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FALL 2017!! Bookings accepted now! Read the Reviews, convenient and private

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Relax and Renew in the "Retreat-style House, 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths-Quiet/1 acre

Looking for a Spacious/Private House for a Vacation or a 'long-term' rental so you can chill and enjoy exploring this island as a possible place to move, build a house? Retreat-Style house on One Acre with Botanical Gardens, surrounded on all sides with trees and privacy, room to play, your own paradise home as a place to relax and rejuvenate before your next day out to explore this incredible island.

House has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and lots of space. Huge lawn area for play. Fully stocked/High Speed Internet.

Most beautiful subdivision known as Leilani Estates, which is just 5 miles from old Pahoa town, groceries, restaurants.

This home/vacation property can be rented for days/weeks or months.

Everything you need to enjoy your stay as if you were in your own home. One acre property with lush gardens and paved driveway. Easy access to all the Big Island sights. Sleeps 1-6 people. Or, if you are considering a move to the island and need a place to 'land', we do rent the house out by the month. We accept PayPal which means you can pay with a major credit card. A 15 minute drive to view the Volcano's lava plunging into the ocean, Black Sands beach, and swimming/lounging in the pool-sized warm ponds that are famous on this side of the island.

Close to the Wild & Spectacular Volcanoes National Park!

Retreat-like setting in the most beautiful subdivision in the Puna District. Only 5 minutes from quaint Pahoa-town, groceries, gas station, restaurants, etc. High Speed Internet access and TV.

House sits way back from street, has locking gate, surrounded by lush botanical gardens, and extremely private and quiet.

Fully-equipped kitchen with everything you need to cook yummy meals.

Many attractions on this side of the island:


• Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (32 mi.)

• Punalu'u Black Sand Beach (66 mi.)

• Green Sand Beach (93 mi)

• Rainbow Falls (25 mi.)

• Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens (31 mi.)

• Akaka Falls State Park (39 mi.)

• Lava Tree State Monument (9 mi.)

• Kapoho Waiopae Tide Pools (12 mi.)

• Ahalanui 'Warm Spring' Park (15 mi.)

• Isaac Hale Beach Park (15 mi.)

• Kalapana - lava flow viewing area (10 mi.)

More Details

Audrey Roumiguiere
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2017

About Audrey Roumiguiere

I have been visiting the islands since my early twenties when I bicycled around Kauai, Oahu and The Big Island.

Years later, in 2001, I met the love of my life on Maui, which was a magical time. In our hearts, Hawaii is our home. We love to care for the land/gardens and the house in a way that makes it enjoyable for others to experience. We currently live part of the year in California.

Audrey Roumiguiere purchased this house in 2007

Why Audrey Roumiguiere chose Puna District

I chose this property/house because the women who owned it previously had put their heart and soul into caring for it since 1997 when it was built. They had planted and tended the beautiful botanical gardens and had kept the house in tip-top shape.

What makes this house unique

The home sits about 235 feet back from the street and is surrounded by vegetation. The gardens are a pleasure to do a walk-about every day and see something different.

There is a locking gate at the entrance which lets you know that no one will be just 'dropping by'.

The lay-out of the house is spacious and comfortable.


Pahoa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Botanical Garden Setting-Views out every window! Take a video tour click the link below the calendar button at the middle of the page (by the Rate Details)


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

FALL 2017!! Bookings accepted now! Read the Reviews, convenient and private
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews

Love the seclusion!!

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect for a quiet secluded holiday where you can be as active or inactive as you want. The house is well equipped in the kitchen as well as the bedrooms. There is enough activities within a few hours drive to keep you busy, hiking, swimming, volcanos, observatory, tide pools, thermal pool, golfing, etc., for a long time. Our children and grandchildren enjoyed picking our own bananas, oranges and coconuts right in the huge yard. We also loved the nature sounds at night, instead of having to listen to traffic noise. Highly recommend this beautiful home in paradise!!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and Mahalo, It is truly a wonderful thing to receive feedback such as means that you love our sweet Hale as much as we do...we pride ourselves in the work we do to keep the house/property "just right" for our guests, and your review affirms that our efforts are being appreciated. We hope to have you back again sometime if you travel to the Big Island again, Audrey
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A Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

The house is perfect! It has all of the kitchen appliances necessary and almost every kitchen utensil one can think of. There are plenty of sheets and towels. The beds are clean and comfortable. The bathrooms are immaculate. The house is well lit inside and out. The water pressure is strong. The ambiance of the interior was definitely well thought out. It's simple but perfect and peaceful. This little gem of a home is surrounded in a paradise of beautiful trees, lush shrubs, and exotic flowers which provide plenty of privacy.

