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Manhattan Beach New Listings (6/22-6/23/24)

OK guys, this happens sometimes. We just couldn't get out on Friday, due to clients' needs.

And, yeah, just last week, we were fuming at L.A. agents who don't know how to make properties available to brokers to see and show. This week, our only complaint is with the (known) laws of physics: We couldn't be in two places at one time.

Still, we've got all the week's new listings below – a Baker's Dozen! – and you'll see that the Sand Section delivered a few new options, as did the Trees. East Manhattan debuted a few lot sales and a couple of condos. Inventory is up to 92 as of Saturday morning.

If you're looking in the Hill Section, please do check out our  listing at 819 11th, open Sat. & Sun. 2-4pm.

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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Sand Section

444 29th Street, Manhattan Beach,

444 29th Street, Manhattan Beach, 444 29th Street (5br/5ba, 4236 sqft.) is now literally the third early-2000s Spanish or Mediterranean on the plateau, after two more debuted a couple weeks ago (neighbors at 464 31 St. Street and 468 31st Street). (See our post about each of those.)

444 29th Street, Manhattan Beach, This one is substantially the higher priced at $4.899M, or $300K-$400K over those 31st St. listings, but it's also markedly more updated and conventional overall.

From the official description:

444 29th Street, Manhattan Beach, "[E]xquisite modern Spanish-style home nestled in the heart of Manhattan Beach, just four blocks from the pristine shoreline. Offering an unparalleled coastal living experience, blending luxury with convenience and breathtaking ocean views... The upper level features an open-concept space with two living areas and chef's kitchen, designed to maximize functionality and style... The primary suite is a true retreat, featuring an updated bathroom, a generous walk-in closet, and two large double doors that open so you can unwind and enjoy the view. Each level of the home is adorned with multiple balconies, inviting you to soak up the coastal breeze and picturesque surroundings. The light hardwood flooring, natural tile, and stone accents throughout the property enhance its warm, inviting ambiance. Just steps away from Bruce's Beach, Sand Dune Park, and El Porto, this location offers the perfect blend of tranquility and recreation. Whether you're enjoying a morning jog along the beach or a sunset stroll, you'll appreciate the proximity to these scenic spots."

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444 29th Street begins at $4.899M.

444 29th Street is listed by David Caskey, eXp Realty of California Inc.

2909 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach,

2909 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach,  2909 Highland Avenue (3br/4ba, 2030 sqft.) is a warm-modern ocean-view townhome.

When the listing says "white water" views, you check. And yes – it checks out.

The '06 build does feature some updates, notably the primary bath.
2909 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach,

From the official description:

2909 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, "Sophisticated and stylish - this townhome has incredible white water ocean views! Exceptional in design and floorplan - each bedroom has their own private bath. The entertaining floor is dramatic and filled with light, given the corner location and architecturally striking windows. The expansive living room features mesmerizing views and flows to the spacious deck with BBQ. The great room, adjacent to the kitchen can also be used as a dining area. Ideally located west of Highland to take full advantage of the vistas, this rare gem is in an area with undergrounding completed. Top caliber in every way with gleaming hardwood floors, Viking appliances, air-conditioning, and security system. Exceptional mid-town location is walking distance to charming restaurants and north end shops and biking to downtown Manhattan Beach highlights."

2909 Highland Avenue begins at $3,499,999M and is open Sat. 2-4pm & Sun. 1-4pm.

2909 Highland Avenue is listed by Jane Sager, Re/Max Estate Properties.

319 24th Street, Manhattan Beach,

319 24th Street, Manhattan Beach,  319 24th Street (3br/4ba, 1900 sqft.) is an '05 Spanish TH that is typical of the genre in design, but which boasts atypically nice south-facing views.

When last seen on the market in Summer 2021, the home was vibing a much heavier Mediterranean look, with dark brown stucco, darker wood flooring, dark wood cabinets and brown granite counters, and so on.

319 24th Street, Manhattan Beach, They've painted the outside white, redone the kitchen and baths, and revived the home with the contemporary Spanish style that was just waiting to come out. Nicely done.

From the official description:

319 24th Street, Manhattan Beach, "Enjoy protected views from the Manhattan Beach Pier to Catalina and Palos Verdes. This south facing home is situated on a special street in a prime, A+ location. Enjoy five-car parking for you and your guests as you will be walking to town, the beach, park, and award-winning Grandview Elementary School. An abundance of natural light illuminates the impeccably remodeled and maintained 3 bed, 3.5 bath home. The second floor bedrooms feature en-suite baths, with the primary suite leading to a spa-like bathroom complete with a jetted tub and a walk in shower. Living and entertaining space on the top floor boast high ceilings, an open concept luxury kitchen, and a living area complete with a fireplace and a dumbwaiter to do the heavy lifting."

