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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

Huge Price Reduction! This is truly an amazing home that combines the authentic Victorian home with the contemporary design of Italy. This magnificent home was built with amazing views of the quaint village of Capitola & expanded views across the bay to Monterey. Downstairs a beautiful open living and dining area including a custom Carrera fireplace carved in Italy and an incredible kitchen area w/Poggenpohl cabinetry. There is also an elevator with Mother of Pearl walls & silk lighting from Aqua Creations. Elegant Master bedroom /floating tub, and steam shower. Yoga room w/the privacy of a complete theatre sound system. Just below the staircase a simple passage leading to the beautiful 1000 bottle wine cellar w/solid cork floors and a redwood door that opens to a lovely protected patio that looks to the Pacific. Large yard with outside seating for large parties, outdoor pizza oven & a state of the art outdoor kitchen. There are just too many special features of this house to name here
1530 Prospect AVE A
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,050 SqFt
  • 0.155 Acres
So, you want a beach home in a fabulous coast side neighborhood that's within minutes to all things beach? We just happen to be offering a rare gem in one the most sought after Capitola-by-the-sea neighborhoods. The Mack Beach House enclave has been serving up fabulous beach time memories since 1938, and now it can be yours. This rarest of landmark cottage properties at 1410 Prospect Avenue, is one of the most prestigious Capitola addresses. Situated above the hustle and bustle of CAPITOLA VILLAGE below. There's 65 feet of south facing bluff frontage that captures mesmerizing Monterey Bay Ocean views and  sunrises. An heirloom property being offered for the first time in 81 years. Take advantage of this golden opportunity, and grab your piece of California paradise. Hurry on this charmer, as this property will be gone if you hesitate. Don't wait, Life's short, Buy the Beach House. Strike it rich at 1410 Prospect Avenue, and find your pot of Capitola gold.
1410 Prospect AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,622 SqFt
  • 0.055 Acres
Depot Hill Craftsman Ocean View Home. Located on Capitola's Depot Hill, this 3 bedroom/3.5 bath home, has beautiful Craftsman details throughout, upgraded for modern living.  The warm glow of wood floors, cross-gabled roofline w/vaulted ceilings underneath, recessed lights throughout the house, ribbons of windows, 3 FP's, & granite and tile details all reflect the care, quality, and attention to detail that have gone into every inch of this beautiful home. The LR has a lofty vaulted ceiling, exposed beam, a ceiling fan, an elegant marble-framed fireplace, & gleaming hardwood floors.  An adjacent formal DR, with ocean views is surrounded by windows & natural light, flowing to a bright and modern kitchen. Granite counters, white cabinets & pantry w/ample storage, stainless steel appliances are a chef's delight. Downstairs, a cozy, carpeted FR has a brick-hearth FP & sliding doors to a brick entertainment patio w/ocean views and breezes. A short walk to Capitola Village.
107 Livermore AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,306 SqFt
  • 0.093 Acres
Owner renovating to include new flooring, windows and deck. Depot Hill home above Capitola Village overlooking the Monterey Bay. Fantastic ocean views just moments walk to Capitola Village, beaches, restaurants, coffee shops, shopping and more. Kitchen features granite counter tops, Viking and Sub-Zero appliances, large granite island with sink, cozy fireplace, wood floors and lots of storage. Additional features include a newer roof, dual pane windows throughout, 3 total fireplaces, vaulted ceilings,large master retreat. Private office, gorgeous master bath featuring vaulted ceilings, a large jetted tub and a beautiful stall shower. Feature a great floor plan providing excellent privacy and separation of space, detached 2 car garage and long drive way 3 car parking. The location can not be beat, great ocean and Monterrey Bay views, steps to the Capitola Beach and Capitola Village. Capitola is a very special place in every way to life.
