Houses For Lease in Santa Cruz, California
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210 Highview Drive, Santa Cruz, CA
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  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, free-standing 800-square-foot house.
  • Located in a rural setting on a quiet country road, yet very close (walking distance) to UCSC campus, on the west side of campus.
  • Horse stall and paddock in front yard are available to lease separately, if desired. (One horse maximum.)
  • Half of detached 2-car garage is separately leased for $160/month, if desired.  Owner uses other half.
  • Uncovered off-street parking in front.
  • Built in 2003 and well maintained.
  • Hook-ups for cable TV, ethernet, satellite TV, phone; high-speed cable Internet & DSL service are available.  Wired for ethernet in the walls.
  • Spa in rear yard.  Spa maintenance not included in rent.
  • Central forced-air heat uses natural gas.  House is very well-insulated.
  • Wood-burning heat-stove in living room.
  • Front uncovered deck, rear covered porch.
  • Laundry machines in porch closet (not-coin-operated, included in rent).
  • Stove, frost-free refrigerator, microwave-hood.
  • Bathroom has stall shower with grip-bar (no tub).
  • Ceramic tile floors throughout.
  • 800 square feet gross living area.
  • Rear view of open space preserve.
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons.   Non-smokers only.
  • Rent is $2300/month. Utilities, spa maintenance, and gardening are not included.  Optionally add $160/month for half of garage.  Add $30/mo for each dog, $20/mo for cat or toy-breed dog.  2-car uncovered parking is included in rent.  Well-water for outdoor use is included in rent.



213w Highview Drive, Santa Cruz, CA--
LEASED THROUGH 8/31/2014.

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Street viewSpaKitchen213 Kitchen
                      dishwasher213 Refrigerator213 Dining RoomEntry HallLiving/Dining Room &
                      Kitchen213 Living Room viewed from kitchen.Bedroom 1Deck
View from rear yard to south
Bathroom213
                      Highview Dr--Front Door
One large bedroomAnother large bedroomFireplace213 Pantry with
                      washer/dryer213
                      Linen closet213
                      Master bedroom closet213 one of the
                      hall closets

  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, single-story ranch style.  Two of the bedrooms are large enough to share.  Maximum occupancy 5 persons.
  • This is the main portion of the house, with a smaller 2 bedroom unit attached on the east end (adjacent to kitchen and entry hall) which is leased separately.
  • Located in a rural setting on a quiet country road, yet very close (walking distance) to UCSC campus, on the west side of campus.
  • Ceramic tile floors throughout; double-pane insulated windows.
  • Kitchen has built-in gas cooktop, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave, frost-free refrigerator, tile countertops.
  • Dining/living room adjoining to the kitchen, with large patio door to back yard deck, facing south.
  • Forced-air gas heating with air conditioning.  Also has a small woodstove in dining/living room.
  • Pantry with washing machine and clothes dryer.
  • Master bedroom has adjacent bathroom with tub/shower and dual sinks; central bathroom with tub/shower is off the hall.
  • Deck on south side, and a few steps down is the spa with lattice enclosure.
  • Fenced front yard, fenced back yard, irrigated by well water on automatic sprinkler-and-drip system.
  • Grass and trees in back yard with spaces for small gardens.  Storage shed in back yard.
  • Horse facilities are also on the property but are rented separately.
  • Free parking is one off-street space plus on-street parking in front of the house.
  • Excellent Westlake Elementary School in Santa Cruz city school district, a short distance from the house.
  • Wired for cable tv service and/or cable Internet.  DSL available.
  • Pet(s) okay with owner approval.  Add $30/mo for each dog, $20/mo for cat or toy-breed dog, other pets negotiable.
  • Maximum capacity is FIVE persons.  No smoking.
  • Rent $3400/mo. for up to 5 persons; utilities and gardening not included, but well-water for irrigation is included in rent.  Security deposit is twice the monthly rent and will earn interest for tenant.  No "last month" rent deposit.  See * note at bottom of page.
  • The house is currently occupied.  Do not disturb.  Inquire by email only:  stanley@thesokolows.com .  No phone calls, please.

 

 
295w Highview Court, Santa Cruz -- 
NOT AVAILABLE -- LEASED through Aug. 31, 2014.


