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Custom Built Home with Huge Hilo Bay Views

There are times when mere words fail to do justice to a property. Words like gorgeous, breathtaking, and incredible are used so often in real estate that homebuyers sometimes take them with a grain of salt when they see them used to describe a property. Yet, those are exactly the words I’d use to describe this custom built two-story home (with an indoor elevator) at 182 Kulana Kea Drive in the Wainaku Farms neighborhood of Hilo.

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Brilliant views day and night! (MLS# 290432)

Hilo Bay Views Were the Inspiration For This Custom Built Home

The lands surrounding Wainaku Farms were once filled with sugar cane, and the area still retains a pastoral feel. This nearly brand-new home, which was built in 2014, sits on 5.24 acres of landscaped grounds with wide-open views. The home was built to take advantage of the spectacular views of Hilo Bay and the Pacific Ocean, even while showering in the master bath.

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3 Structures On Over 5 Acres

In all, the property contains three different structures. There is the main house with 2,668 square feet of living space, a three-car garage with separate laundry, bathroom, and outdoor shower, and a covered kennel area that includes lawn equipment storage space. A bonus mud room entrance leads into the main house from the kennel area.

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Outstanding Features

Not only is the flooring solid ohia, so is the grand staircase that leads from the great room to three upstairs bedrooms. This staircase makes a statement, but fear not, getting from one level of the home to the other is easy for everyone, as this custom home has an interior elevator.

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On the ground floor, a well-appointed and gourmet kitchen includes two Bosch stainless steel dishwashers, two stainless refrigerator drawers and a warming drawer, plus a six-burner Wolf gas stove. This fabulous kitchen flows seamlessly to a great room that includes a comfortable family area and a formal dining area. All with views, views, views!

Wrap-Around Lanai on Both Levels

Wake up to the sun rise over Hilo Bay, and at night watch the stars twinkle above majestic Mauna Kea. The downstairs lanai includes a wet bar and a wine refrigerator, and as an added bonus – you have a prime viewing spot to watch the cruise ships float by, and see holiday fireworks displays over Hilo Bay right from the comfort of your private lanai!

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Desirable Location Close to the Business & Economic Hub of East Hawaii

With its gated entrance and landscaped grounds, this incredible Hilo home feels like its own private retreat. Yet it’s only a short drive to downtown Hilo – the business and economic hub of east Hawaii with its medical facilities, the University of Hawaii campus, and numerous shopping and dining options. Offered at $2.6 million, this unique Hilo home in Wainaku Farms is a wonderful opportunity for homebuyers looking for relaxed country living close to Hilo.

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