Kentfield offers the outdoor recreation of country life and the convenience of a central location in Marin County. It is minutes away from Larkspur Landing ferries, the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, and the Golden Gate Bridge, yet sits at the base of towering Mount Tamalpais. Also nearby are the Baltimore Canyon Preserve, Creekside Park and Phoenix Lake where residents can hike, bike, picnic, and walk. Property in Kentfield is generally set back from the streets, which weave through pine, redwood and manzanita trees. The Corte Madera Creek also flows through Kentfield and is advantageous for residents and guests to kayak or row on the Bay.

The city’s temperate, Mediterranean climate ranges from an average low of 41 degrees to a high of 84 degrees making it an ideal location for outdoor comfort. Kentfield is home to nationally renowned schools and has become one of the most sought after locales in California because of them. The city’s town center includes the College of Marin and a charming commercial area.