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Laura Weaver

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

House with 2 Master Bedrooms, Perfect for Families & Friends, Hot Tub, Kayaks

24 Reviews
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

Kailua-Kona House Rental Photos and Description

Have an action packed day in the sun, then come home to cool & quiet Kaloko

Kona Mountain Home is a unique plantation style estate located on 3 acres on the slopes of Hualalai above Kailua-Kona. It is in Hawaii's serene cloud forest and is walking distance from hike/bike/horseback riding trails through the Honuaula Forest Reserve. Upstairs the home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, an open kitchen/dining/living area, fireplace, a private lanai off a guest bedroom, and an expansive lanai with access from kitchen, living room, and master bedroom. Downstairs is a large open deck with a Hot Spot hot tub, a BBQ grill, and workout/game room. A separate detached bedroom adds a Second Master Bedroom to the home. There 2 more beds (King & Queen Sofa Bed), a sitting room, outdoor/indoor shower, and lanai.

Kona Mountain Home allows for full days between guests - this gives our staff a chance to make sure the home is in perfect condition for your arrival, and it gives you a later check out/earlier check in than most properties. Check Out is now 12 pm and Check In is 2 pm.

More than a just a house...: Kona Mountain Home offers guests the ultimate vacation experience while also giving a feeling of being home. Our family's dream came true and we hope to share this piece of paradise with you. Our guests don't need to worry about long lines to rent a kayak, or buying/bringing beach chairs, or packing bulky beach towels and coolers in their luggage. Some of our onsite adventure amenities are: Kayaks, Paddle Boards, Beginner Surf Board, Body Boards, Beach towels, Snorkel Gear, Coolers, Water Coolers, Chairs, & Shade Canopies. Through out KMH you will enjoy unique touches that make our home special, and you will feel the comfort that only quality details can give. KMH offers a beautiful, intimate setting for any couple, family, and/or friends to enjoy a special retreat as unique as Hawaii itself.

More about our home... The living room, master and guest bedroom have flat panel TV's with cable television (full package including HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, and Starz). The master bedroom is furnished with antiques and a new king bed/mattress, a large bay window, and access to the spacious lanai. The master bath has dual sinks, a soaking tub, and a glass shower. The guest bedroom has a private lanai and beautiful teak furnishings, including a queen size bed. The second guest room has a full and twin bed. Dining tables on the lanai and in the house allow for indoor or outdoor meals. The comfy new sectional sofa (with a queen size sleeper) makes it easy to cozy up for a movie after a fun day of adventure. The bright, open kitchen is cooking paradise and is stocked with stainless steel service ware, pots & pans, and long stem wine glasses. Appliances include a 5 burner gas stove, side by side stainless steel refrigerator, Cuisinart coffee maker, coffee grinder, Kitchenaid stand mixer, large microwave, & toaster. A new small washer and dryer are located on the second floor near the bedrooms and a full size new washer & dryer are located in the garage (very convenient for cleaning up after coming in from the beach). Recently added, is an outdoor shower near the hot tub. The shower has both hot and cold water and is perfect for rinsing after the beach.

Hawaii Tax ID: W23301874-01

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Laura Weaver (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Laura Weaver

My family and business reside in Austin, TX... but our hearts are always in Kona, HI. We have loved the island and the waters that surround it for decades. When we visit our 'piece of paradise' we love to snorkel, paddle board, hike, cliff jump, and catch up with our good friends living on the rock.

Laura Weaver purchased this house in 2011

Why Laura Weaver chose Kona Coast

Kona Mountain Home and Cottage is very special... central to Kailua-Kona, easy access to all North and South Beaches, yet so remote the birds are louder than any vehicle traffic. KMH is nestled in the eco-minded development of Kaloko and the forest reserves on the slopes of Hualalai.

What makes this house unique

More than your run of the mill vacation rental... explore the island like a local. Kayaks and 6 person Hot Tub, Paddle and Surf Boards, Beach chairs and Shade canopies, Coolers and Snorkel gear... all for your use and enjoyment. Play, Explore, Relax @ Kona Mountain Home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at KMH. I want to thank you for your special consideration given us post stay.I would certainly recommend your property to anyone considering a vacation to the Island of Hawaii.
Nov 2012
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Reviews

5
based on 24 traveler reviews

House with 2 Master Bedrooms, Perfect for Families & Friends, Hot Tub, Kayaks
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
5

Beautiful property up in the mountains!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful stay here.. the landscape and views were spectacular. We enjoyed the cool breezes and eating out off the patio in the evenings. The separate casita was great for our in laws... it gave them some extra privacy. We liked the location because it was cooler and also close enough to the harbor as we chartered a boat for 4 days. Many thanks for a memorable time.. we will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Rental!

  • 5 of 5

This is a bright, happy, updated home that feels loved - and feels like its owners really want their guests to be able to make the most of their stay. We've been here twice and would love to return. The property manager is available and tends to pop in to check on things - I'm sure it could be worked out otherwise if desired. Nice to have her there in case of an issue - the dishwasher broke during our stay and addressed the problem. The owners are very friendly and communicative and are happy to accommodate requests and inquiries about your stay. The house is in a location that requires a lot of driving to and from town if one needs to run errands often, and doesn't get a lot of sun due to the clouds at the higher elevation - but nonetheless is a lovely hideaway that feels very private and exclusive. The sunsets peaking through the trees as the sun sinks below the horizon of the sea way off in the distance, are absolutely beautiful. We had a small wedding here and it accommodated almost all of our needs - lots of fridges to store food in, beautiful large lanai for lounging and dining, fairly well-equipped kitchen (though the stove is quite outdated); in our opinion, the only drawback to having gatherings here is that feels short a bathroom - there is really only one small common bathroom with easy access, the other two are in the master bedroom and guest house. Great set-up for laundry (which you really need when frequenting the beach), clean and comfortable bed and bath linens, lots of beach toys, towels, chairs and coolers. There were two beach tents, and we tried each of them on separate days, but unfortunately both of them had seen better days and couldn't be assembled. I left something behind and the property manager was happy to mail it back to me. Overall we highly recommend this place and would love to share it with loved ones again someday.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Best Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

