Maui Now presents another real estate column in its “Jesse’s List: Maui’s Hottest Properties” series, MLS listings selected by contributing writer Jesse G. Wald, a real estate, architecture and construction professional.
As a Realtor, he has firsthand knowledge about the island’s most sought-after properties for luxury buyers, investors and those looking for a primary residence on Maui.
The following are his picks of the week, courtesy of Maui Real Estate Advisors LLC, Century 21 All Islands and KW Island Living.
342 E Kualono Pl., Wailea
5Br/4Ba, 3,687 SF
Commanding ocean, outer island and sunset views stretching from Mā‘alaea to Mākena, this luxury pick is in the gated Wailea Pualani Subdivision. With five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, only a few Wailea homes afford this much space.
This home was built in 2005 and features a seamless indoor- outdoor Maui lifestyle with polished limestone floors; an infinity-edge pool and spa; a natural koawood bar with wine cooler; specimen, custom-edged granites; bias-set tile; river-stone shower floors; solid cherry cabinets; eight-foot solid wood doors, dual-zone central AC; solar electric and hot water; a smart waiter; a Monier tile roof with copper gutters and downspouts. The upper-level great room features a custom, warm-toned quartzite stone wall and opens to a gourmet kitchen, making this a great option for luxury buyers looking for a spacious, move-in ready residence in a prestigious neighborhood with a budget under $3 million.
Listing courtesy of Maui Real Estate Advisors LLC.
Kīhei Bay Surf, Kīhei
0Br/1BA, Studio, 445 SF
Fee Simple Rentable Vacation Condo
Kīhei Bay Surf is one of the only condo complexes in South Kīhei that with fee-simple units available under $250,000 and allows short-term vacation rentals. Studios typically rent for around $100 a night and occupancy rates remain consistently high year round. Unit 102 has been recently remodeled and offers ocean views from the living room and lānai. With a low purchase price and consistent rental income, these units have cash-flow potential
Listing courtesy of Century 21 All Islands.
3BR/2.5BA, 1,724 SF
Pukalani Fairway Estates is a highly desired subdivision in Upcountry, close to stores, restaurants fitness gym and community pool. Unit 18 is a walk-in ready residential condominium home featuring a split-entry three bedroom, 2.5 bath design with spacious high ceilings and a two-car garage.
Remodeled in 2012, the updates included bamboo hardwood floors, granite counter tops and cherry cabinets. Fresh landscaping includes fruited banana, lemon and papaya trees. The condo is located near Pukalani Country Club Golf Course’s second green with views of the West Maui Mountains and the golf course.
Listing courtesy of KW Island Living.