570 Merriewood Drive, Lafayette

Charming Country Rancher in Burton Valley

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Living: 1,966 sq ft
Lot: 9,975 sq ft
$1,498,000

Listed exclusively by Lindsey Jensen, 650-575-8474

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Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own and live in Lafayette’s sought-after Burton Valley neighborhood, surrounded by natural beauty with easy access to local and regional amenities. This single-story country-style ranch home has 1,966 square feet of functional living space, including 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. It sits on a large, flat lot with attractive front and back yards, as well as an in-ground pool and decking. Designed for daily living, relaxing, and entertaining, this bright, comfortable home beckons you and your desired lifestyle.

Move-In and Make It Your Own

Built in 1959 and carefully maintained by its long-time owner, this home boasts a timeless California ranch floor plan that awaits your personal touch. Ready for move-in with fresh painting, landscaping, and other updates, the light-filled home has expansive windows and sliding doors that open to large outdoor spaces. The welcoming front living room includes a beautiful beam ceiling and large fireplace with stone hearth, overlooking the expansive front lawn and yard. The kitchen, which flows seamlessly to the back patio, includes a large dining area and sitting bar for convening and conversation. The adjacent large family room with separate wood-burning fireplace also opens to the backyard, creating ample indoor and outdoor space for large gatherings and entertaining. Three sizable bedrooms, including the primary with full bathroom, connect down the hallway with well-maintained hardwood flooring. A second full bath sits conveniently near the home’s central living areas.

Highly-Sought East Bay Community

This home is located in the popular Burton Valley neighborhood — often referred to “the Mayberry of Lafayette” — tucked away in a peaceful, family-oriented setting. The area’s natural beauty, including grassy parks, rolling hills, hiking trails, and meandering creeks, is complemented by nearby downtown Lafayette, charming shops, delicious dining, and popular recreation activities. Excellent schools and convenient access to the region’s renowned business centers, including San Francisco and Silicon Valley, make this a coveted neighborhood for those looking for a quiet, community atmosphere while still being connected to everything the Bay Area has to offer.

Property Features

  • Desirable Burton Valley neighborhood in Lafayette
  • Single-story California ranch home on nearly quarter-acre lot
  • 1,966 square feet, with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms
  • Freshly painted interior and landscaping
  • Welcoming living room with stone fireplace and expansive window overlooking front
  • Bright kitchen with dining area and serving/sitting bar, opening to backyard
  • Separate family room with wood-burning fireplace and sliding door to backyard
  • Master suite with multiple closets and full bathroom
  • 2 additional bedrooms with closets
  • Separate full bathroom with tub
  • Hardwood flooring in hallway and bedrooms
  • Forced air heating
  • Lush front yard with lawn, landscaping, and inviting brick walkway
    • Driveway leading to two-car garage for parking and storage
  • Large private backyard with pool and surrounding decking
    • Multiple plant areas with mature trees and shrubs
    • Expansive patio connected to kitchen and family room
    • Large side yards for landscaping, storage, or utility
  • Convenient East Bay location
    • Minutes from downtown Lafayette and Walnut Creek, with exceptional dining, shopping, arts, and recreation
    • Easy access to interstate highways 24, 680, 580, and other Bay Area commute corridors
    • Near various public transportation, including BART, connected to San Francisco and Silicon Valley
    • Close proximity to major international airports
  • Top-rated schools, including (buyer to verify availability):
    • Burton Valley Elementary School
    • M. H. Stanley Middle School
    • Campolindo High School
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