This is a unique opportunity for a corner lot location in the sought after Manhattan Beach Hill Section. The current 4bd/2ba home was custom built in 1962 for the current owner’s family and sits high on a 50'x130' corner lot, Future 2nd story view lines would offer beautiful unobstructable views of Downtown LA and the mountains beyond. This home is ready now as a redesign project or offers a great lot to start new with a future build. A savvy buyer will see the potential in obtaining a large home at a value in the highly desired Hill Section, while a builder may have a vision for a custom contemporary that embraces the natural surroundings, the views and the open feeling this lot provides.
Charming brick steps and front porch (front door facing 8th Street) welcome you to a traditional,well-designed floor plan with outstanding lines for a potential re-design project! A large, formal living room with parquet floors provides natural light and views of the natural landscape beyond from classic beveled glass window panes, while also focusing on a floor to ceiling brick fireplace surrounded by library shelving. It is a warm and welcoming space great for gathering friends and family. Just beyond is what can be a formal dining room or library with parquet floor, vaulted ceiling, and built in storage cabinets. The classic kitchen enjoys beautiful beveled and stained glass windows that allow natural light to flood the cheerful breakfast nook. A family room/den is located next to the kitchen and opens to a private, sunny atrium-style rear patio that enjoys the calm whisper of the wind blowing through the mature trees.
4 bedrooms are located on the opposite end, including a master bedroom that features its own private, covered deck and adjoining bath. Views of the trees and natural surroundings can be enjoyed from nearly every room of the house. Open beam and vaulted tongue and groove ceilings, classic parquet floors, charming built-ins, beveled and stained glass windows, en-trend ceiling medallions, glass knobs, and brick and moulding details - there are numerous classic design touches throughout to inspire a stunning re-design vision!
In a densely populated beach city, this lot offers a rare retreat by taking a step back and enjoying beautiful natural surroundings and a wide-open feel. A great central location, yet offering a more private environment than expected. Close to main commuter routes throughout the South Bay, just minutes from Downtown Manhattan and the beach, and within an award-winning public school system, this Hill Section opportunity is a rare find, indeed.
*Buyer to verify; Lot lines pictured are approximate and intended to indicate location of lot only