Welcome to Sherman Oaks
A close-knit community with vibrant amenities and lush landscapes
Flecked with lots of green spaces, high-end malls, and decadent dining rooms, Sherman Oaks provides a quiet retreat for lovers of the outdoors, gourmet dining, and on-trend shopping. This relaxed LA suburb in the heart of San Fernando Valley has proved an attractive destination for an abundance of affluent families and young professionals drawn to its terrific accessibility, walkable downtown, and classic architecture that lends the town its unique Old Hollywood feel. With an array of properties ranging in size and style, Sherman Oaks has something for everyone.
What to Love
- Stylish estates with an air of Old Hollywood glamor
- An easily navigable community with access to the heart of Los Angeles
- Abundant green spaces and hiking trails
- The walkable downtown strip on Ventura Boulevard
Lush, manicured, and full of amenities, Sherman Oaks provides all the comfort of an affluent suburb with a trendy ambiance, pulling in families and crowds from all walks of life who are drawn to the convenience of this centrally-located hub. Easy freeway access makes hopping in and out of town a breeze, but even if you don’t want to leave, the abundance of upscale malls, green parks, local eateries, and chic boutiques make for a top quality lifestyle within the city limits.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Stop in at Salata
for a delicious wrap and grab an iced coffee to-go from Tortoni Caffe
before heading out. The Peruvian steak sandwich and prosciutto at Mendocino Farms
are to die for and nothing goes with the meal better than their chill glass of lemonade. Treat yourself to a chef-helmed feast of salads, seafood, and beer at The Local Peasant
, and be sure to stop into the Gift Barn
for custom arranged gift baskets filled with treasures for all occasions.
Things to Do
Play an indoor basketball game at the Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Park
or watch your kids play in the playground. Other recreational facilities at the lush city park include a public swimming pool, baseball diamonds, football field, and lighted tennis courts among others.
Hang out with friends and family at Sherman Oaks Castle
, a dazzling epicenter of amusement with mini-golf, batting cages, arcade games, and all sorts of family fun. Book a tee time at Van Nuys Golf Course
, boasting a total of 27 holes for all skill types. You can easily play a less challenging round on the 9-hole course or compete for a hole-in-one with friends on the 18-hole par-3 course. Tuesdays bustle with market activities, with vendors displaying fresh produce sourced straight from local farms and buyers meandering through stalls, picking to their satisfaction.
Sherman Oaks is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District, home to a number of excellent schools. Top academic institutions include: