The Cottages at Mauna ‘Olu: Where You’ll Find Your Beautiful New Home on the Leeward Coast of Oahu
The Cottages at Mauna ‘Olu is where you’ll find your beautiful new home on the Leeward Coast of Oahu. If you’re looking for a new home with ocean and mountain views and next to some of Oahu’s most beautiful beaches, look no further. The cottages at Mauna ‘Olu has what you’re looking for and more! Built by developer, Stanford Carr, this new gated condominium community will have 120 Single Family Homes built upon 26 acres on the Leeward Coast of Oahu. Homes prices will start in the high $800K range to over $1 million. You’ll find 7 floor plans to choose from with both single story and two story homes ranging from 1300 square feet to just over 1935 square feet of living space. There is also a plan that includes an ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit).
Mauna ‘Olu is located at the foot of the majestic Wai’anae Mountain Range in Makaha Valley. It’s home to multi-million dollar estates and is now home to the Cottages. Here you’ll find pristine beaches, mountain views, and plenty of sunshine. This region has the most favorable climate where sunshine is abundant and rainfall is only about 20 inches a year. The weather is perfect for enjoying a round of golf, hiking, fishing, surfing, or just relaxing on any of the many beaches found in this area.
There are restaurants and grocery stores in this community that meet your daily needs and a trip to Kapolei, known as Oahu’s second city, is just 16 miles away. The growing and urban city of Kapolei is home to the Ka Makana Ali’i Mall, Kapolei Commons Shopping Center, resorts such as Aulani and Four Seasons at Ko Olina, and many of the larger stores like Costco, Home Depot, Walmart, and Target.
The Cottage, Plantation, and Craftsman style homes include the following standard features:
- Covered Porches
- 9 ft Ceilings
- Recessed Lighting
- 2 Car Garage
- Fenced Backyard
- Kitchen Appliances
- Solar Water Heater
- Ceiling Fan Junction Boxes in all Bedrooms and Living Room
- Mirrored Closet Doors
- Glass Stone Countertop
- Kitchen Island
- Large Walk-in Closet in Master Bedroom
- Kohler Plumbing Fixtures
There are only a few legally resort zoned areas on Oahu, and the Cottages at Mauna ‘Olu is one of them. This means renting out your property for either long-term or short-term in this community is permissible. Homes with ADUs can be divided for primary residential use as well as an investment property.
Tax rates differ for primary residences, investments and for short-term rentals. If short-term renting is not something you’re interested in, you can simply file a petition for the lower Residential tax rate if this will be your primary residence. The deadline to file is always by September first of the next fiscal year.
Maintenance and HOA Fees
Cottages at Mauna ‘Olu presently has HOA fees of $60 per month and maintenance fees of $215 per month. Some of the resort-style amenities include a recreation center, future pool, fitness center, and internet. There’s also 24-hour security in this beautiful gated community.
If you’d like more information about the Cottages at Moana ‘Olu or have any other real estate needs, feel free to contact me. I would be happy to schedule a tour of the model homes for you and provide you with more information.