The median home value in Santa Cruz, CA is $920,000This is higher than the county median home value of $765,000.
The national median home value is $231,815.
The average price of homes sold in Santa Cruz, CA is $920,000.
Approximately 41% of Santa Cruz homes are owned, compared to 52% rented, while 8% are vacant.
Santa Cruz real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
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Do you like Henry Cowell Redwood State Park? Scotts Valley Schools? Then, you will love this house. Location and neighborhood are highly sought after. Large kitchen/dining area, with separate family room all at north end of home. Dining area opens up onto a wonderful deck overlooking the spacious backyard. Yard is a blank slate or an "oasis-in-waiting". The 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on south end of home for very practical floor plan. Striking hardwood floors in living room, hallways, and bedrooms. Septic is ready. Physical and pest reports are done. Ready for next owners.
Ground-level home with large private year in Measure J, 62_ Complex, 1 Bedroom 1 bathroom home. New Patio Doors, New Water Heater. Private rear patio, Newer Laminate floors throughout unit. 23 unit affordable senior complex with community garden and clubhouse. These is also a guest room adjacent to the clubhouse were visitors can stay. Measure J restriction: Income must not exceed $92,400 for single person, or $105,600 for 2 people. You must meet Housing Authority guidelines on income and assets. FHA does not work, but VA works fine.
Vibrant Opal Cliffs sweet spot - convenient location just a quick walk to Privates Beach, Pleasure Point, the Hook w/hot surf breaks, 4st Ave & Capitola Village offering abundant restaurants, coffee shops, shopping & entertainment venues. Adorable, well loved and well cared for home: fresh paint & newly refinished hardwood floors. Upgraded kitchen has tile floors, granite counters, pull-out pantry, Fisher & Paykel refrigerator, GE stove & DW, bright breakfast nook surrounded by windows. LR offers crown molding, floor to ceiling bookcases, Quadra-fire fireplace insert /limestone hearth & surround. Pleated shades throughout, beachy beadboard wainscotting in bath updated w/Kohler fixtures. Dual pane windows. FA gas furnace, on-demand water heater. leased water softener. Fenced background (note cute doggie windows in gate) . Charming broken concrete patio in back, easy care front & rear yards, some Xeriscape landscaping principals utilized, Double car garage. Woo-hoo!
An absolute 10 location! This unsurpassed waterfront location with direct ocean access from your backyard in the World Famous extremely desirable Pleasure Point area. This location has spectacular breathtaking unobstructed and panoramic ocean views from sunrise to sunset. World-famous for surfing and many other aquatic sports. Walk directly from your backyard to the surf below, grab your surfboard, and go!
Large, updated manufactured home in the all-ages Blue and Gold park! Only about a 5 minute bike ride down 38th to Pleasure Point and The Cove. And just blocks away from the restaurants and shopping on 41st avenue. Close to New Leaf, Whole Foods, Target and Trader Joes. The home features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a very spacious 1,600+ square feet. Well maintained with no deferred maintenance and includes a carport with 3+ parking spaces and a nice storage shed out back. Washer/Dryer/Refrigerator included.
Newly updated duet style townhome in a culdesac 9 unit complex is a close walk to the beach, the Crow's Nest and Santa Cruz Harbor!!! Open Floorplan kitchen features gorgeous white quartz counters, shaker cabinets, stainless appliances, and an island. The living room has a wood burning fireplace, new laminate flooring and all new light and plumbing fixtures + a sliding door with access to a private backyard. Upstairs bathrooms with shaker gray vanities and designer tile. Master suite with walk in closet and new hi-lo carpeting with slider that leads to sun deck . Updated half bath and fully sheetrocked garage with laundry downstairs. Great backyard is quite large and perfect for someone who enjoys a large yard. There is space for parking two cars+ a garage directly in front of the home. Super fresh and clean with new updates!
The cutest Westside Santa Cruz bungalow. Single level 1 bedroom, 1 bath. Light and bright interior. Recently remodeled modern bathroom with a custom tile shower. Hardwood floors. Charming retro style kitchen offers plenty of counter space. The large sunny backyard is fully fenced and private. Plenty of room to garden and enjoy outdoor living. Potential to expand the existing house and build an additional home to this spacious lot. Fantastic location puts you in proximity to everything we love about the Westside: West Cliff, Beaches, Wilder Ranch, Shops, Restaurants, UCSC & downtown.
