Greenbrae and Kentfield


Greenbrae is a small unincorporated community in Marin County, California. Part of Greenbrae is an unincorporated community of the county while the remaining area is inside the city limits of Larkspur.

Predominantly composed of hillside and waterfront terrain, its homes and offices are known for their views of the San Francisco Bay, Corte Madera Creek, and Mount Tamalpais. "Brae" means a steep bank or hillside in dialects of Scotland and Northern Ireland; Greenbrae translates to "green hillside.  Greenbrae's neighborhoods are bordered by downtown Larkspur to the south, Larkspur Landing to the east, the unincorporated area of Kentfield to the west, and the city of San Rafael to the north. Straddling Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, its most frequented points of interest include Marin General Hospital and Bon Air Shopping Center.

A quick jaunt to the Ferry Terminal and Highway 101…Plus it’s where my office is located!


Kentfield is located on the eastern slopes of Mount Tamalpais. Also unincorporated, it borders Greenbrae, Larkspur and Ross.  It is home to Bacich Elementary, Kent Middle School, and College of Marin. Many of the homes are on large lots with a “country feeling” set in the trees.  The Kent Woodlands neighborhood features some of the more expensive homes in Marin County.

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Updated Dec 5, 2022 4:06:am
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