319 24th Street begins at $3.799M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

319 24th Street is listed by Emma Von Jansky, Pacifica Properties Group, Inc.

3104 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach,

3104 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach,  3104 Highland Avenue (3br/3ba, 1632 sqft.) is a 1950s-vintage duplex with updates, sporting a top-level 2br and a lower level 1br.

3104 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, From the official description:

3104 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, "One and a half blocks from the golden sand of North Manhattan Beach, this duplex has it all! Enjoy breathtaking ocean views, a backyard, and ample parking—just a few of the rare features you'll find at this coastal income producing property with endless possibilities. The upstairs unit is a spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom flat with a perfect vantage point of the Pacific Ocean. Downstairs, you'll find a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom unit that opens directly to a generous yard/patio area. Each unit includes its own laundry room, ensuring convenience for all residents. Whether you are looking for the perfect beach pad with an income stream, an investor seeking a coastal addition to your portfolio, or ready to custom build your own residence with panoramic views of the Santa Monica Bay, this property presents an exceptional opportunity. Situated in the North Manhattan Beach Sand Section, with a perfect mix of casual dining and entertainment, this duplex is also very close to Downtown Manhattan Beach, offering an abundance of upscale shopping and dining options."

Click here to view the virtual tour (3D)

3104 Highland Avenue begins at $2.650M and is open Sat. 2-5pm & Sun. 1-4pm.

3104 Highland Avenue is listed by Tamer Makeen, DOMO Real Estate.

Tree Section

669 35th Street, Manhattan Beach,

669 35th Street, Manhattan Beach,  669 35th Street (4br/3ba, 3490 sqft.) is an oversized-feeling 1980s build with high, beamed ceilings in the main living room, and a rather ginormous primary bedroom.

The backyard offers a fountain and koi pond, charming features you don't always get.

669 35th Street, Manhattan Beach, 669 35th Street, Manhattan Beach, From the official description:

"[A] spacious haven that welcomes guests with a large foyer and captivates them with a grand living room featuring cathedral ceilings. The highlight of the living space is the French doors that open to a charming, privately enclosed patio adorned with a zen garden fountain and koi pond – creating a tranquil oasis perfect for relaxation. The lower level encompasses a family room, office, formal dining room, and a recently updated gourmet kitchen with a breakfast nook, complemented by yet another private enclosed courtyard. The entire space is adorned with brand new hardwood floors, adding a touch of modern elegance to this classic gem. Beyond the confines of this elegant residence, Manhattan Beach beckons with an array of activities..."

669 35th Street begins at $4.100M and is open Sat. & Sun. 2-4pm.

669 35th Street is listed by Anthony Rogondino, Vista Sotheby’s International Realty. 

2710 Pine Ave., Manhattan Beach,

2710 Pine Ave., Manhattan Beach,  2710 Pine Ave (4br/3ba, 3072 sqft.) is a truly distinctive, custom warm modern built in the early 2000s.

2710 Pine Ave., Manhattan Beach, Y'know, sometimes moderns age well, sometimes not, and sometimes early-2000s homes age well (but often not). This one holds together pretty nicely and offers a sufficiently interesting spin on the floorplans we've all grown accustomed to in the Trees.

From the official description:

2710 Pine Ave., Manhattan Beach, "[T]his warm and inviting home ... has been lovingly cared for by the owners since its completion in 2003. Step through the welcoming Dutch-Door into this bright and airy home featuring vaulted ceilings, multiple large skylights, beautiful plaster accent walls, bamboo floors and custom cabinetry throughout. The main level boasts an open floor plan comprised of a formal living (with fireplace) and dining area, a large family /TV room and a gorgeous kitchen that opens up to the sunny front deck. The kitchen is a chef’s dream, featuring a large island, breakfast nook, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and a built-in desk. The main level also includes an en-suite bedroom perfect for an office or guest suite. The second story features three bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a convenient laundry room. The primary bedroom has a walk-in closet with built in cabinets, and a large sun-filled bathroom splashed with mosaic tiles. All bathrooms have tile flooring and concrete countertops. Perched on an elevated lot, this west-facing home offers gentle ocean breezes, ample sunlight, and beautiful sunset views from the front deck, kitchen and primary bedroom."

