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Lagunitas / Upper Rd

Discover Lagunitas and Upper Rd., Ross: A Serene Retreat in Marin County


Nestled within the charming town of Ross, California, the neighborhoods of Lagunitas and Upper Rd., offers a serene retreat for those seeking a peaceful and idyllic community. Boasting breathtaking natural beauty, a rich history, and a sense of tranquility, the Lagunitas and Upper Rd. neighborhood,  provides a unique living experience that is often sought after by those who want to embrace the Marin County lifestyle.



Geographic Location of Lagunitas and Upper Rd.

Lagunitas and Upper Rd.  is situated in the picturesque town of Ross, one of California's most sought-after communities for its stunning natural landscapes and a relaxed, high-quality way of life for the very affluent. It is conveniently located just 18 miles north of San Francisco, making it an ideal retreat for those who work in the city but desire the solace of suburban living.


Lagunitas and Upper Rd. neighborhoods are coveted parts of Ross, surrounded by lush greenery and a captivating natural environment. The neighborhood is residential, with many amazing homes and estates, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and forests.



History of Lagunitas and Upper Rd.

Ross, and by extension Lagunitas, boasts a rich history that dates back to the late 19th century. Established as a railroad stop on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, the town of Ross evolved into an exclusive, upscale community, retaining its small-town charm and identity. The name "Lagunitas" itself is of Spanish origin, meaning "small lagoon" or "pond," and is a testament to the Spanish heritage that influenced the region's early development.


The town of Ross has preserved its historical architecture and maintains a strong sense of community. The streets are lined with impressive, century-old trees, and the homes exude the charm of a bygone era. Lagunitas, like Ross, embodies the rich history and culture of Marin County.



Local Shopping and Dining

While Lagunitas and Upper Rd. is primarily a residential neighborhood, it benefits from its proximity to downtown Ross, where residents can find local shops, boutiques, and dining options within a very short drive or walk away.  For a wider array of shopping and dining experiences, the town of San Anselmo is just a few minutes away and offers an abundance of choices, from boutique shops to delightful eateries.



Outdoor Activities and Natural Beauty

One of the main attractions of the Lagunitas and Upper Rd.  neighborhoods are the ample access to outdoor activities and the stunning natural beauty of Marin County. With the iconic Mount Tamalpais in the backdrop, residents have a wealth of opportunities for exploration and recreation. Hiking, biking, and trail running enthusiasts will be in paradise as they discover a network of trails that lead to breathtaking vistas, hidden waterfalls, and enchanting forests.


The Lagunitas and Upper Rd. neighborhoods are also in close proximity to the Phoenix, which provide additional opportunities for outdoor adventures, such bird-watching, mountain biking and trail running. The Ross Common Playground is perfect for families, offering a safe and enjoyable play space for children and a great sports field that gets used year-round.



Entertainment and Culture

While Lagunitas and Upper Rd.  are not be home to bustling entertainment hubs, it is close to the best of Marin Counties thriving arts and culture scene.  Find live music most weekends over in Fairfax, or in Mill Valley and San Rafael.


The Marin Art & Garden Center, located in Ross, hosts various cultural events and exhibits that showcase the region's artistic talent and history. In addition, residents can enjoy community events, including farmers' markets, festivals, and seasonal celebrations in Ross or surrounding towns.



Schools in Lagunitas and Upper Rd.

Lagunitas and Upper Rd.  is served by the Ross Valley School District, which provides a high-quality education to the young residents of the neighborhood. The Ross Valley School District are renowned for their dedication to academic excellence.


For older students, Ross is within close proximity to Redwood High School, which is part of the Tamalpais Union High School District. Redwood High School is celebrated for its strong academic programs and comprehensive extracurricular offerings.



Real Estate in Lagunitas and Upper Rd.

The homes in Lagunitas and Upper Rd.  are as unique as the neighborhood itself. Known for their diverse architectural styles, Lagunitas offers a range of properties, from charming mid-century to elegant contemporary residences. Homes often harmonize with the natural surroundings, and many have been thoughtfully designed to maximize views and outdoor living spaces.


The average home size in Lagunitas and Upper Rd.  typically ranges from 2,500 to 4.000 square feet, offering plenty of space for families or individuals looking for comfortable living. Whether you desire a secluded hillside home or a more traditional suburban property, Lagunitas has options to suit various preferences.


The real estate market in the area is competitive, and homes tend to maintain their value due to the neighborhood's desirable and very affluent location.  Home prices range from $4 million to $8 million typically, with some outstanding estates breaking the that by double digits.

In Conclusion.

Lagunitas and Upper Rd.  is a tranquil oasis in Ross, California, where residents can enjoy the best of both worlds - the serenity of Marin County and the convenience of Southern Marin and SF. Its rich history, access to outdoor activities, educational opportunities, and unique real estate offerings make it an appealing destination for those seeking a peaceful and idyllic community. Whether you are drawn to the natural beauty, the historic charm, or the diverse real estate options, Lagunitas offers a lifestyle that is truly one of a kind in Marin County.

For more information about the Lagunitas and Upper Rd.  neighborhoods or to explore real estate opportunities in this area, feel free to contact me.



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