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  • 60 Bay Crst Rd Photo 1
    60 Bay Crst Rd Photo 2
    $8,950

    60 Bay Crst Rd

    60 Bay Crst Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

    3 Beds • 3 Bath

    3 Beds, 3 Baths

    $8,950

    2,406 Sqft

    1 Floor Plan

    Top Amenities

    • Hardwood Flooring

    Santa Cruz House for Rent

    Oceanfront property in a new development.

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    (888) 584-9427
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    1010 Pacific Apartments

    1010 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    Studio, 1 Bath

    Contact for Price

    385 Sqft

    1 Floor Plan

    1 Bed, 1 Bath

    Contact for Price

    558-692 Sqft

    2 Floor Plans

    2 Beds, 2 Baths

    Contact for Price

    837-960 Sqft

    2 Floor Plans

    3 Beds, 2 Baths

    Contact for Price

    1,106 Sqft

    1 Floor Plan

    Top Amenities

    • Washer & Dryer In Unit
    • Dishwasher
    • Cable Ready
    • Hardwood Flooring
    • Elevator

    Pet Policy

    Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

      Neighborhood

      Downtown

      Santa Cruz Apartment for Rent

      1010 Pacific Apartments offers sleek urban living in the heart of Santa Cruz, just moments from the boardwalk near Highway 1 and 17. Responding specifically to your needs, sophisticated designs feature one, two and three bedroom arrangements. Homes showcase upgraded interior finishes including maple cabinets, designer flooring and countertops, culinary kitchens with Energystar Maytag appliances and a custom interior paint palette. 1010 Pacific also offers penthouse residences featuring premier finishes including custom cherry cabinetry, polished granite countertops and wood flooring. Located on the concierge levels of the property, penthouses also offer expansive panoramic ocean, hillside and city views. Pay Rent By Credit Cards.

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      (831) 800-1014
    • 1310 W Cliff Dr Photo 1
      1310 W Cliff Dr Photo 2
      $4,998

      1310 W Cliff Dr

      1310 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

      1 Bed • 1 Bath

      1 Bed, 1 Bath

      $4,998

      750 Sqft

      1 Floor Plan

      Top Amenities

      • Deck
      • Hardwood Flooring

      Santa Cruz House for Rent

      Escape to your dream beach getaway in this newly constructed one-bedroom, one-bathroom fully furnished cottage. Just 100 feet from the shore on West Cliff Drive, this coastal haven blends modern sophistication with a relaxed beach vibe. The tastefully furnished living area offers a cozy retreat, and the fully equipped kitchen beckons culinary adventures. Awesome sunrises and sunsets on your spacious balcony with amazing ocean views. Enjoy leisurely strolls along the sandy shoreline, indulge in picturesque sunsets, and explore vibrant attractions nearby. Unwind, recharge, and enjoy the therapy of the ocean air. Create unforgettable memories in this idyllic beachfront cottage!

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      (212) 913-9058
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      Nanda on Pacific Photo 1
      Nanda on Pacific Photo 2
      $3,099+

      Nanda on Pacific

      1547 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

      Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

      Studio, 1 Bath

      $3,099-$3,194

      421 Sqft

      1 Floor Plan

      1 Bed, 1 Bath

      $3,960-$4,151

      623-727 Sqft

      2 Floor Plans

      2 Beds, 1-2 Baths

      $5,168-$5,180

      990-1,041 Sqft

      2 Floor Plans

      Top Amenities

      • Washer & Dryer In Unit
      • Air Conditioning
      • Balcony
      • Hardwood Flooring
      • Elevator

      Pet Policy

      Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

        Neighborhood

        Downtown

        Santa Cruz Apartment for Rent

        Welcome Home to Nanda on Pacific

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        (831) 837-0073
      • 257 Waugh Ave Photo 1
        257 Waugh Ave Photo 2
        $5,300

        257 Waugh Ave

        257 Waugh Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95065

        3 Beds • 2 Bath

        Available Now

        3 Beds, 2 Baths

        $5,300

        1,900 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

        Top Amenities

        • Hardwood Flooring

        Santa Cruz House for Rent

        Santa Cruz Gardens is at its best! This perfect commute location is close yet private, on a semi-cul-de-sac in Santa Cruz Gardens off Thurber. You have a private backyard with lots of space. The home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms with showers, a full-function kitchen, new hardwood floors, and fresh paint. Storage Garage Its great neighborhood is family-friendly. Close to all things Santa Cruz and more.

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        (831) 212-1238
      • 2485 Cardinal Ln Photo 1
        2485 Cardinal Ln Photo 2
        $1,850

        2485 Cardinal Ln

        2485 Cardinal Ln, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

        Studio • 1 Bath

        Available Now

        Studio, 1 Bath

        $1,850

        1 Floor Plan

        Santa Cruz House for Rent

        DO NOT DISTURB OCCUPANT Come see this spacious studio with private entrance and your own enclosed deck/yard space. Laminate flooring throughout, two closets, Full bathroom with tub/shower combo. Small kitchenette with electric 2-burner cooktop, microwave, and sink. 1 assigned parking space. Tenant pays 50% of Water & PG&E. Garbage is included. Shared Laundry. Easy access to Live Oak Beach and accesses to the private association pool. Utilities: Garbage Included; Tenant Responsible for 50% of PG&E, Water. $100 Internet/Cable Term: 1 year lease. Laundry: Shared Parking: 1 Assigned Parking Space Pets: No pets Property is Managed by Kendall & Potter Property Management CalBRE#00420520 Visit www.montereycoast.com for additional details, qualification criteria, pet screening and to complete an online application.

