Friendly Hills

Welcome to Friendly Hills

An exclusive, peaceful community
Friendly Hills is an exclusive community in southeast Whittier. Defined by its upscale country club, it’s a place that attracts those looking for privacy and upscale surroundings. Homes here are largely single-family, and either sprawling ranches or large, secluded townhomes. This is an ideal place for people who want to relax and unwind in a lush suburban area that’s rife with country clubs.

What to Love

  • Highly-desirable privacy in a picturesque setting
  • A soft-spoken elegance and upscale convenience
  • Proximity to country clubs and all their amenities

Local Lifestyle

Life in Friendly Hills is structured so that every day feels like a day at an exclusive resort. The many country clubs provide golf and recreation, as well as a strong sense of community. People here enjoy meeting friends at the clubhouse, participating in church events, or enjoying a lovely meal out. You won’t find as much bustling nightlife in this area of Whittier, but you will find unparalleled beauty and serenity.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Friendly Hills offers several exciting places to enjoy a meal out with friends and family. Mimosas is a local favorite. This New American SoCal spot serves brunch all day long, offering a range of American and Mexican brunch dishes. Chilaquiles and a range of deluxe benedicts are brunch standouts, as are the mimosas! Try the classic mimosas, or mix it up with a specialty order, like peach or guava. Mimosas offers lunch and dinner, so why not keep the bubbles flowing into the evening?
For the area’s best Mexican food, there’s El Cholo. Since 1920, this chain has served authentic food and delicious margaritas to the masses, and its Friendly Hills location is no exception. 
The privacy of Friendly Hills doesn’t bar residents from shopping for everything they need. An Amazon Fresh store is the local grocery favorite, while the local HomeGoods is ready to keep your home’s interiors beautiful and in style. 

Things to Do

When it comes to staying busy in Friendly Hills, country clubs provide the majority of entertainment. Friendly Hills Country Club is a full-service club, offering 18 holes of golf, a beautiful pool, pristine tennis courts, and a full calendar of events. Improve your handicap, perfect your backhand, or take a swimming lesson. Friendly Hills also hosts golf tournaments, as well as wine dinners. It’s an epicenter for fun with family and friends.  
Golf lovers also enjoy Hacienda Country Club. It’s a historical jewel, surrounded by the La Puente Hills, and known for its many prestigious golf tournaments. The course has maintained its historical character and provides hours of challenging play.
For those who enjoy trail activities, we recommend Murphy Ranch Park. The scenery is beautiful, and the trails are accessible for hikers, bikers, and equestrians of all levels. 
Another source of Friendly Hills entertainment is Whittier Area Community Church. This Christian church prides itself on its unique vision and passion for people. Members benefit from Bible study, religious courses, team sports, and community service events.


Uptown Whittier is part of the East Whittier City Elementary School District, which boasts a range of impressive academic institutions. 
  • La Serna High School, 9-12, Magnet School with an A-rating on Niche
  • Broadoaks Children's School, Preschool-8th, highly acclaimed private school
  • Whittier College, 4-year private school, one of the top schools in the nation
  • St. Bruno Catholic School, TK-8
  • Whittier Christian School, 9-12, acclaimed private
  • Carden Academy, PK-8, acclaimed private
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