The Private Garden is an outdoor area found on the Rancho Los Cerritos property in Long Beach, California. The historical site is now run by a team of staff dedicated to sharing its history. The property boasts views of vibrant greenery and historic architecture.
The Private Garden can host events for up to 100 guests. Hedges enclose this open-air space, creating an intimate setting for private events. The well-kept lawn provides a comfortable spot to mingle and socialize. The space also contains a patio with space to add tables and chairs.
Not open to the public, the garden offers a quaint, yet accommodating spot for modestly sized events Furniture such as tables and chairs may be added to the lawn for dining purposes. Outdoor heaters and various decorative items may be added to complement the intended ambiance of each event.
Archaeological findings discovered on-site date all the way back to 5,000 BC. Throughout the years, it was transformed from a small community to large farms, and then to an estate. The architecture on the property was developed in 1844 by John Temple. He constructed the Monterey-style building as the headquarters for his cattle business. Since then, the property has acquired many different owners and is now a place where visitors can hold celebrations and view historical items.