Condo Spotlight – Vista Bahia in the Hollywood Riviera at 201 Calle Miramar

As you’ll often hear in real estate….it’s all about location, location, location.  This condo spotlight features Vista Bahia and it’s tough to beat this location.   When you can walk to both the beach and to a charming shopping and dining area you know you have a winner.

Sitting just off of the the Esplanade in South Redondo Beach and Torrance*, welcome to the condo complex of Vista Bahia in the Hollywood Riviera.  Located at 201 Calle Miramar, Vista Bahia offers a great opportunity to live just steps from the beach and the downtown area of Riviera Village at a reasonable price.  The building is right at the corner of Esplanade and Paseo De La Playa which are two of the most sought after streets in all of the South Bay.

Units in the complex are fairly rare, but check our current Vista Bahia listings area to view any current properties on the market.

Vista Bahia consists of 35 one and two bedroom single level condos ranging between a little over 1,000 feet to over an impressive 2,500 feet.  As the balconies were enclosed at one point in time, the units have a quirky “office” or den type area along the windows.

The only thing between the ocean and the building is Miramar Park (with no real structures to obscure the view) so the views can be amazing and top floor units enjoy panoramic ocean views.

Parking at Vista Bahia is in a gated subteranean lot and units either have one or two designated spots.  There is also additional storage for bikes, surfboards and other small items.

HOA dues range from about $350 – $400 (as of January 2020) and the building has a number of nice amenities and features including:

  • Salt water pool
  • Party room/clubhouse
  • Elevator
  • Interior laundry in the units
  • Gated/secure entry
  • Walking distance to the beach
  • Walking distance to Riviera Village
  • Torrance schools and services

Take a Look at 4171 w 172nd Street – Single Family Home for Sale in Torrance

4171 w 172nd Street, Torrance CA 90504 – Priced at $735,000

**Update**This home has sold.  Visit our Torrance real estate and homes for sale to see the current homes, townhomes and condos for sale in Torrance.

Welcome home! This home is as charming on the inside as it is on the outside. From the wonderful curb appeal and the great location, to the upgrades and enhancements, it has it all. Drive up the tree lined street and pull up to a beautifully landscaped front yard and shaded front porch in a friendly neighborhood atmosphere. From the moment you enter you’ll notice the open and bright interior with a flexible floorplan to fit every lifestyle.   For more information call/text us at 310.251.2344 or email at keith@keithkylehomes.com. We would be happy to set up a tour of the home.

  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • 1,375 square feet
  • remodeled throughout
  • Grassy front and rear yards

The property located in a great neighborhood of Torrance with easy access to shopping, dining, freeways, the beach and a short distance to the South Bay Galleria.

This home boasts many impressive features, including a large open living and dining room with recessed lighting, hardwood floors, and sliders to the backyard and patio. The remodeled and spacious kitchen offers new granite counters, stainless steel appliances, ample cabinet space, roomy pantry, in kitchen breakfast area and opens to the living/dining areas. Two bright and beauitiful bedrooms sit off the front side of the home and share a beautifully remodeled full bathroom. The master bedroom addition is a spacious retreat with sliding doors to the backyard and private patio. The master suite offers walk-in closets, recessed lighting, a large master bath with tiled flooring, a beautiful shower and dual sinks. Enjoy the great year round weather in the landscaped grass back yard filled with flowers, fruit trees, and is ready for entertaining in the spacious patio area.

 

December 2017 Redondo Beach Home Sales – Median Price Tops $1.0M

The monthly sales are in for December and although it was a bit of a slower month in terms of the number of homes that sold, it was a very strong month for home prices in this coastal town.  Redondo Beach recorded 78 homes sold in December at a median price of $1,018,000.  While median prices have topped $1.0M in the past it’s still fairly rare.  Click here to see the current homes for sale in Redondo Beach or view our recent home sales in Redondo Beach.

City Homes Sold December 2017  Median December 2016  Median Year
over Year % Change%
Carson 47 $486,000 $451,000 7.8%
El Segundo 11 $966,000 $985,000 -2%
Gardena 65 $515,00 $465,000 10.8%
Harbor City 17 $572,000 $621,000 -7.9%
Hawthorne 30 $545,000 $555,000 -1.9%
Hermosa Beach 15 $2,003,000 $1,440,000 39.1%
Lawndale 12 $448,000 $510,000 -12.3%
Lomita 10 $595,000 $519,000 14.5%
Long Beach 284 $497,000 $465,000 6.9%
Manhattan Beach 36 $2,250,000 $1,790,000 25.7%
Marina Del Rey 31 $1,075,000 $841,000 27.9%
Palos Verdes Estates 27 $1,342,000 $1,599,000 -16.1%
Playa Del Rey 9 $612,000 $588,000 4.2%
Rancho Palos Verdes 58 $1,050,000 $1,170,000 -10.3%
Redondo Beach 78 $1,018,000 $987,000 3.1%
San Pedro 58 $485,000 $515,000 -5.8%
Torrance 111 $670,000 $650,000 3.1%
Westchester 38 $1,005,000 $985,000 2%

 

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.

Before
After
2015
2017

 

Redondo Beach Nears $1,000,000 for July Median Home Prices

July was a crazy month throughout the South Bay with double digit year over year percentage changes in most of the cities. There was no real rhyme or reason to it with some cities way up and others way down. Redondo Beach real estate was one of the exceptions to the massive percentage changes with a very modest 6% increase in home prices over July of 2016.  Overall Redondo Beach saw 95 home sales with a median price of $975,000.

City Homes Sold July 2017 Median July 2016 Median Year over Year % Change%
Carson 60 $480,000 $445,000 8%
El Segundo 20 $1,055,000 $1,310,000 -19.5%
Gardena 65 $549,000 $454,000 21%
Harbor City 15 $439,000 $550,000 -20.2%
Hawthorne 35 $730,000 $562,000 30%
Hermosa Beach 19 $2,025,000 $1,410,000 43.6%
Lawndale 15 $515,000 $430,000 19.8%
Lomita 21 $598,000 $585,000 2.1%
Long Beach 331 $520,000 $471,500 10.3%
Manhattan Beach 48 $2,449,000 $2,200,000 11.3%
Marina Del Rey 36 $921,000 $974,000 -5.4%
Palos Verdes Estates 28 $1558,000 $1,800,000 -13.4%
Playa Del Rey 20 $613,000 $629,000 -2.5%
Rancho Palos Verdes 63 $1,345,000 $1,160,000 15.9%
Redondo Beach 95 $975,000 $920,000 6%
San Pedro 63 $542,000 $542,000 0%
Torrance 113 $687,000 $617,000 11.4%
Westchester 33 $1,185,000 $1,116,000 6.2%
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