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San Rafael Mid-Century Homes For Sale

Welcome to your local San Rafael modern home and San Rafael real estate resource. San Rafael is home to the largest grouping of mid-century modern homes in Marin. Home builders Joseph Eichler and the Alliance Homes Company constructed large developments of mid-century modern homes for the masses in the 1950's and early 60's, using designs created by architects Anshen and Allen, Jones and Emmons, and Claude Oakland. Over 1,500 of these classic post-and-beam ranch homes can be found throughout the Terra Linda & Lucas Valley neighborhoods, which is great news for the mid-century modern enthusiast. For more information on San Rafael, California architecturally unique properties for sale or to schedule a private modern home tour, contact your San Rafael real estate experts today!

Modern Real Estate For Sale in San Rafael, CA

San Rafael Modern Real Estate Statistics August 25, 2019
13
Listed
52
Avg. DOM
$694.01
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,395,000
Med. List Price
13 Properties
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Open 8/24
260 Santa Margarita Drive San Rafael, CA 94901
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,550
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21921717
MLS
Welcome to 260 Santa Margarita, a beautiful Spanish Mediterranean view home in one of San Rafael's most beloved neighborhoods off The Miracle Mile. This thoughtfully updated home incorporates the...
Open 8/24
2058 Huckleberry Road San Rafael, CA 94903
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,385
Sq.Ft.
1958
Year Built
6
Days on Site
21921756
MLS
This light, bright midcentury modern home is designed to embrace the outdoor California lifestyle. Stylishly updated single-level, open-concept home with a large great room and dining area centered...
Open 8/25
830 Penny Royal Lane San Rafael, CA 94903
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,513
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
9
Days on Site
21921593
MLS
Beautiful 3bdr Eichler in a wonderful neighborhood! Lots of original details such as the Phillipine Mahogany paneling, open beams, floor to ceiling windows, and views of the hills above Terra Linda!...
Open 8/25
1634 5th Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,495
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
10
Days on Site
21921485
MLS
Welcome to 1634 Fifth Avenue - history, expertly re-crafted for modern living. The sun drenched interior consists of 3,495 sq.ft. with 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, spacious home office and huge...
Open 8/25
1 Verbena Court San Rafael, CA 94903
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,246
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
11
Days on Site
21921356
MLS
A testament to serene living, this Lucas Valley Estates home extends an invitation to enjoy life with a seamless connection to nature. Impeccably remodeled, the home is brimming with a balance of...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,728
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
19
Days on Site
21920044
MLS
Prepare to be inspired as you open the front door into a light filled atrium! This Mid-Century modern home is a masterpiece in design and style with an easy living floor plan. Sought after single...
Open 8/25
823 Del Ganado Road San Rafael, CA 94903
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,714
Sq.Ft.
1960
Year Built
60
Days on Site
21915820
MLS
Tasteful, modern, renovated atrium Eichler on private, quiet corner lot. Approx 2,100 sq ft of living space. Beautifully appointed kitchen with new, white, shaker style kitchen cabinets with matching...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,036
Sq.Ft.
1975
Year Built
61
Days on Site
21916373
MLS
Privacy and Nature meet! This Single Family Home has potential for a separate ADU (accessory dwelling unit) and every room has panoramic hillside views. Remodeled Zen beauty offers 3 bedrooms...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,795
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
68
Days on Site
21915682
MLS
This popular Atrium Eichler is sited on a sun-drenched 14,000 square foot lot with large solar heated swimming pool. Four bedrooms and two-baths, this iconic mid-century modern home features high...
Open 8/25
705 Montecillo Road San Rafael, CA 94903
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,786
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
71
Days on Site
21915370
MLS
Beautifully remodeled mid-century post & beam Eichler. Light filled contemporary kitchen w gas stove, spacious breakfast nook, beautifully renovated bathrooms, hardwood floors, 10 foot floor to...
6
Beds
7
Baths
8,548
Sq.Ft.
1968
Year Built
75
Days on Site
21817393
MLS
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 high end,...
4
Beds
2
Baths
4,226
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
115
Days on Site
21910707
MLS
Rare opportunity to remaster a large modern style home with spanning views of the bay sited in desirable East San Rafael locale.

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San Rafael Modern Real Estate Market

Frank Lloyd Wright. That is the name that comes to mind when one thinks of San Rafael architecture. The grand and very famous Marin Civic Center was designed by the Grandfather of Modernism himself. In collaboration with his associate Aaron Green, Wright created a structure that would seem to "melt into the sunburnt hills". To some it may look like it is from a planet far, far away; but modernists see the true beauty in the rounded windows, bright blue domed roofline and protruding gold spire. With park like grounds landscaped by Royston and Hanamoto surrounding it and a children's park (which is, by the way, scheduled for a facelift) on the grounds, the Civic Center is a magnet for locals and sightseers alike.

If you are looking for a little variety in architecture - something not quite Eichler, but not Frank Lloyd Wright either - you can find custom homes designed by Anshen and Allen, Francis Joseph McCarthy, David Beverly Thorne, and Aaron Green to name a few. If you have a yen for an Eichler, but don't want one that was mass-produced, there are a couple of custom Eichlers in the Peacock Gap area. It might, however, be a long wait for one to be available! Other San Rafael neighborhoods where mid-century modern homes can be found include Sunnyside, the Dominican area, Loch Lomond, and the Fairhills Drive area.

Should something with a contemporary flair be more to your liking, San Rafael has one of the only loft buildings in Marin. The Marin Lofts, designed by architects Jerry Kler and Jack Rittenhouse, is an industrial-style complex with 15 residences. High ceilings, exposed rafters, and oversized windows give these homes an open, airy feeling. You want modern design but your budget is tight. That doesn't need to be a problem. Take a look at San Rafael real estate and explore your many options. It is crawling with modern homes and is convenient to San Francisco, Napa, and the East Bay. Better yet, 3-4 bedroom single family homes can be had for $700k to $1.3M, which is a bargain by either Marin or San Francisco standards.

San Rafael Modern Real Estate Agents

Looking to tour a property with mid-century modern architecture in San Rafael? Allow our real estate professionals to help you navigate the purchase of or expertly negotiate the sale of your unique San Rafael real estate. As local real estate experts, we're well-versed in the particular market dynamics of modern San Rafael properties. We're ready to work with you today!

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