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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 October 22, 2021
68
Listed
54
Avg. DOM
$679.67
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$907,000
Med. List Price
68 Properties
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2
Beds
2
Baths
1974
Year Built
1
Day on Site
321100937
MLS
Fantastic single level garden unit with patio. Tons of privacy. Large walk in closets, huge Master Suite, new appliance(s), new paint and vanities. Elegant fireplace. SMART home. Big storage area,...
Open 10/23
785 Appleberry Drive San Rafael, CA 94903
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,697
Sq.Ft.
1958
Year Built
1
Day on Site
321099996
MLS
Just in time for the holidays, move right into this updated Atrium model Eichler home in Lower Lucas Valley. Spend your days relaxing in the living room by the wood burning fireplace and look through...
Open 10/24
212 San Marino Drive San Rafael, CA 94901
$1,568,000
Subdivision: Peacock Gap
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,410
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
1
Day on Site
321101003
MLS
Peacock Gap:Ideal location close to parks, hiking and biking trails and Peacock Gap Golf Course .A spacious flexible split level floor plan with family room, one bedroom and full bath and laundry...
1
Beds
2
Baths
933
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
1
Day on Site
321098935
MLS
Ground floor condo in 55+ community, located on 30 acres of prime Marin County real estate. Beautiful grounds and luxury amenities are the big attraction at Smith Ranch Homes. This condo's floor plan...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,510
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
1
Day on Site
321100662
MLS
Stunning and sophisticated, this gorgeous three bedroom three bath townhome with spectacular views features a beautiful living room with a wood-burning fireplace, a formal dining room with...
Open 10/23
65 Marina Boulevard San Rafael, CA 94901
$1,329,000
Subdivision: Marina Highlands
2
Beds
3
Baths
1,418
Sq.Ft.
1952
Year Built
2
Days on Site
321100861
MLS
Mid-Century bi-level with huge downstairs bonus room (not counted in sq footage). Many original features plus updates for today's lifestyle. Beautiful hardwood, stylish fireplace, picture windows,...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,259
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
2
Days on Site
321100466
MLS
Live Life To the Fullest at Smith Ranch 55+ Luxury Independent Living Community. Since opening its doors 30 years ago, this #1 choice location 2 bed~2 bath condo was swiped up quickly and hasn't been...
6
Beds
6
Baths
3,300
Sq.Ft.
2
Days on Site
321101076
MLS
First time on the market in over 40 years! Located in the fabulous Forbes neighborhood of San Rafael, this pride of ownership triplex is highlighted by an exceptional unit mix of three 2-bedroom,...
Open 10/23
62 Marina Court Drive San Rafael, CA 94901
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,820
Sq.Ft.
1941
Year Built
2
Days on Site
321101314
MLS
This lovingly maintained 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath multilevel view home offers spacious high on the hill living with expansive harbor and bay views. Many unique architectural touches throughout, including...
1
Beds
1
Baths
737
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
3
Days on Site
321099984
MLS
Remodeled and spacious single level 1-bedroom end unit with private patio in highly desirable San Rafael. Living room with fireplace and slider to private fenced patio with storage. Remodeled kitchen...
Open 10/23
248 Riviera Drive San Rafael, CA 94901
$2,050,000
Subdivision: Peacock Gap
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,714
Sq.Ft.
1964
Year Built
3
Days on Site
321100303
MLS
Nestled in the heart of Peacock Gap is this thoughtfully reimagined 4 BR/2.5 BA poolside retreat boasting a masterful blend of stylish upgrades and sophisticated charm throughout. Spacious and...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,259
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
3
Days on Site
321100537
MLS
Smith Ranch is a 55+ luxury community on 30 acres. Located in central Marin, this convenient location has everything you would want. This unit is a Garden Unit, with lovely patio, and access from...

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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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