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Oceanfront Cliff House

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Last updated: 05/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

We are renting our Ohana (i.e. guesthouse). The unit is attached to our home, but is very private and doesn't have any shared walls. It is separated from our home by a breezeway and large Lanai. The unit has it's own private entrance and covered parking in attached carport. Ohana is 1000 square feet which includes: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, living room, dining room and small kitchen (see photographs for more interior details).

This one-of-a-kind property is conveniently located with a private driveway and gate directly off Hawaii Belt Road (Highway 19). The home is surrounded by 3 acres of tropical flora, including fruit trees, palm trees and fishpond with no other home in sight. Extremely private, yet easy to find and located just 13 miles from historic downtown Hilo and 15 miles from the Hilo Airport. This one bedroom, 1 bathroom unit boasts an open floor plan with unobstructed ocean views from the bedroom, the kitchen, the dining room and the living room. It has new bamboo and tile flooring throughout, new granite slab countertops and sinks in the kitchen and bathroom. The unit has the basics for preparing simple meals including an outdoor gas grill. Enjoy free Wi-Fi and streaming Netflix or just kick back and read a book in this peaceful and private setting.

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Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We do not rent to singles under 25 years of age unless accompanied by an adult parent or guardian. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Not suitable for children under the age of 12. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Beautiful ocean views from the moment you open your eyes and thick curtains for those who don't like waking up at sunrise. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • No need for AC or central heat in Hawaii, but the louver windows open to bring in the breeze. Ceiling fans hang in dining area and bedroom and an oscillating stand fan is at your disposal. No access to on-site laundry facilities. Dry cleaning and laundry facilities are located in Hilo. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    Set up with subscription to live streaming Netflix. ...moreless

  • Games:

    Playing cards, dominoes. ...moreless

  • Television:

    40' wall mounted flat screen. No satellite dish or cable. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Vast Netflix live streaming library, and a limited selection of DVDs available. ...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Glass top bamboo dining set seats 4 and kitchen island has two barstools. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Yoga Mats (2). Large lanai makes a great outdoor yoga studio. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free Wi-Fi....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    2 car attached carport. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cell phones: we have a Verizon booster, so you'll get great service with Verizon, but poor service with most other carriers. Land Line: We provide a land line that you can use for local calls. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup capacity. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes/glasses/flatware: set of 4. Cookware basics. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Solid hardwood cabinets with granite countertops. No oven available....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel microwave added February 2014 (not pictured). ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Limited supply of paper goods. Limited selection of condiments and pantry basics. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven. ...moreless

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane grill. ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Body Board, fins, beach towels (2), picnic basket, cooler, beach umbrella, and snorkel gear (set of 2)....moreless

 

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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$139
$903 $3,220
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $85 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Notes:

Minimum stays may be required during peak events or holidays.


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100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

  • Kilauea Volcano

    "Miles and miles of hiking trails and a very informative museum & visitors center. The Hawaii..."

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  • Skyline Eco Adventures - Akaka Falls

    "Awesome! A seven line course with great photo ops (especially on zip # 3 and # zip # 7). Th..."

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  • Waipio Valley Lookout

    "The lookout spot is a great photo op. Also, the charming little town of Honoka'a is a great ..."

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  • Kolekole Beach Park

    "Walking distance from our VRBO property. A perfect place for a bon fire or to watch the surf..."

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  • Hilo Farmers Market

    "Fun experience and a great place to get fresh fruit, veggies and all sorts of local goodies...."

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  • Coconut Island Park

    "A small island accessible by walking bridge from parking lot. It has a few small sandy areas..."

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  • Laupahoehoe Beach Park

    "Historical significance as a site of great devastation in the 1946 Tsunami. It's also a be..."

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  • Hakalau Bay

    "Popular beach park for local residents. Not many facilities yet but the neighborhood is maki..."

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  • Akaka Falls State Park

    "A short walk to see 2 spectacular waterfalls. Also, it's a scenic drive through farmland fro..."

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  • Botanical World Adventures

    "Lots of pretty flowers & plants. A small but fun ziplining experience. A short drive to a w..."

