The median home value in Santa Cruz, CA is $1,215,000.
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 $1,215,000.
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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Welcome to the highly sought-after 55+ community of Villas of Santa Cruz! This resident-owned/co-op park shows pride of ownership and boasts a low HOA fee. Enjoy the community pool and clubhouse or take a short 1015-minute walk to the beach. The home features 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, with approximately 1,440 sq ft of living space. Built in 1976, this home has been well-cared-for, and has updated plumbing, furnace, and water heater. Put your own personal touches to make it your own or replace with a brand-new home. The desirable floor plan is open and spacious with separate living and family rooms and a large primary suite. The large kitchen has excellent storage, an updated cooktop. breakfast bar and plenty of counter space. This home also features an inside laundry area and a covered deck for outdoor living and entertaining. The large lot is south facing with lots of sunshine and room to garden. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to own a home in such a wonderful community!
Welcome HOME to Hip and Happening 38th Avenue in Santa Cruz! You will enjoy your 3-bedroom, 2 bathrooms at 1255 38th Avenue Space #68 which is well maintained GEM of a Manufactured Home. Enjoy the Pleasure Point lifestyle where you are close to beach, world class surfing, shopping, restaurants, and so many life conveniences! Delight in this corner location surrounded by a tropical garden oasis that is light and bright for your move in ready living pleasure! Inside the home the appliances are all shiny and new including a beautiful new stainless stacking washer and dryer, recently new floor installation and re-painted throughout inside including the addition of new light fixtures and ceiling fans! Be the lucky new owner in this all age park and fantastic location!
Welcome to Misty Ct in the coveted Carbonera neighborhood conveniently located to an easy commute route. Short drive to beaches, Scotts Valley and Los Gatos in less than a half hr. This large contemporary styled home has 4 large bedrooms 3 full baths with a huge downstairs bonus room that could be a 5th bedroom. All house attic fan. Primary bedroom suite is oversized with a large walk-in closet, a stunning bath with soaker tub. Laundry area conveniently located upstairs. Open floor plan through kitchen, dining and family rooms with a dazzling gas fireplace. Gourmet kitchen with SS appliances, granite countertops, induction cooktop, wood floors on lower level and a huge food pantry. 3 car garage for the car lovers or just lovers of extra storage capacity. Pre-wired for electric car charging and off street parking for 3+ cars. Irrigation system with auto rain shutoff. Great spaces front and back for bbq's, dining, drinks and family fun. Dog run and room for veg garden. Don't miss this 1.
Welcome to 2111 Jose Ave, The Cozy Home of Santa Cruz! This inviting single family home has been beautifully updated and is ready for you to move in. Perfect for a starting family or small size family, this home offers an open concept layout that feels both spacious and comfortable. Enjoy brand new kitchen cabinets, countertops, and backsplash, plus a new bathroom. Almost everything you see here is new and waiting for a new family to make memories in. Come see this home today and make it your own!
This beautifully remodeled townhome is located in the heart of Santa Cruz, walking distance to all the local amenities, beaches, yacht harbor, parks and tons of fabulous restaurants. Spacious living room / dining room that opens up to a serene private deck. Relax and enjoy views of the green belt and lovely trees. You will love the large, remodeled kitchen with newer designer cabinets, stunning quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. This townhome offers premium vinyl plank flooring throughout and plush carpet in the two generous bedrooms, one with a large walk-in closet. The remodeled bathroom offers newer dual sink vanity with quartz countertops, tub/ shower with marble surround and marble floors. The complex is very well maintained and offers shared open space with a raised veggie garden and covered / assigned parking.
