The neighborhood of Shadow Hills is situated within the city of Los Angeles, California.
The character of Shadow Hills is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. There are a few parks close by for residents to discover, including Fond Wilderness Preserve and Hansen Dam Open Space, which makes them very easy to get to. Most areas in this part of Los Angeles are reasonably quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near Foothill Freeway.
The housing stock of Shadow Hills is composed predominantly of single detached homes and row houses. Most of the housing growth in this area occurred pre-1960. This neighborhood also has quite a good selection of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 80% of the dwellings in the neighborhood and 20% are occupied by renters.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Shadow Hills. As far as eating is concerned, it is rarely possible for home buyers in this part of the city to travel to the closest grocery store by walking. There are a few opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
This part of Los Angeles is very car friendly. Most homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, such as Foothill Freeway, and it is very convenient to come across a place to park. In contrast, the public transit system in this area is quite bad. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and bus stops are generally relatively close by. Many of the houses for sale in this part of Los Angeles are located in areas that are not very suitable for walking as very few daily errands can be run on foot.