THE CITY IN THE COUNTRY.
Westlake Village sits at the west end of Los Angeles County, bordering Ventura County. Nestled in the northern foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, the coveted area spans just 5.4 square miles and is highly sought-after by affluent families. The city boasts a small-town atmosphere- accentuated by the picturesque Westlake Lake, its small population, and its charming communities: including Three Springs, First Neighborhood, The Trails, and The Shores.
Every single public school residents have access to rates a 10 out of 10 in educational climate. US News and World Reports have consistently rated the Las Virgenes School District as one of the highest in the state in high school Math and English proficiency. The Conejo Valley School District was one of the highest rated districts in the state for college proficiency. Greatschools.org continuously ranks Westlake’s educational options all above an 8.
Westlake’s prestigious North Ranch Country Club is given a 4 out of 5 from Golf Advisor, and its three hotels- including the 5-star hotel and 5-diamond spa at the Four Seasons- offer accommodations for visiting friends and family.
See why people come from all over to experience Westlake Village’s charming shops!
Explore some of the charming shopping centers that make Westlake Village a shopping destination for residents from all over. On weekends, locals can be spotted at a number of prime destinations.
With a mix of stylish boutiques, popular global brands and the latest trends in fashion, beauty, home goods and more, The Promenade at Westlake Village brings you the ultimate shopping experience in the area. With options including Sephora, Cost Plus, Brandy Melville, Lulu Lemon, Nike, MAC Cosmetics, Vince, and Sur la Table (among many others), the Promenade never disappoints.
One of the newest (and most beautiful) shopping centers in Los Angeles County, the Shoppes at Westlake Village offer 35 tenants carefully chosen to bring a wide selection of shopping and dining experiences. From Target and Guitar Center to Tilly’s and Sport Clips, the Shoppes are Westlake’s newest addition to its already expansive shopping options.
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Explore some of the restaurants that make Westlake Village a dining destination.
Whatever your taste, there’s a dining option for you in Westlake Village. From down-home American meals to exotic unique dining experiences, Westlake has it all! From brand new options to tried-and-true local favorites, this is the only guide you need to discover Westlake Village’s top restaurants. And whether you’re looking for a family-friendly spot, or a special date-night option, there’s a perfect destination for all your dining needs.
The city boasts a solid number of chain restaurants including Champagne French Bakery, Marmalade Cafe, Kreation Organics, Lemonade, and In-n-Out.
But for those hoping for a more unique dining experience with a local flair, options like Los Agaves, Brent’s Deli, Stonehaus, Finney’s, Boccaccio’s, and Lure Fish House never disappoint.
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NEIGHBORHOODS / TRACTS
About Westlake Village
With a population of over 8,000 Westlake Village is a community that straddles the Los Angeles and Ventura county line. It is located in the region known as Conejo Valley, and is the headquarters of the Dole Food Company
Much of Westlake Village is surrounded by open space. The area was first settled by Chumash Indians about 3,000 years ago. In 1770, Europeans came to colonize the area. In 1795, the area became part of one of the first Spanish land grants.
Environment & Climate
The Westlake Village area includes great hiking and horse trails, as well as the vast Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area. In addition, it is 9 miles away from the Pacific Ocean. Its surrounding canyons allows the area to be 10 degrees cooler.
Westlake Village has been used to film many Hollywood movies and television series. For instance, the Russel Ranch was used to film Robin Hood, Buck Rogers, and Bonanza. The 2006 film Gridiron Gang was filmed at Westlake Village High School.
About Agoura Hills
With a population of over 20,000 Agoura Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California. It is approximately 30 miles from Los Angeles, and is located in the eastern Conejo Valley between the Simi Hills and Santa Monica Mountains.
The area was settled around 10,000 years ago by Native Americans. By 1900, Agoura Hills was used as a popular stage stop for travelers. Its natural areas are covered by hundreds of local plant species, some of which are very rare.
Environment & Wildlife
The Ballard Mountain, which is named after the pioneer settler and freed slave John Ballard, is located in Agoura Hills. Agoura Hills is host to an immense variety of wildlife ranging from mountain lions to steelheads.
Agoura Hills is mainly known for its music scene. Currently, it is mostly for the nu metal music genre. In the 1960s, its music scene was born, which has had its highs and lows in popularity between the 1980s and mid 1990s.