690 Kuiaha, Haiku, HI, 96708
East meets West w/ this Balinese-inspired, beautiful Haiku property. Set on 1.4 acres and surrounded by lush greenery, this architecturally unique and one-of-a-kind residence is an oasis of tranquility. The custom-designed 1,614-square-foot, 3-bed, two-and-a-half-bath home is a wood lover’s dream. It has hardwood flooring, solid mahogany entry doors, koa wood stairs, whitewashed birch walls, a kitchen bar made from koa and black walnut, built-in bookshelves, and koa and monkeypod-framed circular windows. There are artistic touches, including corrugated metal walls and fencing, vaulted ceilings with exposed rafters, and a pair of sculpture-like ohia logs in the entry hall. A bonus room can be used as a storage area, workshop, or guest quarter. And, with more than 1,000 square feet of covered and uncovered lanai space, there is ample room for outdoor entertaining. Recent updates include a newer roof, copper gutters, dual-fuel stove, washer, dryer, 7 ceiling fans, open floor plan w/ great airflow, and an owned 36-panel rooftop photovoltaic system, w/ two Tesla battery backups ($60,000+). Outside, there is a dipping pool, an enclosed carport made into garage/workshop area, 2 covered carports, a gated entry, full driving access from the street to the back of the house, a chicken coop, a veggie garden, and various tropical plants, shrubs, and a variety of fruit trees. Some of the home’s furnishings are included in the sale, as well as some landscaping and maintenance equipment. This private residence provides for walking/running, and biking and is close to North Shore beaches and parks, a short drive from Haiku and Paia Towns, and 25 minutes from Kahului Airport. The 2021 survey is in the associated docs. Depending on transaction terms, the owner may want to do a short-term rent back.