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A Tropical Garden Cottage New Private Quiet Sleeps 2-4 $75 nt

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Cottage (far right behind trees). Take a walk around our 3 acres, we have a path

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Last updated: 02/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Keaau cottage description

New cottage in a beautiful tropical setting surrounded by palm trees, hawaiian flowers, fruit trees and large ferns of many
varieties.

Centrally located within 20-30 minutes from historic Hilo town, waterfalls, hot ponds, Volcano's National Park, and flowing lava, how hot is that!

Then, how cool is this! This winter there's lots of snow on Mauna Kea, largest mountain on earth from bottom of sea to top, at over 14,000 ft above sea level, so bring your snowboard! International Observatories on top, some with tours.

Amenities on property include: 2-person kayak, mountain bikes, snorkel gear, beach chairs, tennis rackets, surf boards, boogie boards ping-pong table.

Kitchen is fully stocked with all new appliances including full size fridge, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, cook top, crock pot, even a waffle maker.

Private washer/dryer, indoor and outdoor shower.

Star gaze from bed in the loft across 10' of glass windows or relax on memory foam futon bed on the lower level.

The University of Hawaii Hilo Astronomy Center offers exhibits and shows that could fill an entire day. The Tsunami museum tells all about Hilo, how it was affected by tsunamis and how it was restored to what it is now.

Hike through lava tubes big enough for a bus, check out the steam vents as natural saunas, see ancient petroglyphs, snorkel over colorful live coral reefs, swim with giant sea turtles and schools of tropical fish, see lava pour into the ocean as it creates new land.

There are great mountain bike and hiking trails. Did I mention the Volcano National Park? The visitors center also has a great exhibit of the wildlife and history of Hawaii including a theater with hourly shows of the same.
Then a short drive to the Kileaua gift shop with a cafeteria and restaurant overlooking the huge caldera as steam rises from many spots within, which also can be hiked into and across.

You'll love strolling through historic Hilo Town, as it's the origin of the Hawaiian culture. This quaint, turn of the century town with it's Victorian and plantation style architecture will charm you with it's shops, stores, art studios, and restaurants.

One of the biggest Farmers Markets is there in old town with the best and most diverse selection of produce and flowers from local farmers you can imagine, as well as many artisans and merchants selling their goods in the many booths.

As I mentioned, our warm, clean, cozy garden cottage couldn't be more centrally located from all these activities and sites, this is a great place for your Hawaiian home base.

We can offer guided tours, surf lessons, mountain bike excursions, as well as just point you in the right direction. Call us with any questions and ask about our special rates for seniors.

Keywords: Central location, near lava, waterfalls, 15 minutes to Hilo, kitchenette, nicely furnished, quiet, peaceful, view of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea from property. Discount to the best restaurant in Pahoa.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Loft

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on a clear day....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Fees:

  • cl. fee/no pet $50
  • Tax Rate 16.45%

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Last updated: 02/28/2015
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Location

We have a 2 person kayak, boogie boards, surfboards, beach chairs, snorkel gear, bikes, camping equipment, lots of aloha.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: My wife, Barbara and I, Michael, are generally very active. We love to hike and bike right here from home as well as surf, swim, and snorkel in the warm waters near by. I'm an artistic, creative carpenter/builder that built our home here in '05 and recently finished building the cottage on the same 3 acres (far enough apart to maintain mutual privacy). Barbara is a waitress at the best restaurant in the area (Kaleo's Bar and Grill). We love what we do, and are thankful to have a piece of paradise. Come experience old Hawaii, you won't want to leave.

Why the Owner Chose Keaau:
We bought here 10 years ago after many years living on Maui (nice place to visit but you want to live here). It's Old Hawaii, not so touristy. And when they say the 'Big Island' they mean it. You can buy acres here compared to square feet. It's all spread out and roomy. You don't even see your neighbors in these rural areas but at the same time everyone is generally very warm and easy to get to know. It's a very friendly place to visit and live.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
When your here you'll feel like the only people on the planet, other than an occasional and distant passer by. You'll be taken by the unspoiled Hawaiian landscape and the sounds of birds singing. Sunrise is my favorite time, but sunset is pretty awesome too, from our lanai.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Cottage (far right behind trees). Take a walk around our 3 acres, we have a path

    Cottage (far right behind trees). Take a walk around our 3 acres, we have a path

  • Inside looking out thru screened entry at garden area.

    Inside looking out thru screened entry at garden area.

  • Kit'n w/ full sz fridge, microwave, tstr. oven, 2 burner hotplate, extras.

    Kit'n w/ full sz fridge, microwave, tstr. oven, 2 burner hotplate, extras.

  • Lava flow at night. This is why you wanna come! Nothing like this on the planet.

    Lava flow at night. This is why you wanna come! Nothing like this on the planet.

  • Waipio Valley from the top, good surf,  hike for miles to next valley, camping.

    Waipio Valley from the top, good surf, hike for miles to next valley, camping.

  • Thurston lava tube, walk thru  Volcano' Nat'l Park, my favorite place, very cool

    Thurston lava tube, walk thru Volcano' Nat'l Park, my favorite place, very cool

  • Akaka falls, mins. north of Hilo. Short hike thru botanical gardens, awesome.

    Akaka falls, mins. north of Hilo. Short hike thru botanical gardens, awesome.

  • Oceanfront lava fields, hike for miles,  beautiful black sand beach, awesome.

    Oceanfront lava fields, hike for miles, beautiful black sand beach, awesome.

  • Front entry, french doors, screened.

    Front entry, french doors, screened.

  • Studio living/dining area, loft above w/ TV and music center. Very private

    Studio living/dining area, loft above w/ TV and music center. Very private

  • Sweet sleeping loft with memory foam pad and moms quilt, cozy! Lots of windows.

    Sweet sleeping loft with memory foam pad and moms quilt, cozy! Lots of windows.

  • Snow capped Mauna Kea, view from the cottage on a clear day & Mauna Loa also.

    Snow capped Mauna Kea, view from the cottage on a clear day & Mauna Loa also.

  • Volcano's Nat't Park forest. 30 min from the ctg. on Hwy 11. Great hiking trails

    Volcano's Nat't Park forest. 30 min from the ctg. on Hwy 11. Great hiking trails

  • Hot pond heated by an under ground geothermal spring, 80-90 deg w/ bthrms & shwr

    Hot pond heated by an under ground geothermal spring, 80-90 deg w/ bthrms & shwr

  • The nearby Puna coast, lots of turtles and whales during season. 20 mins. away.

    The nearby Puna coast, lots of turtles and whales during season. 20 mins. away.

  • Kona sunset, we have the sunrise. Both are breathtaking. See it from the mtn top

    Kona sunset, we have the sunrise. Both are breathtaking. See it from the mtn top

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
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  • Calendar last updated: 02/28/2015
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