Old St. Hilary’s (left) has remained an architectural icon since 1888 and is now surrounded by an easy-to-reach, open-space preserve. Visitors, weddings, concerts, and special services are welcome. Above: Paradise Drive affords waterside views for strollers and motorists. Right: A Ring Mountain vista looks toward San Francisco’s northern East Bay communities. The Waters Edge Hotel (above) brought European-style inn-keeping to Tiburon. Both of the Grand King rooms include an open living area and private balcony. Right: Shops and cafes cluster along Main Street. Below: Ferries are a way of life. Interior ideas Any time of year, says Tiburon doyenne Beverly Bastian, â€œSan Francisco can be in fog. Angel Island can be in fog. Tiburon will be sunny.â€With San Francisco only 4.7 water miles away and Angel Island less than a mile, â€œitâ€™s a geographic anomaly,â€ she adds. Founder of the Belvedere-Tiburon Landmarks Society, Beverly moved here in 1946 pardy because of the climate. She applauds the addition of the Waters Edge, which draws more people to the local treasures.