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Shannon Low

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Fairways North Luxury, Private Pool, Sleeps 10!!!

23 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

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Overview

Waimea House Rental Photos and Description

3700 Sq Ft W/ 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10 & A Private Pool

Welcome to the Hale Ke'oke'o - White House by the Sea!

Situated on the makai (ocean) side of the highway at Mauna Kea Beach Resort in Fairways North.....Say 'Aloha' to your personal paradise at Mauna Kea: Hale Ke'oke'o - White House - By The Sea. This beautiful, modern home on the sunny Kohala Coast of the Big Island boasts a private lap pool and adjoining pool/guesthouse. Located behind the gates of the prestigious Mauna Kea Beach Resort, overlooking the North Fairways of the Mauna Kea Golf Course, our home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac and showcases stunning Pacific Ocean, Maui, Kohala Mountain and Mauna Kea Golf Course views from nearly every room.

Beach access and pool service are available with your Club at Mauna membership, as is reduced golf and tennis rates and access to the fitness centres at both Mauna Kea and Hapuna. Personalized Concierge service is provided for your check in and out as well as for any questions or assistance needed during your stay.

Multiple outdoor spaces at the property are available for your enjoyment as well as a gourmet kitchen, interior open air courtyard, marble outdoor shower, dry sauna and private pool.

Every one of the four bedrooms has it's own flat screen TV; three bedrooms have an adjoining bath and the fourth adjoins to the peaceful courtyard - that's three Master Suites! Three bedrooms are in the main house and the fourth is in the pool/guesthouse. The guest house is located on the private pool deck and is the perfect spot for in-laws, nannies, older teenagers, young adult children or the fourth couple in the group. The guesthouse has a queen bed and queen sofa bed, so can sleep up to 4 people. A floor plan is available for your review - please ask!

Spread out within this open concept island home as there is lots of space for everyone to enjoy, with a living room, dining room, kitchen/bar, family room and large deck for sharing time together. There is also a private lanai off the living room, an inner courtyard with chaise loungers and an outdoor home gym area with a ping pong table, yoga equipment, weights and a fan bike. There is ample room and seating for everyone around the pool deck for lounging in the sun or shade.

Located within the exclusive Mauna Kea Beach Resort, this gated community offers access to the best beaches on the Big Island - Mauna Kea (or Kauna'oa) Beach and Hapuna Beach, as well as two world class golf courses, the Robert Trent Jones Sr designed Mauna Kea Golf Course and the Hapuna Prince Golf Course through The Club at Mauna Kea privileges. Seaside tennis courts, pool and beach service, incredible snorkelling and boogie boarding, a 2500 square foot fitness center and multiple restaurants are only a minutes walk away. Endless ocean sports and activities are available for your enjoyment. Mauna Kea has undergone extensive renovations in 2016 which will continue in to 2017, continuing the timeless tradition of excellence that we've all come to expect!

The crescent shaped, natural sands of the Mauna Kea Beach is consistently ranked one of the best on the island and in the world. Public access to the beach is limited to 30 cars and the spots fill up by 8 AM daily! While you relax in our White House by the Sea, access to this incredible beach is all yours, any time of the day or night.

Enjoy Sunday Brunch, weekly luau's, spa services, yoga and fitness classes or Manta Ray viewing at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Tour the Big Island from the perfect location, either by car, helicopter or boat or just relax on your lanai and enjoy the serene ocean views from this premier island residence.

Whether traveling as a family with children or on an adults-only getaway, this Hawaiian retreat offers all the space, privacy, views and amenities you'll need to kick back and relax or entertain in style. The Kohala Coast enjoys some of the best weather in the world with average temperature in the 80's and less than 8 inches of rainfall annually. All only 30 minutes north of the Kona Airport.

Why be stuck in a hotel room for hundreds of dollars a night when you can enjoy all the pleasures of your own Hawaiian home? The money you will save on food alone will astound you! Let the expansive interior and outdoor spaces of our home offer you an unforgettable Hawaiian vacation experience. Stay a week, stay a month, our Hale Ke'oke'o at Mauna Kea will be a dream come true for you as it was for us....

No smoking and no pets please!

Payment online via credit card or Echeck

Hawaii Tax ID number W69646711-01

On Island Contact Hawaii Homechex LLC

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Shannon Low (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Shannon Low

We are a family of five from Calgary, Alberta, Canada that has vacationed in the Hawaiian Islands for many years. It is our dream come true to own a small piece of paradise and a privilege to share it with others. The property was built in 1993, the year we were married and vacationed on the Big Island. We are thrilled that fate allowed us to acquire this amazing property as we celebrated our 20th Anniversary in 2013.

