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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

Amazing views overlooking the Monterey Bay from New Brighton State Beach to the lights of Monterey can be seen from this gorgeous 3 bedroom 3 and half bath home. This gated ocean front home is located on the cliffs above New Brighton State Beach with an engineered seawall that is shared with both adjacent properties. From the open kitchen, to the dining and living areas every room has a spectacular ocean view. Built in 2002, there are 2 Master Suites, one with a cozy fireplace to relax by, and the other suite with a jetted tub to relax in, both masters have ocean view private decks. There is also a 360 SF detached 1BR/1BA guest suite with tiled courtyard and fireplace (no kitchen)  Attached 2- car garage and additional driveway parking is available. Views and privacy can't ask for anything better!
108 Grove LN
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,302 SqFt
  • 0.206 Acres
Substantial price improvement. Owner renovating in Spring 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. The updated ocean view kitchen features granite countertops, 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, soffit lighting, large master retreat with private office, gorgeous master bath featuring vaulted ceilings, a large jetted tub and a beautiful stall shower. Feature a great floorplan providing excellent privacy and separation of space, detached 2 car garage and 3 car parking. The location can not be beat, great ocean and Monterey Bay views, steps to the Capitola Beach and Capitola Village. Please do not disturb occupants.
110 Grand AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,138 SqFt
  • 0.119 Acres
Charming Depot Hill!  Only steps to the bluff, this updated 3 bedroom, 2.5 bth home features vaulted ceilings, wood floors and a wonderfully landscaped front and rear yard with a fountain, walking paths, and sprinkler/drip system.  Light and bright the floor plan of this home offers great separation of living space.  Master suite has its own deck with oceanview.  Great room/bedroom looks out on a brick patio and garden views.  There is a single car garage with off street parking for additional cars.  This is a great home exuding Capitola charm for surf and beach lovers in a coveted neighborhood!
111 Saxon AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,721 SqFt
  • 0.094 Acres
Don't settle for mediocrity, this home is a knockout! Since the late 1850's, Capitola-by-the-Sea has been a vacation destination for beach goers from over the hill to escape the heat and enjoy a day of activities on the sand. Capitola offers its residents a lifestyle of convenience, plentiful beach activities, and phenomenal weather, hence why it's the crown jewel of Santa Cruz County. Nestled in the prized Jewel Box, this modern single level spacious home sits on a rare double lot. The sun-drenched lot with great indoor outdoor living coupled with state-of-the-art interior finishes paints an easy to envision lifestyle of entertaining and enjoying the best of this wonderful coastal community.  Having undergone a huge overhauling, this home shines brightly with its custom kitchen, intricate landscaping, two brand new bathrooms, new flooring and heating. There are so many details throughout this home which propel it to the upper echelon of Capitola beach living, it won't disappoint!
4555 Opal ST
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,543 SqFt
  • 0.149 Acres
Got vacay!!! That's right, located in the Vacation Rental District of Capitola By the Sea with an active Vacation Rental Permit. Dynamite Central Village  location with off street parking for 3 cars. Capitola is recognized nationally as one of the best seaside resorts.Options Galore.  TWO 2 bedroom 1 bath furnished units with 825+ sq ft of living space each with there own washer and dryer. Lower level has a patio , upstairs has a deck. Perfect for tenants in common , or investors. Live in one rent the other. Beach, food, shopping, and entertainment is out your door. RARELY do Vacation Rentals come up in Capitola. Currently this is the only residential vacation rental available for sale in the Capitola Vacation Rental Zone  HURRY Now's your chance to AIRbnb or VRBO.
208 Stockton AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,650 SqFt
  • 0.046 Acres
Certainly one of a kind. With amazing craftsmanship, this home has been designed with distinctive custom touches. There is a gourmet kitchen with marble flooring and granite counter tops. Attention to details show in the beautiful custom staircase, walnut floors and beveled windows. High quality finishes throughout. There is an area between the living room and dining room which could be a nice family room. The cozy upstairs master bedroom has hand carved beams, a walk in closet and a fireplace. The master bath has a sunken tub. This unique home is now ready for your special touches. Just above Capitola Village and across the street from the Shadowbrook. The beach, dining and all kinds of fun are just down the street. This is the perfect location and ideal home in Capitola. Note, the property appraisal shows the number of square feet of the home to be 2,248 and the garage is 540 square feet.
