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. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,623 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,688 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Days on market: 2
  2. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,046 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,103 sqft
    Year built: 1974
    Days on market: 14
  3. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,622 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,991 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Days on market: 20
  4. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,109 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,889 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 28
  5. 4 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 4,387 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,915 sqft
    Year built: 1917
    Days on market: 37
  6. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,234 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,765 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Days on market: 43
  7. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,172 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,965 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Days on market: 85

See all Homes for Sale in Virginia Country Club/Los Cerritos, Long Beach CA.
(all data current as of 10/19/2017)

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

Homes for Sale in Bixby Knolls

  1. 3 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,003 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,580 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Days on market: 2
  2. 3 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,020 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,756 sqft
    Year built: 1944
    Days on market: 2
  3. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,878 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,398 sqft
    Year built: 1968
    Days on market: 2
  4. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,623 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,688 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Days on market: 2
  5. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,480 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,092 sqft
    Year built: 1966
    Days on market: 3
  6. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,919 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,568 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Days on market: 7
  7. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,869 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,134 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Days on market: 9
  8. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,653 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,827 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Days on market: 14
  9. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,046 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,103 sqft
    Year built: 1974
    Days on market: 14
  10. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,342 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,513 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Days on market: 14
  11. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,454 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,206 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Days on market: 15
  12. 3 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,169 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,498 sqft
    Year built: 1955
    Days on market: 15
  13. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,313 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,755 sqft
    Year built: 1925
    Days on market: 19
  14. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,622 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,991 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Days on market: 20
  15. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,100 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,249 sqft
    Year built: 1938
    Days on market: 23

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

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

Homes for Sale in Ridgewood Heights

  1. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,869 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,134 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Days on market: 9
  2. 3 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,169 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,498 sqft
    Year built: 1955
    Days on market: 15
  3. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,632 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,567 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 32
  4. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,477 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,199 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Days on market: 60
  5. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,578 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,331 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Days on market: 71
  6. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,210 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,387 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Days on market: 86
  7. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,430 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,608 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 102
  8. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,561 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,485 sqft
    Year built: 1943
    Days on market: 128

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

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

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