Sherman Oaks is a neighbourhood in Los Angeles and one of the reputed places to buy a home! Living in Sherman Oaks offers residents an urban feel and there are different attractive properties in the region. You get all kinds of eateries and shops in Sherman Oaks! Contact a Sherman Oak real estate broker to buy a home in the quiet LA suburb for city convenience with small-town peacefulness. The homes and properties in the neighbourhood have a reputation for being part of the affluent area of the valley. 

Are you looking for an excellent place to live in the Los Angeles area? Sherman Oak is an attractive location nestled between Studio City and Encino. The city is less population-dense and features a more vibrant & natural landscape, especially on the north-facing rise of Monica Mountains. The place offers a high-quality lifestyle with popular dining venues & wine bars on Ventura Blvd. 

SHOPPING

Sherman Oaks has the Sherman Oaks Galleria, located near Sepulveda and Ventura Blvd. It has shops, offices and restaurants, like PF Chang and Cheesecake factory. Further East, there is the Westfield Fashion square, which is a large Mall with many anchored tenants, like Macy’s Bloomingdale, Victoria Secret, Gap, Banana Republic and more.

Sherman Oaks has many shops and restaurants along Ventura Blvd.

HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY

Sherman Oaks was developed by Gen. Moses Hazeltine Sherman (partner of Los Angeles Suburban Homes Company). The company then sub-divided 1,000 acres (400 ha) of land that became Sherman Oaks. It was founded in 1927 and is a neighbourhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California. The neighbourhood includes the portion of the Santa Monica Mountains, which Sherman Oaks a lower population density than other areas in Los Angeles.

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    The neighbourhood is roughly bounded by Beverly Hills Post Office to the south, Studio City to the east, Van Nuys to the north, and Encino to the west. 

    DEMOGRAPHICS

    As per the 2010 U.S. Census, Sherman Oaks had a population of 52,677 people and 25,255 households. 

    The racial make-up of the neighbourhood –

    Non-Hispanic White: 82%

    Asian American: 5%

    African American: 3%

    Other Races: 1%

    EDUCATION

    The LAUSD schools within the Sherman Oaks boundary –

    Van Nuys Middle School

    Kester Avenue Elementary School

    Chandler Elementary School

    Robert A. Millikan Middle School

    Sherman Oaks Elementary

    Dixie Canyon Avenue Elementary

    Riverside Drive Elementary School

    Charter schools within the Sherman Oaks boundary –

    Ivy Bound Academy for Math, Science, and Technology on Morrison Street

    Community Harvest Charter School closed in 2012

    Private schools within the Sherman Oaks boundary –

    Notre Dame High School

    The Buckley School

    Village Glen School

    PARK AND RECREATION

    The most attractive part of the Sherman Oaks region is Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Park. The Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Senior Citizen Center (also known as Bernardi Center), also on the park grounds, has an auditorium and multi-purpose room, and a banquet capacity of 200.

    Gitta Van Bennekom is a local real estate agent in Sherman Oaks with a world of experience in assisting clients to finalize their dream home. It provides a simpler way to search for residential projects & properties in the region. Buy and sell the property at a convenience like none other! Are you looking for a commercial real estate agent in Sherman Oaks? Your search ends here with us!

    Sherman Oaks is ideally located for those who want easy access to some of the best shopping and amenities that Los Angeles has to offer, but without the intense crowd that can be found in a major metropolitan Center.