The median home value in Santa Cruz, CA is $1,210,000.
the county median home value of $945,000.
The national median home value is $308,980.
The average price of homes sold in Santa Cruz, CA is $1,210,000.
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.
Commercial properties are also available.
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Tis the season to start living the good life! Move into this delightful 4 bedroom, 2 bath home and hang your stockings by the cozy fireplace. You'll love the location, on a quiet cul-de-sac, yet within walking distance of shopping and restaurants, and just a quick bike ride to Pleasure Point and East Cliff beaches. You'll be excited by the charming curb appeal of the matching dormer windows, covered front porch, and story-book white picket fence. Envision hosting gatherings of friends and family in the warm and generous living room. The bright family room is flooded with natural light, making it the perfect place for TV and games. The home features great separation of space with bedrooms and bathrooms on both levels. Enjoy spacious indoor and outdoor living on the large low maintenance lot. Plus there's room for an RV! Take your pets for a stroll through the friendly neighborhood, or have the neighbors over for afternoon barbeques. Move in soon, and start creating lifelong memories.
Nestled in the coveted Pleasure Point locale, this exquisite newer custom home presents an unparalleled fusion of tranquility & proximity to the ocean's allure & the picturesque East Cliff Dr. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail & high-end finishes, it exudes comfort yet sophistication at every corner. The floor plan invites natural light into its living spaces. The 2nd floor with a 1000 sq ft deck, is an idyllic setting for entertaining or indulging in stylish relaxation. An expansive property spanning both 33rd & 34th Aves, offering ample off-street parking options & a private oasis with a hot tub & outdoor shower.The two-car garage, accessible from 33rd Ave, serves as a haven for all your beachside essentials. Plus, a studio unit with a private entry mirrors the quality & amenities of the main house. Perfectly situated near Pleasure Point's renowned beachfront & iconic surf spots, this property embodies the epitome of coastal living. Just blocks away, Pleasure Point shops & restaurants beckon, while hopping on a Beach Cruiser effortlessly leads to Capitola Village, The Boardwalk, & beyond.
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This exquisite two-story home is quietly situated on a cul-de-sac in a rarely seen enclave of Mediterranean-style homes in one of Santa Cruz's most esteemed neighborhoods. It is just a short walk to the Harbor Caf and Twin Lakes State Beach. This elegant home has an open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, large sliding French doors, and windows that provide excellent natural light. It showcases a gourmet kitchen, granite countertops, a butler pantry, and beautiful hardwood flooring that brings natural beauty and warmth to the kitchen. The primary suite boasts an ensuite that serves as a personal sanctuary with a spa-like bathroom, a spacious walk-in closet, and a cozy fireplace. The backyard has an expansive wood deck that offers plenty of space for entertainment. A Separate Family Room with its own entrance, a bonus room on the second floor, a water softener, and a water filter. New paint on the interior and exterior and a new full carpet replacement throughout. A Must-see property.
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This beautiful, well-maintained horse property is on the market for the 1st time. The original owner built the home with quality, and love, and it shows. A 30' vaulted ceiling, a floor to ceiling fireplace and a statement staircase highlight the living room. In addition to counter and family room/kitchen dining, a portion of the living room could provide a formal setting. The property is mostly level and contains a fenced corral, hay barn, shed, fenced orchard and garden, a fenced rose garden, mature plants and majestic redwoods. The sizable two car garage also has a workshop. There is abundant storage both in and outside the home. Bonny Doon is a community, with great neighbors, activities and events, trails for hiking/biking and our own, well-respected Bonny Doon Elementary School. A few miles away are beaches, Davenport with it's shops, restaurants and historic sites, and Santa Cruz. Bonny Doon provides country living with amenities in nearly every direction.
Welcome to your coastal oasis! This immaculate 2-bedroom, 2-bath beach house with an open-concept living and kitchen area that seamlessly blends style and functionality. The interior reflects a commitment to excellence, ensuring every detail is in AMAZING condition. Feel the coastal breeze as you navigate through the space, where the design maximizes the connection with the outdoors. The allure continues as you step into the backyard a private escape to unwind and bask in the natural beauty. Imagine sipping your morning coffee on the trex deck, surrounded by lush greenery sounds of kids at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and the promise of another day in paradise. Practical features include new rain gutters and a sub pump, a rare amenity that sets this home apart from its neighbors. Plans for a 400-square-foot master suite are in the works, promising to elevate the luxury and comfort of this coastal haven. Walking distance to the marsh and Oceanview Park. Your dream home is not just a reality; it's a growing masterpiece.