110 Grand AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,138 SqFt
  • 0.119 Acres
Major Price Improvement! Brand New, One of a kind modern masterpiece in Capitola by the Sea. Here you will find the near impossible, Picturesque views of the Monterey Bay, Capitola Village, and the Santa Cruz mountain range on a river front parcel, steps to the sand!  Need we say more? How about a modern and sophisticated design featuring a sun-drenched open floor plan,with a plethora of amenities, including a floating front entry staircase, an outdoor fireplace on the elevated living room deck, stainless steel Bosch kitchen appliances, and a master suite with spa tub, and ocean view deck. The coveted location is close to iconic Pleasure Point, and a myriad of eclectic boutiques, and restaurants. Enjoy the life at waters edge.,walk on the beach, sit on the pier, sip something cool. Capitola is truly the jewel of the Monterey Bay with its Art and Wine festival, Wharf to Wharf Race and summer concerts on the beach. COME SEA!!!!
1740 Wharf RD
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,095 SqFt
  • 0.203 Acres
CAPITOLA BY THE SEA Two beach cottages in the unique & historic Lawn Way. 116 Lawn Way is a 1 bedroom beach cottage and shares an entryway with 114 Lawn Way, a 2 bedroom beach cottage. Upon arrival hang up your keys and enjoy..everything you need is within walking distance. Just steps to Capitola beach , the Esplanade, restaurants, music, shops & wine tasting.. Both properties were completely & lovingly renovated in 2002, cosmetically updated in 2019 w/ quality materials & appliances that place it far above the rest.  All work permitted & performed in accordance w/ historical & planning commission requirements. All design choices were carefully selected for architectural consistency & beautifully appointed cottages that will stand the test of time. These are the ONLY cottages on Lawn Way with private parking. Sits in the Capitola Rental Zone.Whether you are spending quality time with family & friends or adding short-term rental income to your portfolio, this opportunity fits the bill!.
114 Lawn WAY
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,123 SqFt
  • 0.038 Acres
Capitola Jewell Box!  Complete rebuild and addition in progress from foundation up (and some of the foundation too) on this essentially new 3 bedroom 2.5 bath custom home.  New home will be 1419 square feet plus an attached 1 car garage.  The Master Suite, open kitchen-living area and half bath are located on the first floor in addition to two bedrooms and a full bath upstairs.  All of Sellers' projects have sold pre-completion enabling some level of buyer input.  Buyer could purchase pre-completion at an agreed upon reduced price and finish.  A great work in progress!
4595 Emerald ST
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,419 SqFt
  • 0.073 Acres
CAPITOLA VILLAGE DUPLEX in the Vacation Rental Zone...$898. sq.ft. for 2 units and a 300 sq.ft. bonus room. Remodeled in 2015 with laminate and tile flooring, new paint and new double pane windows throughout the interior units. UNIT ONE has 1200+ sq.ft. of living space with 2 master bedrooms...kitchen features include stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops and recessed lighting throughout the unit. UNIT TWO is a 300+ sq.ft. studio with a breakfast bar. BONUS UNIT is 300 sq.ft. has it's own bathroom and closet...can be used as an extra bedroom or storage .Let your imagination run wild...use this unique property as a 4 bedroom/4 bathroom house or mix it up...use it as a vacation rental or a long term rental.There is a washer/dryer room and 2 parking spaces in the 342 sq.ft. garage. This property is steps away from everything Capitola is famous for...dining, shopping and the Capitola Beach.
107 Park PL
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,775 SqFt
  • 0.018 Acres
Rare gem in Capitola's Jewel Box, 5 houses from the cliff overlooking the village & beach. Possible ocean view gem too. Stroll down the cliffside stairs & you are moments from the village & beach. Rarely does a property become available that appeals to so many audiences - Local residents, vacation home owners, contractors or spec builders. Create your memories or build a luxury beach villa, or build a home on each of the 2 legal lots. Open beam living room conveniently opens into the kitchen & eating area. Kitchen is full of sunlight throughout the day & has been updated with new cabinets, countertops & tile flooring. Home has 1 cozy bathroom with a freestanding porcelain tub & shower combination & subway tile surround. The fenced spacious front & back yards have lawn, mature trees & concrete patios. Oversized one car detached garage & workshop has great storage & lots of potential. Plenty of off-street parking in the driveway for at least 4 cars. Own a Piece of Capitola by the Sea!
