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Spacious, Private, Custom Built Home on the Kona coast. Recently Reduced Rates!

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Nicely decorated 2 bedroom 2 bath up and open area down sleeps up to 4 more.

Panoramic views of the ocean and Kona Town from all living areas of the house. Spend lazy moments in the lanai watching whales, sunsets, cruise ships arrive at sunrise and leave at dusk, surfers and more.

Centrally located. Nearby activities include world class fishing, snorkel cruises, golf, hiking, walking (the Walua Trail is two blocks from your vacation home). You will be about a 5 minute drive to Magic Sands beach and Kahalu’u Beach for swimming and snorkeling amongst a plethora of tropical fish and the famous giant Kona turtles.

Kona town and Keauhou are only minutes away with shopping, fine dining, ocean front night life, movie theaters, golf, tennis, beaches, kayaking and outrigger paddling. Ask us about 'kamaaina' discounts for golf at Kona Country Club or tennis court time at The Holua Resort and Tennis Club. (Note: Shuttle services available on request. The owner/operator of Adventurous Limousines is our on premises property manager and your local contact. He offers special rates for our guests).

The bedrooms on separate wings of the home, with scrumptious California Queen beds are an invitation to a great night’s sleep after a busy day of fun and exploration of the Big Island.

Call now to book your vacation! Take advantage of our fall special rates.

More Details

Owner
George & Elisa Doktorczyk
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian, About my French - je ne parle pas mas je comprends
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About George & Elisa Doktorczyk

Aloha,

We are the proud (an lucky) owners of "Kona Sunsets", George & Lisa Doktorczyk.

The best thing about the property is that for at least six months each year, it's our home so its well appointed, comfortable and fully stocked with all the utensils of home.

It all started back in January of 2001. We came to the Big Island for a 2 week get-away from the hustle, bustle of Southern California. We had visited other islands but we fell in love with the Kona Coast and made a spontaneous decision to retire early and make Kona our home.

When we announced to friends and family we were retiring in Hawaii most of them thought we were a little wacky and too young to retire! And we couldn't blame them. After all, we were city folks with good jobs and a large network of friends and family in California.

Well, here we are 15 or so years later!. We lived in Kona full time until 2013 years when we were seduced by the call of grandchildren. and we modified our residency to allow us to spend time with family and friends in California. When we're in So Cal, we live in a small, rural community between Riverside and Palm Springs.

We're blessed in that se like both places, but if we ever have to narrow it back to one or the other, it's no contest and Kona wins by a good margin!

Why George & Elisa Doktorczyk chose Kona Coast

After giving notice at work and letting the bosses know that we had decided to move to Kona, we went house hunting. We could not find anything we liked and could afford (we wanted it all..... spacious, great view, close to town, etc) and were about to give up when one of our new friends found a lot for us. To make a long story short, we bought the lot, designed the house and finished it in 2004. Building a house is not for timid (this was our 3rd one and after the last one we had vowed never do it again.It's particularly challenging here in Hawaii. But, we're happy we did. It turned out better than we had imagined. We love the Hawaiian people, their culture and their friendliness.... and we're in a nice upscale area with great neighbors/friends.

What makes this house unique

The place is a joy to be in. When we're here, we're always busy doing fun things. We both enjoy the outdoors, the beauty of the tropics and all things beach and ocean.

We are both warm weather people but did not want to be right at the shore as it is hotter and more humid than our location. Sunsets House is at about 700 ft. elevation so the trade winds and the elevation keep it cooler and less humid.

Typically, down by the water and in Kona town it can be 10-15 degrees warmer and 10-20% more humid than at our property.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Kailua-Kona in the North Kona

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Spacious Master Bath Suite.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Nicely appointed with tiel and glass block shower.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , On lower level.
  • Downstairs third bathroom is a full bathroom with a spacious shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Suite with lounging area & mirrored walk in closet.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Guest bedroom with California Queen bed and full bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , The additional sleeping facilities are on the lower floor.
  • Two bedrooms on upper level, both with California Queen beds. Master Suite is spacious and includes a lounging area and a large master bath suite. Second bedroom with full bath on opposite ends of the house for optimum privacy. Third bedroom lower level with a very comfortable queen Davenport. Also on lower level, a double futon bed comfortable for one adult or 2 preteen children.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Spacious, Private, Custom Built Home on the Kona coast. Recently Reduced Rates!
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5

Amazing view

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay. The house is spacious and well decorated. The owner is responsive. There is a beautiful ocean view.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kona, Hawaii
5

Nice, nice place.... Great value!

