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MLS# 81418607

MLS # 81418607
$19,588,000
112 Holiday Dr, East Santa Cruz County
7 bed, 7 bath, 13200 sq ft

Property Type:  Detached Single Family

Unparalleled & elegantly designed 7 bed/7 bath ocean front Estate, perched on a 13 acre bluff overlooking Monterey Bay…

MLS# 81408783

MLS # 81408783
$7,995,000
1570 Prospect Av, Capitola
4 bed, 5½ bath, 5850 sq ft

Property Type:  Detached Single Family

BREATHTAKING OCEAN+MOUNTAIN VIEWS DEEMED BEST IN COUNTY IN LANDMARK LOCATION-COMBINED W/ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECE INSP…

MLS# 81430306

MLS # 81430306
$7,000,000
4600 Opal Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz
3 bed, 3 bath, 2604 sq ft

Property Type:  Detached Single Family

Expansive Views from Gated Ocean Front Estate Property. 2-1/2 lots, Over 1/2 acre, 138 feet of ocean frontage. Exten…

MLS# 81428441

MLS # 81428441
$5,900,000
15 Lilly Wy, East Santa Cruz County
4 bed, 4½ bath, 4661 sq ft

Property Type:  Detached Single Family

STUNNING OCEAN FRONT HOME ON 10 ACRES. PRIVATE STAIRS DOWN TO MANRESA BEACH AND VIEWS FROM MONTEREY TO PLEASURE POINT.…

MLS# 81410497

MLS # 81410497
$5,300,000
631 Quail Run Rd, Aptos
6 bed, 7½ bath, 11784 sq ft

Property Type:  Detached Single Family

Unparalleled views from Santa Cruz to Monterey! Attention to detail, choice of materials with quality design and craft…

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Your Home at the Beach

Santa Cruz County has been the beach destination of choice for northern and central California residents for generations. Nowhere else will you find the same combination of endless beaches, natural beauty, sunny microclimates, worldclass surfing, and gourmet food and wine.

The housing stock is as diverse as the county's neighborhoods. From the majestic westside of Santa Cruz to the playful beaches of Seabright and Capitola to Aptos' miles-long beach stretching from Seacliff to Pajaro Dunes — you'll find hundred-year-old cottages along with multi-million-dollar modern homes, and everything in between.

Santa Cruz Beach Homes

Looking for a beach home? In addition to the standard Santa Cruz MLS search, I publish a weekly list of new and reduced-price beach home listings located near the ocean throughout the county. Recipients also receive access to my coastal "hotsheets," a complete list of coastal homes for sale.

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Searching for a property in Santa Cruz? You can search the entire inventory of Santa Cruz homes for sale on this site. In addition to searching for beach homes, you can search by ocean view, bank-owned properties, short sales, and more. However, most of the short sales and bank-owned properties are located inland; the coastal neighborhoods tend not to include many distressed sales.

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