Finola Fellner Presents

Organic Mid Century Modern Escape


Organic Mid Century Modern Escape

Main House: 3909 SF    5 BD | 4 BA   | 2 half BA 
Guest House: 646 SF     2 BD | 1 BA  | Kitchen & Sitting Room 
1.30 +/- AC

Offered at $5, 395,000

Nestled up a quiet lane in Happy Valley, Lafayette’s finest neighborhood, find peace and natural beauty in this organic modern style hideaway -  an ideal spot to disconnect from the hustle and bustle. This private mid century beauty includes a main residence: 5 bedroom, 4 baths + 2 half baths  as well as  a detached guest house: 2 bedroom,1 bath and sits graciously on 1.3 +/- acre oasis with masterfully designed gardens by the late Henry Matsutani Sr., chief designer of the restored Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. 

The recently renovated property offers unparalleled comfort and style curated by Sheila Todd Designs known for her “cool, elegant, & casual modern interiors”. The superbly designed interiors with unobstructed garden views create a seamless connection to the enchanting gardens that have been admired by many, but few have been fortunate to call home. The main house with a blend of organic modern comfort and casual elegance, offers an open style floor plan with vaulted ceilings with wood beams, gorgeous fireplace with Zellige tile facia, wide plank white oak floors, La Cantina folding doors, and chef-grade kitchen with Henrybuilt custom cabinetry with walnut finish topped with custom quartz counters, Rock and Mill marble backsplash, built-in coffee bar, Miele appliances and Subzero freezer/fridge, wine fridge w two drawers and ice machine. These interior spaces are effortlessly combined with the adjacent California room boasting white oak plank vaulted ceilings, one of a kind stone countertops, stainless steel inset cabinets, DCS BBQ, Kamando style grill, stainless steel sink, Palecek chandelier and nearby a custom designed freestanding fireplace w floating heart and cozy seating surround. Separate but accessible, the primary suite w biophilic architecture inspired spaces including vaulted ceilings with floor to ceiling windows, La Cantina folding doors to private epi deck & modern gardens, spacious bathroom that seamlessly blends natural materials with clean lines, walk-in closet w custom built-ins, private office nook w live edge desk. The essence of these spaces infuse tranquility and clam thorughout the home.

The main house is designed with two additional ensuite bedrooms, two secondary bedrooms with  shared bath, two laundry facilities, two half baths and separate family room. This two level home is ideally designed for privacy offering separate dwelling spaces for all to thrive peacefully. Quietly set within the lower gardens, the 2 bed/1 bath restyled cottage with kitchen, sitting room, fireplace and laundry closet and private covered patio enjoys blooming rose gardens, wisteria clad trellis, organic garden boxes, meandering pathways and the natural sounds of thriving chickens harkens a Carmel escape. 

Bask in the sunshine and entertain in any style in this private oasis with sprawling epi decks and patios, large lush lawns and vibrant foliage, inviting Pebble Tec pool, hidden meandering pathways among the stunning Japanese maples, Zen dry creek beds, and relax under the canopy of towering Spruce, Cedars and Redwoods. Just minutes from downtown Lafayette, Oakwood Athletic Club, the Lafayette Reservoir, Hwy 24, BART, top-ranked K-12 public and private schools and 17 miles from San Francisco. To be noted: the mechanics of the home leave no stone unturned: Solar panels, 4 Tesla storage batteries, 240 volt charging station, 3 HVAC units, wireless speakers system, leak detection system, Arlo and Ring cameras - See Feature Sheet for further details 

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