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Manhattan Beach New Listings (6/8-6/9/23)

The weekend brings several new listings once again, a fact we love to mention because we can all remember when it seemed the well had run dry, and buyers were forced to compete among just a few options at any one time. 

The first two Sand Section listings noted below are actually next-door neighbors, setting up an interesting competition on the block.

In the Hill Section, we'll be open both Saturday and Sunday 2-4PM at Edge's listing at 819 11th. We've appreciated seeing friends, readers and past clients at our first few weekends' worth of opens. If you're around this weekend, pop by!

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

464 31 St. Street, Manhattan Beach,

464 31 St. Street, Manhattan Beach,  464 31 St. Street (4br/5ba, 4026 sqft.) is a 2003 custom build, and, curiously, one of two next-door neighbors of similar style that both have just hit the market at the same time. Each will be open this weekend for a little "comparison shopping." (If you want to go up in price more than $1M, you can also add 477 33rd to your list.)

They didn't provide interior photos of this one yet. On our visit, we entered on the middle level, noted warm walnut flooring throughout, a sizable primary suite up front and 2 more ensuite bedrooms in the back, past laundry. Downstairs, a sizable den/family room is currently being used as an office, and there's a smallish bedroom (the 4th) just off that, with double doors.

Upstairs, there are living spaces at the front and back, with the kitchen and dining in the middle. The spaces are somewhat compartmented.

All of the finishes are vintage 2003, prominently the kitchen and primary bath, which some buyers might want to refresh. In general the home is presented as it is being lived in, not very uncluttered or de-personalized and ultra-clean, as we prefer to show a home on the market.

From the official description:

"A Mediterranean beauty... This home offers a perfect mix of function and beauty bringing to life the unique design. With the spacious, open floor plan, light filled rooms, and open beamed ceilings you will feel the sense of peacefulness in this home. As you enter, you are welcomed by the sweeping staircase leading you to the three floors. The American Walnut wood floors and Cherrywood cabinets offer a sense of warmth throughout. You'll love spending time in this cook's dream kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances including a Thermador range and Sub- Zero refrigerator. Family and friends always love to gather in the kitchen, and they'll have plenty of space to do so with the large island and kitchen nook. Relax in the living room with a fireplace and French doors leading to a balcony or get cozy in the den also with a fireplace, wet bar and another balcony. Downstairs is a beautiful, spacious room that can be used for an office, kids' playroom, or home theater with French doors leading to a charming garden area."

464 31 St. Street begins at $4.496M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-3pm.

464 31 St. Street is listed by Donna Sallen, RE/MAX Gold Coast REALTORS.

468 31st Street, Manhattan Beach,

468 31st Street, Manhattan Beach,  468 31st Street (5br/5ba, 3745 sqft.) is a few years older (2000 build) than the neighbor noted above, a little smaller (-281 sqft.), with one more bedroom (5th) and priced a little higher (+$103K). 

It's also emptied, cleaned, painted and staged, so a different sort of presentation.

468 31st Street, Manhattan Beach, The first level features a bedroom and a bonus room that appears to have been carved out of a third garage space, with a super fun beachy theme to it.

The middle level hosts a whopping 4 bedrooms, not always easy in the Sand. All bath finishes are vintage 2000.

468 31st Street, Manhattan Beach, Upstairs, the feeling is somewhat brighter and more open than the neighboring home. A quirk of the staging: There IS a piano, but there is NOT a TV (or fake TV) anywhere, initially creating the illusion of times gone by, where the primary entertainment in this family room might be visiting musicians. (Either that or TikTok on your phone.)

On balance, this home is easier to "see" than the neighbor at 464, although both are going to invite buyers to create plans for updates after move-in.

We did kinda love the entry porch/patio area, with a conversation area under a pergola and featuring a fire pit up at the front of the house. It immediately suggests a lifestyle featuring friendliness with neighbors.

From the official description:

468 31st Street, Manhattan Beach, 468 31st Street, Manhattan Beach, "Step into this stunning Spanish Mission Colonial style home and experience the perfect blend of elegance and comfort. With an open layout and vaulted, beamed ceilings on the third floor, this home offers a spacious and inviting atmosphere. The huge living and dining rooms feature abundant natural light and direct balcony access with the ocean at the horizon, perfect for relaxing and entertaining. At the heart of the home is a beautifully designed kitchen, seamlessly connected to a comfortable eat-in area and family room with its own charming fireplace. This space is ideal for both everyday living and special gatherings. The property boasts 5 bedrooms, including a luxurious primary suite with its own fireplace, an expansive walk-in closet, and an ensuite bathroom. The second level includes three additional guest bedrooms, providing ample space for family and friends. On the entry level, you'll find a full guest suite, an office loaded with built-in cabinets, and a versatile flex room perfect for a media room, home gym, or kids' playroom."

