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Luxury Coffee Estate - Infinity Pool - Endless Ocean Views!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Aloha and welcome to Kona View Estate, a 3 Acre Luxury Vacation Rental Property comfortably nestled on the slopes of Hualalai overlooking Kailua-Kona.

The entire estate has been completely remodeled and updated with top-of-the-line appliances. In October of 2011 we completed our huge solar project: We replaced our roof to allow us to install a (11.25 Kw) Photovoltaic (PV) system as well as solar hot water. We also added a 1,200 sq ft Exercise/Wellness Facility that features a top of the line Life Fitness treadmill and elliptical trainer. There is ample room for stretching. Balance balls, mats and light weights are also included. Wall to wall windows and jalousies keep the facility cool and highlight the incredible view. There is a hot tub in a private location that offers the same stunning views as the rest of the estate. In 2013 we refitted the infinity edge swimming pool with a saltwater style chlorine generator which allows a much more comfortable swimming experience.

In May of 2014 we built a roasting shack to house our state-of-the-art coffee roaster. We are a working coffee farm and we look forward to sharing this wonderful experience with you.

We are located comfortably 'up country' in the midst of the Kona Coffee belt on a working coffee estate. It is usually 5-8 degrees cooler up here with the gentle breeze that comes off the mountain day or night providing an ideal temperature.

The Vista Suite is located on the South side of the villa and has its own separate entrance. All rooms overlook the Pacific Ocean through the lanai, deck and infinity pool. The master bedroom has a King size bed – when you awake you can see 30 miles of the Kona coastline and ocean from your bed. It has an attached private master bath with a large soaking tub as well as a walk-in shower. The second bedroom features two twin-sized beds that can be made into a King-sized bed upon your request. It has its own bath down the hall. The enormous gourmet Kitchen/Living Room/Dining Room has every amenity a chef could want. It also has a couch with a sleeper bed.

Because we live here we can offer services that usually are not available with a vacation rental. Do you need your refrigerator stocked with essentials prior to your arrival? We will gladly offer this concierge service for free. If any problems arise we are here 24/7 to help, make recommendations, give directions etc, but we tend to keep a low profile.

We are looking forward to sharing the powerful energy of this mountain retreat balanced by the outstanding views of the Pacific Ocean. You can often see the curvature of the earth as you awake and gaze over this lovely estate. This is a place of rejuvenation, relaxation, power and growth and we look forward to sharing it with you.

If you need more room please see our other VRBO listing #338995 which is on the same property. There is a link further down the page under 'Links to more Information'.

Keywords: Villa

Our Hawaii State Transient Accommodations Tax Certificate Of Registration number is:

TA-071-493-8368-01

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2017

About The Owner

One owner is in search of the prefect cappuccino. The other is a holistic body-work practitioner and an exercise trainer. We can provide our clients with these services.

The Owner purchased this house in 2009

Why The Owner chose Kona Coast

We fell in love with the house and property the moment we saw it 7 years ago. Yes, the view of Kona and the coastline is the best that we saw in our two years of house hunting. But what struck us was the sense of serenity and calm this property and location afforded us. We immediately felt that we were 'home'. Part of the appeal to us also was the location right in the midst of the Kona Coffee Belt and the fact that the property had been a working coffee estate.

What makes this house unique

All of the pieces by themselves are incredible: the incredible view from every window, the infinity edge solar heated salt water pool, the hot tub, the holistic fitness center, a completely green solar electric powered house, the two acres in award winning coffee, the sights and sounds of the country, the fresh air. Put them all together and you have a true luxury estate to relax in - when you are not too busy exploring all that the Big Island has to offer!

Our location right in the midst of the Kona Coffee Belt and the fact that the property is a working coffee farm sets us apart from many other vacation rentals. We have just added a roasting shack and now can roast coffee in-house in a custom made artisanal drum coffee roaster. We can offer to our guests our own private label 100% Kona Estate Certified Coffee grown and roasted right here on the property. We supply the finest coffee making equipment in the unit to compliment our award winning coffee.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank-you so much for making our stay so memorable. We loved everything about our accommodations ... it truly is a paradise. You are both gracious hosts and we appreciated all the fresh fruit, muffins and coffee you brought to us. We will certainly highly recommend your vacation rental to all of our friends and family.



Would it possible for you to forward on the name of that great imported coffee maker that you used to brew our coffee? We made espresso with your 100% Kona coffee on the week-end and it is the best espresso we've had. We can't wait to come back!
Dec 2009
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Map

Our property has two acres in coffee and we are in the heart of the Kona Coffee Belt just 2 1/2 miles from the artistic community of Holualoa.

Amenities

Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.888889 based on 46 reviews
5

Incredible sanctuary...

  • 5 of 5

The Vista Suite was the best medicine possible. The house is lovely. The views are spectacular. The pool left me speechless on a daily basis. Randy and Atsumi were terrific hosts. I am not sure words can capture the experience of staying up on the hill overlooking the Kona Coast. Further... I am not sure words could explain the feeling of relaxing in the pool and being able to watch the coast below and the sun sets off in the distance. This was truly a breathtaking experience and I would recommend the Vista Suite to anyone looking for a getaway.

There is no a/c in the house. With that said - there are sufficient fans and windows everywhere you look. I believe I was there during the hottest part of summer and don't have a single complaint.

