Lafayette Homes & Real Estate

Find the newest Lafayette homes for sale and Contra Costa County real estate below. Just east of the Oakland/Berkeley Hills, between the Caldecott Tunnel and Walnut Creek, is the East Bay region that locals call Lamorinda. Lafayette, the easternmost of these cities (the other two are Moraga and Orinda), is a suburban city that offers an upscale lifestyle in a pastoral setting. Only 22 miles from San Francisco, Lafayette is strategically located for commuting to the city via BART or Highway 24. For further information about Lafayette properties for sale or to schedule a private showing, contact your Bay Area real estate team today! Read more about Lafayette real estate.

Homes For Sale in Lafayette CA

Lafayette Real Estate Statistics April 2, 2020
20
Listed
46
Avg. DOM
$676.73
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,842,000
Med. List Price
20 Properties
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$1,999,000
Subdivision: Upper Happy Vly
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,411
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
1
Days on Site
40900683
MLS
Beautifully remodeled and expanded single story home on a .75 acre lot. Open floor plan with plenty of space to spread out in desirable Upper Happy Valley. Two master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms....
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,175
Sq.Ft.
1996
Year Built
1
Days on Site
40900705
MLS
Rare single story newer home in upscale neighborhood boasts an open floor plan with dramatically high ceilings and lots of natural light. This is an entertainer's delight with formal living & dining...
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,150
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
3
Days on Site
40894977
MLS
Lafayette Highlands home is a great starter home or fantastic opportunity to rebuild your dream home. Amazing views of Mt. Diablo, rolling hills and the valley! Enjoy dazzling stars from the large...
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,101
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
4
Days on Site
40893790
MLS
Set against a backdrop of Lafayette's charming downtown, this brand new home on a 16,320 sq.ft. lot, backs up to open space and is near the Lafayette trail. This charming multiple-story home built by...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,500
Sq.Ft.
1947
Year Built
6
Days on Site
40900379
MLS
PERMITS HAVE BEEN PAID FOR AND PICKED UP ON 2/28/2020 FOR THE ADDITION AND UPGRADES AND THE PERMITS ARE AVAILABLE FOR TRANSFER TO NEW OWNER! This is a fantastic fix and flip project and Seller...
$1,200,000
Subdivision: Sun Valley Ests
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,926
Sq.Ft.
1951
Year Built
6
Days on Site
40900383
MLS
ONE OF A KIND PROPERTY IN SOUGHT AFTER NEIGHBORHOOD! It boasts views from almost every window of the expansive yard, rolling hills, and fruit trees. Private, set back from the street with almost 1/2...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,186
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
9
Days on Site
52214140
MLS
THIS BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED ESTATE SITS IN A SECLUDED GATED COMMUNITY. FROM THE FLOORING TO THE HIGH CEILINGS, THIS HOME UTILIZES THE BEST MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP. THE MASTER BEDROOM FEATURES A...
$3,899,000
Subdivision: Reliez Valley
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,554
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
14
Days on Site
40893294
MLS
Designed by renowned local architect Steven Kubitschek. This Contemporary masterpiece perfectly fits this exclusive homesite. In true contemporary fashion the home features broad overhangs, gently...
$2,800,000
Subdivision: Burton Valley
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,364
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
14
Days on Site
40899765
MLS
This serene property in Lafayette's sought-after Burton Valley neighborhood is unlike any other. Set at the end of a cul de sac of rambling ranchers, "The Farm" welcomes you with a meandering...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,295
Sq.Ft.
1977
Year Built
14
Days on Site
40899854
MLS
Paradise in Lafayette! This charming 4 bedroom 3 bath modern style home in the heart of Lafayette is a dream home in a great community that's home to family living. Spanning nearly 2300 SF, this...
$1,072,500
Subdivision: Lafayette Hills
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,013
Sq.Ft.
1959
Year Built
15
Days on Site
40899740
MLS
3 bedroom / 2.5 Bath ranch style home with 2.5 car garage located in a wonderful Lafayette neighborhood. Private location with no rear neighbors, the property backs onto EBMUD land and private...
$1,885,000
Subdivision: Hidden Valley
6
Beds
6
Baths
3,974
Sq.Ft.
1951
Year Built
21
Days on Site
40899192
MLS
California living at its best! This exceptional Lafayette property with 3,974 square feet of flexible living space sits on an expansive flat lot with sparkling pool & garden area. Gorgeous home...

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Lafayette Real Estate Market

The city of Lafayette has a population of over 26,000 people, so housing options are fairly broad. Luxury homes and estates are common, which generally start somewhere over $2 million and have been known to even reach as much as $18 to $20 million, and sometimes even more. As a mid-size city, potential home buyers will also find a number of condos and townhouses occupying at least a small portion of the Lafayette real estate market, although detached single-family homes still dominate the market. For home buyers looking to capture the best of both worlds, you might also find a duplex or two listed, which can be a great entry-level option or even something to consider if you're looking to downsize. Additionally, a few cottage-style homes might be available for just under $1 million, although look for most houses for sale in Lafayette to exceed that million dollar threshold.

Included on Forbes’ recent list of the most expensive zip codes in the United States, Lafayette boasts many beautiful homes tucked into its hills and valleys. Most are gracious older residences in well-established neighborhoods. Many are on large lots; some with sweeping views of the surrounding countryside, while others are afforded the peace and quiet offered by the adjacent Briones Regional Park.

Homes in Lafayette, California tend to be expensive. Single-family homes in the Reliez Valley, Happy Valley, Condit, and Lafayette Hills can run into the millions. The budget-minded might want to try their luck in Los Palos or Stanley. While homes in these neighborhoods certainly aren’t cheap, they tend to be among the more affordable homes in Lafayette.

Lafayette Community Amenities

Lafayette is a bustling Contra Costa County town that is known for its scenic landscape, hilly terrain, and for being one of the premier places to live in all of the East Bay. Its semi-rural atmosphere couldn't be more appealing to suburban home buyers specifically, and the school system here is highly regarded as being one of the best. Its location not far from the Lafayette Reservoir Recreation Area and Briones Regional Park certainly provides plenty of nearby outdoor recreation, and with the Bay Area Rapid Transit station (BART) in town, a commute into San Francisco is only about 25 minutes, making it a convenient place to live for anybody who already works in the city.

Lafayette CA is a great community with excellent public schools, a pleasant climate, and plenty of recreational opportunities. Lafayette offers convenient shopping, restaurants, and services combined with a small town atmosphere. Thousands of acres of dedicated open space with miles of hiking/biking trails, an active city recreation program, and fun-filled community events ensure that residents have access to a variety of leisure time activities.

Lafayette School Information

  • M.H. Stanley Middle School - 3455 School St, Lafayette, CA
  • Burton Valley Elementary School - 561 Merriewood Dr, Lafayette, CA
  • Springhill Elementary School - 3301 Springhill Rd, Lafayette, CA
  • Happy Valley Elementary School - 3855 Happy Valley Rd, Lafayette, CA
  • Acalanes High School - 1200 Pleasant Hill Rd, Lafayette, CA
  • Lafayette Elementary School - 950 Moraga Rd, Lafayette, CA

Lafayette Real Estate Agents

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