Woodrow Avenue homes, Westside Santa Cruz, California (2016)

Woodrow Avenue homes, Westside Santa Cruz, California (2016)

The Westside of Santa Cruz City is bordered to the east by the San Lorenzo River, with the Pacific Ocean to the south, Scotts Valley and the Santa Cruz Mountains to the north, and Wilder Ranch State Park to the west. The Westside encompasses downtown Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz, the Santa Cruz Wharf and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and the Mission Street area. The heart of Santa Cruz surfing culture, the Westside offers world-class surfing and is home to the Santa Cruz Surf Museum at Lighthouse Point. Downtown Santa Cruz hosts many events throughout the year and brings the bustle of a small city. West Cliff Drive, which follows the coast, is home to highly desirable luxury beachfront homes with incredible views year round. The Westside’s Mission Hill and Walnut Avenue historic housing districts feature beautiful Victorian homes in the heart of Santa Cruz City.

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Westside Santa Cruz Housing Market Trends

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In the 2017 calendar year, there were 220 single-family homes, condominiums, and townhouses sold on the Westside of Santa Cruz. The average property spent 34 days on market and sold for 100.2% of the asking price. The median sale price for single-family homes was $1,068,000, while the median sale price for condominiums and townhouses was $565,000.

The most expensive residential property sold on the Westside of Santa Cruz in 2017 was an oceanfront single-family home on West Cliff Drive. The 2,286 square foot home sold for $3.15m and featured two bedrooms and two full bathrooms on a 17,860 square foot lot. The least expensive residential property was a condominium in the historic Piedmont Court. The 337 square foot studio unit sold for $185,000.

 

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In the 2016 calendar year, there were 250 single-family homes, condominiums, and townhouses sold on the Westside of Santa Cruz. The average property spent 30 days on market and sold for 100.6% of the asking price. The median sale price for single-family homes was $945,000, while the median sale price for condominiums and townhouses was $531,500.

The most expensive residential property sold on the Westside of Santa Cruz in 2016 was an oceanfront single-family home on West Cliff Drive. The two-story, 3,000 square foot home sold for $3,387,500 and featured four bedrooms and four full bathrooms on a 5,837 square foot lot. The least expensive residential property was a Measure O (AKA Inclusionary Housing) condominium located downtown. The 407 square foot studio unit sold in twelve days for $240,000 and featured one full bathroom.

 

Pelton Avenue homes, Westside Santa Cruz, California (2016)

Pelton Avenue homes, Westside Santa Cruz, California (2016)

In the 2015 calendar year, there were 254 single-family homes, condominiums, and townhouses sold on the Westside of Santa Cruz. The average property spent 30 days on market and sold for 100.9% of the asking price. The median sale price for single-family homes was $847,000, while the median sale price for condominiums and townhouses was $448,750.

The most expensive residential property sold on the Westside of Santa Cruz in 2015 was an oceanfront single-family home on West Cliff Drive. The Mediterranean-style, 1,890 square foot home sold in two days for $2.4m and featured three bedrooms and two full bathrooms on a 12,676 square foot lot. The least expensive residential property was a historic Piedmont Court condominium. The 265 square foot studio unit sold in fifty-five days for $135,000 and featured one full bathroom.

 

Arroyo Seco homes, Westside Santa Cruz, California (2016)

Arroyo Seco homes, Westside Santa Cruz, California (2016)

In the 2014 calendar year, there were 259 single-family homes, condominiums, and townhouses sold on the Westside of Santa Cruz. The average property spent 41 days on market and sold for 99.3% of the asking price. The median sale price for single-family homes was $792,500, while the median sale price for condominiums and townhouses was $412,000.

The most expensive residential property sold on the Westside of Santa Cruz in 2014 was an oceanfront single-family home on West Cliff Drive. The two-story, 2,310 square foot home sold for $3.995m and featured four bedrooms and three full bathrooms on a 21,257 square foot lot, or nearly half an acre. The least expensive residential property was a Measure O (AKA Inclusionary Housing) condominium located by Hwy 1 and Swift Street. The single-level,692 square foot home sold for $175,000 and featured one bedroom, one bathroom, and an outdoor patio.

 

Highview Ct. property, Westside Santa Cruz, California (2016)

Highview Ct. property, Westside Santa Cruz, California (2016)

In the 2013 calendar year, there were 264 single-family homes, condominiums, and townhouses sold on the Westside of Santa Cruz. The average property spent 43 days on market and sold for 100.8% of the asking price. The median sale price for single-family homes was $745,950, while the median sale price for condominiums and townhouses was $350,000.

The most expensive residential property sold on the Westside of Santa Cruz in 2013 was an oceanfront single-family home on West Cliff Drive. The two-story, 3,200 square foot home sold for $1.999m and featured four bedrooms and five full bathrooms on a 5,140 square foot lot. The least expensive residential property was a first-floor, corner-unit condominium located downtown. The single-level, 617 square foot home sold for $160,000 and featured one bedroom, one bathroom, and two small patios.

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