Thousand Oaks Homes for Sale
Named after the oak trees that are abundant in the area, Thousand Oaks has a strategic location in Ventura County. It’s conveniently situated between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara and is nestled against the Santa Monica Mountains. Its central location is perfect if you’re the type of person who enjoys city life, but at the same time wants to go on road trips to the beach, the desert, and the mountains.
Thousand Oaks is family-oriented, with good schools for children, a strong economy, and low crime rates. Although relatively more expensive compared to other cities, it’s a great place to settle down and raise a family.
One of the best things about Thousand Oaks is the vast open space surrounding it. Imagine trails for hiking and biking that seem to go on and on. Thousand Oaks is home to more than 15,000 acres of open space for everyone to enjoy. This is practically heaven if you’re a lover of the great outdoors.
With the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation area just a stone’s throw away, Thousand Oaks has plenty of outdoor recreational activities to offer. Spending time out of doors is even more enjoyable because of the great weather in Thousand Oaks. The air is cooler, thanks to the ocean breezes that pass through the mountains to the city.
Shopping, Dining, Entertainment
Thousand Oaks offers a variety of shopping and dining options that will make trips downtown worth it. The city also has a lively cultural arts scene, and is home to the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The plaza houses three centers for the theater and performing arts and is where you can watch anything from a concert to a ballet recital to a theater production. Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza also features a five-acre park and this is where you can find Thousand Oak’s city hall.