The median home value in Santa Cruz, CA is $822,675This is higher than the county median home value of $765,000.
The national median home value is $232,276.
The average price of homes sold in Santa Cruz, CA is $822,675.
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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Corner lot 3 blocks from ocean; 6-unit property in a strong rental market. Not subject to Santa Cruz rent control. (1) studio & (5) 2 bed/1 bath apts w/dedicated parking, spacious living & natural light. Apartments strategically built with limited shared walls, offering tenants spacious, independent living areas and backyards for outdoor living/entertaining. Ongoing interior renovations include new vinyl flooring, new shaker style kitchen cabinets, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliance package, new interior lighting, upgraded fixtures and finishes, new window coverings, and new interior paint. Completed exterior renovations include eco-friendly landscaping with artificial turf, DG gravel, and LED lighting. Excellent curb appeal includes new fencing and all-new asphalt driveway. Community upgrades include new secured mailboxes and a redesigned laundry care center with SMART machines.
Step into nature in this Upper Westside home with a stunning panoramic view of the Arroyo Seco Canyon. The bright and light, move-in ready 1658 SF home sits on a 13,809 SF lot. The home is well-maintained and features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and formal dining plus kitchen dining. A sliding door takes you to an expansive private backyard with multi-level decks ideal for outdoor play, dining and entertaining. The large, vaulted-ceiling master bedroom, and the master bath, complete with an antique claw-foot tub, are perfect for relaxing. There are plenty of extras including both gas and electric laundry hook-ups, an oversized garage, and landscaping by gardeners. Located in the Westlake Elementary School District. Feel as though you are in the mountains while only a short distance from downtown, UCSC, local beaches, shopping, popular eateries, wineries, brew pubs, and hiking. This is a perfect place to call home.
This quaint 2 bedroom home truly shows like a model home with amazing upgrades throughout, plenty of parking and a private back yard in a wonderful location- minutes to the beach, shopping, dining as well as EZ access to hwy 1 for commute! Whether looking for your first home or to downsize this is THE one! This home features include: an amazing kitchen w/custom cabinets, granite counters, tile floor & stainless appliances; designer bath; upgraded interior doors, baseboards, hardware, flooring & windows; spacious, EZ care concrete patio with terrific detached shop/home office/storage building; 2 year old 40 yr comp roof; plus multi-car parking and carport! This tenants in common 4 unit complex is located on a sun drenched, cul-de-sac lane, low HOA dues make this an incredible buy!
Creekside Serotonin Booster! Private and affordable single-family home located close to Santa Cruz's most sought-after treasures. Walking distance to downtown, DeLaveaga Park, Shoppers Corner, The Buttery, Whole Foods, Starbucks and more. Don't be fooled by this efficiently sized home, there is plenty of room to flourish. Bonus spaces abound for your hobbies, interests, gardening, storage, and outdoor play activities. Bring your enthusiasm and creativity to expand upon the existing gardens, art studio, and creekside play areas. A meditative and relaxing space to live, love, and work. 610 sf, 1 BR, 1 BA, Office, PLUS an additional 750sf for the 2-car garage, laundry, interior storage area, and separate artist studio. Yummy avocado and fruit trees
Located just one block in from W Cliff Dr. and situated on a lot nearly twice the size of most in the neighborhood, this property is truly a unique and rare find! This nostalgic piece of paradise is within walking distance to Natural Bridges, Lighthouse Field, Steamer Lane, near to the world-famous Boardwalk & Municipal Wharf, the UCSC campus and a multitude of restaurants, coffee shops and boutiques. An artist and collector lovingly integrated a myriad of fine embellishments into the home, including a reclaimed heart pine wood floor, an antique rod iron gate, and an inscribed vintage brick pathway, to name a few, of many. The yard consists of two yesteryear style courtyards and an in-ground pool, which served as a centerpiece in the history of the flourishing skateboard community of the 70s and 80s. Come and see this little patch of heaven, and make plans for a glorious future!
Ultimate beach home location minutes to the Santa Cruz Harbor, Beaches & Seabright with many restaurants & parks nearby. Single level home with great open floor plan design with high ceilings, skylights, & walls of windows throughout. The inviting living room has gas fireplace & cozy sitting area. The kitchen offers expansive counter top space, lots of custom Alderwood cabinets for storage, counter top informal dining & formal dining sitting area. The guest bedroom has loft with lighting for possible storage or sleeping area. Both updated baths have radiant heated floors. An ideal retreat for relaxing & entertaining with sunny front deck & patio areas, side yard deck with outdoor shower, & private large backyard. The backyard offers stone patio sitting area & deck off the main living has Nano doors that slide all the way open to have indoor outdoor entertaining with outdoor kitchen. Direct access to Twin Lakes Park from the backyard leads to a playground, basketball & tennis courts.
