Nestled just south of the Happy Camp Canyon Park in the heart of Ventura County, Moorpark is a 12.8-square-mile community where the people are friendly and most days—268 of them per year, in fact—are kissed by the Southern California sun.
About 35,000 people call Moorpark home, and it’s easy to see why. There are plenty of things to do, ample scenery to enjoy, and it’s located in an extremely convenient spot.
The homes for sale in Moorpark span virtually the entire spectrum. Whether you’re searching for something cozy in an established neighborhood or you’d rather live in a custom home that meets your exact specifications, you can find what you want here.
The average home price in Moorpark is just over $670,000, but there are homes for sale in every price range. The average price per square foot in this idyllic town is approximately $265.
Children who live in Moorpark are part of the Moorpark Unified School District, which runs several public school facilities.
Moorpark is located at the junction of Highways 23 and 118, which means commuting to nearby towns is fairly simple. The public transit system, Moorpark City Transit, carries residents around town; the Metrolink’s Ventura County Line also runs through Moorpark.
There is always something to do in Moorpark, and if you crave a bigger adventure than we can offer, you can always make the short drive to nearby Simi Vally. Underwood Family Farms is always a great time when you’re hanging out with little ones and ‘tweens, while the High Street Arts Center is a local favorite for live performances.
Moorpark is home to the beautiful (and moderately difficult) Tierra Rejada Golf Club, the Rustic Canyon Golf Course, and America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College. Residents enjoy Old Town Moorpark, the historical epicenter surrounding High Street, where quaint shops and cafés line the road behind massive pepper trees planted by the city’s founder.
If it’s a vibrant nightlife you’re after, you’ll find plenty of action at Butera’s Billiards, the Enegren Brewing Company and PJ’s Sports Pub (they even have karaoke, if you’re so inclined).
The Moorpark Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department runs several activities for families, singles and children. The department is headquartered in the Arroyo Vista Recreation Center, which is also where they hold dance, fine arts, fitness and music classes. Soccer, T-ball and basketball are also available for all ages; they also have other seasonal sports programs.
The city maintains several parks, many with playgrounds and walking trails, in addition to a handful of dog parks where your four-legged companions can romp off-leash.
From delectable Italian fare at Café Firenze to some of the best pastries in the state at Carrara Pastries on West Los Angeles Drive, you’ll find something for every palate in Moorpark. Whether you’re craving the caliente flavor of authentic Mexican cuisine or you want a fast submarine sandwich, this town is one of the best places to eat in Southern California.
If you’re looking for standard goods at “big box” store, Moorpark has you covered. We have Dick’s Sporting Goods, Target and Kohl’s, as well as TJ Maxx, Vons and several others. You’ll find plenty of quaint boutiques, family-owned stores and so much more in this beautiful inland town.
Jones Home Collective can help you find the perfect home in Moorpark. Call us at 805-813-1469 and we will build a custom search for the house of your dreams. If it’s easier for you, Contact Us Online and we’ll get back to you right away.