Dreamy Tropical Treehouse

Volcano, HI

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Overview

Bedrooms: Studio
Bathrooms: 1
Sleeps: 1
Type: Home
Per night: $200
Per week: $1,300
Pets allowed: No
Internet: No
Description of the Volcano vacation home rental
Upon arrival, let the red cinder path be your yellow brick road as you are lead through the jungle to your personal paradise. At ground level you will encounter a hanging bed, suspended beneath the floor of your new living quarters. Stop and relax or continue up the staircase to the trapdoor.

It is through this trapdoor that you are allowed access to the lanai amongst the canopy of trees. A beautiful wrap around lanai allows (email hidden) view of the lush jungle, while two sliding glass doors grant access to the bedroom.

Upon entering, you will notice that the generous windows and doors allow for natural sunlight to flood into the house, complementing the bamboo fixtures and vintage 1970s wallpaper that backs the bed. The white bed linens reflect the light giving a dreamy, cloud-like aura to the space.

There is counter stocked with a local coffee and snacks nestled into a corner of the house and overlooked by the handcrafted porthole windows. Bamboo backed cubby holes and hangers furnish the wall behind you and create an elegant closet space for you to store your personal items for the duration of your stay.

Just passed the closet is a sliding door that accesses one of the most fun areas of the house: the bathroom. The bathroom jalousie windows stretch from the floor to the ceiling and the horizontal glass plates open up, creating an indoor-outdoor effect. Naturally caught rainwater cascades from the large shower head above before disappearing into the floor boards below. The toilet and hand-made rock sink in the corner make use of grey water eco principles by allowing you to wash your hands with fresh water before it goes on to fill the bowl.

One of the most fun aspects of this property is that it allows you the opportunity to experience true off-grid living without sacrificing any of the comforts of normal life. Natural lighting, solar power and rain water catchment are the three principles that have been integrated into this tree top design, making it almost like a living organism itself.

The beauty of this high flying haven is in the details. I spent the better part of three months personally constructing the building as well as the accessories inside. My goal was to create a customized and secluded space for whatever your occasion. The chandelier, hanging lights, port-hole windows, rock sink and platform bed were all DIY projects that I specifically created to enhance your experience.

Guest Access
Guests have free range to fully utilize every aspect of the house. The hanging bed, wrap-around porch, indoor-outdoor shower and closet are at your full disposal. Any and all goodies stocked in the house are also there for your enjoyment.

Interaction with Guests
Guest interaction can be tailored to your needs. My goal is to make sure your stay is unforgettable so you can always contact me via phone or email. Because I do not live on the island year round, a local neighbor can assist you if you have any problems that need tending to. Upon your arrival I can arrange to have someone greet you and show you the property or simply stow away the key for your convenience. The choice, of course, is yours.

The Neighborhood
The treehouse is located at the end of a road making it very private. It has quick access to highway 11 and is about 5 miles from Volcano National Park. It is a perfect spot for couples seeking romantic seclusion in the middle of a tropical jungle.

Getting around
Unless you feel like hitchhiking, you will definitely need a rental car to comfortably explore the surrounding areas and access the treehouse. Even while nothing is 'far' on the big island, everything is just a bit out of reach by foot... except of course for those lovely jungle strolls.

Availability Calendar

Rates

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Weekly Monthly Min
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Jan 01 2014 Dec 31 2015 $200 $200 $1,300 - 1 Night
Payment Options: PayPal
Other Fees: $75 nonrefundable cleaning fee. Charged per stay not per night.

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 1 Queen Bed
  • Features

  • Hardwood Floors
  • Lanai
  • Linens Provided
  • Appliances

  • Coffee Maker
  • Activities

  • Hiking
    (2 miles)
  • Snorkeling
    (10 miles)
  • Surfing
    (10 miles)

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Last updated: September 9, 2014

Owner Profile

Kristie Wolfe

Kristie Wolfe

208-380-2829

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    I am proud to be from Idaho and I'm passionate about living simply. I hand built a tiny 97 sq ft home out of sustainable materials several years ago and still live there today. In the winter of 2013 / 2014 I fulfilled a life long dream of building my very own treehouse that now I get to share...
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