The median home value in Santa Cruz, CA is $1,300,000.
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 $1,300,000.
Approximately 41% of Santa Cruz homes are owned,
compared to 52% rented, while
7% are vacant.
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You may have been waiting for this lovely home. A great location, in a nine unit complex, near the Yacht harbor. One owner and perfectly maintained. There is an open floor plan. The living room, dining room and kitchen face the spacious and sunny, Timber Tech deck. The kitchen has quartz slab counter tops, an island, and newer appliances. Both the kitchen and bathrooms have been updated. A cozy wood burning fireplace highlights the living room. The bright primary bedroom suite has a deck facing the sunset. There is a one car garage and two extra parking spaces. Living in this central location, so close to the beach, with trails for walking and wheeling, is a dream come true.
Sunday, 2/5 1:00-4:00PM
This single level 3 bedroom, 2 bath Banana Belt home offers many possibilities. It is currently configured as a 2 bedroom, 1 bath house w/an attached 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit. The kitchen is light & bright & includes a laundry area. The primary bedroom offers a double closet & a full bath. The living room w/hardwood floors leads to a family room area w/skylight & a sliding glass door out to a spacious stone patio & private backyard. The one bedroom unit has hardwood floors, newer cabinets, counters & appliances in the kitchen, a full bath & a sunny bedroom. A bonus room w/partial bath, ideal for an additional living space or home office, features vaulted ceilings & skylights. There is a detached 2-car garage, storage building & a stately redwood tree. Situated in a highly walkable location, just a short stroll to Staff of Life, Lillians, Charlie Hong Kong, The Rio & more. A leisurely walk or quick bike ride will take you to the harbor, Seabright Beach & downtown. Photos coming soon!
Hidden Terrace is tucked away in a quiet & peaceful development of lovingly cared for homes, while being centrally located, in the heart of town, close to beaches, shopping & restaurants. The architectural layout offers an open living area w/ soaring ceilings & tranquil views of the complex park, from your private deck. The master bedroom on the ground floor opens to the private, fenced backyard, which has an exterior gate to the dog / family friendly park area. The master bath has a complete floor to ceiling remodel, decorated in cool hues of blue & green, w/ high end finishes. The second bedroom located upstairs w/ the cathedral ceilings, has 2 closets (one currently used as an office area) and a sweet full bathroom off the hallway. There is a spacious versatile loft getaway off the third floor, which could be a kids play room, office or yoga studio (possible 3rd bedroom). Bonus, 1 car attached garage (hard to find in Santa Cruz County). Hidden Terrace is a true hidden gem.
Thursday, 2/2 9:30-12:00PM
Welcome to 338 Union Street, right in the heart of Santa Cruz. This 2 bedroom 1.5 bath home is 983 square feet with a spacious yard. The second floor has two bedrooms with vaulted ceilings and a full bathroom. This contemporary-style home is light, lofty, and bright and has a beautiful indoor-outdoor flow. This home features a fully fenced yard and a flex space that could be used for an office, a gym, or a guest room. Easily accessible to downtown Santa Cruz, West Cliff Drive, the University of California Santa Cruz, Highway 1, Highway 17, bus lines, dining, shopping, and so much more. Come check out this beautiful oasis and make 338 Union Street your new Santa Cruz home!
Saturday, 2/4 11:00-3:00PM
Welcome home to this NEWLY renovated modern beautiful home w 3 full kitchens. 2354 & 2356 Felt Street, less than a mile to the ocean w 2/1 ADU nanny unit with separate entry and driveway at the back. Total 6 bedrooms and 4 full baths in an established neighborhood. You can have it as Triplex, all 3 units can have separate entries. The yard is functional and easy to entertain or just enjoy the serenity. Come live your beautiful life in Santa Cruz, minutes to shopping, downtown, ocean, beautiful Capitola & redwood, etc.
Saturday, 2/4 1:00-4:00PM
Do you want to know one of Santa Cruz's best-kept secret neighborhoods? Shelter Lagoon is highly desirable because it is tucked in between the nature park of Neary Lagoon with its floating walkways, West Cliff, and Downtown Santa Cruz. This elegantly remodeled townhome is situated in one of the best locations in the complex, between the pool and tennis/pickleball courts. Upstairs highlights mountain views out of the chef-quality kitchen that has stainless steel appliances, glass-opened cabinets, and rich wood finishes and floors. There are vaulted wood ceilings, a large skylight, custom lighting, full bathroom, and an open balcony and patio facing the sparkling pool. Downstairs features a large bedroom with radiant heated floors, a floating jetted tub, and a stylish main bathroom. In addition, you are just blocks from famous beaches, surf, and restaurants like Cowells, Lighthouse Beach, and Santa Cruz Wharf.
