Brentwood

Not to be confused with the Northern California city of the same name, the 15.22 square mile neighborhood of Brentwood in Los Angeles, California lies adjacent and West of the 405 Freeway and Bel Air to the East, Sunset and Wilshire Boulevards to the South, 26th Street and Rustic Canyon Park to the West and Mandeville Canyon Park to the North. Brentwood’s luxury homes are close to the ocean and numerous city services. Situated in the “Golden Triangle” with its neighboring cities of Bel Air and Beverly Hills, Brentwood is the easternmost city on Los Angeles’ Westside. Less than 35,000 residents call Brentwood home. Adjacent to Santa Monica, Brentwood’s climate includes low lying fog especially in the late spring and early summer months. This ‘marine layer’, referred to by locals as ‘June gloom’, generally burns off by mid morning. Brentwood’s location and exclusive neighborhood nature make it an ideal spot to live for those seeking the beaches and shopping of adjacent Santa Monica while maintaining a quiet and cozy lifestyle.

Live Map

This Live Map View updates every fifteen minutes to display the exact location of each premium listing in and around Brentwood, California. Drag and zoom in and out of the map as necessary and select blue and white property icons to view property details. Once open, scroll down to view slideshows, virtual tours, walking and driving distance to area amenities, and to schedule a showing.

Home Search

For a more targeted search enter your search criteria in the Brentwood Home Search Tool above. This tool is integrated into satellite mapping and the live Multiple Listing Service feed. Select minimum and maximum price, number of bedrooms, bathrooms, and square footage and all of the active listings in Brentwood that match your search query will be displayed in real time. Listings are updated as they happen. Select a property to view details about your selection including photo gallery or to schedule a showing. To view area services within a short distance by foot or car from the property scroll to the bottom of the property page and view the “Walk Score”.

Schools

schoolsPublic Schools in Brentwood are operated by the Los Angeles Unified School District and include the Kenter Canyon Elementary School, a charter school, and Brentwood Science Magnet Elementary School, an alternative school. The middle school that serves Brentwood is the Paul Revere Middle School. University High School in West Los Angeles and Palisades Charter School in Pacific Palisades are the high schools. There are a little over a half dozen private schools including The Westland School, The Mirman School, Berkely Hall School, Milken Community High School, “K-12” Brentwood School, Archer School for girls and St. Martin of Tours.

Commute

Wilshire Corridor Brentwood is adjacent to the 405 Freeway and the busy Wilshire Boulevard corridor, pictured. Residents will find clever surface street detours but by and large rush hour tends to tie up the East side of the neighborhood. Avoiding high commuting times is worth it and outside of 7a-10a and 3p-6p commuting can be busy but tolerable. Traffic in Los Angeles is a price you pay for living here and for many residents of Brentwood it’s a price worth paying.

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Dining and Shopping

Brentwood is home to more than a dozen four star rated restaurants as rated by Open Table. Most notable are the Italian options which include Adoteca, Toscana, Pecorino and Vincenti. Katsuya is among the finest Japanese restaurants in all of Los Angeles. While there are many boutique shops throughout Brentwood, San Vicente is the major shopping boulevard with several super markets and small malls to choose from. Shop Streets of Brentwood has a great directory along with current deals, store locations and hours. On the East side of town food shoppers have chosen Vincente’s Market for over twenty years while major super markets include Ralph’s and Whole Foods Markets.  On the West side of town you’ll find the locals hanging at the Brentwood Country Mart, (pictured).

Entertainment

The most famous entertainment venue in Brentwood is the world famous Getty Museum, pictured. Easily accessible up the 40 Freeway or Sepulveda Boulevard, the museum, a gift from oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, offer’s free admission, large open galleries and spectacular 360 degree views. Small pubs and restaurant lounges along San Vicente offer some live music options and of course Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood night life options are close by.

Parks and Recreation

Charmlee ParkHiking is a popular activity for residents of Southern California and at the Northern tip of Brentwood you’ll find the Mandeville Canyon Park. Operated by the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, the Mandeville Canyon Park is the only city park that permits mountain biking.