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About Corte Madera

Corte Madera is situated in Marin County, California, and is 3 miles south of San Rafael and 12 miles northwest of San Francisco.

Corte Madera, meaning “cut wood” in Spanish, is located in the heart of Marin County and extends from the bayside to the crests of Mount Tamalpais. The com... read more

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Corte Madera is situated in Marin County, California, and is 3 miles south of San Rafael and 12 miles northwest of San Francisco.

Corte Madera, meaning “cut wood” in Spanish, is located in the heart of Marin County and extends from the bayside to the crests of Mount Tamalpais. The community is a blend of rural rambling hills and waterways, and trendy sophisticated homes and businesses. Corte Madera exhibit an easy relaxed outdoor living style, and has recently become a popular area for young families looking for a suitable place to raise their children, as well as affordable home prices. Upon entering west Corte Madera, there are older ranch-style homes with many beautiful lagoons in the area. Further west, California cottages, Victorian homes, and hillside homes with panoramic views over the Bay are located.

There are two up market regional shopping areas which are The Village at Corte Madera, and the Town Center. For shopping and eating, the Town Center offers a great selection of businesses. The Village at Corte Madera offers large department stores and malls, and is the main shopping destination for all of Marin.

Bayside Corte Madera has level land and hills with protected marshlands, whilst Ring Mountain has spectacular views of the Bay and Mount Tamalpais. Visitors can explore the 2,821 acre Preserve at El Corte de Madera Creek which has a thirty six mile trail for hiking and biking. Although popular with bikers, visitors have horseback riding opportunity as well. There are lovely redwood forests and mixed evergreen vegetation, and fantastic coastal and forest views from this location.

Corte Madera is situated close to attractions and activities and has dazzling surroundings, a pretty community with lots to offer visitors looking for a special and memorable vacation.