Lakewood, California

Lakewood Offers a Beautiful, Established Community

Lakewood, California is a well-established city on the eastern end of Los Angeles County, just a few miles from Orange County.

Lakewood was one of the first planned communities built after World War II. The city’s beautiful boulevards have landscaped medians with frontage roads separating residential areas from the main thoroughfares.

Several different districts serve the area: ABC Unified in Cerritos, Bellflower Unified School District, Long Beach Unified School District, and Paramount Unified School District. The local schools perform above average to excellent on standardized tests and overall earn a B+ rating on Niche.com.

Lakewood Homes
Lakewood Homes
Lakewood Neighborhood
Lakewood Neighborhood
Typical Lakewood Homes
Typical Lakewood Homes

Enjoy Shopping and Dining in Lakewood

Lakewood has lots of great restaurants and coffee shops. Lakewood Marketplace has a number of chain eateries, as well as some local spots, including Adobo Taco Grill and Tokyo Hibachi. Lakewood Center is the local shopping mall and one of the largest in the country. It’s anchored by Target, JCPenney, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Costco, Macy’s, and Forever 21.

The pleasant, sunny weather in Lakewood makes being outside lots of fun. The city has 10 major parks with playgrounds, picnic areas and barbecues, and playing fields. Many facilities are available to rent for parties and gatherings. There’s also a dog park and a skatepark. The city holds a variety of classes, sports leagues, and summer activities for all ages.

The Lakewood Nature Trail is perfect for walking or jogging and observing local wildlife. Native plants have been encouraged to grow, and the whole area has been transformed. The trail follows the course of the San Gabriel River, which attracts many animal and bird species.

Lakewood is well situated to give access to the rest of the Los Angeles area and into Orange County. The 605 freeway runs north and south on the eastern end of the city. The 91 freeway runs east and west just north of the city’s border, while the 405 freeway is a little ways south.

Lakewood Mayfair Park
Lakewood Mayfair Park
Welcome to Lakewood
Welcome to Lakewood
Aerial View of Lakewood Country Club
Aerial View of Lakewood Country Club
Lakewood Country Club
Lakewood Country Club

Area Information

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Homes for Sale in Lakewood, California

4537 Levelside Avenue Lakewood, CA 90712

$779,000 - 4Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Lakewood Mutuals (lkmu), Lakewood
New
Price $779,000
Beds 4
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,606
Status Active
MLS # SB21045628
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

11205 Stillman Street Lakewood, CA 90715

$749,000 - 4Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Lakewood
New
Price $749,000
Beds 4
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,711
Status Active
MLS # RS21042893
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

4236 Chatwin Avenue Lakewood, CA 90713

$679,000 - 2Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Lakewood
New
Price $679,000
Beds 2
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,243
Status Coming Soon
MLS # PW21045844
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

5109 Bellflower Boulevard Lakewood, CA 90713

$779,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Lakewood City/lakewood (lck), Lakewood
New
Price $779,000
Beds 3
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,537
Status Active
MLS # RS21045933
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

12750 Centralia Street Unit 200 Lakewood, CA 90715

$339,900 - 1Br/1Ba -  for Sale in Lakewood Shores (lks), Lakewood
New
Price $339,900
Beds 1
Baths 1
Living Area SqFt 844
Status Active
MLS # CV21045371
Property Type Condominium
 
 

4306 Maybank Avenue Lakewood, CA 90712

$699,999 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Lakewood Mutuals (lkmu), Lakewood
New
Price $699,999
Beds 3
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,225
Status Active
MLS # RS21044269
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

21409 Bloomfield Avenue Unit A Lakewood, CA 90715

$525,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Other (othr), Lakewood
New
Price $525,000
Beds 3
Baths 3
Living Area SqFt 1,314
Status Active
MLS # OC21044154
Property Type Townhouse
 
 

6159 Castana Avenue Lakewood, CA 90712

$674,999 - 3Br/1Ba -  for Sale in Crest Gardens (crst), Lakewood
New
Price $674,999
Beds 3
Baths 1
Living Area SqFt 1,134
Status Active
MLS # SR21044258
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

5313 Briercrest Avenue Lakewood, CA 90713

$639,900 - 3Br/1Ba -  for Sale in Lakewood Park/north Of Del Amo (lnd), Lakewood
New
Price $639,900
Beds 3
Baths 1
Living Area SqFt 1,066
Status Active
MLS # PW21044299
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

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