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Right in Hilo, Own Private River Runs Thru it!

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Last updated: 05/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located in an exclusive area of Hilo, the RiverHouse Hide-Away is nestled in a tropical river setting on a nearly-one-acre estate. A crystal-clear river meanders through the property year 'round, and is complemented by a carpet-like lawn, majestic trees and beautiful blooms.

The Hide-Away is a separate spacious unit on the first floor of this fine example of a 1948-vintage, traditional 'plantation-style' Hilo home. Your hosts, Glenn and Mozella, welcome you to their home, and will be just upstairs and will be available for your questions. There is a completely separate entrance and patio area for your privacy. Your living room, tastefully appointed in a tropical motif, is a warm and inviting space. The fully equipped kitchen includes a full size refrigerator and full size electric range/oven. There are some wonderful local restaurants just down the hill to enjoy.

Dine to the sweet sound of the gentle rapids, whether you are inside or out. An entertainment center with cable TV, VCR and DVD players is there for you, with a stereo that plays tapes and CDs. Wireless and cable RoadRunner high-speed Internet services are also provided.

Enjoy your own private lanai, with a barbecue, patio furnishings and loungers, for dining out by the river or just soaking up some sun! The house sits at 800 feet elevation, above flood and hurricane zones.

The bedroom features a king bed and lots of nicely-crafted built-ins. We provide luxury hotel linens as well as a hypoallergenic alternative down pillow-top. There is also a full laundry for your use.

Because of insurance liability, at this time, the Riverhouse Hide-Away is for adult guests only. The Hide-Away is a Strictly Non-Smoking Retreat.

Right in town, the RiverHouse Hide-Away is only minutes away from beautiful beach parks and everything Hilo has to offer. Theaters, UH-Hilo, Imiloa Astronomy Center, restaurants, surfing, kayak rentals, an amazing Farmer's Market, museums, guided walks, and much more, are just a few of these offers!

Photos by Islandview 360 Photography, unless otherwise noted.





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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Bottom floor unit with two sets of two sidewalk steps, no other special handicap features....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a totally non-smoking rental....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Insurance liability prevents the rental to families with minor children....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

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

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Mauna Kea observatory visible thru trees from 2nd story lanai....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Blue ocean seen from 2nd story lanai....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Private river flows thru manicured lawn....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Shared use...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    OceanWarner cable internet....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Private ground floor lanai....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $80 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 13.25%

Notes:

NO smoking.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 05/11/2015
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Location

4 Miles
Nearest Airport
HJilo International Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cafe Pesto

Car: Recommended

Ocean sports (Swimming, body-boarding, Kayak Rentals), world-class Astronomy Center with Planetarium, Museums, 45 min to Volcano National Park and Kapoho Tidepools.

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We are residents of the Big Island, having moved from Texas in April 2012. We love our new home, city, and state. We can't wait to share them all with you!

Why the Owner Chose Hilo:
The moment we saw and felt the peaceful beautiful river flowing in the backyard of the RiverHouse, we were hooked!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Certainly the most unique feature of the RiverHouse is our pure spring river. A spectacular vintage house with modern appointments and great views just up the hill from downtown Hilo and local beaches, 30 minute drive to the volcano, a little longer drive to some of the most unusual beaches in the world--what more could a Hilo vacactioner want?


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The RiverHouse from the lower lawn.

    The RiverHouse from the lower lawn.

  • Our favorite river view.

    Our favorite river view.

  • King size bed, hypo-allergenic down alternative topper, luxury hotel linens!

    King size bed, hypo-allergenic down alternative topper, luxury hotel linens!

  • Living and dining area.

    Living and dining area.

  • Tropical garden is yours to enjoy.
Photo by Terry S. (guest 01/12)

    Tropical garden is yours to enjoy. Photo by Terry S. (guest 01/12)

  • Relax on the patio after a busy day at Volcano National Park.

    Relax on the patio after a busy day at Volcano National Park.

  • Can you feel the aloha spirit?

    Can you feel the aloha spirit?

  • Botanical garden landscaping.

    Botanical garden landscaping.

  • Your next vacation is just around the corner!

    Your next vacation is just around the corner!

  • The river from the lower lawn.

    The river from the lower lawn.

  • The RiverHouse Bird of Paradise.
Photo by Terry S, (guest 01/12)

    The RiverHouse Bird of Paradise. Photo by Terry S, (guest 01/12)

  • Dining with a view!

    Dining with a view!

  • Wifi corner.

    Wifi corner.

  • Lanai and patio.

    Lanai and patio.

  • Enjoy a pitcher of iced tea on a sunny afternoon.

    Enjoy a pitcher of iced tea on a sunny afternoon.

  • Yes, Hilo does have crystal bule skies!

    Yes, Hilo does have crystal bule skies!

  • Hilo--where orchids grow on trees!

    Hilo--where orchids grow on trees!

  • Full kitchen. New flat screen TV with cable, movie channels, and sports.

    Full kitchen. New flat screen TV with cable, movie channels, and sports.

  • Bathroom with redwood shower and retro-orange tile. Abundant hot water!

    Bathroom with redwood shower and retro-orange tile. Abundant hot water!

VRBO #87811

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/11/2015
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