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Scott Worner

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Davidson Pt. Beach House..Oceanfront and Now with Private Pool

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Kekaha House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 half bath ...Sleeps 8

'The Kekaha Plantation' house was featured in the book 'the Hawaiian House now', and was one of only two houses from Kauai in the book published in 2007. 'Hawaii still lives in Kekaha' said Gail Miller of the sleepy West Kauai town she lived in since 1998, when this publicized and well known designer purchased this Plantation Manager's home. Originally built in 1931 by the Kekaha Sugar Plantation, it was purchased by Miller after she first saw this beachside plantation structure that was in desperate need of repair. It was it's original features, many of which were preserved during the extension renovation in 1998, that attracted her to this house. Rich Douglas fir floors, gracious archways, ceilings fabricated from sugar cane, and large rooms that opened onto the outdoors provided the ingredients to create and preserve a piece of rich Hawaiian plantation heritage. 'Neutral colors have been used to highlight the beauty of the outdoor ocean setting,' she said in describing the interior finishes. 'Surfers and tourists line the shore to watch the sun drop into the western horizon at an hour that used to bustle with workers returning from the fields to their plantation homes.'

The OCEANFRONT ESTATE SIZE LOT offers privacy and a front row seat to the surfers at Davidson's Surf Break and the AMAZING SUNSETS each night over the mysterious island of Ni'ihau in the distance.

NEW in 2012 is a 14x28 HEATED PRIVATE POOL! This is not shared with anyone and it is situated in the privacy of the large rear yard. The covered back lanai has easy access to the pool area. Overlooking the pool is a new exercise room for those who would like to keep up their healthy lifestyle while on vacation.

You will find that you will have to force yourself to go out and explore the beauty of the island. It will be tempting to just stay and vacation at your house with the pool, the covered outdoor lanai areas, and awesome views of the sunset over the ocean.

There are two oceanfront master bedrooms with king four poster mahogany beds, and french doors opening onto one of the four covered lanais. 'It's just gracious and very relaxing with the sound of the waves pounding away, lulling you to sleep with the perfume of plumeria wafting in the windows.' There are two additional guest bedrooms, sharing a bath, offering sleeping for up to 8 guests comfortably in style. The kitchen is just what the cook ordered..... making it a pleasure to prepare for an impromptu beach party or an evening of dining on your own lanai or in the formal dining room. There is an airy butler's pantry offering an air of elegance.

This is not just a vacation home, but it is a VACATION EXPERIENCE. Here you will feel the Old Hawaii of years past, and live a period of history that has gradually disappeared. Through her determination to keep the architectural tradition alive, Miller created a beachside masterpiece, complete with the modern amenities one expects today without sacrificing it's character and charm. It can be summed up by saying that this is an example of 'BEACH HOUSE CHIC'.

This unique home can be experienced for days or weeks, and you will always feel that there just wasn't enough time!

NEW PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL

EXERCISE ROOM

TWO OCEANFRONT MASTER BEDROOMS WITH KING POSTER BEDS

TWO ADDITIONAL GUEST BEDROOMS WITH SHARED BATH

THREE COVERED LANAIS...ALL WITH OCEAN VIEWS

OCEANFRONT ESTATE SIZED LOT OFFERING PRIVACY

GRACIOUS PLANTATION STYLE

SWIM,SURF AND WALK MILES OF WILD BEACH

COOK'S KITCHEN with PANTRY

MINUTES TO THE WAIMEA CANYON (Grand Canyon of the Pacific)

CLOSE TO GROCERY STORES

NEAR THE FAMOUS POLIHALE SAND DUNES AND BEACH

BLUE SKIES IN THE MORNING AND SUNNY DRY DAYS

EASY ACCESS TO NA PALI COAST BOAT TOURS

County of Kauai Vacation Rental License # TVNC 1099

State of Hawaii Business Registration # W 76955647-01

24 hr guest contact: Sarah Grossmann @ 808-639-0772 (guest emergencies only) Please do not call this # to book reservations

Keywords: House, Kekaha, Oceanfront, Historic Plantation home

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Scott Worner (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay in Kauai was magical. The house was tranquil and beautiful. There was no detail or comfort that had not been considered. We would absolutely consider coming back to the house again if ever we decided to come back to Kauai. Sarah was a great contact and responded immediately to our calls. In fact, we were so enamoured with the house, my husband has suggested we build one here just like it! How is that for high praise?



Thanks again,
Jun 2012
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)
Davidson Pt. Beach House..Oceanfront and Now with Private Pool
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 35 reviews
5

Perfect experience all the way around, and only one problem ....

  • 5 of 5

The problem? You need to make sure you book excursions and outings well in advance of your arrival or you will NEVER LEAVE THIS HOUSE. It's comfortable, spacious, well furnished, thoroughly updated ... you feel like you're in Kauai back in the 30's when sugar was king, but still have all the amenities of the 21st century.

When you book a year in advance there's a lot of time to worry about details. But by the time our family and an aunt arrived all the worries fell away one by one:

* Isn't it a long way away from Lihue and the north shore attractions? Yes, but the island is small enough that we could make several excursions to the north and east sides and come back with plenty of time for swimming and reading at the house.

* No A/C? Yes, but the front doors open to the ocean breeze and every room and lanai has one or two huge Hunter fans. It was breezy and cool every day and I had to use a blanket at night. On the day of our arrival it was humid and still, but very day afterwards we had perfect sea breezes.

* Right by a highway? Yes, but with the surf running all day and night you hardly notice. You're also pretty close to the end of the road, so traffic is limited enough that we never waited more than 5 seconds before crossing over to the beach.

