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Luxury Oceanfront Cottage

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 nights


Kailua-Kona House Rental Photos and Description

Uniquely located historic Keauhou Bay

The cottage is part of the Evans Estate. The beautifully renovated 1400 sq ft one bedroom home offers modern amenities amidst the seclusion of one acre of beautifully landscaped grounds on more than 200 feet of gated, privately accessible oceanfront. The romantic setting is complimented by recent loving restoration of this classic Kona home owned by the same family for almost 70 years. Architectural and design highlights include original beautifully restored hardwood floors, deck railing hand made from recovered local eucalytus trees, fossilized limestone countertops, basalt and limestone bathroom with rain and hand showers and jacuzzi tub, and solatube skylights. Watch all the recreational activities of the bay from surfing to kayaking from your bedroom, covered lanai and around the grounds, all overlooking the water's edge where you can share a swim, share a romantic sunset or practice morning yoga. The cottage is one of three cottages on the Evans Estate.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only

Property Manager
Michael Evans
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, italian, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 30, 2016
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About Michael Evans

This property has been owned by the same family for almost 70 years.

Michael Evans purchased this house in 1944

Why Michael Evans chose Kona Coast

The setting is perfect for exploring Hawaiian history or to relax and enjoy the many activities on Keauhou Bay. It is within walking distance of all luxury amenities, and is peaceful and stunningly beautiful.

What makes this house unique

The location is convenient to island excursions or a secluded romantic vacation on Keauhou Bay.


based on 13 traveler reviews

Luxury Oceanfront Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Private near the ocean. Picture perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We had a memorable stay at this place. Michael is a perfect host. The kitchen is fully equiped to cook and the lanai is ideal for romantic dinners . The location and the set up near the ocean are fabulous. There is even a tennis court and location for paddle boards and snorkling equipment nearby. 10 minutes only from Kona. We hope to go back someday.

Daniel and Julie

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hawaiian Paradise

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent spent 5 wonderful nights at this beautiful location. The house is wonderful, you get a true Hawian feel unlike the condo we had stayed in the week prior. The house has AC which can be hard to find in Hawaii. In the main part of the house we left the AC off and enjoyed having the doors open and listening to the ocean. If you are accustomed to sleeping in a cold bedroom, you will love having the separate AC in the bedroom. The shower is wonderful and the extra touch of special soaps and robes was very nice to have. Michael was a wonderful host, easy to reach, allowed us to check in early, and provided ideas of things we might like to see and do on the island. The kitchen was well appointed and nice to have to cook breakfast in each morning.

You can snorkel right out back of the house which was a huge plus. The Sheraton Kona Resort is within easy walking distance for dinner, drinks and even a view of manta rays late in the evening. I can't recommend this location highly enough if you choose to spend time in the Kona area. It is beautiful, the pictures on the website really do not show the magnificent location this truly is.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boulder , Colorado

Perfect location on Keahou Bay

  • 5 of 5

We have been going to the big island for many years and this property is by far the best place we have stayed. It offers simple yet luxurious accommodations overlooking the ocean. You have access to the water 25 feet from your doorstep for snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, etc. the house and property are absolutely beautiful. Fruit trees are abundant as well as lovely flowering plants. Michael was wonderful to work with as well. We will definitely plan to return to this wonderful property.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It doesn't get any better than this...

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent a truly wonderful week at this lovely cottage! The cottage is well stocked with everything you need and just feels so Hawaii! The property is everything shown in the pictures and more... peaceful, romantic, quiet and just drop dead gorgeous! Honestly, it's almost hard to leave the place:) Michael was a very good host, always available but respectful of our privacy.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Salem, South Carolina

A Quite, Beautiful Setting!

  • 5 of 5

This Oceanfront Cottage is wonderful. It truly is an oasis of privacy in a beautiful setting on the bay. The access to the water is one of kind. The cottage is roomy and comfortable with all of the modern amenities. Michael is a wonderful host and was always attentive to anything we needed. The lanai facing the water offers a great place to relax and take it all in. Sunsets from the shoreline are amazing. The location is close to anything you might need! We would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a romantic Hawaii experience!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved the Evans Estate!!! Beautiful cottage and the most stunning view. The location was perfect for any activity on the island. We plan to go back to the Big Island and will stay at the Evans Estate again. Michael was a very friendly and knowledgeable host. Snorkeling just outside our front door was just as good as on a trip with one of the diving companies.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Rays on the Bay
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Kona Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Mamalahoa Highway(Route 11)
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Kahaluu Beach

This spacious one bedroom home features modern amenities amid the seclusion of one acre of beautifully landscaped grounds and more than 200 ft of privately accessible oceanfront. Located on the south side of Keauhou Bay, it is recently restored and is now in it's fourth generation of same-family ownership. This residence is part of the Evans Estate which is the only next door neighbor to the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay on an acre of private and exotic oceanfront landscape. Architectural and design highlights include original hardwood floors, deck railings expertly crafted from local eucalyptus, fossilized limestone countertops, and a basalt and limestone bathroom with a 12' Hans Grohe rain shower and jacuzzi tub. The gardens offer horticulturalists a chance to test their knowledge of native species and sample vegetables from our organic gardens. Guests are offered seasonal fruits which grow on the premises including mangos, guavas, breadfruit, bananas, oranges, tangerines, Surinam cherries, pomelos, papayas and many others which you may find during your stay.


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Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , 12 inch Hans Grohe Rainmaker shower head
  • The bathroom is adjacent to the master bedroom. There are beautiful hardwood floors in the bedroom and the basalt and limestone tile in the bathroom area.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , California king size bed
  • The bedroom features a California king bed with a dramatic bay window overlooking the bay and private path to the ocean.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
The cottage is perfectly situated to meet all your expectations for a romantic getaway or first and every trip to the Big Island.

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