Corte Madera, California is a town in Marin County with about 10,000 people populating the quaint 4.4 square miles of land. The city, formerly known as Adams, is just 3.25 miles south of San Rafael. Corte Madera is a Spanish phrase meaning, "chop wood" aptly used as the town is famous for their redwood lumber. The post office opened finally in 1902 with the town becoming incorporated 14 years later in 1916. The town has numerous celebrations throughout the year, but one of the most attended is the Independence Day party where the whole town unites, and the winning sports teams can ride along with the parade. Companies that are headquartered in Corte Madera like Restoration Hardware and Il Fornaio help aid the economy to stay strong.
Homeowners can enjoy the shopping malls at The Village at Corte Madera and The Town Center at Corte Madera along with the extensive shopping available there are also several restaurants and cafes. Swedish textile products, salons, consignments stores, and friendly boutiques are located for residents at the Old Corte Madera Town Square. Homeowners with school-aged children can enroll them at Neil Cummins Elementary School, Hall Middle School, or Redwood Highschool. Private education can be sought out at Marin Country Day School.
Future homebuyers looking for single-family homes for sale in Corte Madera have architecturally unique homes from which to choose. Modern style houses with iron gates creating a safe barrier and wide windows allowing the sunlight to shine through are available as well as hilltop homes and waterfront houses. If you are interested in buying a home for sale in Corte Madera, California, please contact us today.