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Waimea Plantation Style Home.- Close To Town! Book 7 Nights, Get 8th Night Free!

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedroom and 1 bath home with a deck and pasture views close to Waimea town

Your “home away from home” to a very charming 2 bedroom, 1 full bath home with lots of natural light located in beautiful Waimea. Our home has tile and bamboo flooring and a JOTUL gas fireplace in the open living room to keep you warm on those cool Waimea evenings. The master bedroom and second bedroom are generous in size with good closet space. Our home is surrounded by lush private landscape with fruit trees and flowering plants - lemon, apple, bananas, poha berry, loquat, night blooming jasmine, ginger and bamboo and pasture land in the backyard where you can watch the cows graze. Enjoy the beautiful sunset and pasture views from the large covered deck located immediately off the kitchen, a quiet and relaxing spot to enjoy a hot cup of coffee in the morning or a nice glass of wine at sunset.

The kitchen and pantry offer lots of space for food storage and the home comes with a stackable washer and dryer. The one-car carport is easily accessible with a driveway. The climate in Waimea is perfect; cool mornings and evenings, occasional afternoon misty rains and beautiful sunny days! Enjoy the quiet evenings, the beautiful countryside and lush surroundings in a private and tranquil setting. You will find peace, serenity and plenty of comfort and space to call home while you are on vacation yet still just minutes from the historic and convenient town of Waimea. The town center offers many fine and unique shops, art galleries, farmer's markets and excellent casual and fine dining options. Explore everything the Big Island has to offer from the stars and planets at the Mauna Kea Observatory to the best beaches and golfing on the island.

So come and 'get away', unwind and relax in our warm and inviting home- so much so that you will want to return! We have spared no effort to make your stay as comfortable, memorable and welcoming as possible and look forward to sharing our Aloha with you.

More Details

Property Manager
JoAnn Oto
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About JoAnn Oto

Brent & JoAnn Oto, owners of the WaimeaPlantation Home, born and raised in Hawaii.

JoAnn Oto purchased this house in 2014

Why JoAnn Oto chose Kamuela

Located about 2,600 feet above sea level, Waimea is cooler than living along the coastline, yet is just a few minutes drive from some of the best beaches on island. It really is the best of both worlds! It is so beautiful with gingers, jasmine and green pastures and cool temperatures all year long. The beautiful lush and mature landscaping is a perfect private setting to sit and enjoy the views. Waimea is located between Hilo and Kona, so both sides of the island are easily accessible. The town is about 5 minutes away from the home.

What makes this house unique

Waimea is the land of rolling green hills, cowboys, and horses. We are blessed with truly beautiful landscape plus incredible views of the Kohala Mountains, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, and Hualalai. Sit on the patio deck in the morning and evening and view the occasional cows grazing on a huge pasture behind the house. Very peaceful and quiet neighborhood where neighbors wave hello as they pass by. Lots of fruit trees and flowering plants.


Kamuela House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedrooms have a dresser, night stand, large closets; beds are fully dressed with linens/pillows.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Daily/weekly housekeeping services available , additional charges apply- Please inquire with owner.


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Waimea Plantation Style Home.- Close To Town! Book 7 Nights, Get 8th Night Free!
average rating of 4.5263157 based on 19 reviews

Great location.

  • 4 of 5

Convenient and clean. Needs new bed in master bedroom, and we found the motion sensor lights distracting, but overall, very pleasant.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was perfect for our wants.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great location if you want a peaceful, quiet place to stay. It's well located to access hiking and snorkeling.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A private home

  • 2 of 5

We were satisfied with the two bedroom home and accommodations. This was one of 12 places we stayed during our three island visit to Hawaii, and the only place that required us to purchase property protection insurance. Upon departure, we were notified there was a claim against an electric kettle that had been damaged. We did not use this appliance during our stay. I notified the owner and insurance carrier of this, but a $30.00 claim was submitted for coverage. This made us wonder why we were required to purchase property protection.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, All guests that rent the home are required to either purchase property damage protection of $59, which covers up to $1500 in damages and/or missing items or they may choose to place a refundable security deposit. This is standard for all vacations rentals properties as well as hotel reservations when they ask for a credit card to be placed on file upon check in for incidentals or damages during check out. The property insurance requirement and fee is specifically stated on the reservation site, since no questions were asked from the guests regarding the insurance fee, it was assumed there were no concerns as the guests submitted an instant booking request for the owner to accept the reservation and payment. The property damage insurance is for the protection of the owner of the home as well as the guests that rent out the home should any damages occur during the stay. Although the majority of our guests have always taken great care of the home during their stays and we have had very little to no issues during check out inspections, accidents do happen. This is what the insurance coverage is for. Should guests have any questions regarding fees for any vacation rentals in the future, it is always recommended that they inquire with the owners/property manager prior to paying for the reservation. Mahalo for staying in our Waimea home.
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Lovely property, beautifully appointed and a great location

  • 4 of 5

We just wanted to say how much we enjoyed your place. We found it clean, comfortable, and very inviting and relaxing. We compliment you on your taste in decor. We loved the character of your house.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy and clean.

  • 4 of 5

If you want to be in Waimea this was a great little house. The two bedrooms were nice even though it was just the two of us. It gave us some extra space. Having the lanai looking out onto the lush greenery was so pleasant. The little gas fireplace was awesome too. It was cool and stormy and it made it very cozy.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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comfortable house in a good location

  • 4 of 5

Good location of a very sparkling clean and comfortable house. Minimum of basic supplies. Probably not the best choice for people with allergies to fragrances.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Kona International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Big Island Brewhaus
Nearest Restaurant
2.3 Miles
Merrimans Kamuela Hawaii Restaurant
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Mauna Kea Beach
Car: necessary

February – Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

February (but changing dates) – Annual Ukulele & Slack Key Guitar Institute

July – Parker Ranch 4th of July Rodeo

September – Aloha Festivals Waimea Paniolo Parade and Hoʻolauleʻa

September - Parker Ranch Labor Day Rodeo

Farmer's markets- There are several farmers markets in and near Waimea: The largest markets in Waimea are the Waimea Town market (open Saturday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.), the Waimea Homestead farmers market (open Saturday between 7 a.m. and noon) and since April 2012 the Waimea mid-week market at the Pukalani stables (open Wednesday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Mauna Kea Tea Farm tours and Tea Tasting

Tour of Parker or Anna Ranch


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

14.416% tax includes HI General Excise (4.166%) and Transient Accommodations Tax (10.25%) as required by law.
Damage Insurance Fee Options: $59 for $1500 coverage; $79 for $3,000 coverage and $99 for $5,000 coverage
We do not accept wire transfers of money or checks payments.
Detailed Rental Agreement will be sent after booking; Service (ADA certified) only pets allowed
Check in time is at 3pm; Check out time is at 11am.
Additional cleaning charges may apply if the home/linens is left excessively dirty.

Cancellation policy:
Before 60 days of arrival date= Refund provided less $100 rebooking fee
59 to 45 days of arrival date= 50% refund
44 to 30 days of arrival date= 25% refund
29 days and less of arrival date= No refunds (firm)
Hawaii Tax/TAT I.D. # W04465974-01

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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