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Architectural Gem!

1 Rimrock Road

Lafayette, CA

$1,325,000

4 Bed / 3.5 Bath
3133 Sq. Ft +/-
1.2 Acres

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Tucked behind private gates, this charming contemporary home features early 20th Century-Bay Region style architecture characterized by cedar shake exterior siding, a high-pitched gable roof, extensive windows and the use of natural building materials. The serene, private setting of this home is only minutes away from all of the conveniences of downtown Lafayette. 

 

Interior highlights include a chef’s kitchen with extensive granite counters, custom vertical-grain Douglas fir cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar, nearby nook with built-ins and an exterior door to the upper deck.  The light-filled great room is anchored with a stone fireplace with beam mantel and features wonderful natural light and views through oversized windows along.  The private master retreat includes a separate study area, cathedral ceilings, generous built-in closets, window seat and private tiled sun deck.  The secondary bedroom wing is located on the lower level and features a large junior suite with separate entrance, two secondary bedrooms that share the updated hall bath along with a central T.V./play area,  Additional interior highlights include soaring vaulted ceilings, oversized historic Julia Morgan metal-sash windows (from the 1920’s), recessed lighting and hardwood floors.

 

The 1.2 acre serene setting offers mature landscape, lush gardens, a Connecticut bluestone garden terrace and expansive upper and lower decking perfect for entertaining and dining al fresco.  Additional highlights include gracious planting and lighting along the European paver driveway, a welcoming flagstone entry, Maybeck-style cedar trellis and more storage than you have ever dreamed of (eight different storage rooms)

 

Conveniently located minutes from Hwy. 24, BART, town, trails and highly acclaimed Lafayette and Acalanes Unified School District schools, this home offers the best of city living in a peaceful, private location.

 

 

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