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3 Bedroom 2 Bath Tropical Waikoloa Villa Near Golf and the Best Beaches

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,010 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Great for family or friends get away, close to shops and most beautiful beaches

Our beautifully furnished house is the prefect spot to base yourself for exploring all that Big Island Hawaii has to offer. The best beaches are within minutes of drives! Home is next to Waikoloa Village Golf and walking distance to market and restaurants.

This home has over 2000sf living space on13000sf land, with open-plan rooms that have vaulted ceilings, sky lights, and plenty of space for everyone. There are three bedrooms, two full bath rooms and one outdoor shower. It's inside a small cul-del-sac with lots privacy. A large shaded lanai faces onto the front garden and has plenty of room for relaxing, dining or enjoying that morning cup of coffee.

Guests have access to the entire property plus free access to the village swimming pool and tennis court. Guests can play golf at the village golf course with resident discount. Tenants cards for the village amenities will be provided for you.

BBQ, beach gears and Pack n Play are available for guests to use. Also a PingPong table in garage for you to have fun!

We provide guests with shampoo, conditioner, body wash and hair dryer. There are plenty of bath towels and beach towels for guests to use, we also have washer/dryer for you to wash cloth. So you can pack light :)

Please specify the total number of guests that will stay in this house. if you need to add more guests after the reservation has been made, please contact the host to get approval before your arrival. Otherwise, fine for bring extra guests may incur.

Please read and agree the VACATION RENTAL AGREEMENT for this listing before accepting and requesting your reservation. Upon accepting the reservation or sending your reservation booking request, you have fully read and fully agreed this VACATION RENTAL AGREEMENT.

More Details

Mei Xue
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, mandarin, Chinese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Mei Xue

California Silicon Valley software profession who loves tropical islands. Big island is my favorite among all Hawaii islands, and Waikoloa is the best base for exploring anywhere in the island with the most beautiful beaches nearby. I would love to share my vacation home and make your stay at the big island a great experience!

Mei Xue purchased this house in 2013

Why Mei Xue chose Francolin Place

Family friendly. Spacious one story home in a safe cul-del-sac. Easy accessible floor plan for elder, young kids or wheelchairs . Huge detached garage that you can play PingPong inside. We provide BBQ and many beach gears for you to use.

What makes this house unique

Kohala coast has the most beautiful beaches on Big Island, and Waikiloa is at the center of the west coast. This is the place that you can experiment the authentic Hawaii living, away from the commercial, yet has all necessaries include high end restaurants and shops.

Most beautiful beaches are within minutes of drive:

A Bay - 7 miles away

Beach 69 (secluded with good snorkeling spots) - 9 miles away

Hapuna Beach ( Big Island most popular white sand beach) - 10 miles away

Mauna Kea Beach ( my favorite) - 11 miles away

Waikoloa Beach Resorts is 6 miles away, where resort hotels, great shops and restaurants are. The Dolphin Quest at Waikoloa Hilton is always Kids' favorite activity.

