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 August 10, 2022
38
Listed
38
Avg. DOM
$884.23
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,739,500
Med. List Price
38 Properties
Page 1 of 4
$2,118,000
Neighborhood: LAFAYETTE
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,823
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
2
Days on Site
41004706
MLS
Experience the simplified and luxurious lifestyle at Lafayette's premier new development boasting large open floor plans, 9+ foot ceilings, HUGE windows, Bosch appliances and high end finishes....
$1,995,000
Neighborhood: Not Listed
5
Beds
2
Baths
2,100
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
2
Days on Site
41004005
MLS
This remarkable property has two houses and a separate studio building wrapped around an exquisite garden sanctuary. The main/front house is 3 bd/1bth and has been recently remodeled. Large living...
Open 8/13
46 Knox Dr Lafayette, CA 94549
$1,695,000
Neighborhood: HIDDEN VALLEY
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,926
Sq.Ft.
1968
Year Built
3
Days on Site
41004672
MLS
Classic single-level, mid-century modern design, beautifully updated, on ultra-private .53-acre property in Lafayette's Hidden Valley neighborhood. 1926+/- SF. 3 bds. 2 bths. Gated frt ctyard entry....
$1,398,000
Neighborhood: Walnut Hills Country Club Estates
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,605
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
5
Days on Site
41003120
MLS
Beautifully updated & remodeled Lafayette home with sweeping panoramic views of Mt Briones Hills! Nestled atop Reliez Valley in the desirable & quiet Walnut Hills Country Club Estates neighborhood. A...
$2,195,000
Neighborhood: UPPER HAPPY VLY
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,246
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
9
Days on Site
41003927
MLS
This home is in the prestigious Upper Happy Valley neighborhood of Lafayette and surrounded by lush trees and greenery; this property offers a rare connection to the outdoors. Filled with abundant...
Open 8/14
904 Brown Ave Lafayette, CA 94549
$1,495,000
Neighborhood: Other
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,568
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
10
Days on Site
41003805
MLS
NEW CONSTRUCTION - Downtown Lafayette. Located conveniently in the heart of Lafayette, a charming, well-appointed borough of the East Bay, The Mill on Brown masterfully combines historic charm with...
$2,500,000
Neighborhood: BURTON VALLEY
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,462
Sq.Ft.
1969
Year Built
10
Days on Site
41002820
MLS
Elegant Home with Room to Grow Welcome to 109 Castle Ct. in a quiet cul-de-sac in the desirable upper portion of Burton Valley in Lafayette. This 2,462-sf custom 3BD/2.5BA home sits on over a...
$1,699,000
Neighborhood: HAPPY VALLEY
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,660
Sq.Ft.
1964
Year Built
13
Days on Site
41003501
MLS
Fully renovated, unique A-Frame cabin style home in Happy Valley, one of the most sought-after neighborhoods of Lafayette. Open floor plan, high ceilings with an abundance of natural light, almost...
$1,625,000
Neighborhood: Not Listed
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,815
Sq.Ft.
1942
Year Built
14
Days on Site
41002826
MLS
Charming trail neighborhood, tranquil retreat with amazing hill and downtown Lafayette views. This updated 3 bedroom, 2 bath, two-story house, features an additional lovely detached one bedroom, one...
$5,795,000
Neighborhood: HAPPY VALLEY
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
5,123
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
14
Days on Site
41002182
MLS
Exceptional Happy Valley residence: coveted court location at the end of Rose Lane. This impressive property has been meticulously renovated, offering an open floor plan with high ceilings and...
$2,575,000
Neighborhood: UPPER HAPPY VLY
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,599
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
17
Days on Site
41002992
MLS
Enjoy warm, light-filled spaces, a glimmering pool, hillside views, total privacy, and a yard perfectly designed for outdoor living in this two-story 4 bed/3 bath Carmel-style home. Walls of glass...
Open 8/14
381 Read Dr Lafayette, CA 94549
$3,100,000
Neighborhood: BURTON VALLEY
6
Beds
4
Baths
4,498
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
19
Days on Site
41002846
MLS
Large custom built home in great Burton Valley location. Short walk to school, over an acre of private land and great outdoor features. Huge lower level suite with bedroom and bath and large living...

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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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