2 Sales in Manhattan Beach Above $20,000,000 in 2017

By Keith Kyle

2017 has seen a few sales with HUGE numbers that are still pretty unheard of….even in this high end luxury community.

The record setter was at 1000 The Strand closing at $21,000,000.  This was a showcase piece of land with an older multi unit building.  Sitting on an oversized lot just 2 blocks from downtown and the pier, this oversized property offered stunning and unblockable views of the Manhattan Beach pier, the beach, and the coastline.  The 4 plex currently on the lot consists of a 4 bedroom “owners” unit along with 3 two bedroom units and almost 6,000 square feet.  The home closed escrow in May.  Originally offered in 2015 at $28,900,000 the home was featured in the LA Times as a potential record setter.

The second highest sale of the year was another legacy type property in the Manhattan Beach hill section at 814 Pacific.  This incredible estate sat on a 23,000+ foot lot which is massive even by hill section standards.  The challenge in Manhattan Beach is that even into the multi millions….you can’t have it all.  That’s not the case with 814 Pacific as it most definitely had it all…..large house, huge yard, big view, pool, sport court, gym area, 5 car garage, guest house…

The home offered almost 10,000 feet with the main home featuring 5 bedrooms and 5 1/2 baths with many of the rooms offering big ocean views.  The property also had a detached guest house with 1 bedroom 1 bath and a separate “man cave”.  Although the home is great, it’s the outdoor areas that truly make it spectacular.

3420 The Strand Manhattan Beach – September’s Big Sale

The biggest sale of the month was located on the oceanfront Strand at 3420 The Strand. This was a pretty spectacular home perched fairly high on the dune offering stunning views. The home featured 5 bedrooms, 6 baths and an enormous 5,500 square feet on 3 levels. Built in 2003 and designed by renowned Architects Grant Kirkpatrick and Erik Evens of KAA Design Group, 3420 The Strand enjoys a corner walkstreet lot with great beach and walkstreet frontages.

Originally listed at $17,995,000 and reduced in July to $16,500,000 the home sold for $15,400,000. For information on the current oceanfront Strand homes for sale contact Manhattan Beach realtor Keith Kyle with Vista Sotheby’s International.

417 and 421 Paseo De La Playa – Manhattan Beach Oceanfront Strand Alternative

While $25,000,000 is a list price that we occasionally see in Manhattan Beach, it really takes something special to come on the market in

this rarified air anywhere else.  Something special it is, however.  While the price is staggering for the Hollywood Riviera, there’s no disputing that the home (s) being sold at 417 Paseo De La Playa are pretty incredible.  The lots along Paseo De La Playa are already huge as they extend all the way to the beach but in this case there’s not one, but two separate parcels for sale.  What also makes this compound type property unique is the beach access.  It can take years to go through the California coastal process of trying to get beach access and it’s often denied.  In this case there’s not only beach access but a private volleyball court!  Here’s information from listing agent Chris Adlam of Vista Sotheby’s International.

With over 62,000 square feet of beach-front property on TWO SEPARATE PARCELS, this dramatic compound is almost impossible to duplicate. The main house (417 Paseo de la Playa) is over 10,000 square feet of exquisite living area, and the “companion house” (421 Paseo de la Playa) has over 5,500 square feet. Both homes are located behind gated entrances, both with direct access to the sand, a spectacular pool & spa, a private sand volleyball court, and a large yard. The views span from Palos Verdes through the beach cities, including the entire Santa Monica Bay.

417 Paseo de la Playa, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (MLS # PV17206016)

(all data current as of 1/22/2018)
Price $25,000,000
Beds 7
Baths 10 baths
Home size 10,200 sq ft
Lot Size 1.44 ac
Days on Market 138
Status Active
With over 62,000 square feet of beach-front property on TWO SEPARATE PARCELS, this dramatic compound is almost impossible to duplicate. The main house (417 Paseo de la Playa) is over 10,000 square feet of exquisite living area, and the “companion house” (421 Paseo de la Playa) has over 5,500 square feet. Both homes are located behind gated entrances, both with direct access to the sand, a spectacular pool & spa, a private sand volleyball court, and a large yard. The views span from Palos Verdes through the beach cities, including the entire Santa Monica Bay. Some of the features include Geothermal heating and cooling, Crestron Home Automation System, Lutron lighting system, movie theater, home gym, wine cellar, elevator, pizza oven, back-up generator, closed circuit cameras, one 4-car garage, one 3-car garage, and much more. This spectacular property offers direct beach access, mesmerizing views, and perhaps most important… privacy. Located just 9 miles from LAX, this is a one of kind, legacy type property, not likely to be replicated in the South Bay.

