BREATHTAKING OCEAN FRONT HOME! GORGEOUS VIEWS FROM EVERY ROOM!

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Kathy Johns

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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BREATHTAKING OCEAN FRONT HOME! GORGEOUS VIEWS FROM EVERY ROOM!

Kohala Estates House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 6

We invite you to escape to this beautiful, very private traditional Ocean Front Hawaiian home, just minutes from downtown Kona and a wide variety of other attractions.

This 2850 square foot home is perfect for family gatherings with a large master bedroom, a queen-bed bedroom, a 'bonus room' with bunk beds, and two and half baths. There is an additional studio-style 'ohana' (apartment) that is attached to the main house that has a queen bed, private bath, kitchen, washer/dryer and private entrance. The home is furnished in a comfortable, casual Hawaiian theme...some of the furniture is hand-made by Hawaiian artists. There are ceiling fans throughout the house. The kitchen is well-appointed with everything necessary to cook and then some, such as a blender, rice cooker, etc.

Open the French doors that stretch across the front of the home to allow in the Trade Winds, a wonderful respite from A/C. During the day, take a trip to the volcano, go whale-watching, visit the restaurants and shops of downtown Kona, or go deep-sea fishing. There are fascinating tide pools in the lava rocks right behind the house that are home to sea turtles, crustaceans, and an abundance of small fish. This house is a short walk from the sandy beaches of Magic Sands, or a half mile drive to the protected lagoon known for snorkeling. Be prepared to see gorgeous fish and gentle sea turtles!

Make sure to be home in the early evening, around 6pm, to relax in the hammock or on the lounge furniture and catch the famous Hawaiian sunset while drinking a Mai Tai! (see recipe below). During the winter months, watch carefully for the migrating humpback whales that swim. and sometimes breach, right in front of the house.

At night, each bedroom is filled with the sounds of waves crashing onto the lava rocks. This property is gated and walled which lets you relax and think of nothing but being part of a tropical paradise.

Easter Island Mai Tai Recipe

Layer all ingredients over ice

-1 shot light rum

-1/2 shot triple sec

-1/2 shot amaretto

-3 oz orange juice

-1 oz pineapple juice

-splash of sweet and sour mix

-1/2 shot dark rum

-float of amaretto once around the glass

-dash of grenadine

Keywords: Ocean Front Home, Kona House, Alli Drive House, Ocean Front House

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Kathy Johns

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2007
Speaks english
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Property Reviews

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Breathtaking Ocean Front Home! Gorgeous Views from Every Room!
average rating of 4.904762 based on 22 reviews
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Breathtaking Ocean Front Home! Gorgeous Views from Every Room!
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Kohala Estates Kohala Coast
omaha ne
5

Breathtaking View

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
This is a wonderful home with a beautiful view! As in other reviews...u do have to deal with ants inside and BIG cockroaches mostly outside. However, they do use an exterminator regularly and it is Hawaii!! There's no air conditioning except in the master. It can get very warm in the afternoon but with that view...it was not a problem for me! The ohana could use some updating and a small air conditioner..it did get very hot. There are ample towels and beach towels. It was clean and well taken care of. We were a group of 7..5 adults and 2 children. Plenty of space for everyone. It was suggested that a rail be attached to the top bunk. Overall, this is a great place and I highly recommend it.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Breathtaking Ocean Front Home! Gorgeous Views from Every Room!
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+1 850 582-4146
Kohala Estates Kohala Coast
5

Mahalo

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
We rented this home for a family gathering/celebration of life and were delighted to find a home with an ohana. Being able to give the older family members a bit of privacy and the house to the kids was very appealing. With so much ocean frontage everyone had plenty of space to spread out. Watching turtles during breakfast on the lanai was a delight, wondering where the boats were headed or sipping cocktails at sunset, this was the place. Located between Kona Village and Kahalu'u gives good access to both.

The house is well-equiped in many ways. The kitchen is stocked with spices, condiments, handy appliances, and a large quantity of dishes, glassware, knives and more. I can't think of anything that I needed that wasn't there. Having an ice-maker in the refrigerator kept us well-supplied too. No lack of indoor and outdoor towels, and in addition, beach chairs, children's snorkel gear and kickboards were provided.

