Surrounded by magnificent woodlands and mountainous terrain, Topanga is less than 15 minutes away from the Pacific coastline and just an hour removed from downtown Los Angeles. Its spectacular location truly makes it one of West LA’s best-kept secrets.

Topanga is a quiet little LA County village that flies a little more under the radar compared to its more conspicuous neighbors. And this relatively low profile is one of its biggest draws. The serene wooded setting attracts artists and nature lovers who revel and find inspiration in solitude and wide open spaces.

Over the years, Topanga has been home to many of Hollywood’s most influential stars, including Humphrey Bogart, Shirley Temple, and Robin Williams. Musicians like Neil Young, Alice Cooper, Joni Mitchell, and Marvin Gaye also count among Topanga’s superstar homeowners.

The village gets its name from a Native American Tongva tribe term that loosely translates to “a place above.” With its affluent and creative communities, incomparable views, and an environment that embraces “la vie Bohème,” Topanga takes LA life to greater heights.

Real estate and homes for sale in Topanga

Topanga’s mountainous terrain boasts a fine selection of stately cliffside and hilltop luxury homes. Each property – whether situated atop a sun-bathed mountain, down the breezy canyon, or along the shaded creekside – is an invitation to live high and live large. When you buy a home here, you’re carving out your own slice of paradise.

Topanga’s resort-like mountaintop villas represent the pinnacle of Los Angeles living. Even the more “modest” options in the market have an air of calm and grace that comes from the overall beauty and tranquility of the setting.

Prime lots also comprise a notable section of Topanga’s real estate market, including plenty of properties with horse farm potential.

What’s in Topanga?

  • Inn of the Seventh Ray– The Inn’s woodsy creekside location creates unforgettable backdrops for fancy dinners and brunches featuring organic local produce. Inn of the Seventh Ray has been charming guests since 1973 with its refreshing ambience, and it’s a favorite haunt of some the most recognizable figures in the entertainment industry. Plus, with a reputation as LA’s most romantic restaurant, it is a highly sought-after venue for weddings.

  • The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum – Topanga’s two best features – nature and art – share the spotlight in this one-of-a-kind theater compound. The “Theater of Plants” is home to an artfully curated garden that stars various types of flora referenced in Shakespearean literature. The main performance stage is an outdoor amphitheater that seats up to 299 viewers.

  • Topanga State Park – The world’s largest wilderness area located within any city limits, this park features 36 miles of trails that cut across open grasslands and towering live oaks. Hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians can hit these trails to see some of the most unforgettable vistas of the Pacific Ocean.

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