A recently refurbished 1930s cottage in the heart of Volcano Village with two bedrooms and one bathroom. Charming and comfortable, the Volcano Bungalow offers lodgings for singles, couples, or small families.
The Volcano Bungalow is an historic caretaker’s cottage, built in the 1930s and thoroughly renovated in early 2007. It preserves the “old” cottage feeling, while offering the conveniences of the twenty-first century.
The newly renovated and fully equipped kitchen has a 20” electric range, a 10-cubic-foot refrigerator, with microwave, toaster, and coffee maker atop the large wrap-around oak countertop and new, custom-built lower cabinets, and, in the 1930s-built pantry, a coffee press, blender, and rice cooker. The bathroom, also fully renovated, has a generously sized, ceramic-tiled shower. The living room is warmed by a Jøtul gas stove and has an entertainment cabinet with a TV on cable, a DVD player, with a collection of movies, and a music player with an eclectic collection of CDs, including Hawaiian music. There’s also wired and wireless high-speed internet access. There is a queen-sized bed in each of the two bedrooms and a queen-sized futon/couch in the living (URL HIDDEN) Bungalow provides private, quiet comfort.
Besides the covered front porch, which has a built-in bench (for removing shoes, local-style), it offers a spacious covered back lanai, with built-in benches and a hand-built table, surrounded by camellia trees (they grow big here!). Charming and comfortable, the Bungalow offers easy access to the village’s stores and restaurants from an unpaved one-lane road, used only by residents and their guests.
Guests have exclusive use of the entire house.
Interaction with guests
We (Ken and Mary) have our home on the same property and we are available to answer questions you might have regarding the house or our unique and wonderful area. We also have a photo tour business so we can recommend lots of great scenic spots on the island.
Other things to note
Volcano Village is about 2 miles from the entrance to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. We are situated in a verdant upland rain forest which has been designated as a UN World Heritage Site.
Please no pets and no smoking inside the house.
Minimum 2 night stay.
Hawaii State Taxes of 13.04% on total rental fee collected upon arrival.
I am a photographer and video artist. My wife and I founded Hawaii Photo Retreat in 2006. We provide photo tours and 1:1 photography instruction.
Prior to 2006 I lived in the Bay Area and worked as a technical director, producing large scale events internationally. I have traveled extensively.
For many years I also produced and performed in light shows for major rock bands as well as classical music and dance. My artistic focus now is the creation of healing, meditative environments through light and sound. You can see some of my work on the video page of our website. Hawaii Photo Retreat.