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197 Corte Madera Ave, Mill Valley, CA, 94941


6 Bedrooms
5 Full Baths, 1 Partial
5,100 SqFt
Schools Nearby


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Property Highlights

Home TypeSingle Family Residence
ParkingDetached, Uncovered Parking Space
Garage2 spaces
Year Built2023
CoolingCentral Air
FireplaceLiving Room, Other
MLS #323907002
Lot Size0.77 Acres

About 197 Corte Madera Ave

Exceptional and rarely available, The Torii House is a newly constructed contemporary oasis, sited on a sun-filled, 3/4 acre lot perfectly located near downtown MV. A rarity in every sense, this one-of-a-kind architectural masterpiece blends tranquility and refined beauty, offering the ultimate Northern California lifestyle. At the property's entrance stands a meticulously restored, century-old artisan-built Torii Gate that welcomes you to this remarkable residence. This symbol of serenity sets the tone for the artistry that awaits within. The main house spans 2 levels with 5 BR, 4.5BA and 4,470sf of luxurious living space. A detached guest house offers an additional 630sf of sophisticated living. This deliberate design approach encapsulates the essence of N. California's nature-infused architecture, creating an elevated indoor-outdoor living experience. Enhancing accessibility, an outdoor passenger incline elevator conveniently connects the garage to the kitchen. The home features a generator, six-zone HVAC, Ethernet CAT 6 wiring, a 655-square-foot garage with two car bays, and on-site parking for additional vehicles. The Torii House offers privacy and seclusion while being just a few blocks from downtown Mill Valley.

Property Details

Property Features

Property Information:

  • Architectural Style: Contemporary
  • Year Built: 2023
  • Stories: 2
  • Living Area: 5,100 SqFt

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Compass
  • Listing Agent: Beth F Brody

Interior Features

Interior Information:

  • Appliances: Gas Oven, Gas Range, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Disposal
  • Flooring Type: Tile, Wood
  • Interior: Cathedral Ceiling, Formal Entry, Storage Area(s), Wet Bar
  • Fireplace: Living Room, Other

Bedroom and Bathroom Information:

  • Partial Bathrooms: 1
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • Total Bedroom Count: 6

Exterior Features

Exterior Information:

  • Private Pool: No
  • Exterior: BBQ Built-In

Parking Information:

  • Garage Space: 2 spaces
  • Attached Garage: No
  • Parking: Detached, Uncovered Parking Space

Lot Features

Lot Information:

  • Lot Size: 0.77 Acres


Utilities Information:

  • Heating: Central
  • Cooling: Central Air

School Info

Assigned Schools Information:

  • Tamalpais High School, Public District Grades 9-12
  • Redwood High School, Public District Grades 9-12
  • Sir Francis Drake High School, Public District Grades 9-12
  • Mill Valley Middle School, Public District Grades 6-8
  • Old Mill Elementary School, Public District Grades KG-5
  • Park Elementary School, Public District Grades KG-5
  • Edna Maguire Elementary School, Public District Grades KG-5


Directions Information:

  • Directions: E. Blithedale - W. Blithedale - L King - L Corte Madera

Price Information

Listing Price Info

Price Summary:

  • List Price: $11,200,000
  • Price Per SqFt: $2,196/SqFt

Tax Information:

  • Annual Amount: $18,030
  • Tax Year: 2021
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197 Corte Madera Ave vs Mill Valley



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This property is $9.1M more than the Median Sold Price and $1.1K/SqFt more than other homes in Mill Valley, CA.

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MLS Details

MLS Information:

  • MLS Number: #323907002

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Compass
  • Listing Agent: Beth F Brody

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Listing History

Sep 25, 2017Home Sold

Tax History


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Schools Nearby

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Assigned schools have a bold outline.

