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East Santa Cruz Homes for Sale

East Santa Cruz, California is the district of the city located east of the San Lorenzo River. The community includes the various neighborhood between the river and the towns of Live Oak and Twin Lakes. Neighborhoods in the region include Lee Street, Prospectors Heights, Ocean’s 11, Grant Park, Villa De Branciforte East, East Morrissey, Central Park, Branciforte Avenue, Arana Gulch, Nolo, and Seabright. The district also includes the eastern part of the downtown area of the city lining the east side of the San Lorenzo River.

East Santa Cruz is composed of suburban neighborhoods in the upper and lower parts of the district and commercial developments along Soquel Avenue and the East Downtown neighborhood. Real Estate in the region like other parts of the city is diverse. There are several suburban single-family homes in many areas in the city. There are also various apartment and condominium developments, mobile home parks, golf communities, beach homes, and many more.

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  • Branciforte Plaza Shopping Mall

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Homes for Sale in East Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz beach living at it's BEST! This 2 level, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is a rare find with unobstructed breathtaking views overlooking the Monterey Bay. Originally built in 1946, it has recently been re-done top to bottom, complete with Seawall, brand new gourmet kitchen & appliances featuring marble countertops. Beautiful flooring upstairs & complete privacy with the downstairs boasting it's own entrance, wet bar, bedrooms, & lower deck. Low maintenance landscaping. Every room is light & bright & affords magnificent views from sunrise to sunset. If you enjoy the sound of surf & sea lions, watching whales migrate, or just the simple joy of rolling out of bed for a stroll along the beach, this is the property for you! Who needs to drive when you can walk to nearby breweries, charming restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, & boutiques. This happy home won't last long as California coastal property like this doesn't often become available. No need for vacation when you live here!
105 Seabright AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,620 SqFt
  • 0.242 Acres
This fabulous Yacht Harbor view home and adjacent parcel (APN#010-301-10) has been reduced by $500,000,making this the chance of a lifetime to own the most iconic property in Seabright.  The home boasts of designer touches throughout including marble counters, imported bath fixtures, original hardwood floors, and so much more.  The owners spared no expense with the "true" cobblestone driveway, imported brick patios, wood burning fireplace, outdoor kitchen AND a regulation size Bocce Ball court. Feel free to entertain large groups, or cozy up on your private courtyard.  What an opportunity!
528 Atlantic AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,322 SqFt
  • 0.264 Acres
Welcome home to the 100 block of Fourth Avenue, one of the most desirable locations in Santa Cruz with OCEAN VIEWS! This rare property has TWO separate homes & is only one lot from the sand making the possibilities endless. The original 1926 front home has been completely remodeled with new plumbing, electrical, windows, doors, bathroom & kitchen while keeping with the 1920's charm. The yards include picturesque gardens, multiple sitting areas & mature plants. Each home has a separate entrance, yard, parking & utilities. The front home has a very large master bedroom that can easily be converted back into 2 bedrooms. The rear home is a two-story 3 bedroom with 1 full bath and 2 half baths. This property was featured in a national Home & Garden publication and receives an abundance of admiration from passerby's who stroll by enjoying the experience of visiting this special beach side location. Literally feet from Seabright Beach.
113 4th AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,658 SqFt
  • 0.134 Acres
OMG Blink and you will miss it ! Every visitor agrees THIS IS an AMAZING property ! Now Priced Amazingly down $200K from original list !Don't miss this ! 3 Detached Homes (Multi Use Compound great separation of space) on breathtaking 12,589 Sq Ft Garden Parcel in coveted SEABRIGHT It's not too late to make this your "Summer Vacation Location" and enjoy Endless Summer lifestyle all year long ! Easy commute (approx 1 hour from Apple & Google) yet Private.This is the Lifestyle so many Dream of !!! Slip into shorts & flip flops,walk/bike to pristine Beaches,Boardwalk,Harbor,stroll back thru village for coffee,burger,or a brew.Walk to Harbor for Sunset Sail, Fishing, or Surfing ! Beautiful Hardwood Floors,New Carpet, Paint, Windows,Quartz Counters, Sinks, Furnaces. Cottage A is Single-level 2 BED/2 BATH w/Basement/Laundry,Cottage B designed by UCBerkeley 2 BED/1 BATH w/laundry, Cottage C is Light-filled Studio w/Basement.Fenced Yard.Asphalt Driveway. Detached Garage.Sewer Laterals DONE.
