Manhattan Beach New Listings (2/19-2/20/22)

By Dave Fratello | February 19th, 2022

Inventory is the problem, and this week's 7 new listings are trying to be a part of the solution.

(Two are actually returning after stints on the market in 2021.)

See links and details below, and click any address link to view all photos and property details. Listings appearing here come from the whole MB market and may or may not be represented by MB Confidential author Dave Fratello and Edge.

Open house times are listed below, but you can also click "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.

Tree Section

2708 N Ardmore Avenue Manhattan Beach CA2708 N Ardmore Avenue  (3bd/3ba, 1743 sqft.) is a fully modernized "tall and skinny" along the greenbelt, with a surprisingly effective use of limited outdoor space for a "cabana" and separate deck.

Moreover, there's just a bit of extra space owing to a past owner's conversion of garage space to a bonus room.

2708 N Ardmore Avenue Manhattan Beach CAFrom the official description:

[B]eautifully crafted home in the highly sought-after tree section area of Manhattan Beach. Enjoy the scenic view of the Green Belt just outside of the home that beckons you to the outdoors for exercise and relaxation. Inside the home consists of an incredible reverse floor plan and well-thought-out upgrades. All 3 bedrooms reside on the first floor for added convenience. The primary bedroom has an en suite bathroom and french doors that lead out to the backyard... [M]odern remodeled kitchen that includes quartz countertops, tile backsplash, new cabinetry, recessed lights, and stainless steel appliances. Other upgrades include new windows and hardwood floors on the top floor, new HVAC, upgraded plumbing, and electrical. The new addition of the cabana in the backyard combined with the artificial grass creates a great space for entertaining. There is a balcony off the living room and also an extended spacious balcony off the kitchen that also has a great touch of artificial grass.

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2708 N Ardmore Avenue begins at $2.250M & is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

Sand Section

3009 Manhattan Avenue Manhattan Beach CA3009 Manhattan Avenue (4bd/5ba, 2700 sqft.) is warm modern new construction with big ocean views.

From the official description:

3009 Manhattan Avenue Manhattan Beach CA[A] new home exuding superior architectural features; sleek and sophisticated with forward thinking design and exceptional build. This outstanding coastal location and stylish dwelling provide all the luxuries that complete the Southern California dream... A distinguished presence on a corner lot with breathtaking ocean views of Catalina, Santa Monica, Malibu, and Manhattan Beach infused with refreshing white water sand views. The residence is adorned in a soft contemporary style with an inviting palette of serene hues, warm wood, sparkling glass, private gated courtyard with sculpted landscape and greenery provides a glimpse of what is within... An appealing foyer sets the tone with a spectacular staircase worthy of artistic merit and provides volume seamlessly connecting all four floors; for ease a 4-stop elevator as an access of efficiency... The main floor is comprised of an extraordinary living space—expansive chefs’ kitchen decked in expertly chosen finishes, Miele appliances, quartzite countertops and large center island have stunning movement. The great room embraces an elegant fireplace and effortlessly leads to a large ocean view balcony that beckons alfresco dining and makes a unified extension of indoor-outdoor living with barbecue, prep station, heaters—showcasing a stunning backdrop to 365 days of ocean and sunset views—imagine entertaining or just relaxing to the soothing sounds of surf."

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3009 Manhattan Avenue begins at $6.300M & is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

417 2nd Street Manhattan Beach CA417 2nd Street (5bd/6ba, 4331 sqft.) is a nice South End corner-lot Cape Cod. Who doesn't want that?

It's a 2003 build with some treetop and hill views, even a smidge of ocean.

417 2nd Street Manhattan Beach CAThis one tried for the better part of 6 months last year, from $6.250M down to $5.650M, and had a deal for a bit, but that went away. Starts a little higher now at $5.750M.

From the official description:

Come experience the finest Cape Cod in the Manhattan Sand Section...TRULY! [O]ne of the best, most quiet tree lined streets is located on a sunny Northeast corner and provides sweeping hillside views from the front and back of every floor in the house... A grand staircase leads you to the top level where the generous great room includes fireplace, built in entertainment center, dining alcove and massive french doors leading to an expansive stone patio with outdoor fireplace and kitchen...And big views! The gourmet kitchen includes professional appliances, a huge center island and walk in pantry. A chic butler’s pantry with copper sink and custom cabinetry connects you to the oversized formal dining room with lounge to enjoy panoramic views. Swing open the french doors and be wowed by the green park like oasis, the expansive hillside views and peek a boo view of the ocean...

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417 2nd Street begins at $5.750M.

319 29th Street Manhattan Beach CA319 29th Street (5bd/3ba, 2386 sqft.) is a North End walkstreet duplex.

