Porter Ranch is a calm and windswept suburban neighborhood in Los Angeles County, located in the northwest portion of the San Fernando Valley. The Santa Susana Mountains
lie to the north of Porter Ranch, providing beautiful scenery. Chatsworth
is west, Northridge
is south, and Granada Hills
is east. It is noted by residents to be quiet and safe, providing a sanctuary from the urban ballyhoo of LA.
Porter Ranch real estate
is comprised mostly of large single-family homes, many within gated communities. 85% of families own their homes. The median home value is $712,106. Condos and townhomes
range from $400,000 to $750,000. Single family homes
range from $600,000 to $2.5 million. Multi-family homes for sale in Porter Ranch are uncommon and the nearest mobile homes are in Sunland and Simi Valley.
The 118 freeway connects commuters to the 405, 5, 210, 23, and 101 freeways. Downtown Los Angeles
or Beverly Hills
in about half an hour. Metrolink train at the nearby station to reach LA. Porter Ranch shopping centers provide easy access to many different restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops, and movie theaters.
Parks include. Palisades Park
, Aliso Canyon Park
, Rinaldi Park, Viking Park
, Limekiln Canyon Park
, Moonshine Canyon Park
, and 14-acre Holleigh Bernson Memorial Park
. Porter Ridge Park
was a filming location of the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Renaissance Summit
is a neighborhood at the highest point of Porter Ranch. Rim of the Valley Trail
is great for hiking and mountain biking.Niche.com
ranks Porter Ranch 24 out of 110 in its best neighborhoods to raise a family.