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Capitola, CA Homes for Sale

Capitola is a well-developed town located east of the city of Santa Cruz, California. It is bordered by the town of Opal Cliffs to the south, Soquel to the north, Aptos to the east, and Santa Cruz to the west. The city has various suburban neighborhoods, commercial centers, shopping malls, schools, and more. The town is relatively small with a land area of approximately 1.6 square miles but it is densely populated with over 9,918 residents based on the 2010 census. Residents in Capitola have easy access to the beautiful beaches in the region while it is a popular tourist destination – thanks to its many restaurants and various unique retail establishments.

There are various residential developments and subdivisions in Capitola, and home prices can vary significantly between these communities. There are gated communities with multi-million dollar homes, as well as more affordable single-family homes in suburban areas. The further inland you go the more commercial districts you’ll find as well as several mobile home parks that provide affordable housing options for buyers looking for a starter home in the city. If you are planning to buy a house in Capitola, you’ll be glad to know that there are several properties you can consider. Most of these have features that would definitely match your needs and budget.

Community Amenities:

  • Capitola Mall
  • Jade Street Park
  • Noble Gulch Park
  • Cortez Park
  • Esplanade Park

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Homes for Sale in Capitola, CA

This is more than a home, it's an EXPERIENCE! Whether it's a first cup of coffee watching the sunrise or a glass of wine at sunset, the views from the Pelican House are unmatched and a show all by itself! Currently used as a vacation rental and sold with commercial buildings 103-105 Stockton Ave. ML81782208 this once in a lifetime opportunity could be yours! First time on the market in decades, properties like these do not come along often! Full remodel in 2003, down to 1 wall with a rebuild consisting of: 1 master bedroom, full second bedroom, plus extra sleeping areas, office/sleeping area, 3 bathrooms, kitchen with ocean views, Linnai Water System, built in vacuum, detached garage, solar, elevator, soapstone counters, gas stove, fireplace, oversize tub, steam shower,  and much more! Be in the heart of the Village with easy access to the Monte Foundation Fireworks, Lighted Parade, Art and Wine Festival, Wednesday night music, and the fun goes on! Buyer to verify sq. foot and usage.
305 Riverview AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,700 SqFt
  • 0.103 Acres
Opportunity to own a piece of Capitola history in a prime corner location in the heart of the quaint Capitola Village By the Sea. This trophy property once owned by F. A. Hihn served as the headquarters for Camp Capitola, California's first seaside resort community, until 1930. Restored in the 1970's and updated again in 2018, it has the prestigious designation as being marked a California Historic Landmark. The beautiful architecture & freshly painted exterior stands out and brings attention to 3 commercial spaces, currently 2 retail stores & a deli with 2 half baths. On the 2nd floor set above the street are 2 one-bedroom apartments recently renovated with new kitchens, baths, & flooring; one offers great ocean views. Set in the vacation rental zone offering flexibility for long or short term rentals. On the top level is a large attic space with high ceilings & half bath. Arguably one of the best locations in Santa Cruz County only steps to the beach.
201 Monterey AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,470 SqFt
  • 0.044 Acres
Rare opportunity to own one of Capitola's most iconic and admired homes. Located on the front row in coveted "Depot Hill" neighborhood. Amazing and expansive Ocean, Beach, Whitewater, Sunset, Pier, Harbor and mountain views. Just steps to quaint Capitola Village and Beach, esplanade, surf, fishing, restaurants, bars and shops. This charming historic 3 story Queen Anne was once the home of famous baseball player Harry Hooper (Hoopers Beach). Home has 4 bedrooms, polygonal turret, loads of charm and is on one of the biggest lots in Depot Hill with room to expand the home or build an Accessory Dwelling Unit. Large private yard for outdoor entertaining, weekend parties and barbecues. Decks, lawn, mature landscaping and outbuildings. Enjoy the coastal lifestyle, relax and watch the best sunsets from this prestigious location.
106 Cliff AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,396 SqFt
  • 0.164 Acres
