This is a district in western Los Angeles with a 90049 zip code. The district is located at the base of the Santa Monica Mountains, bounded by the San Diego Freeway on the east, Wilshire Boulevard on the south, the Santa Monica city limits on the southwest, the border of Topanga State Park on the west and Mulholland Drive along the ridgeline of the mountains on the north.Nearby neighborhoods and cities include Pacific Palisades on the west, Santa Monica on the south, Westwood on the east, and Bel Air on the northeast. Homes in Brentwood range in price from roughly the $1,000,000 range up to the multi-million dollar range in the prestigious Brentwood Park neighborhood. The majority of homes in Brentwood however are currently selling from $1,800,000 to $8 million.
Brentwood has always been a marvelous residential neighborhood but it has also recently developed an extensive and very popular commercial district featuring fine shopping and restaurants. This area lies primarily on San Vicente Boulevard, which is a very popular walk street. Brentwood also features the Brentwood Country Club, Brentwood Country Mart, Brentwood Gardens and borders the famous Riviera Country Club. Schools, which service the area, include Kenter Canyon Elementary, Brentwood Elementary (science magnet), Paul Revere Middle School and Palisades High School.
Brentwood features a number of residential sub districts, some as small as a few blocks, others ranging over acres of hills:
Brentwood Circle: Gated community east of Barrington & north of Sunset.
Brentwood Country Estates: Gated community in Mandeville Canyon.
Brentwood Glen: Part of Brentwood that is bounded by Sunset, the 405 Freeway and the Veterans Administration
Brentwood Park: The area between Sunset and San Vicente west of Kenter/Bundy is referred to as Brentwood Park. Its boundaries are between Cliffwood Avenue (north and south of Sunset Blvd. (on the east), to Rockingham Avenue, north and south of Sunset Blvd. (on the west). The Park is a desirable community to dwell in because it is perceived as a wooded refuge, a place to get away from the bustling city. This unique style of living has been preserved by the Brentwood Park Property Owners’ Association that was founded in 1915.
Brentwood Terrace: Southwest edge of Brentwood, bounded by San Vicente Blvd, Montana Ave, the Brentwood Country Club, and Santa Monica’s 26th Street. Walking distance to the Brentwood Country Mart.
Mandeville Canyon: Westernmost part of Brentwood.
Museum Heights: Contemporary condominiums, located off Sunset Blvd.
South Brentwood: Between San Vicente and Wilshire Boulevards and the eastern boundary of Santa Monica.
Sullivan Canyon: A small equestrian community north of Sunset, west of Mandeville Canyon Rd. and east of Pacific Palisades. Most properties are one-story ranch houses, and most houses have horse stables.