On a gently sloping hillside overlooking one of Hawaii’s most sacred spots, this South Kona leasehold farm awaits!
Named “Sweet Spirit Farm,” it’s only obvious that there’s something special about this property. Whether it’s the ocean views or the thousands of mature, producing Kona coffee trees spread across 10 plus acres that makes it so special, I can’t decide. This is the farm that Hawaiian coffee farm consultants can’t seem to stop talking about, and they see a lot of farms.
Sweet Spirit Farm (MLS# 293152)
The main home, built in 2004, is clean and modern. With panoramic views of pu’uhonua o honaunau, or place of refuge (a Hawaiian temple and National Park), the spacious lanai with retractable awning is the perfect place to relax, watch whales, sunsets, or even stargaze.
The home is located at the top of the farm and includes three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a great room, expansive lanai, master suite with lanai, attached studio, and hot tub. There’s even a private outdoor, lava rock enclosed shower off the master suite.
Though coffee is the dominant crop on the farm, there are also 120 mature, gourmet mango varieties, plumeria lei flowers, and other tropical fruits spread across the two groves, just waiting for your tender, nurturing care. Although county water is available, the land is fully irrigated via an automatic drip system supplied from a rain catchment to save on the water bill. A few acres remain unplanted but can be planted in coffee, mango, or another crop that would thrive here, such as dragon fruit.
There is also a separate corral for farm animals and the University of Hawaii utilizes this farm as a cocoa test site.
Next to the main home is a state-of-the-art coffee wet mill and concrete drying rack. From the stainless steel machinery and tanks, to the other imported equipment, no expense was spared. Sweet Spirit Farms deserves nothing but the best.
The Worker’s Cottage
Located towards the bottom of the property for maximum privacy is the guest house, or worker’s cottage, built in 2011. This cottage is complete with vast ocean views, great room and kitchen, living room, attached lanai, bathroom, and 20ft yurt used as a bedroom. It is completely off grid with both solar and propane for power. It’s perfect for housing workers or family. *The main home is on solar as well but is connected to the grid.
Other Important Attributes
This is a leasehold farm — as are the majority of coffee, fruit, and flower farms in the Kona Coffee Belt. The lease rent is relatively inexpensive and I’d be happy to explain more about how leasehold works.
This property won’t last! If you’re interested in scheduling a viewing, please contact me to set up an appointment today!