Manhattan Beach New Listings (12/9-12/10/23)

Welcome to fireworks weekend, the surest sign yet that the holiday season is upon us. (Fireworks launch at 7pm Sunday night. For more details, see this MB News post.)

There are a few new listings for your attention this week, including a unique offering on the plateau where you get access to a whole extra lot as a yard. Wow!

Open house times for new listings are listed below, but you can also click SEARCHES then "Open Houses" at the top of our site, which displays all the Manhattan Beach open houses. There are also links right at the top to Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach opens.


PLEASE NOTE: Below, we present listings new to the Manhattan Beach market this week, via the MLS. They are listed and brokered by a variety of agents and firms. The name of the listing broker and agent for each property, along with any contact information supplied through the MLS, is displayed with each property, next to the price. Blog author Dave Fratello of Edge Real Estate Agency is not the listing agent unless so stated with the listing. Excerpts of the listing agent's description of each property are provided in quotes.

Click on any property address or photo to open a new page with full listing details, all photos, listing broker and agent information, and other MLS information. Any observations and comments about listings represent the professional judgments and opinions of the author, Dave Fratello, not the listing brokers or agents. Please see our blog disclaimer.


Sand Section

477 30th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA

477 30th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA 477 30th Street (4br/2ba, 1791 sqft.) is a modest home with a big advantage over most neighbors: An adjoining full lot's worth of land, technically owned by the city, that can be used as a yard. In the Sand Section, a little pocket in front or in back is the most you can usually get. Here it's like having your own park.

477 30th Street, Manhattan Beach, CAThe house itself is warmly remodeled downstairs, but its two baths are pretty dated, and all 4 bedrooms upstairs share one small hallway bath with a tub shower.

477 30th Street, Manhattan Beach, CAThat will get many buyers thinking about a renovation or rebuild to take advantage of the location's very special bonus land.

From the official description:

"Do you want a Yard or Do you want to be Close to the Beach? Many believe you have to compromise when it comes to living in the sand section of Manhattan Beach. They would say that you can not be close to the beach and have a yard. At 477 30th Street, MB you can have both! Nestled at the end of a serene cul-de-sac in the coveted 400 block of 30th Street, this remarkable property offers the perfect blend of coastal tranquility and the allure of a spacious yard, all just moments away from the beach."

"This delightful beach cottage spans 1,791 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Situated on a generous 30' x 90' lot, the property is complemented by an adjacent approximate lot and a third of a yard, a rare and exclusive feature enjoyed by only 11 properties in the Sand Section. Step into a world of enchantment as you explore the expansive yard adorned with mature trees, including what is believed to be the Sand Section's largest oak tree – an Australian Silver Oak, providing shade and a sense of natural beauty..."

477 30th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA"The upper floor hosts all four bedrooms and a full bath, offering verdant treetop views to the east and south. Whether waking up to the sunrise or unwinding in the evening, the natural surroundings create a serene backdrop for daily life."

477 30th Street begins at $4.095M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

477 30th Street is listed by Bryn Stroyke, Bayside.

1704 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA

1704 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 1704 Highland Avenue (4br/4ba, 3308 sqft.) is a 2001-built oversized TH with nice views and glam upgrades.

1704 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CAA home theater? That's unusual for a townhome, but on offer here.

From the official description:

1704 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA"With panoramic Palos-Verdes-to-Malibu Ocean vistas, three levels of coastal luxury, parking for 4 vehicles and a knockout location just steps from both the beach and the energy of downtown Manhattan Beach, 1704 Highland Avenue might be the ultimate Sand Section address. This stunning property’s 3rd floor entertainment level is dramatically open, filled with light and topped with vaulted ceilings. Here, a chef’s kitchen with massive island, stainless appliances and bar seating is paired with an adjacent breakfast nook with wine fridge, secondary sink, and double drawer beverage chiller... Taking the 3-stop elevator (or dramatic curved staircase) down one level reveals three generous bedrooms, including a resort-like owner’s suite with private terrace, walk-in closet, fireplace and decadent ensuite bathroom with jetted tub, walk-in shower, and dual vanities. Two more bedrooms on this level share a full Jack & Jill bathroom.1704 Highland’s lower level is home to a large guest suite with ensuite bathroom, a fully equipped laundry room with sink, access to the 2-car garage and a delightful surprise: a cinema-style theater with wet bar and beverage chiller."

Click here for the Virtual Tour (3D)

1704 Highland Avenue begins at $5.849M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1704 Highland Avenue is listed by Edward Kaminsky, eXp Realty of California, Inc.

East Manhattan Beach

1521 Curtis Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA

1521 Curtis Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 1521 Curtis Avenue (5br/5ba, 3902 sqft.) is a 1978 build that last traded in 2017 and has been upgraded since, albeit with a sense of style that leans a bit more retro. (Brown carpet is prevalent.)

1521 Curtis Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CAThere are pleasant surprises, from the cathedral ceilings in the front living room to the newly built pool and – ready? – a third-floor loft that makes for an ample hangout room or open home office. (A third floor in the middle of the 'burbs!)

From the official description:

1521 Curtis Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA"This large home in East Manhattan Beach offers a versatile floor plan with spacious rooms, high ceilings, and lots of light. With two bedrooms downstairs and three bedrooms up, there are plenty of options to customize this property to create your dream home. The downstairs living space includes a formal living room and formal dining room with 2-story vaulted ceilings; family room; office; and a large kitchen with a center island, tons of cabinet space, dining area, and fireplace. The family room and kitchen open out to a covered patio. There is a sparkling, saltwater pool and hot tub surrounded by manicured trees and foliage, and multiple seating/patio areas. The primary suite and additional 2 bedrooms are located on the second floor. The primary suite has double-door entry and a large walk-in closet. The additional 2 spacious bedrooms share a bathroom. And a third floor loft offers flex space and beautiful views of the city lights and mountains. An outdoor spiral staircase leads down from the loft to the patio below. This home has been updated with proper drainage around the home, tankless hot water heater, A/C, and security system. There are wood shutters throughout. The pool and spa were constructed in 2017."

Click here for the Virtual Tour (Video)

1521 Curtis Avenue begins at $3.250M and is open Sat. & Sun. 2-4pm.

1521 Curtis Avenue is listed by Amy Cimetta, Vista Sotheby's International Realty.

1509 Chestnut Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA

1509 Chestnut Avenue (3br/2ba, 1452 sqft.) is a lot plus plans, offered by a builder in lieu of conducted the new construction project they've mapped out.

From the official description:

"Fantastic Opportunity to build now with this existing single level beach cottage in desirable Manhattan Heights. Close proximity to schools, shopping, transportation. Includes approved plans ready to build new five bedroom, five and one half bathroom single family 3469 square foot residence."

1509 Chestnut Avenue begins at $1.995M.

1509 Chestnut Avenue is listed by Walter Spadone, Vista Sotheby's International Realty.

Please see our blog disclaimer.

Listings presented above are supplied via the MLS and are brokered by a variety of agents and firms, not Dave Fratello or Edge Real Estate Agency, unless so stated with the listing. Images and links to properties above lead to a full MLS display of information, including home details, lot size, all photos, and listing broker and agent information and contact information.

Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of February 24th, 2024 at 3:55am PST. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is usually deemed reliable but is NOT guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Buyers are responsible for verifying the accuracy of all information and should investigate the data themselves or retain appropriate professionals. Information from sources other than the Listing Agent may have been included in the MLS data. Unless otherwise specified in writing, Broker/Agent has not and will not verify any information obtained from other sources. The Broker/Agent providing the information contained herein may or may not have been the Listing and/or Selling Agent.