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Quiet Retreat Minutes from Black Sands and Volcanos

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,215 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This is a quiet retreat on South Point at the top of Discovery Harbour, where the weather is not too hot or cold year round. We now have wi-fi internet throughout the house, but no television. We do have good signal for most cell phone plans. But please feel free to disconnect from the rest of the world and enjoy all the island has to offer. The coffeemaker has a builtin grinder for whole beans, so enjoy a cup of local coffee on the lanai.

Volcano National Park is 30 minutes away. Punaluu Black Sand Beach is 10 minutes away, and the Punaluu golf course is close to the beach.

Naalehu, the southernmost town in the U.S., is 2 miles away and offers a good farmer's market on Wdenesdays. The bakery is worth the trip, and we reccomend the Hana Hau Restatraunt as well.

Whittington Park offers great oceanside picnicking and tidal pools to explore. South Point is beautiful with the sea caves and cliff divers, and Green Sands is worth the trip.

The house has 2 queen beds and 2 twin beds. There is a TV and DVD player. There is a Redbox location in Ocean View, 10 minutes down the road.

Keywords: 3 bed, 2 bath ranch near the top of Discovery Harbour

More Details

Owner
Mark and Maggie Dudash
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 24, 2017

About Mark and Maggie Dudash

We fell in love with Hawaii when we went on a second honeymoon. South Point is quiet and rural, just the way we like it. We live about an hour outside of Chicago, and enjoy some of the amenities that a big city has to offer, but prefer a more quiet life, at home and on vacation. We enjoy traveling with our girls, and as a family like to explore God's creation. Living on the Great Lakes made us look for water, and we enjoy the ocean and all it has to offer.

Mark and Maggie Dudash purchased this house in 2010

Why Mark and Maggie Dudash chose Ka'u District

We chose South Point for its quiet rural setting and proximity to the National Park. We enjoy hiking and kayaking, and sitting on the shore listening to the ocean. We also like the tradewinds and cooler temperatures at night.

What makes this house unique

The local coffee is great. We love the access to Farmers' Markets and fruit stands. Volcano Village and Naalehu are quiet towns with a unique Island character that we appreciate. The fact that we're halfway between Hilo and Kona give us the advantage of both sides of the island to explore.

Amenities

Naalehu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1215 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rock climbing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
5

Perfect home!

  • 5 of 5

We were in HI to visit our daughter in Naalehu and Mark and Maggie's home was perfect! We valued the warm welcome from the neighbor that manages the property, the neat and clean space, the firm and comfortable beds, the washer and dryer, full kitchen -- and proximity to exactly what we wanted. We spent one day at the volcano and enjoyed one evening at black sand beach and another down at south point. As others point out, there aren't a ton of restaurants close by. For us, that was perfectly okay -- we picked up a couple of prepared foods at Costco in Kona when we flew in and used those for multiple meals. A loaf of bread from the famous bakery provided daily breakfast toast along with fruit from a local fruit stand. No cooking necessary, but no excessive restaurant food either!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

GREAT place in an awesome location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four LOVED staying at Mark and Maggie's place. Communication with Mark and Maggie was great, although we never met them. Their caretakers are neighbors and one of the greatest couples we've met in our travels. Sheri and Mac answered all our questions, helped us figure out the best beaches to go with our kids, and even gave us a tour of there AMAZING garden - and shared some of their fruit with us! The home itself has a fantastic kitchen and is very spacious and comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay and highly recommend Mark and Maggie's place!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

PERFECT! Everything you need to really take advantage of cooking in!

  • 5 of 5

Maggie and Mark have done a great job of providing a perfect place to stay. In an area with few restaurant choices, being able to find everything you need in this kitchen really made the difference! Lovely house with plenty of room, nice breezes kept it cool. Especially perfect for PQ parents- a 5 minute drive away but being able to come back to a quiet, fully equipped house really made the difference. There should be a 6th star for Sheri who manages the property. Welcoming, friendly, helpful and knows the area. When you are in a remote area it is so nice to know you have someone to contact for questions, suggestions. Hope to return soon! We really loved that part of the island and this made it a home away from home for the few days we were there. Thanks!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice, not fancy, but very clean, quiet, and comfortable. The property mgr lives right door and was very sweet. I'm glad I rented this property!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very cute, immaculate home with everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this adorable home. Mark and Maggie made everything so easy. Sheri, the property manager, greeted us the first morning with fresh oranges and limes. The home very nice, and is located in a very quiet, nice neighborhood. It was well stocked with everything you can imagine! We would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

big good house

  • 4 of 5

the place in this big pure house will be enough for all

completely packed kitchen, excellent fitment, soft linen

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Kailua-Kona
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Shaka Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Puna Luu
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Hana Hou
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Puna Luu
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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