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If you are not a native of Santa Cruz, you might not know about all of the best places to buy Oceanfront properties in Santa Cruz.  We have so many great neighborhoods, each with their own flavor and style in Santa Cruz county.  Here are some tips about where to find the best oceanfront properties for sale in Santa Cruz.

If you want real Santa Cruz oceanfront properties and ocean view homes in Santa Cruz, you can imagine that you will be paying a pretty penny for these gems.  Prices for oceanfront property in Santa Cruz range from 8 million plus to under $700,000 (for oceanfront condos in Santa Cruz).  For those looking for inexpensive Santa Cruz oceanfront property, the best bet is an oceanfront condo, of which we have many for sale, see a current list here of Santa Cruz oceanfront condos for sale.

For the real prime Santa Cruz oceanfront properties for sale and ocean view homes for sale in Santa Cruz, here is where I suggest you look:

Opal Cliffs Dr in Capitola - Here you can find Capitola oceanfront property for sale with incredible views of the Monterey Bay and Capitola.  Many of these Opal Cliffs homes have larger lots with plenty of outside space to enjoy your ocean view.


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Depot Hill in Capitola - Depot Hill is one of the most coveted areas in Capitola, homes on the bluff in Depot Hill are exquisite.  Just a short stroll down to Capitola Village too.

Bayview Drive in Aptos - Oceanfront Homes for sale in Rio del Mar are blessed with forever views of the ocean, watch the dolphins and whales from your living room!

Beach Drive in Aptos - One of the few places you can buy oceanfront property in Santa Cruz and walk out your front door and put your toes in the sand - you are right on the beach on Beach Dr in Aptos!

West Cliff Dr in Santa Cruz - Although these homes are not technically oceanfront (West Cliff Dr runs between the homes and the bluff) you have great ocean view homes on West Cliff Dr, and access to many beaches (Natural Bridges, Its, Cowells, Main beach) and world class surfing - Steamer's Lane. Visit here to see a current list of ocean view homes for sale on the Westside of Santa Cruz 


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La Selva Beach - Many oceanfront properties in La Selva Beach for sale for those who are looking for real peace and quiet.  La Selva Beach is a sleepy beach community where you can really get away from it all.


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Pleasure Point - Off of East Cliff Dr and streets like Rockview, 26th Ave you will find Santa Cruz oceanfront properties for salePleasure Point is a quintessential Northern California beach neighborhood, where you can walk to almost everything or ride your cruiser bike.  Visit here to see current Pleasure Point homes for sale

For more about Santa Cruz oceanfront properties for sale and the best neighborhoods to buy oceanfront homes and ocean view homes in Santa Cruz - contact me anytime at (831) 419-9345

Visit here to see a current list of OCEANFRONT HOMES FOR SALE IN SANTA CRUZ!




Authored by Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor

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Comment balloon 7 commentsJessica Wallace • May 05 2012 12:11PM


Jessica, these look like really great neighborhoods! You really know your market well. Keep up the good work as a top Santa Cruz short sale agent!

Posted by Stephanie Anson, Estates | Homes | Land | Investments (Secure Investments Realty) over 7 years ago

Jessica:  I would be happy in any one of these places. They all look like they have something great to offer.

Posted by Donna Yates, Blue Ridge Mountains (BHGRE - Metro Brokers) over 7 years ago

Thanks!  We have some great little beach neighborhoods in Santa Cruz

Posted by Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345 (Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz) over 7 years ago

Hi Jessica,

Any one of these neighborhoods would be a great place to live. Thanks for sharing this info, I wish you more success as a Santa Cruz short sale agent!

Posted by Bas Panch (SCV Home Buyer) over 7 years ago

Hello Jessica,looks like a good place to settle-in.I Wouldn't mind living in that area.Good luck on this.I'm confident this will be a success.Stay the best Santa Cruz Short Sale Agent. 

Posted by Kim & Kristine Halverson, Sisters, Realtors (Compass) over 7 years ago

Hello Jessica,What a beautiful place here,great view ,good neighbors,what more can you ask for.Great post!Keep being a great Santa Cruz Short Sale Agent!

Posted by Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services (Get It Done For Me Virtual Services ) over 7 years ago

What more can I say,the picture says it all.Good luck ,Jessica.I'm sure alot of clients will call you.Stay the best Santa Cruz Short Sale Agents.


Posted by Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale (Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.) about 7 years ago

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