Photo Essay: Marin homes spread their holiday cheer through bright lights and festive decorations

Samantha Michaels

As the clock strikes midnight after Thanksgiving dinner, eager families gather their clumps of Christmas lights and unpack their inflatable snowmen in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. From the beginning of December until the very last days of January, one can see these glorious holiday decorations around every corner. Considering the valiant efforts and evident spirit illuminating from every block, it’s impossible to crown one winner for the best decorated home in Marin County. While we all love visiting the classic “Christmas House” at 34 Devonshire Drive in Novato, here are some other amazing homes that have caught my eye and are the perfect places to look at on your next Christmas house hunting trip this holiday season.