509 Buena Vista AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,372 SqFt
  • 0.289 Acres
Tremendous Development Opportunity. 162 Hagemann consist of 3 separate parcels totaling approximately 27,400 square feet. All 3 parcels will be sold together. Developing all 3 parcels may provide potential for up to 5 single family parcels. Buyer to investigate. APN 011-041-35 has a large 2 story "duplex" currently used as a single family residence with 3 bedrooms/3 baths and detached garage/workshop. EZ walk or bike ride to Arana Gulch and Santa Cruz Harbor. Near businesses on Soquel Ave.
162 Hagemann
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,181 SqFt
  • 0.629 Acres
NEW DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE COME TOGETHER TO MAKE THIS UNIQUE SANTA CRUZ HOME. USE AS A LEGAL DUPLEX OR LIVE IN ONE UNIT AND HAVE A GUEST HOUSE OR A RENTAL. WOOD, STEEL AND STUCCO EXTERIOR, NEW WINDOWS AND DOORS, ALL NEW KITCHENS AND BATHS, TOP QUALITY APPLIANCES, FIXTURES, STONE WORK, FLOORING. NEW PLUMBING, ELECTRIC, INSULATION, DRYWALL, ROOFING, DECKING, FENCES, LANDSCAPING. BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM WORK THROUGHOUT. ALL WORK HAS BEEN COMPLETED WITH PERMITS. WALK TO BEACHES, ENTERTAINMENT, SHOPPING. EASY FREEWAY ACCESS. VERY QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD.
608 Pine ST
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,650 SqFt
  • 0.115 Acres
Prepare to be impressed...Located on one of the most coveted streets in all of Seabright, this quintessential beach house is just waiting for the lucky new owner to create their own lasting memories.  Rarely does an opportunity like this come along.  Every detail of the home has been painstakingly designed to embrace beach living at it's finest.   Find yourself just steps to Seabright Beach, Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor and many fine restaurants.  Relax and enjoy the sights and  sounds living in this unique area of Santa Cruz bring alive.
229 2nd AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,026 SqFt
  • 0.086 Acres
This special Townhouse with its beautiful harbor and ocean views is 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, with corner lot in the wonderfully maintained and serene gated community of Heritage Landing. You have direct access to the Yacht Harbor and a short walk to the beach. This property is clean and livable with a new deck (40k) all new windows and blinds plus new exterior doors (80k) this property has huge potential for you to make it your own. Master suite has large deck with ocean views. Listing Broker is related to the sellers.
98 Frederick ST D
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,032 SqFt
  • 0.055 Acres
Carbonera Estates ....Spectacular, ultra contemporary, custom home designed and built by Roy Horn. Dramatic very open floor plan with high ceilings, walls of glass,  glass insets in ceilings, no hallways, open railings. Distinctive design and quality features. Large bedroom and bath separate from others.  Home overlooks and opens to large private, parklike yard. Beautiful mature trees and landscaping, multiple decks, and spa. . Backs up to greenbelt area with the Carbonera Creek  running through.
