Marin homes for sale are in high demand, and it's no mystery why. From sweeping San Francisco Bay vistas and towering redwood trees to Mount Tamalpais peeking above the summer fog, Marin County is an area of superlative natural beauty. With a few more than 250,000 people living in 519 square miles, Marin County offers its residents plenty of room to roam. Most of Marin’s population lives along its eastern side near San Francisco Bay, while the rest of the county contains large areas of parklands, open space and agricultural lands. Marin is home to treasures like Muir Woods National Monument, Point Reyes National Seashore and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Marin’s diverse communities enable residents to enjoy a wide range of lifestyles, from rural to waterfront. For those who want a relaxing way to commute to work in San Francisco, regular ferries from Larkspur, Sausalito and Tiburon provide ample scenery with convenience. There is also the Golden Gate Transit bus line, and, of course, driving into the City over the incomparable Golden Gate Bridge.