1. Manhattan Beach
  2. Manhattan Village

The only gated community in Manhattan Beach, called The Village, is highly desired by those looking for an added layer of security in their neighborhood. A 24 hour monitored entry gate guards this completely fenced-in community. Here, homes are regulated by an HOA where residents adhere to standards for their homes, town-homes, and estates which guarantee a beautifully maintained neighborhood.

The Village occupants enjoy some of the greatest benefits in Manhattan Beach. Bikes paths and walking paths meander throughout the properties allowing for exercise just outside one’s door. Wide well-maintained streets provide plenty of guest parking, and add to the safety families enjoy when children play in the yard or ride bikes between the private parks sprinkled throughout the community. Also, many homes here enjoy Read More the luxury of sizable yards and sparkling pools.

Approximately 400 Court Homes and Town Homes, plus 122 Estate Homes make up this private community. The Court Homes, an attached living concept, enjoy semi-private courtyards, spacious master suites, and gourmet kitchens. Meanwhile, the Town Homes here are built in the traditional side-by-side layout with one and two-story floor-plans, many of which have golf course views. The Estate Homes are offered in three and four bedroom single-family homes in a variety of styles-Cape Cod, Mediterranean, Tudor, and French. An added benefit would be the HOA covering many of the concerns facing a Southern California resident such as Earthquake and Fire Insurance, Exterior Paint and Street Maintenance, and termite control to name a few.

Bordered by Manhattan Village Mall, Marine Street, Aviation and Rosecrans Boulevard, this section has direct access to the mall, restaurants and specialty shops like famed Susie Cakes. Many Village residents enjoy membership at the nearby Manhattan Beach Country Club, known for the tennis club and Olympic size pool. The Village is just across the street from The Point, an outdoor shopping center that is filled with restaurants and boutique shops.

Lucky owners in the Village delight in the golf course views, mountain and city views. While the golf course is owned by the Marriott Hotel, the nine-hole course is open to the public. Nearby is the high-end grocer Bristol Farms, and Marine Park that is filled with kids play areas, baseball, and basketball facilities as well as the newly added skate park

The elementary school children here attend is Meadows Elementary, a California Distinguished School. Notable is the easy access to the Manhattan Beach Middle School that is just across Marine.

For those traveling to work and desiring a location that has excellent access to all the local freeways, then the Village would be the best choice. Just a few short minutes’ drive to the 405, 105, or the Redondo Beach train station for those traveling by Metro to work. This area of Manhattan Beach is also less than 10 minutes to the LAX airport. Read Less