If you are in the market for a new home in a desirable place with a low crime rate and good public facilities, you should consider relocating to Mill Valley. The small city is a suburb of San Francisco and has good schools and natural beauty perfect for people who love an outdoor lifestyle. The strong community support in the city and a rich cultural background offers some of the best quality of living in the area and the country.
Mill Valley is located amid California's most beautiful and abundant nature preserves, and residents are very proud and protective of their environment. In Mill Valley you'll be able to enjoy the acres of lush green park lands, mountains, and streams. The area is home to Mt. Tamalpais and the Golden Gate National Recreational Area. In addition, you can spend hours exploring the open space reserves and coastal habitats.
During the 1960s and 1970s, Mill Valley was a Mecca for popular recording and literary artists. It was one-time home to musicians John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Jerry Garcia, and authors Jack Kerouac and Jack London. Mill Valley’s history is fascinating with its colorful residents and deep-seated cultural affinity.
The temperate Mediterranean climate and a cool foggy microclimate keep the town cooler than some of its neighbors just a few miles away. It is ideal for hiking, biking and other active recreation.
An eclectic blend of galleries, shops, open air cafes, festivals, and performing venues make the Mill Valley a joy to explore. Relocating to Mill Valley will give you a chance to participate in its annual cultural festivals such as the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, Mill Valley Film festival and enjoy gourmet food and wine tasting.
Mill Valley is truly a lovely city to live in. Besides its obvious picturesque setting, the access to recreation, culture, good schools and a strong community presence makes it a unique, if protected city. Home prices are admittedly high but if you look carefully, you can make Mill Valley your home.