A hilly section of Los Angeles, California is home to Encino real estate. To be more specific it is located in the central area of the southern San Fernando Valley and the northern rise of the Santa Monica Mountains. A portion of the Los Angeles River runs through Encino and this area is one of only two unpaved areas within Encino. The Spanish translation of Encino is evergreen, which was part of the original name – Rancho Los Encinos (Ranch of the Evergreens). Encino homes for sale are older and more of a classic construction. This area is heavily populated and has many long-time residents, who enjoy a short commute to city centers.
Residents of Encino real estate are served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. There are four public elementary schools, three public middle schools and two public high schools. In addition, there is the Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies, which is a magnet school and Zane Grey Continuation High School. There are also several private schools.
Thos who purchase Encino homes for sale will find employment in this area includes the health care industry, social services, professional and financial services and real estate and the legal profession. Enoki Films USA is headquartered in Encino. Location is one of the reasons that many people choose Encino real estate. It has many nearby amenities and the weather is mild due to the proximity to the coast. This allows many outdoor activities and exploring the parks and trails in the area is one that many people enjoy.
The Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park is one choice of residents of Encino real estate and visitors alike. This park is deep in the eastern Santa Monica Mountains and is over 1500 acres bordered by San Vicente Mountain Park, Mission Canyon, Sullivan Canyon and Mandeville Canyon. A trail is accessible via the Westridge fire road for mountain bikers, hiker and equestrians. Dogs may accompany their owners off-leash if they are well-behaved and kept under constant supervision. A 20,000-acre park – Big Red – adjoins the Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park.
Residents of Encino real estate may access the park from the San Fernando Valley by taking the 405 freeway to Mulholland Drive west for 2.7 miles. After a walk of about ten minutes, you will arrive at the park entrance and the trail.