Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Deerlake Ranch located?

Deerlake Ranch is located in the rolling hills of Chatsworth. Near the 118 and 27 freeways, Deerlake Ranch welcomes you to a world of discovery with six thoughtfully designed villages and remarkable amenities behind private gates.

 

Is Chatsworth a family-friendly community?

Yes! Chatsworth is home to great schools and close to all Southern California has to offer. Enjoy parks, natural terrain and an array of shopping, dining, entertainment and cultural destinations nearby. Plus, the clubhouse and trails at Deerlake Ranch make the community all the more inviting with beautiful family-friendly amenities.

 

How many homes are being built at Deerlake Ranch?

There will be 314 new homes built at Deerlake Ranch.

 

What types of homes are being built at Deerlake Ranch?

At Deerlake Ranch, six neighborhoods of single-family homes will be built. Each distinctive neighborhood will be terraced into the hills of Chatsworth. Stunning architectural styles that range from Andalusian and Modern Farmhouse to Contemporary Cottage and Craftsman will complement the beauty of the natural setting while bringing variety and unique character to the community.

 

How can I get more information on Deerlake Ranch?

You can join the interest list to stay in the loop and receive updates about this incredible new community. Click here to sign up for updates.

 

What amenities does the Deerlake Ranch community include?

Deerlake Ranch features one clubhouse, The Canyon Club. The Canyon Club offers places to play, relax, connect and socialize, with a fitness center, yoga studio, resort-style pool and spa, outdoor living room, game room, outdoor lounge and more. In addition, residents will have access to miles of trails and parks and will be surrounded by acres of preserved open space.

 

What schools will Deerlake Ranch students attend and within what school district?

Deerlake Ranch is located in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Students living at Deerlake Ranch will be assigned to Germain Academy for Academic Achievement (K-5), Ernest Lawrence Middle School (6-8) and Chatsworth Charter High School (9-12). Please see the area map here for local schools and colleges. School assignments are set by the districts and subject to change. Please refer questions to the respective school districts.

 

Which builders have neighborhoods at Deerlake Ranch?

Currently there are neighborhoods by Landsea Homes and Van Daele Homes. Learn more about current and forthcoming builders here.

 

Do builders cooperate with brokers or offer broker referral fees?

The process may vary from builder to builder, so please contact the individual builder/sales offices for specific details. If you’re working with a broker on your new home purchase, please have them accompany you when you first visit. Brokers, please plan to accompany your client on their first visit to Deerlake Ranch to be eligible for most builder referral programs.

 

What are some nearby recreational activities?

Besides the clubhouse, trails and activities right at home, when you live at Deerlake Ranch, this ideal Southern California location puts you close to an incredible range of recreational activities. For those who enjoy the outdoors, you’re near the beautiful hiking, dog-walking and horseback-riding opportunities at Rocky Peak Park and Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park. Balboa Golf Course and the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area are within a 30-minute drive of Deerlake Ranch. Plus, you’re less than 45 minutes from amazing vineyards and wineries in Malibu, Santa Monica and Venice beaches and lifestyle destinations in Los Angeles.

 

What are my dining and shopping options at Deerlake Ranch?

In Chatsworth, you will enjoy nearby favorites from Chello Persian Cafe, where you’ll find savory authentic Persian cuisine, to San Carlo Deli, with fresh, quality Italian dishes and products. But you’re also just minutes away from shopping in Northridge, Porter Ranch and Topanga. Northridge Fashion Center, Westfield Topanga & The Village and Porter Ranch Town Center are all great destinations just 20 minutes or less from home.

 

What is the tax rate for Deerlake Ranch?

The effective property tax rate in Los Angeles County is approximately 1.2–1.3%. A number of factors influence property tax, including square footage, options and voter-approved local tax measures. Please consult a sales agent for more information.

 

Does Deerlake Ranch have Mello-Roos?

Yes, Mello-Roos (also referred to as Community Facilities Districts or CFDs) are generally used to fund public facilities in a community. These will help the local area have newer amenities and infrastructure in place to support the growing community. Please see a neighborhood sales office for more details.

 

Who is the community developer of Deerlake Ranch?

Deerlake Ranch is a community by Foremost Companies. Every Foremost community begins with our core value — integrity. It’s simple, but it’s a value that ensures each piece of land we touch will complement the California landscape and set the benchmark for insightful, thoughtfully planned communities. Foremost owns or manages more than 12,000 residential lots in California and is actively pursuing new land acquisition opportunities throughout the state.