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
CALLING ALL HGTV ENTHUSIAST!!! Penthouse corner unit with 2BR 2BA in the Iconic Villa Rivera. Incredible City lights, Mountain, and Ocean 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 top 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). All utilities are included in the HOA fees as well as Cable TV & Internet. Community Outdoor Patio with 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. Walk to Shoreline Village, Aquarium of the Pacific, and the Marina.$1,294,876