Larkspur/Corte Madera

Family-oriented community with plenty of great shopping, dining, and attractions .

 

Welcome to Larkspur/Corte Madera

 

Situated in Marin County, Larkspur and Corte Madera are two highly desirable premier towns located just north of San Francisco. Both have earned a reputation for being family-friendly, having exceptional shopping and dining, excellent schools, and offering an abundance of places to enjoy the outdoors. Currently, Corte Madera is home to 9,838 residents, while Larkspur has a population of 12,319.

In Larkspur, locals get to enjoy a fun downtown area with plenty of fantastic restaurants and shopping. It is also close to the ferry terminal and features well-maintained parks and highly rated schools. In Corte Madera, you’ll find fun places to shop, including The Village and Town Center. You can also take a peaceful hike up Ring Mountain or enjoy a day out on the yacht on the Bay.

 
The current median list price of homes in Larkspur is $792,000 and $1,175,000 in Corte Madera. In each neighborhood, you’ll find stunning ranch-style homes, breathtaking views, and peaceful residential roads. Life here is nothing short of delightful and serene.
 

What to Love

  • Plenty of vibrant stores and restaurants
  • Family-oriented communities and an excellent area to raise kids
  • Great parks and places to go hiking
 

People & Lifestyle

Life in Larkspur and Corte Madera is vibrant yet easygoing. Residents enjoy the balance between activity and leisure that is found in both towns. While there are many big-city conveniences, there are also countless places to unwind in nature, both on land and on the water.

Thanks to the numerous parks, convenient shopping, daycares, and great schools, families of all sizes are big fans of Larkspur and Corte Madera. Those who enjoy getting out in nature or own a boat or yacht will also appreciate being close to top parks and the Bay.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Residents never have to leave town to find the best places to shop and dine. Whether you relocate to Larkspur or Corte Madera, ample options await.
 
In Corte Madera, head on over to Madera Boulevard or the Redwood Highway for some of the area’s best shopping. Browse what’s new at stores such as Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Tesla, lululemon, Warby Parker, Barnes & Noble, and Tommy Bahama. When in Larkspur, be sure to check out locally-owned gems such as Nicolette and Clic Marin and Village Peddler. You can also run errands at convenient stops such as Mollie Stone’s Markets, Trader Joe’s, and Lucky grocery store.
 
Finding a delicious meal in the region is no challenge. As you make plans to dine out in either Larkspur or Corte Madera, check out the menus at Left Bank Larkspur Brasserie, Farm Shop Local, La Maison De La Reine, R’Noh Thai Restaurant, Il Fornaio Corte Madera, Picco Restaurant, Perry's, and Pacific Catch.
 

Things to Do

When it’s time to relax and unwind, you’ll find no shortage of fun and engaging things to do and see around the Larkspur/Corte Madera area.

Residents of Larkspur get to enjoy a wide range of activities spread throughout the town. Individuals who want to get outside frequently will want to check out places such as Piper Park (including the Piper Park Sand Volleyball Courts), Dawn Falls Trailhead, Blithedale Loop Trailhead, and Dolliver Park.

Those looking for ways to spend their leisure time in Corte Madera also have fantastic choices. In addition to indulging in a day of upscale shopping at The Village at Corte Madera, locals can spend time at the Corte Madera Town Park, the Tiburon Ridge Open Space Preserve, the Phyllis Ellman Trailhead, or at the nearby Tiburon Yacht Club.

Schools

Larkspur/Corte Madera is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
 
 
 
 

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