In Riverside County, in the Inland Empire, just fifty-five miles east of Downtown Los Angeles, you will find the remarkable City of Riverside, California. Riverside is the most populated city in the county and Inland Empire and is named for its proximity to the Santa Ana River. Within this growing city, there are numerous neighborhoods and subdivisions from which prospective homebuyers can choose. One of the city’s most noteworthy is known as La Sierra.
La Sierra stretches between Riverside’s western edge and the Arlington area. Because of its position this large neighborhood serves as a gateway to the rest of the city. La Sierra was received its name from the original Mexican land grant and was annexed into Riverside in 1964. In the heart of the community is La Sierra University which serves more than 2,000 students and encompasses roughly 140 acres. Within the University’s grounds, there is an observatory, a significant library, an arboretum, museums, and several other facilities. Beyond the University, La Sierra also encompasses Five-Points, Riverwalk, Kaiser Hospital, the Galleria at Tyler, and an intriguing crossroads at La Sierra and Hole Avenues. This family-friendly neighborhood is served by La Sierra High School and multiple elementary schools, in addition to being home to La Sierra Park and Community Center, Riverwalk Dog Park, Rancho Loma Park, Collett Park, Myra Linn Park, and the renovated and expanded La Sierra Park.
In addition to all of these impressive features, La Sierra also has excellent housing options. La Sierra real estate includes large rural-style lots, high-density apartments, luxury apartments, traditional single-family homes, master-planned, and gated communities and everything in between. Homes for sale in La Sierra fall within a broad price range depending upon the property’s age, size, style, and location. If you would like to learn more about available properties in La Sierra, or other parts of Riverside, California, please contact us today so we can assist you.