4 West Hawaii Real Estate | June 8, 2016 Featured Home Coastline views define magnificent entertainment home Perched at the top of the upscale Ali‘i Heights neighborhood in Kailua-Kona near Keauhou, this one-of-akind, luxury family compound offers stunning views of the Keauhou/Kona coastline spanning all the way north to Kailua Bay. Showcasing resort-style architecture complete with luxurious travertine flooring, African mahogany trim and sliding pocket doors that open up to the tropical elements, the six-bedroom home offers the ideal retreat with proximity to convenience such as shopping, beaches, restaurants and more. The distinguished front entry with pergola-style roof unfolds into a villa courtyard offering private entrances into each wing of the home. The home has six bedrooms if you need them, but the plan shows four bedrooms including a crafts room and a study. Each of the six rooms includes sizeable closet space. The centerpiece of the property, the home’s expansive, L-shaped lanai fronts a large, inviting pool totaling 57 x 28 feet and surrounded by a quartzite deck that overlooks the subdivision. The pool includes a one-footdeep Baja shelf that accommodates lounge chairs for basking in the sun. An outdoor kitchen by the pool provides all the amenities for entertaining, including an under-counter fridge, a sink, ice maker and built-in grill. Inside, views of the ocean prevail from the great room where a soffit ceiling and mahogany trim add distinctive architectural elements. The showpiece of the home, the designer kitchen comes complete with custom Belmont cherry Bordeaux cabinets complemented by luscious, cream- and gold-colored granite for a dramatic contrast. Top-of-the-line appliances include an electric induction cooktop stove, Bosch appliances with a double oven and double dishwashers, bread warmer and microwave drawer, plus an LG double-door refrigerator, not to mention an extra fridge and freezer in the garage. Designed for entertaining, the granite-topped kitchen island features a convenient bar sink, storage and barstool seating. Two elegant master suites open up to the pool and lawn area outside. En-suite bathrooms reveal luxury amenities including dual vanity, a separate makeup vanity with enormous framed mirror, a jetted tub and walk-in shower clad in travertine, plus an adjacent outdoor shower for the quintessential Hawaii experience. For eco-friendly living, the property features a 10-kilowatt photovoltaic solar system with 39 panels so that the electric bill runs between $20 to $100 a month, depending on usage. Two solar hot water systems and solar heating for the pool add to the savings. This price includes an extra guest suite/maids quarters totaling approximately 1,488 square feet. Fully permitted, the guest house is currently being built and almost finished.
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