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inventory is really low...
it’s a great TIME TO SELL
AN N LIS EW D TI NG
THIS HOME, THIS VIEW, AND WAIT ‘TIL YOU SEE THE INSIDE
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION IN THE PRESTIGIOUS MANHATTAN BEACH HILL SECTION 1026 1ST STREET, MANHATTAN BEACH
This gorgeous Santa Barbara Coastal home offer tremendous views has a timeless, comfortable elegance that is enhanced by stone and rustic wide plank hardwood floors, natural wood beamed and coved ceiling details, with covered decks that expand the living space. · · · · · 5 Bedrooms with 4 full Baths, 4,000 Square Feet, Including the Basement A Beautiful Private Yard The Great Room Facing Unblockable Views with a covered balcony that Extends the Living Space through Pocketing Doors Custom Cabinetry and Ironwork Elevator Ready and Smart Home Ready
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WALK STREET ESTATE
204 16TH STREET, MANHATTAN BEACH
This spectacular Italian inspired home was built by Matt Morris Development in 2008 and has excellent ocean views. The interior space flows romantically through this exceptional floor plan and the quality and detail is unsurpassed: from the stone and hardwood floors, to the custom wood and glass French doors. · · · · · · · 4 Bedrooms + Office and 5 Baths, 4,285 Square Feet of Living Space Wide Plank Hand Distresses Hickory Pecan Wood Flooring Throughout Lots of Outdoor Living Space Terrific Stone-Walled Wine Cellar Lower Family Room with an Office Alcove and an Incredible Wet Bar Just Steps to the Beach and Downtown on the Best Walk-Street North of the Pier 3 Car Garage and 3 Stop Elevator
priced at $5,295,122
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OFFERED AT $3,500,122
Christopher Almonte 310.798.5508
Beth Antilla 310.606.8045
David Curry 310.606.8028
Jim Darr 310.798.5518
Todd Fite 310.798.5512
Eric Formiller 310.321.1425
“For our home mortgage we did the research and chose a lender that's not vanilla. Bank of Manhattan was competitive, easy to work with and cared about our financial goals. And their banking solutions are the icing on the cake. We Bank Manhattan.” -Todd & Brigid Becker, Beckers Bakery & Deli
David Gentry 310.798.5507
Karen Georgouses 310.798.5516
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Bree Noble 310.321.1424
BANK OF MANHATTAN’S mortgage management team understands what it takes for loan officers to be successful. We set high service standards, offer competitive pricing and provide alternative mortgage solutions in addition to the commoditized mortgages of the big banks. Local presence ensures our clients will have peace of mind in knowing their loan officers have personal relationships with the Bank’s underwriting, processing, and closing teams – ensuring a seamless mortgage experience.
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5/1 ARM, 2.00% ( 2.669% APR ) $1,500,0001 New Payments: 1-60 $5,544, 61-360 $6,179 30 Year Fixed, NO Points, 3.500% ( 3.607% APR ) $417,0002 New Payments: 1-360: $1,872
Payment examples do not include taxes and insurance premiums; actual payment amount will be greater. Example #1 assumes a 30% down payment on a 30-year PURCHASE loan of $1,500,000; 5-year Adjustable-Rate at 2.00% (rate) and 70% loan-to-value (LTV), 38% DTI, with a 760 FICO score; first initial payment is $5,544 with no points due at closing, the Annual Percentage rate (APR) is 2.669%. after the initial 5 years, the principal and interest payment is $6,179. The fully indexed rate of 2.6905% is in effect for the remaining 25 years and can change once every year for the remaining life of the loan. Rate is variable and subject to change after 5 years. Example #2 assumes a 20% down payment on a 30-year purchase or refinance loan of $417,000 loan amount financed at the rate, APR, term noted above at maximum 80% loan-to-value, 45% DTI, with a 740 credit score and no prepayment penalty. Rates and Annual Percentage Rates ( APR ) stated above are as of 4/29/13. Terms may vary, conditions and restrictions apply. Actual rate for the loan is determined at the time of rate lock based upon program and terms requested. Rates and terms are subject to change without notice. NMLS #40122 ©2013 Bank of Manhattan, N.A.
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Amazing indoor/outdoor living, 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths 4,100 sf , Rooftop deck w/ bbq & hot tub, built in 2012
ONE BLOCK TO MANHATTAN SAND
West of Highland, includes 4 beds/4.5 baths, 4,264 sf, a gourmet kitchen with every amenity, 3-stop elevator, 3 fireplaces, Master Suite w/ built-in office, 5 balconies, ocean views, 3-car garage w/ guest space, landscaped front patio to Walk Street
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Recently updated, this 1200 sq. ft. (BTV) strand condo is centrally located to enjoy shopping, dining and romantic sunsets. Other amenities include: 2 Beds | 2 Baths | Hardwood Floors | Patio and Deck on the Strand Level Fireplace in Living Room | Automatic Control Curtains
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Analyzing data always helps me validate what I see taking place in the market. You may be hearing that the market is coming up and that it is a great time to sell. You may even question the authenticity of these sorts of comments, chalking it up to sales tactics. So… lets leave it to the numbers! When looking at the beach cities and Palos Verdes, I compared April 2012 to April 2013 and found that the Average Days on Market decreased from 79 days to 56 days. Inventory is moving faster! To top that, the list price compared to the sold price, which is a measurement to evaluate the Sellers strength in the marketplace, was -2.9% in 2012 and is now an impressive -.9%. To put this into some perspective, if you listed your house today for $1,000,000, your sales price would be $991,000. Sellers are getting very close to their asking price, and in some cases over! Not only that, the average price of the 217 transactions that took place in April 2013 increased to 7.4%. It’s hard to argue numbers like this! Take advantage of these great market conditions and call your local Realtor!
2 Bedroom 2 Baths 2,100+ sq. ft.
3rd Floor Esplanade Address One Level Over $100k in Recent Sales
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Sweeping and dramatic ocean views from this spacious corner unit with updated features throughout. Huge rooms, open floor plan and great community with pools, tennis courts and clubhouse. $749,000.
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Over 3400 square feet in lower Lunada Bay with ocean views and a large backyard. Spacious and open floor plan... beautifully remodeled throughout. This Palos Verdes Estates home is a great opportunity at $1,499,000.
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3 BEDROOM | 3 BATHROOM | 1940 SQ FT | CUSTOM BUILT SFR– CORNER LOCATION OCEAN VIEW Contemporary Masterpiece “One Of A Kind” Exceptional quality, architectural design materials, and workmanship
Gaggenau Appliances, Sub Zero Refrigerator/Freezer, 2 Bosch Dishwashers & Custom Sub Zero 150 Bottle Wine Refrigerator. Italian Marble Floors in Entry, Listano Giordano Italian Hardwood Floors & Turkish Limestone Walls. Sliding Retractable Glass Doors that completely open to the outdoors for tranquil ocean view living in the comfort of your living room! Custom sound system w/iPod & built in speakers throughout. State of the Art French window coverings with motorized twin shades system throughout for privacy & sun. Custom wood closets throughout. Oval sinks & freestanding oval bathtub. 2nd bathroom has custom sink, Zebra wood cabinets and steam shower. Track lighting & recessed lighting. Gutters & Fascia finished in copper throughout. 2 Gas Fireplaces. 2 Car Garage + 2 Spaces. 3 stop Dumbwaiter. Gas lantern on property. Beautiful landscaped and so much more!!
