GORGEOUS RENOVATED PRIVATE ESTATE, BREATHTAKING PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEW

Kristine or Rick

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
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Minimum Stay 3 nights

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GORGEOUS RENOVATED PRIVATE ESTATE, BREATHTAKING PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEW

Laupahoehoe Estate Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Hamakua Green-house is a newly renovated, very clean, 2 bedroom, 2 bath home on 14 acres of rolling hills. It has a large lanai with commanding 180 degree panoramic ocean views from 1700 foot elevation. It sits on the slopes of Mauna Kea, 2.5 miles above Laupahoehoe town, on the scenic Hamakua Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. Go green in style in this meticulously maintained, luxury off-grid property with all new appliances, beds, linens, dish-ware, and furniture. A custom built, solar powered, automatic gate assures your privacy and security.

Hamakua Green-house is a great base of operations to explore everything the Big Island has to offer. Sight-see the scenic Hamakua coast waterfalls, an erupting volcano at Volcanoes National Park, majestic Waipio valley, or white sandy beaches (on the Kona side of the island). Return home to your own private oasis on the mountain, to relax in the peaceful setting and endless ocean views, sipping local coffee, while you kick back and watch rainbows. Take a walk around the very private 14 acres, see the 43' seasonal waterfall located on the property and breath in the commanding 180 degree ocean views.

Newly remodeled, both bedrooms have extremely comfortable queen beds. The master has its own tub and shower, and the second bedroom has a brand new adjoining bathroom and shower. There is a sofabed in the living room if needed, and a loft with a twin sized blow-up mattress.

This luxury cottage is the perfect romanic getaway or family vacation retreat for discriminating travelers. Avoid the crowds and see all the beauty of the Big Island as if it were your own second home.

Please note that there is no television at the Hamakua Green-house, by design. We bring our laptop and DVDs, but enjoy being disconnected from television. There is an iPod docking station so bring your iPod/music. There is 3G cell phone reception for Verizon, ATT, and others at the house, and we often use USB-based cell modems with laptop computers while there. Please check with your provider about coverage.

We suggest staying at least a week to give yourself time to explore the entire Big Island and to relax at this wonderful property.

Keywords: Cottage, off-grid, serene, country, panoramic ocean views, privacy, estate, acreage, green, mountain, Mauna Kea, Hamakua, Laupahoehoe, quiet, clean, Hawaii

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
We loved the beautiful ocean views and quiet setting. What a great place to escape the busy life in Honolulu. The place was spotless and everything was so well kept. Thank you for sharing your second home with us.

My husband and I are already looking forward to coming back.
Sep 2010
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Kristine or Rick

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We love visiting our second home as a getaway from busy Honolulu. It is serene and the views are endless. The house sits on 14 very private acres and is accessable from a newly repaved road. Come and share our family getaway and experience the peace for yourself.

Kristine or Rick purchased this estate in 2009

We chose this property for the views, cooler climate, privacy, and not as much rainfall as Hilo town. The property has an amazing 43' seasonal double waterfall. It also has organic farming potential and we are developing an orchard with future plans for coffee and/or tea.

We love Laupahoehoe and the whole Hamakua Coast. It is only 30 minutes away from Hilo or Honokaa, an hour from Volcanoes National Park or Waimea, and minutes to many Hamakua coast attractions.

Off-the-grid does not mean a lack of luxury at this cottage. All our power comes from a PV system with a new state-of-the-art back-up diesel generator that automatically turns on if the battery level gets too low. However, this rarely happens as the 18 solar panels usually provide all the power needed. All our water comes from a new water catchment system with double filters down to 5 microns and a UV filter. Yet we didn't scrimp on comfort and the luxuries of home. It is a wonderful base from which to explore all of the Big Island, and from which to take long, leisurely hikes and walks.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Gorgeous Renovated Private Estate, Breathtaking Panoramic Ocean View
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BEAUTIFUL PLACE

