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A vibrant suburban neighborhood just over the mountains from LA's Westside.
Studio / 1 BR
28% Complete
1,500
2 Bedrooms
46% Complete
2,450
3 Bedrooms
71% Complete
3,800
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
5,350

Good For
  • Empty nesters / Retirees
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 301 Shops
  • 73 Fitness options
  • 163 Restaurants
  • 18 Grocery stores/markets
  • 45 Banks
  • 19 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITPoor

WALKABILITYAverage
Safety

Encino has a below average violent crime rate and an above average property crime rate for Los Angeles.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Encino LIKE?

Located in the San Fernando Valley just to the north of the Santa Monica Mountains, Encino is an upscale neighborhood of quiet, tree-lined streets with large single-family homes and apartment complexes. It's unique since it has the largest number of residents of Iranian and Russian ancestry in the United States. It's also home to a number of celebrities.

Unlike some of the other San Fernando Valley communities, which can be quite bland, Encino has a vibrant shopping and dining scene, with hundreds of restaurants and stores. And when you're feeling sporty, you can head down to the Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area where you can play a round of golf or some cricket or ride on one of the bike paths. There are also plenty of athletic fields and a play area for kids.

Encino has several excellent schools. It's also got easy access to two major highways, the 101 and 405, so getting up the coast for a weekend in Santa Barbara or over the mountains to all the LA's Westside has to offer is a breeze.

Encino is bordered on the west by Tarzana, on the north by the Sepulveda Basin park, on the east by Sherman Oaks, and on the south by Brentwood.

 

Commute:
Burbank: 15.2 miles / 30-70 minutes by car / 65-85 minutes by transit
Century City: 15.6 miles / 35-85 minutes by car / 120 minutes by transit
Downtown LA: 21.9 miles / 50-100 minutes by car / 120 minutes by transit
Santa Monica: 17.8 miles / 35-80 minutes by car / 120 minutes by transit

Encino Los Angeles Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Encino LOCAL schools

4-12 GRADES
The Learning Center
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.26 mi
K-6 GRADES
Los Encinos School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.31 mi
K-5 GRADES
Encino Charter Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Charter
Distance:0.44 mi
K-12 GRADES
K12 Preparatory Academy
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.61 mi
K-5 GRADES
Lanai Road Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.86 mi

 

Local Flavor   Encino Local Flavor

More Than Waffles
More Than Waffles 17200 VENTURA BLVD STE 109 ENCINO, CA 91316 MAP
morethanwaffles.com

Waffles!

Encino Velodrome
Encino Velodrome 17301 OXNARD ENCINO, CA 91316 MAP
encinovelodrome.org

A non-profit designed to provide instructional, training and racing opportunities for track cyclists.

The Valley Food Truck Festival
The Valley Food Truck Festival 16206 VENTURA BLVD SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA 91436 MAP

Food truck festival with food from every corner of the world.

Photo Credits: Thanks to @jctork, @dianajacqueline, @foxeswithsoxes, @jerrysellsla, @sarah_goodson, @griffith.fk, @hullisbeautiful, @robgerardrealestate, @danielmkcohen, @starrlanna, @housesoflosangeles, @ma_honey1111, @chrislucibello, @carlo_jetjaguar, @maahdoll, @sararashti, @thelovelymc037 for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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