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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.

Modern Real Estate For Sale in Mill Valley, CA

Mill Valley Modern Real Estate Statistics August 19, 2019
6
Listed
94
Avg. DOM
$824.89
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$2,500,000
Med. List Price
6 Properties
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,677
Sq.Ft.
1962
Year Built
21
Days on Site
21919613
MLS
Sleek, bright and light-filled remodeled 3 bedroom, 2 bath mid-century modern Mill Valley stunner sited in Hawk Hill with dramatic Bay and hillside views and fabulous indoor/outdoor flow! Coveted...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,015
Sq.Ft.
1952
Year Built
25
Days on Site
21916974
MLS
Located in Homestead Valley, this modern farmhouse is completely upgraded. Location, location, location, near everything. High ceilings, gas fireplace, lots of light, Mt. Tam views, multiple decks,...
6
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
5,607
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
63
Days on Site
21915600
MLS
Top of Mill Valley, a modern estate tucked in the redwoods w/ all day sun, views to the East, Bay, Mount Tam, water and distant mountains. Popular hiking and biking trails right out the front gate....
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,037
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
91
Days on Site
21912571
MLS
Step thru the entry into a private oasis, pool, private. In the heart of Scott Valley awaits an architectural gem with dramatic soaring ceilings and surrounded by incredible views of the valley and...
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
5,339
Sq.Ft.
1993
Year Built
91
Days on Site
21912512
MLS
Live/work/workout! Modern retreat offering privacy and abundant, flexible space. 5 bedrooms (plus bonus room) and 3.5 baths. 2 stair lifts add ease of use. Voluminous, light-filled rooms, most with...
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,249
Sq.Ft.
279
Days on Site
21829217
MLS
A Modern Masterpiece That Will Not Burn! Will build to suit or JV this unique eco home design - modern without compromise- nestled in a fantastic natural setting off the street on Mill Valley's...

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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.

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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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