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• 10,000 Sq Ft of Interior Space • 5 Bedrooms + Guest House • Two Swimming Pools - One Indoor and One Outdoor • Multiple Courtyards and Outdoor Entertaining Spaces • Romantic Master Suite • A Spacious Living Room & Enchanting Dining Room • Comfortable Family Room Next to the Well-appointed Kitchen
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824 VIA DEL MONTE
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• Studio & 1 Bedroom Income Property • Located steps to the Esplanade • Short walk to the Village, Shopping and Restaurants • Approx 3,500 Sq Ft Lot • Rent Out Now, Build Later
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REDONDO BEACH NEW CONSTRUCTION
• 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, App. 2,350 Sq Ft • Spacious Loft on 3rd Story with Panoramic Ocean Views. • Large Outdoor Deck with Covered sitting Area AND FIREPLACE • Completion of Project approx. 6/1/2013
3BD / 2BA 1,404 square feet Perfect for entertaining Walk to Jefferson Middle School
Amazing location near the pier 2 Spaces Total 3,200 square feet
12,143 square feet 11 spaces with roll up doors
903 CATALINA AVENUE
121 S GUADALUPE
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STARTING @ $1,139,000 EACH
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5 Bedroom Suites, 8,547 sq ft Home, 28,954 sq ft Lot Custom Built Home in Magnificent Oceanfront Estates Panoramic Ocean Views of Catalina, Santa Monica Mts, Oceanfront & Bluffs Central Computerized Home System, Luxury Master Suite Grand Functional Kitchen, Movie Theatre, Massage Room & Sauna
4 Bedrooms, Plus Office, Plus Den 3 1/2 Bathrooms, 3,000 sq ft Home Prestigious Gated Community of “Maple Walk” Gourmet Kitchen was Featured in “Southbay Spaces Magazine” Over $200,000 in Amazing Upgrades Per Seller
Offered at $7,999,000
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms 3,543 sq ft Home, 15,539 sq ft Lot Incredible Ocean and Catalina Views Modern European Kitchen, Lap Pool, Spa Private Master Quarter with Amazing View Decks
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms 2,408 sq ft Home, 12,115 sq ft Lot Fixer Delight in Great Neighborhood Nice Ocean View; Huge Flat Grassy Backyard New Paint; Newer Kitchen & Some Updates
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms 2,013 sq ft home, 6,184 sq ft lot Marble Estates “Arlington” Floor Plan Beautifully Maintained by Original Owner Updated Kitchen and Baths
Offered at $1,650,000
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Offered at $779,000
120 28TH STREET , HERMOSA BEACH
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53 NARCISSA DRIVE, RANCHO PALOS VERDES
4 BEDROOMS | 3.5 BATHS 3,600 SQ FT | 24,000 SQ FT LOT
This stunning, brand new single level 4 bedroom - 3 full baths - 1 powder room - plus a large office is located in one of the most private and beautiful coastal communities in all of Southern California. 3,600 square feet of living space on a large 24,000 square foot lot. Expansive open floor plan, with French doors opening to over 800 square feet of natural PV stone patio and 2700 square feet of new sod in front and back yard. The custom kitchen is appointed with exquisite finishes such as: Carrara marble counters, custom inset frame cabinetry, all of the appliances are professional grade, Viking fridge, DCS 6 burner range, Viking double ovens, Viking wine fridge, double drawer dishwasher, fire clay farm sink, and a large walk in pantry. The master suite includes a large walk in closet, the 42” Jacuzzi tub and the natural stone shower with its fine finishes makes this a spa-like retreat. The home is wired for surround sound, CAT 6 and ADT security. There is a 600 square foot garage with an additional 600 square foot of storage under the house. Enjoy the incredible beauty of the surrounding area, ocean views from the back yard, private equestrian center, trails and much more.
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Offered at $2,195,000
429 11th st.
4 LOTS ALREADY SOLD - ONLY 4 LOTS LEFT!
H e rmo sa Be ach
3 Bed / 2.5 Bath Townhome Built in 2009
232 30th pl.
Man hat tan B e ach
3 Bed / 3 Bath Single Family Nice Ocean Views
Co-listed with Steve Zukmann
39 CINNAMON LANE
Over an acre lot, located at the end of the cul-de-sac. Huge panoramic Catalina ocean view.
6 PLUM TREE ROAD
Just over an acre, relatively flat lot. Amazing panoramic ocean and Catalina views.
10 SWEETBAY ROAD
Flat 34,000 sq.ft. lot. Comes with plans for a beautiful 3700+ sq.ft. home.
2 PLUM TREE ROAD
Large 1.3 acre lot. Corner lot with views.
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FOR SALE: $1,075,000
FOR SALE: $1,200,000
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SOUTH BAY HISTORY TIDBITS
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EARLY EUROPEAN EXPLORATION OF THE SOUTH BAY
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Portuguese explorer, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, while sailing under the flag of Spain, was the first European to set eyes upon the barren hills and plains of what was to be Rancho San Pedro. He is believed to be the first European to explore the California coast. He was either of Portuguese or Spanish background, although his origins remain unclear. In June 1542 Cabrillo led an expedition in two ships of his own design and construction from the west coast of what is now Mexico. He landed on September 28th at San Diego Bay, claiming what he thought was the Island of California for Spain. Cabrillo and his crew landed on San Miguel Island, one of the Channel Islands, then
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continued north in an attempt to discover a supposed coastal route to the mainland of Asia. On October 8, 1542 he sailed into San Pedro Bay. There, he noticed several wild fires burning in the surrounding hills producing dark plumes of smoke. He named the area “Bahia de los Fumos” which was Spanish for “Bay of Smokes”. This bay with a shallow estuary held this
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title for over fifty years, until changed by another Spanish sea faring explorer. On November 26, 1602, Sebastian Viscaino sailed into the same bay and renamed it Ensenada de San Andres (Bay of Saint Andrew), mistakenly thinking he arrived on the feast day of Saint Andrew. In 1734, Cabrera Bueno, a famed navigator and cosmologist discovered Vizcaino’s error and renamed the bay San Pedro, in honor of the martyred saint.
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Two points along the coast bear very old names. In 1793 Captain George Vancouver, who had been commissioned by King George III of England to explore and chart the Pacific coast, sighted a “very conspicuous promontory”. He named it Point Vincente, after the friar Padre Vincente Santa Maria stationed at the MIssion San Buenaventura. The spelling of the name was revised from Vincente to Vicente in the mid 1920’s. (The United States Government established a lighthouse on Point Vicente in 1875, and the present structure was built in 1926). Sailing a little further south along the coast, Vancouver came to a second point which he named Point Fermin, in honor of Padre Fermin Francisco de Lausen, head of all the California missions. The vessels that traded at San Pedro anchored at a point on the northwest side of San Pedro, slightly northeast of Point Fermin, off the coast of Rancho Palos Verdes. Though later known as Timms’ Point, this anchorage was first called Sepulveda Landing. Between Point Fermin and Point Vicente lies Portuguese Bend, named for Portuguese whalers who used the cove for a rendezvous and a whaling station. Portuguese Bend was also a smuggler’s hideaway. Spain limited the number of ships which could dock in San Pedro, and exacted stiff fines including forfeiture of property and death to those who violated the edict.
