If you want to live the Manhattan Beach Lifestyle, then the Hill Section is most likely your destination. Wider streets, a spread out feeling of nearly 1,000 homes. The styling, or architecture is most likely Mediterranean, Craftsman and Plantation. The Hill Section obtained its name from the simple fact that it is on a hill; many might say one of the most aesthetically astonishing and residentially desirable hills in the World.
The Climate. A Mediterranean-type climate with mild temperatures, year round.
Accessibility. Located just a few miles from LAX, the area is an easy commute to the business district of Downtown Los Angeles and Century City. Also conveniently located nearby are the training facilities of the Los Angeles Lakers, L.A. Kings and Clippers, as well as the many business parks related to the aerospace industry.
Location. A walk or stroll to the beach is an absolute breeze, and a good portion of the Hill Section is in close proximity to the great shops and restaurants in down-own Manhattan Beach. One of the summer’s highlights is the Jose Quervo Manhattan Beach Open (Professional volleyball players from all over the world.) Bring your hat, sun-screen and chair!
Views –When you’re searching Manhattan Beach real estate situated on the West side of the hill, you will enjoy sweeping views of the ocean from Palos Verdes to Malibu and beyond. If you find yourself on the North or East side, you can often have incredible views of the glimmering lights of Downtown Los Angeles. The real estate area of Manhattan Beach hill section is bordered by Pacific Coast Highway to the East, Ardmore Avenue to the West, Manhattan Beach Blvd. to the North and the City of Hermosa Beach to the South. Street parking is not a problem here due to the ample lot sizes, which allow for more curb space. This family friendly community borders the Sepulveda corridor with Malls, independent shops and restaurants.Custom built in 2007, this Contemporary architectural home combines imported stone & exotic woods to create a natural, modern element to the living space. Offering 5 bedrooms & 5 baths in over 3700 square feet, this spacious ocean view property features a Gourmet Kitchen with granite counters, center island, 6-burner Viking range & SubZero refrigerator. High ceilings throughout the home create open spaces in the Living & Dining Rooms, with a warm, dual-sided fireplace, hardwood floors and glass doors leading to an ocean view patio & an outdoor waterscape.
The area was developed primarily in the 1950s, but most of those homes have long since been razed for newer, more modern homes to fit the demands of today’s affluent citizens. The lot sizes range from just under 4,000 square feet to some that are well over 15,000 square feet. The average lot is probably closer to 7,000 square feet, allowing for an ample-size home to be built conforming to the needs of a large family with a nice backyard. Prices in this area are almost all over $1,000,000. Although many local experts know there are homes that easily exceed that value, the owners have never opted to sell – and why would they if they are living their dream? Obviously prices fluctuate based on the market and economy, however price retention in this area have fared very well in the downturn compared to other hard hit markets in the country. Furthermore, when the market is moving up, you could stand to make millions by just sitting in your living room watching your equity rise.
If you are one of the lucky ones living in the real estate Hill Section of Manhattan Beach, you’re in one of the most desirable locations in the country. Shopping is a delight in Manhattan Beach as stated in our overall view of the City of Manhattan Beach and its real estate. For further information see our Website or call any of our agents at (310) 378-2268.
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Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of March 4, 2021 3:00PM and/or other sources. All data, including all measurements and calculations of area, is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MLS. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.