Calabasas Homes for Sale
Upscale Neighborhood with a great sense of community!
Calabasas is spread out, interspersed with hills and features a wide range of lifestyles– from Gated communities to single story Ranch homes to Horse Properties with acreage to Condos near the Commons and along Las Virgenes Road. Calabasas sits both north and south of the 101 Freeway and crossing town often means traversing one lane roads.
There are six main sections – Gated communities, Lake Homes, Greater Mulwood, Mulholland Heights, Malibu Canyon and the Mulholland Corridor. Many of the gated communities such as: The Oaks, Calabasas Park Estates & Mountain View have community swimming or tennis. Members of the Calabasas Park Homeowners Association also have access to Calabasas Lake.
Current official population is 24,091 and average home price $926,800 (includes houses and condos).
The good schools attract families with children so latest figures show 48% of households have children under 18. Many Californians are transplants from another state for work or school but surprisingly 48% of this city’s residents were born in California. In the summer the weather is at least 10* cooler than adjacent Woodland Hills.
Things to Do in Calabasas
The upscale Commons has great restaurants, boutiques and movie theatre. Old Town hosts the Saturday morning farmers market which is across from the Sagebrush Cantina – Calabasas Farmers Market Info. Sagebrush Cantina is known for plentiful patio seating and live music events which are very popular in the warmer months. For those brave enough there is also Karaoke. City of Calabasas Recreation has a regular schedule of social and family events and it’s close enough to Beverly Hills or Downtown to commute into the city each day. This is what makes Calabasas such a popular community in the San Fernando Valley.
Calabasas is also a favorite of those who love the outdoors with hiking and trails in all directions due to One favorite is the Las Virgenes View Trail. Do check advisories as the open space is home to much wildlife including mountain lions. coyotes and snakes. Because the weather is warm in the summer many families like to have a backyard pool to keep the kids active. Or the kids can join their friends at The Swim and Tennis Center which is a favorite of all ages and offers lessons and activities. The City purchased the center and made it public in 1994 as a community resource. If you need more fun the beach at Malibu is a quick 30 minute drive across Las Virgenes/Malibu Canyon.
There are a number of scenic wedding venues such as King Gillette Ranch and the Upper Las Virgenes Ranch both suited for those who love the outdoors. If the night sky is an important feature Time and Date has local information for those who want to stargaze.