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Aptos Hills

Aptos Hills has a spectacular surrounding landscape that offers the residents here with fabulous views of the ocean and Monterey Bay. Aptos is one of the finest communities in the Santa Cruz area, and Aptos Hills is an extremely sought after neighbourhood within it.

Georgeous waterfront views typical of Aptos Hills real estate

Aptos Hills Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $2.2M
Lowest Priced Home $680K
Highest Listing Price $5.5M
Total Property Listings 12
Avg. Price/SQFT $820

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Homes for Sale in Aptos Hills, CA

Homes in Aptos Hills are found on the eastern side of the Cabrillo Highway, which runs through Aptos. Nestled within the hills, this community represents a quiet retreat for some 2,400 residents.

Homes for sale in the area vary from exquisite luxury properties and estates, to modern homes on acreage, and even rustic bungalows exuding charm.

Much of the real estate in Aptos Hills commands fabulous views of the ocean and Monterey Bay, and houses are found just minutes away from the Aptos Village.

Aptos Hills houses for sale are private properties on acreage, offering residents privacy and prestige. There is a wide range of housing styles in this area, from majestic modern mansions, to cozy bungalows, ranches, and fruit orchards. 

Enjoy a quiet moment from your deck, admiring the ocean view and listening to the birds singing, or tend to your garden in your expansive yard.

Aptos Hills represents the best of rural California living, without being cut off from everyday conveniences and amenities— Aptos Village, Capitola and Santa Cruz are all found nearby.

Interested in learning more about Aptos Hills, California real estate? Contact us online or call 1-831-345-0338 for more information about buying and selling a home in Aptos Hills and other communities in the Santa Cruz area.

The Community of Aptos Hills

Aptos Hills, and the associated community of Larkin Valley, is a community of several that make up the Aptos area of Santa Cruz.

Located just east of Soquel Cove, a part of the pristine waters of Monterey Bay, Aptos Hills is just minutes away from miles and miles of sandy beaches.

The City of Santa Cruz is only 13 miles away, an easy 20 minute drive. All of the excitement of the dining, shopping, and boardwalk adventures are still easily accessible in Aptos Hills.

Surfing in Aptos Hills is incredible, and you’re sure to soon find yourself a favorite spot to catch a wave. It’s also a horse lover’s dream, with an abundance of places to ride and explore.

Dream Valley Ranch, Morning Sun Ranch, and Valen Equestrian are only three of many horse ranches in Aptos Hills.

Not only is Aptos Hills a beautiful and scenic community, but it’s very small. This makes it quite exclusive, and the residents lucky enough to live here appreciate the small seaside living.

FAQs About Aptos Hills

Q: Where did Aptos get it's name?
A: Aptos, which means "the people", got it's name from the Northern Californian Native American tribe of the Ohlone people.

Q: How far from Aptos Hills is Aptos?
A: Aptos Hills is located a mere 12 minute drive away from Aptos.

Q: Is Aptos Hills incorporated?
Aptos Hills currently remains an unincorporated community of Santa Cruz. 

Contact Realtor Lauren Spencer, your Aptos Hills real estate expert for more information on this area, or to request a free home evaluation.

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