Manhattan Beach New Listings (5/14-5/15/22)

By Dave Fratello | May 14th, 2022

We're only sitting on 38 active listings here in MB as Summer approaches, but it still feels like a minor flood.

There are 8 brand-new listings in our post here, plus two more than just returned from brief time off market. The Sand Section is heavy with new options.

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.

Sand Section

2400 Alma Avenue Manhattan Beach CA2400 Alma Avenue (4br/4ba, 2818 sqft.) is a 2012-built standalone townhome on the front corner at 24th St., with big ocean views from two levels.

Though listed as 4 bedrooms, the home now shows with the lowest level featuring an office/bedroom and a den/bedroom, the latter temporarily converted to more of a living room for a separate 2-room downstairs suite.

2400 Alma Avenue Manhattan Beach CAPrimary suite is large with big views and the top level gets even more.

From the official description:

2400 Alma Avenue Manhattan Beach CA"Stunningly beautiful 3 story modern townhome with white water views of the Pacific Ocean... Enjoy morning coffee or evening cocktails from the top floor wrap around deck with indoor/outdoor fireplace and hot tub. Open concept layout flows from a large living room to an eat-in gourmet kitchen and dining area with built-in Miele espresso machine, large island, pantry and adjacent outdoor barbecue deck. The 2nd floor main entrance leads to the luxurious main bedroom suite with a beautiful fireplace. The ocean views from the bedroom and sundeck are brilliant. The bathroom boasts an ocean view steam shower and heated floor and towel rack. A large walk-in closet completes the suite. A guest bedroom with bathroom and fully equipped laundry room are also on the 2nd floor. The ground floor suite (possibly a separate rental?) features one bedroom with gorgeous built-in bookcases and another bedroom/livingroom with sliding doors leading to an ocean view rose garden and barbecue... 3 stop elevator, central AC and vacuum, outdoor surf shower and bonus storage room in the garage."

Click here for the Virtual Tour (Video).

2400 Alma Avenue begins at $4.850M & is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

432 5th Street Manhattan Beach CA432 5th Street (5br/2ba, 1880 sqft.) has a 1930s-vintage home on the lot, which has had some additions and remodeling, and the listing even refers to its "effective age" as "approximately 1980." But the listing shows no interiors and the price is in line with a few recent land sales, so...

From the official description:

"Classic California coastal home. Ideally situated on a prime walk street in Manhattan Beach’ sought-after Sand Section, you are literally steps away from the beach, the historic Manhattan Beach pier and its vibrant downtown area with many restaurants, boutiques, ice cream shops, bars, and coffee shops. Furthermore, being located on a walk street, you will enjoy the peacefulness of zero traffic in your street and the peace of mind that your kids can play in front freely without worry. Leave your car parked in the garage and get some beach cruisers for the family, as this location is within walking & biking distance of everything, including Manhattan Beach’ stellar schools and grocery stores. Totaling 1,880 sq. ft., this coastal 2-story charmer offers 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Effective age is approximately 1980."

432 5th Street begins at $3.995M

472 29th Street Manhattan Beach CA472 29th Street (5br/6ba, 4603 sqft.) may be a good example of the advice "don't judge a book by its cover."

472 29th Street Manhattan Beach CAThe 2003 Mediterranean may look pretty typical outside, so you'll imagine what's inside - and be completely wrong. The interior remodel is white, bright and glamorous.

This is also a pretty big house for the area, over 4600 sqft. in part because the lot is a bit bigger, too, nearly 3000 sqft.

From the official description:

472 29th Street Manhattan Beach CA"Perfectly located in Manhattan Beach's highly desirable Sand Section, this spectacular 3-level home boasts 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms laid out across over 4600 sqft. This well designed home offers three bedrooms complete with en-suite bathrooms and two bedrooms that share a jack and jill bath. Laundry room on the 2nd level with washer/dryer hookups. Secluded downstairs guest suite and media/game room with private enclosed patio perfect for hosting over the holidays! Top level offers a beautiful open layout with vaulted ceilings, chef's kitchen with skylight bringing in all the natural light, formal and informal dining, office, and living space. Spacious decks throughout, the perfect entertainer's dream. Large 3- car garage with plenty of storage, plus an additional driveway spot completes this one of a kind home. Easy 2 minute walk to the beach, shops, restaurants and all that Manhattan Beach has to offer. This is the perfect family home you don't want to miss!"

