Grand Country Club Estate
5 Beds • 5 Full, 1 Half Baths • 2± Acres • $5,750,000
75 MARGARITA DRIVE | SAN RAFAEL, CA
This magnificent two-acre gated estate is the former clubhouse of the Marin Golf and Country Club originally built in 1906, and features grand spaces for indoor and outdoor entertaining on a grand scale. Sited on a promontory that is perhaps the best location in the Country Club neighborhood, the main residence enjoys vast open spaces and views in all directions of the surrounding hills, Mt. Tam, San Francisco Bay, the Richmond Bridge, and the new span of the Bay Bridge. San Rafael’s temperate climate can be enjoyed year-round, enhanced by access to nearby marinas and hiking and outdoor activities in nearby in China Camp State Park and beyond.
The residence is surrounded by extensive gardens which can be enjoyed through the large picture widows. The open-truss living room and grand ballroom both feature large wood-burning fireplaces with ample space for sitting areas, billiard & game tables, TV, and grand piano. The spacious club bar and library provide unique places for indoor entertaining while the shaded archways and terrace in front of the home provide the same for outdoor living. The gourmet kitchen features a skylight, adjacent outdoor barbeque, and space for a harvest table.
This two-parcel compound is approached by either of two gated street entries, one with circular motor court and parking adjacent to the existing residence, and the other gated entry opening into the orchard of fruit trees, pool and pool house with full bath and kitchen/bar, BBQ area, Tennis court, and beach volleyball court. The property also features a garage and on-site parking for events.
NOTICE ABOUT TWO LOTS SOLD AS ONE:
Photos show both 75 Margarita and 85 Margarita. However, the pool, tennis court, spa, pool house , bocce ball court and lawn on one acre lot are all on 85 Margarita. Only the main house, 2 car garage, gate, gardener’s cottage on one acre are at 75 Margarita and it can see the view of the Bay and Richmond Bridge.
75 Margarita listing price is $3,750,000. 85 Margarita listing price is $2,900,000 (This is a legal separate lot, has separate gate and a flat building pad to build a new home). To buy both parcels as a package, the price is discounted to $5,750,000
Site Plan Below = everything above the yellow property line is 85 Margarita. The home of 75 Margarita is below the yellow line marked as “residence”, it also sits on one acre lot.