Mediterranean villa has a prominent perch in Manhattan Beach

Mediterranean villa has a prominent perch in Manhattan Beach
The Mediterranean in Manhattan Beach sits on an ocean-view lot with an east to west slope. (PlanOmatic)

Five years in the making, this custom Mediterranean takes advantage of ocean views from its perch in


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.



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


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.



Jonathan Coleman, Real Estate West, (310) 991-0929

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