Step inside this one-story, Ranch-style home to a bright, open living space, with oak floors, dual pane windows, a trio of skylights to let in light from this sunny spot, a fireplace with a brick hearth, and sliding doors to the inviting patio outside. The living room merges into two dining areas a more formal one under three casement windows and a more informal one adjacent to the kitchen, placed in a corner where windows meet to offer full views of the greenery outside.
In the kitchen, the floors transition from hardwood to heated porcelain tile. Crisp white cabinetry, cool gray counters, and sleek stainless appliances (including a gas range and hood) give the kitchen its clean, modern, and efficient look.
The master bedroom has French doors to the patio, and spa like garden with a raised deck, hardwood floors, a ceiling fan, and casement windows that let in light and greenery without sacrificing privacy. A roomy walk-in closet and tiled bathroom with a tub/shower combination complete the suite. Two other bedrooms have hardwood floors and upgraded windows, and ceiling fans, one with a special glass light. A second bath has custom tile work on the floors and the wall enclosing a shower/tub, as well as maple cabinets, Corian counters and a distinctive modern sink.
Along the back of the house are a sunny fenced yard and patio, terraced with a French drain & Meyer lemon tree, with several different areas for outdoor relaxing, entertaining, and gardening. A two-car garage has plenty of storage space and a washer/dryer.
Located on a quiet street in Santa Cruz’s sunny Westside, Westlake school district, and close to shops and restaurants as well as convenient to UCSC, this upgraded home has a lot to offer!