This home is well-suited to wide variety of buyers: Great for seniors, families, pet-owners, and those who want to be walking distance to social activities, yet come home to a private tropical retreat. Less then 5-min drive to shopping, restaurants, entertainment, hospital. If you'd like a home where you can experience genuine Hawaiian adventure close at hand, note photos 24 & 25: Pond is a short walk from house. Enjoy waterfalls, slide, and jumping rocks; great for adults, kids, dogs.
On historic Reed's Island and backing to the Wailuku River, this property is footsteps to downtown Hilo . . . Yet, when you cross the bridge into this neighborhood, you are transported to your own private world rich with tropical ambiance. You are encouraged to view the neighborhood and the route to town via Google maps satellite and street view.
Designed to capture lush views and breezes, this is a spacious, airy, and light-filled home. Appraised at $585,000 in October 2012, this home has had over $15,000 in improvements since then.
A charming self-contained studio includes a private entrance and lanai, bathroom with shower, and a mini-fridge and sink. Could be used as office, guest suite, kids room, art studio, massage clinic, rental unit, etc.
Another feature: This home is friendly to the mobility-impaired Buyer.
Lovely landscaping with prolific avocado tree, breadfruit, plumeria, puakenikeni, night blooming jasmine, ti, and many tall palms all add to the enjoyment of this private river-edge setting.
Gazing downstream your viewscape continues to include part of Hilo Bay & ocean beyond. The view out the picture windows in both front & back of house is pure tropical ambience. Across the street are the spacious grounds of the stately historic Shipman House.
Neighborhood is warm and friendly; residents are conscientious to keep it safe and retain the ambiance of this special place.