The Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area offers multiple golf courses, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, and tennis courts. Built in 1963, the Encino Velodrome is the neighborhood’s outdoor bicycle racing track.
This suburb of the San Fernando Valley offers proximity to the glittering nightlife and culture of nearby neighborhoods, but maintains a quiet affluence within its borders. Boasting impressive architecture and verdant green spaces, Encino has housed a number of notable residents, from Richard Pryor to Johnny Cash.
Spacious single-family homes and sweeping roadways rule this neighborhood.
Residents flock to Encino Commons, a stretch of restaurants and boutiques that serves as the neighborhood’s downtown. Its weekly farmer’s market is one of the best in LA and locals often frequent the nearby parks after picking up their veggies. Encino’s central location also makes for rapid and convenient navigation around the Valley.
This peaceful neighborhood is just far enough from LA’s hustle and bustle to retain its small-town charm, while still granting access to the city’s offerings.
On a sunny day in Encino—of which there are many—locals flock to the area’s many parks and restaurant patios. Unpack a picnic, take the kids to one of the many playgrounds, hop on your bike and hit a local path, or simply stroll the downtown area, pausing to enjoy an outdoor drink or meal.
Encino’s location along the north slope of the Santa Monica Mountains makes for some gorgeous hilly terrain with large, beautiful estates. It also features less-remote pockets of homes nearer the community center.
This five-acre green space boasts a pond, natural spring, several historic buildings, and a museum. Honoring the culture and contributions of the city’s early inhabitants, it celebrates the Native American, Spanish, Mexican, and French people who came through the area.