Looking for a tiny house by the beach? Long Beach has some of the highest concentration of small square foot homes in Southern California. Unlike other beach towns, Long Beach is well known for having smaller homes that surrounding beach towns. One of the best parts about these homes it that even though they may be smaller in size they are really cute and built in the Bungalow and Spanish architectural style. Here is a quick run down on what's currently on the market and the best place to find these homes. These homes are often a lot more affordable as well which is an added bonus. Tiny houses in Long Beach are defined as under 600 square feet of living space.
The lowest priced tiny home in Long Beach is priced under $300,000 and features 500 square feet. This is a cute bungalow style home with a cute front porch and classical bungalow architectural details. It's located in the North Long Beach area near the 710 and 91 freeway. This is an older home built in 1923 and features one bedroom, one bath and one car garage. The seller does have approved plans for a 500 square foot addition to make this a three bedroom, two bath home with a 2 car garage.
Another home priced under $300,000 is a Spanish architectural style home that features 560 square feet with a total of two bedrooms and one bath. This offers a prime location right outside the downtown area. This home was also built in 1923 and located in a historic district in Long Beach. It was appraised earlier this year for $325,000 so it appears there is a lot of value here. Some of the features include new copper piping, custom blinds, new wood fence and an exterior shed. Property is being sold "as-is" with no repairs or termite from the seller.
Long Beach has other tiny houses located in various areas of the cities. Some neighborhoods are better than others so we encourage you to do a drive by of the area or ask one of your Long Beach real estate agents for recommendations on where to buy. These can be ideal for those looking for their first home or real estate investors looking for a good deal. Select properties are eligible for FHA and VA financing as well. Please contact our local Long Beach real estate agents at 562-355-8228, we look forward to assisting you!