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 $1.14M to $1.25M with a median price of $1.25M, median interior of 2,239sf and median land size of 5,743sf.
The median price of houses sold in St. Louis Heights year-to-date (Jan - Feb 25, 2017) is $910K. In previous years it 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).
2 houses have sold in St. Louis Heights year-to-date (Jan - Feb 25, 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).
On average St. Louis Heights houses were on the market for 17 days before they were sold (Jan - Feb 25, 2017). In previous years it 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 ratio of St. Louis Heights houses sales price vs list price were 96.4% January 2017 compared to 102.5% January 2016.
1 St. Louis Heights house was sold January 2017 compared to 1 house sold January 2016.
The total dollar volume of houses currently for sale in St. Louis Heights is $3.64M and the sold dollar volume year-to-date (Jan - Feb 25, 2017) is $1.82M. In previous years sold dollar volume 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 1361 Frank Street, sold for $993K on Feb 03, 2017. It had 1526sf of interior. 9 other recent sales include: 2012 Oswald Street (2,104sf) sold for $827K on 1/20/2017. 3052 Gulston Street (2,306sf) sold for $1.03M on 12/30/2016. 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.
2 of the houses have ocean views, 3 have Diamond Head views.