You are greeted by the striking balance of deep blue water and picturesque coastal skies as you enter this updated, ocean view townhome, in the hip North Manhattan sand section just two blocks to the beach and steps from shops/restaurants. Top level features rich hardwood floors, marble fireplace, beautiful built-ins, wet bar/wine storage, and stunning views of the Pacific to the west and north to Malibu. Off the living room is a spacious private patio from which to enjoy sun bathing, sunsets, and evening cocktails with friends. Down to the second level, you'll discover the chefs' kitchen, which is perfect for entertaining, accentuated with dark blue pearl granite counters, Thermador 6-burner range, SS GE Monogram appliances, and breakfast bar. Adjacent to the kitchen are the dining room and a second private balcony, perfect for year-round barbecuing. The room completing this floor offers ample versatility and can be used as a family room, office, or bedroom with its own updated bathroom with steam shower. The comfy third level houses the Master retreat with Jacuzzi tub-perfect for unwinding after a busy week, and guest room with full bathroom. Each bedroom is spacious, allowing for tremendous flexibility for living or renting out as an income property.