1911 Swiss Chalet-Craftsman For Sale in Long Beach, California
$3,095,000 | Built 1911 | 2,729 Sq. Ft. | 3 Beds | 3.5 Baths | 0.12 Acres
2303 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803
Constructed in 1911 and rich in original Craftsman detail, this iconic home in Bluff Park is on the market for $3.09 million in Long Beach, California. Listing details: For over 110 years this Swiss Chalet-Craftsman estate home has been an iconic architectural symbol to the legendary neighborhood of Bluff Park. Anchoring the corner of Ocean & Kennebec, facing the Pacific Ocean in the heart of Bluff Park lies this magnificent gem. Bluff Park is one of Long Beach’s most distinctive historical districts with architecturally significant structures and historical residential mansions along long beach’s expansive pacific coastline. Attributed to the famed firm of Meyer & Holler-quality design & craftsmanship are immediately apparent upon entrance.
The home elegantly reflects its bungalow styling in the heavy wood structural elements, the plain square butt & shingle siding use of natural materials & informal, asymmetrical planes combined with low-pitched, multiple gabled roof & wide eaves. A large front entry porch shaded by wisteria vine welcomes you home & leads you to the impressive entry foyer. Hand-selected clear redwood paneling and honey-colored wood beams run across the coffered ceilings. The spacious first floor of this historical home features a massive formal living room with a brick fireplace & large picture window looking over the pacific ocean, Catalina island & the Long Beach Museum of Art – a sizable appointed kitchen with an abundance of custom cabinetry- formal dining room with beautiful buffett-library & billiards room-sun room-dedicated office space.
An inviting detailed staircase takes you to the second floor where an impressive master suite that spans the entire width of the home looks out to the ocean & island views – the master features a large sitting area & study with fireplace, ensuite bath & shower, and walk-in closet. There are two additional guest bedrooms each with their own bathrooms. Private & tranquil rear yard with a detached two-car garage. Centrally located to world-class dining, entertainment & shopping: the Bluffs, Broadway Corridor, Belmont Shore, Belmont Heights, Second Street, 2nd & pch, 4th street retro row, the pike, & downtown Long Beach. This is a great opportunity to live in an iconic architectural gem in the prestige neighborhood of Bluff Park. This spectacular Craftsman home is on the market for $3.09 million with Anne Marie Ashley of Villa Real Estate – Tim Carr Group.
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