Within Los Angeles County, California, Agoura real estate provides a less heavily populated area for those who do not mind the commute. Although it is only 30 miles from downtown Los Angeles and less than 10 from the city limits, therefore, the commute is not a long one. In addition, the location of Agoura between Los Angeles and Ventura County on the Ventura Freeway is also near the communities of Oak Park, Calabasas, Westlake Village and Malibu. Agoura homes for sale allow residents a family oriented community with newer, more uniform construction and good schools.
Residents of Agoura real estate are served by the Las Virgenes Unified School District. Student attend one of four elementary schools, two middle schools and there is one high school. This city of 20,330 is the headquarters of the gaming company, NovaLogic. Top employers in Agoura are Bank of America, THQ, Las Virgenes Unified School District, TouchCommerce, Teledyne, PacificComp and Farmer’s Financial Solutions.
As with other cities in this area, the Mediterranean climate allows residents of Agoura real estate a number of recreational opportunities. One that is enjoyed by many is Paramount Ranch. This is quite an interesting place. Once used by Paramount for filming before being deeded in 1980 to the National Park Service, the “Western Town” section contains many of the old sets that were used. There are many trails in the area and following the main fire road from “Western Town” will take visitors to the Coyote Canyon Trail. This trail ascends to an area that is secluded and perfect for picnics. It turns and leads back to the park, but Hacienda Trail is another section that may be explored.
On Hacienda Trail, a left at the junction will lead to Medicine Woman Trail, where some episodes of “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman” were filmed. There is also an area known as Witches Wood and the Backdrop Trail, which allows views of the mountains. Access Paramount Ranch by taking the Kanan Road exit off Highway 101 and go south for 0.2 miles. A left on Cornell Way which turns into Cornell Road will take you to the entrance of the park after approximately 2 miles. From the Pacific Coast Highway, take Kanan Dune road north for 9.2 miles. Turn right onto Sierra Creek Road and left on Mulholland Highway after 0.3 miles. Follow Mulholland and take a right turn on Cornell Road after 2.3 miles and the park is 0.2 miles on the left.