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 February 25, 2020
7
Listed
33
Avg. DOM
$631.27
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$859,000
Med. List Price
7 Properties
Open 2/29
2 Inyo Avenue Fairfax, CA 94930
2
Beds
2
Baths
988
Sq.Ft.
1922
Year Built
5
Days on Site
22003655
MLS
Dreamy home in downtown Fairfax! Ideally located and impeccably maintained classic Fairfax cottage. Thoughtfully and carefully updated to a pristine' yet classic vintage/mid-century look, this...
Open 2/29
82 Wood Lane Fairfax, CA 94930
5
Beds
3
Baths
2,966
Sq.Ft.
1915
Year Built
5
Days on Site
22003821
MLS
Beautifully re-imagined and newly remodeled 1915 farmhouse on one of Fairfax's favorite streets. Sunny and spacious with beautiful hardwood floors(exept bathrooms and master bedroom) 5 bedrooms, 3...
Open 3/1
62 Bosque Avenue Fairfax, CA 94930
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,157
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
6
Days on Site
22003477
MLS
Nature lovers prepare to fall in love with a rare blend of total privacy, high-end finishes, sweeping valley views, and open floorplan in a very livable modern residence. Built in 2012, this...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,189
Sq.Ft.
1924
Year Built
19
Days on Site
22002601
MLS
Major Price Adjustment. Duplex in the Scenic Hills of Fairfax. Cottage Setting Down the Path of Berry Trail. Beautiful Views of the Fairfax Valley. Spacious 1 BR/!BA up($1200) and smaller unit down...
2
Beds
1
Baths
950
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
21
Days on Site
22002387
MLS
Mid-century inspired Fairfax retreat with expansive views. The clean, crisp interior lives larger with it's open concept layout and vaulted, exposed beam ceilings that carry throughout the living...
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,084
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
21
Days on Site
22002316
MLS
Situated in the gated community of Baywood Canyon, sits this private, sun-filled Craftsman home of approximately 3,200 sq. ft. This stunning residence features four bedrooms, two and one-half baths,...
1
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
769
Sq.Ft.
1934
Year Built
159
Days on Site
21924683
MLS
Charming bungalow in a sweet, sunny spot with parking and privacy. Near downtown Fairfax, yet away from the hustle and bustle. Enjoy the view and sounds of nature from your deck. Fantastic school...

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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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