photo by Pedro Costa Barros

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$369,999 to $1,105,000
  • Closed Prices:$348,500 to $930,000
  • Median Sale Price:$599,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$419
  • Association Fee Ranges:$90 to $480/mo,$0 to $480
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1920 to 2019
  • Sq. Ft.:810 to 3,310Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 6Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 4Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes:0 - 3 acres

Neighborhood Amenities

This community has numerous amenities available for residents to enjoy.

Homes for Sale

Homes in this area come in a wide range of prices, styles, and sizes.

Where to Live

Lake Balboa is a fantastic place to purchase a home at an affordable price, - if one can tolerate airport noise. Residences around Lake Balboa primarily consist of high-rise condominium complexes, single-family homes, and classic ranch-style houses. For more of a middle-class suburban vibe, popular areas to live in would be around the south end of Lake Balboa around Victory Boulevard, where the inner neighborhoods are larger, cleaner and greener.

Where to Eat

After a fun-filled day of outdoor adventures, the local cuisine is sure to re your energy. Whether you are craving a burger, tacos, or pizza, head to Saticoy Street or Balboa Boulevard, where there are plenty of brunch spots, pizzerias, bakeries, diners, and coffee shops. There may not be too many healthy food options to choose from, but for those who want to gorge on a delicious meal, Lake Balboa has you covered.

What You'll See

Tree-lined streets that greet residents on their way home from work. Another common sight is senior citizens taking a casual stroll along the sidewalks. Since new residents have been moving into these 1950s-style homes throughout recent years, do not be shocked if you see a multitude of houses undergoing home improvement projects and construction. This community is very tight knit and many people know each other. If you're lucky, you might even be able to join in on a neighborhood block party.

Friday Night Fun

The nightlife around Lake Balboa is fairly quiet and laid back. Residents here often gather with a couple of friends and have a fun night karaoking on Sherman Way. There are also a couple dive bars on Saticoy and Balboa Boulevard for those who want a more festive Friday night out.

The Perfect Sunday

When Lake Balboa is practically in your backyard, the recreational activities are endless. For those who love water activities, spend a quiet afternoon fishing on the lake or rent a paddle boat for a relaxing day in the lake. If you prefer to stay on land, admire the breathtaking views of nature while biking along the Balboa Bike Path. Lake Balboa Park also has several fields available for sports enthusiasts itching to play soccer, baseball, or even golf. For those who want to share the fun with their kids, you can rent a bouncy-house or visit the toy-making headquarters of MGA Entertainment.

Locals Love

Abundance of recreational activities • Affordable housing prices • Proximity to the 405 freeway.

Locals Don't Love

Lack of nightlife • Noise from passing airplanes, jets, and helicopters • Shopping centers are further away.

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Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.

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