Brentwood

Brentwood is one of the wealthiest areas of Los Angeles, populated by affluent professionals, political figures and celebrities. Brentwood real estate is known for its Spanish-style homes, condos and traditional single family homes for sale. Brentwood has prosperous commercial districts along each of its major east-west thoroughfares, Wilshire Boulevard, San Vicente Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard. The Spanish-style and traditional-style homes as well as the condos of Brentwood are located at the base of the Santa Monica Mountains. Brentwood was once part of the Rancho San Vicente y Santa Monica, a Mexican land-grant ranch sold off in pieces by the Sepulveda family after the Mexican-American War. Development began following the establishment of the large 600-acre Pacific Branch of the National Home for Disabled Soldiers and Sailors in the 1880s. A small community sprang up outside that facility's west gate, taking on the name Westgate. Annexed by the City of Los Angeles on June 14, 1916, Westgate included large parts of what are now the Pacific Palisades and a small portion of today's Bel Air. Westgate Avenue is one of the last reminders of the area's former namesake. The Sunset Fields Golf Club, known as the Brentwood Country Club since 1941, hosted the running part of the modern pentathlon event at the 1932 Summer Olympics. Local traditions include the annual decoration of San Vicente Boulevard's historic coral trees with holiday lights and a Maypole erected each year on the lawn of the Archer School for Girls, carrying on the tradition set by the Eastern Star Home that was previously housed there. Classic film lovers are familiar with this building as the exterior establishing shot for the Mar Vista Rest Home, which provides a key scene in the 1974 film Chinatown. Inspired by the community of veterans resident at the former Soldiers and Sailors Home, now a United States Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Brentwood once regularly hosted a Memorial Day parade, complete with a string of classic cars and an elephant named Tiny.

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Custom One-Acre Brentwood View Estate

Los Angeles, CA, United States
$12,925,000
Web #: 0355776
Bedrooms: 6
Baths Full / Partial: 8 / 4
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Elite Living in Brentwood

Los Angeles, CA, United States
$6,350,000
Web #: 0355732
MLS ID: 16-167406
Bedrooms: 5
Baths Full / Partial: 5 / 2
Interior: 4,751 sq. ft. (approx.)
Lot Size: 11,170 sq. ft. (approx.)
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Mid-Century Elegance

Los Angeles, CA, United States
$5,295,000
Web #: 0344026
MLS ID: 16-169974
Bedrooms: 5
Baths Full: 5
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Hilltop Gated View Home

Los Angeles, CA, United States
$3,495,000
Web #: 0355728
MLS ID: 16-166066
Bedrooms: 6
Baths Full / Partial: 6 / 1
Interior: 6,842 sq. ft. (approx.)
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Contemporary Meets Traditional

Los Angeles, CA, United States
$3,299,000
Web #: 0344042
MLS ID: 16-174514
Bedrooms: 5
Baths Full: 5
Interior: 4,015 sq. ft. (approx.)
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California Ranch House

Los Angeles, CA, United States
$3,000,000
Web #: 0344027
MLS ID: 16-170324
Bedrooms: 2
Baths Full: 2
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The Sturges Residence 1939

Los Angeles, CA, United States
Price upon request
Web #: 0027362
MLS ID: 16-971047
Bedrooms: 2
Baths Full: 1
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Designer Renovated Penthouse

Los Angeles, CA, United States
$1,700,000
Web #: 0355739
MLS ID: 16-170156
Bedrooms: 2
Baths Full / Partial: 2 / 1
Interior: 2,178 sq. ft. (approx.)
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Charming Cottages on Large Lot

Los Angeles, CA, United States
$1,669,000
Web #: 0355759
MLS ID: 16-183866
Bedrooms: 4
Baths Full: 3
Interior: 2,433 sq. ft. (approx.)
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Sophisticated Brentwood Townhouse

Los Angeles, CA, United States
$799,000
Web #: 0027580
MLS ID: 16-173520
Bedrooms: 2
Baths Full / Partial: 2 / 1
Interior: 1,576 sq. ft. (approx.)
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