Rolling Hills Estates – A Picturesque Community
The City of Rolling Hills Estates was established in 1957 and expanded up until 1982; because of this, Rolling Hills Estates has 30 unique neighborhoods, each with its own style and architecture which represent a multitude of associations and social organizations. Its schools rank among the top in California and the U.S., and it is an excellent place to call home for anyone who enjoys art, culture, and fine-dining.
Located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County, Rolling Hills Estates is known for its horse trails, white fences, and open spaces. Every year, residents have the opportunity to ride through the beautiful trails with the mayor at the Mayor’s Breakfast Ride. The city also hosts the Tracy Austin Doubles Tennis Tournament and The Hills Are Alive 10K/5K - Run/Walk.
Rolling Hills Estates is 27.9 miles southwest of Los Angeles, and located on the south end of Santa Monica Bay. It’s approximately 15 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and provides easy access to US 405.
The Rolling Hills Estates area is known for the exceptionally high quality that it provides to its citizens; according to the city’s website, Rolling Hills Estates “continues to represent the basic ideals held by the original ‘incorporating pioneers’ while remaining responsive to the changing needs and interests of its residents”.
Rolling Hills Estates is a beautiful and scenic place to call home, and provides ample recreational activity, including 25 miles of equestrian trails, 10 miles of bicycle paths, and city-owned stables and tennis club.
There are 6 parks in Rolling Hills Estates, which include a variety of facilities. Residents may be found enjoying Chandler Park’s 3.5 acres surrounded by pepper trees, or Dapplegray Park’s equestrian rings. Numerous available activities include kite-flying, hiking, frisbee, baseball, basketball, volleyball, and tennis, just to name a few.
The climate of Rolling Hills Estates is temperate and sunny with just 15 inches of rain per year, compared to the nation’s 39 inch average. With an average of 277 sunny days per year, Rolling Hills Estates ranks 86 out of 100, where 100 is the most comfortable climate on Sperling’s Best Places comfort index; the national average is 54 (2017).
Housing and Density
The population of Rolling Hills Estates is approximately 8,067 residents, according to the 2010 US Census report, and the city covers about 3.6 square miles. The population density is 2,232.4 people per square mile. PV Brokers states that the city of Rolling Hills Estates has 178 acres of city parks, 371 acres of open space, 342 acres of institution/public property, 228 acres of streets and highways, and approximately 49 acres of vacant land. Residential real estate in Rolling Hills Estates is among the highest in the country, which makes it an affluent atmosphere.
The popularity of Rolling Hills Estates is compounded by the top-ranked schools available to families residing in the area. Rolling Hills Estates was ranked 10 out to 10 on the Great Schools city rating, which is based on test scores. Rolling Hills Estates is included in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District; there are two public elementary schools, one high school, and one private K-12 school serving the community.
Ranked as #1 out of 103 best school districts in the Los Angeles Metro, #3 out of 101 safest school districts in the LA Metro, and #3 of 101 districts with the best teachers in the LA Metro, Rolling Hills Estates proves its suitability for families (Niche 2017 Best Schools).
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School Districtalso boasts numerous highly-ranked private schools.
Find out more about the various schools in the area on GreatSchools.com.
Find out more about Rolling Hills Estates on the city website.
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