This is a probate sale. All the appliances and flooring have been removed. There is an odor throughout. Cats were living in the home/on the property previously. THE HOME & PROPERTY NEED A LOT OF WORK - IT IS NOT READY TO BE LIVED IN. PLEASE INVESTIGATE AND HAVE AN UNDERSTANDING OF HOW EXTENSIVE A PROJECT THIS IS BEFORE YOU SUBMIT AN OFFER. Super cute neighborhood; close to so many great things in Santa Cruz and Seabright. TONS of potential here - check it out and see if you agree! Your Realtor will have the details about how/when to submit an offer, and the process. BUYER TO VERIFY ALL INFORMATION GIVEN & ANY STATEMENT MADE.
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Absolutely turnkey 1-level home with additional detached 1 Br/1bth quality bonus room off single car garage in coveted Banana Belt area of SC -Prospect Heights. Close to schools, freeways, conveniences. The original 3br/2bth hm was converted into a 2br/2bth to make large primary br/bth for current owner. The house has been fully upgraded throughout and features, hardwood floors,updated appliances,quartz countertops, sliding barn doors,on-demand hotwater,recessed lighting and much more. The main living areas are well connected & the house flows well. The primary br/bth is great size with huge walk in shower. The back yard has large,private deck with built-ins perfect for outdoor living and entertaining. New Hot Tub negotiable. In addition to the detached 1 car garage there is a fully upgraded large bonus room with 1 br/bth. This bonus room is fully self contained with quality finishes. Hurry on this one.
Over 62 and on a tight budget? 202 Vista Prieta Court might be a great fit for you! All shined up and ready to sell, this upstairs, one bedroom, one bathroom condo in Live Oak has a nice kitchen, large pantry closet, fresh paint, new carpet, new blinds, new faucets, and new water heater. The unit is light and bright, with an upstairs view out the back. The building offers coin-op laundry, mailboxes in the front lobby, a community room, sun room, and a select number of garden plots on site. Vista Prieta is centrally located off 17th Ave in Live Oak, making it close to so much of what Santa Cruz County has to offer. PLEASE NOTE: This unit is reserved for a buyer(s) who is 62 or older AND qualifies to purchase under the current Measure J requirements. PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW THOSE REQUIREMENTS WITH YOUR REALTOR AND LENDER PRIOR TO VIEWING THE UNIT OR WRITING AN OFFER. Sorry, no investors. BUYER TO VERIFY ALL INFORMATION.
Gorgeous top floor 1 bedroom condo in a prime Santa Cruz location! This spacious and well appointed home features high vaulted ceilings throughout the living room and dining room, a warm and inviting fireplace in the living room, nicely appointed kitchen with newer appliances, and a fantastic large deck with beautiful mountain views! The large bedroom features 2 closets, nicely updated bathroom, stacked washer & dryer, and the furnace and water heater are only 3 years old. Terrific complex with elevator, pool, spa, sauna, and gated underground parking with additional storage units. Less than a mile from the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and walking distance to downtown shops and restaurants. This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the Santa Cruz lifestyle in this wonderfully appointed move in ready home!
Santa Cruz 2 bedroom 1 bathroom townhome with 2 car carport parking. Beautifully remodeled with new kitchen and bathroom. New LVP flooring and paint. Very quite end of the cul-de-sac location and access to the San Lorenzo River trails to the beach and downtown Santa Cruz. Inside laundry and nice backyard, pets ok.
Gross building area is 16,860 SF. Onsite parking: 34 designated spaces/1 per 496 SF of GBA. Land area: 31,799 SF/.073 acres. Four buildings, multi-tenant property (12 total units). Average unit size is 1,405 SF. Dual access via Soquel Drive and Commercial Way. Frontage: 87 feet along Commercial Way; 103 feet along Soquel Drive. (Across from Dominican Hospital on Soquel Drive and Marshall's + REI on Commercial Way.) Foundation is Concrete slab. Basic construction is concrete block and wood frame. Roof is composition shingle and rubber membrane. Zoning is C-2/Community Commercial. Traffic count along Commercial Way /Soquel Drive is 22,541 per day. Property has mostly month to month tenants with under market rents. Large mostly flat parcel.
Build YOUR dream estate on nearly 25 acres (made up of 4 contiguous parcels) featuring 8 acres useable land. High producing well (22 gpm) with water tank, power available close-by, and septic system feasible. Geographic features include a gated 6 acre meadow with long private driveway, a ravine, and a few knolls throughout the property. Construct trails, build a sports court, or setup the ideal equestrian facility - how would use this incredible piece of land? Loma Alta is an understated Santa Cruz community off the gated Old Pilkington Rd with home sites offering views, accessibility, with a unique and pleasant climate. Situated just beyond Delaveaga golf course this site is close to activities like n18 hole golf course, driving range, disc golf, and theatre as well as the locally famous Grille restaurant. Maintain one of the most exclusive addresses in the county while still being within reach of Santa Cruz, beaches, and SJC international airport.
