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Our application is currently being processed under Hawaii's new guidelines to remain as a vacation rental in Hawaii. Not accepting inquiries at this time. But, will edit when approved.
Newly renovated in 2017, our plantation style cottage is 1000 square foot, 2 bedroom /1 bath cottage in a peaceful and serene location on 1.6 acres. The cottage is simple yet decorated in tropical, relaxed, fun décor so take your shoes off and put your feet up. You will experience rain in our lush green vibrant jungle. You will experience the natural sounds of coqui frogs and possibly see wild pigs roaming our jungle neighborhood. There is a beautiful covered lanai for birdwatching, dining, relaxing in a hammock or having your coffee in the morning. We added a brand new covered picnic pavilion with a 12 foot long picnic table with a smoker/bbq in our park like yard. Smoking allowed outside only in our covered picnic pavilion. No smoking in the home or on lanai.
**Note** Even though it is peaceful much of the time, there are neighboring humans who argue on occasion.
There is a queen bed, dresser and closet in the downstairs bedroom with hangars, iron and ironing board. Upstairs in the loft are 2 twin beds and a queen sized futon with plenty of extra blankets in the unlikely event it gets chilly.
This cottage swap is best for English speakers for ease of communication as there are house instructions and how things work in described only in English. This is also a living like a local experience with specific instructions on how to manage trash and recycling and other details for a great stay.
Cleaning fees are $85-$100 additional depending on number of guests. BBQ area is responsibility of guests to keep clean and free of critters. Clean up thoroughly after each use. If guests attract fire ants into the home, additional fees will be charged. Instructions in the House Rules on how to maintain food and trash to prevent fire ants from being attracted are presented.
The home is fully stocked with towels, sheets, well stocked kitchen with lots of dish choices and utensils and has a washer and dryer for your convenience. The home is not set up well for very small children recommended of potty-trained children 5 and up since kids beds are upstairs.
Located on Hawaii's Big Island and near the world famous Kilauea Volcano and Volcano National Park. Located near Hilo, Hawaii and the extraordinary Queen Liliuokalani Park where there is a platform to dive into the ocean and Hilo lagoons where you can swim with sea turtles. Experience a Hawaiian Rainforest and the beauty of Hawaii. All services at least 1 mile away. We are 1 mile from Highway 130 (Keaau/Pahoa Road) and 25 min. from Hilo Airport, 10-15 min. to Pahoa.