Waikoloa is about 18 miles drive to Kona airport.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were a large party of 9! Two families, 4 adults, 1 teen and 4 kids under 6! We spent 10 days exploring the island. The house was perfect! Before arrival Mei was in contact with me and was helpful with our trip planning. On the day of arrival everything went smoothy, Kathy the house manager was there to greet us and was always there if we needed anything. She was never intrusive, she even reminded us of garbage days and was helpful if needed. The house was exactly as pictured, no surprises! 9 of us were quite comfortable in the space. Mei had a portable crib set up for us as requested, which was nice to not have to pack! The beds were all comfortable and there was room for all of us to sleep comfortably. The house was stocked with many of the things one would need,soap,shampoo, hairdryers. The kitchen had many spices and cooking basics so to make our lives a bit easier especially on the day of arrival, before we had time to shop. With young kids we did lots of cooking at the house, and we never needed anything, it's all there. Pots,pans,utensils, I even baked a cake as it was our daughters birthday! Waikoloa Village is a small community north of Kona and is set around a golf course. A golfers paradise, we did not golf,but we did use The community pool and tennis courts. Mei has all the things you will need for a great day already at the house. Many beach towels, tennis rackets, beach chairs,pool and beach toys. We went to many of the local beaches and the house is close to some of the best beaches the island has to offer. Mei has a guidebook and many pamphlets at the house to help with your trip planning. We explored Mauna Kea, Hilo,Kona, Waip'o Valley and visited Volcanoes national park, all from the house,we felt it was a perfect home base. The house was safe and clean,located on a quiet cul de sac.We spent a lot of time on the Lanai and it felt like part of the house. Another bonus was the garage,you can hang up wet clothes and towles and the kids loved the ping pong table! Also the TV had Netflix, so the kids could watch a show in the morning while eating breakfast a small thing,but nice to have. It was a great place to call home on our trip to the big Island, we would highly recommend it, and would stay again!
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Francolin Place House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2010 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , en suite of master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , shared, in the hallway between bedroom 2 and 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , with en-suite bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
  • We also have a Queen size pull out sofa bed in the living room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Private Chef can provide your family meal with a small fee. And we have a massage room with table, which you can make appointment to have in home massage.


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3 Bedroom 2 Bath Tropical Waikoloa Villa Near Golf and the Best Beaches
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 27 reviews

A Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful and enjoyable time in the Big Island with our family. The owner's beautiful cozy home is very relaxing and ideal to our group of 6 adults. It is everything we expected and more. Great location to everywhere we went, from beaches to the many sightseeing trips we did. This place is truly a home away from home. Mei is very helpful and replies quickly. We will definitely stay here again on our next visit and will surely get our 5 star recommendation to friends.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy to know that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our place and had a great time on the island. You are wonderful guests, we would love to welcome you back any time. Mahalo :)
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Comfortable and well appointed, beautiful home and convenient location

  • 5 of 5

Mei’s home is beautiful, with quality furnishings and a spectacular lanai overlooking a well kept yard. We enjoyed having our coffee out there and enjoying the many different kinds of birdsong and the warm breeze. We even had a wild turkey show up one morning. The massage table was an appreciated touch. We plan to return soon. Thank you for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely tropical villa with plenty of room

  • 5 of 5

First let me give you a bit of background about my family and our expectations. We are a family of 8 with 6 of us being young adults, we live in a beautiful waterfront home in Canada. We are busy, love to cook, explore and play together. This home was perfect for us.

Although it wasn't beach front, we wanted to explore the island and the location was perfect: an easy drive to the beach, Kona and the southern coast, an hour to Mauna Kea, Ponolu Valley, Waipo Valley, and Hilo further to Puna and Volcano but all doable as a day trip. There is a fantastic little grocery store/plaza within minutes of the house. Of course we got most of of groceries at Costco but we made a daily trip to the KTA to get the smaller stuff.

There are 3 comfortable bedrooms and a queen sized hide-a-bed. The beds were comfortable...I'm picky and I'd give them a 7 out of 10. The bed linens are so soft and luxurious.

For a family of 8 we could have used a third bathroom but with the layout of the master bath and the outside shower we managed quite well.

The kitchen was very well equipped and very clean. I always travel with my favourite kitchen utensils and I didn't need to bring them out at all. There is plenty of counter space for food prep and although the ad states the table sits 6, it comfortable sits 8.

The very large garage has a ping pong table, clothes line, laundry sink and tons of beach paraphernalia...chairs, matts, boogie boards, flippers and lots of beach towels.

There's a nice laundry room off the kitchen and plenty of linens/towels in the closets.

There is a lovey covered lanai with lots of seating and a nice BBQ. The yard is small but there is a grassy area in a lovely garden.

The owner was very responsive to any requests and provided excellent details for checkin and checkout. The house is well maintained and the owner obviously takes a lot of pride in it. We really couldn't have asked for better.

The only negative about this property is the traffic. We come from a very quiet secluded area with absolutely no traffic. I'm sure that most people would find the road noise perfectly normal but it took us a few nights to adjust.


