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Secluded Custom Retreat with Private Pool and Spa

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ocean View house description

Do you long for?

The majesty of a panoramic ocean view lit by the glow of a tropical sunset?
The grandeur of a star-filled sky unbroken by streetlights or civilization?
The relaxation of watching ocean waves and swaying palms from your private lanai?
The enjoyment of a steaming cup of coffee, a good book, and a beautiful sunrise?
The solitude of a perfectly quiet evening touched only by the sounds of birdsong and breezes?

But also want?


The fun of swimming and relaxing in your private pool and sun deck?
The joy of swimming and snorkeling with the turtles at a stunning black sand beach?
The excitement of exploring a volcanic wonderland of lava flows and ancient caverns?
The romance of a soothing spa and glass of wine under a tropical sky?
The convenience of nearby shopping, gas, dining, and community library/clubhouse?

Then this might be the perfect spot for you to enjoy your stay in paradise!


Located 45 m. from Kona and 60 m. from Hilo... : We offer the wonderful experience of ''Old Hawaii'' with its serenity, quiet, and charm. In addition, we are ideally located to allow you to explore both sides of the Big Island. A five minute trip up to the highway takes you to the growing town of Ocean View, with its opportunities for shopping, dining, and an active community center.

Nearby must-see attractions include the black sand beach at Punalu'u, the green-sand beach and cliffs at South Point, Volcano National Park, and Kula Kai caverns. For the hikers, don't miss walking about 2 miles (45-60 minutes) down to the beach and lagoon at Pohue Bay where you will likely have it to yourselves (especially on a week day). A quick trip to the quaint town of Na'alehu lets you avail yourselves of organically grown local produce, local style restaurants with live music, and a fabulous bakery. A journey through lush rainforest to the Kapoho Tidepools with its outstanding snorkeling and abundant sea life. Or enjoy kayaking with the dolphins.

Hale Maluhia, or ''House of Peace',: is at 600' elevation and 2 miles from the coast, providing panoramic ocean views and perfect temperatures and humidity year round. Its unique location at the southern end of the island allows you to experience both fantastic sunsets and sunrises! Because of our low elevation and the cooling trade winds, we are rarely affected by the vog that can affect the Kona Coast. But we are still on the sunny side, where we don't have the rain and the bugs of the Hilo side.

Hale Maluhia is 1700 sq. ft. and features an open floor plan with three large bedrooms and two baths. The entire unit is located on the second level, providing enhanced views of the coastline and mountains. Vaulted ceilings throughout provides the spaciousness of a much larger home and the skylights warm the house with natural light. We also provide an office with laptop computer and high speed internet. A 900 sq. ft. lanai wraps around the entire house in a plantation style, allowing you your choice of views and privacy.

A spacious and inviting interior...: The master bedroom has a sliding glass door out to the lanai and a lovely ocean view. With a king size bed and 32'' flat screen TV with Dish Network, it is a great place to relax at the end of a long day of sightseeing and swimming.
The kitchen is open, with a breakfast bar for informal dining. It is fully equipped and has native koa-wood cabinets. It is ready for you to make your favorite island dishes or just pop something in the microwave for a quick snack.

There are two roomy baths, both with large tile vanities and shower/tub combinations. The master bath has a vanity separate from the main area allowing for greater privacy and shared use.

The great room combines a dining, living, and sitting area. There is an entertainment center with TV, DVD player, stereo, and home theater. An IPOD dock lets you enjoy your own music, or you can tune into the stations provided by Dish Network .

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            smoking permitted outside only...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Pets Considered
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • The master bedroom has a sliding glass door out to the lanai and a lovely ocean view. With a king size bed and 32' flat screen TV with Dish Network, it is a great place to relax at the end of a long day of sightseeing and swimming. In both 'grown up' bedrooms there is a rocker that serves as an excellent place to sip a fresh cup of locally grown coffee and watch the sunrise or enjoy a good book. The large closet with 10' mirrored doors provide plenty of storage space during your stay and a remote controlled ceiling fan ensures your comfort as you rest....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Full 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Full 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • There are two roomy baths, both with large tile vanities and shower/tub combinations. The master bath has a vanity separate from the main area allowing for greater privacy and shared use. Teak wood bathmats provide a nice touch of warmth and there is a large, fully stocked linen closet in the main bath....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • We have tried to provide everything you might need to feel completely at home. If you do need something special, it is usually readily available at the local market. The great room combines a dining, living, and sitting area. There is an entertainment center with TV, DVD player, stereo, and home theater. An IPOD dock lets you enjoy your own music, or you can tune into the stations provided by Dish Network. Enjoy the whimsical decor of lacquered geckos, carved dolphins, enameled fish and framed art. Here, also, ceiling fans ensure your comfort on those rare occasions when the breezes die down and the weather heats up. Sliding glass doors and plenty of windows offer great views of the coast and pool area. The 20' x 40' pool is covered to allow for solar heating and is surrounded by tiered concrete decking. A propane fired 5' x 7' spa sits adjacent to the pool for soothing away your tensions at the end of the day. Please note that this area is shared with studio downstairs when occupied....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable:

