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Zayante, CA Homes for Sale

Zayante is a census-designated town and an unincorporated community located in Santa Cruz County, California. The neighborhood is bordered by Lompico to the northwest and Olympia to the southwest. The town’s name is derived from the local tribes of the Ohlone people who originally inhabited the area. The neighborhood is in a forested region of the county with massive redwood trees and other local fauna surrounding the community. The small town has a land area of approximately 2.7 square miles, most of which are forested hillsides and private properties. Around 705 residents are living in the Zayante neighborhood with 304 households as per the 2010 census.

Real Estate in the community is primarily single-family country homes in spacious home lots on the beautiful foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains. These homes vary in architecture and designs that range from three to four-bedroom floor layouts. Each of these residences comes with multiple baths, ample parking space, large backyards, fireplace, full kitchen, spacious living room areas, and various outdoor features.

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School Information:

  • San Lorenzo Valley Elementary
  • San Lorenzo Valley Middle School
  • Coast Redwood High School

Homes for Sale in Zayante, CA

Big Sur In Scotts Valley? Yes... this place makes you feel like you're in Big Sur! This is a one of kind 180+/- acre property that is very special in so many ways. As you travel up the 1/2 mile long driveway through the redwoods you pass several handcrafted sculptures by artist Hans Wehrli and many very large redwood trees. The main house and guest house were built from redwood milled on the property. The house faces south and gets all day sun. Every door and cabinet in the house is handcrafted and carved from redwood. There are many features including 800 square feet of decking, copper gutters, a wine cellar, greenhouse, massive four car garage and more. You feel so far away but can be at Safeway and local conveniences in less than 10 minutes. There are numerous hiking and mountain bike trails throughout the property. This is a very magical place and a must see! Own your own redwood valley!  Please follow guidelines on the Posted Rules for Entry Form at
699 Ryder RD
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,012 SqFt
  • 174.450 Acres
Majestic views up to 20 miles, no other homes visible! Private gated entrance, full sun, city water and well water, and PG&E power. Over 90 acres with a custom single level 3,100+ sf home 4 BD/2.5BA, built in 1993. New dual pane windows, new deck & siding.  Open floor plan, Wolf stove in kitchen, 720sf attached 3-car garage.  Separate permitted 1,000 sf outbuilding which was recently completely remodeled. The property was recently part of a timber fire prevention exemption permit. There are several excellent growing areas which will easily fit a 10,000sf canopy and approximately 2 acres of flat growing areas, potential for vineyard, organic farm, horse arena area with lights. Lots of fruit trees lemon, orange, pear, apple, grapefruit trees with irrigation. Approximately 200K-300K board-feet available for timber harvest which could net approximately $200K-$300K.  Virtual showings available.  Please follow the guidelines on the Posted Rules for Entry Form at
9609 Zayante DR
FELTON, California
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,030 SqFt
  • 91.394 Acres
Breathtaking and expansive forest and mountain views from this 3BR/2BA ranch-style home in Felton. Single-level home with good separation of space and a unique layout. Plenty of large windows and skylights bring natural light and the beauty of the outdoors. Recent upgrades include updated flooring, fresh paint, newer washer/dryer, and solar lights around the property. The home features 2 spacious living room, remodeled bathrooms with a charming vintage tub, and 2 bonus rooms that can be used for whatever your heart desires. The home is mostly surrounded by decks and a large sunny garden area that could be a terrific vegetable garden area or even a vineyard. Large 3.8 acre parcel, situated on a quiet and private road. Enjoy the country life and easy commute, it is only a 15 minute drive to downtown Felton, and about 30 minutes to Santa Cruz or Los Gatos.
12231 Kingham Ranch RD
FELTON, California
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,907 SqFt
  • 3.805 Acres
To live in the trees is the place to be, come home to your forest oasis, this charming cottage is situated on over a 1/3 of an acre nestled in a sweet Felton neighborhood. Interior has had some upgrades, new kitchen cabinets, appliances dual paned windows, paint, flooring. Large finished basement is master bedroom with walk-in closet. Listen to the gentle hum of the creek on starry nights and wake up to sun pouring in the is sunny home. Large private lot with multiple areas, for gardens, play yards, dog runs, upper lot has tons of room for sheds or boats or Rv or projects. Completely fenced open and airy yet very private. 3 parcels total 16,422 square foot lot. Lots of possibilities. And just minutes to Felton or Santa Cruz
430 Creekside WAY
FELTON, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 660 SqFt
  • 0.136 Acres
Delightfully rustic creek side cottage with plenty of outdoor area for gardening, playing or just sitting and enjoying the creek setting. The large living room features knotty pine walls, views of the river, large brick fireplace with wood burning insert that keeps the home warm & cozy on winter days. New flooring throughout the house. Separate utility/laundry room & bonus room that can be used as a small office. Other features include; double pane windows, tankless water heater, two storage sheds and ample on-street parking. Easy access to downtown Felton, Scotts Valley Santa Cruz, and Highway 17. Lots to enjoy about this special property!
10650 E Zayante RD
FELTON, California
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,024 SqFt
  • 0.215 Acres

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