2008 Fifth Avenue, Sun Valley/Forbes, San Rafael

Just Listed: $1,695,000

4 Bedrooms 2 Baths 1,750 Sq Ft 0.1338-Acre Lot Bonus Space

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Located in the desirable Sun Valley/Forbes neighborhood, 2008 Fifth Avenue is a 1916 Craftsman gem blending timeless charm with contemporary sophistication. Featuring four bedrooms and two baths, this move-in ready jewel box features thoughtful upgrades by its designer owner and remarkable curb appeal, offering a unique blend of luxury and comfort.

Detailed millwork and period details add to the home's charm, while flexible public spaces offer layout optionality. Enter through an elegant living and dining area with fireplace and abundant windows. The inviting kitchen with center island, Carrara countertops and lounge area create a fantastic gathering space.The main level also features two bedrooms, including the primary, and one bath showcasing impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail. The upper level offers two additional bedrooms and one beautifully updated bath.

French doors off the kitchen provide easy access to a large entertaining deck and exquisite European-style gardens. The outdoor space is a gardener's paradise, featuring mature landscaping with strawberries, lemon trees, a fig tree, raised vegetable beds, and vibrant manicured gardens that enhance the home’s striking appeal. Enjoy alfresco dining, lounging, or playtime in the serene, magazine-worthy yard.

A detached bonus space offers flexibility as an ideal media room, gym, or home office. The property also includes a large basement/storage area. Located just blocks from Sun Valley Elementary, Marin Academy, Red Dragon Yoga, Johnny Doughnuts, Andy’s Market, and moments away from Downtown San Rafael’s shops, restaurants, hiking and biking trails.

Property Features

  • 4 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 1,750 square foot main residence per Floor Plan Visuals
  • 240 square foot detached bonus space
  • Chef’s kitchen with Carrara marble countertops and center island
  • Viking range and hood
  • Bosch dishwasher
  • Dacor refrigerator  
  • Stunning remodeled baths and kitchen
  • Huge basement/storage area
  • Outdoor gas fire pit and lounge area
  • Mature landscaping - figs, strawberries, olive and lemon trees, boxwoods
  • Located in the Sun Valley/Forbes neighborhood
  • Close to Downtown San Rafael with its wonderful shops, restaurants, hiking and biking trails, Sun Valley Elementary and Marin Academy