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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 - 7 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 w06580022-01. 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 traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

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 ...
  • 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

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average rating of 4.964286 based on 56 reviews
5

Our first choice for staying in Maui

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at Matt and Colleen's and wouldn't have picked anywhere but here to stay on Maui for the 11 nights we were on the island. Our first trip here 2 years ago was amazing and the second trip was the same. From the beginning Matt is very easy to contact and quick to answer any questions. As others have reviewed the condo is stocked with the kitchen essentials, as well as everything you need for beach days(multiple snorkel sets, chairs, boogie boards, towels, coolers). Matt makes the check in process very easy, as well as the entire stay, and the condo is updated and always clean. Location is perfect to shopping, food and the beach, all within walking distance, and the views from the lanai are always great.

Thank you Matt and Colleen for making your property available for us to stay at. I recommend that anyone going to Maui and wanting to stay in the Kihei area to stay at this condo, you will not regret it. We look forward to staying again in the near future.

James and Sara

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha James and Sara, Thanks so much for staying with us...again! We love our repeats, they are becoming the bulk of the guests. We try and keep everything in the unit to have an easy and relaxing stay. Sounds like it worked for you! Looking forward to having you back...again! Mahalo, Matt and Colleen
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5

2nd visit to this fabulous condo

  • 5 of 5

Simply couldn't be any nicer! Everything you need during your stay is provided. Hope to make a third visit some day. Thanks, Matt!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sandy, Thanks for staying again. You were sandwiched in between other repeat guests. I'm so honored when folks choose our unit for their vacations and when they do it multiple times, it really means a lot to us. Looking forward to your third stay! Mahalo, Matt and Colleen
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5

Fantastic views in a great location, don't miss out!

  • 5 of 5

Matt and Colleen's condo has spectacular views with a great location on the island. On our first trip to Maui we spent our honeymoon in Kihei and fell in love. This town is quickly becoming our home away from home and this condo was absolutely perfect for our latest trip. Very well maintained, updated and appointed. Matt's not kidding about those triple-paned windows - they work! The airflow is perfect, even in the high heat of the day we were kept cool and comfortable without using the AC. Both rooms have AC which is spectacular - but with those views you'll be spending a lot more time on the lanai taking in the scenery and those famous Maui sunsets. To top it all off, the condo is stocked with plenty of gear (chairs, umbrellas, coolers and snorkel kits) which made beach trips that much more fun and engaging. Looking forward to staying here again in the future. So glad we were able to enjoy this fantastic property on our trip to paradise. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha John, Thanks for staying with us and the nice comments. The views are fantastic, aren't they? We love Kihei also. It's a very friendly town. It was never a planned resort community and hence is much more friendly than some of the hoity toity resorts. If you were to get a flat tire in Kihei, you would immediately be inundated with folks offering to help. In addition, Kihei has great beaches, snorkeling and surfing. There's also very good beach fishing off of Charley Young Beach. Thanks again for including us in your vacation. Matt and Colleen
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

From beers to beach umbrella and sunscreen, everything was there. Snorkel gear for four....

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Phillipp, So glad you enjoyed all the extras we include. We think having a well stocked condo really helps get your vacation off to a great start. We've been bummed when we checked into a place only to have to immediately buy toilet paper or basic salt. We vowed to stock our unit so guests would find everything they hoped for and more. Sounds like it worked for you! Thanks for including us in your vacation. Matt and Colleen
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5

the stay at your condo was the highlight of our stay at maui

  • 5 of 5

going to hotels after our stay at your condo spoiled us, the condo had all the amenities of home from the dishwasher to beach towels and beach chairs. The home was well maintained, updated and most of all very clean. It had two wonderful views from the balcony and ease of going to sites, restaurants and to the grocery stores. We would come back in a flash to this wonderful condo. All of the recommendations were on spot that you had in your file, sites to see

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Bill, Thanks for staying with us and for the great review. I'm glad the info in the guest book and the suggestion sheet I emailed out helped you. We've covered much of Maui and can often give some guidance on the best activities. Hotels are a different vibe. We stay at hotels also, even on Maui (Hana). While I have great time at hotel properties, staying in a homey condo lets you feel more connected and "local". Looking forward to having you back. Mahalo, Matt and Colleen
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5

Beautiful, comfortable, relaxing and just perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Matt and Colleen's place is absolutely perfect. Bed and furniture quite cozy and views are breathtaking! Accommodations were great, lacking nothing. Having beach chairs, towels and snorkel gear was so nice! Also the baggies, spices, lotions , shampoo, etc made it so easy to check in and enjoy. Location excellent and MWR is a terrific establishment just across the street for surf and paddle board rentals! We hope to return and suggest this place to all!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Betty, Thanks again for using us for your vacation. I'm always so thankful to be included in guest's vacations. The time and money folks spend on vacation are precious and I'm honored when folks spend them at our place. We try and provide items to make your vacation easy, from coolers to snorkels to q-tips. I'm glad they improved your vacation. Looking forward to hosting you again. Mahalo, 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

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 14.42%

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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