5 Tara Lane

Novato, CA
3,436 sqft ±
2F 1H Baths
4 Beds
4 Beds
2F 1H Baths
3,436 sqft ±


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Quality finishes throughout this custom home in Tara Heights, a quiet enclave halfway between downtown Novato and San Marin. Views, privacy and a flat back yard! 4BD + bonus room suited for playroom, office or workouts (it has a ballet barre!)

Master suite on the main level. Architecturally exciting home features octagonal living room plus cathedral and tray ceilings. High-end Marvin dual pane windows and doors throughout. Gorgeous hardwood floors in all bedrooms plus most main living areas.

Kitchen and bathrooms remodeled in 2010 by Lamperti Design. Kitchen features custom cabinets, marble back splash, Miele dishwasher and Dacor gas cooktop. Master bathroom has large shower, jetted tub, marble counter top and marble floor with radiant heat. The wonderful back yard has a newer deck and large lawn. Close to Pioneer Park and 7 minutes to Highway 101.


  • Master suite with his/her closets
  • 2 fireplaces with gas starter
  • Built-in cabinetry and bookcases
  • Hunter Douglas custom wood blinds throughout
  • Electric vehicle charger
  • Recessed lighting
  • New paint inside/out (2020)
  • Marvin divided light and dual pane windows and doors (2010)
  • Kitchen and bath remodels (2010)
  • New wine refrigerator with dual zone settings for white and red wine 
  • Water heater (2016)
  • Upgraded and new fences with pressure-treated wood (2007)
  • Dual zone AC and furnace (2010)
  • Roof (2009)
  • Deck (2007)


About The Agent

Team McGinnis, Realtors

01793143, 01796588


Kevin McGinnis and his wife, Erin, are principal members of Team McGinnis. For four years straight (2017-2020) they have been named in the "Best Realtor" category in the Marin Independent Journal's Readers' Choice Poll. Their deep knowledge of the local community gives them a powerful advantage in successfully evaluating the area’s homes. Kevin is a fifth generation Northern Californian and he is a local leader in Marin real estate. He brings dedication, energy, and passion to every client and every transaction. One of Erin's strengths is helping homeowners prepare their homes for sale. Erin not only holds her real estate license, but she is also an Accredited Home Stager and she stages all of Team McGinnis' listings - at no cost to the client - as part of their team's unmatched customer service. Both Erin and Kevin entered the real estate industry after careers in television news. They met at KTVU-Channel 2 while Erin was earning her Masters Degree in Journalism from UC Berkeley and Kevin was a producer for "Mornings on 2." Their excellent communication skills serve them well in real estate.