Santa Cruz CA Beach Homes for Sale | Market Report for August 2016
Santa Cruz county is located on California’s Central Coast on the northern side of the Monterey Bay. With 29 miles of beaches and 14 state parks, Santa Cruz CA beach homes for sale offer a wide range of opportunities for recreation like swimming, surfing, or boating, as well as occupational, educational, and residential options. The coastal towns and mountain communities offer sweeping views of the ocean and surrounding redwood forests and mountains, making Santa Cruz beach homes for sale a prime property most sought after by homebuyers and investors not only for its waterfront lifestyle but for its amazing views.
Here is a detailed Market Report of Santa Cruz CA Beach Homes for sale for the Month of August 2016, including the neighborhoods from Scotts Valley to Aptos Areas 29-49, which have the most popular and in demand beach homes for sale in Santa Cruz.
As of June 2016, the median home price for single family homes for sale in Santa Cruz is $809,000.
For homes in Scotts Valley to Aptos that were selling over $1,000,000, the most popular selling price range was $1,200,000 to $1,350,000. The average size of these homes is between 2,500 to 3,200 square feet on an average lot size of 6000 to 10,000 square feet.
Beachfront homes are pricier due to their location, since buyers are paying more for the ocean view and the proximity to the waterfront lifestyle in Santa Cruz. Beachfront homes for sale in Santa Cruz start at a selling price of $1,700,000 to $10,000,000. The average size of the home may be just like a small cabin under 1,000 square feet on a 2,900 to 4,000 square-foot lot.