The Onion House- Vacation in a work of art!

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From $295 / night


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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • House

The historic 'Onion House,' built by the McCormick spice family, is a unique architectural treasure, with stunning visual aesthetics.

With walls of screen and stained glass, light dances throughout the interior. At night, the translucent roof panels glow like twin Japanese lanterns. Two arched structures lie surrounded by pool, fishponds, and gardens, perched on a lava rock terrace overlooking the Kona Coast. This unique home was hand-built by the famed architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg, an innovator of Organic Architecture. James Hubbell created the stained glass and mosaic dining table. The home, owned by artist Beth McCormick, has received ...Read more

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The Onion House- Vacation in a work of art!
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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On the Big Island:
* See flowing volcanic lava up close and personal
* Night dive with manta rays
* Swim respectfully with wild dolphins
* View telescopes at Mauna Kea observatory
* Photograph the varied landscapes and underwater vistas of the Big Island.
* Fly above the erupting volcano
* Zipline through the treetops
* Explore Native Hawaiian sacred sites
* Learn about Tropical Permaculture
* See humpback whales breach.
* Sail, snorkel, dive, and surf

Hawaii Island is a mini-continent with almost every climate on the planet, featuring beaches, plunging waterfalls, tropical forests, snow-capped mountains, and some of the most unique species in the world.

More About This Location

Beach or lakeside relaxation, Warm winter getaways

Getting There

Nearest airport: Keahole, 12 miles
Car is essential

Availability

Last updated on February 26, 2015
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Amenities

General
  • Alarm Clock
  • Washing Machine
  • Safe
  • Linens Provided
  • Fireplace
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
  • Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
  • Telephone
  • Internet Access
Pool / Spa
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean or water views
Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Blender
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Stove or Oven
Entertainment
  • Stereo or CD player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Books
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • VCR
Outdoor
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Garden
  • Patio
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - ask
  • Suitable for children - ask
  • Suitable for the elderly - ask
  • Wheelchair accessible - no

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