Situated between mountains and within site of nearby parklands, Calabasas' quiet and privacy has attracted a multitude of big-name actors and singers. It's not all mansions and millionaires here, however. You'll find condos and modest homes for less than $400,000. Rentals are relatively affordable as well. But if you are the type looking to spend millions on a sprawling compound with a panic room, well, Calabasas has that, too.
Despite the celeb cachet, this is not the kind of place you should come if you're looking for a foodie's paradise or a good nightlife. The limited dining options are mostly clustered in a few shopping plazas just off the 101 highway. Depending on how you classify a "bar", you'll find maybe two here.
The secluded location comes at a price however, no matter how affordable your home: if you work in any of the main business centers in LA you can expect a lot of time sitting in traffic unless you leave very, very early in the morning.
Burbank: 23.6 miles / 45-100 minutes by car / 100-130 minutes by transit
Century City: 23.3 miles / 45-120 minutes by car / 150 minutes by transit
Downtown LA: 30.3 miles / 60-120 minutes by car / 130-140 minutes by transit
Santa Monica: 26.2 miles / 45-100 minutes by car / 150-180 minutes by transit
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