We have previously written about Manhattan Beach Strand Real Estate and Real Estate for sale on the Hermosa Beach Strand. As Strand homes are the benchmark for all other Manhattan Beach Sand Section Real Estate and Hermosa Beach Sand Section Real Estate sales, we get frequent requests for updates on this site as well as our sister website www.90254realestate.com. This blog post will review homes sold on the Strand in Manhattan Beach CA as well as current active MLS listings and properties currently in escrow. Hermosa Beach CA Strand Real Estate can be found on www.90254realestate.com. We hope you find this Strand Real Estate update useful whether want to buy or sell a Strand home or are just curious about the market. For more information on active MLS listings in Manhattan Beach, call 310 975 5139.
As of this writing there have been 7 sales in 2011 on The Strand. 2 have been in Manhattan Beach and 5 in Hermosa. The Manhattan Beach homes sold for $7.3M and $10.9M. Strand single family home prices in Hermosa Beach ranged from a "low" $3.6M to a high of $12.6M. So, surprisingly Hermosa Beach Strand Real Estate was ostensibly bringing a higher price than Manhattan Beach. One Strand condo sold in Hermosa Beach for $1.56M. Currently there are 5 homes for sale on The Strand in Hermosa Beach, 6 for sale on the Manhattan Beach Strand (of which 1 is a condo). There is one Manhattan Beach Strand home in escrow and none on the Hermosa Beach Strand.
1600 The Strand, Manhattan Beach CA, 90254: This 5226 sq ft Ray Kappe Design concrete, steel, and stone 3 bedroom single family home was built in 1985, prior to current codes, and has a rare rooftop pool, pivoting sculpted stainless steel front door and an elevator. You may have seen this property heavily promoted everywhere, we even saw it featured on the Huffington Post, during the 423 days it was on the market. It was originally listed for sale in the MLS for $13.5M, reduced to $12,5M and sold for $10.9M 1600 The Strand was listed by Peninsula Sotheby's International Realty who also represented the "all cash" buyer. Follow this link for more pictures and to view the listing: MLS S10012063.
3516 The Strand, Manhattan Beach CA, 90266: 6 bedrooms 5 bathrooms 5550 sq ft on a 3500 sq ft lot, "Villa Toscana Sul Pacifico" was built by Sexton Homes and is thought to resemble an authentic Tuscan home. Originally listed by Shorewood Realtors then South Bay Brokers, started out in the MLS considerably above $10M, was reduced to $9.85M, then $8.5M and eventually sold by the listing agent at South Bay Brokers for $7.3M. Terms were "all cash". Click on the MLS # to view the listing: MLS S10094839.
4314 The Strand, Manhattan Beach CA, 90266: 3 bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms 2649 sq ft tri-level penthouse-style condo in the El Porto section of the north end of Manhattan Beach. Listed by South Bay Brokers in the MLS as of March 2011, this property has not seen a price reduction yet. The listing agent notes the Master Suite is on the Strand level. Compares well to attached townhouses although it may well take a price hit due to El Porto location. Listed for $3.25M. MLS S11030233.
3112 The Strand, Manhattan Beach CA, 90266: 3913 sq ft on a 3500 sq ft lot, this single family home is a classic example of mid 20th Century architecture. This house has three bedrooms, office and family room and is split into 2 separate living areas, front and back. There is also a three bdrm two bath rental. Listed by Real Estate West and the listing agent states that the house is priced below market value at $5,499,000 (reduced from $6.9M). It has been on the market considerably over 6 months.
3308 The Strand, Manhattan Beach CA, 90266: This 3090 sq ft house is the quintessential 1950's Strand Beach House and is being sold by the original owner (listed with South Bay Brokers). The home features a beautiful brick courtyard, large living room with stacked stone fireplace, granite counter kitchen with built ins, master suite with dressing area. 4bedrooms and 4.5 baths and the requisite beach shower dressing room. Priced at $6.2M. MLS S11080852.
2504 The Strand, Manhattan Beach CA, 90266: Built in 1956, 3416 sq ft. The main home offers 3 ocean side decks, 3 bedrooms, 4 baths, 3 fireplaces and a fabulous kitchen, dining and living area. Floor to ceiling glass doors afford stunning ocean views, breezes and spectacular sunset views. Floating stairs lead you to the luxurious master suite with panoramic ocean views, fireplace and ocean side deck. There is also a one bedroom, one bathroom apt with a large outdoor deck. Listed by Shorewood Realtors for $6.49M. MLS S11026080.
2920 The Strand, Manhattan Beach CA, 90266: North facing corner location on The Strand. An oversize lot with 43 feet of beach frontage. 7 beds, 6.5 baths plus a bonus room/office near the pool and spa situated inside of a private atrium. Top floor has the large master suite with two sitting areas, fireplace, balcony, and a loft. 5 bedrooms sit on the top floor, two bedroom/bathroom suites are on the lower floor. Built in 1988, 5628 sq ft, 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms. On the market for over 2 years. Listed by Shorewood Realtors for $10,995,000 after price reductions. MLS S11013123.
2020 The Strand, Manhattan Beach CA, 90266: Double corner Strand lot also including the property at 2016 The Strand. There is approximately sixty six feet of Strand frontage when these two lots are combined. The house was built in 1917, so this is a land value offering. We're trying to figure out where the listing agent is going with the pricing: $27M. Not a misprint - actually a price reduction from $30M. The property is listed by Shorewood Realtors. MLS S11007471.
2908 The Strand, Manhattan Beach CA, 90266: Spectacular and hard to find oversized Strand lot (4,550s.f.) in premier “Gold Coast” location boasting an exceptional 44.32’ of frontage. Priced at lot value, the property currently features an extensively remodeled, super clean 4,142s.f. 5 bedroom, 5 bath home that is the perfect “live now, build later” opportunity. Remodeled kitchen features stainless Viking appliances, new tile counters with stone mosaic backsplash, family breakfast area and hardwood flooring. Large master suite with exposed beam ceilings, his and her closets, a huge deck and a recently remodeled master bath featuring slab stone counters, stone flooring and large tub with larger frameless multi head shower. Three other secondary bedrooms on top floor with two addtional baths. Listed by Shorewood Realtors for $8.295M, we'll let you know what it sells for when the escrow closes. MLS S11069606.
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