4497 California Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807

$2,999,000
4
BD
5
BA
3,833
SqFt
List Price
$2,999,000
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
OC22243914
Year Built
1938
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
5
Living Sq. Ft
3,833
Lot Size
12,513
Acres
0.29
Lot Location
Corner Lot, DripIrrigationBubblers, Front Yard, Sprinklers In Rear, Sprinklers In Front, Lawn, Landscaped, SprinklersTimer, SprinklersOnSide, SprinklerSystem
Days on Market
8
Property Type
Single Family Residential
Style
Colonial, Spanish, Traditional
Property Sub Type
Single Family Residence
Stories
Two Levels
Neighborhood
New Bixby (Nb)

Property Description

This estate has never been on the market (has sold privately for all owners). One of the last homes built by 20th century architect Kirtland Cutter who designed hundreds of homes and buildings and whom is listed in the State and National Registers of Historical Places. This Monterey Colonel Spanish design "Rowan House" was the home of Pete Conrad who commanded the Apollo 12 space mission and was the 3rd person to walk on the moon. The neighbor's all refer to this estate as the astronaut home. This stately estate is located on a corner lot with lots of room for entertaining and currently has a private guest house as part of the home. The bell pulls are still part of the house. Surrounded by a brick wall fence, this home is one of the most famous homes located in Bixby Knolls and has been featured in many magazines and articles. Featuring 4 bedrooms (with one currently being a separate guest house), a wood paneled parlor/billboard room with a hidden bar, 3 fireplaces, a formal living room, formal dining room, remolded kitchen, breakfast eating area, upstairs living space, cedar lined and walk in closets, drip and sprinkler systems, hollywood rollers on windows, square roman tile tub, luggage closet, formal coat closet (could be elevator space if needed), basement that could be a great wine cellar, gardening shed, pool and private backyard which is perfect for entertaining. French doors surround the house leading to the backyard and balconies off most of the rooms, both upstairs and on the main floor. The beautiful Tung and grove wood floors are on the main floor with 5 inch rise wood staircase to upstairs. The large kitchen features a subzero, double oven, warming drawer, pantry, butcher block island, granite countertops, breakfast eating area, glass cabinets, arched entry to bathroom and dining room, built in shelves, recessed lights and lots of storage. The main floor entertaining space has a large living room,parlor/den, built in vanity, 1/2 bathroom. Upstairs has 3 private bedrooms with french doors leading to the balconies both front and back

Additional Information

Pool
Yes
Pool Description
In Ground, Private
Fireplace Description
Library, Living Room, Master Bedroom
Heat
Central
Cooling
Yes
Cooling Description
Central Air
View
None, Trees/Woods
Exterior Construction
Brick
Patio
Covered, Deck, Patio
Garage Spaces Total
3
Sewer
Public Sewer
Water
Public
School District
Long Beach Unified
Interior Features
AllBedroomsUp
Attached Structure
Detached
Number Of Units Total
1

Listing courtesy of Listing Agent: Tammy Newland-Shishido (tammynewland@kw.com) from Listing Office: Keller Williams Realty.

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