Steps from the lovely Greenbelt trail, this coastal contemporary home is close to award-winning schools, beautiful parks & is 5 short blocks to downtown which features the best in dining, shopping, nightlife & of course, the beach & legendary Pier. Perched up at one of the highest points in Manhattan Beach, adjacent to the Sand Section & perfectly situated to appreciate all this storied beach town has to offer. This read more home was recently redesigned with high quality materials & thoughtful upgrades. The big, open concept great room is perfectly designed for seamless entertaining & comfortable family living. The beautifully updated kitchen with its expansive granite-topped center island & Viking range sits across from the formal dining area & is steps from a broad front balcony. A distinctive stone fireplace sits adjacent to the cozy family room which provides access to the private backyard with big shade trees, a hot tub, children's garden & a sunny terraced area for your kitchen garden. The top floor is an impressive suite, with custom built-in closets, a marble-lined bath with jacuzzi tub, & a massive northwest-facing wraparound deck, perfect for taking in sunset views from Santa Monica to the snow-capped mountains. Drenched in natural light, custom walnut hardwood floors, & LED lighting throughout. Other features include a large 4+ car garage wired for EV charging, a new tankless water heater, A/C, surround sound, & a 200 amp electrical panel.