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Apartments for Rent in Novato, CA
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    Chef inspired kitchen islands with chic pendant lighting at Crooked Oak at Loma Verde Preserve, Novato, 94949 Private master bedroom with large windows at Crooked Oak at Loma Verde Preserve, CA, 94949
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    130 Cielo Lane, Novato, CA 94949
    4 Units available
    1 BED $2,620+
    2 BEDS $3,395+
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    5/5 Santiago H. on Mar 30, 2023

    They help us a lot when we move it

    4.5/5 Anonymous on Sep 7, 2023

    I absolutely enjoy living at Crooked Oaks. It is a very quiet and peaceful apartment complex. I like that I have my own garage and like how close it is to freeway access.

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    900 Reichert Ave., Novato, CA 94945
    1 BED $3,199+
    2 BEDS $4,043+
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    6 Romar Court, Novata, CA 94945
    2 BEDS $2,500
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    335 Enfrente Rd., Novato, CA 94949
    1 BED $2,414
    2 BEDS $2,800
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    420 Almeda Del Prado, Novato, CA 94949
    1 BED $2,843+
    2 BEDS $2,975+
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    130 Cielo Lane, Novato, CA 94949
    1 BED $2,620+
    2 BEDS $3,395+
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    1811 Novato Blvd, Novato, CA 94947
    1 BED $2,100
    2 BEDS $2,400+
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    235 Posada Del Sol, Novato, CA 94949
    2 BEDS $3,175
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    100 Cutlass Dr, Novato, CA 94947
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    3 BEDS $3,000
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    514 Lark Court, Novato, CA 94947
    1 BED $1,950
    2 BEDS $2,200
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    1518 Hill Rd, Novato, CA 94947
    1 BED $2,025
    2 BEDS $2,300
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    1009 Green Oak Dr, Novato, CA 94949
    1 BED $2,025
    2 BEDS $2,200
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    1515 S. Novato Blvd, Novato, CA 94947
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    809 Diablo Ave, Novato, CA 94947
    1 BED $2,443
    2 BEDS $2,924
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    200 Posada Del Sol, Novato, CA 94949
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    78 Novato St. #10, San Rafael, CA 94901
    3 BEDS $1,800
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    150 Belvedere St., San Rafael, CA 94901
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    958 Boccoli Street, Sonoma, CA 95476
    3 BEDS $3,609
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    133 - 137 W Macarthur St, Sonoma, CA 95476
    2 BEDS $3,400
    3 BEDS $3,038
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    731 - 737 Donald St, Sonoma, CA 95476
    2 BEDS $2,550
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Average rent in Novato, CA

$2,632/mo Novato, CA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Novato, CA is $2,632.

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Getting around in Novato, CA

81 /100
Very Walkable
42 /100
Some Transit
65 /100
Bikeable
Walk Score®: 81, Transit Score®: 42, Bike Score®: 65

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Novato, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Novato, CA were last updated on 21 Apr 2024.

What are the best apartments in Novato, CA?

The best apartments in Novato, CA are: Crooked Oak at Loma Verde Preserve Apartment Homes, Millworks, Romar Court Apartments, Mission Rock at Novato and Mission Rock at North Bay.

What is the average rent in Novato, CA?

The average rent in Novato, CA is $2,632. Start your search for apartments in Novato, CA now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Novato, CA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Novato, CA is between $1,950 and $7,558. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Novato, CA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Novato, CA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Novato, CA is between $1,950 and $9,010. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Novato, CA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Novato, CA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Novato, CA is between $2,025 and $8,932. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Novato, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Novato, CA?

In Novato, 32% of the residents are renting compared to 68% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 16% of Novato’s rentals, 59% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 23% are single-family rentals.

Living in Novato, CA

Bordered by three scenic creeks, the San Pablo Bay, and endless parks, the apartments for rent in the small town of Novato have a terrific location that's 30 miles north of San Francisco and 30 miles south of Santa Rosa. In addition to being 15 miles south of "Wine Country," renters are also 30 miles northwest of Oakland, 58 miles northwest of Fremont, 70 miles southeast of San Jose and 75 miles southeast of Sacramento. Renting in Novato is perfect for renters who commute or seek local employment within the small town's growing engineering, biotechnology and retail economies. Specifically, the south side of town is where renters will quickly find that an industrial and warehouse renaissance is well underway.

Renting in Novato, CA

Novato retains its historical, small-town feel even as the economy, infrastructure and available houses for rent continue to grow. Rentals in Novato are far enough from the city to be peaceful, while still providing renters with fast and easy access to big-city amenities. Renters here are typically young professionals with families who want an area that's quiet, but still has fun things to enjoy. There are two golf courses within 15 minutes of downtown Novato for renters to play 18 holes, as well as history and space museums; historic parks; walking trails; bike jumps; and other outdoorsy fun. New apartments and houses are available for rent, as well as old sites that have been converted into modern residential and mixed-use districts (like the apartments for rent in Hamilton, which was converted from a former military base into a friendly neighborhood).

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Shopping in Novato, CA

Renters in Novato enjoy visiting boutiques and other independent stores starting on Grant Avenue in Old Town, where great food, home decor and antique stores await. Otherwise, renters who want to shop at department stores like Ross, Marshalls and Old Navy will go to Vintage Oaks Mall along Highway 101 for the best prices. Meanwhile, available grocery stores in Novato include independent chains, such as Grocery Outlet, Harvest Market and Lucky. Or, for more grocery store options, rentals in the downtown area are within walking distance of Safeway, Whole Foods and Trader Joe's. Additionally, renters in Novato would recommend eating at Rickey's Restaurant; Grazie; Toast; Finnegan's; Beso Bistro and Wine Bar; and Super Duper Burgers.

Transportation in Novato, CA

When renting in Novato, public transportation is provided by Golden Gate Transit and Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit. Getting from Novato to San Francisco takes renters about an hour and 10 minutes. To get to San Francisco from Navato, renters take Bus Route 101 from Redwood and Grant to Mission and Fifth streets. Similarly, getting from Novato to Santa Rosa takes renters less than an hour. To do so, renters take the SMART Bus from the Sonoma County Airport. Or, for local public transportation, Marin Transit provides Dial-A-Ride services for curbside pickup by appointment. Finally, the closest major airport to Novato is San Francisco International Airport (40 miles south via Route 101).

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