|Minimum Stay||5 nights|
State of Hawaii Transit Accommodation Tax Registration:
Our house is located on the north shore of Oahu, less than two miles west of Sunset Beach, the world famous surfing beach, and about one and a half miles west of Backyards (Velzyland), which is an equally well-known windsurfing site. A lesser known and uncrowded surfing area is offshore from our property. We are directly on the ocean, with year-round sunsets, and whales passing by during the winter months. The house sits on a flat, rocky reef, with sandy beaches a very short walking distance to the left and to the right. An offshore reef protects us from the pounding waves, and provides safe swimming and snorkeling. Honolulu is a one-hour drive away, but we are also directly on the bus line.
The vacation unit is in a separate wing of the main house and has its own private entrance. It shares a large deck and a large patio, both overlooking the water, with tables, lounge chairs, and a small charcoal barbecue. The living room faces the ocean, includes a 32-inch flat screen TV, and has a small dining area off to the side. The small but complete kitchen contains all necessary dishes and utensils. The bedroom is located on the mountain side of the house, and the bathroom (with sink, tub and shower) is directly off the bedroom. We also have a washing machine and dryer available for guest use. As with many other ocean front homes on the north shore, we are located on the around-island highway, so there is some vehicle noise at certain times. It is normally not heard on the deck or patio.
We require a five night minimum stay.
Until retirement, Richard and Ann McMahon have lived and traveled throughout many parts of the world during Richard's career in the US Army. Although they've been to many beautiful places, they are happiest on Oahu's lovely North Shore.
Ann McMahon purchased this apartment in 1986
Easy to access, beautiful view and great for simple island living for a week. Close to running trails, roadside fruit stand and turtle bay resort. Bring earplugs if you are a light sleeper due to road noise. It didn't bother me but I am an early riser and heavy sleeper.
Had a very nice 5 nights in this fully equiped rental. The owners were wonderful & the unit was exactly as advertised. The location to all the North Shore beaches was perfect & the ocean front location was the highlight of the days & nights.
My husband and I stayed in this unit for 5 nights (though he left earlier than I) and really liked this place. The noise was a downside as warned by the owner but on the weekend it was really quiet. Ann and Richard were very accommodating and I enjoyed talking with them about their experience in my home country when they were younger. It's a fully furnished nice unit with HD TV with cable and WiFi, and makes you feel like you live there. And the ocean view is just stunning!! I enjoyed cooking everyday. I hope more pans and pots would be added by next time we come back. Thank you and take care, Ann & Richard!!
The apartment was very clean and nice. The owner was very helpful and freindly. We spent most of our time driving around the island enjoying the sites and and beaches. There is a beautiful view of the ocean out the back of the apartment which can be enjoyed either setting on the couch inside or the back patio. the only two down sides of this location are (1) there is no beach access from the patio because the shore line is a lava shelf and at the end of the grass is a 6 or 8 ft. rocky cliff and (2) the main road with a ton of traffic is only about 15 feet from the apartment which made it quite noisy. These weren't a big problem because we could walk about 300 feet to a small beach and drive a couple of miles to Sunset Beach where we spent a lot of time watching the surfers. As far as the noise was concerned, after a couple of days, we hardly noticed the noisy traffic. If there was a 4.5 rating I would give rate it at that. We had a great time!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
|Cleaning Fee||$50 + Tax|
Reservations are not confirmed until deposit is received.
We ask for a 5-night minimum stay.
If reservation is cancelled with less than 30 days notice, a refund will only be made if we are able to re-book the nights involved.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
We are less than 2 miles from world-famous Sunset Beach, and from the Turtle Bay Resort's fine beaches and two golf courses. A new 1,100 acre state park provides many miles of forested trails for hikers and mountain bikers, less than 4 miles away. The nearby Polynesian Cultural Center and Waimea Valley Cultural Park are first class tourist attractions.