April 2015

Found 22 blog entries for April 2015.


I'm delighted to present my newest Eichler listing in Marin County.   Discerning Eichler homebuyers should run (not walk) to this new listing which is located at 550 Cedarberry Lane in San Rafael's Lower Lucas Valley / Marinwood neighborhood. 

 This extensively updated and thoughtfully remodeled 4 bedroom / 2 bathroom Eichler features:

  • Dual pane Blomberg windows, solid core doors, sheet rocked and insulated the walls in order to create a quiet environmnet,
  • beautifully updated bathrooms, and an open kitchen with eco friendly Richlite counters and stainless steel appliances.
  • New sewer lateral, upgraded electrical, newer hot water heater, updated top of the line Viessmann radiant heat boiler, new skylights, a caulked ceiling, fresh paint inside and
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In his effort to Preserve and Present new dining options in Downtown San Anselmo, Buck Minitch, the entrepreneur  behind the resurrection and transformation of LoCocos to True North and Bubba's to Crossroads, has taken over the management of Cucina. A longtime fixture in the heart of Downtown, Cucina will soon have a new name and present exciting new dining options. The new Bridge Place Bistro will be billed as a "New World Kitchen", offering artisan dishes and fresh food, freshly made.  A separate wine lounge is planned,there will be attractive new dining options like "Brunch on the Bridge", and for late-night diners, an extended closing time of midnight is planned. Stay tuned for more details.


And, in the meantime, if you need help buying or

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Novato residents have another wonderful resource - The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility is located at the Novato Recycling Center, 7576 Redwood Blvd (next to Shamrock Materials).

It is open the first and third Sunday and Monday of each month from 8:30 to 1:30pm excluding most holidays. No appointment is needed and it is free to residents.

HHW accepts the following:

Aerosols, of all kinds                                                Mercury thermostats & thermometers

Auto Products - polishes, brake fluids, cleaners           Paints (oil & latex), stains, solvents, sprays


Asbestos - up to two 30-gal. sized trash bags - double-bagged

Pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers

Batteries of all

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A Jewel in Desirable Glenwood!
Welcome to this extraordinary East San Rafael home located in the much sought after Glenwood area. Open, airy light and bright. This home offers a superb floor plan featuring:
Four spacious bedrooms, two with walk in closets, smartly separated from the shared living areas.
A warm, inviting large family room with a fireplace will make every day feel luxurious. Formal elegant living/dining room will make your guests feel at home too!
Two large, well-appointed remodeled bathrooms featuring Grohe fixtures, limestone and caesar stone.
The kitchen is fresh and spacious, all in white, complete with an over-sized counter perfect for breakfast, as well as an island. Adjacent alternative breakfast/dining area.
A practical laundry room…
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Listed at $759,000...Sold for $819,000

Their own private redwood forest!  I just assisted my first time buyers in the purchase of this great 3 bedroom / 2 bath home minutes to downtown San Rafael.  Having experience in multiple offers situations with past buyers and my knowledge of the Marin market I was able to advise my buyers on how to present a clean offer at the right price.  


I really love working with first time buyers so give me a call (415) 446-8017 should you need assistance with the purchase of a Marin home.

Rebecca Perl  (415) 446-8017  RPerl@MarinModern.com


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Offered at $1,100,000

Tastefully remodeled Mont Marin home backing to open space with fabulous hill views and privacy.  This open, traditional style home offers all the modern luxuries.  Large, formal living room with fireplace, dining room with Andersen slider to backyard, eat-in kitchen overlooking backyard and hills with granite counters, cherry cabinets, stainless appliances, family room accessing covered patio and backyard, half-bath off family room, master bedroom with a the walk-in closet, Carrera marble bathroom, deck looking out to surrounding hills...perfect for watching the sunset.  Upstairs are 3 additional bedrooms and a hall bathroom.  Set away from the neighbors it offers privacy galore!  Outdoor living with a

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In our daily lives it can be so difficult to remember to give back to our communities.  We get so caught up in work, family and hopefully some fun too!  We cannot forget to give back! An easy way to do this is to give time to your community. Coming up this Saturday, April 25th is Novato Clean and Green Day.  This is an event when neighbors come together to help clean up our lovely town.  No, it is not glamourous but it is so needed!  Please come out and join me in removing trash from the streets, creeks, parks, bike paths and more.  It doesn't get done without community involvement.


This event takes place from 9am to 1pm and the meeting location is at Novato Civic Green next to City Hall at 901 Sherman.  Litter bags and safety vests and are provided

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Coming soon for sale: 825 La Playa #424 Outer Richmond San Francisco CA 94121.


Across the street from the Ocean and nestled between Golden Gate Park and The Cliff House sits this bright and warm top floor 2 bedroom with 2 full bath condo.  Unit boasts gorgeous bamboo floors, in-unit laundry, one car garage parking, storage, and upgraded kitchen and baths, plus more!


Steps away from world class surfing, walks on the beach at sunset, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Safeway and many amazing restaurants and shops on Balboa Street, this unit is a wonderful place to call home.


Please stay tuned for on market date, list price and showing dates.

Hilary Davis, Realtor 415-235-3133 Hilary@MarinModern.com

Cari Gennarelli 415.602.4434

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Finally! Easy - and painless - ways to save water. 

It's likely going to be a brown summer in Marin. And this could be just the beginning of a tough drought.

Pretty soon we're all going to feel guilty about taking long showers and accidentally leaving the sprinkler on. But don't fear! Here are a few things you can do that will effortlessly save you hundreds of gallons a month. And maybe more. 

1.    Scrape your dishes instead of rinsing them off before dishwashing. Savings: About 10 gallons a load. That's 1000 gallons a year for many households.

2.    Waiting for hot water in the shower? Catch it in two five-gallon buckets then dump it in the garden. You do the math.

3.    Common sense alert!  Turn off the faucet while you

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In our most recent post, we reported on the transformation of Lo Coco's  Pizza into True North Pub and Grill, and the evolving vision of the new owner, Buck Minitch in his quest to carve out a niche for himself and provide exciting, interesting, and affordable food options in San Anselmo. Buck has plans for several more restaurants as he aims to attract more diners and shoppers to the heart of town and help to promote and preserve the vitality of the business district.

I spoke with Buck recently at his current project, the former Bubbas Diner, which will reopen in the next week or so as Crossroads Barbeque and Deli, a takeout food venue featuring, of course, barbeque, plus sandwiches, snacks, drinks, fruit, juices, and more. Current plans

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