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Kailua Real Estate | Olomana Pool Home with Flexible Floor Plan


551 Uluhaku Street in Olomana
Kailua Real Estate on Oahu
Listed at: $1,050,000 FS by Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, RB-20262
Sold: $1,085,000    


VIRTUAL TOUR (Matterport Floor Plan)

This charming 4/2 Kailua home for sale in popular Olomana has the potential for two separate living spaces, as well as a swimming pool! 

Olomana is a favorite Kailua neighborhood when one is looking to purchase Kailua Real Estate. Of the various areas of real estate in Kailua, Olomana is well-known for its attractive landscaping and well-kept, mid-century homes, with the backdrop of picturesque Mt. Olomana, its namesake. Olomana is also known for its Community Garage Sale, one of the largest in the Kailua area. The Olomana neighborhood is definitely one of the most friendliest and most “neighborly” areas in Kailua.

The Olomana neighborhood in Kailua is also well-located, an easy commute to either the center of Kailua Town or to Honolulu. Just hop on the nearby Pali Highway. Local businesses include Castle Hospital, Le Jardin Academy, Trinity Christian School, a gas station, a garden store, and a convenience store, along with a few other small businesses. Well-regarded Maunawili Elementary School is within walking distance of this Kailua home in Olomana. The Kawainui Marsh and the center of Kailua Town, with Whole Foods Market, Target, and many other stores and restaurants, are less than two miles away. Hawaii Pacific University is 3 miles away. Hiking trails, parks, and several golf courses are also located within only a few miles. And it is a quick trip to either the towns of Kaneohe or Waimanalo from this great Kailua real estate location.

This Kailua home for sale is unique in that it may be lived in as a 4/2, or split into two units: a 2/1 with 2/1 OR a 3/1 with 1/1. Having floorplan flexibility makes this Kailua real estate all the more valuable, as rental income and multi-generational possibilities are important to many Kailua families. There are both front and back portions to the home, with separate entry areas, so there is pretty good privacy; yet, the two portions of the home can also be connected by two sets of double doors. There is also a 382 sq ft garage, with laundry, on this property.


You enter the back side of this Kailua home through a lovely side garden.

In the back section of this Kailua home for sale, there is a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, including a double oven, white shaker-style cabinets, and granite counters. The spacious kitchen has a large eating island, as well as a desk area. The kitchen door leads to the garage and laundry.

The kitchen is completely open to a large living room, which is light and bright, with many large windows and a slider to the pool area.

The master bedroom is off the living room and has a split AC unit, and an ensuite bathroom with shower. Flooring is the same hand-scraped-style flooring as is in the front part of the house.

Through the master bedroom is a hallway, with linen closet, and another bedroom. Both bedrooms look out to the backyard and pool area. 

The pool and backyard areas of this Kailua home for sale are fantastic! The outdoor lifestyle is what Kailua real estate is all about. The backyard of this Kailua home  has a covered lanai and is landscaped and hardscaped with various areas for entertaining, as well as planting areas, for those who love to garden. Tropical plants include red ginger, for cut flowers, ti plants, and hibiscus. A grassy lawn area is great for pets or kids.


In the front part of this Kailua home for sale, which is currently tenant-occupied, there is a spacious living room, kitchen, and dining area. The kitchen was remodeled recently and has white cabinets and grey counters, with a dishwasher, stove, and refrigerator. There is a kitchen door that leads to the garage and laundry.

The dining area wall has a double door which connects to the back area kitchen. The living room looks out to the grassy front yard and a fragrant Puakenikeni tree. The living room has a split AC unit.

Just beyond the living area, off a hallway, are two bedrooms and a full bathroom with bathtub.

Floors in the front area of the home, except for bathroom, are lovely, hand-scraped-style engineered hardwood. This 2/1 front living space is accessible from the attractive front entry courtyard, filled with tropical plants.

Current rental income is $2,150 a month, which may be below market.  Tenants are mo-to-mo. The 2/1 front area of this Kailua home is also connected to the 2/1 back area, through the bedroom hallway, by a double locked door. 

Real estate in Kailua, especially those homes with flexible floor plans, are in high demand. If you are interested, please call today to make an appointment to see this great Kailua home for sale  AND/OR Check out our virtual tour above and attend one of our open houses.

551 Ulukahu Street in Olomana, Kailua. $1,050,000 FS
Listed By:  Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn (PB) (RB-20262) 808.721.8088
~ Aloha!

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