Executive Home with Spectacular Mauna Kea Views!(7 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Designer home with thatched outdoor kitchen and amazing views to enjoy!
Alternatively, simply enjoy the beautiful views of Mauna Kea and the world-renowned telescopes from the lanai or the Jacuzzi and then take advantage of a range of dining options just five minutes away in the town of Waimea. Very quiet and romantic and centrally located not only for the beautiful country town of Waimea, but also the Hamakua coast with charming Honokaa leading to spectacular Waipio Valley. Also, the home has easy access to beautiful white-sand beaches, including Hapuna, Mauna Kea, Spencer Beach Park to name just a few. Maps and guidebooks are provided.
The home has a wonderful master bedroom with stunning views and a well-appointed en-suite bathroom.
The second bedroom also has the view over the lanai towards Mauna Kea and a bathroom just steps away across the hall.
The third bedroom and bathroom are at the other end of the house and features a small TV room and privacy from the other bedrooms. Ideal for another couple or for teenagers. This third bathroom is also the laundry room with large, efficient, front-loading LG washer and dryer.
For the teenagers or the whole family, the movie room is a great spot for an evening of entertainment, and the projector and sound-system offer a great alternative to a drive to the movie-theater!
The home features two televisions (a small one at the bar and a larger flat-screen in the TV room) and DirecTV cable. Unlocked wifi is also accessible throughout the home.
Everyone loves the thatched African hut for outdoor cooking and entertaining. The hut has a table that seats 6 and a gas BBQ, sink and fridge, sound system and lighting. It is really a fun spot and perfect for the fresh fish you picked up at Lau's Fish Market in Kawaihae, of some local range-fed beef.
All-in-all, this is a great house for a couple's romantic getaway, a family's base to explore the Big Island, or even a comfortable alternative for two or three couples to be out of the coastal heat, but close enough to world-class beaches, golf courses, and restaurants!
Scroll down for a link to a recent featured magazine article about my home!
Member since: 2014
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- 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
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
French gas/electric range, double french-door refrigerator, sink, wine fridge, double dishwasher. Another fabulous outdoor kitchen in the African hut, with seating for 12 for entertaining your guests....moreless
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- PDP $59
- Cleaning $200 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.41%
Base rate includes 6 people.
$50/night per guest above 6 people to a maximum of 8 total.
Staying longer than ten days? 11th day is free!
Hawaii State Accommodation tax of 9.25% and Hawaii General Excise tax of 4.166% will be added to your bill at time of booking.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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We are located only 15 minutes from some of the most pristine beaches on the island, Hapuna Beach and Wailea Bay, near Puako. Waimea is known for it's fabulous farmer’s markets where the freshest vegetables can be found on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
In addition, hikes, and fabulous beaches are within easy driving distance. Kona and Hilo are both an hour’s drive away and the entrance on Saddle Road for the 'Mauna Kea Summit' is 30 minutes away. A 20 minute drive brings you to Honokaa Town leading you to Waipio Valley, and 45 minutes away is Pololu Valley in Hawi. From Hilo it's only 26 more miles to Volcano National Park with the active volcano.
The town of Waimea has plenty to offer with its art galleries, boutiques, Parker Ranch, spas, golf on the coast, playgrounds, astronomy at the KECK observatory, the Anna Ranch Museum, and a great selection of local restaurants. As stated by one restaurant critic '
This is also a perfect location for mountain bikers, triathlon trainers, and any type of sports or science enthusiast.
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: As a professional forester and nurseryman with a doctorate in Geography, I love the Big Island for it's amazing diversity. Originally from South Africa, I came to Hawaii in 1996 from Alaska (where I worked for the Forest Service) and never left. I have been responsible for planting over 10 million trees on the island!
Why the Owner Chose Waimea, Hawaii County, HI, USA:
The home offers quiet luxury and seclusion with very easy access to restaurants, beaches, golf and outdoor activities. A gourmet kitchen as well as an outdoor entertainment area in a unique 'African Hut' make it an ideal family vacation home.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The home is styled after an African lodge, with custom hand-made furniture from locally sourced woods with amazing attention to detail throughout. Sunsets will provide a great jacuzzi experience! The home is ideal for a 'foodie' with a fabulous kitchen on an open-plan bar and living room for entertaining. A fun movie room is ideal for teenagers!
Enjoy a romantic sunset jacuzzi
The open-plan great room is styled after a luxury African Lodge.
An African-styled hut with an outdoor kitchen and BBQ for family meals.
The master bedroom has a California king bed and an en-suite beathroom.
The second bedroom has a queen-size bed and an Audrey Hepburn theme.
Enjoy white sand beaches on the Kohala Coast.
A movie room is ideal for teenagers or the whole family
A hike into Waipio Valley is a memorable adventure.
Large, Monkey-Pod dining table seats 8.
Attention to detail and a gourmet kitchen.
A handsome 'La Canche' French range is ideal for the 'foodie' in the family.
The master en-suite bathroom has a large walk-in rain shower.
Each of three bathrooms is stylishly appointed
The third bedroom has a comfortable sitting/TV area attached.
A cozy gas fireplace for cool Waimea evenings.
If you dive, dolphin sightings are possible in the warm Pacific.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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