Palolo Valley stretches back behind Diamond Head with verdant green hillsides and even some waterfalls. The further back you go, the more rural it feels– older cottages with lush overgrown gardens, often fruit and flower filled, are the hallmarks.
2529 Gardenia St (MLS# 201713148) is a lovely mid-century bungalow with a charming, planted entryway located toward the back of Palolo Valley. Surrounded by the lush green hills, you feel far from the city yet are just minutes away.
2529 Gardenia Entryway
The three bedrooms with three baths (a rarity!) make it a good starter home, complete with a nice grassy flat yard. Its 1200 or so square footage makes it a great home for easy maintenance, or for those who want a cozy cottage that they can put their own stamp on. The yard is landscaped in the old Japanese Hawaiian style, with wonderful pruned specimen plantings of ti plants, pruned bonsai like bushes, and artistically placed stones, often moss-covered and scattered throughout. There is a nice open lawn and of course fruit trees. This is an ideal home for an orchid lover.
2529 Gardenia St Yard
Nicely kept up, this home is welcoming, and move-in ready as is. The interior like the garden has some Japanese touches such as sliding shoji screens, mixed in with the old vintage cottage styling. We don’t expect this to be on the market long. If you are looking for a home on Oahu that’s move-in ready, then this is a great option.
If you want to get more of a feel for the neighborhood click here to read my blog about What homes are like in Palolo Valley.
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Seller represented by Russell K. Nishimoto (R) with Locations, Inc.