A Villa Riviera condo in Long Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Emily Benner who represented the buyer. 800 E Ocean Blvd #1007, Long Beach sold for $262,000 and closed escrow today on 6/22/2018. The studio unit was located in the historic Villa Riviera building was dates back to 1928 when it was first built. The building offers a prime location at the corner of Ocean Blvd and Shoreline Drive. The condo was only on the market for 7 short days when Emily clients secured the sale. It was originally listed at $275,000 and negotiated down to $262,000. The interior of the unit was very light and bright was large windows that let in a lot of natural light. The small but useful kitchen are featured white subway tiles, fridge and a small microwave. The bathroom featured beautiful vintage tile with a classic pedestal sink that fit the era of the building perfectly. Interior windows offer a small peek-a-boo view of the ocean and beach.
The Villa Riviera complex is one of the most iconic and important buildings in the downtown Long Beach area. It was built in the Neo-gothic architectural style and has a grand entrance on the main level. There also a wide range of amenities when living here that include a elevator access, security guard, sun deck and well manicured outdoor grounds. The monthly homeowners association dues of $275.00 a month includes all utilities which is a huge selling point. This includes cable tv and Internet as well. The building has also been approved for the federal program known as the Mills Act which offers reduced property taxes for owners who live in historic properties. Emily Benner is a local Long Beach specialist that has sold many condos in the downtown area. For those interested in buying in the downtown area of Long Beach please contact Emily at 949-877-9856 today.
Long Beach 800 E Ocean Boulevard 1403
STANDARD SALE: Live in the iconic Villa Riviera; located at 800 E Ocean Blvd Unit 1403 offers you ocean views from every window within this home. Large rooms, soaring ceilings and the walls of windows give a bright, airy space. Parquet hardwood flooring and distinct lighting throughout. . The adjacent dining room shares the same seascape views and is highlighted by ornate wall sconces and chandelier. The updated kitchen is historically appropriate and highlighted by marble counter tops, white cabinetry, and in homage to the Art Deco roots of the Villa Riviera, custom tile backsplash, black glass cabinet pulls, and hexagonal tiled flooring. Breathtaking views from the soaring bedroom and the full en suite bathroom with original charm with modern updates; a marble counter and bronzed hardware rest atop a rich cocoa vanity adjacent to the original deco tile. Finally, the landmark condo you have been searching for has a substantial tax relief with the Mill Act in place. All utilities, internet and cable included in HOA. Parking available through HOA$570,000
Long Beach 800 E Ocean Boulevard 1405
On The Beach with Ocean Views Galore from this 1 Bedroom 1 Bath 14th floor beauty! Beautiful updated unit in the Historic Villa Riviera w/ amazing Ocean views of the Queen Mary, Catalina and gorgeous coastline of the Pacific Ocean. Gleaming Hardwood Floors, Higher ceilings - nearly 12 Ft. Newer redone kitchen w/ granite counters . gas cooking & a vintage refrigerator. Bathroom has original deco tile. The Villa Riviera offers the most prestigious high rise historic residences in the City w/ acclaimed designations of The National Register of Historic Places & awards for it's restoration w/California Preservation Foundation & the Los Angeles Conservancy. The French-Gothic architecture is captivating & the interior amenities include Ball Room, Grand Lobby, Detailed Elevator, Sun Deck w/ Seating, BBQ's & Ocean Views, Private Garden area w/ fountain, a Guest Suite for residents guests On site Security & Management. ALL Utilities are paid w/the HOA fees & includes Cable TV & Internet. Parking leased by HOA. This unit enjoys the status of the Mills Act which is a historic designation for significant historic structures & allows for a property tax break. The HOA over the years has completed many valuable infrastructure upgrades such as cooper plumbing, fire sprinklers, earthquake retrofit, elevators, boilers, etc. Walk About Score is 94 Close to everything including the 7 mile bike path, Marina, Performing Arts, East Village Arts District, Pine Ave, The Aquarium & much more.$560,000
Long Beach 800 E Ocean Boulevard 902
HOT! HOT! HOT! Beautiful Condo located on Ocean Blvd with Ocean, Marina and City views! What else? This condo home's interior features include one large bedroom and bathroom - with a full tub and standup shower - large walk-in closet, eat in dining area with wonderful views, large kitchen, and a huge living room with amazing views stretching all the way out to Downtown LA! The stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, and microwave are also included. Also, HOA fees include utilities. Big savings! Cable is also very reasonable. Freshly refinished hardwood oak floors in dining and living rooms. Did I also mention that this home is walking distance to several restaurants, including restaurants at The Pike, Shoreline Village, Downtown LB, and other trendy restaurants, shops, bars and establishments? Well it is! Need easy and stress free access to the freeway? This is it! This property also qualifies for The Mills Acts (tax savings). What else can I say except to check out the video and see what you're missing! The big bonus? It is priced to sell!$527,000