Step inside this updated townhouse and instantly feel at home. On the first floor you'll find the master bedroom that opens to a flagstone patio in the fenced-in backyard. The ensuite bathroom features quartz countertops and shower. Downstairs also includes a generously sized storage closet with washer and dryer hookups and coat closet. Head upstairs to the open kitchen and living room that boasts a lofty feel. The kitchen features quartz countertops, subway tile backsplash, a gas range, stainless steel appliances, and custom built-in dining bench with lift up storage. A second bedroom and full bathroom are also located upstairs. Other property features include Vivint home security system, keyless entry, ductless heating and cooling, tankless water heater, gated driveway, one car garage, and an electric car charging outlet. Not to mention the fantastic location! This is an excellent opportunity for a first-time homebuyer or someone looking for that sweet second home near the beach!
Located at the top of Santa Cruz Gardens lies an understated oasis flooded with natural light, bordered by open meadows, with vaulted ceilings and verdant vistas of lushly forested hills. Built in 1982 and upgraded over time, 250 Waugh offers 1,800+ sqft on a nearly 7,500ft. lot with 2BR upstairs, 1BR downstairs, a separate office/play room, central kitchen, and a comfortable living room flowing to the outside. The downstairs bedroom has an attached bathroom, creating the possibility to age in place or simply for comfortable separation of space. A backyard featuring a newer dining deck, hot tub, gardening area, and a private gate leads to incredible hiking trails just outside your back door. Panoramic hillside views from the spacious primary bedroom, and an attached direct entry 2-car garage with plenty of storage satisfy all the practical necessities of daily life. Just up the street from coveted Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School and the SC Gardens community pool. This is it!
WOW! A coastal lovers dream... this mid-century modern style home is truly one of a kind, situated on one of the most desired streets in all of Santa Cruz. Upper level great room features 180 degree views of the ocean, wharf, beach, and boardwalk. Open floor plan w/ expansive upper level deck, truly an entertainers delight. Completely remodeled kitchen and bathrooms w/ high end finishes throughout. Owners suite features an oversized shower, walk in closet, and the luxury of enjoying the sunrise over the ocean upon waking up. Lower level flex space perfect for a game room, secondary family room, gym, or home office. Courtyard area is an ideal setting for a fire pit, as well as an ample sized backyard w/ hottub. Experience all the luxuries of living on W Cliff Drive without the nuances. Easy access to Approx 20 of the most desired surf locations in North America. Easy stroll to the beach, the wharf, and the boardwalk. Close to Hwy 17 and Hwy 1, convenient for commuters.ONE OF A KIND!
At nearly 800 square feet, this unit offers a bedroom plus second story loft with a full bathroom and a half bath on the first floor. Amenities include: TWO Large Balconies, Granite Counters, Living room AC, In-Unit Laundry, gas range & more! Centrally located, walking distance to everything. Close to shopping, beach, downtown, restaurants and bars! Come and see your new home! Bring your pets and marvel at the city lights!
Secure, private, family compound, consisting of 3 parcels totaling 5.7 acres. Stunning ocean view estate overlooks open space on the western edge of Santa Cruz in one of the areas most sought after locations. High ceilings and walls of windows flood every room with natural light and provide the feeling of serenity while living elevated among the treetops. Radiant floors, a chefs dream kitchen with a labradorite center island, hydraulic elevator, and video security system are just a few of the notable features. The gated entrance opens to beautifully landscaped park-like acreage including areas of undisturbed habitat frequented by deer, turkeys, and hawks. The property has a private well, PV solar array and natural gas generator. This one of a kind property also features an amazing fully equipped one-bedroom guest house, as well as a bunker like separate office space. Relax by the solar heated infinity edge pool. 3 adjoining parcels are offered separately or combined.
New Year! New home! Completely remodeled with modern, thoughtful, and tasteful choices this home is ready for you to move in and make it yours today. There is so much to love about this home! It's open and bright, it's clean and new, it has beautiful mountain views, and it's close to the beach. The yard is ready for you to design your own garden oasis. $80,000 has been put into the bones of the yard with the hardscape, retaining walls, installed underground water lines, water treatment hookups, sprinkler valves, as well as outdoor lighting system. The upstairs is built in a way that if you wanted to create a separate entrance it could become a stand alone private upstairs unit. Located in the award winning Brook Knoll School District. Centrally located, and only 5 minutes to downtown Santa Cruz or Scotts Valley. Within walking distance of Henry Cowel's entrance. Easy Commute.