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  • Mr. Ed's Bakery

    "A good place to get ice cream, baked goods or one of Mr. Ed's famous jams and jellies. "

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  • Worlds Botanical Garden

    "Lots of plants and flowers. Small, but fun Zipline. Short drive to waterfall lookout. "

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  • Pololu Valley

    "Beautiful!!! Great hiking spot, very scenic. "

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14 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilo, Hawaii
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hilo, Hawaii
13 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hilo, Hawaii
Hakalau
Nearest Motorway
Highway 19
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Honomu, Hawaii
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
KoleKole Beach Park (rocky beach)

Car: Necessary

I reviewed some of our favorite local attractions on gogobot so you can check those out and you can see what other people are saying about them. Locally, I think Kolekole Beach Park, the little town of Honomu, and Akaka falls are must sees (and all located in or on the way to Honomu, 2 miles from our house). If you want to do something adventurous try ziplining (we recommend Skyline Akaka Falls - also located in Honomu). Downtown Hilo is 12 miles away and has just about everything you'll need in the way of restaurants, grocery stores, museums, and other outdoor activities. The nearest airport is 14 miles away, also in Hilo.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

About: We are originally from California, but have always had a love for Hawaii. I spent childhood vacations visiting my grandfather in Maui and we've been coming to the Big Island to visit my father since he retired here in 2000. My husband and I are both serving in the US Navy. Our managers, Sandy & Bob are very attentive and live about a mile away if you need anything during your stay.

Why Hakalau:
My husband and I bought this home from my Father who lived here for 12 years. He bought it from the owners who built the house in 1979, on property which they acquired in the plantation era. Historically the property was the site of the Wailea Sugar Mill, which closed in 1944.

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
For us, it was all about the view. We love waking up to beautiful sunrises over the water and seeing waves crash along the rugged coastline. Maybe we're biased, but we honestly feel like we've seen a lot of homes in our area, even other oceanfront homes, and we've yet to find one with a better view. We hope you will come stay and fall in love with it like we have!


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • unobstructed coastline views.

    unobstructed coastline views.

  • Expansive lawn surrounding house.

    Expansive lawn surrounding house.

  • Front door to Ohana unit, just steps from cliffside.

    Front door to Ohana unit, just steps from cliffside.

  • Seating area with huge windows to capture the view and bring in the ocean breeze

    Seating area with huge windows to capture the view and bring in the ocean breeze

  • Another view of living and dining area with mounted flatscreen TV and front door

    Another view of living and dining area with mounted flatscreen TV and front door

  • The kitchen island makes a great breakfast bar. Seating for 2.

    The kitchen island makes a great breakfast bar. Seating for 2.

  • Bedroom showing ocean and tropical foliage views, spacious closet.

    Bedroom showing ocean and tropical foliage views, spacious closet.

  • Bathroom. Vessel sink, toilet, walk-in shower.

    Bathroom. Vessel sink, toilet, walk-in shower.

  • Private, gated entrance. All photos taken on or of the property!

    Private, gated entrance. All photos taken on or of the property!

  • Morning sunrise as seen from the the front porch/entrance to unit.

    Morning sunrise as seen from the the front porch/entrance to unit.

  • The sunrise is beautiful inside too.  It lights up the room with natural light.

    The sunrise is beautiful inside too. It lights up the room with natural light.

  • Watch the cruise ships go by. Photo taken from front lawn.

    Watch the cruise ships go by. Photo taken from front lawn.

  • Ohana unit is on the right side (ocean side) of breezeway. Carport on left.

    Ohana unit is on the right side (ocean side) of breezeway. Carport on left.

  • The front yard is a perfect place to watch the waves, or whales (seasonally).

    The front yard is a perfect place to watch the waves, or whales (seasonally).

  • Tropical bamboo furniture in the units living room (as viewed from entrance).

    Tropical bamboo furniture in the units living room (as viewed from entrance).

  • Living space opens to spacious dining space with coordinating bamboo furniture.

    Living space opens to spacious dining space with coordinating bamboo furniture.

  • The kitchen makes a perfect place to prepare a meal while enjoying the view.

    The kitchen makes a perfect place to prepare a meal while enjoying the view.

  • Bedroom features tile floors and thick curtains to block out light.

    Bedroom features tile floors and thick curtains to block out light.

  • Ocean view from bedroom. Close the curtains if you want to sleep in.

    Ocean view from bedroom. Close the curtains if you want to sleep in.

  • The Lanai: Enjoy outdoor grilling or watch the sunrise while you eat breakfast.

    The Lanai: Enjoy outdoor grilling or watch the sunrise while you eat breakfast.

  • Aerial View.

    Aerial View.

  • Morning sunrise as seen from the lanai.

    Morning sunrise as seen from the lanai.

  • Enjoy the beautiful rainbows too. Photo taken from unit's front door.

    Enjoy the beautiful rainbows too. Photo taken from unit's front door.

  • View of entire home including Ohana unit (left half of photo).

    View of entire home including Ohana unit (left half of photo).

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Bungalow
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/26/2015
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