Encina, Goleta, CA

Encina Neighborhood Guide Goleta, CA

About

Encina is a calm and serene neighborhood located in the heart of Goleta, California. Known for its peaceful residential streets, this area is well-connected via major roads such as North Fairview Avenue and Calle Real. The Encina neighborhood is adjacent to the majestic Lake Los Carneros and just a short drive from the Pacific Ocean, offering residents scenic views and abundant outdoor spaces for leisure activities.

What You Will Love About encina, goleta, california

  • You'll enjoy the tranquil residential atmosphere complemented by vibrant greenery and attractive landscaping.
  • Its close proximity to Lake Los Carneros and the Pacific coast offers untold outdoor leisure opportunities.
  • The neighborhood enjoys easy access to key roads, making commuting hassle-free and convenient.

What’s Nearby

Encina neighborhood is within easy reach of the bustling downtown Goleta, featuring a range of local restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. The neighborhood is also close to the tech-hub of Santa Barbara, making it a perfect place for tech professionals. Nearby Lake Los Carneros is a popular spot for boating and bird watching.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Encina neighborhood, Goleta, California is a perfect blend of suburban quiet and outdoor engagements. Residents enjoy evening walks by the lake, bird-watching and several water activities, while being a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 67 restaurants, 17 grocery stores, and 2 parks within a mile of the Encina neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Trader Joe's

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    5767 Calle Real

  • GROCERY
    Nikka Japanese Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    5721 Calle Real

  • GROCERY
    Albertsons

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    5801 Calle Real

  • GROCERY
    Sprouts Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    175 N Fairview Ave

  • GROCERY
    El Caporal Market 1

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    5858 Hollister Ave

  • GROCERY
    Cindy's Produce & Groceries

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    5858 Hollister Ave

Encina Apartments and Rentals

59 Rental properties in Encina, Goleta, CA.

  • Furnished Studio - Santa Barbara - Calle Real property

    $4,349

    Furnished Studio - Santa Barbara - Calle Real

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

  • 4660 Via Roblada property

    $32,500

    4660 Via Roblada

    5 Beds • 5 Baths

  • 595 Los Feliz Dr property

    $9,500

    595 Los Feliz Dr

    4 Beds • 3 Baths

  • 771 Camino Cascada property

    $7,900

    771 Camino Cascada

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    1538 Sqft

  • 6525 Del Playa property

    $10,500

    6525 Del Playa

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

  • 6555 Del Playa property

    $9,500

    6555 Del Playa

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
52.8%
0.5%
utilities
24%
55.6%
food
6.7%
6.5%
transportation
0.4%
27.4%
healthcare
17.1%
6.5%

Encina Demographics

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Encina Reviews

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  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Near Highways

    Yes

    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 4 of 4 renters

Encina Transportation

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Goleta Amtrak Station

Train Stop

25 S La Patera Ln

Source: foursquare.com

Encina Schools

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Del Playa DriveNeighborhood in Isla-vista, California----
HopeNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
Elwood AcresNeighborhood in Goleta, California----
Los Carneros ParkNeighborhood in Goleta, California----
Fairview GardensNeighborhood in Goleta, California----
University of California-Santa BarbaraNeighborhood in Isla-vista, California----