The Instagram darling known as the “Blanco Bungalow” has a new owner! The Long Beach Spanish bungalow, with its own IG account, sold for $1.010 million after a brief stay on the market. The home was listed for listed for $1,111,000.
Originally constructed in the early 1920s, the home’s custom renovation has been the owner/designer’s labor of love, handcrafting a tranquil retreat in the city. The home features two bedrooms and one bath across more than 1,200 square feet of living space.
The lush yard features a textured stucco fence, redwood gate, welcoming patterned tile-work under the portico and authentic terracotta roof. Inside, original redwood floors, traditional hacienda bookshelves, coved ceilings, arched transitions, modern fixtures and a mesmerizing centerpiece window offers botanical views.
While the Pinterest-worthy kitchen is soothing with the organic Mexican aesthetics of cement floors, open Alder Plank shelving and a Kohler Cast Iron sink, the Samsung Bespoke WIFI appliances and Forte range hood. Outside, a private modern-desert sanctuary marries maintenance-free turf with lush arid-loving greens. There’s an imported outdoor pizza over, firepit and custom built-in sectional.
The property reached a national audiences with followers and fans following its multi-year long renovation, along with having the ability to shop the Blanco Bungalow house/brand through social media partnerships.
Taya DiCarlo of Compass held the listing, while Thomas Hocking at Alta Realty Group represented the buyers.