Weekend Opens (10/19-10/20/19)

By Dave Fratello | October 19th, 2019

Weekends are getting lighter in terms of new listings, but there's one big highlight this week: New construction at 309 20th St.

And there are (wow) 56 additional listings open and looking for your attention.

Our video features 1311 8th, 709 Larsson, 309 20th and more:

Email subscribers may need to use this link to see the video.

To plan your open-house tours for this week, use MB Confidential's online list of Manhattan Beach open houses (it's mobile-friendly!). Our open house link always appears in our weekly wrapups and on the main front page, under "Open Houses."

Below, click any address link to view all photos and property details. And don't forget, when previewing homes here on MB Confidential, you can click "Open All Images" right above the main listing photo to get immediate display of all the listing photos at once. 

Listings appearing here come from the whole MB market and may or may not be represented by MB Confidential author Dave Fratello and Edge.

Sand Section

323 29th323 29th Street Manhattan Beach CA (4br/4ba, 2785 sqft.) is a dated but refreshed duplex on a walkstreet in the north end, with some ocean views.

It's presented just about as perfectly as can be as it stands today, but you may find your remodeling wheels take to spinning, imagining how to make the front 3br unit something modern and fun.

323 29th Street Manhattan Beach CAThe little back unit is updated as much as it will need for a long time.

Project minded?

More from the official description:

323 29th Street Manhattan Beach CA"Stunning ocean view home on a South Facing walk street. Beachy craftsman kitchen w/built-in breakfast nook with under seat storage. Stainless steel appliances with granite countertops. Ground floor features a huge master bedroom, white tile shower and granite counters. Flexible master suite floor plan which consists of a two-story studio – suited for a guest suite or home-gym. Living area is great room style w/floor to ceiling windows and ocean views. Sliding door from 2 story living room opens to party sized South facing deck with panoramic ocean views perfect for enjoying your morning coffee at sunrise and a glass of wine at sunset. Bring your large sectional and oversized chairs - this space was made for entertaining. Upstairs has an ocean view loft with room for an office, play space and a built-in entertainment center for a large flat screen TV. Upgraded upstairs bath with double sinks plus 2 light and bright bedrooms.... Back unit features a completely remodeled 1 bed and 1 bath unit with new wood floors, new windows, new light fixtures and a brand new eat-in kitchen. Stainless steel stove glistens among the new cabinets and quartz countertops."

323 29th is at $2.900M and is open Sat. & Sun. 2-4pm.

309 20th309 20th Street Manhattan Beach CA (5br/5ba, 4200 sqft.) is well-done new construction on a walkstreet with good ocean views and a favorable floorplan.

The designer partnered with the builder here used cobalt blue as an accent color just about everywhere, and it's a nice outcome.

No photos online, but ready to come see in person. (There is a little bit in our video.)

Go see!

HISTORICAL NOTE: Dave sold the lot where this new home was built in June 2017 for $3.400M.

More from the official description:

"Gorgeous California Coastal new construction designed by Doug Leach, built by Ken Johnson, and appointed by Paul L-Esperance Interiors. Enjoy ocean views and beach living in this lovely walk street home - just a few blocks to downtown shops, restaurants, parks, tennis courts, and the Manhattan Pier. Open floor plan with 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, spacious decks, and an incredible GREAT ROOM. Beautifully appointed with many upgrades including 3-stop elevator, wide plank French Oak flooring, Anderson windows and sliding doors, dual zoned A/C, outdoor BBQ, security system, & built-in cabinetry throughout. Gorgeous kitchen with Subzero refrigerator, freezer, and wine tower, 6-Burner stove, two Bosch dishwashers, Quartz counter tops, and a fabulous center island."

309 20th is at $6.995M and is open Sat. & Sun. 2-4pm.

465 33rd465 33rd Street Manhattan Beach CA (3br/2ba, 1400 sqft.) is really about its 1.5x size lot. The original home is spare and, well, original. What can you do with it?

Official description:

"Fixer on a rare 1.5 lots on an awesome cul-de-sac street in the prestigious Manhattan Beach Sand Section. Walking distance to MB North shops and restaurants, Grand View Elementary School, and sitting atop the famous Sand Dune Park. 4 blocks to the beach. Short stroll to Bruce's Beach to watch the sun set. 2 blocks to Manhattan Beach's North End shops and restaurants. Easy freeway access. House is a mid-century modern that needs work. Locations and lots this size do not come up very often. Lot is 45x90 (45 foot frontage)."

465 33rd is at $2.700M and is open Sat. 2-4pm & Sun. 1-4pm.

East Manhattan Beach

1311 8th1311 8th Street Manhattan Beach CA (3br/2ba, 1820 sqft.) is a pleasant surprise of an expanded cottage.

The front ain't much, but as you head back you'll find a galley kitchen, dining area, 2br on the sides and sizable family room in back. The master is also in back.

1311 8th Street Manhattan Beach CAHuge picture windows in both the family room and master open out to the huge backyard, a nice vision.

From the official description:

1311 8th Street Manhattan Beach CA"Well-kept 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom mid-century stucco with tasteful master bedroom/bathroom remodel and added sqft...beautiful hardwood floors, fantastic family room, large formal dining room and mature landscaped front and backyard...property situated in one of east Manhattan Beach prime locations...forced air heat and a/c, very bright interior.. huge 50 x 152 lot..excellent first or second home and just right for future build as well."

1311 8th is at $1.899M and is open Sun. 1-4pm.



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