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Beautiful Views • Close to Beach and Close to Town

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Light-filled living room with comfy chairs and reading nook.

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Last updated: 11/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Kawaihae cottage description

Newly built 700 square foot self-contained living space in a private, separate wing of the house. The bedroom and living areas are filled with light, looking out to gorgeous views of the three mountains - Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and Hualalai. Enjoy the fully equipped kitchen, dining area, cozy reading nook in the living room, spacious bedroom with walk-in closet, brand new bathroom with walk-in shower, wireless internet and Direct TV (movies, tv shows and music channels).

The teak bench in front of the cottage is a perfect place to sit and watch the clouds play over Mauna Kea. Out the back door off the kitchen, there is a new gas barbecue and table and chairs for dining or enjoying sunsets or the bright starry nights. There is also a storage chest full of beach chairs, boogie boards and snorkel gear for your use.

Our 3-acre property has a large house we recently remodeled to include the guest cottage at one end of the house. My husband and I live in a separate wing on the other end of our L-shaped home. The two living spaces are separated by a covered lanai with fencing and landscaping providing privacy for each dwelling.

We respect our guestsʻ privacy and enjoy our own. We are also happy to answer questions you may have to help you enjoy your stay on the island. We will be happy to steer you to our favorite restaurants, beaches, walking trails and island adventures.

We enjoy gardening and have planted fruit trees, some vegetables and herbs and many flowers. You are welcome to share fruits and vegetables that are ripe during your stay - we often have bananas, lilikoʻi, or papaya and fresh herbs.

Situated on the 'dry side' of Waimea, we are half way between Kawaihae and Waimea town, ten minutes drive from both. The best beaches on the island are 10-15 minutes away.

Located at 1800 foot elevation, our days are sunny and warm. Temperatures cool down in the evening - perfect for a good nights sleep. Cardinals, doves, finches and other birds fill our quiet 3-acre property with song.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            This is a non-smoking property....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

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

          • 1 Bedroom: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            A twin-sized futon with bedding is available on request...moreless

          • There is a King Bed with brand new high quality pillow top BeautyRest mattress and box springs (high ratings on Consumer Reports). This is a very comfortable firm bed. If a softer bed is desired, a down pillow-top mattress pad is available to add. Enjoy high quality linens and reading lamps on each side of the bed. There are 2 sitting chairs in the bedroom and expansive views out windows on both sides of the room to Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and Hualalai. The large walk-in closet is equipped with robes, daypack, iron, ironing board, extra folding chairs and tv trays, extra blanket and extra towels. A twin-sized futon with bedding is available on request for a 3rd person. The nook area in the living room also has a twin mattress that can sleeps 1 child or a not-too-tall adult....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Brand new. Check out the 'soft closing' toilet seat :)...moreless

          • Large walk-in shower. Plenty of amenities including shampoo, conditioner, lotion, sunscreen and other toiletries. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • There are excellent caterers, massage therapists and estheticians available. Business cards are provided in the cottage for various local services....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Along with several guide books for the island, there are many books to choose from on the shelf in the reading nook, including childrenʻs books, mysteries, science fiction and non-fiction...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Bananagrams, Rumicube, puzzle...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Direct TV with many on-demand movies, tv shows and music stations....moreless

              • Television:

                Direct TV with numerous on-demand movies, tv shows and music stations....moreless

              • Video Library:

                A few videos are provided. DVDs can be rented for about a dollar from Redbox and Jetflix booths in town less than 10 minutes away....moreless

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Luaus
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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

              Dining

              • Dining:

                There is a dining table in the living room. There is also another dining table with 2 chairs in the back yard near the barbecue. ...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Ceiling fans in each room....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet:

                Wireless internet....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Drip and French Press - your choice....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Well equipped with plenty of storage....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Extra large convection toaster oven. Big enough for baking....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Basic sundries provided including spices, olive oil, sugar, assorted teas and enough coffee to get you started. ...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Full-Sized...moreless

              • Stove:

                Outdoor barbecue with gas grill and additional gas burner....moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Golf:

                Several excellent golf courses are nearby....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Kayaks are available for rent near by....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                There is a private area behind the cottage for barbecuing, eating or just sitting to enjoy the beautiful days or brilliant stars. A teak bench in front of the cottage offers expansive mountain views....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Brand new instant-igniting gas barbecue with additional gas burner is located right outside the kitchen door....moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Boogie boards, snorkel equipment and beach chairs are provided....moreless

               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.7
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              High Season 2014-15
              Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $120
              $800 $3,000

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

              Low Season 2015
              May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $120
              $800 $3,000
              High Season 2015-2016
              Nov 1 - Apr 1, 2016
              2 night min stay
              $130
              $850 $3,500
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $110
              $700 $2,700
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning Fee $70
              • Tax Rate 13.42%

              Notes:

              Check in time is 3pm.

