Please see my comments on whether Corte Madera is a good p[lace to raise children. As I mentioned, Corte Madera Park is a great large swath of lawn with play courts and a large children's play area. There is also another park, Granada Park for the half of the city on the east side of the freeway.... more
While old Corte Madera doesn't really have a downtown, being really a residential community, there are a few strips of stores that line Tamalpais Ave., but the city is best known for having two large, upscale malls on opposite sides of highway 101, The Village and Corte Madera, and both have a wide varieties of stores, restaurants, coffee shops and bakeries. The Town Center also has a large grocery store and a number of smaller businesses one might expect in a 'town center.'... more
Buses are the only public transportation and are regular andpass along the main streets. However, close by in Larkspur is the Larkspur Ferry which has regular and expanded service to San Francisco. It's a great ride and a great way to enjoy the Bay Area!... more
As mentioned above, Corte Madera has some of the best schools in the county. Corte Madera Park is one of the county's largest parks for just playing, with a huge grassy area, playing fields and great children's play areas. A walking/biking trail bisects the town running north and south, and trails to open spaces on the slopes of Mt Tamalpais are esaily accessible.... more
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