The look, colors and detailing of this home stands out and fits perfectly into the upcountry lifestyle of Waimea. The home and lot are private and quiet w/less than 10 lots on this side street off Spencer Road. The inspiration for the design comes from the American Craftsman style of domestic architecture. There is a 4KW photovoltaic system w/net metering keeping costs low. Engineered wood flooring throughout, Sienna Peruvian travertine tile work, copper sinks and imported Rohl hardware. Roof flashing and gutters are Copper. Full on views of Mauna Kea from the upstairs master and from the kitchen/dining room and lanai. Located within 5-10 minutes of downtown Waimea, 2-Presidential Award-winning college preparatory K-12 schools, North Hawaii Community Hospital, 6 Farmers Markets per week and all other services one could need. The grounds and the foundation have hand laid rockall sourced on the Island, beautifully installed. The surrounding gardens are dense to provide privacy yet allow plenty of light into the home. The Certainteed Presidential Composition shake roof installed in 2005 has a 50-year warranty. Windows are Milgard Fiberglass casement w/stainless steel hardware and Low-E glass. Exterior is cedar; porch and lanai railings are local Ohia and decks of Brazilian Ipe'; this home is a real Waimea treasure. Providing a very rare component to Big Island real estate, this home was built to exceed the National Association of Green Home Builders Building guidelines and scores highly on the LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating system. Great care was taken by the original owner and builder to ensure that most building materials were sustainable, renewable, and as much as possible recycled.