The Neighborhood

Location. Location. Location.

One in a series of essays about your new neighborhood... Northridge and the San Fernando Valley

Location. Location. Location. Living in the center of the Valley certainly has its perks. From your new home at Sophie Court, you can be on your way… anywhere… in just minutes. Just two miles to the east you can hop on the 405 South to LAX and points beyond. Head north to Santa Clarita and spend the day at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Four miles north of your new home, you can access the California 118 heading east or west. Four miles to the south, join U.S. 101 for a commute to Downtown Los Angeles, or north to Calabasas, the Conejo Valley, and the coastal cities of Ventura and Santa Barbara.

Heading out of town for the weekend? No need to drive to LAX. Just a little over 2 miles from Sophie Court, The LAX FlyAway® buses offer convenient regularly scheduled round-trips, seven days a week, between each terminal at the airport at the Van Nuys terminal. The bus service is provided by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the owner and operator of Los Angeles International (LAX) and Van Nuys (VNY) general aviation airports. For a small fee, leave the hassle of driving, parking, and navigating the airport to the pros, as you sit back and relax on the modern, comfortable busses. The intent of the LAX FlyAway® service is to mitigate traffic congestion and air pollution... but the passenger convenience is really the true benefit!

Metrolink is a commuter rail system in Southern California consisting of seven lines and 62 stations operating on 534 miles of rail network. The system operates in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties, as well as to Oceanside in San Diego County. The Northridge station is the closest to Sophie Court and is situated on the Ventura County line. Use the Metrolink for weekday commuting, or for a weekend trip to L.A.’s Union Station. With downtown connections to other lines, you can head pretty much anywhere.

Sophie Court is located on the Metro’s regular bus route, and is also convenient to the Lake Balboa Station of the Orange Line. The G Line (Orange) is one of two Metro Liner bus routes that has dedicated lanes on the freeways and surface streets.  It serves the valley from Chatsworth to the North Hollywood Red Line station. Connect in North Hollywood for access to Universal Studios, Hollywood & Highland, and L.A.’s Union Station. Headed to class, or work? The Orange Line will drop you off directly in front of Pierce College and the Warner Center Business District.


​Sophie Court offers a variety of nearby conveniences which offer ways to ger you to and from where you need to be, whether it be by car, bus, train, or plane. Welcome home to Sophie Court. 


Orange Line Photo: Oran Viriyincy /Wikipedia, 405 Freeway Photo: Coolceasar/Wikipedia