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Cliff May Rancho

3020 Volk Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90808   > view map

Price: $1,235,000
Status: Sold

3 Bedroom(s) / 2 Bathroom(s)
Living Area: 1,383 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 5,965 sq. ft.
Architect: Cliff May
Year Built: 1954
Property Type: Single-Family Home
MLS ID: PW21033761

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For more information, contact
Rochelle Kramer at 949-861-1008 or email.

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Property Features and Details


Combine lush tropical landscaping with Cliff May's iconic residential architecture and you have the calming environment that is 3020 Volk Avenue. This enchanting property is set on a private interior lot on one of the Rancho Estates' least trafficked streets. It features Cliff May's most popular Rancho floor plan (Plan 4A), which has been enhanced for a more open living room/dining/kitchen combination with island and breakfast bar. The residence includes three bedrooms (including an en suite main bedroom), two bathrooms, and all the indoor/outdoor flow you expect from a midcentury modern marvel. Multiple outdoor living areas include a covered patio in the back, a middle courtyard with gas firepit, and a front area all set behind a privacy fence with pedestrian and driveway gates. This property is located a short walk to 800 acre El Dorado Park and Nature Center and community features include a bike path to the beach, public golf, tennis and disc golf, skateboard park and dog park, and lakes, streams and outdoor fitness areas. Come and experience the exceptional community affectionately referred to as the "Modern Mayberry."

Features include:

  • 2-Car detached garage
  • Fully fenced and private lot
  • Lush, tropical landscaping
  • Open concept living room, dining and kitchen
  • Original Cliff May doors and windows
  • Original mistlite glass between Jack and Jill bedrooms
  • Post and beam construction
  • Open beam ceilings and clerestory windows
  • Copper main water line from street to house
  • PEX hot and cold-water piping throughout interior of house
  • Copper piping and dedicated hot water heater for laundry area in garage
  • Outdoor shower with hot/cold water service
  • Automatic sprinklers and drip irrigation
  • Custom stained concrete - driveway and front courtyard
  • Natural gas concrete fire pit with fire glass in courtyard
  • Fully integrated landscape lighting
  • Two water features in courtyard
  • Custom rain gutters
  • Underground storm drain lines
  • Natural gas fireplace in living room with fire glass and textured Porcelanosa Wave tile
  • High-efficiency 3-stage A/C and central heat
  • Kitchen remodel with GE Profile stainless steel appliances, architectural grade light fixtures, granite countertops and KraftMaid cabinetry with solid-wood dovetail drawers and upgraded solid plywood panels with natural birch interior veneer
  • Remodeled both bathrooms - master bathroom remodeled with European fixtures and cabinetry, porcelain ceramic tile floor with radiant heating
  • Replaced natural gas line from meter into house
  • Upgraded electrical in bathrooms and kitchen
  • Built-in closet organizer and drawer systems
  • A previous owner upgraded garage electrical to 220 volt


Listed by: Remax Real Estate Specialists

Please contact Rochelle Kramer for more information.
Phone: 949-861-1008



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