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Sally Colwell

Member since: 2014
Call Manager
Speaks english, french

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

Bedrooms 3
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

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Photos and Description of the Kealakekua vacation bungalow rental

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, beautiful original hardwood floors, original built in koa cabinet, and a built-in punee bed in the living room. Three bedrooms and two full baths can sleep 6 with the punee bed for 1 and a queen air mattress if more people needed.(8 maximum) 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 to the north to 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, fig, coffee, mango, avocado, pomegranate,tangelo, bread fruit, jack fruit, pomelo, cherimoya, pineapple and lilikoi.

Please note: additional Hawaii Occupancy tax 13.4%

Entire house, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large fully equipped kitchen, owner's 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 live in the cottage next door. They will greet you and get you settled, then they will respect your privacy, but they are always available to help you in any way if needed!

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
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sally Colwell (Property Manager)
Member since: 2014
Call Manager
Speaks english, french


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:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2017
Nov 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$335
Cleaning fee C$335 + 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%

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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation bungalow rental in Kealakekua, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
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 ...
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • 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