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295 Highview Ct
295 Highview Ct -- Front
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295 Highview Ct -- Rear
              View

  • 2 Bedroom, 1 bathroom, log-look cabin on a horse ranch -- So "country", yet so close.  Maximum 3 persons. 
  • Attached to adjacent unit by a connecting hall which is locked on both sides or may be kept unlocked if adjacent tenants are part of your household.  No common wall. House and unit are 6 feet apart other than the hall.
  • Walking distance from UC Santa Cruz campus (either the west or south entrance), near UCSC Arboretum and bus stop.
  • Super-insulated walls have cedar log siding on exterior and horizontal plank smooth cedar siding on interior for a log-cabin look, yet with modern construction. Built in 1996 and well-maintained.   Insulated windows, walls, floor, ceiling.
  • Large back yard, fenced, shared.
  • Pets okay with extra rent (see below).
  • In a quiet, semi-rural neighborhood with horses on the parcel (not available for boarding), yet a short walk to UCSC and West Santa Cruz.
  • Front covered porch, rear uncovered deck, free-standing spa in rear yard.
  • Sprinklered rear yard.
  • Includes uncovered off-street parking area.  See below regarding garage.
  • Views of trees, horses, pastures.
  • Includes microwave-hood, gas range, dishwasher, frost-free refrigerator, washer and dryer (in garage, shared use).
  • Ceramic tile floors throughout.  Smoke detectors and fire sprinklers for safety.
  • Gas heat, supplemented by in-the-wall wood-burning glass-door fireplace in living room with warm-air blower/duct system to bedrooms.  Slate hearth and surround.
  • Openable skylight in living room for flow-through ventilation.
  • 800 square feet of gross floor space.  
  • Vaulted ceiling in main room (living/dining/kitchen room).
  • Santa Cruz municipal water, PG&E electric & natural gas (not propane), high-speed Internet (DSL) ready, cable TV ready.
  • Maximum 3 occupants.  Non-smokers only.  
  • Utilities not included, except water is included in rent. 
  • Rent $2210 per month for up to 3 persons.
  • Add $30/mo for first dog or cat, $15/mo for one additional dog or cat.
  • Optional:  half of shared 2-car detached garage for $150/month.
  • Lease through August 31, 2014.  Renewable at owner's discretion.
  • Security deposit = twice the monthly rental amount, earns interest for tenant.  (No "last-month" rent deposit.)  In addition, first month rent is due before move-in.
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295w Highview Ct -- Photo Album

Front
                      porch on north side.
Kitchen.
Fireplace.
Living room and view to south.
Dishwasher.
Typical kitchen cabinet.
Back
                      yard
Bathroom.
North side front view.


 
295e Highview Court, Santa Cruz. --
LEASED THROUGH AUG. 31, 2014.

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  Front
  Rear. 
Notice separation from adjacent house.
Rear and east side View from deck
  Bedroom
Bedroom.
  View
                      from bedroom
View from bedroom looking south.
Bathroom
Bathroom.
Hall showing ladder to
                      loft.
Hall showing ladder to loft.
Dining area in
                      kitchen.
Dining area in kitchen.
Kitchen appliances
                      that stay with the rental.
Kitchen appliances.
Loft showing dormer
                      alcove looking south.
Loft showing dormer alcove looking south.
Loft
Loft.
Bedroom closet
Bedroom closet.
Storage alcove in
                      bedroom.
Storage alcove in bedroom.
Kitchen sink.
Kitchen sink area.
Backyard and garden.
Backyard and garden.

  • Studio with loft in a rural residential area, containing a bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, hall, and a loft.  Access to loft is by a ship-ladder in the hall.
  • Attached to adjacent house (shown above) by a connecting hall which is closed, soundproofed, and locked at both ends.  No common wall.
  • Walking distance from UC Santa Cruz campus (either the west or south entrance), near UCSC Arboretum and bus stop.
  • Tile floors throughout.  Well-insulated.  Built in 2003 and well maintained.
  • Deck on two sides.
  • Views of horse pastures and trees.
  • Back yard, fenced, shared.  Garden area.
  • Uncovered parking on the property in front of unit.
  • One pet okay with extra rent for a dog or a cat.  Additional pets negotiable. 
  • Maximum 2 occupants.  Non-smokers only.
  • Stove, refrigerator, and microwave/hood, included.   Clothes washer/dryer on site (shared use, not coin-op).
  • Rent $1180 per month.  Utilities not included except owner pays for water.
  • Add $30/mo for each dog or cat.
  • Security deposit is twice the rent.   There is no "last month" rent deposit in advance.