  • 5 of 5
The highlight for my family (girls ages 6 and 8) was the waterfall on property. It's a short, very jungle-feeling hike up the stream to a surprisingly high waterfall. There were mosquitoes waiting for us there, but even they couldn't ruin the experience. The home itself is in very good condition, my kids enjoyed the loft area, and the views of the ocean, when clear, are beautiful. Good access to things like Akaka Falls and Wapio Valley. We also recommend the farmers market in Laupahoehoe. One thing to be aware of is the weather. For us, it was rainy and cool (lows around 60, highs in the mid to upper-60s) for most of our three days. I'm not sure how common that is this time of year, but since it was only for part of our trip, we didn't mind. The plus-side of that is that it's all very lush and green. Overall, we loved this place.
  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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THE PERFECT PLACE TO RELAX & ENJOY THE REAL HAWAII

The perfect place to relax & enjoy the real Hawaii
  • 5 of 5
This was our second stay in Laupahoehoe and absolutely love this area of Hawaii. This wonderful eco-friendly home was even better than described in the listing. The owners ensured the home was clean and had everything we needed for the week and made sure we were welcomed. The friendly groundskeeper, Darrin, does an awesome job keeping this expansive estate in immaculate shape. The views during the day were serene and the view of the stars at night were breathtaking. We will definitely stay at this lovely home again. Thanks Rick & Kristine.
  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
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A LOVELY PLACE TO VACATION

  • 5 of 5
The Hamakua Green House is a lovely, peaceful and private place to vacation. Seeking fun Hawaiian adventure during our days, we found coming home to Green House a wonderful, relaxing place to cook, dine and watch sunsets. Sunrises where beautiful also! We would LOVE to return soon and highly recommend to others.
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
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TRAVELER

  • 5 of 5
This is a beautiful and comfortable off the grid house. The full lanai has a gorgeous view of the ocean. Very comfortable.
  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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IT'S TIME TO RELAX

It's time to relax
  • 5 of 5
There are many things to see in Hawaii, and the Hamakua Greenhouse is one of them. The home has everything you need for a quiet relaxing stay and there is plenty of room in and outside of the home to move about. This home is Hawaii. Without a doubt, it will be where you want to live. Enjoy it, I know you will.
  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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BLISSFUL PARADISE

  • 5 of 5
What an amazing peaceful property and house: To be able to enjoy such a luxurious house and a pristine environment all sustained by the solar power and rain water catchment system made our stay in Hawaii even more of a tropical paradise. The property is huge with no noise from the neighbors to bother you anytime of day. The huge ceilings and many windows inside the house allowed us to feel like we were in the tropics even while inside the house. The panoramic view of the ocean and scenery from the porch made us want to stare at it all day. With no light pollution around on a cloudless night the star gazing and shooting stars made us forget that t.v. even exists. The house was spotlessly clean when we arrived and Darren the grounds keeper does a great job maintaining the property. Darren was also very gracious and left us lilikoi (passionfruit), and macadamia nuts on the porch for when we returned from our daily activities, he was also quite an interesting person to talk to. The location of the Hamakua Coast was perfect for everything we wanted to explore in Hawaii. Our stay in Laupahoehoe has inspired us even further to one day find our own tropical paradise and live off the grid. When we have a chance to go back to Hawaii we will be sure to book in advance to stay here again.
  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Hilo
Car: recommended

Helicopter rides, off road tours, Volcanos National Park, Mauna Kea Observatory, Hilo Zoo, waterfalls, Hilo and Pahoa farmer's market (don't miss this!), Waipio Valley.

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Availability & Rates

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Laupahoehoe Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas & New Years Holiday
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 Rates
Jan 5 2015 - Dec 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$150
$950
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$135
$850
$3,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49.00
cleaning fee $150.00 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250.00
Tax Rate 13.42%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Laupahoehoe Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) Brand new beds and mattresses, Twin or Single Beds (1) In loft, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofabed in living room
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • zoo
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • wind-surfing
  • kayaking
  • hunting
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • golf
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • deepsea fishing
  • hunting big game
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • hiking
Notes:
Blow dryer, instant hot water heater, couch and dining area on lanai.
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