What is the closest surrounding area near the hills that i can purchase a house on my budget?

I wouldn't be taking out a mortgage,i would love to live in the hills but cannot afford the high prices there ,where can i get a nice house for $375,000 as close as possible to the hills?that is the area i want to be around any ideas?thanks so much
Update: Thanks bruce very helpful,ha and oh sorry denise i meant the hollywoodhills
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