1231 Rose Lane
4 Bed / 3 Bath
4710 Sq. Ft +/-
This beautifully updated traditional is ideally positioned in a sought-after, level pocket of Happy Valley offering a perfect balance of community and privacy. The inviting interior boasts a well-balanced floor plan complete with formal living and dining areas, casual great room style spaces, a 2nd family room, open office area, and a private bedroom wing. Tucked on a pristine lane, the nearly-level 1.1-acre parcel provides a serene setting with Carmel-like charm in a convenient location minutes from Hwy. 24, BART, Oakwood Athletic Club, the Lafayette reservoir, town, and trails. In addition, this home is situated in the top-rated Lafayette and Acalanes Unified School Districts with a nearby walking path to Happy Valley Elementary School.
Interior highlights include a welcoming foyer that leads to the formal living room which includes a pitched ceiling, fireplace and beautiful views of the rear yard. The adjacent formal dining room provides French doors to the backyard and a stunning coffered ceiling with a Mother-Of-Pearl inlay. The spacious kitchen/family great room is the hub of this house and includes a large, sun-lit, casual dining space with bay window. The updated eat-in kitchen features high-end stainless appliances, wine fridge, crisp white cabinetry, built-in buffet, island with breakfast bar, black honed granite counters, and charming brick wall. The family room overlooks the backyard through beautiful picture windows and includes stylish grass cloth, built-in bookcases and desk nook, media storage, pitched ceiling, bay window with bench seating, stone fireplace, and French doors leading to the back deck. Also on the main level, the private bedroom wing features the master retreat with 2-way fireplace, picture windows, pitched ceiling, and generously-sized master bath with dual vanities, four closets creating walls of mirrors, stall shower, and oversized soaking tub. Two secondary bedrooms share the updated hall bath while the 3rd secondary bedroom includes a fun loft and the newly remodeled (May 2015) second hall bath. Venture upstairs to the 2nd family/bonus room featuring a mini kitchen, storage closets and built-ins along with the nearby open office/homework loft with built-in desk. Additional interior features include rich hardwood floors, recessed lighting, crown molding, skylights, French doors and windows, informal “mud” entrance with storage closets, interior laundry room with sink and cabinetry, 3-zone HVAC, and amazing, walk-in attic storage.
The rare 1.1-acre parcel provides incredible California indoor/outdoor living and privacy! Exterior amenities include a sun-drenched front courtyard, level lawn, pool, spa, stone fire pit, newly completed entertaining deck, mature landscape, lovely cottage gardens, and large driveway with 2-car garage, 2-car carport and basketball hoop. In addition, there is a 323 sq. ft., 1 bedroom/1 bathroom detached cottage that includes a kitchen, wood floors and bench window seating. This charming space can be used as a dedicated office, art/fitness/guest studio or pool house – you decide (history of this space is unknown – it is not included in the main home’s square-footage or formal bedroom/bath count).
We encourage you to explore the lifestyle this home, sought-after neighborhood and property present.