Northridge Real Estate
Residents of Northridge, California, enjoy living near the beautiful Chatsworth Nature Preserve and gorgeous Lake Balboa while still having the luxury of being in the Los Angeles area.
This community consistently ranks as one of the top communities in the United States to live in because of its beautiful weather, fun attractions and wide assortment of housing, including studio to five-bedroom apartments, condominiums, single-family homes, duplexes and triplexes. Most apartment rentals go for $1.80 per square foot. Most homes for sale average about $680,700.
Residents enjoy finding bargains at Northridge Fashion Center, which contains 170 sought-after national retailers spread across 1,407,532 square feet of retail shopping fun. Shoppers can find many unique fashion bargains at this mall and also enjoy a delicious food court. After a full day of retail therapy, take in a movie at the 10-screen theater. During the summer and fall months, the parking lot becomes a lively farmers market.
Since there are three major interstates heading into and out of the area, exploring the great outdoors is easy on the weekends. Lake Balboa, located 4.8 miles to the south, offers barbecue pits, a fly-fishing area, jogging and bicycle paths as well as a large children's playground.
Residents also enjoy exploring Chatsworth Nature Preserve with its many miles of hiking and horseback riding trails. This preserve is home to over 200 species of birds, making it immensely popular with people who enjoy this hobby. "The Ten Commandments," "Home on the Range," "The Karate Kid" and many other famous movies were filmed at this location.
This community is home to a University of California campus, and it is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. There are six elementary schools, three middle schools and Northridge Academy High School. Additionally, there are many exceptional charter and private schools.