Sun Valley, San Rafael

With homes stretched out through the valley and scattered on the surrounding hillsides, the San Rafael neighborhood of Sun Valley extends westward from H Street in downtown San Rafael all the way to the San Anselmo border.  The Sun Valley / Forbes / Fairhills neighborhoods encompass the area directly northwest of downtown San Rafael.

Originally designated Neighborhood 13 in San Rafael's General Plan Map of Neighborhoods, Sun Valley is a family friendly community with lots to do.  For casual get-togethers, the Sun Valley Park features a fully fenced playground, picnic facilities, and basketball and volleyball courts.  The Sun Valley Racquet Club offers more social and recreational activities, including a fitness room, year round swimming, and tennis.  The Racquet Club also hosts fun-filled family activities such as family bingo, dinners and holiday parties.

Read more about San Rafael's Sun Valley neighborhood or browse a few current real estate listings in Sun Valley below.

Sun Valley Homes for Sale (San Rafael)

All Listings Under $250,000 $500,000 - $750,000
$1,000,000 - $1,250,000 $1,500,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 - $2,000,000
6 Listings Found
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4 Beds | 4 Baths|2,812 SQ. Feet
  • San Rafael
  • 2462 Fifth Ave
  • $1,795,000
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3 Beds | 3 Baths|2,497 SQ. Feet
  • San Rafael
  • 201 Center St
  • $1,785,000
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4 Beds | 3 Baths|2,319 SQ. Feet
  • San Rafael
  • 2460 Fifth Ave
  • $1,595,000
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3 Beds | 2 Baths|2,429 SQ. Feet
  • San Rafael
  • 29 El Camino Ave
  • $1,050,000
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117,176 SQ. Feet
  • San Rafael
  • 165 Oak View Dr
  • $600,000
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5,681 SQ. Feet
  • San Rafael
  • 51 El Camino Ave
  • $145,000

 Sun Valley is in the San Rafael City Schools attendance area.  Elementary school children attend Sun Valley School through 5th grade, and then move on to Davidson Middle School.  High school students have the choice of attending either San Rafael High School or Terra Linda High. 

Sun Valley Real Estate, San Rafael

Real estate in Sun Valley is diverse in character, with architectural styles changing as the neighborhood developed.  Subdivision began in the late 1800s through the early 1900s.  Most building, however, occurred after World War II with mid-century homes being constructed through the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.

Sun Valley Home Prices: $850,000 - $1,300,000, Median Price: $1.25M 

Mid-century modern homes are prevalent in Sun Valley East/Sun Valley West, Rafael Highlands, and Racquet Club Estates.  Architecture that is more contemporary can be found in newer areas including Grove Hill and Shannon Lane.

Contact the Marin Modern Team, San Rafael Realtors, for assistance buying or selling real estate in San Rafael or browse the Marin County MLS for listings throughout all of Marin, California.