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A Perfect 10! Ocean View Pool Waterfall Hot Tub Close to Beach & Town, Private

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,057 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 4.5 bath, Sleeps 12-13, Family Reunions Large Groups, Oversized rooms

You Will Love This Home!

Crystal Blue pool & waterfall, 180 ocean view, hot tub very private. Home built as B & B with 4 bedrooms (all with king beds & full baths located around pool on main level. Additional queen bedroom & rec room with 2 comfortable futons and queen sofa sleeper & single bed on lower level. Outdoor shower with hot/cold water & 1/2 bath on main level. Play in the crystal blue 16 x 30' swimming pool with lava rock waterfall and 180 degree ocean view or relax in the hot tub in private back yard.

The main level has sunken living room with comfortable tropical furniture, open to the kitchen with 2 islands, fully equipped for many cooks. Kitchen has door to back yard and pool lanai with ocean view. WIFI throughout house. TV's in all bedrooms & living room. Bluetooth radio ION speaker. Ceiling fans in all rooms. There is a utility room with extra refrigerator, washer, dryer. The house is situated in an very quiet, upscale, safe neighborhood close to the Walua trail (a 3 mile jogging/walking trail (no tourist traffic or noise). The back yard is level and good for games. Plenty of parking in driveway, garage and off street.

You are only 2 miles to Keauhou shopping center (A Farmers market every Sat morning), Kona Golf Course and Magic Sands Beach . Kona Town is 10 mintues away. Costco is 20 min, Safeway is 7 min, airport is 15 min.

Further Description: The large master bedroom on the main level, features a comfortable king bed, rattan tropical furniture, jetted tub, skylight and double person shower with view to the secluded back yard . This bedroom has a slider and door to pool lanai and door to back yard.

Three identical large bedrooms are also on main level, all with king size comfortable beds and their own full bathrooms. They are also situated around the pool and lanai with a slider and door each, which gives you total seclusion. All are all tastefully decorated have ceilinig fans, tv and WIFI.

You are supplied linens and towels and beach towels. Soaps, toilet paper and paper towels are supplied to get you started. We also supply beach chairs, cooler, mats, pool toys. There are hair dryers in every bathroom.

Home has Oceanic Time Warner 5G HIGH speed WIFI.

The 5th bedroom on lower level has a queen bed, TV, dresser, chairs and ceiling fan. There is also a family room with two futon spring mattress sofa/beds that make into full beds, which are very comfortable and a single bed (suitable for child up to 12.) and sofa bed that makes into a queen. The basement has an AC unit in the wall.

The extra-large kitchen features two islands, skylight, ceiling fan and is fully equipped for cooking and entertaining. There is a gas bbq in back yard on lanai with table and chairs. The sunken living room, which faces the private back yard features cathedral ceilings, bamboo furniture, TV, VCR, and a fountain. There is a door from kitchen to hallway accessing the pool lanai, but there is no closable door from pool lanai (outside) to hallway which gives you that very open feeling, which is the Hawaiian way.

This is not suitable for toddlers that do not know how to swim, with the 4 bedrooms wrap around pool and pool is not fence from lanai.

The secluded back yard has an private outdoor shower, hot tub and the back yard is large enough for outdoor games and patio for barbecuing.

There is also a utility room with washer and dryer and extra refrigerator.

There is plenty of parking, enough for at least 6 cars.

Keauhou Bay offers early morning kayaking every Mon, Wed and Fri. Often you can swim with the dolphins, and see whales 20' away.

Tropical breezes, with fragrant smells float through the air and you can often smell Kona coffee roasting in nearby orchards.

To See More Pictures, Check out our Obeo virtual tour below...Click 'Slide Show with More Pictures' Below.

Wake up to the birds chirping outside your window and the heavenly tropical smells wafting through the air.

This house is great for family reunions or small weddings as our home sleeps 12 comfortably. The basement is where the bedroom with the queen bed is located and the two futons and single bed in family room. The basement is always cool and very quiet, but does not have any windows. It has an AC unit located on the wall and ceiling fans.


Owner is licensed Real Estate Broker WEST PACIFIC PROPERTIES INC, Kailua Kona Hawaii.

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Tina Butler Kemper
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

About Tina Butler Kemper

Licensed RE with West Pacific Properties Kailua Kona HI (feel free to ring me) I take great pride in my homes and desire to ensure that your vacation is perfect. I want you to feel as though my home is your home and all our homes amenities are in good condition for your vacation enjoyment and pleasure. If you have any problems or concerns, you can ring us 24/7.

