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Manhattan Beach New Listings (3/18-3/19/23)

East Manhattan continues to deliver, with new inventory including a large, livable house with pool and two large lots.

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.

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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.

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East Manhattan Beach

1525 3rd Street, Manhattan Beach, CA

1525 3rd Street, Manhattan Beach, CA1525 3rd Street (5br/5ba, 4477 sqft.) is quite a large 2-level home, built onto a downsloping lot, such that you'll enter on the top level and go down to a separate living space. Built in 1990, the home has been upgraded in places over the years, though echoes of the original are still visible, such as with some original cabinetry.

1525 3rd Street, Manhattan Beach, CAThat top floor features the primary suite, taking roughly half the home and extending all the way back to the sizable rear deck. The kitchen runs a bit galley-style on the eastern side, and connects in back to a family room. The deck, built over living space, is fully tiled and arguably as large as some Tree Section yards in itself.

But wait, there's more! A lower, second level of the yard features a nice pool and hot tub with attractive tiling along its sides and inspired, newer hardscaping.

Also downstairs: A living room with fireplace and a large family room, plus 4 bedrooms, two on each side of the house. Just about the only thing not huge in the house is some of these secondary bedrooms.

1525 3rd Street, Manhattan Beach, CAThey do begin by making note of the location. Easy to agree that as East Manhattan goes, this is a nice location that's super close to the local elementary and high school.

From the official description:

1525 3rd Street, Manhattan Beach, CA"One of the best spots in East Manhattan. This spacious home is absolutely great for entertaining. Main floor has a living room with vaulted ceilings, dining room, fireplace and French doors that open to an extra large private balcony with fire-pit and tree top and mountain views Large kitchen with breakfast room and very nice storage. HUGE primary suite, walk-in closet and a double fireplace to bathroom with spa tub and separate shower. Lower level has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, and family room with fireplace that opens up to a spacious recreation room. The huge rec room has bar , room for a media area and pool table. The French doors pen to a beautiful pool and spa totally private and surrounded by mature landscaping. Large laundry room with built-ins. Other great amenities like Dual zoned AC, driveway and 3 car side by side garage. You will not find a better value in East MB."

Click here for the Virtual Tour (Slideshow).

1525 3rd Street begins at $3.700M and is open Sat. 10am-12pm & Sun. 1-4pm.

1525 3rd Street is listed by Dunham Stewart of Vista Sotheby’s International Realty.

1320 Voorhees Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA

1320 Voorhees Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA1320 Voorhees Avenue (3br/2ba, 1459 sqft.) stands out for its extraordinarily large lot size: almost 9200 sqft.

Technically, that's on account of a second lot attached in the rear. It's slightly elevated from the main home's lot. Just a few homes here along Voorhees have these extra lots. To the south is a small, gated development known as Manhattan Estates and then Mira Costa High School.

1326 Voorhees Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CAHow do you value an extra big lot like this? Look to the sale of a nearly identical property next door, just last year: 1326 Voorhees (pictured), boasting a comparable 9250 sqft. lot and slightly larger, though very dated, structure (5br/3ba, 2215 sqft.). That one sold in mid-November 2022 for $2.500M.

So they've listed 1320 at the same price.

Curiously, that neighboring property had a house that's small and dated, with smallish bedrooms, but it turned out not to be a scraper (yet). Looks like it's being improved in place for the folks who bought it.

They don't really have interior pics for 1320, but in our tour we found it to be clean and basic. Of course everything could use updates. Much like the neighbor, you are invited to see the home as a blank slate. Remodel, add on, or start new. And figure out something awesome to do with all that extra outdoor space. 

1320 Voorhees Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CAFrom the official description:

"Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to acquire a massive, versatile 50' x 185' property with a sunny, park-like, south facing backyard. The existing 1,459sf home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, has great bones and is perfect for a remodel, or, if you prefer, build your dream home from the ground up. The home has a clear primary bedroom suite with an ample sized primary bath, and a wall between the spacious living room and kitchen that would be perfect to "knock down" to create an ideal open living space. The floorplan sets up perfectly for a remodel. The home sits on one of two adjacent lots, each with separate APNs: 50' x 105' (APN# 4168-003-005) and a 50' x 80' (APN #4168-003-016) lot to the South. Enjoy life on a special, tranquil, one-block street with the convenience of being close to award-winning schools such as Mira Costa High School, Pennekamp Elementary and Montessori Preschool. Buyer to verify all information."

1320 Voorhees Avenue begins at $2.500M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1320 Voorhees Avenue is listed by Robb Stroyke of Bayside.

1350 Curtis Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA

1350 Curtis Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA1350 Curtis Avenue (3br/1ba, 1051 sqft.) requires us to make an embarrassing confession: We had no idea there were oversized lots like this on the little finger streets between Meadows Ave. and Pennekamp.

1350 Curtis Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CAThe plot where this very original, partly tidied-up cottage is located is 60' wide and over 6300 sqft., allowing for a new home to reach just over 4300 sqft. if you maxed out on the lot. (Per city of MB.)

Most lots in the immediate area are around 5000 sqft., being 50' wide instead of 60' (with exceptions for those few down on Voorhees that have the bonus lots attached, like 1320 Voorhees above.)

1350 Curtis Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CAHowever, on Curtis, the last 5 lots are 60' like this one, with total lot square footage of around 6200-6300 sqft. (The addresses are 1330, 1336, 1344, 1350 [subject] and 1356.) Only one of these properties has even a relatively recent trade, 1330 in 2002.

Notable: A similar stretch of Voorhees, just to the south of these lots, also has a few oversized lots: 1331 at ~6300, and 1337 and 1345 Voorhees at ~5800.

From the official description:

"Nestled on a super quiet street that feels more like a cul-de-sac close to Pennekamp Elementary and Mira Costa High School…this property appeals to Developers, Investors, Fix and Flip, or a motivated homeowner who wants to be in Manhattan Beach. Property is 60' x 105' and over 6300 sf and could accommodate a pool and expansion. The property needs work, but it could be paint and flooring to begin with or more aggressively add square footage to existing structure. Nice size backyard and side yard... "As Is' sale. No offsets or credits. No termite report or repairs."

1350 Curtis Avenue begins at $1.650M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1350 Curtis Avenue is listed by Douglas Christensen of Engel & Volkers LA-South Bay.

Tree Section

746 29th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA

746 29th Street (4br/2ba, 1259 sqft.) is really a lot sale, with plans. The full set of photos in the listing includes images of the existing cottage, in addition to renderings of a future build following the existing plans. (The 3D tour uses full 3D images of the potential future house, so you can explore various rooms.)

From the official description:

"Opportunity for custom owner to build in a AAA tree section location. This south facing flat lot has newer built homes on the East, West and South side, thus the new owner will not have to deal with any future development by the neighbors. This lot is shovel ready! Full architectural plans and design work completed by noted local architect... Estimated build costs make this an immediate and attractive ROI opportunity! Buy now and immediately sidestep the 12+ month waiting line in the city planning/building department."

Click here for the Virtual Tour (3D).

746 29th Street begins at $2.799M.

746 29th Street is listed by Vincenzo Altamura Vincenzo Altamura of S C Real Estate.

 


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 March 4th, 2024 at 12:25am 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.