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        (831) 477-7934
      • 657 24th Ave Photo 1
        657 24th Ave Photo 2
        $2,495

        657 24th Ave

        657 24th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

        1 Bed • 1 Bath

        Available Now

        1 Bed, 1 Bath

        $2,495

        1 Floor Plan

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        (408) 423-8000
      • 21724 E Cliff Dr Photo 1
        21724 E Cliff Dr Photo 2
        $2,895

        21724 E Cliff Dr

        21724 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

        1 Bed • 1 Bath

        Available Now

        1 Bed, 1 Bath

        $2,895

        800 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

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        (831) 372-1964
      • 4201 Portola Dr Photo 1
        4201 Portola Dr Photo 2
        $2,709

        4201 Portola Dr

        4201 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

        1 Bed • 1 Bath

        1 Bed, 1 Bath

        $2,709

        400 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

        Santa Cruz Apartment for Rent

        OPEN HOUSE: Thursday, May 23 from 4pm to 5pm. Charming Coastal Retreat on Portola Drive Welcome to your dream coastal escape at 4201 Portola Drive! Nestled in a prime location, this delightful apartment offers a seamless blend of relaxed beachy vibes and modern comfort. With its picturesque surroundings, cute yard, and proximity to famous surf spots, this rental is your ticket to the ultimate coastal living experience. Location: Situated in a highly sought-after neighborhood, this property boasts an enviable location that combines convenience and tranquility. Just a short stroll away, you'll find yourself on the sandy shores of the beach, where you can soak in breathtaking sunsets, enjoy long walks, and indulge in water activities. Nearby cafes, restaurants, and shops ensure that you're never far from the heartbeat of the community. Cute Yard: Step into the enchanting outdoor oasis that awaits you at 4201 Portola Drive. The charming yard, adorned with lush greenery and vibrant flowers, creates a serene atmosphere perfect for relaxation. Whether you're sipping your morning coffee or relaxing in the lush green grass, this delightful yard is your private haven for enjoying the coastal breeze and soaking up the sun. Beachy Vibes: Step inside this inviting home and be greeted by an interior that effortlessly captures the essence of coastal living. Soft hues of sandy beige adorn the walls, while nautical accents create an ambiance of seaside charm. The thoughtfully designed living spaces provide both comfort and style, making it easy to unwind after a day at the beach. Available: Now Rent: $2,709 Utilities: $150.00/month for pro-rate share of PG&E, water, sewer and trash Deposit: $2,709.00 Occupancy: 1 person max Sorry, no pets. Listed by: High Tide Property Management Sherman & Boone Kaicie McMurray LIC: 01827412

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        (831) 464-5017
      • 122 Park Pl Photo 1
        122 Park Pl Photo 2
        $1,795

        122 Park Pl

        122 Park Pl, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

        Studio • 1 Bath

        Available Now

        Studio, 1 Bath

        $1,795

        325 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

        Neighborhood

        Beach Flats

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        (209) 455-7122
      • 126 Park Pl Photo 1
        126 Park Pl Photo 2
        $2,499

        126 Park Pl

        126 Park Pl, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

        2 Beds • 1 Bath

        Available Now

        2 Beds, 1 Bath

        $2,499

        600 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

        Neighborhood

        Beach Flats

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        (209) 455-7122
      • 150 Canfield Ave Photo 1
        150 Canfield Ave Photo 2
        $1,750

        150 Canfield Ave

        150 Canfield Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

        Studio • 1 Bath

        Available Now

        Studio, 1 Bath

        $1,750

        250 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

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        (831) 515-8421
      • 121 Coulson Ave Photo 1
        121 Coulson Ave Photo 2
        $7,200

        121 Coulson Ave

        121 Coulson Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

        4 Beds • 2 Bath

        Available Now

        4 Beds, 2 Baths

        $7,200

        1,324 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

        Santa Cruz House for Rent

        Beautiful 4 bedroom 2 bath house close to campus. Newly renovated city park next door. Peaceful end of street cul-de-sac home. Gardener included, close to shopping and bus lines. Includes washer and dryer (not coin-op). 2 car garage, room for 2 cars in the driveway. Large living room and dining room. Mature fruit trees on the property. Close to restaurants, downtown, bus lines. Good commute location. First months rent, last months rent, and deposit (deposit is equal to one months rent) required for move in. Credit check will be run. If student, co-signer required and credit check will be run on co-signer. For an exterior showing cut and paste to browser. https://youtu.be/Srgr53a6jgE Approximate measurements: 10' x 9'1" Dining room. 8'11" x 12'8" Kitchen includes counters. 9'11" x 10'2" bedroom 1 closest to kitchen 2 doors. 11'3" x 10'5" corner without outside door. 10'4" x11'3" middle bedroom 10'9" x 11' 3" corner room with entrance 13'3" x 17'11" living room 19'5" wide x 18' 8" Garage 15 wide x 7' high Garage door Measurements do not include hallways, bathrooms, entry area, laundry room, large closets in each room.

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        (831) 915-1821
      • 33 Edgewood Way Photo 1
        33 Edgewood Way Photo 2
        $5,300

        33 Edgewood Way

        33 Edgewood Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

        3 Beds • 2 Bath

        Available Now

        3 Beds, 2 Baths

        $5,300

        1 Floor Plan

        Santa Cruz House for Rent

        Charming quiet wooded street. Walk to everything. This 3 bedroom 2 1/2 Bath home sits in a pleasant setting of trees and foliage. Private back yard. Full kitchen, large living and side room with slider to back yard. Large bedrooms and plenty of storage in two car garage. This is must see home.

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        (831) 212-1238
      • 232 Walnut Ave Photo 1
        232 Walnut Ave Photo 2
        $2,750

        232 Walnut Ave

        232 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

        1 Bed • 1 Bath

        Available Now

        1 Bed, 1 Bath

        $2,750

        583 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

        Neighborhood

        Downtown

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        (831) 471-2424
      • 1252 River St Photo 1
        1252 River St Photo 2
        $8,400

        1252 River St

        1252 River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

        4 Beds • 2 Bath

        Available Now

        4 Beds, 2 Baths

        $8,400

        2,152 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

        Top Amenities

        • Washer & Dryer In Unit
        • Dishwasher

        Santa Cruz House for Rent

        Newer unit. 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom. First month, last month and deposit to move in. Amenities include: green construction (low energy usage). Large living space. Ceiling fans. Large closets. Hallway skylight. Washer & dryer, not coin operated. Dishwasher. Microwave. Refrigerator. 4 top stove w/ oven. 3 decks. 2 car garage. Additional off-street parking. Home pre-wired for the internet. One property line is the San Lorenzo River. Beautiful. First months rent, last months rent, and deposit (deposit is equal to one months rent) required for move in. Credit check will be run. If student, co-signer required and credit check will be run on co-signer. Approximate measurements Bedroom with nook 9' 8" x 21' 4" + 3' 6" x 5' 6" nook Bedroom river view. 14' 6" x 13' 3" Bedroom river view larger 14' 8" x 15' 1" Largest room 15' 1" x 15' 4" Kitchen / Living room 34' 6" x 11' 9" Not measured: hallways, stairs, bathrooms, closets.

