51-Acre Estate Surfaces On The Quiet Hamakua Coast Of Hawaii’s Big Island

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Located on the Hamakua Coast, the scenic estate at 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Road has more than 51 gated acres of space. (Hawaii Life)

There are plenty of tropical destinations that are vibrant, laid-back, and beautiful; in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the islands of Hawai’i are the farthest island chain from any land mass, yet they are easily accessible to and from the mainland American continent by plane. Living in Hawai’i is an experience that offers the seclusion of the vast Pacific while still maintaining a connection to the continental U.S. For these reasons, and countless others, many have decided to make Hawai’i their home.

28-3628 Hawaii Belt Rd aerial view

A long driveway lined with majestic Royal Palms marks the entrance to the property. (Hawaii Life)

Add to that the availability of all things American – including the language — and you have a place with the advantages but without the disadvantages of living in a high-pressure society where relaxation is a dwindling commodity.

 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Rd - Big Island Grass Lawn

Large swaths of lawn, nut trees and citrus grove dot the tropical landscape. (Hawaii Life)

Hawaii has always been a magnet for vacationers, but land scarcity over the past few decades has affected the region. Luxury real estate prices in choice areas are now among the priciest in the world.

 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Rd - Big Island ocean view

At the edge of the property is a mile of shoreline along the ocean. (Hawaii Life)

On the largest of the islands, the Big Island of Hawaii, there is an intriguing new property for sale on the verdant northeast Hamakua coast, which is quieter and less visited by tourists than the well-known resort town of Kona. It’s a 51-acre gated estate with nearly a mile of Pacific oceanfront– nearly a mile!

 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Rd - Big Island Exterior Swimming Pool

Covered lanais across two floors take in ocean and swimming pool views. (Hawaii Life)

Located near the tiny settlement of Honomu and the bigger town of Hilo, even the entrance is a show. The drive onto the fenced property through Norfolk pines, royal palms, acres of macadamia nut, citrus and avocado trees and expanses of emerald lawn is an appropriate prelude to the grand home.

 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Rd - Big Island Living Room

Inside, walls of windows frame panoramic ocean views. (Hawaii Life)

The more than 9,000-square-foot residence, built in 2004, has five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, two half baths and a one-bedroom, one-bath Ohana apartment unit.

The home’s striking stone entryway opens to a sweeping staircase, although an elevator i

 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Rd - Big Island

Palladian-style doors connect the formal spaces. (Hawaii Life)

s available for those who prefer an assist. Luxurious indoor and outdoor living and dining areas face the sea. The kitchen has top-of-the-line appliances, including a convection oven, 6-burner gas stove and wine cooler.

 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Rd - Big Island

The chef’s kitchen is equipped with custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. (Hawaii Life)

A massive 2,800-square-foot primary bedroom suite on the second floor is surrounded by a covered lanai with views of the coastline and sunrises over the Pacific.

 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Rd - Big Island Upper Lanai

An elevator and grand staircase are used to navigate the two-story home.

Bathrooms are marble showplaces, the closets are huge, and of course, there’s a lap pool. Also on the estate is an equipment barn and the machinery necessary to care for the property.

 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Rd - Big Island Putting Green

Serviced by local utilities, this estate features its own deep water well and a Photovoltaic array. (Hawaii Life)

Serviced by local utilities, this estate also boasts its own deep water well and a photovoltaic array to meet the water and electrical needs of the estate, according to the listing.

Hamakua Coast Waterfall

The Hamakua Coast is located north of Hilo on the northeastern side of Hawaii’s Big Island. (Hawaii Life)

To reach this stunning property, two airports are available: Kona International, about 90 minutes away by car, and the smaller Hilo Airport, less than 30.

 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Rd - Big Island

Kenneth Springer of Hawaii Life is the listing agent for 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Road, Honomu, Hawaii.

This property is available for $23 million. Kenneth Springer of Hawaii Life is the listing agent.