This Treasured Lafayette Estate Will Take your Breath Away!
March 28, 2016
4045 Happy Valley Road, Lafayette, CA.
5 Bed / 7 Bath | 6041 Sq. Ft. +/- | 1.58 Acres | $6,485,000
Rebuilt in 2008, this magnificent estate is perfectly positioned behind private gates. The property sits at the end of a dramatic, tree-lined driveway along one of the East Bay’s most prestigious streets.
A light-filled formal entry and grand living room set the tone of this house’s notable design and quality. The entrance features custom Mahogany pillars, a stone and Mahogany wrapped wood-burning fireplace, incredible millwork, and a soaring ceiling.
The Kitchen/family great room has spectacular views. Multiple sets of Marvin French doors lead to the upper China Green slate patio and overlook the estate’s grounds. The state-of-the-art custom kitchen has top-of-the-line appliances, a large island with a breakfast bar, a walk-in pantry, and an adjacent sun-lit casual dining space with built-in bench seating. For your wine collection, there is a 415-Bottle custom wine cellar with wood organizers.
A second family/bonus room has stunning Mahogany paneling and woodwork, a built-in media center, a sophisticated seated bar, and French doors that open to the rear patio.
There is a flexible game room that can be used as a second home office, home theatre, play room, or fitness studio — you decide! The executive office has rich Mahogany paneling, built-in bookcases, and a Lennox gas fireplace.
The luxurious master retreat includes an inviting sitting area with a wood-burning fireplace along with a well-appointed en suite bath with Esmeralda granite finishes. There is an oversized stall shower, a jetted soaking tub, and a lavish walk-in closet with a custom wardrobe organizers. French doors and windows surround the master retreat.
This awe-inspiring, level 1.58-acre parcel exemplifies resort-style outdoor living and entertaining with sprawling grounds. There is a China Green slate staircase and decking, black slate patio, Connecticut Bluestone planters, cobblestone outdoor fireplace, a pool with an external cover, raised vegetable gardens, and a gated potting shed mirroring the home’s exterior design. The pool house has a kitchenette and convenient full bath.
An attached four-car garage, along with two additional detached structures, provides parking for 10+ cars. Each of the structures has Marvin windows and doors, along with custom garage doors.
Happy Valley has an understated elegance and an ‘under-the-radar’ nature. Additionally, Happy Valley is centrally located — to everything! Each end of the main thoroughfare connects you quickly and easily to the freeway. In Happy Valley, you are close to BART, the beloved Lafayette Reservoir, hiking and biking trails, the luxurious Oakwood Athletic Club, and downtown retail.
The ability to retreat to privacy while remaining part of a true community is rare! We encourage you to contact us today and explore the lifestyle this one-of-a-kind property has to offer.