This contemporary two story townhome is located in a small 25 unit complex known as "The Cove." It is located near world class beaches & is in close proximity to shopping, amazing restaurants, coffee shops, local parks & schools! This home features two spacious bedrooms with vaulted ceilings & abundant natural light & 1 1/2 baths. There is an attached full 2 car garage & an indoor laundry area. The living area has a gas log fireplace & is an open concept living/dining area floor plan with walls of windows. The kitchen has been tastefully updated with Corian countertops, a stainless farmhouse sink, modern fixtures & appliances. It has abundant cabinet & counter top space for those who love to cook. This is a desirable end unit with an attached fenced yard are that includes a hot tub & plenty of room to relax. An ideal second home or an affordable way to call Santa Cruz home and enjoy the beach lifestyle year around!
New Year, New Home! 155 Pineridge is a standout in every way. The fully fenced sun drenched 1+ acre parcel has multiple garden areas, space for RV parking, boats, and room for everyone's hobbies. There's even trail access just down the street making this a mountain biker or hiker's dream home. Inside, you will absolutely love the floor plan. In addition to the living room, family room, and dining room, there are 4 comfortable bedrooms, PLUS an office, PLUS a large bonus area with so many possibilities...ideal for multi-generational living, an exercise room, a work from home studio, or your own personal fortress of solicitude...yes, that's a superman reference. To top it all off, there is a wonderful flow between indoor and outdoor living accentuated by an impressive two tiered deck. This is the epitome of close in country approximately 10 minutes to Westside Santa Cruz, Felton, or Davenport. Homes with this combination of size, location, and sunshine are hard to find. Don't miss it!
Great location!! This manufactured home is located within walking or biking distance to some of the best beaches and surfing spots Santa Cruz has to offer. Near many local restaurants and shops. You will love this manufactured home with many upgrades. Adorable 2 bedrooms 2 full bathrooms, bright sunny home in a safe park. Fresh painting, a new kitchen with granite counters, gas stove, New Dishwasher, Hardwood laminate flooring throughout the home, Nice update Bathrooms, Inside Laundry room Washer and Dryer stay. Park has no age limit. This is a must see!
Woods Cove! A truly unique & quality custom built home & just 3.5 yrs old! Attention to detail throughout w modern design in one of Santa Cruz's finest gated developments. Access to best school districts in the county. Private, quiet, secure & sunny 1/2 acre nestled amongst a redwood forest! Open & spacious floor plan with vaulted ceilings,skylights, & full of light! Ready to move in! Good separation for work from home/4th bedroom/office. Surrounded by the best of everything including Pasatiempo Golf Course, Steamers Lane, Henry Cowell Park State Park,Theater /Arts,& all just minutes to Bay Area & Silicon Valley. Expansive forested views from every room,wide plank floors,large gas fireplace,large sunny decks off livingroom,familyroom,&master bedroom w views.Ground level bed w bath. Smart home technology w data infra-structure,wireless cams,on-demand water,& more. A chefs kitchen w gorgeous Cambria slab counters and professional appliances,center island w sink,&built-ins! Truly Special!
Rare Cul-de-sac location. Incredible value for a custom built brand new home PLUS a one bedroom apartment with all the amenities you would expect from quality construction. Apartment is perfect for extended family or $$$$. With today's low % rates your mortgage would be less than renting! Short 5 minute easy walk to the Harbor along the Arana Gulch trail. Main residence is 4 bedroom, 3 bath with balcony overlooking Arana Gulch. 2nd unit (1 bedroom/ 1 bath with full kitchen) has private entrance and built to provide main home privacy from guests or renters. Panoramic unobstructed views of the Arana Gulch nature reserve. Boardwalk and Downtown are a quick bike ride away. Modern interior details are light and bright- glass tile, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, euro oak hardwood floors, skylights, and custom 9 ft ceilings. Master bedroom has a private balcony, spa like bathroom, and huge walk in closet.
Located on a gated road, this spacious home is at the top of the parcel surrounded by majestic mountain and redwood views. The bright kitchen features a breakfast bar, s/s appliances, new counters & backsplash. The living room has a fireplace and slider to a sun-drenched BBQ deck. The family room has big picture windows that showcase rich-colored sunsets. There are 2 spacious master suites upstairs, one with a private balcony overlooking the front garden & chicken coop. With a ground floor bedroom/bathroom, plus a downstairs multi-purpose rec room there are a number of different living options and configurations. At the base of the property is a separate 3 car garage, concrete pad, and an oversized carport for airstream/boat storage. There's room to bring your vision to fruition- workshop, sports court, or a meadow for horses to name a few. It's easy to forget you're only minutes away from Santa Cruz Beaches & Parks and equally close to Scotts Valley commute access.
