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Tropical Paradise at the Oceanview Banyan House with Wraparound Lanais

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Last updated: 07/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kapaau house description

Big Island Vacation Houses presents: The Banyan House. This lush, tropical oasis is located in beautiful North Kohala and offers an immersive Hawaiian experience removed from the tourist traps and bustle of other locales. In fact, it may have you believing you're a local.

A large variety of lush flora envelopes and divides the property, including hibiscus, birds of paradise, orchids, ferns, palms, an awesome banyan tree and fruit trees offering the freshest mangoes, papayas, bananas, and avocados that are yours for the picking. Savor oceanic, pastoral or jungle views as tropical birds sing, geckos chatter, the island breezes caress the trees, and the resonance of the tide rhythmically whispering in the distance.

The Banyan House is two stories of luxury, housing an impressive 9 foot solid koa-slab island in the 1st floor kitchen, large first & second story lanais (including a screened in area on the second story that can be used as a third bedroom), two queen sized bedrooms, 2 full baths with 1/2 bath plus separate private outdoor Bali Stone shower that is great after a day at the beach.

You are a short drive from the historic town of Kapaau, home of the original King Kamehameha I Statue. The charming downtown area has great art galleries and several wonderful restaurant as well as Kamehameha Park which has great tennis courts, a public swimming pool, a skate park and wonderful children playground. There is even a small public golf course you can play on for a nominal fee. A short drive in the other direction leads you Keokea Beach Park, which is a great spot for a picnic. Continue on and you come to the end of the road at the stunning Pololu Valley Overlook where you can enjoy a spectacular view hike down to the valley.

A few minutes past Kapaau is the colorful town of Hawi, known as North Kohala’s biggest little town. It is home to a weekly farmer’s market that we think is one of the best on the island. Be sure to sample local varieties of popular fruits, like apple bananas, strawberry papaya and in season, super sweet white pineapple! Hawi is also the bicycle turnaround for the annual Ironman World Championship held every October and has a great selection of unique shops and tasty restaurants. The world famous Bamboo Restaurant is consistently voted one of the best restaurants on the island with a great lineup of live music featuring award winning Hawaiian musicians. There are also wonderful alternative healing practices located here, with massage therapists , acupuncture specialists, naturopaths, herbalists, and a variety of yoga styles represented.

North Kohala is perfectly located to take advantage of many fun activities including scenic coastal rides on horseback or ATVs, the Kohala Zipline, Kayaking the Kohala Ditch and hiking trails galore. Head up the mountain road to Waimea and experience one of the best scenic drives in the US, with incredible views of Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and its observatories and a birds eye view of South Kohala with all its resorts and white sand beaches. The beaches in Kohala are the best on the island, including world famous Hapuna beach (Conde Nast rated it one of the top 10 beaches in the world), scenic Mauna Kea Beach, child friendly Spencer Beach Park and local favorite Beach 69.

This private Eden reveals three other private houses spread out over 2 acres and presents a variety of accommodations, as each house offers it's own distinctive floor plan. The entire property sleeps 18-20. Please view our other rental listings at VRBO/215410, VRBO/152916 and VRBO/452049. The listing for the whole property is VRBO/481173

See a video tour of the Banyan House by clicking on 'Video', which is located at the top of the page in the main photo's section.



Keywords: House, Vacation, Big Island, Jungle, Kohala, Pololu, Paradise

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking is permitted on lanais....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                toliet and vanity with private outdoor bali stone shower...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped kitchen with 9 foot koa slab island includes all state of the art appliances including coffee maker & grinder, blender, dishwasher, full sized stovetop, oven, and refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and full compliment of pots, pans, cooking utensils and dishware....moreless

              • Catering Available:

                Please contact us, we can make some recommendations on local providers....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Clothes Dryer:

                State-of the-art...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Living Room

              Other Amenities

                  • The home is innovatively designed and features custom workmanship, prized Hawaiian woods, fine art appointments, cathedral ceilings with an open-concept design, stylish furniture, indoor and outdoor bali-stone showers. It is also fully equipped with beach equipment including chairs, umbrellas, coolers, beach towels, boogie boards, snorkel, fins and masks....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Wall mounted in downstairs living area, as well as a big-screen TV in the open-air screened in porch....moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Communications

