Low-density Lafayette offers residents green rolling hills, excellent schools, and an easy commute to San Francisco, thanks to its conveniently-located BART station. In the exclusive Happy Valley neighborhood, country roads lead to estates that feature sweeping valley views and large hillside lots. All of Lafayette’s manicured neighborhoods boast Mediterranean, English, and French Country architecture. The thriving city center offers high-quality shops and a plethora of great restaurants at all price points, most with a lively bar scene. Many residents take advantage of the nearby Lafayette Reservoir for boating, fishing, picnicking, and fishing. It’s open year-round.
1. The Lafayette/Moraga trail – a 7 mile car free trail which connects to the Iron Horse Trail in Walnut Creek
2. Annual Art & Wine Festival attracts thousands each fall
3. Award winning schools K-12
Favorite Spots Around Town
The Coffee Shop
Independent go to craft coffee shop & sandwich shop – great for catch ups!
A neighborhood Housed in a charming Carr Jones designed historic building, Postino celebrates food, family, friends and life with their Italian influenced, California cuisine.
Town Hall Theatre
With a full program of productions throughout the year, this theatre has something for everyone year round.
The Roundup Saloon
A traditional roadhouse from the 1930s – drinks, music and shuffleboard. A local favorite!
Lafayette is a commuters’ dream, with its own BART station in the center of town and several exits off CA Hwy24; I-680 is less than 10 minutes drive east. Bus route 6 loops through the Lamorinda towns going past the high school. Lafayette is also just a short 22 mile drive to downtown San Francisco.
Need to Know
Lafayette Library & Learning Center | http://www.lllcf.org