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Red Gate: Historic Home in Charming Kainaliu on the Kona coast

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

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About the property

3 Bedroom 2 bath vintage home with sunset ocean views

Come enjoy this historic plantation style home just steps from Kainaliu town on the Big Island. The charming exterior leads inside to 2500 sq ft of spacious, elegant rooms and 10' ceilings! Charming features include the original vintage cabinets in the kitchen, and beautiful original hardwood floors. Three bedrooms and two full baths can sleep 10. Two rooms have full size futons along with the queen beds. Amenities include a fabulous great room living/dining combination with 10 foot ceilings,master bedroom with ensuite updated bath, large fully outfitted kitchen, screened breakfast room, washer/dryer, wifi and cable. Enjoy sunset views from the lanai, the cooler elevation, and starry skies at night. Centrally located in Kona, we are 15 minutes from Kealakekua Bay to the south for kayaking and snorkeling, and 10 minutes south of the shops and restaurants and beaches in Keauhou. Close to everything yet the setting is rural. Walk to historic Kainaliu and enjoy boutiques, restaurants and galleries. Visit Oshima’s general store, catch a show at the historic Aloha Theater, and grab dinner at Annie’s, voted best burger in all of Hawaii in 2014! The lanai is a wonderful place to relax, overlooking the beautifully landscaped yard and an ocean sunset view. The enclosed terraced orchid garden on the lanai adds more beauty to the delightful setting. The yard is lush with tropical flowers and fruit trees, including lemons, limes, lychee, papaya, banana, coffee, mango, avocado, pomegranate, tangelo, breadfruit, jackfruit, pomelo, and tangerine.

Entire house, 3 bedrooms, (includes 3 Queen beds and two futons )2 baths, large fully equipped kitchen, master bedroom with ensuite bath, great room combination living/dining room with 10' ceilings, lush botanical setting, washer dryer, wifi, gas grill, lanai, screened breakfast room. Caretakers may need to access garage or office below house but use a separate entrance and will respect your privacy.

Property managers Sally and Allan live in the cottage next door. They have their own yard and driveway.

Kainaliu is a charming historic town packed with restaurants, cafés and shops. Walk to famous Oshima's old fashioned general store, the Aloha Theater (4 productions per year plus smaller events), Annie's, voted Best Burger in all of Hawaii in 2014, Gypsea Gelato and pastry shop. Kaya's cafe is a short walk north and has great coffee and free wifi. Kona Joe's cafe and coffee mill is a two minute walk downhill from the house.

You'll need to rent a car at the airport, approx. 30 minute drive south of the airport. Ample parking in rear of house.

Washer and dryer in house, gas grill, completely outfitted kitchen. Ironing board and iron, hair dryers, coolers, beach towels, mats, umbrellas, flashlights.

More Details

Property Manager
Sally Colwell
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 7, 2017


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation bungalow rental in Kealakekua, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Hall bath with new sink vanity with granite top and bamboo floors,and master bath with newly tiled shower stall, new sink vanity with granite and bamboo floors. Outdoor shower coming in 2015!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.01 Miles
Mamalahoa Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Kona Joe's Coffee (breakfast), Annie's, Kaya's
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Kealakekua Bay
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation bungalow rental in Kealakekua, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Break 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
spring-summer 2017
Apr 10 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Ironman 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
Oct-Nov 2017
Oct 22 2017 - Nov 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
High Season 2017-18
Nov 19 2017 - Feb 28 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$334
Cleaning fee C$401 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.4%

Rates are based on double occupancy( 2 adults). Children under 12 free. Additional guests @ $25 per night
Cleaning fee of $250
Refundable Security deposit $200
Hawaii occupancy tax of 13.42%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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