Virginia Country Club: All-American Luxury

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, Bixby Knolls & Ridgewood Heights

New Listing - a week online
$3,795,000
ResidentialIncome For Sale
Active
0.4117
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
440 E San Antonio Drive
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
$3,495,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
7
TOTAL BATHS
5,060
SQFT
4256 Country Club Drive
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
$2,900,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
8
BED
7
TOTAL BATHS
6,978
SQFT
11 La Linda Drive
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
$2,679,990
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,744
SQFT
4531 N Country Club Lane
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
$2,390,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,522
SQFT
4319 Country Club Lane
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
$2,250,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,976
SQFT
4239 Country Club Drive
Long Beach, CA 90807
Virginia Country Club (VCC) Subdivision
$1,990,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
6,400
SQFT
3835 Elm Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
$1,829,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,954
SQFT
4218 Country Club Drive
Long Beach, CA 90807
Los Cerritos (LC) Subdivision
$1,750,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,042
SQFT
3733 Cedar Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Los Cerritos (LC) Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$1,295,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,470
SQFT
4005 Locust Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
 
$1,250,000
ResidentialIncome For Sale
Active Under Contract
0.1882
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
3530 Locust Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Los Cerritos (LC) Subdivision
$1,195,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active Under Contract
0.1406
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
1752 E Carson Street
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$1,150,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,199
SQFT
3815 Olive Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
$1,098,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,454
SQFT
3761 Lewis Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
California Heights (CH) Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$998,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,106
SQFT
4552 Tolbert Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Manor (BM) Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$959,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,701
SQFT
3920 Lemon Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
$927,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.3038
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
3429 Elm Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Knolls (BK) Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$899,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,088
SQFT
119 W 36th Street
Long Beach, CA 90807
 
$880,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,491
SQFT
4002 Marion Way
Long Beach, CA 90807
Crown Pointe (CPT) Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$795,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,593
SQFT
1302 E Cartagena Street
Long Beach, CA 90807
Bixby Highlands (BXH) Subdivision

About the Author

Shannon Jones has been selling real estate since 1998 and specializes in listing and marketing homes. She has consistently been one of the top Realtors in the Long Beach area. Prior to her award-winning career in real estate with the Shannon jones Team, Shannon has had successful careers in journalism and public relations. She holds a bachelors degree from UC Irvine and a masters degree from UC Berkeley. Shannon holds E-Pro, CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert), and PSC (Pre-Foreclosure Specialist) certifications. Shannon is very personable and maintains a very strong moral compass, always putting the best interest of home buyers/sellers above monetary goals. A California native, Shannon enjoys gardening, travel, reading, cooking and poker when she’s not selling homes MY DESIGNATIONS Lic# 01247705 | CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert) | E-Pro | PSC (Pre-Foreclosure Specialist) MY SERVICE AREAS Anaheim Bellflower Buena Park Carson Cerritos Cypress Downey Fountain Valley Garden Grove Huntington Beach La Palma Lakewood Long Beach Los Alamitos Los Angeles County Norwalk Orange County Rossmoor San Pedro Seal Beach Signal Hill South Bay Westminster

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