If You Want to Entertain Guests, This Condo Might Be the Place For You

Open house pick of the week: This Kapi‘olani Condo is a hidden gem.


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Photo: Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

 

Have you ever heard of the Kapi‘olani House condo? If you are in real estate, probably. If you are a layman like me, probably not.

 

From the outside, Kapi‘olani House is not a building that exudes state-of-the-art design or makes you wonder what’s inside—which makes it a bit of a sleeper. Not too many people know it offers units the size of this week’s open-house pick.

 

 

Unit 303 is 1,200 square feet with an open floor plan, making it the size of many single-family homes. The corner unit has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and two parking stalls in the garage. There are only four units per floor, so it’s fairly private.

 

Even with a 70-percent owner-occupant ratio, the pool and barbecue area doesn’t get used much by its residents, so, if you like to entertain, this may be the place for you.

 

 

It’s freshly painted and completely renovated, too, so, although the building is 36 years old, the unit looks very new. It’s also the lowest-priced unit of those for sale in the building, making it a good value.

 

Since it’s close to Puck’s Alley, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, McCully Shopping Center and Waikīkī, it gets a WalkScore of 86 out of 100.

 

This condo will be open on Sunday, March 13, from 2 to 5 p.m. Click here for details. Happy house hunting!

 

Money talk: $560,000 fee simple
MLS# 201601991
Contact: Khai Tran, Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, 392-8822, khai@cbpacific.com

 

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