Property Type(s): Single Family

Last Updated 9/6/2017 Tract
Year Built 2005 Community 128 - Hollywood Riviera
Garage Spaces n/a County Los Angeles
Total Parking n/a


School District Torrance Unified

Additional Details

Lot 1.44 acre(s) Area 128 - Hollywood Riviera
HOA Dues 0.00 Parking Spaces: 7.00
Pool Description Private,In Ground Utilities Public;
View Description Bay,Bluff,City Lights,Coastline,Ocean,Panoramic,Pier,Pool,Water,White Water Water Public
Waterfront Description Beach Access,Beach Front,Ocean Access,Oc


Air See Remarks
Air Conditioning Yes
Fireplace Yes
Garage Direct Garage Access, Garage - Two Door, Oversized, P
Heat See Remarks
Interior Elevator, High Ceilings (9 Feet+), Home Automation System
Lot Description Back Yard, Bluff Front, Lot Over 40000 Sqft, Yard
Master on Main Yes
Pool Yes
Style Custom Built
View Yes
Waterfront Yes


Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read full disclaimer.

Listing provided by : Chris Adlam CalBRE:00967574, Vista Sotheby's Int'l Realty

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108 The Strand – Modern Oceanfront Luxury in Manhattan Beach

With an open layout and spectacular views, this is modern beach living at it’s finest. Located in the highly sought after south Sand Section 108 The Strand is stunning both inside and out. Designed by renowned architect Louis Tomaro this luxury property sits high above the beach offering panoramic ocean and pier views.  Enjoy dazzling sunsets from all three levels.  Designed as a showcase home, the layout is ideal for entertaining with an extremely open and adaptable design

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The lowest priced oceanfront home in Manhattan Beach

By Keith Kyle

As of July 5th there are 6 beachfront homes for sale on The Strand of Manhattan Beach.  Prices for these rare oceanfront homes and lots has  always been in high demand and prices have skyrocketed in the past 10 years.  Currently the home at 4117 The Strand is the lease expensive home for sale with a list price of $6,495,000.  The home is really being sold for land value and has now officially surpassed the one year mark that it’s been for sale.

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Oceanfront “Strand” Home Inventory Continues to Increase

By Keith Kyle

In a real estate market dominated by huge demand and record low inventory, the luxury homes of the Strand in Manhattan and Hermosa Beach continue to buck the trend. While prices on these priced oceanfront homes continues to skyrocket, buyers for this luxury product are obviously in short supply as the inventory continues to mount.  Contact us for more information about these homes or visit our  Strand homes for sale page for the latest oceanfront listings.

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2016 Manhattan Beach Sand Section Real Estate Recap

Ahh the sand section of Manhattan Beach.  Ocean views, walking distance to the beach and some great housing options including the Strand and family friendly walkstreets.

The sand section had yet another incredible year with values rising rapidly, builders buying everything older than 2000 and demand continual for new properties.  2016 saw impressive numbers in this exclusive part of Manhattan Beach.