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It’s not every day you get to sit down with some of the most famous names (and painted faces) in the rock ‘n roll world. The DIGS team did just that last week as we got the chance to interview Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS and learn more about “The Rock and Roll Restaurant of The Future.” Don’t miss our feature article on another locally inspired Zislis Group restaurant with major Rock and Roll DNA, Rock N’ Brews, starting on page 44.
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On the COVER this issue is a custom built contemporary in the Gas Lamp section of Manhattan Beach. Absolutely no expenses were spared in this gorgeous home — a must see! Offered by Pat DeWees, Real Estate West. Check out all the details on page 19 in our front cover gloss section. This issue’s HOME OF THE WEEK is an incredible view home in Rancho Palos Verdes. With 180-degree views from nearly every room of the house, including the entire back yard and most of the front yard, this beautiful home is well positioned on over an acre of usable land. Check out all the details in our back cover gloss section on page 87. Don’t miss the DIGS custom produced YouTube Video Tour of this home — go to www.YouTube. com/SouthBayDigs. Offered by D’Ambrosi & Callen, Keller William Luxury Homes. The old Los Angeles Pacific Railway that used to cruise down by the Strand is this issue’s LOOKING BACK subject. In 1903, the LAP extended the popular line from Playa Del Rey through Manhattan Beach and all the way south to Redondo Beach. Read “The Train Along the Ocean” starting on page 56. DIG THIS — A school desk for the modern home — check out the “Solitaire” Workstation on page 64. GET AWAY — The Beach House Hotel on the The Strand in Hermosa Beach is the perfect place to chill on your private balcony and take in the local beach scene — check it out on page 70.
211 S. Lucia #1, Redondo Beach
3 Bed / 2.5 Bath / 2,532 SF large End Unit Townhome w/Bonus Room Sunny and lots of light | Peek-a-boo ocean views from some bedrooms | Extra-large eat-in kitchen & separate formal dining room | Spacious bonus/rec/play room in basement | Travertine marble fireplace
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Since April 1st 2012, in the South Bay, the average active sales price has increased 20.8% 40 out of the 70 most recent sales in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach have been at or above the listing price 86% of Wolf & Wolf’s most recent transactions involved multiple offers and sales over the listing price
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Feel like you’re on vacation everyday at this fabulous one level ranch style home in the heart of Rancho Palos Verdes. The home is situated on a 20,000+ square foot flat lot and features 3800 square feet of living space, 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, gourmet kitchen with Wolf stove/oven, Thermador refrigerator, granite counters, custom cabinetry, great room, formal living room/ dining room and a three car garage. The private backyard features custom pool, spa, waterfalls, Koi ponds, pergolas, outdoor fireplace, fire pit and built in BBQ all professionally landscaped.
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1616 VIA GARFIAS $988,000
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Great corner lot (0ver 10,000 sqft.) with views, 2,288 sqft. Home Ranch. One level, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, needs TLC. Make this your dream home!
Charming and clean, original 1423 sqft. Lunada Bay home! 3 bedroom, 2 bath, cozy courtyard with outdoor fireplace, small private backyard. Close to schools and Lunada Bay Plaza. Under a million!
21 Hitching Post | Rolling Hills Estates SOLD! SOLD! SOLD!
Rolling Hills Estates Country Home on quiet street in family neighborhood. Features include 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2630 square feet, gourmet kitchen with WOLF Stove and Sub-Zero Refrigerator, 2 fireplaces, living room, and family room. The home is situated on a large landscaped lot with beautiful pool and spa.
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Selling property in paradise from Manhattan Beach to Palos Verdes
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Ultimate Modern Elegance – Steps to the Beach!
Manhattan Beach, California Contemporary style | 2 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 1773 Square feet | Built 2001
This warm and inviting contemporary home was built in 2001 and is located just four blocks to the beach, shops, and restaurants. First floor entrance of natural stone & light leads to a small yet functional office with built-ins. Open kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters, walk-in pantry, opens to the living room with gas burning fireplace & 10’ wood sliders leading to deck. Two bedroom suites encompass the top floor, each with private bath & peak-a-boo ocean view deck. There are a total of three gorgeous baths, including master with separate shower & spa tub. Home is light, bright, and open with beautiful natural wood finishes & maple hardwood floors. Two car attached garage plus parking in front of garage.
445 29th PLACE
26 9TH STREET HERMOSA BEACH
5 BEDROOM | 4.5 BATHROOM | 4600 SQ FT | OVERSIZED 30’ X 95’ LOT
Find yourself bathed in light & sleek modern elegance! Gorgeous custom walk street home completed in 2009 is just steps from the beach and has it all. A 3- stop elevator, sizeable rooftop deck with direct whitewater & beach views & valuable 5 car off-street parking makes this property uniquely wonderful! The home offers a state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen with a huge island, custom German cabinetry, & top of the line appliances. The formal living room, dining & entry all have dramatic 13 ft vaulted rough-hewn redwood ceilings, with a wood burning fireplace & metal commercial windows! Custom radiant heating in floors, dual zone AC, new hardwood floors & natural stone finishes. The master suite has his & hers walk-in-closets, beautiful master bath with heated floors, heated toilet/bidet, towel warmers, steam showers, & a Jacuzzi tub adjacent to a 2 sided romantic fireplace whose window/ wall pivots open to a private deck. The bottom floor is a home theatre complete with projection screen & wet bar. Home also has top of the line AV system, locking wine-cellar ready room & its own side exit with direct access to the walk-street yard!
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The unusually large size, in square feet, of the lot for the new listing 5207 Paseo De Las Tortugas, in Torrance.
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Steve Lazar has designed some of the most innovative and coveted homes in the South Bay. A native since 1972 and an avid surfer, Lazar has always been inspired by seaside architecture and boats. In fact, he says many clients describe his work as having a “nautical” nuance. Some of his very first design work was drawing sailing yacht plans. “I had a fascination with boats since my father first bought a boat when I was five years old,” he explains. “What I find fascinating is how you had to cram so many things into such a tight little place.” Designing in neighborhoods where space is limited, like Manhattan Beach, means this fascination comes in handy. “We have to jam so many things in the tightest spaces here,” he jokes, “I see the challenge, and slowly but surely the challenge becomes an opportunity, and it starts to become a possibility, and turns into a solution we’re proud of.” Lazar’s designs focus on an efficient use of space. “Instead of designing something that’s just a piece of artwork and so fantastic looking, but then when you go to build it it’s totally cost prohibitive, I try to be more efficient and effective when I put on my design hat.” Design and Build philosophy is an all-encompassing practice whereby Lazar is responsible from start to finish for the design and building of the home. “As a builder, I think with my design hat, and as a designer I think with my building hat…It’s a linear relationship instead of a triangular relationship between a builder, a homeowner and an architect. There’s one less person in the communication line.” Lazar notices that South Bay clients have several main needs: functional space, separation of space, and a feeling of openness while maintaining intimacy. “A rubix cube of things,” he says. “Play rooms need to be kept separate from the parents’ rooms, and the common rooms need to be big, but not so vast that they lose intimacy; a balance needs to be struck to create a big space in a small environment.” Lazar lives and bases his business in Manhattan Beach; he went to high school in Palos Verdes, and though he builds in other areas of Los Angeles, he loves creating for his local clients. “I love the beach cities because I love how close I am to everything I care about. My parents, my kids’ schools, the Toyota Sports center where my kids play hockey, the surf, Mammoth... LAX is close. This is just a great town.” In the coming year, Lazar will move towards developing new homes in the South Bay as part of a new partnership; he’ll still create custom designs for local clients, but his business is expanding and so are his creative endeavors.
