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The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley located in Southern California. More than half of the city of Los Angeles' land area lies within the San Fernando Valley. The official first rancho and adobe settlement in the southeast part of the San Fernando Valley was occupied by the Reyes family, in what is now Encino, California, but a rancho settlement in the northeast part of the San Fernando Valley was occupied by the Cota Family, near the mission at San Fernando, California.

Prior to development, before the arrival of the Los Angeles Owens Valley Aqueduct water, the valley was a bleak semi-desert, too dry for extensive agriculture over more than a small part of the valley. After the construction of the Owens Valley - Los Angeles Aqueduct, the mostly rural area was annexed by the city of Los Angeles in 1915, more than doubling the size of the city. Other cities in the San Fernando Valley include Sherman Oaks , Encino, and Granada Hills.

Granada Hills is a district in the San Fernando Valley region of the City of Los Angeles, California. It is located just north of the North Hills and Northridge, west of the Mission Hills and Sylmar districts, and just east of the Porter Ranch district. In 1916, the San Fernando Valley's first oil well was drilled in what is now Granada Hills. The oil well was located at the northern tip of Zelzah Avenue. Granada Hills was founded in 1927 (as " Granada;" the "Hills" was added 15 years later) and started out as a dairy farm and orchard known as the Sunshine Ranch. Among the crops harvested here as the nation prepared for the Roaring ‘20s were apricots, oranges, walnuts and beans. Vestiges of former citrus groves can still be seen as small groups of orange, lemon or grapefruit trees in some residential yards.

Sherman Oaks is an 8.1-square-mile district in the San Fernando Valley region of the City of Los Angeles, California. In contrast to much of the Valley, the area is relatively urbanized , with commercial skyscrapers along Ventura Boulevard as well as scattered throughout. In addition, residential densities are highly mixed, with apartment and condominium neighborhoods alongside single-story residential ones. The area is a hub for regional transportation, business, and shopping. Sherman Oaks was one of the first Valley communities to experience intensive real estate development. Anticipating the development of the Los Angeles Aqueduct in 1913, Los Angeles Suburban Homes Co. purchased 47,500 acres of the southeast Valley in 1910. In 1911, a subdivision map called Tract 1000 was filed with Los Angeles County. From that parcel, one of the partners in the company, General Moses Hazeltine Sherman, bought 1,000 acres for himself. In 1927, Sherman subdivided the property and sold the land for $780 an acre.

Encino is a hilly district of the City of Los Angeles, California. Specifically, it is located in the central portion of the southern San Fernando Valley and on the north slope of the Santa Monica Mountains. The local economy provides jobs primarily in health care (including one of two Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center hospitals), social services, and professional services (accounting and financial services, real estate, and legal) sectors. There are approximately 3,800 businesses employing about 27,000 people. A popular Encino location is Los Encinos State Historic Park, which features historic buildings, a small museum, and picnic grounds. Encino is also the site of many television and movies locations.

 

Browse our listings for homes on sale in the San Fernando Valley, California metro area:

   
10550 White Oak Avenue Granada Hills, San Fernando Valley, CA 91344

$ 430,000
3 Bedrooms
2 Baths
6904 Square Ft.


   
17825 San Fernando Mission Granada Hills,
San Fernando Valley, CA 91344

$ 624,950
3 Bedrooms
2 Baths
16600 Square Ft.


 

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