Open House Pick of the Week: Hidden Words in This Mānoa Home Give it Good Energy

A spacious island-style home in Mānoa.
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Photos: Courtesy of Sotheby's International Realty


There’s always something special about being able to build a house from the ground up, and this week’s open-house pick has a few elements that will make it special for the next owners, as well.



This open, airy Mānoa home was custom-built in 2007 midway up the Mānoa hillside and on a quiet, private lane with open view planes. When the house was still going up, the owners wrote words on the steel frames in the hopes of inviting the best energy into the space: peace, happiness, friendship, good neighbors and love.



There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms in this 2,660-square-foot residence, but the floor plan was designed to be flexible and can easily be modified into a five-bedroom home. The floor plan also provides for a mother-in-law suite with wet bar and separate entry.



The large great room flows into a gourmet chef’s kitchen and an expansive lanāi, so it’s good for entertaining.


This home will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 20. Click here for details.


Happy house hunting!


Money talk: $1,448,000 fee simple
MLS#: 201518683
Contact: Scott K. Startsman, Sotheby’s International Realty, 291-5441, David L. Trifonovitch, Sotheby’s International Realty, 227-1660


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