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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 July 6, 2020
9
Listed
35
Avg. DOM
$610.24
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,249,000
Med. List Price
9 Properties
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,925
Sq.Ft.
1957
Year Built
5
Days on Site
22014732
MLS
Almost 2000 sq ft. masterpiece sits on a cul-de-sac and backs to Marinwood Community Service District Open Space. This spacious turn-key Eichler home has both a vintage and modern feel thanks to...
6
Beds
7
Baths
8,548
Sq.Ft.
1968
Year Built
6
Days on Site
21817393
MLS
SANCTUARY! 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...
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,400
Sq.Ft.
1927
Year Built
10
Days on Site
22013695
MLS
Tucked away on a tree lined cul-de-sac, this bright, light filled 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath home comes with a $ 25,000 bonus in the form of a brand new solar system. This vintage home offers the...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,758
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
26
Days on Site
22012867
MLS
Modern house built in 2004 in the very desirable location. 3 Bedrooms/2.5 Baths.-Large living room with marble fireplace with steps to the patio.-High ceilings and natural oak hardwood floors.-Good...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,710
Sq.Ft.
1957
Year Built
26
Days on Site
22013005
MLS
Quintessential Eichler w/clean modern lines on large, private corner lot in sought after Lower Lucas Valley. Generously scaled open floor plan & outdoor access thruout for seamless indoor/outdoor...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,953
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
40
Days on Site
22011697
MLS
Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, this elegantly remodeled home has vaulted ceilings, tons of natural light and boasts 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. All bathrooms recently remodeled. Open floor plan with...
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,262
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
44
Days on Site
22009130
MLS
Taking appointments for showings this Saturday & Sunday between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Call to schedule. Wonderful family home in coveted Miller Creek school district. Ideal floorpan with 1...
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,280
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
46
Days on Site
22009228
MLS
Modern Townhome with Bay Views. This stylish townhome boasts an open floor plan on the upper level with dramatic cathedral ceilings, wood floors, gas-burning fireplace, an updated kitchen with...
1.54
Acres
124
Days on Site
21821978
MLS
Very motivated Seller! Extraordinary opportunity to create dream home on beautiful expansive 1.5 acre lot with foundation already in place! Many design options include modern 4,278 sq.ft. home with...

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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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