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Beautiful Ohana with Swimming Pool in Historic Estate

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Last updated: 12/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Keaau house description

Enter the magnificent Royal Palm lined drive and experience Big Island history. Enjoy the unique atmosphere of a one of a kind guest-house located in this Historic Plantation Estate.

The history dates back centuries to the legend of the Hawaiian Princess La'ieikawaii hiding in the place known as Paliuli. Later King Lunalilo, the most liberal king in Hawaiian history, became the owner of the grounds. In 1898, the local sugar plantation owners build this beautiful residence and its guest house (ohana).

This guest-house has been completely and tastefully restored. The floors and walls are still preserved in the original 100-year-old red wood and it has been refurbished with new tropical island and teak furnishing. It features two twin master bedrooms, both with queen-sized beds, with wood and marble bathrooms. It also includes a fully equipped kitchen with new appliances. The living room is equipped with Cable TV and Wireless High Speed Internet.

From the verandah you enjoy the expanse of a large front lawn with the swimming pool and a view of the Pacific Ocean in the distance.

The guest house sleeps four adults and it is not well suited for young children. Situated on what were originally landscaped as botanical gardens, the guest-house is surrounded by 9.25 acres of lush tropical grounds with flowers (orchids, ginger blossoms, magnolias, plumerias etc.), fruit trees, rare plants and trees. Hawaii’s largest Banyan tree and Elephant Ear trees are dwarfing the house and lawn.

Centrally located on the east side of the Big Island, the Historic Plantation Estate is convenient to Hilo, Kilauea Volcano National Park, the snowy summit of the Mauna Kea observatories, Onizuka Center for International Astronomy, black sand beaches, tropical gardens, waterfalls, warm water ponds, hiking, the historical villages of Kea'au, Pahoa and Kapoho area with it's wonderful snorkeling spots.

The Main House, nineteenth century Queen Anne architecture, dates back to 1898 and has been used in many photography sessions for movies, recordings, magazines, books and commercials.

After the plantation sold it in the early 1980, the property fell in disrepair until the present owners acquired it and worked for several years to restore it to its original beauty.

The Estate is centrally located, right behind Keaau Shopping Center and the Keaau farmers market. It is very convenient to Hilo shopping centers, downtown shops and the Hilo farmers market.
It is not far from Hilo downtown (7 minutes), Rainbow falls(10 minutes), Hilo beaches (10 minutes);
The distance to the historical village of Pahoa and Kapoho area with it's wonderful snorkeling spots, black sand beaches, warm water ponds, hiking, excursions to the lava flows, is 30 to 40 minutes;
To Hawaii Volcanoes National Park it is 30 minutes, to the snowy summits of Mauna Kea and its observatories about one hour.

It is also ideal for those who just need peace and quiet and want to enjoy absolute privacy and just take walks through the beautiful landscaped and jungle areas of this 9,5 acre property like in the mango forest with the remains of its ancient heiau or under the huge Banyan tree.

For those who love hiking, visit one of the nearby gems of Puna, Ha’ena Beach, with its beautiful soft white and black sand, its turtles and watch the humpback whales from January to March.


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking allowed on lanai only...moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Coolers, boogie boards, etc. included upon request.

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Oceanic Time Warner Cable...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Library of Assorted DVD Movies at request...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Mauna Kea and observatories ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Ceiling fans...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Free...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Laundry Supplies included...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    WIFI password is 'internet'....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Blender...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Salt, pepper, sugar, tee etc., cold drinks for your arrival....moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Dinersclub
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool
                       

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                      Fees:

                      • cleaning fee $100 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 13.5%

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/05/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
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                      Location

                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Hilo Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Keaau
                      Nearest Motorway
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Hilo beaches

                      Car: Necessary

                      Whale-Watching (winter); Dolphins and Sea Turtles (year round), Water Falls; Lava Flows; Botanical gardens. Warm water ponds and tide pool snorkeling at Kapoho. Horse back Riding; star gazing; boat and helicopter tours.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 1999


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                      Speaks: english, german, italian

                       

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                      VRBO #95530

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                      This listing was first published here in 2006.

                      Date last modified - Friday, December 26, 2014

                      $145 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 12/05/14
                      Minimum stay: 4 nights
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