Shannon Low purchased this house in 2013

Why Shannon Low chose Kohala Coast

Mr. Rockefeller, who developed the area in the 1960's, said it best: 'A great beach deserves a great hotel'. The Mauna Kea Resort and Beach are hands down the best on the Big Island. Perfect sand, ocean views and manicured tropical landscaping make this location absolutely stunning. You will never want to leave! Renovations to the Resort during 2017 will see Mauna Kea continue it's 50 year legacy of being the best on the Big Island!

The property is a perfect mix of spaces to both gather together as a group and to find individual peace and sanctuary. Cool off in your own pool if you don't want to leave! The many outdoor areas (upper deck, lanai, fitness deck and pool deck) provide an array of activities and spaces to customize your Big Island vacation. All of this complemented by impeccable landscaping and fully stocked kitchen and bathrooms! You will dream of returning!

What makes this house unique

Access to the exclusive Mauna Kea Beach, which is limited to the public, and the enjoyment of the many amenities of the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel make our home the perfect pairing of private retreat and resort living. The home boasts an excellent balance of modern sophistication and Balinese living to perfectly capture the spirit of the islands. Beautiful wood and marble flooring with custom-cove wood ceilings adding to the luxurious furnishings. The multiple outdoor spaces and expansive views of ocean, Maui, mountain and golf course make this property truly spectacular. Secluded a notable distance from the highway, the property is quiet and peaceful. Driving into your expansive port-cochere and entering the formal yet inviting entryway, you will be welcomed by the warm island breezes and soothed by the always sunny Kohala weather. Sublime.

Below is a short list of the many awards given to the Resort:

*World's Best Awards, Travel + Leisure, Top Resorts in Hawaii, July 2013

*Best in Market, Forbes Travel Guide, July 2013

*Best Luxury Hotel/Resort, Hawaii Magazine, Readers Choice Awards, May 2013

*World's Best Hotels, Travel + Leisure, T+L Top 500 List, 2013

*Readers' Choice Award, Hawaii Magazine, December 2012

*Reader's Choice Awards, American Registry, Top 50 Resort, August 2012

*World's Best Hotels, Travel+Leisure, 2012

*Best Hotels on Big Island #2, Best Hotels in Hawaii *#12, US News and World Report, January 2012

Top 500 World's Best Hotels, Hawaii, Travel + Leisure, January 2012

*Top 20 Hawaii Resorts, Best in the World, Conde Nast Traveler, November 2011

Reviews

5
based on 23 traveler reviews

Fairways North Luxury, Private Pool, Sleeps 10!!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

This is a fabulous home

  • 5 of 5

This is a great family home - big open living/dining/kitchen with beautiful decks. The bedrooms and bathrooms are spacious and comfortable. The location is really key - much closer to the beach than most other (any other?) rental properties. The check-in person was really helpful and available, even though we had no problems requiring their assistance. We will certainly rent it again.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your 5 Star review!!! I would love to host you again one day!
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Kailua Kona, Hawaii
5

Best of both worlds - private home with resort amenities

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved that we could stay all together in a beautiful home, but run down to the beach and restaurants whenever we wanted. Mauna Kea Beach is one of the best beaches on the island, and to have unlimited access is amazing. We had a couple of dinners at Manta, and cooked a couple of dinners at home. The kitchen is big and fully stocked, and we enjoyed spending time cooking together as a family. We ate outside under the stars, and the evening weather was wonderful. We played games late into the night, and the location was so private that we didn't feel like we were bothering the neighbors.

When we weren't at the beach, the pool was wonderful. It was warm and we never had to use the pool cover.

The floor plan offered privacy, with the master being separate from the secondary bedrooms. The master bedroom had a memory foam bed that was really comfortable, and views that were incredible.

The detached guest room by the pool was a perfect area for the young adults who wanted to stay up later and enjoy the pool, but not bother others who wanted to sleep.

This was a great house for our family, and I can't wait to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your wonderful and detailed review, I'm so glad that the property, resort and amenities were the best of both worlds for you! I completely agree and would love to host you again!
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5

Perfect !

  • 5 of 5

House is beautiful . Great location . Enjoyed our stay .

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for the five star review!!! Glad your stay was perfect!!!
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5

The Perfect Blend

  • 5 of 5

Recent 10 day stay at the Low house turned me into a raving fan. Rather than write a flowery narrative, here are bullet points that may be helpful to anyone trying to choose a place online, sight unseen:

• Everything worked! The place was very well furnished, top to bottom, no detail overlooked. When I say tasteful, I mean that all of the beds, blankets, linens, furniture, grills, appliances, cookware, table service, artwork, electronics, etc. were top notch and in great working condition. Also , items were setup for the baby prior to our arrival to include gate to keep her upstairs. Every request was addressed prior to our arrival.