The Median Home Price in Southern California went up 8% in March 2013 from February 2013.
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RED OND O BEACH | OFFERED AT $1,499,0 0 0
Spectacular family home in prime South Redondo. This Pat Killen design features 5 bedrooms plus office, which could be a 6th bedroom if desired, 4 baths, upgraded cooks kitchen, living room, huge family room and yard set up for outdoor living. The general layout consists of the primary living area and 2 bedrooms downstairs and 3 bedrooms, including the master, large family room and office up. Additional features include attached 2-car garage, wine cellar, laundry room, 3 fireplaces and 4 skylights.
1210 SOUTH IRENA
NAPLES ISL AND – LONG BEACH | OFFERED AT $7,950,0 0 0
This stunning multi-story Mediterranean-style home is approximately 7,920 square feet of exceptional living space with 5 bedrooms, 8 baths, two top-of-the-line gourmet kitchens, both equipped with walk-in pantries, formal living room and grand dining room all feature breath taking ocean views. High-end amenities throughout the house are endless; full bar, four-stop elevator, 2 laundry rooms, 2 open water boat docks that can accommodate a 60’ yacht and the list goes on.
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s her countless satisfied clients will attest, Jane Sager has made exceptional service an art form. As one of the South Bay area’s leading real estate professionals for more than 25 years, she has built her reputation on providing expert guidance with a distinctly personalized touch. Jane builds lasting relationships with her clients, and provides keen market insight and creative solutions throughout the process. Quite simply, for Jane Sager, Success is an Art Form, so call her today and make the most of your opportunities in the South Bay area.
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“I’ve lived my entire life in the South Bay and believe it’s my destiny to help others realize their dreams in what will most likely be the biggest investment of your life - your home! You can count on me to make the entire experience transparent, seamless and positive.”
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201 24TH HERMOSA BEACH OFF MARKET AT $1,749,000 STUNNING DENNIS MOLONEY NEW CONSTRUCTION! 132 16TH STREET MANHATTAN BEACH SOLD AT $5,750,000
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RESTAURANT OF THE FUTURE
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A work crew is still busy assembling the finishing touches on the new Rock & Brews building on the crossroads of Palos Verdes Blvd. and Pacific Coast Highway, right where Redondo Beach and Torrance touch, but the owners are already on site preparing for the May 8th charity event grand opening. The restaurant and artisan beer hall is the third opened with involvement of rock legends Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS (the first was in El Segundo and the second is in Los Cabos, Mexico, with new restaurants opening all over the US for a total of 7 by 2014); The Riviera Village location is a joint venture with restaurateur Michael Zislis, veteran rock promoters Dave Furano and Dell Furano, and local partner, athlete, and entrepreneur Jon Mesko.
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The new Rock & Brews pays homage to classic rock with posters of renowned and Simmons are extremely proud of the menu, which is not simple bar food. “To have a theme restaurant is no excuse for crap food,” says Stanley.
albums and musicians plastered on the modern, newly finished walls, but Stanley
Michael Zislis says that the new standard set by the PCH Rock & Brews is to We love those things, but we’re doing some really gourmet burgers and pizzas.”
make the menu “Gastronomically hip, taking it away from just burgers and pizzas. The restaurant also has some unique décor and functional touches that other
restaurants in the area don’t. “This is the first time we’ve had taps at the table,” says
Zislis. There are beer taps literally at the tables, which patrons can use to refill their glasses at-will. “If you want to sit at the pale ale table, or the Belgian beer table, or the pilsner table, we have that for you as well.” Of the craft beers, Simmons says, “You’ll have more choices than you have body parts.”
Stanley insists that Rock & Brews is not
about rock and roll people who are putting their names to something as figureheads. food and cooking (he’s even taken pictures Stanley is actually quite passionate about
of his recent at-home artisan pizza creation on his phone, which he shows off proudly. “I’m a foodie,” he admits, “And I try not to Simmons insists that the Rock & Brews chef, Al Kim. “The
experience begins and ends with the master bestselling Rock & Brews
hamburger was inspired by Gene,” says a bemused Kim.
“We call it the ‘Fireball
Burger’: it has a Serrano pepper relish with chipotle habanera aioli. It’s really hot, but then we cool it off with avocado. What we’re classics: a punch of flavor.” trying to achieve is kicked-up American
Kim further explains that the local craft beers are also an important cooking element in some of the dishes. “We also have a Beach House Amber beer cheese Company in Torrance; it’s very nutty-flavored. It’s a local brewery, three miles away.”
Stanley. “That’s the only way to exist.”
With all this talk of charity, great food, artisan beer, and a sense of community,
and a macaroni and cheese cooked with craft beer from the Strand Brewing
we’re forgetting the most important element of the restaurant: rock and roll. The large, open floor plan boasts posters and paintings of musicians who are a huge provide a familiar and upbeat ambience to any meal; only classic rock and roll will be played at Rock & Brews.
Bringing in local chefs and local produce is very important to Stanley. His goal is to “keep it regional so that each Rock & Brews is a reflection of the area that it’s in.” “I grew up in the area, on Palos Verdes Drive,” says Zislis. “I have known about
part of our collective, American music culture. The tunes playing in the background
this location forever, I remember when I leased it people called me and said, ‘that run restaurant. This location is the gateway to Redondo Beach and Torrance…I think it’s the best location.”
“Classic music is classic for a reason,” persists Stanley. “Quality is what lasts.
spot’s always failed.’ It always failed because it was a horribly designed and horribly
Whether it’s The Who or Jimmy Hendrix or Ozzy or Dylan, this is not only the music you get tired of something that sounds like a computer playing merry-go-round music, you want something that’s a little more human.”
of 30, 40 years ago, it’s the music that people are listening to today. I mean, once
Aside from the craft beers, artisan pizzas, and food for which Stanley is glad he won’t have to apologize, the atmosphere will be unique to Stanley and Simmons’ all things rock and roll. But it’s also a place where you can bring your kids and visions of touring life: “In the evening it’s a place to bring your date and celebrate feel comfortable, and support your local farmers... All of us have kids,” continues
Even Rock & Brews employee have to have certain knowledge about rock and
roll; Jon Mesko gave the entire staff tests that had one whole page of questions about rock and roll music including Metallica, ACDC, and (of course) KISS.
“We all come from a rock and roll point of view,” Stanley says of himself, Gene
Stanley. “All of us want a place where we can bring our kids and be comfortable the show or our living room.”
