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Your Tropical Home Away From Home

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,072 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Please note: This house is NOT in Holualoa. VRBO has the location listed as such.

This Kona house and yard gives room to roam. The house is 2072 sq. ft with 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths. There is a king bed in the master suite across the house from the other 2 bedrooms, a queen in one bedroom and 2 twins that can function as a king in the third. It's ideal for either a family or 2 or 3 couples to rent together. There are quality linens for bedding with pillow protectors and fluffy towels. When this neighborhood was built in 2002 this was the model home so has some up-grades. It does have A/C but it would be rare that it will be needed. Throw the windows open and use ceiling fans which are in every room. The house has beautiful Australian teak floors in the living/dining rooms, tumbled stone tiles in the kitchen/sitting rooms/baths and carpet in the 3 bedrooms. The yard is a half acre with a waterfall spilling into a blue-tiled swimming pool. There are lush, tropical plants in abundance, even pineapple plants and banana trees. At the top of the yard is a 300 square foot gazebo with ocean views which looks over the rooftops to the ocean; perfect for entertaining! There is a high top table, 6 bar chairs and wrap-around benches to seat a group. Kids will love this yard and the geckos that live here. There is also a large grassy park within the neighborhood just for residents.

The house is in a gated community called Kahakai Estates. There is a walking path to get to Alii Drive which runs along the coast and one can be there in 10 minutes walking from the house. Driving into the village of Old Kailua-Kona is just a zip down the hill where you will find all kinds of eating establishments and shopping. Also right along Alii Drive are easily accessible beaches with great snorkeling. The Iron Man Race takes off from this town as well. Of course, there is much to do elsewhere on the island but these are the highlights of what is close by.

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Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2072 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , 2 sinks, soaking tub
    Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , single sink
    Powder Room - toilet , Pedestal sink
  • Master bath has shower and tub, 2 sinks Guest bath has shower/tub, 1 sink Powder room has toilet and pedestal sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Can be made up as king
  • Master bedroom has 1 king bed Bedroom #2 (shells and seahorses) has queen bed Bedroom #3 (coral) has 2 twins or 1 king
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There is a Christmas tree pre-decorated with lights should you be here at the holiday.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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Your Tropical Home Away From Home
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 29 reviews

Gorgeous Home, Inside and Out

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two weeks in June 2017. We were absolutely blown away by the backyard. It's like staying at your own private resort. The pool is awesome. The gazebo at the rear/top of the property is perfect for dinners with a view of the ocean. The home is only minutes away from nice beaches and tourist attractions, but the neighborhood feels quiet and secluded. The house was very clean, well furnished, and well stocked for our family of 6. Zero complaints, hope to visit again in the future. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Texas Family, Thank you for writing the glowing review and quick response time. We are pleased that everything met your expectations. The privacy factor was one of the draws when we purchased the house and it really does feel like a private resort. We are grateful to families such as yours who appreciate having a place to call "home" while on the island. You are welcome as our guests anytime! Warmest aloha~
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Spokane, WA

Relaxing Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This house is the perfect getaway for your paradise vacation. It is comfortable, spacious and quiet. The backyard is serene and peaceful with the waterfall and cool refreshing pond. We had some very small minor issues when we first arrived and the owners quickly took care of things within 24 hrs and treated us like family. They were wonderful and were committed to make our stay perfect.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Spokane Guests, Thank you for the good review in such a timely manner. You were understanding and easy to work with in regard to a few things and communication was easy. We hope that your time on the island brought a peaceful, relaxing beginning to the new year! Mahalo and warmest aloha~
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Plymouth, MA/USA

What a gorgeous place!

  • 3 of 5

What a wonderful space both inside and out. We were on the island for the Ironman World Championships and thoroughly enjoyed our stay before and recovery after. Our hosts were very helpful, the house perfect.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, you came not only all the way across the continental US but then on to Hawaii Island for Ironman/woman. As was written in response in past years, we are so pleased to have participants for this World Championship at our home. It's such a severe challenge that we hope that your base can be as comfortable and accessible as possible. Thank you for assuring us that it met your needs and comfort. I'm disappointed and confused about why we were only given 3 stars since in our communications I wouldn't have guessed. You don't mention a reason so we are left to wonder why not a perfect score, especially when you have let us know you would stay again?
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Your own private tropical oasis!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed everything about this well appointed, spacious and clean home. But hands down, the gorgeous yard, private pool and lush tropical vegetation made this property a hit with our group. The location is absolutely perfect! Close to shopping, restaurants, snorkeling as well as a good base for exploring the rest of the Island. Wren was a pleasure to deal with! We would come back and stay in this tropical paradise in a heartbeat!! Mahalo!!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Canadian family, As I recall, you were another 3-generational family spending time together. We are pleased to know that your stay worked out well for you. Communication was easy and we appreciated your flexibility. You were very considerate and tidy guests and we want to acknowledge that as well. Thank you for spending some of your winter on our island, enjoying better weather and the spirit of aloha.
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Puyallup, WA

the home made our vacation

  • 5 of 5

We were entirely pleased with our choice. The home was perfectly comfortable and well-appointed in an excellent location. Having our own luxurious, very private tropical playground meant we spent whole days just hanging out there together, enjoying paradise as a family. Wren was very responsive and made the process very easy for us. No regrets whatsoever.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rutter Family, We were happy that you could escape the cold and rain of the northwest in January. Even if Hawaii gets rain, it is a totally different kind of rain! Thank you for choosing our home for your get-away and we are pleased to know that it lived up to your expectations. Warmest aloha~
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Morgantown, WV

Beautiful home and surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jan, for your positive words!
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Wren Mead
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Wren Mead

We are a retired couple living on the central coast of California who desire spending time in both locations. When not on the island, we would like to share our home with others looking for a quality get-away in paradise.

Wren Mead purchased this house in 2013

Why Wren Mead chose Kailua-Kona

When we walked in the front door, we loved the house and layout......then we saw the back yard and waterfall into the pool. It felt like being in a private resort and we were smitten! The location to the "village" of Kailua-Kona is only about 5 minutes drive making it very convenient (we are not in Holualoa which is up the hill a few miles).

What makes this house unique

The pool, waterfall and yard. Who else has a hillside filled with jungle plants and a gazebo for entertaining at the top? And did I mention the waterfall? The melodious sound is music to the ears.


Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Kona International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Jackie Rey's
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Kona Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.02 Miles
Kuakini Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Jackie Rey's
Nearest Ski
65 Miles
Mauna Kea…..extinct volcano!
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
White Sands Beach Park
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Insurance $79
Damage Deposit $500

This is a non-smoking, no pets property

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.