The home you've been waiting for... A ray of sunshine in a great location on a wide, less traveled street. Huge Level lot with great sun and just waiting for the new owners imagination and to enjoy. The home has a great, spacious floor plan and shows really well. Has had upgrades like bamboo flooring, stainless appliances. Washer, dryer included. Nice fireplace. Don't miss this one!
Hello darling! We are thrilled to introduce you to this charming and perfectly appointed Westside home set behind a beautifully landscaped and fenced front yard. Situated on a 6,142 square foot lot walking and biking distance to all of the best amenities life on Santa Cruz's Westside has to offer. Step inside onto the hardwood floors and into the open living room and dining room with updated natural gas fireplace.�The custom kitchen has stainless steel appliances at the rear of the home and is ideal for indoor/outdoor entertaining with french doors leading to a deck and landscaped yard. The two bedrooms (one with a walk-in closet) share a nicely remodeled bathroom with heated tile floors, walk-in shower and lovely tile-work and fixtures. The deck and walkway lead past a lawn and garden beds to the detached office or art studio complete with skylights and tons of natural light. A separate garage shares the backyard space with the studio. See you soon!
Beautiful two-story end-unit in Santa Cruz located just moments away from UCSC! This 1 bedroom, 1 bath home flows nicely and feels open from the ground floor living area up to the master bedroom retreat! 152 Palo Verde Terrace enjoys great light from the back yard patio area and the upstairs windows that face out toward the landscaped common areas. Conveniently located at the foothill of the University, this property is just walking distance to UCSC transportation and just minutes to Mission Blvd. where you can enjoy all of the shopping and restaurants that the major thoroughfare affords. Also close to the world class beaches of Santa Cruz for those new to the area. With granite counter tops and stainless appliances, this home is an excellent option for first time home buyers or for investors seeking upside in Santa Cruz's tight rental market. The property also sits in the Westlake School District which is an added bonus!
BEACH HOUSE WITH RENTAL INCOME! The seller has converted the back end of the house that faces the Seymore Marine Discovery Center into an apartment that has 2 private entrance doors that open onto a large enclosed porch with a hot tub and a fenced yard. The apartment has 1 bedroom, a living room, bathroom, a kitchenette,and a pantry. The main part of the house has a large bedroom and a spacious living room with tall ceilings, a large island kitchen, a laundry room and a formal dining room. This home is the perfect set up for roommates! This oceanside gated community, De Anza- Santa Cruz is located between Natural Bridges State Beach and the Seymore Marine Discovery Center. There is a clubhouse, pool, hot tub, gym, library, walking trails and easy access to amazing ocean views and the beach. Restaurants, farmers market, hotels nearby with easy access to Hwy 1.
Fabulous Santa Cruz home in the heart of Live Oak. This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and an attached 2 car garage, all on a single level. There is nice laminate flooring with fresh paint inside an out. The home has upgraded dual pane windows and a new garage door. The large side yard is perfect for your boat, RV or extra room to enjoy. You will really appreciate the pride of ownership.
Desirable Pleasure Point / Live Oak / Capitola area duplex (2400+ sq. ft) situated on a large lot (12,500+ sq. ft) with beaches, surfing, parks, shopping, and dining all near-by. Only 3/4 mile to E. Cliff Drive and 41st Avenue. Unit at 1020 has 3 bedrooms (2 upstairs and one large downstairs) & 2 baths (1 downstairs) and has had recent updating. The darling Unit at 1022 has 2 bedrooms and 1 bath on a single level and is currently rented (tenants in this unit, do not disturb). Each unit has a single car garage with plenty of additional parking available. Both units include fenced yards. Each unit has separate gas & electric meters. This property is truly a rare find and one that has so many options, possibilities, and opportunities. This property has been in the same family for the past 38 years. Sewer Lateral inspections and repairs have been completed with County Approved Permit. handled by sellers. $50,000+ Price Decline as of 2/18/20.
*OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 2/29/20 From 1-3pm.* Your beach home awaits you. Only 1.5 blocks from the sea, this unmatched location is in the very sought after Westside of Santa Cruz. Just one block from Natural Bridges State Beach, a skip from West Cliff drive and a hop to Derby Park. It is a true paradise for surfers, mountain bikers, hikers, adventure seekers or just a romantic sunset walk on West Cliff drive. This home features double pane windows, central heating and air conditioning, updated flooring, remodeled bathrooms and a tankless water heater. The backyard is fully fenced in and includes garden beds, a deck and storage shed. Feel like having a glass of wine or locally brewed beer? You are just 3 blocks from Swift Street Plaza with multiple tasting rooms, restaurants, bakeries and shopping.
This sweet home is located in the heart of Pleasure Point and everything this great neighborhood has to offer! Take the pathway through Moran County Park to put your toes in the warm sand at 26th Avenue beach or choose from a dozen great coffee shops and restaurants, all within walking distance. This super clean double wide mobile home is located in a friendly, all age, rent controlled park with low space rent. It's time to RELAX... Lazy days include morning coffee on the front deck, an evening BBQ on the side yard or a bike ride down to The Point to check out the World famous surf! This home has been lovingly cared for by the same family for many years. Major improvements include dual pane windows, furnace replacement and earthquake bracing. The park allows one pet, under 15 pounds. Financing may be available for those who qualify.
Enjoy the Cliff street apartments with Ocean views from many of the units. Stroll to beach and many local attractions including Seymour Aquarium, The Wharf, great restaurants and boutique shopping are in walking distance. The Cliff Street Apartments consist of 9 units: (5) five of which are 2 bed /1.5 bath; (2) two are 2 bed /1.5 bath plus den and (2) two are studios with large open loft bedrooms. Seven of the units have been remodeled including new kitchen counter tops, bathroom vanities, engineered hardwood, tile and carpet floors. Three of the nine units have a small fenced yard and three units feature gas fireplaces. Every unit has a storage unit and a coin-op laundry, patio and community deck are accessible to everyone. Cliff Street Apartments, built in 1979, is a one parcel property with some seismic retrofitting and significant exterior building upgrades including a new roof, termite tenting and painting.
Marvel at this hidden gem in the Santa Cruz mountains, only 5min from Downtown! As the sun shines down through the majestic redwoods, you'll feel nothing but serenity. The elegant landscaping, redwoods, and patio highlight the 44,562 sqft lot. Step inside and you'll see beautiful wainscoting throughout the living area, skylights, and a grand fireplace. Mountain views throughout living area, master, and kitchen. Ample parking with an attached two car garage, covered carport (for oversized vehicles), and uncovered parking. Centrally located off Highway 9 you're only minutes from beaches, restaurants, shopping, hiking, and biking!
Live the dream - affordably - in Pleasure Point! You know and love this idyllic Santa Cruz neighborhood for its timeless and enviable beach lifestyle. It's bursting with popular restaurants, bars, cafes, markets, surf shops, and so much more. This home is located right in the beating heart of it all: just a half mile stroll through Moran Lake Park brings you right to the sand, and a fifteen minute walk up Portola Drive brings you to 41st Avenue and the world-famous surf break, The Hook. This home is comfortable and move-in ready, with a new roof in 2017 & updated bathroom and new exterior siding in 2008. The home comes with two storage sheds and all appliances including in-home washer and dryer! This park is space-rent controlled, and mobile homes enjoy very low property tax. What's more (and very rare) is that the Trailer Haven park allows owners to rent out their homes to tenants, making this a great investment as a rental property. An amazing value and an incredible place to live.
BREATHTAKING MAGNIFICENT PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS! Welcome to this one of the kind, luxurious elegant estate which sits on a 6.2-acre private property consisting of two homes. Main house is a custom built modern Japanese house over looking 180 degrees of ocean view with many Japanese features;100 year lasting roof-tiles, entertainment rooms with amenities for tea ceremony - tatami-mat, hinoki & kokutan woods, a recessed floor horigotatsu and 300-yr-old antique wood carvings ranma all imported from Japan. Master suite and two additional suites with lofts are on the 2nd floor overlooking the ocean and additional guest suite is on the first floor. Radiant floor heating, built in vacuum system, gourmet chef's kitchen with subzero refrigerator, bar with entertainment system. Property also has a Koi pond, Brazilian Ironwood deck, outdoor kitchen, fire pit, and more. 1940 sqft 2nd house is currently rented out. 5 minutes to HWY1, 7 minutes to HWY17, and less than 40 minutes to Silicon Valley.
