Real Estate Info

Real Estate Info:

When purchasing a home in Manhattan Beach, the more real estate info you can gather combined with a solid real estate team the better chance you have to find your dream home. There are so many nuances with each part of the city that if we can educate our buyers and sellers we can help them make sound decisions.

Manhattan Beach / Sand Section (Area 142)

Location: Starts at Homer Street on the South and 45th on the North

Lot Size: Typically 30’ x 90’ in size East-West lots can be 33.3 x 100’; many other lots are half size (30’ x 45’) particularly in El Porto (Historically north of 38)

Height Limit: 30’, three stories, no decks on top story.

Strand Properties: Range in value from 3.5M to 10 Million, approximately, 45 condos on the Strand. Corner Strand lot now selling for 6 Million. Most lots are 30’ x 100’ to 30 x 150’

Walk Street 100 & 200 Block:

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 . Start at 4th and go to 10th.

North End Walk Street: 15th to 20th Street. Ocean views.

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 23rd Street. Typically, 30’ x 90’ lots, two stories, 26’ height limit so the new homes are sm aller than the Sand Section and Tree Section.

Values: Values depend upon location and view.

Manhattan Beach / Tree Section (Area 143)


Location: West of Sepulveda, North of Manhattan Beach Boulevard.


Lot Size: Most lots are 40’ wide, and the length varies: 108’, 112’, 116’, 120’, 126’ and 135’.Well located lots sell for 1.2M plus. Marginal locations are 900K plus. Martyr’s lots

are 1.7M plus.


Height Limit: 26’, two stories, possible basement.


Well located new homes: 2.0M to 2.5M. Size are 3,100’ to 3,600’, watch for basements.


Other Located New Homes: 1.8M to 2.0M


Town homes: None to speak of.


Information about specific streets:

Manhattan Beach / Hill Section (Area 144)

Location: West of Sepulveda, South of Manhattan Beach Boulevard.

Lot Size: Irregular, many large ocean view lots on the ocean side. On the city side, many of the lots are 50’x150’, 50’x144’, 40’x144’. There are many other lot sizes.

Height Limit: 26’, two stories, possible basement.

Ocean Side: Well located new houses sell for 3.5M to 7.0M. Others may sell as low as 2.5M.

City Side: Well located new houses sell for 2.5M to 4.0M.


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