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Novato, Marin’s latest addition and the northern-most city, sprawls and winds along the Highway 101 corridor. Graceful oak-studded hills separate real estate from the cooler coastal climate of West Marin. To the east, it rolls gently to San Pablo Bay. Summer daytime temperatures are the highest in Marin, but the cool coastal influence penetrates inland late afternoons and evenings.

With over 90 housing subdivisions, Novato is the fastest growing town in Marin County and covers over 70 square miles. Despite its large size, Novato has the genuine simplicity of an American town.

Novato provides the best home values in Marin. The tradeoff is a longer commute to San Francisco (about 30 miles), however, is just minutes from the wine country in Sonoma and Napa Counties!
Novato is the only town in Marin that has a significant amount of land available for new homes. The recent conversion of Hamilton Air Force Base into a Bayside community, the construction of the Pointe Marin subdivisions in southern Novato (Ignacio), and Atherton Ranch in northern Novato have added a large number of spacious, contemporary homes.

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