A small, unincorporated community in Marin County, San Quentin is located directly on San Rafael Bay. For apartment renters in San Quentin, the community offers an escape from the busy industry of San Francisco, but many businesses are located just nearby. San Quentin apartment renters will enjoy a comfortable, safe community, as the San Quentin State Prison is located adjacent to the bay. Among the business areas in close proximity to San Quentin is the Marin County Mart, located along the San Francisco shoreline. The center is an outdoor shopping area that contains interior spaces to explore in addition to outdoor tables where many community events take place. The outdoor walking area includes wooden trellises and flowers as well as a cut-stone fountain which sits at the center of the courtyard and brings the shopping center together. Throughout the summer months, those renting apartments in San Quentin can enjoy live music and entertainment at the center on Friday nights in addition to a farmer's market that takes place on Saturday mornings. Additionally, the shopping center offers San Quentin apartment tenants an access point to the San Francisco Ferry Building, as a nearby footbridge allows visitors to enter the Golden Gate Ferry terminal, a departure point for those traveling from Marin County into the city. Finally, the Marin County Mart gives visitors a chance to relax and take in some of the best views of the futuristic ferry terminal as well as Mount Tamalpais. Check out apartments for rent in the San Quentin area. ApartmentGuide.com offers listings of San Quentin apartments, photos, floorplans, maps and neighborhood information.