Koloa Makai – The Secret Garden House On Kauai

On a road less traveled, the anticipation builds as you wind deeper down the long private road. When you reach the end of the road, a gate hides the estate in another layer of privacy. Even locals who have lived on Kauai their entire lives are surprised to find this property at the end of the road. The gate opens, and a majestic Monkeypod tree and circular driveway invite you into Koloa Makai, The Secret Garden House on Kauai.

An aerial view shows the lush vegetation and absence of neighbors surrounding this home.

Secret Garden House

On an acre of beautifully landscaped grounds, featuring rare and unique landscaping, the worries and cares of daily life can drift away with the tropical breezes. Although the home itself is exquisite in detail and building materials, outdoor enjoyment is a main focal point of this home. A 732 square foot covered lanai faces southwest and is the perfect place for sipping a cold beverage, outdoor dining, reading a book, or watching the sunset.

There is ample room to spread out and enjoy the views towards the Banyan Tree from the spacious covered lanai.

Lush Landscaping

One thing that really sets this home apart is the detail and planning that went into the landscaping. The owner, a Master horticulturist by trade, used the acre property as her canvas, resulting in a colorful display of rare and unusual plantings. There are also mature fruit trees, such as a large Heyden mango, lime, tangelo, and lychee to offer edible abundance.

When in bloom, a jade vine growing over the lava rock trellis is exquisite.

Everywhere you look on the property, you can find splashes of color, whether it is a flowering plant or a variety of foliage. It is like living in a botanical garden.

One of many flowering orchids.

One of many vibrant anthuriums.

This rare bat flower is not something you see every day.

Attention to Detail

Although originally built in 1955, with roots as a working farm amidst sugarcane fields, this home was relocated to allow for better enjoyment of the yard and views and completely rebuilt and expanded upon in 2013. Attention to detail and the finest materials were sourced in the construction, such as solid IPE hardwood floors, to give this timeless classic longevity.

The interior is light and bright, with board and batten walls, custom built-ins and vaulted ceilings.

The farmhouse-style kitchen has top-of-the-line appliances and has plenty of room to cook and gather.

The Master bedroom retreat has its own lanai with views over the Heyden mango tree and the Haupo Mountains to the north.

This video shows highlights of the property and surrounding area. Aerial shots showcase the privacy.

Although it feels like you are completely isolated once you arrive at Koloa Makai, The Secret Garden House, the close proximity to Old Koloa Town and world-class Poipu beaches offers ease and convenience for enjoying the south shore Kauai lifestyle. You are minutes to great restaurants, boutique shopping, and the warm sand and surf on the Pacific ocean.

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February 6, 2020

Koloa Makai house. How much?

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