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Lovely lower level suite in a fully refurbished older country house; Private entrance; living room, kitchen, bathroom with walk-in shower, bedroom with queen bed, peaceful, private country setting; covered lanai with table and chairs, free wireless internet, internet Tv, DVD player; ; distant ocean views from property, ocean and mountain breezes, lots of windows, tile flooring, full size fridge, naturally cool in summer; easy 6 mile drive from Hilo; Quiet owner lives on upper level of house. Lovely landscaped yard with fruit trees and native plants; picnic table; nice walks in neighborhood; Near Hawaii Botanical Gardens, Akaka Falls, Onomea Bay Scenic Drive; Honolii Beach Park, Richards Beach Park; 40 miles to Volcano National Park to south and same distance to Waipio Valley to the north.
Private bathroom with pretty view out large windows. Walk in shower.
Near to Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, City of Hilo, Hilo Farmers Market, Akaka Falls, Rainbow Falls; centrally located for touring east Hawaii Island...40 miles to Volcano National Park to South, 40 miles to Waipio Valley to North, 50 miles to Mauna Kea Summit visitor's center to West....moreless
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On a clear day, you will see the 13900' peak of Mauna Kea behind the house. ...moreless
We are 3 miles up from the main highway 19 on a small country lane. ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Seating for 2 people
Uncovered parking in the yard next to carport....moreless
No smoking within unit. Quiet time after 10 pm. Upon departure, guests are expected to wash dishes and utensils, hang all towels on racks and return key to lock box. Ken has owned the house for many years and has lovingly cared for and refurbished the house and grounds. He has two small dogs who will bark when you arrive but are friendly. The rental has no pets inside it at any time.
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The 'Hideaway' is located about equi-distant to Volcano National Park south and Waipio Valley to the north... each about 40 miles distance. Close to 'home' is the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens, Akaka Falls, Rainbow Falls, Hilo Farmers Market (open for fresh produce everyday; craft and clothes vendors on Wednesday and Saturday); Hilo Tsunami Museum, Lyman Museum, Hawaii Plantation Museum; you will likely see big green sea turtles if you go snorkeling; Uncle Roberts Farmers Market and 'street fest' every Wednesday and Friday night in Kaimu in south Puna.
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: Hospital Admin
Why the Owner Chose Papaikou: Gorgeous and private.
The Unique Benefits at this House: A clean and comfortable, nicely renovated suite, country quiet with a pretty yard. Bamboo, banana, and lots of tropical plantings.