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House in Paradise by the Ocean - Walk to Tidepools

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Last updated: 10/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Kapoho house description

HIBISCUS HOUSE is a beautiful, garden paradise in sunny Kapoho!

There is a lovely, relaxing tidal pond in the front yard to cool you on those warm Hawaiian days! The 3/4 acre grounds include towering coconut palms, bananas, African Tulip Trees, mangoes, Cook Pines, and plumeria.

This roomy home (upper unit) boasts a spacious wrap-around covered lanai from which to enjoy the garden views and new Weber grill. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a dining area and large living room with vaulted ceilings. The master bedroom has a King-sized bed with tiled bathroom. The other 2 bedrooms have queen size beds. A second bath is off the hall. The bathrooms were remodeled in 2012 and are fully tiled. With ample sized common areas and all the amenities for gourmet cooking, the home is suited either for entertaining or for a quiet romantic getaway. Watch the large screen HD satellite TV, or DVDs or Netflix movies. Fall asleep to the sound of the ocean waves or relax on the lanai after a day of snorkeling, swimming with turtles or dolphins, or hiking or lava viewing.

The home is a 3 minute walk from the Kapoho Tidepools: a beautiful, protected coral reef which has the best snorkeling, skin diving, and swimming in the area. The reef protects swimmers from big waves and creates safe swimming even for young children and holds beautiful schools of tropical fish and colorful coral. A snorkeler's paradise!

Sunny Kapoho retains the ambience of 'Old Hawaii'. Situated on the eastern coast of the Big Island, away from major tourist development, Kapoho still holds the serenity and unmarred beauty of an island paradise.

There are numerous day-trip adventures to the Hot Ponds, Kileaua Volcano, Hilo town, Akaka Falls, botanical gardens, farmer's markets and delightful restaurants. Or you can just kick back and escape to the paradise and tranquility that is Hawaii.

For a family reunion or large group, you can rent the downstairs as well for a total of six bedrooms and four bathrooms. As us about discounted rates for the whole house. And KIDS 17 and under STAY FREE!

Keywords: Beach house, lanai,

Property Type

  • House
  • 1440 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Children Welcome:

                books and games for children; large safe areas inside, on lanai & in yard for playing...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Please contact owner for details...moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Private tidal Pond for swimming in front yard. Ceiling fans in every room, Ocean breezes, Huge lanai cooled by the tradewinds, perfect for morning coffee or evening cocktails, Bathrobes, some snorkel gear available. Beautiful garden with coconut trees, banana trees, hibiscus flowers and plumeria. New appliances and beds. Upstairs has new large screen High Definition television....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    library of children's books...moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    42' flat screen plasma TV,...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    great selection of DVDs/videos for adults & kids...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Nude Beach
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Spelunking
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    ceiling fans in every room...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    WE NOW HAVE INTERNET!...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Computer Available:

                    printer w/paper provided to print your boarding passes, etc...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    plush over-sized towels, beach towels, 400 count linens or higher...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    roomy, two separate seating areas....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    two driveways...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Two driveways allow space for RV or trailer...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    available landline...moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    French press, electric drip coffee maker; coffee grinder....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    cast iron cookware, small & large natural wood salad bowls; corkscrews, excellent knives;...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Service for eight; complete sets....moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    fully equipped for gourmet cooking; wine, champagne glasses, glass stemware....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    brand new...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    salt, pepper, sugar, honey, tea, balsamic vinegar; 7 oz whole coffee beans....moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    electric; large oven....moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    wraps around the house; Eucalyptus wood dining set for 8, plus additional seating...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Carteblanche
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        The tidal pond is a delightful daily swimming meditation....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          3 night min stay
                          $125
                          $850 $3,600

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Housekeeper $90 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 13.42%

                          Notes:

                          Rates begin at $125.00 for two adults up to $205.00 for 6 adults. No per person fee for children under 18. Full house rental (6 bedrooms/4 bathrooms) is $350.00/night. Housekeeper costs of $90.00 - $300.00, varies depending on the total number of people in the party, including children.

