This is an incredibly beautiful home with top-of-the-line finishes. There is a mother-in-law suite on the first level with a separate entrance. The home has two full baths upstairs and two full baths downstairs. All bathrooms have granite counter tops. See the Travertine floors with soft green granite detail. It’s easy to live with light bamboo flooring in bedrooms, stairs and hallways.
The large French Country-style kitchen has two sinks (one a large farm-style sink). The island sink has hot water on demand. There is a propane gas stove with a griddle for cooking family feasts. Other features include top-of-the-line Kitchen Aid appliances, saltwater pool and jacuzzi.
The first floor second bedroom is currently set up as a den/study. There are large, open areas with surround sound upstairs that the family uses for relaxing. There are two A/C zones.
The garage floor has been professionally finished for easy care. There are also additional cabinets in the garage for added storage. The laundry room is on the first floor, and the garage door allows easy access to the kitchen (no climbing stairs to put away groceries.)
The upgraded driveway has a terra cotta and deep emerald green finish. The property is landscaped with seating areas that allow you to sit, relax and contemplate your day while watching the whales jump all day, or as the sun sets between Molokai and Lanai.
There is a whole house security system and surround sound system throughout. Ceiling fans provide gentle tropical breezes. This 3,800-square-foot home was built in 2007 on approximately 10,324 square feet of land. Qualified buyers, please have your realtor call Laurie Lowson, R (B), to set up a private showing. Call (808) 276-8001, e-mail Laurie@Lowson.com or visit www.Lowson.com.
REAL PROPERTY TAXES — Please be sure to make sure your Maui property is properly qualified prior to the end of 2010. From the Maui County real property tax website: “Property is classified based upon its highest and best use. Properties receiving homeowner exemptions, condominiums, permitted bed and breakfasts and permitted transient vacation rentals are exceptions. Properties which have been granted a homeowner exemption are classified as Homeowner. Condominiums are classified upon consideration of their actual use (Apartment, Commercial, Hotel/Resort, Timeshare, Homeowner). Properties which have been granted a bed and breakfast permit, a transient vacation rental permit, or a conditional permit to operate a transient vacation rental are classified as Commercialized Residential.”
Important events are upcoming for Maui County real property taxes. At the Maui County Real Property Tax website (www.MauiCounty.gov), there are forms and directions for use.
The dates to remember are: Dec. 31 — Deadline for filing exemption claims and ownership documents; Jan. 1 — Assessed values established for use during the next tax year; March 15 — Assessment notices mailed; April 9 — Deadline for filing appeals; May 1 — Certified assessments forwarded to the County Council for budget purposes; June 20 — Tax rates established by the County Council; and July 1 — Tax year commences. Taxes are calculated based upon Jan. 1 assessed values and fiscal year tax rates.
361 A‘alii Way features stunning ocean views.