Located 24 miles from San Francisco, Lafayette in all of its 15 square miles is a city with a view. It offers spectacular vistas of the Bay Area as well as superb schools, excellent shops and restaurants for its 24,500 residents. Lafayette is an easy commute to San Francisco via the BART station in the town center. With a 30 minute train ride to downtown San Francisco and trains running every 5-10 minutes in the morning.
Lafayette homes include everything from exquisite estate homes to charming single-family homes to affordable starter homes. Luxury condos and spacious multi-family homes are available as well. Lafayette has an abundant central shopping district and a wide variety of wonderful restaurants. And for the outdoor enthusiast, the Lafayette Reservoir is open year round for boating, fishing and hiking.
The Lafayette District is comprised of 4 public elementary schools: Burton Valley, Happy Valley, Lafayette and Springhill and one middle school: Stanley Middle School. The towns only high school, Acalanes High School is a part of the Acalanes Union High School District. Lafayette schools are consistently ranked among the best in California.