A region of the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, Granada Hills is situated in the beautiful foothills of the Santa Susana Mountain range.
As recently as 1916, the area was known as the Sunshine Ranch. A dairy farm and crops such as oranges and walnuts helped supply the country during the 1920s. Remnants of the citrus orchards can still be found in neighborhood yards.
There are 14 public and 7 private schools in the area. As of 2008, the population was around 54,000. Among Granada Hill’s landmarks is White Oak Avenue. In 1966, it was designated as a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument, allowing it to be preserved and cared for as an historic relic. White Oak Ave. is home to 101 Deodar Cedar trees which line its street. Deodar trees are native to the western Himalayas. They are valued for their size and splendor.
The average cost of homes in the area from October 14 to December 14, 2014 was $515,000. This is a 7.7% increase over the previous year. The average price per square foot is $304.