Welcome to Hermosa BeachHermosa Pier Ave from above

One of the nearby communities to El Segundo and an alternative to the homes of El Segundo is Hermosa Beach. Hermosa Beach shares the same small town charm as El Segundo but offers more of a beach vibe.

Welcome to Hermosa Beach, the center of the Beach Cities and one of the gems of the South Bay. All the best of Southern California lies within, or a short drive away from the one-and-a-half square miles which make up Hermosa Beach. Hermosa Beach couldn’t feel farther away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles.  On a number of occasions Hermosa Beach has been named as one of the top beach towns and “top small beach towns” in America.  Coastal Living Magazine named Hermosa Beach one of the top 20 beach towns to live in for 2018!

Real Estate in Hermosa Beach

Real estate ranges from one bedroom condos to spectacular oceanfront mansions on the Strand.  The city once had a reputation as Manhattan’s somewhat rowdier neighbor to the south but that has long ago ceased to be the case.  Hermosa Beach offers a great community feel which isn’t surprising given the size of the city and the fact that there is only one elementary school and one middle school.  It’s hard not to feel like you know just about everyone here.  From a realtor perspective Hermosa is broken into 3 “sections”  The sand section is closest to the beach and extends from the Strand to Valley Street.  As this area is basically sitting on sand and dunes it’s not hard to feel close to the beach.  The “valley” section is generally on the hillside from Valley/Ardmore Streets up to PCH.  As it’s west of PCH it still feels very close to the beach and due to the sloping hillside homes can often have some nice ocean views.  The “hill” section or East Hermosa Beach extends from PCH to Harper in Redondo Beach.  It has a nice neighborhood feel and is also a short distance to the beach.

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Its approximate 20,000 residents enjoy endless sunshine and beautiful beaches for swimming, surfing, boating, beach volleyball. Other poputlar activities include running, bicycling and rollerblading on the famous “Strand”.

Students in grades K-7 attend award winning schools of the Hermosa Beach City School District and have the option of attending either Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach or Redondo Union.

Hermosa Beach Real Estate InformationHermosa Beach sand section

Hermosa Sand Section

  • Borders Manhattan to the north and Redondo to the South, west of Valley/Ardmore
  • Lot sizes are generally 30×80 with some lots 30×70 and some “half” lots 30×45
  • Value of the lot dependent on proximity to the beach, view potential and lot size
  • Highly sought after walk streets in the sand section with pedestrian only access

Hermosa Valley

  • Relatively quiet section of Hermosa with a very nice neighborhood feel.
  • Some of the larger lots in the South Bay.
  • Generally located east of Valley/Ardmore and West of Sepulveda

Hermosa Hill Section

  • Borders Sepulveda to the West and Redondo Beach to the East
  • Many ocean view houses
  • Lot sizes are generally 30×80

Current Homes for Sale in Hermosa Beach CA



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El Segundo Real Estate. All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. The agent providing the information contained herein may not have been a buyer’s and/or seller’s agent. This information is based on data pulled from CRMLS