4960 Capitola RD
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,758 SqFt
  • 0.073 Acres
First time on the market! Large Capitola home on expanded lot a short distance to Capitola Village, local beaches & the Soquel river. A white picket fence & spacious outdoor patio invite you into this charming home. An enclosed front porch with many windows makes for a perfect office or sitting space adjoining the cozy living room with wood burning fireplace & formal dining area. Beautiful Brazilian cherry floors run through the downstairs bedrooms, living room & kitchen. The kitchen has updated cabinets, pantry storage, an informal sitting area, access to the laundry room, half bath and a door to an outdoor deck with breezeway to the detached 2 car garage. Great flexible floor plan layout with 2 bedrooms & 1.5 baths on the first level with 2 master suites upstairs, one with its own separate entrance from the downstairs exterior. The large detached garage is accessed from the cul de sac behind offering lots of parking.
4655 Grace ST
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,216 SqFt
  • 0.124 Acres
Contemporary renovated showcase with beautiful upgrades throughout, including quartz counters, modern appliances, bath and shower with intricate tile inlay that feature high-end lighting and plumbing fixtures including Hansgrohe shower components and much more, like 90% efficiency furnace, pex water lines, on-demand water heater. Open floor-plan is presided over by a stunning kitchen with hand-crafted shelf accents emerging from stylized subway tile backsplash plus a grand center island with built-in USB ports lit by a trio of low-profile pendants, while a vintage sputnik chandelier emanates light from the central dining area. A full 8' sliding door transitions you out to grand rear deck overlooking a lushly landscaped backyard perfect for entertaining, complete with detached spa deck tucked away in its own private corner. Just a few minutes' walk from Gayles Bakery, Capitola Village and New Brighton State Park, and centrally located in one of the top family neighborhoods in the County
921 Columbus DR
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,586 SqFt
  • 0.152 Acres
Minutes to the beach, Capitola Village and so much more! This Capitola home will impress featuring a new kitchen and baths as well as many upgrades across the board. This home was taken down to the studs and completely reworked. The home features hickory hardwood floors, wide hallways, and doorways making the home wheelchair friendly. The kitchen has been completely reworked, including a huge quartz island, new cabinets, and top of the line Samsung appliances. The bathrooms feature new tile, seamless glass showers and expanded during the remodel. The heater was moved to the attic to free up space in the home, a tankless hot water heater was also installed!  The backyard gets great sun all day, and Cortez park gives the kids even more space to play. Come enjoy and take in this gorgeous piece of paradise.
145 Cortez ST
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,586 SqFt
  • 0.132 Acres
Charming Capitola Beach Cottage at Capitola-By-The-Sea. A must see inside as it is bigger than it appears from the street! This wonderful opportunity has been tastefully expanded and updated to accommodate a modern lifestyle but still retains the beach cottage charm. Granite Kitchen, updated master bath, open beam ceiling, sky lights with an oversized deck overlooking Noble Gulch Park with beautiful sunset views. Just a hop skip to the beach, Gayle's Bakery and all of the charming amenities that Capitola Village has to offer.
313 McCormick AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,420 SqFt
  • 0.090 Acres
Coveted Capitola Living. Cape-Cod Style Home with 3 Bed, 2 bath, 1495 Sq. Ft. built in 1997. Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, dual pane windows, gas stove. Tons of light throughout home. Large master suite with walk-in closet and gas fireplace. Inside Washer/Dryer. Drought tolerant landscaping. Spacious backyard for privacy and entertaining.  One-car garage. Walk to Gayle's Bakery, Capitola Village, shops and restaurants. Walkability = 10! Make this your new home or home-away-from-home today.
726 Gilroy DR
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,495 SqFt
  • 0.092 Acres
Charming Italianate style era 1910 duplex or single family home in heart of Capitola Village. This home has been remodeled and used by the family the past 12 years.  This property is turnkey and can be sold furnished. Zoned as a duplex so it could be rented as well. Upstairs has i bedroom , high ceilings and lots of windows. Gas stove and fully equipped kitchen with granite counters and sunny breakfast nook Upstairs wood floors and wainscotting keep the vintage look along with high ceilings.  Updated bathroom with tub and shower and skylight. .Lower unit or downstairs area is 1 bedroom , bathroom  and extra sleeping area or office. Kitchen has granite counters and doors leading out to courtyard area. Enclosed  Outdoor kitchen has sink and dishwasher as well as washer and dryer.. Spiral staircase gives access to upper deck and front door of upstairs living area. There is an on demand water heater  and an outdoor shower with warm water. Get permits for Capitola street parking.
310 San Jose AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,218 SqFt
  • 0.025 Acres
Classic 1950's era Capitola by the Sea single level humble home just a short distance to The Village, Gayle's Bakery, Highway 1 and the ocean. Functional floor plan featuring hardwood floors in a sun drenched spacious living room with cozy wood burning fireplace & large windows overlooking the pleasant rear brick and tile patio. Features include Milguard double pane windows with coverings, galley style kitchen with tile counters, electric stove/oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, skylight and garden window. Informal dining area in kitchen with nook and breakfast bar. Rear Master bedroom with newer carpet, tile shower stall and ample closet space. Central forced air heat, attached 2 car garage with separate automatic doors/openers. Laundry room in garage with washer/dryer included. Ideal location close to Esplanade & Noble Gulch Parks, Whole Foods/Nob Hill, bus lines, coffee, restaurants, retail and more. Tucked away just off Bay Ave. with a quiet sense of privacy. Hurry.... don't wait!!!
