Aptos Real Estate Homes For Sale

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A little about Aptos

Aptos is a relatively small but extremely scenic and interesting community found along the Pacific Coast of California. Aptos is situated in beautiful Santa Cruz County, and is technically an unincorporated census designated place of the Golden State. Aptos technically has a population of approximately nine thousand four hundred residents according to the official calculations of the Census Bureau, but estimates including all regions generally known to be parts of Aptos place that figure at roughly twenty five thousand. Aptos encompasses six main communities, which are Aptos Village, Seacliff, Rio Del Mar, Seascape, La Selva Beach, and Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, all of which are located on or off of Highway One. Aptos is a Native American name referring to the meeting of Valencia Creek and Aptos Creek, and was first settled by Europeans in the year eighteen thirty three. The historical legacy of Aptos centers heavily on ranching, cattle, hunting, logging, and apples. More recently, Aptos has been transformed into a more tourist-oriented community, as most notably evidenced by the construction of Rancho Del Mar Shopping Center, Cabrillo College, and Seascape Resort.

Aptos is situated directly adjacent to the larger, incorporated community of Santa Cruz, ensuring a balance between convenience and independence from city life. In terms of recreational opportunities, Aptos is the place to find the Seacliff State Beach and the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park, which are popular for such activities as swimming, surfing, bodyboarding, boating, fishing, mountain biking, birdwatching, hiking, and walking. Two popular annual events in Aptos are the Fourth of July’s “World’s Shortest Parade” and the Aptos Blues Festival. Local shopping and dining facilities include the Aptos Cinemas, Manuel’s Restaurant, Palapas and Sanderlings, Café Sparrow, Bittersweet Bistro, Brittania Arms, and Ma Maison. Local schools include Valencia Elementary, Rio Del Mar Elementary, Mar Vista Elementary, Aptos Junior High, Aptos High, Santa Cruz Montessori, Aptos Academy, and Cabrillo College. Aptos is located very close to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, while some notable residents of Aptos throughout the years are Dave Draper, Mark Eichhorn, Trent Dilfer, Keith Greeninger, Ellen Pirie, Jim Bunner, John J Montgomery, Daniel Henry Holmes Ingalls, Jr., Charles Harris, and Lou Harrison. Although Aptos itself offers plenty of things to see and do, the multifarious opportunities of the rest of Santa Cruz County are only a short drive away, ranging from large shopping malls and even more restaurants to fantastic parks and museums.

Aptos Homes & Condos For Sale

Newest Aptos Real Estate listings

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$949,900

851 Bear Valley Rd, Aptos

Private oasis in the Forest with great sunlight. Open concept living areas with a great indoor/outdoor feel and functionality. Enjoy the outdoor living space and become o...

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.0
  • MLSML81483085

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$975,000

Mar Vista Dr, Aptos

3 lot development on clu-de-sac (Grapevine Place) in area of upper-end ocean view homes in Aptos. Tentative map approved, ready to record final map. Currently used as vin...

  • MLSML81454288

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$930,000

3330 Vienna Dr, Aptos

Desirable, centrally located home near Cabrillo College, Mar Vista Elementary, shopping and much more! This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has newer double pane windows, dec...

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.0
  • MLSML81472385

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$699,000

9965 Monroe Ave, Aptos

Single level ranch style home on 20,000+ square foot lot. Property is last house on private driveway with plenty of parking. Property features 3 bedroom, 2 bath, hardwo...

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.0
  • MLSML81469689

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$150,000

Redwood Dr, Aptos

Sold with attached land apn#105-071-27

  • MLSML81414219

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$375,000

1521 Valencia Rd, Aptos

Beautiful 26 acre parcel that is 2.1miles from Aptos Village. Parcel is between 1399 and 1525 Valencia Road. There is 360+ of frontage along Valencia Road. Pinot Noir ...

  • MLSML81471413

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Listing information is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange program of the MLSListingsTM MLS system. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Jeff Manson are marked with the Internet Data Exchange icon (a stylized house inside a circle) and detailed information about them includes the names of the listing brokers and listing agents. Copyright 2015 MLSListings. All rights reserved. This data is updated daily. Last updated July 03, 2015

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