Ross features tree-shaded streets and lanes that serve an attractive mix of older and new homes-the majority of which could be described as large estates or luxurious custom homes. Many properties in this stable school community focused small town are gated to protect the privacy of the exclusive residences. Large properties often encompass amenities like tennis courts, swimming pools, or stables for horses.
Community resources are equally impressive, starting with the Ross Elementary School, nationally recognized for its excellence. The Marin Art & Garden Center covers ten full acres with facilities and lush natural beauty, the focal point of many recreational activities and classes. Magnificent trees, charming ponds, and meticulous grounds make the center a delightful place to visit and relax.
A private high school and the close proximity of prime parkland add to the attraction. Ross is just a mile from the College of Marin. Commuters to San Francisco can also look forward to a relatively easy trip to the city as Ross is a convenient 18 miles from San Francisco. Ross was originally developed as a summer haven for San Franciscans. At only 1.6 square miles and a population of around 2,300, Ross is known for its serenity small town feel. This town of grand estates and luxury custom homes boasts some of the most beautiful landscaping you will find in Marin County. This well-cared-for community gives the area a character that is unique to the Town of Ross.
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