The landscaping isn’t as graceful as Killingsworth typically preferred, but perhaps the eternal expanse of the Pacific visible from rooms throughout the house was more than enough for the architect who invariably integrated the inside of his houses with the outside environment.
It’s a vacant lot with its own boat dock that runs the entire 68 feet of the lot’s frontage; typically, a vacant lot doesn’t come with a place to moor your yacht.
The home with its second-story addition has maintained the sleek, horizontal lines and capacious overhangs that mark the rancho style, and it’s easy to imagine even Cliff May giving it a begrudging approval.
Unit #201 is the jewel of the Ebell Club Lofts, the penthouse of the penthouses.
“People come by and say they’re ‘Donnie Darko’ fans and ask if they can take a picture of themselves in front of the house,” says listing Realtor Jason Patterson.
A sportswriter once wrote of Beans, “When Mr. Reardon speaks you are under the impression that he has just spit out a hand grenade.”
The most popular states to which people from the Golden State flee are Texas (according to recent census figures, about 82,000 Californians ended up in that state), followed by Arizona (59,000), Nevada (47,000), Washington (46,000) and Oregon (38,000).
Last year’s most expensive home went for $4.45 million, while this year’s highest price paid was $7.25 million.
Houses are virtually flying off the shelves in the East Long Beach real estate market, according to area Realtors, who are seeing homes sell quickly, and often for more than their listing price.
CAR is forecasting a modest increase in existing single-family home sales of 3.3% next year to reach 392,510 units, up from the projected 2020 sales figure of 380,060.