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

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Three bedroom one bath units 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

Owner
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 traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

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 in progress. 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 house in 2000

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.

What makes this house 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.

ruben
Jan 2007
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Amenities

Hauula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 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 ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The Homestead Suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , The Homestead Garden
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
We do appreciate you taking good care of what we do provide and replacing an item if lost or broken.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

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The Homestead - Almost Two Acres of Lush Tropical Flora and Fauna
average rating of 4.5348835 based on 45 reviews
5

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

Perfect rental off the beaten path

  • 5 of 5

When we decided to travel to Oahu we want to be out the mainstream tourist areas. Hauula was the perfect balance. Nice beaches yet close enough other areas of the island. The house is a two family and we rented both flats. Kitchens were well stocked with cooking equipment there is a washer/dryer and WiFi. Bathrooms were clean and modern. Large enough to spread out and not be on top of one another. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Property is well kept, perfect for the occasion, the imporovements could be the AC, more lighting outside at night. Overall extremely please, we had plenty of towels, beach accessories, kitchen accessories, very roomie, wonderful amnesties,. You definately need the two floors for larger families, house is beautiful, I would be happy to stay here again. Thank you for having us and allowing us the use of your home. Pricing is well below, damage deposit also below exptected. Mahalo :) "it was great" Major William and Jeaneth Hernandez

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Room for 13 in Paradise!

  • 4 of 5

This was a real find for us! We briught 5 adult children, 3 sons-in-law, and 3 grandchildren. There was a bedroom for each family (each with a fan) - no easy feat in rentals! Brew was welcoming and provided great recommendations for food, beaches, activities, etc. The house was well stocked with books and a few games, great TV (but who needs that in Hawaii?!), and lots of beach toys! There was also plenty of space to sit inside or out. Hauula was centrally located for our needs, we prefer the less touristy North Shore. The only drawback was the bugs in the house- numerous cockroaches and ants. Brew warns you to keep food sealed or in the fridge and she means it!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

I loved this house!

  • 4 of 5

This home was my home away from home. It was maybe ten minutes away from the Polynesian Cultural Center and the beautiful Laie LDS Temple. The ocean was within view from the dining room table. This little three bedroom was perfect for our group, with a large living room and family room. The kitchen had everything I needed to cook meals for our group as long as we bought the food. We had fresh fruit every morning from the many trees that were on the homestead. The driveway was a little steep but that was the only flaw. The house was really open so we could feel the ocean breeze all throughout the night. Brew was super nice and went out of her way to make us feel at home. I wouldn't want to stay anywhere else on the Island.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad the house met your needs and that you enjoyed your visit. Come back again, you will be welcome.
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5

Nice property tucked away in the hills

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay on Oahu. Brew is very pleasant and accommodating. The house is comfortable and has some nice decor. The house does get a bit warm at times, but the ceiling fans keep it comfortable. The trade winds also cool the house nicely. We found that setting up the floor fan to push hot air out was very effective at maintaining a cool temperature. We have never eaten such delicious mangoes before! But by far the best thing about our stay was our interaction with the locals. A nine year old child brought us gifts of mangoes and flowers and another neighbor prepared breadfruit for us to try. Brew is also very pleasant. Wi-fi, internet, and tv were available, the beds were comfortable, and there is even a view of the ocean between the fruit trees. Be aware that even though the kitchen has numerous utensils, it may lack cookie sheets, large mixing bowls, or a second large pot, so plan accordingly. I was pleasantly suprised with all the spices. If you are traveling with small children or older adults, be aware that the house slopes and there are steps. We left a nightlight on at night so no one would trip. It worked well and we had no issues. Plan to arrive during the day because the driveway is very steep and easy to miss. This is a place I would certainly consider renting out again. Compared to other accommodations on the island especially, it is very reasonably priced and quite comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Polynesian Cultural Center
Kualoa Ranch
Turtle Bay
Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
Matsumoto Shave Ice
Aloha Stadium Swap Meet
Mokoliʻi Island (Chinaman's Hat)
Ted's Bakery
Romy's Kahuku Prawns and Shrimp
North Shore
Waimea Valley
Hale'iwa Farmers' Market
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

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning per unit. $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.96%

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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