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300 apartments for rent near Santa Cruz, CA

Oceanview Apartments
222 Columbia St
1 Bed
$2,425
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3821 Brommer Street
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$2,595
3160 Stanley
Santa Cruz
3 Bed
$3,500
148 Everson Drive
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$2,500
115 Clark Ave
Santa Cruz
Studio
$4,950
3003 Lucca Ln
Santa Cruz
3 Bed
$2,895
117 Cypress AVE
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$3,900
1120 Bay Street
Santa Cruz
3 Bed
$2,800
Results within 5 miles of Santa Cruz, CA
918 Ponselle Lane #2
Capitola
2 Bed
$2,100
4263 Seapines Court
Capitola
3 Bed
$2,700
2811 Capitola Avenue
Soquel
2 Bed
$2,700
215 Spreckels Dr
Aptos
4 Bed
$3,350
2864 Lindsay Lane
Soquel
3 Bed
$2,500
4209 Seapines Ct.
Capitola
3 Bed
$2,400
1144 Callas Ln.
Capitola
3 Bed
$2,550
335 Hillcrest Dr.
Aptos
2 Bed
$2,975
Results within 10 miles of Santa Cruz, CA
288 Aptos Beach Dr
Aptos
3 Bed
$2,900
18545 Vina Drive
Los Gatos
4 Bed
$5,500
14300 Long Ridge RD
Los Gatos
3 Bed
$4,100
Hollister Village
100 Baldwin Dr
1 Bed
$2,275
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City Guide
Santa Cruz
Downtown

Downtown Santa Cruz is a hotspot for many reasons. The old Spanish architecture mixed with newly constructed apartments make for an eye-pleasing abode and the views of downtown, hillside and the beach are an added bonus. Living down here also means proximity to the highway, culture and history, UCSU campus and the beach. The tree-lined streets, public transit options and active neighborhood are added perks.

Beach

Another coveted area in Santa Cruz is, big surprise here, down by the beach. Nearby Lagoon (or the area close to Pacific Ave. and Depot Park) is sought after for its closeness to the wharf, boardwalk and beachy-keen way of life. Minutes from downtown, bursting with independently owned boutiques/shops and restaurants, residents relish their home in this ‘hood. Where else can you wake up and watch morning surfers with a cup of coffee in hand from the comfort of your very own home? The homes here are typically two to three bedrooms, often bungalows, but sometimes large two story dwellings. Apartments lovers here can choose between townhomes or basic apartments, featuring pet parks, picnic areas and sometimes even a picket fence.

West Side

The areas of Seabright Ave. and the west side (near the beach and the highway) are also great options. Featuring bungalows, good schools and walkability to entertainment, these areas are bit more single-family home than apartment living but are excellent choices.

One last mention about surfing

No matter where you choose to hang your surfboard in this city (there ya' go), odds are you will be very happy you did. The residents are as go-with-the-flow as the weather and the living is easy. Good luck finding your own inner-cool (and your new home) in Santa Cruz.