Much taken with Kauai’s postcard-perfect North Shore, venture capitalist Walter Kortschak began assembling this beachfront compound in 2001, ultimately snapping up a trio of residences on 18 acres, with a total of a dozen bedrooms. He then enlisted Walker Warner Architects of San Francisco and Philpotts Interiors to craft a stunning 3,600-square-foot entertaining pavilion (shown), where sturdy limestone walls complement floor-to-ceiling windows framed in a variety of wood, including teak, afromosia, and sapele. Landscaped by London’s Dan Pearson, the verdant grounds feature a pool, rambling streams, and hillside gardens planted with native flora. Contact: christiesrealestate.com.
A version of this article first appeared in print in our 2018 Summer Issue under the headline On the Market. Subscribe to the magazine.