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The Onion House- Vacation in a work of art!

  • Vacation in a work of art!
    Vacation in a work of art!
    Vacation in a work of art!
    Chosen by the Travel Channel 'Best Deals' and 'Amazing Vacation Homes.'
    Dramatic sunsets light up the Kona skies.
    Privacy in which to swim and sunbathe
    Global Architecture Magazine did a 50 page retrospective of Kellogg's work
    Property description
    Kailua-Kona
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    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 international acclaim due to its innovative architecture and beauty.

    The Onion House has been featured by:
    *The Travel Channel
    *Archi...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Alarm Clock
    • Balcony
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Cooker
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Mountain Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Shared Garden
    • Stereo System
    • Telephone
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Water Views
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
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    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
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    • Suitable for Children:
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    Listing #FKN2379387 by: FlipKey
  • Rates
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car recommended
    How to get there
    Airport: Keahole: 19.0 km
    Activities nearby
    Nearest Beach: 3.2 km.
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Lynette W
San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in August 2015

My family and I enjoyed a week in this extraordinary house. It was like living inside a work of art. The photos of the property drew me in immediately - but nothing prepared us for the real thing and when we walked inside we were blown away. The house, the gardens, the pool, the whole property is a "once in... more

GBjorns
Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 16 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed at the Onion House in April 2015. It was everything we expected and more. Mahalo to current owner Beth McCormick for sharing and maintaining this wonderfully organic house in which translucent panel walls allow for living and breathing in rhythm with nature; quite the essence of Aloha - sharing the breath of life. The house is wonderfully located... more

canefan84
Chesapeake, VA
Level Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 7 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015
2
people found this review helpful

We had been looking forward to our trip to the Big Island and staying at the Onion House to 10 months. Upon arrival, we were quite please with our choice. This unique, beautiful home was the perfect setting to spend our time for a week as we toured the western half of Hawaii. The house is set off from the... more

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Listed since : Sep 2011
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