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"One of the Priciest Places in One of the State's Priciest Counties"

Nestled in the heart of Marin County, the unincorporated community of Kentfield enjoys beautiful weather, large lot sizes, and a highly ranked school system.

Kentfield’s excellent schools are a major draw. In 2012 Bacich Elementary School earned a state Academic Performance Index score of 944 out of 1,000 and Kent Middle School received a 955.

Home to the College of Marin, Kentfield is a primarily residential community with most business activity centering on College Avenue. The Woodlands Market and Woodlands Cafe are favorite local gathering spots, and the Half Day Cafe serves up breakfast and lunch with indoor and outdoor seating. Residents also dine and shop in nearby San Rafael, Larkspur, Corte Madera, and San Anselmo.

With its proximity to Mount Tamalpais, Phoenix Lake, and Bald Hill, the area offers many opportunities for hiking, bicycling, and running. Depending on traffic, Kentfield is a roughly 10-minute drive from the Larkspur ferry terminal and Highway 101.

Kentfield homes for sale come in a range of styles including Spanish and California ranch varieties. The Kent Woodlands area offers stunning views of Mount Tamalpais and has its own property owners association. In 2011 the neighborhood made headlines when Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and his family purchased a stunning $2.25 million home there.

Kentfield home prices have been rising as buyer demand grows.

In Q3 2013 the median sale price of a single-family Kentfield home increased a staggering 67 percent to $1.985 million, compared with $1.19 million a year earlier, according to MLS data.
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