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La Selva Beach, CA Homes for Sale

La Selva Beach is a stunning oceanfront census-designated beach town in Santa Cruz County, California. The neighborhood is located east of Rio Del Mar and south of Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley. The beautifully designed community provides a wonderful family-oriented living environment with exclusive neighborhood amenities, convenient beach access, and cozy homes. The community clubhouse is a great venue for local events and activities including private parties. The tight-knit community has many regular neighborhood activities that entertain and empower every resident. If you are looking for a beach home where you can maximize the benefits of living next to the ocean but still have the conveniences of a modern home, La Selva Beach provides a great selection of residential properties where you can move into today.

Homes in the La Selva Beach neighborhood include luxury single-family homes that come with multiple bedrooms and baths, custom-built designs, and large home lots. These properties provide ample yard spaces where many of which have private swimming pools. The neighborhood has a direct access to Cabrilla Highway which connects the community to Downtown Santa Cruz and to other towns in the region.

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School Information:

  • Rio Del Mar Elementary School
  • Aptos High School
  • Aptos Junior High School

Homes for Sale in La Selva Beach, CA

Timeless elegance and modern sophistication combine in this breathtaking re-imagining of the classic Tuscan Villa. Magnificent compound on 5 acres commanding a position on a private hill within 145 acres of natural preserve. Sweeping views of Monterey Bay and the ocean.  The gourmet kitchen has two marble islands with copper sinks, Miele brand appliances, and a beautiful La Cornue oven range. Garden room with folding glass doors and informal dining, gas grill, pizza oven, deep fryer, all overlooking the infinity spa and ocean. 1200 square foot guest house with private patios and gardens. Terraced gardens down to the 1200 square foot "barn"; a playground for entertainment featuring polished concrete floors, a full kitchen, powder room, loft, and media theater screen. Relax and enjoy a game with friends on the Bocce court with lighting and bench seating. Completed only 7 years ago by Testorff Construction and a legion of master craftsmen, this masterpiece will endure for generations.
542 E Bel Mar DR
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 6,446 SqFt
  • 5.170 Acres
THE PRICE IS NOT A TYPO. THE OWNER LITERALLY CUT THE PRICE IN HALF for this hidden private retreat on 70 acres, just a mile from Seascape Resort! Includes fully functioning office and conference center with high-speed internet and complete security systems in place. Recreational facilities include a 198,000-gal infinity pool and professional-grade tennis court amidst an oasis of native restoration in a hidden valley with twin ridges overlooking panoramic ocean views. World-class setting, close to everything but with complete privacy. Built to the owner's specs for exclusive use by family and friends with no permitting, but extensive plans and engineering to document the extensive improvements. Land-use report available to approved qualified parties outlines multiple primary allowable uses with basic level 5 permit, including public resort, corporate retreat, boarding school, executive compound or subdivision as luxury estate parcels. A spectacular, one-of-a-kind property!
300 Byers LN
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 2,680 SqFt
  • 67.257 Acres
BACK ON THE MARKET WITH NO FAULT OF THIS PROPERTY..BUYERS CHOSE TO WITHDRAW. VALUE..VIEWS..PRIVACY..CASUAL ELEGANCE..What else do I need to say about this fantastic beach paradise in exclusive Sand Dollar. Only steps down the stairs, to a private entry ON THE SAND, not a public access area. This Sand Dollar charmer offers over 2700 sq ft of living space, presenting 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms for your new Coastal Lifestyle. Floor to ceiling windows and sliders put the Pacific in your daily routine, with unparalleled coastal views from the Monterey Peninsula to Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz.Upgrades throughout make this beach treasure a walk in and start living the beachcomber life on the first day. Beautiful granite counters, luxurious carpeting and tile flooring create a basic foundation for any taste. Great inspection reports available. This property can be purchased furnished if desired.
805 The Shore Line
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,791 SqFt
  • 0.095 Acres
Stunning ocean view Mediterranean on 2.5 plus sunny, gated acres.   When you enter the property from a quiet country lane that borders nearby Manresa Beach state park you are immediately in touch with the natural environment and the views of the surrounding countryside and Monterey Bay beyond.  The custom home was originally built by the contractor-owner as his own residence and has many custom features including radiant heat, exterior stucco and tile roof with copper gutters and downspouts. The home features an open kitchen-living area, two Master suites, one with ocean view, private ocean view patios and large three car garage.   Zoned for a large second guest unit and perfect for small vineyard/or?   Beautiful as is and even more upside potential.  Great opportunity!
69 Crest DR
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,742 SqFt
  • 2.642 Acres
BEACH HOME; STUNNING OCEAN VIEW. Pajaro Dunes Gated Beach Community. 3-story home is NEWLY PAINTED, NEW COPPER RAIN GUTTERS. Immaculate interior has been remodeled with SKYLIGHTS over the office and master bath with STEAM SHOWER. Kitchen includes a wine refrigerator, marble counters. Custom Tiled Foyer. Walk in to the living room with designer, river rock fire place and mantel designed by the seller. Remodeled home with crown molding, soft rounded edges and recessed, dimmer lighting throughout the home for ambiance. From the LR and DR, enjoy an ocean view and French Doors that open to a deck.The third floor is the MBR and sky-lit office with FULL BAY VIEW. Master bath enjoys skylight and steam shower with tumbled marble stones. 3 BDS on the first level open to beach access and tiled outdoor shower. Main house on concrete slab.Cared for home is not a rental although it could be an excellent vacation rental.  High-end furniture included. & appliances incld. Owner's pets welcome
20 Plover CIR
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,015 SqFt
  • 0.321 Acres
