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  • University of California
  • Santa Cruz
  • Pacific
  • California Beaches
  • Wine Resorts
  • Boardwalk

On the coast of California, shoring up the Pacific Ocean, is the beautiful seaside landscape of Santa Cruz, California. Home to the distinguished University of California, Santa Cruz, this city is a rare mix of sun-kissed oasis and cultural hotbed. Located at the base of the San Francisco Peninsula, Santa Cruz is a rare treat and a wonderful getaway from the noise and congestion of its tech-centric counterpart cities to the north. This area is an epicenter for university students, surf lovers, and family fun. The residential architecture is a picturesque blend of vintage and new-age homes, with an eclectic feel and a hip vibe all its own.

Santa Cruz is known for its fantastic wine resorts and scenic boardwalks, the high cliffs with breathtaking vista views and the beach life, which attracts everyone from surfers to touring families. Appreciate the lighthouse views or check out the boardwalk vendors and fairs. Santa Cruz, California, has the cool, diverse, and laid-back vibe that you’ve been looking for, so hang your beach sandals here and come home happy.


Rent Trends

As of October 2017, the average apartment rent in Santa Cruz, CA is $1,461 for a studio, $1,948 for one bedroom, $2,613 for two bedrooms, and $3,257 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Santa Cruz has increased by 4.6% in the past year.

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76 Walk Score® Very Walkable
40 Transit Score® Some Transit
93 Bike Score® Biker's Paradise


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1630 Merrill St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
2 wks
$3,350 - 3,395 3 Bed Available Soon
1 day
618 Windsor St
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
$3,950 House for Rent Available 11/01/17
3 days
403 12th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
$4,000 House for Rent Available Now
4 days
445 34th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
$3,100 3 Bed Available Now
2 wks
2836 Fresno St
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
$3,300 House for Rent Available Now
403 12th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
$4,000 House for Rent Available Now
136 Laguna St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
$3,990 House for Rent Available Now
1 day
221 Dufour St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
$4,000 House for Rent Available Now
1 wk
2865 Capitola
2865 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
No Availability 2 wks
Two Triplexes
150-152 Leibrandt Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
No Availability 2 wks

3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Santa Cruz, CA

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