Jewel Box Homes for Sale, Capitola

The Jewel Box is a residential neighborhood in Capitola, CA that’s located to the west of the wharf and Soquel Creek. This community was developed originally along Opal Street, named after a local train stop and lumber yard. As the area grew, new streets were added to the Jewel Box, including Crystal, Diamond, Emerald, Garnet, Jade, and more. Homes in the Jewel Box include a beautiful assortment of historic cottages, modern houses, and redeveloped properties, as well as a few condominiums and townhouses for those looking for convenience and style. With prices starting as low as $450,000, Jewel Box is an excellent place for budget-conscious buyers to start their home search! 

Read on to learn more about the Jewel Box real estate, or look below to the MLS listings, updated daily.

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5 Properties Found.
Photo of Listing #ML81686336
  • MLS® #: ML81686336
  • 4630 Opal Cliff Dr
  • SANTA CRUZ, CA 95062
  • $5,195,000
  • 3 Bed, 3 Bath, 2338 SqFt, 0.24 Acres
  • Single Family Residential
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Photo of Listing #ML81693205
  • MLS® #: ML81693205
  • 4705 Garnet St
  • CAPITOLA, CA 95010
  • $899,000
  • 2 Bed, 1 Bath, 1224 SqFt, 0.07 Acres
  • Single Family Residential
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Photo of Listing #ML81690071
  • MLS® #: ML81690071
  • 4800 Opal Cliff Dr 303
  • CAPITOLA, CA 95010
  • $620,000
  • 1 Bed, 1 Bath, 684 SqFt, 0.01 Acres
  • Condo / Townhome
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Photo of Listing #ML81692259
  • MLS® #: ML81692259
  • 1066 41st Ave A301
  • CAPITOLA, CA 95010
  • $514,900
  • 1 Bed, 1 Bath, 647 SqFt, 0.01 Acres
  • Condo / Townhome
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Photo of Listing #ML81693145
  • MLS® #: ML81693145
  • 1405 Ruby Ct 3
  • CAPITOLA, CA 95010
  • $480,000
  • 2 Bed, 1 Bath, 890 SqFt, 0.01 Acres
  • Condo / Townhome
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About Jewel Box Real Estate

The real estate in Jewel Box is varied, offering an eclectic mix of cozy cottages built after the First World War to mature, newly renovated condominiums and townhouses, and redeveloped properties. Jewel Box is a mature, well-established neighborhood with plenty of natural landscaping and plenty of on-street parking for guests, with modest frontages and small backyards that are perfect for entertaining without too much maintenance. This neighborhood is a great option for those looking for accessible, single-level living close to a variety of amenities and services. Like most Capitola neighborhoods, you'll be hard-pressed to find two identical homes in this neighborhood, but you can count on them being attractive, one-story ranchers and bungalows.

Looking for waterfront? Then you won't want to miss out on listings along Opal Cliff Drive. These stunning, cliffside properties are situated along the Opal Cliffs on larger lots that overlook the pristine waters of Soquel Cove and the Pacific Ocean. 

Living in Jewel Box, Capitola CA

Although Jewel Box is a residential neighborhood, it's right next-door to Capitola's commercial corridor which features a wide selection of locally-owned shops and restaurants, including: 

  • Freeline Surf Shop, O'Neill Surf Shop
  • Verve Coffee Roasters
  • Rocky's Fitness Center and In-Shape Health Club
  • Zameen at the Point Restaurant, Betty Burgers

A local gem in the Jewel Box is the Jade Street Park, which includes tennis and basketball courts, a soccer field, playground, and a local community center. Of course, the centerpiece of this community is its waterfront location. No matter where you live in Jewel Box, you're at-most just a 10-minute walk from the sandy shoreline below the bluffs. Residents can access the beach from the Opal Cliff's Park access point along Opal Cliff Drive. 

Email Capitola real estate agent Lauren Spencer or phone 800-226-4717 for more information or to arrange a tour of homes for sale in the Jewel Box.

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