Duplex in Seabright, nice corner lot off on Owen and Hall St. Each side has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1 car garage, fenced in front & backyards with t shed. Parking in front of the property, sits on a corner lot. Unit A has laminate flooring throughout and windows are just a year old. Bonus room off the living room with barn door, and separate laundry room. Unit B has bonus room off the kitchen, windows were replaced a few years ago. Easy access to restaurants, shops, the Harbor and BEACH. Both units are occupied, you must have an appointment to see
Excellent downtown location with no common walls! This pet friendly end unit boasts an updated kitchen and bath, lots of natural light, a 2 car tandem garage, gated secure access, and easy access to HWY 1 and 17. The open kitchen offers stainless steel appliances, under cabinet lighting, quartz counter tops, and modern tile. Laminate wood floors and a gas fireplace make for a cozy living room with a view of the private deck. The bath offers a tiled shower with tub and updated counter and cabinets.Common areas include a heated pool, barbecue area, a small lawn for pets, and secure access to the San Lorenzo River trail. All within walking distance to coffee shops, restaurants, and shopping. Or jump on a bike and take a short ride to miles of quality trails in historic Pogonip, lower Henry Cowell's State Park, or cruise to the beach and boardwalk.
Enjoy the Santa Cruz lifestyle in this fabulous 4-bed sunny Seabright home inviting magnificent unobstructed ocean, river & iconic boardwalk views! Original "Builder's Unit" & most prominent of the 24 condos nestled on a lush, beautifully landscaped private gated enclave. The nearly 3,000 SF interior & sprawling wrap-around deck are ideal for entertaining. Vaulted ceilings & large picture windows create a bright airy feel in the main living area seamlessly combining kitchen, living, dining, & family rooms. Roomy top floor primary suite includes separate office, sitting area, jetted tub, water closet, 2-sink vanity, stall shower, walk-in closet & french doors leading to deck w/ ocean views. Three additional bedrooms; the largest, a 18' x 15', ideal for a bunk room/game room. Shared bath & sizable laundry room round out the bottom floor. There are two 1-car garages. Walk to Ocean View Park, local beaches, Boardwalk, Harbor, La Posta, Seabright Deli, Verve, Shoppers, Whole Foods & more!
PASTURES OF PLENTY in the heart of Bonny Doon. Open, sunny, useable 1+ acre parcel with single level ranch style home. Return to the land to grow a garden, putter in the huge workshop/garage, work at home, or pop on down to the North County beaches for surfing, lunch or sunset views. Family room opens to the kitchen with ample cabinets, numerous wood cutting boards and a chefs stove. Separate walk-in pantry, formal or casual dining area. Classic ranch style floor plan with large bedrooms/bathrooms down the hall. The attached garage shop is full of cabinets, benches and a private room for an office. Detached out buildings include am oversized shed and a small building for the private well. The meadow below the house is on the property. It has never really been developed and awaits your imagination. This is a rare Bonny Doon offering; first time on the broader MLS market. It is special to find a Bonny Doon property with all these features. The price reflects deferred maintenance.
Livable beach home in GREAT location. Located on a wide street with almost no traffic, just a few steps from the start of Bethany Curve Greenbelt Park & walking trail. Enjoy leisurely strolls to West Cliff Drive without surfers or walkers parking in front of your house! This vintage 2 BR classic beach bungalow on a 7,200+ ft. parcel is a semi-polished diamond in the rough. Refurbished about 15 years ago, then rented for the past 4 years, it is certainly move in ready. If you choose to improve the house or grounds, there is a world of upside potential! Senate bill 9 may allow a lot split or the adding of a duplex. Building an ADU might be an option, or adding footage to the existing home. The parcel would accommodate a LOT of increased living space. Certainly more gardens, expanding the bluestone outdoor patio, adding fruit trees and a hot tub would be wonderful. Let your imagination run wild! Buyer to confirm code compliance of all plans before purchase! Tesla EV charger in place.
This charming 1940s, single level home has a side yard and fenced-in patio as well as a 2 car garage. The Monterey Bay is visible from the kitchen window, primary bedroom deck and the yard. With 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, vintage tile, gleaming hardwood flooring, a skylight, a fireplace and an undeniable Santa Cruz vibe, 311 Tanner Heights Drive is a classic gem of a home. Tanner Heights Drive, the "best street in Santa Cruz" according to residents, is a private loop street with close proximity to town yet offering serenity akin to country living.
