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Yurt in the Sky

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Ocean View from 4500 feet in the sky.

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ocean View cottage description

The “Yurt in the Sky” is above and away from the bustle of civilization. Here you have wide open spaces – ocean, sun, sky and the contrast of the rich lava rock with the delicate red Ohia flowers. Here you can live simply but very comfortably -- off the grid but with almost all the conveniences of home. Stock up on your favorite foods and enjoy meals on the deck gazing out at sky and sea, feeling the cool breezes from across a thousand miles of unobstructed ocean. Then, you can descend from your 4500 ft. retreat to Big Island’s beaches, botanical gardens, volcanoes (30 beautiful miles away) snorkeling, adventure attractions or entertainment spots. South Big Island Beaches are about 30 minutes away, greatest snorkeling in the state is about 45 minutes and Kona with all its beaches and activities is about one hour.

When you come back, sip some wine or some freshly brewed tea as the sun sets, cook up your favorite meal on the propane stove or microwave oven and get ready for the best show on the Island: the stars! You can lie on the deck or view them all night inside through the circular skylight. If the air is chill, just turn on the romantic fireplace. You will be warm in minutes. Curl up with a book, or stay in touch with the distant world with high speed internet. (Ask about our fully loaded netbook computer.)

Why stay in one more conventional resort room, when you can experience first-hand a whole new way of life – off the grid? Why not give it a try?


Keywords: Yurt

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Loft

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          • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1) This is a double foam mattress with linens which can be moved in and out of the living area., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There are two very comfortable sofas that do not convert to beds, but you can use our sheet sleeping bags, covers and pillows....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Laptop (Netbook) is loaded with latest software. Cell phone access is excellent. The attached bathroom with skylight has a flush toilet with enclosed toilet paper disposal can, and a hot shower....moreless

              Entertainment

                  • DVD Player

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                      • Restaurants

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Beachcombing
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing

                      Location Type

                      • Near The Ocean
                      • Ocean View:

                        The view is great, but we're above the clouds so on some days you see only sky....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Computer Available:

                            A new netbook with hi-speed wifi is waiting for you in the desk....moreless

                          • Fireplace
                          • Gas Fireplace
                          • Internet
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Mobile Phone:

                            Cell not provided, but access for your cell is excellent....moreless

                          • PC
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Wireless Internet

                          Kitchen

                          • 2 Ring Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Grill
                          • Kitchen:

                            We have a microwave oven, but not a conventional oven, a propane stove, electric refrigerator. The sink has cold water only but good washing soap....moreless

                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Very large deck with ocean views. Portable chairs to put on deck....moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Wood Deck

                          Forms Of Payment

                              • Accept Credit Card
                               

                              Reviews

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                              1 night min stay
                              $50
                              $300

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • cleaning fee $60
                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                              • Tax Rate 13.41%

                              Cancellation policy:

                              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 10/20/2014
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                              Location

                              Ocean View, Ka'u District, Big Island, Hawaii, USA (One Hour 15 Min South from Kailua/Kona Airport - Big Island)

                              Other Activities: Exploring lava tunnels. Being away from it all! Exploring back roads. Fishing, shopping, kayaking

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2007

                              About the owner: Hi future guests! I’m a retired community college teacher from Wisconsin in partnership with my son David, who fell in love with these islands as a student at the University of Hawaii. Designing and building our “Yurt in the Sky” has been a fun joint project. This year David is going back to school in Hilo, so we’re happy to share our new retreat with you. About me? I keep busy here in Wisconsin with outdoor sports, movies and playing music. My son David is a kind of “Techie guru” so he's at the phone to answer techie questions. I'm always here to answer all the other questions. Also we have several local “helpers' who will be there for you.

                              Why the Owner Chose Ocean View:
                              We looked at many lovely lots on the Big Island and at first were drawn to the lush jungle atmospheres of the lowlands. But when we visited the exhilarating height of this little-known area, with its spacious views and friendly, laid-back people, we decided within a day.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                              This “Yurt in the Sky” is very different from other rentals. First, we can offer you a low price because we have little overhead. This frees up your vacation budget for more fun. Second, in contrast to other yurt rentals, we offer total privacy and independence. There is no sharing of any facilities. Third, we have NO bugs or other pesky creatures. Just leave the door open all day! Fourth, although we are 'away from it all,' it’s easy to get around. The paved roads to the yurt are excellent and from down in the nearby village of Ocean View there are free busses around the entire island! Finally, our 150 degree view of the distant ocean below is spectacular.


                              Contact us

                              Speaks: english

                              Links to more information:

                               

                              Photos

                              • Ocean View from 4500 feet in the sky.

                                Ocean View from 4500 feet in the sky.

                              • Lounge on the deck

                                Lounge on the deck

                              • Cooking is easy!

                                Cooking is easy!

                              • Comfortable for extra sleeping.

                                Comfortable for extra sleeping.

                              • King bed in separate room. (Now there is an extra glass panel here.)

                                King bed in separate room. (Now there is an extra glass panel here.)

                              • Stay connected .. with a view.

                                Stay connected .. with a view.

                              • Beauty in early morning.

                                Beauty in early morning.

                              • Peace and Solitude

                                Peace and Solitude

                              • Romantic fire in cool mountain air

                                Romantic fire in cool mountain air

                              • View from the loft

                                View from the loft

                              • Simple but convenient

                                Simple but convenient

                              • Amazing sunsets,unbelievable 360 degree star views including galaxies 2-5am

                                Amazing sunsets,unbelievable 360 degree star views including galaxies 2-5am

                              VRBO #258300

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                              This listing was first published here in 2009.

                              Date last modified - Monday, October 20, 2014

                              $50 per night (USD)
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                              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

                              View calendar: Updated 10/20/14
                              Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                              Member since: 2005
                              Speaks: english
                              • Calendar last updated 10/20/2014
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                              (608) 669-4902 (Wisconsin, USA)

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