Camarillo, California, is located in Pleasant Valley on the eastern edge of Oxnard Plain, which is a vast coastal plain in southwest Ventura County. Not far off to the north, you have the Santa Susana Mountains, to the northwest lie the Camarillo Hills, to the east is Conejo Valley, while the western reaches of the Santa Monica Mountains are to your south. The city is named after two brothers, Adolfo and Juan Camarillo. Adolfo was one of the wealthiest landowners in these parts, known for his philanthropy and his purebred horses. Juan was the older of the two, and was also into Philanthropy, donating 100 acres to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, which led to the establishment of St. John's Seminary. In 1927, Pope Pius XI enrolled Juan as a knight in the Pontifical Equestrian Order of Saint Sylvester, making him the first American citizen to be given this honorary title. Modern-day Camarillo has been home to numerous notable people, as well as the backdrop of several films such as Pearl Harbor, Iron Eagle, Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, and Coming Home.
One of the notable aspects of owning a home in Camarillo are the numerous natural green spaces available to residents. On example is the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) located in the Santa Monica Mountains of Southern California and comprised of numerous parks and recreational areas. Some of the parks that fall under the SMMNRA include Griffith Park, Whitestone National Park, and Will Rogers State Historic Park. These parks and recreational areas provide opportunities for fishing, hunting, hiking, cycling, horseback riding, nature viewing, birdwatching, and much more. Another great place is Paradise Falls located in nearby Thousand Oaks featuring a 40-foot waterfall in a canyon that is accessible by various hiking trails. Furthermore, you have Gardens of the World featuring an elegant collection of gardens that include Italian, French, Japanese, and English styles. Residents living in Camarillo enjoy shopping and dining options at places such as The Oaks located at 350 W Hillcrest Drive. The Oaks has resale brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Alex & Ani, American Eagle Outfitters, Bath & Body Works, among many others.
Camarillo real estate features various architectural styles, amenities, and yard sizes. In general, single-family homes for sale in Camarillo range in size from two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,500 square feet to 10 bedrooms, 12 baths, and 10,000 square feet. Some of the amenities found in these houses include beveled glass windows, crown moldings, swimming pools, spa areas, elevators, and much more. Furthermore, condominiums and apartments for sale in Camarillo range in size from one bedroom, one bathroom, and around 700 square feet to four bedrooms, four baths, and 1,900 square feet. You can also find a sizeable selection of townhomes for sale in Camarillo, ranging in size from two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,500 square feet to four bedrooms, four baths, and 1,900 square feet. In addition to that, if you’re shopping around for affordable homes, Camarillo has a number of manufactured homes on the market as well. For those interested in building a house from the ground up, there are numerous vacant lots for sale in Camarillo ranging from 0.50 acres to 47 acres. To learn more about the available real estate in Camarillo or to schedule a showing, feel free to contact us today for additional information.
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