14 Reasons to Live in Camarillo, CA
Community spirit! The Camarillo Christmas Parade has been held annually since 1962. The Parade draws locals and tourists alike with floats, marching bands and well-known grand marshals as it winds its way through Camarillo's City Center neighborhood.
Great greenery! Parks and other green space abound, including such community mainstays as Trailside Park and Woodcreek Park. In all, 25 parks are located in Camarillo.
Get shopping! Celestial shopping opportunities abound in town, home to one of California's largest outlet malls, Camarillo Premium Outlets, as well as the sparkling Promenade. Shop 'til you drop.
Where home meets the great outdoors! Mission Oaks Housing Development, on the northeast side of town, is a modern, planned community with well laid-out homes and green space like Woodside Park.
Music marvels! Constitution Park hosts summertime concerts for the whole family. Oh, and if you live here, you can lay claim to the setting of The Eagles' well-known rock song, Hotel California. Yes, the song likely refers to what was once the Camarillo State Mental Hospital.
Stellar mountain views! Camarillo is home to some of the best views of beautiful California mountains around, including the Santa Susana Mountains, the Camarillo Hills and the Santa Monica Mountains.
Rentals all around! Want to rent to own a home here? In the City Center area of Camarillo, near Channel Islands Drive, you'll find a variety of homes of all types, and a community with plenty of dining and shopping options. Expect to pay about $934 per month for a studio apartment.
Fun after sun down! Camarillo is a great place for lots of people, especially if they like to have fun after dark. Great nightlife abounds in the area, like La Dolce Vita and Ruby's Night Club.
Looking for rent to own houses? Try the rural feel of the Santa Rosa Road neighborhood, or Central Avenue's more suburban community. Either area offers spacious living in houses, townhomes or condominiums.
A Place to Stay! Camarillo boasts a strong job market drawing home buyers and those who want to rent to own. The community is nearly evenly divided between renters and owners in homes and condos. Close to the sea, the town's Wood Road runs into the Pacific Coast Highway and sandy shores beyond.
Good Reading! From the City of Camarillo Public Library - a tradition in lending since 1919 - to nearby bookstores like Mrs. Figs's Bookworm, there are plenty of places to find great books and reading material.
Eat local! Fresh produce and fun abound at the weekly Saturday Farmers' Market on Ventura Boulevard between Elm Street and Fir Street. Flowers, fruits, veggies and baked goods are all locally sourced.
Culture abounds! You can explore the historic Camarillo Ranch home as well as the WWII Aviation Museum and the Pleasant Valley Historical Society Museum.