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Lovely home with pool on Kaloli Point. Ten miles away from the current eruption

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

Overview

About the property

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

*This beautiful home is in the Hawaiian Paradise Park Subdividion. 10 miles away from the Recent lava flow. You can see the glow from the coastline nearby. Blessed by the tradewinds, bringing clean air, Kaloli Point is a great place to enjoy the East side of the Big Island and safely see the current eruption.

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 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

Hawaii Accommodation Tax # 148-156-2112-01

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:
August 13, 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
  • photography
  • 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

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Lovely home with pool on Kaloli Point. Ten miles away from the current eruption
average rating of 4.894737 based on 83 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
Owner's Response: Aloha and thank you for your review. Due to the exaggerated media coverage visitors think the whole island is affected by the current eruption. Glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Lake Peekskill, NY, USA
5

Hawaiian Zen

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our second time staying at Maureen's wonderful peaceful home ! Our aim was to totally relax and relax we did !! Most of our time was spent in the pool, just lounging around and catching a tan. The sounds of the birds and yes, even the frogs were magical to our ears and state of mind. The house has EVERYTHING you could possibly ever need, very well stocked indeed ! It's a great jump off point for all the day trips anywhere on the Island. There are so many wonderful and beautiful spots to explore and enjoy. Some of our favourite places were Akaka Falls, the Botanical Gardens by the Sea, Rainbow Falls, Pee Pee Falls, the Kona Brewery , Volcano Winery.,, Too many places to to mention, so many things to do ! Lots of great places to dine out if you are so inclined to do so...we often just grilled on the lanai by the pool for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and enjoyed every second doing so. Wish we were still there, will have to return again in the future to our very favourite vacation rental ever ! Home owner Maureen is so sweet, very helpful and just wonderful ...we thank her for all her help and quick replies...Very much appreciated Maureen, Thank You again for a beautiful time in your very welcoming home ! Margie and Gary Raffa, Lake Peekskill, NY. Stayed July 14th -28th, 2018

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairfield, California
5

paradise perfection!

  • 5 of 5

This place exceeded our expectations! It was beyond beautiful, with a resort worthy pool. This property is very well maintained, clean, and equipped. The family looked forward to returning here after our day trips. In fact, there were days we never even felt the need to leave! There was plenty of supplies to cook with, yard games, pool floats, some beach equipment as well. I think the most valuable part of all was that the owner was within reach if we ever needed anything-which was very reassuring. We felt so lucky to have found this gem for our family vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place. Exceeded expectations.

  • 5 of 5

The lot and house setting was spetacular. The pool is larger than expected (and warm😊?). The layout is great for families. The house has everything you need. Other reviews stated that it was far from Hilo and shopping for groceries. We felt that the location was PERFECT and allowed us to be close to many of the attractions on the Hilo side. If I return to “The Big Island” I would consider and attempt to reserve the home again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Louisville, CO
4

Large private location, great pool

  • 4 of 5

The house is as described and the location is very private. The pool is really nice and there is a nice albeit buggy hike at the end of the road. Unfortunately the park was closed during our stay so we were a little bored, but if the park is open or you are just looking for private retreat near Hilo, I would recommend this house. Definitely recommend the Botanical garden, it was the highlight of our time on the Hilo side of the island.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A magical place

  • 5 of 5

Such a lovely home! It is a little further out of town that we realized but it was so peaceful and comfortable while we were there it was worth the extra few miles. The salt water pool was amazing and seeing the glow of lava in the sky at night was unbelievable. Highly recommend this home as a basecamp for your island adventures!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

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

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

Refundable damage deposit $150
cleaning $125

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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