About Mariners Ridge Mariners Ridge is one of Hawaii Kai’s exclusive hilltop neighborhoods. It’s perched along one of the ridges that make up the Koolau Mountain range, offering residents incredible views from almost every lot. The views from Mariners Ridge homes include the ocean, the Hawaii Kai marina, Koko Head, sunrise and sunset. Residents of this neighborhood also enjoy quick access to Hawaii Kai’s shopping centers which are bustling with restaurants, grocery stores, boutiques, banks, a movie theater, fitness centers, and a number of other businesses. In addition, Mariners Ridge is just a 30-40 minute drive into downtown Honolulu, which offers working professionals a fairly easy commute
Access to Mariners Ridge is easy. From Hawaii Kai Drive, turn onto Kaluanui Road. This is the neighborhood’s main road and it takes you right to the top of the ridge. Smaller roads and cul-de-sacs turn off of Kaluanui. leading to even more peaceful areas of this already quiet neighborhood.
Insight to Mariners Ridge Homes The lower section of the neighborhood was developed in the 1970s and the upper, more affluent, section was developed in the early 1980s. Houses in lower Mariners Ridge were built using a selection of floor plans that incorporated the ridge’s landscape. All of the homes in upper Mariners Ridge, however, were custom designed and built. Though the vast majority of houses in the neighborhood were built in the ‘70s and 80s, many have since undergone renovations to incorporate modern design elements, modern appliances, and even add additional rooms. From the beginning, the architecture of each house was designed to take advantage of the ridge location and hilltop perspective. Many Mariners Ridge homes offer views from almost every room in the house, along with expansive lanais that also showcase the beautiful views. Additionally, some houses have a private pool or jacuzzi, perfect for enjoying the scenery or the stars at night.
Most homes in Mariners Ridge are two story or split-level, with high ceilings. large windows, and open floor plans. The majority of homes have 3 or 4 bedrooms and average 2,000 - 2.200 sq. ft. You will find an occasional single-level home though, and there are also larger homes, some of which have three stories. Homes typically feature a covered garage, alnd some owners have transformed their garage into an additional entertainment room, storage room or bedroom.
High at the top of the Koolau Mountains, it’s easy to see wy Mariners Ridge feels so exclusive.Residents have a breathtaking 180-degree view of the coastline on Oahu’s east side and look down to the city, valley and Pacific ocean below. The homes are well-maintained, beautiful and modern with island touches and tropical landscaping. It’s quiet and feels far-removed but is just a five minute drive down to the city. The neighborhood also enjoys temperatures that are slightly cooler than at sea level.
Mariners Ridge is a wonderful option for anyone looking for a quiet neighborhood with a taste of luxury!
The price range of houses for sale in Mariners Ridge is $1.24M to $1.63M with a median price of $1.4M, median interior of 2,640sf and median land size of 8,787sf.
The median price of houses sold in Mariners Ridge year-to-date (Jan - Mar 29, 2017) is $1.27M. In previous years it was $1.12M (2016), $1.1M (2015), $1.1M (2014), $1.08M (2013), $949K (2012), $929K (2011), $927K (2010), $849K (2009), $969K (2008), $944K (2007), $1.01M (2006), $949K (2005), $736K (2004), $625K (2003).
2 houses have sold in Mariners Ridge year-to-date (Jan - Mar 29, 2017). In previous years, the total number of houses sold were 13 (2016), 18 (2015), 12 (2014), 5 (2013), 20 (2012), 17 (2011), 8 (2010), 12 (2009), 5 (2008), 16 (2007), 20 (2006), 16 (2005), 28 (2004), 30 (2003).
On average Mariners Ridge houses were on the market for 100 days before they were sold (Jan - Mar 29, 2017). In previous years it was 112 days (2016), 112 days (2015), 70 days (2014), 59 days (2013), 46 days (2012), 59 days (2011), 49 days (2010), 95 days (2009), 25 days (2008), 74 days (2007), 74 days (2006), 29 days (2005), 45 days (2004), 58 days (2003).
The average days on market for Mariners Ridge houses before sold were 83 days February 2017 compared to 110 days February 2016.
The ratio of Mariners Ridge houses sales price vs list price were 94.6% February 2017 compared to 90.6% February 2016.
1 Mariners Ridge house was sold February 2017 compared to 1 house sold February 2016.
The total dollar volume of houses currently for sale in Mariners Ridge is $8.37M and the sold dollar volume year-to-date (Jan - Mar 29, 2017) is $2.54M. In previous years sold dollar volume was $14.85M (2016), $20.09M (2015), $12.91M (2014), $5.33M (2013), $19.29M (2012), $16.14M (2011), $7.39M (2010), $9.92M (2009), $4.78M (2008), $15.4M (2007), $21.76M (2006), $15.02M (2005), $20.63M (2004), $18.93M (2003).
The most recent sale in Mariners Ridge was a house located at 880 Kaahue Street, sold for $1.5M on Mar 21, 2017. It had 1944sf of interior. 9 other recent sales include: 1055 Kamookoa Place (1,737sf) sold for $1.04M on 2/1/2017. 851 Kaluanui Road (1,832sf) sold for $1.17M on 12/16/2016. 1011 Kaluanui Road (3,089sf) sold for $1.19M on 11/30/2016. 1118 Kaluanui Road (2,587sf) sold for $1.15M on 9/23/2016. 1003 Kaloaloa Street (2,402sf) sold for $1.05M on 9/8/2016. 881 Kamoi Place (1,442sf) sold for $1.12M on 7/22/2016. 1066 Kamookoa Place (2,110sf) sold for $1.02M on 7/19/2016. 939 Kaluanui Road (1,916sf) sold for $1.17M on 7/18/2016. 990 Kapa Place (1,915sf) sold for $1M on 7/6/2016.
6 of the houses have ocean views, 2 have Diamond Head views and 5 have mountain views.