An affluent suburb in Los Angeles where residents are among the elite in Southern California.

Welcome to Brentwood

Upscale and immaculate neighborhood minutes from the ocean
Brentwood is an affluent suburb in Los Angeles where residents are among the elite in Southern California. Seated between the gorgeous beaches of Santa Monica and the glamour of Bel-Air, residents enjoy living in this idyllic neighborhood near it all. Professionals commuting into downtown Los Angeles are only 18-miles away. Massive-sized homes are commonly built in Colonial, contemporary, modern, Cape Cod, and Mediterranean architectural styles.

This posh neighborhood is home to several celebrities and influential people due to its mansions, well-groomed streets, and family-oriented community. Compared to adjacent neighborhoods, Brentwood is fairly flat which makes it great for walkers, runners, and cyclists. Locals enjoy outdoor living spaces due to the spectacular weather all year long.

What to Love

  • An affluent community 
  • Pristine streets and quiet living 
  • Easy commute to Los Angeles
  • Access to top-rated restaurants and activities
  • Only five miles from the beaches of Santa Monica

Local Lifestyle

Brentwood is centrally located between the beaches, mountains, and the top activities in Los Angeles making it an in-demand place to live. Quiet manicured streets make it an ideal place to enjoy privacy and yet have quick access to all the activities and nightlife of bustling Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and downtown Los Angeles close by.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Brentwood has the perfect mix of residential space and a large number of eateries primarily along San Vicente Boulevard or on Wilshire Boulevard. For breathtaking views of the ocean and gardens, the Restaurant at The Getty Center is the spot. Serving American dishes with the fresh and seasonal ingredients of Southern California, you can enjoy your meal as you wander the grounds of the Getty.

Fine dining in an elegant décor eating deliciously prepared steak and seafood entrees at Baltaire won’t disappoint. Katsuya is refined Japanese food including a sushi bar that not only tastes spectacular but resembles pieces of art. At Toscana Brentwood, biting into tasty rustic Italian food will make you feel as if you were in Tuscany.

Mouthwatering pizzas are the specialty at Pizzana Brentwood crafted in the Neapolitan tradition. They even ship their mozzarella straight from Italy. If you are interested in dining with a view, make a reservation at West Restaurant and Lounge, the rooftop restaurant at Hotel Angeleno where you will be greeted with views of the Pacific Ocean and downtown Los Angeles.

Groceries and everyday items can be found at the Brentwood Country Mart and Trader Joe’s. Those needing a little retail therapy can explore the shops at the Westfield Century City Mall, Santa Monica Place, or the boutique shops in Brentwood.

Things to Do

The sunny weather allows residents of Brentwood to experience plenty of fun outdoor activities year-round. Those seeking to sunbathe, surf, or play beach volleyball can head a few miles west to the beaches of Santa Monica or drive a little farther north to Malibu. If paddle boarding or sailing is more of interest, the marina at Marina Del Rey is a quick 10-miles south.

At the Brentwood Country Club, members enjoy golfing on the luxurious course, playing tennis, or socializing with others at the Clubhouse. Each Sunday, locals can browse the Brentwood Farmers’ Market for fresh produce, baked goods, cheeses, flowers, food vendors, and more all year long.

Museum-lovers explore the breathtaking stark-white Getty Center Museum up on the hill above Brentwood. Known for its phenomenal architecture, art, and manicured gardens it is an oasis in the city. Looking out from the museum gives a stunning view of the Pacific Ocean and downtown Los Angeles.

Get in a great workout, beautiful scenery, and views hiking Rustic Canyon’s Murphy Ranch. Or for additional trails, Franklin Canyon Park and Coldwater Canyon Park offer numerous trails to trek. After a hike or for the pure pleasure of being pampered, book a massage or body treatment at Milk + Honey Spa.


Brentwood has excellent schools served by the Los Angeles Unified School District.

  • Paul Revere Charter Middle School
  • Futures Academy - Brentwood
  • Brentwood Science Magnet
  • Brentwood School West Campus
  • Brentwood School East Campus
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