I want to be on the water, preferably on a marina. Where can you reccomend in SF?

Asked by Lindsay Young, Asbury Park, NJ Wed Apr 18, 2012

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Toby Jackson, Agent, San Francisco, CA
Wed Apr 18, 2012
While my first inclination would be to recommend the Marina district, there are actually very few places in that neighborhood right on the water - save for the homes you see along Marina Blvd. I would try looking at some of the new(er) buildings in South Beach and Mission Bay - try Portside or Madrone.

If you are comfortable being near a marina, then yes, the Marina district would be ideal. While it isn't in San Francisco, the town of Sausalito is very close by in Marin county and there is a whole neighborhood of houseboats (er, floating homes) located there.

Cheers,

Toby

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Gabriel Rojas, Agent, San Francisco, CA
Wed Apr 18, 2012
Lindsay:

As Toby indicated, it is very difficult to find housing right on the water or right on a marina in the Marina District of San Francisco. I would most definitely recommend seeking housing in South Beach or Mission Bay. There are existing buildings there and new developments like The Madrone which will be offering a total of 329 new homes in Mission Bay. As of today (4-18-2012), the Madrone has 125 homes in contract and they are moving fast. Here is a blog I wrote about it at the end of December: http://www.sfnewdevelopments.com/9336/the-madrone/

Here are links to areas that I think may suit your needs:

http://www.sanfranciscodays.com/soma-south-beach/
http://www.sanfranciscodays.com/fishermans-wharf/

Best of luck to you in your search!

Gabriel
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Joe, Both Buyer And Seller, Mill Valley, CA
Wed Apr 18, 2012
The Marina. That would be a good start.
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