The Nelson Group

9 Upper Fremont Drive
San Rafael, CA
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 2,522Living Space
  • 15,598Lot Size

Private and spacious light-filled 3 BD/3 BA 2,522 SF vintage retreat sited on a 15,599 SF lot full of charm and character nestled in a serene hillside setting with sweeping views of San Rafael. From the moment you step inside the front gate, stroll past the lush gardens, mature trees, and inviting courtyard, through the charming Dutch door into the cozy living room with dramatic open beamed vaulted ceiling, fireplace and built-ins, this magical property envelopes you in warmth. You'll enjoy entertaining in the dining room with wainscoting and attached view deck and preparing meals for family and friends in the cottage-style kitchen with mudroom/butlers pantry. The spacious primary bedroom suite features a walk-in closet and striking carved wood fireplace. A lower level family room is the perfect spot for movie and game nights. Peaceful views from every room, no steps from garage to front door and kitchen, crisp and classic freshly painted white exterior, new interior and exterior light fixtures, and beautiful hardwood floors. Multiple destinations for outdoor enjoyment including a front courtyard with wood-burning brick fireplace, flagstone patio - the perfect spot for a fire pit or hot tub - decks on both levels ideal for al fresco dining, relaxing and entertaining, gardens with camellias, azaleas, ferns, stunning maples and a stately oak. 2 car detached garage with huge area below for storage or explore the potential for an ADU. Stroll to Pond Farm Brewing Company, Pink Owl Coffee, Johnny Doughnuts, restaurants and shopping. Close to vibrant downtown San Rafael, San Anselmo, Highway 101, Marin Country Mart and the Larkspur Ferry Terminal with an easy commute to both San Francisco and the East Bay. Award-winning Sun Valley Elementary School. Excellent weather. Move right in and experience the Marin lifestyle! This is a special property to cherish; not to be missed!

Main Level

Cozy, architecturally interesting living room with dramatic vaulted, open beamed ceiling, fireplace and built-ins
Dining room with wainscoting and attached view deck
Eat-in cottage-style kitchen with mudroom/butlers pantry
Spacious primary bedroom suite with walk-in closet and striking carved wood fireplace
Full bath that opens to an expansive entertaining deck
Large 2nd bedroom with two closets
Lower Level

Hardwood flooring underneath the carpet
3rd bedroom with two closets
Large family room perfect for movie and game nights
Bonus space ideal for an office and/or Peloton/exercise/yoga room
Full bath
Large laundry room with storage and new washer/dryer included
Attached entertaining deck


~16,000 SF Lot Family Room Bonus Room - office or workout studio Ample outdoor entertaining space

Caroline Nelson


Caroline Nelson is one of the top producing real estate professionals in Marin County.

Chris Nelson


Chris Nelson has been a licensed real estate professional in Marin County for over 17 years, a resident since 1999 and is a Bay Area Native, born and raised in Oakland and San Francisco.

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