From the official description:

319 29th Street Manhattan Beach CANestled in the serene North Manhattan neighborhood just a few blocks from the beach, this 2-unit, five-bedroom duplex is perfect for investors, close friends, or families with older children. The 2386 square-foot duplex on a 2700 square-foot lot expertly uses every inch for maximum comfort, style, and liveability. The two-bedroom lower unit starts with an expansive brick patio abutting the iconic MB Walkstreet. Inside, a working fireplace anchors the main living space, warming up the room and providing character like only a 1956 property can. The attached galley kitchen features a gas stove and bar counter for extra seating... The Upper Unit, a vast three-bedroom living space, feels even larger with an open floorplan, bright white wooden-beamed ceilings, and a balcony with ocean views. The home opens into a living/dining/kitchen combo bathed in natural light and charm. The fireplace establishes the living space, a long room that can be divvied up into two separate seating areas... Plenty of parking is available in the large, attached three-car garage with two-car tandem parking in the driveway. Enjoy the South Bay lifestyle in this North Manhattan gem just steps from the Strand, the sand, and local restaurants.

319 29th Street begins at $4.000M & is open Sat. 10am-12pm & Sun. 4:30-5:30pm.

East Manhattan Beach

1142 21st Street Manhattan Beach CA1142 21st Street (3bd/2ba, 1760 sqft.) is a tricked-out single-level cottage that boasts a fairly walkable location.

From the official description:

[S]pacious, beautifully updated… and walking distance to Meadows Elementary, MB Middle School, Polliwog Park and Manhattan Village’s dining, coffee & shopping. And all for half the price of that Sand Section behemoth. Stepping through this home’s dramatic double-door entryway reveals an open dining space adjacent to a calming, vaulted living room with recessed lighting. A gentle arch then reveals the house’s beating heart: a showcase island kitchen with twin sinks, stainless appliances and a breakfast bar. A vaulted family room with cozy fireplace and surround sound lies just beyond the kitchen, and a second set of double doors opens to the rear yard. Outside, a large, private patio includes both a living area with brick fire pit and a dining area, with a grassy space beyond.

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1142 21st Street begins at $2.499M & is open Sat. & Sun. 12-4pm.

2104 Harkness Street Manhattan Beach CA2104 Harkness Street (4bd/3ba, 3200 sqft.) is a 1990 build in Liberty Village with a fairly progressive, modern floorplan. Lots of open living spaces on the first floor, nice side setback, with three spacious bedrooms upstairs as well as a guest suite/office tucked away downstairs.

True story: Dave listed this home for sale back in 2013, selling with multiple offers, and now we've toured with buyers. Full circle.

From the official description:

2104 Harkness Street Manhattan Beach CAThis bright, turnkey home has a prime location in East Manhattan Beach and sits on a quiet kid-friendly street. With 3,200 sqft of living space, cathedral ceilings, an inviting open floorplan and a fun play structure in its backyard, this home gives family-living a new meaning. The gourmet kitchen features Travertine flooring, top-of-the-line appliances (SubZero, Viking), a walk-in pantry and a spacious dining nook & kitchen island; all seamlessly flowing into an adjacent open family room. The freshly polished Travertine stone transitions beautifully into hardwood flooring which extends into the formal living room & dining room, lending a warm appeal. The main floor also offers a separate guestroom, and is currently being used as an office. All fireplaces are wood-burning with gas starters. The upstairs is fully carpeted and houses a spacious landing, the remaining 2 bedrooms as well as the primary suite. Each bedroom comes with its own balcony, with the roomy primary suite offering a larger deck. The main bedroom also features cathedral ceilings that lend a lofty appeal, and a generously appointed bathroom with whirlpool tub, separate shower, and a walk-in closet.

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2104 Harkness Street begins at $2.695M.

Hill Section

235 N Dianthus Street Manhattan Beach CA235 N Dianthus Street (5bd/5ba, 5152 sqft.) is a large mid-1980s house on a corner lot with that rarest of Manhattan Beach offerings: a (small) roof deck.

The home spent considerable time on market last year looking pretty original (priced $9.300M down to $7.900M). Now it's got fresh white paint everywhere, limited but well-chosen stylistic polishes, and beachy staging.

From the official description:

Sitting on a corner lot in the picturesque Hill Section, this sprawling three-story, 5700 square-foot Mediterranean represents a historical moment in Manhattan Beach history. Built in 1985... the home was the first large residential property of its kind. Standing on a 6501 square-foot lot, this classic build is perfect for any buyer who needs space. The foyer features a gorgeous curved staircase, a piece of functional artwork wowing from the moment of entry. Ascend to find the heart of the home - living room, dining room, and expansive kitchen/family room. The vaulted cedar ceilings create height and enhance the sense of vastness. Arched, full-length windows throughout the home offer incredible views from Downtown LA to Catalina. Built to entertain, this home includes three fireplaces, an old-school built-in bar, and ample room to mill about - a staple characteristic of this home that seems to never end. The ground floor hosts four bedrooms, including the spacious Owner’s Suite, complete with a sprawling bathroom and cedar walk-in closet. One bedroom/office with en-suite and two bedrooms with a Jack and Jill connector are perfect for large families or empty nesters in need of extra space. Descend to the basement for a massive spare bedroom with en suite, spacious laundry room, wine cellar, and gym complete with sauna. Just when you think the house cannot offer any additional space, the six-car garage provides more.

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235 N Dianthus Street begins at $8.000M & is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

 

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