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Melanie and/or Todd Houston

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Beautiful Custom Home with POOL 1000 Feet from Ocean Starting at 160.

20 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Hawaiian Paradise Park House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Beautiful furnished plantation style truly custom home on sunny Kaloli point in Hawaiian Paradise Park. 15x30 in ground private pool in back for your enjoyment! As we are located just a 1000 feet from the ocean as the crow flies, you can listen to the waves crash against the cliffs as you have a relaxing drink on the lanai. Large Lanai off the kitchen dining room area and a large deck as you come upstairs. 3 bedrooms each containing a queen sized memory foam bed and 3 full baths. Two bedrooms are on on the upper floor with a one bedroom, one bath with separate entrance for privacy located on the ground floor. You may rent the upper house separately or all three bedrooms depending on your needs. Open beam ceiling with cooling fans throughout. Comfortable furniture (so important!) with a flat screen TV in both the living room and one of the master bedrooms. Free long distance calls anywhere within the US and Canada. 78 cable channels, wireless high speed internet access anywhere in the house or on the two lanais. Just bring your laptop.

We are conveniently located just 20 minutes from the Hilo airport and 40 minutes from Volcano National park

IF YOU ARE THINKING OF HAVING A PARTY/FAMILY GET TOGETHER, PLEASE RENT SOMEWHERE ELSE. WE WILL START WITHHOLDING DEPOSIT MONEY FOR EXTENSIVE EXTRA CLEANING OF HOUSE/POOL AND PAYING PEOPLE TO MAKE SPECIAL TRIPS FOR EXTRA GARBABE REMOVAL.

Hawaii Tax ID W94433544-01

Keywords: pool House 3 bdrm 3 bath

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Melanie and/or Todd Houston (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Melanie and/or Todd Houston

Todd and I have been coming to the east side of the Big Island for many years. We love it and are so happy we now have a home to share!

Melanie and/or Todd Houston purchased this house in 2011

Why Melanie and/or Todd Houston chose Hawaii

The Big Island is by far the most diverse of all the Hawaiian Islands with 11 of the world’s 13 climate zones. View waves crashing on to the cliffs or walk on white, black or green sandy beaches!

What makes this house unique

With private pool, beautiful hardwood floors, granite countertops, All memory foam mattresses and custom designed bathrooms, you can relax in comfort and style!

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a great experience for our family! A wonderful well cared for home with plenty of room for three kids to get some space after a long day looking at the great sights the Big Island has to offer. I can tell Melanie is a sweetheart even though we only conversed via email. Prompt with replys to any questions and makes sure everything is just right for your arrival. The pool is outstanding and the neighbors are very friendly, great place from which to explore Mauna Kea, Kilauea Crater, Black Sand beaches, abundant waterfalls and The Hilo Farmers market. We live on Oahu so the whole Hawaii scene is nothing new but we had a simply awesome time and Melanie and Todd allowing us to stay in this beautiful home just added to it. Thanks again Melanie!
Jul 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 20 traveler reviews

Beautiful Custom Home with POOL 1000 Feet from Ocean Starting at 160.
average rating of 4.95 based on 22 reviews
5

EXCELENT HOME

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I shared this home with a friend while we were dropping off our kids at UHH. This home is AMAZING! The care and detail was outstanding, It is a truly beautiful home. The bedrooms and bathrooms were modern and amazing. The kitchen was beautiful, big and spacious with everything you need... I felt very safe and secure while we stayed there. The landscaping is very nice and the pool was spectacular! I had one small issue with WIFI, but one quick email to Melanie and it was resolved..... so quickly and had no other issues! If there was one thing I would add if I were them would be a TV in the bedroom with a master bath in it, even with that said this place is AMAZING and was perfect for our families and needs! It is a little off the beaten path but that is part of the beauty. Melanie and Todd were so easy to work with, I definitely recommend this home you will not regret it, I promise.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Patti!!! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Warminster, PA
5

Beautiful and Relaxing stay on the Big Island

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful home awaits as the gates swing open and you are greeted with a driveway lined with trees and other flowering plants.

The home was very clean and the layout worked very well for us. My parents and sister enjoyed the two large bedrooms upstairs while I used the downstairs which functioned as a small apartment on its own. The upstairs is very open and air with high ceilings and a small lanai off the dining area. There are views out to the back yard which is beautifully landscaped and features a lovely pool which we enjoyed every morning during our stay.

The location works very well for exploring the eastern half of the island. A short 5 to 10 minutes stroll will get you to some views of the ocean. If you are willing to venture a little further down the road, a 15 to 20 minute walk leads to Kaloli Point, where you can stand on the old lava flows and watch the waves crash against the rocks. A truly worthwhile experience while staying at the house.

