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Aptos, CA Homes for Sale

Aptos is an unincorporated urban area in Santa Cruz County, California. The town is approximately 10 miles east of the city of Santa Cruz. The beachfront community has a land area of 6.4 square miles with mostly residential subdivisions highlighting the Cabrillo College Campus situated in the center. Homes in the region serve as a wonderful bedroom accommodation for workers and professionals in the metropolitan area as well as for the students of Cabrillo College and their families. Residents can enjoy the super convenient amenities found throughout the city including the lovely beaches located south of the neighborhood. Aptos has a beautiful coastline facing the Pacific Ocean and it provides the families living in the area with an excellent place to visit for sightseeing or even just to spend some time together.

Real Estate in Aptos is custom-built single-family homes along with luxury residences in suburban subdivisions plus a few neighborhoods in the mountainous areas found just north of the community. These properties typically have custom architecture and designs that allow home buyers to pick a property that best matches what they are looking for in a home. Prices of houses in the area vary greatly even for homes within the same street. If you plan to buy a house in the community, our team can help schedule home visits for you to check out the properties available for purchase in Aptos, California.

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Homes for Sale in Aptos

Destiny Coyote Ranch...Five years in the making, a spectacular design of nearly 7,000 square feet by renowned architect, John Blackburn, bestows the finest of materials, huge timbers exquisitely crafted, river rock meticulously fitted, a magnificent home on 80 acres in a hidden valley with panoramic views of the Aptos hills, and with it a world-class equestrian complex and stables.The living room and dining are grand; the chefs kitchen, an open design with a large center island, state of the art appliances and a large walk-in pantry. The master suite, on the first floor, offers a vaulted open beam ceiling, a stone-crafted fireplace, steam shower and copper soaking tub. There are three additional en-suite bedrooms upstairs. On four separate parcels, enjoy orchards, vineyard, 8-stall show barn, 3 arenas, cleared riding trails, farm to table garden, near the Corralitos Wine Trail, short drive to Silicon Valley, Monterey, Carmel & just down the hill to sugar-sand beaches of Santa Cruz.
164 Pleasant Valley RD
APTOS, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 6,919 SqFt
  • 80.660 Acres
Destiny Coyote Ranch...Five years in the making, a spectacular design of nearly 7,000 square feet by renowned architect, John Blackburn, bestows the finest of materials, huge timbers exquisitely crafted, river rock meticulously fitted, a magnificent home on 80 acres in a hidden valley with panoramic views of the Aptos hills, and with it a world-class equestrian complex and stables.The living room and dining are grand; the chefs kitchen, an open design with a large center island, state of the art appliances and a large walk-in pantry. The master suite, on the first floor, offers a vaulted open beam ceiling, a stone-crafted fireplace, steam shower and copper soaking tub. There are three additional en-suite bedrooms upstairs. On four separate parcels, enjoy orchards, vineyard, 8-stall show barn, 3 arenas, cleared riding trails, farm to table garden, near the Corralitos Wine Trail, short drive to Silicon Valley, Monterey, Carmel &  just down the hill to sugar-sand beaches of Santa Cruz
164 Pleasant Valley RD
APTOS, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 6,919 SqFt
  • 80.660 Acres
AMAZING Ocean Views   This timeless contemporary home was designed by George Foy & Associates to complement the surrounding environment.  Extensive use of windows and high ceilings provide sweeping Monterey Bay Coastline Views of ocean and sand. This home was built on one of Seascape's prime lots on a prominent point allowing unobstructed views. The 1st floor has Lrg dramatic LR w/fireplace & a wall of windows overlooking the Bay, dining room, kitchen with large walk-in pantry, family room, and 2 en suite guest rooms.  All rooms have spectacular Ocean views. The office/fourth bedroom has a small blue water view.  The first floor also includes a laundry room and attached three car garage.The entire  second floor encompasses the Master Suite with gas fireplace, steam shower, tub, his and hers walk-in closets, dressing room and a separate sitting room, with ocean/beach views from every room in Master.
1114 Via Malibu
APTOS, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,700 SqFt
  • 0.265 Acres
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION! This luxury beach-front home is located in the coveted gated community of Rio Surf & Sands with world-class views and just steps from the sand. Est. completion Spring 2020. Limited opportunity to customize finishes. Ground-level consists of formal entry, 5-car garage, and elevator. The 1st floor can be closed off via double-sided locking door to create a separate 3-bed, 3-bath unit. Thoughtful design creates multi-generational family living. Master suite, guest en-suite bedroom & executive office are located on the top floor along with large open concept living area. Modern indoor/outdoor design with folding glass wall system allow for sweeping ocean views and deck access from every room. Bonus off-street parking for 7 cars make it perfect for hosting events, family gatherings, holidays and more! Additional opportunity for a family beach compound with the purchase of adjacent lot with approved plans for 4300+ SF home. True luxury coastal living on Beach Drive!
