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Manhattan Beach New Listings (9/16-9/17/23)

This week brings a remarkable baker's dozen (13) of new listings, with something for almost everyone in several parts of town. 

Inventory is at 68 as of Saturday morning, the closest we've been to 70 all year.

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

229 24th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA

229 24th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA 229 24th Street (5br/5ba, 4230sqft.) is a 2009-built Spanish on a walkstreet with views to the south.

The top floor living spaces and kitchen benefit from modern updates that remain consistent with the overall Spanish/Montecito theme.

229 24th Street, Manhattan Beach, CAIn the prime view location at the south western edge, there's a pleasant deck that takes full advantage.

From the official description:

229 24th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA"Nestled on a coveted south-facing walkstreet, this Montecito-style home showcases awe-inspiring panoramic ocean vistas that stretch from Malibu to Catalina Island. Custom built in 2009, the home offers a truly captivating coastal living experience. Revel in the soothing sounds of the crashing waves and embrace the serenity of white-water ocean views that grace every corner of this remarkable luxury residence. Inside, you’ll enjoy five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and three ocean-view patios throughout the 4,230 square feet of living space. The home was built with the highest quality materials including reclaimed ceiling beams and planks that warm the space, antique French pavers, rich distressed walnut floors, cast iron floor grates, Kolbe & Kolbe exterior clad windows, and solid Alder doors that exude timeless elegance. The home's conveniences are enhanced with a 3-stop elevator that ensures effortless access to each level, a chef's kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances and two dishwashers, a 3-car garage, and two water heaters."

229 24th Street begins at $8.500M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

229 24th Street is listed by David Caskey, eXp Realty of California, Inc. 

3302 Manhattan Avenue 2, Manhattan Beach, CA

3302 Manhattan Avenue 2, Manhattan Beach, CA 3302 Manhattan Avenue #2 (2br/2ba, 907 sqft.) is a mid-90s condo in a 3-unit building in the North End.

One can certainly live there year-round, but it's pitched as a vacation or weekend spot.

From the official description:

3302 Manhattan Avenue 2, Manhattan Beach, CA"This exceptional Pied-a-terre is only one block to the sand in north Manhattan Beach and walking distance to shops and restaurants. With ocean and sunset views from the expansive deck that spans the dining and living areas, this open and bright condo is an ideal vacation paradise. The great room features a fireplace as well as dining and living room plus an entertaining bar. Two bedrooms each have their own baths. Large shared garage with parking for 2 as well as oodles of storage. Private laundry within the unit."

3302 Manhattan Avenue 2 begins at $1.899M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

3302 Manhattan Avenue 2 is listed by Jane Sager, ReMax Estate Properties

315 Gull St, Manhattan Beach, CA

315 Gull St, Manhattan Beach, CA 315 Gull Street (3br/5ba, 2535 sqft.) is a modern-style '06 townhome at the northeast corner of El Porto, benefiting from huge views at one of the highest spots in the area.

The last time on market, this unit didn't last, selling for cash $105K over asking at $2.700M in 4 days, but then, that was May 2021.

From the official description:

315 Gull St, Manhattan Beach, CA"If you’ve ever wanted to live within walking distance to the infamous [sic] surf breaks in Manhattan Beach, now’s your chance. This luxurious, multi-level contemporary home boasts elegance and comfort... backdropped by stunning panoramic ocean views. The top-level is open concept and spans across a large living room with a theater projector, surround sound and a wall of windows that wraps around to the Pacific-facing remodeled kitchen."

315 Gull St, Manhattan Beach, CA"Updated with gorgeous cabinets, countertops, and your own pot filler, the functional and inviting modern kitchen features a unique rounded island. Take in views of Catalina to Malibu from the sunny dining area or step onto the south-facing terrace to savor the morning sun with your latte under the powered canopy. A fully updated powder room finishes off the top floor. New white oak hardwood floors on each level bestow a lavish living space. On the second floor, you’ll find the Primary Suite with its own private terrace, a spa-like en suite bath with travertine floors, a separate soaking jacuzzi tub, shower, dual vanity, and huge walk-in closet. An additional en suite bedroom is bathed in sunlight and has a large closet. Don’t miss the distinctive office space with large window allowing for plenty of sunlight..."