Saturday, 2/4 2:00-5:00PM
This stunning single-level home, hugged by a spacious wrap-around porch in Bonny Doon. Lovingly cared for and meticulously updated over 3 years, no detail was spared. Enjoy the large picture windows in the stately living room with a grand stone fireplace framed by vaulted ceilings. The kitchen is a chef's dream with ample quartz countertops, all stainless steel appliances, including double ovens and an extra bar sink, and an island and breakfast bar. Choose between two deluxe bedrooms, one with an ensuite, a huge walk-in closet with built-in cabinets, another with a walk-in closet, an ensuite with a tub and a double shower, and a private exit. The two other rooms are spacious. The deck offers countless spaces to enjoy the outdoors, with a pergola, many seating areas, and a private hot tub with plenty of room for parking, including oversized vehicles and a 4-car garage. Head to Felton for boutique shops and delicious dining, or follow Bonny Doon Rd down to gorgeous Bonny Doon Beach.
Super Sweet Manufactured Home just minutes to local beach's of Santa Cruz. Walking distance to Starbucks, Simkins Swim Center, Farmers Market. Just 5 min drive to Capitola Mall, Restaurants, Shops, Gas & HWY 1. Shoreline Estates is a 55+/45+ community with many amenities, including pool, clubhouse, ping pong tables, # 3 laundry rooms and meeting room. Home was built in 2006 and has been lovingly cared for. The flow of the home is great for daily living. Vaulted ceilings, Stone Fireplace, Custom Window Treatments, Wall to wall storage unit in first bedroom/den which offers a open lay out. Gorgeous Kenmore washer & dryer stay with the home. Master bedroom has nice view of the back deck. Back yard has lots of privacy and side yard is perfect for sitting outside to enjoy the great sunny days & climate of Live Oak. This property has it all, move in ready, great location, quiet neighborhood and very affordable. Welcome Home :)
Saturday, 2/4 12:00-3:00PM
This dreamy west-side home is fully turnkey and has been thoughtfully updated, emphasizing luxurious materials and increasing storage. This 2 bed/1 bath house is located on the very desirable west side Santa Cruz neighborhood. Excellent open floorplan with the kitchen overlooking the living room. Features also include gorgeous hardwood floors throughout and new dual-paned windows. The primary bedroom with the recently renovated cultured marble dual shower, new fixtures, vanity, and lighting. An entertainer's dream home with plenty of space for friends and family to join you while you dine al fresco on the stone patio and enjoy the professionally landscaped backyard. Or rinse off after a morning surf session at The Lane in the outdoor shower. Ample storage space thanks to a large shed and an easily accessible attic. The finished-out garage can be used as a WFH office, yoga studio, or whatever your heart desires! Plenty of driveways and off-street parking. Truly a must-see home.
Impeccable finishes in this newly updated 3 bedroom 2 bath home in an IDEAL location on a BIG lot! This home has brand new designer inspired updates with gorgeous appointments throughout! The open floorplan is bright and cheery with a living room and separate family room with canned lighting and custom light fixtures, wide plank hand scraped flooring, dual pane windows! Updated kitchen with shaker cabinetry, gorgeous quartz counters, stainless appliances, and special order hardware. The two baths are spacious and feature designer tile, black plumbing fixtures and functional and beautiful vanities! The front yard has a porch and a wonderful gardening area! The rear yard is HUGE with a rear shed. The 7,318 square foot lot MAY be big enough to allow an accessory dwelling unit. A few minutes stroll to the best of Santa Cruz/Capitola!: Pleasure Point and Capitola Beaches, the Capitola Mall, Movie Theatre, Restaurants, Trader Joes, Whole Foods, Shopping, etc...This place is a 10!
Single-story fixer-upper located near the beach and downtown Santa Cruz. The property zoning is RM, with possible potential for development that the buyer will need to verify. Large lot. Detached garage. Perfect for the handyman, contractor, developer, or investor.
Ocean front bluff property in the Golden Zone of Opal Cliff Drive. Original home lovingly cared for by current owners over the years. Nice sized lot for expansion or improvements. Photos coming January 20.........Showings by Appointment only.
