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, San Francisco can be in fog. Angel Island can be in fog. Tiburon will be sunny.With San Francisco only 4.7 water miles away and Angel Island less than a mile, its a geographic anomaly, 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.