We met Susie, the local caretaker, when Tropical Storm Flossie was due to hit the Big Island. Whew...a whirlwind of activity to board up things, secure outdoor furniture and give us instructions on what to do if we needed to evacuate the house. We were encouraged to take what we needed, pillows, blankets, flashlights and toilet paper(I would not have thought of that one) and to pack up the car, put it out on Alii Drive, and she left us with her phone number "just in case". Sitting out the night was a bit scary, but because we could go quickly, if needed, I felt secure that we were set, thanks to her. The house had no damage and only a palm frond came down on the lanai.

Kathy, the owner, and Susie were wonderful to work with . We had a last-minute need to extend our stay by one day and they worked together to coordinate that happening.

My brother and I talked of booking again, as we enjoyed the spaciousness of the property and comforts of home. A couple of notes: there isn't any air-conditioning, other than a window unit in the master bedroom. With the high humidity we experienced, even with all the windows open and the ceiling fans going, it was rather warm at times in the house. Parking on the ocean side of Alii Drive presents some issues, too. Most of the homes don't have a lot of parking on their property. There is a lava wall with a gate to this house and getting out takes some care. If you have a larger car or have two cars, it might take a bit of thinking to make it work.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Breathtaking Ocean Front Home! Gorgeous Views from Every Room!
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Kohala Estates Kohala Coast
Sydney
5

Kona beach house

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
Our Aussie family stayed here for a week recently and found the place to be exactly as described online.
The place was clean and comfortable with a great outlook to the ocean. We held a small wedding reception in the outdoor courtyard which was a beautiful setting (with a few added decorations). The owners were very obliging as was the local housekeeper. It was an easy 5 minute walk to local swimming beach Magic Sands. People staying here however would be wise to have a car since shops etc were too far away to walk and public transport minimal. I would happily recommend this house to other travellers.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
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Breathtaking Ocean Front Home! Gorgeous Views from Every Room!
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Kohala Estates Kohala Coast
Hood River, Oregon USA
5

Perfect in Every Way for our Family of Seven

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
We were extremely happy with this home which was the centerpiece of our wonderful stay in Kona. It was roomy enough to comfortably house all 7 members of our family, everything worked well, and it was very clean and nicely appointed. The patio is wonderful and where we spent most of our time while at the house. I actually ended up sleeping outside every night in the cool breeze, listening to the waves lap against the seawall just feet away. The nearby grocery store is very good with reasonable prices so we never ended up making the trek to Costco. One of the highlights for me was waking early then walking to Kahaluu Beach Park for a dawn snorkel in perfect light and clear water, then returning home. Where else could you get in a 3 mile (1.5 miles easy walk each way) walk and epic snorkel before your first cup of coffee in the morning while everyone else is sleeping? Kathy the manager did an excellent job communicating throughout. We would definitely stay here again.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Breathtaking Ocean Front Home! Gorgeous Views from Every Room!
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Kohala Estates Kohala Coast
Destin, FL, USA
5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 31, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
Writing this while waiting for another beautiful sunset over the Pacific Ocean. This is our last night, and we have had another wonderful stay in this special house. The owner is delightful, the house feels like home, with lots of special touches to enhance comfort and convenience. As someone who has visited Kona many times, I know it is rare to find a property on the ocean that is as clean and well-managed as this house. Mahalo!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Kona Airport
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Magic Sands

Tide pools with fish and sea turtles right off back wall. Walk to Magic Sands beach, 3 minutes away. We are very close, less than half mile away, to a beautiful public beach with protected lagoon for swimming and snorkeling.

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Availability & Rates

Kohala Estates House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Summer/Fall
Apr 1 2014 - Dec 14 2014
$350
$2,300
5 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.42%
Notes Ironman Oct. 4 through Oct. 13, 2014 $450/night ; $3000/week + tax.
Also available for private parties/ weddings up to 50 people with 5 night minimum stay.
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* 13.42% Tax not included. $150 cleaning fee, 5 night minimum.
Year Round
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Amenities

Kohala Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom has king bed & is air conditioned
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3/ohana - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
  • photography
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
Notes:
There are 2 bedrooms in the main house with an additional bunk room for kids. There is also an attached 'Ohana' or mother-in-law suite, complete with queen bed, private bath, walk-in closet, sitting area, furnished kitchenette, washer and dryer with separate entrance.
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