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Julie

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Beautiful Private Hawaiian Style Home - 3 MIN walk to Beach, Pool, New Hot Tub

88 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

Kalama Tract House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6 comfortably & accommodates up to 8

DESIGNED FOR FAMILIES, this Kailua Beach House will create memories that will last a life time. PRIVATE house, lovely yard, pool, new hot tub, and multi-purpose game room for children. JUST a 3-5 MINUTE walk to the white sandy beach of Kailua Bay! ENJOY a 2 man kayak, boogie board, & snorkeling equipment for FREE! PLAY billiards, throw darts, and take a break from the sun while relaxing in the game room. KEEP COOL with our quiet air conditioning. SLEEP on luxurious Swedish Tempur-Pedic mattresses (King and Twins). The twins can be converted to a king size bed. The third bedroom has a queen sized mattress. This home sleeps 6 very comfortably and can accommodate up to 8. LOUNGE on comfortable leather furniture. LUSH & COLORFUL HAWAIIAN GARDENS beautifully light up at night and can be seen from every room. ADD a large full kitchen, outside grill, fully supplied laundry room with large capacity washer & dryer, ECO friendly solar water heating and energy saving system, and this Kailua home offers extraordinary value.

Home Comes Alive In A Special Way With Children: We love children and babies and welcome them in our home. We have a large and small pack-and-play for sleeping, high chair, booster chair, children's books, and beach toys for the little ones. You can infant proof the home with electrical outlet protectors and we are happy to put away any items displayed in the house that may not be safe for children. So pack less, travel lighter, and spend more time having fun with your kids:)

Comfort and Accessibility for Active Older Adults: This wheelchair accessible home has a single level design with ramps to the main house, game room and pool deck. It has wide doorways with special door handles and an accessible shower that measures 40' x 90'.

Eco friendly home allows you to leave a small carbon footprint! Solar water heating, solar powered electricity, high capacity washer and dryer, efficient detergents, energy efficient kitchen appliances, and recycling. We make it easy to help take care of the environment.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Julie (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Julie

I've lived in Hawaii since 1976. I have always lived on the Diamond Head side of the island.

In 2007, I was invited to dinner at my friend Ken's home in Kailua.

I looked forward to a leisurely drive through the Koolau mountain range, towering some 3150 feet in some areas above the valley floor, to Kailua....in 'the country.' No matter how many times I make this drive, I am struck by the diversity of the island and the breathtaking view when you emerge from the tunnels in the mountains and see the view of the ocean and northeast side of the island. I drove through the little town of Kailua and turned down a long driveway framed by lush Hawaiian plantings. I immediately felt the privacy of the property.

My first impression as I walked into the large entry room was the relaxing feeling of this lovely, open Hawaiian home. As I was shown around the home and property I remember remarking to Ken the house had a calming and peaceful presence.

The first night I spent in the home, with the ceiling fans slowly turning and the windows open, the sound of the ocean lulled me to sleep. I awoke to the tropical birds singing and was struck by the quietness of this side of the island and the neighborhood.

Julie purchased this house in 2011

Why Julie chose Kailua

Three years later, in April of 2011, I had the opportunity to buy the home. I love that the home has so many private areas, where people can spend time alone but be together on one property...out by the pool or in the spa, sitting in the garden area, relaxing in a bedroom with the windows open and the fan slowly turning or with the air conditioning cooling the room, relaxing in the large entry room while reading on the day bed, cooking in the large kitchen, or relaxing in the beautiful living room on the Hawaiian Punee (day bed) enjoying the beautiful Hawaiian gardens through the large windows. It is the perfect Hawaiian open air style home for multi generational families who are meeting to enjoy a vacation in 'paradise.' Imagine all this plus a beautiful white sandy beach with azure colored water only a 3-5 minute walk away! I enjoy sharing my home with my guests who are visiting the beautiful Hawaiian Islands!

Reviews

4.9
based on 88 traveler reviews

Beautiful Private Hawaiian Style Home - 3 MIN walk to Beach, Pool, New Hot Tub
average rating of 4.9204545 based on 88 reviews
5

House with everything!

  • 5 of 5

It is appropriate to call this a Kailua Beach house because it is closer to the popular but uncrowded, gorgeous beach than most people are able to park. It comes with boogie boards, kayaks, pool toys and bicycles. You don;t even need to pack beach towels which helps eliminate more than one suitcase per person, It is well furnished and maintained and very roomy. We were a party of 9, including two 2-years and a baby. We brought toddler blow-up beds so the twos could sleep in the room with their parents. The accommodating owner supplied a crib for the baby. With older children, you'd use the daybed and trundle In the games room and give them their own space. Great kitchen too. This is the best of several we have rented to bring together a family from three different states!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2010
  • Stayed: Feb 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The home is perfect for multi-generation families like Susan's. Mahalo Susan.
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5

Kailua Oahu Hawaiian Paradise Home.

  • 5 of 5

The moment my husband and I walked through the living room doors we were so pleased. Beautiful open living room nicely decorated with track lighting and a gorgeous wood dining table. The kitchen is large and has every appliance you will need and nicely stocked. Master bedroom bed extremely comfortable. Both master bath and bedroom are large. Other 2 bedrooms and bath are average size. The rec room has a day bed and could be used for another bedroom but the beautiful living room also has a day bed .

