Life in Westlake Village
Westlake Village, to an outsider, seems to have a bit of a split personality. The city is divided by a county boundary line between Ventura County and Los Angeles County. To residents, however, it is a unified, master-planned community. Home to several large corporations, such as Dole Food Company and J.D. Power and Associates, Westlake Village maintains a strong economic infrastructure. Projected job growth in the area is set at 26.68 percent.
Westlake Village is an affluent community that prides itself on its low crime rate and seclusion. Located just north of the hills of Malibu, it offers plenty of open space for outdoorsy types. Hiking trails abound for fitness buffs and horse lovers will find plenty of equestrian trails on which to ride. Many movie stars and music personalities call Westlake Village their home.
Shopping in Westlake Village is a dream. Farmer’s markets and specialty grocers dot the community. Westlake’s most popular mall, The Promenade at Westlake, offers not only shopping, but over 10 restaurants as well. Plans at the Promenade call for a luxury cinema offering reserved seating, a full bar and restaurant and reclining leather seating.
The lake in this beautiful community offers lots of activities for residents and visitors to the area. A man-made oasis, Westlake Lake was constructed back in the 1960s. Even before the lake was filled, Los Angeles newspapers promoted Westlake Village as a community offering “. . . A New City In The Country.” Westlake Yacht Club provides sailing lessons and holds numerous events, such as regattas and boat parades, throughout the year.
If you are interested in Westlake Village real estate, you will find town-homes, condominiums, as well as a vast variety of single family homes. If you are interested in living along the lake, you’ll be happy to know that there are over 1,300 homes that either front the lake or have access to it.
Real estate here is often found in neighborhoods with strong community associations whose goals are to maintain property values and the quality of life that Westlake Village is known for. You have a number of home styles from which to choose, on a variety of sites, from the aforementioned lakefront to greenbelt.
Purchasing Westlake Village real estate assures you of a quality of life that includes excellent schools, access to some of Southern California’s most prestigious golf clubs, a plethora of local gyms and state-of-the-art medical facilities.
Easy access to the 101 freeway allows excellent transportation to close by areas such as Santa Barbara and Malibu, or to local beaches, lakes and mountain ski areas.
Westlake Village seems to have it all!