3 Mariposa Lane
Orinda, CA


Quintessential Orinda charmer. Breathtaking views. Fantastic outdoor oasis. This gracious 3BD+office/2BA home with its wall of windows has been thoughtfully updated throughout, with a wonderful light-filled floor plan. Nestled on a beautiful sunny lot – the large flat backyard provides room for entertaining, play, and relaxation!

This storybook home has a brown-shingled exterior and is outfitted with white dual-paned windows with soft green trim. Flagstone walkways meander through the drought-tolerant planting beds in the front yard.

Entering the home, the great room welcomes you with walls of windows, with access to a large deck for easy outdoor living and encompasses the gorgeous views. There is a beautiful wood and stone fireplace flanked by built-in shelving, hardwood floors, and a lovely dining area opening to the updated kitchen.

Designed to delight the fussiest cook, the kitchen is outfitted with abundant storage and counter space. There is a gas cooktop and griddle, wine refrigerator, stainless steel refrigerator, dishwasher, and double ovens – one is a convection unit. The large sink overlooks the backyard. Cabinets include open display shelves and the Caesar stone counters.

The bedroom wing is finished with hardwood flooring. The Master Retreat is a peaceful space framed with views of the Orinda hills with an adjacent home office area. The bathroom features double sinks, and large walk-in tile shower with dual shower head and frameless door.

There are two additional bedrooms and an updated hall bathroom.

Downstairs is the family room with entertainment unit and built-in surround sound; perfect as a media or playroom. It opens to the brick patio and large backyard beyond.

The backyard gives one numerous places to enjoy the outdoors and those amazing views! There is a sprawling lawn area, large deck, brick patio, raised vegetable/planting beds; all framed with beautiful mature landscaping.

Attached two car garage is accessed through a mud room for additional storage and houses the laundry area with sink. The garage also has a large work area.

The convenient-to-everything location provides easy access to downtown Orinda, shopping and restaurants, the library and Community Center, BART, and Highway 24.

3 Mariposa Lane is the ideal view home to move in and enjoy the wonderful community and lifestyle of Orinda and all it has to offer, including its award-winning schools.


Twilight Tour Thursday, Aug 22nd: 6:00pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, August 24th: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday, August 25th: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Broker’s Tour Tuesday, August 27th: 10:00am - 2:00pm

About the Agent

Meredith Peterson

CalBre# 01310587

Meredith Peterson

Meredith Peterson brings to Compass a unique knowledge of both real estate marketing and finance that allow her to provide her clients with a comprehensive home buying or selling experience.

  • She is known by her clients and colleagues for her honesty, integrity, trust, performance and discretion.

  • She is passionate about her work and provides unparalleled service, strong negotiation skills and a superb knowledge of the local market.

  • Meredith excels at creating customized innovative targeted marketing strategies to each property she brings to market, resulting in the property selling at the highest price possible and best terms, in the shortest amount of time.
  • She has a creative design eye and combined with her experience in remodeling, helps buyers visualize what can be done with a property, and helps sellers create a compelling presentation of their home to the market.
  • Her past lending experience brings the ability to creatively put together financing strategies to help put transactions together even the toughest lending environment and client financial situation.
  • Meredith is a member of the company’s Innovation Group helping to establish the direction and selection of technology to provide a better experience and result for our clientele.
  • She has invested heavily in creating an unparalleled network of top agents throughout the Bay Area resulting in her becoming the ‘go to realtor’ for potential buyers in Lamorinda and providing her with an exhaustive number of agents with high end buyers/sellers to bring to the table when marketing her properties.

These set of skills, traits, and experiences have helped make Meredith a Top Producer in the Lamorinda Real Estate Community:   In 2018, achieving the Top 10 Individual Agents in Lamorinda sales production and the Top 50 Individual Agents in the County of Contra Costa.  In 2017 she sold the most expensive property in Lafayette.

Meredith was born and raised in the Bay Area with a BA in Law and Society from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

She is both an Lamorinda resident and the parent of two school age children with deep knowledge and ties to the community.  She is proud to call Lamorinda home and is passionate about her love for the area.  Her significant depth of relationships throughout the community have allowed her to successfully market property “off market” as private sales.

Meredith has a passion to contribute to her community near and far.

  • Sponsors multiple events for the Orinda Unified School District
  • Sponsors multiple events for Lafayette Arts Council
  • Home for a Home Member
    • Home for a Home is driven by the belief that the security of a safe, solid home, provides hope and can be the catalyst for dramatic change in people’s lives. —  As a member, she joins a group of socially conscious real estate professionals who donate a portion of their commissions to sustainably fund the construction of homes for people in need. Currently, we are providing homes and building community in Guatemala.


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