A NEWER CUSTOM HOME IN A LUSH, TROPICAL RAIN FOREST; A SHORT DRIVE TO THE BEACH

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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A NEWER CUSTOM HOME IN A LUSH, TROPICAL RAIN FOREST; A SHORT DRIVE TO THE BEACH

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A newer Architectural designed, custom 2 Bedroom, 5 miles to beach

A custom, single story 2 BR, 2 BA home in a tropical rain forest setting only 5 miles to the beach. Vaulted ceilings, custom kitchen, exterior decks surround the home, fully fenced yard, open & Airy w/spectacular views of the Koolau mountains.

Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Steve

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english

I am born and raised here in the Islands and have spent most of my life here in Kailua. Growing up in Kailua, it was 'essential' that we all learned to surf and sail, which occupied most of our waking hours. It was a wonderful place to grow up. Kailua beach is approximately 4.5 miles away from the home so you'll want to drive down the the beach.

It's a very unique location being in the midst of a tropical rain forest up against the Koolau mountains. It's a single story home so no stairs. Also, its a custom 2 BR , 2 BA home with great architectural details. The home is surrounded by exterior decking.

Built in a tropical rain forest this home is within 10 minutes of the beach. There are two great hikes in this area. You may want to google both: Maunawili Trail and Maunawili Falls. Wear good fitting hiking or running shoes.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Property Reviews

A newer custom Home in a lush, tropical rain forest; a short drive to the beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
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A newer custom Home in a lush, tropical rain forest; a short drive to the beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p441647vb
Kailua Oahu
5

Beautiful Home in the Rain Forest

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
This home really exceeded our expectations. We have rented several homes in the Kailua area in the past few years and this one was by far the most updated and spacious for the money. It is a bit off the beaten path (a 5 minute drive from the highway well up into a residential area) but the quiet and view from the deck of the mountains make this home well worth it.
The master suite is awesome, with a comfortable bed, big closet, patio doors to the deck and a modern bath with wonderful shower with good water pressure. The fact that each bedroom has its own bath was perfect for our two couples.
The huge dining, living and kitchen area was perfect for preparing and serving a nice meal. The dining room table accommodates 6-8 easily, the living room furniture was comfortable and also seated 6-8. The kitchen was beautiful, large and fully equipped with most everything you would need. There were even a few staples there to help you get started.
There was just room to park two medium sized cars in the driveway, one behind the other, and then close the gate. We enjoyed a visit several times from the neighborhood peacock.
This home is tucked up in the mountainside in the rain forest so the temps in the house stayed cool very nicely with the ceiling fans, but if you are not tolerant of humidity, keep in mind that they property is not air conditioned. And if you a fan of big screen TV you would be disappointed by the older small TV.
This would be a property that we would definitely consider if we visited Oahu again.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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A newer custom Home in a lush, tropical rain forest; a short drive to the beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p441647vb
Kailua Oahu
5

Perfect area, views, neighbours and owner!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
After a negative experience in a previous (separate) rental my brother and I were skeptical to rent a house on Oahu again. We were so pleased with this owners professional and friendly service during both the booking process AND our stay!

We were welcomed with a beautiful basket full of local goodies (including a delicious pineapple!) This home is nestled near Maunawili trail, full fenced and surrounded by beautiful views, trees, the sound of the running water and birds. The deck (with BBQ) spans the home so we enjoyed breakfast and dinner out there on occasion. The home is professionally cleaned and well stocked (linens, laundry liquid, serveware, cooking pans and utensils, blender, storage containers, spices, foil and coverings!)

The neighbours kept to themselves but when we introduced ourselves were very friendly while still allowing us our privacy.
There is a gentleman who lives in a separate dwelling on the property who is lovely, he kept to himself as well so we still felt we had our complete privacy.

What I loved most apart from the views and comfortable beds, was the fact that we were able to entertain our mainland and local friends for dinners.

I would definitely rent this property again, the owner is a great communicator who provides great tips and advice. You won't be disappointed!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 4/4
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A newer custom Home in a lush, tropical rain forest; a short drive to the beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p441647vb
Kailua Oahu
Burleson, TX 76028
5

Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
Beautiful location, quiet neighborhood, great view! The home was completely furnished with everything we needed and/or wanted. The mountain views are spectacular. The listing is accurate and the property was clean and well maintained.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 4/4
business
A newer custom Home in a lush, tropical rain forest; a short drive to the beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p441647vb
Kailua Oahu
5

Rain Forest House

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
We loved our stay in the Rain Forest House. The house is beautiful and well kept. It has a very comfortable layout that easily met the needs for four women on a dream Hawaiian vacation. Robert was very accommodating and easy to reach if needed. The welcome basket that greeted us as we entered immediately brought smiles to our faces. Kailua turned out to be a great alternative to staying in the hustle and bustle of Honolulu. We hope to stay there again, it was FABULOUS!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 5/5
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A newer custom Home in a lush, tropical rain forest; a short drive to the beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p441647vb
Kailua Oahu
Bellevue, WA
5

Nice Neighborhood Home in Kailua

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
Well maintaned, updated family home in hills above Kailua. Home was a great value for the $$$ and staff were great to work with. Good home base for exploring entire island. Site description and pictures are accurate for this house-- overall, its a nice place to stay and worked well for our family of 4 (including 2 teens).
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 6/6
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Kailua
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Royal Hawaiian Golf Course

There is a hiking trail 5 minutes away that runs along the base of the Koolau mountain range. It runs 11 miles through a tropical rain forest just below the steep faces of the Koolau's. An easy walk for kids also. The home is 7 minutes from Kailua beach.

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Availability & Rates

Kailua House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Summer
Jun 1 - Aug 30
$195
$1,365
$5,250
5 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$195
$5,550
5 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250.00
Pet Fee $50.00 + Tax
Non-refundable cleaning fee $250.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.96%
Notes The rates are between $185 and $195/nt depending on the season.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kailua House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Monument View ...
General:
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Covered Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen sized bed in the Master bedroom. Two twins in the 2nd bedroom., Baby Cribs (1) Check for availability.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountain climbing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
Notes:
There are hiking trails behind the home that will take you through virgin tropical rain forests. Google Maunawili Trail and Maunawili Falls Trail. You'll get a good idea of the hikes available.
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