Canyon Country in Santa Clarita, CA 91351
Canyon Country is a community at the eastern border of the city of Santa Clarita, within Los Angeles County.
Canyon Country has a large range of homes. There are small, mid-sized and larger homes available. Prices vary from very reasonable in some neighborhoods to multi-million dollar estates in others.
It first received its name in the 1960s when the Canyon Country post office opened in 1968 near Solimint Junction - near Soledad Canyon Road and Sierra Highway.
Due to the topography of the eastern part of the Santa Clarita Valley, many homes in Canyon Country offer amazing views, and in the springtime, after a rain, the hills are emerald green and bring to mind storybook settings.
The second tract of homes built in the Santa Clarita Valley was the North Oaks tract, which began construction in 1961 when the 1800 acre 6-S Ranch was sold to a developer. Now there are many housing tracts in Canyon Country from the original North Oaks tract to large hillside executive homes with views of the valleys and canyons.
Sand Canyon Estates and Custom Homes - Santa Clarita, 91387
Sand Canyon, an area of Canyon Country, includes MacMillan Ranch, a guard gated community of custom luxury homes, the gated community of Robinson Ranch Estates and the Sand Canyon Country Club.
Looking for a gated master planned community with easy access to the freeway? Then consider Aliento Homes.
You can choose from five distinctive tracts of homes. Built by Pardee Homes, the tracts include Lucera, Arista, Tierno, and Cresta. Verano is the 55+ neighborhood.
Many of the homes have sweeping views of the Santa Clarita Valley. In fact, you can see distance snow topped hills in the winter!
Walk your dog on the walking trails, and visit the dog park. Swim and play at The Terrace, the beautiful community recreation center.
Fair Oaks Ranch in Santa Clarita, CA 91387
The master planned community of Fair Oaks Ranch built by Pardee Homes is also in the Canyon Country area of Santa Clarita. Fair Oaks is located east of the 14 Freeway.
A neighborhood in Canyon Country called The Rainbow Glen area consists of condos at American Beauty Village, and the single family homes of American Beauty Classics, California Summit, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Rainbow Glen Estates, Shadow Oaks, Sunset Hills Signature, and Sunset Hills Estates.
The community of Canyon Country offers shopping, restaurants, movie theaters, a library, the east campus of College of the Canyons, and easy access to the 14 freeway for commuters.
Parks & Recreation in Canyon Country
Residents have several options in Canyon Country when it comes to parks and open spaces for recreational activities. Discovery Park is maintained by the City of Santa Clarita and is located at 27555 Canyon View Drive in the 91351 zip code area. The park features a playground, picnic tables, and information markers throughout the area. There are plenty of places to sit down and relax while you’re exploring the trails.
North Oaks Park is located at 27824 Camp Plenty Road in the 91351 zip code area. This park features BBQ grills, a playground, picnic tables, a swimming pool, restrooms, and a community room. They also have several areas for sports activities.
Canyon Country is home to the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center which offers three pools, including a 50 meter competition pool with a competition timing system, a 25 meter dive pool, and an activity pool complete with water play equipment and a 160 foot water slide! And it is home to the Santa Clarita Skatepark and offers skaters a huge array of entertainment value, with various ledges, stairs, planters, banks and other street obstacles.
The many miles of biking trails and parks in the community of Canyon Country allows residents to enjoy the outdoors.
Canyon Country Schools
Students in this area are served by Sulphur Springs Union School District. Schools in the district include Canyon Springs Community Elementary School, Pinetree Community Elementary School, Mint Canyon Community Elementary School, Leona Cox Community Elementary School, and Mitchell Community Elementary School.
Schools within the Saugus Union School District that enroll students from this area include Cedarcreek Elementary School, Skyblue Mesa Elementary School, and Rio Vista Elementary School.
The community of Canyon Country offers plenty of shopping, numerous restaurants such as the popular and highly rated Piccola Trattoria, the Edwards Stadium 10 Movie Theater, the Jo Anne Darcy Library, the east campus of College of the Canyons, and easy access to the 14 freeway for commuters.
The Plaza at Golden Valley is a newer 49-acre shopping center with numerous stores and places to eat such as Lowes, a super Target, Staples, Bed Bath & Beyond, The Habit, Panera Bread, Chipotle, Chili’s Bar & Grill and many others.
Canyon Center has plenty of parking and a wide selection of stores. Popular stores include TJ Maxx, Dollar Tree, The UPS Store, and Browns Store. Kentucky Fried Chicken and Starbucks are favorites with residents and visitors, and you also have numerous choices when it comes to restaurants. The Island Pacific Seafood Market is popular.