The median home value in Santa Cruz, CA is $1,375,000This is higher than the county median home value of $812,500.
The national median home value is $277,796.
The average price of homes sold in Santa Cruz, CA is $1,375,000.
Approximately 41% of Santa Cruz homes are owned, compared to 52% rented, while 7% are vacant.
Santa Cruz real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
Commercial properties are also available.
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On a quiet cul- de- sac, less than a mile from the beaches and world class surf of Pleasure Point, close to 41st Ave with its locally owned restaurants, breweries and shops, this home offers the complete Santa Cruz lifestyle! Featuring a beautifully updated, open kitchen with light blue subway tile, quartz countertops, breakfast bar, Jenn-Air downdraft oven, and a Bosch dishwasher. This spacious home has been freshly painted in the interior, with hardwood oak flooring downstairs, newer carpet upstairs, separate dining area, and a terrific master retreat with ensuite bath, walk in closet and office nook. Enjoy entertaining, gardening or relaxing in the sunny backyard with low maintenance deck and treehouse. This home is in a small planned unit development with an HOA. It's a fully detached Rowhouse that lives like a single family residence. Come see this wonderful home!
Here you go! Nice sized single level ranch style in highly desirable Prospect Heights neighborhood of Santa Cruz. Home is in walking distance to elementary, middle and high schools. Easy access to hiking trails, golf course, yacht harbor (best beaches in Santa Cruz) and the vibrant commercial area of Seabright with its multiple shopping opportunities, music venues, excellent restaurants and more. If you have to commute to the valley, there are few neighborhoods with such easy access. The home features brand new carpets (bedrooms), new laminated flooring throughout, and new interior paint. Within the last 4+ years, improvements include new 30-year roof, gutters, downspouts, exterior paint, and 100 ft. of new fencing. Huge living/room dining area flows to the spectacular rear yard. Once on the back porch you won't want to leave. Majestic palm tree as well as avocado, large lawn area, beautiful landscaping, and to top it off you can watch the sunset from your hot tub. See it soon!
Vintage farmhouse on 12,000 square-foot lot with detached two-car garage and storage shed. Centrally located in a very walkable and quiet neighborhood. Live in this cute home while you ponder that endless possibilities of the large gorgeous parcel. What will you do with this blank slate? Start your own farm in this fertile Live Oak soil? Build an ADU? Divide the lot and sell part or develop the land yourself? Land Use Consultant report references the potential for four units with or without a lot split. Buyer to verify any and all potential development with the County.
Spacious & sunny 3 bed, 3 bath home + live-in guest suite - unique floor plan features open concept living/dining room combo, ground floor bedroom & bathroom, separate family room featuring a woodstove, vaulted ceilings & multiple skylights. Fully remodeled kitchen includes quartz counters, stainless steel appliances, soft close cabinets & large island with sink. Separate living unit has a remodeled kitchen, oak hardwood floors & woodstove. The primary suite includes walk-in closets, private decks, spacious bathroom with walk-in shower, separate tub & sauna. Endless entertainment possibilities with the abundance of space inside & out. Enjoy breezy summer days on the sun-drenched decks or a glass of wine while cooking in your rustic built-in pizza oven. Wraparound brick courtyard & patio, attached 2 car garage, space for RV & boat parking, storage buildings, BBQ areas & plenty of gardening space. An excellent investment or a chance for a large family to live together. WELCOME HOME!
Live Your Best Country Life at Sun-drenched 8080 Empire Grade! This luxury, bespoke horse property is located in the heart of Bonny Doon on just over 1.7 mostly level & private acres. Charming & gated property features a beautifully-maintained ranch cottage with hardwood floors, fireplace, adorable retro-style kitchen & pantry. Large deck, meandering paths & plenty of room for al fresco entertaining. Fitted out for horses with an excellent dressage arena, 8 truly luxury stalls, tack room, & easily accessible riding trails. Large open areas and a convenient driveway that loops around the entire property, make this gorgeous Bonny Doon property a canvas for even more expansion. Main house has 2 ground floor primary bedrooms & fully updated modern bathroom w/ large glass shower, tile floors & unique stone bowl sink . Plenty of space for your hobbies & toys. Large BONUS attic room is a must see. Calling all pilots too! Situated next to a private airfield (CL77) with potential to use.
Gorgeous 3BR/2BA Craftsman with large lot in perfect Westside location...Highly sought after, quiet street, just minutes to world class surf spots, beautiful beaches, Santa Cruz Wharf, hiking/biking at Wilder Ranch, UCSC and trendy restaurants, breweries, wine tasting and shopping...Detached 2 car garage is a potential Conversion ADU...Bonus room/den also works as a 4th bedroom...Sunlight pours in this open floorplan offering original hardwood floors, plaster walls, French doors, built ins, fireplace, laundry room and more...Spacious kitchen with breakfast nook...Private fenced backyard with large deck...Freshly painted inside and out with new landscaping...Hope you like roses!
