On the slopes of Kohala Mountain, Kohala Ranch is a distinctive gated community located a few minutes beyond Kohala Waterfront and Kohala by the Sea. Kohala Ranch real estate consists of over 3,500-acres starting at an elevation of 120’ above sea level and rising to over 3,000’ above sea level, comprising stark climate differences depending on your elevation.
Real estate at Kohala Ranch features some of the best horse properties available on the Big Island – comprised of three neighborhoods: The Heathers, The Meadows, and The Summit. And due to the sloping topography, generally, all Kohala Ranch homes enjoy breathtaking ocean views. Homesites range from three to five acres in the mid to lower sections, with upper areas of Kohala Ranch having up to thirteen acres. In addition to the incredible ocean views, residents enjoy expansive views of Hualalai, Mauna Loa, and Mauna Kea to the south, and the Kohala Mountains to the northeast – and are in close proximity to resort amenities and beaches.
Underground utilities including water, electricity, telephone, and cable lines run to property lines, preserving the views and vast open space vistas on the Ranch. Water is provided by Kohala Ranch Water Company, a private company that supplies water to the Ranch and surrounding communities.
Real Estate at Kohala Ranch
Prices start at approximately $350,000 for vacant house lots and around $1-million for Kohala Ranch homes listed for sale. The thing you will want to pay attention to when searching for homes in Kohala Ranch is the elevation.
Climate changes quickly with elevation, so keep this in mind when looking at Kohala Ranch homes for sale. Some people prefer warmer & drier conditions, and some like it cooler with more precipitation. That’s the beauty about Kohala Ranch, there is something for everyone!
The Heathers is closest to the ocean and therefore will generally consist of the most expensive properties within Kohala Ranch. This area does not go beyond 1,000’ above sea level, so you can expect drier conditions with warmer temperatures.
The Meadows sits between an elevation 1,000’ to 2,000’ above sea level, providing for cooler temperatures and more rain (typically in the afternoons).
The Summit extends to the top at 3,000’ above sea level and will be noticeable cooler with more clouds and rain than down below. At times, it can be quite chilly at 3,000-ft elevation.