468 31st Street begins at $4.599M and is open Sat. & Sun. 2-4pm.

468 31st Street is listed by Kevin Sanderson, Vista Sotheby’s International Realty.

 201 19th Street, Manhattan Beach,

201 19th Street, Manhattan Beach,  201 19th Street (5br/4ba, 2284 sqft.) is a midtown walkstreet lot sale with a somewhat poetic description.

From the official description:

"Ready to make SoCal beach living your way of life in one of the most desirable cities of the country? A canvas on which to make your custom imprint awaits. The time has come for lasting memories to be made by a new generation, in a place that has seen innumerable ones created over 100 years among four generations of one family. An uninterrupted sloping walk street beckons friendly chitchats with neighbors as well as an easy stroll to the beach."

201 19th Street begins at $5.300M.

201 19th Street is listed by Joe Safranek, SouthBayLA Realty, Inc.

Tree Section

624 36th Street, Manhattan Beach,

624 36th Street, Manhattan Beach,  624 36th Street (4br/4ba, 1990 sqft.) leads off its description calling the home a "serene oasis," and TBH, our first thought was, "not another 'oasis,' really?" It's a term that does get over-used in home descriptions.

And yet!

624 36th Street, Manhattan Beach, This home is really something different, a single-level remodel of a 1940s house that doesn't miss many details, and presents something sharp, special, private, quiet and gorgeous – it really is kind of an "oasis"!

(OK, it's not an isolated, verdant spot in the midst of a vast desert – it's one house in a fully built Tree Section neighborhood – but as to the meaning intended, we're just about on board.)

624 36th Street, Manhattan Beach, The home feels like just about the most you can do within the basic 4 walls of one of these mid-century houses, with a fully realized great room in back and decent primary suite up front. The backyard area is nicely tightened up into private outdoor living space, and there's a bonus: An ample guest suite/ADU above the garage, whose bath is modeled after a European "wet room" (nice touch).

624 36th Street, Manhattan Beach, From the beautiful garden area up front (and off the primary), to the paver stone walk along the side, to the ultra modern kitchen and bright living spaces, this is one that takes a theme and runs with it, and is very pleasant and private. One to love.

From the official description:

624 36th Street, Manhattan Beach, "Welcome to your serene oasis in Manhattan Beach's coveted Tree Section. This remarkable home offers a perfect blend of mid-century charm and modern luxury... The spacious living areas boast abundant natural light and elegant finishes, perfect for gatherings or quiet evenings. The chef-ready kitchen is complete with top-of-the-line appliances, including Miele double ovens and a combo microwave / convection oven, Miele espresso and coffee maker, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, a Wolf range, and imported Arclinea custom Italian cabinets ensuring both function and style."

624 36th Street, Manhattan Beach, "This home features four bedrooms, including three with en-suite baths, perfect for family and guests. Step through French doors from the primary suite to the private front yard for quiet mornings or enjoy the included office space. Above the garage, discover a fourth bedroom / guest suite with a bathroom. This versatile space could also be used as a home office, art studio or bonus room."

624 36th Street begins at $3.350M and is open Sat. & Sun. 2-4pm.

624 36th Street is listed by Brigitte Pratt, Strand Hill Properties.

2001 Palm Ave, Manhattan Beach,

2001 Palm Ave, Manhattan Beach,  2001 Palm Ave (5br/5ba, 3500 sqft.) is a 2006 build on one of the absolutely prime streets of the Tree Section.

The home style is a blend of old and new, with the open floorplan expected in the Trees. Updates to the kitchen include new counters, island, lighting and appliances, and dark cabinets.

2001 Palm Ave, Manhattan Beach, There are two sets of foldaway doors to the thoughtfully crafted backyard area, with covered living area with outdoor wet bar (no bbq?), a dining area and an open seating area with sunken fire pit.

The home's baths, including the primary, still feature more original granite counter tops and overall still appear original to the '06 build.

2001 Palm Ave, Manhattan Beach, From the official description:

2001 Palm Ave, Manhattan Beach, "This expansive home boasts ample space and luxury for a sophisticated lifestyle... The gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream, equipped with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, custom wood cabinetry, and a large center island with seating, perfect for casual dining and entertaining. The open floor plan seamlessly connects the kitchen to a comfortable family room and dining area, which extend to an outdoor patio through large glass doors, creating an ideal indoor-outdoor living experience. The outdoor area is perfect for entertaining, featuring a covered patio with a bar area, comfortable seating, and a dining space. The luxurious master suite offers a private retreat with a spacious walk-in closet, a lavish en-suite bathroom with dual vanities, a soaking tub, and a separate shower. Additional well-appointed bedrooms provide plenty of space for family and guests."

