Lake Sherwood blends a magical co-existence of a gracious country club, an incomparable community of spectacular fairways, mountain and lake vistas, stunning Ventura homes, and abundant recreational opportunities.
Located in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, just south of the Thousand Oaks area of Ventura County, only 35 miles from the Los Angeles Westside area of Beverly Hills, Westwood and Santa Monica, Sherwood is just minutes away from freeway access and the beautiful beaches of Malibu.
Offering warm days, cool evenings and foothills dotted with changing seasonal color, the valley features a variety of lifestyles from lakeside living at the renowned Lake Sherwood to country club living at the spectacular gated Sherwood County Club, designed by golf champion, Jack Nicholas.
Upscale shopping and dining, a performing arts center, and a number of
recreational amenities including hiking in the Santa Monica’s or the equestrian facilities almost next door are all part of the charm of Thousand Oaks, consistently honored as one of the nation's safest large cities.
Education in Lake Sherwood
The area is served by the Conejo Valley Unified School District. Students attend Westlake Elementary, Colina Middle School, and Westlake High School.
Lake Sherwood Fun Facts
Lake Sherwood is so called due to its use as the location for Sherwood Forest in the 1922 film, Robin Hood, starring Douglas Fairbanks. The 1938 film, The Adventures of Robin Hood, starring Errol Flynn, also had a major scene shot on location at "Sherwood Forest". Hollywood motion pictures used Lake Sherwood as a location for many other films, as well. A mock cliff was constructed for several film serials, the lake was often used for motorboat chases and bordering forests were used for the Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan and Jungle Jim films, and The Tiger Woman. A full scale Tibetan village was built for Lost Horizon.