A custom-built ship's den with floor-to-ceiling wood and a 550-gallon saltwater aquarium along one wall sit at the heart of this renovated Colonial in the Naples area of Long Beach. The gated property has views of Alamitos Bay and 400 feet of waterfront.
Location: 11 N. Sea Isle Drive, Long Beach 90803
Asking price: $9.95 million
Year built: 1930
House size: Seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, 6,754 square feet
Lot size: 0.85-acre
Features: Pool house with kitchen and bathroom, swimming pool, 73-foot dock, 600-bottle climate-controlled wine cellar, additional 450-gallon family room aquarium
About the area: In the first half of the year, 62 single-family homes sold in the 90803 ZIP Code at a median price of $717,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 10.1% decrease from the median during the first half of 2010.
Listing agents: Debi Garcia-Benson, (562) 307-3432, Coldwell Banker Coastal Alliance, and Dave Stockton, (562) 889-2113, Re/Max North Orange County
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