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Hale Ka Lehua (the Lehua House in Volcano Hawaii)

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The front of the house facing the backyard. Jacuzzi to R of the grand stairs.

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Last updated: 07/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and experience the Aloha of Hawaii Island while staying at this gorgeous, hand crafted home near Volcano Golf Course & Country Club. Nestled amongst the native Koa and Ohia Lehua Trees with a sweeping view of Mauna Loa and a steady serenade from the numerous native birds,this Hawaiian retreat will envelope you with a complete sense of peace and relaxation. Hale Ka Lehua was designed by owners John & Mindi Clark and personally built by John which shows in every well thought out detail.
The extensive use of glass gives one the feeling of being outside while within the warm comfort of indoors...perhaps snuggled next to the wood burning fireplace.
This 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath retreat has a completely private master bedroom located outside of the main home off of the front lanai. This sweet room has a full sized memory foam bed with a native garden view, 1/2 bath, night stand,reading lights over the bed and a small space heater for extra chilly winter nights.
The main floor bedroom has a queen memory foam bed, a small desk and closet and is located across the hall from the full bath (both Tub & shower).
The upstairs 'room with a view'' is a multi-purpose room with a full size Futon sofa bed (a real matress not a cotton one along with a memory foam mattress pad topper) that can be used as a reading or game room, a bedroom or a perfect place to practice Yoga, meditate or simply have some quiet time enjoying the full, mountain view of Mauna Loa through Frank Lloyd Wright inspired seamless corner windows.
The kitchen boasts gorgeous 'Flower Garden' granite, gas stove and oven and is completely stocked with Le Creuset cookware, small appliances and Riedel wine glasses.
French doors spill out from the solid ohia wood floored living & dining room onto the wrap around lanai that has outside dining and gas BBQ grill as well.
We invite you to come enjoy the beauty and quietude of this beautiful brand new home while exploring the amazing dynamics of Kilauea, the world's most active volcano located within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

The 'Dry side' of Volcano keeps you out out of what can be a constant drizzle & fog that shrouds the eastern flank. The golf course area is located just beyond the crest of 4,000' and dips you into the Kau side of Volcano where the temps will still range from the 40's to the mid 70's but with far more sun! We are 3 miles past the entrance to the park, but you can walk to the edge of the caldera from our home in just 20 minutes...a perfect place to sip a glass of wine while soaking in the view of Halema'uma'u and getting a glimpse of the powers of Madame Pele.
Both the Volcano Golf Course and Volcano Winery are within a few minutes walk from the house.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years to be the responsible person in charge...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a smoke free property.....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Queen size Beds (1) Memory Foam mattress - main floor bedroom, Double Beds (1) Memory foam in master bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) In upsatirs multi-purpose room....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • You will not find a more well rounded home...beautifully hand crafted, secluded yet close by the park with a dry sauna & and a jacuzzi. We take excellent care of this special 'retreat' and we enjoy sharing it with visitors from all around the world. As outdoor enthusiasts and athletes living on the Big Island for over 30 years we are a wealth of information on how to tailor your visit. Complimentary Big Island Coffee Beans & Organic Tea selections for your first morning along with my famous homemade granola!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Small library of Big Island Travel books and 'coffee table' books about Hawaii. There is a binder on the bookshelf with menus from all the local restraunts....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Hawaiian of course.........moreless

  • Stereo:

    5 surround sound speaker system with the TV that accepts an Ipod or CD/DVD...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat Screen SMART TV with Sony surround sound system stereo system with an Ipod jack, Netflix & Pandora....moreless

  • Video Library:

    A few local films about the volcano and a few assorted movies, music DVD's....plus a Netflix account is active on the TV...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Mauna Loa view from the upstairs room along with a full sky view on starry nights with panoramic windows....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Spelunking

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is a leaf for the table in the closet should you need to seat more people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    With Dryer Sheets...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Yoga mat & props, hammock, dry sauna underneath house, jacuzzi in the backyard....moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    There is a space heater in the master 'pod' bedroom off the lanai...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality min 400 thread count sheets, ...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Great service...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for 2 cars in the driveway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cell phone only...no land line...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    12 bath towels, 4 beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Kirkland brand liquid soap is provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    pass code provided upon arrival...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Free standing wood buring fireplace with wood provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    You will love the antique coffee grinder to grinder local Big Island Beans every morning. You will have you choice of electric drip, Melitta Drip style or stove top espresso....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    This is a gourmet kitchen with Le Creuset cookware, Riedel crystal wine glasses,martini & margarita glasses & the best quality utensils. Plenty of wood cutting boards & granite cheese platters....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fabulous gourmet kitchen completely well stocked with appliances, spice cupboard as well as condiments and some basic food items like oil, olive oil, flour, sugar etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Convection...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    The refrigerator is stocked with basic condiments along with a full spice cupboard and basic pantry items like flour, sugar, oil, paper towels, ziplocs, foil etc. ...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    1 small mountain bike & a women's hybrid bike...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    1 set of golf clubs are in the garage...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is an outdoor fit pit in the backyard..currently with just log benches. 2 Large Umbrellas in the garage, beach mats, some snorkel gear, 1 boogie board....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie board, beach mats & towels, mask & snorkel...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    4 Person Jacuzzi installed in March 2014. ...moreless

  • Sauna:

    A Finnish style dry sauna is located under the house & will be available by April 2014....moreless

 

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$200

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Notes:

We do not charge a cleaning fee...but we do require our guests to leave the house in clean order with all the dishes cleaned and the linens stripped off the beds & the first load or 2 of sheets & towels are started. If not, we do charge a $150 cleaning fee.


