Nestled between Studio City and Encino, Sherman Oaks is an excellent place to live in the Los Angeles area. Compared to other areas nearby, the district is less population-dense and features a more natural landscape, especially on the northern-facing rise of Santa Monica Mountains.
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House prices in Sherman Oaks are higher when compared to the Los Angeles County average. The housing stock in the neighborhood consists of single-family homes, condominiums, townhomes, and luxury homes in the hillside neighborhoods.
The architectural styles of homes in Sherman Oaks include Traditional, Ranch, Modern, Mid-Century Modern, Craftsman, Bungalow, and Period Revival homes like American Colonial, Mediterranean, and Spanish.
About Sherman Oaks
Sherman Oaks started as a planned neighborhood in 1927. Compared to other cities and districts in the region, that makes Sherman Oaks a relatively newer part of the Greater Los Angeles area. The layout and architecture have a much more suburban feel but still retains a modern, luxurious style.
Sherman Oaks and neighboring Van Nuys have shifted their respective boundary a few times at the request of residents in some of the smaller enclaves that straddle the border. That’s why some businesses and recreation centers use the names “Van Nuys” and “Sherman Oaks” interchangeably.
Sherman Oaks can best be understood, geographically speaking, as a cluster of enclaves that reside either north or south of Ventura Boulevard.
North of the Boulevard
Are you looking for a Craftsman or Postwar architectural home with a backyard pool and shade trees? This could be the area for you. Neighborhoods include:
- Fashion Square
- Chandler Estates
- Magnolia Woods
South of the Boulevard
The hills above Sherman Oaks offer home buyers quiet neighborhoods with tree-lined streets and luxury homes. The view of The Valley below serves as a calming influence. Here are a few of the hillside neighborhoods:
- Stone Canyon
- Longridge Estates
- West Sherman Oaks Hills
Van Nuys – Sherman Oaks Recreation Center has it all – tennis courts, martial arts classes, swimming pools, an indoor gym, and much more. During the spring and the summer, this rec center offers educational and athletic day camps for local kids while their parents are at work.
Sherman Oaks Galleria is a modern shopping mall with additional businesses attached such as like a gym, dentist’s office, and day spas. Its location on Ventura Boulevard, right off the 405 Freeway, makes it a convenient part of living Sherman Oaks residents.
Arclight Cinemas is the premier destination for watching movies in Los Angeles. The outfit operates several locations across the L.A. The Sherman Oaks location (in the Galleria) shows current theatrical releases, but also screens independent films and lesser-known titles.
Castle Park is the perfect spot a night out with friends and family. Its features miniature golf, a full arcade, and batting cages. They also offer options for private room rentals and birthday parties.
The Martin Pollard Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) serves the Sherman Oaks neighborhood.
When you click a listing, you’ll get a detailed summary of property information, including photographs. The listing overview includes interior features like the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, major systems (heating/cooling), size (in square feet), and other important details such as:
- Days on Market (DOM)
- HOA fees, when applicable
- Year built
- MLS Number
You can also review exterior features as well as the architectural style of the home. If any appliances are included with the sale, those will also be noted.
When available, Sherman Oaks demographic information will be included along with local schools, neighborhood walkability, and population within the zip code.
This page shows all active listings (the seller is still soliciting offers). To view active and pending listings (active, but currently under contract), use search filters above to select all properties, then click the search button. The updated results will then display all inventory in Sherman Oaks, including those whose owners may be accepting backup offers.
Sherman Oaks Realtors®
If you’re buying a home in Sherman Oaks, our full-service real estate agents are at-the-ready to assist you. Let’s schedule a private showing at a time convenient for you. We know the ins-and-outs of the market and our agents can help you find the best deal.
If you’re selling a home in the Sherman Oaks area, our listing agents will provide current market data, comparison properties (comps), and a highly-tailored marketing plan to make sure you get the best price for your home.
What’s more, our REALTORS® work full-time – you’ll be partnering with a dedicated expert whose only aim is to help negotiate the quickest home sale possible.
Schools in Sherman Oaks
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) operates the public schools in Sherman Oaks.
Public Elementary Schools
- Chandler Elementary School
- Dixie Canyon Avenue Elementary
- Kester Avenue Elementary School
- Riverside Drive Elementary School
- Sherman Oaks Elementary
Public Middle Schools
- Robert A. Millikan Middle School
- Van Nuys Middle School
Public High Schools
- Van Nuys High School
- Grant High School
- Notre Dame High School
- Buckley School (K-12)
- Population: 67,000
- Area: 9.51 square miles
- Population Density: 7,362 people per square mile (Low for L.A. County)
- Zip Codes: 91403, 91423, 91411, 91401