Manhattan Beach Real Estate

Manhattan Beach is an affluent, beachfront city located in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, USA. The city is on the Pacific coast, south of El Segundo, and north of Hermosa Beach.


Manhattan Beach is a hotspot for beach volleyball and surfing. Every August, the city hosts the Manhattan Beach Open Volleyball tournament and the International Surf Festival. Manhattan Beach is home to professional athletes such as Lisa Leslie, Maria Sharapova, Tiger Woods, Shaquille O’Neal, Lamar Odom, Mike Richards, Blake Griffin and Landon Donovan.

Reasons To Buy A Home In Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach Is

  1. Within commuting distance to Hollywood and downtown Los Angeles
  2. Is a favorite residence of professional athletes and executives in the entertainment industry.
  3. According to a recent Fortune Magazine report, Manhattan Beach is one of the most expensive coastal towns in the United Sates.
  4. The median price of a single family dwelling greatly exceeds the already high Los Angeles County median price by well over 100%.
  5. Manhattan Beach and the local high school, Mira Costa High School, were the real-life film locations for the popular TV show The O.C.

Geography

The city has a total area of 4.9 square miles (13 km2). Manhattan Beach features 2.1 miles (3.4 km) of ocean frontage. Much of Manhattan Beach was once sand dunes. The city is quite hilly, but the only remaining sand dune is at Sand Dune Park.

Neighborhoods

Residents have divided the city into several distinct neighborhoods, including “The Village”, “Sand Section”, “Hill Section”, “Tree Section”, “Gas Lamp” section, Manhattan Heights, East Manhattan Beach, Liberty Village, “Poet’s Section” (Shelley, Tennyson, Longfellow, Keats), and El Porto (North Manhattan Beach). The Hill Section includes higher priced homes where many of the residences are remodeled and situated on steep hills allowing panoramic ocean and city views. The nearby Sand Section is notable for its pockets of quiet neighborhoods adjacent to the ocean. Multi-million dollar ocean-front homes line the bike path and walking lane along The Strand.

Recent Manhattan Beach Real Estate Listing

  1. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,999 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1966
    Days on market: 2

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(all data current as of 8/23/2017)

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