Musician Carlos Santana sold his villa on Kauai, Hawaii, for $ 11.9 million a few months after upgrading to a larger property nearby.

A well-known guitarist, mostly living in Las Vegas, went public last year for $ 12.9 million at that time. He paid out $ 20.5 million For a bigger house on the island. Santana’s manager and his brother-in-law, Michael Vlionis, said the new property was better suited to the needs of musicians.

Hawai’i Life’s Neal Norman was on the list. Roni Marley of Compass represented the buyer, but the identity of the buyer could not be identified.

Records show that Santana paid $ 8 million to her home in 2020. According to the list material, about 3 acres of land are located on the North Shore plot of Kauai. Norman said it was on a cliff above Anini Beach, known for its Great Barrier Reef.

Carlos Santana in 2020.


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According to the list material, the area of ​​the house is about 4,000 square feet. According to Norman, it has four bedrooms, about 1,500 square feet of outdoor space, a pool and a trail to the beach.

Santana’s new villa is miles away from Princeville overlooking Hanalei Bay. Records show that the house covers an area of ​​approximately 8,200 square feet and has an infinity pool.

During Covid Hawaii’s luxury real estate market soars.. According to Hawai’i Life, the state recorded 64 sales of over $ 10 million in the first nine months of 2021, more than six times the 10 sold in the same period in 2020. Multiple transactions have exceeded $ 40 million.

Norman recently said he sold the house next to Santana’s previous property for $ 31.5 million. Marley represented the buyer in the transaction. “I don’t think the luxury market is slowing down,” she said. “If so, it’s because of lack of inventory.”

Aerial view of the house.


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