Ojai is nestled in the Topa Topa Mountains of Ventura County, approximately 745 feet above sea level and borders the Los Padres National Forest to the North, approximately 15 miles from the Ventura and Santa Barbara Coastline.
The town is within an East-West Valley that produces a famed pink glow at sunset, affectionately known by locals as ‘The Pink Moment”.
The Ventura River flows through the Ojai Valley, draining from the local mountains emptying into the Pacific Ocean at the city of Ventura. Many hiking and outdoor opportunities are available year round. There is the fabled healing waters of the Matilija hot springs, swimming in the natural river waters during the spring and of course horse-back riding and off road bike trails, back-packing, riding and camping.
The climate of Ojai is Mediterranean, characterized by hot, dry summers, sometimes exceeding 100 °F (38 °C), and mild winters, with lows at night sometimes below freezing. As is typical for much of coastal southern California, most precipitation falls in the form of rain between the months of October and April, with intervening dry summers.
Many homes are built in the Spanish Colonial Revival, California Bungalow, Cottage and Craftsman styling within the Valley. Recently varying styles of home building have been popular such as Modern, Farm House and Barn style homes.
Ojai Arcade, built in 1917 in the Spanish Colonial Revival style.
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