79-7344 Hawaii Belt Rd
$ 799,000 FS
|Beds||Baths||Living Area||Land Area||Year Built||MLS#|
|4||2.00||2,414 sq ft||43,037 sq ft||1942||251813|
The main house, built in 1941, has many unique features reminiscent of a past time in Hawaiian architecture. Original cabinets in the kitchen with unblemished linoleum counter tops, built in curly koa corner cabinet in the formal dining room, single wall construction with a belly band style, Douglas fir floors, built in punee bed in the living room for relaxing & extra guest space -a period house with classic details.
The lanai is a wonderful place to relax at the end of the day, overlooking the beautifully landscaped yard, birds in the pond & an ocean sunset view. The enclosed terraced orchid garden on the lanai adds more beauty to the delightful setting.
The main house lends easily to entertaining with gardens leading to the lanai & entering the spacious living & dining rooms. A second prep kitchen, exits to the grilling area. There is ample lawn space for tables & tents for indoor/outdoor Hawaiian style events.
The second building on the property is a cottage with 2 bedrooms, an enclosed porch eating area, huge walk in closet, separate bath & toilet room, ocean views. A charming space & same period as the main house.
The property is a 1-acre, botanical garden setting, with lush landscaping & fruit galore, including: lemons, limes, lychee, papaya, banana, fig, cacao, coffee, mango, avocado, star fruit, pomegranate, tangerine, tangelo, bread fruit, jack fruit, pomelo, cherimoya, Brazilian cherry, pineapple & lilikoi. There is a thriving vegetable garden & numerous flower varieties with many unusual & exotic specimens.
The gardens have been lovingly maintained using organic & biodynamic methods exclusively for 10 yrs. The soil has been enriched with compost from the land & compost piles on the property hold a wealth of fertility.
Meticulously cared for, this home will take you back to Hawaiian plantation days. It's tvintage Hawaiiana single wall construction & one of the remaining historic homes of its kind on the Big Island.
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