Simmons, and his partners. “We celebrate all the bands that have lasted and all the and roll restaurant of the future.”
and it is still a place where we can go in the evening and feel like it’s backstage at
music that’s influential. You have to earn your way into this place. This is the rock
Partner Jon Mesko says that his kids tried out the Yellow Submarine play area, people from a lot of different places in life,” he says.
and gave it a thumbs-up. “Its dog friendly, kid friendly… it’s for a lot of different
Rock & Brews PCH is located at 6300 Pacific Coast Highway in Torrance, and opens May 8th, 2013.
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be a fatty, because the two sound so similar.”
ROCK “ AND BREW
Using local produce, local brewers, and catering to local tastes and needs is not the limit of Rock & Brews’ interest in the South Bay community; the grand opening Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit organization that honors and empowers of the first Rock & Brews in El Segundo was a gala charity event held with the wounded war veterans. The grand opening event at the Riviera Village location on May 8th will again benefit the organization with a luncheon for over 100 returning military veterans. Paul Stanley is particularly passionate about returning veterans being treated with the respect they deserve: “Let’s not forget the brave men and women who protect this country, that make everything that we have possible. Those are the people that get taken for granted. What they guard with their lives is freedom. When you are in a position of success, it’s not an option to give back; it’s your duty Wounded Warriors and to celebrate the to give back. We’re in a position to celebrate community; as you get a little bit older and success comes to you, you realize the things people close to you and your civil liberties.”
“WE ALL COME FROM A ROCK AND ROLL POINT OF VIEW,” STANLEY SAYS OF HIMSELF, GENE SIMMONS, AND HIS PARTNERS. “We celebrate all the bands that have lasted and all the music that’s influential. You have to earn your way into this place. This is the rock and roll restaurant of the future.”
that are most important to you are the Zislis, too, is adamant about using Rock
& Brews’ opening as an opportunity to give back to the community. “A common thread to all Rock & Brews is the Wounded Warrior project, but then when we open school system since those are near and dear to our hearts.”
locally we also want to benefit the local
100% of the proceeds of the opening
night gala charity benefit on May 8th at Rock & Brews go directly to the Torrance
Education Foundation. “When we do the
next one in another location,” explains Zislis, “we’ll tie in that local charity. We believe in Karma.” “We want to be good neighbors,” insists
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Cruise down the Strand today, and try to picture the landscape back in the years 1988 through 1902. That’s when the Los Angeles Pacific Railway provided an intricate and necessary transportation system, with service between the Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Venice, and Inglewood areas. In 1903, the LAP extended the popular line from the area now known as Playa del Rey through Manhattan Beach and all the way south to Redondo Beach. These double tracks were just west of our Strand – where the bike path is today. All of this was well before the time of the Model-T and paved streets, so the Los Angeles Pacific train was the prime transportation for our area. In historical documents, George L. Allen, Sr., a South Bay resident, recalled that the South Bay line was originally narrow gauge. But in 1907, the LAP became a standard gauge line, and with this upgrade came much larger cars, capable of holding many more passengers. While the line typically used a 200-car setup, on weekends and holidays, the “big 700s” were used. The first cars were called, “green cars” and were used primarily for carrying passengers. become economically unviable. history, with old-time residents recalling those glory days. all the way south to Redondo Beach.
THE SANTA FE RAILROAD FIRST COMPLETED A SINGLE TRACK LINE TO REDONDO BEACH IN 1888. (THIS WAS ALONG THE PRESENT-DAY GREENBELT BETWEEN VALLEY AND ARDMORE). THE LAP RAILWAY COMPANY MERGED WITH THE PACIFIC ELECTRIC IN 1910. THE RED CARS OPERATED FROM 1905 TO 1940, AND COVERED 1,164 MILES OF TRACK WHICH MADE IT THE LARGEST ELECTRIC RAILROAD IN THE WORLD. IN 1910, A PERSON COULD RIDE THE RAILWAY FROM REDONDO BEACH TO DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES IN LESS THAN ONE HOUR.
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The subsequent “red cars” assisted with the growing transportation needs of reported that the 1903 addition of the trolley was generally responsible for the first real estate boom along our South Bay beaches. Imagine being able to hop on a trolley car, much like San Francisco’s current trolley system, to get from one beach community to the next. It was during this time that land for sale at the beach was promoted by enthusiastic developers who offered free transportation on the Santa Fe or L.A. Pacific along with a free lunch. The red cars continued to run during the 1930’s until growing competition from buses and private autos caused the line to Finally, the rail line that famously ran along the beach was completely shut down in 1940. Grading and construction reportedly took several months, but later, demolition of the track took place at the rate of a mile per day. Eventually, the trolley wires and fixtures were completely taken down. The tracks enjoyed a storied Cruise down the bike path today, and it’s hard to imagine what it must have been like to hitch a ride along the ocean on the Los Angeles Pacific Railway, riding
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That is the motto of Friends of the Vine, a wine shop and lounge that opened in the fall of 2001 in the Riviera Village. Going through more than 62,000 bottles of wine each year in their lounge alone, owners Fred and Tracy Eguchi are all about offering hard to get wines, ones you can’t buy at the local grocery store. South Bay Digs caught up with Fred to talk about how he got involved in the wine business, how Friends of the Vine has evolved over the years and what he loves about coming to work each day.
How did you get involved in the wine business and open Friends of the Vine?
from Argentina, Hungary, Australia, New Zealand and all of the usual suspects. However, we
Honestly, this whole thing was my wife’s idea. Tracy came up with the business plan. It
also offer wines from wineries as close as Bel Air. We taste about 100 different wines a week. Did you ever envision that this is what you’d be doing with your life?
was her baby. I worked in restaurants and even bartended, and was also involved in a construction/trucking company as well. At first it was the idea of opening a restaurant, then it grew into a wine bar and at that time, none were around here. It’s funny because in I would be the one to come in only a few times a week, but now we have two kids and Tracy comes in two days a week and I’m here every day. college and even for a time after, I was a much bigger beer drinker. When we first opened,
Absolutely not. My college buddies laugh all of the time because I was the guy always drinking Coors Light. One of the things that this place taught me is that some of the best things happen in life when you don’t know what you are doing. You never know who you are going to meet or what conversation you are going to have.
Is it important for you to have people feel like they can relax in Friends of the Vine?
What are some of the most popular wines at the shop right now and what are you really enjoying at this moment?
It started out with just a few people coming in during the week and about 10 or so on the
weekend to word of mouth spreading and 20 people crowding around the bar. It became our living room. This place is all about people. We are all family and community related. You have everyone in here. You have people come in who are living check to check and people who are literally billionaires. That is what makes it so great. In here, no one cares. How does this place mesh with the South Bay community?
People are really enjoying blends like Cabernet Zinfandels and such, just fun blends that really take the edge off. Pinot Noirs are still solid even after the movie Sideways. I’m really grapes and it’s about $20. liking La Storia right now, which is a blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Montepulciano
What do you look for when you decide to carry a wine in the shop?