546 Beach DR
APTOS, California
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,377 SqFt
  • 0.307 Acres
Uncompromising detail & deliberate thoughtfulness best describe this rare masterpiece, situated just above miles of sandy beach on one of the most exclusive oceanfront locations in the Monterey Bay.  This single level beach home revolves around the magnificent ocean views sweeping from Santa Cruz to Monterey & beyond that are immediately captured upon entering the home. Completely reimagined & remodeled in 2010 adorned with perfectly paired art & furnishings, for the most discerning buyer, one with devotion to architectural & design excellence. The high ceilings, pristine finishes, precise lighting, & visual expanse create a dramatic interior environment that is seamlessly unified throughout the home. Enjoy panoramic sunsets overlooking the ocean, beach days filled with sunshine just steps from your front door, watch whales perform, pods of dolphins, & multiple species of sea birds. Create a legacy unlike any other where you can enjoy an unparalleled lifestyle for years to come.
1118 Via Palo Alto
APTOS, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,634 SqFt
  • 0.155 Acres
OCEANFRONT mid-century modern classic home nestled on a private 3.42 acre estate.Living,dining,kitchen & master all have breathtaking ocean views!Enjoy the magical sunrise&sunset.Large living room floor to ceiling windows showcase panoramic ocean views of the Monterey Bay.3 bed/2 bath,2118 sq ft, sounds of the sea, natural lighting & fresh ocean air epitomizes this single-story beach home.Master bath w/custom designed Italian tile,dual vanities &steam shower,private outdoor shower facing the ocean,gourmet kitchen w/Wolf cooktop & hood,SS appliances,quartz counters,bfast bar,open bright liv room w/fireplc+756 sq ft updated studio pool house w/kitchenette,full bath,PATH on PROPERTY leads through the woods &Borregas Creek,HIKE TO THE BEACH on your own property!nearby are miles of sandy beaches,remodeled village of Aptos,Capitola,UCSC,Cabrillo College,&minutes from fine dining,shopping,award-winning schools & Nisene Marks State Park.RARE opportunity to own private ocean front property.
755 Oakhill RD
APTOS, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,118 SqFt
  • 3.424 Acres
Beachfront home. As you wind down past the gated entry you emerge upon an enclave of private homes flanked by the Pacific Ocean with panoramic views from Santa Cruz to Capitola and the Monterey peninsula.  Tucked in to the northern end of Monterey Bay with miles of beach at your back door, the 16 home Potbelly Beach Club property provides an experience that is unparalleled in the County.   The unique location offers a pleasant microclimate and ideal conditions for water and beach activities.   24 Potbelly Road was custom built by the sellers in 1972.  The home exudes charm and character with vaulted ceilings, wood floors, a cozy fireplace and large windows to take in the ocean landscape.  Relax on the front deck just a few feet from the sands of Monterey Bay with miles of beach to explore.   With four bedrooms and three and ½ baths, the home makes for an ideal family beachfront escape.
24 Potbelly Beach RD
APTOS, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,871 SqFt
  • 0.277 Acres
Located in the private, gated Seascape Beach Estates, on one of the most coveted streets,  this is one of the finest homes in Santa Cruz County. Stunning sand and white-water views. Remodeled by Costa Bella Builders, and designed by Architect James Reed Stroupe. Vibrant paint colors and designer quality tile work used throughout. Beautiful wood floors, open beam ceilings, porcelain tile, high end carpets, custom cabinets ,solid wood doors, Dacor gas range, Subzero refrigerator and wine cooler, walk in pantry, laundry room with sink, instant hot water and much more.
195 Via Concha
APTOS, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,368 SqFt
  • 0.139 Acres
This location will never be repeated in Calif.  Ultimate Beach home luxury.  Private Gated community, bottom row of Luxury homes on the beach in Aptos/Seascape area.  Big wide enchanting ocean views from the large 3rd floor great room.  Enjoy a glass of wine & watch the waves and evening sunsets in a quit private neighborhood.  Access across & down the street to a less used beach on the Monterey Bay. Perfect floor plan for entertaining and enjoying your guests.  Large open rooms, big family rm on first level.   Master and Bedrooms on 2nd level.  Low maintenance, top condition, easy to manage property.  Vacation Rental history.
