What Your Money Will Buy in Santa Cruz Real Estate

How much house your money can buy, and where, is crucial information to know before you begin your house hunt. Let's face it, If your budget is $350,000 and you're trying to replace that 2,500 square foot, four bedroom house in Kansas, something has to give. That house costs closer to one million in Santa Cruz County.

Santa Cruz County West

Under $300,000

Absolutely nothing. Nada. Zippo

Try Watsonville.

$350,000 to $600,000

2 or 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in either Mariners Cover or Shelter Lagoon.

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home on a very small lot.

3 bedroom, 1 bath older home in the Lower Westside.

$600,00 to $800,000

Luxury town home, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Village Circle near the University.

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom older charmer on the Lower Westside.

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom fixer historic Victorian with lots of history and a large lot.

$800,000 to a Million

Newer 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths, gated Mediterranean town house on Beach Bill with ocean views one block from beach.

3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home within a few blocks of Westcliff and the beach.

4 bedroom, 3 bath Upper Westside Thatcher and Thompson home with ocean view close to the University.

Million Plus

Larger 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, completely remodeled Victorian near the beach.

Anything along Westcliff Drive looking out over the ocean towards Monterey.

Santa Cruz County East

Under $300,000

Nothing. Try condo market in Capitola Shores or head toward Watsonville.

$380,000 to $630,000

2 or 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo in Harbor Knolls overlooking the back of the Yacht Harbor.

2 bedroom, 1 bath in the Emiline area close to freeway and downtown.

2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage style bungalow close to the beach in middle Seabright area.

$630,00 to $800,000

2 bedroom, 2 bath home near De Lavega Park in Prospect Heights.

Historic 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on Berkeley Way in Branciforte area.

4 bedroom, 2 bath ranch style home in Prospect Heights.

$800,000 to a Million

Spectacular 3 bedroom, 2 bath Cape Cod condo in yacht Harbor Cove. Yacht Harber and Ocean views with all the amenities.

Custom 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in beautiful Seabright.

Immaculate 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in Carbonera Estates.

One Million to Two Million

Ocean view, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on the bluff on Eastcliff Drive.

4 bedroom, 3.5 bath Glen Canyon horse property estate.

Two Million Plus

Anything: the beach, large estates, the opportunities are endless.