Small, low-rise apartment buildings and large complexes stand side-by-side along the streets of North Hills
West, a neighborhood on the north end of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. Nearby freeways, including Interstates 5 and 405, make commuting easy for residents getting to work. North Hills West sits 14 miles northwest of Burbank and 20 miles from downtown L.A.
Beginning golfers in North Hills West meet up at the Mission Hills Golf Course, an inexpensive, public par-three course ideal for practice or for children getting into the game. Head to the North Hills Shopping Center to handle basic errands or get a tasty treat, or go a little farther to Northridge Fashion Center when you feel like expanding your wardrobe.