Built in 1921, this home exudes vintage charm and workmanship. The homeowner has lovingly cared for this property and respected the original features. The main home has 2 bedrooms and 1.5 baths and is light filled with walls of windows in the living room, dining room with built-ins, kitchen with bright unique tiles and plaster walls. Almost every room has a built-in feature, perfect for book lovers. Vintage home but hidden inside the old charm is all new electrical and new high-quality clean metal-lined HVAC ducts. The yard has been landscaped and there are many places to enjoy Santa Cruz weather - tiled back patio & raised deck, bench with views of the trees and brick walkways. Organic garden & fruit trees including gala apple tree, plum tree, oranges, lemons, rosemary, and pomegranate. As an added bonus you have a detached separate living unit with loft and storage. All this and located in an ideal Westside Santa Cruz location close to the ocean, restaurants, UCSC & shopping.
Roomy Seabright beach cottage delivers comfort, style, & perfect views of the Pacific, Boardwalk & San Lorenzo River from its elevated perch above Buena Vista Ave. A cozy sun-soaked vestibule welcomes w/ circa 1928 charms. Reimagined in 2015, updates include new plumbing, electrical, furnace, water heater & remodeled kitchen & baths. Interior is spacious & functional, surrounded by large double-paned picture windows & lined w/ refinished original hardwood flooring. Open floor plan is anchored by big kitchen w/ SS appliances, quartz counters, built-in pantry & breakfast bar. Airy guest bedroom w/ ocean views while primary suite offers garden views & backyard access + ensuite bath w/ oversized tub & antique vanity w/ marble top. Second bath also w/ penny tile flooring, stall shower & modern farm-style vanity. Mudroom w/ laundry & storage. Private backyard w/ shower, garden beds, wisteria & citrus. Detached garage w/ alley access. Walk to Boardwalk, beaches, Harbor, restaurants & shopping
Location, location! The ocean is across the street and you are seeing the ocean from inside the house photos! You are front row along coveted W. Cliff Dr. Walk across the street to Mitchell's Cove beach for a swim, a stroll or to just relax. The house has been a rental and is being sold 'as is'. The views are fantastic! The floor plan is traditional and livable with large rooms, hardwood floors, & wood burning fp.in the front part of the house. The back section needs tons of work! Reports are now available. Built in 1956 almost everything is original. You are close to great eateries, wineries, markets, the Santa Cruz Wharf .Ride your bike along the bike path to gorgeous Wilder Ranch. If you surf Steamers Lane is just down the road. While the house has some good bones, it is a fixer or start over. You decide!
A harbor is a place of refuge and a safe haven to shelter from the storm. And that's the feel you have driving through the gates, stepping through the door, and gently melting into this quiet, lovingly remodeled Harbor Cove townhome. Thoughtful and aesthetic upgrades throughout make for comfortable living and minimal upkeep. Tile and variegated bamboo flrs to keep sandy feet at bay, gas fireplace w/sandstone surround, 5-burner gas stove, trash compactor, double pane windows and sliders to capture south-facing exposure. Generous back deck offers a sheltered spot for sunbathing and entertaining, or choose the upper deck for a glass of wine, listening to the waves and seals in the distance, and waiting for sunset to paint the sky. Locked gate gives this 31-home community direct access to the Upper Harbor and Arana Gulch, and local favs like Aldos for breakfast, Taco Tuesdays at Johnnys, Frederick St dog park. A coastal getaway for some or full-time refuge for others. This is harbor living
Welcome to this fabulous, private, end unit, townhome nestled in a quaint complex of only 15 units. Situated near schools and shops, this Green Acres community is perfectly located just a short bike ride to the beach. If you don't feel like the beach today, enjoy peace and privacy while sunbathing or sipping an afternoon glass of wine in the warmth of your large sunny fenced backyard with tiled patio. And if the fog rolls in, turn on the cozy gas fireplace and snuggle up with a good book. The home's many windows allow for plenty of natural sunshine to keep the home light and bright. The two upstairs bedrooms are complete with ensuite full baths and beautiful hardwood floors. Additionally, the upstairs laundry room makes it so convenient for all of your laundry needs. The extra deep detached garage is great for storage of bikes and boards, as well as the car. Whether entertaining friends or enjoying time with family, this home truly has all that a home buyer could ask for.
One Year Young!! Sparkling & immaculate move in condition! Open Floor plan, airy with lots of natural light. Indoor laundry room. Fenced in yard. Desirable family park. Walking distance to the Yacht Harbor! Catch the water taxi to the Crow's Nest Restaurant for an ocean view lunch and after relax on the Beach and work on your tan! Park amenities include refreshing pool, recreation room, BBQ area and Shuffle board! Family Park, no age restrictions.
