This oceanfront contemporary luxury beach property is located in the exclusive sand section of Manhattan Beach, just 3-homes from the Strand and steps away from the beach. Completely remodeled in 2014, this property is in immaculate condition.
There are two suites with private bathrooms, a living-room with a fireplace, gourmet kitchen with seating at the kitchen bar, a formal dining table, powder room, a laundry room, utility room, two outdoor balconies, and parking for two cars.
Each room has a flat screen television with DirecTV, Ethernet ports, wireless internet access, telephones, LED lights, and forced air heating. The upstairs has surround-sound speakers and an audio system that can stream XM radio and rhapsody music services.
Enjoy stunning ocean views from the living-room, dining-room and kitchen bar. In the morning sip on a cappuccino seated at the kitchen bar and watch surfers, stand-up paddle boarders, and the occasional dolphins in the Pacific Ocean. Listen to the sounds of the waves crashing on the shoreline below.
The guest suite has a queen bed with a private bathroom tub-shower. There are two large frosted windows that offer both privacy and natural bright light during the day. In evening the windows can be opened to allow the ocean breeze to fill the room, while the Hunter-Douglas blackout shades darken the room for a good night sleep.
The master suite has a large California king bed, with a private bathroom rain-shower and wavy tile that resembles the beach sand, and a soothing raised pebble floor. The master suite has an over-sized closet and ceiling to floor cabinetry and drawers for extra storage space and a hotel style safe to provide additional security for valuables. The master suite has complete privacy with two west facing windows that let the sunshine filter in, and a set of Hunter-Douglas blackout shades when complete darkness is desired. The west facing windows let in the ocean breeze along with sounds of the Pacific Ocean that will lull you to sleep.
There is a laundry room in the first floor hall that has a stack-able washer and dryer and a utility closet for additional storage. Besides the carpeted bedrooms, and tile bathrooms, there is contemporary oak wood flooring throughout the house. Ascending from the bedrooms to the upstairs living area the oak staircase flooring with a glass enclosure and metal handrails give the home a rich contemporary feel.
Above the stairwell is a custom handcrafted chandelier canopy of boccie glass balls. When lit at night the dim glow from the chandelier projects a romantic ambiance across the upstairs living area.
Ascending the stairs the open floor plan with vaulted ceiling and wooden beam across the center of the room are clearly visible. The living room area boasts an over-sized flat screen television mounted on a grey scratch-tile backdrop above the gas fireplace with glass crystals. The black leather contemporary couch is soft and inviting and comfortably seats 4-people. In the corner of the room is a black lounge chair that is the perfect spot to relax and watch the ocean horizon.
The bar adjacent to the living room includes a 16-bottle wine chiller and plenty of room for your favorite beverages. The two floating shelves above the bar are stocked with an assortment of glasses appropriate to serve a majority of drinks.
There is a gourmet kitchen with a stove-top, convection oven, built-in microwave, counter-depth refrigerator & freezer, a quiet dishwasher, single-bowl contemporary steel sink and spray faucet. The prosumer coffee machine. For guests that prefer to prepare their own meals there is an assortment of pots, pans, and cooking utensils. The kitchen is also stocked with plates, platters, eating utensils, glasses, mugs, etc. Adjacent to the kitchen is the rear balcony with a gas barbecue and panoramic ocean views for an ideal grilling environment.
The views from the kitchen bar are truly stunning and an ideal spot for meals or a beverage. The serenity of watching the surfers ride waves and the sounds of the ocean makes this arguably one of the best spots on the property. The contemporary hydraulic swinging bar-stools are inviting and extremely comfortable.
The dining room table comfortably seats 6-people and is situated in-front of the west facing windows. Sitting at the dining room table and enjoying a meal while watching the ocean is an amazing dining experience.
The upstairs powder room is situated adjacent to the staircase and has a contemporary powder blue vessel sink situated on a black marble countertop.
The balcony adjacent to the dining room is an ideal spot to gaze at the ocean or Catalina Island on a clear day. Sit at the high top table or pull out the lounge chairs and soak up the California sun while gazing at the Pacific Ocean.
The top floor living area has an open floor plan which gives the space an expansive feel. The large sliding windows throughout the top floor fill the entire space with light and ocean breeze. The ocean views can be seen from virtually every location on the top floor with exception of the powder room. The sunset views at dusk are truly amazing. The skyline turns into a tapestry of orange and magenta while the ocean glows a deep blue. This is the time of day to turn on the bocce ball chandelier lights and the pendants over the kitchen bar, romantic music, and a bottle of wine while watching the natural beauty of the ocean until complete darkness sets in.
This location is a short 15-minute leisurely stroll to downtown Manhattan Beach where you will find numerous fine-dining and shopping options, but far enough to enjoy tranquility and peace. The property is located in a quiet pocket of town where you won’t hear cars or loud conversations. With only a few dim lights in the surrounding neighborhood, the stars are visible on a clear night and complimented by the sounds of the ocean.
There are bikes that you can use to cruise on the oceanfront bicycle path that stretches for miles or walk along the strand during the day and watch the activity on the beach. An evening walk on the strand after dinner is sure to be a memorable experience.
This is a wonderful home in one of the best beach destinations in the world. I am confident you will enjoy your stay.