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About Watsonville

Located in a beautiful valley, this community is a bustling agricultural hub with coveted equestrian properties.

Real Estate Statistics
Total Listings 47
Average Price $996,562
Highest Price $3,500,000
Lowest Price $415,000

Homes for Sale in Watsonville, CA

Homes for sale in Watsonville, CA are found in the hub of the South County area. This city was originally a small multi-ethnic community inhabited by farmers, ranchers, and those who prefer the tranquility of rural living. In recent years, Watsonville has experienced tremendous growth with the addition of many new developments and large shopping centers, and this community is now home to over 50,000 residents. Despite the recent growth, much of the area's small-town charm remains in the form of historic Victorian houses, and late 1880s storefronts that line Main Street.

Many home buyers are drawn to the Watsonville real estate market for the area's higher quality of life, and lower cost of living. You'll find a variety of housing options in this beautiful agricultural valley, from heritage homes to modest country houses and bungalows, to even upscale custom properties.

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47 Properties Found. Page 1 of 4.
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13 Plover Cir, WATSONVILLE

$3,500,000 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,852 Sf

MLS® # ML81838664

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127 Cormorant Way, WATSONVILLE

$2,999,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,945 Sf

MLS® # ML81841618

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Photo of Listing #ML81843108

300 Oceanview Dr 201, WATSONVILLE

$2,200,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,350 Sf

MLS® # ML81843108

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255 Windsong Way, WATSONVILLE

$2,200,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,218 Sf

MLS® # ML81842464

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Photo of Listing #ML81814002

282 & 294 Browns Valley Rd, WATSONVILLE

$1,850,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,814 Sf

MLS® # ML81814002

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Photo of Listing #ML81834406


$1,749,500 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,086 Sf

MLS® # ML81834406

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Photo of Listing #ML81842560

1600 Ranport Rd, WATSONVILLE

$1,650,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,066 Sf

MLS® # ML81842560

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Photo of Listing #ML81843695


$1,499,999 - 2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,870 Sf

MLS® # ML81843695

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Photo of Listing #ML81838972

3125 Freedom Blvd, WATSONVILLE

$1,479,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,590 Sf

MLS® # ML81838972

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Photo of Listing #ML81834450

3125 Freedom Blvd, WATSONVILLE

$1,479,000 - 2,590 Sf

MLS® # ML81834450

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Photo of Listing #ML81837358


$1,349,000 - 3,256 Sf

MLS® # ML81837358

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Photo of Listing #ML81836943


$1,349,000 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 3,256 Sf

MLS® # ML81836943

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About Watsonville Homes For Sale, California

Watsonville homes for sale present buyers with a variety of houses, condos, and townhomes for sale. These homes vary from mature properties, representing great value, to custom homes, modern developments, and even ranches. Most of the homes in Watsonville are found on generous lots with private backyards and feature stunning ocean or mountain views. There are plenty of opportunities for investors or first-time buyers here, as there are condos and smaller houses available close to downtown at very affordable prices.

Prevalent Watsonville Real Estate Features:

  • Xeriscapes
  • Pools
  • Sun-Filled Properties
  • Custom-wood finishings
  • Seamless indoor-outdoor integrations
  • Authentic hardwood floors
  • Vaulted ceilings

About Historic Watsonville Homes

Whether you're looking for a newly-renovated heritage home, a fixer-upper, or an original piece of history, you'll find it in Watsonville real estate. Some of these types of homes were the first surrounding Monterey Bay dating back to the early 1900s. Styles range from Victorian to early mid-century moderns. Retro bungalows create a resort-like living experience with stunning sea views, mature gardens and trails nearby the Watsonville Wetlands. Most of the heritage homes in Watsonville have been remodeled to suit the modern buyer, while others are completely untouched. Some of these properties are perfect for future developments, already zoned and have demolition permits.

Luxury Watsonville Homes For Sale 

Located along the Pacific Ocean at Monterey Bay, Watsonville offers a well-rounded variety of waterfront homes. At the high end of the market, interested home buyers will be impressed with not only the spectacular vistas but the beautiful homes too. Some Watsonville estates are Tuscan-inspired designs with massive decks facing all of Seascape Beach's glory. There's a handful of heritage mansions available in this area that will make you feel like you're stepping back in a time when homes were similar to movie star retreats.

Watsonville luxury real estate comes with all the bells and whistles offering gourmet Chef's kitchens, cathedral-high ceilings with picture-windows, spa-likebathrooms , Media rooms, and in-ground pools. Curb appeal abounds in Watsonville real estate boasting private, lush gardens and patios.Stone-clad fireplaces in living rooms underneath open-beam ceilings add to the relaxed way of life in Watsonville. With beach access steps away from your estate, you'll feel like you're on holiday living in Watsonville luxury.

Amenities Near Watsonville Homes

A variety of pocket communities are found near Watsonville, including the area's desirable private water-front condominiums situated right on the sand: Parajo Dunes. The College Road neighborhood is found just minutes north of the Watsonville city limits featuring lake-views of Kelly Lake and Drew Lake.Residents have great opportunities for boating and water skiing. As you head closer to Santa Cruz, you'll find the sleepy coastal neighborhood of La Selva Beach, and the scenic community of Corralitos, nestled in the foothills.

In addition to the recreation and amenities found in the greater Santa Cruz area, Watsonville has no shortage of its own recreational opportunities. Here you'll find over a dozen local parks, miles of sandy beaches, and also easy access to state parks, and hundreds of acres of mature forest to explore.

Contact Realtor® Lauren Spencer to learn more about homes for sale in Watsonville, CA. Lauren is happy to arrange a tour of neighborhoods in the area and help you in your search for your dream home.

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