About This Listing
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The "Triangle" is a contemporary 1200 square foot home, just a two minute walk to the ocean and ten minute walk to Kehena black sand beach. We are just as close to "Kalani Oceanside Retreat", where you can dine, dance or get great massages. It is set in an ever blooming beautiful garden of palms, hibiscus, boganvillia, etc. The house is literally a three sided building, with walls of windows, looking out to the garden and sea. Six large ceiling fans, keep you quite comfortable. The sun streams through stained glass windows,in the morning, quite magical. Free WiFi will keep you as in touch with the outside world. The triangle has an open floor plan, and works well for groups and large families. The bathroom is downstairs with a large walk in shower. It is beautifully done in imported Balinese river rock, glass brick and finished with Italian mosaic tiles. The upper floor has one queen size bed, one double futon, one queen fold out futons, and one futon one the floor as well as a spacious sitting area with a wide screen TV with ROKU and DVD player. The first floor has a fully equipped kitchenette, with dining area, a new Queen bed and futon that easily convert to additional queen bed. The Triangle can sleep up to twelve with capacity of three queen three full and two twin beds.There is a washing machine, soap etc. and lines for drying at your disposal.
Nearby natural hot springs and tide pools offer awesome snorkeling, soaking and swimming in safe warm water, right at the ocean's edge. A fifteen minute drive will get you to a safe viewing area where you will see lava flowing into the sea. Or you can explore the old Hawaiian town of Pahoa a twenty minutes drive away with its wooden board walks, many restaurants and markets. And the special magic of hearing the whales blowing and slapping their tails at night, add to the magic of "oceanspirit". Come see for yourself.
Kalani Ocean side retreat is just a short walk or two minute drive away offering meals, massages and use of there pools and sauna for very reasonable rates.
The County operated bus service "Hele-On" stops one block away twice daily.
The neighbors and "locals" in Kalapana Sea View as well as the surrounding areas are relaxed, helpful, and friendly, and I have found, they will always give excellent tips on the best current things to do in the local area. So don't be afraid to schmooze a little. And don't miss Uncle Robert's at the West end of the road for a unique island experience filled with music, dance, food and local crafts on Wednesdays and music on friday and Saturday evenings. And Sea-View's very own crafts, food and farmers market every Saturday morning, the Pahoa market on Friday and the Maku'u Market on Sunday.
We also offer local guide services to show you into the hard to get to and little-known killer spots for very reasonable rates. Rates will vary depending on group size, transportation, difficulty, outfitting and duration. Please feel free to inquire.
We also offer pickup at the Hilo airport for $40 for up to three people and luggage. We can greet you with beautiful, fragrant, handcrafted lays for an additional $18 per person.
A landline telephone With free calling to the US and Canada. A shared barbecue, table and lounge chairs located in the grass (website hidden) has ROKU so you can watch Netflix or Amazon video and more. A washing machine With soaps, folding table and lines for drying.
Interaction with Guests
Such wonderful guests we are blessed to have stay here with us it is my goal to interact as much (or as little) as is necessary, fun, informative and mutually beneficial. No more and no less.
Here is a recent quote from one of our guests
"This is probably the coolest house in the coolest neighborhood on the big island. You'll be in Seaview, a block from the lavarock shore. Seaview is filled with friendly island hippies who say hi when they pass you, and everyone knows the Triangle House. Some people know it as the "Cheese House," because it looks like a wedge of swiss cheese lying on its side, with each window a porthole. This is my favorite neighborhood in the 4 that I've stayed at on the big island (kailua-kona/captain cook, hilo, volcano/mt view, na'alehu/ocean view). You're living in a gorgeous jungle, with great ocean access, a plethora of interesting artists and hippies, and the best neighborhood spirit I've seen. Every wednesday, the whole community of the Puna district ends up at a fair on the edge of civilization where the 1970 lava flow literally rolled over the city of Kalapana, called "Uncle Roberts at the End of the Road." I don't know a better way to say hello to a new community than that. Randall is a great host. He's a craftsman who cares a lot about the building, and is trying to improve its design for the people who stay in it. He's super easy to work with. He's been doing constant work on the property. It was designed by an architect who had a dream about "round holes and square pegs" and designed a property with a Triangle house, a Rectangle house, a Circle water catchman, and two Square sheds. There's also a real-life castle next-door. It's like living in a dream."
Other Things to Note
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Absolutely No Smoking or Burning of candles or any combustibles within the buildings. If found to do so you will forfeit entire deposit and be subject to immediate removal.
Be nice to the floors and take off your shoes when entering.
Because of solar and water catchment please conserve water and power when possible.
It can become windy and rainy almost anytime and often does. Please close all labeled windows whenever leaving the house.
It's a quiet and peaceful neighborhood, please observe quiet times (10:00 pm to 8:00 am).
My family and I were in town for a graduation in Hilo. While this was a bit of a drive to get there, it was worth it! The location is fabulous and the house is amazing. We loved being so close to the ocean and a local black sand beach. Randall was a great host. We found everything to be clean and ready for us. It fit us very comfortably. He had a book that explained everything nicely and gave us great suggestions.
This was our first Airbnb experience, and it will set the bar really high ! The house is fantastic, you really have the feeling that it is inhabited, it has a soul. The environment is fantastic, the sea, the lava, you can hear the waves from the house...
Randall is in my opinion a perfect host : present when you need him, unobtrusive when you don't. I would have loved to be able to exchange more with him, he seems to be a courteous and very interesting person. My english is alas not good enough.
En français : une maison fabuleuse et vivante dans un environnement magnifique. Un hôte parfait, discret et courtois, qui semble s'intéresser à pas mal de choses, ouvert sur le monde. Nous avons passé 3 super nuits dans cette maison.
Randall was a great host! He made us feel very comfortable and the listing was accurate to its description. The home is cozy and clean with alot of room for our family of 5. Our children enjoyed the loft because they had their own area away from the adults. There is beautiful bathroom with inlaid glass gems. The home also had inlaid stained glass which when the sun shines through creates a lovely glow. The surrounding area is very lush with many different vegetation and beautiful sea cliffs. The BEST snorkling on the island is just a few miles away. The home is easy to find and Randall met us at the door to expail how the appliances worked.
The Triangle house was beautiful and was just about the perfect size for all seven of my volleyball team. Only downside was having one bathroom which seems odd since the place is so big! It's extremely far from town and as beautiful as the trip back and forth from Hilo was I do not feel up to making that trek again anytime soon. Randall was a great host and we appreciated him letting us do our own thing. Scenery and neighborhood were gorgeous and we all enjoyed our stay!
Had a great stay! Very quiet, clean and accommodating. We would highly recommend the triangle house!
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