417 Paseo De La Playa – Once In a Lifetime Property in the Hollywood Riviera

While the price is staggering for this are of the South Bay, 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 10/17/2017)
Price $25,000,000
Beds 7
Baths 10 baths
Home size 10,200 sq ft
Lot Size 1.44 ac
Days on Market 42
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

Schools

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

Features

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
LotDescription Back Yard, Bluff Front, Lot Over 40000 Sqft, Yard
Master on Main Yes
Pool Yes
Style Custom Built
View Yes
Waterfront Yes

Location

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

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

(view all details for MLS #PV17206016)

The Changing Face of Paseo De La Playa in the Hollywood Riviera

For lack of a more refined way of putting it….Paseo De La Playa in the Hollywood Riviera is probably one of the coolest streets in the South Bay.  With enormous lots that extend all the way to the sand at Torrance Beach, panoramic ocean views and stunning queens necklace views, these homes offer it all.  Unlike the beachfront homes of the Manhattan and Hermosa Strand, homes on the west side of Paseo De La Playa offer stunning ocean and coastline views by day, stunning sunsets in the evening and incredible ocean/city lights at night.  Most of the homes along the street were tract type houses built in the 1970s with very much a Brady Bunch look and feel.  That’s all changed in the last few years with 7 of the homes having extreme makeovers.  See the current homes for sale on Paseo De La Playa in the Hollywood Riviera.

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Waterfront Information Center Open House Scheduled for January 19th

The Waterfront Information Center has recently moved to a more suitable location in and near the area of the proposed CenterCal project.  Their new address is:

239 N. Harbor Dr.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

They are having an open house this evening (1/19) to hear about the project and to see the model.

From the Waterfront website:

 

TWO PRESENTATION TIMES TO ATTEND 

Due to overwhelming interest, The Waterfront Information Center open house

will now have two presentation opportunities to attend on Thursday, Jan. 19.

As we would like to provide everyone a chance to view the model,

your presence is politely requested to attend only one.*

First presentation – 6 p.m.

Second presentation – 7 p.m.
Presentations by Jean Paul Wardy, President, CenterCal Properties.

Tour our new home, view The Waterfront 3-D model & learn more about

the proposed project with your fellow Redondo Beach community members.

Light refreshments will be served and parking validation will be provided.

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

239 N. Harbor Dr.,

Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Can’t make this event? Mark your calendars & join us 

Feb. 6 or Feb. 27 for two additional open house events. Details to follow.

*Please note, if you have already RSVP’ed to attend, you do not need to do so again.

No Shortage of Oceanfront Condos For Sale in Ocean Plaza – 531 Esplanade

It would seem that Ocean Plaza, located at 531 Esplanade, is having a selling frenzy with 4 separate condos for sale.  Due to zoning, South Redondo Beach offers some of the only high rise style buildings in the South Bay and Ocean Plaza is the tallest.  The building features a pool and spa, club house style room, top floor workout room and most condos have big ocean views.  Take a video tour of the oceanfront condos of the Esplanade in Redondo Beach.  Although the Ocean Plaza building sits ocean front, most units are on the sides of the buildings with balconies angling towards the beach.  In general the higher the floor, and further west in the building means bigger views.

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New Real Estate Site Dedicated to The Village and Seascape in Redondo Beach

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There’s a new site dedicated to the homes in the communities of The Village and Seascape in South Redondo Beach.  Dedicated to the coastal lifestyle offered in these ocean view communities, The Village Redondo Beach real estate website offers information on the floorplans, current condos for sale, recent homes sales, the community and the ammenities of the communities.  The site focuses on the communities ranging from the 100s in the Village known as Seascape 2 to the 600 The Village addresses known as Seascape 3.

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If oceanfront is what you’re looking for…..

By Keith Kyle 501 Paseo De La Playa Hollywood Riviera

I’ve been fortunate to represent a few clients on purchases or sales along Paseo De La Playa in the Hollywood Riviera and the locations is nothing short of spectacular.  Paseo De La Playa is the oceanfront street that connects Redondo Beach with the beginning of the Palos Verdes Peninsula and offers a lifestyle not found in many places.

The recent listing of 501 Paseo De La Playa is no exception.  This 5 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home sits high on the bluff and offers mesmerizing views of the ocean, Palos Verdes and the beautiful coastline from Redondo to Malibu.

