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 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. The unit is Mills Act eligible, which allows for a substantial tax savings ( check with city tax assessors). 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 in the HOA, including internet and cable TV. Property is also for lease $5000 a month.$1,175,000
Long Beach 800 E Ocean Boulevard 410
Villa Riviera is a one of a Kind Landmark in the prestigious city of Long Beach California. This Historical Building was originally built in 1928 and is located on one of the most prominent locations over looking the Pacific Ocean. The building has many amenities including a newly renovated sundeck, direct access to the beach, a grand common area and ball room. This stunning 1 bedroom 1 bathroom end unit has breathtaking views of Downtown Long Beach and beautiful sunsets. The original architectural integrity has been well preserved and shows beautifully. Come avail oneself in this incredible architectural masterpiece.$515,000
Long Beach 800 E Ocean Boulevard 709
The 'Statuesque Historical Villa Riviera" , located in Downtown Long Beach in Alamitos Beach. A very desirable end unit is on the north/ east side of the famous Gothic Beauty beauty. Itching for someone talented to restore it to its natural beauty; a palette for the creative. This suite has a peek-a-boo view of the ocean, mountain views and an expansive view of the city. This unit offers a tax savings under the mills Act. All utilities are included in the HOA fees.$510,000
Long Beach 800 E Ocean Boulevard 206
Historic Villa Riviera.. Extra spacious Junior One Bedroom/ Studio with Stunning City Views Sophisticated & Intimate Well Designed unit offers newer hardwood floors, high cove ceilings, mahogany features & plaster walls. French Mullioned Bay Windows cast light, vibrancy & serenity w/ a breathtaking sunset. Exhilarating night scenes of the surrounding city sky scrapers or the sunny days activity of beach goers strolling by. Unit offers serene Sleeping Alcove & well organized closet space. Original Art deco tile bathroom w/ pedestal sink & deep tub/shower add to the historic charm. You will be impressed with the tastefully designed kitchen completely remodeled head to toe w/ efficiency & style. Subway tile surrounds the kitchen walls. Appliances include dishwasher, stove & refrigerator. Center station doubles as kitchen or office work space that facilitates storage & work counter. You will be delighted how well this unit was re-designed & planned to utilize the full 702 sq ft living area with ample sitting & entertainment areas. Uniquely this unit sits behind the building's front architectural parapet outside the bay windows & this feature adds a barrier of privacy & harmony. The Villa Riviera is on the National Register of Historic Places and is an award wining highly recognized landmark Statewide. Step outside to enjoy the many offerings from city life and easy walk-able venues & beach access. Walk score 85 Parking is leased through HOA & subject to availability.$425,000