The weather is warm here and enjoyable and usually devoid of the typical Bay Area fog however Kentfield’s average rainfall of over 45 inches per year makes it one of the wettest places in the Bay Area.
Located about 15- 20 miles from San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge, Kentfield is a hop, skip and a jump to just about anywhere. Larkspur Landing ferry service is only a few minutes away off of Sir Francis Drake Blvd., the San Rafael Bridge to the East Bay is also just minutes away. Wine Country and other northern destinations are even closer here. Healdsburg, a popular weekend getaway is just 45 minutes to the north. For shopping the famous gourmet Woodlands is at the main intersection between Kentfield and Ross and Bon Air shopping Center in adjacent Greenbrae is just south off SFD and offers a multitude of shopping, and services.
Kentfield has several neighborhoods from the private, wooded style homes of Kent Woodlands where minimum lot sizes range from ½ acre to over 1 acre to the more modest sized lots on Kent Avenue where you can find some houses that date back to the late 1800’s. There is the Laurel Grove neighborhood located on the east side of SFD where homes and lots range from expensive to the very expensive gated and set back from the street with a range of architectural styles from mid-century to turn of the century. All of this while surrounded by beautiful and majestic Mt. Tamalpais.