Call to tour. Beautiful Mid Century design, possible partial residential use.
Discover the charm of this cherished family home, now available for the first time in 72 years! Immerse yourself in the countless memories that have been woven into the fabric of this residence, eagerly awaiting the creation of new moments by its next fortunate owner. Boasting a welcoming 4BR, 3BA main home, the property is adorned with the soothing sounds of a year-round running stream and a tranquil pond, harmoniously nestled in the meticulously landscaped backyard. A delightful detached garage not only provides shelter for your vehicles but also houses a quaint apartment, thoughtfully added in the aftermath of the 1989 earthquake. This gem is priced below market value, offering an exceptional opportunity for a swift and seamless transaction. The residence exudes the timeless allure of a Craftsman style, perfectly complementing its fantastic location. Situated in close proximity to UCSC, downtown, and the breathtaking beauty of Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz mountains, convenience meets serenity. Inside, an easy floor plan welcomes you, leading to spacious rooms that are ready to be filled with laughter and joy. Additionally, a detached suite with a private entry stands as a perfect guest house, providing comfort and privacy for visitors. Don't miss this!
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Nestled in a serene enclave of sunny Seabright referred to as the Banana Belt, this classic beach bungalow is a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered. The kitchen is modern, open and bright, and easily connects to a handy mudroom/lndry area. Dining and living rooms flow for entertaining, w/French doors and windows inviting the outdoors in, plus a back deck to soak up coastal vibes and add to your living space. Central heating, tankless water heater and laminate flooring throughout. Finished 150 sq ft outbuilding w/electricity ideal for home office or artsy hideaway. Access is a private alleyway off Windsor rather than Seabright, sheltering you from traffic and noise. This central locale has you in the golden triangle, w/beach and harbor on one side, Midtown favs Whole Foods, Akira Sushi and Lillians on the other, and just a short hop gets you downtown. Modern, minimalistic living with that laid back attitude of Santa Cruz. Don't miss the chance to make it your own beachy haven!
Live the West Santa Cruz lifestyle at its finest. This charming 3br/2bth main house captures the charm of its original style but many recent updates make living here feel fresh and fun. In 2006 the permitted addition features an updated kitchen (new cabinets,updated electrical,new appliances) new forced air heater,fresh paint,new roof, new landscaping/fencing complete the main house.The sunny front porch,side courtyard with firepit and french doors leading to large fenced yard are great for outdoor living. The legal and stunning 500' ADU provide living flexibility. The detached ADU was thoughtfully designed has its own privacy and yard space and features inside laundry,high ceilings, skylight,wood floors and good size kitchen/bath. Pull onto newly poured driveway to a detached 1 car garage plus additional workshop/office/studio area in rear. The ADU currently rents for $2750/mo. All this in prime westside location near everything that makes the west side the best side.
EXQUISITE SETTING IN FRIENDLY UPSCALE SENIOR COOP PARK. HOME IS LOVINGLY CARED FOR, FEATURING LARGE ROOMS WITH BEAUTIFUL FLOORING, UPGRADED BATHROOMS AND KITCHEN, DELUXE LIVING ROOM BLINDS, DOUBLE PANE WINDOWS, AND ENCLOSED SUN PORCH. OVERSIZE LOT PROVIDES DUAL SIDE BY SIDE PARKING IN CARPORT, WITH TWO MORE SPACES BEHIND. GENEROUS STORAGE SHED, ADDITIONAL BUILT-IN STORAGE, AND SPACIOUS PATIO. IDEAL LOCATION IS EASY WALKING DISTANCE TO CORCORAN LAGOON AND PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND 2 BLOCKS TO THE BEACH. WITHIN A MILE TO SHOPPING AND RESTAURANTS.
Pleasure Point Landmark! Iconic one of a kind beach house sits pretty at the intersection of Rockview & Pleasure Point Dr and emerges from lush landscaping bordered by a serpentine wall. This turnkey property evokes quality and thoughtful craftsmanship & design, from the moment you arrive! Check the waves all day from 1000 sq. ft. deck w/ outdoor built in BBQ & granite counters. No waves today? then take solace in the hot tub with a cup of coffee. Built for surfing & serious entertaining. The reverse floor open plan allows you to dine indoors or out all w/ gorgeous ocean views and sunsets. Contemporary open kitchen with plenty of natural light blends seamlessly w living room.3-bedroom 3-bath home ideal for hosting friends & family. Open office w high speed fiber optic internet & entertainment room! Tesla solar roof w power bank & EV charging. Water filtration system,2 on demand water heaters, radiant heating, private outdoor shower, wood burning Jotul Stove & 2-car garage w of storage.
