Community Spotlight: Live Oak, CA

Posted by Lauren Spencer on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 at 8:18am.

One of the reasons why so many people choose to move to Santa Cruz is so they can be close to its world-class surfing waves and white-sand beaches. When you live in Live Oak, you can’t get any closer to the action!

Located between Capitola and Pleasure Point, Live Oak is known for its incredible beaches.In fact, the neighborhood has such phenomenal waves, they’re often used for professional surfing competitions throughout the year.

People from across the nation flock to the area to lay on the sand at Twin Lakes or hit the waves at Pleasure Point.

Among all the fun and excitement around the community are lovely condos, townhomes, and single-family homes, perfect for all kinds of homebuyers.

Discover everything this beach-side community has to offer!

Live Oak’s Fantastic Real Estate

Just like the community itself, Live Oak real estate is widely diverse. From low-maintenance condos to waterfront villas, this neighborhood has it all.

Some of the most impressive homes can be found down East Cliff Drive. Homes with this highly sought-after address have spectacular views of Monterey Bay from atop the Opal Cliffs that characterize the area.

These homes capitalize on their show-stopping view of the water with floor-to-ceiling windows and resort-like backyards. Imagine lounging in your backyard on a warm evening with a light breeze from the water cooling you. This is how many residents of Live Oak spend their summer nights.

If a waterfront home isn’t situated on a cliff, then it’s on a beach.

The ability to step outside your door to be at the beach is a dream for many. Live Oak homes for sale can make this come true!

Their private beaches are incredible for those looking to get away from the throngs of people that often populate Santa Cruz beaches during the summertime.

Apart from the waterfront homes, Live Oak homes for sale can be found down quiet, family-friendly streets where children are often found playing.

There are plenty of cottages and ranchers in the area that are great for growing families, young professionals, and retirees alike.

No matter what kind of home you’re looking for, odds are you can find the perfect one in Live Oak, Santa Cruz.

Check Out the Latest Listings:

35 Properties Found. Page 1 of 6.
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4440 Opal Cliff Dr, SANTA CRUZ

$10,000,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,400 Sf

MLS® # ML81796791

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909 35th Ave, SANTA CRUZ

$4,925,000 - 9,564 Sf

MLS® # ML81773743

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Photo of Listing #ML81797563

101 18th Ave, SANTA CRUZ

$4,795,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,480 Sf

MLS® # ML81797563

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Photo of Listing #ML81793263

330 15th Ave, SANTA CRUZ

$4,500,000 - 5 Beds, 6 Baths, 4,027 Sf

MLS® # ML81793263

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Photo of Listing #ML81792751

90 Geoffroy Dr, SANTA CRUZ

$3,950,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,520 Sf

MLS® # ML81792751

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Photo of Listing #ML81796616

350 13th Ave, SANTA CRUZ

$2,575,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,613 Sf

MLS® # ML81796616

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The Resort Lifestyle of Live Oak

So many people choose to live in Live Oak solely for the lifestyle it offers.

This laid-back community truly embodies the beach-town lifestyle that California boasts. With easy access to phenomenal beaches and modern amenities, you’ll feel like you’re living everyday on vacation.

There’s a wide variety of residents in Live Oak, from young families to retirees, so all types of homebuyers are welcome. You’ll fall in love with this tight-knit community where everyone knows your name.

Live Oak's Exceptional Activities and Amenities

What brings so many people to this area is its comprehensive list of things to do. When you live in Live Oak, you’ll never find yourself bored.

Pleasure Point is one of the most popular surf spots in the city for its monster waves. If you’re looking for a surf challenge, this is the place for you!

Santa Cruz Harbor Beach and Twin Lakes State Beach are two idyllic places to go for a day by the ocean. They have expansive, white-sand beaches where you can sunbathe, beachcomb, or play a game of volleyball.

In addition to all the beaches, Live Oak is home to top-rated public schools and community centers, making this an ideal neighborhood for families.

You can find hordes of shopping in and around the area. Capitola Mall borders the neighborhood and offers residents of Live Oak easy access to brand-name stores and large market places. There are also tons of trendy restaurants around the area that are perfect for date night. Find top-rated eateries and bars along the waterfront where you can watch the sunset as you sip on a glass of red wine.

It’s easy to see why so many people choose to live in Live Oak. With its welcoming community and incredible amenities, this neighborhood truly has it all.

To learn more about how you can make Live Oak your home, talk to one of our local agents today!

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