Virginia Country Club: All-American Luxury

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The Virginia Country Club neighborhood of Long Beach, adjacent to the Los Cerritos neighborhood, is one of Long Beach’s best kept secrets.

This charming neighborhood features beautiful, stately homes on large lots – some of which you may even recognize from cinema, as well as very social neighbors and one of the best private golf courses in the city.

Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CA

Let’s Talk Homes

The Virginia Country Club area has about 700 homes, which date back to as early as the 1920s. These are large, beautiful homes with styles that include Craftsman, Tudor, and Mediterranean. The lot size follows suit, consisting of some of the largest in the city. On the south end of the neighborhood, in Los Cerritos, homes sit on lot sizes that average about 6,000 square feet, while the lots on the northern end can be 12,000 square feet and up.

Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CA

Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CA

Because of this neighborhood’s historic, estate-sized homes and All-American atmosphere, the Virginia County Club neighborhood has long served the LA film industry. Some of the most well-known films that this area has been featured in include Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, American Pie 1 and 2, and Donnie Darko, as well as other smaller films and various commercials.

Ferris Bueller's House, Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CA

There is a small gated area within Virginia Country Club named La Linda. This tiny community is only 10 acres and is one of the oldest gated neighborhoods in the city.

La Linda, Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CALa Linda, Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CAWhat Schools Would My Children Attend?

There is only one school within the boundaries of Virginia Country Club – Los Cerritos Elementary, but the area is also served by Hughes Middle School and Long Beach Polytechnic High School.

Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CA

What is There To Do in Virginia Country Club?

As was mentioned before, Virginia Country Club is known for being a very social neighborhood. The residents take great pride in where they live, and make it a point to befriend their fellow neighbors. There are various community events held throughout the year including Christmas caroling, block parties, “Wine on Pine” wine tastings, and a community favorite – the Fourth of July Parade.

Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CA

Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CA

The Virginia Country Club, for which the neighborhood gets its name, sits at the northernmost end of the area. Founded in 1909, this club has a reputation for being one of the best in the area for both golf and special events. The number of members is limited to 415, making it one of the most exclusive country clubs in all of Southern California. Guest Cards are available, just make sure to read the rules before you visit, as these rules are part of the Club’s 100-year old tradition and work to uphold the legacy.

Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CAThe Rancho Los Cerritos ranch house is also in this area, which is where the neighborhood gets its second name of Los Cerritos. In the mid 1800s, this house was once the center of one of the area’s largest ranches. Now, this National Historic Landmark is one of the few two-story adobes remaining in California. Rancho Los Cerritos now operates as a free public museum open five days a week.

Rancho Los Cerritos, Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CA

 

History, beauty, cinematic fame, and a friendly, All-American feel. What more do you need? Make Virginia Country Club your home today!

Check out these Homes for Sale in Virginia Country Club

  1. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,705 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,864 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5
  2. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,733 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,063 sqft
    Year built: 1936
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 8
  3. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,414 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,276 sqft
    Year built: 1963
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 27
  4. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,189 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,115 sqft
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 30
  5. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,770 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,985 sqft
    Year built: 1924
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 38
  6. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,189 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,202 sqft
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 57
  7. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,399 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,974 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 70
  8. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,126 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,431 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 94

See all Homes for Sale in Virginia Country Club/Los Cerritos, Long Beach CA.
(all data current as of 4/29/2017)

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

Homes for Sale in Bixby Knolls

  1. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,534 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,766 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,328 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,292 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  3. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,705 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,864 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5
  4. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 960 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,938 sqft
    Year built: 1930
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 7
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,608 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,335 sqft
    Year built: 1933
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 8
  6. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,733 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,063 sqft
    Year built: 1936
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 8
  7. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,929 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,320 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 11
    Days on market: 12
  8. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,819 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,805 sqft
    Year built: 1938
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 17
  9. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,632 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,567 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 21
  10. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 1,650 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,828 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 23
  11. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,510 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,276 sqft
    Year built: 1937
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 24
  12. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,236 sq ft
    Lot size: 27,549 sqft
    Year built: 1967
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 25
  13. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,693 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,837 sqft
    Year built: 1929
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 30
  14. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,189 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,115 sqft
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 30
  15. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,471 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,338 sqft
    Year built: 1946
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 33

See all Homes for sale in Bixby Knolls, Long Beach.
(all data current as of 4/29/2017)

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

Homes for Sale in Ridgewood Heights

  1. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 861 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,031 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 2
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,557 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,656 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 16
  3. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,064 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,481 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 17
  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,632 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,567 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 21
  5. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 3,037 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,900 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 45

See all Homes for Sale in Ridgewood Heights, Long Beach CA.
(all data current as of 4/29/2017)

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

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