I would definitely stay here again next time I come to the Big Island.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house & landscaping.

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful seclusive Hawaiian feeling home. Had everything we could possibly need to relax and feel right at home, even for our teenagers! Favorite part was listening to the sounds at night while relaxing! The Thermal ponds & Hilo were very close so that was a plus! Loved how the home was not near the tourist traps!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nicole & Family, So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lovey home, and we're happy to know that your teenagers had a good time on the island. We'd love to have you back for your next island-adventure. Mahalo (thank you), Audrey & Dennis
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Canmore, Alberta, Canada

House in a Botanical Garden !

  • 5 of 5

Wow ! Wow ! Wow !

What a place to be on Vacation with my father, mother and Dan. This place was like living in a house in a Hawaiian Botanical Garden. Outstanding, nothing is missing with all the flowers, plants, trees and even some fruit trees such as Avocado, Bananas, Orange, Abiu and also bushes of raspberries. Probably more depending on the time of the season you are there. Been to Hawaii before, more than 10 times. But this time it is a first time experience for us to find and rent a vacation house that we can rent for a full month and also a car will be needed. Plus, we had some concerns about renting.

Because... you never know what you will get and everything is already all paid, months in advance before getting there.

Yes, we do have some pictures to view about the rental property when doing the research. But still wonder? It is a big gamble. Because life is full of surprises. You never know? We decided this time to find a place on the Big Island. After searching on the VRBO web, we found one in Pahoa.

The owner was very helpful with the quick responses with everything we asked. Pahoa, a nice little hippy town that has all the amenities and superb restaurants. Only about 10 minutes drive to downtown from the house. The house was a Paradise, was also the perfect place for my father. He will be 80 years old soon and he is not so mobile anymore. The exquisite place for my father and mother to be and to have a chance to enjoy some quality and relax time in this beautiful garden. They both love plants, flowers, tranquility and the songs of birds. Away from the racket and tumult of Osaka, Japan which is home for them. Dan and I are from Canmore, Alberta, Canada only 20 minutes away from Banff National Park.

No regrets, this was a real Paradise, perfect place to be. If we need to rate this Paradise, we need to give it an easy 10, nothing less. This place (Paradise) is absolutely recommendable.

Junko, Dan, Momzy and Dadyo

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh, what a pleasure it is to share the home/gardens with such gracious guests. Thank you so much for such a sweet review of your experience. We hope to see you back again sometime in the future. Audrey & Dennis
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The luxury of privacy with convenience

  • 5 of 5

Most comfortable...surrounded by an acre of privacy. Ideal home base to explore and experience the rural peacefulness of the Puna District. Thank you for arranging an immaculately clean rental. My week was such a pleasure, that I've rented it again, for my birthday week, In April.

5-stars! Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calm get away in East Hawaii

  • 5 of 5

This home was spacious, well supplied with necessities for either a short or long stay, super quiet day and night with none of the sirens or loud urban noises of other sorts associated with big city or big suburb life. Garden was tranquil and eye-pleasing, there was no noise from the neighbors, and the one town in Puna District, Pahoa, was nearby.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lava Tube Cave
Hiilawe Falls
Hulihe'e Palace
Lava Tree State Park
Ahalanui Warm Springs Park
Kaleo's Bar & Grill
Ning's Thai Cuisine
Akaka Falls State Park
Maku'u Farmer's Market
The Black Sand Beach
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Pahoa House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 22 2017 - Sep 24 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $135 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Owner's Cancellation Policy:
Bookings canceled at least 30 days before the start of the stay will receive a 50% refund.
Bookings canceled at least 60 days before the start of the stay will receive a 100% refund.

Cancellations must be made by 12:00 PM CST (Central Standard Time) on the appropriate day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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