At the base of the Santa Monica Mountains, Brentwood real estate is often confused with the city of Bentwood in Northern California. To avoid this confusion, mail is addressed to Los Angeles, CA 90049. The area is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Los Angeles
. Known for the well to do commercial districts along Sunset Boulevard, San Vicente Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard, the streets are also major east-west access roads.
Brentwood homes for sale are mainly single-family homes with a few multi-family residences. There are some apartment complexes as well as condominiums along the main streets. This is typically the area chosen by single professionals as well as students who are attending the University of Southern California, the University of California, Los Angeles or California State University, Los Angeles.
There are numerous residential sub-districts located within Brentwood and they include some of the more affluent areas. There are gated communities located in Brentwood Circle, which is north of Sunset. Brentwood Country Estate is another gated neighborhood in Mandeville Canyon. Brentwood real estate in Sullivan Canyon is mainly considered an equestrian neighborhood. The homes located here are mainly ranch style houses and many include horse stables. This community is located north of Sunset Boulevard and east of Pacific Palisades.
Museum Heights is located off Sunset Boulevard and is mainly contemporary condominiums. Those who Brentwood homes for sale in Crestwood Hills enjoy residences that are of major architectural importance – many of which are mid-century homes. They are located in the northern section of Kenter Canyon.
Brentwood homes are served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Elementary schools include Brentwood Science Magnet Elementary, Kenter Canyon Elementary, Brockton Avenue Elementary and Pacific Palisades Elementary. The public middle school is Paul Revere Charter and the local public high schools are University High School and Palisades Charter High School. There are several private schools as well.
Brentwood Village, at the intersection of Barrington and Sunset is a popular two-block area with over a dozen restaurants and coffee shops, offering residents a number of cuisine choices. Residents of Brentwood real estate enjoy a moderate climate with breezes from the Pacific Ocean. South of the Santa Monica Mountains is an area which is typically flat and an underground springs located here comes up into a creek located near Brentwood Country Club. The area north of Sunset Boulevard mainly consists of canyons and ridges. The climate allows residents a variety of outdoor activities.