Port Hueneme Real Estate & Information

Port Hueneme Real Estate & Information

Located in Ventura County, northwest of Los Angeles, Port Hueneme is a small, friendly, beachside community of around 21,000 residents. The city, which abuts Oxnard, is known for its excellent surfing, its bustling port and its annual beach festival. Naval Base Ventura County is located just outside of town and many residents, both enlisted and civilian, work at the base.

Shopping and Dining

Although it's a small city, Port Hueneme real estate owners will find plenty of shopping opportunities in and around the city. Among these are Channel Island Jewelry, Art Palace and Ralph's Grocery. There's also a naval exchange store for those in the U.S. Navy, their families and naval veterans. For larger stores, Pacific View Mall in Oxnard and Premium Outlet Mall in Camarillo are just a short drive away.

There are plenty of eateries in the area to interest Port Hueneme real estate owners. Among the local favorites are Pho Saigon for Vietnamese food, the Whale's Tail for seafood and Antonio's for Mexican food. There are also dozens of eateries in neighboring Oxnard.

Parks and recreation

One of the most enjoyable things about owning Port Hueneme real estate is the abundance of parks and green spaces in and near the city. The 50-acre Hueneme Beach Park features a 24-hour fishing pier, a historic lighthouse, picnic tables and grills, volleyball courts, a snack bar and ample parking. Port Hueneme is unique in that it has both south-facing and west-facing beaches. The south-facing beaches are said to have some of the best surf in the United States.

In addition, the neighboring city of Oxnard owns and manages eight parks as well as a senior center and a performing arts center. Just outside of Port Hueneme is the 1.95 million acre Los Padres National Forest and the many outdoor opportunities offered there. 

Living

Port Hueneme real estate runs the gamut from modest bungalows to California-style ranch homes to beachfront estates. There are also a smattering of townhouse-style and semi-detached condos in the city. Condos, Townhouses start in the low $100,000's, with single family homes starting around $200,000.

Schools, Health, and Transportation

School age children of Port Hueneme real estate owners attend the schools of either the Hueneme School District or the Oxnard Elementary School District, depending on where they live. There are also a number of private schools in the area, including Mary Law Private School in Oxnard.

For higher education, nearby Oxnard is home to Oxnard College, a publicly-funded community college. Not far away in Camarillo is California State University-Channel Islands. Of course, there are dozens of colleges and universities in the greater Los Angeles area, including UCLA and the University of Southern California.

Port Hueneme real estate owners don't have to worry about access to quality health care. The city has the expected complement of doctors', veterinarians' and dentists' offices. For acute or emergency health care issues, St. John's Medical Center in Oxnard features a 230-bed acute care facility, a 24-hour emergency room, a cancer center and a cardio care unit. In addition, some of the best hospitals in the United States are located just a short drive away in Los Angeles, including UCLA Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

It's easy to get around Port Hueneme because of the town's compact size. The city is located right on US 101, which connects it to Santa Barbara to the north and to Los Angeles to the south. Gold Coast transportation provides public transportation between Port Hueneme and other points in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties, including Ojai, Ventura and Oxnard.

For trips outside of the region, Port Hueneme is within an hour's drive of several commercial airports, including Santa Barbara Municipal Airport and Los Angeles International Airport.

 

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (805)339-3516 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

Contact Information

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Harold Powell
RE/MAX Gold Coast Realtors
5720 Ralston St. Ste. 100
Ventura CA 93003
(805) 339-3516