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Stunning Views from Two Lanais, Top Floor Penthouse. Developers Personal Unit

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Huge one bedroom corner penthouse with commanding views

Brand new remodeled one bedroom and new on the market!

This double lanai, dual view top floor penthouse is absolutely over the top!

Unit 606 is a very unique property. It was originally built as the developer of the building's private suite. Based on the size, spaciousness and views of the unit, he used it as a location to host cocktail parties and neighborhood gatherings. Over it's life, the unit has had very few owners and mostly was used as a gathering space.

We recently purchased it and proceeded with a large scale remodel. The results are spectacular. New double pane glass to provide silence when you want, and huge doors to bring the outside in when you prefer.

Please feel free to call me at 360-929-0413 (Seattle time Zone) to discuss any particular needs or fees.

Modern, fully updated spotless condo with TWO great views of the ocean. Because of the unique corner aspect of the unit, you also get views of Haleakala and the West Maui Mountains. There are only a handful of units in all of Kihei with these views. Everything is new, from the stainless appliance package to the front load washer and dryer, Egyptian cotton beach towels and super high quality linens. This unit is a huge one bedroom with nearly 1000 square feet of open, airy space.

-Two commanding ocean views from two different lanais: take in the outstanding view through the wall to wall, floor to ceiling glass wall in the living room/kitchen and a different view from the master bedroom

-completely remodeled: everything is new, including appliances, front load washer/dryer, furniture, bedding and all utensils, right down to the Henkel knives

-great, central location: walk to shopping, dozens of restaurants, beaches, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, snorkeling and more. There are days we never use our car!

-large bedroom with a cal-king bed

- full bathroom bright with new tile, granite and cabinets

- air conditioned in bedroom and living room

-free Wi-Fi, long distance to US and Canada, cable

-free parking

-beach toys included, snorkels sets, chairs, cooler, umbrella, thick beach towels, boogie boards

-high quality Costco inflatable queen bed available for the kids

Every time we enter our condo, we are struck by how beautiful the views are. One wall of the living room is entirely made of glass, and the light fills the whole space. In addition, one wall of the master bedroom is glass also, with commanding views of the south Maui coastline. The glass has been replaced with thick double pane glass to provide quiet and moderate the Maui sun. Most units haven't invested in the expense of new glass. At $22,000, I understand why, but the increase in comfort is extreme. I wouldn't rent a unit that did not have updated glass. The lanais are over 16 feet wide and provide a great space to hang out, watch the waves and surfers, and enjoy the tropical weather.

We have furnished our condo to be modern and comfortable. You will find full sized couch and chairs, a king sized bed, tons of storage, large closets. The kitchen is outfitted with a new whirlpool appliance suite including microwave, dishwasher, self cleaning glass topped range and refrigerator with ice maker. We even have special outlets that have USB chargers built into them. The kitchen is outfitted with top quality pans, knives and small appliances.

Free WiFi, phone calls to the US and Canada. A large flat screen TV in the living room and another flat screen in the bedroom. The living room has a blu ray player. There is a radio with a provided cord to plug in your ipad, ipod, iphone or MP3 player

Island surf is in a great central location. Immediately to the north is a area the locals call 'the Triangle'. It has lots of shops and scores of restaurants and night spots. Across the street is Kalama park, offering playgrounds, roller hockey, volleyball, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and wide open spaces to play catch or just hang on the grass. You can watch your friends and family play in the surf right from the front room.

A short drive to the south puts you in the heart of Wailea with upscale dining, shopping and more wonderful beaches.

Island surf houses many great businesses. You can rent bicycles, get a manicure or spa treatment, book a scuba dive, rent surf boards, or eat a great plate lunch all without never leaving the building.

There is a pool and BBQ area on the second floor, both with ocean views.

-our on-island contact is within walking distance to the condo and will promptly attend to any issues you may encounter. Their number is 808-268-6485.

If you need other dates, you can check out our other rental in the same building. It is a two bedroom, two bath #454560.

Since we have two units in the building, and work with the owner of the unit adjacent to ours on the 6th floor, we can offer wedding party accommodations with berths for up to 12 people.

Please check out the video of the unit we posted. The sound is on in the video, if you listen closely you can hear my wife's footsteps. The unit is just that quiet....

We have a two bedroom/two bathroom unit in the same building. Some guests combine the units as they have family and friends come during their stay. The two bedroom unit is vrbo.com # 454560.

This condo is licensed for vacation rentals, Hawaiian tax id. #TA-042-517-0944-01. Beware of condo owners not providing their tax number, often they are scams or not licensed. If you are looking at a rental that does not provide their number, they are probably operating illegally. Please be careful, the state is enforcing these and you may find yourself without a place to stay when you arrive. Try googling 'nonpermitted vacation rentals target of enforcement' to see a recent article on the issue. Kauai recently closed 320 non-permitted vacation rentals with two weeks notice and all the guests were left without accommodations.

More Details

Owner
Matt Keller
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Matt Keller

We live in the Seattle area and have been visiting Hawaii frequently for the past 15 years. After visiting different islands, we settled on Maui as the best combination of recreation and amenities. We believe you simply cannot do better than Maui. There is a reason the movie stars vacation here!

After looking at scores of condos, we snapped up our unit in the Island Surf. It had the best combination of views, layout, and location. We have found that we can park our car for days at a time and walk to everything. Our unit was dated and tired, so we launched into a full scale remodel. We love the newness of the unit now and the modern feel.

Our plan is to retire and split our time between Maui and Seattle area. Until then, we wanted to share our great location and remodeled unit with others.