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        (831) 915-1821
      • 1322 River St Photo 1
        1322 River St Photo 2
        $8,600

        1322 River St

        1322 River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

        5 Beds • 3 Bath

        Available Now

        5 Beds, 3 Baths

        $8,600

        1,963 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

        Top Amenities

        • Washer & Dryer In Unit

        Santa Cruz House for Rent

        Beautiful views of the river from this 5 bedroom 3.25 bathroom house. Lots of room, nice back deck, 2 of the bedrooms share a private deck, 2 car garage plus off street parking, washer and dryer, 4 burner stove with oven, refrigerator, two bedrooms have separate entrances, skylights, wood bean ceilings, 2 bedrooms have private sinks, close to hiking, shopping, public pool, parks, mountain biking. Great commute location. First, last and deposit. First months rent, last months rent, and deposit (deposit is equal to one months rent) required for move in. Credit check will be run. If student, co-signer required and credit check will be run on co-signer. Approximate bedroom dimensions: Studio room 11' 10 x 17' 11" + 6' x 7' bonus area. Downstairs master with sliding door to deck 11'6" x 18'3" Top of stairs with river views 13' 7" x 11' 7" Bright room with 4 windows and private shared deck 14'3" x 13'1" Room with small bar sink and private shared deck 12'2" x 16'3"

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        (831) 915-1821
      • 219 Fern St Photo 1
        219 Fern St Photo 2
        $1,950

        219 Fern St

        219 Fern St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

        Studio • 1 Bath

        Available Now

        Studio, 1 Bath

        $1,950

        400 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

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        (831) 515-8421
      • 359 Plateau Ave Photo 1
        359 Plateau Ave Photo 2
        $5,149

        359 Plateau Ave

        359 Plateau Ave unit HOUSE, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

        3 Beds • 2 Bath

        Available Now

        3 Beds, 2 Baths

        $5,149

        1 Floor Plan

        Pet Policy

        Dogs Allowed & Cats Allowed

          Santa Cruz House for Rent

          Welcome to your new home at 359 Plateau Avenue, a delightful 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom residence ideally located on the West Side of Santa Cruz. This coastal retreat offers comfort and convenience, just a short 3-block walk to the ocean and picturesque West Cliff Drive. Key Features: Location: Enjoy the prime West Side location, just 3 blocks from West Cliff Drive and the beautiful ocean. Outdoor Activities: Explore the nearby trail/bike path for leisurely walks or bike rides along the coast. Whale sightings commons between December and April. Proximity to Amenities: Conveniently located near parks, supermarkets, and all the amenities the West Side has to offer. Interior Features: Enjoy pergo floors, a modern tiled bathroom, and a kitchen with modern appliances. Living Space: Relax in the spacious living room filled with natural light, ideal for unwinding and entertaining. Bedrooms: Three comfortable bedrooms with closets for your convenience. Bathroom: Enjoy the updated and stylish tiled bathroom with a shower/tub combination. Outdoor Area: Step outside to a private backyard, perfect for morning coffee or evening gatherings. Parking: 1 Assigned parking space included. Amble street parking available. Additional Details: This home is pet-friendly (with restrictions) and provides easy access to nearby beaches, downtown Santa Cruz, and Highway 1 for commuting. Local Attractions: West Cliff Drive: Walk or bike to West Cliff Drive and enjoy stunning ocean views. Ocean Access: Just a short 3-block walk to the ocean for beach activities and whale watching. Amenities: Close to parks, supermarkets, and a variety of dining and entertainment options on the vibrant West Side. Lease Terms: Rent: $5,149.00 per month Security Deposit: $5,149 Lease Duration: 12 months minimum Utilities: Tenant responsible for all utilities (water, electricity, garbage). Landscape service is included. Schedule a Viewing: Please do not book a showing online for this property. Contact us today at 831-464-5017 to schedule a viewing of this wonderful rental property at 359 Plateau Avenue in Santa Cruz. Experience the charm and convenience firsthand! Listed by: High Tide Property Management Sherman & Boone Kaicie McMurray LIC: 01827412

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          (831) 464-5017
        • 650 Spring St Photo 1
          650 Spring St Photo 2
          $2,200

          650 Spring St

          650 Spring St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

          Studio • 1 Bath

          Available Now

          Studio, 1 Bath

          $2,200

          1 Floor Plan

          Santa Cruz House for Rent

          Lovely studio with a spacious loft that has an ocean view. Peaceful location on private street with small yard - perfect for nature lovers. Next to entrance of Pogonip trails and bus stop for campus. Full kitchen with stove, full-size refrigerator, and lots of cabinetry. Laundry room shared with one other tenant and is located in a separate room next to front door. Looking for a single tenant who is quiet and professional. There is onsite parking for one vehicle. Please email for more information and/or to set up a time to view the apartment. Applicants income must meet 2 times the rent monthly & 650 Credit score or higher to qualify. Proof of income must be supplied * Sorry, No Co Signers Terms: 1 Year Lease ( With Owner option to renew) Utilities: Owner pays utilities Pets: No Parking: 1 Assigned parking space Laundry: Shared Laundry Room on Site Rent: $1950. Deposit: $1950. apply online: www.powerwestproperties.com do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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          (530) 576-5740
        • 53 Nandina Dr Photo 1
          53 Nandina Dr Photo 2
          $3,500

          53 Nandina Dr

          53 Nandina Dr, Aptos, CA 95003

          2 Beds • 3 Bath

          2 Beds, 3 Baths

          $3,500

          1,900 Sqft

          1 Floor Plan

          Pet Policy

          Cats Allowed

            Aptos House for Rent

            This is a must see manufactured home in Aptos Pines Mobile Home Park. 2 bedrooms with on-suite bathrooms and upgraded finishes. The home has tall ceilings throughout making it feel very open. The kitchen has a large island, stainless steel appliances, pantry, & upgraded finishes. The Living room has a gas fireplace with built in shelving. Separate laundry room with washer and dryer. Master bedroom has a walk in closet. In addition to the 2 bedrooms with on-suites there is a full additional 3rd bathroom. Aptos Pines offers a club house, pool with hot tub, work out facility, and playground. This is located off of Freedom Blvd. with easy access to Hwy 1. Parking for 2-3 cars under carport. No yard. Rent: $3,500.00 Security Deposit: $5,250.00 No utilities included Amenities: Work out facility Club house Pool Details: Beds/Baths: 2BD/3BA Square Feet: 1,900 Rental Terms: Rent: $3,500.00 Application Fee: $40.00 Security Deposit: $4,250.00 Pet Policy: Cats allowed Dogs allowed