You can have an idea, but the thing you can’t write about is the quality of people that come in. We don’t advertise, but it just kind of took off because of the people and the product. Every single day we have people who live five minutes from the shop coming in
It is all about value. Whether it is $5 or $300, people still want value. People don’t care about the flash around here, they still want value for their budget. I also think about how fun it is. I want people to try new varieties of what they already like, to get outside of the buy a wine I recommend. The first few years, customers would come in and tell us what they wanted, now most of our regulars buy what we recommend. How has Friends of the Vine evolved since you first opened?
and saying they didn’t know we were here or thinking we just opened. They’ll then come in once or twice, have a glass and some conversation and be back as regulars. It fits this community and is different than the big cities. It is slower. You have to know the South Bay to know how a business will work here. All the little nuances make a difference.
types of wine they always drink. It is so enjoyable for me when I see customers like and
What are some of the more interesting stories that have happened in the 12 years you’ve owned Friends of the Vine?
We have seen families evolve. We’ve seen customers who came in as singles who now
are married and have children. When we first opened, it was people coming for the place. Now, our regular customers travel together, barbecue on the weekends. They do everything. And now, people feel they know us well enough. I’ve even had a few people been the coolest thing. What have you learned the most since opening the shop?
We’ve had quite a few celebrities come and hang out and even a few funny phone calls. One of the weirdest nights was when Jean-Claude Van Damme came in. He came in and
of the vine
didn’t even drink wine. He was the nicest, quietest person. He made it a point to be nice to everyone. He was in the area because one of his best friends from Belgium lived around here and he was in town visiting. How many types of wines do you offer and where are some of the most far reaching places you get bottles from? We probably have 600 to 800 bottles of wine in the shop from a $7 Moscato to a $2,500 Bordeaux. We will buy from anywhere as long as it is a good bottle of wine. We get wine
ask me to marry them, especially if they met at Friends of the Vine. That has probably
We are continually learning about wine. You can learn varietals from a book and know the names and where they come from, along with certain characteristics, but unless you’ve been in the business for 10,000 hours like Malcolm Gladwell said, you don’t truly know your profession.
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Regan Hagestad 310-607-0131
Mortgage rates could change daily. Actual payments will vary based on your individual situation and current rates. Some products may not be available in all states. Some jumbo products may not be available to first time home buyers. Some restrictions may apply. Based on the purchase/refinance of a primary residence. Credit and collateral subject to approval. Loan to value, debt to income and cash-out restrictions may apply. Programs, rates, terms and conditions subject to change without notice. Please remember that we don’t have all your information, so this does not constitute a commitment to lend. Therefore, the rate and payment results may not reflect your actual situation. To get more accurate and personalized results, please call (800) 357-4077 to talk to one of our mortgage bankers .Watermark Capital Inc. 16485 Laguna Canyon Rd. #205 Irvine, CA 92618 DRE license number 01523306 NMLS ID: 1838
Regan Hagestad - Managing Director of Mortgage Banking
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It’s Always Been About Selling a Lifestyle
home of the week
180 DEGREE VIEWS
19 ROCKINGHORSE ROAD | RANCHO PALOS VERDES
Chad Heitzler Fahlbusch
Top 1% of all Realtors in Los Angeles County Luxury Home Listing Specialist 30 Homes Sold from Manhattan to Palos Verdes in 2012 Over $360 Million in South Bay Property Sold Since 2003
4 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS | 2452 SQ FT | 47,648 SQ FOT LOT 180 DEGREE VIEWS FROM NEARLY EVERY ROOM OF THE HOUSE, ENTIRE BACKYARD & MOST OF THE FRONT YARD
Ocean, harbor & city views from Santa Monica Bay to Dana Point. Unobstructed views with breathtaking sunrises & unforgettable sunsets. Positioned beautifully on over an acre of usable land, this home is a tasteful blend of original charm with all of today’s modern conveniences. Meticulously & lovingly remodeled from top to bottom. The kitchen is atop of the line remodel w/stainless steel appliances, polished limestone counters, custom solid cherry cabinets include built in china cabinets w/touch sensor lighting, ample storage, charming breakfast nook & of course, panoramic views! Formal dining room is amazing & opens for al fresco dining. Guest master suite is gorgeous with private bath & tumbled marble heated floors on a timer so your guests wake up to warm floors. The master suite is enormous with vaulted ceilings, fireplace & sitting area. The private master bath is like a spa retreat with dual sinks, soaking tub & oversized shower w/seamless enclosure. Plus a garden door to Zen patio with water feature. The upgrades, views and amenities in this home are exceptional. This is truly a must see, special home!
Offered at $1,700,000
LINDA D’AMBROSI EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGENT
SANDRA CALLEN EXCLUSIVE BUYERS AGENT
OF TRUST, INTEGRITY, PROFESSIONALISM AND PERFORMANCE TO THE BUYING AND SELLING OF LUXURY REAL ESTATE.
Delivering the Highest Standards
COMING SOON! NEW LISTING
12 Via Porto Grande RPV Epitome of tranquility & comfort
Located on a highly desirable tree lined street. Stunning curb appeal and elegantly designed interior. 5 BR+ bonus, 4.5 BA, 4632 SF 10,047 SF lot size. Grand entry way with two-story high ceilings, inviting living room overlooking the resort-like backyard with salt water pool and lounge area. Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counter top and a charming breakfast area. One guest bedroom suite downstairs. Beautifully updated guest bathroom and powder room. Spacious master suite with sitting area, balcony and luxurious bath. Walk to middle school and park.
Rancho Palos Verdes Priced to sell! - Wallace Ranch
Excellent curb appeal leads you to this beauty. 5 BD 4.5 BA 4189 SF Inviting entry way with high ceilings, good size living room and dining room for entertaining. Modern and spacious kitchen with servicing counter and breakfast area. One bedroom suite downstairs. Huge master suite with sitting area and luxurious master bath. Walk to middle school. Convenient location. Elegant and peaceful ambiance throughout this house.
32 via costa Verde RPV New Listing-Estate Property
Stunning curb appeal on a corner lot boasting 5630 SF living area, high ceilings entry way, 5 BD, plus a library and a huge bonus room. 5.5 BA. Sunlight-filled living room overlooking the Zen-like backyard with professionally designed Koi pound. Elegant dining room and a large kitchen for family living and entertaining. Kitchen has been updated in 2007. Master suite with sitting area, spacious walk-in closet. A huge bonus room upstairs for home theater/game room. Each bedroom on the second level has its own bath. Walk to Ridgecrest Middle School, convenient location.
971 SILVER SPUR ROAD ROLLING HILLS ESTATES
SU H OP N O EN DA U Y SE 25P M BL EXQ UF U F ISI ES TE TA TE J LI US ST T ED
45 SANTA CRUZ ROLLING HILLS ESTATES
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253 ROCKY POINT ROAD PALOS VERDES ESTATES
5457 MIDDLECREST RD RANCHO PALOS VERDES
ADDITIONAL RECENT SUCCESSFUL TRANSACTIONS
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Making Dreams Come True!
Rancho Palos Verdes SPACIOUS 1 LEVEL HOME ON A HUGE FLAT LOT
More than ½ acre park-like yard with pool and grass area for playground. 25,414 SF Lot size. 4 Or 5 BD. 3727 SF Living area. The 5th bedroom has its own separate outside entrance. High ceiling interior, modern kitchen with granite counter top, inviting living and family room. Large master suite with fireplace. 3 Car garages. Near middle school, park and market. Convenient location. Sellers are taking a big loss. Priced to sell.
