Manhattan Beach is a great beach community with a sub-culture all of it’s own. The new architecture here is adding some strong character to the neighborhood. Here are my top 5 homes currently on the market.
Beautiful Jon Starr designed warm, coastal contemporary home w/ sit-down ocean views. Just five doors to the beach, this home offers 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, an elevator this home boasts rare 10 foot ceilings on all 3 levels, an exceptional panoramic unblockable ocean view. Metal floating stairs w/ encased hardwood steps lead one to the second floor, which features a luxurious master suite, w/Kohler soaking tub, huge custom stone rain shower. The top level features soaring 10′ plus, rich, mahogany tongue & groove ceilings w/ mahogany beams running across the ceiling. 9′ tall custom Quantum folding mahogany doors that open to a ocean view deck offering exceptional indoor outdoor living.
Beds 4 | Baths: 4 | Sq Ft: 2780 | Lot Size: 1754 | Year Built: 2016
3608 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA
Silicon Bay Modern Masterpiece
Designed by Jon Starr as well, this exceptional 5,600 s.f. home features 6 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, 2 family rooms, a gym and an office over 3 levels. The panoramic ocean views and suspended mahogany trellis spans the entire top floor from the rear ocean view BBQ deck, thru the interior space to the large exterior ocean view front deck. The great room features travertine fireplace wall, stone slab flooring, cantilevered dark sandstone bar, refrigerated glass wine wall, Calcutta slab counters, and breakfast nook seating. Master suite with mahogany paneling and marble fireplace, his and her walk-in closets. The ocean view master bath features floor to ceiling vein cut marble, backlit suspended mirrors, free standing tub and spa shower. 3 secondary suites, covered patio with built in seating around the fire pit and a large grassy yard.
Beds: 6 | Baths: 8 | Sq Ft: 5600 | Lot Sz: 7128 | Year Built: 2016
629 6th St, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
French Normandy Beach Style
Situated on a corner lot in a prime location on The Strand, this Maison de Plage was once the summer retreat of Jean Harlow, MGM’s leading lady of the 30’s. It’s also been the beach side getaway for singer, Garth Brooks’ family. This classic French Normandy style beach home has panoramic views from the master bedroom suite, living room, dining room, and expansive brick patio. 4 bedroom, 4 bath with a billiard room, guest quarters above the garage, and spacious family room. One of the special touches is the exquisite kitchen with its Portuguese tile. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own on The Strand in Manhattan Beach!
Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 | Sq Ft: 3,969 | Lot Sz: 3,492 | Year Built: 1936
2400 The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Manhattan Sands Beachcomber
Situated on a wonderful corner lot location in the Manhattan sand section comes this refreshing art inspired home. Updated throughout, this 3 bedroom, 3 bath home is spread out over nearly 2400 sq feet with captivating ocean views from PV to Malibu. Enjoy views and an ocean breeze from an outdoor deck on every level. A few short blocks up from one of the best beaches in Southern California this home is also unique in that it boasts parking for 4-5 cars, a rare find! The wonderful curb appeal and perfectly kept garden make this home a gem within a city that truly is one of a kind.
Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 | Sq Ft: 2,300 | Lot Size: 1,504 | Year Built: 1964
2215 Alma Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Coastal Cape Cod
Located on a full 30′ x 90′ lot in north Manhattan on a family friendly Cul-de-Sac Street, this coastal Cape Cod ocean view home was originally developed by Nick Schaar and has recently gone through a beautiful renovation. 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. The top floor living area features a wide open floor plan leading to an expansive brick deck where you can watch the sun dip into the ocean every night around your fire pit. The second floor features master suite with his and her walk-in closets, large master bath with spa shower, spa tub with beautiful slab marble counters and white and gray basket weave marble flooring. Two other large secondary bedrooms, each with custom baths and walk in closets.
Beds: 4 | Baths: 5 | Sq Ft: 4,252 | Lot Size: 2,705 | Year Built: 2003
421 32nd St, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266