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Luxury Home, Salt Water Pool & Spa, 180 degree Ocean Views.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Located perfectly to view the ocean, Maui, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Hualalai and all coastal views. Home is complete with a large concrete blue-bottomed salt water pool. High quality finishes throughout the home. Gourmet kitchen and open living space in the main house. Anderson french doors unite the living room with the lanai and pool/jacuzzi, bringing the outdoors in with pleasant coastal breezes and sunset views over the water.

Main house and separate studio consists of four bedrooms, 3.5 baths: master king size bedroom and outdoor shower, 2nd bedroom has two twin beds and a queen bed in the 3rd bedroom. Main house has 2.5 bathrooms.

The kitchen, dining, master bedroom and bath, 2nd and 3rd bedroom and living room areas ALL open up to the large lanai and pool deck.

There is a separate cottage with the same quality as the main house. The guest house has a king size bedroom , bathroom, kitchen and a living room. Sleeps two with the option of a third person sleeping in the bedroom or living area. Kitchen consists of a full-size refrigerator, hotplate, microwave, toaster, coffeepot and all utensils needed for cooking/eating.

Quiet and tranquil neighborhood. Sunsets from this house are breath taking.

20 Mins from Waimea and the best beaches on the Big Island.

License # W75465734-01

Keywords: 180º Ocean Views, Private vacation home, Pool and Spa. Close to Best Beaches.

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Pam Decker
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2017

About Pam Decker

I live on the Big Island with my husband and 3 children. I work as a teacher at a school in Waimea. I am a marathon runner and I love Hawaii very much and we plan on staying here for a long long time.

What makes this house unique

The house is very peaceful, with the most spectacular views.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay at the Whitfield Kohala Ranch House was very memorable. As a family of five visiting Hawaii for the first time, it was the perfect place to stay. The home and it's location were a vacation in and of themselves. The house, complete with guest quarters, is marvelous, in it's design, decor, and pristene condition. That combined with the serenity of the environs and the spectacular views would bring us back as often as we could!

Lindy and Mark Davis

Caroline, Andrew and Christopher
Oct 2010
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Luxury Home, Salt Water Pool & Spa, 180 degree Ocean Views.
average rating of 4.866667 based on 16 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The house is wonderful and was on par with what we expected. (This is coming from Oahu where the place we stayed at, fell short.)

The ranch was wonderful experience, rich with green grass with well maintained animals. The healthy and happy horses, sheep and cows have shiny coats.

There was 7 of us (a couple stayed in the cottage) and the house was spacious and beautiful. We cooked dinner almost every night. The pool was one of the favorite things about the house. The outdoor shower was another aspect.

Pamela was quick on responding to us and let us have a late checkout which made all the difference in the whole. It was much appreciated as we had an evening flight.

Being on the ranch with quiet privacy has a had a catch. It take about 20 minutes to exit. That being said, we would most definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We'll be back!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time in the luxurious, spacious Welina house! We are a family of 5 and travelled with my husband's sister and daughter. With 3 adults and 4 teenagers, we needed a place with some space and a fully equipped kitchen. We rented the house and guesthouse. The house was a 12 minute drive to two of the most gorgeous beaches on the island, Puako and Mauna Kea. There was also an excellent fish market at the bottom of the hill and fantastic shave ice/icecream place (I recommend the white chocolate ginger icecream, but all flavors were excellent). After each day at the beach, we enjoyed having dinner in the fully equipped kitchen/dining area and watching the gorgeous peaceful sunsets by the pool. The house is about 10 degrees cooler than down by the beach, so much more comfortable. Sometimes it was pretty windy so we only used the jacuzzi/pool a few times. There were lots of movies and games for the family too. All in all, the description was accurate, the photos reflect the amenities, the property was clean and well-maintained, Pam was very helpful in answering questions/concerns, and we will definitely recommend this property to friends and relatives. We hope to come back too!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magnificent, Inspiring and Mesmerizing!

  • 5 of 5

Everyday while we stayed at this Kohala Ranch property, we were mesmerized by the views, watching distant weather patterns, hills and mountains, ocean, beautiful birds singing, butterflies dancing, and rainbows appearing all around us. Honestly, I thought that I was living in a dream! The children played and swam excitedly, walked atop the rock walls, and caught insects in the surrounding hills. And of course, with every drive through the wondrous Kohala Ranch, we were bound to see some free grazing cows and turkeys. The home was modern including gorgeous woodwork, vaulted ceilings, and an open floor plan. A divine Master bathroom with an outdoor rock shower looking at the ocean and Mauna Kea, as did the indoor extra spacious indoor shower, too! All you need is a trip to the grocery store, and one does not need anything else for at least a week. This was beyond our favorite place to stay to date, and I think we may not top this one anytime soon. Truly relaxing and rejuvenating!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Texas

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to relax and enjoy the big island. The house is full of every amenity that you could ever want. Stop by the local fish market, grill some food and enjoy the views. Pam was very helpful during our stay and answered all our questions. The cows on the ranch like to make your evening drive home an adventure, but it just adds to the Hawaii feel. We would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Martha's Vineyard, MA

Wonderful Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time with three generations of our family,ages 8 months to 62 yrs. at this gorgeous home within the exclusive Kohala Ranch. It's accurately described and has wonderful views - water everywhere. Pictures on this site are current. The pool is large and around 5 ft at the shallow end and has a great hot tub. Also, a great outside barbeque and patio for outdoor dining. Very private setting with cattle roaming outside the gated perimeter walls -drive slowly as you will find them walking down the middle of the road. It's about halfway up the mountain and offers great views. While we were there, there was roughly a 10 degree difference in temperature from the coast. The house is equipped everything you need in the kitchen and for the beach. We rented both the house and the studio and no one had any complaints. Open space living in large areas - no one will feel cramped. The master wing is also very private. Very luxurious feel staying here. The property manager was a delight to deal with and made sure that our late night arrival was expected and had a baby's pack n play all set up for us and some morning essentials in the kitchen. If we get another chance for a trip like this, we would stay here again. It's about a 15 to 20 minute drive to most anything so a car is a must, but that also provides for seclusion. The owner/manager left many recommendations for us for food, entertainment shopping, and activities. They'll do their best to accommodate any reasonable request. Can't go wrong here.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Cottage

  • 4 of 5

A great place to stay for two adults. The Cottage is a one-bedroom, living room, small kitchen equipped with refridgerator, microwave, toaster, small counter oven and no dishwasher. So, don't expect to do gourmet meals. It is a quiet place to come back to after a day of exploring and eating great meals in Kawaihae and Waimea!

Thank you again! Will definitely come again!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Cleaning fee - up to 6 $300
Tax Rate 13.42%

If you rent just the main house we do not rent out the separate cottage to anyone else. You have complete privacy and no one else will be on the property while you are there except for the yard maintenance and pool person on Fridays ( unless they need to change their schedule).

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Waimea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2) I king size bed in main house, other king size is in the Ohana. (guest house), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

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