Palos Verdes Estates QUEEN’S NECKLACE VIEW HOME
This estate offers sweeping ocean, city, and queen’s necklace coastline view! Majestically situated on top of the hill. Privately gated property. Unparalleled architecture provides the ultimate Palos Verdes life style. Meticulous attention-to-detail, and uncompromising craftsmanship throughout. Grand entry hall with extra high ceilings, detailed molding, and marble flooring provides lavish yet subtle impression, huge living room with two sitting areas, step-up library with Zen infusion, 2 bonus rooms, 7 BR 8.5 BA, tennis court, swimming pool, two bowling lanes for entertaining and luxury family living, 5 car garage.
26905 Diamondhead lane RPV Exceeding the expectation
Beautiful curb appeal, 4 BR 3 BA 2246 SF Inviting living room with sparkling city view and hardwood floor. Good size dining room for entertaining. Modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances. One bedroom downstairs. Luxury master suite with relaxing bath, steam sauna, and city view. House was remodeled in 2007. Walk to school, convenient location and easy access. A pleasant home to show.
Price Upon Request
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SOME OF THE HOMES SOLD BY THE INMAN TEAM
EXPERTS IN ROLLING HILLS
SOLD! SOLD! SOLD!
Remodeled 3 bed 2.5 bath, 2103 sq. ft. with views & pool
3 bed 3 bath, 2889 sq. ft., large flat lot with views & pool
4 bed 3 bath, 2726 sq. ft., big lot, amazing views & pool
CREST RD. E.
3 bed 2 bath, 2016 sq. ft., amazing views
PALOS VERDES DR. N.
5 bed 4 bath, 4066 sq. ft., view & pool
5 bed 4 bath 5168 sq. ft., guesthouse, views & pool
Rarely does a property come on the market that “checks all the boxes”. Located in the exclusive guard gated city of Rolling Hills and surrounded by lush greenery and towering trees is this lovely home with over 5,000 square feet of immaculate living area featuring 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, a library / office with fireplace, huge recreation room, billiard room, wine cellar, tons of storage, private master patio with fountain, underground utilities, view, pool and a charming 2 story barn. The huge paddock area can even double as your own private soccer field! This terrific location allows immediate access to miles and miles of beautiful trails and rural countryside. You can even pick wild blackberries in your own canyon! 10 minute walk to 2 elementary schools and 5 minutes walk to the community tennis courts. All this, and still only 30 minutes to downtown L.A.
Quintessential Rolling Hills
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5 bed 4.5 bath, 4183 sq. ft., views, remodeled, pool
5 bed 5 bath 5992 sq. ft., large lot, guest house, pool & views
5 bed 7 bath, remodeled, pool, views & theater
5 Acres with Spectacular Views!
Build your dream home in the 24 hour guarded and gated City of Rolling Hills. Fully engineered, surveyed, compacted and boasting over half an acre flat pad on nearly 5 acres of land. Adjacent to one of two community riding rings, a year round stream and all the wild blackberries you can eat!
Closed escrow before hit the MLS.
6 bed 8 bath, tennis court, pool, barn, views on 5 acres
4 bed 4 bath. pool, views & guest house
5 bed 5 bath, approx. 5000 sq. ft. lot, pool & equestrian facilities
KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY
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Gordon Inman — DRE #00446156 Keith Kelley — DRE #01810798 www.RollingHillsHomes.com TheInmanTeam@gmail.com (310) 944-5554
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721 36th street
M a n h at t a n B e a c h
$2,399,000 | 721thirtysixth.com
• • • • • • • 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bath authentic Craftsmen home Desirable Tree Section Large gourmet kitchen with center island Large grassy backyard with outdoor ﬁreplace 3 car garage with extra storage Oversized Street to Alley Lot Master Bedroom with walk-in closet, spa tub & separate shower.
If you have one of these sought after properties available, please call Kristen today at 310.798.4663
Buyers ready to write offers on:
Manhattan Beach Hill Section
1208 Tennyson, Unit 7
M a n h at ta n B e a c h
#10 TOP MORTGAGE COMPANY IN AMERICA
$6.3 Billion funded in 2012 “Mortgage Executive Magazine”
Our approach to business is strikingly simple; it is relationship oriented versus transaction-based
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• Full Delegated approvals on Jumbo Loans to $3 Million • RPM Is a Direct Lender offering speed and efficiency • Sell direct to Fannie Mae and underwrite to DU findings without any overlays • We offer the “best of both worlds”- Large mortgage bank with key broker approvals • Low cost with competitive rates and unique “niche” loan products • Seasoned, High Integrity Mortgage Professionals
$849,000 | www.1208TennysonStreet.com
• • • • • • 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhome in MB School District Open Living Room, Fireplace Travertine, Hardwood & Carpet throughout Gourmet Kitchen with center island & walk-in pantry Patio/Balcony off of Kitchen, Living Room, Bedrooms 3 car garage + storage room
up to $5,000,000
Manhattan Beach Sand Section
4314 Marina City Drive
Marina Del Rey
Top Reasons to Choose RPM Mortgage
Up to $1,800,000
East Manhattan Beach
$1,190,000 | www.1208TennysonStreet.com
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Up to $2,100,000
hermosa beach sand section
Up to $1,800,000
Large 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath Penthouse Marina & Ocean views 24 hour gated and guarded Newer paint, appliances, ﬁxtures, granite counters Marina City Club with all its amenities Tennis Courts, Restaurant, Car Wash, and much more
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Call Your South Bay Mortgage Specialists 310.796.5600
CINDY ERTMAN EVP | National Sales Manager firstname.lastname@example.org CA DRE #00772133, NMLS #330850 BRETT DILLENBERG Managing Partner - Southern California email@example.com CA DRE #01034779, NMLS #235446
2401 Via Carrillo, Palos Verdes Estates 5 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, 3003 sq ft, 9479 sq ft lot $1,749,000
1318 The Strand, Manhattan Beach 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Strand, Sand & Ocean Views $2,000,000
1215 17th Street, Manhattan Beach 5 Bedroom | 5.5 Bath | Beautiful Craftsmen $1,899,000
3500 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Suite E Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Loan approval subject to, but not limited to, satisfactory appraisal, preliminary title report, a clear inspection (if required by contract or appraisal), minimum credit scores and employment history. Maximum loan amounts and other restrictions apply. RPM Mortgage, Inc. CA Dept. Of Real Estate - Real Estate Broker License # 01818035. NMLS # 9472 Equal Housing Opportunity.
UNION REALTY CO., INC.
MAKING YOUR DREAMS OF OWNING A HOME…REALITY.
TRANSFORM YOUR BACKYARD
Imagine having a tropical vacation right in your own backyard. Outdoor Hardscapes can help you add living space to your home. Whether you desire a firepit, pool, spa, driveways, sport court, built-in BBQ, seating/dining area, or an outdoor kitchen, Outdoor Hardscapes can elevate your outdoor living spaces.
