WHY KENTFIELD?

CONVINIENCE AND NATURE


Located deep in the heart of Marin County, Kentfield real estate is close to everything. It is minutes from the Larkspur Ferries, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, Mount Tamalpais, and the Baltimore Canyon Preserve. Kentfield condos for sale appeal to those love living close to nature, but also need the convenience of being close to major commuter routes. It can be tough to spot the Kentfield houses for sale because most of them sit on large lots, off of the road, with low profile roof, and are designed to blend into the trees and natural environment. Don't be fooled however, there are penty of Kentfield luxury homes for sale and Kentfield land for sale. If you would like to discover some of the most beautiful Kentfield bay front homes for sale, contact a Kentfield real estate agent today.

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Real Estate

Kentfield, CA real estate is typical of real estate in Marin County. It is beautiful, a solid investment, and among some of the most expensive in the nation. The average house price was $2.2 million. The most expensive house was sold for $10.77 million.

Kentfield real estate has increased in price 8% or more every year since 2012. It may be a small community, but Kentfield has world-class real estate and attracts people in love with Marin County’s natural beauty, but who still access to San Francisco and the upscale shopping of neighboring communities.

History

The Miwok tribe originally occupied the land for Kentfield, but little evidence suggests they had any lasting settlements in the current city limits. The land was part of a land grant obtained by James Ross in 1857. In 1871 Albert Emmet Kent bought the land from Ross’s estate and built his sprawling estate that was later called Tamalpais. Kent’s son William Kent became a U.S. Congressman and was instrumental in protecting Muir Woods.

The town was known as Kent in the 1890’s. When it received a post office in 1905, it changed its name to Kentfield. It remains an unincorporated community in Marin County.

PEOPLE

Kentfield has a population of around 6,500 and a median income of $154,000. Homes for sale in Kentfield are in high demand. Many of the area residents are active civically and serve on boards for many different philanthropic organizations throughout not only Marin County but also the whole Bay Area.

The average age in Kentfield is 47, and many families are located in the small town and enjoy access to some of the best schools in both the state of California and the entire nation.

SCHOOLS

Several California Distinguished schools including A.G. Bacich Elementary, Kent Middle School, and the nationally ranked Redwood High School in nearby Larkspur serve students in Kentfield. Redwood High School is regularly mentioned as one of the nest schools in the nation and often ranks among the top schools in almost every measure, including test scores, and the percentage of students who gone on to college.

Many students in Kentfield also attend private schools such as the well-regarded Marin Catholic High School, a college prep coed school.

The main campus for Marin College is also in Kentfield. Marin College has a nationally regarded theater program and has the highest junior college transfer rate to Juilliard in the state.

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  1. Photo of 8 Laurel Way, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21704268)
    27
    6 beds,  4 full baths
    5,643 sqft   lot 1.02 ac
    Listing provided by Carey Condy, Pacific Union International
    MLS 21704268
  2. Photo of 8 Woodland Place, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21703096)
    38
    7 beds,  6 full baths
    5,530 sqft   lot 7.98 ac
    Listing provided by Thomas Henthorne, Decker Bullock Sothebys International Realty
    MLS 21703096
  3. Photo of 445 Woodland Road, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21701229)
    42
    Open House
    5 beds,  4 full, 1 half baths
    5,909 sqft   lot 43,537 sqft
    Listing provided by Stephanie Lamarre, Decker Bullock Sothebys International Realty
    MLS 21701229
  4. Photo of 301 Makin Grade None, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21625216)
    38
    4 beds,  5 full, 1 half baths
    5,912 sqft   lot 25,099 sqft
    Listing provided by Jonathan Minerick, HomeCoin.com
    MLS 21625216
  5. Photo of 415 Woodland Road, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21626644)
    25
    5 beds,  4 full baths
    4,405 sqft   lot 32,300 sqft
    Listing provided by Margie Esmerian-Smith, Marin Beautiful Homes Real Estate
    MLS 21626644
  6. Photo of 121 Hanken Drive, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21704680)
    25
    Open House
    3 beds,  4 full baths
    3,027 sqft   lot 1.12 ac
    Listing provided by Kiki Judd, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
    MLS 21704680
  7. Photo of 27 Maple Avenue, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21703331)
    34
    Open House
    4 beds,  3 full baths
    3,058 sqft   lot 14,501 sqft
    Listing provided by Josh Burns, Pacific Union International
    MLS 21703331
  8. Photo of Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21621084)
    2
    3,048 sqft   lot 11,252 sqft
    Listing provided by Vivian Kaufman, Coldwell Banker-Mill Valley
    MLS 21621084
  9. Photo of 227 South Ridgewood Road, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21702917)
    46
    Price Drop
    5 beds,  4 full baths
    3,807 sqft   lot 2.17 ac
    Listing provided by Jeff Appenrodt, Laurel Realty & Investment
    MLS 21702917
  10. Photo of 239 Kent Avenue, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21704872)
    17
    4 beds,  3 full baths
    1,925 sqft   lot 8,250 sqft
    Listing provided by Marilyn Rich, Pacific Union International
    MLS 21704872
  11. Photo of 223 Mcallister Avenue, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21705991)
    20
    0 beds,  0 baths
    1,776 sqft   lot 8,281 sqft
    Listing provided by Gail Koren, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
    MLS 21705991
  12. Photo of 18 Berens Drive, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21704857)
    8
    3 beds,  2 full baths
    1,436 sqft   lot 6,299 sqft
    Listing provided by Denise Dauphinais, Better Homes and Gardens RP
    MLS 21704857
  13. Photo of 16 Hillside Avenue, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21702039)
    11
    Price Drop
    Open House
    3 beds,  2 full baths
    2,097 sqft   lot 6,726 sqft
    Listing provided by Wanda Chang, Keller Williams San Francisco
    MLS 21702039
  14. Photo of 813 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21626025)
    32
    3 beds,  2 full baths
    1,438 sqft   lot 8,799 sqft
    Listing provided by Jeff Johnston, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
    MLS 21626025
  15. Photo of 160 Hillside Avenue, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21703161)
    11
    Open House
    3 beds,  2 full, 1 half baths
    2,160 sqft   lot 11,718 sqft
    Listing provided by Barbara Major, Decker Bullock Sothebys International Realty
    MLS 21703161
  16. Photo of 3 Hillside Avenue, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21704797)
    12
    2 beds,  2 full baths
    1,068 sqft   lot 6,957 sqft
    Listing provided by Kendra Martin, Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate/Wine Country Group
    MLS 21704797
  17. Photo of 600 Murray Avenue, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21625603)
    8
    0 beds,  0 baths
    lot 1.50 ac
    Listing provided by Bill Johnson, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
    MLS 21625603
  18. Photo of 0 Murray Avenue, Kentfield, CA 94904 (MLS # 21603018)
    8
    0 beds,  0 baths
    lot 2.72 ac
    Listing provided by Bill Johnson, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
    MLS 21603018
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