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Discover the best Marinwood homes for sale and real estate in San Rafael below. Located just off Highway 101, Marinwood is the first stop on the drive out to West Marin via Lucas Valley Road. For up-to-date information regarding San Rafael properties for sale in Marinwood or to schedule a private home showing, contact your Bay Area real estate specialists today! Read more about Marinwood real estate.
As San Rafael's northernmost neighborhood, Marinwood is a quiet suburban community of 1900 acres bordered by 800 acres of open space. Shopping and services are conveniently nearby and easy access to the freeway make commuting a breeze.
Development in Marinwood began in the late 1950s, which means that the mid-century modern design aesthetic is well represented and includes a tract of about 375 Eichler homes. These Lower Lucas Valley / Marinwood Eichlers vary in condition, but can represent a great value to the Eichler enthusiast interested in renovation. The area has a wonderful heritage of modern architecture in San Rafael.
Most homes in Marinwood are single-family properties, although there are some condominiums in the area, including new units that are being developed as part of the Marinwood Plaza project.
Marinwood is also referred to as Lower Lucas Valley. The community center offers year-round recreational programs for young and old alike, including ski trips, a swim team, foreign language instruction, travel opportunities, and summer camp for kids. Two public parks provide fun for neighborhood children, and the surrounding open spaces are great for hiking and biking.
Marinwood is in the highly regarded Dixie School District. Youngsters in the area attend either Mary Silveira Elementary or Dixie Elementary, while older children attend Miller Creek Middle School. All three are award winning San Rafael schools. Most high school students go to nearby Terra Linda High School, although a few elect to travel a bit farther afield and attend San Rafael High.
If you're purchasing a home in Marinwood, allow our team of local real estate experts to guide you through the process with your Marinwood property today. As San Rafael real estate agents, we have exclusive insider knowledge of Marinwood market dynamics.
To learn more about agent representation while buying or selling your Marinwood home, contact Bay Area Modern. Check out our Free Market Analysis page to receive a free home value analysis in Marinwood.
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