Camarillo is a beautiful suburban community North-West of Thousand Oaks down the 101 Freeway Conejo Grade. Located just a half hour to Santa Barbara and an hour to Los Angeles, Camarillo is in a wonderful location. The city has its own train station with Amtrak and Metrolink trains allowing for commuters to get to work and easy travel for vacation. There is also a small airport for privately-owned planes.
Camarillo was founded in 1898 & was named after the Spanish settler Adolfo Camarillo who owned & operated a cattle ranch for over 68 years, eventually progressing into crop farming. His 6000 square foot, 14-room house is absolutely gorgeous, with an amazing oak tree right out front. It is only open for special events during the year.
The population is approximately 65,000. Camarillo has amazingly mild weather year-round averaging 70 degrees. It was rated #23 in the Wall Street Journal’s “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live”.
Camarillo schools rank highly on www.GreatSchools.org Camarillo is proud of its local college – Cal State Channel Islands University.
There are many Camarillo parks in which soccer, baseball, basketball, water polo, swimming, softball, lacrosse and football are played. Camarillo has the largest AYSO league west of the Mississippi.
There are a few great places to golf in Camarillo: Spanish Hills, Las Posas and Sterling Hills.
Some of the top employers in Camarillo are CSUCI, Pleasant Valley School District, St. Johns Hospital, Marz Farms, Ventura County Star, Harbor Freight and Semtech.
Some of the annual events in Camarillo are the Chili Cook-Off & Music Festival, Fiesta, Taste of Camarillo, Wings Over Camarillo Air Show, Summer Concerts & Movies in the Park and Christmas Tree Lighting.
Some favorite restaurants in Camarillo are Lure Fish House, Ottavios, Wood Ranch BBQ, Sushi Fresh, Manhattan, Bandit’s, Chester’s Asia, Eggs n Things, Marie Callenders, Old New York Deli, Johnny Rockets, and Waypoint Cafe.
The Camarillo Premium Outlets draw lots of shoppers with its 3 sections of stores plus a movie theater & restaurants.
Some fun places to hang out in the evenings are Brendan’s Irish Pub, Twenty88, Sheila’s, RELM and Ric’s Sportsbar.
Camarillo homes for sale: Mission Oaks (Creekside,
Garnidale Estates, Laurelwood, Marlborough, Meadows, Mission Oaks, Mission
Ridge, Mulberry Place and Terra Linda), Santa Rosa Valley (Bridlewood Estates, Camelot
Estates, Hidden Meadows Estates, Rancho Santa Rosa and Westwind Ranch, Village
at the Park (Addison Lane, Brookshire, Camden, Easton Crossing, Hampton Roads, Hanover and Wickford Place). Other popular neighborhoods in Camarillo are the Pinnacle,
Camarillo Heights, Bella Rosa, Bella Vista Estates, Las Posas Esates, Lexington
Hills, Regency Homes, Spanish Hills, Sterling Hills, Vina del Mar and Woodside
Green. There is also a very popular retirement community called Leisure
Village. Camarillo Homes for Sale.