368 Clorinda Ave.

San Rafael, CA
3,950 sqft ±
3F 1H Baths
5 Beds
5 Beds
3F 1H Baths
3,950 sqft ±



Just reduced by $110,000! Nestled in the treetops with bay views and recreation literally at your doorstep, this executive home atop the historic Gerstle Park neighborhood offers an unrivaled location for those seeking a private retreat but also the energy of city life. Just steps from your front door is a hidden gem – a hiking trail that feels like all your own and leads to the towns of Ross and San Anselmo. Can't beat it for socially-distant hikes! The property is at the top of upper Clorinda Avenue, bordered by protected open space. But just down the hill are the vibrant shops and restaurants of downtown, where you can also watch a San Rafael Pacifics baseball game or join the Marin Bocce Club.

Beautifully refreshed home with 4BD + office + 2.5BA PLUS a separate 1BA/1BA suite with kitchen and separate entrance. Perfect au pair quarters or 2nd office. Throughout the home, walls of windows frame eastern views of San Pablo Bay, Richmond Bridge and Mt. Diablo. Easy indoor/outdoor living with decks and terraced areas for relaxing and entertaining.

The main level features a large living room with attached deck, plus a great room that's the heart of the home. The kitchen has an oversized island that seats six. A second deck offers outdoor dining with panoramic views of city lights and the bay.

Downstairs is an office plus 4 generously sized bedrooms. The spacious primary suite has a private deck leading to the yard and an expansive walk-in closet.

Top-rated schools! Feeds to Sun Valley Elementary.


  • Adjacent to open space and trail head (quiet location, used by neighbors, no parking there)
  • Sweeping bay and city lights views
  • Dual pane vinyl windows and doors
  • Newer roof
  • Newly refinished hardwood floors
  • New Berber-style carpet
  • New interior paint
  • Refreshed exterior paint and deck stain
  • Newly retrofitted LED recessed lights in great room
  • New Restoration Hardware light fixtures
  • Refreshed bathrooms with painted cabinets and professionally re-coated tubs and tile
  • Carrara marble floors and counter top in main floor bathroom
  • 2 fireplaces


  • Wall of windows facing east with bridge and bay views
  • Newly painted wood cabinets
  • Crown molding
  • Slab granite counter tops
  • Newly retrofitted LED recessed lights
  • New pendant light fixtures
  • Oversized island with seating for 6 people
  • Gas cooktop
  • New faucet
  • Adjoining deck for outdoor dining


  • Central AC
  • Wired for security system 
  • Nest thermostat


  • Separate exterior entrance
  • Perfect as au pair quarters, private office
  • Large living area with abundant natural light
  • Sunny kitchen with full size sink, white cabinets and tile floors
  • Electric stove and refrigerator
  • Full bathroom with shower over tub


  • Newly painted
  • New epoxy finish on floor
  • Tons of built-in storage shelves
  • Refrigerator
  • Convenient, level-in access to the house (no stairs)


  • Surrounded by protected open space
  • Fenced property
  • 3 decks
  • 2 level areas for play and entertaining
  • Steps to a hiking trailhead - a best-kept secret/quiet location


  • Charming and historic Gerstle Park
  • Annual neighborhood events like trick or treating
  • Close to 4th St in San Rafael with vibrant shops and restaurants
  • Close to Albert Park, home of the San Rafael Pacifics baseball team
  • Easy access to Highways 101/580
  • Top-rated schools (Trinity Preschool, Sun Valley Elementary)







About The Agent

Team McGinnis, Realtors

01793143, 01796588


Kevin McGinnis and his wife, Erin, are principal members of Team McGinnis. For five years straight (2017-2021) they have been named in the "Best Realtor" category in the Marin Independent Journal's Readers' Choice Poll. Their deep knowledge of the local community gives them a powerful advantage in successfully evaluating the area’s homes. Kevin is a fifth generation Northern Californian and he is a local leader in Marin real estate. He brings dedication, energy, and passion to every client and every transaction. One of Erin's strengths is helping homeowners prepare their homes for sale. Erin not only holds her real estate license, but she is also an Accredited Home Stager and she stages all of Team McGinnis' listings - at no cost to the client - as part of their team's unmatched customer service. Both Erin and Kevin entered the real estate industry after careers in television news. They met at KTVU-Channel 2 while Erin was earning her Masters Degree in Journalism from UC Berkeley and Kevin was a producer for "Mornings on 2." Their excellent communication skills serve them well in real estate.