Hermosa Beach is only 15 blocks wide, east to west, and 40 blocks long, north to south with Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) running almost right down the middle. Hermosa means “beautiful” in Spanish, and Hermosa Beach is just that, a beautiful little city. It has flat, sandy beaches that are ideal for sunbathing, volleyball and surfing. The beach here tends to be wide and great for sand sports. The Travel Channel has named Hermosa Beach as “one of the Top 10 Beaches” in Southern California. The Hermosa Beach pier is located at the end of Pier Ave. and has great entertainment options, nightspots, bars, lounges, and restaurants. The residents of Hermosa Beach are living the true California beach lifestyle and lovin’ it.
The housing options in the Hermosa Beach real estate market are diverse with some great real estate bargains available in just about all of the different neighborhoods too.
West of PCH, there are mostly single-family homes with some apartments and condos. East of PCH, on the gradual hilly slopes you will find middle class and upper middle class neighborhoods of more custom type single family homes. There are many multiple housing options in this area also. Hermosa Beach real estate options consist of single-family detached homes for sale, estate properties, condominiums, foreclosures, land and townhouses near the beach. Hermosa Beach is a beautiful place to live, work and raise a family. There are residences on the Strand, bungalows scattered throughout the town, and multilevel homes in the hills with ocean views. Hermosa Beach offers a variety of Southern California options for any lifestyle.
There are many corporations and various industries in Hermosa Beach including professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services, educational, health and social services, manufacturing, information technology, finance, insurance, real estate and rental, and leasing, and of course beach and surfing related businesses.