3842 Palo Alto Drive - Lafayette - Dana Green Team - Real Estate


Stunning Contemporary Retreat in Happy Valley

3842 Palo Alto Drive

Lafayette, CA


4 Bed / 4.5 Bath
4292 Sq. Ft +/-
1.12 Acres

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4 Bedroom + Office + Bonus | 4.5 Bath | 4292± Sq. Ft. Main House + 238± Sq. Ft. Au Pair with Full Bath | 1.12± Acre Lot

With soaring ceilings, walls of windows and modern finishes throughout, this stunning retreat feels like your own private resort in the heart of the desirable Happy Valley neighborhood. The abundance of natural light and lush mature landscape highlights the clean lines of this contemporary estate. The open floorplan features custom windows, chef’s kitchen, spacious primary suite, bonus play/family room, upstairs office and au pair unit.

Treat yourself to a backyard oasis with saltwater pool, cabana with full bathroom, two outdoor showers, sport court, firepit, bocce ball court/putting green and lighted Parisian-style mulberry arbor. This dream estate is perfect for families, entertaining, working from home and enjoying a year-round indoor/outdoor lifestyle!

This private setting is perfectly located steps from a charming walking bridge to award-winning Happy Valley Elementary and close to the Lafayette Reservoir, Briones Regional Park hiking trails and bustling downtown Lafayette. To top it off, the comfortable 20-mile commute to San Francisco is easily accessed through nearby Hwy. 24 and BART!

  • Vine-covered entry leads to spacious living room with vaulted ceiling, picture window and gas fireplace
  • Light-filled dining room with updated chandelier, built-in speakers, recessed lighting and French doors to outdoor courtyard
  • Updated chef’s kitchen with Dacor range, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, Ventahood range hood, skylight with automatic shades, Caesarstone quartz countertops and large island with foot-operated secondary sink
  • Expansive family room open to kitchen includes recessed TV above fireplace and two sets of French doors to backyard for wonderful indoor/outdoor living
  • Primary retreat features floor-to-ceiling custom slider leads to back patio with outdoor shower. En-suite primary bathroom features jetted marble tub, step-in shower, dual vanities with marble counters and walk-in closet with built-ins
  • Two secondary bedrooms feature 9-foot doors, fresh wool carpet, closet organizers and plenty of natural light and share updated full bathroom with two separate vanities
  • Spacious fourth bedroom includes en suite bath with steam shower
  • Bonus family/playroom with concrete floors, extra storage and built-in playhouse under the stairs is flexible space for home gym, art studio, or teen hang-out
  • Expansive second floor office area with storage and window seat is perfect for work from home
  • Enjoy a movie night or Super Bowl party in the pool cabana featuring a projector and retractable screen, sink, mini-fridge and full bath. A second outdoor shower is tucked behind it in a grove of various fruit trees
  • Exterior Highlights Include: Pebble Tec saltwater pool with integrated spa and automatic cover, sport court with custom net enclosure, fire pit, fruitless mulberry arbor, turf lawn, mature landscaping and raised planting beds
  • Detached Au Pair with full bath and 3-car garage with built-ins
  • Additional Highlights & Updates Include: Refinished Bamboo floors, fresh interior paint, updated lighting fixtures, recessed lighting, custom windows, indoor and outdoor speakers, Yamaha A/V system, and bike garage