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Skandia Cottage, Hawaii's 'up-Country' Hideaway $125/170 Night

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Skandia Cottage • Ahualoa Hawaii• Come for a Week Stay for a Vacation!

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Last updated: 12/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Honokaa cottage description

In complete privacy on the slopes of Mauna Kea ( 'White Mountain') Skandia Cottage offers the ideal headquarters for exploring the fascinating Big Island of Hawaii! Special touches, fresh flowers and first breakfast supplies are included, with a European touch.

It is located midway between the two major towns of Kona and Hilo, at 2500 feet, with a view of the mountain, on 3 wooded acres. It's clear air and wide vistas as you walk along the country roads provide a special energy unique to this area, called 'Ahualoa'.

Providing total comfort, the front area ,which has a walker ramp entry, contains the cathedral-ceilinged living room, dining area, fully equipped kitchen, and master bedroom with king-sized bed. There is a separate private entrance door to an attached back bedroom-studio with twin beds, full bath, and small fridge, overlooking a lanai. Second couple rate for it's use.It is not rented separately.

Drive 12 miles through famous ranch country to Waimea town, with it's fine restaurants and live seasonal theatre. Continue downhill to the Gold Coast to top rated beaches, water sports, and intriguing Hawaiian sites. Picturesque Honokaa is 4 miles to the east, en route to fabulous Waipio Valley or the waterfalls of Hamakua.

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Thirteen. Well-behaved teen agers are welcome!...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Hawaii is nearly smoke-free. Wood ceilings absorb smoke, and the Cottage is clear of this aroma....moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children:

                Back Studio has a separate private entrance a few feet away from the kitchen entry door. There is a back staircase for access to the car port.There are glass tables and/or breakable objects in all rooms....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Front ramp at entrance, main cottage area will accept wheelchairs. Studio not ADA...moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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              • King size beds in main bedroom(1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin beds are in second studio bedroom. Use of two bedrooms by a single couple is the same rate as for two couples.Please note that the basic rate for use of both bedrooms is $170.00...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Please note that back of cottage studio sleeps 2 in twin beds, is private, and rate of use for extra guests is $45.00 per night....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    board games...moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    Classical, Lounge, and Hawaiian music...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    basic cable service, main national stations( PBS, NBC, CBS, FOX) plus local and C-Span. No HBO unless requested, for extra charge....moreless

                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    Both tape and DVD movies as well as Teaching Company DVD's and CD's are supplied....moreless

                  Theme

                      • Away From It All

                      Attractions

                      • Arboretum
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Medical Services

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Photography
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        Mauna Kea , 14,000 feet high...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Mobile Phone:

                        At present only works on front porch...moreless

                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone:

                        Phones in living room, in bedrooms & kitchen as well as studio....moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Passwords given for access upon arrival....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available:

                        On request two weeks in advance...moreless

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Mr. Coffee, French press....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Pots, pans, prep bowls, blender...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Full sets of dishes, glasses, and utensils....moreless

                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Full kitchen, with microwave, toaster, all cooking accessories....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items:

                        Pantry contains basic condiments. ...moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Main area fridge has ice maker. There is a small fridge in studio bedroom closet...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        electric stove...moreless

                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        small balcony also off master bedroom...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Covered, with seating for 4...moreless

                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Standard pricing
                      3 night min stay
                      $125
                      $770 $3,000
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 13.25%

                      Notes:

                      Breakfast supplies for first 3 days are provided: Fresh fruit bowl, local organic eggs if requested, bread,butter and jam. Organic local coffee, tea. Condiments supplied

                      Studio is part of cottage, with separate entrance for privacy, includes full bath, TV. $45 per night extra charge for it's use.

                      ! night deposit required. We send a form. Balance on departure.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/11/2014
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                      22 Today
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                      Location

                      46 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Hilo & Kona
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Beach

                      Car: Necessary

                      Wagon Trips Through Waipio Valley, Historical Hawaii Sites, Whale Watching in Season (December through March) Waterfalls, open pastureland, star-gazing up on Mauna Kea , trip to an active volcano.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1996

                      About the owner: As a retired interior designer of Swedish-Dutch heritage, it was natural to design and build this cottage for my mother to her requirements and nostalgia for her homeland. Having lived on the big Island for over 37 years, my love for this area has remained steadfast. Guests of the Cottage feel the energy and special European touches which make it a welcoming experience. Writers, families, honeymoon couples, retired friends, all have had their own individual reactions, and all have been happy guests. As we say here- 'E Komo Mai'- Welcome! Please open the link for guest's comments.

                      Why the Owner Chose Honokaa:
                      This cottage was built for my mother so that she could be fairly close to our home after my father died. We had chosen this area originally for its privacy, green surroundings, healthy altitude and temperate climate.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Location is out of the 'vog zone',( typically around Kona) and temperatures are moderate without need of air conditioning. Access to beaches and scenic vistas are within a short drive, and Mauna Kea is visible as you walk the country road which fronts the Cottage.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, dutch

                       

                      Photos

                      • Skandia Cottage • Ahualoa Hawaii• Come for a Week Stay for a Vacation!

                        Skandia Cottage • Ahualoa Hawaii• Come for a Week Stay for a Vacation!

                      • Dining area

                        Dining area

                      • Honeymoon welcome

                        Honeymoon welcome

                      • Master bedroom

                        Master bedroom

                      • Back studio, separate entrance,  unit includes full bath and fridge

                        Back studio, separate entrance, unit includes full bath and fridge

                      • Studio bathroom, with full tub/shower.

                        Studio bathroom, with full tub/shower.

                      • Mauna Kea view across the road from Cottage

                        Mauna Kea view across the road from Cottage

                      • Upland Vista, Mauna Kea

                        Upland Vista, Mauna Kea

                      • Mauna Kea in Winter with telescopes

                        Mauna Kea in Winter with telescopes

                      • Mother's collectibles

                        Mother's collectibles

                      • Welcome to Skandia Cottage!

                        Welcome to Skandia Cottage!

                      • Living Room, TV

                        Living Room, TV

                      • Full kitchen, washer and dryer

                        Full kitchen, washer and dryer

                      • Afternoon tea on the back porch

                        Afternoon tea on the back porch

                      • Studio corner seating

                        Studio corner seating

                      • Rear entrance to studio and back door of the main cottage.

                        Rear entrance to studio and back door of the main cottage.

                      • White Ginger - Beautiful Flora surrounds the cottage

                        White Ginger - Beautiful Flora surrounds the cottage

                      • Driving West through ranch country

                        Driving West through ranch country

                      • Nearby Waimea / Kamuela Town

                        Nearby Waimea / Kamuela Town

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                      $125 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 12/11/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Member since: 2000
                      Speaks: english, dutch
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/11/2014
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