Marvelous on Maui: $12.8M Estate Featured on ‘Temptation Island’ Desires an Offer

Marvelous on Maui: $12.8M Estate Featured on 'Temptation Island' Desires an Offer

Identified to Maui locals as Lona Ridge, this nearly 6-acre estate in Wailuku, HI, incorporates a marvelous mansion that appeared on the fact TV present “Temptation Island.” And now, it’s hoping to tempt a purchaser for $12,800,000.

The property is perched 1,200 ft above sea stage, in opposition to a backdrop of the West Maui Mountains.

“There isn’t one other property like this anyplace on the island the place it sits excessive on the hill,” says itemizing agent Josh Jerman, of Hawaii Life. “It seems to be out to each the north and the south shorelines.”

The home-owner labored with Nishikawa Architects to construct the five-bedroom, 5.5-bath house in 2012. Sadly, the home-owner’s husband died earlier than they moved in.

Within the decade since, the home-owner has opened the house for quite a few occasions, together with company vacation events, fundraisers, luncheons, farm excursions, and college visits.

“The proprietor has considered this property as an integral a part of the neighborhood,” Jerman says, “and [often] invited schoolchildren to tour it and have lunch.”

She’s now able to downsize.

Digicam-ready house

The picturesque property has appeared within the 2019 season of actuality TV present “Temptation Island” and the 2020 film “Aloha Surf Lodge.”

“There’s an occasions coordinator tied to the property who want to proceed this with the following proprietor,” says Jerman. “There’s not a requirement to proceed this [hospitality business], but it surely’s an choice.”

The property comes with honey-producing beehives and fruit orchards, together with bananas, limes, grapefruit, and papayas. The gardens characteristic native crops, and turkeys, peacocks, and geese roam the land.







Eating space






Bed room


One of many baths


Stunning views

A powerful characteristic of this home is the jaw-dropping views from both flooring, Jerman notes.

On the primary stage, the first suite and the visitor suite are on reverse sides. The second stage options three en suite bedrooms.

There are three eating areas: two indoors and one outdoor. Two dwelling rooms enable loads of area to entertain. There may be additionally an out of doors pool.

The property is near the airport and outlets equivalent to Entire Meals and Costco.

Who will purchase this? “It’s been these [buyers] in search of a one-of-a-kind property the place there’s a big quantity of privateness, and oceanfront and mountain views are of paramount significance,” Jerman says. “Lots of the individuals taking a look at this property have been contemplating having a part-time residence right here, versus a trip house.”

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