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April 27, 2018

Sold: 854 Solana Drive, Lafayette

April 27, 2018

Sold: 854 Solana Drive, Lafayette

Property Highlights

Nestled along one of Lafayette’s most charming tree lined streets, 854 Solana Drive has been carefully updated to preserve the old world charm of simpler times.  Built in 1947, this cottage-style 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home offers a wonderful single story 2260 sq. ft. floor plan and is situated on a 1/3 acre lot. A stone circular drive, white picket fence and English country arbor covered in roses welcome you to the home.  The great room boasts soaring ceilings, a wood burning fireplace with a cozy bay window seating area and a large dining area open to the backyard. Prepare daily and special occasion meals in the newly re-modeled kitchen featuring quartz countertops, white subway tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, brand new LG gas range and a dining nook with built in benches and plantation shutters.

The bedroom wing has a newly carpeted master suite and includes a spa-like bathroom with old fashioned soaking tub, marble floors, custom built antique separate vanities, a large tile shower and spacious his and her walk in closets each with extensive built-in cabinets and shelves. A second bedroom is a suite, which includes a newer bathroom with marble countertops, subway tile shower, built in bench, two Grohe shower heads, large double door closet with Elfa shelving and storage, as well as hardwood floors. The third bedroom has new carpet and plantation shutters.

The fourth bedroom, also with hardwood floors, is located off of the great room and with its half bath is the perfect spot for a guest room, nursery or den/tv room. The third full bathroom is located off the entry and has been remodeled with new tile floors and shower enclosure.

The back yard off the dining room is an entertainer’s paradise with large built in outdoor kitchen/eating area with cement countertops (including a bbq, sink, refrigerator), pea gravel dining table area, large stone wood burning fireplace with gas starter and tiered landscaping which includes a flat lawn area, galvanized steel herb garden container and pear, fig and plum trees. 

Additional features include:  two tank-less water heaters, ac/heat, and garage with pull down attic storage, large laundry/mud room and more.  854 Solana Drive is in a prime, close-in location in the popular trail neighborhood….just a short walk to grades k-8th, and downtown Lafayette’s lively outdoor restaurants, shops, highway 24 and BART.