Neighborhoods - Seadrift :

In 1901 William Kent purchased the 62-acre sandspit with the Railroad in mind and sold 10 acres in the middle to William Neumann for a Hotel, Dipsea Inn; however, by 1911 the plan for a railroad to Bolinas was dead. After the death of William Kent in 1928, the family formed William Kent Estate Co. Their unsuccessful effort to sell the sandspit to the State as a park resulted in the gated community of Seadrift with 60-foot building lots. The first subdivision approved by Marin County in 1951 was along the ocean front with the main road behind them reached by a causeway built near the original causeway that served the Dipsea Inn. The Kents overcame litigation brought by 'People' and by 1966 two more subdivisions were created, including an artificial Seadrift Lagoon. In total, Seadrift includes 350 lots or one-half of the total Stinson Beach home sites.

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Neighborhoods - Seadrift