In the South Bay Beach Cities of Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach and El Segundo prices vary depending on they type of home, age and location.
In Manhattan Beach there is nothing within walking distance to the beach in a townhome or a single family residence under $1,200,000.
In Hermosa Beach it is possible to find a small condo about 5 blocks from downtown for about $600,000. Townhomes within walking distance start about $900,000. Single family homes are over $1,100,000.
In South Redondo you can buy a 1 bedroom condo on the water with a peek of the water with prices that start around $500,000 or slightly less depending on location. Single family homes within walking distance on the Avenues are over $1,000,000. It is possible to find a small 2 bedroom for a bit less west of PCH but they are rare. Townhomes in the area begin around $880,000.
El Segundo has a few condos within walking distance (1/2 mi) that begin around $600,000. Most homes in the area begin around $850,000 for a small starter.