Makamae by Gentry
Well-constructed energy-efficient homes with subdivided lots.
The Cottages at Mauna Olu, developed by Stanford Carr Development in 2022-23, are located deep within Makaha Valley, adjacent to the Makaha Valley Country Club. This project includes 118 single-family homes, a recreation center, and a pool. Each of these homes boasts a breathtaking backdrop of the serene Mt. Kaala. View Listings
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The Cottages at Mauna ‘Olu rest at the bottom of the Wai’anae Mountain Range. This single-family condominium development covers 26 acres of land and provides the perfect balance for those who want to put a little, but not too much, space between their home and bigger cities. There are several different styles and floorplans to choose from, with further customization options to better suit the needs of you and your family.
I love this development because it incorporates both of my favorite types of vacation destinations: the beach and the mountains. Homeowners at Mauna ‘Olu will be able to see the mountains on 3 sides of the development and the ocean on the 4th side, offering the perfect combination of green and blue hues across the valleys and the ocean. The climate tends to be sunny on most days of the year, so it’s easy to get outside and enjoy the views and weather.
In addition to the magnificent backdrop, the actual location of the community offers convenient access to a variety of activities and sources of entertainment. Residents will want to check out Makaha Beach Park and Yokohama bay for surfing and paddle boarding. There are also plenty of amazing hikes right outside of the development’s doorstep. Golfers will want to catch a round on the Makaha Valley Resort Golf Course.
While Kapolei is the closest larger city, there are plenty of basic necessities near the Cottages at Mauna ‘Olu, making it easy to take a quick trip to the grocery store or go out to dinner with the family.
This development will have 118 homes in total, with options for three different styles of home: cottage, plantation, and craftsman. These residences are designed around some of the amenities of resort-style living, with access to a fitness and recreation center as well as a pool. The Cottages at Mauna ‘Olu is a gated community, so you can feel safe with 24-hour guard gated security when you come to your home each evening.
There are 7 different floor plans to choose from within Mauna ‘Olu, with options for customization within each floor plan. The homes range from around 1,300 to 1,935 square feet of living space, with options for 2-bedrooms, 3-bedrooms, or 4-bedrooms. Some plans also come with a den that could be converted into an additional bedroom. Homes are either 1-story or 2-stories and each include a 2-car garage and a covered porch.
Some of the standard features of these homes include the 9-foot ceilings, the mirrored wardrobe doors, and a side door in the garage. There is also an oversized linen closet for storage of your extra belongings. Save money on your energy costs with your new 80 gallon solar water heater when you take a bath or shower. The master bathrooms also include double lavatories, glass stone countertops, and classy, elegant porcelain tile.
Additional features that are standard across the Cottages at Mauna ‘Olu are the island kitchens, oversized living room windows, and the glass stone kitchen countertops. Step into your new dining room by sliding open the glass door. These unique features are what make Mauna ‘Olu so special, and the homes are elegant, but cozy, so that you and your family can feel at home.
With that being said, there are also optional upgrades available so that you can further customize your home. You may want to have a washer and dryer ready for you when you move in or invest in a spit a/c system. Other customizable aspects of these homes include features such as walk-in closets and island kitchens.
Below is a comprehensive list of features varying on the package you select:
Life at the Cottages at Mauna ‘Olu is simple and peaceful, but you’ll still have easy access to both indoor and outdoor sources of entertainment with its closeness to Kapolei. Kapolei, a larger city within Oahu, is about 16 miles away from the community, so it is a pretty accessible drive but far enough away to keep you out of the traffic associated with bigger cities. In Kapolei, you’ll find larger retail stores, like Walmart, Target, and Costco, in addition to smaller, boutique stores.
The Cottages at Mauna Olu is or will be located at Maiola Pl, Makaha Valley, HI 96792.