WOW! Did ya see the photos?! This house is a STUNNER! Located in Capitola's A++ enclave of Depot Hill, this 4BR + 3.5BA, plus office, bonus and piano rooms is an incredibly special property. This entertainers ideal features a unique floor-plan that offers separation of space & room for all. Luxurious kitchen is well designed & executed featuring dining with a huge seating banquette. Attention to detail throughout. Large backyard with spa, outdoor shower, large turf area and trellis. Breathtaking tropical landscaping. Masterfully lit at night. Must see built-in firepit with driftwood sculpture, sand and smooth stucco cement couch that seats 14. Updated "down to the studs" in 2006 with a recent significant refresh. New roof, HW floors, paint etc.  Walk to surfing, restaurants, Capitola Beach and Village (events+ festivals!) Fun for the whole gang with 3 Bedrooms having their own lofts and a bonus room perfect for video game parties and guests. Main St School District. A lifestyle utopia!
508 Escalona DR
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,323 SqFt
  • 0.092 Acres
Stunning Capitola ocean view Depot Hill property, the very definition of California coastal living.  This rare 5 bedroom 4 bath home is located in a coveted enclave of storybook homes in one of the most prestigious beach towns in America.  It was architecturally designed and custom-built for the sellers to afford them light, spacious living, private outdoor gathering areas and plenty of indoor-outdoor room for their family and friends.  The corner lot was developed to ensure plenty of (rare in Capitola) off-street parking plus a spacious attached 2 car garage  A short and scenic stroll to Capitola Village for surfing, beach walks, casual and fine dining, and great shopping. This ultimate beach home offers it all. Treat yourself to being a full-time Capitola resident or enjoy summer fun and weekend getaways with family and friends.  For those looking for the best, this home exceeds expectations!  Don't miss it!
501 El Salto DR
CAPITOLA, California
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,630 SqFt
  • 0.092 Acres
Discover stress relieving comfort coupled with the enjoyment of the simple pleasures of life along the river in Capitola! A generous dose of charm radiates from this one-of- a kind waterfront setting. The well thought out site plan provides enviable off street parking, a meticulously remodeled bungalow, interior and exterior courtyards in addition to a large riverfront deck.The indoor and outdoor living spaces have provided special memories to the current stewards of this wonderful property. Now it can be your turn to enjoy. Take a stroll down the Riverwalk to the village and beach,step onto to your paddle board, kayak or paddle boat from your private dock. Listen to the gentle sounds of the water and the sweet songs and frolicking of the birds.The master bedroom balcony is an ideal spot to savor your favorite beverages.Take a deep breathe and feel rejuvenated while experiencing the panoramic views  of lush greenery across the creek.Now is "your time" to experience the joys of Capitola
403 Riverview AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,340 SqFt
  • 0.119 Acres
Location, Location, Location, 111 Oakland Avenue in the heart of Capitola's "Depot Hill". Look and Sea www.111oaklanddepothill.com .A magical feel good neighborhood and recreational paradise. A healthy vital environment where you can Live, Love and Laugh. Only 5 doors to spellbinding ocean views along the  bluff.  Moments away from the energetic vibe of Capitola Village. We are told the parcel was purchased by their grandfather over 100 years ago as a wedding gift, building a cabin for his Bride to be. In 1983 the cabin was removed, and Bill Lindeke built the current home seen today. A 2117 sq ft 4 bedroom 2 bath Craftsman on the sun drenched 3920 sq ft lot. Cherished by generations of family members for over a century. Their "Home away from Home" is being offered for the 1st time in 106 years since the parcel was purchased by Grandpa for the love of his life.
111 Oakland AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,117 SqFt
  • 0.090 Acres
A fabulous duplex opportunity in the Capitola Village Vacation Overlay. Live in one, rent the other. Corporate beach-get-away, VRBO ... so many options. Apply for a VACATION PERMIT  which allows for Daily and weekly rental accomodations at the heart of the Village. Artisanally designed, Each of the 2 bedroom units is meticulously cared for and improved. Dutch doors off the kitchens lead to a private Balcony or patio. Custom cabinets, silestone counter tops, gas ranges, large pebblestone stall showers, water vessels, walk in closets, interior laundry... a rare 2 car garage built in 2008 complete with a sun drenched rooftop deck. Park the car, you won't need it. Everything Capitola is out your door. Steps to the beach, or if you aren't  feeling beachy , enjoy a little retail therapy at the many nearby boutiques.A variety of dining , wine tasting, and breweries await in this sweet seaside village. Recognized by Sunset Magazine as a favorite Coastal Resort. Come Sea
210 Stockton AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,666 SqFt
  • 0.047 Acres
The quintessential Capitola Village - Ocean View - Beach House! Right in the Village, yet just above the activity. So close to all, yet removed from it just enough for plenty of ahhh. Maybe it's the great ocean views, or the character of the high open beam ceilings on both levels, or the fact that you can pop down the hidden stairway just across the street to grab a bite or take in a surf session, that makes this property feel so special! Bathed in all day sunlight with great exposure. Multiple ocean view decks, rear yard, attached garage with laundry. Walk (quickly!) to surfing, restaurants, Capitola Beach and Village and all the popular events and festivals! No rentals less than 30 days on this street, so the location keeps it's quaint neighborhood-y energy!. A unique opportunity!