 
1001 Nobel Drive, Santa Cruz --
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LEASED to July 31, 2014.

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In Westmont Place development.  
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1001 Nobel front
                      view 1001
                        Living room panoramic window wall
1001
                        Living room fireplace & desk
1001 Loft above
                        living room
1001 Kitchen
1001 Yard
1001 Dining
                        alcove
1001
                        Bedroom bay window
1001 Second
                        batroom
  • 1 Bedroom,  2 bath,  plus loft -- one-of-a-kind beautiful architecture in upper westside Santa Cruz, with creekside setting.
  • 1-car attached garage with door opener. 
  • 1-car uncovered off-street parking space in front of house. (On-street parking requires city permit at nominal annual cost.)
  • Dramatic curved window-wall in living room gives expansive feeling with view of creek vegetation.
  • Deck overlooking very private riparian buffer-zone.
  • Fenced back yard; doggie-door from house to yard.
  • Built-in desk; ship's-ladder to loft; laundry-stack-hookups in closet in hall; dramatic vaulted ceiling in living room.
  • Gas-log fireplace; ceiling fans; tile floors; wired with Cat-5 for ethernet; cable TV ready.
  • Walk to UC Santa Cruz -- 1 block away through a short-cut walkway.
  • Located in the award-winning Westmont Place development across from a park with tennis courts, grassy fields, basketball, and children's playground.
  • Central private swimming pool for the development only.   (Pool key deposit required if tenant wants pool access.)
  • Includes refrigerator, built-in microwave-hood, built-in gas range, dishwasher, garbage disposer, washer/dryer hookup, gas-log fireplace, ceramic tile kitchen countertops, ceramic tile floor throughout.
  • Front-yard gardener included.  Easy-care backyard.
  • Westlake School district.
  • Pets okay.  Non-smokers only.
  • $2180 per month for up to 3 persons.  Utilities not included.   Add $30/mo for each dog, $15/mo for cat or toy-breed dog.
  • Security deposit = twice the monthly rental amount, earns interest for tenant.



1028 Nobel Drive, Santa Cruz
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NOT AVAILABLE -- LEASED THROUGH AUG. 31, 2014.

In the Westmont Place development.
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Lease for 1028 Nobel
1028 Nobel front view1028 is the rear house in its driveway court.
  • 3 Bedroom,  2+1/2 bath home in upper westside Santa Cruz, 2 stories.
  • Large 2-car attached garage with door opener.
  • Walk to UC Santa Cruz -- 1 block away through a short-cut walkway.
  • Located in the award-winning Westmont Place development across from a park with tennis courts, grassy fields, basketball, and children's playground.
  • Central private swimming pool for the development residents only.  (Key deposit required if tenant desires pool access.)
  • Large master bedroom suite can easily be shared.
  • Includes refrigerator, built-in microwave-hood, gas range, dishwasher, garbage disposer, washer/dryer hookups, gas-log fireplace, granite kitchen countertops, patio doors to deck, ceramic tile floor in kitchen & dining area, pantry, garage door opener.
  • Front-yard gardener included.  Easy-care backyard with deck and gravel areas.
  • Westlake School district.  UCSC students are welcome.
  • Add $30 rent for 1 dog or 1 cat.  Additional pets negotiable.  Non-smokers only.
  • $3528 for up to 5 persons.  Utilities not included.
  • Security deposit = twice the monthly rental amount, earns interest for tenant. No "last month" rent deposit.
  • 12-month lease from September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014. *
  • The house is currently occupied.  Do not disturb.  Inquire by email only:  stanley@thesokolows.com .  No phone calls, please.

1028 Nobel Photo Album
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1028 Living Room1028 Breakfast Room1028 Kitchen1028
                Master Bedroom -- East half.1028
                Master Bedroom -- West half.1028 Upstairs hall -- 2nd BR, 3rd BR,
                2nd Bathroom.1028 Third Bedroom.1028 Third Bedroom Closet.1028 Master Bedroom
                Walk-in Closet.1028 Master
                Bathroom Sink Area.1028 Entry.1028 Master Bathroom
                Double-wide Shower.1028 Second
                Upstairs Bathroom.1028 Kitchen Hall to Half-bath and Garage.1028 Overview
                of Living Room.1028 View
                From Deck to Pool Area.1028 Yard1028 Deck


Westmont Place Photo Album

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Nobel Drive street scene
Meder Street park 1
Meder Street park playground
Meder Street tennis courts
Westmont Place central
                  lawn & BBQ
Westmont Place pool 1
Private Swimming Pool of Westmont Place



               
       
* If rental dwelling is not ready to occupy on the expected starting date, second monthly rental payment will be pro-rated by the number of days delayed.