Located in the heart of one of Lafayette's most prestigious communities Hidden Oaks down a private lane, this premier Talon Design Group designed and Peter Branagh built home was constructed in 2006. This exquisite Custom home with dramatic front columns, expansive front yard and side veranda is a spacious 4427 sq ft on a .63 acre picturesque Oak studded property. Garage parking for three cars. Entering into a gracious foyer, is a sweeping staircase with exposed wood and custom runner, decorative crown molding and soaring ceilings. The living room with Emerald Pearl granite surround fireplace overlooks a pastoral garden. A formal dining room with French doors overlooking a lovely patio is the perfect venue for an intimate dinner or festive family gathering. A light bright eat-in kitchen with state of the art appliances has hand selected Blue Pearl countertops and back splash. A 6 burner Viking gas range and center island provides ample work space for the most discerning gourmet chef. An open family room with fireplace is adjacent to the kitchen with high quality built-in speakers perfect for a media room. French doors open to the backyard and pool. This luxurious home boasts five bedrooms with four and a half baths, a separate office and three fireplaces. There is rich Oak hardwood downstairs, in the office and Master suite. High-grade carpet by Unique Carpets, Ltd., Couristan and Karastan are in three of the bedrooms. The spacious Master retreat is a peaceful respite from a busy day. Enjoy a cozy fireplace with Brazilian Blue Granite surround. The master bath boasts Brazilian Blue countertops, backsplash and spa tub enclosure, an oversized shower and dual vanity. In addition to the stately Oaks and stunning Country style home exterior, enjoy a meandering walking path and a stunning backyard with sparkling pool, built-in barbecue and outdoor fireplace. Lush landscaping provides colors, fragrances, natural beauty and aesthetics to heighten the senses. Close to downtown Lafayette, Walnut Creek and BART. Top rated Lafayette schools.