Drive along scenic Palos Verdes Drive and swing onto Via Coronel, a peaceful street sweeping along a green hillside on the Peninsula. Duck onto a secluded side street and through a gated entrance, shrouded with old-growth trees, leafy palms, and trim green hedges and you’re at 909 Via Coronel.
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558 15th Street is located in the quiet enclave just north of Montana with supermarkets and specialty shops, a high-ranking public elementary school, coffee shops, cafes, and a farmer’s market nearby. Only slightly further afield would be movie theaters, some of the city’s best private schools, its famed stretch of beaches, its many hiking trails, and its best private clubs.
It was the mellow atmosphere of the Hill Section in Manhattan Beach that convinced a custom home developer Saeid Shokravi to go ahead with this voluminous new five-bedroom home and inspired its plantation-influenced modern look. The result is a residence ideally suited for life as it’s lived today, with sophistication and user-friendliness locked in neatly together.
Since its debut in 1943, IKEA has been a pioneer. At that time, its founder, Ingvar Kamprad, was only 17 years old. He started the company with a small sum of money that his dad rewarded him for doing well in school. He chose the name IKEA as an abbreviation of Ingvar Kamprad from Elmtaryd (the family farm), Agunnaryd (the nearby village, located in southern Sweden). The rest is history.
Offering limitless possibilities to create a one-of-a-kind compound, The Enchanted Hill combines a prime location, ultimate privacy, massive acreage and flat pads.
The corner of the Strand and 26th Street in Manhattan Beach has long been home to an eye-catching structure, with a striking geometric profile that contrasts against the stunning natural environment of rolling blue waves, manicured green grass, and pearl-hued sand.
Originally built bye architect David Tenneson Rich in 1959, for basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain, 830 Leonard Road is a spectacular example of the mid-century modern style that flourished in Southern California and introduced the concept of indoor-outdoor living.
Completed in 2019, the four-bedroom residence spans approximately 3,500 square feet and was purchased by owners who installed a flurry of pricy new upgrades, from a glassed-in wine display for over 500 bottles to a new tech package automating everything from lights, shades, and security cameras.
Completed in 2016, the three-story residence 339 27th Street offered by Dave Fratello reads as brand new, with a smart-looking white exterior that pops against vivid blue accents and glossy planks of wood, the latter found on the underside of the deck on the uppermost level.
Among this collection of exquisite real estate, it’s the homes tucked between San Vicente, the bucolic passageway to the rest of Los Angeles, and Montana Avenue, its bustling boulevard of exclusive boutiques, sumptuous restaurants, and well-stocked markets, that are most desirable.