Click here for the Virtual Tour (Video).

472 29th Street begins at $4.900M & is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1404 Manhattan Avenue Manhattan Beach CA1404 Manhattan Avenue (2br/2ba, 869 sqft.) is a land sale, one of the last little homes on a full lot (2987 sqft.) with a highly favorable slope in back that can help a new build rise quite high.

The view potential is only hinted at with a photo taken at (elevated) ground level from the rear of the lot.

From the official description:

1404 Manhattan Avenue Manhattan Beach CA"Location! Location! Location! First time on the market in over 60+ years! Who knew back in 1936 when this home was built just how magical a community would grow up around it? This quintessential beach home sits a block up from The Strand and it’s multimillion dollar properties. Just north of the Manhattan Beach pier and the heart of the city, this home offers two bedrooms and two baths. Living room with fireplace offers newer floors and is open to the updated kitchen featuring stainless appliances. Spend your evenings enjoying breathtaking cotton candy sunsets from west facing deck, along with some ocean peeks. Take a walk one block west to The Strand and catch a pod of dolphins surfing waves or a quick game of volleyball. The perfect location for the rest of your life. Remodel existing home or build your very own happily ever after!! Those views will be insane…and perhaps for another 60+ years…"

1404 Manhattan Avenue begins at $4.999M.

116 41st Street Manhattan Beach CA116 41st Street (3br/2ba, 1332 sqft.) is a lower 100 block duplex in El Porto.

From the official description:

"Location, Location Location. This El Porto duplex lets you see and hear the Pacific Ocean during your morning breakfast and while you enjoy the evening sunset. 4 houses to The Strand and sand. The upstairs 2 bedroom/1bath unit with its own garage is light and bright. You are bathed in natural light and the sound of the ocean is a soothing reminder of what is steps away. This could be a fabulous investment opportunity whether you live in one unit and rent the other or continue with both units being tenant occupied. The second one bedroom/one bath unit also enjoys a spacious living/dining area with a partially updated galley kitchen. This unit also has a spacious one car garage..."

116 41st Street begins at $2.295M & is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

429 21st Place Manhattan Beach CA429 21st Place (3br/4ba, 2000 sqft.)

From the official description:

"You will appreciate all that this quality townhome has to offer in a private and unique Sand section location- located just 4 blocks to the Ocean! Built in 2006, this 3 bed, 3.5 bath home is extremely spacious with 2000 esf of generous living spaces. The top floor is warm and inviting with gourmet kitchen flooded with natural light, Alderwood cabinets, island and separate breakfast counter with ample storage. With high ceilings and gorgeous Brazilian Cherry wood floors, the kitchen opens directly into the spacious living and dining areas with large deck that is the perfect touch for entertaining. All bedrooms are en-suite including a spacious primary suite with private deck, walk-in closet and secondary closet, private bath with dual sinks, jacuzzi tub and separate shower."

429 21st Place begins at $2.699M.

Tree Section

763 29th Street Manhattan Beach CA763 29th Street (5br/5ba, 3886 sqft.) is as 2003-built home in a nice location that has been remodeled "in phases" over the past several years, per the listing.

Unusual for the time, it features a 3-room basement, currently showing with a bedroom/bath combo, full home gym and a rumpus room (COVID-tacular!).

763 29th Street Manhattan Beach CAThe entry/first floor has no bedroom, affording open spaces and a little more everywhere than may be expected. The family room flows out to a side covered room, another feature that's become trendy today and would have been visionary in 2003.