Elementary School

  • Old Mill Elementary School

  • 352 Throckmorton Ave

  • 0.42 miles

  • Public District Grades KG-5

  • Park Elementary School

  • 360 E Blithedale Ave

  • 1.01 miles

  • Public District Grades KG-5

  • Edna Maguire Elementary School

  • 80 Lomita Dr

  • 1.51 miles

  • Public District Grades KG-5

Middle School

  • Mill Valley Middle School

  • 425 Sycamore Ave

  • 1.64 miles

  • Public District Grades 6-8

High School

  • Tamalpais High School

  • 700 Miller Ave

  • 2.03 miles

  • Public District Grades 9-12

  • Redwood High School

  • 395 Doherty Dr

  • 2.35 miles

  • Public District Grades 9-12

  • Sir Francis Drake High School

  • 1327 Sir Francis Drake Blvd

  • 5.04 miles

  • Public District Grades 9-12


What Are The Neighbors Like?

The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $201,565. The most common annual income of people living in Mill Valley, CA is $200k+. The most common type of family is single, no kids. The most common level of education of people living in this area is post secondary degree.

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Living In Blithedale Canyon, Mill Valley

What type of housing is available in Blithedale Canyon, Mill Valley?

Homeowners occupy roughly 80% of the dwellings in the neighborhood whereas the remainder are rented. The substantial percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. This neighborhood experienced its largest building boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this era. This area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.

Is Blithedale Canyon, Mill Valley a good place to live?

Blithedale Canyon offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This neighborhood is very quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Finally, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, including Alpine/Kent Watershed and Cascade Canyon Open Space Preserve, which makes it very easy to access them.

Are things conveniently located in Blithedale Canyon, Mill Valley?

There are no high schools and no primary schools in Blithedale Canyon. Concerning eating, getting to the closest supermarket by walking is feasible for some, but not all, house buyers in this area.

What does the transportation in Blithedale Canyon, Mill Valley look like?

Blithedale Canyon is an extremely good part of Mill Valley for getting around by car. It is very easy to park. On the other hand, public transit users may find very few choices in Blithedale Canyon as a result of the service's low frequency. It is inconvenient for people walking to navigate this area since very few daily errands can be run on foot. The bicycle is a fairly poor mode of transportation in Blithedale Canyon as bike riders are faced with a significant amount of elevation changes, and there are few bike lanes.

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Frequently Asked Questions About 197 Corte Madera Ave

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 197 Corte Madera Ave property is $11,200,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 197 Corte Madera Ave is a house located in Mill Valley, California, 94941.

Is this property for sale now?

Active Listing: 197 Corte Madera Ave is For Sale (Active/New) which means the seller is accepting offers.

What are the assigned schools for this property?

The assigned schools for 197 Corte Madera Ave are:
Old Mill Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 8/10
Park Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 9/10
Edna Maguire Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 7/10
Mill Valley Middle School: GreatSchools Rating 9/10
Tamalpais High School: GreatSchools Rating 9/10
Redwood High School: GreatSchools Rating 9/10
Sir Francis Drake High School: GreatSchools Rating 8/10

What is the annual property tax for this property?

According to the records, the last property tax for 2021 is $18,030 (source: MLS/based on county public records data).

When was this property sold last time and for how much?

The last sale was on September 25, 2017 for $1,817,500. (source: MLS/tax record).

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 197 Corte Madera Ave has 6 bedrooms and 5 full and 1 half bathrooms.

What is the square footage of this property?

The property 197 Corte Madera Ave is 5,100 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 197 Corte Madera Ave is 2023.
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Rocket HomesCaliforniaMarin CountyMill Valley94941197 Corte Madera Ave

This home is located at 197 Corte Madera Ave in Mill Valley, CA and zip code 94941 in the Blithedale Canyon neighborhood. This 5,100 square foot home, which was built in 2023, sits on a 0.77 acre lot. Features: 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since September 17, 2023 and is currently priced at $11,200,000.

Over 15 listings were sold over their listed price in October 2023 in Mill Valley, CA. In the same period over 6 listings were sold below the listed price and 5 listings were sold for the listed price. The number of listings in Mill Valley, CA increased by 23.2% between September 2023 and October 2023.

From Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on county public records data.

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