So many possibilities at this special 4-unit property nestled on an expansive 1/2-acre plus parcel in the prestigious Monte Cristo neighborhood of Fairfax. This enchanting estate provides privacy and unmatched adjacent access to the parkland, trails and lakes of Marin’s Mt. Tamalpais watershed in an atmosphere of tranquility and natural beauty.
The vintage main building exudes timeless charm and pride of ownership. Ascend to the upper floor, where an approximately 1100 sq ft owner’s flat awaits. The open-concept floorplan seamlessly blends modern comfort with classic elegance, with original period details including open beam ceilings and a cozy fireplace. Gaze through a wall of windows and be captivated by panoramic views across Cascade Canyon, extending to Cascade Peak. French doors lead to the expansive patio and yard area for seamless indoor-outdoor living, perfect for alfresco dining and relaxation.
The lower level of the main building hosts two studio apartments, each with expansive windows and thoughtfully designed for utmost comfort. The west unit boasts an expansive deck, inviting you to bask in the natural surroundings. The east unit features a private patio, coupled with a generously-sized storage area. The fourth unit is a detached cottage, which offers a private retreat with its own charming patio. Whether used as a guest haven, artist’s studio, or private office, the cottage provides many options.
For outdoor enthusiasts, this parcel is a gateway to adventure. Adjacent to Marin County open space and neighboring Bon Tempe, Lagunitas, and Alpine lakes, you’ll have access to a the epic Fairfax trail system, inviting you to explore miles of untouched wilderness…perfect for hikers and bikers. More than a real estate investment, it’s an invitation to immerse yourself in nature.
This property is perfect for the experienced investor, extended family or owner-occupied with rental units offsetting your cost of ownership. Embrace the allure of redwoods, and the promise of endless exploration. Just minutes from bustling downtown Fairfax, experience the epitome of Northern California living at this unique 4-unit property, the perfect home base for your active Marin lifestyle.