Endless possibilities await at this inviting Carbonera Estates home with expansive views of DeLaveaga and a flexible floor plan to serve many lifestyles. You are welcomed by large windows bringing the outside in. There is a lovely dining room with fireplace, cheerful kitchen and a charming inviting living room - all with access to the upper decks. The main level features hardwood floors, three bedrooms and two full baths including a comfortable primary bedroom. The fourth bedroom and bath has its own private entrance, deck and views of the pretty backyard. The garden has been lovingly planted to attract hummingbirds and Monarch butterflies . This parklike setting hosts a 40 foot inground pool and spa surrounded by a stunning patio with built-in benches for your own private oasis. There is an attached two car garage & owner owned solar for electricity. The neighborhood is unmatched with a sunny climate, near beaches, popular restaurants, shopping and a fantastic commute location.
Saturday, 2/4 12:00-2:00PM
Stunning single level new construction with stack stone entry in the heart of Live Oak. This is one of four new homes in new subdivision with no HOA Fees. Property is located on a private cul-de-sac within another private cul-de-sac. Interior features include large spacious open floor plan, Monarch Verona engineered hardwood floors, large ten -foot quartz island complete with sit up bar, black stainless Z-appliances, custom cabinetry, and pantry. Other features include dual pane windows, 2 car garage, fenced backyard, lush second bath with dual sinks, and picturesque windows. The beautiful primary bedroom is complete with large walk-in closet, and spa like bathroom with separate soaking tub, separate shower, and dual sinks. Truly an amazing place to call home.
Beautifully updated modern mountain home on over 10 sun drenched forested acres! Open floor plan with high ceilings, multiple skylights and many windows bring the outside in. Fresh kitchen and bathrooms! 4th bedroom is an office/sunroom (no closet). Upstairs sitting nook. Cozy wood burning stove is perfect on those rainy nights. Front and rear decks are a great place to enjoy quiet meditation or BBQ with family and friends. Tons of sunshine and privacy! Some usable outdoor spaces create unlimited possibilities. The current owners previously had horses and goats here and were active in 4H. Large lighted basement has a workshop space. There is a private outdoor area near the water storage tank that has water and electricity. Perfectly located to enjoy quiet mountain life while just minutes to town, restaurants, shopping, schools, hiking, dog park, golf, and Santa Cruz Beaches. Easy to get to freeways and Bay Area or Monterey/Carmel. Don't miss this one of a kind mountain getaway!
Attractive 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath Woodland Heights Townhome/Condominuium. Perfect Mid-County located between 41st Ave and Dominican Hospital. This two story home has kitchen, dining area, living room with fireplace, and 1/2 bath on the first floor, then two bedrooms and two full baths on the second level. The location is perfect for freeway access, dining, shopping and other fun things. The home has not been updated, It is occupied by the owner, not rented.. The owner has taken meticulous care of this property.
This is a wonderful updated home. The main floor boasts an open floor plan from the entrance into the the kitchen and living room areas. The unit has two large down stairs bedrooms and three smaller bedrooms upstairs. There is a large bonus room and then a nice office nook on the 2nd floor. The home is situated on a wonderful sunny lot just under an acre. Enjoy the multiple fruit trees and the ability to grow almost anything in this banana belt area.
Mattison Gardens Complex is home to this 2-story townhome, contemporary in style with a modern-day twist. 3 bedrooms with 1.5 bathrooms, theres plenty of space for everyday living. Bonus is the attached single-car garage and private backyard space. Enjoy morning coffee, afternoon BBQs or unwind in the evenings on the patio. Chanticleer Park is nearby AND youll be centrally located around area businesses, shopping, and a selection of dining establishments.
A truly unique property like no other in Santa Cruz. So much to offer; an awe-inspiring redwood ring made up of towering redwood trees, a large patio that overlooks the creek meandering across the property, beautiful rock walls that make the landscape of this property ultra-unique, lovely water fountains, landscaping with aromatic blooms, and 30+ fruit trees around the property. A great place for entertaining and outdoor events. The large and open kitchen is central and fully connected to the rest of the living space. Large and open living room with beautiful hardwood floors and views showing off the outdoors. A large ensuite with heated floors, its own fireplace, and large bathtub, huge shower and walk-in closet. The other bedrooms are well-sized as well as one with its own bathroom and the other with close access to the guest bath that includes the second jetted tub in the house. Great location being only minutes from Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley with a country feel.
