Living in Thousand Oaks
One of the most beautiful cities in the country is Thousand Oaks, California. It is well known for its mild year round temperature, as well as its excellent design and friendly residents and its beautiful mountains that surround the city. There are 127,000 residents in this master-planned community and it has over 14,800 acres of natural open space that is publicly owned. Its unique location makes it easy access to Santa Barbara, Malibu, Los Angeles, Valencia, all within 30-34 minutes. You can easily
reach the beaches, the lakes, the ski areas and more, due to the city’s excellent location.
Thousand Oaks real estate consists of 55.2 square miles with .27% of it water. The city’s master plan provides first time buyers or empty nesters great townhomes or condominiums, as well as excellent single family homes in all price ranges for your family.
The city government is devoted to the needs of its citizens, offering excellent services in every avenue of public contact. By means of public hearings, press releases, and invitations to town hall meetings they keep the residents informed of current events at all times. In addition, there is a quick response to any questions or calls for assistance, which gives a ‘small town’ feeling. The city has many parks throughout its town and numerous family and community activities throughout the year.
A family-oriented community, it offers an excellent opportunity for children to attend school from kindergarten through college. With both public and private schools available a complete education can be realized without ever leaving home. This is an advantage that is appreciated by people who own Thousand Oaks real estate.
Recreation and entertainment is readily available within a few miles. The nearby Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and the Pacific Ocean, as well as places like Knotts Berry Farm, Disneyland, Universal Studios and Six Flags Magic Mountain, offer excellent opportunities to follow personal interests. An excellent California Highway System makes it easy to visit these locations.
Activities are year round in this outstanding city, including cultural arts. The city’s Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, the Fred Kavli Theater of Performing arts, and the Janet and Ray Scherr Forum theater, provide everything from Broadway musicals to symphonies.
For the sports minded, Thousand Oaks real estate provides the opportunity to enjoy watching national golf tournaments, minor league soccer, and sports arena football. For the younger family members there is the Thousand Oaks Little League, as well as wrestling, flag football, girls’ softball, ice hockey, girls’ softball, soccer, and numerous other activities. There are acres of beautiful undeveloped areas which give a person the feeling of living in the country,with numerous hiking and bicycle trails for the compulsive athlete or just a family stroll.
Since its origin, as a planned community in 1964, this area has stayed with the master plan. The result is less traffic congestion and pollution suffered by similar communities. This city is listed yearly as the first or second safest city of its size in the United States. This is an important factor, especially when one has young children.