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Overview

Property Details

Updated: Mar 7, 2015
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

This is a wonderful 3 bedroom 2 bath home with outstanding sunset and ocean views. Recently remodeled including new tile floors in kitchen and laundry, new granite counter tops, new walk-in master tile shower, new doors and windows plus all new carpet and furnishings on the Lani.Full mature landscaping and large private built in pool set in an upscale neighborhood on the Walua bike and walking path perfect for those early morning strolls. Located in the Sunset district at the perfect elevation just up the hill from Ali'i Dr. where the air is cool and clean you will enjoy privacy and comfort while only five minutes from local beaches and all the action of downtown Kona. Please call with any questions.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards

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About the Owner

I am a Real Estate Broker and investor in California and Hawaii for over 20 years and enjoy Hawaii as my home away from home.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow this place is awesome! This house is like one of those houses right out of Paradise Magazine. Plus the house comes complete with a beautiful and amazing sunset. I slept out on the Lanai and it was picture perfect. The pool is great and I think that I have spent more time in the water than out.This is the best vacation ever. I hope that I can come back to paradise someday.
Aug 2007
  • 1 of 16

45 Reviews

4.9
based on 45 traveler reviews

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Peace, privacy and Sunsets to die for.
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7044253
-5309572184
Kailua Kona Kona Coast
Leverkusen,close to Cologne,Germany,
5

Vacation in paradise!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this perfect house for 4 weeks-6 adults and a 1 1/2 year old boy-and we didn´t miss anything.the house was clean and perfectly equipped.
We had all our meals on the huge terrasse(lanai) with a marvelous view ,we enjoyed the big barbecue several times,we slept so well in the comfortable beds...and every evening the sunset was" the most beautiful ever".
We really felt like living in paradise!!!
Besides going to the beach we used the pool very often.We had rent a car and visited the whole island with its diverse landscapes and we loved it.
Elias adored the gekos!
.We will come back and will recommend the house to our friend and family.
  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Peace, privacy and Sunsets to die for.
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7044253
-5309572184
Kailua Kona Kona Coast
Las Vegas, NV
1

You Get What You Pay For

  • 1 of 5
This was the cheapest house with a pool we could find in the Kona area. If you are going to rent this property there are some things about the house and how it is run you should be aware of prior to renting

First and most importantly the house doesn’t have any smoke detectors. I would think strictly from a liability standpoint smoke detectors would be installed in the bedrooms at the very least.

The house has a 40 gallon water heater that is set at probably the lowest heat setting possible. In fact when you turn a faucet to completely hot you can still hold your hand under the water without any discomfort. This means when you and your family come back from the beach or the pool at the end of the day only two people can take a shower before you are out of hot water and that is provided no one has used any hot water for cooking, washing dishes or at the outdoor shower. The other people get to wait around until the water heater reheats. I asked for temperature setting on the water heater to be increased and I was told by Chris the caretaker “it is what it is” and he told me the owner (Stuart) suggested we split up our showers. This would explain why the master shower has a low flow shower head that I would liken to bathing under a misting nozzle. Also, if someone is taking a shower in the guest bathroom the water in the master shower goes cold (providing there is still hot water in the water heater).

The kitchen utensils are noted here as being “well stocked”. In my opinion the provided Faberware utensils and knives are some of the worst performing meal preparation tools money can buy.

Contrary to this listing beach towels were not provided. There was however some beach gear provided but it did not include sand toys or a beach bag.

Parking is listed as “plenty” but with the owners Suburban parked in the carport renters are forced to either squeeze into the tight spot left in the carport or park on the slopped driveway.