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315 Gull Street begins at $3.199M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

315 Gull Street is listed by Jennifer Caskey, Compass

Tree Section

593 26th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA

593 26th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA 593 26th Street (3br/4ba, 2110 sqft.) is modest in size, but it's every bit as charming as they say, treating the eyes to an old-time colonial type vibe.

It's got "just enough" common space upstairs plus a deck. The primary suite, with a bath that might like a reno, is also upstairs.

There are two bedrooms downstairs, opening out to a pretty sizable, lush yard.

593 26th Street, Manhattan Beach, CAOne of the downstairs bedrooms may have been – and could be again – a family room, but it's got a closet and its own half bath, so you count it. (It's got a wall of windows and a fireplace, and opens out to a covered outdoor room.) The other bedroom downstairs (shown as a "twins' room" with bright pops of color) is sizable and also opens to the yard.

Of note: This home traded a year ago for $3.470M, and is marked up lightly from that point now.

From the official description:

593 26th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA"Bursting with charm and brimming with character this home at 593 26th Street in the heart of the Tree Section of Manhattan Beach is ready to WOW you! Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting curb appeal with the white picket fence, brick lined driveway, white exterior and black front door. This spacious and appealing 3 bedroom, 2 full and 2 half bath abode offers you not just a home but a lifestyle. The South side of beveled windows, interior wainscoting and coffered ceilings are just a dash of character and craftsmanship displayed in this one. With lots of creative spaces including a reading area by a bay window, an efficient office nook, 3 outdoor patios, and one of the most naturally beautiful, private and tasteful backyards in the area - the promise of an idyllic oasis almost seems too good to be true."

593 26th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA"Location is paramount and this home does not disappoint as it is situated at the base of the Grandview School campus, steps to The Green & Park entrance, a quick 5-block stroll to the sun-kissed beach and a sweet short walk to Downtown. One of the greatest gifts of this rare gem is the space to grow with it at your pace. This exquisite bright, warm and cozy home brings all those dreams to reality. Make this enchanting home with timeless charm your personal paradise..."

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593 26th Street begins at $3.650M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

593 26th Street is listed by Lynne Lear, Pacifica Properties Group, Inc.

2701 N Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA

2701 N Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 2701 N Valley Drive (4br/3ba, 1883 sqft.) is a pretty basic 60s house with a fairly open first floor, and crisp, hardscaped yard area.

The primary bed and bath are pretty sizable. All the baths would benefit from updates.

2701 N Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CALocation is at a 4-way stop at 27th/Valley. That's a factor making this one of the lowest-priced, move-in-ready homes to come out in the Trees all year.

From the official description:

2701 N Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA"Ready for life by the BEACH! 4 bedroom, 3 bath Prime Tree Section traditional home located on a sunny, west facing corner lot. All 4 bedrooms are upstairs, allowing for added privacy. Nicely updated kitchen with stainless appliances, granite counters, plenty of cabinet space and an adjacent dining area with 2 sets of French Doors that open directly to the backyard. Inviting living room with fireplace and tons of natural light. Large primary suite with private en suite bathroom featuring a large shower, dual sink vanity and an abundance of counter and cabinet space. Additionally, there's a full bathroom upstairs between the other bedrooms and a full bathroom downstairs, just off the entry. Perfect size, completely fenced backyard for intimate gatherings. Attached 2 car garage with direct access. 2 additional off street parking spaces and plenty of street parking, if needed. Great location, just off the Greenbelt and a short stroll to Live Oak Park, the dog park, downtown Manhattan Beach, the Strand & Pier and of course, the beach."

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2701 N Valley Drive begins at $2.100M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

2701 N Valley Drive is listed by Mark Norton, Palm Realty Boutique, Inc.

3601 Walnut Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA

3601 Walnut Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 3601 Walnut Avenue (3br/2ba, 1846 sqft.) is an upgraded 2-story home, with and upgraded, open kitchen and large living room in back.

Two bedrooms are downstairs opening to a deck and the yard.

