Located in Los Angeles County, the master-planned community of Stevenson Ranch is considered one of the Santa Clarita Valley communities. Stevenson Ranch homes are located just west of the Santa Clarita city limits, tucked up against the strikingly beautiful foothills of the Santa Susanna Mountains in the Santa Clarita Valley just west of the Interstate 5 Freeway, giving commuters great access to the Interstate 5 freeway.
Just minutes north of the San Fernando Valley, this community retains a calmer, quieter character, in a location that is close to everything but removed from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Stevenson Ranch Real Estate
Stevenson Ranch, established in the late 1980’s, is mostly made up of mid-sized homes to large executive style homes that are priced competitively. It offers a selection of diverse established and newer home neighborhoods, with nearby natural protected open space and community parks in a friendly, close-knit community atmosphere. This community is home to over 17,000 residents.
There are many different builders represented in the different tracts which feature townhomes and single family homes – such as, Centex, John Laing, Lennar, Beazer Homes, and DR Horton.
The single family homes offered include the following neighborhoods: The Arts, Aspen, Atessa, Barrington, Belcrest, Breton, Copperfield, Centex Ridge, Crescent Moon, Centex Heights, Crestview Cottages, Greystone Collection, The Highlands, Mandeville, North Star, Oak Terrace, Pacific Ranch Estates, Peacock Ridge, Pacific Colony, Pacific Summit, Remington, Ryland Summit, Skyview, Sienna, Spyglass, Serenade, Summerset, Torcello, Twilight Vista, Vail, Verona, Vista Ladera, and Winterset.
The townhomes include: Crown Villas, Diamond Head, and Treana. The townhomes of Bellagio, Marblehead, and Toscana are all located in the Palisades association of Stevenson Ranch.
South of Pico Canyon Road, in South Stevenson Ranch are the single family homes of Southern Oaks Estates, Southern Oaks Grove, and Southern Oaks Manor. The Southern Oaks community offers a beautiful private community pool, gorgeous views of the surrounding hills with oak trees, and no Mello Roos.
Stevenson Ranch is home to “Old Glory”, the 400 year old oak tree that broke records for being the largest tree ever transplanted, when it was successfully moved a half mile in 2004.
The Stevenson Ranch homes are located directly south of the Valencia Westridge neighborhood.
Stevenson Ranch Schools
Students in this area are served by Newhall School District. The district is comprised of 10 elementary schools. Schools that enroll students in grades kindergarten through grade five in the Stevenson Ranch area include Stevenson Ranch Elementary School and Pico Canyon Elementary School. Students in grades six through eight attend Rancho Pico Junior High School. Students in grades nine through twelve attend West Ranch High School.
The percentage of residents with a high school diploma or higher is 95.9 percent. The percentage of residents with a bachelor’s degree or higher is 51.1 percent.
Parks & Recreation in Stevenson Ranch
Pico Canyon Park is a 21-acre park and features hiking trails, picnic tables and public restrooms. It is home to a spectacular Oak Tree known as Old Glory.
Jake Kuredjian County Park is a scenic six-acre park with trees, grassy lawns, paths, and public restrooms.
The 17 acre Richard H. Rioux Memorial Park, as seen in the photo at the top of this page, on Faulkner Drive has gorgeous views and is a great place to spend either quiet moments, or spend the day enjoying the softball field, the basketball and tennis courts, barbecues, picnic tables, walking/jogging track, multipurpose field, and all around beauty. In addition, there is a children’s playground, horseshoe pits, skateboarding area, and public restrooms.
Stevenson Ranch Amenities
Stevenson Ranch Plaza is a local shopping mall with plenty of parking. There are a large variety of stores including Ralph’s, Steinmart, and Petsmart. There are also many available restaurants and quick stop eating choices, including Zagat rated Spumoni Restaurant, Del Taco, Yamato, and Starbucks.
Stevenson Ranch is also home to Valencia Marketplace shopping mall. Popular stores include Staples, Old Navy, Marshalls, Cost Plus, and Walmart. Numerous food and drink choices include Claim Jumper’s, Wood Ranch, New Kyoto Sushi, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Subway, and Chili's. There is an amphitheater which offers outdoor entertainment on summer evenings.
For health and fitness, the Stevenson Ranch LA Fitness club has facilities for cardio training, strength training, fitness classes, and a swimming pool.
Stevenson Ranch Library is open until 8 PM three nights per week and opens on Saturdays. They host a variety of clubs, groups, and classes for residents. There is also a study room, a meeting room, and specially designated areas for children and teens.