Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Frontman Anthony Kiedis Ready To Sell His Hawaii Haven

Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis had the Kauai North Shore home built in 2008 after a lengthy battle with the planning commission, according to the Honolulu Star Bulletin (HAWAII LIFE).

Singer-songwriter Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers fame has another hit on his hands, but it’s not a single or the rock band’s long-awaited studio album No. 12. It’s a custom home the frontman had built along Kauai’s North Shore, where stretches of boulder-strewn sand give way to stunning ocean views.

Priced at $9.975 million and completed in 2008, the nearly 3,000-square-foot contemporary has a distinctly Hawaii vibe.

The single-story house dons the requisite low-profile roof-line and vertical plank siding. But the interior spaces of the house are set a story above the ground on lava stone pillars topped by the tapered columns one might expect on a Craftsman home. The configuration creates a shaded outdoor living area with direct access to the half-acre of grounds.

living room inside hawaii home of red hot chili peppers singer anthony kiedis 7336 Alealea

Listed for $9.975 million, the 2,933-square-foot home features a bright, open floor plan that opens to shaded verandas (HAWAII LIFE).

The use of vertical planks continues in the light and bright rooms. The white-walled great room, grounded by wide plank walnut flooring, sits under a tray ceiling and envelopes the living area, kitchen and dining room. A chandelier and windows on three sides bring light into to the airy dining nook.

breakfast room with ocean views of kauai's north shore from a luxury home at 7336 Alealea

The three-bedroom, three-bathroom home takes in ocean views from nearly every room (HAWAII LIFE).

The kitchen features an undermount sink, black basalt countertops and a mix of open shelving and cabinetry. Custom light fixtures hang above the large center island, which has both prep and eating space. The top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances include a Viking six-burner gas cooktop, a Viking oven and a Sub-Zero refrigerator.

luxury hawaii home with walnut floors and ocean views

Wide-plank walnut flooring lends a warm note to the white-walled living areas (HAWAII LIFE).

Nearby, wide decking surrounded by resilient Ipe wood handrails creates an outdoor dining room. An outdoor stairway descends to the lawn.

chef's kitchen with center island inside a luxury home on kauai's north shore

A large center island and top-of-the-line appliances highlight the chef’s kitchen, which adjoins the main living areas (HAWAII LIFE).

Among the three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms is the primary suite. Set to one side of the house for privacy, it has a lanai, a soaking tub and a steam shower. Glass tile accents surround the top of the tub.

custom furniture in a kauai north shore luxury home at 7336 Alealea Rd

The three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home’s custom furniture may be purchased separately, according to the listing (HAWAII LIFE).

The top level of the house has two more en-suite bedrooms and a media room that could be converted to an additional bedroom. A child’s room features built-in bunk beds and a built-in desk.

hawaii luxury home at sunrise with lawn and landscaping

The property, located about 10 minutes from downtown Hanalei, is close to popular surfing and hiking spots (HAWAII LIFE).

There’s also a powder room with a rock sink basin. Other features include built-in bookshelves, built-in audio and automated blinds.

quiet stretch of beach on kauai's north shore lined with luxury homes

The custom home sits behind gates on a quiet stretch of beach on Kauai’s North Shore (HAWAII LIFE).

Tiffany Spencer and Ben Welborn of Hawaii Life are the listing agents for 7336 Alealea Road, Hanalei. The custom furnishings may be negotiated separately.

kauai north shore beach with ocean, rocks and trees

Homes on Kauai’s North Shore are highly coveted and often sell at a premium (HAWAII LIFE).

The home is about a 10-minute drive from downtown Hanalei. Surfing, hiking, diving and restaurants are all close at hand.

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During four decades of covering luxury and celebrity housing, I’ve looked into people’s homes, lives and property records through many lenses. I was the Los Angeles Times Real Estate section editor for eight years, the Hot Property columnist for six and did stints as a newspaper reporter, copy editor and page designer. My work for The Times Business, Home and Real Estate sections has garnered in-house and national awards for blogging, editing and feature writing.