Choosing Hidden Hills real estate allows residents to enjoy a luxury lifestyle within a gated community located in the westernmost part of the San Fernando Valley of California. It is near the Santa Monica Mountains in the Simi Hills Transverse range. This is a group of mountain ranges that are located along the Pacific coast. The homes are classic construction – many are horse properties containing very elaborate facilities. A community association provides many events for families and Hidden Hills real estate is often a location chosen by celebrities for their homes.
Those who purchase Hidden Hills homes for sale are served by the Las Virgenes Unified School District. There are approximately 2,000 residents living in this community. The rural atmosphere is evident in the bridle trails and three-rail fences that take the place of sidewalks in Hidden Hills. Residents enjoy the small town ambiance – one of the few remaining within the state of California – provided by this community in Los Angeles County.
There are many activities that can be enjoyed by choosing this community as home. The Hidden Hills Tennis Club sponsors matches on a monthly basis. There are also tournaments between many area tennis clubs. Purchasing Hidden Hills homes for sale allows residents the benefits of the Hidden Hills Horsemen’s Association. The association provides information and education as well as social programs during the year for equestrians and non-equestrians.
One of the parks in the area that is enjoyed by hikers as well as those who love to ride horses is the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. This land was sold to the state of California in 2004. Washington Mutual Bank, owners of the property received a fair amount of opposition to building 3,000 homes, a shopping plaza and golf course here due to concerns about traffic congestion. There are an abundance of oak trees in the area and a number of well-maintained fire roads. The legal riding trails provide a safe place for experienced in addition to those who are learning to ride.
Access to the trail for those who live in Hidden Hills real estate is to take Valley Circle Drive and turn west on Victory Boulevard. Drive to the end and this is where a paid parking area is located. Alternatively, turn west onto Vanowen from Valley Circle Drive, go a block and the trailhead is located on the left side of the road.