About Sawtelle

Located between Westwood and Santa Monica, the vibrant community of Sawtelle is best known for the concentration of international businesses along Sawtelle Boulevard. With convenient access to the ocean on the west and greater Los Angeles on the east, this is a popular area for young professionals and families looking to take advantage of everything Los Angeles has to offer.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $775,000 to $2,095,000

Closed Prices: $462,500 to $3,350,000

Median Sale Price: $990,000

Average $ per sq ft: $756

Association Fee Ranges: $0 to $620, $197 to $652/mo

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1895 to 2021

Sq. Ft.: 612 to 4661 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 1 to 6 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 6 Bathrooms

Lot Size: 0 - 1 acres

Around Sawtelle

Anywhere near Sawtelle, Santa Monica, or Olympic Boulevard will be lively and offer quick access to amenities. Condos are available along Sawtelle Boulevard for young professionals and more single-family homes can be found in the neighborhood's west side. From Sawtelle to Bundy is considered a prime location. The areas between Bundy and Centinela are more secluded, quieter options for families with children.

The main attraction in this neighborhood is the wide assortment of authentic Asian cuisine centered around Sawtelle Boulevard. From sushi to Udon, Ramen to Boba tea, this is one of the best spots in Los Angeles to get your taste of the east. Other options include innovative new American cooking and creative drinks located on the north end of Sawtelle. The neighborhood's offerings also include Middle Eastern, Italian, and Mexican cuisine.

Traffic flows down Santa Monica and Olympic at all hours leading people to numerous shops and restaurants. Happy tourists visit Sawtelle Boulevard for a taste of Asian culture and heritage. The bright neon lights of the myriad of businesses on Sawtelle Boulevard create an eclectic, colorful neighborhood that welcome patrons to come in and visit.

Start your night with fresh sushi served on a rotating bar along Sawtelle Boulevard. Choose from fried wontons or spicy tuna rolls as they elegantly slide by you. Afterwards, head over to one of the local karaoke bars and pluck up your courage with a glass of hot sake before belting out your favorite song to a group of delighted patrons. If you're in the mood for movie night, check out the Nuart Theater on the corner of Sawtelle and Santa Monica. Dubbed "LA's premier art house theater," they also offer weekly midnight showings of the "Rocky Horror Picture Show."

Head to Sawtelle and Santa Monica to find your favorite literary classics at a number of neighborhood used and vintage book stores, while movie buffs will get a thrill out of finding rare and out-of-print movies. Hone your mind and body with an invigorating Judo class at one of the areas martial arts schools. For the more limber local, a Pilates class on Sawtelle Boulevard will get the blood pumping.

Locals Love

  • Beach Access
  • Diverse Cuisine
  • Excellent Academics

Locals Don't Love

  • Congestion
  • Downtown Commute

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