To top it off - a tour of the coffee estate was fascinating!!

The location is fantastic for those looking to get away from all the hustle and bustle... yet it's close enough to town to be able to get whatever you need in a matter of a small drive down the hill.

What else can I say? This was exactly what the doctor ordered.

To Randy and Atsumi - thank you again for being wonderful hosts. Thank you for your hospitality, your kindness, your recommendations, and for the lovely Vista Suite.

I feel like a new person.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure to have you stay here! We truly enjoy sharing this very special place. We hope to see you again!
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5

our stay was fabulous

  • 5 of 5

we stayed there for 1 week in August of 2017. The place was very clean, quiet and comfortable. It also had every thing you need for your Hawaii vacation (Umbrellas, beach chairs, toys, towels and snorkeling gear). Also you can grill out side and have your meals to enjoy the weather and the scenery (sunset or sun rise). The temperature in at this elevation is lower than down there by the beach which makes it very comfortable all the time. Randy stocked the fridge prior to our arrival which was very helpful. The place gives you the feel that you live in the middle of a forest. The beaches and the super markets are close by (usually 15 min drive). definitely highly recommended and would certainly come back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The view here is amazing. Swimming in their infinity pool is a calm, relaxing experience. The house was clean and the property well cared for. Randy and Atsumi were incredibly nice, and we barely noticed that they were there. They stayed very low profile. The house is cooler than down in Kona, which was great for when we got back from our daily excursions. There were people staying in the cottage, but I never actually saw them. Again, very non-intrusive. I can't think of a single thing we would have changed about the property or the owners. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Infinity Coffee

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful and all too short of a stay at Randy and Atsumi's Kona View Estate. The house was very comfortable and our hosts were very welcoming. They were more than generous in sharing their expertise in the art of growing and roasting world class coffee.

Having the use of a private gym was great and the infinity pool was fantastic!!!

Randy was very accommodating about our early arrival and he had many terrific suggestions about places to go during our stay. We would certainly come back.

That said there are two notes of caution: It is so relaxing and easy to spend time there you might find it hard to leave and go to all of places you want to visit on the beautiful island of Hawaii ... and....if you love coffee you run the risk of being spoiled!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house, owners, location and view

  • 5 of 5

House was fabulous, had everything we needed and then some. Clean, well stocked, comfortable. Owners were great. We liked being up in the more mountainous part as it was very pretty, lush and cool at night. View was so pretty!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Away From It All

  • 4 of 5

Kona View Estate on the whole is a lovely property. It is exceptionally well provisioned. Literally all we needed to buy for a week's stay were groceries. The property is spacious, immaculate and well-furnished and the hosts are delightful people who gave us a tour of the coffee farm and even roasted coffee beans for us to take home. The pool and hot tub are immaculate and the outdoor furnishings are comfortable. There is certainly room enough for 4 people, but be aware that the second bedroom has only an armoire for clothing storage and the second bathroom is clean and functional but small and located a distance from the guest bedroom.

The property's best feature is its awesome view of the Kona coastline, visible from all the public rooms as well as the lanai!

While the property is one of the nicest we've ever rented in 45 years of Hawaiian vacations, we rated it only 4 stars for rwo reasons. One, because it is somewhat inaccessible if you are not comfortable driving on narrow, winding mountain roads. If you travel the posted speed limit of 25 mph, the road to the house (Mamalahoa Highway) is navigable, but the locals insist on traveling well above the limit and tailgate you unless you yield to them by pulling over on the perilous narrow shoulder. Because Holualoa is upcountry, all roads leading to the Mamalahoa Highway are also steep inclines with lots of twisting turns. Also there are very few streetlights. We found the driving to be unnerving!

Second, the house's location puts it in the path of very humid and rainy weather. It rained every day we were there (June) with only an hour or two of sun in the early morning. Without air conditioning the house was damp, towels never dried, and our clothing felt clammy. To be fair, the owners told us that the continuous rain was unusual.

If you are looking for peace and quiet and a relaxing vacation, Kona View Estate is a good choice.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, It was a pleasure having you and your wife stay here and we appreciate your feedback. Concerning Mamalahoa “Highway” - The lack of street lights is ostensibly to keep “light pollution” down for the Mauna Kea observatory. Still more street lights would be a help and it is very dark here at night. The twisty nature is due to the volcanic terrain and the speed limit of 30 (25 near one school) is hard to maintain if you are not familiar with the road. We see signs of real Aloha spirit in driving daily - yielding to others for example - but unfortunately we also see some signs of tailgating up here and in town. Concerning the weather - The weather while you were here was not typical. We do have dehumidifiers in the living room and in the large - open - walk in closet between the master bedroom and bathroom. They normally only get used a few days in August. Coming from very dry Arizona we can understand that you felt rather damp. We have lived here 8 years and have never had more than an occasional issue with dampness and none of our previous guests have commented on this. Concerning the layout: Yes, the second bedroom has only a good size armoire rather than a huge walk in closet like the master bedroom. The second bathroom is located steps down the hall from the second bedroom. It has a shower, sink and toilet as well as a state of the art washer-dryer units. When we have a fifth person sleeping on the pullout couch in the living room - the location of the second bathroom is ideal to separate its use from the second bedroom. The layout of the bathrooms and their sizes are ideal for their intended use. Mahalo, Randy and Atsumi
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Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.41%

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