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San Lorenzo Valley, CA Homes for Sale

San Lorenzo Valley is a beautiful outdoor community in the Santa Cruz mountains in Santa Cruz County, California. Once the center of the logging industry, Santa Cruz Valley is now mostly composed of various small towns home to over 35,000 residents. The valley is the combination of different census-designated towns namely, Boulder Creek, Brookdale, Ben Lomond, Glen Arbor, and Felton. These communities are all centered along Highway Nine with Felton being closest to the city of Santa Cruz. San Lorenzo Valley is in a beautifully forested region in the mountainous area of northern Santa Cruz County. Residents can enjoy living next to nature but still be close to modern conveniences of a medium-sized town.

Homes like most in the region are custom-built single-family houses with varying designs and features. There are classic homes built throughout the many years of the community as well as newly built properties constructed during the past decade. From standard mobile homes and suburban houses to luxury swimming pool homes in gated communities, San Lorenzo Valley provides a wide variety of housing options for buyers looking to purchase real estate in the region.

Community Amenities:

  • San Lorenzo Valley Museum
  • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
  • Highland Skate Park
  • Ben Lomond Park
  • Ben Lomond Quaker Center
  • Boulder Creek Recreation

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Homes for Sale in San Lorenzo Valley, CA

An estate that is truly beyond comparison, you will be mesmerized by this incredibly unique opportunity. The comfortable elegance of the architecture is perfectly accentuated by the diverse natural beauty of the surrounding 90+ acres of redwood, oak, madrone, & bay trees. There are also patches of manzanita that open up breathtaking views of the distant valleys & mountains. Newell Creek runs through one side of the property, & Sunset Trail of Quail Hollow Ranch is near the other side. You will immediately appreciate the attention to detail and craftsmanship that went into creating this very special home, and you can see every detail in our 3D virtual tour. There is a guest apartment attached to the main house, & a separate detached guest unit w/ it's own pristine alcove on the property. To top it off, there is a working organic farm w/ impressive infrastructure ready for your dreams to take form. With SU Zoning, there is potential for horses and vineyards. Youtube video available!
900 Pedro AVE
BEN LOMOND, California
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,183 SqFt
  • 90.593 Acres
Come home to vacation in the little known community of Big Basin just a few miles from Skyline Blvd., where peace and quiet replaces the hustle & bustle of valley living.  A Country estate with a 5900+/-sf , 6 bedroom Tuscan inspired ridge top manor, tucked amidst the Redwoods with expansive valley & distant ocean views. Surrounded by Pescadero Canyon, Castle Rock & Big Basin State Parks with direct access to the "Skyline to the Sea" Trail and 30,000 acres of park lands. Privacy & seclusion but not isolation with a beautiful scenic drive & short 14 mile commute to Silicon Valley via Hwy 9 on a newly paved road. Previously operated as the 5-star Villa Montagne Equestrian B&B generating substantial income, this estate features a 5 stall barn w/paddocks & tack room, large arena, a 4 car garage w/RV bay or lift, a 1 Bd/Ba guest cottage, 600+SF yoga/gym, pool & spa.  Large kitchen. Balcony overlooking Monterey Bay, game/billiards room, theater room, double office, Possible Seller financing!
28495 Big Basin WAY
BOULDER CREEK, California
  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,850 SqFt
  • 9.600 Acres
Welcome to 121 Palomino Way Situated Within the Coveted Woods Cove Community Just 3.5miles Away from Seabright Beach. Surrounded by Stunning Redwood Trees, this Immaculately Maintained Home is Sun-Filled Yet Private. Sellers' Exquisite Taste is Evident with Upgrades Totaling Over $350k. Beautifully Landscaped/Hardscaped Grounds Feature Outdoor Bistro Kitchen Complete with Pizza Oven, Grill and Backyard Bar + Sink and Seating for Ten. Highlights are Private Courtyard with Fireplace, Audio and Custom, Locking Gate | Dual Zone Central Heating | Recessed and Custom Art Lights | Chef's Kitchen with Subzero, Bosch, and Thermador Appliances | Great Family Room with Movie Projector and Integrated Drop-Down Screen + Surround Sound | Home Automation System Integrated Into the Alarm with Smartphone App Access | Pre-Wired for Tesla or Other Electric Vehicle Plus Much More. Don't Miss the Chance to Call This Showpiece Estate In Tranquil and Picturesque Setting - YOUR HOME!
121 Palomino WAY
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,893 SqFt
  • 0.510 Acres
