Quaint Coastal Community


Davenport is a quaint coastal community nestled amongst untouched natural surroundings, farmland, and the sea. Only nine miles north of the heart of Santa Cruz, this special place is home to strawberry fields and sweeping ocean views. Read more about Davenport homes for sale.

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Davenport Home Statistics

Average Home Price $6.1M
Lowest Priced Home $4.2M
Highest Listing Price $8M
Total Property Listings 2
Avg. Price/SQFT $2.7K

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This small community has an impressive array of real estate; whether you're looking for mountain, ocean, or canyon views, you'll find it here.

Davenport real estate features small homes tucked into private mountain properties, as well as estates atop cliffs, and Oceanside homes with direct beach access. Many of the homes in Davenport real estate have beautiful Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay views.

Some homes are lucky enough to have panoramic views of California Coastal National Monument lands. The homes are situated on acreages with plenty of privacy provided by the unbelievably beautiful, towering redwood cedars and oaks.

The types of home you'll find in Davenport lean towards a more rustic, woodsy style. Some are built with native redwood lumber, featuring unique floor plans.  

Davenport homes for sale have a cabin-retreat feel to them with pitched roofs, wraparound balconies, and interior beams. Some of these ranchers have their own gardens to grow sustainable food sources, as well as established barns, horse corrals, and smaller cabins.

Can't seem to find what you're looking for? Davenport's understated beauty has inspired home buyers from all across the nation to buy up existing properties as tear-downs to build their dream homes. The lots are indeed big enough to hold your dream estate.  

Not interested in a major building process? Other Davenport real estate consists of tiny cabins just waiting to be embellished and enhanced. Some homes will even host a small to medium sized vineyard has much of the land has sunny exposure and generous acreages. This beachside haven also offers waterfront lots.

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

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Remnants of an 1860's Wharf in Davenport

Davenport is a quaint coastal community which features a small town center nestled amongst untouched natural surroundings, farmland, and the sea. This community is known for its spectacular views of the countryside and the ocean.

The coastline is made up of bluffs and cliffs, occasionally breaking up to reveal a pristine, sandy beach. These panoramic ocean views are accented by the colorful sails of local kite surfers and spray from schools of migrating whales.

Houses in Davenport are just steps away from local restaurants, shops, galleries, beaches, and more. A picturesque drive along the coastal Cabrillo Hwy will lead you to big city amenities, just 15 minutes away in nearby Santa Cruz.

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Homes in Davenports' Great Location

Davenport was originally settled by a whaling captain of the same name in 1867. Captain Davenport built a 400-foot wharf for loading timber for shipment, and though the business eventually collapsed, remnants of this pier are still found leading out into the ocean today.

Homes in Davenport are found in a great location, as residents are able to enjoy a peaceful rural lifestyle, just minutes away from Santa Cruz.

Though there are no chain stores in the community, there are independently owned restaurants, including the Davenport Roadhouse, local shops, a museum, and galleries. There is one elementary school in Davenport: Pacific School, which is the only school in the Pacific Elementary School District.

Davenport, CA is a well-known destination for surfers; there are many beaches tucked between enormous cliffs, which create the ideal conditions for kite surfing.

Davenport real estate is home to the celebrated Bonny Doon Vineyard and Tasting Room. It's a beautiful place to show your visitors around, as well as stock up on some epic Rhone-style wines from this Central Coast of California vintners' paradise.

Davenport is nowhere near as busy as Santa Cruz but residents have some pretty lovely dining options.

The Davenport Roadhouse Restaurant and Inn is all about California Coastal Cuisine with flair. Local ingredients from neighboring farms is only part of what makes their menu stand out. Enjoy an authentic flatbread pizza on the patio while local bands play into the evening.

FAQs About Davenport

Q: Are there beaches in Davenport, CA? 
A: Yes, Davenport has two small beaches: Davenport Beach down by San Vincente Creek, and the beach at Davenport Pier.

Q: What is Davenport known for? 
A: Davenport is best known for the stunning structures of the Davenport abandoned pier, the gorgeous cliffs and rock formations by the coast, and its historic buildings, such as the Saint Vincent DePaul Church and the Davenport Jail.

Q: Is Davenport, CA a nice place to live?
A: Those searching for small-town, coastal living while not sacrificing a great location would very much enjoy living in Davenport!

Curious to learn more about homes for sale in Davenport? Schedule a home tour or learn more the beautiful real estate opportunities in Davenport, California. Contact us online today or call 800-226-4717 for more information. 

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