659 Louise Ave.

Novato, CA
3,717 sqft ±
4F Baths
5 Beds
5 Beds
4F Baths
3,717 sqft ±


3D Tour


Gorgeous custom-built home in Pleasant Valley. It has a country farmhouse feel and a legal in-law unit – all on ¾ acre with views and a swimming pool! 

3D walkthrough tour of in-law unit

  • 4 BD, 3BA plus 1BD/1BA legal in-law unit (attached with separate entrance)
  • 3,717 +/- SF
  • 3-car garage
  • Built 1987
  • Central AC

The welcoming entry has 12-foot ceilings and the hardwood floors run throughout the home! One bedroom and full bathroom on main level.

There are beautiful views of Mt Burdell from all 4 decks and most windows.

The approx 600SF legal in-law unit is attached but not accessed from inside the main house. It is a recently updated 1ba/1ba with kitchen, dining area, living room and private deck with Mt Burdell view. On separate gas/electric and separate entrance on the side of the home. 

The expansive .67 acre hillside property is thoughtfully maintained and has a large mature garden on drip irrigation with fruit trees (plum, persimmon, cherry, fig), ornamental trees with great fall color plus raised beds. The level area has a swimming pool, pergola and patio.

Upgrades include:

  • New roof 3 years ago
  • Double pane windows
  • Low-E glass in family room
  • Plantation shutters throughout
  • Hardwood floors throughout
  • Raised panel solid core doors with oil rubbed bronze lever handles throughout
  • Closet systems
  • 2 gas fireplaces
  • 9’ ceilings in living room
  • 10' x 12' secret storage room behind bedroom closet lower level


About The Agent

Team McGinnis, Realtors

01793143, 01796588


Kevin McGinnis and his wife, Erin, are principal members of Team McGinnis. For five years straight (2017-2021) 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.