763 29th Street Manhattan Beach CAUpstairs, the primary suite has an extensively remodeled bath with all kinds of bells and whistles: steam shower, heated flooring, heated towel rack and more.

From the official description:

"This is a special opportunity to own an A+ home located on one of the most sought after streets in the Tree Section of Manhattan Beach... This beautifully appointed and Solar Powered Cape Cod home has Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors throughout the main floor, large bedrooms and has an oversized 3 room basement level that features a guest room with a beautiful bathroom, a dedicated gym, game room and media room. The home has 5 beds and 4.5 baths, a formal living room with 20' high ceilings that lets in abundance of natural light, a formal dining room, gourmet kitchen and a family room with custom built-in cabinetry with a walk-in pantry and a spectacular fireplace. This home is absolutely perfect for entertaining... All of the rooms open up to the sunny backyard with a custom outdoor living area with built-in gas fireplace and Lynx BBQ. This sunny backyard with multiple fruit trees is an entertainer's dream. Enjoy the outdoors! The Upstairs features four large bedrooms with NZ wool carpeting, and three full exquisite baths."

763 29th Street begins at $4.600M & is open Sun. 1-4pm.

621 36th Street Manhattan Beach CA621 36th Street (5br/5ba, 4066 sqft.) is new construction.

From the official description:

621 36th Street Manhattan Beach CA"Brand new construction, this custom, design inspired 4,066 sq ft coastal-modern with high end finishes is located in the highly desirable Manhattan Beach Tree Section... Open and airy, this home is appended with expansive Fleetwood sliders, bringing in the coastal breeze, indoor-outdoor living and tons of natural light. Attention to design detail with lighting features from Mykonos Greece, marble imported from Italy, integrated refrigeration, Wolf range, a massive custom wine closet and a beautiful entertainers bar to enjoy the wonderful, expansive flow and floorplan. Other features include wide-plank hardwood flooring throughout, custom landscaping, custom seating and hardscape, an outdoor fireplace in back, a built-in firepit in the front yard and mature trees and landscaping throughout. This smart home has a full home solar system that is energy efficient and will minimize your monthly electric bill. It is prewired throughout, integrated with smart lighting features, and sits on an over 5400 sq. foot street-to-alley lot."

Click here for the Virtual Tour (Slideshow).

621 36th Street begins at $5.195M.

Hill Section

Both "new" listings this week in the Hill Section are actually re-lists of properties that had been on the market recently, but we'll reference them regardless as "new."

817 Pacific Avenue Manhattan Beach CA817 Pacific Avenue (3br/2ba, 1510 sqft.)

From the official description:

"This charming mid-century home situated in the Hill Section of Manhattan Beach is a one-of-a-kind gem. The 1,500 square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home sits on a huge 6,254 square-foot lot, offering a large yard and wide-reaching ocean views. Although move-in ready, the top of the hill location is a prime buildable lot that will feature 180-degree views from the potential second and third floors... The Primary Bedroom boasts tons of windows and a view of the private backyard. The bathrooms are fully renovated, bringing a clean spa-like feeling to the home."

Click here for the Virtual Tour (3D).

817 Pacific Avenue begins at $6.050M & is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

600 Anderson Street Manhattan Beach CA600 Anderson Street (3br/3ba, 2025 sqft.)

From the official description:

"Are you looking for a home with a MASSIVE amount of Outdoor Space? With a Huge Grassy Yard? A Large Pool? A Sport Court? A Tesla Solar Roof? On an Oversized "South Facing" Corner Lot? On a Quiet Street? Tired of looking??? Well, look no more! Welcome home to 600 Anderson St. Located on one of the Hill Sections most desired family streets, this spectacular home is perfectly perched on an oversized 7151sq ft corner lot that commands amazing views of the Downtown LA Skyline, Hollywood Hills and San Gabriel Mountains. Recently remodeled, this designer property features a gorgeous Chef's Kitchen adorned by a glass front Sub Zero Refrigerator, Wolf Range and an elegant Breakfast Bar."

600 Anderson Street begins at $4.699M.

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