Long Beach 800 E Ocean Boulevard 204
FHA Approved! Reduced property taxes with the Mills Act! Welcome to The Villa Rivera. Completed in 1929 by Richard King, this Chateauesque building has been called the city's Most Elegant Landmark and The Villa Rivera truly helped define Long Beach as a city. This studio has been completely remodeled from top to bottom and not one detail was spared. From the recessed lighting down to floors, this unit is ready to be claimed as your very own. Located in heart of downtown Long Beach, this historical building sits on the corner of Shoreline and Ocean Blvd near the convention center, Shoreline village, The Pike, the restaurants on Pine and right downstairs we have Alamitos beach. All just walking distance from this lovely condominium. Enjoy the amazing architecture complete with gargoyles adorning both sides of the bay windows, overlooking the City and the Ocean. To top it all off, The Mills Act allows you to own this unit with reduced property taxes. Ladies and gentlemen, The Villa Rivera.$368,000
Long Beach 800 E Ocean Boulevard 1508
One of a kind Ocean View Penthouse. Private corner unit with 2BR 2BA in the Iconic Villa Rivera. Incredible City lights, Mountain views. Only unit that still has its Historical Charm from yesteryear. 35 ft ceilings in the Great Room with an open and airy atmosphere. The unit has abundance of storage space throughout. Original doors complimented by its unspoiled beauty from the past. A unique one of a kind property in all of Southern California. Oversize wood burning fireplace, window seats with spectacular ocean views. Huge formal dining room with Butler's Pantry, Upgraded Gourmet Kitchen with granite counter tops with ocean views. Large Master Suite with walk-in closets with ocean views. Original Art Deco tiles in both baths including pedestal sinks. Built-in original book shelves, separate office area, and one of a kind large utility room with laundry hook ups. The Villa Rivera is on the National Register of Historic Places and is an Iconic landmark of Long Beach with many accolades and preservation awards throughout the years. Beach front views. The property has beach front access. The walkabout score is in the 90's as residents enjoy walks and strolls to shops, restaurants, and bars. Shoreline Village, Aquarium of the Pacific, and the Marina nearby. All utilities are included.$5,000
Long Beach 800 E Ocean Boulevard 1204
***NOW REDUCED*** - Urban living meets the beach life in this stunning condo in the heart of Alamitos Beach! Located in the historic and iconic Villa Riviera, this "junior" 1 bedroom unit is on the 12th floor, with beautiful city views! The owners have spared no expense in the remodel of this home. The kitchen is well laid out and features maple cabinets, granite counters, glass tile backsplash, and stainless appliances including the fridge! Beautiful refinished original oak hardwood floors flow throughout the living space which is open and bright and has plenty of room for formal living AND dining. The bathroom has been gutted and redone in vintage detail with beautiful white tile and marble, custom vanity and top of the line details. There is a large dressing area that would also serve well as a home office, especially in the "new normal" working environment. A CUSTOM FLOOR-TO-CEILING walk-in closet is the icing on the cake. ***ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED IN RENT - EVEN BASIC CABLE!**** You're not renting an"apartment", you're leasing a lifestyle! The BEACH is your BACKYARD! The building features a beautiful deck/patio space to relax with the neighbors and watch the waves! Everything you want or need is nearby- nightlife, restaurants, entertainment, coffee shops, arts district, The Pike, bridge and freeway access. No dedicated parking, but lots of options for parking are nearby.$1,995
Long Beach 800 E Ocean Boulevard 906
Great Urban view condo on beach front property. Perched high up for enhanced views. This unit is furnished nicely and includes a Murphy bed. No pets please! There is a lot of common area onsite including the Umbrella room, ballroom and enormous sundeck above the parking structure. This is the largest studio design in the Historic French Gothic Villa Riviera. No parking is included with the unit, there is a waiting list for onsite, but other free and pay parking lots are available nearby. The monthly lease amount includes all utilities, basic cable tv and internet. Owner pays all the HOA fees, taxes etc. Please view all photos and ask about the Virtual Showing instructions. All viewings will be online and if interested further, we will request your online application before any showings. Showings by appointment only and require potential tenant to sign a waiver in regards to the COVID_19 as required. Current guidelines will be observed with masks, distancing etc. There is a $300 Villa Riviera Move-in / move-out fee due with lease execution. Security deposit is $2,000.$1,995