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249 apartments for rent near Santa Cruz, CA

Oceanview Apartments
222 Columbia St
1 Bed
$2,175
2 Bed
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371 6Th Ave
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$2,700
2837 Mattison Lane
Santa Cruz
4 Bed
$3,650
1516 Broadway #3
Santa Cruz
3 Bed
$2,200
800 24th Avenue #3
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$1,725
334 Pennsylvania Ave.
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$2,400
306 Broadway St
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$1,900
324 34th Avenue
Santa Cruz
1 Bed
$2,100
129 Market St.
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$2,700
3107 Erin Lane
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$2,400
832 Hanover 5
Santa Cruz
1 Bed
$1,450
1312 Prospect Street #A
Santa Cruz
Studio
$1,500
624 Button St
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$2,500
505 Leibrandt Street #1
Beach HIll
1 Bed
$1,800
403 Washington Street
Downtown Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$1,600
12th Ave
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$6,000
Seabright Ave
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$3,600
Seabright Ave
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$3,300
E Cliff Dr
Santa Cruz
2 Bed
$3,000
Moana Way
Santa Cruz
3 Bed
$5,200
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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.