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Leisure Village

In the tranquil and community-centric neighborhood of Leisure Village, Camarillo, CA, Dr. Cathy Kim, MD, APC, stands as a distinguished beacon of health and wellness. Renowned for her expertise in functional medicine, Dr. Kim seamlessly integrates into this harmonious community, offering a holistic approach to health that aligns with the village’s values.

About Leisure Village

Leisure Village in Camarillo, CA, is a neighborhood cherished by its residents for various reasons. The community is notably populated with a significant number of senior citizens, with the average age being 72 years, and about 76% of the residents are homeowners, according to the 2010 U.S. Census data. The population of the area is approximately 4691 residents.

Residents appreciate the neighborhood for its beauty, cleanliness, and dog-friendly environment. It is also recognized for being friendly, peaceful, quiet, and safe, with excellent security measures in place. The walkability of the area is another highlight, and the neighborhood is well-maintained, which adds to its charm.

The community shares a strong bond, and they often gather to discuss various topics and share recommendations and advice on the Nextdoor platform. Some popular interests among the neighbors include walking, reading books, home improvement & DIY projects, gardening & landscaping, playing cards & board games, crafting & sewing, enjoying live music, discussing local & regional issues, and engaging in senior exercises.

The Nextdoor platform also serves as a hub for classifieds where residents can buy, sell, or give away items within the neighborhood. It is a place where they can find recommended babysitters, mechanics, handymen, and more. The platform also helps in spreading urgent alerts about road closures, weather conditions, and other safety tips, keeping the community well-informed and connected.

Neighborhood History

Leisure Village, situated in Camarillo, California, is a well-planned unit development (PUD) that spans over 450 acres and consists of 2136 single-story units. The community is governed by an elected Board of Directors, which is advised by a network of property owners through various committees. These committees help in setting policies that are implemented by a paid staff of over 100 people, led by a General Manager and her team.

The community is known for its high level of security, with three sentry-operated gates and a dedicated Safety and Security team overseen by a Chief of Security. This team is not only responsible for maintaining security but also acts as first responders for medical emergencies, being fully trained and certified for the same.

Leisure Village is an eco-friendly community that utilizes reclaimed water for irrigating its approximately 180 acres of lawns and planted areas, a project co-created with the Camrosa Water District. This initiative not only results in significant savings but also reduces the demand on the potable water supply.

The construction of these all-electric homes began in 1973 and was completed in 1984. The community is continually working on upgrading and improving the common areas and amenities. It is important to note that Leisure Village is an age-restricted senior housing development, where residents must be 55 years or older, as per the State Civil Code 51.3 and the Federal Fair Housing Act.

Public Transportation

Leisure Village, nestled in Camarillo, California, enjoys a robust public transportation network that significantly contributes to the convenience and accessibility of the area. One of the prominent features is the Camarillo Rail Station, which offers daily coastal railway services. This station serves as a vital link connecting the residents to prominent cities such as Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, offering not only convenience but also a scenic route along the coast for those who prefer train travel.

In addition to the railway service, the residents of Leisure Village benefit from a complimentary bus service that facilitates easy access to various shopping precincts within Camarillo. This service is a boon, especially for senior residents who may not drive, enabling them to reach different shopping centers and amenities in the city without any hassle.

Furthermore, the strategic location of the village provides seamless access to Route 101, the primary artery connecting Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. This highway acts as a quick conduit to neighboring cities and attractions, simplifying the commute for both work and leisure.

The vicinity of the village is also adorned with a plethora of amenities, including shopping outlets, one of which stands as one of the largest and most frequented in California, and medical facilities, with St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital being a notable mention, situated just three miles away from the village.

Within the confines of the village, the residents often opt for golf carts as a preferred mode of transportation. The community boasts golf cart-friendly pathways and roads, offering a leisurely and unique way to traverse the neighborhood.

Elevate Your Wellness in Tranquility!

Dive into a holistic approach to health with Dr. Cathy Kim, MD, APC, a renowned functional medicine doctor, right in the serene heart of Leisure Village, Camarillo, CA. Align your wellness journey with the tranquility and community spirit of Leisure Village – Connect with Dr. Kim today for a healthier, balanced you!

Dr. Cathy Kim, MD, APC

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