January 21st, 2022
Hermosa Beach, CA has billed itself as, “The Best Little Beach Town,” and it’s easy to see why. If you want a perfect place to sunbathe, surf, paddleboard, or simply take in the ocean air, Hermosa Beach is it and if you want to be as close to the beach as possible, you will want to live in the Hermosa Beach Sand Section. This small city is home to Hermosa Beach Pier, which boasts shopping and nightlife options for the area.
Hermosa Beach Sand is the beachfront area closest to the Pier. Homes situated on this section of Hermosa Beach have direct access to the beach and oceanfront views. The Hermosa Pier is the place to be, and property on Hermosa Beach Sand is the most desirable real estate in the area.
Hermosa Beach, CA is one of three beachfront cities in the Southern California region of South Bay. With a population of just under 20,000, Hermosa Beach has a northern border of Manhattan Beach Sand, and is bordered on the south by Redondo Beach North. The average temperature of Hermosa Beach is a perfect 74 degrees in the summer, and 55 degrees in the winter. The small city celebrates almost 365 days of perfect weather each year, handily missing the smog from Los Angeles.
The Hermosa Beach Sand section of the city runs along the direct coast and beachline, and there many single-family homes, condominiums, and other properties available for purchase. The city of Hermosa Beach is 1.4 square miles in its entirety and home to 9,550 households.
The Hermosa Beach Sand Section encompasses downtown Hermosa and lower Pier Avenue with many new office condos providing business owners the opportunity to own their space, not just lease it. The Sand Section also includes the Hermosa Strand and borders the greenbelt between Valley and Ardmore streets. One of the great things about the Sand Section is the variety of properties available in this area. The area has a nice selection of residential homes, condos and townhomes that are within steps to the beach. The Sand Section can be highly populated during the summer months so take this into consideration when buying a property in this area.
Hermosa Beach Sand is home to the original beach house from the hit television show Beverly Hills, 90210. Hermosa Beach Pier is nearby, with its lively energy and plethora of entertainment choices. Residents and guests enjoy outdoor water activities, such as paddle boarding. The Hermosa Beach Pier was memorialized in the 2016 film La La Land.
Schools are Hermosa View (K-2) Hermosa Valley (2-8) and either Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach or Redondo Union High School (residents get to choose which one.) Here’s a link to the Hermosa Beach School District’
Recreation and activities.
When you’re not staring at the ocean from your beachfront property in Hermosa Beach Sand Section, join the fun for one of the many volleyball games that take place year-round. Hermosa Beach is home to a professional volleyball tournament each year, and amateurs and hopefuls train hard on the beautiful beaches of the Pacific Ocean. Surfers and paddle boarders will find Hermosa Beach to be heaven on earth. There are surfing festivals and tournaments throughout the year.
The Hermosa Beach Pier is home to many dining options, as a quaint yet energetic beach town where locals and Los Angelinos gather to enjoy themselves. Scotty’s on The Strand is a favorite place to dine, and there’s a great farmer’s market scene on Friday afternoons. Bars and other restaurants are generally rated with high favor. The historic Lighthouse Cafe features live jazz music year round. If you’re a fan of Mexican food you’ve got to hit up Dia de Campo and for a good steak and a shot of whiskey, where else but Steak & Whiskey
The Hermosa Beach Pier is also home to several shops for sundries and various items. Places like Treasure Chest and Grizzly Clothing keep a light, fresh feel to the area, and are located near the water. Further inland, you’ll find Pacific Park Shopping Center. Fiesta Hermosa is the crown jewel of arts and crafts markets in the area, and this decades-old pop-up festival happens each Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekends.
Festivals and Cultural Arts.
Hermosa Beach is home to many festivals and tournaments for water and beach sports. Some of the premiere activities you can be a part of in Hermosa Beach are:
George Fotion is a top agent in the Hermosa Beach Sand Section area of Hermosa Beach. He represents buyers and sellers for these premiere properties. George is an expert in the Hermosa Beach Sand real estate market, and he’ll help you price and find your dream home. To schedule an appointment, call George today at (424) 226-2147.