2376 Oahu Ave Honolulu, HI 96822
5 Bedrooms/5 Bathrooms
6,687 sq ft total/14,700 sq ft land
Sold for $4,396,000 FS
Rarely available elegant and historic kamaaina estate on a 1/3+ acre level lot in Manoa. Set behind a front gate framed by 3 royal palms, it is surrounded by mature vegetation. Double doors with beveled antique glass open to multiple living areas and an award-winning traditional English, Studio Becker kitchen and informal dining area. The property grounds are great for entertaining on the large deck off the family room or the covered entry arched porch. Special features throughout this spacious home include 10ft ceilings, custom fabric drapes, fir wood floors, double hung windows, wood shutters, and original light fixtures from 1910. Each room in this grand and classic home is extra spacious; with the finished basement/in-laws’ quarters there is a multitude of possibilities in this estate that is extensively remodeled and listed on the historic registry.
Known as “The Hitchcock House” named after the original owner, Charles Hitchcock. Charles Hitchcock graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Amherst College. His father, Edward Hitchcock, was president of Amherst. Charles Hitchcock taught at Amherst, Yale, and Andover Theological Seminary. He was the state geologist for Maine. He moved to HI and into this house with his family upon retirement. He was one of America’s leading scientists for the late 19th century.
In 1909, Charles Hitchcock bought land from the Trustees of Oahu College for $1,275, part of the College Hills residential subdivision. The house was built in 1912 with key Prairie School architectural elements including a hipped roof with overhanging eaves, arched inset porch with square clad columns, and floors, 4” tongue and groove clear fir of old grown grain quality.
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