Brentwood is great area. If you are concerned, you can drive through the area in the evening or nighttime and get a feel for what it is like.
Are you interested in this property on 510 Homewood Rd? I would be happy to schedule a viewing for you at your convenience if you would like to take a look inside.
Feel free to contact me with any questions/concerns and I would be happy to send you additional listings in the vicinity.