Makawao House Rental Photos and Description
Upcountry 1500 sq. ft, COTTAGE.
Our Hawaiian English Cottage is a beautful and quaint home in Upcountry Makawao, Olinda, Maui. This wonderful cottage is 1500 sqaure feet big and located a few miles above the historic town of Makawao. The area is tranquil encompassing the beauty of nature. The cottage is at a perfect elevation. The climate is temperate with temperature usually in the 80's/70's year round. In the eve's in winter it get's down to 60's/50's which is perfect fireplace weather! This is ideal climate for a relaxing sojourn, a perfect romantic retreat, a serene space for writing, meditation, and artistic endeavors. It also lends itself to a fun family holiday.
The location is up a meandering country road that captures the fragrance of eucalyptus that line the road. Here you will experience the real upcountry Maui away from the bustle of the tourist scene. This quaint and private retreat is only 15 minutes to restaurants, shops, pubs, galleries, yoga and massage spa, and a general store.
The cottage is surrounded by nature and fresh clean air. Serenity and peace will engulf you as you approach the manicured lawns and organic orchard of lemons and plums.
At night the sky fills with an abundance of twinkling stars. Sometimes you might get lucky and see a falling star or moonbow.
The charming living room has wood floors an inviting push button fireplace. There are plenty of windows which offer an airy feel. The living room is decorated with cozy comfort in mind. There is an air of welcoming charm. The essence is a casual feel of relaxation with a touch of elegance.
Truth be known, when folks visit, they do not want to leave. The energy is very positive and relaxing on the soul.
There is a nice dinning room that seats 6.
There is a big screen TV with a special box for movies. (no regular TV)
The country kitchen is lovely, equipped and adequate for cooking with all basic appliances.
The bathroom is charming with clawfoot tub and nice tiled shower.
The master bedroom has a views of the garden and trees. Pillows, mattress, bedding are all new. Sheets are of good quality. The master bedroom features a king bed.
There is a washer and dryer tucked away in a closet which is a great convenience.
The 2nd bedroom has a full size bed. An air mattress can also be requested.
The 2 acres includes a backyard fire pit and picnic bench, (SMORES!).
We are located in close proximity to many attractions. The historic Makawao town is 14 minutes down our mountain road where there are many choices of restaurants, shops, pubs, galleries, yoga, massage spa, and general store. Very Close by is Piiholo Ziplines and horseback riding. Forest Bike trails are 14 minutes away.
The neighborhood is great for walking and there are fantastic hiking trails just 1/2 mile away.
Only 18 minutes to the wonderful Saturday Upcountry Farmer's Market where you can buy everything from local organic vegetables to homemade ravioli to freshly cooked Indian food. Only 18 minutes to Pukalani where you can find the 24-hour Foodland supermarket and fast food.
One of our favorite restaurants is Bev Gannon's Hali'imaile General Store which is only a 20/25 minute drive.
It is 25/35 minutes to Paia beaches. The famous Spreckelsville Kid Friendly beaches, Ho'okipa Windsurfing beach and Jaws big surf site are only a 25/40 minute drive.
On the way you will also find the famous Mama's Fish House for that special occasion dinner or lunch.
Only 45/55 minutes to Kihei/Wailea and the gorgeous South Side beaches with historic Lahaina only a 1 hour drive.
Only 45 minutes to Haleakala Crater to watch the sunrise or set. :)
You can experience Farm tours, Alii Kula Lavender Farm, Polipoli Park, Kula Farm and Market, Tedeschi Vineyards, Ulupalakua Ranch Store & Grill, and Surfing Goat Dairy which are all fairly close.
Kahului airport is 35/40 minutes away as is Costco and Whole Foods Market.
We enjoy sharing our love and knowledge of Maui and will help you with advice on attractions, beaches, hiking, and diving if you wish.
Short-term rental home permit pending
We appreciate respectful and responsible people. We cherish our peaceful, happy environment and know you will too.
Please, no smoking in the house but outside is okay.
Though we are in a very private location, we do like to respect our distant neighbors. We turn music on low after 9pm. However, laughter and merriment is encouraged to continue until the wee hours. :)
On our nearby 2 acres are some cute goats and chickens that you are welcome to pet. (No Roosters)
Payment is very easy as we accept PAYPAL, ANY CREDIT CARD, and ECHECKS.
- wheelchair inaccessible
- children welcome
- pets not allowed
- Long-term Renters Welcome
About Mariana or Neesa
We have lived on Maui for 25 years. We love our paradise island and enjoy sharing our knowledge with others. We will do all we can to help you discover the beauty of Maui and have a memorable holiday.
Mariana or Neesa purchased this house in 1999
Why Mariana or Neesa chose Makawao
Here you will find a place for a fun family gathering, romance, or a peaceful retreat.
What makes this house unique
Privacy, serenity, peace, in a natural setting away from the tourist crowd.