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Zen-Style Tropical Luxury Home with Gourmet Kitchen -Private and Romantic

(25 Reviews)

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Last updated: 02/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 2- 3, max occupancy 4

This tropical property features a wonderful, cozy 2000+sq ft CRAFTSMAN BUILT HOME in a private garden setting with ponds and waterfall. Home was built in 2006.
The split-level design offers ideal privacy.
bedroom-queen bed, full bath, kitchen with large island, living room, indoor and outdoor dining areas, lanai with BBQ.
Master bedroom suite, walk in closet, master bathroom, double outside shower and lanai sitting area by pond and waterfall. Laundry room with front load washer and dryer, R/O filter for water.
GOURMET KITCHEN features Sub Zero fridge, Wolf 5 burner cook top, Bosch dishwasher, espresso machine, microwave, convection oven and more.
You have the use of our meditation and yoga area located in a separate garden studio.
You will enjoy this quiet retreat away from the hassle and bussle, yet only one mile above historic Hawi town and 10 minutes from North Kohala’s Beach Parks. A great place to rejuvenate, meditate and enjoy that off the beaten track Hawaii

Amenities in town: Our home is located one mile above Hawi town in historical North Kohala - this is still wonderful “Old Hawaii” an off the ' beaten track' unique are. We are minutes from Kapaa, Mahukona and Keokea state beach parks .
You can easily take advantage of these parks (beach towels and cooler provided) and hiking trails, or you may want to have fun on an ATV Tour, Horseback Ride or a Zipline Adventure. There are also plenty of” casual to gourmet “dining choices in town, plus a grocery store, deli, and farmers market with locally grown , organic produce if you choose to cook.There is a 6 hole mini golf course with driving range and tennis courts in Kapaau town about 2 miles from the house.
Accomodation for additional guests : If you have a larger family or group of friends in addition to the house we also have a lovely one bedroom garden cottage available on the same property . We are on a 1 1/2 acres macadamia nut orchard and both places have complete privacy - see Homeaway listing #346161 for cottage info.
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • quality 100% cotton linens, comfortable queen size beds.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    double shower...moreless

  • Travertine and slate walk in showers, Grohe fixtures, double sinks and separate toilet room in downstairs bath. Romantic double soaking tub on downstairs lanai....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Fully equipped kitchen including some spices and staples in the pantry 40 inch flatscreen TV, Dish Network TV- basic channels + local channels+HBO You will have the use of the yoga and meditation room in the garden studio next to the house. Environment friendly features: Solar electric grid-tied, solar hot water ( with electric back-up), clothes line available, compost, recycling, reverse osmosis water filter to fill your own bottles....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Network -Basic plus local channels plus HBO ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Sony flat screen...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Library
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    You may use the yoga and meditation studio near the house in a separate building during your stay. We provide mats, blocks, belts and cushions....moreless

  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Kurps espresso maker drip machine coffee press Mocha stove top espresso machine...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    large stainless steel BBQ on Lanai...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda:

    al fresco dining for 6+ people with view of garden , pond and waterfall...moreless

  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$1,250 $4,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • cleaning fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.42%


Hawaii GE and TAT Tax ID 137-398-4768-01

We have a 4 guests maximum occupancy.

Monthly rates are based on 30 days per month and prorated accordingly.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 02/22/2017
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
keahole airport,kailua-kona
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sushi Rock, Bamboo
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kamehameha Golf Range in Kapaau
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bamboo Restaurant, Sushi Rock
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kapaa Beach Park

Car: Necessary

Other Activities: Zipline tours, ATV adventure tours


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: We sailed to Hawaii from the South Pacific in 1991 and the Island welcomed us so much that we are still here today! We love to travel and explore new places preferably from a nice , home-like base. We used our travel experiences to create a welcoming home away from home for you. We are cabinet makers by trade and have included our expertise as well as our love for detail and beauty into our home. We love local food and gourmet cooking so our kitchen is very well equipped . We support sustainability- we have solar power ( with electric back up), we compost and recycle, we have herbs, nuts and fruit in out garden that we are happy to share with you. We both meditate and Kerstin practices yoga. We are very happy to share our Yoga and Meditation Shala with our guests.

Why the Owner Chose Hawi, HI, USA:
We love this community because it is laid back, rural and real. People know each other here ! This is a beautiful, lush and tropical region of the Big Island and we take pleasure in living Hawi.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Zen-style home is private and romantic. We have 2 ponds and a waterfall around the house and one of the biggest pleasures is to sit in the soaking tub in the morning and watch the lotus open in the pond. Having evening cocktails on the lanai and a nice al fresco dinner is not too bad either! If you like beautiful woodwork and attention to detail you will love it here. We have put our expertise and our hearts into creating this home and garden.

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Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/22/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Open, spacious living area

    Open, spacious living area

  • Bridge entry into house

    Bridge entry into house

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Lanai dining and BBQ area

    Lanai dining and BBQ area

  • Upstairs bath with slate and travetine walk-in shower

    Upstairs bath with slate and travetine walk-in shower

  • Downstairs master bedroom

    Downstairs master bedroom

  • Master bath lanai with double showers and soaking tub

    Master bath lanai with double showers and soaking tub

  • Downstairs entry room

    Downstairs entry room

  • front lawn

    front lawn

  • downstairs pond and waterfall

    downstairs pond and waterfall

  • Kohala rainbow near Kapaa beach park

    Kohala rainbow near Kapaa beach park

  • sunset at Upolo Point

    sunset at Upolo Point

  • Entry drive

    Entry drive

  • Gourmet kitchen

    Gourmet kitchen

  • kitchen -living area

    kitchen -living area

  • Upstairs bedroom, queen bed

    Upstairs bedroom, queen bed

  • upstairs bath shower

    upstairs bath shower

  • Downstairs master bath, separate toilet, double sinks

    Downstairs master bath, separate toilet, double sinks

  • lovely two person bath tub- see the stars while enjoying a good soak!

    lovely two person bath tub- see the stars while enjoying a good soak!

  • waterfall and tropical garden surrounding the house

    waterfall and tropical garden surrounding the house

  • ginger in the back yard

    ginger in the back yard

  • Welcome!


  • Sunset on an evening walk at Kapaa Park

    Sunset on an evening walk at Kapaa Park

  • Maui as seen from a walk near Upolo Point

    Maui as seen from a walk near Upolo Point

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