Exploring the Hollywood Riviera

The Hollywood Riviera is an ideal place to call home for many reasons but certainly high on the list is the location.

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Sitting between the beach and the hills of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, the Riviera gets the best of both worlds.  It’s just a short walk to the beach but the sloping hillside location makes for some tremendous ocean views and beach breezes.  The area actually extends all the way to the ocean as one of the premier streets, Paseo De La Playa, has a number of spectacular homes with large properties extending to the high tide line along Torrance Beach.   While the beach and the views are certainly a highlight, there’s plenty of reasons that the neighborhood is ideally situated.  As it’s on the border of the South Bay and the peninsula it’s a bit removed from the busy feeling of some other South Bay cities but close enough to enjoy it all.

Just down the street is the very charming shopping and dining area known as Riviera Village.  From weekly farmers markets, to holiday festivities to the appeal of strolling past the shops and restaurants on a summer evening.  It’s a wonderful small town feel with an abundance of places to visit.

Beyond the Riviera Village is the Redondo Pier area and King Harbor.  Offering a fishing pier, a variety of restaurants and bars, whale watching boats, kayak and paddle board rentals and more, this area really epitomizes the beach lifestyle.  Famous landmarks like Old Tony’s with it’s crows nest upper bar with endless views of the ocean feel more like being on a ship than in a restaurant.  Other popular spots are Kincaids, The Bluewater Grill, Shade Hotel, the Portofino Inn, R-10 Social House, Naja’s, and the Cheesecake Factory overlooking the harbor and boats.

Just up the hill are the various shopping centers and charming areas of Palos Verdes including Malaga Cove, Lunada Bay and more.  Palos Verdes is also a great place to take a hike or go for a bike ride.

For outdoor activities the area doesn’t disappoint.  Take a jog or  ride on the oceanfront bike path that extends all the way from Torrance Beach to Redondo, Hermosa, Manhattan and all the way to Santa Monica.  The area also happens to be the beach volleyball capital of the world with courts seemingly everywhere.  If the water is your thing, there is great surfing all along Redondo and Palos Verdes, snorkeling and diving off of PV or exploring the Redondo marine canyon.

Large shopping centers are a short drive away and include the South Bay Galleria, the Del Amo mall, Manhattan Village and plenty throughout the area.    For additional dining options explore the charming downtown areas of Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and pier plaza, and the Old Torrance downtown area.

 

Highest Sale Ever in the South Bay at $22,650,000 Happens to Be In the Hollywood Riviera

In 2018 the highest on market residential sale took place at 417 Paseo De La Playa.  We wrote several articles when it first hit the market as well as when it sold.  Although it was one address it was really two incrdible parcels of land with two stunning homes being sold as one.  With over 62,000 feet of oceanfront lot it was most definitely a legacy property and one that likely won’t be duplicated anytime soon.  While there are a few properties currently on the market in the $22,000,000 range, one at 1901 Manhattan Ave in Hermosa Beach and the other at 3001 The Strand in Hermosa Beach, there have only been 3 other homes that have sold in the rarified air of $20,000,000.

417 Paseo De La Playa was an incredible home with unblockable views not only of the ocean, but of both Palos Verdes and the coastline as well.   The homes offered over 10,000+ square feet of living space with just about all of it having stunning views.  Built in 2005 the homes offered resort style grounds with a massive pool and spa deck overlooking the Pacific.  The listing agent was Chris Adlam of Vista Sotheby’s International Realty.

 

What’s Around the Riviera? Explore the Neighborhoods of the South Bay

If Hollyglen and Del Aire aren’t the only neighborhoods you might be interested in, click on any city, neighborhood or photo below to see a real estate website designed specifically to provide valuable information on that area. See the current homes for sale, recent home sales, market statistics, area maps, photos and more. We hope that our information can help you with your home search. If you want other information or would like our assistance with your search please don’t hesitate to contact Keith Kyle for all of your real estate needs.

South Bay Communities and Real Estate Websites Around Hawthorne

 

September 2017 Home Sales in the Hollywood Riviera and South Bay

September was another busy month in South Bay Real estate with a strong number of home sales along with some impressve prices.  Median home prices in the Hollywood Riviera cities of Redondo Beach and Torrance were again impressive.    Redondo Beach saw 86 home sales with a median price of $1,021,000 and Torrance 126 property sales with a median home price of just under $730,000.  There were 14 home sales in the Hollywood Riviera in September at a median price of $1,262,000.  To see all of the homes sold in the South Bay in September visit our recent home sales page.

City Homes Sold September 2017 Median September 2016 Median Year over Year % Change%
Carson 55 $511,000 $462,000 10.5%
El Segundo 9 $1,130,000 $840,000 34.5%
Gardena 48 $475,000 $444,000 7.1%
Harbor City 22 $553,000 $465,000 19%
Hawthorne 46 $595,000 $558,000 6.6%
HermosaBeach 12 $2,150,000 $1,449,000 48.4%
Lawndale 15 $490,000 $479,000 2.3%
Lomita 12 $576,000 $593,000 -2.9%
Long Beach 326 $520,000 $478,000 8.8%
Manhattan Beach 38 $1,877,000 $2,200,000 -14.7%
Marina Del Rey 24 $933,000 $900,000 3.7%
Palos Verdes Estates 43 $1,600,000 $1,4023,000 14.1%
Playa Del Rey 17 $753,000 $538,000 39.9%
Rancho Palos Verdes 52 $1,250,000 $1,035,000 20.8%
Redondo Beach 86 $1,021,000 $1,035,000 20.8%
San Pedro 71 $558,000 $534,000 4.7%
Torrance 126 $728,000 $648,000 12.4%
Westchester 25 $1,140,000 $890,000 15.2%

Oceanview Opportunity in Hermosa Beach – 201 28th Street in the Sand Section

Contact listing agent Keith Kyle for more information at 310.251.2344
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For the investor looking for prime property near the beach, 201 28th Street may be your opportunity. This spacious duplex is ideal for future build site with huge view potential, ideal for owner user to live in one and rent the other, as a straight rental, or as a value add opportunity. 201 28th sits on a 2400 foot R2 lot (meaning a 30 foot height limit instead of 25 feet) just a block to the beach. Featuring big ocean views the two units have long term renters currently on month to month leases. Front unit is a 4 bed 3 bath with spacious living room, ocean view deck and has great upside potential for owner user or investor. Rear unit is a 2 bedroom 2 bath with ocean views and private deck. Both homes have interior laundry.

Ocean view duplex
Ocean view duplex
Future 3rd Floor View
Future 3rd Floor View
A Block to the beach
A Block to the beach
205 Living Room
205 Living Room
201 28th Street views
201 28th Street views
201 Living Room
201 Living Room

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205 Kitchen and Dining
205 Kitchen and Dining
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Potential panoramic views
201 Bedroom
201 Bedroom
Block to the beach
Block to the beach
201 Downstairs Bedroom
201 Downstairs Bedroom

Property Details:

  • 201 28th Street – One block to the beath
  • Built in 1973
  • Front unit – 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 levels.  Ocean views from entire second floor.  Current rent: $4,250
  • Back unit – 2 bed, 2 bath, 2 levels.  Ocean views from second level.  Private deck.  Current rent $2,300
  • Total square footage $2,490
  • 2,398 foot R2 corner lot with potential to build 30 foot single family home

Contact listing agent Keith Kyle for more information at 310.251.2344

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