Welcome to Sherman Oaks

Sherman Oaks is much like its San Fernando Valley neighbor, Encino: a quiet LA suburb that allows for city convenience with small town peacefulness. High-end malls and a smattering of hip boutiques and restaurants are a draw for the families who call Sherman Oaks home, and the neighborhood has a reputation for being part of the affluent area of the Valley.

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Attributes

pricey, shopping, suburban, quiet, privacy, families, clean, wealthy

NEIGHBORHOOD OVERVIEW

Commute Times
LAX 26m by car
Downtown 40m by car
Boundaries
Nearby Neighborhoods Encino, Van Nuys, Studio City

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Sherman oaks:
A quiet suburb that allows for city convenience while affording small-town peacefulness.

High-end retail and hip restaurants serve the professionals and families who call this San Fernando Valley community home.

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What to expect:
Shopping, sunshine, and suburbia.

This Valley enclave is known for its retail scene, with three main malls to choose from including the open-air Galleria. Local dining institutions—like Robbie Mac’s Pizza and The Local Peasant—line Ventura Avenue, providing residents with just enough to keep them busy in this quiet town.

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The lifestyle:
Manicured and amenity-rich.

Sherman Oaks has all the comfort and convenience of an affluent suburb—clean streets, upscale malls, and multiple parks make for easy living.

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Unexpected appeal:
Access to familiar favorites.

Chain restaurants and big-brand stores are far more plentiful in Sherman Oaks than the quirky, independent boutiques and eateries you’ll find in other parts of LA.

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The market:
Modern single-family homes reign in this well-regarded suburb.

Large, contemporary properties comprise the Sherman Oaks market, with freeway access and proximity to the Santa Monica Mountains adding to this residential area’s allure.

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You'll fall in love with:
The convenience of this centrally-located hub.

Nestled right at the convergence of the 101 and 405 freeways, Sherman Oaks’ location allows for easy jaunts to the west and east, or even further north to Ojai or Santa Barbara for a lovely weekend getaway.

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