Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

The Winding Streets of Carroll Park

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Carroll Park Historic District is one of the oldest and most unique neighborhoods in the city.

The iconic curving streets and peaceful nature give it personality all its own.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park was laid out in 1907, developed by John Carroll, and consists of several looping narrow streets lined with trees and situated around a quaint park. The street that makes up the inner circle is anchored by four landscaped islands. Carroll Park was the first planned tract neighborhood in Long Beach and in 1982 it was one of the first to become a designated Long Beach Historic District.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park is bordered by 3rd Street on the south, 4th Street on the north, Junipero on the west and Wisconsin on the east. There are only about 80 homes in total, and the neighborhood has one of the lowest turnover rates in the city.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

It is said that Carroll’s daughter had health problems, which influenced the design of the neighborhood. The curving, almost circular pattern of the streets were meant to stop farmers from driving their loaded wagons through the neighborhood and kicking up dust on the way to the market in Downtown Long Beach. The wagons may now be long gone, but current residents still enjoy a lack of car traffic.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Homes in this neighborhood were built between 1898 and 1923, making it one of the oldest of Long Beach’s Historic Districts. Many of these original homes were large and impressive, though over the years many smaller homes have been added as well. In fact, only a few of the original homes remain. There are all types of housing styles represented in Carroll Park including California Bungalows, Craftsman, Colonial Revival, and Mediterranean.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park’s neighborhood association has been around for years, and residents come together for an annual potluck picnic every year. The neighborhood association also deals with anything that threatens the peacefulness or historic nature of the Park, though this rarely happens. Unlike some of the other Historic Districts, Carroll Park does not offer home tours – the last one was in the summer of 1982.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Aside from two churches on the outskirts, there are no schools or businesses within the boundaries of Carroll Park, which only adds to its peaceful nature. Children living in this neighborhood become students of schools like Fremont Elementary School, Burbank Elementary School, Mann Elementary School and Wilson High School.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Residents within Carroll Park are not short of any amenities despite the lack of businesses. The neighborhood is adjacent to 4th Street Retro Row, a few blocks away from the beach, and just a short drive from Downtown Long Beach or Belmont Shore. Carroll Park is the perfect neighborhood for having a peaceful, small-town feel while still having so many great shopping, dining, and entertainment options just minutes away.

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Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

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Homes for Sale in Carroll Park

  1. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,032 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,247 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4

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(all data current as of 4/25/2017)

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Homes for Sale in Rose Park

  1. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 840 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,263 sqft
    Year built: 1968
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 6
  2. 0 beds, 0 baths
    Home size: 2,888 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,001 sqft
    Year built: 1923
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 11
  3. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,790 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,126 sqft
    Year built: 1920
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 45
  4. 0 beds, 0 baths
    Home size: 2,580 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,731 sqft
    Year built: 1939
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 46
  5. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 864 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,597 sqft
    Year built: 1928
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 52
  6. 0 beds, 0 baths
    Home size: 4,480 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,724 sqft
    Year built: 1980
    Parking spots: 14
    Days on market: 73

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Homes for Sale in Alamitos Beach

  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,965 sq ft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 22
  2. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,032 sq ft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 38
  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,319 sq ft
    Lot size: 840 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 5
  4. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,330 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,471 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 52
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,428 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,508 sqft
    Year built: 1919
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 6
  6. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,368 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,396 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 49
  7. 3 beds, 2 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,479 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,307 sqft
    Year built: 1918
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 28
  8. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,596 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,370 sqft
    Year built: 1913
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 18
  9. 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: 11
  10. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,296 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,523 sqft
    Year built: 1906
    Days on market: 13
  11. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,120 sq ft
    Lot size: 25,779 sqft
    Year built: 1966
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 103
  12. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 911 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,534 sqft
    Year built: 1928
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 70
  13. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,028 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,999 sqft
    Year built: 1982
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 0
  14. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 957 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,226 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Days on market: 82
  15. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,052 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,146 sqft
    Year built: 1918
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 11
  16. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,074 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,646 sqft
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 7
  17. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 964 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,466 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 17
  18. 1 bed, 2 full baths
    Home size: 933 sq ft
    Lot size: 24,837 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 68
  19. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 637 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,259 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 24
  20. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 586 sq ft
    Year built: 1957
    Days on market: 11
  21. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 586 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,992 sqft
    Year built: 1957
    Days on market: 34
  22. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 722 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,540 sqft
    Year built: 1958
    Days on market: 1

See all Alamitos Beach Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 4/25/2017)

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

 

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