Manhattan Beach New Listings (5/4-5/5/24)

There are several new listings again this week, what you hope for as the Spring selling season unfurls. These include quite a few land-value propositions, however.

Our new listing this weekend at 417 34th Place is also open Saturday and Sunday (2-4)! We've enjoyed having readers like you drop in to say "hi." If you haven't yet, please do this weekend!

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

1308 Manhattan Avenue, Manhattan Beach,

1308 Manhattan Avenue, Manhattan Beach,  1308 Manhattan Avenue (3br/3ba, 2090 sqft.) is a warm-modern downtown TH with nice views.

Isn't this what you said you were looking for?

1308 Manhattan Avenue, Manhattan Beach, From the official description:

1308 Manhattan Avenue, Manhattan Beach, "This clean, gorgeous, like new contemporary townhome was ... completed in 2010... Being located on the east side of Manhattan Avenue offers the lucky owner an additional three car parking plus the two spots in the garage and the guest spot. This property allows for the quintessential beach living experience, one parks the car on Friday and walks everywhere. The beach, downtown restaurants, shops, stores and banks are all just steps away. The first floor offers a two car garage with an epoxy floor, a bedroom suite and the laundry room. The second floor consists of the entry, two bedroom suites - the primary bedroom suite is gorgeous, spacious, it’s bathroom is like a spa, stand lone tub and shower, a nice sized walk in closet and a spacious deck for two with ocean views. The top floor living space offers floor to ceiling windows offering beautiful, panoramic ocean views, views of the iconic Manhattan Beach Pier, and the annual fireworks celebration. Your home will be a sought after vantage point for all of them. The gourmet kitchen, offers plenty of cupboards and storage space, stainless steel appliances and a useful island. This open room concept offers a soothing fireplace, an open dining area and spacious living room with enough space to entertain or just relax."

1308 Manhattan Avenue begins at $4.999M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1308 Manhattan Avenue is listed by Robb Stroyke, Bayside.

320 32nd Street, Manhattan Beach,

320 32nd Street, Manhattan Beach,  320 32nd Street (5br/5ba, 4289 sqft.) is a 2000-built 3-story walkstreet home that's nicely refreshed, although notably original in key parts. It's a warm family space with nice front patio, dressed to the nines with current staging to show off how nice it can be. 

320 32nd Street, Manhattan Beach, Once benefiting from big views from the family room spaces in back, the home finally lost that asset, as new construction has risen 3 stories on the lot to the west. It happens. You're not going to hold progress back. You enjoy what you have.

From the official description:

320 32nd Street, Manhattan Beach, "Nestled in the coveted North end of Manhattan Beach, this Spanish-coastal residence offers the epitome of beach living... [W]ith parking in the Sand Section being what it is, this home offers a large, 4-car garage in addition to its other features. 320 32nd Street showcases a refreshed interior, meticulously curated and ready to welcome its next discerning owners. The spacious living areas are bathed in natural light, offering captivating water views that serve as a daily reminder of the beauty that surrounds this coastal paradise. The home is situated on a sought-after walk street, providing the perfect setting for al fresco dining or simply unwinding amidst the peaceful coastal ambiance. With sit-down water views from the patio, every moment spent here is infused with tranquility and beauty."

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320 32nd Street begins at $5.199M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

320 32nd Street is listed by Andrew Weir, Bayside.

2716 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach,

2716 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach,  2716 Highland Avenue (3br/3ba, 2057 sqft.) is a 1980s SFR with extensive remodeling indoors, and some current ocean views.

All 3 bedrooms are on the first living level, which is floor 2 above the garage. Two kid-sized bedrooms share a bath. The primary suite includes an artfully redone bath and contemporary feel.

2716 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, Upstairs, all the living spaces are fully open, with the kitchen and dining area bumped up to get the best possible views.

As to views, it is notable that a series of properties next door to the south are on the market with an eye toward future development. (They are 2700 and 2712 Highland, really one listing asking $16.950M.)

