Manhattan Beach offers housing options from multi-million dollar mansions on the world famous “Strand” to wonderful cottages on tree lined streets. Manhattan Beach real estate is generally comprised of 5 very distinct “sections”. All of these neighborhoods are part of the award winning Manhattan Beach Unified School District but each has a very different atmosphere that appeals to people with varying priorities.
The sections are the Sand Section with many charming pedestrian only streets and the ever important proximity to the beach, the Tree Section with great family neighborhoods and tree lined streets, the Hill Section with breathtaking ocean views and breezes, the gated community of Manhattan Village, and the area east of Sepulveda Blvd known as East Manhattan. Click on each neighborhood to see what makes them different and to get valuable insight into the real estate options and benefits of each.Your online resource for Manhattan Beach homes and real estate. Find your home in Manhattan with our simple targeted home finder or search all South Bay homes with our free MLS access. If you are looking to buy or sell a home or investment property in Southern California….we can help. Find out why South Bay Brokers should be your Manhattan Beach Realtors®. From townhomes in the sand section, to mansions on The Strand, to investment properties in El Porto, to estates in Manhattan Village, we can help.
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Starts at Homer Street on the South, and 45th on the North.
Lot Sizes: Typically 30’x90′ in size, East-West lots can be 33.3×100′; many other lots are half size (30″x 45′), particularly in EI Porto (Historically north of 38).
Height Limit: 30′, three stories, no decks on top story.
Strand Properties: Range in value from 6.5M to 25 Million, approximately 45 condos on the Strand. Most lots are 30’x100′ to 30’x150′.
Walk Streets 100 & 200 Blocks: South End Walk Streets: Flat, no view typically. Highly desired by families, no traffic on the sidewalk street. Yards require encroachment permits to provide low landscaping. Star at 4th and go to 10th. North End Walk Street: 15th to 20th Street.
Town homes: Range in size from 1900 to 2300 (look for basements now).
Gaslight Section: Between 21st Street and 24th Street; Blanch and Grandview. There are some gaslights on 400 block of Maine and 23m Street. Typically, 30’x90′ lots, two stories, 26′ height limit, so the new homes are smaller than the Sand Section and Tree Section.