Chesterfield Square

Los Angeles, California Homes for Sale

About Chesterfield Square

Chesterfield Square is a community in Los Angeles like no other. It is located in the South L.A. region and is bordered by Hyde Park, Harvard Park, Inglewood, Manchester Square, and Vermont Square. Although not as glamorous as other neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Chesterfield Square is known for being a friendly community with towering palm trees and a small, centrally located park. The community has many unique attributes which helps it keep its residents and attract tourists. Chesterfield Square, like many LA communities, has a rich cultural history that its residents have maintained through several generations.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $665,000 to $1,050,000

Closed Prices: $510,000 to $988,000

Median Sale Price: $655,000

Average $ per sq ft: $653

Association Fee Ranges: $0

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1922 to 1956

Sq. Ft.: 811 to 1717 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 2 to 5 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 3 Bathrooms

Around Chesterfield Square

In Chesterfield Square, you'll see Angelenos bustling about the strip mall getting their shopping done for the week. Craftsman-style homes - which surged in popularity in the early 20th century - are in abundance here. Chesterfield Square Park and Van Ness Recreation Center attracts the neighborhood's more active residents. The neighborhood also has two elementary schools and a middle school.

Chesterfield Square has plenty of diversity when it comes to cuisine. There are restaurants serving cuisines from all around the world, including Creole, sushi, and Mexican. You can also find restaurants serving more traditional American food and the local California cuisine. Most of the culinary options in this neighborhood are around the strip mall, where residents can find BBQ, Chinese, and American restaurants. Chesterfield Square also has great places for dessert as well, whether you want a warm cookie or some cold ice cream.

Chesterfield Square is known for the strip mall that is located on Western and Slauson Avenues. Because of this, the main factor in where to live in Chesterfield Square is whether you want to stay closer to the strip mall. Chesterfield Square is predominantly modest single-family homes developed on large lots, at least relative to the rest of Los Angeles. Traffic-weary residents would be best served by avoiding living next to the strip mall, although Chesterfield Square is not as gridlocked as the rest of the city.

On a Sunday in Chesterfield Square, you might want to go to the local shopping center that is the main attraction for residents. People come from all over the city to shop at the local shopping center in Chesterfield Square. Go for a leisurely stroll through the neighborhood's namesake park after brunch on Florence Avenue.

Chesterfield Square has an active and exciting nightlife. Most of the neighborhood's nightlife options are along Western Avenue, which has sports bars and restaurants. For a low-key evening, residents will peruse the shops along Slauson Avenue. Farther south along Western Avenue are plenty of bars and restaurants in the Gramercy Park neighborhood.

Locals Love

  • Plenty to do, even on a Sunday, so you won't get bored
  • Parks and recreational areas make it easy to enjoy the local natural beauty
  • Local shopping center is fun and exciting, making getting groceries an experience instead of just an errand
  • Enjoyable nightlife with good alcohol and interesting people

Locals Don't Love

  • Only two or three companies provide public transportation
  • Only a few schools for any age of students in the neighborhood itself
  • General lack of public transportation can make it hard to live here

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