Five years in the making, this custom Mediterranean takes advantage of ocean views from its perch in Manhattan Beach's Hill Section. Designed for indoor-outdoor entertaining, it also features a swimming pool, a two-story pool house with a game room and an outdoor kitchen with grill.
Location: 250 S. Dianthus St., Manhattan Beach 90266
Asking price: $9.995 million
House size: Five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 9,000 square feet
Lot size: 14,368 square feet
Features: Den, library/study, media room, gym, craft room, sauna, breakfast bar, walnut floors, antique fireplaces, stone counters, faux painted walls, murals, stenciling, koi pond, waterfall.
About the area: In the first quarter, 65 single-family homes sold in the 90266 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.425 million, according to DataQuick. The median price was unchanged from the first quarter of last year.
Agent: Jonathan Coleman, Real Estate West, (310) 991-0929
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