Welcome to La Cañada Flintridge
La Cañada Flintridge is one of Los Angeles County’s most captivating communities. Surrounded by the spectacular scenery of the San Rafael Hills, San Gabriel Hills, and the 700,000-acre Angeles National Forest, La Cañada is a completely self-contained community with plentiful retail and dining options, while Downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena, Burbank, and Glendale are all within easy reach.
Rising to as high as 3,000 feet above sea level, La Cañada’s homes and neighborhoods enjoy incredible views over the surrounding valleys, forests, and cities. The real estate is as spectacular as its backdrop, with resort-like properties showcasing exquisite architecture and amenities that include outdoor swimming pools, home theaters, and spacious lots shaded by mature trees.
Real Estate Insights
La Cañada is an exclusive sought-after location with a median sales price of $1,725,000 and an average cost of $710 per square foot over the past 12 months. Rental properties are virtually nonexistent, with 96% of La Cañada’s real estate owner occupied.
People & Lifestyle
This refined exclusive community has been home to many celebrities looking to balance proximity to Los Angeles with a more peaceful lifestyle. Some of La Cañada’s best-known residents have included Kevin Costner, Angela Bassett, Miley Cyrus, Haley Joel Osment, and Vince Vaughn.
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory straddles the border between La Cañada and neighboring Pasadena.
Things to Do
The La Cañada Flintridge Shopping Center opened in 2008, providing a variety of retail shopping for clothing, interior design, and specialties. Restaurants range from casual eateries to more upscale establishments; highlights include delicious Japanese cuisine at Sakura, a remodeled Taylor’s Steakhouse, and a Panera Bread.
Descanso Gardens is a must-visit. Within the gardens sits the historic Boddy House, home to the Sturt Haaga Gallery, which showcases a rotating line-up of exciting contemporary artists. Boddy House’s relaxing environment incorporates a lovingly curated Japanese garden and picturesque areas of forest and woodland.
The immense Angeles National Forest offers outdoor recreation opportunities in an unspoiled natural setting, with the ski resorts of Mountain High, Mount Baldy, and Mount Waterman about 30 miles northeast. Parks and green spaces within the La Cañada community include Hahamongna Watershed Park, featuring the world’s first Frisbee golf course.
Homes within La Cañada Flintridge fall under the La Cañada Unified School District.
La Cañada High School, 7-12, California Distinguished School, National Blue Ribbon School, ranked by U.S. World News & Report as No. 23 in California, and No. 80 in the United States
Crestview Preparatory, K-6
Flintridge Preparatory School, 7-12
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 9-12
La Cañada Preparatory, 4-8
The Learning Castle, K-3
St. Bede, K-8
Saint Francis High School, 9-12