In the 1800’s, expansive estates were built by wealthy San Franciscans as holiday homes. Many of these mansions remain and Ross still represents the pinnacle of luxurious lifestyles.
The town of Ross is spacious, extremely safe, and has schools that continually rank amongst the highest in the nation.
Ross has commuter buses to speed you into downtown San Francisco in 60 minutes. Estimated drive time is 30 minutes without commute traffic. Alternatively, the Larkspur Ferry Terminal crosses the Bay to San Francisco in 40 minutes.
The appeal of an extraordinary home is its distinctive character. Because of the strict zoning restrictions that limit development in Ross, each property’s personality is unobstructed. In the 1800’s, expansive estates were built by wealthy San Franciscans as holiday homes. Many of these mansions remain and Ross still represents the pinnacle of luxurious lifestyles. The Town Council strives to preserve and enhance its historical, low-density character and identity. It is spacious, extremely safe, and has schools that continually rank amongst the highest in the nation.
Location, Climate and Weather in Ross
Ross is in the County of Marin, California approximately 18 miles north of San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge. Ross is 1.6 square miles and has 2,401 residents. Ross’ town center includes the Ross Common, the nationally renowned Ross School and the charming, albeit small, Ross commercial area.
Experiencing a Mediterranean climate, Ross’ temperature ranges from an average low of 41 degrees to a high of 83 degrees. The rainfall averages 48 inches per year. This temperate weather, and amazing location is perfect for outdoor recreation.
Ross School is located on beautiful Ross Common is a kindergarten-8 grade facility. In 2012 Ross School scored 943 according to the California Department of Education Academic Performance Index (API) making it one of the highest rated elementary schools in California.
The Branson School is a co-educational, independent, college-preparatory day school with 320 boys and girls in grades 9 to 12. In 2014 22% of the Branson’s graduating class were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Residences of Ross are fortunate to attend Redwood High School for it is nationally ranked and recognized as one of the premier high school’s in the nation with some of the State’s highest test scores, rates of graduation and college acceptance.