Often considered the most distinguished and prestigious neighborhood in Lafayette, the homes in Happy Valley do not disappoint. The housing market in this area ranges from large custom estates to more traditional single-family residences. Many of the homes offer privacy settings that are accompanied by serene surroundings and breathtaking views of Mt. Diablo.
Residents enjoy the easy access to Hwy 24 and BART as well as the proximity of the downtown area. The Lafayette Reservoir is conveniently located where families can get outdoors for recreational activities such as hiking, walking, fishing, boating or picnicking. Known for its excellent education system, phenomenal schools are easy to come by. Happy Valley Elementary serves children from kindergarten through fifth grade and Stanley Middle School for those who are in sixth to eighth grade.
Bordering the town of Moraga, the real estate in Burton Valley is similar to what you would traditionally find in suburban neighborhoods. The single-level California ranch-style home is the most prevalent in this area and homeowners are constantly remodeling to keep their homes up to date.
Burton Valley Elementary is a top rated school that is located in the heart of the Burton Valley area. Residents have easy access to the Lafayette Community Center, which hosts classes for those of all ages, meetings, lectures and special events. Burton Valley is also conveniently located near the Lafayette/Moraga trail for those who are looking to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. For recreation, families frequent their local swimming pool or adventure out on the nearby trails.
Most noted for its rustic feel, the homes in Reliez Valley are surrounded by luscious greenery. This area of Lafayette is truly serene, with homes dispersed in between the rolling hills and large oak trees. The characteristics of the houses in this area range from contemporary to California ranch, while several of the homes were once even farmhouses.
Reliez Valley is perfectly situated near top-rated schools like Springhill Elementary as well as Acalanes High School. Briones Regional Park is also easily accessible for those who are looking to get outdoors. The park activities include: hiking, jogging, horseback riding and picnicking to name a few. Reliez Valley is also just minutes away from Hwy 24, downtown Lafayette, BART, Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill.
Lafayette’s downtown area hosts the widest range of real estate, from single-family residences to townhomes and apartments. BART is an easy way to travel from city to city and located just minutes from the downtown area. Residents can enjoy the seasonal Farmer’s Market beginning in mid-April through mid-November. For recreation, families can enjoy the close proximity of the trails as well as the Lafayette Library and Learning Center.
Known for its excellent education system, phenomenal schools are easy to come by. Lafayette Elementary serves children from kindergarten through fifth grade and Stanley Middle School for those who are in sixth to eighth grade.