Sunny San Anselmo’s climate, rich history, inviting downtown, excellent schools, and a strong sense of community make it a wonderful place to live. The proximity and access to Marin’s Mt Tamalpais provide biking, hiking, and exploring opportunities that are unparalleled in Marin. San Anselmo’s climate, the beauty, and the serenity of this smaller burb have appealed to all who have passed through this special spot.
Sunset Magazine readers voted San Anselmo Best in the West for antiquing, and the town is distinguished as the Northern California Antique Capital. Award-winning restaurants, street cafes, galleries, antique shops, boutiques, and a small winery contribute to downtown San Anselmo’s charming atmosphere.
Some of San Anselmo’s many other attractions include the Robson Harrington House and Park, the Carnegie Library, and the American Legion Log Cabin. Annual events such as the Art and Design Festival, Antiques Fair, and town-wide antique sale, draw visitors from the surrounding communities and the entire San Francisco Bay Area.
Tucked between Fairfax and Ross, real estate in San Anselmo
offers you quite a variety of homes. From wealthy, glamorous estates to cozy entry-level bungalows, you'll find unique homes all throughout the city. The close proximity to Mount Tamalpais, Taylor State Park,
and Point Reyes National Seashore makes it a desirable place for outdoor lovers to live.
The city of San Anselmo works with the community to provide services that are family-oriented and engaging for residents.
The highly-Rated Ross Valley School District appeals to many young families. High school options include San Rafael High, Drake High School, or Marin Catholic.