Welcome home to the Upper Westside! A charming and light filled Santa Cruz residence offering a fantastic location and move in ready condition. This 3 bed & 1.5 bath detached home is ideally situated between UCSC, Nature and the Fun Zone! Only blocks to the Farmers Market, trending dining, shopping and ocean recreation including W. Cliff Drive, Wilder Ranch and North Coast Hwy 1 Beaches. Enjoy the mid-century modern design, vaulted, beamed ceilings and a freshly painted updated interior, this home feels like a warm embrace. A sunny southwest facing yard is fenced, ideal for gardening, relaxing and for your cherished pets. Pleasant canyon breezes and views of nature from this level corner lot with ample parking, a large two car attached garage and tropical landscaping. I know you'll appreciate the value in this desirable property, putting you in touch with the best Santa Cruz City has to offer.
West Side Santa Cruz Beach House Fixer. Two blocks to West Cliff Drive. Single level, newer windows, and heating system. Bring your contractor. Quiet street close to world-class surf, Swift Street Courtyard, markets, shopping, great restaurants, breweries, highly rated private schools, and UCSC. Quick bike ride to Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz Wharf, Lighthouse, and the Boardwalk.
Are you at least 62 years young and looking for a freshly renovated ground-level home with large private yard and patio in a conveniently located affordable housing community? This charming Measure-J unit is located in the rear corner of the community with its own gate accessing the community garden. Lots of natural light with high ceilings in the living room and bedroom. Kitchen, bathroom and floors have been tastefully updated. Each room has been freshly painted and all fixtures have been upgraded. Private rear patio and lovely garden with raised beds have lots of nice sun exposure for gardening. Common areas of this HOA include community garden, clubhouse with large side yard, landscaped central square and dog run. Guest rooms are available in clubhouse for visitors with nominal fee. County Measure-J Affordable Housing Program restrictions on income and assets apply. See website for details: https://www.sccoplanning.com/PlanningHome/Housing/MeasureJAffordableHousingProgram.aspx
Welcome Home to Mid-Town Santa Cruz. Just minutes to shopping, restaurants, schools, beach's, parks, & Hwy 1 for easy commute. This 3-bedroom 2.5-bathroom home has 2,101 sq. ft. of open concept living at its finest. Front entry leads to an office, living room, family room & spacious kitchen. Vaulted ceilings with skylight & lots of windows of private back yard with a huge 8,668 sq. ft. lot. Fully fenced back yard with 2 patio areas for entertaining. Kitchen has an island with Granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, large pantry, lots of cabinets for storage. Hardwood floors thru out the home downstairs, Upstairs has master bedroom suite with walk in closet, double sinks, and jetted tub. Bonus space in upstairs landing just off the bedrooms. 2 bedrooms offer views of trees outside. 2 car garage, parking for 6 cars in driveway. cul de sac neighborhood which is safe & quiet for families, just 3 minutes to park across the street. Beautifully landscaped, low maintenance yard.
This gorgeous family home located in the Santa Cruz Sunbelt is not only in a stellar central location; it has also been entirely renovated from top to bottom! All new landscaping in the front yard frames the large front porch that's begging for a couple of Adirondack chairs and a summer evening. Inside, the living space has been entirely updated with wood floors, fresh paint, modern light fixtures, and several skylights, so that the rooms are even lighter and brighter. The kitchen has been outfitted with stainless steel appliances, a gorgeous backsplash, and a custom hood vent. Out back, relax on the paved patio under your fruit trees that thrive in the sunshine and create a tropical atmosphere, or plant a salsa garden in the planter boxes. You're also just 5 minute drive to the beach, the Harbor and only 7 minutes to downtown Santa Cruz. Get the sun, unbeatable location, and essentially a brand new house on a quiet cul de sac!
Long time rental property conveniently located near UCSC and Safeway. Short distance to West Cliff Drive, New Leaf market, and several coffee shops, restaurants, wineries and breweries. Home includes a detached garage and plenty of on and off street parking. Low maintenance landscaping and wrap around hedge in front creates privacy from the street. Solid building with strong rental demand makes this an ideal investment property with potential to remodel or add an ADU in the future. Please do not disturb tenants!!!!
In the heart of Seabright a few blocks to the Beach, minutes to the Harbor, walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, brewery & more. Extensively updated throughout with top-notch enhancements makes this home feel more like new construction. Big picture windows & many doors to the outside open & look out to multiple patio courtyards with a hot tub & outdoor BBQ prefect for casual nights at home or entertaining. Light and bright and well laid out, the beautifully remodeled kitchen with counter top dining opens to the living room area that has a high vaulted ceiling and a retro wood burning stove. A dining area with additional cabinet storage sits to the side with additional skylights and doors to the outside. Two of the bedrooms & a bath are on the ground floor while the master suite is an upstairs loft with a walk in closet & its own large private deck. There is a detached 1 car garage to keep your car &/or your beach toys. Come Buy the Beach House!