An unexpected urban oasis with a secret garden ambiance nestled right off the beaten path in an eminently walkable Eastside Banana Belt location. Just a short stroll to 67 acre Arana Gulch, an open space preserve with rolling, green meadows and an easy walking trail and bikeways connecting to the Harbor and the best stretches of local sand and surf that Santa Cruz has to offer. Bright, light-filled 3br, 2ba with inviting flow, open kitchen/living, high-ceilings, generous master digs, and excellent separation of space. Just the right size and delightfully dialed & styled with contemporary taste and turnkey features. Expansive rear deck and garden area is a private slice of paradise found. Outdoor dining and entertaining with a spa in the backyard. Raised planters. South-facing Banana Belt sun. All tucked away in a tranquil world of its own that also happens to be in a perfect commute location.
Santa Cruz Condo 2 bedroom 1 bath, lots of light, within a gated community. Fully updated kitchen with new stainless appliances and quartz counter top breakfast bar. Sliding glass doors from the living room enter into the private patio. Enjoy the views from the roof top deck! Washer and Dryer in unit. Carport with extra storage. 2 parking spaces and guest parking. Walk to downtown, the beach, local theaters and clubs. Easy access to Highway 1 and 17. Perfect for UCSC students, rental or weekend getaway! Santa Cruz living at its best!
Light-filled top floor condo located on the Westside! New carpet, freshly painted, granite counters, in-unit laundry, and fireplace. Sunny deck, 1 car shared-garage, and extra storage. Walking to New Leaf Market, restaurants, coffee, shopping, breweries, wineries and Saturday's farmer's market. Approximately 1 mile to West Cliff and the beach! Near the bus line to UCSC. In desirable Westlake school district.
Immaculate 3BR/3BA, 2,847 SF modern home w/ Sep. 1BR/1BA, 437 SF guest house; custom-built by James Lloyd Design in 2019 w/gorgeous top tier finishes. Every facet of this private gated property exudes excellence & pride of ownership. Open, flexible floor plan w/highly efficient radiant bamboo flooring & custom windows & doors. Step inside the beautifully restored antique entry door to a large LR w/10' ceilings and old-world hand textured walls. A chef's quality kitchen awaits w/large center island, Carrera marble counters, tasteful paneled appliances, & La Cornue 36-inch oven/range. Office, BR, full bath & bonus room complete the 1st floor. Upstairs to a study/office, roomy back BR & a graceful master suite, His/her sinks, soaking bathtub & elegant glass-enclosed steam shower. French doors & a fantastic Saltillo tiled balcony create a light-filled & airy feel with views of the ample courtyard, 3 car garage, guest house, & gardening below. A beautiful place to call home!
You've driven by this house countless times. It's the Oma-Opa House on the corner of Cayuga Street and Buena Vista Avenue. Now it is your opportunity to make it your own. First time on the market in almost 60 years. Built in 1898, public records shows it as 1,390 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 1 bath. There is almost 1,000 square foot attic space. So this house lives large. Needs a lot of TLC but the location makes it a one of a kind property. Truly a jewel in the rough!
Surprisingly private, this little gem on Plymouth Street, like the classic car, is solidly built, fun and sporty. Step into this mid-century classic single level home with plenty of parking in the circular driveway and tasty fruit trees in back Seller says there's room for a unit in the HUGE backyard (Gazebo gives you a feel). The home has a great layout with living room entry- just a fun space to hang out and relax. The dining room kitchen is just the right size with utility room for laundry and extra pantry It's got a gas oven for warming up those late-night food deliveries. The retro pink bathroom is back and we've got one for you. Move-in and choose your own paint and carpet colors for an instant update. Step into the market with a place you can call your own; just a short bike ride to downtown and everything Ocean St has to offer or a quick jaunt to Silicon Valley. It is located near the Hwy 1 onramp, so you can check traffic to plan your ride. And the neighbors are cool.
Practically Perfect in Every Way!! Super adorable rancher w/ great curb appeal in convenient mid-town location. Top to bottom 2012 remodel: Lovely kitchen features custom cherry cabinets, granite counters, appliances, wood floors. Rmdl also inc new dual pane windows, electrical, plumbing, on demand water heater, forced air furnace, beveled glass craftsman style front door. Bright and sparkllng floor plan feels spacious, 1 BR offers walk-in closet, 1 opens to generous back yard. Single car garage, PG&E only $40 month!
617 E. Lake Ave.,
Watsonville, CA 95076 | Phone: (831) 818-7607 |