16 Dorian Way, San Rafael

5 BEDS • 3 BATHS • 3,131± SQFT • 0.45 ACRE LOT • $1.495M

Updated Contemporary Home on a Sunny Private Lot

Located on a sunny, private lot, 16 Dorian is a spacious 5 bed, 3.5 bath home that sits on a large almost half acre lot with serene views of surrounding hillsides and Mt. Tamalpais. Combining mid-century design with the comforts of home, this updated abode is only a few minutes drive to San Rafael’s vibrant downtown shops, cafes, restaurants, Terrapin Music Venue, McNear’s Beach and award-winning schools.

Through the front door one is greeted by a large, open concept living room with high vaulted open-beamed ceilings, walls of windows and a cozy gas fireplace to enjoy on cooler nights, which are few and far between in one of San Rafael’s sunniest locations. Turn the corner from the living room to the dining room with ample space to entertain up to 10-12 guests. The kitchen and casual family room are just beyond the dining area and feature custom painted Heath Ceramics countertops and backsplash. The adjacent family room features a built-in bar and built-in desk.  

A central hallway connects 4 beds and 2.5 baths, including the spacious Master Suite with it’s own private deck to enjoys the same breathtaking views. The master suite features stunning built-in wood cabinetry, two large walk-in closets and a master bathroom. A large en-suite bedroom on the first level of the home has its own private entrance and is an ideal guest room, au pair suite or family room with ample closet space, a full bathroom, and French doors. The first floor also includes the laundry room and two car garage with additional storage closets. 

If you are looking for a calming, light-filled home with a contemporary design aesthetic, 16 Dorian Way is the home for you. San Rafael’s incredible weather makes this home the perfect spot for lounging, barbecuing, a dip in the hot tub and entertaining friends and family all within very close proximity to the fantastic shops, restaurants and communal lifestyle that downtown San Rafael has to offer.


  • 5 Beds | 3 Baths

  • 3,131± Square feet per tax records

  • 0.45 Acre lot per tax records

  • Large entertaining front and back yards

  • Two decks (off the side and back of the house)

  • Open-concept living

  • Ample natural sunlight

  • Private, tranquil setting

  • Large bedrooms

  • Ample storage space

  • Amazing indoor-outdoor flow

  • Beautifully landscaped with mature plants and trees

  • Easy access to highway 101




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