Apartments for rent. Top 4 Communities in Marin.

Marin county is one of the most prestigious places to live in California and the country. Just minutes away from San Francisco and Sonoma, Marin county is a beautiful area full of outdoor activities, great dining options, shopping, luxury spa and hair salons. Renting an apartment in Marin is a great decision if you want to be in the center of it all and life the best life North Bay has to offer. Here’s the top 5 resort style apartment complexes in Marin County based on location, amenities, and community ratings. 

  1. Serenity at Larkspur – this beautiful 16 acre property offers amazing amenities such as salt water pools, gym, yoga classes. It’s one of the most dog friendly apartment complexes (with off leash dog run) in Marin and have limited breed restrictions.  This property hosts monthly events like cooking classes and fitness bootcamps as well as quarterly events like whiskey or wine tasting, holiday party, pool side bbq and yuppy hour for dog owners. They offer modern 1 and 2 bedroom apartments that range in size from 708 sq.f.  To 1096 sq.f. 


5 minute walk to/from Larkspur Ferry Terminal

30 minutes drive at Sonoma wineries

Multiple grocery stores within 5 minute drive

1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and 2 bedrooms town homes available

Rent starts at $3200 (based on availability and market)

Pet friendly; Pet rent $50 per month; Pet deposit $500.


2. Cove at Tiburon – located in prestigious Tiburon, the Cove offers a truly luxury lifestyle and resort amenities. 2 pools, full gym, fitness classes, kayaks, and even charter boat to rent. The Cove is also a dog friendly community but has limited play areas. The Cove is known for outrageous resident parties with amazing drinks and catered food. 


30 minutes away from San Francisco

Minutes away from downtown Tiburon and ferry terminal 

Walking distance to Nugget Market

1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 and 4 bedrooms apartment homes available

Rent starts at $3310

Pet friendly; Pet rent $50 per month; Pet deposit $500.


3. The Preserve at Marin – gorgeous hilltop property features a no-edge pool, brand new penthouses with views of the bay and Marin’s best schools near by. This property is also dog friendly with breed restrictions. Located slightly further out from the shopping and dining, The Preserve has the best views on the north bay and even San Francisco. 


30-45 minutes drive to San Francisco 

10-15 minutes drive to closes downtown and restaurants 

10-15 minutes drive to ferry or Golden Gate transit 

2 bedroom apartments and 3 bedroom penthouses available 

Rent starts at $5000

Pet friendly; Contact the property directly for pet rent and deposit. 

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4. Tam Ridge – this brand new property just opened for leasing 2 years ago. Tam Ridge offers spacious apartments and town homes, amazing deli/market on the first floor that’s super convenient, roof top bbq area with views of mt. Tam, fitness classes, new gym equipment  and beautiful heated pool. Located on a busy intersection close the Highway 101, the traffic around the property is not the easiest to get around. 


30- minute drive to San Francisco 

Walking distance to shopping and dining 

5 minute drive to Larkspur Ferry 

Rent starts at $3000 

1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and town homes available 

Pet friendly; Pet rent $100 per month; $1000 pet deposit. 

I hope this summary of Marin’s best apartment will help you with your search for the perfect rental in the North Bay. 

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