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compared to 52% rented, while
7% are vacant.
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Rare Ocean View Lot in Pineridge estates! Enjoy spectacular views of the Monterey Bay and see the flashing Point Sur lighthouse at night from this 1.25+ acre parcel. Build your dream home here.There is power, septic and a functioning well and the County has said that they will expedite the permit process!Tall redwoods frame the views; the owner has cleared the property to show it to its best advantage. At the top of the property there is a man-made waterfall connecting two ponds creates an auditory background giving a sense of tranquility. There are lily pads and colorful fish as well as a lush lawn, blooming flowers, succulents, and many fruit trees including lemons, pomegranates and apples create an Eden-like setting. Located near the Waldorf school and only 10 minutes from UCSC and 20 minutes to the Tech Bus Stop in Downtown Santa Cruz. There is a secondary access at the bottom of the property. Please visit the property to understand all the possibilities available!
Atop the Pineridge area sits this flat 1.24 acre lot, ready to be transformed byÂ you!Â TheÂ 2,736' home & 576' garage was destroyed in the CZU fires. You can build your own design, or make use of the concept plans the owner was working on before deciding to sell. Either way, take advantage of the large footage of the original home. This design captures the great bay views from 2 levels and then tops it off with a penthouse view deck. County allows an ADU & a Junior ADU, with the owner living in one of the 3 units. County Recovery Permit Center provides short permit reviews, some reduced permit fees, & expedited permit issuance!Â Contribute to the rebirth ofÂ Pineridge & the rest of Bonny Doon!Â This is a magical and wonderful community w/ the great BD Elementary serving our kids, & is home to many UCSC profs as it is close to campus, yet still private & rural.Â Near world class mtn biking in Grey Whale and Wilder, & North Coast beaches for those who love water sports. Well & Septic are OK.
Beautifully located in desirable residential Seabright neighborhood! Nicely secluded and yet within walking distance to most local beaches, such as the Harbor, Santa Cruz Beach boardwalk, restaurants, bakeries, shopping; Enjoy additional time at Pasatiempo, Mystery Spot, Pogonip, Delaveaga Golf course, and Delaveaga schools are are few local amenities and popular attractions. Easy freeway access too! Beautiful custom homes surround this parcel. County has said land is buildable house and ADU w/multiple access points.
This 1.1+ acre parcel sits on the year round San Vicente Creek, and borders the former Cemex land.Â The adjacent almost 8,200 acre tract of andÂ is in the process of being opened to the public as a park.Â The park opening will be gradual and careful, but you can be assured that the adjoining parcel will NEVER be developed!Â Â Since the comfortable 1,389 foot 2 bedroom home which sat here was destroyed in theÂ CZU fires, the County is cooperating with theÂ rebuild efforts via the Recovery Permit Center (RPC).Â This RPC was established to "meet the needs of those going through the rebuilding process". The goal is to streamline the approval process, to assist with permitting and to assist in working through the technical issues relating to rebuilding. Nature abhors a vacuum, as evidenced by the brisk and thick new growth evidenced everywhere.Â This is your chance to design and build your dream home, and to get away in a perfect little slice of nature.
Come build your dream home on this sunny 1.14 acre parcel in the Pineridge neighborhood of Bonny Doon. Don't miss the peeks of the ocean from this mostly flat lot. Sitting just minutes from UCSC, the City of Santa Cruz, Felton and a multitude of outdoor activity options (mountain biking, hiking, etc.), this lot provides a little something for everyone. The 3-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, 2,100+ square foot home was destroyed in 2020 CZU fire. This property has a private well and septic system. The rebuild process to be expedited through County Recovery Permit Center (RPC) . Permit applications are to receive special processing with reduced building permit fees for these lots that suffered a loss due to the CZU Fire. Don't miss this special opportunity to build your next home on this special property!
This 1.65Â acre site sits at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in the very attractiveÂ Pine Ridge area of Bonny Doon.Â The parcel borders State Park land and enjoys distant views to Monterey Bay and Pt. Sur!Â The septic has been inspected; the well, shared with 3 other parcels, recently had new equipment installed.Â It hasÂ excellent production and water quality.Â Water is piped to the property just above the homesite.Â A stout concrete retaining wall successfully terracesÂ the parcel for additional parking and/or gardens above aÂ seasonal creek. Pine Ridge has always been a favored area for UCSC faculty due to the short drive to campus and to Santa Cruz. It is also a hot bed of mountain biking activity since it is adjacent to Gray Whale Ranch.Â If you are a UCSC prof with a mountain biking love, and you dream of building the perfect comfortable home, this could be the property for you!Â The home wasÂ 1.557 square feet w/ a 2 car garage.Â As a bonus, some of theÂ mature plantings survived the fires.
