August 7th, 2020 at 11:00 am


Living in California, surrounded by gorgeous landscapes and ocean views, certainly has its perks. When you live such a short drive from the ocean and mountains, it’s easy to get outside and explore. One perk you may not have thought of, though, are all the hiking trails that can be found in Southern California, whether inland or near the ocean.

Living close to hiking trails not only benefits your physical and mental health when you regularly use them, it can also be a positive when considering your home’s value. Potential buyers will love the idea of taking just a few steps to get to the start of their favorite trail.

So, ditch your pricey gym, get outside, and take advantage of everything that Mother Nature has to offer! Below are three homes located near fabulous hiking trails. Plus, take a look at some of our favorite Southern California hikes.

Thousand Oaks | $2,290,000

Presented by Arlene Kovalivker


A peaceful property up in the iconic Thousand Oaks hills, this is a home you’ve got to see to believe. Situated near Bard Lake and countless hiking trails such as Woodridge Loop and Long Canyon Trail, it is perfect for an adventurous family. It has been custom built and richly done throughout, with features such as custom paint, Venetian travertine and Brazilian mahogany flooring, an expansive family room, as well as a chef’s kitchen with Wolfe appliances. Entertain or relax in the private yard enjoying pastoral views, covered cabana, pool, and spa.

Ventura | $805,000

Presented by Jeannie Nickerson


Just minutes away from the Barlow Canyon Hiking Trail, lies this serene piece of property. Oozing a cool retro vibe, this well-maintained home is located in one of the best California’s beach cities. Custom built with craftsman quality, its refinished gleaming hardwood flooring throughout most of the home is a total showstopper. Other great features include a formal dining room, breakfast area, as well as a courtyard entry.

 Norco | $728,000

Presented by Cherie Seiler 


This highly desirable single-story modern home is everything you can dream of, and more! It provides country living at its finest, complete with an open floor plan, covered front porch, and plenty of new upgrades. The best part? Endless views of rolling green hills, close proximity to the community horse riding arena, and the nearby Norco Hills for some great hiking!

Still searching to find your perfect home? Use our listing map to search for homes located near your favorite hiking trails. 

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