As many know, when you mention the Contessa, most locals will think of its long reputation for being haunted. Whether it is or not, there are many residents who have lived here for years without ever experiencing anything unusual. Instead, those who do have a home in this Honolulu condo would probably point to something else as the most distinctive part of living in this building.
One would be the generous floor plans, the units all providing 1007 sq ft inside that hold 2BRs and 2BRs. In addition, you can be certain of 147 sq ft of wraparound lanai space, since there's only 4 condos on each floor. So everyone has a corner unit.
The location is at the top of a small hill that raises it above the rest of the neighborhood around it. From your place in the Contessa you can look out over miles of Oahu's beautiful scenery. The enviable higher positioning, along with the low-rise environment of Moiliili keeps everything open in every direction.
Views of Diamond Head, the green of Manoa that is matched only by the mountains behind it, the city lights of Honolulu and the waters of the Pacific along the coast. There's even Sunrise and Sunset vistas to revel in to crown your days.
With H1 two minutes, or less, away, Market City shopping center a couple of blocks east and the dining hot spots of Kaimuki and Kapahulu so close by, you have everything you require within easy reach. The Contessa may have a colorful reputation, but the reality of life here is simply solid real estate.
The price range of condos for sale in Contessa is $460K to $545K with a median price of $519K and median interior of 1,007sf.
The historic median sales price of condos sold in Contessa was $482K (2016), $515K (2015), $492K (2014), $425K (2013), $386K (2012), $405K (2011), $400K (2010), $359K (2009), $432K (2008), $440K (2007), $441K (2006), $420K (2005), $310K (2004), $288K (2003).
0 condos have sold in Contessa year-to-date (Jan - Feb 21, 2017). In previous years, the total number of condos sold were 2 (2016), 5 (2015), 2 (2014), 2 (2013), 9 (2012), 7 (2011), 5 (2010), 5 (2009), 2 (2008), 9 (2007), 4 (2006), 10 (2005), 10 (2004), 8 (2003).
Historically, the average number of days it took to sell condos in Contessa was 100 days (2016), 83 days (2015), 42 days (2014), 36 days (2013), 51 days (2012), 46 days (2011), 28 days (2010), 127 days (2009), 71 days (2008), 47 days (2007), 37 days (2006), 27 days (2005), 20 days (2004), 44 days (2003).
The total dollar volume of condos currently for sale in Contessa is $1.52M . The sold dollar volume in previous years was $965K (2016), $2.47M (2015), $985K (2014), $850K (2013), $3.64M (2012), $2.74M (2011), $1.98M (2010), $1.85M (2009), $865K (2008), $3.93M (2007), $1.79M (2006), $4.11M (2005), $3.13M (2004), $2.3M (2003).
The most recent sale in Contessa was a condo located at #2304 , sold for $510K on Jul 25, 2016. It had 1007sf of interior. 9 other recent sales include: #503 (1,007sf) sold for $455K on 1/22/2016. #2503 (1,007sf) sold for $515K on 9/4/2015. #1901 (1,007sf) sold for $500K on 8/20/2015. #201 (956sf) sold for $400K on 6/15/2015. #2802 (1,007sf) sold for $517K on 3/17/2015. #3803 (1,007sf) sold for $540K on 1/23/2015. #3103 (1,007sf) sold for $520K on 8/6/2014. #1104 (1,007sf) sold for $465K on 1/28/2014. #1902 (1,007sf) sold for $505K on 8/2/2013.
In Contessa there is currently 3 fee simple units for sale. 3 have Diamond Head views and 3 have mountain views.