by Staff Writer
on Thursday, October 4th, 2018 at 7:54am.
As many Maui residents know, living in paradise often comes with a cost.
It's no secret that it's often difficult to find an affordable home anywhere in the Hawaiians Islands, not just on Maui. But just because you think finding the right home might be an expensive and complicated process, it doesn’t mean it has to be.
From charming country homes in Kula to houses in lush Wailuku neighborhoods, the Island Sotheby’s International Realty team has the scoop on all the best homes to fit your price point. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite homes for under $900,000:
Situated on 2 fenced acres of lush pastureland and fruit trees, this plantation-style home is the epitome of peaceful Upcountry living. At 4,200 feet in elevation on the slopes of Haleakala, this quaint two-bedroom home boasts sweeping views from the mountain’s summit to Maui’s north and south shores.
The interior of the home comes equipped with solid wood floors, a new water filtration system, and a recently installed water heater and dishwasher. In the evenings, watch colorful Maui sunsets from the master bedroom and lanai, or cozy up in the living room in front of the wood burning stove on crisp Upcountry nights.
Surrounded by Jacaranda, eucalyptus and fruit trees, the home is truly a peaceful retreat. Mature fruit trees, meanwhile, produce an abundances of avocados, peaches, plums, figs, lemons and limes.
One of the best parts of living Upcountry is being in one of the most fertile regions on island. This lush half-acre parcel in Kula is brimming with avocados, citrus and other treasures.
And with five bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and more than 2,060 square feet in the main home, there’s more than enough space to live comfortably in paradise. For those looking for extra rental income or a space where family can stay, a permit for the 700 square foot cottage awaits pick up at the County of Maui.
This charming mid-century home boasts 1,776 square feet with three bedrooms and two bathrooms in the heart of Wailuku. With breathtaking views spanning from the Kahului Harbor to Maui’s north shore to Haleakala, this home represents quintessential island living.
Enjoy the tropical island breeze while lounging on the covered and partially enclosed wrap-around lanai, or nestle up with a good book in the open and inviting living area, which boasts redwood walls and fir wood floors. The home’s kitchen has recently been remodeled, and comes equipped with upgraded appliances including a double oven and brand new dishwasher.
Experience all of the perks that come with living in one of Central Maui’s most picturesque neighborhoods. Located in the Kaimana at Kehalani neighborhood, this home is conveniently situated close to Wailuku, Kahului, nearby schools and grocery stores.
This peaceful and quiet home has been well cared for and loved, with gorgeous custom Sapele mahogany cabinetry, Bosch appliances, in addition to an induction stove and convection oven in the newly renovated kitchen. With three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, there is more than enough room for the whole family.