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Billy Funk

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Ocean View Near Kona Airport, 3 Bd, 2 Ba

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Overview

Kona Palisades House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath (Sleeps 6-8)

Great elevation, great ocean view from lanai. Includes Internet service. I have two queen beds and a full bed. I have a sectional that is comfortable and can be rearranged as well as a queen size air mattress if needed. I have a cooler, beach chairs, and some boogie boards for the beach. The washer and dryer are available to guests. Matsuyama's market is a healthy .7 mile walk or drive. (HI Tax ID W13908552-01)

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Billy Funk (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Billy Funk

This is where I live when working on projects between our U.S. and Chinese offices. I will retire here in the next 4 years.

Billy Funk purchased this house in 2012

Why Billy Funk chose Hawaii

Cool temperatures at this elevation, nice grocery and take out just up the street.

What makes this house unique

I'm near the route to the airport or downtown Kona. You don't need a GPS to find your way around.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)
Ocean View Near Kona Airport, 3 Bd, 2 Ba
average rating of 4.45 based on 20 reviews
5

Beautiful Stay with Beautiful Views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a family of 8 for our stay at this house, and we were all very comfortable here. We all travelled from different places to have a vacation together, and this place was perfect for us! The views of the ocean are beautiful, and the frogs "whistled" us to sleep every night. The house was stocked well with everything we needed, including extra linens and beach gear.

Billy kept to himself in his home downstairs, but was always very helpful if we needed something or wanted advice on places to see. The center of town is only a 15 minute drive, with grocery stores even closer. I would highly recommend this house for any vacation, and we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Snohomish, Washington
5

Nice hilltop house with great owner

  • 5 of 5

Nice house with balcony with a good view of the Pacific. We stayed with our grown children and baby grandson. Billy was very accommodating and helpful. Everything we needed and expected was provided and we all had a great vacation together. We would love to come back again!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cool, Clean and Comfortable Home

  • 5 of 5

This house is in the hills, a little north of Kona. Just over 1,000 feet in elevation, it stays *much* cooler as compared to being right on the coast. You're only about 10-15 minutes away from town and it's far more comfortable than other places I've stayed on the island, there's also a small convenience store a 1/2 mile away so you don't have to drive into town for every necessity. Afternoons are often cloudy or rainy so if you're looking for lots of sun, you'll want to head down to the ocean after noon or 1:00pm. The house itself is clean and cozy with a deck that offers a panoramic view of the coastline, we spent mornings on the lanai drinking coffee and enjoying the view. Furnishings are comfortable, although not opulent - which was actually a plus in my book as we have young children. The owner of the home lives downstairs and is very friendly, helpful, and accommodating. The only disadvantage I would list is that the house sits along a steep, somewhat busy road. Since we left all the windows open for the cool breeze, we did hear a fair bit of traffic during the mornings and evenings as people leave for work and return in the evening. Overall we had a very pleasant and would happily stay here again if we ever need to rent a home in Kona.

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

Great Place and view

  • 5 of 5

This place was fantastic for us and our 2 small children (beach toys and puzzles/boardgames in the house). Nice backyard and porch with beautiful view of sunsets. Billy was an excellent host, available should we need anything.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

clean, adequate

  • 3 of 5

Billy was very helpful and accommodating. We saw his son occasionally, but he kept to himself. The house is adequate and clean. The beds are clean and comfortable, except we bought mattress pads as we can't stand sleeping on a plastic mattress cover. We loved the view from the lanai of the ocean and the sunsets, and would have used the deck more but the road noise can be quite annoying. There is parking for one vehicle, and we managed to squeeze 2 in for part of our stay. The kitchen is fairly well equipped, and we did most of our meals at the house. We love the general location of the house - close to the airport, Costco and the nicer beaches north on the Island. We have stayed in this area before, but on a quieter street.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are correct about the noise. I have talked to some of the neighbors about installing speed bumps like they have a few blocks down but met with some resistance. You are also correct about the limited parking. Having lost my job in December you caught me in the middle of my relocation to the big island. I should have put my vehicles in storage.
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Waipahu, Hawaii
5

Basic Lodging in Central Location for Exploring the Island

  • 5 of 5

Great central location, easy access to Kona and Westside Beaches. We spent a week here during the holidays and did many day trips all over the island. Even the drive to Volcano was only 2 hours from here or Mauna Kea (the top) in an hour. The elevation of the place gives it a view of the water and relatively cool temperature compared to down at the beach. Kitchen has everything you need. I requested a coffee grinder and the owner set one out for us. It was great having separate bedrooms for the kids. Owner has clearly responded to previous reviewers with cooler, sand toys, updated furniture etc. We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Kona international airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Kona Palisades House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$120
$750
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.25%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Kona Palisades House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , master bath
  • Master bath is a shower stall, no tub. Bathroom 2 has a shower/tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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