Papaikou Estate Rental Photos and Description
Private estate with 2BD/2B Main House & 1 BD/1B Guest Cottage, sleeps up to 10
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Welcome to one of Hawaii’s most secluded luxurious ocean front estates! Our family vacation home is situated on a 16 acre heart of palm plantation and is located on the Scenic Route, just minutes from downtown Hilo.
Upon entering the gated estate, you will feel like you have left the stresses of life behind. The property is surrounded by breathtaking ocean vistas and open agricultural lands which create a sense of privacy and seclusion. As you turn off the scenic route, you will drive down a spectacular driveway and see a beautifully hand crafted cliff top plantation style home, which is completely off grid.
Our ocean front estate is 15 minutes from the Hilo international airport and 10 minutes from downtown Hilo. Hilo town is home to the infamous Hilo Farmer’s Market, Astronomy Center, University of Hawaii Hilo, Hilo Medical Center (hospital), numerous restaurants, shopping, water falls, botanical gardens, horseback riding tours, zip lines and more. The World famous Volcano National Park is also within an hour drive of the estate.
$375/nt 3 nt min for 6 people, additional charge of $50/pp/night up to 8 people, cleaning fee $250
*SPECIAL PRICING APPLIES FOR MERRIE MONARCH, HOLIDAYS & SPECIAL EVENTS, PLEASE INQUIRE
A vanishing 15’ window opens up to a spectacular unobstructed 270’ ocean view. Fall asleep to the soothing sounds of the waves crashing on the cliff in a comfortable king sized bed with soft cotton sheets. The expansive room also offers a desk, chair, ceiling fan and TV. The master bedroom is connected to the wrap around veranda where you can enjoy your morning coffee and awaken to the smell of tropical flowers. Two separate closets in the bedroom hallway provide plenty of space and privacy for your comfort.
MASTER EN SUITE BATHROOM
The spacious Master bathroom boasts his and her vanities with walk in shower, dual shower heads including a rain shower overlooking views of the estate. Shampoo, hair conditioner, hand soap, TP, and plenty of towels are all provided.
Enjoy a comfortable King sized bed with soft cotton sheets, 2 bedside tables with reading lamps, ceiling fan, and handcrafted mango and eucalyptus wood entertainment table. There is also a spacious closet for your comfort.
The guest bathroom is shared by both the 2nd bedroom and the main house. It has a tub/shower, sink/vanity and toilet. Shampoo, hair conditioner, hand soap, TP, and plenty of towels are all provided.
LIVING SPACE AND KITCHEN
Surrounded by unobstructed views of the ocean, the great room kitchen/living room is truly the heartbeat of the home. Decorated with a contemporary casual beachy feel, the living room is accented with gallery artwork by renowned Hawaii artist and offers a comfortable couch with a large flat screen TV (DISH TV) and plenty of seating. Windows abound throughout the great room] concept with spectacular views of Hilo and the Hamakua coastline. There is a very large reclaimed wood dining table with 8 chairs, as well as 3 counter stools. The living room also offers a wood burning fire place to create a romantic environment for the occasional chilly night. A sound system is wired throughout the house and lanai. Making this the perfect home for entertaining or relaxing with your family, the gourmet kitchen with commercial gas stove, large island, and convection oven complete the space.
WRAP AROUND DECK
The home is surrounded by a spacious wrap around deck which offers a comfortable outdoor seating arrangement as well as a solid teak table which can host 8 guests comfortably. The dramatic views of the crashing waves on the Hamakua coastline can be seen from every seat on the verandah. The deck is a perfect place to watch the Hilo sunrise and the whales breaching in the winter months.
New front loading energy efficient Washer and Dryer.
Iron & Board, Hair Dryer Shampoo, Conditioner, Hand soap, Dish soap, Laundry soap, and Dishwasher soap available.
MAIN HOUSE KITCHEN:
Includes: Regular Coffee Maker, French Press, Espresso Machine, Stainless Steel Cookware and some essential condiments. Cooking Utensils, plenty of bowls and plates, glasses and flatware, Dishwasher, Gas stove top with 4 burners, overhead exhaust, full-sized Convection Oven, Toaster Oven, Refrigerator/Freezer combo, Microwave and Toaster.
SEPARATE GUEST HOUSE (OHANA UNIT)
A short walk down a beautifully landscaped covered breezeway provides access to a private guest house complete with its own bedroom, living space, bathroom and TV.
The guest house offers a comfortable queen sized bed with soft cotton sheets, ceiling fan, chair, bedside table, reading lamp, pineapple dining table which seats four, and a pull out Italian leather coach that turns into a queen sized bed. The living space opens up through sliding glass doors to a private lanai where you can sit and read or listen to the native birds and enjoy views of the spacious estate and Hamakua coastline. Kitchen includes: sink, basic dish & flatware, microwave & toaster oven. No washer/dryer.
GUEST HOUSE BATHROOM (OHANA UNIT)
The bathroom offers a full walk in shower with vanity, sink, toilet, and incredible views of Mauna Kea. Shampoo, hair conditioner, hand soap, TP, and plenty of towels are all provided.
There is a spacious covered entry which accommodates two cars.
The water on property is provided by the County of Hawaii from a nearby aquifer and is filtered through the refrigerator for drinking.
In front of our home, the ocean is very deep. The bays along the Hamakua coast provide a safe haven for Humpback whales. The birthing and mating months (December - April) are excellent times for hearing humpback whales at night, and of course seeing them by day.
Luxurious sheets are all 100% cotton, 400 thread count or higher. Towels are plentiful.
Wi-Fi. (DISH Satellite) Password is given at check-in. It is in the 'house book' with LOTS of other information.
No landline telephone available, we recommend you use cell phones (excellent coverage) and/or internet.
Gas (propane) grill
- non smoking only
- children welcome
- wheelchair accessible
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Events Allowed
About Steve Shropshire
I grew up in Florida, moved to Alaska and spent 20 years in the nursery business and always dreamed of living in Hawaii. Since 2000, I have called Hawaii home and have houses on both Oahu and the Big Island. We recently purchased this property because of its uniqueness and natural beauty. I am a local farmer and business owner (for more information see; www.alohagreen.com).
Steve Shropshire purchased this estate in 2013
Why Steve Shropshire chose Papaikou
We fell in love with this breathtaking estate. It is truly one of Hamakua's rare gems.
What makes this estate unique
This experience is about luxury, privacy, and serenity. We trust that once you have experienced a piece of our paradise, you will count the days until you return.
Guestbook comments from the owner
This is a great open floor plan, the back yard is great for watching whales and BBQing. The weather this week was great. Thank you for everything.