Belmont Heights, an area in Long Beach that extends to the Ocean, has a wonderful variety of architectures. As much of the area was built between 1918 and 1923 you will find homes that truly embrace that era and have been kept up to date while still preserving their history.
Craftsman homes are known for extensive wood work throughout the home both on the inside of the home and the outside. These Long Beach homes tend to have large living rooms and well portioned bedrooms so they are still very suitable for modern living. Some of the characteristics that people enjoy the most are the large window casings. Kitchens can vary in size from smaller traditional kitchens to larger kitchens that have been upgraded. You can truly see the craftsmanship that was put into homes during this era.
Craftsman homes are known for extensive wood work throughout the home..
The Craftsman homes here are on raised foundations which allows for easy access to work on plumbing or perform an upgrade to copper if it has not already been done. Some of the homes in this area have been bolted to their foundations, but you will find some still have not yet been bolted but they did survive the Long Beach earthquake of 1930.
Within Belmont Heights you will find a historic section of homes as well. These homes, being located within the historic district will have additional guidelines set forth by the city to preserve the character of the entire neighborhood. Many families and individuals strive for the opportunity to find a fixer here so they can bring the home back to its original glory.
If you would like to search the available Craftsman homes in Belmont Heights please use our free Long Beach MLS or get our Hot List so you can see the homes that are right for you. If you would like one of our experts to guide you through what is currently available or just have a question about Long Beach homes please call us directly at 562-989-7111.