  • 5 of 5

The VRBO listing does not do this place justice. Everything was better than depicted. We absolutely loved our stay here. The hosts were exceptionally helpful. They are very knowledgeable and friendly and made the visit to Kona and the Big Island more enjoyable by sharing their knowledge. We enjoyed speaking with him and listening to his great suggestions about what to do on the island. The home was very comfortable, very clean house with everything furnished. The neighborhood was upscale and quiet. The neighbors were friendly. Doc and Lisa have put some thought into making guests feel at home. Their effort to make the stay as good as possible showed! We've stayed in dozens of vacation rental homes in locations around the world. This one ranks in the top 5% and we are planning to visit again next year. Many thanks to 'Doc' and Lisa for their wonderful hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely days and nights

  • 5 of 5

This was a most relaxing week for me and my friend,

. The house was beautiful, spacious and had all the amenities one could ask for on a vacation. The location was great. A few blocks from main highway. Also owner gave us lots if great tips for places to see and restaurants. Would definitely book this place again

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We enjoyed a lot!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed ourselves in your beautiful and well appointed home. We found everything as described and can highly recommend this home if you want to stay in a luxurious accommodation.

Thank you for sharing it with the grateful Thomas Family.

Best wishes.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kona, Hawaii
5

Struck Gold!

  • 5 of 5

What a nice place! It had everything we needed for a very comfortable stay. The views are 'to die for'. Boats, cruise ships, paddlers, surfers, dolphins, whales, Kona town (very pretty at night with all the lights) and some real wow sunsets. The owners, Dok and Lisa, were very friendly and helpful and good communicators. Can't say enough good about what a good choice this was. Will definitely stay there on our next visit to the Big Island..

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Powell River, BC Canada
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Sunsets in paradise

  • 4 of 5

A lovely home in a spectacular location. Located above the highway, the slightly higher elevation makes the climate just that little bit cooler and more comfortable, compared to the ocean level. We stayed in the lower level suite which is roomy and well ventilated, nicely furnished with a homey feel. Kitchen facilities are limited but we managed to prepare most of our own meals. The owners are helpful and friendly, and responded to all of our requests. The neighbourhood is quiet residential, so there is minimal traffic noise, unlike all the other places we have stayed. A very pleasant place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Akaka Falls State Park
Hulihee Palace
Jackie Rey's Ohana Grill
Kahaluu Beach Park
Mokuaikaua Church
Nearest Airport
11.7 Miles
Kona International (KOA)
Nearest Barpub
2.4 Miles
Jackie Rey's Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
4.7 Miles
Kona Country Club (Open to the public)
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
H-11 Hawaii Belt Hwy (aka Queen's Hwy)
Nearest Restaurant
5.1 Miles
Ray's - Sheraton Resort
Nearest Beach
3.1 Miles
Kahalu'u (aka Snorkle Beach)
Car: recommended

Our location is ideal. Kona town, beaches, tennis, golf, surfing, paddling, shopping, restaurants and more are within 5 miles . radius. Sitting on a hillside you facing directly west, you have unobstructed panoramic views of the ocean and Kona Town. You can spend lazy moments on the lanai watching whales, dolphins, the fishing fleet, an occasional cruise ship , surfers, and last but not least, superb sunsets.

Kona, Keauhou and Waikaloa are minutes away with shopping, ocean front night life, movie theaters, golf, tennis, and all ocean sports activities. Ask us about discounts.

Nearby activities include world class fishing, snorkel cruises, golf, hiking, walking (the Walua Hiking Trail, the walking path of Hawaiian royalty, is two blocks from your vacation home). You will be a 5 minute drive to Magic Sands beach (great for body surfing) and Kahalu’u Beach (the best place for swimming and snorkeling among a plethora of tropical fish and the famous giant green Kona turtles.

Call to book your vacation now to take advantage of summer and early fall specials.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Kailua-Kona, Big Island Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Late Summer 2017
10 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£914
for 3 nights
From
£211
£1,600
£3,799
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Ironman Triathalon
1 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,271
for 5 nights
From
£242
From
£22
Fri,Sat
£1,776
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
16 Oct 2017 - 10 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£914
for 3 nights
From
£211
From
£220
Fri,Sat
£1,600
£3,975
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Holidays
11 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,266
for 4 nights
From
£246
From
£264
Fri,Sat
£1,820
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Winter Snow Bird Rates
8 Jan 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£967
for 3 nights
From
£229
£1,688
£5,382
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£879
for 4 nights
From
£150
From
£9
Fri,Sat
£1,161
£3,535
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £193.87
Additional Guest Fee £11.63 per person per night
Damage Insurance £61.26

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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