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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 13, 2020
72
Listed
60
Avg. DOM
$600.53
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,257,000
Med. List Price
72 Properties
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4
Beds
2
Baths
1,953
Sq.Ft.
1958
Year Built
2
Days on Site
22016001
MLS
This idyllic single level home was taken down to the studs and renovated with style, comfort and convenience in mind. No detail has been overlooked in this magazine worthy home. On a beautifully...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,700
Sq.Ft.
1990
Year Built
4
Days on Site
22015563
MLS
Lovely 3BD/2BA home in serene setting with fabulous floor plan. Kitchen with granite counters, eating area and slider to side yard. Living and dining rooms with hardwood floors. Private upstairs...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,805
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
4
Days on Site
22015567
MLS
Simply Stunning. Rarely does an Eichler home of this caliber come to the market in Terra Linda. Showcasing the very best of mid-century style and design, no stone was left unturned in this this...
$1,675,000
Subdivision: Loch Lomond
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,663
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
4
Days on Site
22015115
MLS
There are smashing Bay, Mt Tam & Harbor views from almost all rooms in this beautiful home. It is perfectly located in the sought after Loch Lomond neighborhood. Ideal floor-plan with 2 bedrooms &...
5
Beds
3
Baths
2,850
Sq.Ft.
1958
Year Built
4
Days on Site
22015492
MLS
Located in Loch Lomond, 11 Allensby is a single level, ranch style, 5 bedroom, 3 bath home on approximately 1/2 acre lot with incredible indoor / outdoor flow. Combining contemporary design with...
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,815
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
4
Days on Site
22015841
MLS
Ideally located in San Rafael's coveted West End neighborhood, 80 Terrace Avenue is a beautifully remodeled and meticulously maintained custom-built home surrounded by nature. Featuring 4 BR / 3 BA...
5
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
3,013
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
5
Days on Site
22015461
MLS
This spacious house has views of Mt Tam, East Bay Hills, San Pablo Bay, Sonoma Hills, & Lucas Valley. This delightful house has a sweeping Living Rm, vaulted ceilings, fireplace, large windows, and...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,350
Sq.Ft.
1954
Year Built
5
Days on Site
22015566
MLS
This is your chance to own a beautifully updated Alliance Model home located in the sought-after Terra Linda neighborhood. From the moment you enter, you will notice the high open beam ceilings...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,595
Sq.Ft.
1958
Year Built
5
Days on Site
22015742
MLS
Lots of bang for your buck on Tamarack! Single story four bedrooms and two bathrooms in a classic Kenney layout. The house could use a little TLC, which creates a great sweat equity opportunity. The...
1
Beds
1
Baths
660
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
6
Days on Site
22015659
MLS
Located in Villa Marin, a high-end, continuing care retirement community in the heart of Marin. Completely renovated one bedroom, one bath, airy and well lit. Nice balcony overlooking the Loma...
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,379
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
6
Days on Site
22015705
MLS
Rarely does an Eichler home with this setting come to the market in Lucas Valley, a rare find. This stunning, modern spa like Eichler has been impeccably updated and meticulously maintained.The...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,796
Sq.Ft.
2015
Year Built
7
Days on Site
22015476
MLS
Corner Townhome at The Strand Marin, a new waterfront development located at the Loch Lomond Marina in San Rafael. This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom residence includes an open plan living area & kitchen...

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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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