OXNARD

A quiet, nautical seaside community with pristine stretches of coastline.

Welcome to Oxnard

Oxnard Homes For Sale

Oxnard is a coastal city, proud of its agricultural, beach/marina and historic downtown communities. Located in Ventura County on California's Gold Coast, Oxnard is characterized by a mixture of agricultural, industrial and suburban areas, just 20 miles northwest of Los Angeles County. With miles and miles of sandy beach coastline, discover the perfect setting for long walks and access to boating, surfing, fishing, kayaking, and much more. Residents enjoy an eclectic collection of beachfront and dockside homes with breathtaking views of the Channel Islands, Ventura coastline, and marina waterways. Visitors and homeowners also enjoy and support their local businesses, including restaurants, boutiques, auto museums, historic art galleries, and endless outdoor amenities.

Incorporated in 1903, Oxnard is not far from Los Angeles, which offers a taste of big-city life, including concerts, sporting events and world class restaurants. In the city of Oxnard, you’ll love the community's small town feel, proud Mexican heritage, and recreational opportunities.
 

What to Love

  • Vast open beaches
  • A dynamic, vibrant environment
  • Affordable living
  • Variety of outdoor activities and attractions
  • Close proximity to downtown Ventura and Camarillo Premium Outlets for shopping

Local Lifestyle

Oxnard offers a suburban feel with several miles of pristine, golden-duned beaches, historic Victorian-era architecture, a picturesque harbor, and an electric nightlife. Whether living or visiting Oxnard, you will find most residents outdoors, whether it’s at the beach or strolling along attractive streets lined with numerous shops, restaurants, and art galleries. Residents enjoy proximity to LAX, Santa Barbara, and other major cities, making Oxnard one of California's exceptional cities to live in.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Oxnard is home to numerous dining and shopping destinations. La Dolce Vita is the favorite dining destination for downtown Oxnard’s Historic District, offering authentic Italian and Mediterranean dishes, farm-to-table events, classes, in an upscale Victorian house built at the turn of the 20th century. After dinner enjoy live music and in-house-made craft infusion cocktails at Oxnard’s only basement speakeasy, The 1901.  

If you prefer dining in a relaxed, lodge-chic atmosphere, check out Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, an elegant American restaurant serving global comfort fare, stir-fry, pot roast, and pasta. You will also love the Brazilian restaurant Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine, known for its signature dish, moqueca Capixaba, prepared in a clay pot. At the beach/marina communities, Anaba Sushi and Toppers Pizza are the most popular restaurants.

When shopping around Oxnard, visit Costco Wholesale along Ventura Blvd. The warehouse store offers a wide range of items, including bulk groceries, electronics, pharmaceutical products, and more. The Collection at RiverPark is another prime shopping spot featuring a modern and sophisticated outdoor shopping experience, from beauty services, gourmet food items, and live comedy at Levity Live.  If you are looking for superior car dealerships, check out Oxnard Auto Center, a trusted car dealer in new and certified pre-owned vehicles.
 

Things to Do

Outdoor enthusiasts will find Oxnard ideal for exploring and enjoying various activities and attractions. Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, is one of the most popular attractions with an array of recreational activities: sailing, powerboating, electric boating, jet skiing, stand up paddleboarding, kayaking and deep sea fishing. One of the more popular activities are the daily trips to the Channel Islands (Santa Cruz, Anacapa, and Santa Rosa islands) with Island Packers Cruises. “The Islands” are a locals favorite for snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, hiking and camping.

The Channel Islands Beaches are the other favorite locations for locals and visitors alike. From Silverstrand Beach, Hollywood Beach, Hollywood by The Sea to Mandalay Shores (aka Oxnard Shores). Enjoy numerous beach activities, including Yoga By The Sea at Oxnard Beach Park, or a stroll down the beach path surrounding the Zachari Dunes Hotel. Scavenging for sea glass is another favorite pastime for beachgoers, in addition to surfing at the world class beach breaks.  
 
Neptune Square at Oxnard Shores even has a children’s playground right on the sand, as well as a volleyball net and halfcourt basketball court!

Oxnard's Historic Downtown is a must-visit destination. The district sprawls over 70 acres and comprises 139 buildings, including homes in Spanish Colonial, Craftsman, and Period Revival bungalow styles. You will love the collection of shops, restaurants, and art galleries anchoring the district. Oxnard also includes farm stands with fresh strawberries, produce, and flowers, offering a perfect place to discover and shop for local artisan goods. Keep an eye out for the California Strawberry Festival which takes place annually in the summertime. 
 

Schools

Distinguished schools in and around Oxnard include:

  • Hollywood Beach Elementary
  • Juan Lagunas Soria Elementary School, grades K-8, top dual immersion school in Ventura County for bilingual education
  • Oxnard High School, grades 9-12
 
 

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