By Elijah Chiland

Here’s your chance to own one of the oldest and most distinguished houses in Long Beach.

Built in 1890, the handsome Bixby Ranch House—a city landmark—was constructed for developer George Bixby, whose name is shared by the Bixby Knolls neighborhood around the house. It originally served as the headquarters for Bixby ranch operations.

Having once been surrounded by farmland, the home outdates pretty much everything else in the area.

It was designed by brothers Almeric and Ernest Coxhead, who adorned the exterior with cedar shingles and brick, to go along with elegant gables and bay windows. Interiors include coffered ceilings, hardwood floors, built-in shelving, multiple fireplaces, custom-carved pillars, and dramatic moldings.

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By Marilyn Kalfus

One of the most iconic homes in Long Beach — built for George Bixby in 1890 — has hit the market for the first time in nearly a quarter-century.

Bixby was a major developer of the city, including the 120-acre residential area that bears the family name: Bixby Knolls.

Designated a Long Beach historic landmark, the mansion was constructed on the 10-acre family seat of the Bixby ranch and real estate operations.

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