855 Rider Ridge Road Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Listing Courtesy of: MLSlistings Inc. / David Lyng Real Estate / Alex Johnson - Contact:  831-234-5754

  855 Rider Ridge Road Santa Cruz, CA 95065

Active (29 Days)


Fusing Tuscan architectural elements with sleek modern lines, this home evokes the old & the new while forging its own unique identity. Designed by visionary architects Page & Turnbull of San Francisco, this work of art leverages its south facing ridge-top to ensure a perfect blend of indoor-outdoor living. Grape vines and wisteria grace the hand-hewn arbor running the length of the house. The 8-acre property has views over the verdant mountains to the Pacific & Monterey Bay. Clear heart redwood trusses showcase the dramatic great room with custom milled trim & large wood burning fireplace flanked by built-in bookshelves. Gorgeous radiant heated concrete floors by local artist Tom Ralston. Chef's kitchen with Sub-Zero fridge, double ovens and island cooktop. Main suite's to-die-for dressing room has closets galore, magnificent built-in dresser & separate double sinks flowing to a freestanding bathtub and stall shower overlooking the redwoods. Second bedroom with built-in bunkbeds has separate sleeping alcove + loft with own entrance that functions as another bedroom. Guesthouse has upper floor bedroom, downstairs living room, kitchen area, bathroom and attached office with own entrance. End of road privacy, easy access to Hwy 17 for commuters, Happy Valley School district.

MLS #:
Lot Size
8.36 acres
Single-Family Home
Year Built
Contemporary, Other
Bay, Forest / Woods, Mountains, Ocean
School District
Santa Cruz County

Listed By

Alex Johnson, DRE #DRE 01029037, David Lyng Real Estate, Contact: 831-234-5754
MLSlistings Inc.
Last checked Jul 15 2024 at 11:48 AM GMT+0000
Bathroom Details
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
Interior Features
  • Inside
  • Tub / Sink
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Cooktop - Electric
  • Countertop - Solid Surface / Corian
  • Dishwasher
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Island
  • Oven - Built-In
  • Oven - Double
  • Refrigerator
  • Skylight
  • Trash Compactor
Lot Information
  • Grade - Varies
  • Private / Secluded
  • Views
Property Features
  • Back Yard
  • Bbq Area
  • Courtyard
  • Drought Tolerant Plants
  • Fireplace: Gas Burning
  • Fireplace: Living Room
  • Fireplace: Other Location
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning
  • Foundation: Concrete Slab
  • Foundation: Reinforced Concrete
Heating and Cooling
  • Fireplace
  • Radiant Floors
  • Solar and Gas
  • None
Pool Information
  • Spa - Above Ground
  • Concrete
Exterior Features
  • Roof: Composition
Utility Information
  • Utilities: Individual Electric Meters, Propane on Site, Solar - Hot Water Heater - Owned, Solar Panels - Owned, Water - Private / Mutual, Water - Well - Shared
  • Sewer: Septic Connected, Septic Standard
  • Energy: Ceiling Insulation, Double Pane Windows, Solar Heating, Solar Power, Walls Insulated
  • Attached Garage
  • Electric Gate
  • Guest / Visitor Parking
  • Parking Area
Living Area
  • 3,467 sqft
Additional Listing Info
  • Buyer Brokerage Commission: 2.00
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