From the official description:

2716 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, "Indulge in sweeping ocean views, encompassing the iconic Bruce’s Beach, Palos Verdes, and the Manhattan Beach Pier, from this custom designed, contemporary coastal retreat... [T]his show-stopping home has been completely reimagined. The heart of the home, located on the top level, showcases an inviting open floor plan with an abundance of natural light, wide plank white oak hardwood floors throughout, a redesigned fireplace, and a stunning ocean and mountain view balcony. The elevated gourmet kitchen features a large island, built-in wine fridge, quartz countertops, walk-in pantry, and a picturesque view of Manhattan Beach Pier from the kitchen sink. The primary ensuite offers a private oasis, complete with its own private balcony, custom closets, and primary bath with double sinks, free-standing tub, and walk-in shower. On the same floor are two additional bedrooms and a Jack & Jill bath. For car enthusiasts, the property includes a rare 4-car garage, providing ample space for parking and storage, along with a laundry area with porcelain countertops and storage."

2716 Highland Avenue begins at $3.999M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

2716 Highland Avenue is listed by Nicholas Phillips, Compass.

4308 Crest Drive, Manhattan Beach,

4308 Crest Drive, Manhattan Beach,  4308 Crest Drive (5br/3ba, 1638 sqft.) is a large lot running from Highland up to Crest in El Porto, which means big views from the current home, and potential future home. (They do advertise this one as a "developer's dream.")

4308 Crest Drive, Manhattan Beach, The charming 1920s house looks like Hansel and Gretel's grandma's place, if she surfed.

From the official description:

"First time on the market in 60 years, this developer's dream in a prime corner location on a full lot boasts unobstructed ocean views. Nestled in the serene El Porto section of Manhattan Beach, this home embodies the timeless charm of coastal living, just a stone's throw from the sandy shores. This traditional home offers a flexible layout perfect for various lifestyles. The main part of the house includes two bedrooms, a functional kitchen, cozy living spaces, a convenient laundry room, and a separate dining area leading to a balcony with breathtaking views of the surroundings. Upstairs, the primary bedroom retreat awaits, complete with its private bathroom and a peaceful stair landing. Adding to its appeal, the lower level features a self-contained living area with a separate entrance, comprising two extra bedrooms, a bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious living room, and another laundry facility."

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4308 Crest Drive begins at $4.995M.

4308 Crest Drive is listed by Bill Ruane, RE/MAX Estate Properties.


4117 The Strand, Manhattan Beach,

4117 The Strand, Manhattan Beach,  4117 The Strand (5br/3ba, 2804 sqft.) is a midsized duplex on the waterfront in El Porto.

From the official description:

4117 The Strand, Manhattan Beach, "Overflowing with the timeless charm of classic Manhattan Beach cottage charm, this exceptional beachfront property in El Porto presents a rare opportunity to establish your roots on a truly remarkable piece of The Strand. Currently, an original 1939 duplex featuring two 2-bed/1-bath units facing The Strand, this property also has a detached 1-bedroom/1-bathroom unit overlooking Ocean Drive. Embodying quintessential beach ambiance, the interiors showcase hardwood floors, sun-kissed living spaces, and expansive picture windows framing panoramic views stretching from Catalina to the Palisades. The property offers much that can serve as design inspiration for a renovation project, or there is the option to make plans for a future new structure. The location is in a high-density zone, allowing for a multi-unit development site on the combined lots. The three-car garage with tandem parking for up to six vehicles ensures ample space, while nearby public parking provides added convenience for guests and visitors."

4117 The Strand begins at $5.500M.

4117 The Strand is listed by David Caskey, eXp Realty of California Inc.

 228 17th Street, Manhattan Beach,

228 17th Street (4br/4ba, 2038 sqft.) is a 1920s duplex on a prime walkstreet near downtown, looking for land value.

From the official description:

"Prime walk street location, walk to the beach and town, Property needs work, this is a trust sale with no court approval needed. Property is being sold as is with no repairs or credits. Rear unit is a 2 bedrooms 1&1/2 bath occupied by family."

228 17th Street begins at $5.500M.

228 17th Street is listed by William Herman, Pierside Realty, Inc.

Tree Section

664 29th, Manhattan Beach,

664 29th, Manhattan Beach,  664 29th (4br/4ba, 3340 sqft.) is a custom-built early-90s Mediterranean that's been capably refashioned with modern touches.

664 29th, Manhattan Beach, Location is on a flat part of one of the great streets in the Trees near Grand View.

