Skandia Cottage, Hawaii's 'up-Country' Hideaway $140-190 Per Night(28 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Country Cottage, rural setting
It is located midway between the two major towns of Kona and Hilo, at 2500 feet, with a view of the mountain, on 3 wooded acres. It's clear air and wide vistas as you walk along the country roads provide a special energy unique to this area, called 'Ahualoa'.
Providing total comfort, the front space ,which has a walker ramp entry, contains the cathedral-ceilinged living room, dining area, fully equipped kitchen, and master bedroom with king-sized bed. There is a separate private entrance door to an attached back bedroom-studio with twin beds, full bath, and small fridge, overlooking a lanai. Second couple extra rate for it's use.It is not rented separately.
Drive 12 miles through famous ranch country to Waimea town, with it's fine restaurants and live seasonal theatre. Continue downhill to the Gold Coast to top rated beaches, water sports, and intriguing Hawaiian sites. Picturesque Honokaa is 4 miles to the east, en route to fabulous Waipio Valley or the waterfalls of Hamakua.
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Member since: 2000
- 2500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only:
Not Suitable For Children:
Back Studio has a separate private entrance a few feet away from the kitchen entry door. There is a back staircase for access to the car port.There are glass tables and/or breakable objects in all rooms....moreless
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Full bathtubs with shower, commodes, sinks in both bathrooms.
- Continental breakfast provided for first week, fruit basket, bread and butter of choice, jams, organic coffee and tea.Local eggs for weekly stay. Weekly guests have one free night. Please note that back of cottage studio sleeps 2 in twin beds, has private entrance, and rate of use for 1 or 2 extra guests is $50.00 per night. (total $190)...moreless
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Mobile Phone:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Standard rates are for 1 couple. Additional 1 or 2 guests are charged $50 per night for use of the back studio, with twin beds and full bath, Telephone, TV and small fridge. We do not rent separately to other couples.
150 dollar deposit required. Checks or PayPal. We send a form for your details and confirmation:. Balance on departure.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Wagon Trips Through Waipio Valley, Historical Hawaii Sites, Whale Watching in Season (December through March) Waterfalls, open pastureland, star-gazing up on Mauna Kea , trip to an active volcano.Waimea town is 12 miles West along a scenic pastureland country toad.The East 'Hamakua Heritage Coast' driving towards Hilo has Akaka Falls, scenic drives and a Nature Park with tropical flowers. Onward towards the active volcano of Pu'u O'o on the slopes of Mauna Loa is the National Park, with Halemaumau crater and the chain of craters road.
Year Purchased: 1986
About the owner: As a retired interior designer of Swedish-Dutch heritage, it was natural to design and build this cottage for my mother to her requirements and nostalgia for her homeland. Having lived on the big Island for over 37 years, my love for this area has remained steadfast. Guests of the Cottage feel the energy and special European touches which make it a welcoming experience. Writers, families, honeymoon couples, retired friends, all have had their own individual reactions, and all have been happy guests. As we say here- 'E Komo Mai'- Welcome! Please open the link for guest's comments.
Why the Owner Chose Honokaa, HI, USA:
This cottage was built for my mother so that she could be fairly close to our home after my father died. We had chosen this area originally for its privacy, green surroundings, healthy altitude and temperate climate.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Location is out of the 'vog zone',( typically around Kona) and temperatures are moderate without need of air conditioning. Access to beaches and scenic vistas are within a short drive, and Mauna Kea is visible as you walk the country road which fronts the Cottage.
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Skandia Cottage • Ahualoa Hawaii• Come for a Week Stay for a Vacation!
Back studio, separate entrance, unit includes full bath and fridge
Studio bathroom, with full tub/shower.
Mauna Kea view across the road from Cottage
Upland Vista, Mauna Kea
Mauna Kea in Winter with telescopes
Welcome to Skandia Cottage!
Living Room, TV
Full kitchen, washer and dryer
Afternoon tea on the back porch
Studio corner seating
Rear entrance to studio and back door of the main cottage.
White Ginger - Beautiful Flora surrounds the cottage
Driving West through ranch country
Nearby Waimea / Kamuela Town
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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