Overall it appears this owner is providing as little to renters as possible while offering the lowest price which may appeal to some travelers. In my opinion, there are better options for just a few more bucks and as a result everyone will get to take showers when you get back from the beach and will be able to sit down to dinner feeling clean.
  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow this is a horrible review and the worst that I ever had. First we must acknowledge that this guest did not adhere to the rental agreement. They rented the house for four people and then packed the house. When we learned of the violation we chose to let them stay and with no extra charges. The hot water heater is new and is set at factory settings and we have never had a complaint in the ten years that we have had this house. A 40 gallon water heater is standard, but it will not be able to provide showers for several people in a row. I don't know about the utensils, there is a good supply and they are replaced whenever they get worn out. There are six full sets of towels and six Beach Towels located in the master bath. Maybe they missed them. There is two parking spaces in the garage, one is used by me and the other is open. There are three more in the drive way and two more at the street. Seven parking spaces in total. There are smoke detectors in every bedroom and outside every room as well. Bottom line is that the house is not designed for large occupancy and we do not allow it but sometimes people will sneak extra people in. We take pride in our home as all the other reviews will attest and all guest concerns are taken very seriously and with a simple phone call. I never heard from this guest that there was ever a problem. My guess is that they did not want us to know how many people were actually there.
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Peace, privacy and Sunsets to die for.
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7044253
-5309572184
Kailua Kona Kona Coast
5

Lucky Find

  • 5 of 5
This lovely home was perfect for 2 couples wanting to explore Hawaii. The setting was perfection, drinks and dinner on the lanai watching the sunset was a treat. The house was extremely clean, right down to the recycling bins and grill - all spotless. It had everything we needed to feel at home. We would come back again, but for longer next time.
  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing
business
Peace, privacy and Sunsets to die for.
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7044253
-5309572184
Kailua Kona Kona Coast
Scotts Valley/ CA/ USA
5

Sunet house is a lovely home in a great location

  • 5 of 5
This is our 5th stay at the property. The house is wonderful with great views. The property is well maintained.
  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Peace, privacy and Sunsets to die for.
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7044253
-5309572184
Kailua Kona Kona Coast
5

A highlight!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at this wonderful property for a week with the best of weather at the end of August. The house has an astonishing view from the lanai out over the ocean, a real nice swimmingpool just down below the balcony and was in all well equipped and suitable for us 6 people. Just outside the Kona village we could here relax in the sunsets after days filled with excursions. We really do recommend a stay in this nice house in a quiet and calm area.
  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
business
Peace, privacy and Sunsets to die for.
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7044253
-5309572184
Kailua Kona Kona Coast
4

Beautiful vacation!

  • 4 of 5
We had a wonderful time at the kona sunset house! Great views from the deck for night sunsets! Only a five minute drive to Ali Drive made it very convenient for snorkelling so close buy! Can't wait to go back.
  • Submitted: May 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

From the Owner

I looked long and hard for just the right place in Hawaii. It seemed as though they all had obstructed views which was not an option for me. I love to sit on the Lani and take in the great views of the ocean and I never miss a sunset. It truly is the only place that I can really relax. Right in the heart of Kona means that I can go anywhere, weather to the beach or night life in Kona town, it's the perfect location. I hope that you will enjoy it as much as I do.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Kailua-Kona at 5 Miles Car: recommended

Sunset viewing, Snorkeling, Scuba, Beaches, Dining, Jet skiing,

Fishing, Golfing, Para-sailing, Flying, Hiking, Waterfalls, Volcano, Zip Linning

and much much more.

Availability

From $300 Per night

Rental rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Nightly Rate: $180 - $350

We often run specials so it's best to call or email for an accurate quote. Our rates are flexible depending on number of quests and length of stay. Additional quests and long term rents are negotiable. Security deposits and cleaning fee vary. We also accept major credit cards.

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Amenities

From the Owner

The views are the best and unforgetable sunsets not to be missed. The house is also on Walua Rd. which when exiting the house in either direction will lead you to the walking path. it's a great place to take a morning stroll. The layout of the house with bedrooms at each end allows for privacy between couples and night time dips in the private pool are great to. Enjoy!

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Attractions

  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1700 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Main Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower, outdoor shower, Master and master lani

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king, 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, King or two twins upon request. Also crib available

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • This home offers upscale furnishings including a fully stocked kitchen with coffee maker, rice cooker, mixer, blender, micro, toaster, and dish washer. All linens and pool towels are provided. On site laundry facilities. wireless internet, cable t.v., radio, games, books, and pool supplies for your entertainment. Blow dryers and soaps are provided in both baths. Master bedroom is located at one end of the house to ensure the upmost privacy and includes a king size bed, large walk in shower and spacious bath. Private lani with outdoor shower and private access to main lani. Guest rooms are at the other end of the house and have their own bath. One offers a queen bed in Asian decor with access to main lani while the other offers a king or two twins.

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