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'Modern Tropical' Mid-Century Ranch with Pool (Cliff May)

  • 30 people
  • 2 hr min
  • 1839 sq/ft
Built in 1953, our home is a classic Cliff May Post and Beam in one of the most highly sought after historic neighborhoods in Los Angeles County. Located in the Rancho Estates, our one story home offers tons of natural light coming in from entire walls of windows and high ceilings. The kitchen has a large white waterfall island and offers ample space for prep and product. There are numerous mature plants throughout the home that offer a subtle tropical atmosphere including a 10 foot fiddle leaf fig tree in the kitchen. Plants are changed out often to ensure they look healthy and vibrant. The home is decorated with custom high end mid century modern furniture coupled with eclectic furnishing, art, decorations and large persian rugs that provide options for different backdrops. In 2018 the entire house was renovated with modern touches that were respectful to the architecture of the home. The backyard has a custom mural replicating Hokusai's Great Wave that can be seen from large windows from the living room. Neighborhood details This space is located in the Rancho Estates neighborhood of Long Beach, CA. Cliff May homes have shallow gabled roofs, clerestory windows, and board and batten siding. The home can be easily accessed from Orange County and Los Angeles County using the 405 or 605. Logistics The home is a one story ranch with clear views from most angles of the home. The areas available for booking include: Tropical Plant front yard Main entry Dining Area Formal Seating Area Kitchen Family Room Seating Main Entry: Upholstered bench Formal Seating Area by fireplace includes: 1 large leather couch, leather rocking chair, antique chair Dining: Wood table with seating for 7 Kitchen: 3 custom skateboard stools Living Room: Large L-shaped couch, leather chair, Children's teepee Backyard: Wooden table for 6 Front Yard: Bench, 2 chairs Parking is available in the driveway for one car and there is ample street parking directly in front of the home. The backyard is accessible to cars needing to unload larger equipment through two double gates.

Category and style


Mid-century Modern


Private parking for 1 car

Truck / motorhome on site parking: Street

Available parking lot or parking structure nearby

Permit zone

Address most likely falls into the following permit zone: Long Beach. Please confirm with the host.
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Location details

Property size (sq ft):
1839 sq ft
Lot size:
5375 sq ft

Location Rules

No pets
No smoking
No adult filming
No alcohol
No loud noises
No use of the backyard unless agreed upon before booking
All furniture can be moved except bookcases unless agreed upon before booking
All furniture and decor must be returned to original location and in same condition as before booking
Use of restroom(s) for a crew of 15 people or less is allowed


Air Conditioning
Hair/Makeup area


Exposed Beams
High Ceiling
Vaulted Ceiling
French Doors
Glass Doors
Asphalt/Concrete Driveway
Short Driveway
Front yard
Garage (Detached)
Stone Fireplace
Light Wood/Whitewash Floor
Tropical Garden
Dressing Room
Open Floor Plan
Bright Kitchen
Chef's Kitchen
Kitchen Island
Open Kitchen
White Kitchen
Tropical Pool
Mural Wall
White Walls
Wood-Paneled Walls
Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

Restricted Areas

Kids room
Master bedroom
Master Bathroom

Crew access

Street Level


  • Q: What's the maximum attendees I can have at this location?

    A: Alia allows 30 attendees on location

  • Q: What types of activities are allowed at this location?

    A: Alia allows production

  • Q: How many square feet is the location?

    A: 'Modern Tropical' Mid-Century Ranch with Pool (Cliff May) is 1839 sq/ft

Featured Reviews
3 months ago
House is accurately represented in the listing, Alia was lovely to work with and accepted our booking on short notice. Shooting here with a crew of 10 was a great experience, would definitely book again.
6 months ago
Beautiful house in Long Beach and a great location for a production with parking options on the frontage road it borders. The owners are very nice and accommodating and the neighborhood is very quiet and friendly. Highly recommend and hope to shoot there again when the opportunity arises.
6 months ago
This home was more than perfect for our shoot. The homeowner was lovely, supportive and flexible. We had a great experience and will be back!
a year ago
Alia is a fantastic host with a beautiful home. Was able to facilitate a small photoshoot without any problems logistically.
a year ago
Fantastic location! Great lighting and almost everything was turnkey. Very little needed to be added to our shots. Alia was very accommodating and easy to work with.
Exact location provided after booking

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