From the official description:

664 29th, Manhattan Beach, "The location is premium so we will start with that. In the Manhattan Beach Tree Section there are several nuances that make the location special...Proximity to the good stuff (award winning schools, parks, friends, beach, town, etc) the 'vibe' of the block/neighborhood it resides, and finally there is the lot (flat lot, south facing backyard, 4,800 sq ft). Now on to the lives in 3,340 sq ft with 4 LARGE bedrooms and 4 baths with a wonderful open layout. The current (and original) owner has put considerable thought and care into the transformative makeover of this beautiful home, always keeping functionality, quality, and style in mind. The dramatic entry sets the tone with a soothing warm color palette as you are drawn into the open floor plan with high ceilings. A separate dining area, living room, and stunning kitchen share the abundant sunlight pouring in from the windows and french doors of the home. The layout provides great line-of-sight to the flat, inviting, and grassy south facing backyard with lots of sunny space for the kids to play and adults to lounge. The kitchen features all new custom quartz counters, imported Spanish tile, designer lighting and more. All four bedrooms are upstairs... Other features include new wide plank white oak floors throughout, new lighting, central AC, and new solid mahogany wood garage door."

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664 29th begins at $4.284M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

664 29th is listed by Jeremy Shelton, Pacifica Properties Group, Inc.

3403 N Poinsettia Avenue, Manhattan Beach,

3403 N Poinsettia Avenue, Manhattan Beach,  3403 N Poinsettia Avenue (4br/2ba, 2330 sqft.) is an older home with some charm, featuring a double-sized lot.

While there are lots of options for how to proceed, we'd bet on new development.

3403 N Poinsettia Avenue, Manhattan Beach, From the official description:

3403 N Poinsettia Avenue, Manhattan Beach, "Welcome to this charming single-family home located in the desirable Manhattan Beach Tree Section, west of Sepulveda! Situated on approximately 9,300sf lot this property has multiple options: Refresh the current home; Start over a build your own compound; Build two beautiful homes. Check in with the City of Manhattan Beach for all possible options. This home offers ample space both indoors and outdoors for comfortable living and entertaining. Step inside and be greeted by a welcoming living room and dining room area that seamlessly flow from the entryway, perfect for hosting gatherings with friends and family. The kitchen boasts convenient access to the dining and living areas, making meal preparation and serving a breeze. Additionally, the kitchen connects through the laundry room to an oversized deck, providing an ideal space for al fresco dining and relaxation. As you venture further into the home, you'll discover the spacious family room, complete with a fireplace and sliders that open up to the expansive backyard... The backyard features several gathering spots, perfect for outdoor entertaining or simply relaxing in the California sunshine. A detached garage provides parking convenience and additional storage space. Great location with great schools and close to downtown Manhattan Beach, and the sandy beaches."

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3403 N Poinsettia Avenue begins at $3.995M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

3403 N Poinsettia Avenue is listed by Jeremiah Carew, 3 Leaf Realty Inc.



 2839 N Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach,

2839 N Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach,  2839 N Valley Drive (3br/2ba, 1134 sqft.) is a smallish cottage with upgrades to its kitchen and bath.

It's pretty charming, but that 5000+ sqft. lot is going to be tempting as well, now or down the road.

2839 N Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, From the official description:

2839 N Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, "2839 Valley is a wonderful spot for a new development, with a truly usable existing house. The home is a really charming single level, with a wonderful private deck and grassy backyard, on an idyllic 5,125 Square Foot corner lot in the highly sought after tree section of Manhattan Beach, adjacent to the chip path, down which you can stroll to downtown Manhattan Beach in an impossibly short time. This lovely one-story single family residence has open beam ceilings, a really comfortable living room, with a cozy corner fireplace, hardwood floors, and a convenient galley kitchen. There is access to the rear deck and yard from several doors in the home, including a bedroom, the living room, and the kitchen. The outdoor space is a tranquil haven with tall neighborhood trees placing you in the midst of natural beauty. This three bedroom, 1 bathroom home offers a blend of comfort, convenience, and quietude, with expansive windows through which natural light abundantly steams. The front and back grassy yards provide a serene backdrop for outdoor enjoyment... Verify with the City, but you should be able to build a 3,600 Sq Ft home here, bigger with a basement and/or ADU!"

2839 N Valley Drive begins at $1.995M and is open Sun. 1-4pm.

2839 N Valley Drive is listed by Robert Freedman, DOMO Real Estate.


 1145 Pine Avenue, Manhattan Beach,

1145 Pine Avenue, Manhattan Beach,  1145 Pine Avenue (4br/3ba, 2946 sqft.) is a custom built (2021) home that's starkly modern and bold in its ambitions.