508 Pilgrim DR
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,347 SqFt
  • 0.110 Acres
Beautifully Remodeled Riverview Terrace Home, Walking Distance to Everything including Gayle's Bakery, Nob Hill, Peet's Coffee, Downtown Capitola via the River Walk, Fine Restaurants and Boutique Shopping. This home has been tastefully updated throughout with a remodeled kitchen including newer cabinets and granite slab counters, subway tile backsplash, custom lighting throughout, crown moldings, double pane windows, plantation shutters, newly refinished hardwood floors, and an incredible backyard complete with dining area, bar with fridge, and gas fire pit. There is an additional office space or potential second bath currently being used as a 3rd bedroom.  Other additional upgrades include new paint inside and out, new carriage house garage door, reclaimed barnwood exterior shutters and Timberlane shutter hardware, new interior door hardware as well as completely upgraded electrical system within the last 30 days.
627 Gilroy DR
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 957 SqFt
  • 0.065 Acres
This adorable 2 story beach house with white picket fence is walking distance to Capitola Village, the beach and Gayles Bakery. You can hear the waves at night. Featuring newly refinished hardwood floors, gorgeous kitchen with custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite counters, Viking gas range, pantry and etched french doors leading to the garden patio and hot tub. The main level master-suite has high ceilings, full bath, large walk-in closet and private entrance from the patio! Enjoy crown molding, custom baseboard, gas fireplace in the living room and lots of natural light. The second level has 2 great sized bedrooms plus laundry conveniently located in the hallway. Custom designer paint inside and out, a single car garage with plenty of storage for all your toys, make this beach house move-in ready.  A full time residence or weekend getaway at the beach... There is NO Better value than this quaint Capitola Bungalow!
409 Pine ST
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,477 SqFt
  • 0.062 Acres
Capitola Jewell Box!  Great project for builder or someone wanting to customize home to their own tastes.  Interior demo recently completed with demo permit and now ready for interior re-build. Rare opportunity includes well-thought out, readily approved plans in progress with engineer and almost ready to submit!  Smaller home than this one just sold in same Jewell Box neighborhood for over $1,700,000!
4595 Emerald ST
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,343 SqFt
  • 0.073 Acres
Come check out this beautifully remodeled home on a very quiet street in Capitola's  Upper Village.  Ideally located, it is only a short walk to the beach, boutique shops, and restaurants. It has a very open floor plan but also a cozy ambiance, with a modern retro kitchen as its center piece. This home features hardwood floors through-out the house, completely renovated kitchen, bathroom,  laundry room and a family style breakfast nook. This a perfect home for a vacation get-away or couple looking to downsize and just simplify life.
609 Oak DR
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 900 SqFt
  • 0.074 Acres
California Dreamin' ~ Beautifully updated 2-bedroom, 1 bath beach bungalow nestled in the heart of Capitola within walking distance to ships, village and surf! Prime neighborhood location offering an immeasurable potential as a family beach get-away or primary residence. Home offers new laminate floors, front and back patios, new clawfoot bathtub, fresh paint inside & out, and a fantastic full-sized kitchen complete with elegant granite countertops, cabinets & all stainless-steel appliances. Grab it before it's gone!
208 Cherry AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 735 SqFt
  • 0.037 Acres
Best priced 4 bedroom home in the Capitola. Absolutely gorgeous home with open floorplan and bright white updated kitchen. Just  2 doors down from the new Capitola library and steps to the world renown Shadowbrooke restaurant and the charming village of Capitola.  This lovely home in one of Capitola's most sought out neighborhoods is everything your family would want or the vacation home your family has been searching for! Open kitchen with plenty of storage and top of the line appliances, Large master suite with walk-in closet and window seat. Low upkeep yards and large garage to store all those toys!!!
2179 Francesco CIR
CAPITOLA, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,700 SqFt
  • 0.064 Acres
Fabulous single story in amazing location! Large front and backyards, well maintained and ready for new buyers.  Updated kitchen, 3 good sized rooms, nice bath and perfect garage for surfboards and bikes or your own hobby cars! 3 car wide driveway!  Quiet street off Derby, tucked back in a cute neighborhood, this home is close to the beach, mall, freeway access and local restaurants. Welcome Home!!
2205 42nd AVE
CAPITOLA, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,080 SqFt
  • 0.137 Acres

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