St Louis Heights is a steep hillside residential neighborhood of about 600 older Honolulu homes developed as early as 1929, named after St Louis School at the bottom of the hill, which today shares the campus with Chaminade University. St Louis Heights is bordered by Manoa to the west and Palolo to the east. Most St Louis Heights homes for sale are valued between $700K and $1.2M and are often built on steep sloped lots ranging from 4,000 and 10,000 sq ft.
Insight to St. Louis Heights Homes
Homes in St Louis Heights offer spectacular ocean views, and, a noticeable cooler climate towards the top of the hill at about 1,000 ft elevation. Chaminade Terrace, the desirable lower easterly section of St Louis Heights, includes wonderful rim lots along Kaminaka Dr with some of the finest views overlooking Waikiki, Diamond Head and the blue ocean beyond. At the base of the hill sits a 272 unit condo project called Regency Park, which was added in 1981 immediately adjacent to the Chaminade University school campus, just off Waialae Ave.
St Louis Heights Neighborhood
Huge gigantic Pine trees at the Waahila Ridge State Recreation Area with inviting picnic benches mark the top of St Louis Heights. Mesmerizing views overlooking both Manoa and Palolo Valley can be enjoyed by adventurers from the Waahila Ridge Trail, which further up connects with other trails and eventually leads to the daring top of the Koolau mountain range.
For additional closer-to-ground outdoor recreational opportunities, gorgeous Kanewai Park is located near the bottom of Frank St across Dole St featuring a large size community swimming pool, baseball field, as well as tennis and basketball courts. Kalaepohaku, the central neighborhood park on Gulston St, includes a playground and outdoor basketball court for the residents’ recreational enjoyment.
St Louis Heights residents enjoys the close-by convenience of Kaimuki’s business district below, including a good selection of restaurants, shops and services along busy Waialae Ave and only 2 short miles to Waikiki with some of the best beaches in Hawaii.
The price range of houses for sale in St. Louis Heights is $1.25M to $1.69M with a median price of $1.25M, median interior of 2,657sf and median land size of 5,743sf.
The historic median sales price of houses sold in St. Louis Heights was $962K (2016), $860K (2015), $872K (2014), $890K (2013), $742K (2012), $704K (2011), $785K (2010), $735K (2009), $800K (2008), $825K (2007), $835K (2006), $750K (2005), $606K (2004), $565K (2003).
0 houses have sold in St. Louis Heights year-to-date (Jan 17, 2017). In previous years, the total number of houses sold were 16 (2016), 27 (2015), 14 (2014), 20 (2013), 25 (2012), 20 (2011), 11 (2010), 17 (2009), 15 (2008), 24 (2007), 22 (2006), 28 (2005), 20 (2004), 17 (2003).
Historically, the average number of days it took to sell houses in St. Louis Heights was 79 days (2016), 100 days (2015), 80 days (2014), 56 days (2013), 65 days (2012), 72 days (2011), 55 days (2010), 68 days (2009), 109 days (2008), 62 days (2007), 55 days (2006), 31 days (2005), 46 days (2004), 64 days (2003).
The average days on market for St. Louis Heights houses before sold were 114 days December 2016 compared to 111 days December 2015.
The ratio of St. Louis Heights houses sales price vs list price were 97.0% December 2016 compared to 97.0% December 2015.
4 St. Louis Heights houses were sold December 2016 compared to 2 houses sold December 2015.
The total dollar volume of houses currently for sale in St. Louis Heights is $4.19M . The sold dollar volume in previous years was $16.36M (2016), $24.47M (2015), $13.04M (2014), $18.65M (2013), $19.66M (2012), $14.81M (2011), $8.5M (2010), $13.13M (2009), $12.06M (2008), $20.22M (2007), $18.31M (2006), $21.66M (2005), $12.3M (2004), $9.72M (2003).
The most recent sale in St. Louis Heights was a house located at 3052 Gulston Street, sold for $1.03M on Dec 30, 2016. It had 2306sf of interior. 9 other recent sales include: 1649 Kanalui Street (2,115sf) sold for $1.71M on 12/28/2016. 1553 St Louis Drive (1,606sf) sold for $840K on 12/19/2016. 1534 Kanalui Street (1,696sf) sold for $1.05M on 12/19/2016. 3003 Alencastre Place (1,712sf) sold for $1.19M on 11/30/2016. 2722 Peter Street (1,168sf) sold for $850K on 9/28/2016. 1376 Frank Street (799sf) sold for $655K on 9/8/2016. 1638 Alencastre Street (1,706sf) sold for $1.03M on 8/18/2016. 1547 Alencastre Street (2,941sf) sold for $1.45M on 8/12/2016. 3056 Gulston Street (1,296sf) sold for $860K on 7/22/2016.
2 of the houses have ocean views, 3 have Diamond Head views and 1 has mountain views.