Manhattan Beach Sand Section Real Estate for Sale: Active MLS Listings

Manhattan Beach Sand Section Real Estate Inventory is decent with 38 active MLS listings as of the first week in February. List prices range from $725K for a 2 bedroom 1 bath SFR on Marine Pl up to a cool $24.9M to have a home on the Strand. There's a lot to choose from between $1M-$2M and some that are relatively good deals. Single family homes are 22 of the listings and townhouse-condos comprise the balance. Of the townhouses, 5 are detached. Here's some of our favorites in each category as well as a number of useful pre-set MLS quick searches which update in real time with current listings of homes for sale. If you are looking for a short sale or REO, you won't find it in this inventory.


4314 The Strand: OK, it is El Porto but it is also The Strand so get over it. This tri-level penthouse-style condo offers stunning 180 degree views of sand and sea so you can enjoy the luxurious beach city lifestyle with this 2,649 sq. ft. floor plan built in 1990 which features 3 bedroom suites with the master suite on the Strand level boasting a sitting area with fireplace and private deck. The property is listed by South Bay Brokers for $2.9M. If it was ten blocks south, this one would be a no brainer and probably sold by now. But, alas, it isn't.

808 The Strand: Well for a million more you get a highly desirable South Manhattan Beach location and we all know it's about location. This 2876 sq ft 3 bedroom townhouse has been on the market over 100 days. It is listed by Real Estate West and has already been reduced over $1M from its $4.9M list price and is now at $3.9M. You can't beat the views and location and this is Strand "affordable". Well at least as far as Ocean Front Manhattan Beach Real Estate goes.

3308 The Strand: And for just a few million more, well actually listed by South Bay Brokers for $5.9M, you can get this quintessential Strand Beach house and have the opportunity to be the second owner of this meticulously maintained over 3000 sq ft  1950's gem featuring a beautiful brick courtyard, large living room with stacked stone fireplace, granite counter kitchen with built ins, master suite with dressing area. A total of four bedrooms and 4.5 baths and the requisite beach shower dressing room. Bonus room for bikes and boards. Three car garage plus additional parking. North end Strand location but still south of Rosecrans.

2016-2020 The Strand: This appears as only one listing in the MLS at $24,900,000 but is actually a double corner Strand lot in a great location being sold.  These two side by side Strand properties present a tremendous opportunity for developing a truly special landmark Manhattan Beach home! There is approximately sixty six feet of Strand frontage upon the combining of these two lots which are not offered for sale individually. The home at 2020 The Strand is a 3200 sq ft 3 bedroom 2 bath and 2016 The Strand is a smaller 5 bed, 4 bath. Listed by Shorewood Realtors. 

SAND SECTION REAL ESTATE $1,000,000-$2,000,000

229 Marine Ave - 228 Marine Pl: These two attached townhouses were built in 2006 and both are for sale for $1.45M. We are a little surprised that the property on Marine Pl isn't priced a little lower than the townhouse facing on Marine Av. Both are 1850 sq ft and offer 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a half and a quarter bath. Custom finishes throughout: Bamboo and Travertine Flooring, Gourmet Kitchen with Stainless Appliances, Slab Granite Counters and a 3-Stop Dumb Waiter which really comes in handy when you are carrying those grocery packages to the 3rd floor kitchen. Great Room with fireplace and sky lights. Listed by South Bay Brokers. Also available at $1.599M are 225 Marine Ave and 224 Marine Pl listed by the same agent.

220 21st Pl: Also at $1.599M is this detached 3 bedroom, 4 bath, 1809 sq ft townhouse built in 2004 with staggering ocean views from both the living room (pic to right) as well as the deck. Located just 2 blocks to The Strand. within walking distance to Manhattan Beach downtown. Walnut floors throughout; three bedrooms, each with their own bath; gorgeous kitchen with granite counters, all stainless steel appliances. Living room with fireplace and large deck. Immaculate 2 car garage plus additional carport. Great location. Listed by Shorewood Realtors.

3617 Vista Dr: OK it's pretty far north but the quality is unsurpassed and at 2760 sq ft list priced at $1.899M it is a deal at $688 per sq ft. This 2008 built Tuscan Home is on a unique oversized corner lot. Designed and crafted to take full advantage of the breathtaking unobstructable ocean, white water, and Santa Monica bay views. Exceptional floorplan featuring 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths on three levels. Designer touches throughout. True gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, hardwood floors. Superb custom cabinetry throughout the entire home. Living room features a large romantic fireplace and opens to beautiful oceanview deck with lounge area. Better than new, custom built and many upgrades, feels like living in a 5 star hotel. Listed by Shorewood Realtors. 


3315 Alma Ave: Stylish Modern single family Beach House featured in Coastal Living Magazine on an oversize lot with Panoramic Ocean Views from every angle. 3 bedrooms, 4 baths 2218 sq ft. The large open floor plan flows from the spacious Dining Lounge with wrap around Banquette to the central cooks kitchen with its huge Limestone Island to the Living Area with Dramatic Fireplace, Balcony and Spectacular White Water Views! The Home has Elegant Continuity with Wide Plank Reclaimed Douglas Fir Hardwood Floors throughout. Three Large Master Suites and 3.5 Baths all featuring Ann Sacks Tile and Grohe Plumbing Fixtures. Spa-like Master Bath features Slabs of White Carerra Marble, Spa-Tub and Double Shower Room. This 3 Level Masterpiece also features a 3 stop Elevator and Ample Outdoor Living Space including Large Landscaped Front Yard and Private Zen Patio. Listed by Shorewood Realtors for $2.199M.

311 32nd St: We have to go with this as another good deal pick simply for the location and size. At 3496 sq ft and listed for $2.459M, this pencils out as $729 per sq ft. You can own one of the biggest Townhomes with the most spectacular views in the Manhattan Beach. Sand Section.  Top of the line quality construction on a quiet, South-facing, sunny, corner walk street location.  Top floor living area includes gourmet kitchen, custom cabinets, top of the line appliances, large family room and living room both with fireplaces,dining area and outdoor patio all with PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS.Listed by South Bay Brokers.


As you can see below, over the last year inventory has been coming down. This has helped to stabilize Sand Section Real Estate prices to some extent. We can expect an increase in inventory as we move towards the Spring and Summer selling season so some of the best deals may be had right now.


The following pre-set MLS search of Area 142, Manhattan Beach Sand Section, update in real time whenever you click on the click even if you are reading this blog post months after it is published.

Manhattan Beach Sand Section Listings, Condos, Townhouses, SFRs, Foreclosures, Short Sales
Manhattan Beach Sand Section MLS Listings less than $1,000,000 Condos, Townhouses, SFRs
Manhattan Beach Sand Section MLS Listings $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 all property types
Manhattan Beach Sand Section MLS Listings over $2,000,000 Condos, Townhouses, SFRs
Manhattan Beach Sand Section condominiums - townhomes for sale MLS listings
Manhattan Beach Sand Section Single Family Detached homes for sale MLS listings
Manhattan Beach Sand Section Realty Homes 4 bedrooms and larger MLS listings
Manhattan Beach Sand Section Realty Homes 1000-2000 sq ft Manhattan Beach MLS listings
Manhattan Beach Sand Section Realty Homes 2000-3000 sq ft Manhattan Beach MLS listings
Manhattan Beach Sand Section Realty Homes over 3000 sq ft Manhattan Beach MLS listings
Foreclosures - Manhattan Beach Real Estate Sand Section REOs and Short Sales MLS
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