Available on Feb 1, 2012 is an upstairs 1 bedroom Victorian apartment at 314 Locust St. Santa Cruz, California.

Rent: $1,320 per month.

The house at 314 Locust St. Built in 1885. It has a one bedroom unit on the first floor and two one bedroom units on the second floor.

The Living room area.


The Dining room area.

A photo of the entry to this apartment.

Here is the kitchen.

This is the bedroom with an east facing window. Bathroom is off the bedroom to the right in this photo.






What's Available?
Available on February 1 is a 1 bedroom upstairs unit in a pretty Victorian home in downtown Santa Cruz. It is located at 314 Locust St. between Center St. and Chestnut St. and was originally built in 1885. It is directly across the street from the Santa Cruz City offices in the heart of Santa Cruz.

Walkscore.com rates this place as a Walker's Paradise with a score of 100 out of 100. Within 3 blocks are many restaurants and shops. The public library is one block away. The Civic Auditorium is also one block away.

There are 9 off street parking spaces just outside the unit, something hard to find downtown. The parking is shared among the 3 units in the building.

About This Unit
This is an upstairs unit that was fully upgraded and remodeled. It has hardwood and tile floors throughout. The kitchen features maple cabinets with tile counters. The bathroom has tile floors, marble vanity counter and a shower (no tub). The living room and bathroom have Victorian wainscoting in the period of the house. There are two south facing windows in the living room. Reach out one of them and you can pick oranges from the 100 year old orange tree in front. There is room for a table in the kitchen. This unit has separate gas and electric meters which you pay yourself. The water and garbage are split by all tenants on the property. Water and Garbage in 2013 averaged $58.00 per person per month.

The lobby downstairs is shared by the three units in the main house. The bedroom is large with a small walk in closet. This unit comes with a refrigerator. It does not have a dishwasher. There is a common coin laundry an the first floor of the house in the back. This apartment is 529 square feet.

The Rental Agreement.
The rental agreement is month to month. The move in costs are the first month's pro-rated rent plus a deposit of $1,900. Rent on this apartment is $1,320 per month. No dogs are allowed and I don't rent to those who smoke. Because this is a multi-unit building, please do not apply if you are looking for a place to play amplified musical instruments or drums.

If interested please call for an appointment to see it: 831-515-8581.