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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 in upper Westside. One of the last large sites in westside and near the University. At the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. Approx 1.97 acres nearly level, rear half slopes toward Harvey West by terrain heavily wooded with oaks/other trees. The home looks onto large open field w/complete privacy. 2,480 SF home built in 1950s, designed by internationally renowned architect Joe Esherick. 5 br/3ba, living room, dining area, kitchen + laundry room. Living room has lofty ceilings + expansive windows looking out onto greenery and acreage beyond the 1,090 Square feet of redwood decking. Features include wide-plank hardwood floors in the living room, brick fireplace, broad eve overhangs.Quality was good for the era, with wood shake siding and a crafted porch connecting the open-air carport and the home.The house is in need of major renovations, but still stands the test of time of a timeless design.The site is a zoned R-1-10, Single Family Residential 10,000 square feet minimum lot size.
118 Ortalon CIR
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,476 SqFt
  • 4.005 Acres
The price has been improved!!! Come see this Santa Cruz architectural gem with panoramic bay & city views!à This light-filled & charming Colonial Revival home near UCSC and downtown has many possibilities. Uses in recent years includeàprivate residence, work/live space, & a long/short term rental.àThe intelligent floor plan has an updated kitchen that opens to the DR with stainless steel appliances, white cabinets and butcher block countertops; there is a formal entry w/ grand staircase, and LR w/ arched fireplace. The house is spacious.ààAll 5 bedrooms have high coved ceilings and bay, city, or courtyard views; a soaring bonus attic space has w/even more elevated ocean views! Very private, tucked off of High Street on a large ý acre lot,  w/ a cottage-like garage, carport, and meditation room, and two view decks. Also includes an amazing attic space with vaulted ceilings and loads of potential!
410 High ST
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,334 SqFt
  • 0.498 Acres
This prime property on the upper side of Escalona Drive has incredible views of the city and the bay. Architect-designed and managed remodel will knock your socks off (in case the view didn't already). The interior spaces are modern, comfortable, and happy. The views from the front deck and house are breathtaking. The backyard is inviting and soothing. The house is perfect for enjoying alone and with your family, or entertaining guests. The single-car garage has a motorized lift for a second car.
818 Escalona DR
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,788 SqFt
  • 0.158 Acres
A vintage 4br, 2ba 2,771 sq ft home w/legal ADU on huge 7,000 sq ft parcel in a great Westside location. The original home was built in 1913 and is nestled on the high side of Escalona along a nice stretch of neighboring craftsman homes.  It combines the best of the old and new. Modern function fused with soulful arts and crafts charm. A major renovation was done in the 1990s and preserved lots of period details including: original sideboard, wainscotting, fir floors, doors, windows, trim, hardware and front sitting porch. Plumbing, electrical, roof, foundation & major systems have all been updated. Solar also added. Don't miss the 3rd story attic space w/front dormer. The private 1 Br, 1 Ba ground floor ADU has separate entrance & zen-inspired garden/sitting area. There's also a detached artist studio at the back of the deep lot nestled in a tranquil garden setting. There are lush grounds sculpted with low stone walls,stamped concrete walkways, native flowers and plantings.
416 Escalona DR
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,771 SqFt
  • 0.168 Acres
Amazing opportunity to own a fantastic property on Laurent Street in Santa Cruz. This home has been in the same family for generations. The charming Santa Cruz bungalow features newly refinished hardwood flooring, a brand new kitchen, and a new bathroom vanity. There's also an abundance of storage including a large attic space. The LEGAL detached guest unit is complete with a full kitchen and bathroom. There's also a large detached garage with three large storage areas inside as well as a full sized room on the second floor with it's own entrance. The 7,275 square foot parcel parcel backs up to Trescony Park, a popular community garden with a playground. Easy access to commute routes, UCSC, the coast, downtown, and walkable to restaurants and breweries.
417 Laurent ST
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,209 SqFt
  • 0.167 Acres
Opportunity knocks! A classic Westside Santa Cruz bungalow, centrally located near UCSC, this charming 2 bedroom, 1 bath home offers a great floor plan with spacious rooms. It includes a large living room with a big picture window and fireplace, a formal dining room with coved ceiling, a huge updated kitchen with breakfast nook, oak cabinets, granite counters, tile floors and gas stove. There are 2 big bedrooms and a generously sized bathroom with tub and dual vanities. There is also an inside laundry/utility room. There is an additional room in the back of the house that is partially constructed which would be a fabulous master suite when completed. There are hardwood floors, and some dual pane windows. Spacious backyard and detached garage. This home offers a wonderful opportunity for a contractor or someone willing to do some repair and renovation work. It has great investment/rental potential too because you have a premium location near UCSC and downtown Santa Cruz.
325 Van Ness AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,449 SqFt
  • 0.141 Acres
Imagine your private pied-à-terre at historic Piedmont Court with landscaped gardens and towering trees on a hillside in desirable Westside Santa Cruz. Minutes to Pacific Garden Mall and many eclectic restaurants, cafes and quaint shops. Two verandas to mingle, sip wine, eat al fresco at sunset, enjoy city lights and scenic views. Drift off to sleep in your spacious bedroom after catching final view of a star-filled night. Make lasting memories/relationships within a 55+ supportive community.
260 High ST 111
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 745 SqFt
  • 0.691 Acres

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