|Hidden Oaks is located
in Lafayette, California, one of the Bay Area’s
most desirable communities. Nestled among the oaks and
rolling hills of Contra Costa County, Hidden Oaks has
the advantage of a quiet semi-rural setting with close
proximity to the Bay Area’s best arts, entertainment,
recreation, fine shopping and cuisine.
|Founded in 1857, Lafayette has skillfully
preserved its character while investing in the quality
of its top-ranked schools, tastefully designed village
shopping areas and recreational facilities for its active
|Lafayette is the “La”
in the suburban enclave known as Lamorinda that also
includes Orinda and Moraga. This area is rich in performing
arts and boasts such venues as the outdoor California
Shakespeare Festival, the classic art deco Orinda movie
house, and Lafayette Town Hall. Nearby opportunities
are exceptional, including Walnut Creek’s Dean
Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Oakland’s
classic Paramount Theatre, and San Francisco’s
Davies Symphony Hall.
|In addition, Lamorindans enjoy exceptional
weather, easy access to BART and the peace of mind that
comes from living in a safe and secure community.
|And Lafayette adds to the Lamorinda
|Lafayette is family oriented. The
Lafayette School District and Acalanes Union High School
District boast ratings in the top percentiles of all
California schools. Residents take pride in the schools
and routinely pass bond measures to finance upgraded
programs and facilities.
|Lafayette is youth-oriented and sports-minded.
Throughout the year recreational teams play and cheer
at modernized fields and facilities. St. Mary’s
College in Moraga and the University of California,
Berkeley, offer a full range of collegiate sporting
events to entertain any sports enthusiast.
|Lafayette is an outdoor community.
The Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail head is nearby.
Further down Mt. Diablo Blvd. is the Lafayette Reservoir
with its wide-open spaces and hiking trails. Residents
also enjoy the East Bay Municipal Water District’s
80-mile system of hiking and horseback riding trails.
|For those reasons, Lafayette was
chosen for Hidden Oaks’ serene setting. It is
as desirable today as it was hundreds of years ago when
Native Americans lived among the same meandering oaks.
Though there is a sharp contrast between the simplicity
of the past and today’s affluent lifestyle, similarities
do exist. Historians suggest that the original Saklan
Indians were a dignified community; committed to family
life; and enjoyed spending time playing field games,
socializing, and dancing. Today, the same can be said
of those who decide on a home in Lafayette at Hidden