Of note: This is a Redfin listing, and their Redfin estimate is published, saying $2.433M, just $15K below asking.

From the official description:

3601 Walnut Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA"Welcome to the Tree Section of Manhattan Beach, this delightful home invites you to relax in a tastefully remodeled open concept kitchen, accented with quartz counters and custom inlay backsplash and completed with stainless appliances... Enjoy the cool evening ocean breezes or warm inviting fireplace for those holiday gatherings with the family. Both baths and kitchen have been remodeled with a commitment to highest of quality. A newer roof and furnace coupled with modernized efficient windows throughout finish this home in style…Wow, almost forgot the large yard for entertaining and three separate patios and decks..."

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3601 Walnut Avenue begins at $2.448M and is open Sun. 1-4pm.

3601 Walnut Avenue is listed by Tom Royds, Redfin Corporation

Hill Section

856 9th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA

856 9th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA 856 9th Street (4br/4ba, 4300 sqft.) is a classic of the genre, a late-90s Hill Section Mediterranean, but with good, strategic updates lending the whole property a sense of elegance.

856 9th Street, Manhattan Beach, CABoth the kitchen and primary bath have received modern makeovers, and the dark-stained wood flooring has a muted, matte appearance that is distinctive and appealing. 

The floorplan has all bedrooms downstairs on the entry level, with the primary in front, and living spaces upstairs. There's a sizable, tiered backyard, which the listing touts as capable of hosting a pool.

A small atrium-style patio upstairs makes for an appealing outdoor dining option.

856 9th Street, Manhattan Beach, CAFrom the official description:

856 9th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA"[T]his beautiful Coastal French inspired home is the perfect blend of style, livability, size, outdoor space, and location. Within the 4,300 sq ft of living space, there are four bedrooms (All on the lower level) plus a great office with inspiring views of Downtown LA, the San Gabriel mountains, Sofi Stadium, and sparkling city lights. The recently updated kitchen has all of the bells and whistles and is the centerpiece of the open and light second floor living area. It features a large center island with seating, breakfast nook, butlers pantry that opens to a formal dining room, and a private patio nearby that is perfect for dining al fresco. The private master suite is comfortable and warm with a recently updated master bath and ample closet space. One of the most appealing aspects of this home is the incredible sunny south facing backyard which includes an elevated terraced yard that is perfect for a pool for resort-style atmosphere and the lower level patio that is ideal for relaxing and watching the game in the outside lounge area. (Lot size is 40' X 145') Other amenities and features include... 3 separate living spaces, sweeping entry staircase PLUS a convenient second set of 'family' stairs, Central AC, hardwood floors throughout, 3 car garage, and much more. The location is central and convenient, just a few short blocks to the vibrant downtown shopping and dining district, award winning schools (Robinson and Pacific), and of course the beach! This is a must see property.."

856 9th Street begins at $5.775M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

856 9th Street is listed by Jeremy Shelton, Pacifica Properties Group, Inc.

East Manhattan Beach

1605 Magnolia Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA

1605 Magnolia Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 1605 Magnolia Avenue (5br/4ba, 3383 sqft.) is every bit as gorgeous in person as the photos suggest. The 2006 build feels fully up to date, from its soft-toned, wide-plank flooring to its modern kitchen. They've built out the smallish backyard with an outdoor kitchen and ample seating area around a firepit.

It should be noted that the home backs up more or less to an auto service center, although high above that property. During our brief visit, we did not observe noise from the car repairs area.

From the official description:

1605 Magnolia Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA"[A]n absolute stunner! Situated on a tree-lined street, this gorgeous home is designer perfect. With 4 bedrooms upstairs and 1 bedroom downstairs, this versatile floor plan works for many living situations. There's also additional office space attached to the primary bedroom suite. Light and bright throughout with skylights and tree top views from many rooms. There's a formal living room in front with French doors that open to a beautiful front garden and patio complete with a white picket fence. The backyard is absolutely incredible with a large firepit and seating area, waterfall, turf, built-in BBQ and outdoor kitchen area. The indoor kitchen has been recently remodeled with Quartz counters, electronic window treatments, stainless steel appliances, Breakfast Nook, and both a walk-in and a Butler's pantry. Air conditioning and surround sound, Tesla car charger, 3 fireplaces, gorgeous hardwood floors, and custom window treatments."

