Mill Valley’s Priciest Homes: 85 Marin View Ave.

This completely rebuilt house is for sale for $1,595,000.

Originally built in 1913, this two-bedroom house was completely rebuilt in 2008. It has two full bathrooms and a half-bath, is 2,189 square feet and is listed for $1,595,000.

The house is situated on about one third of an acre in the Mill Valley hills, affording expansive views in many directions.

There is a 300-square-foot studio space with a private entrance.

The main house features a chef’s kitchen with a walnut island, breakfast nook, open living and dining room, hardwood floors and a gas fireplace. There are two master suites, a two-car garage and ample decks.

The property is near the Dipsea Trail and Stinson Beach and within three miles of five elementary schools, all of which scoring either a 9 or 10 in the GreatSchools Rating system.

Pacific Union represents the property. For more information, visit the AOL Real Estate page.

Chas Blackford January 15, 2013 at 09:37 PM
Jack- This is capitalism at work - advertising supports community/local newspapers as well as websites. It's your choice to read them. Question: are you writing to the NY Times or Marin IJ and objecting to subject appropriate advertising that appears in both the printed and online versions on those papers? Spam is unwanted, gratuitous or inappropriate ads. An ad from a local realtor like Bradley isn't spam. Me leaving a link in this comment to a website about a hair lose treatment would be: http://www.hairballspamsite.info.
Jack January 16, 2013 at 12:27 AM
Hello Charles. To be clear, my point is that real estate advertisements are appearing as news items in the Patch, which is inappropriate per Patch's own "promise to adhere to the principles of good journalism." Capitalism at work doesn't belong in the news section. Capitalism at work belongs in the advertising section. If I pick up the NYT, it's easy for me to toss the real estate and other advertising supplements. If the NYT features an advertisement, it says so. I don't read the Marin IJ, but I expect that they do so too. Time for Patch to catch up.
Jim Welte January 16, 2013 at 12:34 AM
Hey Jack: Quick point on this issue. I think you are confusing two distinct things: advertisements and editorial content. We choose the houses we feature in our communities. We do not accept money or solicitations for the homes we choose for this feature. And I'd suggest a more comprehensive look at other media outlets on the web would reveal very similar features, even at the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2013/01/13/realestate/20130113-OTMMIAMI.html
Rico January 16, 2013 at 01:41 AM
Hi Jack, You must understand that newspapers have been struggling for many years, due to online media. But, they are both in a very competitive industry that relies almost 100 percent on advertising revenue to exist. Do you think that the Patch makes money off of our comments ? No, the Patch is owned by AOL, which was one of the first and largest internet providers in the country. I remember getting CD's delivered in the mail from AOL to load their program into my computer. To me, that was unsoliced junk mail that I had to chuck into the circular file (trash can). And the IJ has been running front page articles that were actually publically funded advertisements for the SMART train, the MMWD (desal plant-water deficit propaganda) and a host of other developers with their new "north bay agenda". The exact same thing with the Pacific Sun, both of these papers would have gone bankrupt if it wasn't for us taxpayer to run advertising disguised as articles. Actually, even though we generously donated to the IJ welfare fund for SMART train advertising even BEFORE the measure Q was passed by the voters of Sonoma county, the IJ did go bankrupt ! You have to realize that any public internet site that offers a free commenting forum, needs revenue from somewhere. The IJ switched over to a Facebook commenting system, and Facebook recieves money from data mining and the taxpayers for working with the FBI to track people, which they must kick some dough down to the IJ.
Jack January 16, 2013 at 01:58 AM
Thank you Jim. If nothing else, the Patch as a portal to real estate advertising has been made increasingly clear during the course of this conversation. There is no confusion. If Patch says real estate advertising is editorial content at Patch, then real estate advertising is editorial content at Patch.


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