                  • Internet:

                    Wifi is available throughout the house and ethernet connections are available at the desk in the living area....moreless

                  • Telephone

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    It is fully equipped with beach equipment including chairs, umbrellas, coolers, beach towels, boogie boards, snorkel, fins and masks....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    (3) Wrap-Around lanai on the ground floor. Upper level lanai includes a fully screened in area as well....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Fresh Fruit that Surrounds the Property is Yours for the Picking...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Charcoal Grill...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                      • Ocean View

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Hiking
                      • Golf
                      • Swimming
                      • Fishing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Antiquing
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shelling
                      • Boating
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Walking
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Shopping
                      • Churches
                      • Cycling
                      • Surfing
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      High Season
                      Nov 23 - Apr 26, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $300
                      My Standard Rate
                      5 night min stay
                      $250

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • cleaning fee $150
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      No refunds within 30 days of arrival


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 07/27/2014
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                      Location

                      The Big Island's North Kohala district is the discriminating travelers' best-kept secret. Experience 'Old Hawaii' in the charming historic towns of Hawi and Kapaau, with artists' shops, galleries, and delightful cafes. Historic sites - the famous statue of King Kamehameha, state parks, tropical gardens, Pololu Valley - with its majestic views, black sand beach, and scenic hiking trails. Or kick back, and enjoy some of the island's best beaches. Whale watching is seasonal (December through April), but the sea turtle sightings occur year-round.

                       

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                      Photos

                      • The Banyan House at sunset

                        The Banyan House at sunset

                      • The Banyan House & Tree

                        The Banyan House & Tree

                      • Upstairs Bath

                        Upstairs Bath

                      • Ocean View From Second Story Lanai

                        Ocean View From Second Story Lanai

                      • The Kitchen Featuring an Impressive 9 Foot Solid Koa-Slab Island (1)

                        The Kitchen Featuring an Impressive 9 Foot Solid Koa-Slab Island (1)

                      • Private Outdoor Shower

                        Private Outdoor Shower

                      • More oceanviews from the Banyan House

                        More oceanviews from the Banyan House

                      • Lower lanai leads to large yard and our majestic Banyan tree

                        Lower lanai leads to large yard and our majestic Banyan tree

                      • Side Lanai

                        Side Lanai

                      • Stairs & entry

                        Stairs & entry

                      • Aerial View

                        Aerial View

                      • Your New Tropical Driveway

                        Your New Tropical Driveway

                      • The Kitchen Featuring an Impressive 9 Foot Solid Koa-Slab Island(3)

                        The Kitchen Featuring an Impressive 9 Foot Solid Koa-Slab Island(3)

                      • One of Two Queen Sized Bedrooms(Bedroom 2)

                        One of Two Queen Sized Bedrooms(Bedroom 2)

                      • The Oceanview Banyan House

                        The Oceanview Banyan House

                      • One of Two Queen Sized Bedrooms(Bedroom 1)

                        One of Two Queen Sized Bedrooms(Bedroom 1)

                      • Second Story Lanai

                        Second Story Lanai

                      • Full Size Futon(Bedroom 3)

                        Full Size Futon(Bedroom 3)

                      • Banyan House has two living areas with Flatscreen TV

                        Banyan House has two living areas with Flatscreen TV

                      • The Kitchen and Living Area

                        The Kitchen and Living Area

                      • The Banyan House

                        The Banyan House

                      • Hike Breathtaking Pololu Valley ~ 10 Minutes From Property

                        Hike Breathtaking Pololu Valley ~ 10 Minutes From Property

                      • The Kitchen Featuring an Impressive 9 Foot Solid Koa-Slab Island(2)

                        The Kitchen Featuring an Impressive 9 Foot Solid Koa-Slab Island(2)

                      • 2nd Living area with Flatscreen TV

                        2nd Living area with Flatscreen TV

                      VRBO #215142

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                      $250 - $300 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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