Beautiful Views • Close to Beach and Close to Town(36 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Newly built 1 bedroom cottage on 3 acres. Beautiful views, close to the beac
The teak bench in front of the cottage is a perfect place to sit and watch the clouds play over Mauna Kea. Out the back door off the kitchen, there is a new gas barbecue and table and chairs for dining or enjoying sunsets or the bright starry nights. There is also a storage chest full of beach chairs, boogie boards and snorkel gear for your use.
Our 3-acre property has a large house we recently remodeled to include the guest cottage at one end of the house. My husband and I live in a separate wing on the other end of our L-shaped home. The two living spaces are separated by a covered lanai with fencing and landscaping providing privacy for each dwelling.
We respect our guestsʻ privacy and enjoy our own. We are also happy to answer questions you may have to help you enjoy your stay on the island. We will be happy to steer you to our favorite restaurants, beaches, walking trails and island adventures.
We enjoy gardening and have planted fruit trees, some vegetables and herbs and many flowers. You are welcome to share fruits and vegetables that are ripe during your stay - we often have bananas, lilikoʻi, or papaya and fresh herbs.
Situated on the 'dry side' of Waimea, we are half way between Kawaihae and Waimea town, ten minutes drive from both. The best beaches on the island are 10-15 minutes away.
Located at 1800 foot elevation, our days are sunny and warm. Temperatures cool down in the evening - perfect for a good nights sleep. Cardinals, doves, finches and other birds fill our quiet 3-acre property with song.
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Member since: 2014
- 700 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3
- There is a King Bed with brand new high quality pillow top BeautyRest mattress and box springs (high ratings on Consumer Reports). This is a very comfortable firm bed. If a softer bed is desired, a down pillow-top mattress pad is available to add. Enjoy high quality linens and reading lamps on each side of the bed. There are 2 sitting chairs in the bedroom and expansive views out windows on both sides of the room to Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and Hualalai. The large walk-in closet is equipped with robes, daypack, iron, ironing board, extra folding chairs and tv trays, extra blanket and extra towels. The nook area in the living room has a twin mattress that can sleeps 1 child or a not-too-tall adult....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
Island guide books, snorkel and hiking trail guides are provided along with a reading nook full of books including local lore, non-fiction, westerns, mysteries, science fiction and childrenʻs books....moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $70 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.41%
Check in time is 3pm.
Check out time is 10am.
Cancellation Policy: Up until 60 days before arrival date, we refund full amount of your payments minus $100 cancellation fee and minus any credit card or other fees that have already been paid that we cannot get reimbursed. For cancellations after 60 days before arrival date, If property is re-booked, we refund any balance of income not lost due to original booking minus $100 cancellation fee and minus any credit card or other fees that have already been paid that we cannot get reimbursed.
We comply with State of Hawaii Accommodations Regulations.
Our Hawaii State Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) I.D. # is W40906219-01.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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The Kohala Coast has some of the best beaches in Hawaii 10-15 minutes away. Excellent for snorkeling and scuba and enjoying the sand and surf. The town of Waimea, just 10 minutes away, has excellent restaurants (many utilizing farm to table fresh ingredients), the Kahilu Theatre with world class entertainment, grocery stores, drugstore, hospital, local cultural events, several weekly farmers markets, parks, and shopping. The little town of Kawaihae is 10 minutes drive in the other direction and also has some great restaurants, a great place to buy fresh fish, the Puʻukohola Heiau national park and picnic tables by the bay.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: After living in the Sierra Nevada for 30 years, John & Catrinka came to Hawaiʻi in 2007.
Why the Owner Chose Waimea, Hawaii County, HI, USA:
We love the quick and easy access to both town and beach. This is our favorite climate zone with warm sunny days and cooler nights. It took us five years to find just the right place - 3 acres on a quiet street with expansive views out to three mountains, and space and sun to grow mangos, papayas, bananas, avocados and lilikoʻi. We love the community of Waimea and the great snorkeling beaches just down the road.
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Light filled living room, dining area and cozy reading nook
Teak bench in front of the cottage with expansive views
Full size fridge, d/w, microwave, toaster oven, gas BBQ with additional burner
French press, melita & filters, grinder, fresh coffee & teas to get you started
Spacious bedroom with new pillow top King bed, 2 sitting chairs, walk-in closet
Walk in closet with iron, ironing board, beach towels, slippers & robes provided
Newly constructed bathroom with spacious walk in shower
Views out to Mauna Loa with rare winter snow
Boogie boards, snorkel gear, beach towels, chairs & mats provided
Walkway from your car to cottage front door
A cozy evening at the cottage
Beautiful Waialea Beach, 12 minutes down the road
Looking out to Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa
Well equipped kitchen
Everything you need including rice cooker, waffle maker, blender and more.
Kitchen area with full size refrigerator, dishwasher, sink looks out to backyard
Views out to lush landscape, home to birds and butterflies
View of Mauna Kea out your window
Snow topped Mauna Kea in the distance
Private backyard with BBQ, table & chairs, chaise lounges
Enjoy hibiscus, jasmine & lavender and the birds & butterflies they attract
Lilikoʻi or Passion Fruit in bloom
The beach at Waipio Valley, a nice side trip.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, February 23, 2017
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