EASY BEACH LIVING! 308 Cypress Avenue, Santa Cruz

  • 2 Bedrooms and 2 Full Bathrooms
  • 1,257 square ft
  • 1,780 square ft lot
  • Built in 1980 but remodeled in 2007
  • 1 car garage with lots of storage

Whether you are looking to live close to the beach or own the perfect weekend getaway for family and friends, this Seabright beauty is a rare find. Located just 12 houses from the sand and a “stone’s throw” to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. This classic beach home has been tastefully updated to include all the modern conveniences.

Golden bamboo floors compliment this home as you enter through the bright blue door. Tiled radiant heated floors in both bathrooms keep your toes warm in the winter. The modern thermostatically controlled gas stove with flickering flames heats this well-insulated home. Double paned windows and 3 skylights provide an abundance of natural light to the entire home. The strategically placed recessed lights and accent lighting are perfect for showcasing artwork. Outdoor lighting brings the beautiful garden inside at night and creates the perfect ambience when the sun sets. The cozy living room is equipped with surround sound which is inviting and comfortable. There is a beautiful custom wood built-in shelving and entertainment center for all your treasures and an enclosed TV cabinet as well.

The kitchen features granite counter tops and stainless-steel appliances. It has a dual fuel gas range, microwave/convection oven, vented hood, refrigerator, and brand-new Bosch dishwasher. The numerous custom wood bead cabinets feature soft close doors and drawers. The breakfast bar is great for a quick breakfast before a day at the beach or chatting with the cook. The kitchen includes under cabinet lighting, ambient illumination above the cabinets, LED cans and striking red pendant lights above the bar. There is a full glass door that brings the beautiful lush flora in and allows easy access to the secret garden.

The dining area is perfect for just two or has plenty of room for a large group of family and friends. Glass sliders open to a side garden bringing in the sunshine and ocean breeze. With a great open floor plan, the living room, dining area and kitchen let you enjoy and entertain easily! There is a classically designed full bathroom with a heated tile floor, tile and solid surface walls, a granite countertop, plus a shower. There is a convenient stacked washer and dryer and plenty of storage too.

Up the inviting open wooden staircase are two bedrooms overflowing with natural light and a full bathroom. There is an office with built-in cabinetry and a multipurpose room with endless possibilities. A perfect place for putting a puzzle together or reading a special book. These rooms provide extra display space as well as provide ample built in storage. The back bedroom has three custom floor-to-ceiling mirrored closet doors. A ceiling fan keeps the ocean breeze circulating and all the spaces cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Three large skylights provide an abundance natural light. The bathroom has a heated tile floor, a full shower, tile walls and a solid granite countertop.

This home is complemented with an attached one car garage, a tank-less hot water heater and is plumbed for an outdoor shower and solar panels. The yard gets lots of solar gain, creating the perfect habitat for your green thumb. The quaint garden is largely vertical, showcasing succulents and ferns. The current owner has created a horticultural showplace of floral beauty, a sight to be seen!

Located in one of the most highly sought-after neighborhoods in the County. Right in the neighborhood you have many shops, restaurants and desirable destinations. Order a flavored latte from The Verve, hit Betty’s Burger for lunch, Happy Hour at the Seabright Brewery and choose between La Posta or Tremonti for an incredible Italian feast. Just a couple blocks away is the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. Have brunch at the Crow’s Nest while watching sailboats and the waves crash at Twin Lakes Beach. Take a short stroll past the Natural History Museum to enjoy Friday night concerts on the main beach.

Now is the perfect time to secure your niche in beautiful Santa Cruz as spring approaches and the days get longer.



Offered at $953,000

Architecture + Design

Life + Leisure

Santa Cruz | California


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