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Updated home, California Living location in coveted Carbonera Estates , 4bdr/3bath Mid-century modern style home.Big light & Views Cultivated Zen 1/4 acre of mature Japanese landscaping. 2 Primary Suites, one downstairs, one upstairs.Open beam ceilings Updated Chefs Kitchen w/Top appliances Black Leather Granite Counter tops,Pantry, Island, Breakfast Bar,LED lighting Maple HW floors. Atrium style Entry with 28foot ceiling, Bifurcated Staircase w/wool carpeting. Home is nestled between DeLaveaga golf course & World Renown Pasatiempo Golf course. 1660 bottle Climate controlled Wine cellar. Upper patio w/Redwood grove for sunrise moments. Perfect commute location near Beaches & Mountains. House for Birdwatching-Stargazing. Miele appliances, Jeld-Wen casement windows, Hansgrohe shower systems Hush exhaust fans.Beautiful hardscape & stone work French drain & Sumps Shelving & Workbench in 2car garage Greenhouse & Rose Garden Extra parking European Rolling Shutters, Buyer to verify sq.ft.
Do you want a beach home? Enjoy the Santa Cruz lifestyle in this fabulous 2 bedroom, 1 bath home. Only 3 blocks from fabulous Seabright Beach, while the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor are also in the neighborhood. This charming beach bungalow is perfectly situated to make the best memories whether surfing, playing, dining, or entertaining in your massive garden area. This home offers the best of both worlds, is recently updated, and has a huge sunny lot with fruit trees, gardens, a shed, and privacy. The home has custom and designer updates from paint inside and out, Milgard windows, engineered "Artic Wolf" flooring, Bertazzoni gas stove, Haier refrigerator, Riverside light fixtures, Graber blinds, and moreNeighborhood mainstays including Linda's Seabreeze Cafe, Taramonti, Seabright Social and Verve Coffee Roasters. Enjoy this cute vintage surf bungalow as a vacation home or make this your full-time beach paradise home.
The beach life beckons from this comfortable 3 bedroom, 2.5bath, 2,153 sf home on one of the most coveted streets in the Twin Lakes neighborhood bordering Blacks Beach. They dont come up in this location very often so you better get your legacy beach house now. Only six houses in from the best and most secluded stretches of surf and sand along the Monterey Bay. Hear the waves, breathe the salt air and enjoy peeks of the ocean. Ditch the car and enjoy the stroll to the Harbor, Arana Gulch, Crows Nest, Farmers Market, Swim Center and plenty of great restaurants and breweries. This is an oversized 6,153 sf lot with nice privacy and plenty of room to grow. Large primary suite with sitting room, jacuzzi tub and private deck. Hardwood floors, stainless appliances, gas fireplace, two car garage, lots of additional parking and best of all - no beach traffic on the street! Come for a visit and stay for a lifetime!
A beautiful custom-designed 4br, 3ba, 3767sf home on a lush 16,000+ park-like parcel that backs up to a serene, surrounding greenbelt/open space area with an incredibly peaceful and private secret garden ambiance. Its all nestled at the end of an ultra quiet cul-de-sac right in the heart of Carbonera Estates. Just a short drive to some of the finest stretches of surf & sand on the California Coast & always quick on/off to Hwy 17 & the daily commute. Check out the soaring ceilings & huge windows that open up to tranquil views of nature. Enjoy a traditional indoor/outdoor lifestyle w/expansive dining & entertainment decks, raised garden beds & bountiful fruit trees. A flowing floor plan built around a central open kitchen/great room space that will seat 14 diners. Also a ground floor br & bath, well-appointed primary suite w/fireplace & private deck, separate dedicated office space & a 1,000 sf family room that offers endless options. Upgrades & amenities throughout including: stainless appliances, custom granite counters, cherry cabinets & built-ins, slate entry, anderson windows, on demand hot water, gas fireplaces & much more.
