Smith Ranch, San Rafael, CA

Smith Ranch Neighborhood Guide San Rafael, CA

About

The Smith Ranch neighborhood in San Rafael, California, is an affluent, peaceful residential enclave situated north of downtown San Rafael. It's conveniently located near US-101, providing easy access to the rest of the Bay Area. The neighborhood is nestled between McInnis Park and the Marin Country Club, offering ample recreational opportunities.

What You Will Love about Smith Ranch, San Rafael, California

  • The serene, upscale atmosphere of Smith Ranch, making it an ideal retirement destination.
  • Easy access to outdoor recreational opportunities at McInnis Park and the Marin Country Club.
  • The convenient location just off US-101, providing easy connectivity to the rest of the Bay Area.

What's Nearby

Located to the north of central San Rafael, Smith Ranch is a short drive from downtown's boutiques and eateries. The neighborhood is also close to the Northgate Mall for shopping. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity to China Camp State Park and the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

Lifestyle

Living in Smith Ranch offers a tranquil, upscale lifestyle with easy access to outdoor recreational activities and amenities. Residents enjoy close-knit community vibes with easy access to the bustling downtown area and the serene outdoors.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 40 restaurants, 12 grocery stores, and 16 parks within a mile of the Smith Ranch neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Marinwood Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    155 Marinwood Ave

  • GROCERY
    Creek Side Deli

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store

    1.6 miles

    275 Marin Valley Dr

  • SHOPPING
    Northgate One

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    2.2 miles

    270 Northgate Dr

  • GROCERY
    Safeway Pharmacy

    Retail, Drugstore, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    2.2 miles

    950 Las Gallinas Ave

  • GROCERY
    Safeway

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    2.2 miles

    950 Las Gallinas Ave

  • GROCERY
    Marin Civic Center Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    2.2 miles

    3501 Civic Center Dr

Smith Ranch Apartments and Rentals

69 Rental properties in Smith Ranch, San Rafael, CA.

  • Highlands of Marin property

    $2,554+

    Highlands of Marin

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    650–1400 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • SECOND and B STREET property

    $3,400+

    SECOND and B STREET

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    640–1450 Sqft

    Available 8/9

  • Novato Village Senior Apartments property

    Contact for Price

    Novato Village Senior Apartments

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    549–945 Sqft

    Upcoming Availability

  • McInnis Park Apartments property

    $3,325+

    McInnis Park Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    698–982 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Parkside Apartments property

    $2,789+

    Parkside Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    728–1070 Sqft

    Available 8/7

  • 1440 Lincoln Avenue property

    $2,399

    1440 Lincoln Avenue

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    460 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
38.5%
187.3%
utilities
10.5%
42.1%
food
7.9%
22.7%
transportation
4.1%
35.5%
healthcare
10.6%
24.5%

Smith Ranch Demographics

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Smith Ranch Reviews

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  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Near Highways

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

Smith Ranch Transportation

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Car-Dependent

47/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

25/100
Bike Score®

JT Executive Protection

Other

4460 Redwood Hwy

Smart Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit

Other

4040 Civic Center Dr

Source: foursquare.com

Smith Ranch Schools

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