Beautiful Homes of Sausalito
Sausalito, California is a coastal city in the San Francisco Bay Area, just off of the Golden Gate Bridge, where hillside meets shoreline. The picturesque community is beloved by residents and tourists alike for its interesting culture and beautiful sights.
There are no airports in Sausalito, but you can reach the city by walking, biking or driving the Golden Gate Bridge; Sausalito is just over the bridge, take the first exit and follow it into town. There are also two ferries that travel from San Francisco to Sausalito – Blue & Gold Fleet and Golden Gate Ferries.
The Homes of Sausalito
As the picture above shows, Sausalito homes are found both in the hills and along the shoreline. Within these borders you’ll also find an eclectic mix of homes. Some are colorful Victorians, which often come to mind when you think of Bay Area architecture.
And others are modern and contemporary.
Some of the most popular homes in Sausalito are the over 400 houseboats that line the coast. These floating homes come in various shapes and sizes and are a popular tourist attraction.
Gates to most of the docks are unlocked, so many people visit to enjoy a walking tour of the Sausalito houseboat community. Once a year the community also opens up its doors for the Sausalito Floating Homes Tour where tourists get an insider look into this unique community.
Things to do in Sausalito
One of the most popular things to do in Sausalito is to simply stroll the waterfront. This allows you to get a great view of the town, stores, restaurants, cafes and art studios.
Sausalito celebrates the creative arts with many art studios, including those that feature local artists work, such as Gallery 111, ICB Artists Association, and Studio 33. Sausalito also has an annual Art Festival that has been running for 63 years and is held annually on Labor Day weekend.
Another popular place to stop is Heath Ceramics, an artisan pottery manufacturer that has its roots in Sausalito. The original 1959 factory is still standing in Sausalito and you can take a factory tour to see how clay is made and dinnerware is shaped, glazed, trimmed and fired. In addition to the factory tour, you can also browse the Sausalito Factory Showroom where you can get a great deal on discounted dinnerware.
There are also many wonderful places to eat in Sausalito. The Our Sausalito website has a rundown of the best lunch & dinner restaurants; best cafes, deli’s and diners; best dining views; most talked about restaurants; best casual dining spots; best places for special occasions; best breakfast; best burgers; best sandwich spots; and best wine tasting.
Sausalito – A Thriving Coastal Community
As you can see, there are many things to see and do in Sausalito, and it’s no wonder that about 7,000 people have decided to make the city their home. In fact, when Coastal Living began doing their list of Happiest Seaside Towns in 2012, Sausalito came in at number 3.
MB Jessee – Proud to Serve Sausalito
MB Jessee has been serving the bay area since 1995, and throughout the years we’ve had the honor of working on several Sausalito homes and businesses. We continue to offer interior and exterior painting services to residents and business owners, and we enjoy every project that brings us to the beautiful Sausalito area.