Looking for the perfect move-in-ready Beach Home? One of 2 custom "smart" homes built in 2007 just 10 houses to the ocean & near one of the best local beaches, Sunny Cove. Park your car, take a walk or get on your beach cruiser to nearby restaurants, coffeeshops, brewery, or the Farmer's Market to experience the beach lifestyle. The home has beautiful distressed walnut hardwood floors throughout, smooth walls, high ceilings, an integrated sound system & a Vantage one-touch lighting system. A reverse floor plan with 2 downstairs bedrooms, each with access to the backyard, a bath & a room currently used as a bunk room but could be a den/office. The kitchen family room has high vaulted beam wood ceilings, a delightful dining nook next to a cozy gas fireplace & doors to an outdoor expanded deck with retractable awning & built-in BBQ. The primary bedroom has a walk in closet & private balcony overlooking the backyard patio with lush tropical landscaping, a hot tub & outdoor shower.
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The Beach Bungalow you have been waiting for! 2 bedroom 1.5 bath with extra studio/guest unit in the fabulous Rockview location of Pleasure Point! Single level and well maintained, this home is perfect for entertaining and relaxing beachside! Outdoor shower, mudroom/storage, hot tub, ally access... this home has it all.
This centrally located luxury two-story penthouse is the perfect place to experience the heart of downtown Santa Cruz. With high ceilings and a fully stocked kitchen overlooking the dining and living space, it's ideal for hosting guests. The living area features a fireplace and an entrance to the private balcony- enjoy a cozy night in or host a lively barbecue. The primary bedroom has a huge walk-in closet, a luxurious ensuite, and French doors to the yard. Each extra bedroom has built-in wardrobes, while one has an ensuite. The complex also offers fantastic amenities, including a pool, workout room, secure underground parking for 2 cars, and high-speed fiber internet. You'll love being next to Pacific Garden Mall, with boutique shopping and dining options such as the indie Bookshop Santa Cruz and Zoccoli's Delicatessen a stone's throw away. This home has easy access onto Hwy 1 to Davenport or Monterey for a day trip while also being minutes from the Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Beach.
You will fall in love with this immaculate home filled with natural light and exquisite finishes in one of Santa Cruz's most desirable neighborhoods on the Upper Westside. This 3 bedroom + office, 2 bathroom home has it all. Upon entry, the beautifully refinished oak hardwood floors instantly greet you with a homey feel. The living room features built-in cabinets surrounding the wood-burning fireplace and a bay window overlooking the manicured front yard. The open-concept remodeled kitchen boasts custom-built cherry cabinets and quartz countertops. The dining area flows seamlessly into a sun-filled family room with french doors that lead to a patio and drought-tolerant expertly landscaped backyard. A spacious primary bedroom with direct access to the private backyard features a walk-in closet and an elegant ensuite bathroom with dual sinks, beautiful custom-built cabinets, and a large walk-in shower. Two other good size bedrooms, a double car garage with epoxy floors, and extra office space above the garage with peaks of the ocean! On top of all of that, you are in Westlake School District, close to Pogonip/hiking and biking trails, UCSC and the Westside's famous beaches, restaurants and breweries. You have to see it, to believe it!
Beautifu, clean l 2 bedroom-2 bath plus family room off kitchen with breakfast eating area, stainless cooktop, built-in oven. Spacious dining room/living area, separate laundry room with washer/dryer, plenty of storage. Elevator lift does NOT go with the unit. Located in a resident-owner 55+ park. Share in park of $59,000 is addition to purchase price paid upon close of escrow. Park has pool, clubhouse, activities, park-like common area, RV/boat parking, close to shopping, restaurants, Seacliff Beach and freeway. Low monthly dues. Agent does not measure the unit. Buyer to verify square footage.
