This Hawaiian escape overlooks a prime surf spot known as Acid Drops
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Location: Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii
Price: $15 million
Perched above a prime surf area known as Acid Drops, this cozy four-bedroom home boasts a heated pool, unobstructed views, an oceanfront lanai, and 290 feet of ocean frontage. water.
“It’s on a rocky, steep point overlooking one of Hawaii’s best surfing beaches, and there are other great beaches nearby,” said listing agent Neal Norman of Hawaii Life.
Located on the island of from Kauai Pristine Poipu Shore, the 1993 home was designed by the late Seattle architect Ralph Anderson, he said. “It’s rare in our community to have beautiful architecture.”
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Anderson “came to the island and fell in love with this area,” Norman said. He built it as a second home for his family.
“It was his dream house and he built it with local materials,” Mr Norman said. The house on Lawai Road is “all by itself and quite private”.
The house is mainly on one level, with one bedroom upstairs. Design details include scissor beams, lava rock pillars, and floor-to-ceiling custom sliding glass doors.
From the front door, “you walk into an indoor/outdoor living space, and to the right is a nice, really cool kitchen with a walk-through window to the pool and a vintage surfboard island,” Ms. Norman.
The Poipu coast is the “prettiest area on the south shore of the island,” he said. The house is in a “quaint community that is heavily landscaped. It’s a very natural, very raw place.
The 3,706 square foot home features four bedrooms and four full bathrooms. It is situated on a 0.8 acre lot.
Amenities include a beachfront verandah, heated swimming pool, outdoor shower and landscaped courtyard access to a small protected sandy cove, Keiki Beach.
There is also “excellent fishing off a rocky outcrop”, Mr Norman said.
The house is fairly close to the resort town of Kukui’ula, which offers golf, restaurants and shopping, Norman said.
“It’s less than a five-minute drive from Kaloha, the main town on the south coast of the island,” he said.
Officers: Neal Norman and Lori Decker, Hawaii Life
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