Ross/Kentfield

Privacy and tranquility near top spots for outdoor recreation.

 

Welcome to Ross/Kentfield

 

The historic areas of Ross and Kentfield are an ideal spot to relocate for several reasons. Situated in Marin County, these towns make a great place to raise kids, are close to hiking trails, and provide locals with quick and easy access to San Francisco. Kentfield has a population of 7,020, while Ross is home to 2,290 residents.

Residents especially enjoy life in Ross and Kentfield because of each neighborhood’s privacy and peacefulness. There are no major commercial shopping complexes or busy roads located in any of the residential areas. Instead, locally-owned restaurants, shops, and essential businesses are a convenient drive or walk from most locales. Additionally, Ross and Kentfield boast several exceptional public schools.

Those looking to buy their dream home in either Ross or Kentfield can choose from a brimming inventory of palatial homes and innovative modern condos. The current median list price for homes in the area is currently $3,975,000. Whatever features or qualities you desire, you’re sure to find them here.

What to Love

  • Near hiking trails and top spots for outdoor recreation
  • Highly rated schools and a fantastic place to raise children
  • Quick access to San Francisco

People & Lifestyle

Ross and Kentfield provide a relaxed, tranquil environment for residents. Many of the area’s homes are nestled away atop hills and winding roads or behind the privacy of lush, cascading greens. Those in search of a welcoming yet secluded spot to call home will love the atmosphere here.

With its well-lit neighborhoods, excellent schools, and ample spots to explore nature, both Ross and Kentfield are favorite places among families. They also make an ideal spot for outdoor enthusiasts who want to live near hiking trails, biking paths, and more.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Small businesses are the cornerstone of the local economy in Ross and Kentfield. Throughout the area, you’ll encounter highly rated destinations for both shopping and dining.

Looking to explore the area’s best stores? There are certain places you won’t want to miss when you stay in town. If you have children, be sure to check out the selection of adorable attire at Busy Bees children’s clothing store. Individuals in search of all things bikes should stop at Breaking Away Bicycles Inc. Consider yourself a foodie? Browse the high-end selection at Sam the Butcher Contemporary Art (butcher shop) and the Woodlands Market grocery store.

If dining out is in your plans, you’ll have plenty of places to try throughout Ross and Kentfield. Favorites among residents include Crown & Crumpet Cafe, Half Day Cafe, Guesthouse Marin, Rio Rock Cafe, Marche Aux Fleurs, and Tony Tutto Pizza. Each restaurant offers exceptional menu items that make them favorites.

Things to Do

Although it’s not a bustling hub of activity, the Ross/Kentfield area features many low-key things to do and see.

For an added dose of tranquility, plan to visit the Martin Art and Garden Center. You can take a tour of the grounds seven days a week, which feature awe-inspiring landscapes—including the Edible Garden, Rose Garden, Giant Sequoia, and the gorgeous Fountain Pond.  

Nature and outdoor recreation enthusiasts are delighted to live just miles away from some of the region’s best spots to get outside. As a new resident, you’ll be able to enjoy your free time at places such as the Tucker Cutoff Trail, Pixie Park, Phoenix Lake, and Natalie Coffin Greene Park. Venturing just outside of town, you can access other notable locales, including Cascade Falls, Sky Ranch Open Space, and Bon Tempe Lake Trailhead.

Schools

Ross/Kentfield is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
 
 
 
 

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