Glendora Homes & Real Estate for Sale
Glendora, CA is a splendid city in which to purchase a home. Located just 23 miles east of Los Angeles, the town occupies 19.6 square miles. Approximately 51,000 residents call this San Gabriel Valley community home.
George Whitcomb, the owner of Illinois-based Whitcomb Locomotive Works, founded this California town in 1887. After relocating from Illinois in the early 1800s, Whitcomb resided in a glen of the San Gabriel Mountains. The town was named by Whitcomb, who combined his wife Leadora’s nickname, Dora, with “glen,” which signified his new home’s location in the foothills of the mountain region.
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Current Glendora MLS Listings
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Glendora Homes for Sale
If you are interested in Glendora, here is more information about the city, the area, local schools and real estate options. As always, we are happy to assist you with anything that you need.
Glendora - Mayberry of the Greater LA Area
This picturesque hamlet, which has been referred to as the Mayberry of the Greater LA area, boasts a low crime rate. The safeness of this peaceful, family-oriented locale adds to the appeal for those seeking to invest in a Los Angeles County community within easy commuting distance of the big city.
Glendora Real Estate Options
Real estate options range from charming bungalows, to modest ranch homes, to sophisticated condominiums and townhomes, to multi-million dollar properties.
Communities such as Bluebird Hill, Gordon Highlands and Oakhart Estates are just a few of the sought-after addresses for homeowners seeking estate residences. It’s no wonder the area is home to several notable residents, including sports figures, actors, singers, more than one Olympic gold medalist, and founders of several successful companies.
Though listing prices of homes have topped $7 million, the median home cost is approximately $430,000.
Recreation and Entertainment in Glendora
Glendora, CA is home to the prestigious “membership by invitation only” Glendora Country Club, which has a 113-acre, 18-hole golf course. The Country Club, known as one of the finest private establishments in area, was conceptualized in 1954 by Warren Beach. Located at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, the grounds occupy a portion of the Warren Ranch. The social and business amenities of the establishment are unmatched.
Beyond the country club, this Southern California suburban refuge is abuzz with recreation and entertainment year round. A menagerie of shopping outlets, parks, restaurants, nightlife activities, music, and more can be found.
Further, there are several planned recreational and social outlets hosted by the city. A plethora of supervised events are held at the American Legion Building, the Scout Hut, the Crowther Teen and Family Center, and the Youth Center on a regular basis.
Glendora Schools Information
If schools are at the top of your list, the Glendora, CA area will appeal to you and your family. The area is recognized as a high-ranking district. The education institutions, part of the Glendora Unified School District, are some of the best performing in the state and in the nation. See a list of area schools below:Elementary Schools
- La Fetra
- Glendora High School
- St. Lucy's Priory High School (all girls)
- St. Dorothy School (Kindergarten through 8th)
- Foothill Christian School (Preschool through 8th)
- Hope Lutheran Elementary
Glendora Employment and Business
There are several employment opportunities in the city. The Unified School District, Citrus College and the County of Los Angeles are the largest employers in the area. The City, East Valley Hospital Medical Center, Foothill Presbyterian Hospital, Ormco, The Home Depot, Wal-Mart, and Sam's Club are other employment outlets in the area.
The Chamber of Commerce is an active, staple organization that promotes networking and growth strategies for new and existing business members.
If you’re looking for a city in close proximity to a larger metropolis, with excellent schools and a low crime rate, recreational outlets galore, selection in property styles, and one full of gracious, Southern California living, you’ve found it in Glendora, CA. Welcome home!
If you have questions about Glendora real estate, or would like to learn how we can save you thousands of dollars buying or selling your Glendora home, contact Inland Valley Properties, at (800) 859-8970.