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 October 23, 2021
10
Listed
37
Avg. DOM
$772.59
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,087,000
Med. List Price
10 Properties
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,240
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
2
Days on Site
321100804
MLS
This sought after spacious townhome with an ideal floor plan is surrounded by trees creating a peaceful setting. Offering an open floor plan with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, A/C, an inside laundry area in...
Open 10/23
229 Tamalpais Road Fairfax, CA 94930
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,471
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
5
Days on Site
321091405
MLS
A stunning contemporary home built from the ground up in 1997, open and bright, sunlight streams in all year long. Architecturally unique with views of downtown Fairfax and beyond down the Ross...
Open 10/23
103 Woodland Road Fairfax, CA 94930
4
Beds
4
Baths
3,466
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
8
Days on Site
321099656
MLS
Welcome to 103 Woodland Rd in Fairfax. Situated on nearly 1/3 acre, with stunning views of Mt Tam, this property boasts sunshine & privacy while being just minutes from town. Totally reimagined &...
Open 10/23
93 Pine Drive Fairfax, CA 94930
2
Beds
1
Baths
675
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
3
Days on Site
321087897
MLS
Natural light fills this beautiful home with high ceilings & open floor plan in a sun-drenched location. Stroll down the sloping path through a front yard with endless possibilities for growing your...
4
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
1,556
Sq.Ft.
1943
Year Built
18
Days on Site
321096050
MLS
Privacy and panoramic views await at this unique and special Fairfax property! You will enjoy sweeping views of majestic Loma Alta peak from your wraparound view deck and living room. The parcel is...
Open 10/23
1 Fawn Ridge Fairfax, CA 94930
5
Beds
4
Baths
5,310
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
36
Days on Site
321089132
MLS
Your next door neighbor is 21,000 acres of MMWD property, including Mt Tamalpais and the entire watershed. Nestled in quiet natural surroundings and only a short mile from downtown, this rich piece...
Open 10/24
446 Bolinas Road Fairfax, CA 94930
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,780
Sq.Ft.
1962
Year Built
40
Days on Site
321087935
MLS
Situated in the Golden Gate National Recreation area & blocks to coveted downtown corridor. Enchanting setting w/sweeping views of surrounding hills, offering an open floor plan starting at the front...
Open 10/23
333 Oak Manor Drive Fairfax, CA 94930
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,290
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
43
Days on Site
321087756
MLS
This is a probate sale and subject to court confirmation. Property is being sold in as is condition. See private remarks for offer information.
Open 10/24
2 Summer Avenue Fairfax, CA 94930
$1,345,500
Subdivision: Deer Park
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,424
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
60
Days on Site
321074113
MLS
REDUCED! This Super COOL property is in the heart of Fairfax. A short stroll to the footbridge that crosses the creek to Bridge Court, one block from town. This elegant three-bedroom two-bath home...
1
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
872
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
156
Days on Site
321027950
MLS
Cozy Hideaway or expansion opportunity in the Fairfax Hills. Nestled on almost 1/3 acre, this charming cottage has a detached studio and a double carport and a sunny deck. Inside you'll find a...

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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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