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Home Spotlight – 717 Esplanade in Redondo Beach

Sometimes spectacular homes don’t sell.  That’s usually due to them being overpriced, but that still doesn’t make the 717 Esplanade Redondo Beachhomes any less cool.  This weeks spotlight home is located oceanfront in Redondo Beach on at 717 Esplanade.  The home is magnificent in just about every way with a higher elevation than anything comparable on the Strand in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach and an oversized lot of over 11,000 feet allowing the home to be very large at over 7000 feet while still having incredible outdoor areas with a patio and a pool (not to mention the beach and ocean are only 40 feet away?) With 4 bedrooms and 6 1/2 baths the spaces are large with tremendous views of course.

Having said all of that the home was originally listed at $14,250,000 in May of 2013!  That’s a long time on the market in any circumstances but given that the past two years have possibly been the hottest since 2006 with prices skyrocketing and demand at an all time high, it’s pretty clear that even at the current price of $12,999,999 it’s still sitting.  If this home were in Manhattan or Hermosa it likely would have sold prior to it being listed, but the reality is that it’s not in Manhattan or Hermosa.  It’s a spectacular house in and even more spectacular location but given the highest previous number was $8.1M and that was for a 21,000 foot lot it’s still a reach, but who knows….with the asking price for the oceanfront condos at 1500 Esplanade being $4,000,000 and up, values are getting more in line with 717 Esplanade all of the time.

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1500 Esplanade Oceanfront Condos Now on the MLS

By Keith Kyle1500 Esplanade Redondo Beach

For months now we’ve seen the construction happening at 1500 Esplanade.  These oceanview condos are ideally located on the Esplanade with stunning views stretching from Palos Verdes and Catalina to Malibu. Sitting on the east side of the Esplanade, they offer unblocked and unblockable views.   Realtors and buyers were eagerly awaiting the final product but unfortunately the developer had decided that he would only deal directly with buyers and did not want buyers to have their own representation.  While several units are already sold, Redondo Beach and Palos Verdes from the Esplanadethat strategy has taken an obvious turn as 4 of these condos are now active on the local MLS.  The units range between 3000 ft and 32oo feet and offer either 3 bed/3 bath or 4 bed 3.5 bath.  Currently the units are priced at $4,000,000.  Contact us for more information or to set up a showing of these beautiful homes.

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Building Spotlight – Oceanfront Living at the Sand Castle – 615 Esplanade

By Keith Kyle
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Located oceanfront at 615 Esplanade, the Sand Castle represents the prototypical beachfront condo in Redondo Beach.  Consisting of two separate buildings, one truly oceanfront and the other sitting above and behind, the Sandcastle offers some incredible views and all that comes along with oceanfront living.  Dazzling sunsets, whales and dolphins out front, cool ocean breezes and that wonderful smell of the ocean.

Built in 1971, the Sand Castle definitely shows some signs of aging as it’s constantly subject to the salty spray but as it’s block wall construction it’s a very rugged feeling building and  the location just can’t be better.  The Sand Castle has 96 units, with the majority being 1 bedroom/1 bath and 719 square feet.  The layout of these units is long and The Sand Castle Redondoskinny with the bedroom furthest east, kitchen in the middle and the living room facing the ocean.  This makes for some truly spectacular views, even from the kitchen.  Due to the block wall construction, many of the units have a rather industrial feel but some have been updated considerably.  The one bedroom units can range from the low $600,000s to …..depending on the location.  The front

building enjoys incredible oceanfront views from every level.  The rear building has partial views (horizon only) on the 5th floor (technically the first floor of the rear building) and the 6th floor (again technically the 2nd floor of the rear building) had bigger views but the sand and wave views are blocked by the front building.

The top floor of both the front and rear building offer a larger layout with 1 bed plus a large loft and 2 bathrooms.  Due to the very high ceilings they offer a sense of space that far exceeds the actual additional square footage.  The size of the units isn’t entirely clear with some units larger than others and the tax records not being completely accurate.  The layout is generally the same as the one bedroom with the addition of the stairs and loft.

HOA dues vary somewhat but as of this article they were a bit under $400 a month.  The Sand Castle does not have a pool or spa, but there is a pretty great place to swim directly in front.

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Current Sand Castle Listings
Current Esplanade Listings

 

Video Tour of the Oceanfront Condos of the Esplanade Redondo Beach

By Keith Kyle

We hope that this video may give you a better sense of some of the oceanfront buildings and complexes along the Esplanade in Redondo Beach.  Due to the cities zoning, the most affordable way of living oceanfront is along the Esplanade in buildings such as the Surfrider, Ocean Plaza, San Simeon, Sand Castle and more….visit our oceanfront condos in Redondo Beach to see the current listings along the water and homes for sale.

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