The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

The Peninsula – A Long Beach Hidden Treasure

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The Peninsula

While some may have heard of it, and have possibly even been there, many do not know much about this beautiful area. We’re here to give you the inside scoop on one of Long Beach’s best kept secrets.

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

What is the Peninsula?

The Peninsula is truly one of Long Beach’s hidden treasures. This small neighborhood features some of the best beachfront and waterfront properties in Long Beach, without the traffic and busyness of other beach neighborhoods. It has the access to both the ocean and the bay, with great locations for paddleboarding, kitesurfing, fishing, and many other beach activites.

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

Where is The Peninsula?

This mile-long stretch of land is at the southern most part of Long Beach and extends off of Belmont Shore. It sits between the Pacific Ocean on one side and the Alamitos Bay on the other. The neighborhood of Naples is across the Bay to the  north while the city of Seal Beach is to the east across the Alamitos Bay Landing channel and the San Gabriel River.

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

What makes the Peninsula special?

The Peninsula features the best of both worlds when it comes to waterfront living. The ocean to the south is a favorite spot for local kitesurfers and windsurfers due to the low waves caused by the breakwater, and the bay on the northern side is a perfect spot for kayaking and stand up paddleboarding with its calm, protected waters. The rock jetty at the southernmost end of the Peninsula that runs along the Alamitos Bay Landing channel is a very popular spot for fishing and boat-watching as people sail in and out of the harbor to the ocean. There is also a small park located here as well as the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club.

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

Another small marina is located about halfway down the Peninsula which splits the Bayside beach in half. There is a nice walkway running the entire length of the Bayside beaches (and behind the marina) as well as a wooden boardwalk that runs along the Oceanside of the Peninsula. These two walkways provide the perfect place to stroll along the shores and admire the beautiful homes this area has.

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

Peninsula ,The Boardwalk, Long Beach CA

Though this area is mostly residential, a small handful of stores and cafes are situated along 62nd Place and cater to the local neighbors and visiting beach-goers.

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

Why live on the Peninsula?

The Peninsula has some of the most impressive beachfront property in the city, with the option of bay-front and ocean-front views. However because the Peninsula is not as well known as some of the other local beach areas and the fact that there is no through traffic, the neighborhood is generally quiet and peaceful.

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

There is a true sense of community among the residents and neighbors are oftentimes very close friends. There is even a neighborhood book swap, where residents leave a small collection of books outside their homes for fellow neighbors and passerby’s to trade in exchange for another book.

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

The close proximity to Second Street in Belmont Shore provides residents with easy access to dozens of shops, restaurants, and more. Yet the lack of through traffic and being practically surrounded by water keeps the area quiet and secluded. And with the dozens of water sports and outdoor activities readily available, its hard to imagine why anyone would want to live anywhere else. This neighborhood truly has all of the charm of a small beach town while still having all of the convenience of big city life.

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

The Peninsula, Long Beach, CA

 

 

Interested in buying a home on the Peninsula in Long Beach?
Check out these great properties that are currently for sale!

  1. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,290 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,499 sqft
    Year built: 1983
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 5
  2. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,611 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,579 sqft
    Year built: 1975
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 9
  3. 4 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,950 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,395 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 12
  4. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,476 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,405 sqft
    Year built: 1972
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 27
  5. 4 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,193 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,553 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 43
  6. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,900 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,927 sqft
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 107

See all Homes for Sale on the Peninsula, Long Beach CA.
(all data current as of 3/29/2017)

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

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Homes for sale in Belmont Shore

  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,060 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 6
  2. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,250 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,050 sqft
    Year built: 1926
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 8
  3. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,617 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,021 sqft
    Year built: 1946
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 14
  4. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 3,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,697 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 31
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,498 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,888 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Days on market: 34
  6. 0 beds, 0 baths
    Lot size: 3,142 sqft
    Year built: 1963
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 86
  7. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,504 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,267 sqft
    Year built: 1990
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 162
  8. 0 beds, 0 baths
    Lot size: 2,966 sqft
    Year built: 1928
    Days on market: 225

See all Homes for Sale in Belmont Shore, Long Beach.
(all data current as of 3/29/2017)

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

Homes for sale in Naples

  1. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,187 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,481 sqft
    Year built: 1944
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 0
  2. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,710 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,812 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 21
  3. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 quarter baths
    Home size: 2,644 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,401 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 30
  4. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,106 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,069 sqft
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 33
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,422 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,527 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 34
  6. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,933 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,608 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 39
  7. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,222 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,385 sqft
    Year built: 1949
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 40
  8. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,406 sqft
    Year built: 1925
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 61
  9. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,166 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,057 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 68
  10. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,602 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,197 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 83
  11. 5 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,993 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 119
  12. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,842 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,035 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 237

See all Homes for sale in Naples, Long Beach, CA.
(all data current as of 3/29/2017)

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

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