769 Via Gaviota
APTOS, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,734 SqFt
  • 0.142 Acres
LUXURIOUS GATED ESTATE nestled in the prestigious hills of Aptos. Approximately 7,260 sf, almost 2.5 acres of elegant grounds, breathtaking views and privacy is ideally situated between Carmel and Silicon Valley. *3 master bedroom suites + separate office* All suites w/ their own private setting* Inside the architectural details prevail: Imported marble* silk wall coverings* vaulted, coffered & arched ceilings* Wainscoting *ornate moldings* majestic pillars* gleaming skylights* Gourmet kitchen: custom cabinetry, Wolf cooktop, Sub Zero refrigerator, and so much more* Butlers pantry w/ 300+ bottle temp controlled wine cellar* Grand master bedroom suite features 2 marble bathrooms* Vantage lighting & sound system* Pebble Tec pool & spa, expansive terrace, outdoor kitchen & more views* Long private drive w/ 6 car garage* Minutes to restaurants, shopping and beaches.  SELLER MAY CONSIDER RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIAL TRADES
120 Debernardo LN
APTOS, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 7,260 SqFt
  • 2.423 Acres
Located in the private, gated Seascape Beach Estates, on one of the most sought-after streets, this Mediterranean palace by the sea is considered one of the finest homes in Santa Cruz County. The majestic stucco and stone entry leads into a sumptuous living area with unparalleled views of the white sandy beach and Monterey Bay.  The rich craftsmanship and custom marble, granite, oak, impressive faux finishes, are destined to define the "Via's" lifestyle. Two master suites, a third bedroom ensuite, and a den, 2,479 square feet of remodeled beauty.
135 Via Concha
APTOS, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,479 SqFt
  • 0.138 Acres
Private, gated, spectacular beach frontage property with expansive views; this dramatic contemporary home is one of Santa Cruz Countys finest! Tropical landscaping with unparalleled oceanfront views creates a sanctuary close to Capitola and Aptos. This home offers a spectacular lifestyle with views of the entire rim of the Monterey Bay.  As you enter the home through the dramatic mahogany doors, the light-filled space with infinity views of the Pacific Ocean will fill your senses and tell you, "I am home!  Nicknamed, Dolphin Watch for the pods of dolphins often seen swimming by, there are few homes that will compare in elegance combined with comfort.  Walls of windows open with french doors onto the exceedingly spacious patios creating a resort-style spa terrace, and a secret pathway leading down the hill to another hidden deck oasis. With easy freeway access and proximity to the Watsonville Airport, this is the perfect combination of sophistication, elegance, and convenience.
114 New Brighton RD
APTOS, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,220 SqFt
  • 0.169 Acres
Beach Front Living. Walk out your door and onto the sand from this Cape Cod Style home in the gated Las Olas community. A vacation getaway as charming as they come. Private courtyard entry with Trex decking, stucco exterior, wood shutters, & Dutch doors charm you from the moment you enter. The LR, features expansive ocean views has open beam ceilings, wood burning FP, built-in couches & bookshelves. The cozy kitchen has maple cabinets & original metal windows that open to the sea air. A Dutch door opens to the back deck, yard & the sand.  "Pottery Barn type" built-in bunk beds & a Dutch door to the backyard & ocean in BR. Detached master suite includes Dutch doors, oak wood floors & walk-in closet. The large Trex, ocean front deck includes a built-in surfboard & kayak storage areas. The gardens were designed with drought tolerant plants by Thomas Church. This is an extraordinary opportunity to live on the sand at Seacliff Beach. The Cement Ship & Pacific Ocean are just steps away.
761 Las Olas DR
APTOS, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,110 SqFt
  • 0.236 Acres
Located in the exclusive Seascape Beach Estates overlooking Santa Cruz County's most pristine beaches, your single level sanctuary awaits. When location means everything, this takes it up a notch. On one of the most coveted streets in this gated and prestigious enclave, with end of the road privacy, white water views and the ocean steps away. The homes single level layout allows for ease of movement. Open concept design with kitchen, dining and great room seamlessly intertwined provides the perfect space to entertain. Fantastic indoor - outdoor flow to the generous deck overlooking Hidden Beach creates California living at its finest. Enjoy sun filled days relaxing on the deck space or watching the sun set over the blue Pacific. Make every day a vacation with this location that feels worthy of a five-star resort. Relax and SEA what time on the coast can do for you. It's a lifestyle you have been dreaming of, a home away from home, with the sand and surf ready for your enjoyment.
