Spacious House in an Emerald Forest(57 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
2 Bedrooms, 2-1/2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4, views into tree-tops and stars at nigh
Very quiet, secluded open-style home. End of a gravel road, 2-1/2 miles from the Volcano Highway. Two Master BR upstairs, open-style kitchen and living area on the ground floor, with a wood-fired stove and a good supply of firewood. One-car garage. Secluded wooden 'Chofu' hot tub. Spacious 3-acre property with no nearby neighbors. Not recommended for families with children younger than 8 years old.
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Member since: 2013
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is nearby, and is the primary attraction in this part of Hawaii. This house is on a 3-acre lot, in a remote and partially developed, rural subdivision. Lots are mostly forested. A 30,000-acrea natural forest reserve is adjacent; nearest neighbor is 300 yards away. This part of Volcano is exceptionally quiet and serene. The property is a conservation easement grant, intended to maintain the native forest in perpetuity...moreless
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- Seating for 6 people
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 9.25%
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Volcano Village is well known for local graphic arts and handicrafts that are related to nearby volcanoes and Hawaiian culture. The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is nearby, with dozens of interesting trails, guided walks, and activities, such as hula performances and artist seminars. Active lava flows are accessible for adventurous travelers.
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: Retired National Park Ranger, devoted to forest conservation. I am intimately familiar with the nearby national park, and with most other recreational and cultural features in Hawaii Island. I enjoy sharing my knowledge of Hawaii natural and cultural history with travelers, and am happy to lead adventurous folks to places off the beaten track, if they ask. I speak a little bit of Mandarin Chinese (Putonghua), and I especially hope travelers from China and Taiwan will feel welcome here.
Why the Owner Chose Royal Hawaiian Estates (Volcano, HI, USA):
This property is part of the mid-elevation rain forest of Hawaii, now being broken up by development. I built my house here because it is as close as I can get to the natural forest and still feel connected to it. The house is built with big windows that look into the nearby treetops during the day and into the stars at night. Hot water is heated by solar panels; electricity is powered by photo voltaic panels, with backup from the electric utility. The property is a dedicated Conservation Easement --the first of several in the community.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Most travelers think of Hawaii as a place for beaches and warm surf, a welcoming spirit, and glitter. A little known feature of Hawaii, equally important and not very extensive, is the native rain forest, which abounds with interesting plants and animals. There is no other tropical rain forest in the US. Here a traveler can step into the natural, wild forest just 40 feet from the front door, and can hear the calls of native birds and insects, while sipping a morning coffee on the lanai. There is no car traffic and no nearby neighbors to disturb the peace. There is nothing lovelier than soaking in the hot tub on a cool evening, during a full moon, in the nearly absolute silence of the forest night. This is the life I have chosen for myself, and I am pleased I can make it available to others.
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A place for quiet relaxation with a friend or a good book
An intimate corner for conversation and contemplation
Fine dining area, seats six to eight
Catch the morning sun and enjoy the sounds of birds and the sound of wind in the forest
A secluded vacation retreat
Open, cheery living room
One of two master bedrooms, airy and bright. Lovely view into the forest.
Landing between two master bedrooms. Intimate, comfortable reading nook.
Secluded wood hot tub, with wood-fired heater, covered to keep you cozy in the evening mist
Kilauea Volcano --7 miles from Emerald Forest House
The entry to Hawaii Volcanoes NP is a 15-minute drive from Emerald Forest
No one tee, of an 18-hole course. Usually cool, and not crowded, among the lowest green fees in Hawaii
An intimate reading spot
Kitchen, with granite counter, full suite of appliances.
A small grand piano for your pleasure
Morning coffee on the lanai, looking into a 30,000-acre forest reserve
Open living and dining area, with a grand piano
A comfortable living/study area. Bose CD stereo embedded in book case
One of two full bathrooms. Shower and two glass wash basins.
Wood hot tub for two, wood-fired heater, just a few steps from the house
Dense native Hawaiian rainforest, just beyond the front door --an entry into the vast Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve
Ahalanui, site of a warm shoreline pond, 30 miles from Emerald Forest House
A very fine, unhurried 18-hole golf course is a 20-minute drive from Emerald Forest.
Dan welcomes you to his serene home in an emerald forest
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Friday, May 26, 2017
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