Kamuela, HI 96743
Listing RemarksHale O' Kohola, "Home of the Whale". This amazing resort like property perched on a cliff at Puakea Bay, North Kohala, located in the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary overlooking the deep blue Pacific, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Kaho'olawe with a front row view of the whales frolicking in the winter and spinner and bottle nose dolphins throughout the year. Truly a unique and one-of-a-kind estate. Tranquil, lush and private. The climate is perfect with just 35 inches of rain a year. On 25.49 acres consisting of 3 separate parcels* ( TMK 3/5-6-2-41, 3/5-6-2-17 and 3/5-6-2-18) this estate boasts 12,927 sq.ft. of living area featuring 9 bedrooms, 9 full/3 half baths, in the main residence and the separate guest house, along with amenities including a pool, dry and steam saunas, tennis court, and a private maids quarters. Located within the exclusive Puakea Bay Estates gated community featuring a park and 4 miles of equestrian trails for horse lovers.
Fortress constructed, the home was built to last with strong lava rocks, travertine, rare Hawaiian Koa wood, reminiscent of a Japanese castle with Hawaii warmth. Turnkey furnishings by Mary Philpots are included. The main residence has 6 bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen, butler's pantry, wine room, exercise room, and a huge living room that opens to the pool and manicured gardens. The home features Crestron and Lutron lighting along with a central vacuum system. A dramatic spiral staircase leads to the master bedroom suite on the third floor. The separate guest residence adjacent the pool and spa, has 3 bedrooms suites. Deep lanais offer amazing ocean views from all 3 levels. Pathways lead from the residence down to the ocean with its private sitting area to a small cove offering ocean access for snorkeling when the seas are calm. Truly a masterpiece of construction and design!