About Scotts Valley
Framed by the Santa Cruz Mountains, Scotts Valley offers a warmer climate, just 5 miles inland from Santa Cruz.
Located just six miles from the pristine Santa Cruz beaches, and only 30 minutes from San Jose’s Silicon Valley, Scotts Valley homes for sale are highly desirable. Commuting is a breeze for those who travel for work, while there are also plenty of opportunities locally; Scotts Valley houses several different technology companies and the local high school is one of the most desirable on the Central Coast.
This community enjoys a warm and sunny inland climate and is nestled within the Santa Cruz Mountains. Scotts Valley real estate is found at the gateway to the coastal redwoods and natural wonders of the California State Parks. Those interested in the local real estate market will be pleased to note that the community has a variety of different homes for sale, including new construction, mature properties, and luxury homes. Scotts Valley is an extremely family-oriented community offering a variety of single-family homes for purchase.
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A patchwork of neighborhoods makes up the real estate market in Scotts Valley. Each community is unique, with different property types and price ranges. You’ll find established neighborhoods like Glenwood Estates and Manana Woods featuring homes on spacious lots, and also new gated developments boasting custom homes like in Monte Fiore. Real estate in Scotts Valley, CA is surrounded by nature, and many of these private properties are just steps away from walking trails, parks, and the new high school. Some neighborhoods even include special amenities like a pool, or tennis court, or even an equestrian center. Scotts Valley is known for its redwood cedars and waterbodies. Bean Creek, Carbonera Creek, Mackenzie Creek, and the San Lorenzo River run throughout the city, providing a beautiful natural scenery.
The three most popular types of homes in Scotts Valley real estate consist of luxury estates with spacious lots, reinvigorated mid-century moderns, and brand-new builds. New construction offers excellent options for single-families, with floor plans that start around 2,000 square feet, offering 2 to 4 bedrooms and bathrooms. Homes feature modern upgrades such as hardwood floors, LED lighting, Samsung appliances, and vaulted ceilings. These homes offer convenient locations with only a 20-minute drive to Los Gatos, and minutes away from shopping at The Kings Village Shopping Center. Other great single-family home options in Scotts Valley real estate include updated properties from the 50s to the 80s. The homes typically have larger lots with enclosed backyards and huge decks backing onto redwood forests. These homes have plenty of character and delightful upgraded interiors and exteriors to suit the modern buyer. Though older homes in Scotts Valley may be smaller in square footage compared to new builds, vaulted ceilings and extended outdoor-living space give a nice airy vibe.
Some people over the years have chosen Scotts Valley to build their dream home on spacious wooded lots. You won't find many luxury estates, but when they appear on the market, you’ll come across some beautiful classic estates exuding traditional European elegance. These homes have excellent views of the mountains perched above the valley, overlooking Granite Creek Estates. The bonus of owning luxury Scotts Valley homes for sale is the acreages that come with the home. It’s rare to have large parcels of land in California, and even more rare to be surrounded by a cathedral of redwood trees. These homes are gates with private driveways, surrounded by mature gardens. A spacious escape with floor plans that boast up to 6,000 square feet, offering 4 to 4 bedrooms and bathrooms. Expect high-end finishes and fixtures, gourmet kitchens, executive offices, massive walk-in closets, vaulted ceilings, majestic fireplaces, and in-ground pools.
Lifestyle in Scotts Valley
Scotts Valley’s unique location within the mountains, but near San Jose and Santa Cruz, provides residents with a variety of opportunities for shopping, dining, and recreation beyond the local offerings. There is a local movie theater, Scotts Valley Cinema, and also a 9-hole golf course, Valley Gardens Golf Course. Camp Evers Fishing Park is a popular fishing hole, and many enjoy this park for picnicking and barbecuing. Siltanen Park includes sports fields, a pool, horseshoes, and BBQ pits, while Graham Hill Show Grounds is the local equestrian center. A trip to Santa Cruz to enjoy the beach, cultural attractions, and more is just 10 minutes away.
Interested in Scotts Valley houses and property for sale? Contact Lauren Spencer at 800-226-4717 or send an email for more information or to request a tour of the area.
Based on information from MLSListings MLS as of December 1st, 2020 at 12:40pm PST.
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