Type Address Price $ Per Foot Bed/Bath Sq Feet Year Day on MKT
CONDO/A 330 41ST ST #F $1,180,000 $959 2/3,0,0,0 1230 1986 46/46
TWNHS/A 502 Rosecrans AV #B $1,210,000 $722 2/2,0,1,0 1677/A 2000/ASR 125/125
SFR/A 226 44TH ST $1,300,000 $1,729 1/0,1,0,0 752/SEE 1948 34/34
CONDO/A 330 41st ST #E $1,315,000 $1,069 2/1,1,1,0 1230/A 1986/ASR 71/71
SFR/D 222 38th PL $1,325,000 $1,202 2/1,1,0,0 1102/A 1927/ASR 19/147
SFR/D 216 Moonstone ST $1,400,000 $2,056 1/1,0,0,0 681/A 1932/ASR 73/73
SFR/D 131 Kelp ST $1,475,000 $1,053 2/2,0,0,0 1401/S 1929/ASR 175/194
SFR/D 228 28th PL $1,585,000 $1,019 2/1,1,0,0 1556/A 1937/ASR 21/21
SFR/D 205 40th ST $1,600,000 $1,973 2/1,0,0,0 811/A 1929/ASR 14/14
SFR/D 444 28th ST $1,600,000 $2,111 2/1,0,0,0 758/A 1927/ASR 06/06/17
SFR/A 123 El Porto ST $1,600,000 $1,709 2/2,0,0,0 936/A 1927/ASR 0/129
SFR/D 3203 Vista DR $1,610,000 $1,541 2/1,1,0,0 1045/AP 1932/ASR 36/36
SFR/D 537 24th ST $1,650,000 $1,043 3/2,0,0,0 1582/A 1953/ASR 33/33
SFR/A 120 42nd ST $1,725,000 $1,106 2/0,3,0,0 1560/A 1960/ASR 47/47
SFR/D 424 1st ST $1,790,000 $1,418 3/2,0,0,0 1262/T 1953/ASR 102/102
SFR/D 317 8th PL $1,800,000 $1,333 3/2,0,0,0 1350/S 1937/ASR 75/75
SFR/D 200 Moonstone $1,830,000 $1,262 3/3,0,0,0 1450/A 1958/ASR 23/23
TWNHS/A 3602 Manhattan AV $1,850,000 $1,151 3/2,1,1,0 1607/A 1989/ASR 334/334
SFR/D 316 31st ST $1,850,000 $1,395 2/2,0,1,0 1326/A 1962/PUB 16/16
SFR/D 532 21st ST $1,855,000 $1,391 2/1,0,1,0 1334/A 1941/ASR 108/108
SFR/D 410 31st ST $1,950,000 $1,226 3/2,0,0,0 1590/A 1969/ASR 88/88
TWNHS/A 433 Marine AV #B $1,950,000 $1,075 3/3,0,1,0 1814/A 1990/ASR 46/46
SFR/D 817 N Valley DR $1,982,500 $1,322 3/2,0,0,0 1500/SEE 2012/SEE 23/23
TWNHS/A 437 Marine AV #B $1,995,000 $1,100 3/3,0,1,0 1814/A 1990/ASR 39/39
SFR/D 520 24th ST $2,000,000 $1,285 3/2,0,0,0 1556/A 1948/ASR 58/58
SFR/D 334 11th ST $2,000,000 $1,471 3/3,0,0,0 1360/A 1963/ASR 01/01/17
SFR/D 129 15th PL $2,050,000 $1,708 2/1,1,0,0 1200/A 1930/ASR 07/07/17
SFR/D 524 23rd ST $2,100,000 $1,246 4/1,2,0,0 1686/A 1954/ASR 63/63
TWNHS/D 3105 Vista DR $2,100,000 $873 3/2,1,1,0 2406/A 2003/ASR 330/330
SFR/D 464 29th ST $2,150,000 $1,433 3/2,0,0,0 1500/A 1955/ASR 137/137
SFR/D 4021 Ocean DR $2,200,000 $3,873 1/1,0,0,0 568/A 1924/ASR 02/02/17
SFR/D 441 23rd ST $2,200,000 $879 3/3,0,0,0 2504/A 1961/APP 108/108
SFR/D 4109 Crest DR $2,200,000 $1,128 3/3,0,1,0 1950/A 2001/ASR 08/08/17
SFR/D 329 1st Street $2,245,000 $1,083 4/2,0,1,0 2072/A 1970/ASR 44/44
DPLX/A 201 Shell ST $2,250,000 $1,398 4/4,0,0,0 1610/A 1990/ASR 09/09/17
SFR/D 521 24TH ST $2,250,000 $1,554 4/2,0,0,0 1448/A 1947/ASR 16/16
TWNHS/D 200 38th ST $2,250,000 $1,249 3/3,0,1,0 1802/T 2006/ASR 08/01/97
TWNHS/A 2113 Grandview AV $2,255,000 $1,098 3/4,0,0,0 2054/AP 2004/APP 17/17
TWNHS/A 316 13th $2,309,000 $1,100 3/3,0,1,0 2100/A 1999/ASR 70/70
TWNHS/D 425 Marine AV $2,350,000 $1,293 3/3,0,1,0 1817/B 2008/BLD 100/100
TWNHS/D 512 Manhattan AV #B $2,400,000 $1,599 2/3,0,0,0 1501/A 1979/ASR 07/01/29
TWNHS/D 2315 Grandview AV $2,450,000 $1,119 4/3,0,1,0 2190/P 2007/BLD 113/113
TWNHS/A 2803 Alma AV $2,462,500 $1,231 3/3,0,1,0 2000/A 2005/ASR 50/50
SFR/D 229 9th ST $2,500,000 $1,676 2/2,0,0,0 1492/A 1979/ASR 57/57
