Historic and Charming


Characterized by the towering Redwoods of Nisene Marks Park, the historic and charming Aptos Village is renowned for its miles of beaches, great surfing spots, and the iconic cement ship. Read more about Aptos homes for sale.

View of Aptos, CA pier and beach

Aptos Home Statistics

Average Home Price $1.6M
Lowest Priced Home $195K
Highest Listing Price $6M
Total Property Listings 40
Avg. Price/SQFT $916

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120 Debernardo Ln, APTOS


120 Debernardo Ln, APTOS

4 Beds 7 Baths 7,260 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81920540

Room Real Estate 831-291-0511MLSListings Inc Logo

259 Via Concha, APTOS


259 Via Concha, APTOS

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,050 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81914000

Coastal Properties Of California 831-901-0007MLSListings Inc Logo

1102 Via Tornasol, APTOS


1102 Via Tornasol, APTOS

3 Beds 4 Baths 3,177 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81921377

Coldwell Banker Realty 831-332-3951MLSListings Inc Logo

210 Farley Dr, APTOS


210 Farley Dr, APTOS

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,505 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81918229

eXp Realty of California Inc 831-588-2374MLSListings Inc Logo

500-510 Valencia School Rd, APTOS


↓ $248,000

500-510 Valencia School Rd, APTOS

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,852 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81914078

Christie's International Real Estate Sereno 831-818-3361MLSListings Inc Logo

1650 Wilshire Dr, APTOS


1650 Wilshire Dr, APTOS

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,454 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81922813

Allen Property Group, Inc. 831-818-1717MLSListings Inc Logo

405 Palmer Ave, APTOS


↓ $215,000

405 Palmer Ave, APTOS

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,415 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81919475

eXp Realty of California Inc 831-588-2374MLSListings Inc Logo

3167 W Ledyard Way, APTOS


3167 W Ledyard Way, APTOS

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,320 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81921475

KW Bay Area Estates 408-832-2323MLSListings Inc Logo

250 North Ave, APTOS


250 North Ave, APTOS

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,891 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81922849

Revest Homes, Inc. 831-419-5852MLSListings Inc Logo

302 Rio Del Mar Blvd, APTOS


↓ $45,000

302 Rio Del Mar Blvd, APTOS

5 Beds 3 Baths 1,878 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81916400

eXp Realty of California Inc 831-566-6938MLSListings Inc Logo

260 Carol Way, APTOS


↓ $146,000

260 Carol Way, APTOS

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,746 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81921372

David Lyng Real Estate 831-239-8401MLSListings Inc Logo

211 Lake Ct, APTOS


↓ $46,000

211 Lake Ct, APTOS

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,298 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81919479

eXp Realty of California Inc 831-216-6213MLSListings Inc Logo

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About Aptos Homes For Sale

Homes for sale in Aptos, CA are as diverse as the awe-inspiring landscape they’re found in.

The local real estate market varies from private, rural mountain cabins to sprawling beachfront homes commanding spectacular views of the entire Monterey Bay.

You’ll find new construction and mature homes that have been beautifully renovated. Aptos home prices range from moderately priced houses to fabulous luxury estates valued over $1M.

Although much of the Aptos market is catered to luxury homes, you can find reasonably priced units to available as well.

Those searching in the lower-end of the market will find townhomes and condominiums as low as $350,000.

The more upscale homes can be found in the lush, secluded roads winding through the forests of Aptos Creek park, often with gated driveways leading up to their private residences. 

If the beach is important to you, you'll want to look for homes particularly in Seacliff. Here, the beach is typically just a short walk down the street.

For those who care more about nature hikes, you'll want to keep an eye out for homes on the eastern side of the Cabrillo highway, intertwining with the lush wooded landscape of the forest. 

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

Aptos Neighborhoods: Aptos Hills, Seacliff, Rio Del Mar / Seascape

The Aptos Hills is a rural area of the region found east of the highway. This area is characterized by hillside neighborhoods, which make great mountain hideaways for those seeking private properties.

These homes have expansive ocean views from Capitola to Monterey, and real estate in the Aptos Hills includes acreages, horse ranches, wineries and orchards.

Meanwhile, to the west of the highway are the Aptos beach communities of Seacliff and Rio Del Mar / Seascape.

These beachfront and ocean view properties are highly coveted, and are found just steps away from one of the state’s most sought-after coastlines.

Aptos real estate is found in a truly special region, where the majestic redwood forests meet the sparkling Pacific Ocean.

The historic and charming Aptos Village is the area’s main hub, which hosts beloved events such as the Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival and the Fourth of July World’s Shortest Parade.

Many home buyers choose homes in Aptos for the variety of real estate, and for the exceptional natural environment.

Residents enjoy hiking and biking through the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park, and strolling along the sandy beaches that stretch for as far as the eye can see.

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Amenities Near Homes In Aptos

Aptos houses one of Northern California’s premier community colleges, Cabrillo Junior College, as well as a retail district in Aptos Village featuring hundreds of specialty shops.

Bursting with character, Aptos Village’s shops and cafés are the destination of choice for those looking for an afternoon stroll or Sunday brunch.

The Aptos Village Park, Aptos History Museum, and local year-round farmer’s market are also popular attractions for residents and visitors alike.

The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park features over 30 miles of trails, while the Seacliff State Beach promises hours of exploring opportunities, including the U.S.S. Palo Alto, an experimental concrete ship docked at the end of the fishing pier.

Still undecided about whether a home in Aptos, CA is right for you? Click here to read our blog post with even more information about the area—including schools!

FAQs About Aptos

Q: What areas are included in Aptos?
A: The area of Aptos includes the popular communities of Rio Del Mar, Seascape, and Seacliff.

Q: How long has the 'Concrete Ship' been there?
A: The SS Palo Alto has been a famous Santa Cruz County landmark since it was put there in 1929, over 100 years!

Q: Who gave Aptos it's name?
A: It's believed that the native Ohlone people named the region, although it's unknown when.

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If you have any questions about buying or selling real estate in Aptos, CA, or in Greater Santa Cruz, don’t hesitate to contact Lauren Spencer, Coldwell Banker Realtor®.

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