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Browse today's new San Rafael homes for sale plus more properties in Marin County below! San Rafael is a bustling Marin County city that is home to well over 60,000 residents. As the county seat of Marin County, San Rafael also has a lively downtown that's full of shops, restaurants, cafes, nightlife, and various other community amenities, also making it a great place to live, work, and play. San Rafael is also well-known throughout the Bay Area for hosting fabulous farmers markets, and the historic Victorian architecture on display all over town helps give this one-and-a-kind community additional charm and character that many existing residents will say is unmatched. To learn more about San Rafael properties for sale or to set up a private home tour, contact your Bay Area real estate experts today. Read more about San Rafael real estate.

Real Estate For Sale in San Rafael CA

San Rafael Real Estate Statistics March 18, 2019
90
Listed
36
Avg. DOM
$614.81
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,272,500
Med. List Price
90 Properties Found. Showing 1-12
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36 Pine Tree Court
San Rafael, CA 94903
Open House
36 Pine Tree Court San Rafael, CA 94903
1 of 30
$889,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
3
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
1,446
BUILT
1989
ON SITE
1Day
MLS
21900980
Rarely avail.freestanding PUD lives like a SFH. Stunning & spacious light-filled 3BR/3BA w/soaring ceilings, open LR/DR floor plan, fire place, gourmet kitchen w/ double-oven, granite counters, A/C,...
604 Galerita Way
San Rafael, CA 94903
Open House
604 Galerita Way San Rafael, CA 94903
1 of 24
$719,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
3
BATHS
1
SQ.FT.
1,152
BUILT
1952
ON SITE
1Day
MLS
21905706
Stylishly updated & move-in ready! Back yard is a spacious, tranquil oasis w/new landscaping, veggie planter box & rock garden. Sunlit, flat, yard is the perfect place to relax or entertain & doesn't...
75 Oak View Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
75 Oak View Drive San Rafael, CA 94903
1 of 37
$3,100,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
3,270
BUILT
1986
ON SITE
3Days
MLS
21905279
This exquisite private gated estate is truly one of the most special properties in Marin. Perfectly sited in a Tuscan resort inspired setting, highlighting tall cypress, fruit orchards, sprawling...
31 Roberts Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
31 Roberts Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901
1 of 49
$1,549,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
2,671
BUILT
1915
ON SITE
4Days
MLS
21905473
Exquisitely remodeled, light & bright Picnic Valley home w/ spectacular views of nearby San Rafael, Bay & mountains. 2 lots. Tall ceilings, expansive windows & open floor plan. Loft-style family rm...
567 Heather Way
San Rafael, CA 94903
567 Heather Way San Rafael, CA 94903
1 of 23
$1,195,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
2,431
BUILT
1957
ON SITE
3Days
MLS
21905595
FIRST OPEN: Peaceful retreat in Terra Linda foothills cul-de-sac is move-in ready. Bring your vision to update & make this home your own. Ideal Open floor plan designed to take in views of...
106 Plymouth Cove
San Rafael, CA 94901
106 Plymouth Cove San Rafael, CA 94901
1 of 24
$815,000
Subdivision: Spinnaker Point
BEDS
3
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,827
BUILT
1979
ON SITE
3Days
MLS
21905555
Turnkey spacious Spinnaker Pt 1827 sq ft home on a quiet cul-de-sac with great natural light. Waterfront community offers trails along the Bay and lagoons for walkers, joggers & nature lovers....
35 W Seaview Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Open House
35 W Seaview Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901
1 of 31
$2,895,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
3,006
BUILT
1950
ON SITE
4Days
MLS
21905470
This 2.2 acre amazing view lot is 'Top 20 in Marin' combo of huge lawn, dynamic Southerly view, 45' pool, indoor/outdoor living & proximity to everything. Updated family home w/ country kitchen,...
2 Carmel Court
San Rafael, CA 94903
2 Carmel Court San Rafael, CA 94903
1 of 21
$949,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
3
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,854
BUILT
1962
ON SITE
4Days
MLS
21905274
This stylishly updated single-level charmer is located in the coveted Portola Gardens neighborhood of San Rafael. This light-filled 3 bd and 2 ba home offers a spacious floor plan with large living...
5 Roberts Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
5 Roberts Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901
1 of 49
$1,150,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
2,542
BUILT
1906
ON SITE
6Days
MLS
21905149
Built in 1906, this Craftsman style home exudes style and character. Elegant wainscoting, well-kept wood floors and built-in cabinets are part of the unique detail of this dwelling. Solidly built...
95 Dockside Circle
San Rafael, CA 94903
95 Dockside Circle San Rafael, CA 94903
1 of 25
$510,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
2
BATHS
1
SQ.FT.
932
BUILT
1984
ON SITE
6Days
MLS
21905147
This two-story unit in rarely available Captain's Cove features an open floor plan on main level with living room, kitchen and laundry. Upstairs has two spacious bedrooms with great storage and a...
331 Forbes Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
331 Forbes Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901
1 of 34
$1,995,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
2,508
BUILT
N/A
ON SITE
6Days
MLS
21905296
Awesome design featured throughout this rebuilt, luxury craftsman style home in the coveted Forbes area. Abundant natural light, vaulted ceilings, high-end finishes and appliances, wide plank oak...
145 Bret Harte Road
San Rafael, CA 94901
145 Bret Harte Road San Rafael, CA 94901
1 of 34
$1,395,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,663
BUILT
1950
ON SITE
6Days
MLS
21905294
Situated on over a half acre of land in the Bret Harte Heights neighborhood of San Rafael, this 2 BR + office / 1.5 BA mid-century modern home is located on one of the most coveted lots in the area,...

