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Westlake, Santa Cruz, CA Homes for Sale

Westlake is an ideally located residential neighborhood between University of California Santa Cruz Campus and Downtown Santa Cruz, California. Residents living in the area have easy access to nearby parks, schools, shopping malls, and most business districts in the city. Residents have a relatively short drive to the many beaches in the region and they can enjoy the benefits of quiet suburban living. If you are in the market for a convenient home in the heart of the city, Westlake is an excellent neighborhood to move into with your family.

Real Estate in the neighborhood is primarily composed of single-family homes while there are also luxury residential properties and low-rise condominium developments available for buyers looking for a new home in the region. Suburban homes in the area are lovely residences with multiple bedroom and baths. These properties have custom-built designs, beautiful architecture, and spacious home lots. Features in these properties include a walk-in closet, fireplace, stainless steel appliances, and more. Some homes also have solar panels or private swimming pools that add to the overall value of the property.

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Homes for Sale in Westlake, Santa Cruz, CA

4.05 Acres upper Westside. One of the last large sites in near University.  Approx 1.97 acres nearly level, remainder slopes toward Harvey West with oaks/other trees. Home looks to large open field w/privacy. 2480 SF home built in 1950s, designed by renowned architect Joe Esherick. 5 br/3ba, living room, dining area, kitchen + laundry room. Living rm has lofty ceilings + expansive windows looking onto greenery + acreage beyond 1090 SF of decking. Features include wide plank hardwood floors in living room, brick fireplace, broad eve overhangs.Quality was good for the era. The house needs major renovations, but stands the test of a timeless design. Zoned R-1-10 DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY. SEE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT LAND in MLS for info and/or contact agent.
118 Ortalon CIR
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,476 SqFt
  • 4.005 Acres
Stunning craftsman style Victorian located in the desirable lower Escalona Neighborhood. This home features, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms plus a legal attached one bedroom accessory dwelling unit, for a total of 2,571 sq ft, plus a carriage house and detached artist studio. A major renovation in the 1990s upgraded the foundation and systems but preserved the original details: fir floors, coffered ceilings, wainscotting, five panel doors, trim, hardware, enclosed sun room and porch. 6.2 Kw owned solar installed by Alterra in 2016. Huge attic space for storage with dormer and basement storage area. The lush landscaping, stamped walkways, flagstone, rock wall and grounds on this large south facing lot maximize the benefits of this warm micro climate tucked just out of the prevailing sea breeze. Incredibly convenient location is only minutes to Downtown Santa Cruz, UCSC, beaches and Highway 17. This home is ideal for large families, multi-generational living or working from home.
416 Escalona DR
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,571 SqFt
  • 0.168 Acres
Private, safe community in a magical forest setting on the Upper-Westside? This hidden enclave is a secret kept even from locals. Play basketball in your private cul-de-sac, walk to the Pogonip, or ride the world-class mountain bike trails that are LITERALLY in your backyard.   The living and dining-rooms open to an entertainer's deck. The remodeled kitchen, at the heart of the home, is encircled by the breakfast and bar area, family-room, and laundry room w/office nook. Pocket doors offer the best of open-concept living, with the option to create intimate spaces.   Refinished hardwood, new carpet, fresh paint, new light fixtures, switches, and receptacles give it that new house smell. Rare three car-garage allows room for cars, toys and a workshop.  Expansive master suite w/vaulted ceilings, & extra large walk-in closet. Second and third bedrooms have beautiful views and access to an exterior balcony. Walking distance to Westlake, Santa Cruz's highest rated public elementary school.
116 Limestone LN
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,335 SqFt
  • 0.065 Acres
Desirable West Side Santa Cruz location. Custom homes in the neighborhood. Convenient access to Hwy 1, Hwy 17, shopping, services, 45 min. commute to the Silicon Valley and Bay Area. Schools nearby: UCSC , Santa Cruz High, Mission Hill Middle School, Bay View Elementary. Home has 3 Bed, 3 Bath and Office w/ closet. Ocean peek views from balconies. Yard low maintenance mature landscaping. New roof 2012, paint inside and out. Repiped plumbing throughout and new sewer to street.
520 Escalona DR
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,112 SqFt
  • 0.188 Acres
Historic Building built 108 years ago & still beautiful!  Only 2 - 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms out of 26 apartments. Number 103 is 1 of them with  extra bonus of being on the 1st floor plus no common walls. Massive windows throughout provide views to the gardens & lawn area. Freshly painted & new wall to wall carpets in bedrooms and gleaming laminate wood floors. High ceilings &  wood mouldings. Kitchen has tile counters & lots of wooden cabinets. Living Room is large but comfy with tons of light streaming in!  Grand entry and historic lobby with a grand piano, glass chandeliers, carved arches & even a dining room, courtyard and fountain. There's a garage, workshop, laundry facilities, optional social activities, bike and personal storage area & more. So convenient to downtown (staircase at end of the street - only steps away), bike ride to the beach, bus stops close by & more. Owners can be any age to purchase but residents (at least 1) must be 55+. 1 small pet allowed too. All cash only.
260 High ST 103
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 956 SqFt
  • 0.691 Acres
Impeccably turn-key, this upscale Westside pied-a-terre could also be a great rental unit. Rare modern-meets-period end-unit in the historic Piedmont Court, it's richly updated throughout: Gleaming wood floors, fresh paint, thick crown molding, granite, stainless steel and travertine. High ceilings and large windows draw in light. Views of lush, treetops and the west garden. Gorgeous bathroom! Dues decreased by 15% to $780 in 1/21. New roof 2020. New courtyard early 2021. New solar hot water system Fall 2021. Embrace a local lifestyle: Stroll downtown, ride a bike to the beach, walk a block to two bus stops and the Abbey Cafe. The charismatic grounds are a sanctuary where you can find gardens, verandas, an informal community, a workshop, etc. There's a garage, extra storage, a guest room ($25/night), an elevator to the ground floor, free internet and the HOA dues cover most everything. Owners can be any age to purchase though residents (at least one) need to be 55+. Desirable rentals!
260 High ST 209
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 539 SqFt
  • 0.880 Acres

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