Encino Real Estate and Community Information for Encino
As one of the San Fernando Valley's shining stars, Encino is home to approximately 44,000 residents including many celebrities. The community's proximity to downtown Los Angeles and surrounding areas make it a great place to live, work and raise a family.
Encino, which means "evergreen oak" in Spanish, is nestled in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains and has as much heart as it does style. The continuing growth of Encino's vital business district creates a progressive yet comfortable balance.
Encino offers over 50 different restaurants along Ventura Boulevard, making it the "Valley of Restaurants Row" and most of the business district is located within walking distance. The legendary beaches of Santa Monica and Malibu, as well as the Santa Monica Mountains, are all within a short drive. Recreational opportunities are plentiful and varied with one of Encino's most popular destinations, Balboa Park.
Many opportunities for higher education are nearby and include Pepperdine University, California State University Northridge, University of California Los Angeles, University of Southern California, and Loyola Marymount University.
Whether you seek a charming townhouse or condominium, single-family home or sprawling estate with real stunning views of the surrounding valley or mountains, Encino has something for everyone.
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