Offering stunning views and a sense of peacefulness.

Welcome to Greenbrae


A lush, sunny town with seaside views and easy access to San Francisco

If you are looking for a suburban oasis in the Bay Area, Greenbrae just might be the perfect place for you. This small town is situated on a hillside overlooking the bay, offering stunning views and a sense of peacefulness. Though it is just a short drive from San Francisco, Greenbrae feels like a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The town is home to a variety of businesses and amenities, including excellent schools, parks, and restaurants. There's something for everyone in Greenbrae, and it is easy to see why so many people call this townhome.

The town of Greenbrae was planned in 1940 with great care taken to preserve the oak trees growing around the hilly area. The town is known for its breathtaking views of Marin County and the Golden Gate Bridge. It is also a commuter's dream, with easy access to public transportation and major highways. Plus, there are plenty of shops and restaurants to keep residents entertained. If you are looking for a place to call home that has it all, Greenbrae is the perfect choice.

What to Love

  • Easy commutes via ferry or Golden Gate Bridge
  • Beautiful views of Mt. Tamalpais and the San Francisco Bay
  • Bon Air Center
  • Excellent schools

Local Lifestyle


The local lifestyle of Greenbrae revolves around an appreciation for nature, the arts, and good food. There is a strong sense of community here, and residents’ values include sustainability, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship. The local culture is very focused on the arts, and there are several art galleries and studios in the area. There is also a farmers’ market where residents can purchase local produce and products. Overall, Greenbrae is an excellent place to live if you are looking for a community that values sustainability and the arts.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping


Hog Island Oyster Company is a must-visit restaurant for seafood lovers in Greenbrae. The restaurant offers a variety of oysters, as well as classic seafood dishes like lobster rolls and crab cakes. For those looking for something a little different, Hogg Island also offers a grilled cheese sandwich with house-made bacon jam. Gott’s Roadhouse is another popular Greenbrae restaurant known for its burgers and shakes. The menu also includes a variety of sandwiches, salads, and sides. Gott’s is the perfect place to stop for a casual meal with friends or family.

If you are looking to do some shopping in Greenbrae, you will find plenty of options to choose from. The Bon Air Shopping Center is a popular choice, offering a wide variety of stores and restaurants. If you are looking for fresh produce and other local goods, the Farmers’ Market at Marin Country Mart is a great option. This market is open year-round, and you will find everything from fruits and vegetables to flowers and artisanal products.

Things to Do


Greenbrae is home to a variety of shops and restaurants, as well as a number of parks and recreation areas. The Greenbrae boardwalk is a popular spot for strolling and taking in the scenic views of the Bay. Hal Brown Park is another great place to enjoy the outdoors, with its picnic tables, playground, and basketball court. 

For those looking for a challenge, drive 17 minutes to Mt. Tamalpais State Park, which offers miles of hiking trails with stunning views of the surrounding area. Greenbrae is a great place to call home, with its convenient location, beautiful scenery, and abundance of recreational opportunities.



Greenbrae is served by Kentfield School District for elementary school and middle school and Tamalpais Union High School District for high school ranked amongst the top 10 in California. The small neighborhood combines students with nearby Larkspur for high school. 

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Overview for Greenbrae, CA

7,871 people live in Greenbrae, where the median age is 55 and the average individual income is $93,730. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Greenbrae, CA

Greenbrae has 3,554 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Greenbrae do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,871 people call Greenbrae home. The population density is 7,812.398 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Greenbrae, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Greenbrae. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Anthony G. Bacich Elementary
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Around Greenbrae, CA

There's plenty to do around Greenbrae, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mustad Marine Yacht Delivery, Marin JCC Camp, and Endurance PTC.

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Active 1.48 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.42 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.29 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.98 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.33 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.41 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars

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