• MLS® #: ML81691987
  • 2285 Back Ranch Rd
  • SANTA CRUZ, CA 95060
  • $2,498,000
  • 1 Bed, 2 Bath, 1316 SQ. Feet, 42.14 Acres
  • Single Family Residential
  • Agent: Megan Lyng
  • Office: David Lyng Real Estate

Very rare opportunity to own 42+ ACs on highly exclusive, private & coveted Back Ranch Rd w/grassy meadows, magnificent redwoods, mature grand oaks, 2 year round creeks w/picturesque ocean & Monterey Bay views. Tucked in the oak trees on the top of a grassy meadow sits an octagonal retreat made of reclaimed virgin redwood. The home has high beam ceilings centered by a river rock pillar, Satillo tile floors, wood stove & large picture windows at every corner taking in the views. The home is divided into 2 units w/a studio below & updated kitchen & bath. An original barn 24' x 36' is also made of virgin redwood. There is a perfect location ready for your dream home looking across recently established CA Coastal National Monument lands to the Pacific & sunsets, where development will never change this natural scene. Only 20 mins to town & 8 mins to the Beach & bordering spacious Wilder Ranch State Park. This property offers great southern sun exposure, total privacy, & extreme solitude.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #ML81691987
  • Price$2,498,000
  • Bedrooms1
  • Bathrooms2.00
  • Full Baths2
  • Square Footage1,316
  • Square FootageAssessor
  • Acres42.14
  • Year Built1986
  • TypeSingle Family Residential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single Family
  • StyleCraftsman, Custom, Rustic
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address2285 Back Ranch Rd
  • AreaEmpire Grade Road
  • CountySanta Cruz
  • StateCA
  • Zip Code95060


  • UtilitiesPublic Utilities
  • GaragesNo Garage, Parking Area


High Ceilings, Vaulted/Cathedral Ceiling, Satellite Dish


Bay View, City Lights, Forest/Woods, Garden/Greenbelt, Greenbelt, Hills, Mountains, Ocean View, Pasture, Ridge, Valley


  • HeatingStove - Wood, Space Heater
  • CoolingNo Cooling
  • FireplaceYes


Oven Range - Electric, Refrigerator (s)


  • RoofShake Roof
  • ConstructionWood Construction
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter & Slab

Lot Description

Grade - Varies, Stream - Seasonal, Views

Additional Information

  • ZoningRA-O
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