319 Via Concha
APTOS, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,259 SqFt
  • 0.176 Acres
Close to the beach and away from the traffic with spectacular ocean views. This stunning Mediterranean has it all; expansive ocean views, quality construction, attention to detail & only a short distance to beaches & the new Aptos Village. Above Rio Del Mar beach, gated at the end of a quiet street. The custom Canterra front door opens to beautiful travertine floors, high ceilings, curved archways & walls of windows. The main floor has living room w/gas fireplace, formal dining, gourmet kitchen w/high end appliances & spacious MBR suite w/2 large walk in closets, soaking tub & access to private balcony. Downstairs has 3 bedrooms, including one w/its own bath, a theater room w/bar & a steam room. Multiple outdoor entertaining areas, include a hot tub & built in BBQ, taking in expansive Monterey Bay views. Above the 3 car garage is a separate bonus room w/kitchen & 1/2 bath perfect for entertaining. Note the new price!
198 Shoreview DR
APTOS, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,536 SqFt
  • 0.302 Acres
This fabulous beach home, located behind Beach Drive's private gate, boasts stunning ocean view rooms and large tiled balconies to complete your beach dream experience.  Just steps from the sand and surf, breathe deeply, relax and enjoy the spaciously designed open kitchen, dining area and living room surrounded by tall windows bringing miles of coastline in to view. Other amenities include: an elevator to both living levels, 4 car garage, high ceilings, magnificent master suite and all bedrooms open to spacious balconies. A perfect home for entertaining or peaceful serenity... Live your dream.
641 Beach DR
APTOS, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,520 SqFt
  • 0.158 Acres
Ocean View, seaside living at its finest!  Truly a rare opportunity to purchase a spectacular, total remodel/addition of a custom ocean view home in prime Seascape Beach area.  Located just a short stroll to the neighborhood beach path and steps to miles of pristine beaches, this essentially new 4,000 + square foot home was just rebuilt from the foundation up: New framing, all-new electrical, plumbing, roof, sheet rock, HVAC, hardwood floors, kitchen & baths, windows, doors, etc.  Dramatic, open Kitchen-Living area with ocean views leads to large, new ocean view deck perfect for entertaining or just relaxing.  The ocean view Master Suite with view deck features a light and bright full bath with tub, large walk-in shower and walk-in closet.  A separate ocean view family room with fireplace has a large brick patio and could double as another Master suite.  Totally separate lower floor area perfect for hobby, music or media room.  Great seasonal rental potential to offset expenses. Wow!
1000 Via Tornasol
APTOS, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,025 SqFt
  • 0.210 Acres
Spectacular, front row, unobstructed ocean views from Santa Cruz to Monterey. Watch the humpbacks breach next to the cement ship. See the twinkle of Monterey's city lights at night. Relax in an atmosphere of understated elegance. This truly unique home is designed for serenity and ease of living. Plenty of space, high end finishes, robust solar system, car charger, radiant floors, climate controlled wine cellar, full basement, retractable roof in master, security system, Murphy bed in crow's nest office. Located 45 minutes to Silicon Valley, 45 minutes to Monterey. This is a must see!
166 Seacliff DR
APTOS, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,807 SqFt
  • 0.092 Acres
A private peninsula overlooking Seascape golf course is the setting for this spectacular custom built home featuring Architectural Digest design and quality with panoramic views of golf course and peek of Monterey Bay. The estate is a melding of English and French architecture with modern flair with 11' ceilings, old world Alder, hand scraped plank hardwood floors, 2 fireplaces and open floor plan ideal for indoor & outdoor entertaining. The main living area is on one level featuring gourmet kitchen with island, living room, billiards room, family room and cozy den revolving around the golf course views. Also, on this level are a second master suite and two bedrooms. The luxurious upstairs master suite with roof top patio takes full advantage of the spectacular views overlooking the 10th, 11th and 17th holes.The lush garden with stone patio complete with mature olive trees and fruit bearing lemon and lime trees provide an intimate setting for a quiet retreat or gracious party.
431 Saint Andrews DR
APTOS, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,818 SqFt
  • 0.317 Acres
Stunning Tuscan-flavored California modern home/estate in Santa Cruz wine country just minutes from the beach & an easy distance from Silicon Valley. A dramatic entry reveals an open floor plan with expanses of windows that emphasize relaxed indoor/outdoor living. Featuring a 13 x 40 salt water pool, Mugnaini wood fired pizza oven, extensive plantings & fruit trees, plus a 150 tree olive orchard producing commercial quantities of organic, extra-virgin olive oil. Architecturally significant banana-belt home surrounded by redwoods and native oaks, overlooking vineyards, with views to the Santa Lucia Mountains and Ventana Wilderness in the distance. High ceilings, Brazilian cherry, maple, and polished concrete floors, and finest quality fittings & finishes throughout. Airy gourmet kitchen featuring Wolf, Miele, SubZero & Thermador appliances and expansive granite counters. Privacy off a gated, private road, yet close to amenities,things that make Santa Cruz special. APN107-531-10 included
400 Light Springs RD
APTOS, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,474 SqFt
  • 3.663 Acres

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