Discover Hidden Oaks, Lafayette’s exclusive pocket of exceptionally crafted estates designed and built by the esteemed Branagh Development.
East Coast-inspired sophistication on a prominent more-than-half-acre corner property showcases meticulous millwork, crown molding and decorative trim, vaulted ceilings, plantation shutters, and hardwood floors. About 5,150 square feet of living space features expansive formal rooms, a fabulous well-appointed gourmet kitchen with an adjacent family room, an executive office with a private entry, a flexible-use loft, and a large game/bonus room.
Five generous-size bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms include a sumptuous main-level master retreat with access to a private patio and a main-level guestroom with an en suite bathroom.
Entertain, play, and relax in the ultra-private and level backyard beautifully landscaped and appointed with a pool and spa, a stone fireplace with a raised hearth, a built-in barbecue trellis dripping with verdant vines. Built in 2008, its original owner has lovingly maintained the home.
Majestic oak trees, creek, and natural terrain surround the private enclave of custom homes in the cul-de-sac community. Stroll the one-mile Hidden Oaks Trail that loops around the homes or hop on the popular Lafayette/Moraga Regional Trail at Olympic Boulevard about a mile away.
Stately columns define the formal rooms off the grand foyer. Each has front-facing windows, and the living room features plush carpeting and a gas fireplace with a carved mantel. The dining room is designed to accommodate large gatherings and features a recessed niche for a buffet and a convenient butler’s pantry with a wine refrigerator, granite counter, and glass-faced upper cabinets.
A painted exposed beam vaulted ceiling soars to great heights in the family room, sure to be a favorite gathering space for family and friends. A gas fireplace with a beautiful stone surround, raised hearth, and carved mantel anchors this generously sized room that is open to a casual dining area and the gourmet kitchen. The fresh and crisp kitchen design is also bright with natural light. It features custom two-toned cabinetry, granite counters with a stylish subway tile backsplash, and an oversized island/breakfast bar. Appliances include a Viking dual-oven range with six burners and a grill, a KitchenAid oven, microwave, French door refrigerator, and dishwasher.
An executive office is richly layered with built-in Alder wood cabinetry and bookshelves and has garden view windows and a private French door entry from the front porch.
The master bedroom is located in a private wing on the main level and features a sliding glass door to a backyard patio and two walk-in closets with built-ins. The bathroom is appointed with a dual sink vanity, a jetted tub, and an oversized shower with decorative tile.
The upper floor features three bedrooms and two bathrooms, including one en-suite bedroom. A spacious loft, ideal for a study or playroom, is designed with a built-in desk and a front-facing dormer window.
Create an awesome game or media room in the spacious upstairs bonus room. This room features a vaulted ceiling and access to about 550 square feet of additional flexible-use finished space.
Lafayette, located just east of the Caldecott Tunnel, is about 25 miles from downtown San Francisco. Its charming downtown is filled with boutiques, cafes, restaurants. It is also ideally located with easy access to Highways 24 and 680, BART, downtown Walnut Creek’s popular shopping and dining district. Inviting outdoor recreation areas are also close by and include Briones and Tilden Regional Parks, the Lafayette Reservoir, and nearby walking trails. Top-rated schools in the Lafayette and Acalanes school districts are also nearby, making this a very desirable location to reside and thrive.
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