• The view was just right (Still etched in my mind). The ocean in plain and close enough view buffered only by one of the spectacular Mauna Kea Golf holes.

• The entire property was that just right blend of multiple gathering places for group socializing and more than enough privacy in the bedroom and balcony layout when that was desirable.

• Location…well, it’s in Mauna Kea, which speaks for itself, but within the gated development it is perfectly situated a short (beautiful) stroll from the main resort and hotel complex – Beach Club and Golf and Tennis, etc.

• We were a group of 6 adults , all seasoned travelers and not strangers to world class accommodation….our opinions were unanimous…the place was spectacular.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well, WOW! Thanks for the stellar review, I'm thrilled that your group thought the property and resort were spectacular. It was a pleasure to host you. We have tried to create a place where we ourselves would want to travel to, having on hand the amenities that make for a wonderful Big Island experience. The backdrop of the Mauna Kea resort is the icing on the cake! Mahalo!!!
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5

Delivered Everything Promised

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 had a lovely stay.

They lay out of the well maintained home gave everyone privacy and rooms large enough for everyone to gather.

The decks and BBQ were a big hit.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your review Beth! I"m very glad that the property met your expectations and that your group enjoyed the layout. It is lovely to be together but have some space to spread out!
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5

Stunning home, with all amenities

  • 5 of 5

We rented Shannon's home for 4 wonderful nights. The house and grounds were open and beautiful, just a 1/2 mile from the Mauna Kea beach. What a treat to be so close to a wonderful beach (best on the island) and resort, yet have all the amenities of home. Lisette, the property manager, met our family of 5 on site and thoroughly answered any questions we had. The rooms were very well appointed, and the kitchen stocked better than any other home we have rented. There is a ping pong table and a garage full of beach and pool toys for use. We felt safe and pampered during our stay.

Shannon responds quickly to her messages and has been a delight to work with. We are extremely picky when it comes to vacation lodging, and the White House By the Sea exceeded all our expectations. While on the island I highly recommend Blue Hawaiian Helicopter tours (8am flight) and taking a snorkeling excursion with Kona Island Adventures. Maybe dinner at the Four Seasons Ulu restaurant as well?

Thank you Shannon and family for the use of your lovely home. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are so welcome, Michelle! Mahalo for your kind review. It is my sincere hope that our home, the resort and the property management meet or exceed our guests' expectations and that everyone can have a memorable escape to the Big Island!
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Map

Mauna Kea Beach Resort
Akaka Falls State Park
Rainbow Falls
Hapuna Beach Park
"Classic big beach just south of the Mauna Kea Resort - adjacent to the Hapuna Prince Resort...."
Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park
"Beautiful re-creation of an ancient Hawaiian village detailing the class systems in place an..."
Waialea Beach
"Also called Beach 69, this is a small but beautiful beach offering a traditional Hawaiian se..."
Roy's Waikoloa Bar & Grill
"Enjoy Roy's Hawaiian Fusion cuisine in the King's Shops at Waikloloa Village. Don't forget t..."
Island Fish & Chips
"Tucked into the back of the Queen's Marketplace at Waikoloa, this place has incredible fish ..."
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar
"This is an open air, second story restaurant above the Tommy Bahama store at the Shops at Ma..."
Manta @ Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
"Best spot for brunch on the island - the food and the view make this location truly spectacu..."
Mauna Kea Beach Golf Course
"If you're up for a challenge, this course will not disappoint! World class championship course."
Hapuna Golf Course
Merriman's
"Drive up to paniolo country and enjoy dining on fresh local fare at Merriman's"
The Shops at Mauna Lani
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
"Enjoy a luau under the stars and above the beach at the iconic Mauna Kea Beach Hotel"
The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
"Enjoy a luau under the stars and above the beach at the iconic Mauna Kea Beach Hotel"
Pololu Valley Lookout
"Make it a day trip and drive through Hawi and Kapaau on the way to the end of the road at Po..."
Kings View Cafe
"Best pizza on the island! Stop by after your drive to Pololu Valley Lookout."
Mauna Kea Summit Adventures
"It's cold up there, but the view is amazing! Seriously wear a lot of layers!"
Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site
"Find out what an ancient Hawaiian temple looked like - on land and in the sea. A wonderful m..."
Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours
"Take off from the Waikoloa location, 10 minutes from Mauna Kea, and tour the island by air. ..."
Snorkel Bob's
"Get your gear here! Prescription snorkel masks available too!"
Kings' Shops
"A fun way to stay out of the sun in the afternoon or a beautiful evening of dining and shopp..."
Queens' MarketPlace
"Great shops for kids and adults alike - find that new bathing suit, a new toy or craft or a ..."
Waipio Valley Lookout
"Well worth the drive - the view is amazing!"
Farmer's Market
"Located by the Parker School, take highway 19 East to Kamuela and stop at the fork in the road!"
Mauna Kea Beach
"Best beach on the island! Only 30 public parking spots, so come early! Or just stay at my ho..."
Atlantis Submarines
"My nephew's LOVED this ride! "
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
"It's a long drive to get here, but where else on earth can you see a volcano?"
Papakolea Green Sand Beach
"I"ve never been here, but would like to go!"
Kona Farmers' Market
"Lots of things to see, large quantities of fresh fruit and veggies!"
Lava Tube Cave
"Kind of creepy inside with lots of vines! But very cool!"
Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Kona International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Hau Tree, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Mauna Kea Golf Course & Hapuna Prince Golf Cours
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Queen Kaahumanu Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Manta and Pavilion Wine Bar, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Mauna Kea Beach & Hapuna Beach
Car: recommended

