Fairfax Homes & Real Estate

Uncover the top Fairfax homes for sale and all real estate in Marin County below! When you think about Marin County and all it has to offer, it's hard not to picture the city of Fairfax right off the bat. Widely considered to be one of the more progressive communities in the entire Bay Area, Fairfax already has a number of unique city ordinances in place the prevent chain stores from opening up in town, local restaurants from using styrofoam food packaging, and the use of plastic shopping bags that aren't considered environmentally-friendly. In addition, there's hardly a better location to enjoy an authentic sense of small town charm and character, which is all made possible thanks to the city's vibrant, lively, and incredibly walkable downtown. And because it's also situated only 3.25 miles northwest of San Rafael, what you can't find in Fairfax is likely only a short drive up to the nearest town, only adding to the convenience of calling this wonderful Marin County town home. For up-to-date information regarding properties for sale in Fairfax or to schedule a private home showing, contact your Bay Area real estate specialists today. Read more about Fairfax real estate.

Homes For Sale in Fairfax CA

Fairfax Real Estate Statistics August 14, 2020
12
Listed
22
Avg. DOM
$723.35
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,340,000
Med. List Price
12 Properties
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,647
Sq.Ft.
1959
Year Built
2
Days on Site
22018882
MLS
Enjoy peace, privacy, open spaces and an incredibly charming home just blocks from downtown Fairfax. This updated 3 bedroom 2 bath home features include a sleek, gourmet chefs kitchen, hardwood...
5
Beds
3
Baths
1,947
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
3
Days on Site
22015719
MLS
Beautiful Neighborhood & Move-in Ready Home on almost 1/3 Acre in the Coveted Flats of Fairfax. 5BD/3BA with space for living, working, entertaining and relaxing. Conveniently located 3 blocks from...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,869
Sq.Ft.
1914
Year Built
4
Days on Site
22017307
MLS
Set in the heart of Fairfax's beloved Deer Park neighborhood is this magazine-worthy gem that will melt your heart from the minute you drive up. 3 beds/2 glorious baths + office + detached studio the...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,872
Sq.Ft.
1941
Year Built
4
Days on Site
22018825
MLS
Located on one of the best streets in one of the most popular neighborhoods in Fairfax, this 3+ bedroom, 2.5 bath home offers the best of indoor-outdoor living in a beautiful natural setting with...
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,450
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
4
Days on Site
22018530
MLS
California Modern meets Bohemian Chic in this one-of-a-kind 4+BR,4BA Charles de Lisle designed one acre estate. This artfully curated legacy home is perfect for retreats, extended family getaways &...
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,154
Sq.Ft.
1956
Year Built
7
Days on Site
22017920
MLS
Stunning Fairfax opportunity, located just 2 blocks from downtown! This open concept beauty features vaulted ceilings, multiple living spaces, and functional flow. Beautiful chef's kitchen with...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,966
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
9
Days on Site
22018383
MLS
Magnificent nearly 4,000 square foot home set on a spectacular parcel of over 5 acres with views that will take your breath away! The moment you enter you'll be blown away with the majestic vistas of...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,976
Sq.Ft.
1976
Year Built
9
Days on Site
22017598
MLS
One of the most private storybook log home retreats you will ever see in Marin County. Situated beyond a shared private gate, there is dedicated off-street parking before you journey across the...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,144
Sq.Ft.
1919
Year Built
13
Days on Site
22017801
MLS
Single family view home in beautiful Manor Hill! This 3BR/2BA home has been recently remodeled. The top floor includes an open concept kitchen/living rm, 1BR/office, laundry/storage room & full bath....
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,157
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
21
Days on Site
22017198
MLS
Experience this modern masterpiece with stunning views of Cascade Canyon. This elegant home boasts roomy, airy vaulted ceilings with elegant hardwood floors. Enjoy a seamless flow of indoor to...
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,020
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
101
Days on Site
22009696
MLS
Why not live the relaxed Fairfax lifestyle! The house is nestled low on hill behind the town and has recently been beautifully remodeled with new real hardwood floors, kitchen and bath upgrades,...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,293
Sq.Ft.
1913
Year Built
102
Days on Site
22008878
MLS
Just moments from the quaint Fairfax Village, yet tucked away from the world, you will find an enchanting oasis at 18 Redwoood Road! This duplex offers so much flexibility. Occupy 1 unit and have...

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Fairfax Real Estate Market

Properties in Fairfax vary from small homes on small lots to homes on acreage. The architectural styles are diverse, ranging from older cottages and ranch-style homes to modern contemporary homes. If the family oriented, laid back atmosphere of Fairfax appeals, it might be worth taking a look at homes in Fairfax. If buyers are lucky enough to find a fixer, housing is still fairly affordable in Fairfax. Although there are expensive multimillion-dollar homes, potential homeowners can also find some relatively modestly priced real estate; remember, however, this means modest by Bay Area or Marin standards. Many homes are located on hillsides and have decks or small yards. There is a definite rural feel to the homes in the area, despite the fact they are only minutes from the urban hustle and bustle of the city.

The Fairfax real estate market is about what any buyer would expect from a northern California town with a population of around 7,600 people. By now, most of the downtown area is entirely developed, so for building a dream home from the ground up here, buyers who are touring the area might have to look a little bit further outside of the city. Cottages and ranch style houses are common in terms of entry-level homes in Fairfax, while larger estates with a contemporary or mid-century modern flair tend to act as some of the more expensive housing options in town, which usually list for somewhere in between $2 and $3 million.

Fairfax Community Amenities

There is something for everybody in Fairfax. In June the biggest weekend of the year centers on the Fairfax Festival. Thousands come to enjoy a parade, food, drink, flea market, and live music. The other weekends of the year can be spent enjoying hiking and biking. Fairfax is the birthplace of the mountain bike, so there are lots of trails in the area. Each Wednesday, June through September, the Farmers' Market comes to town and is a gathering place for the community. Most evenings can be spent listening to the live music offered by the numerous clubs in town.

What makes the Fairfax, CA area so appealing to many of today's active home buyers is that it truly offers everything you could want in a new place to live, from top-notch schools and outdoor recreational amenities to a relatively close proximity to nearby San Francisco, which of course goes a long way in making any potential commute to work about as tolerable as possible. Nearby Cascade Canyon is easily one of our favorite places to go for a hike or mountain bike ride, and all the restaurants, bars, sidewalk cafes, and of course the famous Art Deco-style theatre help combine to give downtown Fairfax the kind of energy and character locals want in thier hometown, all without being overwhelming or going overboard in any way imaginable.

Fairfax School Information

Below is a list of schools in the city of Fairfax for buyers with school-aged children to consider:

  • White Hill Middle School - 101 Glen Drive
  • Manor Elementary School - 150 Oak Manor Drive
  • Cascade Canyon School - 102 Marinda Drive
  • Fairfax-San Anselmo Children's Center - 199 Porteous Avenue

Only about 30 minutes from San Francisco, Fairfax is a fun, community-friendly little town. Another of Marin County's liberal enclaves, the laid-back attitude and small town atmosphere make Fairfax a great place to live. There is a sense of community here; downtown has a real shopping area with a grocery, informal restaurants, and it's all within walking distance of many of the homes in the area.

Fairfax Real Estate Agents

If you're buying or selling a home in Fairfax, allow our team of Bay Area real estate professionals to guide you through the process with your Fairfax property today. As local real estate agents, we have exclusive insider knowledge of Fairfax market dynamics.

To learn more about agent representation while buying or selling your Fairfax home, contact Bay Area Modern. Check out our Free Market Analysis page to receive a free home value analysis in Fairfax.

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