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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
Santa Cruz architectural gem with panoramic bay & city views!  This light-filled & charming Colonial Revival home near UCSC and downtown has many possibilities. Uses in recent years include private residence, work/live space, & a long/short term rental. The 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.  All 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 ½ acre lot,  w/ a cottage-like garage, carport, and meditation room, and two view decks. Owner has submitted for a 10K plus sf lot split application (w/ocean view) to create a 2nd buildable lot for potential family compound, 2nd rental property, or work/live space. Its pending and included in asking price.
410 High ST
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,334 SqFt
  • 0.498 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
Feel the embrace of the Japanese maples, native plants, and winding paths as you enter the fragrant front yard at this beautiful, single-level home. With mature fruit trees, a pollinator garden, fountains, patio, & garden beds, the 1/4 acre property is framed in greenery. Amidst the gardens is the lovely, single level home with lg windows, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, and skylights.  The 4 bedrooms are generously sized, the master bedroom has bath w/ oversized jetted tub, steam shower, and bidet! The 2nd master suite has separate entrance, and is perfect for guests.  Inside laundry, office space, formal dining, 2 fireplaces, and radiant heat are just a few of the additional details. The 700+/- square foot garage has finished walls, skylights, recessed lighting, and attic space. Outside there is room to roam, plant, enjoy the birds and butterflies that flock to this haven. Walk to Pogonip, Westlake Pond, & UCSC. Easy access to DT Santa Cruz, beaches, farmers markets & eateries.
1244 Laurent ST
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,700 SqFt
  • 0.282 Acres
Upper West Side. Quiet Street. Westlake School. Single Level Family Home. This is a very charming and well maintained, single level, California Ranch Style Home. The house is Approx. 2100 Sq Ft on an almost 9,000 Sq. Ft. lot. There are 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, a formal Living room, and a formal Dining room.  The Kitchen/Family Combo Room has sliding doors leading out to the private back garden and the swimming pool area. There is also a large bonus room which has been used as an office and 4th bedroom. There are real Oak Hardwood floors throughout the house. The water heater, washer & dryer, utility sink, and tons of storage cabinets are located in the 2 car garage. The back yard is fully fenced with locking gates.
123 Ross ST
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,100 SqFt
  • 0.204 Acres
Premier Westlake location with shared pond in backyard. First time on market in over 50 years. Single level 3 bedroom 2 bath home with attached 2 car garage. Needs updating but a special place to raise a family.
232 Majors ST
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,940 SqFt
  • 0.310 Acres
Lovingly cared for, single level home, located in the prestigious Westlake neighborhood on Santa Cruz' Upper West Side.  Close to UCSC, Westlake Park, Pogonip, farmer's markets, and an easy jump to Silicon Valley or Monterey.  Walk to top-rated Westlake Elementary School.  The home features fireplace, newer roof, dual paned windows, and ample storage space.  The kitchen is open to the family room/dining area and boasts granite countertops, built in china cabinets, and newer appliances.  The bright and sunny, fully fenced back yard has room for entertaining, gardening, lawn games, and barbecues for a crowd!  Take this opportunity to live in the neighborhood you always dreamed about
257 Sheldon AVE
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,474 SqFt
  • 0.170 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
Close your eyes for a moment and imagine your own private pied-a-terre nestled among landscaped gardens, towering trees, on a picturesque hillside in Westside Santa Cruz. Within minutes from charming Pacific Garden Mall with its eclectic restaurants, quaint shops, cafes, theater...
260 High ST 111
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 745 SqFt
  • 0.691 Acres

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