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4497 California Avenue

Long Beach, CA 90807
  • $2,500,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 75 Days
  • ID#: OC22243914
UPDATED: 20 min ago
$2,500,000
  • 4
    BEDS
  • 0.29
    ACRES
  • 5
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 3,833
    SQFT
  • $652
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1938
County:

School Ratings & Info

School District:
Listing Agent(s): Tammy Newland-Shishido of Keller Williams Realty (562-626-8600)


Description

Just dropped the price $500,000.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, remodeled 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 pegged oak plank wood floors are on the main floor with 5 inch rise wood staircase to upstairs. The large kitchen features all new GE Monogram 48" refrigerator, double ovens, warming drawer, dishwasher, 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 ensuite bathrooms & french doors leading to the balconies both front and back

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Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2023-02-02T12:28:45.213. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Robyn Graham & Associates | Keller Williams. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
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4497 California Avenue Long Beach, CA 90807

  • Price: $2,500,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 75 Days
  • Updated: 20 min ago
  • ID#: OC22243914
4
Beds
5
Baths
0
½ Baths
0.29
Acres
3,833
SQFT
$652
$/SQFT
1938
Built
Neighborhood:
New Bixby (Nb)
County:
Los Angeles
Area:
6 - Bixby, Bixby Knolls, Los Cerritos
School District:
Long Beach Unified
Property Description
Just dropped the price $500,000.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, remodeled 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 pegged oak plank wood floors are on the main floor with 5 inch rise wood staircase to upstairs. The large kitchen features all new GE Monogram 48" refrigerator, double ovens, warming drawer, dishwasher, 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 ensuite bathrooms & french doors leading to the balconies both front and back
Exterior Features

Architectural Style ColonialSpanishTraditional Attached Garage YN Yes Construction Materials Brick Fencing Brick Lot Features Corner LotDrip Irrigation/BubblersFront YardSprinklers In RearSprinklers In FrontLawnLandscapedSprinklers TimerSprinklers On SideSprinkler System Parking Features Direct AccessDrivewayGarage Parking Total 3 Patio And Porch Features CoveredDeckPatio Pool Features In GroundPrivate Pool Private YN Yes Property Attached YN No Road Frontage Type City Street Sign On Property YN Yes Spa Features Private Spa YN Yes View NoneTrees/Woods

Interior Features

Basement YN Yes Common Walls No Common Walls Cooling Central Air Cooling YN Yes Fireplace Features LibraryLiving RoomMaster Bedroom Fireplace YN Yes Flooring StoneTileWood Heating Central Heating YN Yes Interior Features All Bedrooms Up Main Level Bathrooms 1 Main Level Bedrooms 0 Window Features Roller ShieldsScreens

Property Features

Additional Parcels YN No Association Fee 0 Association YN No Common Interest None Community Features BikingStreet Lights Current Financing Conventional Garage YN Yes Land Lease YN No Laundry Features In Garage Lease Considered YN No Levels Two Listing Agreement Exclusive Right To Sell Listing Service Full Service Listing Terms ConventionalContract New Construction YN No Possession Close Of Escrow Property Condition Turnkey Property Sub Type Single Family Residence Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Special Listing Conditions Trust Structure Type House Water Source Public Zoning Lbr1n



Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2023-02-02T12:28:45.213. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Robyn Graham & Associates | Keller Williams. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
 
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