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Floor to ceiling windows a rare glimpse of the full moon. This was Sept. 2012

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)



'The house was nice and clean. Lots of extras which we appreciated borrowing: ice chest, flashlights, umbrellas, re-usable tote bags. Loved the extra warm and cozy blankets'.

This house (Built in 2003) is located in one of the last high-altitude rain forests in the U.S. centrally located, near the village of Volcano (altitude approx. 3600 ft) four miles from the entrance of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in the heart of the Big Island of Hawaii. Only 30 minutes from Hilo and 2 hours from Kona .

The house is decorated with island art and comfortable seating areas. Your every need will be met. Enjoy creating your meals in our well equipped, well lit kitchen or dine out at one of the many restaurants in Volcano Village or inside the Volcanoes National Park. From fine dining to casual there's something for everyone's taste and budget. Enjoy a glass of wine in the evening while gazing at the immense star filled sky or the romantic outside lighted ferns from the floor to ceiling windows in the living room. Cuddle up in comfort in the living room & watch a movie using the Roku Streaming Player or listen to any number of music channels from the satellite TV or your own iPod or iPhone connected to the stereo system. Then enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep in our luxurious beds. This is where you will find a truly peaceful, relaxing getaway.


In the morning have your coffee on the lanai (deck) with the sounds of the local birds playing in the surrounding fern forest while you consider your days adventure from the numerous list of options provided in our 10 page introduction email.

This house consists of a downstairs bedroom with queen size bed, spacious living room with cathedral ceiling and full sized convertible sofa, complete kitchen and a tiled bathroom with a luxurious spa-size tub with private views into the forest.

This property is very private. You can not see any neighbors due to the very dense tropical rain forest.

There is a roomy upstairs bedroom with a Queen sized iComfort Sleep System by Serta bed and a futon including 4 inches of full size memory foam to use any where you wish. The upstairs bedroom is accessed from the living room by way of a securely fastened ships ladder.

We are located only four miles from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park This is where you can view the steam vents and explore lava tubes. Some are located closer to Hilo which are all part of the same series of tubes carved out 500-700 years ago. I can provide you with information on visiting the best lava tubes on the island. For more volcano information click on the link to our web site below.

In Volcano Village about three minutes away you can be enjoying one of our many charming restaurants, shops or art galleries. Volcanoes National Park and surrounding areas have many beautiful hikes to choose from. Don’t forget to visit the Volcano Winery and take in a round of golf at the Volcano Golf & Country Club.
The Old Town of Hilo with its Historic Tsunami Museum and bay front shopping, glorious parks and waterfalls and snorkeling beaches are a short thirty minute drive North of Volcano. Thirty minutes in the opposite direction heading South of Volcano is one of the Big Island of Hawaii's best beaches, Punalu'u Black sand beach. It is known for its green sea turtles and beautiful black sand.
There is no where else you will find a community as charming and creative as Volcano Village. Hanging around the quaint Volcano Village restaurants and chatting with the locals is a great way to see and feel the Island aloha spirit. There is a mix of artists, musicians, writers and more. Be sure to make it to the local farmers market held every Sunday morning.
If you love orchids there is an orchid growing warehouse just down the highway called Akatsuka Orchid Gardens. They have some of the world’s rarest and most unusual orchids. A feast of color for the eyes. You may see them blooming in our gardens depending on the time of year.

At Richardson Bay 30 minutes from the house in Hilo There are beaches with great snorkeling. This area is great for bringing the kids. There are a lot more things to do and see, there are water falls, botanical gardens, lava flows into the ocean (when active) and great restaurants.

I can provide you with more info on all that and much more when you book your stay with us. As an added bonus there are no mosquitoes in this area because of it's cooler climate.

Your host is located near-by. Should you have any special needs or requests, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.


Keywords: House, Kilauea, rain forest, Retreat, 2 bedroom, vacation rental, home, Hawaii, big island, spring special, jungle, video,
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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/08/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    This home can sleep 4 adults comfortably with enough sleeping space for 2 younger children. Use caution when deciding whether to put young children in the upstairs bedroom. The ladder is very sturdy and affixed to the wall but very steep....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No Smoking is allowed anywhere on the property. Thank you for your cooperation....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry due to the quarantine of animals when coming into Hawaii You would be back home before your pet ever leaves quarantine. :)...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Queen size Beds (2) One is in the downstairs bedroom and the other is in the upstairs roomy loft. Also in the loft are a twin futon and full sized mattress toppers that can make up another double bed. There is a full sized convertible couch in the living room and a Graco Baby Crib ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • The bath room is medium sized with a very large tub. This tub can fit to adults very comfortably. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have several guide books about Hawaii and lots of coffee table books on various topics. ...moreless

  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Poker chips and cards, Scrabble, Back Gammon....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Bring your own Ipod and connect it to our stereo with the handy connector provided. Fits most personal listening devices....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    There is a streaming Ruko Player at the house. Gets Netflix Hulu and many others. There is no satellite. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    The stereo has a connection for an iPod or iPhone...moreless

