Castaic Real Estate

Castaic is an unincorporated community in Los Angeles County set amid the stunning backdrop of the Sierra Pelona mountains. Located near the bustling community of Santa Clarita, Castaic is a mere 39 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. Though Castaic is a small community with only 19,000 residents, it offers its residents a lot of amenities and perks aside from its natural beauty and proximity to Los Angeles.

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The Castaic Union School District employs many teachers and educational professionals in Castaic. Other teachers and staff can find work with the nearby William S. Hart Union High School District. The nearby communities of Valencia and Santa Clarita, about ten miles away, provide many employment opportunities for Castaic residents. The Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital employs over 1,000 medical professionals on its team. Quest Diagnostics, California Institute of Art and Aerospace Dynamics all are large employers right in Santa Clarita.

The Castaic Union School District is small but strong. The district has three elementary schools and one middle school. High school students can attend either the nearby Valencia High School or the West Ranch High School. The West Ranch High School has a strong communications program and boasts both a school newspaper and an official TV network called West Ranch TV. Valencia High School made it on to Newsweek’s 2012 “America’s Best High Schools” list and is also known for its strong communications program as well as its chorus and athletics.

Beauty abounds in this southern California community: Castaic Lake is nestled in the stunning Sierra Pelona mountains. Sunbathing on the beach, swimming, boating and hiking are all popular activities at Castaic Lake. Pyramid Lake, located in the beautiful Angeles National Forest, is a huge lake that offers views, boating, fishing and swimming. The Angeles National Forest, and its Pacific Crest Trail, offers endless activities for the avid nature lover. Here, rock climbing, hiking and boating are huge draws to the park.

Though Castaic is a quiet community, it is only a few miles away from the excitement of Six Flags Magic Mountain. The theme park is located in Valencia and has something everyone will enjoy, regardless of age: roller coaster aficionados love that Magic Mountain has the most roller coasters in the world. Santa Clarita has several public and private golf courses as well as a public ice skating rink. For shopping, the Westfield Valencia Town Center has everything from an Apple store to a Macy’s.

Every year, the community of Castaic gathers to celebrate at the Castaic Days Outdoor Festival. The festival features gourmet food trucks, a classic auto show, local artisans and crafters and a petting zoo for the littlest attendees.

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