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Newer Cottage Located on 12 Acre Tropical Fruit Orchard Near Sea.

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Private gated entrance of cottage from Kamaili Rd.

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Last updated: 07/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Opihikao cottage description

Opihikao was a beautiful old Hawaii settlement and it has retained an exotic aura. There is jungle all around and few houses. From the cottage you can walk to the ocean and check out the tide ponds and the powerful Ocean waves crashing on the lava rocks. The historic Opihikao Church ( 1823)with a local congregation is just a few blocks away. You are also only a few miles to a black sand beach, and so many other natural wonders, too numerous to list. Best snorkeling this side of the Island.
The Cottage itself has an open beam plan with enclosed bed and bathroom. The bedroom has access to the Lanai which sits high over the orchard of beautiful tropical views. You can pick your own fruits every day and eat them with your favorite beverage on the small table with chairs outside on the Lanai. Bananas and Papayas are year round, and there are always other fruits depending on season. Mangos, White pineapples, Citrus, etc.
The Orchard has too many varieties of tropical fruits, nuts and spices to list . Have you ever eaten a Rambutan? there are over 200 Rambutan trees!!!
The kitchen has Silestone countertops and a full size stove and refrigerator for preparing any kind and size meals. The cottage is solar powered with a backup generator located far away. And so it is quiet when running.
All appliances and lights are energy efficient. NOT PERMITTED : hair dryers, hot plates, irons or other high wattage appliances as these drain the batteries. Otherwise there is plenty of power for fridge, water pump and other electrical appliances in the cottage.
Hot water and stove are on propane.
This is a place to relax, enjoy nature, and come away refreshed and invigorated. Pahoa town is not far away for restaurants and shopping. And now cottage has high speed internet connection for your laptop or other Wifi connections

Keywords: Cottage is located just off Kamaili Road at Rainbow Orchards with over 45 varieties of tropical fruits, nuts and spices. Pick your own fruit in season. Walk to Ocean

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) futon in living room

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • The volcano and its lava flow attract many guests. Good local farmers markets with local entertainment. Then there is a nearby 'clothes optional beach'... All the Ocean activities, like snorkeling, fishing......moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                some books, lots of local information, maps...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

                  • Nude Beach

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Location Type

                      • Rural:

                        jungle area with tropical fruit trees and the sounds of the ocean nearby...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Living Room:

                        living room has sofa futon , desk for wifi....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        gated parking...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        gatted off street parking and private entrance...moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        no telephone and cell phone reception does usually work in cottage...moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        plenty, and beach towels too....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Kitchen:

                        kitchen has eco friendly appliances like a french press instead of a coffee maker......moreless

                      • Oven:

                        full size uses propane...moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        coffee, tea, cereal, and a few stables...moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        full size energy star electric fridge...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        propane with electric starter for 4 burners...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        table and chairs and covered outdoor sitting area...moreless

                       

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                      3 night min stay
                      $95
                      $525

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                      Fees:

                      • cleaning fee $1
                      • Taxes Included

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/30/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
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                      Location

                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Hilo international
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Kehena

                      Car: Necessary

                      short drive to lava viewing in Kalapana, local farmers market on Saturday just 4 miles away in seaview, huge farmers market near Pahoa every Sunday. And a huge

                      night market in Kalapana every Wednesday night with live entertainment, not to be missed

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: I am 69 years young, and now retired in Hawaii developing my Tropical Orchard. I love it here. I am finally able to have chickens too. Also have three dogs, Occasionally there are wild pigs. On the mainland I worked as the 1st Urban Forester of Pasadena, California for 11 years and another 10 years in Glendale, California as their Urban Forester. I was a Peace corps volunteer in Chile in 1968-70 and the Horticulturist of Raleigh , North Carolina before moving to California in 1978. I am happy to show guests around the orchard and help them with their vacation plans.

                      Why the Owner Chose Opihikao:
                      I love the primeval area. The people, the relaxed living and the climate where I am able to grow so many things.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      I enjoy range free eggs and fresh organic fruit.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, spanish

                       

                      Photos

                      • Private gated entrance of cottage from Kamaili Rd.

                        Private gated entrance of cottage from Kamaili Rd.

                      • Bamboo screen separates reading area from kitchen

                        Bamboo screen separates reading area from kitchen

                      • bedroom has hardwood floor, ceiling fan and access to lanai.

                        bedroom has hardwood floor, ceiling fan and access to lanai.

                      • view from bedroom lanai.

                        view from bedroom lanai.

                      • futon in living room makes into a comfortable standard size bed.

                        futon in living room makes into a comfortable standard size bed.

                      • A 5 minute walk to the Historic Opihikao Church established in 1823

                        A 5 minute walk to the Historic Opihikao Church established in 1823

                      • A backside view of the cottage

                        A backside view of the cottage

                      • Thai papaya. Hen egg to show size.
I brought the seeds from Thailand.

                        Thai papaya. Hen egg to show size. I brought the seeds from Thailand.

                      • avocados

                        avocados

                      • sample of fruit in August.

                        sample of fruit in August.

                      • jabotaca fruits on the stem

                        jabotaca fruits on the stem

                      • Bay window, front of cottage

                        Bay window, front of cottage

                      • kitchen area

                        kitchen area

                      • Red  bedspread to match red flowers

                        Red bedspread to match red flowers

                      • tiled bathroom. another  outside window in shower/tub (with mini blinds)

                        tiled bathroom. another outside window in shower/tub (with mini blinds)

                      • A ten minute walk from the cottage to this spot, Sunbathe  at low tide.

                        A ten minute walk from the cottage to this spot, Sunbathe at low tide.

                      • Taste the exotic tropical Rambutan Fruit, Main season Oct-Feb, A few in summer.

                        Taste the exotic tropical Rambutan Fruit, Main season Oct-Feb, A few in summer.

                      • longon fruit

                        longon fruit

                      • betal nuts

                        betal nuts

                      • cacao pods ( chocolate). I have around a hundred plants.

                        cacao pods ( chocolate). I have around a hundred plants.

                      • sample of seasonal fruit in April.

                        sample of seasonal fruit in April.

                      • Pagoda flower

                        Pagoda flower

                      • Magoteens, limes, thai papayas, rambutnas, and cacao from the Orchard to market

                        Magoteens, limes, thai papayas, rambutnas, and cacao from the Orchard to market

                      VRBO #339269

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                      $95 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 07/30/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Speaks: english, spanish
                      • Calendar last updated 07/30/2014
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