Residents of Westlake Village real estate number 8,270. This planned community is situated on the Los Angeles and the Ventura County line. The area in which it is located is known as the Conejo Valley. The town is surrounded by plenty of open space allowing residents to enjoy a number of horse trails as well as hiking trails. The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is another fun place to explore. Bordering the Malibu hills, Westlake Village real estate is only 9 miles from the Pacific Ocean. This provides the coastal breezes that allows the mild temperatures enjoyed by residents.
In addition to the hiking trails and the recreation area, the Grotto Trail and Circle X Ranch are another outdoor adventure. This is a must-see if you are considering the purchase of Westlake Village homes for sale. This hike will provide a sense of mystery when you encounter the caves, house-size boulders, waterfalls and the steep walls. Many visitors enjoy climbing around on the boulders. The Circle X Ranch can be accessed on the Yerba Buena Road in Malibu. It is only 5 ½ miles from the Pacific Coast Highway.
Another route from Westlake Village is to take Westlake Boulevard from the 101 Freeway to the merge with Mulholland Highway. Turn right on Little Sycamore Canyon. This turns into Yerba Buena Road at the county line. Another 5 miles and the Circle X Range Station is located on the left.
Residents of Westlake Village real estate enjoy a number of outdoor activities in addition to hiking. There are several golf courses such as Westlake Golf Course. Country clubs, for example, the Sherwood Country Club provides an exclusive setting for residents as does the North Ranch Country Club. The town is served by the Conejo Valley Unified School District on the Ventura County side and the Las Vigenes Unified School District on the Los Angeles County side.
Those who purchase Westlake Village homes for sale have a variety of employment opportunities as this is headquarters of many commercial companies. Dole Food Company, K-Swiss, Pleasant Holidays, Jafra Cosmetics and J.D. Power and Associates are headquartered here. The area is also linked to Ventura and Los Angeles by the Ventura Freeway. The Ronald Reagan Freeway and the Pacific Coast Highway are easily accessible. A short drive will take residents to Thousand Oaks where the nearest mall is located. Westlake Village is considered one of the most affluent communities within the greater Los Angeles area.