Welcome To Calabasas
Calabasas is a city in Los Angeles County, California, in the western United States. As of the 2005 census, the city population was 23,123. Calabasas was formally incorporated in 1991. A variety of different parts of Calabasas are mountains or hills, which have breathtaking scenic views of the San Fernando Valley. In addition, a high percentage of the neighborhoods in Calabasas are gated communities; with homes ranging is size from approximately 1,500 sq ft to 15,000 sq ft.
The city of Calabasas is located at the southwestern edge of the San Fernando Valley and is made up of a portion of the Santa Monica Mountains. Furthermore, it is bordered by the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles to the northeast, Topanga to the southeast, Malibu to the south, Agoura Hills to the west, and Hidden Hills to the north. The historic El Camino Real runs east-west through Calabasas as U.S. Route 101.
As an added convenience to its residents, Calabasas is relatively close proximity to some of the most popular destinations in Los Angeles; such as Malibu being only 12 miles away, Beverly Hills at just 22 miles, and Downtown Los Angeles right under 30 miles at 27 miles.
Owing Calabasas Real Estate Has Its Benefits
- Calabasas funds its own public transportation in the form of shuttle and trolley service and funds its own library (as opposed to using the County library system)
- Runs its own tennis and swimming center
- Calabasas has a protected and maintained historical district
- Has its own television channel called “The Calabasas Channel”
- And has four car dealerships along Calabasas Road
While Calabasas is oftentimes considered similar to its neighboring two cities to the west (Agoura Hills and Westlake Village, which is a trio that can be compared to the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena area) mainly due to the fact that they have very similar demographics, size (physically and population, save Westlake), geography, and low-density general plans, but nonetheless, Calabasas is quite unique from these two for the above things as the two other cities have none of these attributes.