Welcome to Brentwood
Brentwood is a quiet neighborhood in Westside Los Angeles. This upscale community is calm and uncrowded, with one of Los Angeles’ lowest population densities—but that’s not to say the neighborhood is lacking in things to do. Brentwood boasts world-class cultural attractions such as The Getty Center, along with a great selection of high-quality shops and restaurants dotted along the main thoroughfare of San Vicente Boulevard.
Housing options range from condominiums close to shops and restaurants to majestic estates rising into the lush Santa Monica Mountain foothills. The high-end of the Brentwood real estate market includes some of Los Angeles’ most breathtaking homes. Each of these ultra-desirable properties is an architectural masterpiece boasting incredible living spaces and impeccable design.
What to Love
Calm and uncrowded
Diverse housing options
Trendy shopping and dining
People & Lifestyle
Brentwood offers a great mix of residential calm and refined amenities. Much of the neighborhood is walkable, and many homes are within easy reach of San Vicente Boulevard’s stylish restaurants and retailers. Young families are also well-served by good public schools and some of Los Angeles’ most prestigious private schools. The more isolated homes in the Santa Monica Mountains hills offer incredible privacy and space within easy reach of Brentwood’s sophisticated amenities and cultural attractions.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Brentwood’s San Vicente Boulevard draws in locals, celebrities, and tourists alike with its understated mix of trendy shopping and dining. Head to Brentwood Farmers’ Market each Sunday morning for health-focused prepared foodstuffs and fresh seasonal produce from local farms. Its dining scene includes some of Los Angeles’ most revered restaurants. The Tavern is a standout, with James Beard Award-winning restaurateur Caroline Styne and chef Suzanne Goin crafting a range of exquisite dining experiences. Splurge on an unforgettable meal of Californian-Mediterranean fusion cooking in its distinctive glass-walled rooftop atrium or enjoy a more casual meal at the attached Larder Café. You can also stop by the Blue Room for happy hour drink specials on The Tavern’s exceptional cocktails paired with gourmet tacos and burgers. Brentwood Country Mart is a favorite shopping spot for Hollywood stars, with an eclectic collection of fashion boutiques and specialty retailers. Farmshop is one of Country Mart’s most popular businesses, offering an outstanding selection of meat, cheese, and other artisanal foodstuffs to enjoy at home alongside a restaurant serving meals prepared with fresh local ingredients.
Things to Do
The Getty Center rises into the Santa Monica Mountains above Brentwood, offering stunning views across Los Angeles from its gorgeous Central Garden. Inside the Getty’s striking main museum building is a huge collection of pre-20th century European artwork, including Vincent Van Gogh’s “Irises”. Spectacular views can also be taken in by ascending the hiking and mountain biking trails of the mountainside Mandeville Canyon Park. Other recreational amenities in Brentwood include Barrington Recreation Center and Dog Park. The Rec Center’s facilities include lighted baseball diamonds, basketball and tennis courts, football and soccer fields, and a children’s play area. Barrington Rec Center also has many special sports programs and summer camps for kids. The adjacent Barrington Dog Park has a 1.5-acre off-leash area for your canine friends along with a separate area exclusively for smaller dogs.
Public schools in Brentwood are operated by the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Kenter Canyon Elementary, Public, Charter, K-5
Community Magnet Charter Elementary, Public, Magnet, Charter, K-5
Paul Revere Charter Middle, Public, Magnet, Charter, 6-8
Archer School for Girls, Private, Girls, 6-12
Berkeley Hall School, Private, PK-8
Brentwood School, Private, K-12