Welcome to Greenbrae
Beautiful scenic views, fantastic year-round weather, and an unbeatable central location make this idyllic community shine.
Just a short drive outside of San Francisco and in the heart of Marin County lies one of the area’s most beloved residential neighborhoods. Known for its unbelievable local views and welcoming community, the town of Greenbrae has become one of the most highly desirable around. With its easy commute in and out of San Francisco, it’s easy to see why so many homeowners are choosing to build their homes in this idyllic blend of simple suburban lifestyle and easy urban access.
Set square in the middle of several beautiful natural parks and wild natural preserves, the magnificent scenery throughout the area is truly unbeatable. The town was originally designed to be a model community, and great care was taken to ensure the natural beauty of the area was maintained for years to come, and this care can still be seen in every corner of Greenbrae, where ancient oak trees stand tall in between pristinely maintained properties and world-class local parks.
What to Love
Greenbrae’s perfect location and the plethora of local amenities have made the community especially attractive to young professionals and families. As a result, the neighborhood is extremely family-friendly, and the welcoming and considerate atmosphere is just one more reason Greenbrae has become so popular in recent years.
Many residents enjoy taking advantage of the numerous hiking and biking trails in the area, often visiting the preserves and parks just a stone’s throw away from their own backyards.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The dining scene in Greenbrae is as fun and welcoming as the rest of the community, with several popular restaurants and eateries found throughout. Gott’s Roadside is a family favorite serving some of the best burgers, tacos, and innovative sandwiches around. Their milkshakes are an absolute must, and guests rave over their specialty shakes like cookies and cream or peanut butter and chocolate.
Oyama Sushi is the best place to enjoy an authentic and traditional approach to classic Japanese cuisine. Their beloved menu includes tonkatsu ramen, unagi don, and an array of beautiful sushi rolls prepared with the freshest local catch. Guesthouse Marin is a local favorite with a lively bar which features inspired cocktails, seasonal and local ingredients, wood fired favorites with West Coast charm.
Half Day Cafe is a longtime local favorite brunch / lunch spot featuring healthy comfort food made from scratch with local ingredients. On the weekends it is bustling with families from all over Marin.
Things to Do
Greenbrae residents can easily enjoy an array of activities and entertainment offered in San Francisco. However, there are also numerous things to do right in the local area itself all year round. The Marin Country Mart is a beautiful open-air shopping destination that offers an array of high-end name-brand shops, world-class dining opportunities, and continuous events, including the beloved Farmers Market.
The Bon Air Center is another fantastic place to enjoy a day of shopping. Their exceptional selection of stores and services includes Revente, Secret Garden, and numerous salons and wellness centers to help visitors live their best lives.
The Larkspur Landing Ferry Terminal offers Marin County homeowners a quick and easy way to get in and out of San Francisco. Just a short drive outside of Greenbrae, residents can find themselves enjoying the hustle and bustle of San Francisco within minutes without having to give up the peace and quiet that comes from living in this suburban paradise.
Greenbrae residents are served by Basich Elementary School, Kent Middle School and Redwood High School, part of the award-winning Tamalpais High School District. Learn more about the Kentfield School District .