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Welcome to Brentwood

Experience the Elegance of Brentwood

Brentwood, a distinguished neighborhood in Los Angeles, blends classic charm with modern luxury, extending from San Vicente Boulevard into miles of scenic wilderness. The northern region encompasses Mandeville Canyon, Mountain Gate Country Club, and Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park, offering a haven for nature enthusiasts.

A Celebrity Haven

Brentwood is famous for its celebrity residents, including actors, professional athletes, Tech CEOs, congressmen, and more. The area offers luxurious California living amidst expansive green spaces. Homes are meticulously maintained and designed to highlight the stunning natural surroundings. Along winding streets with mountain views, you'll find residences featuring Mediterranean and Spanish eclectic designs, complete with low-pitch clay tile roofs and wrought iron balconies.

Diverse Housing Options

In Brentwood, housing options range from bespoke new mansions to renovated 1950s homes equipped with modern amenities like solar panels and electric car chargers. Styles include Pueblo, ranch, and multistory estates. Lush sidewalks and yards adorned with bougainvillea and palms offer privacy hedges and distant views of the downtown Los Angeles skyline.

Recreation and Green Spaces

Brentwood is framed by golf courses to the north and south and provides access to trailheads that meander through 1,500 acres of wilderness known as the Big Wild. Sunset Boulevard runs through a mix of residential areas, schools, and shopping zones, making it a central artery of the neighborhood.

Education in Brentwood

Brentwood is served by both public and private schools. Part of the Los Angeles Unified School District, Kenter Canyon Elementary School focuses on critical thinking and recognizes Citizens of the Month. Paul Revere Charter Middle School and Magnet Center offers programs in journalism, music, and leadership. High school students can attend public charter schools in nearby areas, including University High. The private Brentwood School serves students from kindergarten through 12th grade across two campuses.

Dining and Shopping

The historic Brentwood Country Mart has been a beloved spot for decades, featuring cozy dining and shopping in shops reminiscent of classic red barns. Here, you'll find a range of dining options, chocolates, fashion, and handcrafted jewelry, along with local roast lattes at Caffe Luxxe.
San Vicente Boulevard offers numerous dining options, including Jon & Vinny’s Italian restaurant, Mendocino Farms known for its signature bowls and sandwiches, sushi at Katsuya Brentwood, and all-natural, nut-free pizza at Fresh Brothers Pizza. While Brentwood isn't heavily commercial, it offers familiar retailers like Erewhon Market, Whole Foods, Chipotle, and Starbucks. Vicente Foods, a neighborhood landmark since 1948, provides grocery shopping.

Parks and Outdoor Activities

Crestwood Hills Park, a small public park, features a playground, basketball court, and dog park, with a trail offering sweeping views of westside Los Angeles. For more extensive hiking, residents can explore Mandeville Canyon and Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park.

Annual Events and Cultural Attractions

Each year, thousands participate in the Los Angeles Marathon, which runs through downtown, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, and other West Los Angeles neighborhoods, concluding with a festival featuring live music and a beer garden.
A notable landmark in Brentwood, the J. Paul Getty Museum (the Getty), houses a vast collection of ancient and modern art across two campuses. Its central garden with sculpture terraces and mazes is a living artwork. The Getty also hosts performance and discussion events, while the Brentwood Country Mart offers workshops for all ages, including music, crafts, and the annual Fall Festival.
At Brentwood’s northern tip, the Skirball Cultural Center, established in the late 1960s, is one of the world’s most dynamic Jewish cultural venues, offering artistic exhibitions, classes, and programs.

Around Brentwood, CA

There's plenty to do around Brentwood, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including UNTUCKit, The Beach Society, and The Dojo.

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Shopping 4.84 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.37 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.78 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.88 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.4 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.95 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Brentwood, CA

Brentwood has 14,883 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Brentwood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 33,150 people call Brentwood home. The population density is 13,384.084 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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The following schools are within or nearby Brentwood. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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