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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 November 22, 2019
8
Listed
68
Avg. DOM
$679.88
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,397,000
Med. List Price
8 Properties
Open 11/23
1634 5th Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,495
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
5
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...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,318
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
6
Days on Site
21928994
MLS
Beautifully updated modern retreat with artful symmetry, wood flooring on main level creates complete luxury. Natural light floods the remodeled gourmet kitchen, family room, dining room and formal...
Open 11/24
509 Whitewood Drive San Rafael, CA 94903
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,125
Sq.Ft.
1954
Year Built
14
Days on Site
21928399
MLS
Great opportunity to own a mid-century modern Alliance built three bedroom two bathroom single story home on a large level lot in the sought after suburb of Terra Linda! Situated in the award winning...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,036
Sq.Ft.
1975
Year Built
21
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...
Open 11/23
55 Bayharbor Way San Rafael, CA 94901
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,031
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
29
Days on Site
21927623
MLS
New Construction available for resale at The Strand Marin, a new waterfront development at the Loch Lomond Marina in San Rafael. Completed in 2017, this beautiful single family home offers a...
Open 11/24
347 Hyacinth Way San Rafael, CA 94903
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,872
Sq.Ft.
1954
Year Built
45
Days on Site
21926421
MLS
NEW PRICE! Fantastic updated 4 BD + office nook/2 BA mid-century modern Terra Linda Alliance home with a coveted light & bright open floor plan & high, open beamed ceilings. The heart of this home is...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,786
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
160
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...
1.54
Acres
265
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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