San Rafael Real Estate
The city of San Rafael is approximately 20 miles north of San Francisco. It is the county seat of Marin County. San Rafael CA real estate includes houses, townhouses and condos. There are houses with five or six bedrooms for those who want large homes. Many houses with two, three or four bedrooms are available. Some townhouses have four bedrooms. A number of condos in the city have two or three bedrooms. Condo amenities may include loft areas and large decks. Those who want luxury homes can find San Rafael homes with marble bathrooms and home theaters.
Those who buy San Rafael CA homes for sale will find plenty of things to do outdoors. The city parks provide outdoor recreational opportunities. Families with small children will appreciate the playgrounds and picnic areas at Gerstle Park and Santa Margarita Park. Those who like outdoor sports will enjoy the sports field at Pickleweed Park.
China Camp State Park on the shore of San Pablo Bay has places for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Visitors can go swimming, boating and windsurfing in the water.
People who want to be close to restaurants, shops and attractions may be interested in San Rafael CA real estate near the downtown area. Places to visit downtown include the Marin History Museum, the Falkirk Cultural Center and art galleries.