Rustic Canyon is bordered approximately by Sunset Boulevard to the north, lower Santa Monica Canyon to the south, Chautauqua Boulevard to the west and Amalfi Drive and Mesa Drive to the east. The neighborhood is between the main section of Pacific Palisades and the Brentwood neighborhoods of Los Angeles, and the Santa Monica Canyon neighborhood of Santa Monica. Rustic Canyon is composed almost entirely of single-family homes, and is without commercial development. The nearest commercial buildings are in lower Santa Monica Canyon at Pacific Coast Highway, and consist of several shops, bars, restaurants, and a gas station. Most of the homes in Rustic Canyon are designed by Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, Craig Ellwood, Ray Kappe, Moore Ruble Yudell, and other prominent architects of Los Angeles.