                          Fully refundable security deposit required to book: $250.00; $500.00 for full house rental.


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                          Last updated: 10/14/2014
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                          Location

                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Hilo
                          9 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Pahoa
                          9 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Pahoa

                          Car: Recommended

                          Beautiful hot ponds (geothermal) in State Park 1-1/2 miles! Historic and still active Kilauea volcano is just a short drive away. Visit ancient crater and watch molten lava pouring into the Pacific Ocean (when Pele allows). The house has 3/4 acres of landscaped grounds to explore. The tidal pond in the yard is a serene oasis & is a perfect way to cool down in the late afternoon. We have Farmer's markets that are not to be missed! You can buy tropical flowers, fruits & vegetables, local honey and beautiful jewelry, batiks, crystals, wood carvings, and basketry of the Islands. Orchid nurseries close by, museums in HIlo. Waterfalls 1/2 hour away.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2003

                          Why the Owner Chose Kapoho:
                          In December 2002, my family stayed in this house for vacation. The land is magical and the sound of the waves, the incredible tide pools, the volcano, and hanging out all night on the lanai listening to music and playing games made it the most relaxing vacation we have ever known. The kids couldn't get enough of jumping in the pond, bringing coconuts to us from the yard to crack open and swimming in the tide pools. When I learned the house was for sale, I got a couple of friends together and we jumped in.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Convenient access to wonderful snorkeling at the tide pools is top of the list. The Hot Pond, lava viewing, & swimming at Richardson's Ocean Beach in Hilo are both fun and relaxing. I love the Farmers Markets for fresh fruit, We return once or twice a year and always use the time to upgrade the amenities to make the experience more relaxing and luxurious for our guests. The linens are completely changed out every year. All the beds are new, lighting and ceiling fans are new as are ALL the appliances. We hope you stay with us and we'll share the secrets of magical East Hawaii. We are adding more fruit trees this year and plan to tile both bathrooms and refinish the lanai.


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                          Photos

                          • Hibiscus House - front

                            Hibiscus House - front

                          • Hardwood dining set on lanai

                            Hardwood dining set on lanai

                          • Master Bedroom with king bed, large window & separate lanai entrance

                            Master Bedroom with king bed, large window & separate lanai entrance

                          • dining area off the kitchen

                            dining area off the kitchen

                          • living room, lanai entrance

                            living room, lanai entrance

                          • second bedroom w/ lanai entrance on left

                            second bedroom w/ lanai entrance on left

                          • Sliding glass doors from each bedroom to lanai

                            Sliding glass doors from each bedroom to lanai

                          • Front yard garden area seen from lanai

                            Front yard garden area seen from lanai

                          • Kapoho Tide Pools - 3 min walk, idyllic swimming, snorkeling & sunbathing

                            Kapoho Tide Pools - 3 min walk, idyllic swimming, snorkeling & sunbathing

                          • Black Sand Beach close by

                            Black Sand Beach close by

                          • large covered lanai, plenty of room for large groups

                            large covered lanai, plenty of room for large groups

                          • Front yard tidal pond

                            Front yard tidal pond

                          • Large, fully equipped kitchen w/ice maker & water dispenser

                            Large, fully equipped kitchen w/ice maker & water dispenser

                          • living room

                            living room

                          • Sunny dining area

                            Sunny dining area

                          • Third bedroom, queen sized bed & entrance to lanai

                            Third bedroom, queen sized bed & entrance to lanai

                          • Gas grill on kitchen side of lanai

                            Gas grill on kitchen side of lanai

                          • Front yard tidal pond, seen from the lanai

                            Front yard tidal pond, seen from the lanai

                          • Ocean front geothermal Hot Pond-1 mile

                            Ocean front geothermal Hot Pond-1 mile

                          • petroglyphs, Chain of Craters road

                            petroglyphs, Chain of Craters road

                          VRBO #4594

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                          Date last modified - Tuesday, October 14, 2014

                          $125 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Speaks: spanish
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                          House in Paradise by the Ocean - Walk to Tidepools

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