Welcome to Stevenson Ranch
Nestled in the Santa Susana Mountain foothills, Stevenson Ranch is an upscale, master-planned community boasting award-winning schools, breathtaking mountain views, and 1,000 acres of parks, green spaces, and recreational areas. Outside of Santa Clarita Valley, the town is best known as the filming location for the Showtime series Weeds and for its shopping centers Valencia Marketplace and Stevenson Ranch Plaza.
This affluent community has long nurtured a warm and welcoming yet elegant vibe that's great for families. Stevenson Ranch homes typically sell within the million-dollar range, although some properties are available in the upper hundred-thousands.
What to Love
Stevenson Ranch Plaza
Popular filming location
Stunning mountain views
People and Lifestyle
Those looking to move to the master-planned community of Stevenson Ranch will find that most housing options are newer developments featuring one to two-story houses. This suburb is desirable to young families because of its safe, clean neighborhoods and proximity to acclaimed Blue Ribbon schools. Stevenson Ranch is a great place to raise kids thanks to its diversity, tight-knit community, and easy access to Santa Clarita.
While there isn't an abundance of nightlife, the local shopping centers take care of most of your daily needs and provide local healthcare and other services. Living in this quiet, peaceful, picturesque town will make you feel like you've moved into one of the friendliest small towns in the country. Most residents get to know their neighbors, and the Stevenson Ranch Homeowners Association regularly hosts events and charitable functions to get locals involved.
Shopping, Dining & Entertainment
There is no better spot in the area for fantastic family fun than Six Flags Magic Mountain
, a sprawling theme park that hosts 19 roller coasters — the world record for the most coasters in an amusement park. If roller coasters aren't your thing, there are plenty of other rides for families, children, and thrill-seekers. The park also has shops and restaurants and regularly hosts events and live shows.
The Oaks Club at Valencia
is famous for its par 72 championship course designed by PGA Tour and two-time major champion Mark O'Meara. Apart from the green, The Oaks sits on 32,400 square feet with breathtaking views of the Santa Clarita Valley. Architecturally, the clubhouse is designed to mimic the old California ranch style. Members can participate in a year-round schedule of events.
The best place for shopping and dining in Stevenson Ranch is at the Valencia Marketplace
on The Old Road. A one-stop shopping center, Valence Marketplace boasts several notable stores like Bed Bath & Beyond, Marshalls, Michael's, Old Navy, and more. You'll also find several salons and services alongside multiple eateries serving a range of cuisines, from casual to international fare.
Stevenson Ranch is close to Westridge
, a majestic, master-planned community located close to Valencia and downtown Los Angeles. Westridge provides residents with a traditional suburban space and lots of open space housed paired with essential amenities and a distinctive community.
Things to Do
Weeds, the Showtime original series starring Mary-Louise Parker, is the town's claim to fame. Weeds was filmed in Stevenson Ranch, and the neighborhood's master-planned layout inspired the show's theme song, "Little Boxes." Other films and television shows were also filmed here, including the Tobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon-led film Pleasantville.
Dr. Richard H. Rioux Memorial Park
is a serene 17-acre park located in Stevenson Ranch, perfect for picnics on the lush, grassy lawn and lazy days in the sunshine. Take in the beautiful surrounding Santa Susana Mountains while enjoying the warm summer climate, and take advantage of amenities such as baseball and tennis facilities and a playground.
Stevenson Ranch has several excellent award-winning California Distinguished and National Blue Ribbon schools, including Stevenson Ranch Elementary, Pico Canyon Elementary, Rancho Pico Junior High, and West Ranch High School.