Ring in the New Year w/ a custom home in the gated Pasatiempo community of Santa Cruz! New Year, New Home, New Beginning! Lovely home in a private & peaceful setting surrounded by beautiful mature landscaping. Original owners & first time on the market. Very spacious & well thought out floorplan: Main level features 2 separate family rooms each w/ a fireplace, formal dining room, custom kitchen w/ granite counters, stainless steal appliances & ample counter space. Upstairs features 3 large bedrooms, one being the master suite w/ a walk-in closet, beautiful master bath and a private deck, 2nd full bath upstairs is tastefully updated, laundry area located in the upstairs hallway. Excellent indoor/outdoor use, perfect for entertaining & for relaxing in your private yard w/ abundant flowers (year-round), listen to the sounds of the creek and swaying trees. Minutes to redwood hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding & world class Santa Cruz Surfing. Easy commute to HWY 17 & Silicon Valley.
LOCATION,LOCATION, LOCATION!! Your home is waiting, footsteps away from the beautiful Twin Lakes Beach, Santa Cruz Harbor, Restaurants and water activities. Stay home? Sure when you have a serene backyard with stone fire pit, custom water fountain and a sunny manicured private yard to entertain (soon my friends, soon). This cosy home features brand new hardwood floors and big, bright spacious rooms. RARE OPPORTUNITY - This home is being sold simultaneously with the lot next door (same sellers 335 7th ave- 4 -plex) buyer can purchase both together and live in SFR rent out 4-plex (like the last owner) or purchase the property separately.
Downtown living is as great as it sounds! Working from home? Enjoy light and airy surroundings with great internet. Ready for a break? Walk to gourmet coffee shops or restaurants on Pacific Avenue. While there "shop local" at any number of small, locally owned businesses. Walk or ride a bike along the river levy to the beaches. Read a book or enjoy a drink on either of the two patio spaces. Conveniently close to UCSC, Hwy 1 and Hwy 17 for commuters. Improvements include fresh paint, new window coverings, a new ceiling fan. Enjoy designated carport parking and storage, and the convenience of a washer and dryer in the unit. Gated entry reduces non resident traffic.
Centrally located in a competitive rental environment, this well maintained 5-Plex is just 3 blocks from the ocean. All units are 100% occupied with less than 1% vacancy rate and generating a six-figure yearly income. Active management is in place with great tenants, a low maintenance exterior, newer roof and $37K of capital improvements were completed in 2017. A true turnkey rental with upside income potential in an area of active beach development. The mix of 1 and 2 bedroom units are part of the City of Santa Cruz rental program.
Warmth and charm caress you in this downtown Santa Cruz gem. Located at N. Pacific avenue, leave your car and walk everywhere you need to go. World famous beaches are a brief bike-ride away along the San Lorenzo River levy bike path. Enjoy hiking or mountain biking in the vast network of the Santa Cruz Mountains nearby. With a home this cozy, why not stay put in your secluded patio with some local gourmet "take out"? Or cook on the amazing vintage stove and enjoy your personal space. New carpet, fresh paint, dual paned windows, skylight, private patio, two storage sheds. El Rio is an income restricted park. Low Income limits per person are: 1 person: $74,350, 2: $85,000, 3: $95,600 4: 106,200. Park buy in cost: $3,863.00 paid directly to El Rio in escrow. Not included in purchase price.
Seeking a home office? Look no further. This spacious townhome offers an additional permitted room that would make an ideal home office, fourth bedroom or formal dining room. This light and bright three bedroom, two and a half bath unit fronts on the sunny courtyard with a lush lawn and trees. Features include a vaulted ceiling, gas fireplace, master suite with walk-in closet and a spacious, private front patio. This end unit with an attached two car garage is well located farther from the freeway and Graham Hill Road than other units with easy access to Silicon Valley commute routes, downtown Santa Cruz and beaches. Move-in ready with fresh paint and new carpet. Santa Cruz Buyers who have been patiently waiting for comfortable square footage with great separation of space...welcome home.
617 E. Lake Ave.,
Watsonville, CA 95076 | Phone: (831) 818-7607 |