Welcome to the world of John Walker. A Scotsman who made his way to Hawaii as a young man in the 1870’s to become a contractor of choice to Queen Liliuokalani, and erect such notable buildings as the Bishop Museum and Honolulu Hale (City Hall).
Mr. Walker’s inviting presence is felt in the structure of this, his favorite hideaway on Lanikai Beach. Built in 1934, this enchanting environment transports you back to an era of graceful living, where the worries of the world are lost in the luxury of the sea, sand, and restful surroundings. Following recent renovations, the house contains just the right combination of added comforts in its updated kitchen, guest quarters and “boathouse”, with elements of charm carefully preserved from a richly felt past.
One of the first homes to take advantage of Lanikai’ s heavenly reef-protected waters and natural stretch of white sand beach, John Walker’s Beach House set the standard by which the surrounding community grew…a standard which has been nurtured by his family through the years for you to enjoy. Although only with us in spirit, John Walker’s love of Lanikai is preserved by one of his most revered places in the world.
The main house features 3 bedrooms, a kitchen, and a large “great room” with spacious accommodations for large gatherings. Steps away are the white soft sands of Lanikai Beach with access to the water provided from the front lawn. With a separate entry, the ‘guest cottage’ located off the entry courtyard features a queen-bedded room and a small parlor with kitchenette (sleeps up to 4). Another private entry “boathouse” sits above the garage – complete with its own living room, kitchen, bathroom and lanai (sleeps 2-4). This is the classic Lanikai Beach House – for those looking for a casual, relaxing getaway on the shores of one of the worlds’ best beaches!
Note: from February 1- Feb 28 each year, the “boathouse” will be occupied and unavailable to rental guests (separate unit).
This property is a professionally-managed, licensed short-term vacation rental, Non-Conforming Use Permit Number 90/TVU-0042, and is compliant with Hawaii State Legislation (HB2078) for vacation rental accommodations, Lic#TA-043-470-0288-01.
|Property Type||House, 1 story, Built in 1934|
|Bedrooms||5 bedrooms: 1 king bed, 3 queen beds, 2 full beds, 2 twin beds|
|Rooms||Sleeps 14, Main House Master: 1 King Main House Guest Room (Ocean):1 Queen Main House Guest Room (Courtyard): 2 Twins Cottage – Room 1: Queen Cottage – Room 2: Full Boat House Lanai:1 Queen Boat House Loft: Double|
|Floor Area||3157 square feet|
|Pets||No pets allowed.|
|Standard Amenities||double, king, queen, shower, toilet, tub, twin/ single, churches, cinemas, library, marina, museums, playground, reefs, restaurants, water parks, zoo, Dining, DVD Player, Satellite / Cable, Stereo, Television, Video Library, Air Conditioning, Clothes Dryer, Hair Dryer, Iron & Board, Linens Provided, Living Room, Parking, Telephone, Towels Provided, Washing Machine, Coffee Maker, Dishes & Utensils, Dishwasher, Kitchen, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Stove, Toaster, beachcombing, eco-tourism, horseback riding, luaus, outlet shopping, paddle boating, photography, scenic drives, sight-seeing, walking, whale watching, ATM/bank, groceries, hospital, medical services, Beach View, Beachfront, Ocean View, Oceanfront, Deck / Patio, Lanai / Gazebo, Lawn / Garden, Outdoor Grill, basketball court, cycling, fishing, golf, hiking, jet skiing, pier fishing, sailing, scuba diving or snorkeling, snorkeling, surfing, swimming, tennis, water skiing, wind-surfing, children welcome, non-smoking only, pets not allowed|
|Living||Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, Linens, Washer & Dryer, Ironing Board, High-Speed Internet, Barbecue|
|Business||Nearby ATM, Nearby Post Office, Nearby Internet Cafe, Nearby FedEx, Nearby Bank|
|Convenience||Nearby Medical Services, Nearby Grocery, Outlet Shopping, Movie Theatres, Golf Course, Boutique Shops, Nearby Kailua Town, Convenience Store, Nearby Restaurants|
|Amenities||Patio, Beach, Lanai, Lawn/Garden, Ocean Access, Sunset View, Guest House, Parking Spaces|
|Damage Protection||$89.00 + Credit Card on File|
|Minimum Stay||5 – 14 Nights – Seasonally|
|Rate||From $1,500 – $4,800/night, plus 10.25% TA Tax and 4.712% GE Tax + Applicable Convenience Fee|