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Happy Kailua Beachside Home 1/2 Block from Kalama Beach Park

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Last updated: 12/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

The Happy Kailua Beach House is located 1/2 block down from Kalama Beach Park a small, clean local beach park which has showers, restrooms, and a nice grassy area with picnic benches. The waves at the beach are as gentle as the soothing tradewinds, and the white sand is as soft as flour. You'll have no excuse not to make the three minute walk to the beach each day! We have chairs, mats, boogie boards, snorkeling equipment, buckets, shovels, and a large wheeled cooler to equip your visits to this wonderful beach area.

Ours is a newer home on a quiet street off Kalaheo Ave. It offers you a clean place to relax and unwind, barbeque on the lanai with family and friends, or just nap the day away... We have a portable crib and high chair for your little ones. As well, wireless internet access is provided for your laptop. Our home has hardwood floors throughout, a spacious main room and kitchen area, a master bedroom with private renovated full bathroom, two guest bedrooms with another full bathroom, and a lanai and yard out back. Downtown Kailua with its coffee houses, great restaurants, and shops is near enough to go by foot (fifteen minutes)or beach cruiser (three minutes). The hot malasadas at Agnes' Portugese Bakery are rather insane.


Thanks for dropping in. Enjoy your stay in Paradise!

Keywords: Kailua, vacation, rental, beach, house, Oahu, Hawaii, family, home
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(925) 899-2044

Owner

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    Great for kids. Plenty of toys for the beach and a crib and high chair at the house....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Second Guest Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    Private full bath...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Guest bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Lanai Bathroom : toilet

    sink, mirror, toilet...moreless

  • Master Bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower

    private...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Thinking of lugging your guitar? Think again because we have both an acoustic six-string guitar and a four string tenor ukelele for our guests to jam with. Enjoy!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Plenty left over from past guests...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library:

    Iphone/pod dock in stereo for your music....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Ipod dock in each room...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen TVs in both living room and master bedroom. Apple TV in living room!...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys-a-plenty!...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Some DVDs....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Reefs
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Luaus
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C in each bedroom...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Two cars covered....moreless

  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    beach towels, too!...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Covered carport for two cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Beach towels, too!...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    all provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    coffee maker, toaster, blender, and rice cooker....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Above counter...moreless

  • Oven

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Lanai for dining/chilling....moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Table for six...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie boards, sand toys, some snorkel equipment provided...moreless

  • Yard
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 48 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 4, 2017
5 night min stay
$400
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 - Nov 25, 2017
5 night min stay
$375
Christmas
Dec 16 - Jan 1, 2018
7 night min stay
$400
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$350

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • House cleaning fee $250
  • Tax Rate 14%

Notes:

Aloha! Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Summer dates are $400/night.

Discounts are given on any rental of 10 days or more, excluding above periods.

I am very flexible on payment terms and methods, but keep my rates and your expense low by avoiding credit card charges. I accept personal and bank checks.

Thanks!


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 12/07/2016
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21 Unavailable
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Honolulu
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
Kailua Beach

Car: Recommended

Visiting Kailua is unlike any other vacation to Hawaii you may have taken. There are no tall buildings, no throngs of people, no booze cruises. There is just a long, wonderful, white sand beach with no rocks, riptides, or reefs. At the Kalama Park, here at the center of the beach, the waves come in high enough to ride but break far enough out for little ones to play in the sand. There is a calm breeze from the northeast that keeps things from getting too hot, and showers and restrooms to keep you from having to go home too soon. But, hey, if you need to our house is just a half a block away.

Our Happy House is a great place to use as a base of operations, whether it be a day trip to the north shore to watch world class surfing, a trip into Honolulu for great shopping, or a series of three-minutes walks back and forth to the beach via Kalama Park. Nothing is too far away, and yet you're nicely removed. At the end of the day you'll be staying in a welcoming, diverse Hawaiian community that just feels GOOD. Waking up to the sunrise over the Mokes is a truly special experience.

The town of Kailua is big enough to offer many of the things you want while on vacation without being so busy and crowed to keep you from seeking them out. There are many great restaurants, shops, and coffee houses to enjoy by car, beach-cruiser, or foot.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: My wife and I fell in love with Kailua Beach and decided to make it our home away from home and our antidote for the stresses of living in the SF Bay Area. We love bringing all our friends and showing them the Real Hawaii. Such a wonderful getaway!

Why the Owner Chose Kalama Tract, Kailua, HI, USA:
Visiting Kailua is unlike any other vacation to Hawaii you may have taken. There are no tall buildings, no throngs of people, no booze cruises. There is just a long, wonderful, white sand beach with no rocks, riptides, or reefs. At the Kalama Park, here at the center of the beach, the waves come in high enough to ride but break far enough out for little ones to play in the sand. There is a calm breeze from the northeast that keeps things from getting too hot, and showers and restrooms at the beach park to keep you from having to go home too soon. But, hey, if you need our house it's just a half a block away. Our Happy House is a great place to use as a base of operations, whether it be a day trip to the north shore to watch world class surfing, a trip into Honolulu for great shopping, or a series of three-minute walks back and forth to the beach via Kalama Park. Nothing is too far away, and yet you're nicely removed. At the end of the day you'll be staying in a welcoming, diverse Hawaiian community that just feels GOOD. Waking up to the sunrise over the Mokes is a truly special experience. The town of Kailua is big enough to offer many of the things you want while on vacation without being so busy and crowded to keep you from seeking them out. There are many great restaurants, shops, and coffee houses to enjoy by car, beach-cruiser, or foot.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

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Photos

  • View of main living area from front door

    View of main living area from front door

  • Sitting area into dining area, overseen by Happy House buddha

    Sitting area into dining area, overseen by Happy House buddha

  • Alternate view of living area

    Alternate view of living area

  • Full Kitchen, newly remodeled with dishwasher

    Full Kitchen, newly remodeled with dishwasher

  • Master bedroom - king bed

    Master bedroom - king bed

  • Guest bathroom

    Guest bathroom

  • Guest bedroom - two twin beds

    Guest bedroom - two twin beds

  • Outdoor dining table and gas bbq

    Outdoor dining table and gas bbq

  • The Happy House yard and lanai

    The Happy House yard and lanai

  • To the beach!

    To the beach!

  • View east and the Mokes!

    View east and the Mokes!

  • Happy House floorplan

    Happy House floorplan

  • Sitting area and entertainment console

    Sitting area and entertainment console

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Dining and kitchen area

    Dining and kitchen area

  • Kitchen - stove area

    Kitchen - stove area

  • Master bathroom (private)

    Master bathroom (private)

  • Guest bedroom - queen bed

    Guest bedroom - queen bed

  • Steps to lanai area

    Steps to lanai area

  • Lanai area and washer/dryer

    Lanai area and washer/dryer

  • Enclosed lawn

    Enclosed lawn

  • Kalama Park with restrooms and showers (1/2 block from our house)

    Kalama Park with restrooms and showers (1/2 block from our house)

  • View west from our local beach park

    View west from our local beach park

VRBO #71019

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016

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