  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    There is a small TV that has a VHS player built in. This is great for kids or a late night movie in bed. here are the titles I have. Titanic, Little Mermaid, Midnight Express, Pulp Fiction, The banger sisters, Tears for fears live from Santa Barbara, Castaway, Analyze that, Three kings, Panic, Road house, Earth wind & fire-shining stars, Executive decision, Bringing down the house, The mummy, The matrix collector's edition, Howard's end, Caddy Shack, Underwater Hawaii Maui May 10 1999....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    You can seat 4 people at the table and 3 others at the bar....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Open the doors and let the cool tropical breezes in....moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access:

    A cable is provided for if you cannot configure your computer for WiFi...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer and dryer are in an outside attached room. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    There are several electric heaters to use in any room you would like. ...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Floor to ceiling windows with a lighted view at night. ...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Long driveway and ample parking. Set back from the street that gets little traffic. Very Private....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Simple telephone available no long distance. AT&T & Verizon work great here....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer are in an outside attached room. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Ready to go....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full set of cookware/bakeware including cheese grater, colander & Mini Cuisinart. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Coffee maker and Bean Grinder, Blender, Microwave, Toaster....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator is dorm sized. Plenty of room for orange juice, milk, eggs, beer, wine. Not big enough for a turkey dinner! Minimal freezer space just enough room for ice cream. The restaurants around volcano are excellent!...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large patio with table and two chairs over looking the private front yard. ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have many orchids and tropical plants all around the house. ...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$145
$875

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • refundableDamageDeposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.416%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

26 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilo International Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Several in the town of Volcano
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hilo Beaches

Lava flow viewing when active, Steam vents, Lava tube exploring, Scenic drives, Rain forest, Thermal hot ponds

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I've been a business owner for an ever growing Residential and Commercial cleaning company for the last 15 years. I have cleaned other owners vacation rentals during that time and decided that was where I needed to invest my savings. I'm adventurous and I love life!

Why the Owner Chose Ohia Estates, Volcano, HI, USA:
I love this area of the Big Island. The temperature is perfect most of the time. The idea that the land around here is new and more land is being created all the time is fascinating to me. I could watch the lava flow for hours. I also can't get enough of snorkeling on the islands. The sea life here is absolutely amazing. I'm not sure which I love more. Come and experience it for yourself. I will be happy to share the wonders of the Big Island with you so that you will go home knowing you have had the best vacation of your life.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I think the best thing I like about the house is the peace and quiet. The variety of birds and their songs are so beautiful. Listen for them at the end of the video. Mornings are the best sitting on the lanai drinking tea. The variety of plants and flowers will amaze you as they do me as I learn what will grow in this area! Something is always blooming. And the stargazing OMG the stargazing!


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Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/08/2016

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Photos

  • Floor to ceiling windows a rare glimpse of the full moon. This was Sept. 2012

    Floor to ceiling windows a rare glimpse of the full moon. This was Sept. 2012

  • Romantic nights await relaxing in a quiet rainforest oasis.

    Romantic nights await relaxing in a quiet rainforest oasis.

  • The downstairs bedroom. Freshly redesigned

    The downstairs bedroom. Freshly redesigned

  • This Living room will delight you with lighted rainforest views at night.

    This Living room will delight you with lighted rainforest views at night.

  • A hot water heater big enough to fill this comfortable two person tub.

    A hot water heater big enough to fill this comfortable two person tub.

  • Dining table options for breakfast or dinner.

    Dining table options for breakfast or dinner.

  • Loft has Queen bed and signal futon. Full sized mattress toppers for extra beds.

    Loft has Queen bed and signal futon. Full sized mattress toppers for extra beds.

  • Take a stroll through the gardens

    Take a stroll through the gardens

  • These windows have privacy blinds for your comfort.

    These windows have privacy blinds for your comfort.

  • My photos of the lava flow are part of the decor.

    My photos of the lava flow are part of the decor.

  • My photos of the lava flow are part of the decor.

    My photos of the lava flow are part of the decor.

  • View from the loft of the living room w/ fold down couch and teak breakfast bar.

    View from the loft of the living room w/ fold down couch and teak breakfast bar.

  • The downstairs bedroom freshly redesigned.

    The downstairs bedroom freshly redesigned.

  • The downstairs bedroom. Freshly redesigned

    The downstairs bedroom. Freshly redesigned

  • Well equipped kitchen to create and enjoy your Hawaiian meals.

    Well equipped kitchen to create and enjoy your Hawaiian meals.

  • Sink area of the bathroom.

    Sink area of the bathroom.

  • Well equipped kitchen to create and enjoy your Hawaiian meals

    Well equipped kitchen to create and enjoy your Hawaiian meals

  • Private lanei at the front of the house with comfy lounge chairs too.

    Private lanei at the front of the house with comfy lounge chairs too.

  • We provide a directory of info to lead you to all the best experiences.

    We provide a directory of info to lead you to all the best experiences.

  • An overview of the outdoor lights on the foliage. Fabulous!

    An overview of the outdoor lights on the foliage. Fabulous!

  • Visit Mauna Kea Observatories

    Visit Mauna Kea Observatories

  • King Protea grows in this area.

    King Protea grows in this area.

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, December 09, 2016

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