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Cliff May Rancho, private courtyard

Cliff May Rancho

3111 Shipway Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90808   > view map

Price: $765,000
Status: Sold

3 Bedroom(s) / 2 Bathroom(s)
Living Area: 1,401 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 5,558 sq. ft.
Architect: Cliff May
Year Built: 1954
Property Type: Single-Family Home
MLS ID: PW15083584

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For more information, contact
Doug Kramer at 949-922-2291 or email.

<< Beyond the gated entry is a peaceful courtyard.


Property Features and Details


Designed by world renowned architect Cliff May and built in 1954 in phase four of the Rancho Estates, this midcentury modern gem features three bedrooms and two bathroom in approximately 1,400 square feet of living area. Numerous upgrades to the home include a spacious kitchen with six burner Viking range with double oven and griddle, stainless steel countertops and backsplashes, a double sided fireplace in the living room, slate flooring throughout, skylights, and two walk-in closets in the master bedroom. Functional upgrades include newer copper plumbing (2005), newer electrical (2005), new roof (February 2015), and air conditioning. This charming property also features a covered seating area in the courtyard, a patio, hot tub, and a music studio/home theater. This residence is located on one of the least trafficked and quietest streets in the Ranchos Estates - a sought after neighborhood of architectural homes designed by one of the most influential architects of the 20th century. The desirability of the Rancho Estates is further enhanced by neighboring El Dorado Park & Nature Preserve, which features 800 acres of fields, lakes, streams and public sporting facilities including golf and tennis.

Features include:

  • Original Cliff May doors/windows
  • Open beam ceilings
  • Added storage
  • Birch paneling
  • Dual sinks in master bath
  • Track lighting (kitchen)
  • Automatic sprinklers
  • Optional 2 car attached garage


Listed by: RE/MAX Real Estate Specialists

Please contact Doug Kramer for more information.
Phone: 949-922-2291



Photography by Peter McMenamin



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