308 Fanmar WAY
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,417 SqFt
  • 0.053 Acres
The salt air of the Pacific washes over you as you open the door of your balcony to reveal the majestic blue Monterey Bay. Ocean views can be seen from every window. The allure of this particular natural scene draws you to the sea, revealing gentle rolling waves, shimmering sand, and pelicans flying by. An ideal getaway to watch the sea with the breeze gently bringing the sound of waves and the smell of the fresh ocean air directly to you. California's Oldest Resort Village is right down the road. Within a short distance, the nearby restaurants and shops also provide easy access to a more bustling afternoon or evening in town. With these ideal surroundings, this condo bids itself for that beach lifestyle you've always desired. Being situated close enough to the Bay Area makes it a perfect second home and weekend getaway. The elevator provides easy access to the 2nd floor. Units in this building rarely come on the market. Property Entry Guidelines https://bit.ly/3cCPmIL
4820 Opal Cliff DR 204
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 942 SqFt
Whether a full-time residence, beach house for weekend get-aways, or vacation rental, this is the perfect place for California living! Just 3 blocks from Capitola Beach, this home has it all  remodeled interiors with designer style, indoor/outdoor living areas, and of course, an outdoor shower to wash away the days sand. The chic interiors are quintessential beachside with the perfect color palette in hues of white and tans. One open room accommodates living, dining, and a striking kitchen, while 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths offer peaceful respites, each with outside entrance. Start the day on the covered front porch and then enjoy sunsets and social gatherings at the end of the day on the wraparound deck with built-in wet bar. Just a short walk away, ocean views unfold along with white sandy beaches, cafes, restaurants, and shops  a vacation every day and a beach-goer paradise!
4710 Jewel ST
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 864 SqFt
  • 0.073 Acres
Welcome to the Capitola home that you have been dreaming of! This thoughtfully remodeled and well maintained home features  a spacious  living room with high ceilings and a fabulous kitchen to please the most discriminating cooks.  The kitchen with an abundance of cabinet, quartz counter tops and stainless appliances opens on to a large, magical backyard , a gardeners delight. The sundrenched garden hosts beautiful flowers, fruit trees , olallieberries and more growing around a beautiful stone patio. There are  4 comfortable bedrooms, 3 full updated baths, a separate family room  and an attached garage.  Enjoy a welcoming atmosphere for entertaining family and friends or just relaxing at the end of your day in a very special forever home. All of this in a most desirable , quiet neighborhood, Cliffwood Heights. Enjoy walks to the village, world class beaches, convenient shopping, dining and easy freeway access.  A delightful home where cherished memories will be made!
848 Balboa AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,868 SqFt
  • 0.198 Acres
Located in one of Capitola's most coveted neighborhoods, this spacious,  move-in ready,  single level home is in a prime location. Only a short walk or bike ride to New Brighton State Beach, Capitola Village, Gayles Bakery, restaurants, shops and much more. This adorable home offers a great floorplan with a separate living room, dining room, inviting family room that is open to the kitchen and flows to the outdoor patio and private backyard, perfect for entertaining family and friends.  This highly desirable 4 bedroom home by the sea, includes a Master suite with a fully remodeled ensuite bathroom as well as  his and hers closets.  Many other upgrades include, an updated kitchen with newer quartz countertops, newer flooring, newer cooktop, hood, oven, and microwave and is freshly painted throughout. This is a lovely, quiet neighborhood with great schools, and only a short distance to HWY 1.
201 Magellan ST
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,837 SqFt
  • 0.140 Acres
DEPOT HILL!! MAJOR FIXER UPPER/TEAR DOWN! Nicely sized, sunny lot makes your Depot Hill dream project a "soon to be" reality!! Small 1BR house in front and a detached garage in back with a unit above. Structures are in significant disrepair. Explore the possibilities! Been dreaming of that perfect little charming beach town get away? Always wanted to live within walking distance to the beach + surfing + shopping + dining + festivals/events + wharf + iconic sunsets? Heres your opportunity to have your dream home in Californias first ever seaside resort. The City of Capitola is a wonderful neighborhood rich in history, vibrant with community and neighborhood activity, and bursting with limitless recreation and entertainment. You will make memories for generations to come. Make your dream come true! Significant gentrification in the direct area. One of the best locations getting even better!!! Please see CB C19 prevention plan https://bit.ly/CBPrevPlan
