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Family-friendly and affluent, Brentwood offers a wide variety of real estate options for residents

The Right Choice

Located within West Los Angeles, the affluent neighborhood of Brentwood features a wide variety of real estate choices and a convenient location, making it a top pick for homes for both families and celebrities.

Real estate currently available in Brentwood ranges from tens of millions to apartments for around half a million—giving those who want to live within the exclusive neighborhood a chance to find their dream location, fitting a wide variety of budgetary needs.

The neighborhood has a number of sub-districts, including Brentwood Circle, Brentwood Glen, Bundy Canyon, Mandeville Canyon, Crestwood Hills and Sullivan Canyon, varying in size from a few blocks to several acres. Each area has distinct offerings, with Sullivan Canyon designed as a mostly equestrian neighborhood with a private riding ring and Brentwood Circle, which is a gated community east of Barrington.

Brentwood is located at the base of the Santa Monica Mountains, bordered by the San Diego Freeway, Wilshire Boulevard, the Santa Monica city limits, Sullivan Canyon/Westridge Trail and Mulholland Drive.

The neighborhood is a short drive from both the beach and anything one would need while living in Los Angeles, including many studio lots that make up the area entertainment industry.

By Design

Brentwood is often referred to as one of Los Angeles’ most affluent neighborhoods, boasting one of the lowest population densities in the city and myriad architecturally significant homes. The Richard Neutra-designed mid-century Nesbitt House, crafted in 1942 for radio personality John Nesbitt, was recently renovated and restored.

Also in Brentwood is the Hunt Residence, a sprawling ranch-style house by Paul R. Williams, designed for Nellie Payton Hunt in 1940. It boasts elements from the Regency Revival style, inspired by 19th century Britain, with a series of outdoor spaces connected to the house’s interior through large windows and French doors.

Architectural stylings one can find in Brentwood range from traditional Cape Cod to Tudor and Spanish Revival.

Close to Home

A benefit of residing in Brentwood is the ease of reaching a vast array of things to do, from a visit to the Getty Center to Barrington Recreation Center, which has a baseball diamond, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, children’s play area, and more.

Dining and shopping options include three upscale commercial areas: Brentwood Country Mart, Barrington Plaza and the San Vicente Business District. Brentwood Village, located at the intersection of Barrington and Sunset, has more than a dozen restaurants and coffee shops within a two-block stretch, with a wide variety of cuisine.

Within the neighborhood lies Brentwood Country Club—a private golf and tennis club, and “home away from home” for members and guests, dating back to 1948—while The Riviera Country Club is just down the road in Pacific Palisades.

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TOP FAQS ABOUT Brentwood, CA

Brentwood is known for its upscale, family-friendly neighborhoods, beautiful tree-lined streets, and proximity to both the beach and the city. The area offers a blend of suburban tranquility and easy access to Los Angeles, making it appealing to a wide range of residents.

Brentwood offers a diverse range of real estate options, including luxury single-family homes, condos, townhouses, and estates. Properties often feature spacious layouts, well-manicured yards, and some boast beautiful canyon or city views.

The Brentwood real estate market can be competitive, with property prices varying based on factors like location, size, and condition. Working with an experienced local real estate agent is essential for navigating this market effectively.

Absolutely, Brentwood provides access to numerous parks, golf courses, and hiking trails. It's also home to cultural attractions like the Getty Center, which houses an impressive art collection and stunning architecture.

Brentwood offers convenient access to major thoroughfares like the San Diego Freeway (I-405) and Sunset Boulevard, making it relatively easy to commute to other parts of Los Angeles, including Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, and Westwood.

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