Located in California, United States, the city of Manhattan Beach is located in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
The character of Manhattan Beach is exemplified by its calm ambience. There are about 40 green spaces close by for residents to visit, such as Live Oak Park and Veterans Parkway, which results in them being very easy to get to from most locations in the city. This part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area is reasonably quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
In Manhattan Beach, many of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining homes are mainly townhouses. This part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area has quite a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this city own their home and one quarter are renters. The median year of construction for buildings in this city is 1967.
A supermarket is typically reachable within a reasonably short walk from most properties for sale in Manhattan Beach. Center Place is among the best streets for food stores. Furthermore, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of opportunities, and house buyers can enjoy around 20 cafes as well. Property owners have access to a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. Regarding education, primary schools are straightforward to access on foot from any location in Manhattan Beach. However, it can be challenging to get to high schools as a pedestrian. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
A majority of the homes for sale in this city are located in places that are well-suited for walking; many daily needs are convenient to meet on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses close by. Driving is a reasonably good transportation option in this city. Parking is easy. However, getting around by public transit is challenging in Manhattan Beach. Nevertheless, house owners are served by a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop.