Westlake Village California
Westlake Village Community Guide
Westlake Village California, is a unique, master-planned community, nestled in a lush valley between the Santa Monica Mountains and the Simi Hills. It is located on the northern end of Los Angeles County, just a little south of Ventura County. This small but affluent lakeside community averages 900 feet above sea level and is a mere 5.4 square miles with a population of 8,270. The crown jewel of Westlake Village is a 150-acre manmade lake and community focal point.
Location: Westlake Village is a short 35 miles from the west side of Los Angeles, minutes away from the 101 freeway and the beautiful beaches of Malibu, California. The Pacific Ocean and beaches are a quick 9 miles away and local ski resorts are not out of reach. This well-centered community boasts wonderful restaurants, exemplary schools and the location can’t be beat!
Climate: The area is lush with greenbelts, hiking+riding trails and an abundance of open space. Westlake Village is warm year-round and enjoys a Mediterranean-like climate cooled by warm ocean breezes.
Recreation: Residents enjoy boating, fishing, hiking and a municipal 18-hole golf course, as well as five championship courses located within several miles. Golf courses include Ted Robinson’s North Ranch Country Club and Jack Nicklaus’ prestigious Sherwood Country Club, which played home to the Tiger Woods Foundation’s PGA tournament. Ski & Snowboard Resorts are well within reach for a quick day trip or a weekend getaway. Starting with the shortest drive time, Mountain High is under 2 hours, Big Bear is about 2.5 hours away and Mammoth Mountain is roughly 4-5 hours away depending on traffic.
Dining & Entertainment: Great restaurants, shopping, golfing, recreation and the arts are all well represented in Westlake Village. Cinépolis is a luxury movie theatre in the Westlake Village Promenade equipped with fully reclining leather seats, in-theater food & drink brought directly to your seat, full bar and advance seating options. Another highlight to the Westlake Village entertainment & nightlife is Stonehaus, a winery with a luscious outdoor patio, mini vineyard, bocci ball court and great ambience. Lastly, we have to welcome our new neighbors and the newest shopping center addition to the community, The Shoppes at Westlake Village. The Shoppes is an outdoor mall anchored by Target, Lighthouse Salon and Total Woman Gym+Spa. This lovely new center is complimented with incredible dining such as Jeannine’s Gourmet Food Hall, The Gallery and a California staple, In-N-Out. This is truly an ideal place to live, work & play.
Corporations: Westlake Village is home to the headquarters of Dole Foods, K-Swiss & J.D. Power & Associates, Audi North America, Intuit, Merrill Lynch and Jafra Cosmetics just to name a few. The Four Seasons Hotel, rated as the number three best hotel in the world by Travel + Leisure, also operates in Westlake Village California.
Housing: You will find a vast array of housing to match virtually every lifestyle and every imaginable amenity. Westlake Village features a broad spectrum of condos, townhomes, single family homes, planned unit developments and lakefront residences, as well as jaw-dropping estates with inspiring views. Click here to browse through condos, single family homes and more in Westlake Village California.