1145 Pine Avenue, Manhattan Beach, The main living areas in back integrate with the pleasant outdoor spaces, including pool and spa. A full-height concrete wall along the southern edge may be a surprising feature, but it helps block any sights or noise from the adjoining commercial building on the south side. (One photo shows the big wall used as a movie projection screen, in case you are still looking for surprises.)

Speaking of concepts, there's a pretty unique concept upstairs in the primary suite for where to place the tub.

The property ran about 7 months last year at prices from $4.200M down to $3.900M, about where it begins this year.

1145 Pine Avenue, Manhattan Beach, From the official description:

1145 Pine Avenue, Manhattan Beach, "[T]his open-concept home’s sleek, European-flavored minimalism simultaneously impresses and embraces. This home’s unique situation opposite – and adjacent to – quiet commercial properties ensure maximum privacy, a treasured commodity in chaotic Los Angeles. And while the Postmodern exterior immediately impresses (especially its welcoming front patio with built-in seating and fire pit), it’s the soaring interior spaces that truly wow. Entering the home, you’re greeted by a spacious living room with recessed lighting above, imported Italian stone below, a suspended bio ethanol fireplace and French door access to the front patio. The spacious office boasts dramatic backlit shelving with an inlaid electric guitar, a true conversation starter. Nearby, the home’s finished garage with EV charger leads to a delightful bonus room that is perfect for an in-home gym or theatre. Moving towards the rear of the home, you’ll pass a bold showcase wall currently used as a library before reaching the open-concept great room. Here, a jaw-dropping island kitchen by Boffi includes Gaggenau appliances, custom cabinetry, breakfast bar seating, a hidden pantry and even handmade Italian tile covering the range hood. The attention to detail is astounding. The breezy, open dining room with Artemide chandelier is bursting with light thanks to full-height Fleetwood window wall doors, as is the adjacent family room with unique LED light fixture installation and indoor/outdoor fireplace. From here, the home’s beautifully landscaped rear yard with 1,600-plant vertical garden, LED-lit pool, hot tub and ample outdoor living/dining space comes into view. This area can also serve as an outdoor theatre since the South-facing wall makes a perfect screen for your projector. The second floor’s skylit landing leads to three bedrooms, including a stunning primary suite with in-bedroom 2-person tub, privacy-maintaining clerestory windows, relaxing balcony, custom walk-in closet and open bathroom with twin sinks, massive two-headed shower and cutting-edge Woodbridge heated bidet toilet. 1145 Pine Avenue offers levels of privacy, elegance and futuristic luxury that’s simply unparalleled in Manhattan Beach."

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1145 Pine Avenue begins at $3.895M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1145 Pine Avenue is listed by Edward Kaminsky, eXp Realty of California, Inc.


East Manhattan Beach

1501 Artesia Boulevard 5, Manhattan Beach,

1501 Artesia Boulevard 5, Manhattan Beach,  1501 Artesia Boulevard 5 (2br/3ba, 1193 sqft.) features a very attractive remodel in a modest 1970s condo building.

1501 Artesia Boulevard 5, Manhattan Beach, From the official description:

1501 Artesia Boulevard 5, Manhattan Beach, "This is the ultimate townhouse Manhattan Beach! Property is located off Artesia and opens to Peck. Open the door and find this beautifully renovated, modern corner unit townhome in a spectacular area of Manhattan Beach. Enter the main level living room with a warm and inviting feel, perfect for entertaining, with wide open access to the dining space enough to seat plenty for your dinner party guests while serving them from your chef's kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops ,custom cabinetry and under cabinet lighting. . The double French doors can be opened to the large patio and allow the outdoor living concept to flow from your dining area. Upstairs, there are dual primary bedrooms, each with updated modern en-suites, and vaulted ceilings. 2 primary suites perfect for roommates. Laundry is conveniently located in the upstairs hall. Wood shutters. West facing unit to enjoy those cool ocean breezes.. This unit has a two-car attached garage with plenty of storage space and direct access to the home. Conveniently located and a very short distance to schools, shopping and the sand. This home is as clean and move in condition as it gets! beautiful! Seller to choose all services."

1501 Artesia Boulevard 5 begins at $1.249M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1501 Artesia Boulevard 5 is listed by John Skulick, Beach City Brokers.


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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.

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