Property Detail

4242 Locust Avenue

Long Beach CA 90807


Status: Active

Property Details


Stunning single level English country manor, nestled in the coveted enclave of the Virginia Country Club. Expansive yet intimate, this home exudes old world charm with modern conveniences. From the moment one enters, you are greeted with unparallel architectural details throughout the home such as: exposed stone walls, hardwood floors, custom mahogany paneling, built-in cabinetry and custom millwork, wainscoting, leaded and stained-glass windows; to name a few. Entertaining opportunities abound. From the limestone and tile entry that leads you to the dramatic formal living room with a beamed and vaulted wood ceiling and grand stone fireplace, the tour just begins. The den features a stone Normandy fireplace, roughhewn vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows, finely detailed mahogany paneled library area with a wood coffered ceiling, cushioned reading alcove, and a charming vintage wet bar. The hall, with its inlaid hard wood flooring and recessed lighting, leads to 2 guest rooms, modern bath and the stunning master suite with original French inspired terra cotta floors. The master bath features tumbled marble tile, bathtub, separate shower and large walk in closet. The formal dining room features, leaded windows, walnut parquet floors, wainscoting and crown molding. The elegantly remodeled kitchen boasts designer stainless appliances, granite counters, and fine custom cabinetry, adjacent is the light filled breakfast room with built in china cabinet and hutch. The charming exterior grounds are abundant with majestic towering trees, mature garden specimens and manicured shrubbery. Flagstone walkways and patios are surrounded by stone walls and newer fencing making this home a tranquil and private oasis. The highlight of this entertainer’s dream is the private backyard with sparkling crystalline pool and oversized spa. This is a home of old world character and romance but updated with a modern flare and innumerable designer details. A home of impeccable taste and exquisite charm.

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Listing provided courtesy of Robert Horby of Pacific Sotheby's International Realty. Last updated 2019-06-26 08:37:12.000000. Listing information © 2019 Pacific Sothebys International Realty.

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