Welcome to Rolling Hills
A stunning rural community with mountain and ocean views
Developed by A.E. Hanson, one of the key architects who worked on the University of Southern California campus landscape, Rolling Hills is a peaceful beauty with rural charm and a strong equestrian culture. More than 30 miles of trails are available to those with experience in the saddle, or residents can choose to bike or hike it and get their daily exercise.
The city is mainly residential, with only a small selection of lots available for development. It’s a tight-knit community of just under 1,800 people, making it a great place for anyone who wants to get to know their neighbors.
What to Love
- Multiple horseback riding facilities
- Small town vibe
- Ample access to nature trails
- Easy access to each of the Palos Verdes Peninsula cities
- Only 35 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
- Less than 20 minutes to San Pedro
Rolling Hills is a small, private community with a rural feel. It’s perfect for nature enthusiasts and equestrians. Rolling Hills is close to facilities for horseback riding lessons, trails, and gardens. Rolling Hills is a growing community but strives to maintain its wide open, nature-centric design.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The Crepery Cafe has coffee, complete with intricate latte art, which you can enjoy on the patio. You can also pick from a selection of handcrafted crepes and breakfast bites. For dinner, the Original Red Onion ,on Bart Earle Way, is a charming Mexican cantina providing catering, delivery, and dine-in. Their Nachos Supreme is a house special; or patrons can choose from an extensive list of enchiladas, fajitas, burritos, and more.
Residents of Rolling Hills are close to the Regal Promenade, a luxurious movie house. They can also catch live theater and concerts at the Palos Verdes Performing Arts (PVPA). Kids can take conservatory classes at PVPA’s Norris Theatre or learn instruments such as guitar, piano, or flute at Joyful Music & Arts.
Things to Do
The Los Verdes Golf Course, just north of Rancho Palos Verdes, is a quick seven-minute drive from Rolling Hills. The course is a great place to join in on a tournament or improve your skills through lessons and competitions and they have public tee times. A popular venue for weddings, the Los Verdes Golf Course offers stunning views of the oceans.
Residents of Rolling Hills are close to the Portuguese Bend Reserve, the biggest section of the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve. Pedestrians can hike along the Rim Trail or share the Paintbrush and Kubota Trails with local equestrians. Bikes are also allowed on multi-use trails, and the reserve is outfitted with several vista points where visitors can stop and enjoy the stunning views.
For horse-lovers, there’s no shortage of ranches and equestrian classes to explore in and around Rolling Hills. The Peter Weber Equestrian Center has summer camps, lessons, and access to more than 90-acres of stunning trails. The center also provides boarding services, full care packages, and amenities. The Empty Saddle Club promotes the western riding style. It is a private club with penning, sorting, and roping teams. The Seahorse Riding Club has received top reviews as well.
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Rolling Hills is served by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District.