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Highland Hideaway Above Apia Nestled in Your Own Private Little Valley

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Main House. The 2nd floor of the split level is below top of foreground shrubs.

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Last updated: 11/29/2014

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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This executive home is beautifully appointed, completely enclosed and fully furnished. Solar heated showers are yours. Fully filtered drinking water for is your pleasure and convenience. Mango, banana, papaya and avocado are a few pleasures awaiting you.

The main split level house has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, modern and fully equipped kitchen, 60’ long verandah opening on to a dream deck overlooking the private valley. This house is ideal for family and especially numerous couples.


The Main Dwelling: This split level home is set on a reasonably steep incline facing the northwest looking out over a small private valley. A beautiful modern kitchen opening onto the lounge room is surrounded by an enormous enclosed L-shaped verandah. Also upstairs we have the master bedroom adjoined by a full ensuite, another bedroom, full-size bathroom and laundry. Downstairs consists of 2 more large bedrooms, another full bathroom and spacious office adjoined by a reading room.

The verandah opens onto a new deck that gives you the impression of being on top of a mountain. You will love to experience the brilliance of the moon in its fullness and the wonderful evening breezes; not to mention our local coffee in the early morning. Serenity, extreme quiet, very secure and insect proof.

Aternative Traditional Samoan Fale: Our new but traditional Samoan Fale (home) will enable you to experience all the uniqueness of this very old Samoan design especially extremely effective ventilation. The ancient design has been unique only to the Samoan Islands. The oval shape is covered with by an extremely high and domed roof enhancing the fale's coolness. The interior is intricately hand finished with local materials bathing you in timeless Samoan tradition.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Master - main level: 1 queen

    17' x 12' with ensuite...moreless

  • Bedroom #2 : 1 double

    15' x 11' main level...moreless

  • Bedroom #3 : 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    12' x 11' downstairs...moreless

  • Bedroom #4 : 2 twin/ single

    12' x 11' downstairs...moreless

  • All bedrooms: - concrete block - fully louvered and screened for excellent ventilation - very quiet and private Master bedroom - double doors open to main verandah - swinging bar doors to ensuite...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom #1: toilet, shower

    ensuite - master b/r...moreless

  • Bathroom #2: toilet, shower

    main level...moreless

  • Bathroom #3: toilet, shower

    downstairs...moreless

  • Ensuite includes: - large tiled shower recess - separate toilet with transluscent louvers - large his and hers open closets Bathroom #2 has large tiled shower recess and is just across the hallway from Bedroom #2 on main level Bathroom #3 is beneath the stairs...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Main house: 2100 sq ft upstairs and 900 sq ft downstairs. Internet: Optional extra Samoan Fale: The fale is alternate accommodation with equivalent of 2 bedrooms (master & loft) and 2 1/2 bathrooms. This is for the minded couple who prefer to be be by themselves in an executive environment. The fale is 1000 sq ft and fully self contained as is the main house. 4 people would be very comfortable here....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Luaus
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Arrival Day

  • Saturday

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Solar Panels
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Tank

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Please contact owner for rates.
Rental is also available 2 weekly, monthly and 6 months. 
Alternatively Samoan Tala is acceptable.
The rates below are broken out for comparison:
1 week $US835
2 weeks $US1,460 (equivalent weekly rate = $730)
Monthly $US2,500 (equivalent weekly rate = $585)
6 months $US1,760 monthly (equivalent weekly rate = $440)
The above rates apply for the traditional Samoan Fale.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Location

Car: Necessary

The ideal Vacation Home waiting for you in the highlands above Apia nestled on 2 1/4 acres with your own private little valley where delightful tropical breezes will relax you in the cool of the evening. We are in a quiet and secure isolation yet within a short drive of Apia, Faleolo International Airport, Paradise Beach, Cloud Nine Resort and many other fabulous attractions.

For your convenience additional services are available from our onsite staff such as: cleaning, cooking, island tours, babysitting, shopping. Inquire for further information.

