Located on 15 square miles in Contra Costa County, Lafayette sits between Berkeley and Walnut Creek. Known for its high ranking schools and low crime rate, Lafayette exudes small town charm with fine dining, entertainment and thriving arts and culture scene. Offering over 40 miles of dedicated parks and trails, Lafayette is a sustainable community with well appointed neighbourhoods and a tree lined and inviting downtown with walkable streets and numerous el fresco dining options.
The Lafayette Reservoir, with its lush landscape, hiking trails and beautiful vistas draws locals and visitors alike. Boating, fishing, and hiking options are available year-round. This bucolic feeling extends to the hills of the Happy Valley area where the rolling hills offer panoramic views of the valley and where elegant homes are nestled on large lots.
With easy freeway access and a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in the town center, Lafayette offers an easy commute to both Oakland and San Francisco.
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