We also explored some of the southeastern coast with a short drive to Lava Tree State Monument and MacKenzie State park for more views of the crashing ocean waves. The drive along the coast heading toward Kalapana also brought more spectacular views and leads toward the county lava viewing area. It was also a 30 minute drive to Issac Hale Park, the launching point for many of the lava boat tours, another unforgettable experience.

The town of Pahoa, with several delicious restaurants was only a few miles south and Hilo is approximately a half hour north with many more restaurants and attractions to see. We also made time to stop at Volcanoes national park which was less than an hour away. We also drove north of Hilo up to the Wai'pio Valley Overlook and stopped at Akaka Falls on our way back to the house.

The owners were very easy to deal with and very quick to respond to an questions we had. We would definitely stay in this house again on a return trip to the island. Thank You for sharing your piece of paradise with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to write a review!!!
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5

Great Place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a Beautiful Home! In a gated and safe country like location . A good spot because there are many thing to see and do in the local area. By the way ,staying home and enjoying your pool and landscape is not a bad idea either.

Consider this One as it is a great value offered by folks that make your visit pretty easy.

Aloha !

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful, relaxing vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house in quiet, Hawaiian Paradise Park neighborhood. We stayed for five days of a ten day Big Island trip. The house was immaculate with beautiful wood floors in great room and plush carpeting in the bedrooms. Simply and beautifully furnished, beds were very comfortable and very large chef's kitchen had everything we could have needed to prepare wonderful meals.

Security gate and automatic lighting gave us a sense of security and privacy. Bathrooms and entire house were immaculate, as was the beautiful and relaxing in ground pool with lighting for night swims. What a great way to cool off and relax at the end of the day.

We rented the upstairs two bedroom unit and enjoyed coffee on the lanai in the morning as well as Mai tais in the evening. Beautiful ocean breezes flow through the many windows and the sound of the nearby surf and coqui frogs were a beautiful sound in the evenings. We will probably rent the downstairs unit next time for easier access to the pool area, but loved the layout of the house, the spaciousness and beautiful finishes. Landscaping is also very beautiful.

Booking was very easy and the owner was great about staying in communication and answering questions. Deposit was waiting for us when we returned home. Great location for East side of the island for day trips and volcanoes park explorations. We will definitely stay here the next time we come back!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA
5

Fabulous House

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful rental house with a fabulous pool. We stayed 2 weeks and were thrilled at how well the house worked for our vacation. The location on Kaloli point is perfect for a stay in the South Hilo area. Hawaiian Paradise Park is a beautiful neighborhood with lots of great activities and incredible views. The walk to the ocean is short and the coastline is so cool. We saw whales and turtles right from the shore. The house is as gorgeous as it looks, and by far the cleanest Rental home that we have ever stayed in (we rent at least 2 or 3 times a year). We highly recommend this house for your future vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elmhurst, IL
5

Real Gem!

  • 5 of 5

What a great experience for our first vacation in Hawaii! From the gated entrance, through the house to the pool in the back everything was wonderful. This spacious, well cared for home and beauty of the garden and pool made us feel so lucky to have found this gem.

The attention to detail, good quality of things in the house, the well equipped kitchen enhanced the beauty of the house, garden and pool.

Melanie and Todd you really know how to treat your guests so expect to hear from us again and be sure we will highly recommend your beautiful home to friends and family!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much and I am very happy you enjoyed your stay!
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BIRD WATCHING, ZIP LINING, HIKING AROUND VOLCANO, SWIMMING IN NATURAL HOT PONDS. SEASONAL WHALE WATCHING, DOLPHINS AND SEA TURTLES

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Rates & Availability

Hawaiian Paradise Park House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2016
Jan 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$160
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$1,095
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.25%

WE TAKE CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS FOR AN ADDITIONAL 4% FEE THAT THE CREDIT CARD COMPANY CHARGES US.
OUR DAILY RATES FOR LESS THAN A WEEK ARE 160. PER NIGHT FOR THE TOP TWO BEDROOMS AND BATH OR 175. PER NIGHT FOR ALL THREE BEDROOMS AND BATHS. Cleaning Fee is per Bedroom used 110, 135, 160.

PLEASE NOTE THE ABOVE RATE IS FOR THE TOP TWO BEDROOMS AND BATHS, 160 PER NIGHT AND 1095 PER WEEK. ALL THREE BEDROOMS AND BATHS IS 175. PER NIGHT AND 1195. PER WEEK. WE NEVER RENT OUT THE BOTTOM BEDROOM AND BATH SEPARATELY YOU ALWAYS HAVE THE HOUSE TO YOURSELF.

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Amenities

Hawaiian Paradise Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (3) Memory Foam mattresses
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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