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Find up-to-date Mill Valley modern properties for sale and more Mill Valley real estate below! Mill Valley is one of the most desired and popular places to live for those who have a family and work in San Francisco. The building boom began back in the 1950's with homes designed by modern pioneers such as Francis Joseph McCarthy, John Bolles, and Claude Oakland. Awesome architecture sprawls throughout the region from Strawberry Point to the Tennessee Valley, up Highway 1 to the Panoramic Highway, all the way over to the Scotts Valley, and up Kite Hill. Raphael Soriano, Lee Stuart Darrow, Daniel Lieberman, and Rex Rathbun all built in Mill Valley during the flourishing age of modernism in the late 50's through the mid 60's. Searching for further information on architecturally unique houses on the market in Mill Valley, California? Arrange for a private modern home tour by contacting your Mill Valley real estate experts today. Read more about Mill Valley modern homes.

Modern Real Estate For Sale in Mill Valley, CA

Mill Valley Modern Real Estate Statistics November 29, 2020
7
Listed
64
Avg. DOM
$1,148.53
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,795,000
Med. List Price
7 Properties
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,700
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
8
Days on Site
22028159
MLS
Nestled in Homestead Valley, this fully renovated modern farmhouse boasts exquisite design and attention to detail. The clean lines of the exterior continue through the entry, where white oak...
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,920
Sq.Ft.
2009
Year Built
40
Days on Site
22025650
MLS
Exceptionally well designed modern home 7 minutes from downtown Mill Valley with views of Mt Tamalpais and quick access to trails. Built in 2009 this property features three bedrooms and two...
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
0.37
Acres
1949
Year Built
54
Days on Site
22023852
MLS
Unique opportunity to create your dream home in a prime Mill Valley location. Approved plans by esteemed architect Robert Hatfield for a stunning, modern 3,422 sqft four bedroom main house along with...
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,520
Sq.Ft.
2015
Year Built
59
Days on Site
22014204
MLS
Best location in downtown Mill Valley. Luxuriously upgraded, modern, two level condominium with beautiful views and lots of natural light. Smart, two-level floor plan with balcony and two covered...
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,820
Sq.Ft.
1949
Year Built
68
Days on Site
22022836
MLS
Completed in 2015, this stunning modern home features a desirable dynamic floor plan with a bright living room, gorgeous gourmet kitchen, and cozy family room with built-in bar all on the main level....
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,536
Sq.Ft.
1958
Year Built
109
Days on Site
22010296
MLS
This beautiful sunny home is nestled in the redwood tree covered Hawk Hill just above Tam Junction. Every room in the house has amazing views of Richardson Bay & beyond. Home has been completely...
3
Beds
2
Baths
0.14
Acres
1953
Year Built
118
Days on Site
22017259
MLS
Luxe Mid-Century style home on a quiet street above downtown Mill Valley with a fresh, sophisticated, modern feel in a serene, natural setting. This 2-level south facing, home offers private indoor...

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Mill Valley Modern Real Estate Market

The Mill Valley real estate excitement didn't end with the 60's. You can find plenty of contemporary custom modern and green homes sprinkled throughout the area. Many are up along the Panoramic Highway; others are down in the valley that surrounds the chic and hip town-center. Recently, modern and Dwell-like homes in Mill Valley have sold at some pretty pricey levels beginning at $1.45M, with many exceeding $2M. Space is not usually abundant in these homes, but the plans are smart, making use of every available inch and the most up to date technology, materials, and design. Major architectural firms such as Kappe+Du, Endresware, Ohashi Design Studio, Serrao Design & Architecture, and Sheahan & Quandt have all created innovative, progressively designed homes in Mill Valley.

If you can find a nice fixer or teardown in the Sycamore Park area of Mill Valley you could build a cool prefab or hire an architect to design your modern dream home. Recently Jerry Kler of JKA collaborated on the remodel of a Mill Valley residence. His ingenious plans provided a new garage and living space without substantially changing the existing structure or roofline. Inventive design is a must when remodeling or building in Mill Valley. Lots are small and tight and zoning restrictions are strict, so a clever plan is a must.

Strawberry Point is a modern enthusiast's delight. Donn Emmons, brother to Eichler architect Fredrick Emmons, built his personal residence here. It was in this house that Emmons introduced the use of the sliding barn door, which has become a popular design element in houses today. Since this home was built on a budget, he also called for a metal flue instead of brick. Although metal flues are now commonplace, it was progressive thinking at the time. You'll also find several Lee Stuart Darrow and Jon Bolles homes in Strawberry Point. Jon Bolles was influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright, and the homes here reflect that bias. In Darrow's homes you'll find tall windows, sunken living rooms, and built-in seating with the fireplace as a focal point that define the cool, casual lifestyle embraced by the era.

But we aren't finished with Strawberry Point. For many, the pièce de résistance is the small, exclusive Eichler development perched above the water in this scenic waterfront neighborhood. Designed by Claude Oakland in the 1960's, these homes are a little larger than most Eichlers and feature both traditional Eichler ranch floor plans as well as unique 2-story homes with soaring, floor to glass walls that offer great views of the San Francisco Bay. You can learn more about these Claude Oakland Eichlers by visiting Mill Valley Eichler Homes at Strawberry Point.

With these beautiful homes, appropriate landscaping is a must. Thomas Church, who worked closely with William Wurster and other Northern California Architects, created many Marin landscapes. Now others must carry the torch. Recently San Francisco based Topher Delaney completed an incredible landscape design for a custom green home in the Boyle Park neighborhood. If you are looking a little closer to home, two well-known modern landscape design companies - Royston Hanamoto Alley & Abbey, and Shades of Green Landscape Architecture - are located in Mill Valley.

Mill Valley Modern Real Estate Agents

Considering the purchase of a modernist property in Mill Valley? Allow our team of real estate professionals to guide you through the purchase of your new Mill Valley modern home or the sale of your current one-of-a-kind property. As local real estate agents, we have insider knowledge of the dynamics unique to the Mill Valley mid-century housing market. We're here to work with you today!

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