TWNHS/A 2909 Highland AV $2,530,000 $1,246 3/3,0,1,0 2030/A 2006/ASR 61/61
TWNHS/D 2416 Highland AV $2,599,000 $1,112 3/3,0,1,0 2337/B 2002/ASR 43/43
SFR/D 2821 Crest DR $2,600,000 $1,973 2/2,0,0,0 1318/A 1937/ASR 163/163
SFR/D 444 27th ST $2,610,000 $1,026 3/2,0,1,0 2544/A 2004/APP 07/07/17
TWNHS/A 216 31st ST $2,625,000 $1,435 3/2,1,1,0 1829/A 1991/ASR 81/81
SFR/D 326 2nd ST $2,650,000 $2,454 3/1,1,1,0 1080/A 1941/ASR 61/61
SFR/D 443 23rd PL $2,700,000 $1,134 4/2,1,0,0 2381/A 1933/ASR 01/01/17
SFR/D 2804 Highland AV $2,710,500 $1,130 3/3,0,1,0 2398/A 2003/ASR 29/29
SFR/D 500 4th ST $2,761,500 $2,185 4/2,0,0,0 1264/A 1947/ASR 36/36
TWNHS/A 3603 Manhattan AV $2,800,000 $1,464 3/3,0,1,0 1912/A 1996/ASR 33/33
SFR/D 4101 Crest DR $2,800,000 $1,050 3/3,0,1,0 2667/B 2016/BLD 39/39
CONDO/A 1318 The Strand $3,000,000 $2,179 2/2,0,0,0 1377/AP 1963/APP 07/07/17
TWNHS/A 429 Marine PL $3,065,000 $1,131 4/2,2,1,0 2710/B 2016/BLD 136/136
SFR/D 405 5th $3,150,000 $1,235 4/1,1,1,0 2550/A 1974/ASR 01/01/17
SFR/D 541 4TH ST $3,245,000 $902 4/3,0,1,0 3596 1990 39/111
SFR/D 509 5th ST $3,280,000 $1,333 3/3,0,0,0 2460/SEE 1998/ASR 201/201
SFR/D 435 10th ST $3,350,000 $1,657 4/2,0,1,0 2022/A 1952/ASR 134/134
TWNHS/A 2215 Bayview DR $3,425,000 $1,302 4/3,1,0,0 2630/A 2007/ASR 306/306
SFR/D 336 6th ST $3,487,500 $2,130 3/3,0,0,0 1637/A 1940/ASR 06/06/17
SFR/D 3300 Alma AV $3,525,000 $1,009 4/3,0,1,0 3492/B 2002/ASR 13/13
SFR/A 316 17th ST $3,525,000 $1,978 5/3,0,0,0 1782/A 1951/ASR 40/40
SFR/D 216 9th PL $3,599,000 $1,789 3/1,2,1,0 2012/D 2016/BLD 215/215
SFR/D 428 7th ST $3,650,000 $1,314 3/3,0,1,0 2778/A 1981/ASR 61/61
SFR/D 304 18th ST $3,670,000 $1,393 5/3,0,0,0 2634/AP 1955/ASR 09/09/17
SFR/D 404 4th ST $3,700,000 $3,642 3/1,0,0,0 1016/A 1950/ASR 03/03/17
TWNHS/A 428 23rd ST $3,745,000 $1,369 4/2,2,1,0 2735/B 2016/BLD 36/36
TWNHS/A 814 Highland $3,800,000 $1,516 4/3,0,1,0 2507/B 2016/ASR 248/248
SFR/D 1208 Manhattan AV $3,988,000 $1,418 3/2,0,1,0 2813/B 1987/BLD 08/08/17
SFR/D 404 20TH ST $3,995,000 $999 4/4,0,1,0 4000 2001 41/138
SFR/D 2807 Manhattan AV $4,000,000 $1,269 6/4,0,0,0 3153/A 1968/ASR 13/13
SFR/D 617 Manhattan AV $4,250,000 $2,160 3/1,1,1,0 1968/A 1989/ASR 66/66
SFR/D 3220 Alma AV $4,275,000 $1,272 4/4,0,1,0 3362/B 2015/BLD 135/135
SFR/D 221 Homer ST $4,467,532 $1,784 4/1,2,1,0 2504/B 2016/BLD 43/99
SFR/D 440 6th ST $4,600,000 $1,099 6/5,0,1,0 4186/B 2009/ASR 35/35
SFR/A 212 16th ST $4,625,000 $2,594 5/4,0,0,0 1783/A 1939/ASR 107/107
TWNHS/A 611 Bayview DR $4,650,000 $1,709 3/1,3,0,0 2721/AP 2013/ASR 25/25
SFR/D 216 16th ST $4,960,000 $1,424 5/6,0,0,0 3482/A 1990/ASR 83/174
SFR/D 121 21st ST $5,036,700 $1,543 4/4,0,0,0 3264/A 1981/EST 15/15
SFR/D 2308 Manhattan AV $5,150,000 $1,342 8/8,0,0,0 3839/A 1966/ASR 13/13
SFR/D 516 4th ST $5,250,000 $1,216 5/5,0,1,0 4317/B 2016/BLD 85/85
SFR/D 441 3rd ST $5,350,000 $1,239 5/4,0,1,0 4319/B 2016/BLD 67/292
SFR/D 2908 Manhattan AV $6,000,000 $1,791 3/3,0,1,0 3350/B 2012/ASR 0/110
SFR/D 232 6th ST $7,385,000 $1,710 5/5,0,2,0 4319/B 2016/BLD 168/168
SFR/D 200 16th St. $9,000,000 $2,169 4/4,0,1,0 4150/B 2015/BLD 118/118
SFR/D 125 2nd ST $9,241,000 $2,170 4/4,0,1,0 4258/E 2014/SLR 57/57