                In master bedroom and living room...moreless

              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Budget

              Attractions

              • Caves
              • Library
              • Rain Forests
              • Volcano
              • Waterfalls
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Leisure Activities

              • Sight Seeing
              • Whale Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing

              local services and businesses

              • Massage Therapist
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Mountain
              • Mountain View
              • Ocean View:

                180 deg. panoramic view ...moreless

              • Rural
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Rock Climbing
              • Kayaking
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Golf
              • Snorkeling
              • Spelunking
              • Hiking
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Computer Available
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Shared with downstairs studio if occupied...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Shared with downstairs studio if occupied...moreless

                      • Linens Provided

                      Kitchen

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Stove
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Blender
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Stove
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen

                      Outside

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        900 sq. ft. wraparound lanai...moreless

                      • Patio
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Binoculars
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas

                      Payment Type

                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard
                      • Discover

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Outdoor Hot Tub
                      • Hot Tub:

                        Shared with downstairs studio if occupied. To encourage conservation, renter is responsible for propane. Refills are easily available locally or in Kona/Hilo...moreless

                      • Private Pool:

                        Shared with downstairs studio if occupied...moreless

                      • Outdoor Pool
                       

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                      $840 $3,200

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
                      • cleaning fee $100 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 13.25%

                      Notes:

                      Standard rates are for 4 persons or less. Extra persons are $10/night each up to 8. (Please note that the instant quote feature could be inaccurate as it does not include children as extra persons)


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                      Last updated: 08/25/2014
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                      Location

                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Kona, Hawaii
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Belt Highway
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Punalu'u
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Shaka's
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Discovery Harbor
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      L&L Hawaiian BBQ

                      Car: Necessary

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2009

                      About the owner: My wife and I live in California and love the sun and the sea. We fell in love with the Big Island during our many vacations to Hawaii, and were fortunate enough to purchase this property for our retirement home. We are avid ballroom dancers and plan on building a dance studio on the property after we move over permanently. We both enjoy arts and crafts and hope to continue and expand our hobbies after we move.

                      Why the Owner Chose Ocean View:
                      We love the rural charm of 'Old Hawaii' and serenity of the south end of the island. It is on the 'sunny side' of the island and offers a panoramic view of the ocean 2 miles away. We enjoy watching the whale migration in season from our lanai. We also wanted to be in an area relatively free of the 'vog' that can affect the higher elevations and coastal areas to the north. We enjoy having services and amenities close by to avoid the need for frequent trips in to Kona or Hilo. We love the home and hope you will enjoy it as much as we do!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      At 'Hale Maluhia' you can experience the peace and refreshment of 'getting away from it all' while still 'having it all'. Your vacation can be as active or relaxed as you wish. You can explore the richness of the Big Island or relax with a book on the lanai or by the pool. Kids will enjoy the opportunity to swim and splash about and adults can enjoy a relaxing soak in the spa at the end of the day. It provides a great base for exploring the delights of the east side of the Island without the long drive back to Kona. Make sure you take the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular, star filled night skies and look for shooting stars. The star-gazing is truly world-class!


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                      Photos

                      • Pool deck and spa

                        Pool deck and spa

                      • A sunny day in Paradise!

                        A sunny day in Paradise!

                      • Sunset from the Lanai

                        Sunset from the Lanai

                      • Kitchen with breakfast bar

                        Kitchen with breakfast bar

                      • 2nd 'Adult' bedroom

                        2nd 'Adult' bedroom

                      • Master bath

                        Master bath

                      • A great place to relax!

                        A great place to relax!

                      • Our 'private' beach at Pohue Bay

                        Our 'private' beach at Pohue Bay

                      • Green sand beach at South Point

                        Green sand beach at South Point

                      • Akaka Falls

                        Akaka Falls

                      • Snorkrling at Kapoho tide pools

                        Snorkrling at Kapoho tide pools

                      • Kayak with dolphins at Kealakekua Bay

                        Kayak with dolphins at Kealakekua Bay

                      • Hale Maluhia or 'House of Peace'

                        Hale Maluhia or 'House of Peace'

                      • Ocean View from the Lanai

                        Ocean View from the Lanai

                      • Great Room

                        Great Room

                      • Master bedroom

                        Master bedroom

                      • The 'kids' room

                        The 'kids' room

                      • Wrap around lanai

                        Wrap around lanai

                      • Sunrise from the lanai

                        Sunrise from the lanai

                      • A 'busy day' at Pohue Bay

                        A 'busy day' at Pohue Bay

                      • Black sand beach at Punalu'u

                        Black sand beach at Punalu'u

                      • Pe'epe'e Falls

                        Pe'epe'e Falls

                      • Undersea life at Kapoho

                        Undersea life at Kapoho

                      • Kula Kai Caverns

                        Kula Kai Caverns

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                      Date last modified - Thursday, August 21, 2014

                      $139 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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