99-1965 PUKEAWE CIR, HAWAIIAN NATL PARK, HI 96718
Retreat to the Rainforest - Designed by Virginia Macdonald using her passive Solar Ventilation system, this Volcano House is a light-filled cottage on the edge of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, situated within a safe, community-oriented, family-friendly neighborhood. Smiling neighbors, dog-walkers and bicyclists enjoy the clean, crisp air. This charming 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom custom home was designed with passive ventilation for airflow and and mitigating mold and mildew, as well as keeping interior temperatures at comfortable levels. Large windows frame serene and picturesque views from dining, living and bedroom areas. Skylights flood the house with natural light throughout the day. The Master Bedroom has high ceilings and shoji screens capturing the warm, dappled afternoon light, as well as en suite bathroom, custom wooden built-ins, walk-in closet and a stunning Japanese inspired bath-house with two person soaking tub. The Guest Bedroom is spacious and whimsical, featuring an upper loft for additional sleeping or an additional office space. ?This beautiful home boasts a large family and recreational room with high, open-truss, t&g ceilings and a cozy, wood-burning fireplace. The adjoining 2-car garage is perfect for parking, storage or workshop. A large concrete cistern provides catchment rainwater for the house with sediment and UV filtration in the kitchen. The covered sunporch and brick patio provide a peaceful outdoor living space. ?The beautifully manicured garden features camelias, bay leaf, ohia, koa trees, cherry blossom and king protea. A stone wall creates a privacy screen between the house and road. Beyond the large, fenced yard is a large communal area shared by neighbors. Volcano on the Big Island, is a haven for artists! Many live here permanently and many come to Volcano for to be inspired by its beauty and powerful landscape. Native bird species abound and vibrant gardens bloom year-round. And a weekly fabulous Farmer's Market!