Homes for Sale in Novato

Novato California is located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay area. The community of Novato has a population of a little over 52,000 and is situated just 37 miles northwest of Oakland and 30 miles north of San Francisco on US 101 in Marin County. Incorporated in 1960, Novato covers a geographic space of nearly 28 square miles, and is within close proximity to San Rafael, the county seat of Marin County. Novato has a similar population to San Rafael, however, the population density of Novato is half of what it is in San Rafael. While San Rafael feels more urban, Novato is more rural and spread out, with a high amount of open space and park land. In fact, Novato CA real estate is close to 27 parks, including 3 major city parks. In total, there is 3,600 acres of open space in Novato, making it an extremely beautiful place to live with an abundance of recreational opportunities.

Houses for Sale in Novato CA

Novato CA Real EstateThe housing market in Novato is quite diversified. Houses for sale in Novato CA range from older homes in established neighborhoods bordering parks, to newer subdivisions with all of the modern-day amenities that buyers could want. Because Novato is rural, there are also country properties with acreage. Those who purchase Novato CA real estate have access to the Novato Unified School District, serving over 8,000 students. The district serves eight elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools, and three alternative schools.

Novato residents enjoy numerous events throughout the year, including a 4th of July parade, Nostalgia Days, a Salsa Festival, and the Novato Festival of Art, Wine, and Music held each June. Novato CA real estate is within close proximity to many retail locations. The Vintage Oaks Shopping Center is a regional mall featuring over 50 shops and restaurants. Downtown, specifically near revitalized Grant Avenue, there are many other shopping, dining, and entertainment options. To view Novato homes for sale, use the map-based property search provided below. For more information regarding Novato, contact me today.

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