  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable Local Home

  • 4 of 5

We were here for 2 weeks and there were a few things “wrong” that could have been caught in a pre-inspection or post inspection by the property manager – ie: burnt out bulbs, broken shower head, dirty counters, broken screens, broken dvd, etc. Regardless, we reported them to Mei once we were back and were assured they were being fixed or on list to be fixed in 2018. Mei was extremely pleasant to work/speak with. We were not interested in being disturbed for contractors/Property manager to come in while we were there so we waited to report issues.

House faces cul-de-sac, but back of house faces the main street in/out of village so traffic can be “noisy” if windows are left open for both bedrooms. Note that only outdoor usable space is the lanai that faces street and Property Manager house. Lanai is completely covered too. Note for weather conscious visitors - House got a little muggy even with ceiling fans and box fans going as cross breeze is not an option with window layout and no AC.

Overall, we enjoyed our stay, but would not stay here again as we got tired of doing the 8 miles (one way) drive down the 1 lane road to the coast or up to the junction at 190 to do or go anywhere. We are annual visitors and prefer to be closer to Aneaeho’omalu Beach area – more time on beach and less in car. Location is 8 miles from Queen’s Market area (location of other restaurants/grocery store), 12 mi from Puako beach, 19 miles from Waimea and 25 miles from Kona airport.

House is well equipped with everything you can want though! Ping Pong table in garage, beach accessories available, etc. allow for all the comforts of home. Wild turkeys visits were the hit of our stay here!

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Michelle, Thanks for your feedback of our property. we won't have known that the guest bath shower head was broken, and the light bulbs were not working until you told us. I wish you told our property manager so she could arrange a fix right the way so that you would have a better experience. Our plumber did fix the shower head within four hours after the problem was reported, and a new Blu-Ray/DVD player is in the house already. We take pride in providing a clean, comfortable & spacious home for our guests, and as our over 100 5-star reviews show (including 85 5-star reviews from other listing sites such as airbnb), most guests think we hit the mark (the three groups of guests came after your departure gave us 5-star reviews as well). We're sorry to hear that in your case, we fell short. While we do try to keep our home fresh and updated continuously. Some problem is hard to discover by visual inspection until guests told us. We'll keep trying in that regard, and appreciate the feedback. Our property manager Kathy and her husband Henri are such a nice couple that so many guests love. They do live across the street but with good distance. They always leave the complete privacy to guests and only offer help when the guests need. Many of our guests enjoy chatting with them to get tips about local attractions, since they both have lived on the island for more than 40 years. However, you don't need to interact with them at all just as you chose to do, and they respected that. Staying on the beach hotel is fabulous, but that doesn't come without a steep price hike. In our house, with a fraction of the hotel and restaurant price, family and friends can stay under the same roof and cook their own gourmet meals, and have all the extra space to unwind. That's why so many of our guests appreciate our house and don't mind to drive the few miles down to beach. Again, we value your feedback and will keep improving. I wish you a Happy New Year! Sincerely, Mei
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Peaceful and fun

  • 5 of 5

So much space and very close to all the good beaches. Love the ping pong table :)

Will definitely come back again. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying in this home. It was perfect for our group of 6. The house had everything we needed for our stay. It was the perfect base for being able to explore the rest of the Big Island. Would definitely recommend this place and stay here again. Thank you Mei and Kathy for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Kona airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Island Lava Java Waikoloa
Nearest Golf
Robert Trent Jones Jr, signature Village golf,
Nearest Restaurant
Pueo's Osteria, LLC. Walking distance
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
A - Bay

Our house is at the center of west coast which can serve as a great base for you to explore the entire island. It's a custom built home inside a cul-del-sac next to Waikoloa village golf course, and it's walking distant to the super market and a few good restaurants. The most beautiful beaches on the island is within 6 to12 miles drive. Waikoloa Beach Resort with many up scale shops and restaurants is 6 mile way.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $175
Tax Rate 13.42%

No pets, No smoking please!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.