Welcome to Kentfield Real Estate
Sun filled and quiet community with top-rated schools.
Kentfield, California, is a quaint, well-maintained town in the San Francisco Bay area. The town is sun-filled and has long, comfortable summers that residents take advantage of for parties and relaxing evenings. Kentfield is south of the well-known wine country area of Sonoma Valley and north of San Francisco. Kentfield is a suburb of San Francisco, roughly 17 miles out of the city. Residents and homeowners can easily travel to the city in just half an hour via US 101 South.
The community of Kentfield enjoys the many amenities of being near San Francisco and wine country while having plenty of space to thrive. Kentfield is known for its many lush parks, high-end cafes, and world-class restaurants, which locals frequent and praise as modern and intimate. Locals also regard the schools as some of the top-rated schools in the area and appreciate the education.
What to Love
- Top-rated schools
- Long, sunny summers filled with community activities
- An easy commute to San Francisco
- Quiet, laidback lifestyle with space to thrive
- Near Sonoma Valley
Residents of Kentfield, California are friendly and welcoming. The community here is closely knit, and many neighbors know each other. Neighbors walk down the sidewalks and greet each other on their way to brunch or while walking the dog. There are many nature trails in the surrounding area, and locals often spend time hiking, camping, and enjoying the impressive redwood forests. When it’s rainy, they drop in at one of the many cafes or shops that pepper the town and greet the owners, who know their customers well.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Kentfield has plenty of unique stores residents frequent. Picco Restaurant
is a local favorite, and world-class chefs had their start here. They serve a select menu of top-class food from an old-fashioned red brick storefront. Their dinner menu and the drink menu are impressive. With excellent craft beers on draft, classic cocktails, and locally sourced wine from hand-selected winemakers, there is a drink for everyone’s tastes.
After decades of cooking at Picco’s, chef Jared Rogers and his friend Dustin Sullivan opened Guesthouse
. Together, they have crafted a modern menu of fresh food paired with carefully chosen wine from local winemakers. The Guesthouse is all about supporting and growing friendships. When you step inside, you’ll know Guesthouse was designed with intimate friendships, new and old, in mind.
When residents have cookouts and guests over, they enjoy shopping at Woodlands Market
. It is a local store with stellar service. They pride themselves on having only the highest quality products. The store sources its produce from local farms whenever possible, and all items are hand selected for their quality. Fresh bread, pastries, and sustainable coffee are available. They have everything one could want readily available with friendly service.
Things to Do
Hop in your car, drive down the beautiful avenues and to the base of the surrounding mountains to enjoy a morning of hiking. Among these beautiful mountains are a number of trails. The Tucker Cutoff Trail is a 4.5-mile trail considered a moderate challenge. It takes roughly two and a half hours to adventure through the stately redwoods and spruce trees. Crown Road Hike offers a varied experience with its assortment of trails collectively known as ‘Crown Road’ by locals. It offers many different paths through nature. Both of these trails happily welcome leashed pets.
The Lark Theater
is a local and national institution. Residents frequent the Lark Theater for an intimate evening of opera, classic films, or ballet. This theater’s mission is to keep to the single-stage, single-screen concept from its 20th-century origin. They support the entire art and theater community by playing classics, first-runs, and independent and foreign films. It has live plays and dance productions as well as comedy, jazz, and other world-class acts from around the globe.