4 Unique Investment Opportunities in California and Hawaii

Investing in real estate is all about finding the right property, and these four homes for sale in California and Hawaii offer a range of unique opportunities. From historic townhouses to modern condos, each of these properties has its own story to tell.

5201 Laguna Oaks Dr Unit 3 | $295,000

5201 Laguna Oaks Dr Unit 3, Elk Grove, CA
Listing agent: Meredith Santos

Welcome home to this wonderful first floor condo in the gated community of Laguna Oaks! Great use of space in the family room, dining area, and nice patio area. Comfortable and bright 1 bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Well cared for with indoor stacked washer and dryer, nice size kitchen with all appliances included!


Size: 722 sf


Price: $295,000


Listing details: The one car garage is just outside the condo #212. Amenities include a large pool and hot tub, club house with exercise room, and playground. See what Elk Grove has to offer while living in a quiet gated community near parks, Valley High golf course, and nearby schools. Shopping and dining is within 1/4 mile, and easy freeway access.


Contact: Meredith Santos, Dream Real Estate, +1 916.202.8235

Listing agent: Cynthia Warner

Ultimate location. Lower Olinda. just 1/4 mile from Seabury Hall, a few minutes to Makawao, and easy access to Upcountry schools, services and forest walks. Property has charming and unique older structures, is located off of and has access from Olinda Road, and backs up to Haleakala Ranch.


Size: 1,534 sf


Price: $1,595,000


Listing details: Three homes show on tax records. Strong rental income and good tenant history. Abundant, mature fruit trees (avocado. citrus, surinam cherry) and tropical foliage. Other improvements reflected on tax records include a garage.


Contact: Cynthia Warner, Sotheby’s International Real Estate, +1 808.283.2552

Rare Sierra Foothills Ranch | $12 Million

28725 Highway 41, Coarsegold, CA
Listing agent: Terry Hundemer

This one-of-kind 2,035-acre ranch near Yosemite National Park offers world-class quail hunting along with fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and other recreational opportunities. The ranch has multiple lakes and ponds, miles of trails, and a lovely 20+ acre organic vineyard.


Size: 2,573 sf


Price: $12 Million


Listing details: Improvements include a main house, guest quarters, bunk house, antique dairy barn, wine/cigar bar, sauna, and more. Less traffic than Tahoe and just 30 minutes from a commercial airport.


Contact: Terry Hundemer, The Chickering Company

7222 Yosemite Park Way | $1,588,800

7222 Yosemite Park Way, Yosemite National Park, CA
Listing agent: Debra Kroon

Attention Yosemite Enthusiasts! Duplex Vacation Rental Available at Yosemite West. Those familiar with Yosemite National Park recognize Yosemite West as THE place to stay, with its central location between Yosemite Valley and Wawona, as well as being close to the Badger Pass/Glacier Point Road.


Size: 1,627 sf


Price: $1,588,800


Listing details: All of these areas, along with Mariposa Grove of Big Trees and Yosemite Village, are within 7 to 18 miles of Yosemite West, in three different directions. And Park visitors appreciate having kitchen facilities, allowing them to prepare their own meals, pack picnic lunches, cater to special dietary needs, and dine out as desired.


Contact: Debra Kroon, Yosemite West Real Estate, +1 559-683-3416