Home to some of Marin County's most stunning properties.

Welcome to Kentfield

Upscale community immersed in lush, natural scenery with historical homes set on expansive lots, many boasting hilltop views
Secluded, picturesque, and affluent, Kentfield is home to some of Marin County's priciest and most stunning properties. The entire area is lushly wooded and features many large, older homes on spacious lots set back within the trees, adding a layer of privacy you can't find in other communities.
Beautiful properties dot the hillsides, and the natural scenery creates a compelling landscape. Kentfield is outdoorsy and tranquil, houses tucked behind trees, and the ideal weather adds to the neighborhood's allure. If you're searching for an upmarket community with sweeping historical homes, Kentfield is a fantastic option.

What to Love

  • The Kentfield School District is highly-rated and homes to some of Marin County’s most desirable schools
  • Easy access to the nearby Larkspur Ferry Terminal which can quickly take you into San Francisco
  • Features some of Marin County’s most beautiful and elegant homes

People & Lifestyle

Residents who enjoy outdoor recreation are attracted to Kentfield because of its natural surroundings and woodsy vibe. Additionally, Kentfield provides easy access to Mount Tamalpais and the many surrounding trails. The walk to Phoenix Lake is scenic, with views of the hillsides, while the meandering Corte Madera Creek offers ample opportunities for kayaking.
Because of Kentfield's prime location in the heart of Marin, it is a desirable place to live with some of the most sought-after neighborhoods. Single-family homes can quickly get into the million-dollar range. Given the area's desirability, purchasing real estate in Kentfield is a great long-term investment.

Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

Since his time at Picco, Chef Jared Rogers has helped define Marin's fine dining landscape. He continues that tradition at Guesthouse, a popular neighborhood restaurant known for its excellent Californian cuisine. You'll definitely want to pair your meal with a cocktail, as expert mixologist Dustin Sullivan leads the beverage program with classically-inspired drinks that change with the seasons.

Ask any local, and odds are they cite Half Day Cafe as their favorite place to get breakfast, brunch, or lunch. Conveniently located across the street from the College of Marin, Half Day Cafe is a quintessential breakfast spot that serves coffee, pastries, and much more.

Woodlands Market is a one-stop-shop for many necessities as a gourmet grocery store, wine bar, café, and bakery all in one. For years, Woodlands Market has provided a backdrop for casual meet-ups for residents to grab grocers and chat with friends.

Things to Do

Tucked within the Marin County Open Space District lies the 193-acre Baltimore Canyon Preserve. Nestled in the foothills of Mount Tamalpais between Kentfield and Larkspur, this preserve is easy to get to and hosts one of the largest concentrations of coastal redwoods in the Bay Area. The shady and secluded canyon makes for an excellent area to rest and relax.

King Mountain Trail is one of Marin's best-kept secrets. At only four miles, this hike is relatively short and easy. Winding through the hills above Larkspur, you'll be able to see mountain and bay views, even the city on clear days. It's easy to follow, and as a bonus, not many people know about it, so you'll probably have it to yourself. Dawn Falls Trail is a great dog-friendly hike if you want to bring your furry friend along. It's an easy 2.2-mile stretch ideal for hiking that takes you to a cascading waterfall.

Celebrate the history of Kentfield and Greenbrae with the annual Community Heritage & History Day, a free outdoor festival along the Bon Air promenade that includes live music, children's activities, food, merchants, and much more.


Kentfield is served by the Kentfield School District, a highly-rated public school district. The College of Marin, a public community college, operates its primary campus in Kentfield.

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