Such a deal. 5 interior rooms/offices and one interior storage area. Great development or business opportunity!!! Aprox. 400 ft. from State Hwy 1. Currently fully rented. Zoned Community Commercial and owner will consider seller financing to a qualified buyer with a 50% down payment! Lots of possibilities for what can be done with this zoning. The City says the building is zoned to have eight single residence occupancy units, or a business down below and residences above. Have your business downstairs and live upstairs in a single residence, or a duplex, or a triplex. With 1144 sq ft of building and 5184 sq ft of land there is generous room to create what you want. Three off street parking places in back. The building used to be a photography studio and storefront. Giant skylights and high ceilings in the vaulted main room. The property has been upgraded and repaired recently. It is currently happily rented to Housing Matters.
Santa Cruz/East Cliff Drive 2 bedroom 1 bathroom beautiful upstairs ocean front unit with private steps to the beach. Hardwood floors, new kitchen and bathroom. Roof deck for entertaining. Attached garage for parking and laundry room with washer/dryer included.
An amazing opportunity to own your dream property on the coveted Upper Westside of Santa Cruz. This is an incredible opportunity for contactors or investors to build a stellar home in a desirable neighborhood with breathtaking views of the ocean!!! The lot is FLAT with paved access. There is empty land between the lot and adjacent house on the left which provides extra privacy. With new guidelines, this parcel may qualify for a main house plus an additional ADU. Don't Miss This Unique Opportunity to build exactly what you are looking for. Your masterpiece awaits!
Meder St is one of the most sought-after locations in Santa Cruz. Nestled into the coveted Upper W Side, close to UCSC, just a few minutes from the trailhead to Moore Creek Preserve (246-acre greenbelt), the surrounding environment is a nature lover's paradise. The gently rolling 2.43 acres features two 1 bedroom/1 bathroom homes, a meadow, huge (18 x 24) workshop, a detached studio and privacy trees lining the parcel. Create the ultimate family compound or build a grand estate in this tranquil setting or subdivide the parcel into 2 & build 2 homes + 2 ADUs. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own such desirable land within the city limits with a country feel yet close to beaches, endless trails, all the conveniences of town & an easy commute to Silicon Valley. See it before it's gone!
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SORRENTO OAKS Beach cottage ambiance in a friendly and desired 55+ owner-shared Santa Cruz Mid County park with the lowest HOA fees. This quiet elevated lot in the park is surrounded by low-maintenance spacious mature landscaping providing privacy and garden views. Enjoy each sunrise and sunset, and the sounds of birds and ocean waves. Lovingly renovated bathroom, custom double-pane windows, tile counters, new modern appliances (range, fridge, microwave, water heater), energy-efficient light fixtures, flooring and paint. Easy walk to Arana Gulch, yacht harbor, beaches, various farmer markets, libraries, shopping, restaurants and the many events of Capitola and Santa Cruz.
Awesome Pleasure Point Triplex with Ocean Views. The perfect opportunity to buy your place in the heart of Pleasure Point with a couple great rentals. Also a great 1031 exchange opportunity. Upstairs is a one bedroom unit with a large back deck and ocean views. Downstairs is a super cute studio and two bedroom unit boasting large yards, outdoor storage and walking access to the back alley which takes you onto the Esplanade. The roofs were recently replaced and all units have full baths, indoor laundry and onsite parking. The property is steps to our beautiful Esplanade along the Pacific Ocean, The Hook, The Point, Jack's & all the other epic surf spots within Pleasure Point's World Surfing Preserve. You can also walk to all of Pleasure Point's cool surf shops, restaurants, boutiques and coffee houses, so cool. You are so close to the water you will be walking down to the ocean in your flip flops every day!!
A lovingly maintained cozy three bedroom home three blocks from the beach, 15 minute drive to UC, and just a short walk from Westside New Leaf market, Newly remodeled kitchen, low maintenance yard. Two Storage units in backyard for bikes, surfboards, etc. Laundry is located in downstairs bathroom. Kitchen is newly remodeled, and bathroom fixtures are also new. Carpet and LVP flooring throughout. Two bedrooms in back have balconies with sliding glass doors.