4855 Opal ST
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,075 SqFt
  • 0.150 Acres
This charming home is a gem that's ready to move into!! On the edge of the Capitola Rental District, it's perfect for full time residence or income opportunity.  Ideal location that is off the beaten path, yet only a few steps to all the delights of Capitola: beach, restaurants, & boutique shopping. Expanded and totally remodeled in 2019 w/ permits.  Living area is an open floor plan for entertaining and family gatherings. Step out onto the beautiful deck for relaxation & dining.  En Suite Master Bedroom is separate from the main living area and could serve as a romantic escape or inlaw quarters. It also offers an office or den. The outdoor shower is perfect for surfers & swimmers to rinse off the sand & salt water after enjoying the beach. The very rare oversized 2 Car Garage with "surfer's" 1/2 bath provides easy parking and ample storage for surf boards, kayaks, etc.  A large corner lot enhances the curb appeal in this unique and historic community.
224 San Jose AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,200 SqFt
  • 0.036 Acres
Charming single level 3 Bedroom, 2 bath home in great Capitola location! Stroll to Capitola village, beach, restaurants, and Gayle's Bakery! Beautiful kitchen with granite counters, country style cabinets, Stainless appliances (Thermador stove). Stunning master bath! Wood flooring, vaulted ceilings, recessed lighting, fireplace gas insert, on demand hot water heater. New artificial grass lawn, sunny and inviting back patio, rear alley access + extra parking!
407 Loma AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,418 SqFt
  • 0.092 Acres
Come View this Beautiful Open Floor Plan. Lives much larger than square footage. Located just above Capitola Village with views of the Pier / Ocean. Private Backyard for relaxing and BBQing. Second Floor Patio perfect for watching those Famous Capitola Sunsets and listening to the ocean. Attached garage or workshop, Two Bedrooms w/ Full Baths on First Floor, Open Kitchen / Dining Room / Wet Bar on Second Floor . Spacious Loft. Windows Galore for Natural Light. Two Fireplaces, Private Deck, AC, Skylights, Indoor Laundry. Private Entry. Refreshing walk to restaurants, stores and beach.
306 Fanmar WAY
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,355 SqFt
  • 0.052 Acres
Completely remodeled 3 bed, 2 bath home in convenient location. Open floor plan with beautiful kitchen and huge Master Suite. Home features bamboo flooring throughout, Silestone countertops, stainless steel appliances, Solar system by Alterra Solar and more... Walk to shopping, restaurants, etc.. and just a short bike ride to Capitola Village or surf at Pleasure Point. Move right in and enjoy the beach lifestyle!
1870 42nd AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,292 SqFt
  • 0.122 Acres
Are you ready to live the Capitola Beach Lifestyle? The central location in this sought-after neighborhood is just a short stroll to the beautiful beach, and wonderful shops and restaurants of Capitola Village. Plus, you are only one block away from the famous Gayle's Bakery, Peet's Coffee and the conveniences of the Nob Hill Shopping Center. This custom, Cape Cod style Lindeke built home has been well maintained, is in move-in condition and ready for you to put your own personal touch. The spacious home features an open floor plan, with a bedroom and full bath on ground level and 2 bedrooms and a second living room upstairs. Kitchen has updated appliances. The main living room has vaulted ceilings with lots of natural light and flows out to a sunny backyard with room for gardening and entertaining. With over 1,800 square feet of living space, homes of this size, in this area, at this price point, don't come up often, so act now!
701 Bay AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,814 SqFt
  • 0.092 Acres
Location, Location Location, although it might sound cliche there is nothing cliche about this rare beauty. This spectacular farmhouse boasts the best of yesteryear and today. Enjoy a short stroll to the village or shop without ever having to get into the car! Mature landscaping is the perfect backdrop for the grand wrap around porch and a yard that is just waiting for the celebrations to begin. Multiple patios and yards, large or small you won't find space an issue. Plenty of storage for toys, bikes, and boards. The outside shower makes it convenient to rinse off after a day at the beach. Separation and flexibility are all part of this fantastic floorplan. Charming living room with built-in fireplace and original hardwood floors are just a few of the features that exude this special home. Vacation home or full-time residence, this is the one you have been waiting for! Short walk to Shadowbrooke, coffee, and world-class surfing!!!
