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Waiting for Saranap Village…

I was walking near Morucci’s deli on Boulevard Way in Walnut Creek when I passed by a sign for Saranap Village. First proposed back in 2014, it has gone through various updates until the project was approved last year. It will feature up to almost 200 apartments/condos, a supermarket, coffee shop, sit-down restaurant and wine bar. As you can see in the above photo development has yet to start. Check for updates on their Facebook page here and renderings and FAQ on their website here.

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Progress on Live at Vaya Apartments in Walnut Creek


1800 Lacassie Ave, Walnut Creek

In 2015 we learned about a new apartment complex called The Landing breaking ground near the Walnut Creek BART station and as you can see in the photo above it’s almost finished, with a new name, Live at Vaya. Check out the floor plans here. The most expensive two bedroom apartment, at a little over 1100 sf goes for over $5000/month. Check out the amenities here, which includes a swimming pool and spa with cabanas, rooftop clubhouse, community garden, gym, yoga studio and more.

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“Stoneyridge” Homes being Built on San Miguel Drive in Walnut Creek


San Miguel Dr, Walnut Creek

21 new “Stoneyridge” homes are being built by Landsea Homes on San Miguel Drive, right off Mt. Diablo Blvd. in downtown Walnut Creek. As you can see from the photo below, prices start “from the high $900,000s” and according to their website most have already been sold. They are 2-3 bedrooms and range in size from 1,378 to 2,253 sq. ft. Check out the plans, availability and some pricing here and features here.

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Three by Lenox Homes Coming to Downtown Walnut Creek


Trinity Ave, Walnut Creek

12 new modern “flats” AKA condos, are coming to downtown Walnut Creek on Trinity Ave. According to an email I received they will be”2 bedroom/2 bath with prices starting from $1 million.” “The Penthouse units have a staircase that leads to their private rooftop deck. All other homes have access to the Rooftop Lounge.” Check out the virtual tour here.

From their website:

  • 12 New Modern Flats
  • Located in Downtown Walnut Creek within steps of Broadway Plaza and other retail and dining
  • Floor to ceiling glass wall overlooking the Walnut Creek cityscape
  • Spacious private decks & large rooftop deck
  • Seven minute walk to Walnut Creek BART
  • Contemporary kitchen with quartz slab countertops, stainless steel appliances, & designer wood cabinetry
  • Two parking spots & storage space within each unit
  • Personalize your own finishes

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Lyric Apartments Now Leasing in Downtown Walnut Creek


Lyric, Walnut Creek

The sidewalk around the new Lyric apartment complex in downtown Walnut Creek has opened up with the blowout salon Drybar opening soon and as you can see in the above sign the apartments are now leasing. Check out the pricing and availability on their website here. A <500 sf studio starts at $2,300 while a 1BR ranges from $2,669 to about $3,500. The most expensive unit, at 1,316 sf, goes for over $5,000. Check out all the amenities here. Community highlights include a rooftop deck, outdoor lounge with firepit and on-site fitness center. Apartments are equipped with washer/dryer, dishwasher, kitchen island, walk-in closet and more.

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Six By Lenox Single Family Homes coming to Downtown Lafayette

Six new single family homes are planned in a new development called Six by Lenox right behind Trader Joe’s in Lafayette. Check out the floorplans and renderings on their website here.

From their website:

  • SIX single family homes located in Downtown Lafayette
  • Contemporary architecture with low pitched roofs and oversized windows
  • Expansive terraces, balconies, and front porches for indoor- outdoor living
  • Soaring 9 foot to 11 foot ceilings
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House of the Day


Brendan Moran is a broker associate with The Simply Bay Area Team at Keller Williams Realty. Neither he nor any company he’s affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. The source of information is Contra Costa Association of Realtors MLS. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath with 2,580 sq ft sold in just 9 days for $250K over listing price. You cannot ask for more when it comes to this lot boasting 23,800 sq ft in the Silver Dell pocket neighborhood of Lafayette. Endless enjoyment found in this home through the swimming pool with built-in automatic pool cover and an adjoining spa, flat grass areas, large patio, several garden beds, a dog run, lemon and grapefruit trees and stunning oak trees behind property!

Address: 16 Fallen Leaf Ct, Lafayette, CA
List Price: $1,775,000
Sold Price: $2,025,000
Days on Market: 9
Close of escrow: 3/14/17

Listing courtesy of Kristi Ives and Lisa Brydon with Alain Pinel Realtors.