Located on the always sunny Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii, our home is nestled within the Mauna Kea Beach Resort with access to the exclusive Mauna Kea Beach. Scenic drives to Hawi to the north, Kamuela to the east or Kona to the south offer unlimited opportunities for exploring. Near many beautiful beaches, Big Island upcountry, the Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site, Mauna Kea Observatory, Lapakahi State Park, the Kawaihae Harbor, shopping and dining at Waikoloa and helicopter tours at Blue Hawaii, our home is the perfect base for your vacation on the Big Island. Whale watching can be done from our deck or a private catamaran from December to May. Don't miss Sunday Brunch at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, stargazing from the deck, the Farmer's Markets in Kamuela or snorkeling at Mauna Kea Beach!

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Rates & Availability

Waimea House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,350
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$1,150
$8,050
$22,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and Staging Fee $781
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Tax Rate 13.42%

Why waste hundreds of dollars a night on a small hotel room when you can bask in the luxury of our spacious Hawaiian sanctuary?

Two families of 5 or four couples can easily relax and spread out in our expansive island retreat! Families travelling with in-laws or nannies will certainly enjoy the guesthouse - everyone has some space and privacy, yet is together!

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Amenities

Waimea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - Powder room off of kitchen
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , jetted tub , Alternate Master Ensuite with dual sinks, tub and shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bedroom Shower Ensuite with dual sinks
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Guesthouse Shower Ensuite with access to dry sauna
  • All bathrooms are finished in marble with sleek stainless steel accents. All showers are oversized. Three bedrooms have a full private ensuite! All bathrooms have ample linen storage and a hairdryer for use during your stay, as well as shampoo, conditioner and body wash!
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Guest Bedroom with private access to Inner Atrium
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Guest suite in Guest house on pool deck with Shower Ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Guest Bedroom with attached Full Ensuite
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with Shower Ensuite, Ocean Views & Cali King
  • All bedrooms are carpeted with coved wood ceilings, ceiling fans and elegant linens. Three of the four have attached ensuites and the fourth bedroom attaches to the inner courtyard - that's three Master Suites! All contain flat screen TV's, luxurious bathrobes, air conditioning and have ample room for storage in large closets. The guesthouse sleeps 4 in a queen bed and sofa bed and also has a kitchenette - bar sink and fridge as well as flatware, dishes and glassware is available to prepare a simple breakfast or lunch!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is also a spacious Family Room adjacent to the kitchen, with a a 55 inch flat screen wall mounted TV, custom cove ceiling and windows overlooking the deck. The cozy sectional has room for the group to spread out as you watch a movie or visit. A real treat is the peaceful and secluded open air Inner courtyard. With access from the Living Room and Bedroom 3, this open air sanctuary is enclosed by a pergola and surrounded by windows and doors looking into the house. The Living Room is central in the house offering a stylish sectional and ocean views. There are multiple outdoor living spaces in addition to the main upper deck and private lanai. The pool deck is surrounded by elegant seating and relaxing lounge chairs. Both the deck and lanai are entered from sliding glass doors that retract to bring the outside in. Golf discounts are available. The views from every window and outdoor space are amazing. You will be surrounded by the beauty and majesty of the Big Island with every turn

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