Listing Courtesy of: MLSlistings Inc. / David Lyng Real Estate / Janet Romanowski
  590 Rider Ridge Road Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Active (62 Days)


You can't get much closer to perfection than top of the world views, 2.9 acres of south-facing gardens, a world-class observatory, and meticulously remodeled home. Casa de Palmas, named for the rare and exotic palms throughout the 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, as evidenced by the numerous varieties of apples, pears, citrus, cherimoyas, macadamias, and much 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, generous game room, garage and storage downstairs. Meticulous attention to detail and quality of materials everywhere you turn. Detached building w/retractable roof has endless possibilities for hobby/workspace. A peaceful oasis, midway between Los Gatos and Santa Cruz, 10 mins off Hwy 17, in top-rated Happy Valley School District

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 Bathrooms: 1
Interior Features
  • Inside
  • Skylight
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven - Double
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Dishwasher
  • Countertop - Granite
Property Features
  • Storage Shed / Structure
  • Sprinklers - Auto
  • Fenced
  • Deck
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning
  • Fireplace: Living Room
  • Fireplace: Free Standing
  • Fireplace: Family Room
  • Foundation: Concrete Perimeter and Slab
Heating and Cooling
  • Solar
  • Propane
  • Central Forced Air - Gas
  • Whole House / Attic Fan
  • Central Ac
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Tile
  • Hardwood
  • Carpet
Exterior Features
  • Roof: Shingle
  • Roof: Fiberglass
Utility Information
  • Utilities: Water - Well, Water - Storage Tank, Water - Private / Mutual, Solar Panels - Owned, Public Utilities, Propane on Site, Individual Electric Meters
  • Sewer: Septic Tank / Pump
  • Energy: Whole House Fan, Solar Heating, Low Flow Toilet
School Information
  • Elementary School: Happy Valley Elementary
  • Gate / Door Opener
  • Attached Garage
  • 2
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Listing Price History

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Aug 10, 2019
Price Changed
Jun 20, 2019
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