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 September 19, 2020
52
Listed
31
Avg. DOM
$736.39
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$2,147,000
Med. List Price
52 Properties
Page 1 of 5
$1,250,000
Subdivision: Trails Area
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,728
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
2
Days on Site
40921599
MLS
BEAUTIFUL THREE BEDROOM TWO AND ONE HALF BATHROOMS SINGLE SYORY CUSTOM BUILT HOME ON PRIVATE .26 ACRE LOT THAT SITS UP FROM CAROL LANE. PRIVATE DRIVEWAY OFF OF CAROL LANE BY SHERMAN SWIM SCHOOL.OPEN...
$1,249,000
Subdivision: Burton Valley
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,468
Sq.Ft.
1956
Year Built
3
Days on Site
40920827
MLS
Through the gate unlock the countless delights of this thoughtfully and artfully curated property. Immaculate colorful gardens and large windows make the perfect marriage of indoors and out. Private...
6
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
4,347
Sq.Ft.
2009
Year Built
3
Days on Site
40921276
MLS
This stunning 4,300 sq ft. Lafayette custom home, sits on over a half acre, featuring 6 bedrooms (1 converted to den), 5.5 baths plus an office. Hardwood floors run throughout the bright open concept...
$2,995,000
Subdivision: Burton Valley
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,220
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
3
Days on Site
40920863
MLS
This magical property sits on 2.47 acres with endless privacy yet just a short walk to beloved Rancho Colorados Swim & Tennis Club and Burton Valley Elem. This spacious home is 4220 sqft with 5...
$1,349,000
Subdivision: Burton Valley
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,168
Sq.Ft.
1976
Year Built
3
Days on Site
40921375
MLS
First time on the market in over 30 years, this contemporary rancher is located in the sought after Burton Valley area. This hillside home is situated on a secluded cul-de-sac, with mature...
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,544
Sq.Ft.
1939
Year Built
4
Days on Site
40921060
MLS
Opportunity knocks! Teardown house on a large gorgeous lot near BART & vibrant downtown Lafayette! Approximately 2 acre prime lot with several potential building pads and stunning Mt. Diablo and...
$2,149,000
Subdivision: Upper Happy Vly
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,459
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
4
Days on Site
40921102
MLS
Elegantly updated modern ranch home offering ideal space for day-to-day living & effortless entertaining. The chef's kitchen and great room is the heart of the open floor plan home with a large...
$1,325,000
Subdivision: Burton Valley
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,943
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
4
Days on Site
40921103
MLS
This Timeless home is walking distance to the heart of Lafayette. Nestled on a beautiful .50 acre lot with mature trees, room to garden, and play. The 4 bed, 2 bathroom home offers a remodeled...
$1,995,000
Subdivision: Reliez Valley
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,670
Sq.Ft.
1975
Year Built
4
Days on Site
40918499
MLS
Amazing retreat situated on a prime 1 acre +, beautifully landscaped parcel on lower Ivanhoe Ave featuring an awesome vegetable garden, meandering paths, a bocce court, fire pit and expansive decks...
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,734
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
5
Days on Site
40919990
MLS
Charming home in the heart of Lafayette close to downtown shopping & restaurants. Commuters will appreciate easy access to major highways and BART. The upper floor has an open layout featuring...
$1,150,000
Subdivision: Reliez Valley
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,742
Sq.Ft.
1947
Year Built
6
Days on Site
40920754
MLS
Great open floor plan with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on a flat .25 acre lot conveniently located close to the best of Lafayette's schools, freeway access and BART. Updated kitchen with hardwood...
$1,750,000
Subdivision: Happy Valley
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,387
Sq.Ft.
1951
Year Built
6
Days on Site
40920789
MLS
This charming single-story home sits on a quiet street behind a canopy of mature trees in Lafayette's desirable neighborhood of Happy Valley. This light-filled home features an updated kitchen,...

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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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