We hope you enjoy Maui as much as we do.

Aloha,

Matt and Colleen Keller

Matt Keller purchased this condo in 2015

Why Matt Keller chose Kihei

We have seen Island Surf on all of our trips to Maui. In fact, we have rented surf boards on the bottom floor in the building. When this unit came for sale, we jumped at the opportunity. After all, this is the top floor Penthouse unit. It is truly the best one in the building. It has such a great location, is within walking distance to so many amenities, and the unit has great views with a open and airy feel. It also was almost 1000 square feet, huge by Hawaiian standards. After looking at Island Surf for so many years, we are still in awe that we were able to buy here.

What makes this condo unique

The best benefit of Island Surf is the view. Following close behind is the size and layout of the unit, 1000 square feet with two walls entirely of glass providing a great, open feeling. Combine that with the central location and ability to walk to so many attractions and you just can't beat it.

Amenities

Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full Bath, new comfort high toilet and new vanity with solid surface top. Hairdryer supplied.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , One wall of bedroom is all glass with stunning views
  • Cal King Bed in bedroom. Also, bedroom has it's own AC unit.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Since we have this unit and a two bedroom as well as a great relationship with the unit next door to us (605) we can accommodate wedding parties of up to 12 people.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Stunning Views from Two Lanais, Top Floor Penthouse. Developers Personal Unit
average rating of 4.9466667 based on 75 reviews
Corinth, TX
5

Top notch property

  • 5 of 5

Spent our 20th Anniversary at this condo and loved the unit. Terrific central location with stunning views from both balconies.

The owners have done a wonderful job of making this an ideal home away from home. And there’s so much to see and do within walking distance - great restaurants and shopping and even a grocery store nearby.

If you’re considering renting this condo - don’t hesitate. It’s a winner.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Jeff, Congratulations on 20 years on marriage! Thanks for including us in your plans. And thanks for taking the time to write a review. We love the location also...so much to see and do and the condo is just so close to so many activities. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and that the views lived up to expectations. Looking forward to hosting you again. Mahalo, Matt and Colleen
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This condo has it all! Views, entertainment if you are into people watching. Super comfortable beds, everything for the beach including beach chairs, umbrella, snorkel gear, coolers. We lacked for nothing and felt right at home. The views from the lanai were amazing, I was up early and out on the lanai every morning to enjoy the ocean breeze and enjoyed the evening sunsets on the lanai as well. Great central location, we loved walking down the street to " Threes", our favorite happy hour and we were 10 minutes away from our favorite beach at Wailea where we floated on rafts for hours on end. So much to see and do. Mahalo Matt and Colleen for sharing your little piece of paradise with us, we hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Gretchen, Thanks for choosing our place when you and your girls went on the ladies trip. I'm glad the unit lived up to expectations and you all had a good time. We love 606 also, we were just so lucky to have an opportunity to buy in such a great location with such commanding views. Looking forward to having you back! Matt and Colleen
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, nicely appointed. Wonderful views, nice walking to restaurants, beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wesley, Thanks for staying with us and the nice review. I hope your tennis tournament went well and it sounds like the condo was a nice, air conditioned retreat to cool off in. We hope to have you back next year. Matt and Colleen
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5

Beautiful condo in Kihei~

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was amazing! Beautiful, clean condo with a fully stocked kitchen, and closet with beach toys. Such a nice location as well, to shops and restaurants. What we enjoyed the most- was the location, across from a busy park- with lots of activity- surfing and volleyball, that we could watch from two decks. Watched the sun set every night! We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Megan, Thanks for the nice words and for including us in your vacation. We love the location also, right in the center of it all. I like listening to the hustle and bustle of the city and then, shutting the heavy sound proof doors and enjoying the near silence of the unit. In addition to the people watching, during the whale season you can sit and watch the whales jumping. That's an incredible show! Looking forward to having you back! Matt and Colleen
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4

Beautiful

  • 4 of 5

The view was amazing..lovely condo...

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Jen, We are glad you enjoyed our beautiful view. Sitting on our lanai watching the sunset is amazing. We've even seen whales jumping from our lanai! We hope you can come back again, soon. Mahalo, Matt and Colleen
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Charlotte,NC USA
5

Awesome Condo! Excellent Location! Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed this top story double lanai condo. It has everything you need to stay and play- beach chairs, coolers etc. The location is perfect as there are many great restaurants within walking distance, as well as a park across the street and beach access nearby. The owners are very responsive and accommodating. The condo is updated and very clean. Matt went out of his way to send my wallet that I left by accident. I would definitely recommend this place for anyone looking to stay in Maui.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kimberly, Thanks for staying with us and I really appreciate your kind words. We love the location also, it's just so close to so much. I'm glad how we stock the unit had a positive impact on your stay. We try and think of everything, it sounds like we hit the mark for you. I was so glad we found your wallet. We often find forgotten items and always ensure they get re-united with their owners. Looking forward to having you back! Matt and Colleen.
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
OGG
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Threes Bar and Grill
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Pilani
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Threes Bar and Grill
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Cove Park
Car: recommended

Since we own a 2 bedroom unit in the same building and have a great relationship with the adjacent unit next to our 6th floor unit, we can accommodate wedding parties of up to 12

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $125

There is a $100 non-refundable booking fee. Cancelation will be 100% refunded (less the booking fee) if cancelled more than 60 days prior to arrival. If cancelled less than 60 days prior to arrival, we will refund if we can re-rent the unit, which we will make a valiant effort to do.

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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