              Check out time is 10am.

              Sometimes flexible.


              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Last updated: 11/19/2014
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              Location

              33 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              KOA - Kailua Kona Airport is 40-45 minutes drive
              7 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, 12 minutes drive
              4.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Merrimanʻs, 8 minutes drive
              7 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Kaunaʻoa Beach (Mauna Kea Beach), 12 minutes drive

              Car: Necessary

              The Kohala Coast has some of the best beaches in Hawaii 10-15 minutes away. Excellent for snorkeling and scuba and enjoying the sand and surf. The town of Waimea, just 10 minutes away, has excellent restaurants (many utilizing farm to table fresh ingredients), the Kahilu Theatre with world class entertainment, grocery stores, drugstore, hospital, local cultural events, several weekly farmers markets, parks, and shopping. The little town of Kawaihae is 10 minutes drive in the other direction and also has some great restaurants, a great place to buy fresh fish, the Puʻukohola Heiau national park and picnic tables by the bay.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About the owner: After living in the Sierra Nevada for 30 years, John & Catrinka came to Hawaiʻi in 2007, bringing along Lucca, their Golden Retriever. Although retired from working as a therapy dog, Lucca continues to spread good will and joy to everyone he meets.

              Why the Owner Chose Kawaihae:
              We love the quick and easy access to both town and beach. This is our favorite climate zone with warm sunny days and cooler nights. It took us five years to find just the right place - 3 acres on a quiet street with expansive views out to three mountains, and space and sun to grow mangos, papayas, bananas, avocados and lilikoʻi. We love the community of Waimea and the great snorkeling beaches just down the road.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Light-filled living room with comfy chairs and reading nook.

                Light-filled living room with comfy chairs and reading nook.

              • View of Mauna Kea out your window.

                View of Mauna Kea out your window.

              • Dining area by kitchen.

                Dining area by kitchen.

              • Well equipped kitchen with rice cooker, waffle maker, blender and much more.

                Well equipped kitchen with rice cooker, waffle maker, blender and much more.

              • New BeautyRest Pillowtop King Bed.

                New BeautyRest Pillowtop King Bed.

              • Walk-in closet - robes, iron & board, extra towels, beach towels, backpacks, etc

                Walk-in closet - robes, iron & board, extra towels, beach towels, backpacks, etc

              • All new bathroom with walk-in shower, whisper-soft closing toilet lid.

                All new bathroom with walk-in shower, whisper-soft closing toilet lid.

              • Teak bench in front of the cottage for enjoying your morning coffee or tea.

                Teak bench in front of the cottage for enjoying your morning coffee or tea.

              • Flowers in front of the cottage.

                Flowers in front of the cottage.

              • New gas barbecue with additional side burner.

                New gas barbecue with additional side burner.

              • Storage chest with snorkel gear, beach chairs, boogie boards and bamboo mats.

                Storage chest with snorkel gear, beach chairs, boogie boards and bamboo mats.

              • Waialea Beach, just 15 minutes down the road.

                Waialea Beach, just 15 minutes down the road.

              • Expansive view looks out to Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and Hualalai (three mountains).

                Expansive view looks out to Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and Hualalai (three mountains).

              • Kitchen has full fridge, dishwasher, microwave, large convection toaster oven.

                Kitchen has full fridge, dishwasher, microwave, large convection toaster oven.

              • French press, melita & filters, grinder, fresh coffee & teas to get you started.

                French press, melita & filters, grinder, fresh coffee & teas to get you started.

              • Cozy reading nook in the living room.

                Cozy reading nook in the living room.

              • Sitting chairs in bedroom.

                Sitting chairs in bedroom.

              • Bathroom supplied with hair dryer, shampoo, lotion, soap, toiletries.

                Bathroom supplied with hair dryer, shampoo, lotion, soap, toiletries.

              • DVDs, Games and Puzzles.

                DVDs, Games and Puzzles.

              • Another gorgeous sunrise from your window.

                Another gorgeous sunrise from your window.

              • Private backyard dining area with BBQ and papaya, bananas, lilikoi, and flowers.

                Private backyard dining area with BBQ and papaya, bananas, lilikoi, and flowers.

              • Lilikoi'i bloom from your backyard sitting area.

                Lilikoi'i bloom from your backyard sitting area.

              • Lucca, friendly resident Golden Retriever.

                Lucca, friendly resident Golden Retriever.

              • Sea turtle, known here as Honu. Often seen at nearby beaches.

                Sea turtle, known here as Honu. Often seen at nearby beaches.

              VRBO #554977

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

              $110 - $130 per night (USD)
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              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 3

              View calendar: Updated 11/19/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Speaks: english
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