If you’re looking for a convenient Los Angeles suburb, be sure to check out Encino homes. It’s centrally located in the San Fernando Valley. The area has plenty of amenities and is close to just about anything you could want to do! Both US 101 and I-405 are easily accessed, leading to downtown Los Angeles, the westside, UCLA, and Santa Monica to the south and Zuma Beach, Santa Barbara, and Central California to the north.
While many people consider Encino real estate in order to commute easily, there are plenty of jobs in the area. There are many professional jobs locally in the medical, legal, financial, and social services sectors. The Encino Chamber of Commerce also works hard to support local business owners. The chamber participates in Valley Alliance mixers and breakfasts that provide an opportunity for business owners throughout the valley to network and make connections.
Kids from Encino homes have a huge variety of excellent schools to go to in the neighborhood. The public schools in the area turn in strong scores on state standardized testing and get great parent reviews. There are also several public charter schools with strong academics. Parents can also find private and parochial schools close by and more choices in adjoining neighborhoods.
When it comes to shopping and dining, Ventura Boulevard is the place to go. You’ll find everything from quirky little boutiques to ethnic grocery stores to upscale shops. If you’re in the mood for a meal out, there are tons of choices. Choose from English pub food, Persian kabobs, Indian cuisine, Italian restaurants, quick sandwich shops, and fine dining.
Encino also offers residents lots of outdoor recreation opportunities. The sunny weather invites joggers, walkers, and cyclists outdoors for most of the year. Lake Balboa is a huge park, with a path around the reservoir lake, where visitors can see the ducks or rent a paddle boat. The park also has a great playground and lots of room for parties. Golfers will enjoy Encino Municipal Golf Course. Learn about the early history of the area at Los Encinos State Park.
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