Tina Butler Kemper purchased this house in 2002

Why Tina Butler Kemper chose Kailua-Kona

This is a very quiet nice neighborhood at a great elevation to capture the tropical trade wind breeze. You cannot hear street noise. It has an awesome view of the ocean. The back yard is grassy, level and totally private.

What makes this house unique

The ambience of this home is what you will notice immediately. You have all your family living on the main ground floor entry level. Being so open to the outside (with the pool lanai surrounded by all the bedrooms on main floor gives you a very spacious feeling.


Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3057 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1/2 bath by Pool - toilet , has toilet and sink
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Shower large enough for 2! jetted tub, double sinkss
    Bathroom 2 for bedroom 2 - toilet , shower , newly remodeled
    Bathroom 3 for bedroom 3 - toilet , shower , newly remodeled
    Bathroom 4 for bedroom 4 - toilet , shower , newly remodeled
    Outdoor Shower - shower , Outdoor shower with hot/cold water enclosed by bamboo
  • 4 full bathrooms off of each bedroom on main floor, 1/2 bath on main floor bedroom downstairs has no bathroom, there is an outdoor shower outside with hot and cod water
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Master Bedroom overlooks pool/view - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 overlooking pool/view - 1 king , this room can also fit a single bed/toddler bed or crib
    Bedroom 4 overlooks pool/ocean view - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - lower level - 1 queen , Lower level bedroom is totally quiet, no windows
    Bedroom 3 overlooks pool/ocean view - 1 king , this room can fit a toddler/single/crib also
    Rec room on lower level w/2 Futons, queen & single - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 Full size comfortable futons in family room on lower level
  • King size beds (4) Four bedrooms on main level wrap arond the pool all have their own full bathrooms., Queen size Beds (1) This room is on the lower level with queen pillowtop mattress, Double Beds (2) Sofa/futon beds with spring mattresses make two full beds in rec room on lower level, Twin or Single Beds (1) Rollaway bed available at $40 rent for week, Child Beds (1) Aero bed toddler beds available , Pak and Play for baby crib
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Cable TV in every bedroom and living room, Refrigerator (plus small fridge in most bdrms), Beach Towels, Beach Umbrella, Cooler, Beach Chairs


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A Perfect 10! Ocean View Pool Waterfall Hot Tub Close to Beach & Town, Private
average rating of 4.6571426 based on 35 reviews
Huntington Beach, CA

Great time on the Big Island

  • 5 of 5

Great time and great house for a large family like ours. reminded me of a Palm Springs motor Inn the way all the rooms opened up to the outdoor swimming pool. Quiet neighborhood and short drive to Sam Choy's that we ate at every chance possible. Thank you Tina for all your assistance and the extra mile that you went to to make sure our vacation was special. Your attention to the comfort and service made this a truly memorable and worryfree trip. Plus we loved all the geckos!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmonds, Washington

Family Vacation 9/19/2010

  • 5 of 5

This was my retirement and family vacation...this house was perfect for all of us. The house has a great layout...lots of privacy for the bedrooms. The house had everything we needed. Loved the pool and the sunsets each nite were amazing. The location was great for traveling to Kona and everywhere else.

Would definitely love to come back here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2010
  • Stayed: September 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Kona. The house was perfect! We were busy with Ironman events and training up to the race on Saturday, but when we got home, it was nice to have the peace and quiet, ocean view, pool and hot tub. The kitchen was large enough for 4 of us to prepare meals and we enjoyed sitting by the pool at night. Thanks Tina!

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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You take the good, you take the bad

  • 3 of 5

Our group of 11 adults had a great time on the Big Island, and this home played a large role in it. But there were some frustrations.

First, the good stuff. The location is great, with areas to walk in quiet neighborhoods and smell lovely flowers. This home is not walking distance to the beach, but the elevation allows for great views of sunsets and the ocean. The beds were comfortable, and the kitchen was well-equipped. We took advantage of the available beach towels and chairs and pool noodles, and really enjoyed the common spaces.

Now for the negative... We found the basement area to be unacceptable due to a strong chemical smell. Tina did not agree with this assessment, but did find other accommodations for the people who were planning on staying there. The alternate accommodations were totally fine, but we were disappointed we couldn't all be together. We also had variable hot water for the last 3 days of our stay. The hot water tank was on some sort of timer that was malfunctioning, and we only had hot water in the morning, not after our swims and hikes and other adventures. Tina was out of town during this portion of our stay, and we never found resolution to this issue. The lack of hot water and lack of responsiveness is the primary reason for the 3 star rating. As the person who found and booked these accommodations, I felt responsible for the failings of this property, and it was more stressful than it should have been.

