Hale Balleja is one of the Puna coasts premier properties and your rainbow bridge to paradise. Designed for a noted Chicago choreographer by a noted San Francisco architect.
Hale Balleja "House of Jazz Ballet" is a spacious, upscale modernist masterpiece providing a magnificent setting for your Hawaiian dream vacation.
Hale Balleja has been prominently featured in several publications. Most recently, 'The Huffington Post' included in their January 2011 article titled '11 Small Eco Homes That Live Large'.
House features Oceanic and African artworks, specially selected from the owners' collection, adorn the house. Fitted with beautiful, comfortable furniture, the home boasts gleaming tropical hardwood floors, Living room, with floor to ceiling windows, incorporates an overlook with a view of Kehena Bay and the lovely ironwood forest of Oliana Point. A sunken kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite counters and iridescent ocean-blue tiling, custom mango wood dining table, european bathroom, laundry room with front load washer & dryer and outside shower. The bedroom offers a king-size bed with a view of the pacific ocean.
A mere stroll to Kehena Beach, Frolic in the pacific on this black sand, clothing-optional beach, or walk in front of the house to Oliana point to enjoy sunrises and in the winter months, sit back and watch the whales go by.
Other sites.. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 50 min drive, Ahalanui Park, Oceanside tropical lagoon for swimming, geothermally heated (15 minute drive), Kalapana, Lava hiking and resturant and local entertainment (10 minute drive), Mackenzie State Park, Spectacular oceanside park, incredible coastal views within ironwood forest (15 minute drive), Isaac Hale Beach Park, Surfing and boat launch (15 minute drive), Lava Tree State Park, Ghostly lava formations in jungle setting (20 minute drive), Superb Snorkeling nearby at Kapoho tide pools, Kalani Honua Retreat, Restaurant, cafe, Hula classes, massage, and more (5 minute drive)Pahoa (20 minute drive), Offers dining, full-service grocery, health food, fast-food, gas, and other amenities, Hilo (40 minute drive), offers more extensive amenities.