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$399,000 : 237 Picnic Avenue, San Rafael2 beds, 1 full, 1 half bathsListing provided by Nick Cooper, Pacific Union International
$2,750 : 72 Scenic Avenue, San Rafael0 beds, 0 bathsListing provided by Denise Montalvo, Bradley Real Estate
$845,000 : 277 Arias Street, San Rafael3 beds, 2 full bathsListing provided by Erika Mehrer, Marin Modern Real Estate
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WHY SAN RAFAEL?
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San Rafael real estate, located in central Marin County, this former Spanish mission settlement is the county’s largest city and home to much of its history and culture. Almost a third of the San Rafael land for sale has been set aside for parks and open spaces. It also is home to a bustling business district and has a perfect climate for enjoying year-round outdoor recreation. San Rafael condos for sale offer a variety of different price points from small family neighborhood houses to grand, sprawling mansions and estates. Furthermore, San Rafael luxury homes for sale offer an impressive ambient setting that any home owner can truly enjoy. If you are looking for San Rafael houses for sale, contact a certified San Rafael real estate agent who can help you find the perfect property for sale in San Rafael.
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San Rafael, CA real estate is very competitive. As the oldest incorporated city in Marin County, San Rafael has many distinctive neighborhoods. The average price of a home here is $930,000, while the most expensive home sold recently topped $4.8 million. Home prices in San Rafael have increased in value some 26% since 2012.
This city has many historical homes and many homes with unique and stunning architecture. The city’s excellent schools and attractive downtown continue to draw in new residents, making San Rafael real estate an excellent investment.
Long home to at least three major Miwok villages, the area that is now San Rafael seems to have almost always been populated. Spanish priests founded a mission here in 1817 called Mission San Rafael Arcangel. The mission was initially a hospital for the local tribes but was later expanded to provide a full range of services. Missions served as military outposts, resting points for travelers, and as places to convert the local tribes to Christianity.
The mission was abandoned in 1844, but the town of San Rafael continued to grow around the former mission buildings. The town was formally incorporated in 1874. In 1879 the railroad arrived, making San Rafael an important regional hub and connecting the city with the national rail network.
San Rafael has a population of 57,713 and a median income of $72,000. It is the most economically and ethnically diverse city in Marin County. With over 80% of its population employed in white collar jobs, including many who work in the movie and high-tech industries, San Rafael is a town of driven and motivated people. It is also one of the most educated cities in the United States. Celebrities as diverse as Jerry Garcia, George Lucas, and Carlos Santana have all called this beautiful city home.
San Rafael is served by two different school districts. San Rafael City Schools is the larger district and has six elementary schools, one combination elementary and middle school, a middle school, and two high schools.
Dixie School District has three elementary schools and a middle school. Students living in the Dixie School District attend high school at Terra Linda High School in the San Rafael City Schools District.
There are also many secular and private schools that serve students from grades kindergarten through twelfth grade. There are several amazing homes for sale in San Rafael in both school districts.
Dominican University of San Rafael is an independent international university with a proud tradition of academics and community support and involvement.
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SAN RAFAEL schools
San Rafael City School
Bahia Vista Elementary
Laurel Dell Elementary
San Pedro Elementary
Sun Valley Elementary
Venetia Valley K-Middle
Madrone High School
Terra Linda High School
San Rafael High School
Dixie School District
Mary E. Silveira Elementary
Miller Creek Middle School
Marin Waldorf School
St. Isabella School
St Raphael School
Saint Mark’s School
Brandeis Hillel Day School
Montessori de Terra Linda
Marin Catholic High School
College of Marin
Dominican University of CA
Bay Area Special Ed
San Rafael parks
Santa Margarita Park
Sun Valley Park
Terra Linda Park
Victor Jones Park
China Camp State Park
McNears Beach Park
Golden Gate Natl Rec Area
Mt Tamalpais State Park
Marin County Dept Open Space
San Rafael arts and events
Marin Open Studios
Downtown Farmer’s Market
MCC Farmer’s Market
2nd Friday Art Walk
May Madness Car Parade
Marin County Fair
Italian St Painting Marin
California Film Institute
Lighted Boat Parade
Falkirk Cultural Center
Marin History Museum
San Rafael night life
San rafael restaurants
