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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 mid-century and mid-century modern 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 July 3, 2020
77
Listed
53
Avg. DOM
$599.98
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,200,000
Med. List Price
77 Properties
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3
Beds
2
Baths
1,980
Sq.Ft.
1967
Year Built
2
Days on Site
22014974
MLS
Atop San Pedro Ridge with 300 views is this move-in ready, Modern Sanctuary with spacious, open design. Peaceful, private yet 20 minutes to San Francisco. Upgraded kitchen, new carpets in bedrooms...
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,206
Sq.Ft.
1936
Year Built
2
Days on Site
22014929
MLS
This West End 1936 Spanish Mediterranean treasure, with recently completed ADU (permitted), is a rare find. Located in one San Rafael's most desirable neighborhoods, the home is rich with...
5
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,368
Sq.Ft.
1962
Year Built
2
Days on Site
22006949
MLS
Rarely can you ever find an Eichler this spacious! This corner lot home has been expanded to include a very large great room with a vaulted ceiling and gas fireplace - an ideal gathering space for...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,925
Sq.Ft.
1957
Year Built
2
Days on Site
22014732
MLS
Almost 2000 sq ft. masterpiece sits on a cul-de-sac and backs to Marinwood Community Service District Open Space. This spacious turn-key Eichler home has both a vintage and modern feel thanks to...
6
Beds
7
Baths
8,548
Sq.Ft.
1968
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21817393
MLS
SANCTUARY! Mediterranean-style estate & guest house. 10 acre hilltop setting with stunning views of Lucas Valley to the Bay. Old world charm and quality craftsmanship seamlessly blend with all the...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,234
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
3
Days on Site
22015049
MLS
A lovely remodeled 5,400+ sq ft corner lot home, full of charm. New kitchen with a beautiful skylight & eating area, updated baths, hardwood floors, double pain windows, the charm of period details,...
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20 Rosewood Court San Rafael, CA 94901
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,545
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
5
Days on Site
22014720
MLS
Bright and spacious, pristine, freshly painted, remodeled one-story 3BR/2BA beauty in serene cul-de-sac wqith classic finishes, private tranquil level back yard, large swimming pool, & spa. Located...
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,081
Sq.Ft.
5
Days on Site
22011290
MLS
Once in a lifetime opportunity to own a home that has basically been rebuilt, remodeled and expanded from the ground up in sought after Sun Valley Heights! In the final phases of the project this...
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,182
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
5
Days on Site
22014575
MLS
A magical garden is the setting for this remodeled 2Bd/1.1Ba end unit Dominican townhouse. Bathed in light the Living Room with engineered wood floors has a fireplace and views to the park-like...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,217
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
7
Days on Site
22014612
MLS
Spacious ground floor 3bd/2ba, well maintained condo w/cash flow potential! Perfect investment opportunity w/great tenants in place who wish to stay. Open flr plan w/tile flr thruout kit,dining &...
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,400
Sq.Ft.
1927
Year Built
7
Days on Site
22013695
MLS
Tucked away on a tree lined cul-de-sac, this bright, light filled 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath home comes with a $ 25,000 bonus in the form of a brand new solar system. This vintage home offers the...
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,314
Sq.Ft.
1948
Year Built
7
Days on Site
22014599
MLS
Sun-drenched charmer on a larger lot in the wonderful, up-and-coming Bret Harte neighborhood! This home has been lovingly maintained by the same family for 50+ years. Functional floor plan features a...

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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:

  • Lucas Valley Elementary School (formerly 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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