90210 Beach House is On the Market at 3500 The Strand in Hermosa Beach

By Keith Kyle

If you were born during or around the 70’s or just a pop culture fan, you’re certainly going to remember this house.  This is the place where Dylan, Brandon, Brenda and the rest of them hung out for the summer.  It also was a big turning point in the popularity of the show from what we’ve read as the show went from pretty tame to a bit racier when they hit the beach.

The home is actually located at 3500 The Strand in Hermosa Beach and is the very last home before the Strand takes a short push east and sits right on the border of Manhattan Beach and Hermosa.  It’s certainly not the only famous home in town but it’s one of the more recognizable.  We’re not quite sure how the 90210 crowd had it laid out, but it’s actually a triplex and given the unique location it fronts the beach on two sides.

All of this nostalgia and fame (more likely an extremely unique location for a future home) can be yours for a cool $16,500,000.  Contact us for more information.

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108 The Strand – Luxury Beach Front Living in Manhattan Beach

Designed by renowned architect Louie Tomaro this spectacular ocean front home combines modern luxury with a 108-the-strand-manhattan-beachcasual elegance fitting well into the Manhattan Beach Strand landscape.  Designed with a modern flair the home is a showcase property for the most discerning buyer.  Featuring 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and over 6500 square feet the home is designed with entertaining in mind and with the beachfront location, you won’t have to look hard for friends to entertain.

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11 of 39 Sand Section Homes for Sale are Oceanfront

By Keith KyleManhattan-Beach-Strand

I’ve written in the past about just how rare and valuable oceanfront homes in Manhattan Beach are.  Nothing has changed in that regard as prices have actually reach stratospheric levels and simply put, the number of homes on the beach is limited and always will be.  They may rebuild some of them, but there’s no room to build new homes.

Having said all of that it’s fairly amazing that over a quarter of the homes available in the sand section of Manhattan Beach are located on the oceanfront street known as The Strand.  A few years back it would have been difficult to find a single Strand home for sale.  Now there are 11 and most are staying on the market for quite a while.  The primary reason for this is that most Strand home sellers are asking for fairly unbelievable prices for their homes.  While there’s always a demand for luxury oceanfront homes even the higher end luxury home buyers are priced out of this neighborhood.