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The Homestead - Almost Two Acres of Lush Tropical Flora and Fauna

Bedrooms 6
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Three bedroom one bath unit starting at $150/night. Both maybe rented for $270

The Homestead, our restored farmhouse, is cradled in a setting of verdant greens and rainbow-hued colors, supplied by lush vegetation spread over two acres. The steep Ko’olau Mountains provide the backdrop, the blue Pacific Ocean the foreground.

You can immerse yourself in a Hawaii of days past. Awaken to the fragrance of floral essences, wafting on the gentle Trade Winds. Open your eyes to a breathtaking sunrise and listen to the chorus of exotic birds greeting the new day. Partake of some of the abundance the land provides such as mangoes, papaya, bananas, limes, oranges and coconut.

The house has three bedrooms and one bath on each level. Each level is considered a unit.. EACH unit is $150 per night. There is a discount on a week or longer stays. If you need space for up to twelve people you would need to rent both units. The upstairs consists of a living room, kitchen with an adjoining dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, an office area, and inspiration or quiet room, a single bathroom with tub and shower and a mountainside lanai. Two of the bedrooms are furnished with queen-size beds and attractive island décor, the third bedroom has a full bed and cheerful tropical colors. The living room is equipped with a TV with Oceanic Time Warner cable and CD/DVD player. In addition to the traditional rattan couch and chair, it is also furnished with a single fold down futon. The dining area can easily accommodate six. The inspiration or quiet room provides an area between the front two bedrooms for playing cards or reading. This is a great spot to start your day with a cup of coffee or tea.

An office area has been made in the expansive hallway leading to the lanai. The back Lanai has a table and chairs, as well as built in seating. There is a covered clothesline for drying clothes in the fresh air. A charcoal/gas grill is provided for those aspiring chefs.

The Homestead Garden Suite is on the ground level. It too has three bedrooms, a bathroom with a large shower, a fully equipped kitchen, a cozy living area, with a comfy sofa and arm chair, an additional seating area is available on the large enclosed lanai. A bar height dining table provides an almost alfresco experience enhanced by the view out onto the grounds of an ever changing scape of blooming foliage and fruit bearing trees and shrubs. A cafe table and chairs is located outside by the gas grill for the true alfresco experience.

Should you want to explore our island, there are numerous activities to lure you to other areas both near and far. The Polynesian Cultural Center offers an incredible introduction to the island and it's cultural heritage, just 5 minutes north by car. Sandy white beaches are at every turn of the road, often deserted during the week, a pleasure to walk, snorkel or simply relax in the sun. The closest beach is a mere 7 to 10 minute walk.

For the hiking enthusiasts, there are two mountain trails within a five minute walk, Hauula Loop Trail and Makapuu Ridge Trail. The famous Sunset Beach, site of numerous surfing competitions, is just 20 minutes north, further along is Waimea with an Audubon-sponsored park and fabulous beach. Then you come into Haleiwa, an old town established in the days of sugarcane and pineapples. It still exudes it's original charm. Do not miss the shave ice!

To the southeast is Kualoa Ranch, maybe a 20 minute drive. This is the site of numerous location shots for movies, such as Jurassic Park. It also hosts varied activities for all age groups including horseback riding, ATV riding, historical exhibits, World War II Bunkers and much more.

Shopping for groceries, visiting local eateries and small local shops with Hawaiian treasures is part of the Hauula experience. They all sustain our local economy and make living in Hauula such a pleasure. You too can experience the authentic Aloha of Hawaii, come join us at the Homestead.

Honolulu is about an hour away, the shopping, the entertainment, the museums, all exude the aura of a big city with all the accouterments. It is definitely worth the journey, but, so is coming back to the tranquility of The Homestead.

Tax ID W24982145-01

Keywords: House

More Details

Brew Rudd
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Brew Rudd

We bought our house to fulfill a dream of living off the land. The almost two acres provide us with many seasonal fruits and an abundance of flowers. Family responsibilities and job requirements often call us to different continents so it is a dream still always in progress.Retirement looms, the pace is slowing In the meantime we opened the doors to allow visitors to our island the experience of the serenity of our Homestead. You will be welcomed with Aloha to our little piece of paradise.

Brew Rudd purchased this farmhouse in 2001

Why Brew Rudd chose Hauula

The location was an ideal match for our dream. Away from the densely populated area of the island, away from the noise, congestion and close to life long friends.We found our "Home Place".

What makes this farmhouse unique

A family friendly neighborhood

Guestbook comments from the owner

thank you very much for the house. it was amazing. anna and sam are wonderful people. everything was lovely. thank you very much. i'd like to get in touch with you again if we make plans in the future. also, just to let you know about how wonderful anna and sam are, we left a backpack full of souvenirs on the steps outside the house and didn't

know until we got to the airport. i called anna and she delivered it to me at the airport! i couldnt thank her enough. well until next time, take care.

