Live Oak real estate is varied and generally a great value in the Santa Cruz area. Live Oak is located between the cities of Capitola and Santa Cruz. The community of Live Oak, with a diverse population of over 16,500 residents, is conveniently located between Highway 1 and the dramatic California coast and just minutes from the Santa Cruz downtown area. Read more about Live Oak real estateor view our property listings below.
From the Pacific Ocean's shores and close by to the charming seaside town of Capitola with its beachfront restaurants, shops and entertainment, Live Oak basks in a pleasant climate throughout the year.Roughly within the confines of 7th avenue by the Santa Cruz Yacht Harborand 41st Avenue, Hwy 1 and the ocean, this large region is home to many varied communities. Live Oak homes range from the hundreds of thousands to over 5 million dollars for ocean front homes.
Live Oak real estate boasts a delightful and varied assortment of waterfront properties, beachfront homes, ranch-style houses, bungalows, cottages, townhouses and condominiums, all within minutes from the California coastline.
Many Live Oak homes have panoramic ocean views, while others are nestled on quiet hidden beachfront locations. East Cliff Drive, which meanders along the California coast, provides many points of access to beaches and rocky outcrops, including the area’s best surf spot, Pleasure Point,home and training grounds for many of the World's great American surfers The great surfing is the reason that world-renowned surfboard and wetsuit manufacturer O'Neill is headquartered nearby.
The Live Oak real estate market is undergoing revitalization with the Santa Cruz County administration rebuilding roads and infrastructure to make this small but growing community as desirable as its surrounding areas. The real estate in Live Oak varies from charming older homes to modern newer ones. Live Oak provides some of the best value in the Santa Cruz market, with traditional 3 bedroom homes selling for around $500-700,000. For waterfront homes in Live Oak, such as the exclusive Opal Cliffs area overlooking Capitola Village, prices can reach $5 million or more.
Live Oak real estate owners appreciate the area’s excellent schools with a 20 students per teacher ratio, strong economy, access to healthcare (Live Oak is situated between the region's two largest hospitals) charming neighborhood parks, and an abundance of recreational activities. Live Oak’s central location makes it easy to head out for trips to nearby tourist destinations such as Santa Cruz, San Francisco, Capitola and Monterey.
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