Getting to know Playa Vista
Playa Vista Area Info
Playa Vista isa new, planned urban community in Westside Los Angeles. It is an innovative combination of condos and single-family homes combined with shopping, dining and recreation to create a small-town feel with California beach living. Even the land the community is built on has an intriguing history. This is the site where aviator and millionaire Howard Hughes built his famed aircraft the Spruce Goose.
Playa Vista is a fantastic choice to live in for families with children as well as singles and smaller families who are looking for a beautiful home as well as are attracted to Playa Vista for the exceptional employment possibilities. Playa Vista sits in a rapidly expanding business base of high tech companies and higher education. It has even been nicknamed “Silicon Beach 2.0”. Google has purchased hundreds of acres in Playa Vista, and Facebook, Microsoft and YouTube all have offices in this town. Playa Vista continues to attract new businesses and new people and has been striving to meet their needs by creating an attractive and comfortable community.
Living in Playa Vista CA
The concept behind Playa Vista was to re-imagine a small-town in the middle of one of the world’s largest cities. Now there is a great mix of single-family homes, condominiums, apartments, parks, schools, shopping and dining. There are six distinct neighborhoods within Playa Vista and recently 2600 new homes have been added to meet the demand for living here. Two of the newer neighborhoods include larger homes of more than 4,000 square feet with creative and modern designs. These are expected to sell in the mid to high $1 million range. Typically home prices in Playa Vista range from the mid $300,000s for a smaller condo unit to $2 million for a luxury residence. Single-family homes have been within the $1.2 to $2.5 million.
Playa Vista is home to 19 parks and an array of local wildlife. The entire area of Playa Vista is at the edge of the Ballona Wetlands. Within Playa Vista there are Bark Parks specifically set aside for the enjoyment of people and their pets; parks that feature a community garden and small plots for growing flowers and vegetables; and Sunset Park with its benches and lounge chairs facing west for evening viewing of the sunset. Other parks in Playa Vista feature fountains, recreational facilities like basketball courts, and walking trails. Playa Vista is definitely designed to maximize ways to enjoy the incredible California climate and the great outdoors.
Playa Vista is a positive choice for places to live in Westside for families with school-aged children. Within the boundaries of Playa Vista is Playa Vista Elementary School, created through an innovative partnership between Loyola Marymount University and the Los Angeles Unified School District. Older students have the opportunity to attend Orville and Wilbur Wright Engineering and Design Magnet Middle School, Marina Del Rey Middle School, Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnets and Venice Senior High.
There are so many excellent reasons to live in Playa Vista. Shouldn’t you pick up the phone and call the experiences real estate team at Hartman Cole today to arrange a showing? Their team looks forward to hearing from you and welcomes the opportunity to earn your trust and lasing business. Connect today!