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Country Cabin - a Peaceful Retreat

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Relax and rejuvenate in Hamakua. We are located between the town of Hilo and the beaches on the Kona coast. Paauilo is a great location to stay if you want to explore the Hamakua coast and anywhere on the northern side of the island. Honokaa and Waipio Valley are very close by. A scenic drive on Hwy 19 will take you to Hilo to the east, or Kamuela, Hawi and a choice of beautiful beaches to the west.

Our private cabin has its own 2 acres of land in upcountry Paauilo. Quiet and peaceful, it's a perfect place to relax and unwind. Small country roads invite long walks and cool evenings offer good sleeping temperatures. Wake to the sounds of birds chattering while you enjoy your coffee outside. Paauilo is still truly out of the busy tourists areas and offers a taste of old Hawaii.

10-15 minutes away is the historic town of Honokaa, with restaurants, shopping, a small grocery store and a beautifully renovated movie theater that offers first run movies and live music. Honokaa has also recently started having a monthly 'First Friday'. The first Friday of every month the stores stay open late & there is live music, lots of great food and even a fashion show. It's a fun, local event that's definitely worth checking out if you're here on a First Friday night.

Accommodations at our cabin include one full bedroom with a queen size bed, a full bath, a full kitchen and laundry facilities. We even are lucky enough to have on site professional massages available in the cabin - unwind even more after a long day at the beach. This is a cozy house, a wonderful place to welcome you home after a day at the beach or sightseeing. Our cabin is clean and bright, with lots of windows. It's a great place to tuck away and simply enjoy the beauty of the Hawaii.




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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 540 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom has 1 queen size bed. We also have a queen size double height air bed (pretty much same dimensions as the regular bed) that we can add to the bedroom if 2 people are traveling together but don't want to share a bed. Also available is a low height full size air bed that is perfect for a child....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    HD television with HDMI port so will play off your device with an HDMI connection. No television channels available. We also provide some DVD's....moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Rain Forests
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Rural

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker & french press. Also coffee bean grinder....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen including fridge, gas range & microwave....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer - Escape the City Heat
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$80
$480 $1,500
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$90
$550 $1,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Fees:

  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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23 Available
24 Available check-in
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilo
35 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hapuna Beach

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

Why the Owner Chose Paauilo:
We have lived on this property for almost 30 years. That is so hard to believe! It is true that time flies when you're having fun. We actually fell into this place kind of by accident, not knowing anything about the island when we moved here. Lucky us as we love living in Paauilo and wouldn't want to live anywhere else. We've raised our children here and about 10 years ago built the cabin. We have been renting it but it has been open for a few months while we had different friends come and stay. We found that it made us so happy to have visitors enjoying Paauilo too that we decided to offer it as a vacation rental. We live on the 3 acres adjacent to the cabin property. Both places have their own private space as we built the cabin on the other side of a small macadamia nut orchard. This orchard needs a lot of work from us as it's aging and growing over, but in the meantime it provides lovely privacy.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
We love Paauilo for many reasons. We love that when it's incredibly hot in the summer in Kona we can go home to some cooler air in the evening; that we can spend a morning or an afternoon at some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and that nearby Honokaa provides movies and restaurants when we don't want to cook. We love the outdoor beauty, the sunshine through the trees, the slowness of a walk on a country road - and the commute to work is only 15 minutes and without a single stoplight! Visiting friends tell us they really enjoy that we're between Kona and Hilo so they can go touring in either direction. I think that's a good point. This really is a big island and less driving is always good! People who have stayed in the cabin also tell us that it feels like a retreat from their regular life - quiet and peaceful. It helped them relax. That's how we feel about it too. A great place to come home to. It makes us really happy to have visitors in our cabin enjoying their own getaway in Hawaii. As for the house, we really hope you'll like it. We keep it very clean and well maintained. With a full kitchen, bath, bedroom and laundry it's a pretty cozy cabin.


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Full kitchen

    Full kitchen

  • Waipio Valley from the overlook

    Waipio Valley from the overlook

  • View from one spot on the road down from the cabin.

    View from one spot on the road down from the cabin.

  • Turtle swimming at Makalawena Beach

    Turtle swimming at Makalawena Beach

  • Trail on the floor of Pololu Valley

    Trail on the floor of Pololu Valley

  • White coral on black lava. Love on the big island.

    White coral on black lava. Love on the big island.

  • Wild horses on the floor of Waipio Valley. Easily reached by tour.

    Wild horses on the floor of Waipio Valley. Easily reached by tour.

  • Makalawena Beach

    Makalawena Beach

  • Pololu Valley

    Pololu Valley

  • Shhh...Turtle at rest..

    Shhh...Turtle at rest..

  • Rainbow over Paauilo

    Rainbow over Paauilo

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/19/2015
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