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1639 3rd Street

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
  • $3,749,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 115 Days
  • ID#: SB22245008
UPDATED: 57 min ago
$3,749,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 0.17
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 4,098
    SQFT
  • $915
    $/SQFT
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1907
County:

School Information

High School:
School District:
Listing Agent(s): Alejandro Abad of Tower-60 (310-877-6488) and Maribel Mejia of Realty One Group United(310-356-0940)


Description

The Halfhil-Bell Queen Anne Colonial Revival Victorian mansion commandsprominence on the north side of 3rd St. in Manhattan Beach. This may be one ofthe most prominent and historically significant residences in the South Bay. 16393rd St. in Manhattan Beach was originally built between 1903 and 1905 for AlbertP. Halfhil, the inventor of tuna canning, on a hill overlooking McArthur Park (thenWestlake Park) near downtown Los Angeles. In 1983, the Bell family purchasedthe dilapidated home for $1, removed the 3rd floor including the witchs cap, cutthe mansion into 3 pieces, and trucked it to Manhattan Beach over a 2 weekperiod enduring many obstacles and challenges. The Los Angeles Conservancycalled it "the most difficult undertaking of its kind in city history. The Conservancygave the Bells an award for saving the historic structure. Once the house arrived ather new home, the restoration began and continued for 12 years. With the help ofinterior designer, Mandi Vilari, the owners restored decorative elements such asthe foyers fretwork, wainscoting, leaded glass windows, pocket doors, etc.,succeeding in creating an authentic Victorian showpiece. The architectural repairand restoration has been praised by the Manhattan Beach Cultural HeritageConservatory. Not all structures like 1639 3rd St. are eligible for preservation,making this one a genuine treasure. It is only through preservation that futuregenerations will be able to comprehend and envision the architectural evolutionof our community.

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1639 3rd Street Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

  • Price: $3,749,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 115 Days
  • Updated: 57 min ago
  • ID#: SB22245008
5
Beds
2
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.17
Acres
4,098
SQFT
$915
$/SQFT
1907
Built
Neighborhood:
147 - Manhattan Bch Mira Costa
County:
Los Angeles
Area:
147 - Manhattan Bch Mira Costa
High School:
Mira Costa
School District:
Manhattan Unified
Property Description
The Halfhil-Bell Queen Anne Colonial Revival Victorian mansion commandsprominence on the north side of 3rd St. in Manhattan Beach. This may be one ofthe most prominent and historically significant residences in the South Bay. 16393rd St. in Manhattan Beach was originally built between 1903 and 1905 for AlbertP. Halfhil, the inventor of tuna canning, on a hill overlooking McArthur Park (thenWestlake Park) near downtown Los Angeles. In 1983, the Bell family purchasedthe dilapidated home for $1, removed the 3rd floor including the witchs cap, cutthe mansion into 3 pieces, and trucked it to Manhattan Beach over a 2 weekperiod enduring many obstacles and challenges. The Los Angeles Conservancycalled it "the most difficult undertaking of its kind in city history. The Conservancygave the Bells an award for saving the historic structure. Once the house arrived ather new home, the restoration began and continued for 12 years. With the help ofinterior designer, Mandi Vilari, the owners restored decorative elements such asthe foyers fretwork, wainscoting, leaded glass windows, pocket doors, etc.,succeeding in creating an authentic Victorian showpiece. The architectural repairand restoration has been praised by the Manhattan Beach Cultural HeritageConservatory. Not all structures like 1639 3rd St. are eligible for preservation,making this one a genuine treasure. It is only through preservation that futuregenerations will be able to comprehend and envision the architectural evolutionof our community.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Victorian Attached Garage YN No Lot Features Front YardLandscaped Parking Features Garage Parking Total 3 Patio And Porch Features CoveredFront PorchPorch Pool Features None Pool Private YN No Property Attached YN No Spa Features None Spa YN No View Neighborhood View YN Yes

Interior Features

Appliances Gas OvenGas RangeRefrigerator Common Walls No Common Walls Cooling None Cooling YN No Fireplace Features GasLibraryLiving Room Fireplace YN Yes Flooring Wood Heating Central Heating YN Yes Interior Features Built-In FeaturesBalconyCrown MoldingMultiple StaircasesEntrance Foyer Main Level Bathrooms 1 Main Level Bedrooms 0

Property Features

Additional Parcels YN No Association Fee 0 Association YN No Common Interest None Community Features Suburban Garage YN Yes Land Lease YN No Laundry Features Inside Lease Considered YN No Levels Three Or More Listing Agreement Exclusive Right To Sell Listing Service Full Service Listing Terms Cash To New Loan New Construction YN No Property Sub Type Single Family Residence Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Special Listing Conditions Standard Structure Type House Water Source Public Zoning Mnrs



Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2023-06-02T09:28:17.49. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Cane Real Estate | Keller Williams La Jolla. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
 
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Listing Agent(s): Alejandro Abad of Tower-60 (310-877-6488) and Maribel Mejia of Realty One Group United(310-356-0940)