The town of Saugus was established in 1887, and was named by the local land owner, Henry Mayo Newhall, after his hometown of Saugus, Massachusetts. This was the same year that the Saugus Train Station was built which was located near the intersection of present day Magic Mountain Parkway and Bouquet Canyon Road. The old Saugus School House which opened in 1908, located near the present intersection of Magic Mountain Parkway and Bouquet Canyon had a school bell housed in a tower, which is now located at the Jan Heidt Metrolink Station in downtown Newhall.
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Saugus High School is rated 9 out of 10, as is local Arroyo Seco Junior High School. The elementary schools in the community are also highly rated, including Mountainview Elementary School and Emblem Academy which are both rated 8 out of 10. Other schools serving Saugus include James Foster Elementary School, Plum Canyon Elementary School, Rosedell Elementary School, Santa Clarita Elementary School and Highlands Elementary School. They are all rated either above average or average.
Saugus Parks and Recreation
Saugus is home to a number of beautiful neighborhood parks, which include children’s play areas and picnic areas with tables.
The 130 acre Santa Clarita Central Park, is home to a variety of facilities including playing fields, baseball/softball diamonds, a community garden, Central Bark Dog Park, and a regional cross country course which provides local high school and college athletes a place to train and hold meets.
The 3.1 mile cross country trail located within Central Park is very popular for casual day hiking, dog walking, and bike riding right in the center of town, and new addition to the course, the Central Park Trail, connects Central Park to Newhall Ranch Road.
Mountasia Family Fun Centre is popular among residents and visitors to the area. They feature bumper boats, go-karts, laser tag, and mini-golf. There is also an ice cream shop. The nearby Santa Clarita Aquatics Center has a large swimming pool. The center offers program passes, swim lessons, and party rentals. In the summer there are youth swimming teams.
The average high temperature for this area is 79 degrees in July, but it does get as hot as 96 degrees. The average low temperature is 52 degrees in December, but it does get as low as 44 degrees. The month with the most precipitation is September.
Santa Clarita’s train station is in Saugus and is on the Antelope Valley Line. A large Walmart Supercenter is conveniently located and a popular shopping destination for residents. There is also a Home Depot Store. The local LA Fitness will take care of your exercise and fitness needs. Valencia Library close by, as is the Valencia Mart Shopping Center. Local restaurants and takeaways include Taco Bell, Domino’s Pizza, In-N-Out Burger, and The Original Saugus Cafe.
Saugus Real Estate
Saugus is a popular community in the Santa Clarita Valley with many single family home developments and neighborhoods, including these distinctive neighborhoods: Plum Canyon, Circle J Ranch, Copperhill North Area, River Village, Villa Metro, located across from the Saugus Metrolink Station, Five Knolls, and the new Skyline Ranch which is in Plum Canyon.
Saugus is situated just to the north of Valencia, and is close to the Valencia Westfield Town Center, and the many Valencia restaurants and eateries. Many of the homes in Saugus have lovely views of the surrounding hills, and some residents can see the red tower at Six Flags Magic Mountain, a nearby attraction.
In addition to the homes located in areas previously mentioned the single family home tracts of Saugus include: American Beauty Bouquet, Arroyo Vista, Bonelli, Bouquet Canyon Estates, Brock Homes, Brock Canyon, California Bluffs, California Knolls, Citation Homes, Eldorado I, Eldorado II, Emblem, Galaxy, Lookout Point, Mainstreet, Mountain View, Mountain View West, New Monterey, New American, New Home, Oak Hills, Quail Ridge, Ridge View, Rock Ridge, Shadow Ridge, Shadow Hills, Sunrise Ridge, Sutters Point, and Wildwood Hills.
Home buyers looking for one story single family homes have many choices of ranch style homes in Saugus. Saugus also offers custom homes, estates, and equestrian properties.
Townhomes and condos include: Mariposa, Brock Canyon Villas, New Horizon, Sonrisa, Mountain View Courtyards, Mountain View Villas, and The Terrace.
As you can see from this list, Saugus has many single family homes to choose from! Many various styles from homes built in 1960 to the present; homes ranging in size from approximately 850 square feet to almost 10,000 provide you with many choices!
The topography of Saugus with its pleasant rolling hills provides many beautiful views and vistas from backyards, and tree lined streets create lovely neighborhoods where many a jogger or walker can be seen enjoying an after work or early morning work out.