Real Estate in Westchester, CA
Westchester, CA, is a thriving residential community a few miles from the ocean on the westside of Los Angeles and just north of Los Angeles International Airport. The community gives you the chance to live close to the big city and beach without the traffic or congestion. More than 41,000 people live in this area, which is less than 11 square miles in size. You can find a wide variety of Westchester, CA, homes offering quality living and the best of urban amenities.
Westchester CommunityWestchester is a blend of families, singles and students. Notable in the community are Loyola Marymount University (LMU), Otis College of Art & Design, the YMCA, Westchester Golf Course, Senior Center and park, Howard Hughes Center, and shopping/retail centers on Lincoln Blvd and Sepulveda Blvd. The community was developed in the late 1940's and 1950's and has a strong aviation and aerospace history as it was home to the Howard Hughes aviation company and property where Playa Vista is now located. The schools are in the Los Angeles Unified School District and include the Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnet School, Orville Wright Middle School, Wish Charter School, numerous elementary schools and many private schools.