2548 Empire Grade

Santa Cruz, CA 95060 View Map $1,750,000 Ask a Question

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Single Family Home
MLS #:ML81776264
Sq. Feet:1,776
Date Sold:12/31/2019
Lot Size:5.43 Acres
County:Santa Cruz
Environmentalists dream! Designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright devotee w/ a large amount of exterior glass. Seller installed solar photovoltaics on the roof and modified it to make it extremely environmentally benign. Last year's net energy use was -2566 kWh for which PG&E sent a refund. Original windows were replaced w/ hi efficiency windows. Roof insulation replaced w/ higher efficiency insulation that is termite and rat resistant. The sloped roof is fire resistant cement tile. LPG generator w/ auto transfer switch, 220 Volt charging station charges car in 2 hrs. All local driving was powered for free! Kitchen redone in 2015 includes hi eff. GE induction cook top and a Fisher- Paykel 2 drawer dishwasher under quartz and acrylic counter. Adj. and just north of the house is a Redwood grove with 38 trees, "The best room in the house" including a small "Milk Shed" used by homesteaders to store milk and butter.

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Community Information

Address: 2548 Empire Grade Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Area:33 - Empire Grade Road
County:Santa Cruz
Neighborhood:Empire Grade Road


Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Year Built:1983
Style:Custom, Eichler
Construction Type: Concrete , Masonry, Wood Frame
Roof: Bituthene, Concrete
Foundation: Concrete Perimeter and Slab
Garage / Parking: Guest / Visitor Parking, No Garage, Parking Area, Room for Oversized Vehicle, Uncovered Parking

Features / Amenities

Total Sq. Ft.:1776
Floor: Concrete, Hardwood
Full Baths: 2
Fireplaces: Free Standing, Living Room, Other Location, Wood Burning, Wood Stove
Yard/Grounds: Balcony / Patio, Dog Run / Kennel, Drought Tolerant Plants, Gray Water System, Low Maintenance, Storage Shed / Structure
Energy Saving Features: Double Pane Windows, Green Features, Solar Heating, Solar Power On Grid
Heating: Baseboard, Electric
Cooling: Central AC


Dining RoomDining "L"
Family RoomKitchen / Family Room Combo
KitchenCooktop - Electric, Countertop - Synthetic, Dishwasher, Exhaust Fan, Microwave, Oven - Built-In, Oven Range - Electric, Pantry, Refrigerator
LaundryInside, Washer / Dryer
Additional Rooms:Den / Study / Office, Workshop
BathroomFull on Ground Floor, Master - Stall Shower(s), Outside Access, Shower and Tub, Stall Shower

Property Features

Lot Size: 5.43 Acres
Lot Description: Farm Animals (Permitted), Grade - Varies, Ground Floor, Private / Secluded
Cross Street: Seven Springs Ranch
Property Faces: South
Water: Storage Tank, Well - Domestic
View: Forest / Woods, Greenbelt
Utilities: Propane On Site, Solar - Hot Water Heater - Owned, Solar Panels - Owned
Sewer/Septic: Septic Standard
Fencing Features: Partial Fencing
Subclass: Single Family Home
Amenities Misc.: High Ceiling , Open Beam Ceiling, Skylight, Vaulted Ceiling , Walk-in Closet
Horse Property Description: Barn, Unimproved



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Description: The property at 2548 Empire Grade Santa Cruz, CA 95060 with the MLS# ML81776264 is currently listed for $1,750,000 and has been on the Santa Cruz market for 222 days.


List Price: $1,750,000

You are viewing the details of the real estate listing from the East Area MLS at 2548 Empire Grade Santa Cruz, CA 95060, which features 1 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and has approximately 1776 sq.ft. of living area.