* Can you even see the sun set into the ocean with Niihau in the way? Nope, not in July ... but the colors are so incredible and the surf so harmonious it doesn't matter. We thought about driving around to Polihale for a better view, but every night's sunset from the upper veranda or down on the rocks was perfect.

* Doesn't it rain a lot in Kauai? Yes -- 450 inches a year on Mt Waialeale just a few miles away. But down in Kekaha we barely had two small showers in 11 days, and perfect weather all other times.

In short, everything I worried about came to nothing. The kids had a blast naming all the geckos (Two-Tail Timmy was a favorite), my 70+ year old Aunt had no problem navigating the broad stairs and getting in our out of the pool. There was room for all of us to be together, claim a quiet hammock, or do "coffee and guitar" on a veranda.

Highly recommend Sunrise Helicopter tour, Na Pali coast our with Capt Andy, a kayak/hike up the Wailea river to Secret Falls, & Koloa Zipline was an awesome experience. All made better by the fact we'd be coming back to this gracious house when done.

We looked at a lot of Kauai houses: so glad we picked this one.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Another Hawaii Vacation for the Women!

  • 5 of 5

Four friends have visited Hawaii several times and two of the women have been visiting the islands for years. This was all of our first time staying on the southwest side of Kauai. We had a wonderful time and loved the house! The lanais front and back, side, upper and lower were all wonderful! The pool is a huge plus and is the perfect size. We had a great 2 weeks and would highly recommend this home. The view of the ocean is breathtaking and mesmerizing, particularly from the upper balcony. A great house!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Issaquah, WA. Usa
5

Outstanding home and watch the ocean from bed on awakening each day and retiring

  • 5 of 5

This place is exquisite and loved by all 9 of us. You could not ask for more. Furnishings are unique, grandkids loved the pool. Pool cleaning people came twice while we were there and gardener once. Grounds are lovely and so close to doing neat things on west side of island. Had no rain here and you can enjoy lanais day and night. Huge kitchen with butlers pantry and plenty of outside tables a huge dining room that seats 10, if you choose to be fancy.

Spectacular views and sunsets. Can leave upstairs bedroom outside doors open at night and listen to the waves. At times the highway out front can be just a bit noisy. Sur enjoyed th coconut palms,banana trees, and flowers. Certainly would love to return. We were celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary with our family.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ann Arbor, MI and Fort Myers, FL
5

TG traveler

  • 5 of 5

In reflecting on our Davidson Point House rental experience it is difficult to add to the previous, very positive reviews. The house is beautiful yet comfortable, and maximizes the setting, with the ocean views and back yard pool. Our family members, which included a toddler, serious cyclists, and a grandparent, were equally thrilled with our experience of easy access to a beautiful beach, relatively uncontested cycling venues, almost unparalleled scenery, and the beautiful house with all the lanais and the heated pool. Access to casual restaurants and grocery stores was also good, considering that the house is located in as sparsely populated area. (As vacationers it was great not to have to deal with crowds.) We definitely plan to return to Davidson Point House.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Paradise Found!

  • 5 of 5

This home was beyond our expectations. It is beautiful inside and out. There are so many great things on the property - the pool, relaxing lanais with hammocks, fully stocked kitchen, super comfortable beds, and the beautiful ocean just across the street. Waimea Canyon is an easy drive, Hanapepe Friday Night Artwalk is super fun, and Polihale Beach is someplace everyone should experience. There are mango trees, a banana tree, palms with coconuts, an avocado tree and cute little geckos hanging out on the property. This is without a doubt the most magnificent property we have ever rented on VRBO. You will not be disappointed!!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX
5

Best Vacation Rental Ever!

  • 5 of 5

I hesitate to be honest because I really don't want this property to be booked to the point that we never get to stay there again. I read reviews where people said they didn't want to go see the Island because they didn't want to leave the house. Now I totally get that. Words cannot adequately describe the way this house created such a calming atmosphere for my family. We traveled with our 3 adult children and their spouses and there were so many spaces to relax that everyone felt like they had their own space to get away. We absolutely love this side of the island. We liked traveling to see the other areas of Kauai but always looked forward to getting back to the house. Waimea was our favorite town. This little town has great restaurants and is so close to several nice beaches that are more secluded. Salt Pond beach was our favorite. Our home was very peaceful and quiet. The view of the ocean from the master bedrooms was amazing. The sunsets were incredible. The house is extremely well equipped. We LOVED the lanais and stayed on them throughout our visit. They were so well furnished and had enough seating for all 8 of us. We enjoyed the home so much that we never even turned the TV on. I have rented properties from VRBO for years and this is by far the best place we have ever stayed in.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Lihue International Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Small sandy beach w/ protected swimming
Nearest Point of Interest
Kekaha Beach Park with Lifequard
Nearest Point of Interest
Polihale State Park...awesome beach w/showers & baths
Nearest Point of Interest
Salt Pond Park...reef protected swimming
Car: necessary

Between mile marker 25 and 26 from the Lihue Airport.

The house is the second house after the corner of Aukuu Rd.

Other Activities: Boating, Shelling.

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Rates & Availability

Kekaha House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall Season 2016
Aug 22 2016 - Dec 17 2016
5 night minimum stay
$350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2016
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 5 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring/Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2017
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 4 2018
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $310
Tax Rate 13.42%

We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.

Cancellation Policy: If a reservation is cancelled 90 days or more prior to the reserved arrival date, the deposit is refundable, (Less a $250 cancellation fee and a 3% (of the deposit) processing fee). If a reservation is cancelled within the 90 day prior period, the deposit is refundable only if the cancelled dates are re-rented. The cancellation and processing fees still apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kekaha House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2) Ocean front with lanai, Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Can be made into a King
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private landscaped estate size lot Double oceanfront lanai plus two additional in rear and side

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