zealand, I lived in Vail Colorado for over 20 years teaching skiing and developing a unique program Dynamic Skiing for Life. My husband and I started coming to Maui to windsurf, surf and scuba dive in the 80s as a perfect way to continue our love of the outdoors but this time we were playing in the ocean instead of on the mountains. We fell in love with Maui and the north shore and we bought our property in the early 90s. With a lot of love and family help we created the Menehune Cottage for vacation rental from the original Hawaiian home on this property. We love the location which is close to everything we love to do and we have enjoyed sharing this with our guests. Maui is a special place with its mountains, ocean, rainbows, soft air, music and the people. We have made this our home and now instead we visit the mountains for a little skiing, but we always return home. Margaret McIntyre purchased this cottage in 1993.

Why Paia, HI, USA:
3 mins walk to the beach, we can rig on the lawn and windsurf at the Kuau channel, close to everything we love and need - Paia is less than 5 mins away, also Baldwin beach for early morning runs and a couple of minutes from Hookipa beach - it is convenient and delightful

The Unique Benefits at this House:
old Hawaiian charm, friendly knowledgeable owners, comfortable, quiet, short stroll to ocean through neighborhood, easy off street parking, centrally located on island, close to historic town of Paia, close to beaches

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Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Living area with a newer sleeper sofa

    Living area with a newer sleeper sofa

  • Dining table. We have 2 additional folding seats if need be.

    Dining table. We have 2 additional folding seats if need be.

  • Queen size bed, French doors opening to the backyard

    Queen size bed, French doors opening to the backyard

  • Master bathroom, shower only.

    Master bathroom, shower only.

  • shower/tub combo.

    shower/tub combo.

  • Private laundry room.

    Private laundry room.

  • Viking stove, 4 burners, gas stove.

    Viking stove, 4 burners, gas stove.

  • In ground Jacuzzi tub with outdoor shower, private.

    In ground Jacuzzi tub with outdoor shower, private.

  • Kuau Point.

    Kuau Point.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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