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Beautiful home with pool, 20 miles from Kalapana is lava flow

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6) private pool. Bikes included to explore.

*The home is in the Hawaiian Paradise Park Subdividion. Over 20 miles away from the Recent lava flow.

Privately tours of lava flow may be arranged.

What sets us apart from the rest? I am a local resident of the Big Island. I live just down the street. I will be here to take care of anything you need.

The Keaau area is the jumping off point to see the Kilauea Lava Flow. Our home is the perfect spot to relax after a day of sightseeing. Our beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bath home has every thing you need in your home away from home. Granite counters and teak cabinets and an open layout make it a retreat to rest after a long day sightseeing. The backyard is surrounded by an Ohia forest, creating a place of serenity and privacy while cooling off in the in- ground pool. In the evening light up a fire in the outdoor fire pit and enjoy roasting marshmallows while gazing at the stars.

The home is located just 2 blocks from the ocean, where you can walk along the cliffs and trails. In the winter whale watching on the cliffs is a popular local past time.

The nearby historic towns of Kea`au and Pahoa both have restaurants, grocery stores and farmers markets. The snorkeling areas in Kapoho, the hot ponds and the lava viewing area in Kalapana are all with in 20-30 minutes from the home.

The open layout and design of the home makes it accessible for wheel chair guests.”

. The master suite opens out in onto the lanai surrounding the pool. It has a private bathroom and shower. The Kingsize bed has a Vera Wang memory Foam Mattress. You''ll want to lounge in bed all day. The two additional bedrooms share a full bath, one bedroom has a queensize bed and the other a full size bed. Plenty of room to share with friends and family. This is a nonsmoking home.

Just 15-20 minutes away from the Kalapana Lava Viewing area.

The home is perfect for romantic getaways, family vacations.

This home is NOT to be rented for parties, large gatherings, family reunions etc.. There is a maximum of 6 people including children allowed in the home unless otherwise arranged with me.

Please note Hawaii is in the tropics. We have bugs, geckos, and the Big Island has coqui frogs whose mating call can be heard at night.

Looking to split your vacation between the West side and East side? Check out our other VRBO 511024. Book both and get 5% off each booking.

Keywords: Villa, Private Home, Spacious, Private, well equipped, 3 bedroom 2 baths sleeps 6 comfortably

More Details

Owner
Maureen Gapp
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2018

About Maureen Gapp

We have lived on the Big island for over 30 years and raised our family here.

We live just down the street and absolutely love this beautiful secluded area. Kaloli Point is an amazing place. Close enough to all the places to see but, far enough away to enjoy the serenity of the Big Island

Maureen Gapp purchased this house in 2010

Why Maureen Gapp chose Keaau

The privacy is important as well as being in the 'sun belt'. This lot was so unique as it backed up to a beautiful forest of Ohia. The natural wall prevents any neighbors from being behind us, so the privacy is amazing.

What makes this house unique

Peace and tranquility. My favorite thing to do is to light a campfire and watch the stars. The area is mostly vacation homes and private homes so it's great to be able to walk or bike around without any traffic.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It is always such a great pleasure when renting a vacation resort to find that it exceeds expectations. We had a wonderful time on the Hilo side of the island and your home is part of our enjoyment. Nice, clean, very spacious, warm pool, we have fond memories of our trip to the Big Island thanks to the comfort of your home. Regards, Eric & family
Jul 2011
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Amenities

Keaau House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Maximum of six people in the home and on the property. No parties or gatherings of more than six people.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master has a king size bed and private full bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • King size beds (1) Vera Wang memory foam mattress, Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) We also have a futon single mattress for additional guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Take a bike ride to the cliffs just a 1/2 mile down the road. 2 bikes are in the garage for guests use.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful home with pool, 20 miles from Kalapana is lava flow
average rating of 4.9 based on 77 reviews
5

Gorgeous house, gorgeous pool and amazing owners

  • 5 of 5

This is a gorgeous and roomy home. Perfect for families or a low key adult group. The owners are super communicative and make everything easy. We had a great stay!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakland
5

This house is even better in person

  • 5 of 5

This house was a treat to stay in. It's very comfortable and well laid out for easy living. The pool is unbelievable and very private. It was the perfect location for us to travel to both Hilo and Pahoa where our friend lives.

The kitchen had everything we needed (except a vegetable peeler) and it was easy to live in for two weeks, making delicious meals with the fresh fish and vegetables that were abundant at the farmers markets or on the roadside stands.

Thank you for the multitude of towels. We did have to rewash much of them due to the heavy scent of the laundry detergent. I would definitely suggest using a scent free detergent in the future. The pool was well maintained and Jon came over to clear out our trash when the bins were full right away.

Sadly we did not find the memory foam mattress comfortable in the master bedroom. But all the other furniture was comfortable and supportive. We had a great time watching the Merrie Monarch hula festival in the comfort of our home away from home on their wonderful big screen tv.

This home is definitely one that we will recommend to friends and come back to when we return to the Big Island.

Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Happy house for our family w livable space in a lovely place

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home w 3 BR and full kitchen for a family affair.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thunder Bay, ON
5

Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you very much for making our stay as comfortable as you did. The house had everything we could have possibly imagined and more. We thoroughly enjoyed the pool every day after our long days of adventuring. Can't wait to come back again in the future!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exceptional property with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful, clean and had everything we needed. The quiet neighbourhood, private yard and amazing pool made for a comfortable and relaxing stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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5

Wonderful location. Comfortable property

  • 5 of 5

Just like home. Nicely appointed kitchen. Open spaces for family & friends. Attentive manager. Clean & comfortable. Very nice swimming pool

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Map

Lava Tube Cave
Trail head to Shipman Beach
Hike along the clffs to Shipman Beach.
Lava Viewing Area
Hike out to see the lava flow. An experience you won't forget. Bring water a flashlight an...
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Hilo International
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Keaau
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Hilo Municipal
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
HWY 130
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Pahoa
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Richardsons
Car: necessary

Kilauea Volcano just 20 minutes away. The Kalapana viewing area is easily accessible. Don't miss a chance to hike out and see the lava flow.

Shipman Beach is nearby and many of our guests have hiked out to explore the beach and see the turtles. There are shopping areas 7 miles from property Hot ponds, whale watching and more.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $125
Refundable damage deposit $150

Cancellation policy: deposit returned minus $100 handling fee with 60 days cancellation notice.
Maximum Occupancy – At all times, the maximum number of people to be on the property is limited to 6 (including children) Any unplanned “day visitors” must be pre-approved by Owners in advance. If you bring in extra guests or visitors without prior approval, guest(s) will be asked to vacate the property
Hawaii Transient Accommodation Tax ID 148156211201

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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