Ocean vistas at Glass House in Manhattan Beach


The minimalist, loft-style Glass House was designed to make the most of its ocean and sandy beach views. An 11-foot-tall folding door system allows indoor-outdoor living, while channel glass side walls bring diffused natural light into the interiors.

Location: 2316 The Strand, Manhattan Beach 90266

Asking price: $11 million

Year built: 2001

Architect: Roger Kurath

House size: Two bedrooms, three bathrooms, 3,963 square feet

Lot size: 3,503 square feet

Features: Exposed H beams, curved walls of glass, spiral staircase, living room fireplace, billiard room, media room, circular glass shower with skylight, ocean-view spa bath tub, two-car garage.

About the area: In the first quarter, 69 single-family homes sold in the 90266 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.624 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 13.9% price increase from the first quarter of last year.


Agent: Denise Fast, Re/Max Estate Properties, (310) 578-5414

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