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            (831) 515-8421
          • 251 High St Photo 1
            251 High St Photo 2
            $2,700

            251 High St

            251 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

            1 Bed • 1 Bath

            1 Bed, 1 Bath

            $2,700

            430 Sqft

            1 Floor Plan

            Top Amenities

            • Washer & Dryer In Unit
            • Deck

            Pet Policy

            Cats Allowed

              Santa Cruz House for Rent

              Contemporary 1 bedroom upstairs apartment close to UCSC, Downtown, & local transit. Modern finishes, natural gas fireplace, and dual pane windows. In home laundry (washer/dryer included), high ceilings, and private patio. Fully loaded kitchen with maple cabinets & quartz counters.. Designated off street covered parking garage, secure garbage enclosure, and monthly landscaping provided. 1 year lease No utilities included Details: Beds/Baths: 1BD/1.0BA Square Feet: 430 Rental Terms: Rent: $2,700.00 Available: Now Application Fee: $40.00 Security Deposit: $3,700.00 Pet Policy: Cats allowed Small dogs allowed

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              (831) 515-8421
            • 517 High St Photo 1
              517 High St Photo 2
              $7,500

              517 High St

              517 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

              3 Beds • 3 Bath

              3 Beds, 3 Baths

              $7,500

              2,147 Sqft

              1 Floor Plan

              Top Amenities

              • Air Conditioning
              • Deck

              Santa Cruz House for Rent

              3 bedroom / 3 bathroom home newly built in 2021 blending modern elegance with beach town vibes. The reverse floor plan is an entertainers dream with a spacious open concept living area that leads to a large balcony with sweeping views of the Santa Cruz coastline. The large kitchen has high end finishes, plenty of counter space, and a large walk in pantry, providing both style and functionality for cooking enthusiasts. On the first floor find a cozy living room, featuring a wet bar, and 2 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. Tenant responsible for all utilities 1 Year Lease No Co-signers No Pets Details: Beds/Baths: 3BD/3.0BA Square Feet: 1,876 Pet Policy: Cats not allowed Dogs not allowed

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              (831) 515-8421
            • 322 Trescony St Photo 1
              322 Trescony St Photo 2
              $3,395

              322 Trescony St

              322 Trescony St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

              2 Beds • 1 Bath

              2 Beds, 1 Bath

              $3,395

              1,755 Sqft

              1 Floor Plan

              Top Amenities

              • Deck
              • Hardwood Flooring

              Santa Cruz House for Rent

              Don't miss out on this cute 2br/1ba duplex available June 1, 2024. Recently updated kitchen and bathroom, hardwood floors and tile throughout. 1 car garage separates duplex so no attached walls. Fenced front patio area, washer and dryer hookups. Great location just a few houses down from Trescony Park and the Community Gardens. Close to restaurants, shops, grocery stores and local transit. 1 Year Lease No Utilities Included No Co-Signer / Guarantors No Smoking No Pets Details: Beds/Baths: 2BD/1.0BA Square Feet: 1,755 Rental Terms: Rent: $3,500.00 Available: Now Application Fee: $40.00 Security Deposit: $5,250.00 Pet Policy: Cats not allowed Dogs not allowed

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              (831) 515-8421
            • 3035 Calla Dr Photo 1
              3035 Calla Dr Photo 2
              $8,500

              3035 Calla Dr

              3035 Calla Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

              3 Beds • 2 Bath

              Available Now

              3 Beds, 2 Baths

              $8,500

              1,498 Sqft

              1 Floor Plan

              Santa Cruz House for Rent

              Beautiful fully remodeled home one block from Pleasure Point booking for Monthly Stays 30+ Days!! Large airy rooms with lots of natural light that are perfectly decorated for individual or family use. Minutes from one of Santa Cruz's most popular surf spots! Second story deck allows for spectacular ocean views and morning coffee in the sunshine. The living room boasts a spacious couch to lounge on after a long day playing at the beach or shopping. The loft-style master bedroom has a great desk for work or play. The beds are all brand new and incredibly comfortable; the location is unbeatable and the views unrivaled. The kitchen has everything you will need to enjoy local food and prepare meals in the home. Wifi is strong and capable for home school or work for easy staycations in a fantastic location! Working from home? Head to the beach and enjoy the rest of the evenings and weekends on the coast! Enjoy your time away from the office or just simply take an extended vacation. This home is within walking distance to shopping, popular local restaurants coffee shops and Capitola Village. Santa Cruz County has endless things to do, surfing, shopping, mountains, hiking, museums, boardwalks, wharfs, and so much more. Take the opportunity to explore Santa Cruz at your leisure instead of trying to fit everything into one weekend. Spend the month with us, you may never want to leave! **$425cleaning fee per stay

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              (530) 576-5740
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            • 149 Palisades Ave Photo 1
              $4,914