512 Escalona DR
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 440 SqFt
  • 0.089 Acres
Mint condition Capitola home!  One of the nicest lots and locations on Francesco Circle. Light and bright floor plan  with quartz kitchen counters and stainless appliances. Brand new carpet, interior paint and flooring. Gorgeous master suite with high ceilings. Extra loft space offers flexibility.  Large, sunny, private backyard with multiple planter boxes and large patio. Close to beaches, shopping, parks and more. Two car garage with extra parking on the street.  Ideal neighborhood!
2113 Francesco CIR
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,491 SqFt
  • 0.073 Acres
On the quiet side of Clares, this piece of 42nd Avenue is a cul-de-sac, enjoying more foot traffic from neighbors than it sees cars. The front yard walk up from the street is filled with flowers, succulents, grasses, bushes, and other varied flora, including three major planting beds. The back yard is deep and private and includes four major planting beds, a gazebo retreat, a potting shed area, a large storage locker, a side yard for compost or more storage, and a large patio just off the kitchen for dining and entertaining. The interior has been remodeled/attended to in most all areas. Both bathrooms have been remodeled in the past 45 days and all the lighting fixtures have been upgraded. The new carpet is a high quality 62 ounce pile with double thick padding. The entire interior has been painted, including the kitchen cabinets. The refrigerator and the clothes washer are new. There are additional laundry hookups in the garage if you want to clear the utility space for another use.
2210 42nd AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,488 SqFt
  • 0.141 Acres
An exceptional find in this spacious, contemporary townhouse, close to warm beaches and downtown Capitola! Come and appreciate this quiet location and elegant three home subdivision constructed in 2008. Beautifully appointed 1700 SF. 3 bed, 3 bath home boasting sunny master retreat w/ private balcony, soaking tub and walk in closet. You'll be entertaining in style in this light-filled open plan w Granite Chefs kitchen, dining room/family combination all opening to Zen backyard garden. This home offers radiant heating, an attached garage, and front patio with fire pit included. Move right in and start living life to the fullest! Ideal primary or second home, close to great schools, shopping, and the beach!
4233 Grace ST 2
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,703 SqFt
  • 0.045 Acres
Gorgeous home located just one mile from Capitola beach. Walking or biking distance to the  unique and varied shops and restaurants at Capitola Village. While the home is nestled on a quiet neighborhood street, it is still a great commuter location with quick and easy access to Highway 1. Built in 1997, this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, 1,339 square foot, house sits on a 2,875 square foot lot. The low maintenance home is light and airy with vaulted ceilings, new interior paint and carpet, and a laundry area in the attached two car garage. The living room, dining room, kitchen, and half bath are located on the ground floor. Upstairs is the master bedroom and bathroom, two additional bedrooms, and the second full bathroom. The front and back yards include mature, low maintenance, landscaping. The back yard is fully fenced and gated for privacy, security, and pet care. The property has no HOA dues.
2134 Francesco CIR
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,339 SqFt
  • 0.066 Acres
Come discover Capitola living in this charming, uncongested, quaint town.  Take in the fresh ocean air and enjoy this safe  beach-side lifestyle.  Leave the car home.  Just a short walk to Capitola beach and village, famous  Shadowbrook Restaurant,  Whole foods,  Shopping Mall, Theater and More.   Freshly Painted inside and out. New Carpet and Linoleum throughout. Newer roof.  This spacious 2 bedroom home is on nice 4600 sf lot with a large back yard.  Enjoy morning tea/coffee on a covered alcove patio off the dining area.
4625 Capitola RD
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 881 SqFt
  • 0.107 Acres
Cute vintage home located in upper Capitola village near popular Gayles Bakery and just a short walk to the Esplanade. Once here you can leave your car and walk or ride your bike everywhere and enjoy all that makes Capitola so special! This property is a legal duplex with a 1 bed, 1 bath main house and a detached studio apt. Great opportunity near the heart of Capitola. Come take look!
608 Capitola AVE A
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 816 SqFt
  • 0.043 Acres

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