Located on Schwan Lagoon just a short stroll from Santa Cruz's picturesque beaches, this contemporary Mediterranean masterpiece provides a luxurious oasis you may never want to leave. The single-level home boasts an impressive list of features including 4 bedrooms, 4 full/2 half bathrooms, over 5,200 SqFt of warm, light and bright living space, a full sized swimming pool, jacuzzi, and an elegant primary suite with a stylish bathroom and an incredible walk-in closet. The gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream, with state-of-the-art appliances, a large island, breakfast bar, coffee bar, and dining area. Other highlights include a 4-car garage, two bonus rooms for home offices or versatile use, full-house generator, beautiful travertine and hardwood floors with hydronic heating, smart home lighting, sound, and security systems, full outdoor kitchen, firepit, fenced dog run, lush gardens, and an expansive yard with plans for a guest house overlooking the lagoon.
Welcome to Harbor Walk at Swan Lake, this wonderful complex is located just a few blocks from the beach! Condo highlights include quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and a large bedroom walk in closet. This is one of 5 units in the complex that has their own bike locker. This quiet, pet friendly complex has resort like amenities including a heated year round pool, gym, clubhouse, BBQ and picnic table areas that back up to Schawnn Lagoon. All of this located just a short stroll to the Harbor, Live Oak Farmers Market, restaurants, breweries, coffeeshops and more!
This lovely Measure J apartment is in the center of the Live Oak neighborhood blocks from Hwy 1 and Soquel Ave for ultimate convenience. This spacious apartment's thoughtfully designed kitchen with ample storage, counter space, and a roomy double sink that overlooks the living area. The living space has sun streaming in from the grand picture window and plenty of room to invite visitors. The large bedroom has a thoughtful built-in closet and a grand picture window. Senior Community 62+ with multiple communal spaces are available, with a community room and a garden. Plenty of parking in the large lot! Head down 7th ave to the local favorite beach Sunny Cove to enjoy the surf, sand, and stunning sunsets. Nearby Capitola Mall, Trader Joe's, Safeway, and CineLux, for chores and entertainment! With Hwy 1 right there, head into downtown Santa Cruz or Los Gatos with ease, or take a leisurely day trip to Monterey Bay.
Just four blocks from Seabright Beach this coastal cottage is full of stylish upgrades including the kitchen, bathrooms, roof, windows, flooring, plumbing and electrical. Located in the highly sought-after Seabright neighborhood, the floorplan is a raised single level consisting of 2+ bedrooms including an extra bonus room for an office or bedroom, and 2 fully remodeled bathrooms. The garage could potentially become an ADU or hobby studio, home office, playroom, meditation studio, or yoga/fitness room! Seabright is known for its vibrant restaurants and amenities along with incredible walkability to Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and of course...the BEACH!! Cayuga Street is one of the widest in all of Santa Cruz and this home offers 3 additional off-street parking spots. Cayuga was an original street in the old streetcar system from over a century ago. Living the beach town lifestyle is here and waiting for you!
Magnificent Pasatiempo Estate. This gated 3BR/4BA home is located on almost 2 acres and is just a chip shot away from the 4th and 5th fairway. Construction was completed in 2015 and no expense was spared. Entering the home you will find Blomberg windows,Waterworks faucets, beautiful french oak floors throughout and vaulted ceilings in LR and DR. ,The primary suite features a large bedroom with sitting area, fireplace, two separate bathrooms, and an upstairs family room with a private office and view deck. The kitchen features Quartz counter tops, six burner Viking range and subzero refrigerator, and floor to ceiling cabinets which any chef would be envious of. The hardscape features an outdoor fireplace with plenty of room for entertaining. Enjoy sitting there with tranquil views and no freeway noise.There is room for a pool and the potential to add an ADU. Pasatiempo also offers a world class golf course, and for a nominal fee, a community pool and tennis courts for residents.
New price! Completely remodeled home in 2002, w/ attention to detail situated on the lagoon, w/ beautiful views of the walking trails,bridge,pond/fountain & distant oceanviews!Perfect to enjoy sunsets & great afternoon sun.The floor plan has an oversized living room, gas fire place,bookshelves,dining area & open kitchen, w/ an Island to enjoy the lagoon views.The kitchen has plenty of counter space,tile counters & an Island,to entertain family & friends,maple cabinetry,stainless steel sink & fireplace nearby!The bedrooms & bathrooms are good size too.The laundry room is equipped w/ washer/dryer,included in the sale.You will love this home,fresh creamy white paint in the main living areas,new flooring in kitchen/dining & entry.Lots of storage & jacuzzi tub.This is an amazing park situated on the Pacific Ocean,enjoy the year round heated swimming pool,Clubhouse,workout facility,hot tub,sauna,outdoor kitchen & more,for your use as an owner in this amazing park!Monthly space rent is $3780.