Our most popular properties of 2016

Posted by Staff Writer on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 at 12:11pm.

Maui is the favorite island for visitors across the globe. Seeing that, it’s no surprise that some of the island’s most luxurious properties were favorites for online visitors, too.

Over the last year, thousands of people from countries around the world visited IslandSothebysRealty.com to view some of the most spectacular homes offered for sale on Maui. Back by popular demand, here are our most-viewed properties from the last year.

51 Kapohue Road, Hana, Hawaii 96713

As featured in Wall Street Journal and Mansion Global, Rock star Pat Benatar and her guitarist husband Neil “Spyder“ Giraldo offered their secluded Hana estate for $3.2 million. Perched atop a private cove and minutes away from Hana’s most coveted hikes and waterfalls, the secluded estate offers the ultimate escape from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life.

The “Love is a Battlefield” singer purchased the property more than 15 years ago, and lived on the property with her two children until 2009. A short stroll from the backyard, residents can enjoy whale watching, fishing and sea turtle sightings. Attractions such as Venus Pools, Hamoa Beach and Seven Sacred Pools are only minutes away from this special home.

454 Wailau Place 4, Lahaina, Hawaii 96761


 

Nestled in the slopes of the West Maui mountains, this sprawling 52-acre estate offers endless panoramic views from South Maui to Lanai. The home is adorned with meticulously crafted furnishings, including a French-designed La Cornue Cuisine de Chateau kitchen that’s equipped with entirely custom features including Italian onyx, marble and Brazilian cherry wood floors.

Each room offers an ocean view of either Maui's west or south coast. And if that’s not enough, this magnificent four-bedroom, five-bath estate comes with a Tesla electric car at purchase.  Photovoltaic panels, battery storage and a back-up generator power the magnificent home, which opens onto an expansive pool deck with a stunning ocean view.

3576 Lower Kula Road, Kula, Hawaii 96790

Inspired by renowned architect, C.W. Dickey, this luxurious 7000-square-foot custom home is easily one of the most comfortably and beautifully-built homes on Maui.  

On the home’s main level, the master suite boasts “his and her” bathrooms, along with walk-in closets and room for an office or living area. There are two more bedrooms along with a guest room, which neighbor a massive media room perfect for entertaining guests with the latest films. If your guest would prefer to relax outdoors, there’s a black-tile infinity pool or tennis court to spend the days in the warm Maui sun.

3002 S Kihei Road, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

Nestled between a 100-year-old Monkey Pod tree and the white sands of South Maui, this home is the epitome of island living. Stroll through a private gate to one of South Maui’s most pristine beaches  Keawakapu Beach   from the tropical pool area at this magnificent home, which offers views looking over Molokini, Kaho'olawe and Lana'i.

Flawless transitions from the dining and living rooms lead to a tropical pool area, creating a seamless transformation from the comforts of the indoors to the nature outside. After the evening sun sets, Hawaii’s peaceful starry nights can be enjoyed from the comforts of the home’s expansive lanais.

70 Pono Road, Haiku, Hawaii 96708

Nothing beats living luxuriously and taking care of the natural environment at the same time. Thirty-two grid-connected photovoltaic panels power this exotic estate, which is perched atop a massive east-Maui gulch.

Custom Ohia woodwork and vaulted cedar ceilings are among fine detailing that adorn the home. Stroll from the gardens where you can find peace near a lily pond and fountain to take a dip in the 60-foot lap pool, which is heated by solar power. 

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