2001 Palm Ave begins at $4.299M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

2001 Palm Ave is listed by Jennifer Caskey, Compass.

2909 Palm Avenue, Manhattan Beach,

2909 Palm Avenue, Manhattan Beach,  2909 Palm Avenue (3br/2ba, 1488 sqft.) is more original, overall, than photos may suggest, with some strategic, recent updates to the kitchen and baths. There is a modest backyard off a small deck, surrounded by trees.

From the official description:

2909 Palm Avenue, Manhattan Beach, "Welcome to 2909 Palm Avenue, an adorable beach bungalow in what is an undisputed A+ location in the heart of the coveted Manhattan Beach Tree Section... As you step inside, you'll be greeted by the warmth of the original hardwood floors that extend throughout the entire home and exude classic Bungalow Charm. The great room features a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, large skylights and tons of natural light creating an open California vibey atmosphere. You will find the original open floor plan with kitchen/living/dining flowing seamlessly to create a space that you can truly LIVE in."

2909 Palm Avenue begins at $2.399M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

2909 Palm Avenue is listed by Deborah Schroeder, Pacifica Properties Group, Inc.

 657 27th Street, Manhattan Beach,

657 27th Street, Manhattan Beach,  657 27th Street (2br/1ba, 851 sqft.) is so small, and in such a prime location, it must be viewed as a lot sale.

Still, giving the home a look as it stands offers a window into a life (or lives) well-lived, from the home's eclectic colors to its novel decor to its surprising backyard, with a gorgeous pool and – ready? – fully outfitted music studio.

They're promising tacos on Sunday, if you're feeling hungry as well as looky-loo-ish.

657 27th Street, Manhattan Beach, From the official description:

657 27th Street, Manhattan Beach, "This Original California bungalow home has not seen the market in nearly 50 years. Ideal for first time buyers looking to plant their roots and build their dream home, builders and developers... This home is conveniently situated just a few blocks from the beach and the popular downtown area of Manhattan Beach... Recently updated backyard with spacious sun deck, custom-designed swimming pool,built-in waterfalls and lush landscaping. SALE IS SUBJECT TO CLOSING OF ESCROW ON REPLACEMENT PROPERTY. (unpermitted, garage conversion and music studio structure in backyard)"

Click here to view the virtual tour (3D)

657 27th Street begins at $2.550M and is open Sat. & Sun. 2-5pm.

657 27th Street is listed by H. Jasan Sherman, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties.

605 Marine Avenue, Manhattan Beach,

605 Marine Avenue, Manhattan Beach,  605 Marine Avenue (4br/5ba, 3659 sqft.)

605 Marine Avenue, Manhattan Beach, From the official description:

605 Marine Avenue, Manhattan Beach, "Custom built Spanish Mission Style Home home [sic] in an A location, walking distance to the beach, town and Grandview School. This home features over 3600 square feet including a full basement plus a sunny backyard, newly refinished hardwood floors and custom tile. Step into soaring ceilings transitioning into a cozy living room filled with light, beautiful walnut flooring and stone fireplace. Great room is perfect for family gatherings. Light and bright family room with French Doors leading to patio and backyard and open to a fully stocked Chef's kitchen with 6 burner Thermador stove, griddle, hood and double oven. Stainless steel fridge, dishwasher, warming drawers and double sinks. Breakfast bar plus kitchen nook provide multiple dining options. Formal dining room provides for more intimate gatherings."

605 Marine Avenue begins at $4.599M.

605 Marine Avenue is listed by Jack Cummings, Strand Hill Properties.

East Manhattan Beach

615 Aviation Way, Manhattan Beach,

615 Aviation Way, Manhattan Beach,  615 Aviation Way (3br/3ba, 1844 sqft.) returns to market after an attempt to sell last December through this February at higher prices ($1.949M down to $1.837M).

The asking price now is not too far above the $1.735M acquisition price in 2022.

615 Aviation Way, Manhattan Beach, From the official description:

615 Aviation Way, Manhattan Beach, "[L]uxurious newly built modern townhome, located in the highly coveted city of Manhattan Beach, and for a price you won't believe. Light, bright, and beautiful from the minute you step inside with clean lines, large windows, and high ceilings to illuminate all the exceptional finishes that make this home stand out above all the rest. The main living area sits on the top level featuring an open floor plan where the kitchen, living room with fireplace and dining room all meet to bring people together. The kitchen is a masterpiece with high-end appliances including a Bertazzoni Italia Professional Series appliance suite, Carrera quartz countertops with waterfall edge and beautiful baked tile backsplash... Enjoy the convenience of all three bedrooms on the second floor. The primary bedroom is outfitted with spacious walk-in closets and a lavish bathroom with soaking tub, double vanities and separate shower exuding the true essence of relaxation and privacy... Location. Amenities. Design. Price. Have it all."

615 Aviation Way begins at $1.799M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

615 Aviation Way is listed by Anna Hartley, Pacifica Properties Group, Inc.


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 June 17th, 2024 at 5:31pm PDT. 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.