Jan 2007
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Hauula Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The Homestead Suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , The Homestead Garden
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , The Homestead Suite West
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , The Homestead Suite East
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , The Homestead Suite South
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , The Homestead Garden-Back
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , The Homestead Garden Suite-Center
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , The Homestead Garden-Lanai
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Pack and Play available upon request.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We do appreciate you taking good care of what we do provide and replacing an item if lost or broken.


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The Homestead - Almost Two Acres of Lush Tropical Flora and Fauna
average rating of 4.5416665 based on 50 reviews

Very clean, comfortable and well cared for.

  • 5 of 5

This home was lovely to stay in. Away from the buzz of the busy city, with lovely nature surrounding it. Brew was very nice and we learned a lot about Oahu from her.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This family wanted to experience everything they possibly could! They weren't afraid to explore and enjoy new territory, new tastes and a new cultural experiences. I think I can safely say they had a good time. I enjoyed their attitude immensely.
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  • 5 of 5

Makes a family gathering perfect. Close location to north shore activities ! Home offers a tropical haven which was more than ample for five adults. We enjoyed the grill and the Kitchen was well stocked with needed supplies. Brew is a gracious host! The homestead is a lovely place which I would love to revisit someday!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

I spent 8 days in Hawaii with my parents and two children. My husband is in the Army (and deployed so he couldn't go) and we lived in Hawaii for 3 years and left in 2011 so I had seen most of the island. I had never stayed in Hauula and am glad I did. It is a smaller town away from all of crowded Waikiki. It's a great location if you are interested in North Shore activities. This place was perfect for my family. There was enough space to relax and with three bedrooms it was exactly what we needed. The house is not right along the road so you don't have to worry about the sound of traffic which seemed to be a problem with some other rentals we considered. Brew was very friendly and she had all we needed available at the house. Brew told us there was a man that came by and would crack open fresh coconut for us if we wanted. He was helping out at their greenhouse they have onsite and was very friendly. She had some fresh fruits from the property to try (which my kids were very excited about) and there were beach toys which was the best thing ever for my kids! The house was well stocked and I felt like I could have spent plenty more days there. The driveway is a little steep if you're not expecting it, but where you park is more level and every vehicle would be able to make it up the drive so it's not a problem. We got to see a peacock in front of our door a couple mornings which my kids thought was awesome! All and all it was worth the money and we had a great time! I would certainly consider staying there again if we go back to Oahu!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Stephanie, Mahalo for your kind words. We at The Homestead so enjoy interacting with guests who are interested in experiencing our land and what it offers. So glad you were here when we had fruit to offer. The peacock was a visitor who we had not seen on a routine basis. Lucky you and us! Living on the hillside gives us a few challenges it seems but the trades and views reward us everyday. Thank you for giving us feedback. Brew
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Very good lovely view

  • 5 of 5

Brew and his wife make us fill like home, very clean 5 minute walk to the beach good reastrant nearby and thank you so much for the wheel chair,Polynesia Culture Center is a place to go 5 minute drive from Homestead

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your visit. So sorry that your stay was cut short. Your family left the house in a lovely condition. We appreciate that so much. Hope your leg has improved after your work accident. We would welcome you back anytime. Mahalo
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It’s s little more primitive than I’m used to staying in but very clean.

  • 4 of 5

It was a nice stay with family. Only had 1 bathroom For 5 adults so that was a little challenging but we enjoyed ourselves.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place, perfect location and great people!

  • 4 of 5

I would recommend this place to anyone who is not very picky for the little things and want to have a good time on Oahu ....

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Seven Brothers
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Uncle Bobo's
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Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
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Nelly's Tacos Mexicano
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"SevenBrothers ""At the Mill"""
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Famous Kahuku Shrimp Truck
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Hang Loose Coffee Caboose
Uluwehi's Wagon
Romy's Kahuku Prawns Shrimp Hut
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Fumi's Shrimp Farm
Fumi's Kahuku Shrimp
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Bob's Tropical Fruit Hut
Rainbow House Shave Ice
Lei Lei's Bar & Grill
Hawaiian Restaurant
Roy's Beach House
Organic Restaurant
Kula Grill
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
HNL Honolulu
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Kahuku, Turtle Bay
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Kamehameha Hwy (83)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
4 restaurants within a mile
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
8-10 minute walk
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Damage Deposit $500

Rates per night are on the Homestead Suite and Homestead Garden Suite individually. To rent the entire house the rate would be $270. per/night. The maxim number of people for each suite is six. Exceptions will be considered on an individual basis at a minimum fee of $25.00 per night. Please contact owner with special requests, ie pack-n-play etc.
Tax No. W24982145

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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