Mill Valley

Situated in the beautiful foothills of Mount Tamalpais, this is a wonderful community with open-space reserves, coastal habitats, and parks. The mild Mediterranean climate allows residents to enjoy outdoor activities all year round. Its charming downtown district is home to fun boutiques, open-air coffee spots, art galleries and more. A strong sense of community, wonderful school district, and stable housing market make Mill Valley a desirable spot to raise a family. Like other Marin County neighborhoods, the residents lean toward the progressive side with a drive for environmental protection and sustainable practices.

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Situated in the beautiful foothills of Mount Tamalpais, this is a wonderful community with open-space reserves, coastal habitats, and parks. The mild Mediterranean climate allows residents to enjoy outdoor activities all year round. Its charming downtown district is home to fun boutiques, open-air coffee spots, art galleries and more. A strong sense of community, wonderful school district, and stable housing market make Mill Valley a desirable spot to raise a family. Like other Marin County neighborhoods, the residents lean toward the progressive side with a drive for environmental protection and sustainable practices. Set on the backdrop of California's breathtaking redwoods, homes here are among the most inspiring in the real estate community. 

 

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Commute

The commuter express gets residents to downtown San Francisco in less than 30 minutes. Estimate drive time is 20 minutes without commute traffic. Another option: the Sausalito Ferry is 4 miles away and a 10 minute drive. The ferry ride is about 35 minutes. 

Schools PK-8

Greenwood School (Private) - Parent Rating 5/5 Stars on GreatSchools.org

Schools K-5

Tamalpais Valley Elementary School (Public) - Rated 9/10 on GreatSchools.org

Park Elementary School (Public) - Rated 9/10 on GreatSchools.org

Strawberry Point Elementary School (Public) - Rated 8/10 on GreatSchools.org

Schools 6-8

Mill Valley Middle School (Public) - Rated 9/10 on GreatSchools.org

Schools 9-12

Tamalpais High School (Public) - Rated 9/10 on GreatSchools.org

 

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Activities in downtown typically take place around Lytton Square where residents might enjoy a cup of artisanal coffee at the Book Depot Cafe or simply do some people-watching. There is something to enjoy for everyone with a plethora of boutiques and restaurants to choose from. For entertainment, head to Sweetwater Music Hall, known for its live performances and guest musicians who will casually drop in for an impromptu show. Furry residents can run free or paddle in the water at the 3-Acre bayfront dog park, also great for socializing with other pup parents. Restaurants of note: Piatti Ristorante and Bar, El Paseo, India Palace, Bungalow 44, Balboa Cafe, and Moma's Royal Cafe. Also host to a range of cultural events such as the annual Mill Valley Festival, the Mountain Play for Broadway musicals atop Mt. Tamlpais, and the Mill Valley Outdoor Art Club installation designed in 1904. 

Sources: 

https://www.greatschools.org/california/mill-valley/

https://www.sfchronicle.com/projects/sf-bay-area-housing-where-to-live/marin-county


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