We’ve all seen actress and producer Julia Roberts flashing her pearly whites on the big screen. Now you have a chance to go behind the scenes and peek at her massive Hawaiian estate.
Walking up to the home, you’ll know you’re in the Aloha State—and not just because of the magnificent views of Hanalei Bay and the lush, green mountains of Kauai. The home’s tropical design and island vibe are enough to make you want to bust out your grass skirt. Under the classic Hawaiian gabled roof you’ll find a large covered porch, perfect for watching the sun set over the Na Pali Coast.
Inside, the home has spacious rooms under impressive open-beam ceilings, providing a soothing ambiance when you want to unwind after a day of surfing the waters of Hanalei or hiking the Powerline Trail. If you prefer being cozy indoors, the home has wide wall-to-wall windows to let in the plentiful island sunshine.
Outside, the home sits on one of the island’s last remaining large double lots. In case you find the home’s 3,792 square feet insufficient, it is approved for expansion up to 9,000 square feet.
While it’s not a global A-lister, the home has achieved a bit of local renown. Known as the Faye Property, it was purchased by sugar cane magnate Hans Peter Faye in 1915. The businessman purchased adjoining lots to expand his own little slice of the beach. The lots were never broken up, and owners of this property enjoy twice as much beachfront as their neighbors.
The surrounding neighborhood is no slouch. Roberts may be moving out, but the new property owners will have plenty of opportunities to rub elbows with famous folks. The home sits on Hawaii’s laid-back and celeb-laden North Shore, where Pacific Business News reported Chuck Norris and Mark Zuckerberg have recently purchased property.
And although she’s paring down her real estate portfolio, Roberts isn’t slowing down. She recently wrapped up “Secret in Their Eyes,” which is scheduled for release in October 2015. Roberts is currently filming “Money Monster,” a thriller about a Wall Street TV personality.