Bixby Knolls

Bixby Knolls

Long Beach, California Homes for Sale

About Bixby Knolls

The beautiful and sunny neighborhood of Bixby Knolls is located in Long Beach, California. Conveniently tucked between the beach and Los Angeles, this community encompasses several schools, multiple parks, a golf course, and streets lined with commerce. Bixby Knolls has everything you need right in the neighborhood. Homes in the Virginia Country Club are treated to extra scenic surroundings. The gated Virginia Vista private community features homes arranged so residents have backyard views of the community's pool and the expertly maintained vegetation of the greens. And due to the angle of the homes, backyards and rear-facing windows don't face other homes, providing residents with true privacy.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $375,000 to $2,400,000

Closed Prices: $130,000 to $3,119,000

Median Sale Price: $860,000

Average $ per sq ft: $519

Association Fee Ranges: $0 to $750, $60 to $628/mo, $720

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1890 to 2020

Sq. Ft.: 500 to 6978 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 1 to 8 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 7 Bathrooms

Lot Size: 0 - 5+ acres

Around Bixby Knolls

Finding something to do on an evening or weekend in Bixby Knolls is easy--the only difficulty is deciding on what to do. With plentiful sporting opportunities, residents find it easy to keep active with the sports they love in one of the neighborhood's six nearby parks. Residents frequent Scherer Park for scenic walks, too, which has wide spaces with footpaths and benches winding through trees. Community events and celebrations are held in the Bixby Knolls Park and Scherer Park, including holidays like the 4th of July. Atlantic Avenue is a main street that cuts through the center of Bixby Knolls and offers a bounty of dining and shopping locales, offering something for everyone.

Bixby Knolls is serviced by one school district, The Long Beach Unified School District, which includes three elementary schools and one middle school: Longfellow Elementary School, Los Cerritos Elementary School, Burroughs Elementary School, and Hughes Middle School. For high school, residents of Bixby Knolls are served by Long Beach Polytechnic High School. The schools rank highly, as Longfellow has been recognized as a California Distinguished School.

Like much of Southern California, getting around the area is easiest by car. At the same time, the Long Beach community has taken several steps toward providing the community other options. The free Passport shuttle bus connects residents to nearby attractions. Both the Metro Blue Line trains and the Long Beach Transit buses connect residents to more distant destinations with both convenience and ease, and the area also has bike stations for shorter or more involved jaunts.

With its proximity to the ocean and to Los Angeles, Bixby Knolls is a popular neighborhood in a popular location, which makes it relatively expensive. And while the cost of living in Bixby Knolls is higher than the US average, it is about on average for the state of California. Rent and home prices are the main driver behind the cost of living in Bixby Knolls, though residents say the cost is worth it for the location.

Locals make this neighborhood distinct. Bixby Knolls offers plenty of community events, local stores and restaurants, and public art. Like a blend between the suburbs and the big city, the neighborhood offers privacy and quiet as well as excitement and culture. Country clubs and recreational centers for sports can be found within the neighborhood as well as green trails, craft breweries, and a cycling community. With an active community and strong neighborhood pride, Bixby Knolls is built for those geared toward local.

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