After nearly 20 years of development, Playa Vista is home to more than a dozen major entertainment, media, and tech companies, including headquarters for ICANN, Electronic Arts, TOMS Shoes and Belkin. The Los Angeles offices of Microsoft, Facebook, YouTube Space, and TBWA are located in Playa Vista, along with more than a dozen others. The L.A. Clippers basketball training facility is in Playa Vista’s campus. There are no high-rises in Playa Vista, which contributes to the community’s sense of environmental sustainability and indoor-outdoor lifestyles.
Chatelaine was built in 2004 and is located along the beach side of Playa Vista. Chatelaine is a full-service condominium building with 45 units located on four floors that include one and two-story homes. Two bedroom Chatelaine condos range from 1,593 to 2,883 square feet, and 3 bedrooms from 2,140 to 2,618 square feet. On-site amenities include security, concierge, business center, club room, conference room and theater, private pool, park, and spa. The majority of homes in Playa Vista, including Chatelaine, have two homeowner’s association dues. Playa Vista Parks & Landscaping HOA and Chatelaine have combined dues that total between $650 and $950 a month. Because it was built during Playa Vista Phase I, Chatelaine also has a Mello-Roos tax to pay for the roads, sewers, utilities, and Playa Vista fire station.
Chatelaine’s condos have oversized windows, fireplaces, and large balconies. The majority of the 45 condos have updated appliances, luxurious bathrooms, hardwood floors, and other amenities.
People who live in Playa Vista love the fact that it is a planned community that incorporated technology into every aspect of its development, along with open space, parks, recreation, social life, and services. Playa Vista is minutes from the beach in Venice and Playa del Rey, nightlife and dining in Santa Monica and the Marina. Playa Vista overlooks the beautiful Ballona Wetlands, which are a preserved wildlife refuge where you can ride your bike or jog past beautiful sea birds and brightly-colored visiting seasonal birds like cardinals enjoying the water and greenery.
- Crescent Park
- Playa Vista Dog Park
- Playa Vista Sports Park
- Fountain Park At Playa Vista
- Playa Vista Central Park
- Playa Vista Elementary School
- Katherine Johnson STEM Academy
- Orville Wright Engineering and Design Magnet
- Westchester Magnet High Schools (Natural Science, STEAM, Sports Medicine)
- Venice Senior High