Manhattan Beach Tree Section Homes
The Tree Section of Manhattan Beach is a highly desirable sub community for home owners that require larger homes and lots with backyards. Many of the homes are within walking distance to Live Oak Park and just a small bike or walk away from the beach.
The average list price for real estate in the tree section is $1,600,000 with an average P/SF is $565. Prices range from $2,000,000 to $3,200,000 for a newer Cap Code construction to around $1,000,000 for a 4400 square foot lot.
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Manhattan Beach Tree Section Homes For Sale
Real Estate in Manhattan Beach Tree Section
This neighborhood of Manhattan Beach actually received its name from it's street names which are Oak, Maple, Pine, Elm, and Poinsettia. The standard lot within the Manhattan Beach Tree Section is either 40X115 with 4600 square feet or 40X120 with 4800 square feet. The city building code states that the maximum building height is 26 feet, which allows for two story building with larger ceiling heights on the two levels.
Typical layouts for homes in the Manhattan Beach Tree Section are family room, dinning room, and kitchens all on the first level with the bedrooms on the second level. Homes have an average of 3500 square feet, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with the designer either being Cape Cod, Mediterranean, or Modern. Notable Tree Section builders are William Campbell and Matt Morris. Several sub communities within The Tree Section of Manhattan Beach exist, including American Martyr's and The Gas Lamp District.
Originally built in the 1940's, Manhattan Beach Tree Section homes were generally smaller in size between 900 square feet and 1500 square feet. Since then a lot of the properties have been upgraded and redeveloped. The architectural styles vary dramatically to Modern, Mediterranean with Spanish influences, Cape Code and Nantucket.
Looking for a realtor in Manhattan Beach? Matt Pernice of NW Real Estate Brokers offers buyer and seller services for real estate in the Tree Section of Manhattan Beach. Contact him today to discuss possible opportunities.
Manhattan Beach Tree Section Real Estate Ordinances
The Manhattan Beach Tree Section is known for its strict tree ordinances, thus preserving the visual attraction to the neighborhood. This ordinance within the states that any street side or front yard trees with a truck diameter of over 12" are protected and cannot be removed due to new construction.
The architect and designer need to consider and accommodate the trees and any neglect or abuse with be a violation. There is actually a loop hole around this that if the tree or trees root system is disturbing the walkways or sidewalks that you can petition The City Of Manhattan Beach to have them removed.
For additional information on building ordinances in the Tree Section of Manhattan Beach, please visit our city building standards page.
Last updated on May 21st, 2013 at 1:14pm PDT