Complaints from others regarding the indoor wildlife are valid but may just be part of living in a single family home in Hawaii. I stayed in 3 different accommodations on the Big Island during my stay, and insects were more plentiful in this home than others. Again, this may be part of the Hawaii experience, but is something that guests should be aware of. If you're phobic about bugs, you should probably stay in a hotel.

I would recommend staying in this home if you are not using the basement, are accepting of the natural state of Hawaii at times, and can roll with some punches of a property that needs a little TLC.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Throughout all the years this home has been a vacation rental we have diligently explained to travelers that the lower level of this home is a basement with no windows. It is merely extra sleeping space for groups that want to squeeze in 10-12 people at a reasonable nightly rate. The basement was remodeled last year with Allure flooring, new paint, new fans and a new AC unit. It is clean and comfortable. Numerous children and adults have slept in the basement with no complaints. These particular guests spent less than 1 minute in the basement and then called me demanding that I reimburse them some money because they smelled "a strong chemical smell". I immediately went to the house and I could not detect any "strong chemical" smell in the basement. I told the guest I would use an Ozonator in the basement for 24 hours (their 3 extra travelers were scheduled to use the basement the next night. I ran the Ozonator for 24 hours in the basement. An Ozonator will eliminate ALL smells (it even got rid of moth ball smells at a different house). When the 3 extra guests arrived (older women) they said they could still "smell" something and would rather stay at my other house, which I had offered them. Two of my cleaning crew and my contractor came over to "smell the basement" and they all confirmed NO smell. Thus, I figure you can't please everyone all the time--especially 3 older women. When I received the text stating they were having problems w/hot water, the text did not tell me which house. I assumed it was the house that the 3 older women were staying at and not Nohealani, I sent my contractor over to the 2nd house immediately, and he told me that there was plenty of hot water. Thus I assumed the problem had corrected itself, by maybe too many people all trying to take a shower at same time. We don't consider a few geckos "indoor wildlife". Each gecko has their own "territory" and are usually quite amusing. Most of our guests enjoy watching the lovely geckos. We have had only a few guests who are afraid of the geckos, but it is impossible to keep them out of the house. If you are one of these few, please consider a top floor condo instead of a house. I attempted to accommodate the guests with their every complaint. I even granted them a late check out-without charge. I surely did not expect to receive such a grueling review. I strive to make your trip enjoyable and if you find something amiss, I will try to correct it immediately.
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Olympia, WA

Perfect time of year for Kona - Perfect House!

  • 5 of 5

We chose September for our vacation because it is good weather in Kona and not very many tourists. We had a great time at A Perfect 10 house. The view is mesmerizing and the pool is wonderful for morning swims and late night swims after a day at one of the many beaches near Kona. We liked Kua Bay, which now has a good road to the beach. The house has got everything you need for a great vacation. It's clean, has strong wifi (we appreciated that muchly), and is well equipped. There were 8 of us in our 60's. We didn't miss AC because we were usually gone during the day and the trade winds were right on when we got home.

Thanks Tina for making our vacation!

Sorry to hear about the loss of your Neapolitan - George.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Liz M

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay! The layout of the house was terrific for our large family retreat. There were twelve of us from ages 17-80. Everyone found some quiet space to relax and renew. The lanai was a morning and evening gathering place for all of us, with the most incredible sunsets! Beautiful bird songs in the morning to wake up by. Close to beaches and easy access to other parts of the island. I would love to come and visit again. Tina was easy to work with and responsive to inquiries. Maholo

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Sam Choys
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Queen K and Kam III
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sam Choys
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Magic Sands
Nearest Point of Interest
Walua Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
White Sands (Magic Sands Beach)
Nearest Point of Interest
Keauhou Shopping Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Kona Golf Course
Car: necessary

Very close to all amenities. Shopping is only 2 miles downhill to Keauhou shopping center. Beaches are walking or driving distance.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning Fee $395 + Tax
BKeeping-May Be Refunded $149 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Please call owner for booking details and do not rely on the new BOOK IT NOW feature to secure your reservation.
Guests are classified as anyone 4 years old or older.
For security damage protection, we require you pay $79 to secure property damage insurance. This will need to be paid prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund