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Kapehu Retreat House from private access road
Excellent
14 reviews
Kapehu Retreat House from private access road
Kapehu Retreat House from hill above
hot tub on lanai
spacious living room with fireplace and views in 3 directions
fully equipped sunny kitchen w views in 2 directions: ocean and forest
dining room w views in 2 directions
outdoor dining on lanai with views all around
Hamakua Coast as viewed from lanai
master bedroom w king bed and pillow-top mattress has ocean view and stream view
master bath with sunken tub, sunken marble shower
Pua bedroom w queen bed
writing desk in pua bedroom
Wailele bedroom, directly above stream
studio bedroom w bunk + full futon bed sleeps 5
futon in studio bedroom
4th bathroom (w marble shower) adjoins studio bedroom
view of house from orchard
private waterfall on property
Kapehu Retreat House north view of house
front entrance
aerial view of Kapehu house showing garden tool shed and caretaker's blue truck
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Overview
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
The Kapehu Retreat House is a grand and elegant luxury home on 20 private landscaped acres, with expansive ocean views, fruit trees you can pick, 2 streams, and your own private little waterfall.<BR><BR>The quiet serenity of the Kapehu estate can restore your soul:<BR>Though it's only 15 minutes from downtown Hilo (restaurants, shops, medical facilities, farmer's & artisan's market, international airport, etc.), it's utterly peaceful:<BR>- no city sounds or traffic noise, just the soothing sounds of the Kapehu Stream and its many waterfalls, and the ocean breezes rustling the palms.<BR>- no city lights and no road lights to dim the spectacular night sky.<BR>- 2 streams, a wading pond, lush beautiful landscaping, fruit trees for your pleasure.<BR>- complete privacy with no build... Read more
About the Owner, Marcy M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 23 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN2291967
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Carm M
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 24 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Just a fabulous property to stay at after completing a day's activities. You never tire of the views and Kealani is there for you if you need something. A slight hiccup on our arrival to gain access to the property was quickly resolved and the rest of the stay was flawless. Centrally located to many of the prime activities of...

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Leopold41...
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016

The Kapehu Retreat is amazing. Our family of six stayed for 10 days at the end of April 2016 for our first visit to Hawaii. There was plenty of room for us all to spread out and feel relaxed. The grounds are incredible and I can’t think of a better place to stay to access all of the variety on...

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Ed H
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
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Reviewed 10 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Wow, what an amazing property. The property is just as described and shown in the photos. I called the owner a couple of times and she was very helpful and professional. Property was spotless clean when we arrived.

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Maximum people allowed on the premises: 10. No events or gatherings. Remove shoes and sandals before entering the house; no shoes indoors. Always lock the outer gate when coming...
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£232
US$295
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Fees
  • Cleaning deposit: £138 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The Kapehu house accommodates 10 maximum.The cleaning fee is variable, usually between $70 and $175, based on the number of cleaning crew hours, and will be deducted from your deposit before the balance of your deposit is refunded. Most of the time it's around $100, and guests who do some clean up before checkout can keep the cleaning fee at the low end of the range.More details can be found on our website: www.kapehu.com. Additional fees: Hawaii state requires 2 taxes on lodging which total 13.417%
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About the neighbourhood
Only 10 miles or 15 minutes from downtown Hilo, nestled in the lush Hamakua hillside overlooking the ocean. Twenty minutes from Hilo international airport.<BR>The Hilo side of Hawaii is the lush and beautiful side, where all the streams and waterfalls and scenic canyons are. We have 2 streams and a small waterfall on the Kapehu estate. Five miles away is the spectacular Akaka Falls State Park. There are 2 gorgeous botanical gardens within a few minutes of the Kapehu estate and several zip lines. There are 8 black sand beaches within a few minutes drive (less crowded than the Kona beaches), where giant friendly sea turtles will come and swim with you. One of the best snorkeling reefs in the Pacific Ocean is just south-east of Hilo on the eastern point of the island.<BR> Volcanoe... more
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Hilo International: 21.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 4.8 km.
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