Oceanfront Options – The Leeward Coast – Makaha

Oceanfront property – whether it meets the sea with sandy beach or rocky shoreline – is by nature scarce, and consequently commands premium price points. Currently some of the best options for buyers and investors whose priority is ocean frontage can be found on Oahu’s Leeward Coast … and a full range of property types, from condos and single family homes to vacant land, is available.

Condominium development came to Leeward Oahu in the 1960s and transformed the Makaha area into West Oahu’s first resort-residential neighborhood. By the late 1960s, Leeward Oahu also had its first major resort development, the Makaha Inn and Country Club.

Among the condominiums fronting the area’s beautiful and surprisingly secluded sandy beaches is the seven-story Makaha Beach Cabanas, situated specifically along Papaoneone Beach or Turtle Beach. And currently for sale in the Makaha Beach Cabanas is one of the best-located units in the building: a one bedroom, one bath, newly remodeled home with sweeping views of the ocean, coastline, and sunsets, both from the lanai and from the interior.

Scott Startsman, a Realtor Associate with List Sotheby’s International Realty, is offering the unit for $355,000, fee simple. Zoned A-2, it includes air conditioning, cable TV, ceiling fan, range/oven, disposal, and drapes. Building amenities include a barbecue area, community laundry, trash chute, a resident manager, and security with gated entry and keyed elevator.

“Makaha Beach Cabanas offers island living at its finest, especially if you enjoy year-round, awesome sunset views and jumping into the ocean or sticking your toes in the sand right outside your home,” Startsman said. “Ocean visitors include friendly spinner dolphins, languid green turtles, and the occasional Hawaiian monk seal.

“The unit reflects its location with new porcelain tile flooring throughout, light stained wood cabinets, Corian countertops that bring the beach elements in with sparkling blue and green beach glass and sandy beige color tones. The combination of the elegant finishes and the beach and the ever-changing ocean out your back door create the entire relaxed beach experience … and the unit is ideally situated on the fifth floor, so you are high enough to enjoy privacy from those on the beach, yet you are low enough to be able to have views that capture the beach along with the ocean and experience the activities of beach life.”

Makaha Beach Cabanas is close to world-famous Makaha Beach, where international big wave riding contests are held. It is also near shopping centers, schools, parks, public transportation, and medical facilities, as well as several state parks. For golfers, there is an 18-hole course in Makaha Valley.

“Owning this fee simple condo, living on the beach, and having this oceanfront playground as your backyard for this price is an incredible value,” Startsman said.

He is showing the property by appointment and can be contacted at (808) 291-5441 or scott@hiestates.com.

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