What does about $1 million buy in L.A.'s South Bay?

Home sales in L.A.’s South Bay routinely hit seven figures, but what does $1 million buy, exactly? Here’s a sampling of homes in the area that are priced in that range.

The three-bedroom home in the Hill section previously sold for $930,000 in 2004. (Realtor.com)

HERMOSA BEACH: This stand-alone townhouse in the Hill section has a partial ocean view.

Address: 1723 Golden Ave., Hermosa Beach, 90254

Listed for: $989,000 for three bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,678 square feet (6,068-square-foot lot)

Features: Beamed ceilings, open-area floor plan, second-story patio

About the area: In the 90254 ZIP Code, based on 16 sales, the median price for single-family homes in May was $1.4 million, down 10.8% from the previous year, according to CoreLogic.

A living room with a wall fireplace highlights this 1950s rancher in the Silver Spur neighborhood. (Realtor.com)

RANCHO PALOS VERDES: This 1950s ranch-style home is highlighted by wood floors, a Midcentury wall fireplace and a large patio.

Address: 5428 Eau Claire Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275

Listed for: $985,000 for three bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,668 square feet (9,375-square-foot lot)

Features: Open-space floor plan, kitchen with breakfast nook, custom built-ins

About the area: In the 90275 ZIP Code, based on 43 sales, the median price for single-family homes in May was $1.12 million, down 11.3% from the previous year, according to CoreLogic.

A rooftop deck tops this 4,850-square-foot home in the Harbor Pines area of Harbor City. (Realtor.com)

HARBOR CITY: This three-story home, built in the 1940s and remodeled and expanded in 2007, features such custom details as a foyer with a Koi pond and a rooftop deck.

Address: 26314 Ozone Ave., Harbor City, 90710

Listed for: $1.049 million for five bedrooms, 5.75 bathrooms, 4,850 square feet (7,441-square-foot lot)

Features: Living room with two-sided fireplace, art studio/craft room, master suite with soaking tub and oversized shower

About the area: In the 90710 ZIP Code, based on 15 sales, the median price for single-family homes in May was $461,000, up 0.2% from the previous year, according to CoreLogic.

The two-story home features an open floor plan with an updated kitchen. (Realtor.com)

REDONDO BEACH: In the Golden Hills neighborhood, this three-bedroom home was recently updated and has a new kitchen and a marble-clad master bathroom.

Address: 1632 Goodman Ave., Redondo Beach, 90278

Listed for: $989,000 for three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1,868 square feet (2,498-square-foot lot)

Features: Cathedral-style wood ceilings, fireplaces in living room and master bedroom

About the area: In the 90278 ZIP Code, based on 26 sales, the median price for single-family homes in May was $875,000, up 10.1% from the previous year, according to CoreLogic.

Set on a raised lot in South Shores, this updated Mediterranean features an ocean-view terrace. (Realtor.com)

SAN PEDRO: Stone finishes, bright tile and a family room with a custom wall aquarium are among features of this ocean-view Mediterranean in the South Shores area.

Address: 2152 Grandeur Drive, San Pedro, 90732

Listed for: $999,000 for three bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 1,965 square feet (8,516-square-foot lot)

Features: Updated kitchen, coffered ceilings, drought-tolerant landscaping

About the area: In the 90732 ZIP Code, based on 19 sales, the median price for single-family homes in May was $645,000, down 3.7% from the previous year, according to CoreLogic.

A detached art studio sits adjacent to this Jay Stephenson-designed home in Torrance. (Realtor.com)

TORRANCE: Designed by local architect Jay Stephenson, this two-bedroom home has vaulted ceilings and wood built-ins. A detached studio sits adjacent to the main house.

Address: 22514 Linda Drive, Torrance, 90505

Listed for: $997,500 for four bedrooms, 2.75 bathrooms, 2,307 square feet (5,963-square-foot lot)

Features: Wood floors, 13-foot library wall, master suite with soaking tub

About the area: In the 90505 ZIP Code, based on 20 sales, the median price for single-family homes in May was $795,000, down 1.5% from the previous year, according to CoreLogic.

 

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