Click here to view the virtual tour (3D)

2710 Pine Ave begins at $3.695M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

2710 Pine Ave is listed by Carla Hoffman, Vista Sotheby’s International Realty.  2905 Oak Avenue, Manhattan Beach,

2905 Oak Avenue, Manhattan Beach,  2905 Oak Avenue (2br/1ba, 1181 sqft.) is a smallish, mostly original home offered as a starter or lot sale.

It is true that this particular stretch of Oak is pretty peaceful and a nice neighborhood overall, so don't get too hung up on the Oak part.

2905 Oak Avenue, Manhattan Beach, Can you get a lot in the Trees under $2M these days? With a pool? Discuss.

From the official description:

"Charming Manhattan Beach Tree Section beach bungalow on a quiet and peaceful block! This 2 bedroom/1 bath home includes a spacious family room with vaulted ceiling & wood burning fireplace with a bright kitchen compliments this lovely home. Family room opens up to spacious outdoor space and a pool. Perfect starter home in an incredible neighborhood. Tons of future potential on this 40 x 112, west facing lot."

2905 Oak Avenue begins at $1.949M.

2905 Oak Avenue is listed by Jennifer Caras, Vista Sotheby’s International Realty.  3209 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach,

3209 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach,  3209 North Valley Drive (2br/1ba, 885 sqft.) has made a virtually immediate deal, after listing at $1.400M. (Yes, a Tree Section home in Manhattan Beach for $1.4. People want that?!? Oh!)

The lot size is 2500 and change, a 25' wide suitable for a "tall and skinny."

(Not to be confused with the purported "tall-skinnies" that, according to A.I., are rampant in the Sand Section. Bad robots!)

From the official description:

3209 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, "Seize the opportunity to own this charming 2-bedroom beach cottage in the coveted tree section of Manhattan Beach this summer. This single-family home features a 2,507 sf lot, private backyard, 2-car garage and ideal location, offering great value at this price point. Nestled along the greenbelt, it provides excellent access to downtown Manhattan Beach, renowned schools, beaches, parks, and the vibrant restaurants and shops at Manhattan Village. The location is incredibly convenient, situated just blocks from shopping plazas, 1.5 miles from the iconic Manhattan Beach Pier, and less than 2 miles from the 405 Freeway. This property is presented in its As Is, Present Condition, with the seller not responsible for completing or financing any repairs."

3209 North Valley Drive begins (began?) at $1.399M.

3209 North Valley Drive is listed by Andrea Mccracken, Compass.

East Manhattan Beach

1710 5th Street, Manhattan Beach,

1710 5th Street, Manhattan Beach,  1710 5th Street (4br/2ba, 1526 sqft.) invites you to take a look at one of the secret "best blocks" of the Mira Costa district, a street that is largely flat and ends in a cul-de-sac, with just a great neighborhood vibe.

There are 100 homes east of Redondo Ave. in the area, but somehow few streets are as nice.

In this case, the original home, as presented, is largely rental-caliber. (Bonus points for the carpet/vacuum patterns; reminds one of the intricate work by groundskeepers on a baseball field.)

1710 5th Street, Manhattan Beach, You're going to think about the lot more than almost anything else.

From the official description:

1710 5th Street, Manhattan Beach, "[T]his light & bright home boasts a desirable floorplan! All bedrooms are ample in size with a generous amount of closet space! Featuring a 3-year-old roof, double paned vinyl windows, recessed lighting, Sunrun solar system, raised foundation, and an oversized two car garage, this property appeals to a variety of buyers! Situated on a flat 50 x 150 lot with a SOUTH FACING backyard, this home is a blank canvas. Bring your vision, personalize, and make it your own. Redesign, reconfigure, retool, or take advantage of the sun drenched, South facing backyard and create your masterpiece pool home."

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1710 5th Street begins at $2.199M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1710 5th Street is listed by Hady Chahine, Re/Max Estate Properties.

 1619 Artesia Boulevard A, Manhattan Beach,

1619 Artesia Boulevard A, Manhattan Beach,  1619 Artesia Boulevard A (3br/3ba, 1990 sqft.) is an upbeat modern Spanish-style townhome with lots of light.

It's been dramatically updated from its condition when last sold in 2021. Back then, it bore all the hallmarks of a mid-2000s Spanish, with dark floors, dark cabinets and (black) granite counters. This is a transformation, inspired.

From the official description:

1619 Artesia Boulevard A, Manhattan Beach, "[A]n exquisite residence in Manhattan Beach that blends sophisticated design with top-of-the-line amenities for a luxurious living experience... The Santa Barbara-style unit is quietly nestled in the back corner of the complex with a direct access 2-car garage & an extra guest parking spot. The main floor boasts solid French oak, custom cut chevron pattern wood. The living room features a gas fireplace flanked by floating custom cabinetry and a peaceful balcony off the room. The chef's dream kitchen includes 100% custom solid wood cabinetry with custom inserts, under-cabinet lighting, soft-close drawers & Calacatta Manhattan marble countertops & equipped w/new Jenn Air Proline appliances, bosch dishwasher & a Sub Zero wine fridge..."

