Mill Valley's Blithedale Canyon is a neighborhood known for its timeless homes nestled at the foot of Mount Tamalpais in the northwestern section of Mill Valley, the neighborhood of Blithedale Canyon is quintessential Mill Valley. It's a prestigious, high-rent district near downtown Mill Valley and comprises many historical homes that are universally charming and considered classic Mill Valley. The average sold price in the Mill Valley MLS for 2011 was $1,159,000 for a single-family home. This charmingly rustic community is just minutes away from the conveniences of downtown Mill Valley.
Easy access to open spaces for hiking and biking is one of the many perks of Blithedale Canyon. Popular hiking areas include Blithedale Summit Open Space Preserve and Mount Tamalpais where a series of fire roads and trails, including Old Railroad Grade, offer trails for every level of hiking and biking expertise.
Elementary school students living in Blithedale Canyon will attend school in one of the five excellent Mill Valley School District schools, which include the Old Mill School, Park School, and Edna Maguire Elementary. Middle school students attend Mill Valley Middle School and most high-schoolers go to Tamalpais High.
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