Six miles north of Santa Cruz sits the small city, Scotts Valley, California. Scotts Valley has a prime location on the upland slope of the towering Santa Cruz Mountain. Over 12,000 people populate the city, which was finally incorporated in 1966 by John Scott who was one of the discoverers of gold. Hiram Daniel Scott is the namesake of the area as he owned the majority of the land at the time. The beautiful area was initially inhabited by Ohlone and Paleo-Native Americans. Portions of Bean Creek, the MacKenzie Creek, the Carbonera Creek, and the San Lorenzo River run through the town giving the homeowners nearby glimmering sights to visit.
Potential homebuyers in Scotts Valley have several enticing outdoor activities from which to choose. Locals are near Big Basin Redwood State Park and Henry Cowell State Park where adventure seekers can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and days spent having fun with friends and family. Roaring Camp Railroads is also in proximity to residents in Scotts Valley, where visitors can experience riding steam trains among other thrilling activities. One famous establishment in the city is The Barn, a coffee house and live music venue open since the 1960s where rock stars like Janis Joplin and The Grateful Dead have played.
Homebuyers in Scotts Valley have access to excellent public education institutions like Brook Knoll Elementary, Scotts Valley Elementary and Middle Schools and Vine Hill High School. Monterey Coast Preparatory School offers a chance at an exceptional private learning experience. Homeowners enjoy average temperatures in the 70s for most of the year as well as living in the best of both worlds; houses are for sale in mountainous locations surrounded by trees and nature and houses along the waterways are available too. Living in Scotts Valley is ideal for buyers searching for unique, architecturally stunning homes. If you are interested in buying a home in Scotts Valley, California, please contact us today.
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