California Heights, Long Beach, CA

California Heights – A Little Piece of History

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What do the neighborhoods of Rose Park, Wrigley, Bluff Park, and California Heights all have in common? It’s not just that they are all Long Beach neighborhoods, they are all Historic Districts!

California Heights is the largest Historic District in Long Beach and bursting with charm and character. Great shopping, beautiful homes, and community pride are just several reasons why people chose to make Cal Heights their home.

California Heights, Long Beach, CA

Where is California Heights?

California Heights is located north of the 405 Freeway, near Bixby Knolls area. California Heights is bordered by Bixby Road on the north, Cherry Avenue on the east, Wardlow to the south, and Long Beach Blvd. to the west.  Also nearby in an area considered by some to be “Uptown Long Beach” are Bixby Terrace, Bixby Highlands, Ridgewood Heights, and Virginia Country Club.  The area is mainly residential, though there are many shops and restaurants along Atlantic. 

California Heights, Long Beach, CA

What is the Neighborhood Like?

Being a Historic District, this neighborhood is all about the charm. Many of the 1500 homes in this area date back to the 1920s and 30s. It is a must-see area for those who love Spanish and Colonial Spanish Revival style homes  as there are many beautiful examples. There are also California Bungalows, English Tudor, and other architectural styles represented here.

California Heights, Long Beach, CA

Residents who live here take great pride in their neighborhood, and there are several volunteer organizations that work hard to keep the historic feel alive. The area has a very active neighborhood association.   One of the biggest neighborhood projects is the Lamppost Restoration Project, which works to bring back the original historic look of the neighborhood with vintage style lampposts. 

California Heights 1

Other projects include the Cal. Heights ReLeaf Program and street clean-ups every Thursday morning. There are also various community events held throughout the year such as the annual Home & Garden Tour, Christmas caroling, food drives, monthly Alley Clean-Up/Block Party days, and the Bixby Knolls First Fridays, where people gather along Atlantic Ave to enjoy art, live music, and more.

California Heights, Long Beach, CA

What about the schools?

The schools that serve California Heights are Longfellow Elementary, Hughes Middle School, and Long Beach Polytechnic High School. Both Longfellow and Hughes sit on the northern edge of the neighborhood. 

California Heights Longfellow Elementary School

What else is special about California Heights?

Cal Heights has been able to put itself on the map as far as Long Beach neighborhoods go. Aside from being the largest Historic District, it has also won many awards. “The Heights” is an award winning, bi-monthly community newsletter designed to keep residents up to date on all that’s happening in the neighborhood California Heights has been featured as one of Sunset Magazine‘s “Best of the West” neighborhoods and was named the 2012 Neighborhood of the Year at the Neighborhoods USA Convention. It also received 1st place in the “Physical Revitalization” category at that same convention. Cal Heights has a very active neighborhood association which runs “The Heights” newsletter and organizes many of the events previously mentioned.

California Heights, Long Beach, CA

California Heights, Long Beach, CA

California Heights, Long Beach, CA

Historic homes, great location, and a tight-knit community…Don’t you want to make this former “Neighborhood of the Year” your home now?

We thought so!

 

Check out these Homes for Sale in California Heights

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$912,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.1459
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
3546 Falcon Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
 
$719,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,425
SQFT
3717 Gaviota Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
California Heights (CH) Subdivision
Open House 11/16 at 1PM
$695,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,068
SQFT
3731 Gaviota Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
California Heights (CH) Subdivision
$450,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.2224
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
Wardlow
Long Beach, CA 90808
California Heights (CH) Subdivision

Homes for Sale in Bixby Knolls

$2,390,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,522
SQFT
4319 N Country Club Lane
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
Price Change - a week ago
$1,400,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,944
SQFT
4485 Myrtle Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
 
$1,349,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,964
SQFT
4242 Locust Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$1,295,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
4,051
SQFT
3768 Linden Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Chateau Thierry (CT) Subdivision
Price Change - a week ago
$1,225,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,463
SQFT
3918 Elm Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
$1,197,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,126
SQFT
3845 Cedar Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
$1,093,333
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.1695
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
63 W 48th Street
Long Beach, CA 90805
North Long Beach (NLB) Subdivision
$949,500
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,990
SQFT
4014 Chestnut Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
$949,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
8
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,509
SQFT
3809 Pacific Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Los Cerritos (LC) Subdivision
Open House 12/14 at 1PM
$899,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,331
SQFT
4390 Cerritos Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
Open House 12/14 at 1PM
$840,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,699
SQFT
1021 E Claiborne
Long Beach, CA 90807
Out Of Area Subdivision
Open House 12/14 at 1PM
$839,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,040
SQFT
1331 E Somerset Place
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
Open House 12/15 at 1PM
$769,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,377
SQFT
3815 Brayton Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Terrace (BT) Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$725,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.241
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
3910 Elm Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
Open House 12/15 at 12PM
$689,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,340
SQFT
3565 N Weston Place
Long Beach, CA 90807
Los Cerritos (LC) Subdivision
$675,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,429
SQFT
3832 Gardenia Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
California Heights (CH) Subdivision
Open House 12/14 at 1PM
$669,990
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,592
SQFT
4803 Brayton Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Highlands (BXH) Subdivision
Open House 12/12 at 1:30PM
$649,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
951
SQFT
3731 California Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
California Heights (CH) Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$640,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,219
SQFT
3754 Lewis Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
California Heights (CH) Subdivision
Open House 12/13 at 10AM
$639,980
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,528
SQFT
317 E 44th Street
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision

Homes for Sale in Ridgewood Heights

Open House 12/08 at 12PM
$805,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,253
SQFT
1101 E 45th Way
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
$660,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,394
SQFT
1049 E Silva Street
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
Open House 11/16 at 10AM
$619,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,322
SQFT
953 E Silva Street
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
Open House 11/16 at 12PM
$515,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,231
SQFT
5122 Gaviota Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Other (OTHR) Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$318,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
766
SQFT
4595 California Avenue #207
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Terrace (BT) Subdivision

Homes for Sale in Virginia Country Club

New Listing - a week online
$2,390,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,522
SQFT
4319 N Country Club Lane
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$1,590,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
7
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,164
SQFT
3804 Country Club Drive
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
$1,349,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,964
SQFT
4242 Locust Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
$1,197,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,126
SQFT
3845 Cedar Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
$1,045,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.1923
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
3740 Locust Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
 
$970,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
8
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,519
SQFT
3809 Pacific Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Los Cerritos (LC) Subdivision
$949,500
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,990
SQFT
4014 Chestnut Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
Open House 11/15 at 10AM
$925,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,554
SQFT
627 Avery Place
Long Beach, CA 90807
 
$879,500
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,065
SQFT
4004 Chestnut Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Los Cerritos (LC) Subdivision
Open House 11/15 at 1PM
$799,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,772
SQFT
3595 Pacific Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
$689,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,340
SQFT
3565 N Weston Place
Long Beach, CA 90807
Los Cerritos (LC) Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$455,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,070
SQFT
3932 N Virginia Road #102
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$424,999
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,145
SQFT
3711 Country Club Drive #5
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision

Homes for Sale in Bixby Terrace

Open House 12/14 at 1PM
$839,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,040
SQFT
1331 E Somerset Place
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
Open House 12/15 at 1PM
$769,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,377
SQFT
3815 Brayton Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Terrace (BT) Subdivision
$675,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,429
SQFT
3832 Gardenia Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
California Heights (CH) Subdivision

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