The fabulous beach homes that are beachfront and steps to the sand, make up Manhattan's "Sand Section". Homes in this area are in the Millions. The homes located "Tree Section" is a quiet, tree lined residential neighborhood located between Sepulveda to the East,Manhattan Beach Blvd to the South and Rosecrans to the North. Prices here are a bit lower then the beachfront sand section.
The Hill Section of Manhattan Beach boasts of panoramic views of South Bay and the city. Pricing in the Hill Section ranges from 900,000 to 5.5Million.... more
The simple answer is "no". California has winter just like everyone else. It's just that our winter is very mild in comparison. In the winter the water temp drops into the 50's in comparision to the summer when the water is in the 60's. The best beach months are May - September with some good days in March, April and October. In Southern California, we rarely see temps below 50 in the winter at the beach and in good beach months temps are usually in the 80's.... more
While you can't beat the beach for having fun.. Manhattan Beach has two large Parks. Live Oak is the place for softball and tennis. There is also a place for little kids to play and a dog run for pups to meet new friends. Polliwog park has a lovely lake and a playground with lots of things to do for the under 5 crowd. Polliwog also has one of the original homes built in Manhattan Beach when the entire city was mostly giant sand dunes..... and speaking of sand dunes.. Sand Dune Park off Bell Ave has one of the last remaining sand dunes in the city. If you are looking for a great workout try climbing the dune a few times.... more
The Manhattan Beach tree section is truly a lovely neighborhood. The area maintains a countryside feel as all streets have lots of trees and over the years the residents have rejected the idea of sidewalks to keep that rural flavor. Many homes in the area are within walking distance of downtown and Live Oak Park which is an added bonus.... more