590 Rider Ridge Road Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Listing Courtesy of: MLSlistings Inc. / David Lyng Real Estate / Janet Romanowski
  590 Rider Ridge Road Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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You can't get much closer to perfection than top of the world views, 2.9 acres of mostly south-facing gardens, a world-class observatory, and this meticulously maintained and remodeled home. Casa de Palmas, named for the rare and exotic palms throughout this ridgetop property and lining the gated driveway is a horticultural oasis of subtropicals, ornamentals, fruits, veggies, flowers and ponds. Sunset Zone 16 ranks among the best in the world for gardeners, evidenced by the variety of apples, pears, citrus, cherimoyas, macadamias and more. Panoramic views stretch to the ocean, w/ample deck and patio space to enjoy it. One-level design w/walls of windows and high ceilings, plus a generous game rm, storage room and garage downstairs, solar and AC. Attention to detail everywhere you turn. Detached bldg w/retractable roof has endless possibilities for hobby/workspace. A peaceful oasis, midway between Los Gatos and Santa Cruz, 10 mins from Hwy 17, in top-rated Happy Valley School District

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Lot Size
2.98 acres
Single-Family Home
Year Built
Valley, Ocean, Mountains, Bay
School District
Santa Cruz County
Bathroom Details
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Half Bathroom: 1
Interior Features
  • Inside
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven Range - Electric
  • Dishwasher
  • Countertop - Granite
Property Features
  • Storage Shed / Structure
  • Sprinklers - Auto
  • Fenced
  • Deck
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning
  • Fireplace: Living Room
  • Fireplace: Free Standing
  • Fireplace: Family Room
  • Foundation: Concrete Perimeter
Heating and Cooling
  • Solar
  • Central Forced Air
  • Central Ac
  • Tile
  • Hardwood
  • Carpet
Exterior Features
  • Roof: Composition
Utility Information
  • Utilities: Water - Well - Shared, Water - Storage Tank, Solar Panels - Owned
  • Sewer: Septic Tank / Pump
  • Energy: Solar Power, Solar Heating, Low Flow Toilet, Low Flow Shower, Double Pane Windows
School Information
  • Elementary School: Happy Valley Elementary
  • Room for Oversized Vehicle
  • Gate / Door Opener
  • Attached Garage
  • 2
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