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. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,296 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,505 sqft
    Year built: 1917
    Days on market: 18
  2. 1 bed, 1 bath
    Home size: 620 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,002 sqft
    Year built: 1957
    Days on market: 37
  3. 7 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 4,027 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,710 sqft
    Year built: 1911
    Days on market: 54
  4. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 4,027 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,710 sqft
    Year built: 1911
    Days on market: 54
  5. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 2,741 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,002 sqft
    Year built: 1920
    Days on market: 88
  6. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 6,050 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1968
    Days on market: 126
  7. 1 bed, 2 baths
    Home size: 756 sq ft
    Lot size: 33,042 sqft
    Year built: 1973
    Days on market: 135
  8. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 5,409 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,508 sqft
    Year built: 1925
    Days on market: 175

See all Homes for Sale in Bluff Park, Long Beach.
(all data current as of 10/19/2017)

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

Homes for sale in Bluff Heights

  1. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,003 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,376 sqft
    Year built: 1920
    Days on market: 12
  2. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 918 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,182 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Days on market: 37
  3. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 2,836 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,049 sqft
    Year built: 1920
    Days on market: 267
  4. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 4,118 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,098 sqft
    Year built: 1968
    Days on market: 628

See all Homes for sale in Bluff Heights, Long Beach.
(all data current as of 10/19/2017)

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

Homes for sale in Belmont Heights

  1. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,469 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.07 ac
    Year built: 1985
    Days on market: 14
  2. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,454 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,847 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Days on market: 15
  3. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,296 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,505 sqft
    Year built: 1917
    Days on market: 18
  4. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 2,900 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,098 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Days on market: 39
  5. 3 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 2,376 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,123 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Days on market: 57
  6. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,571 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,704 sqft
    Year built: 1965
    Days on market: 70
  7. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,989 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,995 sqft
    Year built: 1923
    Days on market: 71
  8. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,100 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,605 sqft
    Year built: 1922
    Days on market: 80
  9. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,258 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,527 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Days on market: 113
  10. 3 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 2,299 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,356 sqft
    Year built: 1929
    Days on market: 152

See all Belmont Heights Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 10/19/2017)

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

Homes for sale in Alamitos Beach

  1. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,363 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Days on market: 16
  2. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,363 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Days on market: 89
  3. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,510 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,681 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Days on market: 154
  4. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,455 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,910 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Days on market: 43
  5. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,528 sq ft
    Lot size: 31,164 sqft
    Year built: 1992
    Days on market: 10
  6. 3 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,052 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,147 sqft
    Year built: 1918
    Days on market: 37
  7. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,650 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,862 sqft
    Year built: 1913
    Days on market: 35
  8. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,422 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,810 sqft
    Year built: 1970
    Days on market: 241
  9. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 761 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,373 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Days on market: 30
  10. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,258 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,527 sqft
    Year built: 1982
    Days on market: 18

See all Alamitos Beach Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 10/19/2017)

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

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