About Larkspur California
Larkspur CA is a 12000 population community conveniently located the flanks and the flats below King Mountain and the Corte Madera Ridge in Southern Marin County just to the southeast of Mt Tamalpais. The weather is moderate and sunny, nearby public and private schools are highly rated, and commutes are easy to San Francisco and the East Bay including a ferry commute to San Francisco from the Larkspur Ferry terminal. Larkspur retains is small town character including the Magnolia Ave center of Larkspur includes boutique shopping, well reviewed restaurants, St Patrick’s Church and School, and convenient local services. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larkspur,_California
Neighborhoods in Larkspur vary from hillside locations with views to homes in the flats in more typically subdivided neighborhoods. Residential areas include Palm Hill, Baltimore Park, Madrone Canyon, the homes around the downtown Magnolia Ave area, and, most recently, the old nursery gave way to an upscale single family development within walking distance of the Magnolia Ave town center. Another subdivision includes a marina development with boat docks along the Corte Madera Creek estuary and is within walking distance of the Distinguished Redwood High School. Larkspur’s housing stock is varied and interesting and the community feel of Larkspur is conducive to a relaxed small town atmosphere lifestyle.
Larkspur Home Values
Values in the Larkspur market range from condos in the $400K to $650K range, to the highest sale in 2015 at $2.3MM. In the single family detached market, the average sale price was $1.4M and about 65% of sales were in the $1M to $2M segment with the entry level under $1M entry level market comprising about 12% of sales, and the upper $2M and over segment also comprising about 8% of the total number of sales in 2015.