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Last updated: 07/29/2015
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilo
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Volcano House
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Hilo
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Volcano Golf & Country Club
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hawaii Belt Road
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Golf Course, Volcano Village & Volcano House
20 Miles
Nearest Beach
Punalu'u

Car: Necessary

We are 3 miles past the entrance to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, just past the Volcano Golf Course which is located on Pi'imauna Drive (1st Right past the 4,000 elevation marker on Highway 11). We are a 20 minute walk to the edge of Kilauea Caldera (from the house),10 minute walk to the golf course & a 5 minute walk to the winery. Lots of hiking trails, cycling, exploring the National Park and lava viewing.

You may also park at the entrance of our subdivision at the corner of Pi'imauna and the highway and access the park or the shopping facilities within the Kilauea Military camp. From here the walk to the caldera is less than 10 minutes. Access the hiking trails across from the flag pole at Kilauea Military Camp ...aka KMC.

We have 2 bikes for your enjoyment as well.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We moved to the Hawaiian village of Kalapana located on the SE corner of the Big Island in 1981 to escape the freeways of So. California. We were blessed to live, surf and paddle canoe here for 8 years before Madame Pele covered this community with lava in the late 80's & early 90's. We lost our home to the lava but our orchid farm,'Kalapana Tropicals' that we started in 1987 remains in tact and is now just one of 2 orchid nurseries that we own and operate...the other being in Kurtistown where we have lived since 1990. Free orchid farm tours for our guests!

Why the Owner Chose Volcano:
We love the Volcano area for it's cool weather, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and hiking and cycling opportunities. It's a quick get-a-way for us as it is only 20 minutes from our home in Kurtistown and we feel like we are in another world!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
We selected this property because it is located on the 'dry side' of Volcano, it's bounty of native Koa and Ohia trees that are filled with birds. John took great care in removing only enough trees to build and the home is designed with a bedroom off the lanai to save trees and give this home a tree house feel.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The front of the house facing the backyard. Jacuzzi to R of the grand stairs.

    The front of the house facing the backyard. Jacuzzi to R of the grand stairs.

  • Back view of house which faces the road. House faces the native backyard.

    Back view of house which faces the road. House faces the native backyard.

  • Enjoy a camp fire in the backyard!

    Enjoy a camp fire in the backyard!

  • Lava Flow like driveway up to house with water catchment building on left.

    Lava Flow like driveway up to house with water catchment building on left.

  • Back lanai looking from the pod bedroom

    Back lanai looking from the pod bedroom

  • Living room with free standing wood burning fireplace.

    Living room with free standing wood burning fireplace.

  • Bar counter separates the kitchen & dining room for a great flow in interaction.

    Bar counter separates the kitchen & dining room for a great flow in interaction.

  • Master Bedroom  with a queen bed across hall from full bathroom

    Master Bedroom with a queen bed across hall from full bathroom

  • Mango wood stairs lead up to the loft bedroom

    Mango wood stairs lead up to the loft bedroom

  • Panoramic windows in the upstairs 'Room with a view'

    Panoramic windows in the upstairs 'Room with a view'

  • half bath within the pod bedroom

    half bath within the pod bedroom

  • Halema'umau crater plume cloud. This view is a 20 minute walk from the house.

    Halema'umau crater plume cloud. This view is a 20 minute walk from the house.

  • Full view of house from the backyard

    Full view of house from the backyard

  • Steps up to the lanai with the French doors open to the living & dining room.

    Steps up to the lanai with the French doors open to the living & dining room.

  • Side view showing the grand rock wall that surrounds the home.

    Side view showing the grand rock wall that surrounds the home.

  • Outside dining table on lanai with master bedroom in back.

    Outside dining table on lanai with master bedroom in back.

  • Living room with native Ohia hardwood flooring

    Living room with native Ohia hardwood flooring

  • Gourmet Kitchen with 'Flower Garden' Granite

    Gourmet Kitchen with 'Flower Garden' Granite

  • Indoor dining room, granite bar top with swivel chairs.

    Indoor dining room, granite bar top with swivel chairs.

  • Full bathroom with bath tub & tiled shower

    Full bathroom with bath tub & tiled shower

  • Upstairs 'Room with a view' with Full futon sleeper sofa.

    Upstairs 'Room with a view' with Full futon sleeper sofa.

  • The pod bedroom with a full sized bed & a space heater to keep it cozy!

    The pod bedroom with a full sized bed & a space heater to keep it cozy!

  • Stacking washer & dryer with laundry sink in garage.

    Stacking washer & dryer with laundry sink in garage.

  • Halema'umau Crater glowing at night

    Halema'umau Crater glowing at night

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/29/2015
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