Sol Food Restaurant
Il Davide Restaurant
Bay Thai Cuisine
Taqueria San Jose
Lotus Cuisine of India
San Rafael Joe’s
Vin Antico Restaurant
Umi Sishi and Grill
Le Chlaet Basque
Barney’s Gourmet Hamburger
San rafael shopping
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$12,950,0003 beds, 3 full baths10,805 sqft lot 54.75 acListing provided by Barbara Ivy, Bradley Real Estate-NovatoMLS 21623034
$4,200,000Open House5 beds, 6 full, 2 half baths6,685 sqft lot 1.61 acListing provided by John Adlam, Golden Gate Sotheby's International RealtyMLS 21704789
$3,500,0007,117 sqft lot 5,576 sqftListing provided by Monica Chung, Andersen, Jung & Co.MLS 21613343
$3,285,000Open House4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths4,920 sqft lot 18,295 sqftListing provided by Kenton Wolfers, Golden Gate Sotheby's International RealtyMLS 21708332
$2,695,000Open House4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths4,150 sqft lot 31,498 sqftListing provided by Tamara Goldman, Pacific Union InternationalMLS 21707265
$2,695,0006 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths4,842 sqft lot 17,999 sqftListing provided by Liz McCarthy, Paragon Real Estate Group - GreenbraeMLS 21706589
$2,389,0004 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths3,721 sqft lot 13,399 sqftListing provided by William Byrd, RE/MAX GoldMLS 21706002
$2,295,000Open House4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths3,114 sqft lot 10,258 sqftListing provided by Amy Deming-Simkins, Pacific Union InternationalMLS 21708267
$2,288,0005 beds, 3 full baths3,704 sqft lot 11,073 sqftListing provided by Debora Mainas-Stevens, Coldwell Banker Residential BrokerageMLS 21704761
$2,288,000Open House4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths3,744 sqft lot 18,199 sqftListing provided by Kimberly Morgan, Coldwell Banker Residential BrokerageMLS 21705355
$2,250,0003 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths3,434 sqft lot 9,749 sqftListing provided by Karyn Kambur, Coldwell Banker Residential BrokerageMLS 21622822
$2,195,0004 beds, 3 full baths3,532 sqft lot 13,861 sqftListing provided by Tamara Fisher, Coldwell Banker Residential BrokerageMLS 21627379
$2,150,000Price DropOpen House3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths3,683 sqft lot 8,699 sqftListing provided by Christine Christiansen, Golden Gate Sotheby's International RealtyMLS 21704696
$2,075,000Open House4 beds, 3 full baths2,769 sqft lot 4.10 acListing provided by Thomas Henthorne, Golden Gate Sotheby's International RealtyMLS 21623603
$1,899,000Open House4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths3,508 sqft lot 43,560 sqftListing provided by Tom Benoit, Coldwell Banker Residential BrokerageMLS 21705600
$1,899,000Price DropOpen House4 beds, 3 full baths2,476 sqft lot 1.15 acListing provided by Laura Slanec, Bradley Real Estate-San RafaelMLS 21704202
$1,799,000Price Drop3 beds, 3 full baths2,760 sqft lot 8,499 sqftListing provided by Jane Kaplan, Vanguard PropertiesMLS 21703885
$1,795,000Open House5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths3,547 sqft lot 11,369 sqftListing provided by Thomas Henthorne, Golden Gate Sotheby's International RealtyMLS 21704877
$1,729,0004 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths4,220 sqft lot 1.45 acListing provided by Laura Odisio, Golden Gate Sotheby's International RealtyMLS 21621763
$1,650,0002,600 sqft lot 11,326 sqftListing provided by Dennis Morrow, Paradise PropertiesMLS 21704667
$1,645,0000 beds, 0 baths4,146 sqft lot 6,094 sqftListing provided by Christopher Barrow, Foundation Homes InternationalMLS 21701184
$1,639,000Price DropOpen House6 beds, 3 full baths2,922 sqft lot 7,301 sqftListing provided by Lindy Emrich, Golden Gate Sotheby's International RealtyMLS 21703912
$1,625,000Open House5 beds, 2 full baths1,942 sqft lot 8,764 sqftListing provided by Renee Adelmann, Marin Modern Real EstateMLS 21708003
$1,595,0003 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths2,914 sqft lot 16,653 sqftListing provided by Tracy Mclaughlin, Pacific Union InternationalMLS 21706846
$1,575,000Open House6 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths4,426 sqft lot 43,500 sqftListing provided by Jane Kaplan, Vanguard PropertiesMLS 21704715
$1,499,0004 beds, 3 full baths2,550 sqft lot 7,318 sqftListing provided by Steven Shoen, Shoen Real EstateMLS 21701170
$1,475,000Open House4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths3,354 sqft lot 27,473 sqftListing provided by Niz Brown, Niz RealtyMLS 21706282
$1,460,0004 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths2,766 sqft lot 10,877 sqftListing provided by Thomas Loucks, Coldwell Banker Residential BrokerageMLS 21626827
$1,395,0004 beds, 3 full baths2,750 sqft lot 6,300 sqftListing provided by Michael Williamsen, Bradley Real Estate-San RafaelMLS 21706546
$1,299,900Open House4 beds, 2 full baths1,743 sqft lot 11,387 sqftListing provided by Falla Associates, Golden Gate Sotheby's International RealtyMLS 21708260
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