Have you found that searching for a truly oceanfront property on the internet to be somewhat of a tricky process? You may find a listing categorized as oceanfront, but when you delve deeper into the listing information, you will find that they are not truly oceanfront. Many oceanfront properties that come up in your online search may be quite a distance from the shoreline, or set back behind a conservation area fronting the shoreline.
Oceanfront Acreage (MLS# 265176), Kapaloa Cove | Waikoloa Beach Resort, Big Island – Hawaii
Many communities such as Kukio, Hualalai, Kolea, Halii Kai, and Mauna Kea located along the Kohala Coast are categorized as oceanfront communities. You may have already noticed that properties within these communities tend to be classified as oceanfront when they truly are not located right on the ocean.
Oceanfront Residence (MLS# 269822) | Kailua-Kona, Big Island – Hawaii
To make things easier for my clients who are interested in oceanfront properties, I have created an Oceanfront Property Gallery that consists of truly oceanfront properties located in Kailua-Kona and along the Kohala Coast.
Decreased Inventory Available for Oceanfront Properties
Recently, I’ve added several new listings to my Oceanfront Property Gallery that I deem to be noteworthy oceanfront properties along the Kona and South Kohala Coast. One thing to note is that the current inventory for oceanfront properties along the Kohala Coast is substantially lower than what it was at this time last year.
Oceanfront Residence 78-6640 Alii Dr 69-1968 (MLS# 268412) | Keauhou, Big Island – Hawaii
Puako is certainly a community where you can see a dramatic change in listing inventory. Currently, there is only one oceanfront residential property on the market compared to six that listed and sold last year. The Puako Bay subdivision continues to offer some terrific oceanfront parcels for those interested in building a custom home, but if you are looking for an existing home, the options are limited.
Exceptional Oceanfront Condo For Sale
An oceanfront condo worth mentioning is (MLS# 272411) located at Mauna Lani Terrace. An exceptional corner unit located on a coastal point surrounded on three sides with beautiful anchialine ponds and ocean frontage. This is a premier location for an ocean enthusiast who loves to walk, golf, and or enjoy the world-class amenities that the Mauna Lani Resort area has to offer.
Oceanfront Condo Mauna Lani Terrace (MLS# 272411), Mauna Lani Resort | Kohala Coast
The inventory for truly oceanfront properties along the Kohala Coast continues to dwindle as the demand for Big Island real estate continues to improve. Remember that high demand, low inventory, and recent sales at higher price points will drive the prices for oceanfront real estate.
Now is a excellent time to start pursuing the oceanfront property you have been thinking about. For more information about oceanfront listings available here on the Big Island, please contact Carrie Nicholson, BIC.