Opportunity knocks make this your dream home. Nestled on a large 9,100 + sf lot in a coveted Live Oak location 5 minutes to the beach and 10 minutes to downtown Santa Cruz. This 3 Bedroom 2 bath home has the primary bedroom / bath downstairs a bonus room being used as a bedroom and an upstairs bedroom. Additionally, dont miss the detached 3rd bedroom with loft behind the 2-car garage. The long driveway offers plenty of off-street parking. The mid-county location is great for commuters and just minutes to world class surfing, hiking, biking, restaurants, shopping, SC yacht harbor, and so much more!
Your pleasure point oasis awaits. This large Two-Story home sits on a private 6,098 square foot lot. Get the best of both worlds with incredible access to the beach, E Cliff walking path, cafes, coffee shops, yet with unmatched privacy and tranquility. Situated on a flag lot next to county owned park, you escape the narrow avenues and busy street parking. The home is configured for flexible living, the downstairs features a 2 Bed 1 Bath layout with bonus office spaces and studio. Upstairs features a 1 Bed 1 Bath, Laundry, and a spiral staircase that leads to bonus space. Upon walking upstairs you will be greeted with sun drenched living, kitchen, deck space with ocean views. This home is ready for a new owners creative vision!
Welcome to this Beautifully Updated Single level home in Banana Belt Sant Cruz Where the Sun is on your side for most of the year. Wonderful and Quiet neighborhood and yet close to Commute, Shopping, Downtown, Restaurants and more. Just a few minutes to the Ocean and Parks. Experience all the wonders of Santa Cruz at this Conveniently located Home. New Floors, New paint interior and exterior. New deck off the Master Bedroom, Skylights in the living area, Kitchen and bathroom. The backyard offers variety of fruit trees. Curb appeal and Charm will welcome you as you approach the home. The garage floor would make you want to put your dancing shoes on. absolutely a must see....
Who doesn't love Prospect Heights...great schools, great weather, great neighbors.This custom built 4 bedroom home in sought after Prospect Heights checks all the boxes, with its ideal neighborhood, highly ranked schools, proximity to town, and easy access to the beach, The tri-level design boasts abundant natural light on the entry floor, with atrium, dining room, kitchen, and formal living room with cozy fireplace. Move upstairs and find 4 spacious bedrooms with ample closets, as well as 2 large full baths. The primary bedroom has a walk-in closet, ensuite bath, and charming balcony with distant peeks of the ocean. Opt to head downstairs and relax in the large family room with builtins, fireplace, and access out to the sunny backyard. There's plenty of room for vehicles with extra parking for a boat or RV and an oversized two car garage. Plus,14 owned rooftop solar panels. Up until now, this classic, well maintained, 60s style home has been loved by only one owner...will you be next?
Seas your opportunity to live the best life has to offer by the ocean. This immaculate yacht harbor townhome offers close proximity to the harbor path and all the area has to offer. Breathe fresh sea air from 3 decks and patio and, the crown jewel... a deck view of the ocean to relax and enjoy. Step into the inviting entry where you will see a wine rack fit for a king. This level offers a loft bedroom/bathroom suite with sliding glass doors to its own private patio. The second floor boasts a beautiful master suite with cozy fireplace, deck, large primary jetted tub bathroom and walk-in closet. The laundry area and elevator complete this floor. The top floor presents an open concept living room, formal dining room and large kitchen plus a full bathroom. This prominent area exudes entertainment, family gatherings, relaxation and memories waiting to be made. A 2 car garage, gated entrance and elevator completes this elevated life-style. Do it... Live your best life by the sea.
Sunny California ranch house with a permitted ADU on a MASSIVE 17,000+ square foot lot in the heart of Santa Cruz! This 3 bedroom 3 bathroom house has a nice roomy floorplan, a central living area opening to the back yard, and a huge converted two-car garage. The attached 1 bedroom 1 bathroom ADU has a living room, family room, a connected workshop plus a one-car garage. Alleyway (Jody Ct) on the north side of the house provides future options for access to the vacant part of the lot. There may be potential for a lot split or a new construction home here - buyer to do their due diligence with the county of Santa Cruz.� This house is close to everything Santa Cruz has to offer - a five-minute drive to the beach and walking distance to shops and restaurants. Limitless potential with this rare amount of space - don't miss out!
617 E. Lake Ave.,
Watsonville, CA 95076 | Phone: (831) 818-7607 |