Ventura real estate is as diverse as its people. Located a short 63 miles NW of L.A.. The area stretches from the Pacific Ocean to the Santa Paula Mountains. The properties include oceanfront homes, custom homes on large lots, farm areas and new neighborhoods that are sprinkled through the orange groves of Santa Paula and Fillmore. Ventura was named as one of America's Most Livable communities by Partners for Livable Communities during a National Press Club event in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2004.