1605 Magnolia Avenue begins at $3.995M and is open Sat. & Sun. 2-4pm.

1605 Magnolia Avenue is listed by Audrey Judson, Pacifica Properties Group, Inc.

1204 Faymont Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA

1204 Faymont Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 1204 Faymont Avenue (4br/4ba, 3598 sqft.) is new construction in Liberty Village.

The first floor boasts an ultra-wide, open feeling, opening to a modest yard.

From the official description:

1204 Faymont Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA"Upon entry, there is a bedroom with a full bathroom for any overnight guests, and a large storage space under the stairs for any extra furnishings. The formal dining room has an open concept as you can mingle with anyone in various parts of the first floor. The gourmet kitchen is luxurious as it has a great amount of counter space, an island with bar seating, and a walk-in pantry. Store items in the home management room by the kitchen or enjoy a cup of coffee in the nook area before starting your day. Slide open the doors of the great room or relax by the gas fireplace. Upstairs, there is a loft, two secondary bedrooms with en-suites, and a laundry room with a sink. The grand suite is spacious, has a large walk-in closet, and the grand bath has beautiful dual-sink vanities, a free-standing tub, and a walk-in shower."

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1204 Faymont Avenue begins at $3.795M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1204 Faymont Avenue is listed by Edward Kaminsky, eXp Realty of California, Inc.

448 Altura Way, Manhattan Beach, CA

448 Altura Way, Manhattan Beach, CA 448 Altura Way (3br/2ba, 1564 sqft.) is a fixer in an interesting location in the Poets section.

From the official description:

448 Altura Way, Manhattan Beach, CA"If you have been waiting for a SFR with views in Manhattan Beach in the Poet section, it is time to stop and do some reflection. West of the high school that tells you to look at the coast, this mid size home on a larger lot would be loved by owner/users or investors the most. Imagine what you could do with a 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom that could use your cosmetic touch/fixing and maybe even an addition, get over here now and you can stop wishing. Wood floors and a big outdoor deck plus a fairly open floor plan that isn’t an architectural wreck. A quiet neighborhood with a mix of old and new, it is a dash of Vintage Manhattan that much is true. Bring your imagination and a hammer if you want to restore this property to its full glamour."

448 Altura Way begins at $1.900M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

448 Altura Way is listed by Douglas Christensen, Engel & Volkers LA-South Bay

1423 15th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA

1423 15th Street (3br/3ba, 2122 sqft.)

1425 15th Street (3br/3ba, 2122 sqft.)

1427 15th Street (3br/3ba, 2135 sqft.)

These are all brand-new modern townhomes. We're using just the description from the first.

1425 15th Street, Manhattan Beach, CAFrom the official description:

"Welcome to 1423 15th Street, the front unit of three beautifully designed and built new townhomes... This unit features 2,122 square feet of living space with an additional balcony and a 178 square feet deck off the loft area. 2 car garage with guest parking and a storage room, lower bedroom and bath, laundry room plus hall closet/storage space complete the bottom floor. From the mid-level entry, you step up into the great room. Large open kitchen with stainless Bertazzoni appliances, breakfast bar with seating for 4, a dining area, and a stylish family area with a fireplace. The natural light and feeling of the space is special. The 2nd bedroom - tastefully appointed full bath, and the master bedroom suite with soaking tub, walk-in shower and dual vanities sinks complete the middle level. From here, you travel up to the loft/office area with balcony on one side and large walk out deck area to the other. Views forever from SoFi Stadium to downtown LA to the mountains, this unit is a must see. Did I mention the builder supplied a solar system, air conditioning, pre-wired security system and surround sound, a tankless hot water heater, nest thermostat, Ring access, central vac system and an approximate 18' x 20' dedicated front yard area. Hurry, this one won't last long."

1423 15th Street begins at $2.225M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1425 15th Street begins at $2.200M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

1427 15th Street begins at $2.250M and is open Sat. & Sun. 1-4pm.

All are listed by Ted Dodd, Haynes Real Estate


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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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