Jim Walsh, Owner | OutdoorHardscapes.com | 310-420-9987
Contractors Lic. 825185 | Bonded and Insured
5075 - LAWNDALE
great location Beautiful & awesome floor plan
0295 - HAWTHORNE
Lovely turn key home located in Del Aire
0294 - HAWTHORNE
Freshly painted with new carpet
5089 – GARDENA
Don’t miss out in owning this stunning 3 Bedroom 1 Bath
0222 – HAWTHORNE
Beauttiful home, with recent upgrades
0256 - HAWTHORNE
Family room with fireplace large master suite with private entrance
0284 – HAWTHORNE
One bedroom is on main floor, freshly painted
Highly desirable Wiseburn area
0288 - HAWTHORNE
family room w/ open beam ceiling, fireplace, opens to covered patio
5083 – CARSON
located in a nice area of the park and has newer windows
5087 – PALOS VERDES
Owners have completely remodeled this home for you
Always putting your best interests first!
DOUBLE YOUR INCOME!
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23900 HAWTHORNE BLVD, TORRANCE CA
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The Shearin Group
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THE BEACH HOUSE SPECIALISTS
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A Sample Of Sold Homes UNITING EXTRAORDINARY PROPERTIES WITH EXTRAORDINARY LIVES
Design optimized by a builder’s insight. Construction driven by quality and detail.
CRS, GRI, e-PRO SRES, CDPE, GREEN CERTIFIED CERTIFIED LUXURY HOME MARKETING SPECIALIST
Cindy Shearin The Shearin Group
www.CindyShearin.com 310.546.1501 | 310.200.8318
SERVING THE SOUTH BAY FOR OVER 20 YEARS
1215 Highland Avenue Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
MANHATTAN BEACH NEW CONSTRUCTION
Close your eyes & picture your dream home. Your personality, your style, and your unique way of life infused into every facet of your new home. A vision of luxury, functionality & comfort, your home should be nothing short of excellence... because you deserve the very best. Light-drenched ocean views, natural elements and a contemporary architectural aesthetic fuse together in this spectacular display of beach living. Conceptualized by renowned architect Michael Lee, this perfectly situated Manhattan Beach home is slated for completion mid-2013, featuring 5 bedrooms, 4 baths in 4,000 square feet of living space.
Starting in the Mid-$5’s
128 14TH STREET, MANHATTAN BEACH
ES I CR N OW
718 THE STRAND, HERMOSA BEACH
Stunning 3 Bedroom, 4 Bath home sits on the Hermosa Beach Strand just south of the pier & downtown. Fabulous panoramic views from all 3 levels. Just steps from the sand.
4032 VIA LARGAVISTA, PVE
Serenity encompasses this Spanish Colonial Revival home in the highly sought after Valmonte neighborhood. Designed by Doug Leach and built by Macknight Construction. 4 bedrooms & 3.5 baths in over 3,000 sq ft of living space.
Luxury, Class & Character
OLD WORLD SPANISH REVIVAL
1700 RICO PLACE, PALOS VERDES ESTATES
A luxurious property with architecture reflecting timeless appeal, this 5 Bedroom, 5 Bath home offers the privacy and outdoor space reminiscent of the Old World charm. Situated across from Parkland, the home features unobstructed ocean views. Architectural details in the formal living room incorporate arched windows and doorways, high wood beamed ceilings, wrought iron supporting trusses, a fireplace and columned entryway. Hardwood floors are featured throughout the home. The gourmet kitchen offers a spacious breakfast nook with ocean views. Luxurious amenities include granite counters, center island with burners, and pantry/laundry room. The kitchen is nestled next to the formal dining room with rich, dark wood built-in cabinets and large windows also featuring an ocean view. The bright, airy family room features one of four fireplaces, and showcases the high, wood beamed ceilings. Skylights bring a soft natural light to the space, which is located adjacent to the 4 additional bedrooms. The spacious 40,000+ square foot lot includes a lushly landscaped outdoor entertaining area with a pool, spa, flat seating area, fireplace, outdoor BBQ and powder room. Mature fruit trees in a terraced garden offer ultimate privacy. Beautifully crafted logia with French doors overlooks the yard, creating seamless integration between the inside and outside spaces. Private Master Bedroom on the 2nd floor provides ocean views and its own private bath. This unique residence invites the comfort, the romance and charm of imagining the past, and invites you to image their stories and re-create your own.
ES I CR N OW !
4032 PASEO DE LAS TORTUGAS, HOLLYWOOD RIVIERA
Amazing city lights & harbor views from this 4 Bedroom, 3 bath home nestled in the Hollywood Riviera. In-home gym & rear yard with in-ground spa. Top of the line upgrades including copper plumbing, A/C, water softener & fire proof roof. 3 car garage with custom cabinetry.
Scenic Gated Community, Ranch-Style Estate with Breathtaking Views, Spacious floor plan offers 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Spacious Master Suite, Pristine Stables & Park-Like Settings.
# 1 Realtor® in THE HOLLYWOOD RIVIERA IN 2012 and FOR 7 OF THE PAST 10 YEARS!
#1 Agent at ReMax Estate Properties Malaga Cove Office in 2012
T O N N S O L M
LI NE ST W IN G !
Riviera Home Close to Beach, Village
374 camino de las colinas, redondo beach
3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,800 Sq Ft, 9,700 Sq Ft Lot Large Kitchen and Bedrooms
LI NE ST W IN G !
RIVIERA HOME WITH OCEAN AND CITY LIGHT VIEWS!
5601 Calle De Ricardo, Torrance
3 Bed /1 ¾ Bath, 1,523 Sq Ft / Well maintained home close to Riviera Elementary, Rocketship Park and the PV Walking Trail
Offered at: $989,000
Offered at: $899,000
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Great Hollywood Riviera Homes for Lease
105 Via Los Altos Redondo Beach
3 Bed / 2 Bath, 1,506 Sq Ft Mid-Century Modern Almost Like New! (Includes Gardener)
n n pe u o /s t 4 sa 1-
5332 doris way torrance
5 Bed / 4 Bath 3,350 Sq Ft, Almost 7,000 Sq Ft Lot Built in 1990, Seaside Area of Torrance
362 Palos Verdes Blvd, UNIT #2 Redondo Beach
3 Bed / 3 Bath Approx. 2,600 Sq Ft Large Unit with Ocean Views
5207 Paseo De Las Tortugas Torrance
3 Bed / 2 Bath, 1,470 Sq Ft 24,000 Sq Ft Lot Huge Lot with Queen’s Necklace Views
329 Via Linda Vista Redondo Beach
3 Bed / 2 Bath, 1,600 Sq Ft / 8,600 Sq Ft Lot Substantially Remodeled Ocean View from Backyard Deck (Includes Gardener)
Offered at: $1,099,000
Offered at: $869,000
Offered at: $1,379,000
Your Best Move.
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# 1 Realtor® in Sales Volume in the Hollywood Riviera in 2012 #1 Realtor® in the Hollywood Riviera for 7 out of the last 10 years - Over $100M in Total Sales Volume in the Hollywood Riviera since 2002 Over 100 Single Family Home Transactions in the Riviera since 2002 - All time Highest Price Sale in the Hollywood Riviera (East of Palos Verdes Blvd.) at $2.55M
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