Manhattan Beach

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Imagine getting to live in a small seaside community with few of the urban problems of big city life that’s just 30 to 45 commuting minutes from Los Angeles. That’s Manhattan Beach, one of the three beach communities of the Los Angeles South Bay (Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo Beach) about fifteen miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles and three miles south of the Los Angeles International Airport. Initially a summer retreat, Manhattan has now grown into a city of over 33,000 residents, with its main attributes-great public schools, low crime rate and the small town community atmosphere, prompting many L.A. residents to change their address.The Manhattan Beach Unified School District is responsible for public education in the city of Manhattan Beach. It oversees 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. The district as a whole received a score of 896 on the 2005 California Academic Performance Index, making it one of California’s best performing districts. Each individual school also ranks at the top of its respective category. The passage of two bond measures resulted in the construction of the state-of-the-art Manhattan Beach Middle School, and the renovation of all elementary school campuses as well as Mira Costa High School. Newsweek has ranked Mira Costa in the nation’s top 100 high schools. The MCHS Symphony Orchestra recently performed at Carnegie Hall. The district benefits from a high level of parental involvement.

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Manhattan Beach Middle School

Manhattan Beach is a blend of “old hometown” charm and big city sophistication. It is rare to go grocery shopping, visit the post office or ice cream parlor and not run into aschoolmate, parent or neighbor. The city is host to many community events, like the Old Hometown Fair, Holiday Fireworks Festival, International Surf Festival, running and bike races, volleyball and tennis tournaments, and many other events. No wonder some call it “Man-happnin’ Beach”.
Manhattan Beach boasts a moderate climate with cool ocean breezes, which keep it cool in the summer and relatively smog free. Manhattan’s beach is consistently rated “A” for its lack of pollution. The focal point of Manhattan Beach is the landmark Manhattan Beach pier, home to an aquarium and marine studies lab. The pier is located in the middle of Manhattan’s quaint downtown area, with its many fine restaurants and small shops.

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Manhattan Beach “Walk Street”

Manhattan Beach real estate is a study of contrasts. Many original beach cottages and small homes remain, although they are rapidly being torn down and recycled into large, expensive homes. The value of land is very high. The focal point in Manhattan Beach is it’s landmark pier and the small downtown shopping and restaurant district that start at the end of the pier. Manhattan’s oceanfront walk, the The Strand, is a unique stretch of oceanfront land that’s home to dog walkers, bike riders, rollerbladers and skateboarders. Manhattan Beach is bisected into east and west sides by Sepulveda, which is also known as the Pacific Coast Highway. Homes within 4 or 5 blocks of the beach are in the Sand Section. Many streets in the Sand Section are “walkstreets”, which are for pedestrians only and highly sought after. Other Westside neighborhoods include the Tre Section and the Hill Section. The Hill Section is known for its ocean views. East side neighborhoods include Manhattan Village, which is a gated community, Liberty Village, Manhattan Heights, and the Mira Costa area. Many east side homes sit on large lots.
Manhattan Beach is home to the newest television and film production facility in Southern California, Raleigh Manhattan Beach Studios. This is the first studio built from the ground up in California in 60 years. The 550,000 square foot project consists of fourteen art deco sound stages, office space, and related facilities. Some of the tenants producing shows in this studio include 20th Century Fox, “The OC”, “The Practice”, “CSI Miami”, “Boston Public”, and “Cold Case”.”Ally McBeal”, “Pirates of the Caribbean”, and “Panic Room” were produced in Manhattan Beach as well. Many people in the entertainment industry call Manhattan Beach home.

  1. 7 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 2,784 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,700 sqft
    Year built: 1961
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 2
  2. 5 beds, 2 full, 3 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,900 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,230 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5
  3. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,193 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,726 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 5
  4. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,047 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,699 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 5
  5. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,943 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,485 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5
  6. 6 beds, 5 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 6,342 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,429 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 5
  7. 5 beds, 2 full, 4 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,755 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,493 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5
  8. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,743 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,500 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 6
  9. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,406 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,502 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 6
  10. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,665 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,232 sqft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 6
  11. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,690 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,000 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 7
  12. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,972 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,092 sqft
    Year built: 1983
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 7
  13. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,228 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,638 sqft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 7
  14. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 2,606 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,485 sqft
    Year built: 1963
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 7
  15. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,941 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,600 sqft
    Year built: 1958
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 9
  16. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,053 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,458 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 9
  17. 5 beds, 2 full, 2 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 3,589 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,640 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 9
  18. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,449 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,216 sqft
    Year built: 1985
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 10
  19. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,442 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,490 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 13
  20. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,860 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,440 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 13
  21. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,250 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,588 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 14
  22. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 5,072 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,501 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Days on market: 14
  23. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,680 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,736 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 14
  24. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 quarter baths
    Home size: 4,869 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,742 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 14
  25. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,279 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,700 sqft
    Year built: 2009
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 15
  26. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 3,180 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,481 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 15
  27. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,988 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,201 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 18
  28. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,517 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 19
  29. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 6,342 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,095 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 20
  30. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,900 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,693 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 20
  31. 5 beds, 2 full, 3 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,245 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,643 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 20
  32. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,366 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,645 sqft
    Year built: 2011
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 20
  33. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,340 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,351 sqft
    Year built: 1964
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 21
  34. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,250 sqft
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 21
  35. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,680 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 22
  36. 4 beds, 3 full, 3 half baths
    Home size: 4,160 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,393 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 23
  37. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 3,588 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,634 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 26
  38. 5 beds, 2 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,550 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,000 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 27
  39. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,309 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,479 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 27
  40. 4 beds, 4 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 4,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,708 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 27
  41. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,915 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,694 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 27
  42. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,660 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,494 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 27
  43. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,880 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,139 sqft
    Year built: 2002
    Days on market: 28
  44. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,334 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,691 sqft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 29
  45. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,117 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,699 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Days on market: 33
  46. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 5,381 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,334 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 34
  47. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,918 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,698 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 34
  48. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,350 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,652 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 34
  49. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,012 sq ft
    Lot size: 26,658 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 35
  50. 6 beds, 2 full, 5 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,410 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,700 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 37

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