              149 Palisades Ave

              149 Palisades Ave unit MAINHOUSE, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

              2 Beds • 1 Bath

              Available Now

              2 Beds, 1 Bath

              $4,914

              1,500 Sqft

              1 Floor Plan

              Top Amenities

              • Dishwasher

              Pet Policy

              Dogs Allowed & Cats Allowed

                Santa Cruz House for Rent

                Welcome to your dream home at 149 Palisades Avenue, nestled in the heart of the beloved Pleasure Point neighborhood in Santa Cruz! This charming coastal retreat, located near world-class surfing spots, offers the perfect blend of modern amenities and classic beachside living, making it an ideal sanctuary for those seeking a serene and vibrant lifestyle. Key Features: Prime Location: Situated just a stone's throw from the beach, this property provides easy access to the beautiful shores of Santa Cruz, and world class surfing. Enjoy strolls along East Cliff and the soothing sound of the waves right from your doorstep. Spacious Living: This 2-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom home boasts an open floor plan with ample natural light. The living area features large windows and a cozy fireplace, perfect for relaxing after a day at the beach. Gourmet Kitchen: The fully equipped kitchen includes plenty of cabinet space. It's a chef's delight, ready for all your culinary adventures. Elegant Bedrooms: Each bedroom is designed with comfort in mind, including hard wood floors and recessed lighting. Outdoor Oasis: The beautifully landscaped backyard offers a shared retreat with a patio area, perfect for barbecues, gatherings, or simply unwinding in the fresh coastal air. Enjoy a private enclosed patio area. The front yard is equally inviting with its manicured lawn and charming curb appeal. Parking: The property includes 1 assigned uncovered parking space Neighborhood Highlights: Pleasure Point: A beloved coastal neighborhood known for its world-class surfing, laid-back ambiance, and breathtaking ocean views. It's a haven for beachgoers and water enthusiasts. The iconic surf breaks like "The Hook" attract surfers from around the world. Community Vibes: This vibrant community boasts a unique blend of surf shops, cafes, and local boutiques. Stroll along East Cliff Drive, savor fresh seafood, or catch a mesmerizing sunset from the cliffs. With its bohemian spirit and proximity to the lively Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Pleasure Point offers a quintessential California beach experience. Peaceful Living: This is not a good place for gatherings or parties. We are very respectful of our neighbors and will not tolerate loud noise past curfew and additional guests at the property. Getting Around: The Point Market: Just a 4-minute walk away for your everyday essentials. Capitola Village: A short 5-10 minute drive to enjoy charming shops and dining. Santa Cruz Main Beach & Boardwalk: Only 15 minutes by car for fun and entertainment. The Forest of Nisene Marks: Another 20-minute drive to enjoy hiking and nature. Grocery Stores: Whole Foods, New Leaf, Safeway, etc., are all within a 15-minute drive. Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park: About 30 minutes by car to explore majestic redwoods. UCSC: About 20 minutes drive Don't miss the opportunity to make 149 Palisades Avenue your new home. Whether you're looking for a permanent residence or a seasonal getaway, this property offers the perfect blend of comfort, style, and location. Schedule a viewing today and step into your own piece of paradise! Listed by: High Tide Property Management Sherman & Boone Kaicie McMurray LIC: 01827412

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                (831) 464-5017
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                New Lower Price
                $3,297+

                Pacific Shores Apartments

                1240 Shaffer Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

                1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

                Available Now

                1 Bed, 1 Bath

                $3,297-$4,051

                790-817 Sqft

                2 Floor Plans

                2 Beds, 2 Baths

                $4,189-$5,076

                1,016-1,035 Sqft

                2 Floor Plans

                Top Amenities

                • Washer & Dryer In Unit
                • Balcony
                • Dishwasher
                • Cable Ready

                Pet Policy

                Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

                  Neighborhood

                  Westside

                  Santa Cruz Apartment for Rent

                  Put yourself in the view at Pacific Shores. 1 & 2 bedroom apartments for rent in beautiful Santa Cruz, CA, bring the California dream to you with garden-style elegance set among the redwoods, sea cliffs, and rich culture of an iconic city. Close to University of California Santa Cruz and the famed Beach Boardwalk - between the banks of the San Lorenzo River and the surf - Pacific Shores immerses you in beachfront luxury. Live among natural splendor, near everything you want and need on the Westside of Santa Cruz.

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                  (831) 788-9271
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                • 320 5th Ave Photo 1
                  320 5th Ave Photo 2
                  $5,800

                  320 5th Ave

                  320 5th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

                  3 Beds • 2 Bath

                  Available Now

                  3 Beds, 2 Baths

                  $5,800

                  1,307 Sqft

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Santa Cruz House for Rent

                  Welcome to the Furnished Yacht Harbor 3 bed/2 bath Beach House, located in the picturesque Santa Cruz, CA. This stunning house offers a perfect blend of comfort and style. With three spacious bedrooms and two bathrooms, this home provides ample space for you to relax and unwind. As you enter, you'll be greeted by breathtaking ocean views that will leave you in awe. The updated kitchen is a chef's dream, equipped with modern appliances and plenty of counter space for all your culinary adventures. Cozy up by the gas fireplace on chilly evenings, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The second-story deck is the perfect spot to soak in the sun and enjoy the fresh ocean breeze. Additionally, off-street parking ensures convenience and peace of mind. Situated near the harbor, you'll have easy access to a variety of water activities and coastal adventures. Whether you're a nature enthusiast or simply seeking a tranquil retreat, this beach house is the ideal sanctuary. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to experience coastal living at its finest. Book your stay at the Furnished Yacht Harbor 3 bed/2 bath Beach House today and embark on a memorable journey in Santa Cruz, CA. Bed Sizes are 2 Queens and 2 Twins. Utilities: All Included with Monthly Cap Term: 1 Month minimum Laundry: W/D Included Parking: Off Street Parking Pets: No Pets Property is Managed by Kendall & Potter Property Management CalBRE#00420520 Visit www.montereycoast.com for additional details and qualification criteria.

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                  (831) 477-7934
                • 616 Melrose Ave Photo 1
                  616 Melrose Ave Photo 2
                  $5,500

                  616 Melrose Ave

                  616 Melrose Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

                  2 Beds • 1 Bath

                  Available Now

                  2 Beds, 1 Bath

                  $5,500

                  840 Sqft

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Santa Cruz House for Rent

                  Beautifully remodeled two bedroom, one bath home in the heart of Santa Cruz! Will only book 30 days+ as a short term vacation rental. Modern, airy and bright. Large comfortable couches for family time and entertaining guests. Large back patio for BBQ's with friends and a great backyard for the kids. Both bedrooms have plush beds with large closets, very roomy. BONUS ROOM! The garage is converted into an amazing work space, school space or separate living room with WIFI and large TV. Great location in mid-town Santa Cruz, close to beach and would be an easy UC Santa Cruz commute. Easy access to grocery stores and restaurants. This home has something for everyone! All utilities provided *PGE capped at $300/ month. Tenant responsible for overages Rates change seasonally March-April- $5,500 May- $5,800 June, July, Aug- $6,500 Sept-$5,800

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                  (530) 576-5740
                • 1114 E Cliff Dr Photo 1
                  1114 E Cliff Dr Photo 2
                  $3,100

                  1114 E Cliff Dr

                  1114 E Cliff Dr unit 4, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

                  2 Beds • 1 Bath

                  2 Beds, 1 Bath

                  $3,100

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Santa Cruz Apartment for Rent

                  Second floor unit with panoramic ocean views from living room, dining area and privet balcony. Located in nice small complex (7 Units) less than a block from the beach. 1+ bedroom - 1 bath with bonus room. Dining area features sliding glass door to private balcony and living room has two floor to ceiling fixed windows to enjoy the view. Tiled floor in bathroom, kitchen and dining area. Bathroom has a tub shower combination. Lots of light throughout. Freshly painted and new flooring. Additionally, there is a shared deck with full views if the beach and river mouth. Coin-op laundry on site. PG&E, Water and Garbage included.

