Country Club Neighborhood Homes For Sale: San Rafael

Front exterior of 87 Brodea Way San Rafael with McLaren

87 Brodea Way in San Rafael, Sold by Thomas Henthorne

If you want to learn more about San Rafael’s beautiful Country Club Neighborhood, or just would like to see homes for sale in the Country Club area of San Rafael, you’ve come to the right place. This is one of San Rafael’s most desirable neighborhoods. With my extensive experience in the Country Club neighborhood, I am well-versed in the area and am happy to provide an overview. Feel free to click on any of the photos in this article to see a video of each home.

A Brief History of the Country Club Neighborhood

A little history of the area, extracted from a wonderful document compiled by Mary Lou Jacobson and distributed to the Country Club neighborhood residents as a holiday gift from the Treat family on Margarita Drive. It was first settled by native Americans of the Miwok tribe with the family name of Jouskionme. In the early 1900’s a nine-hole golf course — now long gone — was constructed on fifty-five acres by the San Rafael Development Company. They constructed a club house high on a knoll and built a 200,000 gallon swimming pool, pumping salt water in from the bay, and the original Marin Golf and Country Club was formed. After the depression, members decided they needed an 18-hole golf course and in 1927 they opened the Meadow Club above Fairfax. The club was declared insolvent in 1939 and in 1948, after World War II, Herbert Crocker began subdividing the former golf course into luxury home sites, planting trees and installing roads. Today, all that is left of the Marin Golf and Country Club is the old club house, now a private residence at 75 Margarita Drive.

The Country Club Neighborhood Today

Today, the neighborhood rises from San Pedro road and features mostly-remodeled high-quality homes, many with views of  Mt. Tamalpais and / or San Pablo Bay. Gated estates are common in this neighborhood, with larger lot sizes providing a sense of nature and privacy just minutes from the 101 freeway. Roads are well-maintained and the neighborhood is filled with walkers, joggers and bicyclists, who take advantage of the open space adjoining the Country Club neighborhood. Residents also enjoy boating, sailing, paddle boarding and other water sports, taking advantage of the nearby marinas and the proximity to 101 Surf Sports.

378 Margarita in the Country Club Neighborhood Sold by Thomas Henthorne photo of deck and Mt. Tam in distance

378 Margarita Drive in the Country Club Neighborhood Sold by Thomas Henthorne

I would be happy to show you around the Country Club neighborhood and provide more information on homes for sale there. Please call / text me at 415-847-5584 or complete the contact form below.

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This listing courtesy of: Carolyn Moren - Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty

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This listing courtesy of: Kimberly Morgan - Coldwell Banker Realty

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Deer Park sold by Thomas Henthorne

View from 60 Deer Park in the Country Club Neighborhood Sold by Thomas Henthorne

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Thomas Henthorne
Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty
500 Drakes Landing Road
Larkspur, CA 94904
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