The neighborhood of Encino is located within the city of Los Angeles, California.
Encino is a good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to explore, such as Topanga State Park and Anthony C Beilenson Park, resulting in them being very easy to reach from most locations in this neighborhood. This area is quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be bothersome closer to San Diego Freeway or Ventura Freeway.
About two thirds of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about 55% of the dwellings in this neighborhood, and large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. The median year of construction for properties in this neighborhood is 1963. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and two bedroom homes.
A supermarket is typically accessible within a rather short walk from most homes for sale in this part of Los Angeles. Furthermore, this area is a good place in which to eat out, and a small number of coffee shops can be found as well. In terms of education, house owners will appreciate that wherever their property is situated in Encino, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Besides public schools, there are private elementary schools.
Traveling on foot is reasonably practical for residents in Encino; many common errands can be run without the use of a car. Encino is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is linked by around 10 bus lines, and most homes are close to a bus stop. In contrast, Encino is especially car friendly. The majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Ventura Freeway, and it is straightforward to find a place to park.