Just 10 miles to the Golden Gate Bridge and minutes to Hwy 101 north or south and the San Rafael Bridge are nearby too.
Corte Madera has two of Marin’s most popular shopping destinations. The Village at Corte Madera, located on the east side of Highway 101 has recently been renovated with new top stores such as Abercrombie and Fitch, the Apple Store as well as seasoned anchor tenants such as the ever popular Nordstrom and Macy’s, Restoration Hardware and Pottery Barn. The beautiful outdoor mall includes a toddler play area with spouting fountains and outdoor dining and family friendly restaurants. The Village at Corte Madera located on the west side of 101 has many boutique shops, cooking stores, coffee houses and restaurants including the ever popular Il Fornaio restaurant.
Compared to other towns in Marin the houses are priced more moderately. There are approximately 4000 houses in Corte Madera with prices ranging from $700,000/$800,000 to $2.5 to $3m. Corte Madera is also home to a wide range of architectural styles with the majority of homes representing the ranch style period from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s architectural period. The East side of Corte Madera includes older and newer homes, townhomes and PUD’s.
Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve, nestled between the Marin County towns of Tiburon and Corte Madera, possesses an amazing variety of assets.
From US 101 in Marin County, exit Paradise Drive/Tamalpais Drive. Drive east on Tamalpais, and turn right onto San Clemente (before The Village shopping center). After a few blocks, San Clemente dumps into Paradise Drive. Continue on Paradise, past Westward Drive, to the preserve gate on the right side of the road. It’s about 1.5 miles from 101.