Thousand Oaks

About Thousand Oaks

Less than 15 miles from Woodland Hills and known as the heart of the Conejo Valley, Thousand Oaks has been called the best place to live in Southern California—and it’s easy to see why. Nearly 130,000 people live in this friendly, picturesque city, which began as a master-planned development in the 1950s.

Thousand Oaks takes up a little more than 55 square miles, and quite a bit of that space includes neighborhoods and distinctly different communities, such as Newbury Park. With beautiful grasslands and breathtaking oak trees, a temperate climate and happy residents, Thousand Oaks just might be the place for you.

Homes for Sale in Thousand Oaks

Because Thousand Oaks has such a diverse blend of homes, from cozy one-bedroom houses to roomy estates, the average home price here is $610,000. Most people pay approximately $315 per square foot, but you will find significant variations in price depending on a home’s age, its location and its type. One thing is certain: there is something for everyone in this beautiful city.

Schools in Thousand Oaks

Kids living in Thousand Oaks are part of the Conejo Valley Unified School District. In addition to the traditional schools, the CVUSD has several alternative schools where parents may enroll their children.

Thousand Oaks Commute

Thousand Oaks is located between Westlake Village and Camarillo on Highway 101, near its intersection with Highway 23. Many commuters call this city home because it’s incredibly convenient to travel to nearby towns. The Thousand Oaks Transit bus system operates within the city and features a commuter shuttle to the Metrolink station in Moorpark, as well.

From Thousand Oaks to:

  • Westlake Village: 3.2 miles
  • Agoura Hills: 5.8 miles
  • Oak Park: 8 miles
  • Moorpark: 11.6 miles
  • Simi Valley: 11.9 miles
  • Camarillo: 13.5 miles
  • Woodland Hills: 14.8 miles
  • Malibu: 19 miles
  • Los Angeles: 42.5 miles

Things to Do in Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks Entertainment

There’s never a dull moment in this busy city (unless you want there to be, of course). All of the major amusement parks are within an hour’s drive, but you’ll have plenty of fun right in Thousand Oaks, as well. With movie theaters, billiards halls and miles of pristine shoreline, residents love living here because there is always something going on.

Rich culture, spectacular performing arts and unbelievable people are the heart and soul of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, where you’ll find everything from symphonies to edge-of-your-seat dance expositions, musical comedies and so much more.

The Thousand Oaks Art Association holds an annual art show each winter, and there are car shows, chili cook-offs and so much more throughout the year.

Thousand Oaks Parks and Recreation

The Conejo Recreation and Park District runs several parks and facilities in Thousand Oaks. They also host special events, manage a local Teen Center, and offer various classes at affordable prices for residents.

With dozens of community parks, playgrounds and recreation paths, this community embraces outdoor recreation. Residents can become involved in several activities at the Borchard, Conejo, Dos Vientos or Thousand Oaks Community Centers.

Dining and Shopping in Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks is a virtual paradise of fine dining. From Mastro’s Steakhouse and The Grill on the Alley to the Lazy Dog Restaurant, you may have a tough time choosing your favorite eatery in this town. Whether you’re looking for international cuisine or you want some all-American flavor, we have it all.

If you’re a die-hard shopper, you’re going to love the easy access to The Oaks, Janss Marketplace and The Lakes at Thousand Oaks. We have the North Ranch Mall Shopping Center, Park Oaks Shopping Center, and dozens of other stores.

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