Recently named one of the 10 Best Places to Live, Mill Valley is magical. Nestled at the foot of Mt. Tamalpais, only ten miles from San Francisco, Mill Valley became a favorite vacation spot for wealthy city dwellers. Outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers will appreciate the proximity to the mountain, foothills and beaches, with the Golden Gate Recreation Area and Muir Woods being a stones throw away – the mountain biking and hiking here are world class. The famous Dipsea Race, second oldest race in the country, behind the Boston Marathon, travels 7.1 miles from downtown Mill Valley over Mt. Tam to Stinson Beach. Culture fans will appreciate the Fall Arts Festival and the Mill Valley Film Festival which draws thousands of film enthusiasts and artists from around the world. Surrounded by water and redwood forests, you might expect to run into a hobbit during your daily errands. The people that have chosen to live here, from rock stars, artists, and nationally known authors, to business executives and political radicals; all are part of the eclectic mixture of talented folks who came for the pleasure of normalcy and anonymity to live in this incredibly beautiful and charming town. Proceed with your home purchase in Mill Valley with caution, however, there are rumored to be 17 different weather patterns in Mill Valley which may mean that your ideal home could be shrouded in lovely fog a great deal of the time. Keep this in mind while choosing your home.
Information Deemed Reliable, but Not Guaranteed. Data last updated Tuesday, March 28th, 2017.