PRICE REDUCED!  Time to make this your Home. From the moment you approach this magnificent Home, you will know you have arrived somewhere special.  The setting is truly one of a kind! With Henry Cowell State Park as your Neighbor, you will enjoy the Majestic Redwoods, Grand Oak trees, and miles of hiking and biking trails.  As for the home, it is absolutely amazing, from its Spanish/ Mediterranean influence to its $250K resort style rear yard... dreams do come true.  Additional features include - 5 bedrooms , 4.5 bathrooms , 3 car garage, long driveway for extra guest parking, courtyard entrance, formal living room and dining room, upstairs and downstairs family-rooms, ground floor guest suite, gourmet kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances, refinished hardwood and travertine tile floors throughout, crown molding, and a New $30k Solar Panel system that pays for a majority of the electrical bill!
660 Henry Cowell DR
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,301 SqFt
  • 0.480 Acres
The lure of nature and the security of living in a gated community draws you to Woods Cove; a private enclave of 60 homes, surrounded by acres and acres of majestic redwoods and oaks. Its where you want to be, midway between Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, just 10 mins to the beach and 20 mins to Los Gatos. Gracious 4800+ sq ft of living space on a peaceful and quiet 3/4 acre parcel. Sun-drenched, south-facing rooms w/tall ceilings showcase the views. Family rm, living rm w/2-story ceiling, music rm, cooks kitchen, formal and informal dining, sumptuous master retreat, sunroom/office. Other notable features; a sheltered courtyard, four fireplaces, tiled wine room, extra deep garage. Note: 4th BR/den is open and has no closet. Peaceful 32K+ sq ft parcel w/pristine meadow and majestic redwoods, looking out across the San Lorenzo River valley. Nearby trails, Pasatiempo Golf Course, and La Madrona swim and tennis club just a mile away. A very special property in a wonderful location!
481 Henry Cowell DR
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,833 SqFt
  • 0.740 Acres
The beauty, character and charm of this storybook property must be seen and felt in person to be truly appreciated. 320 Sweetwater Lane is a beautifully updated and meticulously maintained 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home. Nestled among enchanted gardens, the 2741 sq ft home has beautiful Mountain and Valley Views. The  2.8 acre property is located at the end of a private road, in a quiet and serene setting, off Alba Road, just 2 miles above Ben Lomond. Built in 1973, the home, land and expansive gardens, have been lovingly developed by the original family. The home boasts vaulted ceilings, Heart Redwood walls, gleaming Oak hardwood floors, double pane wood clad windows, and remote control skylights. Master Bed/Bath, Living area, Kitchen, Office, Laundry, Garage all on Ground Floor. The state of the art gourmet kitchen has custom granite counters, high-end stainless steel appliances (including double convection ovens), and custom cherry cabinets with full extension and soft close hardware.
320 Sweetwater LN
BEN LOMOND, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,741 SqFt
  • 2.808 Acres
New Price! First time on the market. Lovingly maintained single level on sought after cul de sac street in ideal commute location a short distance to town and the Beach. Private peaceful setting backing up to greenbelt with Monterey Bay peaks, city light views looking out to rolling hills and bordering Henry Cowell State Park. Fabulous south facing backyard with in-ground pool & spa with multiple entertaining areas. The living room has wood burning fireplace and big picture windows with sliding door to outdoors connecting with the formal dining area off the kitchen.  The updated kitchen has granite counters, Viking appliances, custom cabinets and soft closing drawers for ample storage space opening to the cozy family room with built-in entertainment center. All the bedrooms are spacious with cedar lined closets; Master bedroom suite has updated bath with views & access to the backyard. This special property is waiting for you!
149 Mosswood CT
SANTA CRUZ, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,263 SqFt
  • 0.263 Acres
Outside entertainers delight. Sit at the poolside. Play pool in the cabana room. A bit of golf putting?  How about some disc golf. BBQ from the decks  Sit in the hot tub in the evening to relax. Get fresh eggs from your chickens..  Your own little oasis is here. Privacy surrounds  this remodeled home nestled into its 3.7 acre property. Lots of sun and lots of room to make so much more. Step away from the hustle and bustle of town. Only minutes to downtown Ben Lomond, beaches and 17.
12373 Alba RD
BEN LOMOND, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,612 SqFt
  • 3.734 Acres
Grandiose, level and expansive mid century home. Poised proudly on one of Felton's most desirable streets, retaining access on Cooper and Blair both. Comfortably furnished with not so common amenities, an indoor kitchen bbq, formal dining room, substantial utility room and workshop conveniently connected to the main garage. Slip away to the tranquil and mesmerizing  back courtyard featuring a generous koi lagoon swirling with fish and dragonflies. Take rest next to a stunning waterfall and canopy of mature color changing Japanese maples sure to soothe away the days woes. Beyond the privacy of the landscaped back yard, continue through a gate to the level rest of the property where the opportunities are endless.
