Located in Los Angeles County, the beautiful master planned community of Valencia is a community in Santa Clarita Valley, which is surrounded by several mountain ranges. It was established in the mid 1960’s by Newhall Land and Farming Company, and offers more than 14% of greenbelt areas.
Valencia, California is listed in the book “Lee & Saralee Rosenberg’s 50 Fabulous Places to Raise Your Family”.
Whether you’re looking for a single-family home in a quiet neighborhood or a newly constructed townhome, there’s a home for you in Valencia.
Valencia Zip Codes
Valencia Homes for Sale
Students in this area attend schools in the Newhall School District. This district is comprised of 10 elementary schools. Other districts that serve this area include Saugus Union School District and William S. Hart Union High School.
Saugus Union School District is comprised of 15 schools that enroll students in grades kindergarten through six. William S. Hart Union High School District is comprised of 10 high schools and 6 junior high schools.
California Institute of the Arts is located in Valencia. Known as CalArts, this college is one of the top schools in the nation when it comes to the arts. They provide education in visual and performing arts.
College of the Canyons has a campus located in Valencia. One of the fastest growing colleges in the nation, this school focuses on educational opportunities that enhance economic growth and job creation.
Valencia Parks & Recreation & Amenities
Come home to Valencia and enjoy a master planned community. You’ll find neighborhoods that offer 24 community parks, and amenities such as neighborhood clubhouses, community pools, play, and sports areas.
Walk or bike ride on the famous “paseo system” which provides over 30 miles of beautifully landscaped pathways and trails. This means you can be connected with the various Valencia neighborhoods without having to cross the street!
Visit the first Tournament Players Club built in California. Yes, Valencia is home to the first TPC golf course in CA, so you can golf close to home at a first class course. Golfers can also swing their clubs at the Valencia Country Club golf course, or the public golf course Vista Valencia. Like having even more choices? Then go to the Sand Canyon Country Club which is located on the east side of Santa Clarita.
The Paseo Club is located at 27650 Dickason Drive in the 91355 zip code area. Sitting on over 8-acres of land, this club features a fitness center, golf training center, a junior Olympic swimming pool, and 15 tennis courts. Membership is required, but they do have a trial period for those who qualify. Attend host events that include Poker Nights, Live Music, Wine Tastings, and Barbeques.
The average high temperature is 79 degrees in July, but it does get as high as 96 degrees. The average low temperature is 52 degrees in December, but it does drop to as low as 44 degrees. The month with the most precipitation is September.
Valencia Real Estate
Valencia real estate is sought after by home buyers looking for a well maintained community with excellent schools, convenient to the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall, numerous restaurants, shops, theaters, College of the Canyons, Cal Arts Institute, parks, walking trails, and easy access to Interstate 5 freeway for commuters, and a wide choice of homes.
Valencia has grown toward the north to include the various Valencia neighborhoods of Valencia Northbridge including Valencia Northpointe, Valencia Northpark, all of which are located north of Newhall Ranch Road and extend a bit past Copperhill Drive to the north. The Valencia West Creek homes and West Hills homes have more recently been built north and south of Copperhill Drive, and offer views of the Santa Clarita Valley toward the south. As all of Valencia, these neighborhoods feature beautiful tree lined streets and greenbelt areas and paseos which beckon a walk through the neighborhood. great schools and nearby shopping, restaurants, and the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall further enhance the area.
Valencia – Hillside Homes with Views
The homes of Valencia Summit feature a variety of architectural styles such as the Valencia San Marino neighborhood – Mediterranean homes with white stucco and red tile roofs, covered porches and tile detail.
Then there are the executive homes of Windemere, with an English flavor with front gated patios, and spacious one story and two story homes. Or perhaps French is more what you are seeking – the feel of being in your own private chateau. Well, you can find that also in the Chelsea Homes at the Summit!
So many homes built in the late 1980’s, that are located in these beautiful areas of Valencia, have been remodeled with updated kitchens and bathrooms. These are a delight to behold since they combine unique and sought after floor plans with an updated look.
A special benefit to living in the Summit is the proximity to the Summit Park – a natural arroyo with walking trails that wind through the acreage. Many of the homes, including the gated community of the Stratford Collection offer spectacular views.
Valencia – Offers a Number of Gated Communities
The guard gated neighborhood of Valencia Woodlands, built by Taylor Woodrow is located near College of the Canyons and offers view homes and easy access to the Interstate 5 freeway. Homes vary from lovely cluster style homes with a Santa Barbara feel to large executive golf course view homes with Spanish styling that overlook the Valencia Country Club on oak studded lots.
Valencia Westridge is the Tournament Players Club community of executive homes, custom estates and cluster homes built in an inviting location with sweeping views of the Santa Clarita Valley, and with easy freeway access – west of the Interstate 5 freeway. There are a number of gated communities within Westridge, and offer many styles of architecture including Tuscan, Spanish, Mediterranean, and Cape Cod.
Valencia – a Variety of Home Styles and Villages
Valencia Creekside, Promontory and Alta Vista which are located in the Valencia Copperhill area are located to the west of McBean Parkway. These villages offer their own unique styles and are well located to shopping and restaurants, with walking paths.
Valencia Bridgeport is a one of a kind village built around a lake, with a number of different home styles including townhomes, and luxury homes built on the lake’s edge. Bridgeport offers the gated community of The Island, which are luxury homes that front the beautiful lake.
Valencia Belcaro is a gated community for the active adult aged 55 and over.
Valencia – New Home Communities Still Being Built
Valencia West Creek and Valencia West Hills are more recent additions to the master-planned community of Valencia, and these are located near Copperhill drive and west of McBean Parkway.
Valencia River Village and Villa Metro are newer communities east of Bouquet Canyon Road. Even though these are built by Newhall Land, they are technically located in the Saugus area of Santa Clarita and do not have a Valencia zip code.
Valencia Old Orchard Homes – Where It All Started
Last but not least…and actually, built first is the area of Valencia south of Valencia Blvd., known by Realtors as “Valencia One”, or “Prime Valencia”. Valencia One is where Valencia began with the first families moving into the Old Orchard Homes in 1967; it is still a sought after neighborhood, with its well laid out floor plans, beautifully landscaped paseos (walking trails), mature trees, and close proximity to the Interstate 5 freeway.
Valencia real estate offers many choices: starter homes for the first time home buyer to the Valencia move up Valencia Summit homes home buyer and the Valencia luxury home buyer. Choices include condos and townhomes many with their own yards, in beautifully landscaped developments to single family homes in desirable community clubhouse neighborhoods, and custom estate homes with golf course views. And active adults (once know as mature adults or seniors) have many choices of beautiful well planned homes in Belcaro.
Just like other neighborhoods in the Santa Clarita Valley, Valencia has much to offer when it comes to real estate opportunities.