Summer's here - it's time to get to the beach! Be swept off your feet and fall in love with this charming home where ocean views from every room give you an instant feeling of calm. Rarely available Place de Mer townhome with the sand steps from your back door. Updated with custom features: bay windows with window seats, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, wine cooler, interior washer/dryer, tile floors, newer carpet, flush inset cabinetry in bedrooms and kitchen, and dual pane windows. Great room with deck for entertaining all your friends and family. Bring your surf and beach toys, picnic baskets, books and Frisbees and let the good times roll. Please follow the guidelines listed on the Posted Rules for Entry Form at
312 Oceanview DR
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,340 SqFt
  • 0.023 Acres
Just reduced! Motivated sellers. Shelter in place at the beach! This stunning multi-level La Selva Beach home is perched on a hill and has 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths with over 3,400 square feet of living space. This custom, modern and contemporary home built by architect/ owner is only 11 years old.  Enjoy your morning coffee or evening spirit overlooking incredible panoramic views from the deck of the master retreat on the 3rd floor. The master suite has its own floor. The living room has 12 ft ceilings, large custom windows,gas fireplace and wood sliders. Attached to the main house is a guest wing with 2 private units with separate entrances for your guests or Airbnb.  It is only a 8 minute walk to the private La Selva Beach. Indulge yourself into surfing, running, biking from your beach home. Only 10 minutes from golf, tennis, and shopping.This is a spectacular and spacious home for getting away, entertaining or enjoying with your family.
1572 San Andreas RD
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3,464 SqFt
  • 0.222 Acres
Beautiful home on the main street of the La Selva Beach Village with nearby access to the Private, Gated Beach Entrance! This three Bedroom property features a fantastic backyard for Entertaining and 'work-from-home' Studio. The Updated Kitchen includes a Frigidaire Oven/Stove, New Dishwasher, Water Purifier and Wine Refrigerator. 2 Updated Bathrooms and a 3rd Bathroom ready for your personal finishing touches. Enjoy Sunset walks down the Palm Tree lined Playa Blvd and soak in views of the entire Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz County Coast from the La Selva Bluff. Watch the famous 4th of July Parade from your front lawn. The Main Bedroom has views of 'CandleLight Lane' during the holiday season. Easy Access to La Selva Gated Beach, Triangle Park, El Patio Grocery, Community Clubhouse, Library, Playground, and Basketball Court. Surf at Manresa State Beach just down the road. Attend Aptos High School, Aptos Jr. High and Valencia Elementary. Virtual and 3D Tour Available at
23 Playa BLVD
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,897 SqFt
  • 0.155 Acres
Does the SIP have you thinking differently about your living situation? This beautiful home & almost 1 acre property provides privacy w/room to be more self sufficient. Exercise outdoors w/privacy & fresh air, grow your own food or build your own pump track & walk to the beach! Options abound with this property.  Private driveway, tucked away far off the street, great sun exposure, ideal commute locale & you can listen to the waves at night lull you to sleep. Located close to La Selva Beach & adjacent tens of acres of rural land w/gorgeous views of rolling hills.  Room for outbuildings, RV's & animals. This sunny property has a sweet rustic, coastline feel, reminiscent of Big Sur & tons of options for a healthy lifestyle. Property has been in the same family since being built & now is your opportunity for a lifetime of joy!  Reports are done for you. See  2 BD/1BA up,1 BD/1BA down, 3 car gar, storage galore, surfer shower, dual pane windows & large sun deck.
160 Mar Monte AVE
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,772 SqFt
  • 0.873 Acres
Live in La Selva Beach in your own beach house retreat on a private 1/3+ acre! The single-level home was completely remodeled in 2013 and features hardwood floors and quartz countertops. There is a detached two-car garage with a workshop and plenty of additional off-street parking for boats, RV's, cars, and trailers. Work remotely in the approx 208sf detached studio. The home, which is a ten-minute stroll to the beach, has privacy and opens out into your own enchanted garden. With Redwoods and the beach, what more could you want?  Virtual tour:
120 Altivo AVE
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 952 SqFt
  • 0.378 Acres
Absolutely stunning La Selva Beach town-home just minutes from the sand. This quiet and safe community provides a resort style experience. The unit has been carefully maintained with newer flooring and designer paint. Kitchen has lovely painted cabinets, stainless steel appliances and a rear balcony that overlooks the tranquil hillside-perfect for meditation. The great room is appointed with a beautiful vaulted ceiling, a cozy fireplace and sliders leading to a large private front balcony with ocean views. The spacious master suite has a walk-in closet and en-suite with soaking tub. Additional bedroom with a partial ocean-view, plus a central bathroom. Oversized 2-car garage attached  with a huge storage space. This home is aggressively priced almost $50K below the last Canon Del Sol Sale. Property in this community is rarely offered. Close proximity to Santa Cruz, Watsonville, and the Bay Area. Move-in ready to escape the city and enjoy a restorative coastal lifestyle!
472 Abalone DR
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,063 SqFt
  • 0.033 Acres
ON THE BEACH AT PAJARO DUNES BEACH COMMUNITY. 180 degree unobstructed view across the Monterey Bay! Right up in front with a full ocean view. Watch the whales, birds and boats on the bay by day, the sunsets over the water and city lights of Monterey and Santa Cruz at night. This ramp accessible condo is on the second floor providing easy access. The condo has been beautifully upgraded and is really a must see beach home. All furniture included with sale. Shorebirds is a gated community located about half way between Santa Cruz and Monterey. It's delightfully remote yet close to shopping, fine dining, world famous golf courses and surf spots. This is a private, gated community with 24/7 mobile security and a full fire department on site. These homes may be used as vacation rentals, long term rentals, primary home or just use for family and friends beach hide away. Homeowner's pets (2) are welcome here.
101 Shell DR 121
LA SELVA BEACH, California
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 800 SqFt
  • 0.018 Acres

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