Sit in Your Private Pool and Enjoy Beautiful Tropical Sunsets(59 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
One-Bedroom Cozy Cottage On The Ocean, With Private Pool.
Discover how to REALLY relax!
Would you like to relax in your own peaceful private pool, while contemplating the vast expanse of the ocean right in front of you - amazing whales, spinner dolphins and colorful fish, the sunsets, and complete serenity, for less than the price of a resort hotel room? Then you will love our place.
Our home has one bedroom, 1.5 baths, plus an outdoor shower/toilet. Kitchen and living area are open and roomy. Bedroom and living room glass french doors open to the ocean view and breeze. Wrap-around lanai and small in-ground pool.
Get-away-from-it all, but only 25 minutes to the nearest grocery store and beaches.
We have always loved this house and the magical coast of Milolii. We hope you love it as much as we do!
Hawaii License number is W26310508-01
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Member since: 2014
- 870 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Not Suitable For Children:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- There is an additional toilet closet on the lanai.
- DVD Player:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Whale Watching
- Beach View:
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
Comfy leather furniture and a fold-out futon couch. Big screen TV and blu-ray player. DStereo- house acoustics are amazing- bring your MP3 player, Pandora- hook up to the stereo to listen. CD Player...moreless
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
winter/high season 2017
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2017
5 night min stay
summer/low season 2017
Apr 1 - Nov 30, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.42%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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The town of Ocean View is about 25 minutes south on Mamalahoa Hwy (11). There are grocery and hardware stores and shops and restaurants in the area. Continue driving and you will reach Volcanoes National Park, and South Point. Continue around the point and you will eventually get to Hilo. If instead of going south, you go north on Mamalahoa Hwy (11), you will be headed back to Kailua-Kona, where there airport is. On the way, you will pass Captain Cook (about 30 minutes from the house). There is a grocery store there as well as some great coffee houses and restaurants. There are lots of great restaurants, bars and nightlife, resorts and souvenir shopping opportunities in Kailua Kona . It's about an hour and a half drive to Kailua-Kona, depending on traffic. Continuing on the Highway will bring you past the resorts on the Kohala Coast, around Upolu Point to the quaint town of Hawi, and through the Parker Ranch. Eventually you will be back in Hilo. But don't try to circumnavigate the island in one day. It's big, and there is too much to see and do along the way!
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: We currently live in the small town of Angels Camp in California's famed Gold Country. Angels Camp is home of the famous Calaveras County Jumping Frog Jubilee. We love to fish, and spend lots of time on New Melones Lake. When we are in Hawaii, we love to fish off the cliff by the house. Angels Camp is a small town, and we love it. The Big Island has that same small-town feel. Everyone is so friendly, and there is no hustle and bustle. We have been married 30+ years, and have a beautiful grown daughter, Sarah. We have always loved Hawaii, and take several trips a year there. We have made amazing friends there over the years. We hope to be able to move to Hawaii someday.
Why the Owner Chose Captain Cook, HI, USA:
Why is the house called Rick’s Place? We bought the house from our good friend from Maui, Rick, who built it. For years, we would visit Milolii with him. Rick is an ultra-cool, amazingly artistic guy, and the house shows his artistic flair and creativity. We hope you enjoy and cherish your time here as much as we do.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The first time we visited Milolii, we wondered where we were going, as we drove down the long road across the lava flow. But once we were sitting on the deck, overlooking the blue ocean and watching the humpbacks against the background of a red sunset, we understood the magic of the place. We helped Rick install the pool several years later, and that really made the house perfect.
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We removed the rear pool rail- amazing view now! This is Dan and I.
The living room looking onto the lanai. House completely opens up to the outdoors- our favorite way to enjoy.
Living room. This photo of a surfboard fence on Maui changes colors depending on the time of day.
Looking at the kitchen from the living room.
Master bedroom looking into master bath and laundry area on right and half bath and hall on left.
Master bath, granite countertops. walk- in shower on right, and washer/dryer and closet is in hall behind you.
Full-sized washer and dryer.
Rustic outdoor shower lit with a tiki torch. This is the favorite spot for everyone who stays here- very romantic!
Whale spyhopping in front of the house.
Looking at the turquoise surf in front of the house. In winter like this, the waves are so beautiful. In summer. the water is so calm- you can look down into it like an aquarium.
Red Milolii sunset.
We took the outer rail down to improve the view, and installed a handrail.
Living room ocean view from the front door.
The lanai, our little solar heated pool, and the big, blue, beautiful ocean.
Kitchen has granite counters, a Viking stove, microwave, coffee maker and grinder, toaster, blender, rice cooker, crockpot and food processor, and everything you need to cook and bake
Half bath off of living area.
View from the bedroom. Wake up to the view of the ocean, and fall asleep listening to the whales trumpet.
Master shower, with travertine tile and granite, and ocean view.. Very roomy.
Outdoor lua (toilet) is convenient to use when you are in the pool.
This whale gave us a show the first day we spent in Rick's Place as homeowners- amazing! It is so hard to believe whales can be so close to shore.
Fun picture of the house taken with a friend's drone.
Looking down at Rick's green-roofed house- you can't miss it as you come down the hill.
Looking at the house that faces the ocean at night. The cool beam/thatch ceiling really catches your eye.
Teak table and chairs to enjoy watching whatever swims by, ocean permitting.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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