The San Fernando Valley
From Calabasas in the west to Pasadena in the east, there is a neighborhood that anyone could find and love. The tree-lined streets of Granada Hills often rival the tunnels of trees found in Altadena. The nightclubs in Glendale have crowds as large as those in Studio City. The hillside parks and hiking in Burbank match the ocean views from the top of Topanga Canyon.
Beautiful Agoura Hills is a great community for those looking for a quiet lifestyle while still being commuter-friendly, as it is nestled between the Santa Monica Mountains and Simi Valley along the 101.
With small-town charm (Pop: 23,000 as of the 2010 census), Calabasas is a friendly community that respects the privacy of its residents.
With small-town charm (Pop: 23,000), Calabasas Hills is a friendly community that respects the privacy of its residents.
Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston grew up in The area is just west of Reseda and north of Woodland Hills. There are a wide variety of properties here, to say the least.
Situated in the north SFV, the area has seven public and eight private schools. There are large open-space and smaller recreational parks as well as a public library and a major train/bus transportation center. Distinctive features are the former Chatsworth Reservoir and the Santa Susana Field Laboratory.
Encino: The Ranch of the Evergreens. This city is located in the Central San Fernando Valley area, in Los Angeles, California.
This town has a low population and started off as an agricultural area. Over time, it has become mainly residential.
Residents here used to say they lived in west Van Nuys, but over the years, the vibe changed to such an extent that they adopted the name of the lake nearby. Many homes here are undergoing renovation and gentrification.
With a population of about 25,000 Mission Hills boundaries are roughly Sepulveda Blvd and Interstate 405 to the west, Interstate 5 to the north and east, Van Nuys Boulevard to the southeast, and Lassen Street to the south.
NH was originally an agricultural community known as Mission Acres. After WWII, the newly-developed suburban community was renamed Sepulveda. In the latter 1990s, it was renamed North Hills. Today. about 25,000 live here west of the 405 while 40,000 live east of the 405.
North Hollywood is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles, California. It is home to the very trendy NoHo Arts District, and it is a hub for the Orange Line/Red Line mass transit corridor.
The city of Northridge is an excellent place to settle down in. It is equipped with many close-by stores and shopping areas, great restaurants and the region's largest mall.
This moderately diverse cultured city is public schooling, libraries, and parks, and is home to over 30,000 people, tucked against the northern SFV, north of the 118.
The Karate Kid fictionally lived here in a neighborhood south of Northridge. Its location in the center of the west SFV stabilizes home prices as commute times are toughest from this area since it is not as close to a freeway.
The neighborhood includes eight public and seven private schools. In contrast to much of the Valley, the area is relatively urbanized, with many banks and eateries lining Ventura Blvd.
This pocket in the northern SFV has beautiful homes on large lots. Big prices, but big value. Located close to CSUN.
Originally known as Laurelwood, Studio City is home to approx. 40,000 residents. The area shares great homes on nice-sized lots with Toluca Lake and Valley Village nearby.
Sylmar is located in the northeast San Fernando Valley. Historically known for its profusion of olive orchards, Sylmar has a few of them left. Many charter schools are located here.
Located south of Ventura Blvd. in the West SFV, Tarzana homes are situated on large lots and likely house as many celebrities as Beverly Hills. The valley's best-kept secret.
Bob Hope lived there in the '70s until his passing. With such close proximity to Hollywood and Burbank, yet such seclusion and luxury home inventory, it's no wonder.
Van Nuys lies in the center of the SFV straddling the 405. While much of the area has apartments and lower-income housing, do not overlook some of the valley's most amazing higher-end neighborhoods, both in Lake Balboa and Midvale Estates.
Many quiet tree-lined streets amid many busy ones tucked against the mountains in the far western SFV. The Promenade Mall is being revamped to include a 7,500 person arena for concerts/ sports along with new shops, and condominiums. Winnetka is a nearby neighborhood.
Perhaps the most traditional suburban neighborhoods in all of LA are found here. Rows of nice, but mid-level homes on lots you can play a game of catch in. Fallbrook Center offers many big box stores and restaurants.