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                • 139 Market St Photo 1
                  139 Market St Photo 2
                  $4,199

                  139 Market St

                  139 Market St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

                  2 Beds • 1 Bath

                  Available Now

                  2 Beds, 1 Bath

                  $4,199

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Top Amenities

                  • Hardwood Flooring

                  Santa Cruz House for Rent

                  Welcome to 139 Market Street in the vibrant and scenic city of Santa Cruz. This charming 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom cottage-style home has been fully remodeled to seamlessly blend classic charm with modern comforts. With a spacious 1000 square feet of living space, every inch of this home has been thoughtfully designed to offer both functionality and style. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by an abundance of natural light that floods the open floor plan, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The living area is perfect for relaxing or entertaining, featuring beautifully restored hardwood floors and large windows that frame picturesque views of the surrounding neighborhood. The fully upgraded kitchen boasts sleek countertops, contemporary cabinetry, and high-end stainless steel appliances, making it a chef's dream. Both bedrooms are generously sized, offering peaceful retreats with ample closet space and plenty of natural light. The bathroom has been tastefully updated with modern fixtures and finishes, providing a spa-like experience. One of the standout features of this property is its prime location. Situated in a highly desirable neighborhood, 139 Market Street is just a short walk away from local schools and shopping, making daily errands a breeze. The proximity to downtown Santa Cruz ensures you're never far from the best dining, entertainment, and cultural experiences the city has to offer. Additional amenities include a beautifully landscaped front yard, perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or hosting summer barbecues, and a private backyard that offers endless possibilities for gardening or creating your own outdoor oasis. Don't miss the opportunity to own this beautifully remodeled cottage in one of Santa Cruz's most sought-after locations. 139 Market Street is more than just a house; it's a place to call home. Contact us today to schedule a private showing and experience the charm and convenience of this exceptional property.

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                  (408) 888-8395
                • 1114 E Cliff Dr Photo 1
                  1114 E Cliff Dr Photo 2
                  $2,600

                  1114 E Cliff Dr

                  1114 E Cliff Dr unit 1, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

                  1 Bed • 1 Bath

                  1 Bed, 1 Bath

                  $2,600

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Top Amenities

                  • Hardwood Flooring

                  Santa Cruz Apartment for Rent

                  Nice small complex (7 units) located less than a block from the beach. This unit is on the 2nd floor in the front of the complex. Features large living room with lots of windows and a view of the ocean from down the street not directly over looking. The unit is a 1 bedroom with 1 bath that has a tub/shower combination. The bedroom has large closet and built-in drawer storage. Hardwood floors in living room and bedroom. The kitchen will have a new refrigerator and has lots of cabinet space. All the rooms except kitchen with have new paint. Shared deck with full views of the ocean and wharf. Coin-op laundry on site. PG&E, Water and Garbage included.

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                • 2030 N Pacific Ave Photo 1
                  2030 N Pacific Ave Photo 2
                  $1,300

                  2030 N Pacific Ave

                  2030 N Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

                  1 Bed • 1 Bath

                  Available Now

                  1 Bed, 1 Bath

                  $1,300

                  930 Sqft

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Neighborhood

                  North Pacific

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                  (619) 693-8799
                • 209 Ocean View Ave Photo 1
                  $4,695

                  209 Ocean View Ave

                  209 Ocean View Ave unit 209.5, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

                  2 Beds • 2 Baths

                  2 Beds, 2 Baths

                  $4,695

                  1,100 Sqft

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Top Amenities

                  • Dishwasher

                  Santa Cruz Apartment for Rent

                  VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS!!!! Experience the allure of Santa Cruz living with panoramic vistas that will take your breath away! Settle into this immaculate two-bedroom sanctuary nestled in the highly sought-after Seabright neighborhood, offering a serene retreat just moments from the iconic Ocean View Park. Step inside this freshly remodeled abode to discover a bright and inviting ambiance, accentuated by sleek wood flooring and pristine quartz countertops. The convenience of an in-unit washer/dryer adds to the allure of modern living, while a detached garage and storage room ensure ample space for your belongings. Indulge in the ultimate coastal lifestyle as you step out onto your private balcony, where sweeping views of the world-famous Giant Dipper and the shimmering Pacific Ocean await. Share unforgettable moments with loved ones in the common area yard space, where the sights of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and the majestic ocean provide the perfect backdrop for relaxation and entertainment. With its prime location off the street, down a long flag lot, and quick access to Ocean View Park, this home offers both tranquility and convenience. Don't miss out on the opportunity to make this your new haven in Santa Cruz schedule a viewing today and prepare to be captivated by the views! Listed by: High Tide Property Management Sherman & Boone Kaicie McMurray LIC: 01827412

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                  (831) 464-5017
                • 1314 River St Photo 1
                  1314 River St Photo 2
                  $6,900

                  1314 River St

                  1314 River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

                  4 Beds • 2 Bath

                  Available Now

                  4 Beds, 2 Baths

                  $6,900

                  1,793 Sqft

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Top Amenities

                  • Dishwasher

                  Santa Cruz House for Rent

                  Large 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home. Close to: UCSC, shopping, bus stop, downtown, park, & public pool. Includes: Lots of windows. Washer and dryer, 3 decks (2 bedrooms have private decks), views of river, dishwasher, 4 burner stove, refrigerator freezer, large deck, high ceilings, recently remodeled bathroom, Large master bedroom. Large closets. Easy room for 6. First months rent, last months rent, and deposit (deposit is equal to one months rent) required for move in. Credit check will be run. If student, co-signer required and credit check will be run on co-signer. Approximate room measurements: 25' x 12'6" Living Room 20'9" x 15' Master Bedroom (does not include private deck) 14' x 13'2" Upstairs Bedroom (does not include private deck) 12'5" x 11'4" Bedroom in front of house 9'11" x 9'4" Bedroom in rear of house Does not include bathrooms, some closets, hallways, staircase, laundry room, 3 decks, entry area.

