Houses for Sale in the Cotati, CA area 

Real Estate and Community Information


Family in front of new house in Cotati, CA Cotati is a small city in Northern California located just north of San Francisco between Petaluma and Rohnert Park. It is part of the San Francisco Bay area and is the smallest community in Sonoma County. This is an extremely diverse city that offers quiet living for people looking to raise children or retire.

Brief History



The area we currently know as Cotati was first inhabited by various Indian tribes including the Payinecha, Lumen-Takala and Kotati tribes. However, the land was granted to a man by the name of John Reed in 1827. Over the years, the territory switched hands several times; however, it was in 1890, when Newton Smyth began developing it into the city we know so well today.

Parks and Recreation



Homes is this beautiful Northern California city are close to several great parks including Helen Putnam Park, which is located on Myrtle Avenue. In this park, you will discover such terrific amenities as a playground for the kids, a fishing lake, picnic areas, a dog park, and trails for hiking, horseback riding or biking.

Another favorite park in the area is La Plaza Park. La Plaza Park can be found on Old Redwood Highway. This park offers many wonderful amenities including modern playground equipment, athletic fields, clean restrooms and a bandstand for special events. Other area parks are Cator Field Park on School Street and Kotate Park on LaSalle Street.

Attractions and Activities



When you become a home buyer in this lovely small community, you will be just a short drive from a number of popular attractions where you can have fun. There are many kid-friendly attractions here, and some of the more popular locations include Loma Vista Farms, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Children's Wonderland.

Do you enjoy bowling? If you do, you will want to be sure to check out such locations as Double Decker Lanes, Windsor Bowl, AMF Boulevard Lanes and Country Club Bowl. Is there someone in your family who is intrigued by museums? They will love strolling through Sonoma County Museum, Petaluma Historical Museum and Miwok Museum.

Special Events



People who purchase houses for sale in Cotati, CA look forward to attending a variety of fun special events throughout the year. One of the most anticipated events of the year is the Annual Accordion Festival, which takes place in late August. Highlights of this thrilling event are live entertainment, dancing and delicious food.

During the month of June, you will want to attend the city's Annual Jazz Festival. This event features exciting jazz musicians, arts and crafts, tasty food, and dancing. Other noteworthy events that take place near this coastal community include the Kids Day Festival in July and the Oktoberfest in October.

If you have been searching for a home in the northern coastal region of California, take a minute to speak with Pat and Tim Miller. There are many fantastic properties in the area, and Pat or Tim can show you all of the houses for sale in Cotati, CA that meet your budget and your family's needs!

Pat and Tim Miller
Pat and Tim Miller
Associate Broker and Realtor