West of Sepulveda in Manhattan Beach, within the Tree Section, there are really 4 quadrants.
One of the best of these suburban quadrants is north of Valley and west of Pacific Ave., all the way to the sand dune.
In the 500-700 blocks, you have a close-knit community that's a quick walk to Grand View school, with a nice off-the-beaten-bath feel to it. Legions of kids seem to be out all the time. It's easy for potential buyers to say, "Oh yeah, that's what we're looking for."
One of these streets has seen more than its share of head-spinning sales recently: 26th St.
Start with the newest: 724 26th (5br/3ba, 3400 sq. ft.).
There's no doubting the appeal – big house, bigger-than-normal lot (5125 sq. ft.) with a fairly big, sunny, south-facing yard. A……