A vacant parcel zoned R15 allowing one residence with ability to have accessary dwelling unit (ADU). Great neighborhood near Downtown and the Seabright area. Close to everything with many nearby amenities. The property once had a room, but was demolished at around 1967. Utilities and improvements to the site would need to be confirmed. There is a curb cut at the street. Many trees on the site, with a few possibly qualifying as heritage trees. This is a large lot with many possibilities. The sale is subject to final court approval. Buyer will have to provide financial ability to improve/ build on the site. This site can be purchased with to adjoining parcels residential parcel to build 4 potential homes.
Over 1 acre of private sunny property close to central Bonny Doon. Original home was lost in CZU fire. Septic has been tested and is in great condition. Well is 210 feet and produces 12.5 GPM. CZU clean up has been completed. A great oppurtunity to build and be a part of a wonderful community. https://app.disclosures.io/link/1875-Pine-Flat-Road-1ky2xfeg
This 1.6 acre parcel slopes down to the year round San Vicente Creek, which crosses the western border of the parcel. That is the border shared with the 8,100+ acre San Vicente Redwoods Open Space Tract, formerly the CEMEX property. Public access and trail construction are in process to add this gem to our North Coast playgrounds. The parcel has been thoughtfully groomed and now presents a beautiful rebuild canvas. The house foundation was saved and has been reviewed by a structural engineer; it may serve your purposes for a rebuild. Much love went into the property before it was lost to the fire, and that love continues in the re-planting of natives and the selective arborist's work. Well and septic are in place, and many neighbors are rebuilding. The tidy, bright yellow shed houses garden tools, hoses, water system equipment, etc. The temporary power pole is in place, ready to provide power to your contractors. This is an opportunity to be part of the wonderful Bonny Doon rebirth.
Enjoy the easy access to this sunny 1.66 acre lot. Located where Bonny Doon, Santa Cruz & Felton all converge at the intersection of Felton Empire Rd. and Empire Grade; also known as the gateway to Bonny Doon. The lot has a well and fire hydrant at the east side of the property which is accessible and visible from Maverick Ct. The lot also has potential for ocean peeks from a second story window. The roads are good and its an easy drive to UCSC, Bonny Doon, Wilder Ranch, West Side Santa Cruz and many beaches. Or hop on your bike or take a long walk on the miles and miles of mountain biking and hiking trails. Owner has permit in process for 100 AMP power to serve the well. Power at the street. Septic system location has been identified. Property zone RA.
Over 2 private acres off of Empire Grade in Bonny Doon with mountain and valley views. Original home was lost in the CZU fire. Landscaping is already starting to recover. Parcel is close to Alba Road for access to town. Septic and well in place. Some of the rebuilding leg work has already been done, as the Pre-Application Clearance has been completed with the county. Great opportunity to build a custom home and be a part of a wonderful community.
Come build your dream home on this very sunny parcel in a terrific Bonny Doon neighborhood. The property has never been fully developed, even though there is an old well & the septic research has been completed. The preliminary steps have been taken at the county, so now you can cross the finish line with your own designs. Of course, this property will likely support an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) AND a junior ADU! Yes, the CZU fire damaged some adjoining properties, and this parcel had some tree damage. All the remaining residents of the Bonny Doon are are determined that we will bring new life to our precious community, like a Phoenix rising from the ashes. New growth is sprouting everywhere; come be part of that rebirth. It is EXCITING! Lots of sun, plenty of flat ground, easy access to public bus lines on Empire Grade, and a straight shot to UCSC with no traffic lights until UCSC's west entrance. North coast beaches are easily reached, and it snows here almost every year!
THE SUBJECT PARCEL IS LOCATED ABOUT 3 MILES FROM HWY 17 ON VINE HILL ROAD. TURN LEFT ONTO JUPITER TERRACE ROAD. THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD FOR ABOUT 1/4 MILE. THE 8 ACRE PARCEL ON THE LEFT SIDE IS 255 JUPITER TERRACE AND AND EXTENDS UP TO VINE HILL ROAD WHICH IS ALSO FOR SALE. THE VACANT PARCEL HAS A WELL AND ELECTRICITY NEAR BY.
The Top of the Mountain! Spectacular views of 3 mountain ranges, cement ship in Aptos & Boulder Creek, 2100 ft. below. Wake up to the sunrise above a layer of fog in San Lorenzo Valley, then relax after sunset and star gaze in the massive open sky. This 68.25 acre property has county cleanup certification and is ready to be rebuilt. Permit applications are expedited through County Recovery Permit Center (RPC) & receive fast processing & lower building permit fees. The building site was set on the overlook to maximize views. Rebuild there or select another site, maybe at the edge of the meadow. Perfect property for an ADU, barn, shops, bike trails, create your own Shangri-La! Surviving are the existing 2 car garage with Â½ bath, swimming pool, hardscape, well, septic, PGE power and 2 large solar arrays. This unique sundrenched property was split from Crest Ranch Christmas Tree Farm & recently appraised for $1,844,000! First time on the market in 48 years. TP zoning for GREAT tax rate!
