Neighborhood: 2 - Belmont Heights, Alamitos Heights, Belmont Heights (bh)
Turnkey Two Story California Chic home situated in a prime location in Exclusive Historic Bluff Heights neighborhood. FOUR BLOCKS TO THE OCEAN!
Enter through the inviting front porch where people actually sit and visit with passer by neighbors. A new handmade custom solid wood deco style door with glass accents made by a local artisan. The outdoor front and private yard are California drought resistant and a variety of colorful blooming succulents exists. (not in bloom currently but still incredibly beautiful) First floor features open floor plan with spacious living room and large dining room; a remodeled kitchen (granite counters, glass tile back splash); a downstairs 1/2 bath powder room; and slider doors leading to the inviting and private patio with retractable awning with minimal and California for seamless indoor/outdoor living and entertaining. Decking is throughout but broken up in an artistic way with several types of venues including built in bench seating for many enjoyable functions. The plants in the private area are also mostly drought resistant. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms and a remodeled bath with spa tub. One bedroom has a large closet with built-in wardrobe organizer. The other bedroom has a built in office desk and dresser unit. There is also a drop down Murphy Bed for guests , a closet, plus easy access to additional large attic closet for more storage. Gorgeous hardwood floors upstairs and down, ceramic tile in kitchen and powder room and vinyl plank in upstairs bath. Plantation shutters throughout. The owner upgraded the heat and AC with a downstairs installation of ductless Fitjitsu heater and AC unit. The entire foundation was earthquake retrofitted this year. There is a single garage with laundry washer and dryer, plus room to park a 2nd car in front of the garage. Fabulous location, just blocks from many restaurants, shops, entertainment, as well as the LB Museum of Art, beach, parks and Retro Row. Ideally situated between Belmont Shore and Downtown LB, This neighborhood is unique with it's own energy of a real neighborhood with great walk about and access to your needs including Olives Gourmet Groceries, independent hardware store, independent pharmacy, dry cleaners, dog grooming etc., with lots of restaurants and various retail shops. Walk Score is 89 and Bike Score is 88! Long Beach between OC and LA, with easy access to many freeways and public transportation.