Extraordinary Upper Westside property with expansive views of Monterey Bay and the City of Santa Cruz. Located on a cul-de-sac, at the end of a short street of just six homes, this home exudes charm and character. There is a pool, a detached two-car garage with a separate permitted office and solar on the roof, multiple decks to enjoy the views, and manicured mature gardens (both front, back, and side yards), which are landscaped for entertaining. The home's main floor features two primary suites, guest bedroom and bath, indoor laundry room, dining room, kitchen, and an extremely comfortable family room/ office. There are incredible vistas from the living room, kitchen, and family room. Each bedroom has its own entry door from the gardens. Upstairs are two bedrooms with stellar ocean views, a guest bath, and a den. This is a legacy property.
Extra large house and lot in the delightful Seabright neighborhood! Walk or bike to the beach, boardwalk without beach traffic. Linger in your backyard oasis, relax in the jacuzzi, have a drink at the bar while watching your favorite show or sporting event. Perfect all year, even on chilly nights with the built in heater for your comfort. Eat-in kitchen with custom bench storage, ample counter space, stainless steel appliances, heated tile floor. 3 spacious bedrooms & dedicated office that could be a 4th bedroom. Flex room with modern fireplace. The bright main bedroom suite has privacy, greenbelt views, walk-in closet, & 6' long bathtub. After a day at the beach you'll appreciate rinsing off in the heated outdoor shower. Whether you have a big family or invite lots of guests, there's room for everyone to enjoy each other's company in the great secondary rooms (approximately 15' x 13' each). The owned solar system helps offset the cost of Santa Cruz living. 2 car garage w/workbench.
Welcome to the Bay Crest properties, an exclusive community of eight oceanfront, single-family luxury homes that command unparalleled real estate on iconic East Cliff Drive. Inside, each custom floor plan is thoughtfully appointed: ocean views, hardwood floors, outdoor showers, 3 large bedrooms (each with an en suite bathroom), & kitchens that belong on magazine covers. This particular home features a modern farmhouse exterior, an open entertaining space, and a roomy ocean view patio. Upstairs, the primary suite enjoys some of the best ocean views in the house and a spa-like bathroom complete with a walk-in closet large enough for its own zip code. Insert yourself into this lifestyle: some of the best surf is just across the street, Pleasure Point shops are a few blocks away, & hopping on a Beach Cruiser will get you to Capitola Village, The Boardwalk, & beyond. Don't settle - be one of the first in decades to purchase a new construction, oceanfront home in Santa Cruz.
Great home centrally located in park. This home features remodeled bathrooms,remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances, bamboo floors, fresh interior paint, some new light fixtures, and lots of natural light. The master bath room has marble counter tops, and a huge, gorgeous new shower. The 2nd bathroom features a stand alone soaking tub, grey/white color tones in bathroom, with new vanity too. The laundry room is conveniently located off the kitchen, that has a door that leads to your carport. The sunroom has a wall of windows and is great for a hobby room, or just an area to relax, theres also a door that leads you to your side yard. DeAnza Mobile home park is like none other, amazing location, meadering streets, plush landscape, including a lagoon with a water feature, this all with walking distance to the beach. There is a large Clubhouse/kitchen, workout facility, jacuzzi, sauna, outdoor kitchen, and a fire pit, all oceanfront for your enjoyment. Space rent is $2727/month.
Amazing Architectural designed home built by Hal Porter Includes: Open floor plan, soaring ceilings, large rooms, abundant windows with views from every room, 10 skylights, sauna, impressive covered walkway entrance to the front door, water fountain and pond, 3 view decks and extensive hardscape throughout the grounds. Home features Brazilian Cherry wood floors, large living room with fireplace, formal dining room with view deck, huge family room with fireplace and wet bar. Open Kitchen has 2 pantries, 2 stove ranges, 2 ovens and 2 dishwashers and informal dining with view deck. Huge Master bedroom features soaring ceilings, extra large stone tile bathroom with private view window, soaking tub, double sinks and large shower plus giant walk in closet. The other two bedrooms are extra large with tall ceilings. Sauna and laundry are on 2nd floor. The grounds features redwood trees, various ornamental and fruit trees, vegetable garden. 10 min drive to Cowell Beach & 20 min to Los Gatos.
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