You can afford owning a mile of land above Monterey Bay. Trade or partial owner financing may be available! Incredible Opportunity to own 82 acres of recreational land filled with numerous possibilities, destined to appeal to outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you are looking for that oasis to build your forever home or searching for the perfect environment to create your own recreational business, this is where your dreams become a reality! Views of the Ocean, 80 acres Horseback Riding Trails, Mountain Bike and Dirt Bike Trails, as well as close access to more than 30 additional miles of trails adjacent to Wilder Ranch state park. Water and Power are already installed.
Remarkable price for THE BEST Ocean and City Views in SC! Existing 2BR/2BA + ADU studio/home office w/ full bath and kitchenette are comfortably updated. Possibilities to build your private estate are enormous! ENJOY NOW! While you Plan your dream home. An unparalleled property! Over half an acre of private, hilltop ocean view property!! These expansive Ocean and City Views are incomparable and will take your breath away! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of the most unique properties in Santa Cruz you will ever step foot on. No, really! Minutes to the beach, and easy access to 17, yet privacy and property you would never expect!
Pacific Ocean bluffs, fertile farmland, equestrian facilities and multiple residences, barns, and outbuildings in an unrivaled location. Situated between the city of Santa Cruz and Wilder Ranch State Park, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to steward rare acreage on the California coastline. A commercial farming operation currently exists on parts of the ranch with rich soil providing a foundation for growing abundant crops on the flat parcels. A horse boarding operation is also on property with a large main barn, stables, and two riding rings. Riders can also easily access the more than 30 miles of equestrian trails next door at Wilder Ranch State Park. Its location with highway frontage makes it a prime spot for expanding the horse boarding business or hosting equestrian events. Ocean Cliff Ranch is a lifestyle just minutes from downtown Santa Cruz and an hour from Silicon Valley. An exclusive retreat for a farm, an unrivaled entertaining venue, or a relaxing weekend getaway.
Build your dream home in one of the most sought after and prestigious locations in Santa Cruz. Gated and secure with an impressive utility infrastructure ready for your development. Record of survey in place with building envelope established within the city of Santa Cruz. Three contiguous parcels are offered for sale at this time. 612 Meder Street (1.065 Acres), 625 Meder Street (1.414 Acres), and 635 Meder Street (3.352 Acres with a completed stunning home, guest house, infinity edge pool, and bunker.) This opportunity provides endless options for the next owners. Build multiple homes and guest homes, develop your own equestrian paradise, or plant your estate coastal vineyard. See a virtual tour of the house and property at 635 Meder Street here: www.MederStreet.com
Build your dream home in one of the most sought after and prestigious locations in Santa Cruz. Gated and secure with an impressive utility infrastructure ready for your development. Record of survey in place with building envelope established within the city of Santa Cruz. Three contiguous parcels are offered for sale at this time. 615 Meder Street (1.065 Acres), 625 Meder Street (1.414 Acres), and 635 Meder Street (3.352 Acres with a completed stunning home, guest house, infinity edge pool, and bunker.) This opportunity provides endless options for the next owners. Build multiple homes and guest homes, develop your own equestrian paradise, or plant your estate coastal vineyard. See a virtual tour of the house and property at 635 Meder Street here: www.MederStreet.com
Price Reduced! A very well maintained residential-commercial building used for many years as a beauty salon. The property has a lot of potential, including upside residential development potential. The owner has conceptual architectural plans for a 10-unit condominium building. It can be used by an owner-user and developed later when adjacent 2.5 acres are developed. It can be converted to residential duplex, with commercial office. You can lease building in front and do partial residential development in the rear.
A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN 30.5 ACRES FRONTING THE 640 ACRE POGONIP PARK WITH 9 MILES OF TRAILS OPEN TO HIKERS,BIKERS AND EQUESTRIAN IN NORTHERN MOST SECTION AND ALONG EASTERN BOUNDARY OF POGONIP. THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS IN 6 TAX PARCELS WITH PUBLIC WATER, & PG&E AVAILABLE. SOME OF THE PARCELS ARE NOT BUILDABLE DUE TO SLOPE ISSUES. THE LARGEST OF THE PARCELS IS 28 ACRES WHICH BACKS UP TO POGONIP OPEN SPACE LAND. PARCELS ARE ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF HIGHWAY NINE ACROSS FROM PARADISE PARK. THE TAX PARCEL NUMBERS ARE 061-311-18, +19 AND 061-421-12, +13, +14, +21.
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