Kona Mountain Home was a wonderful addition to our once in a life time vacation. We were very relaxed and comfortable in this house. Our family of eight were fortunate to be able to sit down in the mornings and eat breakfast together as we reviewed our plans for the day and most nights we also ate dinner together. Thank you to the Weaver family for sharing this magnificent home with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Home away from home!!!

  • 5 of 5

Big, Beautiful, relaxing mountain house with everything in it, what else can we asked for? We wished we could have stayed there longer!! Love the place very much!! Hope to go back there again someday! :)

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Fantastic, spacious home in the heart of Kona mountain

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay (several adults, 1 toddler and 1 infant) at the Kona Mountain Home. The main home and cottage were incredibly spacious and full of creature comforts (see extensive list of amenities which, as it turns out, is not everything!). The property is also beautifully and thoughtfully maintained. The home is a short 10 minute drive from Target, Walmart, Costco so we stocked up a bunch of groceries and enjoyed cooking at home several days.

Laura was incredibly responsive before, during, and after our stay. We did not have to call the property manager for any assistance during upon our arrival he contacted us to assure us that he was available (thank you!). If we return to Kona with a similarly sized clan (of 10), we'd definitely stay here again.

PS. Make sure to leave a note from your stay in the shared guest journal--such a charming remnant of the many memories shared in the beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

Amazing stay in a gorgeous home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at this property for 12 days this February. Our party consisted of myself, two teens and my parents. The separate cottage was a big plus for my parents to have their own space, and the main house was spectacular. Beautiful furnishings and an amazing layout... with everything we needed to enjoy our stay. The kitchen was well stocked with all utensils, dishes, gadgets etc. and the garage below had everything we needed to get out and enjoy the island. Laura and Gudrun the property manager were very accomodating and helpful. The location of the property was gorgeous with amazing views and was very refreshing to return to the slightly cooler temperatures after our days on the beach. We had easy access to shopping, Kona and lots of beaches, but felt like we had the island to ourselves when we arrived home each evening. The grounds were well kept and our kids enjoyed meeting Woody the sheep, along with a Chameleon, some Geckos and a stick bug to name a few critters we found outside. The convection setting on the oven did not work but the oven itself worked fine... other than that everything was great! All in all I cannot say enough about how amazing this place was... we will be back for sure!!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
8.4 Miles
Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA)
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Kailua-Kona
Nearest Golf
2.3 Miles
Makalei Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Kailua-Kona
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Kua Bay
Car: recommended

Kona Mountain Home is located in the heart of Kaloko, a rural community in the unique Hawaiian Cloud Forest just above world renowned Kailua-Kona, HI. Kaloko is home to farms and forest reserves ranging from 3 acres to 100s of acres. The Ohia Forests are teaming with wildlife including rare Hawaiian song birds, hawks, and owls. Within a 15 minute drive you can be in the heart of Kailua-Kona for shopping, dining, and night life. Or choose to go to one of Kona's beautiful beaches like Kua Bay. Just up the road there are hike, bike, and horse riding trails in the serene Forest Reserves. Resorts, Coffee plantations, Farmer's markets, Art galleries, & Unique cafes are abundant in Kona. Kona Mountain Home offers the perfect climate for indoor/outdoor living. No air conditioning or heat required... come up from the sunny, warm beaches to the cool, moist tropical forest. Enjoy thrilling ocean & coastline views, beautiful sunsets & moonsets, and star gazing all from Kona Mountain Home.

Other Activities: Kona Mountain Home now has a brand new Hot Tub and Deck for relaxing after a day at the beach, hiking, biking or shopping. We offer Kayaks, a paddle board, a beginners surf board, boogie boards, and all the beach gear you need for a great day on a beautiful Hawaii beach.

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Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$395
$2,600
$8,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 13.42%

Maximum of 13 guests allowed, with the exception of 2 and under.
Special Events (Weddings, Parties, Dinners):
Additional Deposit $250
Cleaning Deposit $350
Event Fee $100/hour
Max of 30 people permitted, special event contract must be signed. If the guest holds an event w/o permission, payment and a signed contract, the guests will be asked to vacate the home & will not receive a receive a refund.

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Amenities

Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 22 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • The House has 2 full bathrooms on the upper level where the bedrooms, kitchen and great room is. At ground level near the hot tub we have an outdoor shower for rinsing after beach trips. The detached second master bedroom has a full bath with access from the bed area and the lanai. It also had an outdoor shower for rinsing the day's sand away. A handcrafted bamboo curtain gives privacy and the flat flagstone lava rocks make the outdoor footing smooth and unique.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Fold out Queen size sofa bed in the House living room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Bedroom 4 is a Second Master detached from the Main House.
  • The Main Master Bedroom includes a flat screen TV, Window Seat, Antique Furniture, and opens onto the Lanai. Bedroom 2 has both a double and twin bed. Bedroom 3 includes a flat screen TV, teak furnishings, and opens onto a private lanai. The second Master Bedroom includes a king bed and a new sofa that folds out into a queen size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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