About Mill Valley California
Mill Valley CA is a conveniently located 14,000 population community located in Southern Marin County. Mill Valley sits on the southern flank of Mt Tamalpais, the Sleeping Indian Princess according to lore, and the tallest mountain in Marin County. The home settings are vary from ridge tops to redwood hillsides and canyons, to the level valley floor below. Originally providing redwood lumber for San Francisco homes in the mid 19th century, the Mill Valley later began prospering as a weekend getaway paradise for City folks. Mill Valley is now one of the most desirable suburban communities in the Bay Area with highly rated schools, convenient shopping and services, moderate weather, easy access to hiking trails and open space, and a laid back but liberal California life style and mind set. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mill_Valley,_California
Around Mill Valley
Mill Valley features many older, traditional and interesting homes situated in the wooded setting on the southern flanks of Mt Tamalpais, or on the valley floor extending toward the San Francisco Bay to the south. Weather is the `typical southern Marin marine influenced and moderate, views are of Mt. Tamalpais and the surrounding wooded ridges while some homes have distant views of the City. Commute times to San Francisco are easy and there is ferry service within a few miles from Tiburon, Sausalito and Larkspur. Schools in Mill Valley, both private and public schools, are highly rated and local shopping includes two Whole Foods stores and numerous boutique quality village shops and restaurants.
Mill Valley Home Values
Mill Valley housing product ranges from modest to estates and is interesting and varied with many homes remodeled to designer standards. Values in Mill Valley range from the entry level starting at $500-$600,000 to over $5M. About 70% of sales are in the $1M to $2.5M segment, the entry level under $1M market comprises about 15% of sales, and the upper $2.5M to $5M+ segment comprises about 15% of sales.