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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! Read more about San Rafael modern homes.

Modern Real Estate For Sale in San Rafael, CA

San Rafael Modern Real Estate Statistics May 25, 2022
11
Listed
17
Avg. DOM
$879.40
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,750,000
Med. List Price
11 Properties
$1,195,000
Neighborhood: Baypoint Lagoons
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,089
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
1
Day on Site
322036676
MLS
An Egret etched in glass in the front door invites you to this chic, 2-story contemporary townhome in the corner of a quiet cul-de-sac in Baypoint Lagoons. A stone paver driveway and paths surround...
Open 5/26
119 Clayton Street San Rafael, CA 94901
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,064
Sq.Ft.
1907
Year Built
1
Day on Site
322048595
MLS
This is the home you've been dreaming of! Perfectly situated on a tree-lined street in the heart of Gerstle Park. This stellar home greets you with classical charm & modern elegance as soon as you...
2,030
Sq.Ft.
1899
Year Built
5
Days on Site
322047949
MLS
Modern Farmhouse appeal! Stunning duplex in the heart of Gerstle Park. Live in one and rent the other or perfect opportunity for extended family. Extensively remodeled 2021-2022 top to bottom inc...
Open 5/29
364 Peachstone Terrace San Rafael, CA 94903
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,793
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
7
Days on Site
322046269
MLS
Looking for the ideal Marinwood location on a serene cul-de-sac with an open floor plan? This is it! Absolutely beautiful remodeled kitchen/great room includes large dining area, island with counter...
$1,895,000
Neighborhood: Lucas Valley
5
Beds
2
Baths
1,942
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
10
Days on Site
322045336
MLS
No one messed with this Eichler!! This mid-century modern Eichler home is an amazing Double A frame model which will steal your heart. You will have a chance to live in a very privately located home...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,536
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
12
Days on Site
322045164
MLS
Modern updated home with expansive outdoor space set atop a tranquil setting with great views. Perched atop Fairhills above Forbes and Sun Valley neighborhoods this home looks westerly towards Mount...
5
Beds
3
Baths
2,081
Sq.Ft.
1958
Year Built
15
Days on Site
322042381
MLS
A Mid-Century Modern Eichler home with garden views from most rooms. A Japanese Maple, olive trees, and scenes of the Lucas Valley rolling hills add to the indoor/outdoor serenity of this feel-good...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,835
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
20
Days on Site
322040179
MLS
Welcome to 792 Penny Royal Ln! Located in Terra Linda, this one-story Eichler home checks all the boxes. The property highlights so much to love about Eichler and Mid-century modern architecture....
5
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,572
Sq.Ft.
1969
Year Built
28
Days on Site
322038009
MLS
Incredible Unobstructed views of SF Bay, Richmond & Bay Bridges, Mt Diablo, East & West Brother Islands! This home has been extensively remodeled & boasts views from nearly every room. A true...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,794
Sq.Ft.
1959
Year Built
30
Days on Site
322037417
MLS
If you are looking for a sexy retro mid-century modern Eichler, that has been refurbished with impeccable style & care, look no further.Situated in the town of Terra Linda on a peaceful cul-de-sac,...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
5,175
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
66
Days on Site
322024315
MLS
This one of a kind residence offers a seamless blend of contemporary architecture showcasing soaring ceilings, gallery walls, natural light, and the finest materials throughout. Beautiful outdoor...

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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!

Contact Bay Area Modern to learn more about buyer and seller representation for San Rafael real estate. Visit our comparative market analysis page to receive a free mid-century property value estimate in San Rafael within minutes.

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