Lafayette, CA


Minutes from Oakland and San Francisco and practically right next door from the shopping, dining, and nightlife of Walnut Creek, Lafayette enjoys a perfect location for taking advantage of everything the North Bay Area has to offer. BART bus and rail service adds to the convenience, whether you’re a commuter or just checking out the neighboring communities for the day. In town, the environment is mostly suburban, with top-notch schools, one of the lowest crime rates in the state, and an abundance of locally-owned shops and restaurants. The parks in town offer something for every taste, from small neighborhood greenspaces to enormous, trail-filled nature preserves like Lafayette Reservoir and Briones Hills.

1 Neighborhoods in Lafayette, CA

  • Downtown Lafayette

    Situated in the rolling hills just 20 miles east of San Francisco, downtown Lafayette provides a peaceful alternative to hectic city life with immediate access to endless amenities. This town focuses on living well, with plentiful outdoor activities, high-ranking schools and restaurants that focus on food quality. Modern luxuries and a busy town center contrast with almost rural neighborhoods serviced by windy country roads. Residents of downtown Lafayette may work in San Francisco or other parts of the Bay Area, however, they live and play in the picture-perfect neighborhood they call home.