6429 Cooper ST
FELTON, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,281 SqFt
  • 0.462 Acres
Mediterranean Style all custom home. This home has 4 bedrooms 2 1/2 baths with office and one of the rooms is a private entry mother in law unit. Chefs kitchen with 8 burner stove and all stainless steal appliances, custom cabinets and granite counter tops. The master suite has a 210 sq. ft. bathroom with jacuzzi tub and wood burning fireplace. Beautifully landscaped with many palm trees and has an inground swimming pool and bbq bar with frig, sink and ice maker. Great for entertaining. There is also a two story permitted playhouse in back yard ( use to be used for licensed day care )
121 Rancho Rio AVE
BEN LOMOND, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,023 SqFt
  • 0.385 Acres
This private, serene property is the perfect blend of quiet mountain living yet only minutes to town.  A large home, guest house, 3-car garage, green house and 7.6 acres!   The main house is a 2702 SF three-story home situated on a ridge top with expansive views over the San Lorenzo Valley & Bonny Doon Ridge.  4 Bedrooms & 3½ bathrooms.  Master Suite with a fireplace, sitting area, a jetted tub and two large walk-in closets.   Endless indoor-outdoor entertaining possibilities with the newly constructed wrap-around decks, and a 28' Entre-Prises climbing wall! The 1BR 1 BA 620 SF guest house is located over the detached garage . Located up a short private driveway that meanders through the redwoods and past the private security gate, you'll arrive at this gem of a property.  Great sun exposure, zoned SU, loads of parking, and complete privacy! So many opportunities with this configuration. Only 12 miles to Santa Cruz, 23 miles to Saratoga, and 29 miles to the San Jose Airport. Appt Only.
215 Tinkers TRL
BOULDER CREEK, California
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,322 SqFt
  • 7.630 Acres
Located on a private ridge top which offers beautiful canyon and mountain top views, and approximately 4 acres of meadow area for an orhcard,  horses, etc. The main house is an authentic log cabin with lots of interior charm and windows to take in the views.  The guest unit is about 30 feet from the main house and is of conventional construction. The driveway off Big Basin Way is about two miles from the Boulder Creek Golf Course.
17756 Big Basin WAY
BOULDER CREEK, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,117 SqFt
  • 9.114 Acres
New Price! Beautiful private home in sunny Ben Lomond!  2700 square feet on over 2 acres of land, this mountain retreat has 3 bedrooms plus an office, den or 4th bedroom, 3 bathrooms (2/1) and a two car garage.  Prolific well with water filtration and a whole house automatic generator. One of 4 homes on a private road, no neighbors in sight yet only minutes to downtown Ben Lomond, 20 minutes to Santa Cruz and 45 to Los Gatos.  New exterior paint, beautifully refinished hardwood floors and a chicken coop and green house ready for new residents!  You must see this house in person to experience the peace and quiet this home in the redwoods has to offer.  Move in ready mountain living at its finest!
335 Pike RD
BEN LOMOND, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,771 SqFt
  • 2.128 Acres
Unique opportunity with a great cap rate or live/work potential. Remarkable building with rustic charm and modern features. Flexible floor-plan with a variety of spaces for work and play. Situated on a sunny, flat, river-side lot, steps from downtown Felton. Current configuration features commercial storefront space, multiple garage/workshop spaces with roll-up doors, lounge/dining areas plus 2BR/2BA and 1BR/1BA residential quarters. Just minutes from Cremer House dining, Wild Roots shopping, Henry Cowell hiking, Big Basin biking, Steamer's Lane surfing & sunset sailing! And if you absolutely must commute... the freeway is close too. This property is perfect for craftsmen, artists, gardeners, growers, 420ers, builders and makers, anyone with home business, and for investors! Come see what is possible!
5420 Highway 9
FELTON, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,012 SqFt
  • 1.038 Acres
Sunny, open, large lot with 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home in established Felton neighborhood - just around the corner from downtown.  Beautiful stone fireplace in living room with high vaulted ceiling, two sliding glass doors on the ground floor open to the wooden deck overlooking a large back yard.  Kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area and a half bath complete the first floor.  Open staircase leads to a three bedroom and two bath second floor with a shared front balcony. Huge two car garage with electric door and laundry hook ups. Easy, low maintenance landscaping with a large storage shed in the side yard.  Perfect family home in a great neighborhood, or family get away just up the hill from the entrance to Henry Cowell Redwood State Park. The beauty of the mountains with easy access to Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley and over the hill to San Jose.
