Country living yet close to town! Authentic farmhouse and in-law cottage on sprawling 1 acre of level land in northern Marin County. The 3bd + den main house was built in 1883 and has been expanded and modernized. Located on a street with newer, multi-million dollar homes. The charming and spacious wraparound porch offers plenty of room to relax and entertain. The main level has custom barn doors, brand new flooring plus renovated full bath and laundry room. Central AC! The eat-in kitchen features a large island, slide-in gas range and 2 generous pantry closets. The sunny upstairs bedrooms and bathrooms have soaring ceilings. The primary suite features oversized closets and a bathroom with barn door and jetted tub. The home is outfitted with several smart home tech features to improve efficiency. The detached in-law unit has a kitchenette and full bathroom. It's adjacent to a 2-car garage. The land is surrounded by mature trees and offers privacy. Own a piece of Novato history!