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Scotts Valley,California

Santa Cruz County

Picture living in the middle of lush redwood forests. Scotts Valley promises you this and much more. Scotts Valley is a scenic city in Santa Cruz County, California, United States, about thirty miles south of downtown San Jose and six miles north of the city of Santa Cruz, in the upland slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Unlike other Bay Area cities, Scotts Valley is very serene and charming.

The tranquil town of Scotts Valley – a half-hour from Silicon Valley and six miles from Santa Cruz – mixes lush redwood forests with high-tech businesses. If you like the outdoors, then this place is perfect. Unlike other Bay Area cities, Scott’s Valley has a quiet, small town feel to it, and is away from the hustle and bustle of the South Bay. It is also only minutes away from Santa Cruz and the beach.

  • Population11842
  • WeatherHigh 20°C Low 8.5°C
Tourist Places

1. Canepa Motorsports Museum, 2. Lodato Park, 3. Vern Hart Fishing Park, 4. Cinelux Scotts Valley Cinema

What Local says

Scott’s Valley is an awesome little gem of a town. It is surrounded by Redwood trees in the Santa Cruz mountains. This place charming and peaceful.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of housing options are available in Scotts Valley?

Dressed in a modern-day design, Scotts Valley residences offer a luxurious look at a lesser price. It is a cheaper alternative to other cities in the Bay Area and yet very peaceful. Scotts Valley offers a good mix of housing options from townhouses to luxury condos. 

What is the average home price in Scotts Valley?

Located in proximity to San Jose and the Californian beaches, homes in the Scotts Valley enjoy good price points. People who live quieter environments, especially senior living, has seen good demand here. Homes in Scotts Valley have a median listing price of $969K. 

How is real estate appreciating in Scotts Valley?

Real estate in Scotts Valley continues to see a good demand. Scotts Valley is a favorite residential area in the Californian belt, especially those who admire privacy and greenery all around. 

What are some of the most popular areas to live in Scotts Valley?

Scotts Valley strikes a chord with residents who enjoy open space, country living, expansive lots, and stunning views. Popular neighborhoods include Camp Evers, and Scotts Valley North.

How is life in Scotts Valley?

Scotts Valley is desirable because of its quaint surroundings that are peaceful and offer a disconnect from the hustle and bustle of city life. It is easily accessible from the main tech zones. The Henry Cowell and Big Basin Redwoods State Parks offer a multitude of options for hikers. The Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival is to watch out for. The place has some nice local bars, restaurants and shopping places and plenty of outdoor spots to keep one busy on a happy weekend.