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10 Reasons Why This Remodeled Kailua Home Checks All the Boxes

Wow! Is what I said when I saw this remodeled Kailua home, brand new on the Kailua, Oahu market. The address is 248 Aumoe Road, in Kailua Estates, and it’s listed for $2,049,000. It’s not my listing, but I can help you buy it. Blog written and all photos and video used with permission of Listor.

There are at least 10 reasons why I love this remodeled Kailua home and why you will too. As I mentioned in a recent blog post on Oahu Home Trends, since the pandemic, buyers now have some different needs and concerns. This home literally has almost everything a Buyer might need or want, even taking newer trends into consideration. Here are some key features:

1. Bring Your Crew and Let Them Roam.

This home is perfectly situated on a rare, HUGE, 12,551 sf landscaped lot. Plenty of room for family and friends to spread out and live, relax, and play. This spacious property offers the ultimate Hawaiian indoor-outdoor lifestyle! A beautiful, gated rock wall safely encloses this tranquil haven.

Charming, private landscaped entry.

Gated, with beautiful moss-rock wall. Brand new garage with plantation-style metal roof.

Stunning, HUGE backyard with great amenities. Lots of room to roam and play!

2. Cooking at Home is a Breeze!

This remodeled Kailua home features a huge and fabulous remodeled kitchen, with high-end Thermador appliances. The large kitchen features a bar area, as well as a custom built-in dining nook. Behind the refrigerator is a walk in pantry and laundry room, with lots of storage! Huge sliders lead to a large lanai, for indoor/outdoor dining and recreation. You will love cooking here!

3. There’s Room for Everyone, including Guests!

This remodeled Kailua home is 3,392 sq feet, with a flexible floorplan which allows for a large family, multi-generational living, guest suite, or possible rental. You could even use the main house as a second home and have a caretaker stay in the 2/1, if that suits your needs. The main house is 5BR/3BA with a split floor plan (master on one side of living areas, 4 other bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms on the other side). There is a spacious family room leading out to the pool, Upstairs, is a 2BR/1BA area with living/cooking space, a separate entrance and even its own lanai. Total in the house is 7BR/4.5BA. This home has plenty of room, without a pretentious or “too large” feel.

Jack and Jill bathroom is adjacent to Bedroom 1, pictured here.

Bedroom 2, with Haiku Fan for maximum ventilation. Durable luxury plank vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 3, is also attached to Jack and Jill bathroom. Durable luxury plank vinyl flooring.

Family room with stairs to the 2/1, includes beautiful custom built-ins for media storage.

Casual, relaxing space with coffered ceiling and recessed lighting. Durable and waterproof luxury vinyl plank flooring is perfect for this area near the swimming pool. A Haiku Fan provides maximum ventilation.

Large, upstairs living space, with doors to lanai overlooking the backyard. Great for in-laws, guests or as a rental. Many options.

Bedroom 5, upstairs.

Upstairs cooking area, with door to nice lanai, overlooking pool area.

Upstairs is also Bedroom 6.

4. You Can Work and Study From Home!

With a total of 7 bedrooms, it makes sense for most people to use at least one or two of these as an office for work/study. Since more of us are now working and schooling at home, having multiple separate quiet areas can be critical. This remodeled Kailua home offers many options. The current owners have an office in the main house, as well as one attached to the garage. Other office scenarios are definitely possible with this flexible floor plan and ample bedrooms.

Office/4th Bedroom in main house.

Office attached to garage. Not included in bedroom count.

5. There’s a Sweet Master Suite!

It’s brand new, tranquil and calming … overall great! Take a look!

Awesome master bedroom (7th bedroom), with cool batten feature wall and recessed lighting.

En-suite master, also has walk-in-in closet and split AC unit.

Access to the backyard and pool is another great feature of this master bedroom.

The bathroom has a walk-in shower, custom teak cabinetry, plenty of storage, lighted makeup mirror, and Carrara marble counters.

The walk-in closet has beautiful, modern built-ins with drawers and even a mirrored jewelry cabinet. Love it!

6. Hawaiian Style Charm is Updated with Modern Security and Energy Efficient Features.

This remodeled Kailua home comfortably pairs mid-century Hawaiian charm with modern conveniences. This home retains the classic Hawaiian feel, with a large lanai and indoor/outdoor living, board and batten styling, lauhala entry ceiling, use of custom solid-wood built-ins, and a breezy open floor plan.

