If you prefer glamour, elegance, and a more refined approach over the relaxed style of other LA areas, then Westwood is certainly an ideal place for you to live. Westwood is an affluent neighborhood within the northern portion of the Westside area of the city of Los Angeles. It is also home to the University of California, Los Angeles – UCLA. Westwood Apartments for Rent can often of difficult to obtain, as the area is generally in high-demand due to local colleges and workplaces that many prefer to live nearby to avoid traffic jams and long commutes that are common to the LA area.
Westwood is edged on the north by Beverly Crest, and on the east by Beverly Hills, on the southeast by Century City, on the northwest by Brentwood, and on the south by West Los Angeles.
As the main college of the area, attending UCLA is a predominate reason why many initially move to the area. UCLA is the second-oldest of the 10 campuses of the University of California system. UCLA is considered a Public Ivy and flagship campus of the UC system, along with UC Berkeley. It offers 337 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines. With an approximate enrollment of 28,000 undergraduate and 12,000 graduate students, UCLA is the university with the largest enrollment in the state of California, and the most popular university in the United States by number of applicants. There are many options for off-campus housing as well as on-campus housing options for UCLA students, professionals, and staff.
With one of its most elegant and ultra-chic properties sitting comfortably on the Wilshire Corridor of Westwood, NMS’s Wilshire Margot is one of the principal apartment buildings for rent in the area. With amenities that include a 24-hour concierge, a fitness center / gym, an executive business center, controlled access building and parking area, on-site storage, a breath-taking rooftop lounge, a sauna, and a Grande Porte Cachere to greet you and your guests, the Wilshire Margot is truly the epitome of Westwood living. Offering three-, two- and one-bedroom apartments, as well as studio apartments, these expansive apartments offer luxury living at its optimum. Here, you'll find outstanding amenities such as extra-large bathrooms, attractive gourmet kitchens, and astonishing city views within units that offer bountiful natural light. Wine storage and in-unit laundry are also standards, in addition to select units that offer private balconies for taking in the calm, pacific air.
Experience shopping like never before, at the nearby Rodeo Drive. Tee up at the exclusive Los Angeles Country Club or hit the treadmill at our indoor fitness center, or the nearby Equinox. The Wilshire Margot is also conveniently located near UCLA, Bel Air and the Miracle Mile.
Things to do in Westwood
Experience all that West LA living as to offer. With world-class dining at your fingertips, you are able to enjoy the finer things in life without having to venture too far from home.
Looking for a pick-me-up? Westwood offers some of the best coffee finds in town with notable establishments such as The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Peet's Coffee, and Coffee Hammer by Wolfgang Puck.
Taking your furry friend for a walk? In just steps, you will find yourself at Holmby park, or even at the Botanical Garden. And we certainly cannot leave out the world-class shopping that awaits you in Westwood. Check out local hot-spots such as Rahezendegi, Paris Apparel, and Lavit for some of the best finds in the area. After you’ve worked up an appetite shopping, there are an abundance of gourmet food options that await you in Westwood such as Blvd 16, Leonard Rosenaur, Sandbag’s, Whiskey Blue, The Backyard, Ninethirty, Cravings, Moshi Daniel, Italian Express, and Dyllan’s Deli.