Spanning a wide swath of prime real estate, the bedroom communities of Los Angeles, the towns of the San Fernando Valley began to boom in the late 1920s and haven’t stopped since. The encircling mountains provide plenty of recreation and neighborhoods are full of suburban charm with boutique stores and trendy cafes along popular streets such as Ventura Boulevard. From Mediterranean style homes in developments to mid-century modern homes with stunning views over the Valley, there are a variety of single-family homes for sale in the San Fernando Valley. The area also offers plenty of apartments for rent as well as many condos and townhomes for sale.
Once dubbed the “Media Capital of the World,” Burbank hosts many major entertainment and production companies including NBC and Warner Brothers. Burbank lays claim to a wide variety of real estate including single-family homes, townhouses, condominiums, and apartments. The Burbank Rancho neighborhood attracts horse lovers, homes in this area are zoned to allow horses on the property. Magnolia Park has a small-town feel with shopping and restaurants clustered along Magnolia Boulevard.
Encino is named for the Spanish word for oak tree and is beloved for its tree-lined neighborhoods. Known as the “bedroom of the stars” in the 1940s and 1950s, the area continues to attract those seeking a quiet life that offers plenty of parks and recreation. In its beginnings, Encino had many larger homes often with significant acreage and room for horses. Spanish-style architecture was prevalent. The post-war boom led to the creation of smaller single-family homes.
Named for Gen. Moses Hazeltine Sherman, an early land developer, Sherman Oaks real estate includes single-family homes in a wide variety of architectural styles. Royal Woods is a development that spring up in the mid 1950s and is still deemed one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the area. Apartments and condos also line some of the main streets. Mulholland Estates is a luxury subdivision that has a few celebrity residents.
Surrounding areas include Arleta, Agoura, Canoga Park, Chatsworth, Granada Hills, Hidden Hills, Lake Balboa, Mission Hills, North Hills, North Hollywood, Northridge, Pacoima, Porter Ranch, Shadow Hills, Studio City, Sylmar, Studio City, San Fernando, Sun Valley, Tarzana, Toluca Lake, Valley Glen, Valley Village, Van Nuys, West Hills, Westlake Village, Winnetka, Woodland Hills.