Stunning entry with loads of Hawaiian charm.

At the same time, this remodeled Kailua home features, top-of-the-line Thermador and other high-end appliances and split AC in several of the rooms. In addition, enhancing the energy efficiency of this home are 32 PV panels and an electric car charging station in the garage. There is also a video security system on the property, to keep an eye on this expansive lot. Technology meets quintessential Hawaiian Living!

7. Practically Everything Has Been Remodeled!

The master suite and garage are practically brand new. All of the bathrooms and kitchen have been remodeled in the past several years. There is modern flooring, as well as a newer roof and new paint. Copper piping and a 200 amp electrical system have taken this midcentury home into the modern era. All of this provides a luxurious, yet comfortable feel, without any fuss. You can move right in and love doing it!

Gorgeously remodeled kitchen.

Remodeled guest bath.

Remodeled Jack and Jill bath

Brand new over-sized garage with electric car charging station.

Brand new master bath with walk-in shower.

8. You Can Have Lots of Fun Without Leaving the House!

There is so much to love about this home! The gigantic backyard features a salt-water swimming pool and a gracious covered lanai, with refrigerators, and TV set up. For those who are into growing their own food, there is plenty of garden space. An outdoor vintage stainless steel sink is a great addition for the avid fisherman or gardener. There’s a play house for the kids or grandkids, and even a zip line for those who dare! The back corner of the yard has been known to host a wicked IMU, if you’d like to adopt the Hawaiian tradition and build one of your own. You can do it all here, there’s plenty of room!

9. If You Do Leave the House, Everything is Close-By!

Though you may never want to leave, this HUGE property is also only a few short blocks to downtown Kailua and world-famous Kailua Beach in the Kailua Estates neighborhood. It’s also easy to get out of town, with major thoroughfares easily accessible.

Downtown Kailua, so close by, has plenty of shopping, a Whole Foods, Target, and many restaurants. Read more about all of the great things about living in Kailua. Downtown Kailua is about 0.6 miles from this home.

Moreover, at this fantastic home, you are also less than 1/2 mile from the historic Kalapawai Market and Kailua Beach Park.

Historic Kalapawai Market at world-famous Kailua Beach – 0.4 miles from 248 Aumoe Rd.

Kailua Beach is famous not only for its white sand and turquoise waters, but for all of its water sports. This beach has been voted one of the top beaches in the US for years. In addition, Triangle Park, with its playground and room for sporting activities is only a few houses away.

Kailua Bay & Kailua Beach

Kailua Bay & Beach, just one of the reasons I love Living in Kailua (c) Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn

10. This Home is On the Market Now.

We are in a time of unprecedented low inventory for Oahu. Great homes, like this one, move fast! Unrepresented Buyers, please call me now for a private showing of this gorgeous remodeled Kailua home. I would love to help you purchase it. It’s a keeper! Here’s the Full MLS for more detail. Also, if you would like to see the full video for this home, please call or text me at 808-721-8088 and I will send it to you.

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Yvonne Ahearn

Yvonne Ahearn is a REALTOR, ABR, CRS, CLHMS, ILHM Million Dollar Guild, GRI, MRP, with Hawai'i Life. Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, Esq. works out of the Honolulu Office, and lives in Kailua, Oahu. Her clients benefit from Yvonne’s in-depth Oahu expertise and negotiating skills. Yvonne has been a REALTOR on Oahu for more than a decade, selling mostly in Kailua and Honolulu, but also covering areas such as Kaneohe, Ewa Beach, Mililani, and North Shore. Many of her clients have relocated from the mainland, have second homes on Oahu, or are military, and a large percentage of her clients are repeat clients and referrals. Yvonne has a passion for architecture, and vintage and historical homes, as well as a personal flair for design. Besides her many contacts in the home remodeling space, she has become known locally for her beautiful home staging projects, which enhance both the sale price and the speed of sale for her listings. Yvonne Ahearn is a 2015, 2011 and 2010 Winner of the Aloha Aina “People’s Choice” Award for the island of Oahu. She and her husband have a delightful son, and are also involved in many of his activities. In her spare time, she is involved in various non-profits and enjoys beautifying her garden full of tropical plants. Please Contact Yvonne at 808-721-8088 or YvonneAhearn@HawaiiLife.com, if you need assistance with Oahu, Hawaii real estate. You can email me at YvonneAhearn@HawaiiLIfe.com or via phone at (808) 721-8088.

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