Marin County Real Estate
Marin County homes for sale & more
County lies only twenty minutes north of San Francisco,
but it seems like another world. Surrounded
on three sides by water, Marin is an area of surpassing
natural beauty: open space, huge redwood
forests, wild beaches, charming small towns and mild
weather year round. Marin County is very
popular - a mecca for hikers, bicyclists, bird-watchers,
sunbathers, photographers, artists, sightseers, etc. Visitors
come from around the world to marvel in it.
true charm lies in its eclecticism. It has dozens of distinct
communities and a hundred different lifestyles. The
county is essentially divided into four regions: South Marin,
Central Marin, North Marin and West Marin. Officially, there
are 11 incorporated cities in the county. Each community
has its own character, history and attraction. South Marin
includes the affluent communities of Sausalito, Tiburon,
Belvedere and Mill Valley. Central Marin consists of Corte Madera, Larkspur, Greenbrae, Kentfield, Ross, San Anselmo,
Fairfax and San Rafael. Novato is the only city in the northern part of the county.
And lastly, there is the area of West
Marin made up of a host of charming homey towns.
to slow growth policies, Marin County has a relatively small population
that has maintained stable over the years. Beautiful surroundings,
charming communities, top ranked schools, fine restaurants
and excellent shopping have made Marin one of the world's
most desirable places to live.