210 Carbonera DR
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,142 SqFt
  • 0.345 Acres
Welcome to this attractive four bedroom, two & a half bath two-story home located in Carbonera Estates. It also includes a brand new, never lived in contemporary guest house. Ideally located for commuting & accessing all of the amenities Santa Cruz has to offer. The main home includes, new windows, new heating system, new carpeting, new garage door, contemporary stair railing & new countertops in the master bathroom and kitchen. There is a separate formal dining room, living room with fireplace & a bright family room with sliding door leading to the rear yard. Laundry area inside. Located on a private, large parcel with newer fencing and mature landscaping, ideal for relaxing and entertaining.  The guest unit has vaulted ceilings with exposed beams. An abundance of windows & light, an interior laundry area, a large bedroom with walk-in closet & sleek bathroom with neutral tile & European glass shower enclosure. The total square footage is 3,142+/- Main home 2,284 + guest house 858
309 Isbel DR
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,142 SqFt
  • 0.260 Acres
Views, privacy and a great commute location with a short distance to town, this home has it all. Functional floor plan with gorgeous vaulted open beam ceilings, tons of natural light and hardwood floors throughout.  Updated kitchen with granite counters, stainless steal appliance, convection microwave oven and pantry. Master suite retreat with walk-in closet, large double vanity frameless glass shower and NuHeat flooring.  Formal living and dining rooms on the main level and family room downstairs with a fireplace.  Laundry mud room with work space. Extensive decking and balconies and a newer 5-person Aria salt water spa with bluetooth speakers.  New fully owned 26 panel Attera solar system with emphases inverters.  Regulation sized tennis court in a tranquil setting ideal for multi-faceted lifestyles.
900 N Plymouth ST
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,025 SqFt
  • 2.090 Acres
YOUR FUTURE HOME TODAY  Nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac, you'll find the home you've been looking for. This innovative, 2 story, spacious, all-electric home was designed & built to encompass the best of Modern Living, Technology, & Energy Efficiency.  Smart Technology from the industry's leading brands are included in this newly constructed home. From the solar panels & windows, to the thermostats, you can enjoy the peace of mind that your new home is working hard & efficiently to save energy, costs, & promote healthy living.  High-performance All Electric energy-efficient appliances, Dual-glazed windows with low-e glass & Argon, Water-wise landscaping, LED lighting, Hybrid HP Water Heater, rooftop Solar Panels (owned, not leased),Bryant Heating & Cooling System, Electric vehicle charging conduit in garage.  According to Walkscore.com, 138 Dake Avenue has a walkability score of 87, meaning that Groceries, errands, dining, shopping & schools are all easily walkable.
138 Dake AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,377 SqFt
  • 0.155 Acres
Seabright Sweetie--- 3br/2ba home loaded with old world charm and warm wood finishes located on a quiet street just blocks from the beach. Lovely handcrafted southwestern style touches throughout. Cozy wood stove in the family room with a lovely view into the landscaped backyard. Large sunny lot with a wide stamped concrete driveway with plenty of room for a boat or RV. Oversized garage with high ceilings can easily fit 2+cars. Plus a bright, sunny legal 1 br ADU above the garage with a private entrance. The ADU features open beam ceilings, wood laminate floors, private deck and great views. House is 1553 sf. ADU is 640 sf.
916 Windsor ST
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,193 SqFt
  • 0.181 Acres
Gorgeous Ocean AND Mountain View Cabonera Estates Home! Spacious 3 bed home plus office and library w/great reverse floor plan. Large open gourmet kitchen with Granite tile, JennAir electric oven/convection microwave with downdraft gas stove top, Sub-Zero built-in fridge, and updated Bosch stainless steel dishwasher. Elegant separate dining room; every room in the high ceiling home is drenched in light from large windows; custom shades from Hunter Douglas. Large master suite has walk in closet, huge travertine bathroom with over-sized shower, double sinks and designed for privacy. Throughout the home you will find an abundance of build-ins, closets, book shelves and display spaces. Many updates, lightly lived in, and well maintained. Located perfectly in hill top Carbonera Estates; commuter-ready access to Hwy 17 with convenient access to downtown, harbor, beaches and other Santa Cruz local favorites. Views from spacious decks all around this beautiful home!
435 Isbel DR
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,582 SqFt
  • 0.149 Acres
LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION, THIS GREAT HOME BOASTS 4 BEDROOMS 3 BATHS, WITH APPX. 2,334 SQUARE FEET OF LIVING AREA (PER COUNTY RECORDS), WITH STEP DOWN LIVING ROOM WITH WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE, BRAND NEW CUSTOM KITCHEN WITH ALL NEW STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES AND ELEGANT CORIAN COUNTERTOPS, CUSTOM KITCHEN AND DINING AREA TILED FLOORING, ALL 3 BATHROOMS WERE COMPLETELY REMODELED WITH MODERN TOUCHES AND CABINETRY AS WELL ALL NEW PLUMBING FIXTURES AND LIGHT FIXTURES, OVERSIZED 2 CAR GARAGE  AND HUGE BACK YARD.
