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Spectacular Views, Natural Beauty, Private

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,052 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Upstairs Main House. Awe Inspiring Views!

On the slopes of Mauna Kea, at 1200’ above the little town of Honomu the great waterfall of Akaka cascades down through verdant rainforest. Nearby, on top a hill is our private little piece of paOradise. The house overlooks a vast swath of East Hawaii. From the blue of Hilo Bay to the mountain top of Mauna Kea , and across miles of the Hamakua Coast one can see sights of verdant splendor. Sitting on fifteen acres which borders a stream this vacation house has all the comforts of home with a 'get away from it all feel'. Main house upstairs has three bedrooms and two baths. Fully equipped kitchen , dining area with seating for 6 people. Master bedroom has king size bed, adjoining bathroom. The other two bedrooms have queen sized beds that share a full bath. Each room has an incredible view. Enjoy your morning drink sitting on the lanai perched high above this pastoral site.


Owner
Andrea Lievens
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 4, 2017

About Andrea Lievens

Jean and Jim Lievens purchased this property in 1991. They first started with the infrastructure and later the farm house on a site which captures quite a view. Jean loves this special area and has decided to share this lovely spot with other travelers and friends. Though the farm is not yet developed, a plan is in place to create a botanical garden. Guests and friends will enjoy watching this verdant land come alive. This property is managed by Brian and Andrea Lievens.

Andrea Lievens purchased this house in 1991

Why Andrea Lievens chose Hilo District

When you see this property you will agree that it is one of a kind. Said to have the 'One of the Best views on the Island'. and 'I feel like I am on top of the World'. Let Akaka Farm capture your imagination as well as your sense of beauty.

What makes this house unique

Exotic setting, completely private, stunning views of the mountains, farmlands and ocean. Comfortable home with all amenities. Near Hilo town and everything you could need.

Amenities

Honomu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1052 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Two full bathrooms Upstairs in Main house.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Main house Upstairs has Three bedrooms. Master has King size bed, two other bedrooms have Queen size beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Views, Natural Beauty, Private
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
5

AWESOME!

  • 5 of 5

The property is very clean and well maintained. Modern conveniences in a lush quiet environment. The owners went out of their way to make us comfortable. Providing a pack-n-play for our 8-month grandson. Our 5-year-old grandson enjoyed being able to explore and play without fear of bothering neighbors. The views of the ocean, the foliage, and the volcano is spectacular. We loved hearing the coqui frogs sing at night and the cool breezes. We highly recommend this property for a vacation retreat.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Diane and family, It was a real pleasure to meet you and your family. We truly hope that you all will return for another family visit. Thank you for the lovely review, you were amazing guests and we were delighted that you enjoyed the peace of the home.
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5

Magical!

  • 5 of 5

We were really seeking some peace and solitude on this vacation and, boy, this is what we got! When we drove to the Kona side of the island during our stay, we were overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle, crowds and ultra-tourism, and couldn't wait to be back at Akaka Farms House, our home away from home. Breakfast on the lanai every morning was therapeutic. Loved the new deck and hot tub. Loved the local vibe, local food, and local folks. Honomu Town is a blast from the past. The views from this hill-top hideaway are breathtaking, just like the pictures portray. Thank you, Andrea, for letting us stay in your lovely home! We can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Vacation House

  • 5 of 5

The minimum rating for this home is 5 stars. While we have stayed at other homes in the general Hilo area, this home is out in the open air near the Akaka Falls and simply a relaxing property with all the amenities. We will certainly want to rent this home again in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and peaceful Akaka Farms

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to get away from it all! We had a fabulous stay at Akaka Farms. The property is absolutely gorgeous and totally private with big sweeping views from the ocean to the mountains - even out to the snow covered peaks of Mauna Kea. Two-levels of decks wrap around the house taking in the views, and include a Jacuzzi - perfect for winding down after a busy day to watch the stars at night. The house is well appointed, very comfortable and very clean, and Stephen the manager was extremely helpful. We loved every minute of our stay, and will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jan, We are so glad you had such a great time. The spot is such a unique place to enjoy some peace and quiet. We look forward to your return. Much aloha, Andrea, Brian and Stephen
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4

Wow!

  • 4 of 5

If I ever wanted to write a book, this is where I would live! The views, the solitude, the funky, friendly village of Honomu just down-slope, and a fully-equipped, modern, spacious house with a hot tub, no less!

The only downside is that the drive to Hilo is almost half an hour, so if you are intent on covering Volcano and the lava fields beyond it, this might not be an ideal location. On the other hand, the entire north end of the island and its splendid coastline is an easy afternoons drive. You can be at Akaka Falls, five minutes away, at opening time (which also happened to be when the light is best, if you're a photographer).

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Paul, Glad you enjoyed staying at the Akaka Farms house. Big part of the enjoyment is that you are away from it all. All the best. Aloha, Andrea and Brian
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5

Isolated and gorgeous but convenient

  • 5 of 5

Our family (grandma & grandpa, daughter & husband, 2 granddaughters 4&6) LOVED this place! Grrrlz spent a lot of time in the hot tub, we could see the snow on top of Mauna Kea from the lanai, frogs sang us to sleep at night, and yet only 15 minutes or so from Hilo.

We will definitely come back next trip to the big island!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Charles, It is great that your family enjoyed our Akaka farms house retreat. Great way to spend time with the family. Please come back again. Much Aloha, Andrea and Brian
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Map

Nearest Airport
18.5 Miles
Hilo Airport
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Woodshop Gallery Cafe, Mr. Ed's Bakery, Sharks
Nearest Beach
4.7 Miles
Kolekole Beach Park
Car: necessary

This property is located close to Akaka Fall Park. Enjoy a walk to to Falls.

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Rates & Availability

Honomu House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$175
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee + tax $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.42%

Hawaii Tax: W20001560-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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