Open House Pick of the Week: Live Near President Obama’s Kailua Vacation Home

Get a look at this house before President Barack Obama arrives on O‘ahu.


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Photos: Courtesy of Carvill Sotheby's International Realty

 

If you ever want to confirm if President Barack Obama is returning to Hawai‘i for the holidays, just check on the available open houses in Kailua. This huge listing across from the Kailua Beach access in Obama’s vacation neighborhood is open this Sunday, because the Secret Service won’t allow it once he gets here.

 

 

It sounds inconvenient, but there's a certain cachet to knowing you’re in the president’s favorite part of town. It’s a very exclusive neighborhood, with wide streets and private gated access to the north end of Kailua Beach. (This is the “cheapest” home on the market on this street, as the two others are available for $20 million and $23 million, respectively.)

 

 

This single-level, detached single-family home is 2,930 square feet, with a large, covered 294-square-foot lānai, and sits on a 10,080-square-foot lot. It's completely remodeled, with separate guest quarters, so there is a total of four bedrooms and three bathrooms on the property.

 

 

The floor plan is very open, so the rooms seem to flow into one another through the house. The gourmet kitchen has a lot of areas for storage, and lots of counter space—including the extra-large island in the middle.

 

The tropically landscaped yard is very private, and features a heated salt-water pool if you're too tired to walk those few steps to the beach.

 

This home will be open on Sunday, Dec. 6, from 2 to 5 p.m. Click here for details.

 

Happy house hunting!

 

Money talk: $2,950,000 fee simple
MLS#: 201521838
Contact: Kristy Stephenson, Carvill Sotheby's International Realty, 228-8516, kristy@carvillsir.com or Connie Carvill, connie@carvillsir.com

 

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