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San Rafael Real Estate Market

As a suburb of San Francisco, single-family homes are what most think of when dreaming about buying a new home in San Rafael. Detached single-family options in town range from larger, newly-built residences with all the bells and whistles to smaller cottage and bungalow style homes that boast an incredible amount of charm and character. Luxury waterfront homes also occupy a fairly significant portion of the San Rafael real estate market thanks to the city's prime location along the San Francisco Bay. And with part of the east side of town also backing up to China Camp State Park, you're also never too far from plenty of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails, regardless of where you live in the San Rafael area.

The city's tradition of architectural beauty extends into its residential neighborhoods, which offer a wide variety of new and classic homes. The prestigious Dominican Section is known for its spacious traditionally-designed houses, while homes and condos in the Peacock Gap's Golf and Country Club area are typically newer, and set on view properties overlooking San Pablo Bay. Buyers from San Francisco and out-of-state often choose San Rafael for its realistic entry level prices, at $600-$800k for a 3+ bedroom single-family home, as well as its excellent public school systems, and close proximity to the big city.

San Rafael Community Amenities

San Rafael is known for many things. It's a hotbed for entertainment and technology, but also a beautiful historic city, home to some of Northern California's finest classic architecture and a lot of modern designs. The city's thriving downtown is famous for its wide variety of shopping spots and restaurants in character buildings, particularly in the colorful Fourth Street neighborhood. San Rafael's combination of natural and man-made beauty has also helped make it a popular filming location, with iconic movies like American Graffiti, THX 1138, and Gattaca set here.

Postcards of San Rafael often show the city's beautiful Spanish mission buildings, including Saint Raphael Church, with its beautiful white and terra cotta bell tower back dropped by tree-covered hills, dating back to the settlement's earliest days in 1817. Other architecturally significant buildings in the San Rafael real estate area include the angular Marin County Civic Center, the only public building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and the Falkirk Cultural Center, a handsomely preserved Victorian mansion just a block from downtown.

Despite being just 40 minutes from San Francisco, parts of San Rafael still maintain a bit of a quiet country feel, especially around the outskirts of town. As mentioned above, the sprawling China Camp State Park sits over on San Rafael's east side of town, and several other parks and nature preserves also sit just outside of San Rafael as well. For anybody who loves to get out on the golf course, the Peacock Gap Golf Club is conveniently located in San Rafael, and Dominican University of California also calls this part of Marin County home too.

San Rafael School Information

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

  • Dixie Elementary School - 1175 Idylberry Drive
  • Glenwood Elementary - 25 Castlewood Drive
  • Miller Creek Middle School - 2255 Las Gallinas Avenue
  • Sun Valley Elementary - 75 Happy Lane
  • Bahia Vista Elementary - 125 Bahia Way
  • Laurel Dell Elementary - 225 Woodland Avenue
  • Mary E. Silveira Elementary - 375 Blackstone Drive
  • Vallecito Elementary - 50 Nova Albion Way
  • Coleman Elementary - 800 Belle Avenue
  • San Rafael High School - 150 Third Street
  • Terra Linda High School - 320 Nova Albion Way

San Rafael Real Estate Agents

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