Directions:

Our Samoan Highland Hideaway is located in Aleisa East (pronounced Ar-lee-sar) approximately 20 minutes or 12 kilometers southwest from the Apia town clock. Village directions are used as follows: Apia, Lepea, along Papaseea Road to Ululoloa (near Tuaefu on map) then along Alafaalava Road to Aleiasa East where you will turn right at the Sooula Store and finally down the dirt road to our gated drivewa

Other Activities: Waterfall sliding

Golf: Faleata Golf Course boasts 18 holes underneath the beautiful backdrop of the Samoan highlands. The restaurant and bar are wonderful for an evening out being so close to the Samoan Highland Hideaway.

 

Owner info

About the owner: Maria is Samoan and Tim Australian, both living in Canada

Why the Owner Chose Apia:
Located in the Samoan highlands above the capital city Apia away from the tourist traffic and business of city life.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Saoman

 

Photos

  • Main House. The 2nd floor of the split level is below top of foreground shrubs.

    Main House. The 2nd floor of the split level is below top of foreground shrubs.

  • Main House and fantastic deck form across our private valley and plantation

    Main House and fantastic deck form across our private valley and plantation

  • Main entrance to your Vacation Home. Enjoy the cool of the day here

    Main entrance to your Vacation Home. Enjoy the cool of the day here

  • Dining area is part of the extensive L-shaped verandah. TV area in background.

    Dining area is part of the extensive L-shaped verandah. TV area in background.

  • This 60 ft verandah really is the central feature of the home. Notice the breeze

    This 60 ft verandah really is the central feature of the home. Notice the breeze

  • Archway looking from kitchen to verandah. Notice stair handrail to downstairs.

    Archway looking from kitchen to verandah. Notice stair handrail to downstairs.

  • Comfortable and extremely airy 2nd bedroom upstairs

    Comfortable and extremely airy 2nd bedroom upstairs

  • Well stocked library for your reading pleasure

    Well stocked library for your reading pleasure

  • Reading and games room doubles as a really quiet work area

    Reading and games room doubles as a really quiet work area

  • Swimming at the best beach in Upolu - Lalomanu. Beach fales are available.

    Swimming at the best beach in Upolu - Lalomanu. Beach fales are available.

  • Evening bathing at Joelan Beach Fales, Lano, on Savaii's north coast

    Evening bathing at Joelan Beach Fales, Lano, on Savaii's north coast

  • Our 2nd home; the Samoan Fale. A must visit; this spectacular traditional design

    Our 2nd home; the Samoan Fale. A must visit; this spectacular traditional design

  • Side view of the Main House. Lush gardens surround the house.

    Side view of the Main House. Lush gardens surround the house.

  • Rear of the house starting from left - ensuite, bathroom, 2nd bedroom, kitchen

    Rear of the house starting from left - ensuite, bathroom, 2nd bedroom, kitchen

  • Welcome to our home folks - this bouquet is from our own garden

    Welcome to our home folks - this bouquet is from our own garden

  • Fully appinnted modern kitchen; gas stove, filtered drinking water, island

    Fully appinnted modern kitchen; gas stove, filtered drinking water, island

  • Our deck is the best feature of the property; overlooking the plantation valley

    Our deck is the best feature of the property; overlooking the plantation valley

  • Master bedroom features Tasmanian blackwood suite. Ensuite off to far left.

    Master bedroom features Tasmanian blackwood suite. Ensuite off to far left.

  • Downstairs foyer leading to the library and 3rd bedroom. reading room to right.

    Downstairs foyer leading to the library and 3rd bedroom. reading room to right.

  • Spacious 3rd bedroom - coolest in the house is it's best feature

    Spacious 3rd bedroom - coolest in the house is it's best feature

  • Spectacular 100m high Papapapaitai Falls on the Cross Island Road out from Apia

    Spectacular 100m high Papapapaitai Falls on the Cross Island Road out from Apia

  • Falealupo church at the extreme west end of Savaii was destroyed in 1990 cyclone

    Falealupo church at the extreme west end of Savaii was destroyed in 1990 cyclone

  • Colours, divesity of the garden driveway. You can't experience this at a hotel.

    Colours, divesity of the garden driveway. You can't experience this at a hotel.

  • Main House (right) and traditional Samoan Fale (left)

    Main House (right) and traditional Samoan Fale (left)

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, August 26, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Saoman
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  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 11/29/2014
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