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Highland Hideaway Above Apia Nestled in Your Own Private Little Valley

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

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Last updated: 07/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Apia house 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.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

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

              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

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

                  Theme

                      • Away From It All

                      Attractions

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

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      local services and businesses

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

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain
                      • Rural
                      • Mountain View

                      sports and adventure activities

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

                      Arrival Day

                          • Saturday

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                              Dining

                              • Dining Area
                              • Seating for 8 people

                              General

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

                              house cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Optional

                                  Kitchen

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

                                  Outside

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

                                  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.


                                  Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details.
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                                  Calendar

                                  Last updated: 07/19/2014
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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

                                  • 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)

                                  • 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

                                  • 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.

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                                  Date last modified - Saturday, July 19, 2014

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                                  4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 8

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                                  Contact Tim: anytime

                                  Speaks: english, Saoman
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