918 Eaton DR
FELTON, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,024 SqFt
  • 0.207 Acres
Set on a sunny knoll among the redwoods in a exceptional south Felton neighborhood, you'll love the abundance of charm and character at this authentic log home. The fantastic 2+ acre lot is fully usable with patios, decks, and plenty of space for gardening and outdoor activities. Direct access to the trail network that connects Henry Cowell State Park to Marshall Field and Wilder Ranch State Park. This also provides convenient access to UCSC. Live like you're on vacation every day at this very special property in South Felton. Recent updates include flooring, furnace, kitchen counters and new appliances. Additional detached 528 square foot studio. 6 miles to Santa Cruz, and 6.5 miles to Highway 17 in Scotts Valley. Excellent schools k-12. Don't miss your chance to see this home before it's sold.
2130 Upper Scenic DR
FELTON, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,442 SqFt
  • 2.025 Acres
22+ private acres with sunshine and stunning views! Convenient location only minutes to downtown Ben Lomond. Gated, end of the road privacy! Not a neighbor in sight as far as the eye can see. With special use zoning, many things are possible, including private horse stables, small scale agriculture, winery, guest house, schools, etc. Use your imagination! The 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is well positioned to take in the valley vistas. One bedroom and full bathroom downstairs, 2 bedrooms and full bathroom upstairs. Enjoy the outdoors from multiple decks. Detached 2 car garage. Existing pole barn and garden area. A wide trail takes you through the majestic forest to a large useable area with full sun and existing hoop house style greenhouses. Preliminary research has been done with the County to show options for a cannabis cultivation permit. With a little TLC and some updates, this could be a one of a kind treasure. Tenant Occupied- DO NOT DRIVE BY.
270 Stirling WAY
BEN LOMOND, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,674 SqFt
  • 22.800 Acres
New construction! This brand new multi-level home sits on a redwood studded 2 acre lot with an impressive travertine staircase entry. Triangle floor plan with a gorgeous kitchen finished with granite countertops and stainless appliances, the living room & kitchen have access to the large sun deck, and an extremely private master bedroom suite on its own level with a large walk-in closet. Plenty of bedrooms for all! And all bathrooms feature dual sinks with granite countertops. The home also features a large tile entry, vaulted ceilings, and many more gorgeous details. Plus a 3-car garage and a large circular driveway, with all the parking you could ever want. Well water. Situated in a wonderful Roberts Rd area just minutes from downtown Ben Lomond, about 20 minutes to Santa Cruz and 45 minutes to Silicon Valley. This is the modern & immaculate home you've been waiting for!
1202 Roberts RD
BEN LOMOND, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,400 SqFt
  • 1.936 Acres
You know what they say . . . Location, location, location!  This Classic rancher with an Eichler-style vibe is a hidden beauty in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in sunny Ben Lomond. It has 3 beds AND and an office. A living room AND a family room. Glass and light. Peace and quiet. All single level-lovingly maintained-with a sweet courtyard in the middle. Terrific backyard with mountain views and great sunsets! Totally private and sunny yet close to town. Top of mountain. End of road. Two car garage plus ample room to park many many cars, RV, boat, whatever. Clean and ready for you. Great commute location and great schools too. The perfect home to settle down for about 40 years or so . . . Truly!  OPEN this SAT/SUN 1-4. Home is occupied. Please do not drive up the driveway without an appointment. Thank you.
310 Kessler DR
BEN LOMOND, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,236 SqFt
Rare opportunity to own an iconic turn of the century home in San Lorenzo Valley! This remodeled country home is known by locals as the famous "Coffee Corner". This is a unique property that has never before been sold on the MLS! Located close to parks, schools and town. Plenty of room for outdoor activities and gardening. Covered porch, deck and patios for entertaining.  Nature is right at your doorstep with a mostly flat 1.4 acre parcel. Plenty of room to park all of your fun toys. Approximate 1,000 sq' garage/shop with 12' ceilings. Alternate water source in addition to public water with 3,000 gallon storage tank. Small, fenced, spring fed pond by the majestic redwood grove. Large enclosed garden area with fruit trees and established road side stand. Relax by the pool after gardening. Pool area includes a pool house/garden shed with power and water. Flat lawn area, a palace for your chickens and ducks. Do not miss out on this gorgeous property.
8324 Glen Arbor RD
BEN LOMOND, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,175 SqFt
  • 1.403 Acres

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