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Community Spotlight – SummerWind in the Plaza Del Amo area of Torrance

Welcome to the gated community of SummerWind in the heart of Torrance CA. Summerwind at Plaza Del Amo Torrance background image. SummerWind is the largest of the gated communities in the Plaza Del Amo area of Torrance.  This beautiful complex offers 508 individually owned townhome style attached units. Homes range between two bedroom/two bath home with between approximately 1,088 and 1,273 square feet and three bedroom/three bath units around 1,404 square feet (there are a very limited number of larger homes with approx 1,560 square feet.  All of the homes offer 2 gar garages and laundry areas or rooms.

The community has a great look and feel with tree lined streets, water features, park areas scattered throughout and a good amount of space to roam around without ever leaving the complex.  Although it was built in the late 80s, many of the units have been extensively updated and upgraded and look and feel much newer.

The communty offers an abundance of amenities including three recreation areas each with a pool and spa, community clubhouse, onsite manager, well maintained landscaping, and a playground area for the little ones and plenty of areas to walk the dogs or just sit in the sunshine.

As with all of the communities of Plaza Del Amo, Summer Wind is just a short distance to the newly rebuilt Del Amo fashion mall, Wilson Park with 2 farmers markets a week, The South Bay Galleria, shopping, dining, entertainment and more.

HOA dues are on the high side for the area at approximately $457** as of 4/30/23

Current SummerWind Homes for Sale

All information provided is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.
*Square footage approximate based on information from the CRMLS and is not guaranteed.
**HOA fees approximate as of 7/28/20.

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An Abundance of New Torrance Townhome Listings on Plaza Del Amo

By Keith Kyle

One of the most affordable ways of owning a larger home in one of Torrance’s best neighborhoods may be the townhomes in the Plaza Del Amo area of Central Torrance.  There are a number of complexes each with a somewhat different feel and set of amenities, but all are centrally located and offer great square footage at reasonable prices.  The gated communities include Springwood, Windsong, Windmere, Summerwind and more.  Recently there have been a number of new listings in the various Plaza Del Amo complexes.

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The Gated Townhome Communities of Plaza Del Amo Torrance

By Keith KyleSouth Bayport in Plaza Del Amo Torrance

Central Torrance offers a series of communities fairly unique in the South Bay known as the Plaza Del Amo area offering an abundance of townhome style homes in several gated communities.  Although each community has a different name and HOA, they are generally located on Plaza Del Amo in the 90501 zip code.  Ideally located near major shopping centers, recreational facilities, parks, and restaurants, the communities of Plaza Del Amo are fantastic housing options for buyers looking for good areas, good schools, gated communities with an abundance of activities.

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Prices currently range from the high $300,000s for one of the few one bedroom condo style units to around $800,000 for a much larger 4 bedroom detached townhome (often marketed as single family homes).  Most complexes offer pools and various other community buildings.

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One of the aspects that make the areas and communities desirable is the highly rated Torrance school system and the area is generally served by Hickory Elementary, Madrona Middle School and Torrance High.

For information on specific complexes and other helpful real estate and community details visit our Plaza Del Amo real estate blog site.

Most of the complexes are located east of Madrona, west of Crenshaw and just north of Sepulveda.  Some of the many complexes are:

Gated communities and complexes near Plaza Del Amo

Current Plaza Del Amo Torrance Homes for Sale

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