A district of the San Fernando Valley, Tarzana is surrounded by Reseda to the north, Woodland Hills to the west, Encino to the east, and the Santa Monica Mountains to the south. The neighborhood which formerly was a large ranch has been converted into residential areas of Tarzana which rest in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains south of Ventura Boulevard and has two community golf courses. North of Ventura Boulevard consists of more apartment complexes and condominiums.