Petaluma is 40 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge and only 12 miles from the Sonoma Wine Country. Petaluma is the first town you come upon only six miles after leaving Marin County on Hwy 101. Petaluma gives you a choice to live in the country or in a suburban community. As a city, Petaluma offers many varieties of housing. Westside of Petaluma has many Victorian Homes within walking distance to colorful downtown that is also known for the multitude of Antique stores. You can still get land for horses and other farm animals in the rolling hills of the Westside. The East side is a suburb. Some of the highlights on the Eastside is a Golf Course, small plane Airport, an extension of the Santa Rosa Junior College Campus, the Marina with personal boat docks, and the Petaluma Valley Hospital.
Homes are more affordable in Petaluma than they are in it's neighboring Marin County. An entry level 3/2 home in Petaluma may start at $365,000.-$408,000. Prices on the Westside may start slightly higher for the vintage homes. Prices may be slightly less if you don't mind doing some remodeling or needed maintenance. Home Prices have a vast range from $335,000 - $1,500,000 for single family homes here in Petaluma. We also have our share of million dollar homes, even without acreage.