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Recent Private Homes reviews

  • Beautiful and Relaxing Paradise Home

    "This home is wonderful, particularly for families with small kids who don't want to stay in a condo or resort. We traveled with three kids (5, 3, 18months) and I loved the idea of an orchard and a swimming pool to keep them occupied if we were working around nap times or meltdowns. Our kids LOVED playing (though closed toed shoes are a must for the orchard) and exploring. The setting was picturesque and private even though it is a residential neighborhood. Debbie was also so thoughtful to provide a pack n play when I mentioned I might need one. Beach towels, snorkeling gear, and sun hats are also available for your use so don't bring from home. In addition to the lovely setting, the rooms were spacious and clean. There was plenty of garage storage for our stroller and suitcases and preparing meals at home rather than eating out was very nice. It felt like home, which if you travel with kids, is a big bonus. This home is located on the "beach side" of the Island so if you want volcanos and waterfalls it is a bit of a drive, but it is close to Kona and all the shopping you could desire. Its proximity to the airport and the Costco were a big plus as we had rental car issues that required us to KEEP going down to the rental places near the airport, but it wasn't a distance. Debbie was great to work with. She replied to all questions I had very promptly and the people she had caring for the house (gardner/pool maintenance/trash guy) were all very affable and accommodating. The gardner even took my mother in law and husband on an hour long tour of the orchard describing the fruits and plants AND brought lovely fresh flowers. It was paradise and if I am lucky enough to go to the Big Island again, I would DEFINITELY stay at this home a second time... maybe without the kids! ;)"
    Guest: Michele W. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 8, 2016
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  • It doesn't get any better than this!

    "I am so glad that we choose this house for our stay on the Big Island! The pictures are great but doesn't compare to the experience of seeing it for yourself. The house is truly made for outdoor living and you would not want to be inside with the view of Lyman's Bay in front of you. We woke up every morning, ate breakfast outside and watched the surfers and admired the visiting Honus while we drank our coffee. I wasn't as adventurous as other reviewers about going into the bay but I did enjoy the tidal pool. There were multiple beaches just minutes away for my snorkeling pleasure. I was a little concerned about the noise from the road but the sound of the waves melts any car noise away. There is a room air conditioner for those nights that might be just a little too humid for sleeping with the windows open. The bed was amazingly comfortable - and I don't say that very often! There is also a very comfortable and large daybed for those evenings you want to relax in front of the TV (which would be pretty rare). We had an absolutely fabulous time visiting the area and having a beautiful and peaceful place to relax really made the vacation a memorable one!"
    Guest: D. C. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 26, 2016
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  • Absolutely taken away by the view from the house, the pool, and deck.

    "Completely as advertised, except the view from the deck is something that cannot be described by photos or words. We had a wonderful week at the home, and in Kona. The home was very spacious, airy, clean, well decorated, and had all of the amenities needed for a comfortable stay. Even the sofa bed was comfortable. The owner was very thoughtful and kind throughout the entire rental process and stay; hurricane warnings and all. She was very quick in responding to emails and questions. Well worth the rental."
    Guest: Robert Y. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: September 14, 2016
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  • Kona Heaven

    "We just returned from spending 10 days here. What a great place to stay. Four adults were very comfortable here and we had plenty of room. The view is breathtaking. We enjoyed having the pool and spa to use on the days we didn't go to the beach and also to be able to jump into when we returned from being out all day. We arrived the same day that Hurricane Madeline was also supposed to arrive, thankfully she didn't. Sandra greeted us with a smile and hug when we arrived and was very accommodating that we had arrived earlier in the day than check in time. There was fresh fruit waiting for us in the bowl on the kitchen counter. We enjoyed having the kitchen for cooking breakfast and making lunches. Everything we needed was there. I did purchase two non-stick pans (which I left for future renters) as I found out I am unable to cook eggs in regular pans LOL. This truly is Kona Heaven. Thank you for opening your home up to us Sandra and Ken."
    Guest: Patricia G. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: September 11, 2016
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