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                  (831) 915-1821
                • 142 Belmont St Photo 1
                  142 Belmont St Photo 2
                  $2,600

                  142 Belmont St

                  142 Belmont St unit 2, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

                  1 Bed • 1 Bath

                  1 Bed, 1 Bath

                  $2,600

                  500 Sqft

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Santa Cruz Apartment for Rent

                  Our very nice Santa Cruz one bedroom is in a small development located off of a quiet cul-de-sac. If you've been looking for a while, you'll recognize this unit is one of the nicer ones in Santa Cruz. This unit includes a private, fenced yard with a small patio. You'll have no more worries about on-street parking because you'll park your car in a single car garage with opener. The full kitchen has oak cabinets and tile counter tops, electric range and refrigerator. The bathroom looks great with shower/tub and granite counter top. The unit features upgraded carpet in living room and bedroom and vinyl in the kitchen and bath. There are hookups for a compact, stacking electric washer and dryer. Smoking is not permitted in the unit or on the premises. No utilities are included in the rent. The lease term is one year and we're looking for another long-term tenant with 2.5 X income, an excellent rental history and strong local references. One of our previous tenants stayed for 11 years!

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                  (408) 000-0000
                • 1819 Mission St Photo 1
                  1819 Mission St Photo 2
                  $4,200

                  1819 Mission St

                  1819 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

                  2 Beds • 1 Bath

                  Available Now

                  2 Beds, 1 Bath

                  $4,200

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Top Amenities

                  • Washer & Dryer In Unit

                  Santa Cruz House for Rent

                  Charming 2 Bed, 1 Bath Home. Discover your new haven in this delightful 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom home situated in the vibrant Westside neighborhood of Santa Cruz. Home Features: Off-Street Parking: Ample parking space ensures convenience for you and your guests. In-Unit Washer/Dryer: Say goodbye to laundry day hassles with your own washer and dryer. Nearby Amenities: Shopping: Just a short distance to Safeway for all your grocery needs, CVS for essentials, and more. Dining: Explore local favorites like Copal and a variety of other dining options. Convenience: Everything you need is within reach, making day-to-day living a breeze. If you're interested in making this property your new home, please email me for more details and to schedule a viewing! Thank you, Kristi Torkos Lighthouse Realty

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                  (831) 332-4661
                • 218 Broadway Photo 1
                  218 Broadway Photo 2
                  $2,900

                  218 Broadway

                  218 Broadway unit A, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

                  2 Beds • 1 Bath

                  2 Beds, 1 Bath

                  $2,900

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Santa Cruz Apartment for Rent

                  Cute single-story duplex on Broadway in Santa Cruz with nice, shared yard. Two bedrooms - one bath, nice full-size kitchen with lots of cabinets/storage. Appliances in place featuring gas stove. Close to downtown Santa Cruz. Freshly painted and new flooring. Owner may consider a pet.

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                  4645044
                • Living Room2.jpg
                  Living Room3.jpg
                  $6,150

                  Malibu Drive

                  Malibu Drive, Live Oak, CA 95062

                  4 Beds • 2 Bath

                  4 Beds, 2 Baths

                  $6,150

                  1,700 Sqft

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Top Amenities

                  • Washer & Dryer In Unit
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Cable Ready

                  Live Oak House for Rent

                  Fantastic family home for rent on Malibu Drive located within a short walk or bike ride of Capitola Village and a quick ride to the famous surf at Pleasure Point, this location is a without question a hidden gem. Unknown by most, this quiet neighborhood has a secret park on Coffee Lane only a couple of blocks away, plus easy access cut throughs leading to the Capitola Mall and shops and amenities on Clares St. Ideal for the family, there are three bedrooms and two full bathrooms upstairs, including a large master bedroom. Downstairs you will find a family room, living room, office/bedroom, gas fireplace and half bath down below. Park your car with the brand new 2 car garage door. Cook for your family with a new stainless steel oven, dish washer and refridgerator not shown. Store your surfboards in the outdoor boardroom. Final warning: when you pull up to this house, you will see the quiet street, gorgeous outdoor living spaces, and functionality of this home, and you will say, "Let's DO this! Available: June 17th Rent: $6150 a month Refundable Security Deposit: $6,000 Application Fee: $30 Lease terms: 1yr Utilities: Tenant responsible for PG&E, water, garbage, cable/internet Landscaping: Bi-weekly service included Laundry: Washer and Dryer Included Pets: Negotiable Details: 4BR, 2.5BA, ~1700 sqft, lot size ~6000 sqft

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                  (833) 405-1468
                • 234 Walnut Ave Photo 1
                  234 Walnut Ave Photo 2
                  $2,750

                  234 Walnut Ave

                  234 Walnut Ave unit 2, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

                  1 Bed • 1 Bath

                  1 Bed, 1 Bath

                  $2,750

                  583 Sqft

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Neighborhood

                  Downtown

                  Santa Cruz Apartment for Rent

                  Spacious one bedroom apartment nestled in a historical Walnut Avenue Victorian. Set back from the main street this ground level downstairs unit boasts completely redone luxury flooring and fresh paint throughout. Gather around the traditional tile fireplace and feel the history of the building. Offering an open kitchen with lots of storage and a gas cooktop. This apartment has many large windows to let the light in and enjoy the beautifully landscaped grounds.

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                  (831) 471-2424

                Average Rent in Santa Cruz, CA

                Avg. RentAnnual Change
                Santa Cruz Studio - $3,099-8%
                Santa Cruz 1 Bed - $3,376-14%
                Santa Cruz 2 Beds - $4,363-1%
                Last updated 5/29/2024

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                Local Reviews

                It is very convenient. It is close to restaurants, grocery stores, and parks. I also like that it is relatively quiet.

                Everyone is close knit to each other and neighbors watch out for each other in case of suspicious activities

                wI go with my family to a popular coffee shop and spend great times there. There are thematic places

                I like the peace and quiet when it's not a Friday night. I can go down to McDonald's and come back easily. Fav local business is the mission st burger.

                We have gates that open with keys. We have an office specifically for mail and packages. We live right next to a school and plenty of grocery and restaurant places.

                The view, beach access and my rooftop deck. Convenient to the best restaurants and can walk to all of them. Can walk to almost anywhere I need to go, West Cliff Dr., Pacific Ave., The Boardwalk & Wharf.

                Demographics

                Education

                High School

                19%

                Associate's

                29%

                Bachelor's

                29%

                Master's

                17%

                Doctorate

                5%

                Family Size

                2 people

                48%

                3 people

                23%

                4 people

                20%

                5 people

                5%

                6+ people

                3%

                Household Income

                0-50k

                37%

                50-100k

                23%

                100-150k

                14%

                150-200k

                10%

                200k+

                15%

                Age

                0-10

                6%

                10-20

                18%

                20-45

                42%

                45-65

                21%

                65+

                12%

                Affordability

                Percentage: 3/53/5

                Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

                Last updated 5/29/2024

                *The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

                Rent Trends

                Average rent in Santa Cruz, CA

                In Santa Cruz, CA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $3,099 to $4,363. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Santa Cruz, CA is $3,099. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $3,376. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $4,363.

                Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

                Studio

                -8%

                Changed from $3,368 to $3,099
                1 Bed

                -14%

                Changed from $3,926 to $3,376
                2 Beds

                -1%

                Changed from $4,407 to $4,363
                Last updated 5/29/2024

                Rent Ranges

                Apartment PricesProportion
                0%
                0%
                3%
                10%
                87%

                Compare Other Cities

                CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
                Redwood City$2,954-1%
                Mountain View$2,729+12%
                Morgan Hill$2,605-1%
                Union City$2,592+3%
                Pleasanton$2,562-3%
                Milpitas$2,4250%
                Burlingame$2,422-3%
                San Bruno$2,418--
                Palo Alto$2,390-25%
                San Jose$2,361-7%
                Fremont$2,275+1%
                Hayward$2,200--
                San Mateo$2,110-5%
                Sunnyvale$2,097-1%
                Los Gatos$2,0150%
                Santa Clara$1,950-7%
                Watsonville$1,750--
                City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
                Redwood City$3,437+1%
                Morgan Hill$3,265+1%
                Cupertino$3,180+3%
                Mountain View$3,095-10%
                Santa Clara$2,990-6%
                San Bruno$2,986-3%
                Sunnyvale$2,899-4%
                Union City$2,835+9%
                San Jose$2,766+1%
                Burlingame$2,740+2%
                Milpitas$2,725-6%
                San Mateo$2,7160%
                Palo Alto$2,705-32%
                Los Gatos$2,582-5%
                Monterey$2,500-12%
                Hayward$2,400+15%
                Pleasanton$2,400-12%
                Fremont$2,387-1%
                Castro Valley$2,252+1%
                Salinas$2,130+12%
                Gilroy$1,954+30%
                Marina$1,895--
                Hollister$1,800--
                City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
                Pleasanton$4,767+32%
                Sunnyvale$4,110+8%
                Santa Clara$4,037+1%
                San Bruno$3,947+5%
                Burlingame$3,932+1%
                Redwood City$3,876-6%
                Morgan Hill$3,845-5%
                Cupertino$3,7970%
                San Mateo$3,625+3%
                Milpitas$3,600-5%
                Mountain View$3,495-15%
                San Jose$3,3730%
                Los Gatos$3,353-2%
                Palo Alto$3,320-10%
                Union City$3,053+4%
                Monterey$3,024-4%
                Fremont$2,8970%
                Salinas$2,782+8%
                Castro Valley$2,737-3%
                Hayward$2,734+5%
                Watsonville$2,600+6%
                Gilroy$2,554-9%
                Marina$2,400--

                Compare Neighborhoods

                Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
                Downtown$5,415-6%
                Westside$4,204-2%
                Nobel$4,000--

                Transportation

                Commute Time

                0-15 Mins

                40%

                15-30 Mins

                33%

                30-40 Mins

                7%

                40-60 Mins

                9%

                60+ Mins

                11%

                Transportation Scores

                Percentage: 6464

                Walk Score®

                Walkable

                Yes

                Say 11 of 17 renters

                Has Sidewalks

                Yes

                Say 10 of 17 renters

                Percentage: 8383

                Bike Score®

                Bike Friendly

                No

                Say 9 of 17 renters

                Percentage: 3333

                Transit Score®

                They Are Located Near Public Transportation

                Yes

                Say 12 of 17 renters

                Need A Car

                No

                Say 12 of 17 renters

                Area Amenities

                Top Score

                Grocery Stores

                4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

                Solid grocery game.

                1. Few grocery stores per resident
                2. 95% more grocery stores than average
                3. 25% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

                Nightlife

                4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

                You've got a good shot at a great night out in Santa Cruz.

                1. Few bars and clubs per resident
                2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
                3. 51% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

                Restaurants

                3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

                Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

                1. Few restaurants per resident
                2. Significantly more restaurants than average
                3. 10% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

                Medical Care

                3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

                You won't get sick of medical care here.

                1. Few medical facilities per resident
                2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
                3. 50% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

                Gas Stations

                3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

                Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

                1. Few gas stations per resident
                2. 26% more gas stations than average
                3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

                Fine Arts

                2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

                It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

                1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
                2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
                3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

                Coffee

                2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

                The coffee scene is lukewarm in Santa Cruz.

                1. Few coffee shops per resident
                2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
                3. 10% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

                Parks

                2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

                Not too many park perks in Santa Cruz.

                1. Few parks per resident
                2. 91% more parks than average
                3. 7% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

                Retail Shops

                2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

                The retail inventory is low in Santa Cruz.

                1. Few shops per resident
                2. 76% fewer shops than average
                3. 90% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

                Health and Fitness

                2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

                You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

                1. Few gyms per resident
                2. Significantly more gyms than average
                3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

                Pet Services

                2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

                Santa Cruz could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

                1. Few pet facilities per resident
                2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
                3. 15% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

                Area Features

                Noise Late At Night

                No

                Say 14 of 17 renters

                Good Place To Raise A Family

                Yes

                Say 14 of 17 renters

                Area Has Litter

                No

                Say 13 of 17 renters

                Busy Streets

                No

                Say 12 of 17 renters

                Area Has Potholes

                No

                Say 11 of 17 renters

                Quiet Area

                Yes

                Say 11 of 17 renters

                Mostly Older Buildings

                No

                Say 10 of 17 renters

                Near Grocery Stores

                Yes

                Say 9 of 17 renters

                Pet Friendly

                Yes

                Say 9 of 17 renters

                Nearby Parks

                No

                Say 9 of 17 renters

                Safe For Families

                No

                Say 9 of 17 renters

                Near Schools

                No

                Say 11 of 17 renters

                Nice Views

                No

                Say 11 of 17 renters

                Maintained Yards

                No

                Say 11 of 17 renters

                Area Has Kids Play Outside

                No

                Say 12 of 17 renters

                Mostly Newer Buildings

                No

                Say 12 of 17 renters

                Tree Lined Streets

                No

                Say 13 of 17 renters

                Well Lit

                No

                Say 13 of 17 renters

                Near Downtown

                No

                Say 15 of 17 renters

                Near Highways

                No

                Say 16 of 17 renters

                Schools

                Percentage: 3/53/5

                School Score

                How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

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