The home gets some nice trade winds. We did not use the air conditioner very often. When we did it was super quiet. You could not really hear it. Also, no road noise. The whole property is quiet and private. The rec room has a fun small pool table, TV, toys, lots of boogie boards and every size of snorkel and fins to fit all sizes. Our grandkids would take the boards and walk to the beach, just mins away, and ride the waves until dark. Enjoyed the backyard pool. In it everyday and evening. Nice out door hot and cold running shower. Did not use the hot tub or the kayak. Golf was an easy 10 min. drive away. Waikiki 25 mins. North shore 25 mins. We felt at home and would have really liked to have stayed longer. Thank you Julie for taking such great care of your rental home.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beaverton, Oregon/ USA
5

Vacation like a local!

  • 5 of 5

Literally, our home away from home! Such a relaxing feeling from the moment you step into the house. A complete feeling of ALOHA! The open floor plan of the living area to the beautiful landscaped backyard and pool , our family of seven enjoyed every minute of our stay. I appreciate the cleanliness of house too! It is so convenient to be walking distance to Kalamas beach and Kailua town. We will be back again!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Massachusetts
5

Beach vacation perfection!

  • 5 of 5

What an incredible place to spend a tropical vacation! Between the proximity to the beach, the backyard pool and hot tub, the clean and spacious living space, and the wonderfully themed decor, this house far exceeded my expectations. Our traveling party of 6 (2 children, 2 parents, 2 grandparents) found this place to be total perfection for our trip.

I want to underscore how nice it was to be so close to Kalama Beach Park -- just a few minutes from the door to the shore, even with small children. To be able to run back to the house to grab a snack or towel without getting into a car, and to be able to spend a little while at the beach without committing a whole day gave us a ton of flexibility.

But back to the house! Julie was a wonderful host, who was easily reachable and who had lots of information readily available for travelers. The house was fully stocked with anything you might need in a home away from home, including toys and games for the kids, plenty of towels, and a well-equipped kitchen. The backyard space was lush and inviting and we used the pool almost every day. The indoor space had Hawaiian or seaside details everywhere and an open-concept living/dining area, where we comfortably hosted a family dinner party for more than 20 people. (All our guests commented on how lovely the home was!) And if you're like me, you'll appreciate the bedroom air conditioning. It was hot and humid during our stay, and the AC kept us east-coasters sane and happy. :)

I don't know when we'll be back to Hawaii, but when we do return, we will definitely be staying here again!!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bennington
4

We loved staying here for our Hawaii vacation!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our time in Kailua and at this vacation home. It was a short walk to the beautiful Kailua Beach, and the house came with all the equipment needed for a day by the ocean.

The home and grounds were clean and well-maintained, including the pool and hot tub. We didn't think we would use the pool much being so close to the beach, but it was very refreshing to take a dip in the evenings.

Julie met us at the house when we arrived and explained everything thoroughly. She provided lots of information on local restaurants and sight-seeing opportunities. We loved the town of Kailua, and would love to visit again. Great restaurants and shops...and the beautiful beach!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sunnyvale, CA
5

Easily accommodated 4 adults and 2 kids for a week!

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need to have a memorable Kailua vacation for both kids and adults... outside the house convenience is just down the road whether it be the beach, Kailua town for restaurants and groceries or the Lanikai Pillbox Hike trail entrance (just 2 miles from the house) for those looking for an amazing sunrise hike. The house had a fully stocked kitchen and we were able to eat in easily using the baking pans/dishes and pots and pans to cover off whatever cooking or baking needs you might have... we made two fruit crisps using the fresh fruits that were there upon arrival as welcome gifts... the only issue we had was that the rice cooker was a little old in the teeth and cooked unevenly... kind of an important appliance when the whole family eats rice every night;-) Ranch style dining table and koa furniture was a nice plus.

The outside pool was perfect for the kids following a day at the beach and the hot tub was great for the adults at night... the mini-pool table provided hours of entertainment although the surface was rather unleveled. The full stock of boogie boards, snorkels, masks and beach toys saved the usual last minute one-time purchases or rentals and was very much appreciated.

Washer and dryer were large capacity and relatively new and as any family with kids knows comes in particularly handy during a family vacation. We're not big TV watchers so not much to say about the number of TVs or what service was subscribed to.

All in all, wonderful vacation house! Would definitely consider returning again for our next Kailua trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
H-1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cinnamon's Family Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Kailua Beach, Oahu
Car: recommended

CONVENIENT LOCATION puts you within 30 minute drive of almost anywhere on the island.

DRIVE TIMES

-Kalama Beach Park, Kailua Beach in the middle of Kailua Bay 1/2 min-

-Kailua Town 3 min-

-Golf 3 courses including the most challenging course in the U.S., and 1 executive course 10 min-

-Waikiki 30 min.-

-Honolulu 20 min.-

-Oahu's North Shore 45 min-

-Pearl Harbor, Arizona Memorial 25 min-

-Honolulu International Airport 25 min.-

-Diamond Head 30 min.-

-Pro Bowl 25 min.-

-Honolulu Symphony and Honolulu Pops 20 min.-

-Live Theater at Hawaii Theater Center 20 min.-

-Bishop Museum, Maritime Museum, Honolulu Academy of Arts 20 to 30 min.-

-H-3 Freeway entrance 3 minutes-

-Churches: Catholic, Episcopalian, Hope Chapel, Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, Mormon, UCC, Jewish and Buddhist 1 to 20 min.-

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Rates & Availability

Kalama Tract House Rental Rates

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5 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.75%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed

Transient ID Tax #: W01476708-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Kalama Tract House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2008 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Wheel chair accessible
  • Shower bench available on request.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Twin beds can convert to a very comfortable King sized Bed. Swedish Tempur-Pedic beds in King and Twin bedrooms for an extremely comfortable night's sleep. Day Bed in the Living Room and the Game Room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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