Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

Bluff Park: Upscale Historic Charm

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Bluff Park

An upscale Long Beach neighborhood full of charm and vintage personality.

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

 

The Bluff Park neighborhood of Long Beach, CA is one of the city’s most charming upscale neighborhoods, with a touch of vintage flair. It was made one of Long Beach’s Historic Districts in 1982 and celebrates its 33rd anniversary this summer.

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

 

Where is the Bluff Park neighborhood?

If you are familiar with Long Beach at all, the name “Bluff Park” will make you think of that long, skinny park that runs along Ocean Blvd overlooking the beach and the ocean beyond. It is from this park that the neighborhood gets its name.Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

The boundaries of the Bluff Park neighborhood are marked by Ocean Blvd. to the south, Junipero Ave. on the west, a jagged line between 2nd St. and Broadway on the north, and Loma Ave. on the east. Surrounding neighborhoods include Belmont Heights, Bluff Heights, and Alamitos Beach.

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

What are the homes like?

Since this is a Long Beach Historic District, many of the homes are older than in other parts of the city, with some having been built as long ago as the early 1900s. There is a variety of architecture found in this neighborhood including Colonial Revival, Mediterranean, Craftsman, Tudor, and Prairie Style. Most are single-family homes, but there are some multi-family units as well as one high rise of condos.

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

 

What is it like to live in Bluff Park?

Despite being in a big city, Bluff Park has the feel of a small town. The streets are very wide and lined with many tall trees. It is a quiet area and neighbors are often seen outside walking dogs, playing with kids, and conversing with each other. There is also a very active Neighborhood Association dedicated to promoting the historic character of the neighborhood.

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

On Broadway, the street that makes up the northern boundary of the neighborhood, there are many restaurants, coffee shops, and quaint boutiques, so residents are not far from anything they may need.

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

What are some interesting things about Bluff Park?

Aside from being a Historic District, Bluff Park is home to several interesting features. On the corner of Redondo and Ocean Blvd is the Long Beach Sagely Monastery – a Buddhist Monastery that was once a Roman Catholic convent. Some traces of the Roman Catholic past are still present, by request of the monks, such as the large Mary On The Half-Shell sculpture and shrine on Ocean Blvd.Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

The Long Beach Museum of Art is also found in Bluff Park at the corner of Ocean Blvd and Junipero. Nearby you can find old canons and the Lone Sailor Memorial statue as tributes to Long Beach’s Naval history.

Long Beach Museum of Art, Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

Television fans may get a little extra excitement by discovering that Dexter and Rita’s house from the tv show, “Dexter” is located in this area.

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

And of course, Bluff Park itself is very easily accessible to residents in this area. There are several staircases that descend down the bluff and onto the sand to give people easy access to the beach and to the Shoreline Pedestrian Bikepath – a 3.1 mile long bike path that runs from Alamitos Bay to Shoreline Village.

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

 

Interested in calling Bluff Park home?

Check out these beautiful homes for sale in Bluff Park!

$3,495,000
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4
Beds
2
Baths
5,409
Sq Ft
2934 E 1st Street
Long Beach, CA 90803
Single Family Residence - Active
$1,750,000
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7
Beds
5
Baths
4,027
Sq Ft
139 Lindero Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90803
Single Family Residence - Active
$749,999
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2
Beds
2
Baths
1,510
Sq Ft
2999 E Ocean Boulevard #1930
Long Beach, CA 90803
Condo - Active
New Listing - 4 days online
$629,999
For Sale
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,008
Sq Ft
2601 E Ocean Boulevard #407
Long Beach, CA 90803
Condo - Active
$475,000
For Sale
1
Beds
2
Baths
756
Sq Ft
2601 E Ocean Boulevard #806
Long Beach, CA 90803
Condo - Active
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$459,000
For Sale
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,014
Sq Ft
2100 E 2nd Street #306
Long Beach, CA 90803
Condo - Active
New Listing - 4 days online
$399,500
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1
Beds
1
Baths
729
Sq Ft
188 Temple Avenue #302
Long Beach, CA 90803
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Homes for sale in Bluff Heights

$847,000
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3
Beds
1
Baths
1,781
Sq Ft
228 Kennebec Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90803
Single Family Residence - Active

Homes for sale in Belmont Heights

$1,799,900
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3
Beds
2
Baths
3,448
Sq Ft
219 Prospect Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90803
Single Family Residence - Active
New Listing - 4 days online
$1,795,000
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3
Beds
3
Baths
3,005
Sq Ft
239 Saint Joseph Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90803
Single Family Residence - Active
$1,525,000
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4
Beds
3
Baths
3,258
Sq Ft
4740 E 5th Street
Long Beach, CA 90814
Single Family Residence - Active
$1,475,000
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4
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3
Baths
2,900
Sq Ft
270 Belmont Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90803
Single Family Residence - Active
$1,350,000
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3
Beds
3
Baths
2,000
Sq Ft
299 Saint Joseph Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90803
Single Family Residence - Active
$1,289,000
For Sale
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,842
Sq Ft
234 Park Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90803
Single Family Residence - Active
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,150,000
For Sale
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,738
Sq Ft
335 Prospect Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90814
Single Family Residence - Active
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$975,000
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4
Beds
2
Baths
2,566
Sq Ft
661 Roycroft Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90814
Single Family Residence - Active
$819,000
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3
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1
Baths
1,454
Sq Ft
616 Roycroft Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90814
Single Family Residence - Active
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$819,000
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3
Beds
2
Baths
1,184
Sq Ft
3702 E 6th Street
Long Beach, CA 90814
Single Family Residence - Active
$599,000
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2
Beds
1
Baths
1,100
Sq Ft
4015 E Massachusetts Street
Long Beach, CA 90814
Single Family Residence - Active
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$475,000
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2
Beds
1
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1,028
Sq Ft
282 Redondo Avenue #310
Long Beach, CA 90803
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Sq Ft
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Long Beach, CA 90814
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2
Baths
1,500
Sq Ft
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Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
New Listing - 4 weeks online
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For Sale
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,259
Sq Ft
1400 E Ocean Boulevard #1205
Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
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3
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Baths
1,455
Sq Ft
1500 E Ocean Boulevard #615
Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
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2
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1,250
Sq Ft
1030 E Ocean Boulevard #210
Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
$675,500
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1
Beds
1
Baths
1,545
Sq Ft
1100 E 3rd Street #202
Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
$635,000
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3
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2
Baths
1,650
Sq Ft
1531 E Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
Single Family Residence - Active
$569,000
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2
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2
Baths
1,422
Sq Ft
1635 E Ocean Boulevard #3D
Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
$568,000
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846
Sq Ft
1750 E Ocean Boulevard #610
Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
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1
Baths
1,291
Sq Ft
1728 E 3rd Street #20
Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
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$450,000
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2
Beds
2
Baths
1,087
Sq Ft
1425 E 1st Street #4
Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
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2
Beds
1
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910
Sq Ft
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Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
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Sq Ft
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Long Beach, CA 90802
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$404,999
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Beds
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917
Sq Ft
1244 E 3rd Street #102
Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
New Listing - 3 days online
$385,000
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Baths
925
Sq Ft
952 2nd Street E #7
Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
New Listing - 3 days online
$379,000
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Sq Ft
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Long Beach, CA 90802
Condo - Active
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Sq Ft
1030 E Ocean Boulevard #502
Long Beach, CA 90802
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Long Beach, CA 90802
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