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!

  1. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,362 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,260 sqft
    Year built: 1966
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  2. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 714 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,274 sqft
    Year built: 1962
    Days on market: 2
  3. 4 beds, 2 full, 2 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 5,409 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,509 sqft
    Year built: 1925
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 16
  4. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 672 sq ft
    Lot size: 33,042 sqft
    Year built: 1973
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 18
  5. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,349 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,240 sqft
    Year built: 1921
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 57
  6. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,830 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,050 sqft
    Year built: 1915
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 72
  7. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,575 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,983 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 280
  8. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,100 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,040 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 289

See all Homes for Sale in Bluff Park, Long Beach.
(all data current as of 5/24/2017)

Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read full disclaimer.

Homes for sale in Bluff Heights

  1. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,079 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,073 sqft
    Year built: 1915
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 2
  2. 0 beds, 0 baths
    Home size: 3,264 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,723 sqft
    Year built: 1928
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 9
  3. 0 beds, 0 baths
    Home size: 4,438 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,501 sqft
    Year built: 1933
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 23
  4. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 964 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,471 sqft
    Year built: 1967
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 68
  5. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,830 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,050 sqft
    Year built: 1915
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 72
  6. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,350 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,700 sqft
    Year built: 1921
    Days on market: 102
  7. 0 beds, 0 baths
    Home size: 2,836 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,365 sqft
    Year built: 1920
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 118
  8. 0 beds, 0 baths
    Lot size: 6,500 sqft
    Year built: 1968
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 340

See all Homes for sale in Bluff Heights, Long Beach.
(all data current as of 5/24/2017)

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Homes for sale in Belmont Heights

  1. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 701 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,303 sqft
    Year built: 1920
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  2. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 946 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,352 sqft
    Year built: 1956
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  3. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,299 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,473 sqft
    Year built: 1929
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 2
  4. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,362 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,181 sqft
    Year built: 1920
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 6
  5. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 999 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,393 sqft
    Year built: 1924
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 6
  6. 2 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,029 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,057 sqft
    Year built: 1923
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 13
  7. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,667 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,621 sqft
    Year built: 1921
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 19
  8. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,808 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,351 sqft
    Year built: 1922
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 19
  9. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 768 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,244 sqft
    Year built: 1923
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 22
  10. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,617 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,856 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 26

See all Belmont Heights Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 5/24/2017)

Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read full disclaimer.

Homes for sale in Alamitos Beach

  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,965 sq ft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 51
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,551 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,910 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 11
  3. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,032 sq ft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 68
  4. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,376 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,995 sqft
    Year built: 1919
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 5
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,952 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,396 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 18
  6. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,455 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,910 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 16
  7. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,319 sq ft
    Lot size: 840 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 34
  8. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,422 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,018 sqft
    Year built: 1970
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 40
  9. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 995 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,473 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Days on market: 4
  10. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 926 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,534 sqft
    Year built: 1928
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 4

See all Alamitos Beach Homes for Sale.
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