613 Park WAY
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,334 SqFt
  • 0.196 Acres
Class, comfort and a brand new gorgeous custom home. Spacious, luxurious, light, bright & airy with soaring ceilings, fine designer touches and superb craftsmanship.  High end appliances, materials and lighting. Steeple loft and second story decks.  You should see the innovative catwalk made of beautiful old growth redwood repurposed from the original 1991 church structure.  Bonus room, storage room & patio complete the picture.  Excellent location next to the "Miracle Mile" of the best bakeries, restaurants and shops in Santa Cruz.  Very pleasant, walkable neighborhood.  Up on the sunny Seabright bench yet close to the beach & downtown.  Landscaped with low yard maintenance in mind.
534 S Branciforte AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,196 SqFt
  • 0.044 Acres
Charming vintage style, single story bungalow with a legal ADU on a large lot. Two separate addresses and a one car garage with alley access and loads of parking. Live in one and rent out the other. High privacy fence with areas around yard to entertain, garden or relax. Main house has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. ADU is fully equipped with a bedroom and full bath.  Bonus studio on site. Need an office, art studio or yoga space? New stainless steel appliances, kitchen and bathroom remodeled, newer roof, newer sewer line, French drain, washer and dryer included. Buyer to verify exact square footage. Enjoy carefree living in Prospect Heights. Golf or mountain bike in the morning and head for a sandy beach walk in the afternoon. World class Yoga studios nearby. Close to highway, redwoods, harbor and fun eateries.  Comfortable and functional. Welcome home!
625 Marnell AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,130 SqFt
  • 0.165 Acres
Single level in the Seabright neighborhood of Santa Cruz. This home is a 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 1143 sq ft turn key property that features a private pool oasis backyard! Modern kitchen, two remodeled bathrooms, and original hardwood floors throughout. The home has been attentively cared for under current ownership w/ recent upgrades including the pool being resurfaced, pool pump replaced, and surrounding pavers laid. The bathrooms have been completely remodeled with new flooring, new sinks, largest claw foot tub available, & new glass shower doors. The list also includes plumbing and upgraded electrical outlets, new French Doors in main bedroom leading to backyard, new paint on front deck and new bench, new paint front door, new roofing above 2nd bath w/ revised slope/drainage, outside house freshly painted/gutters. 226 Buena Vista is a property that you will never want to leave. Show up for the weekend and park the car because everything will be a short walk or bike ride away!
226 Buena Vista AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,143 SqFt
  • 0.092 Acres
Is it living by the beach that you yearn for?  How about being walking distance to dining, the Yacht Harbor, and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk?  This lovely cottage is located  in the Seabright neighborhood on a quiet street.  Completely remodeled in 2011, it boasts of two bedrooms, one full bath, open beam ceilings,stained glass windows  and skylights galore.  Enjoy the outdoor space with flagstone patio, low maintenance landscaping and of course the required outdoor shower.  So why wait?  Make your dreams come true and own a piece of paradise.
106 Doane ST
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 850 SqFt
  • 0.042 Acres
Easy Beach Living in Seabright! Rare find just 12 houses from the sand & a stone's throw to the SC Beach Boardwalk. Classically & tastefully updated to include all the modern conveniences. Bamboo floors, tiled radiant heated floors in both bathrooms, double paned windows & 3 skylights. Cozy living room has surround sound and a custom wood built-in entertainment center & shelving for all your treasures. Kitchen features granite counter-tops & stainless appliances. Breakfast bar too! Dining area perfect tor 2 or a group of friends & family. Glass sliders open to a beautiful side garden. Open wooden staircase to 2 bedrooms, multipurpose room & office. Inside Laundry room, 1 car garage & street parking too.  Live in the most sought after neighborhood in the County. The Verve, Betty's Burger, Seabright Brewery, Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor & Seabright Beach are minutes from your home. Now is the perfect time to secure your niche in Beautiful Santa Cruz as spring approaches & days are longer.
308 Cypress AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,257 SqFt
  • 0.041 Acres

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