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Absolute Oceanfront! What a View! Like No Other! Now fully screened.

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Contemporary Home With 3 Bedrooms & Incredible Kitchen. Feels Like a Cruise Ship

When we sold our family home down the street we moved our karma and love for the 'aina (land) here. Hopefully you will get the same feeling we have: peace, serenity and the knowledge that Pele and Kanaloa watch over the Big Island and the special piece of it we mind for them.

We bought this property six years ago and completely remodeled it from the ground up. It has state of the art finishes throughout and is meant to provide a tranquil respite for Lisha and I after we complete our work with the Foreign Service. It's a place for families to gather together and celebrate what's important.

When you walk in through the custom designed front door, you will start to see the fabulous design features and art immediately. Large spaces and endless light fill the main area which include the living room, kitchen, dining area and lanais. There are two bedrooms, one with a queen and one with two twins, on the same level.

Take the staircase downstairs and you enter the realm of the sixty by twenty foot wide Family Suite. It has a queen bed, a king size bed and a beautiful bathroom with a free standing tub. The WC is in a separate room and there is my favorite, a double shower which is also a steam room. There is a second, fully covered lanai on this level as well. I can't live without it so just outside the bedroom's side door there is a second shower looking over the ocean.

OCCUPANCY-In consideration of our neighbors and because of liability issues, OCCUPANCY AND USE OF THE HOUSE IS STRICTLY LIMITED TO THE NUMBER OF GUESTS WE HAVE AGREED TO IN YOUR RESERVATION. Other persons are not allowed on the property and there can be no loud parties at any time. Our neighbors closely monitor the neighborhood and record and report disruptive events as soon as they happen. IF WE RECEIVE A COMPLAINT REGARDING EXCESSIVE TRAFFIC, NOISE OR PARTIES OF ANY KIND YOU WILL FORFEIT YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT. We understand that many wish to have events and parties and in fact love a good time ourselves. If that is your need then our home is not the place for you.

More Details

Owner
Brian Crawford
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
26 March, 2017

About Brian Crawford

Camp Crawford is a moveable feast. Having spent over twenty years in Hawaii, we joined the Foreign Service in 2010 and spent nearly four years in Frankfurt, two in Washington, D.C. and have been posted to Dakar, Senegal for the next three years. Randall and Winston completed their High School education and will be attending UH Manoa and CSU-Ft. Collins. Clarissa is in her last year of University at Erasmus in Rotterdam and is doing s semester at the National University of Singapore.

Brian Crawford purchased this house in 2006

Why Brian Crawford chose Hilo District

This is our Hawaii homes and is complimented by a place in Hermanus, just outside of Cape Town, South Africa. Incidentally they are nearly perfect antipodean points....

What makes this house unique

Fabulous ocean vistas, sounds of the sea, and the Big Island to explore...

(Hawaii General Excise and Transient Accommodation Tax Identification Number W20592086-01)

Guestbook comments from the owner

We arrived on the 16th and left on Christmas Day just as we planned over a year ago. So much changed in a year but all conspired to bring us to this wonderful home on the best part of the Big Island. This home is very welcoming and perfectly located to enjoy the view, the sounds of the waves and the frogs. The lanai is wonderful... We spent much of our time out there. The showers and the big tub downstairs are great treats. Easy access to the Farmers Market to buy fresh fruits, vegetables, coffee, and locally made breads. The market was also a great source for wonderful presents to take back to the Mainland. Come and enjoy this place. This house is in great harmony with the essence of Hilo. Mahalo!
Dec 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Hilo in the Hawaii County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Outdoor Shower , Steam shower - Toto toilet seat
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Toto toilet seat
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Inflatables - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 2 additional people maximum on an inflatable mattress
    Bedroom 1 Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

Absolute Oceanfront! What a View! Like No Other! Now fully screened.
average rating of 4.868421 based on 39 reviews
5

Simply WOW. No Worries. Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Well kept

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home, incredible view!

