Home of the Week: Hermosa Beach contemporary hugs the sand

Hugging the sand south of


Beach Pier, this three-story contemporary evokes a glass-clad lifeguard tower angled toward the water. The main living areas, the master bedroom and the office with balcony take in the ocean views. The dining room opens to a patio along the bike path and the beach.

The details



718 The Strand, Hermosa Beach 90254

Asking price:

$6.5 million


Dean Nota

Year built:


House size:

Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, 3,100 square feet

Lot size:

2,397 square feet


Granite kitchen counter, stainless appliances, master bathroom with double showers, a steam room and a tub

About the area:

Last year, 98 single-family homes sold in the 90254 ZIP Code at a median price of $1,100,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 15.8% price increase from 2010.

Listing agent:

Gerard Bisignano,


International Realty's Peninsula office, (310) 990-4727

—Lauren Beale

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