Corte Madera has a rich history behind its establishment as a premier living destination of today. Originally included in a land grant in 1836, the land that is Corte Madera was used in the lumber industry. Once the land was cleared, ranches and dairies were established. By the early 20th century, wealthy families from nearby San Francisco were vacationing in this picturesque area and by 1917, Corte Madera became a town.
Today, nearly 10,000 residents call stunning Corte Madera home. Located just 12 miles from San Francisco, next to its twin city, Larkspur, the town boasts the best of all types of living; it’s close to the excitement of the big city yet far enough away to provide quiet living and lots of outdoor activities for the adventurous. You’re just minutes from water tidelands, hiking, or biking terrain that is some of the most beautiful in the country.
Corte Madera is an active community with local groups and committees always working towards the city’s improvement. There is strong support for environmental protection with the Corte Madre Reserve Sanctuary for Migrating Birds, the Ring Mountain Preserve, and the Shorebird Marsh Wildlife Habitat. The community is devoted to preserving their beautiful natural backyard for future generations.
In addition to the rich outdoor activities, the city provides every modern luxury. Unique boutiques and one-of-a-kind shops are abundant. Plus, it is anchored by the two outdoor malls, Town Center and The Village, where you can find department stores and the like. Fine dining and top rate restaurants supply memorable meals. For a vibrant, exciting night out, you won’t have to go far from home. There really is something for everyone in Corte Madera!
Corte Madera Phone Numbers and Links
Corte Madera Town Services Phone: 1-415-927-5087
Corte Madera Parks & Recreation Phone: 1-415-927-5072
Corte Madera Police Department Phone: Emergency 911/Non-emergency 1-415-927-5150
Corte Madera Fire Department Phone: 1-415-927-5077
Corte Madera Real Estate Information
|All Listings||$500,000 and Under||$500,001 – $600,000|
|$600,001 – $700,000||$700,001 – $800,000||$800,001 – $900,000|
|$900,001 – $1,000,000||$1,000,001 – $2,000,000||$2,000,001 – $3,000,000|
|$3,000,001 – $4,000,000||$4,000,001 – $5,000,000||Over $5,000,000|
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