Single-level charmer in Lafayette’s desirable Upper Happy Valley neighborhood celebrates California’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle and showcases an open, light-filled floorplan and updated features.
Sprawling over an ultra-private, more than third-acre is about 2,400 square feet of living space featuring three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, including two primary suites with private outdoor access. This peaceful sanctuary among towering redwoods and mature landscape is also just moments from the charming downtown shopping district with boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and easy access to Highway 24 and BART. Top-rated schools in the Lafayette and Acalanes school districts are conveniently close, as are the popular Lafayette Reservoir, the Lafayette/Moraga Regional Trail, and other outdoor recreation opportunities at the nearby Briones Regional Park.
An expansive front deck is the first of several outdoor gathering spaces behind the gated front courtyard and garden entry. Walk into a great room filled with natural light. A wall of window echoes the pitch of the vaulted tongue-and-groove ceiling in this room that also features hardwood floors. This spacious room is open to a fantastic kitchen with an enormous island/breakfast bar, granite counters, painted cabinetry with pullout shelves, and Thermador, Miele, Dacor, and SubZero appliances.
Hardwood floors continue in the living and dining room, an expansive area anchored by a fireplace with a brick surround and featuring a vaulted ceiling, recessed lights, a trio of skylights, large picture windows, and a built-in buffet. French doors open to a large paver patio with a view of the redwood trees and a gentle slope ideal for a terraced garden. Stroll along the pathway that wraps around the home through flowering gardens to connect with the front deck.
Two primary suites feature private access to the outdoor venues, crown molding, sliding mirrored closet doors, and en suite bathrooms, including one with dual vanities and tile wainscot.
One suite has an additional small room ideal for a private study or workout room and an enclosed sunroom overlooking the garden.
Currently used as an office, one bedroom features built-in shelving and crown molding. A nearby powder room is updated with a single-sink vanity, a tile floor and wainscot, and a skylight.
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