1619 Artesia Boulevard A, Manhattan Beach, "The middle level features all 3 beds & exquisite Italian porcelain flooring throughout. The primary bedroom is illuminated by Ro Sham Beaux rattan and crystal pendant lights. The primary bathroom boasts dual sinks in a custom cabinet with solid porcelain countertops, limestone backsplash, lighted Kohler medicine cabinets and under-cabinet lighting. The centerpiece is a solid stone tub, surrounded by book-ended solid porcelain slabs that continue into the glass-enclosed shower... Custom-designed window treatments adorn all rooms, adding a touch of sophistication to this exceptional property. This home offers a harmonious blend of luxury, comfort, and modern conveniences, making it a perfect sanctuary for its next discerning owner."

Click here to view the virtual tour (3D)

1619 Artesia Boulevard A begins at $1.825M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1619 Artesia Boulevard A is listed by Edward Kaminsky, eXp Realty of California, Inc.

21 Laguna Court, Manhattan Beach,

21 Laguna Court, Manhattan Beach,  21 Laguna Court (2br/2ba, 1465 sqft.) is a Village Plan 1 that boasts a remodel that is "almost complete."

21 Laguna Court, Manhattan Beach, While that's under way, they're asking for a price that would best the (recent) highest-ever sale for a Plan 1.

(That was at 30 Monterey Ct., which sold for $1.645M in April, as noted in our post, "Price Record for Plan 1 Destroyed.") The 2nd-place high sale behind that one was $1.450M.

From the official description:

"Remodel almost complete. Where coastal charm meets contemporary elegance in Manhattan Beach! This beautifully renovated, plan 1, corner property is situated in the highly desired enclave of the Manhattan Village. Thoughtfully and meticulously redesigned to live as a “new home,” it features new hardwood floors, a chef’s kitchen, and two luxurious bathrooms. Upon entering, you are greeted by a dreamy and light-filled living room, perfect for both relaxing and entertaining. Your own private patio off the living area entry is perfect for barbecues and al fresco dining. This stellar layout provides privacy and comfort for the primary and guest bedroom/office alike."

21 Laguna Court begins at $1.650M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

21 Laguna Court is listed by John Corrales, Compass.

1421 19th Street, Manhattan Beach,

1421 19th Street, Manhattan Beach,  1421 19th Street (2br/1ba, 1500 sqft.) is presented with one exterior photo, no interior photos and dozens of drone shots, including one with a yellow outline showing the approximate borders of the lot.

Seems like a lot sale, ya think?

1421 19th Street, Manhattan Beach, Look to a nearby listing at 1420 21st (2br/3ba, 1750 sqft.) for a comparison. That home, sporting 80s remodeling vibes and a smattering of virtual staging (how do we feel about that again?), came out asking $2.150M and has just made a deal after a month.

Worth noting: 1420 21st was described as: "Amazing opportunity in the coveted Liberty Heights neighborhood of East Manhattan Beach!"

And here, 1421 19th is described as: "Incredible opportunity in the coveted Liberty Heights neighborhood of Manhattan Beach!"

Similar language. Similar fates?

From the official description:

"Incredible opportunity in the coveted Liberty Heights neighborhood of Manhattan Beach! Sitting high up on the hill with a potential view of downtown L.A. from a second floor, this large 7,500 sq ft lot is the perfect blank canvas to build your dream home. Located on one of the best streets in the neighborhood, you can walk to award winning schools, Pollywog [sic] Park and the Manhattan Village mall. Don't let this one get away."

1421 19th Street begins at $2.299M.

1421 19th Street is listed by Alexandra Gauss, Strand Hill Properties.

1736 Voorhees Avenue, Manhattan Beach,

1736 Voorhees Avenue, Manhattan Beach,  1736 Voorhees Avenue (3br/1ba, 996 sqft.) is, completely bluntly, a lot sale.

From the official description:

1736 Voorhees Avenue, Manhattan Beach, "7500 sq ft lot in Prime East Manhattan Beach. Flat Lot with South Facing Backyard. House is not habitable and unavailable for viewing."

1736 Voorhees Avenue begins at $2.200M.

1736 Voorhees Avenue is listed by Joseph Nuzzolo, Thompson Team Real Estate, Inc.


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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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