4435 Clares ST
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,780 SqFt
  • 0.175 Acres
NEW PRICE!!  Come stay & play in the amazing Capitola Village. Located 1 1/2 blocks to the beach, you can hear the waves crash and smell the fresh salt air. Step out on your private balcony & feel the energy of the bustling Village below... filled with art enthusiasts, shoppers & foodies! Fully furnished (everything stays), Quartz kitchen counters, freshly painted. Located in the coveted rental zone, this unit qualifies as a vacation rental (nightly) & has a wonderful rental history to boot. So park your car in the 2 car garage, flip on your sandals & let all your worries wash away!!
318 Capitola AVE 5
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,240 SqFt
  • 0.017 Acres
Exciting opportunity to own a large 5,663 square foot rare corner lot in the highly coveted jewel box neighborhood. Enjoy the Capitola lifestyle just 2 blocks from the beach. Only a short 5 minute walk to Capitola Village (Wharf, Beach and Shops) with close proximity to Award Winning Shadowbrook Restaurant. This property would be great for someone looking to call this home, someone seeking a perfect Capitola Beach surf get-away on weekends, or someone who wants to build their dream home! Don't miss this amazing property!
1530 49th AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 480 SqFt
  • 0.130 Acres
Exciting opportunity to own an updated Capitola Beach Bungalow! Featuring vaulted ceilings, new flooring, fresh paint, and updated fixtures throughout. The open living room features a fireplace, sky high ceilings, and plenty of natural light that opens up into a fully renovated kitchen with shaker style cabinets, a Viking range, and quartz countertops. Includes a large laundry room with new Samsung appliances and built-in cabinets, as well as a private office that could second as a bonus room. The one-car garage and long driveway provides ample space for parking and the sustainably landscaped, private backyard with a huge deck is the perfect place for a weekend BBQ after a day at the beach! Ideally located, conveniences can be found nearby on 41st Avenue. Close proximity to Capitola Village, Wharf & Beach and world-class surfing at Pleasure Point. This property would be great for someone looking to call this home or someone looking for that perfect Capitola Beach surf get-away!
1780 48th AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 830 SqFt
  • 0.086 Acres
Just listed in Capitola near the Village and beach. Clean and comfortable home is move in ready condition. Open floor plan with high ceilings and lots of natural light.  The master suite is on the ground floor and there is a private back yard. Two bedrooms, bath and laundry is upstairs.  Newly replaced carpet and paint throughout. Single car garage and low maintenance landscaping.  Location ,location, location.  Perfect second home, permanent residence or rental.  Great schools and fun activities nearby.
411 Pine ST
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,368 SqFt
  • 0.055 Acres
Embark on an exciting new journey & be the first to live in a brand-new home in Capitola!  Located off 38th Ave between Capitola Ave & Brommer, walking distance to the best restaurants in Capitola & just 1 mile to the beach. Tera Commons is a new community of 11 homes, 10 are duet style & all feature 3 BD/2.5BA, 1,400 sq ft approx & att 1 car garage.1-unit w/no common wall, approx 1,674 sq ft. All units feature stunning living /dining areas w/high ceilings, gas FP's, beautiful wood flooring, custom doors & molding throughout. Modern kitchens w/SS appliances, pantry, ample granite counter space, plus guest half bath downstairs, interior access to garage & fenced backyard. Upstairs is the master suite w/walk-in closet plus two bedrooms, full bath & stack-able laundry area. Enclosed back patio for backyard BBQ and dining. Prices start at $849,000, low HOA $241/mo. Great locale to enjoy awesome beaches, parks, shopping & movies steps away with "The Hook" & "The Point" just 1 mile away.
1501 Tera CT
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,389 SqFt
  • 0.060 Acres

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