  • 5 of 5

The home is stunning throughout and the view of the ocean was breathtaking. The house is equipped with everything you need. There was more than enough rooms/beds for our family of five. We saw a few whales at a distance. We truly enjoyed the sounds of the waves crashing against the shore and the various birds to wake us in the morning. The location is great, not too far (about 8 minutes drive) from the main town of Hilo where you can do some shopping and eating. I would definitely recommend this place and would rent this place again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic home!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home with an even better location. Watch whales from the ocean front deck, close to Hilo and a great place to base yourself on the east coast of the big island. Very helpful owners and very communicative, which makes for a great combination along with the beautiful house. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

INCREDIBLE and TOTALLY AWESOME.

  • 5 of 5

Woke up to full red sun which have NEVER seen. Watched whales breach, enjoyed sounds of crashing waves, birds, chickens and frogs. BBQ grill not available which was understandable and fine. House had everything else. Will definitely go back.

Very relaxing and peaceful.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5

My wife, adult son, and stayed at this wonderful home from January 10th - January 17th 2017. This home is glorious. From its views to the amenities, this house is amazing. We loved going to sleep and then waking up to the sound of the crashing waves. The sun rises were wonderful and we made sure to enjoy each and every one. The house has everything that we needed and was very comfortable. The downstairs tub and shower are truly a pleasure to use. The neighborhood is quiet and we got to know a couple of the neighbors. Wonderful people all around. The location of this property is outstanding with easy access to Hilo, Saddle Road, Volcano National Park, Green and Black Sand Beachs, Southpoint, etc. We also saw a number of whales in the bay right off the she m the house. The breeze off the water kept the inside pleasant the entire time we were there. The owners where quick to respond. I just can't praise this home enough. We truly enjoyed our experience and look forward to future trips to Hilo. This home will help to make your stay spectacular.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gee Lee, I'm almost blushing! I bet some people will think this is a scam review written by me or a friend. Seriously though, we are of course very pleased you had such a spectacular visit and do hope you come to 140 Paukaa Drive again soon. With fond aloha, A hui ho, Brian
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Fantastic house in Hilo

  • 5 of 5

This house was just the house I thought abt from the pictures posted.

We love this house. It's close to the town yet no cars pass by and only what you can hear is the waves are breaking.

We are moving to Kona today but I will miss this house.

Thanks Brian and be my guest when you come to Korea.

All the best,

K J

  • Review Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, KJ! So glad you enjoyed our home. I will be sure to visit with you when I am next in Seoul. Aloha! Brian
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Hilo
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Downtown Hilo
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Honolii Beach Park
Car: necessary

OCCUPANCY-In consideration of our neighbors and because of liability issues, OCCUPANCY AND USE OF THE HOUSE IS STRICTLY LIMITED TO THE NUMBER OF GUESTS WE HAVE AGREED TO IN YOUR RESERVATION. Other persons are not allowed on the property and there can be no loud parties at any time. Our neighbors closely monitor the neighborhood and record and report disruptive events as soon as they happen. IF WE RECEIVE A COMPLAINT REGARDING EXCESSIVE TRAFFIC, NOISE OR PARTIES OF ANY KIND YOU WILL FORFEIT YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT. We understand that many wish to have events and parties and in fact love a good time ourselves. If that is your need then our home is not the place for you.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Hilo, Big Island Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Merrie Monarch 2017
17 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,769
 
 
Holidays 2017/2018
16 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,499
for 3 nights
From
£454
£3,315
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£772
for 2 nights
From
£318
£1,862
£6,040
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £120 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £400
Tax Rate 13.43%

No penalty for cancellations received sixty days or more before arrival. Less than sixty days all amounts paid are forfeited. Hawaii State General Excise Tax of 4.17% and Hawaii Transient Accommodation Tax of 9.25% is collected on all bookings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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