Dating back to the late 1800’s the town of Ross and its expansive estates were built as “Holiday” homes for the well to do San Franciscans. Located between Kentfield and San Anselmo, Ross is considered one of the premier locations in all of Marin with exclusive, gated properties known for their architectural significance and style.
The Town of Ross
Downtown Ross goes by the name Ross Common. With a very few shops and restaurants, the Post Office, of course) and a small adjacent part the downtown is very much the center of daily activity here. Residents must pick up their mail at the post office, as this is no mail delivery in Ross despite the fact that it remains one of the wealthiest zip codes in the United States. Yes, the rich and famous still stroll the streets here. Ross is that rare combination of exclusive sophistication and yet down to earth casual. That is just part of the reason so many celebrities seek out this special Marin town to make their home here.
Architecturally, Ross homes comprise many styles such as shingle-clad craftsman’s, Victorians, mid-century moderns or newer contraction styles. The strict zoning restrictions include small FARs, which naturally limit development there.
Single Family homes range in price from $600K to over 20 million. With its expensive inventory of homes, excellent schools and an affluent population Ross is town with a lot to offer.