Neighborhood: Bluff Park (blf), 2 - Belmont Heights, Alamitos Heights
HISTORIC SWISS CHALET CRAFTSMAN, 4 BEDROOM 3 1/2 BATH ESTATE WITH 2 ADDITIONAL 1 BEDROOM UNITS & 5 GARAGES is situated in Bluff Park, just blocks to the Pacific Ocean. The original home was built on Ocean Blvd across from the art museum. The current owner saved it from demolition and moved it to its present location."CENTURY-OLD BLUFF PARK HOUSE, ONCE ‘FREE’ AND THEN MOVED TO NEW LOCATION” This iconic Craftsman embodies the character and craftsmanship of the early 20th century, lovingly restored with modern amenities, and now lives more vibrant today as it did when it was built in 1913. Virtually every detail was resurrected through renovation by its current owners. Charming details exemplified by gracious rooms, quarter-sawn oak throughout, custom built-ins, coffered ceilings and original art glass windows, all add to the unique look of this historic property. The beautifully landscaped gardens welcome you, and as you enter the foyer the spectacular curved staircase takes your breath away! This well-flowing layout accommodates the perfect balance for both entertaining and living spaces. An expansive living room showcases the dramatic fireplace wall with original built-in bookshelves, and original art glass windows. Exposed wood-beamed ceiling with Mica chandeliers crown this amazing room. A spacious dining room with original built-ins, a sunroom, a breakfast room and a guest bath flow throughout the first level leading to the spectacular newly upgraded kitchen. Presenting top-of-the-line Thermador appliances, Cambria quartz counters, historically inspired custom cabinets and an eat-in bar. Ascend the spectacular staircase to the 2nd level featuring 4 bedrooms, 3 en-suite with dazzling remodeled bathrooms and a charming dressing room off the primary bedroom. The show-stopping primary bath is a conversation piece with a steam shower and soaking air bath! The private backyard, artfully landscaped with a combination of entertaining and private spaces, invites your imagination for outdoor living at its finest. Nestled in the back of the property are 2 1 bedroom 1 bath units, built-in 1924, over 5 garages. Each unit is complete with an office area and balcony. The 5 coveted garages have alley access. This property is totally devoted to classic beauty and historic integrity. Here is your rare opportunity to be the next steward of this superb estate and all of its Long Beach history! Come make this architectural masterpiece your very own!