Kentfield lies along Corte Madera Creek and spreads across the surrounding foothills of Mt. Tamalpais. It includes Kent Woodlands, an excellent early example of environmentally sensitive development with a distinctly California feel. Kent Woodlands is known for the large size and wooded beauty of its parcels, and the architecture runs the gamut of high-end mid-century and post-modernism. Kentfield’s neighborhoods are quiet, and its location provides easy access to much of Marin and Highway 101.
Kentfield is also home to the College of Marin, a state-accredited junior college, and Marin General Hospital. Kentfield has its own elementary school district and is part of the Tamalpais Union High School District.