The Breakers

630 Water Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Studio - 2 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • Apartment, Market Rate
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Just two miles from USCS campus and minutes from downtown Santa Cruz, convenience is only the beginning of life at The Breakers. As a resident of our studio or one- and two-bedroom apartments for rent in Santa Cruz, CA, you’ll be part of an urban and pet-friendly community that’s got more than its fair share of helpful amenities. Whether you’re taking in the view from our individual balconies and patios or enjoying it through our dual-pane windows, staying organized in our spacious walk-in closets, or feeling more roomy with our vaulted ceilings, it won’t take long for you to want to call The Breakers home. Be that much closer to the local metro line, the USCS Bike Shuttle, and Highways 17. Call today to set up an in-depth tour!
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 310 Sq.Ft.
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  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 340 Sq.Ft.
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  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 602 -to 909 Sq.Ft.
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Security deposit: $500-$600. Application fee: $47. Other fees may apply, please contact property for details.

*Pricing and availability are subject to change. 
**SQFT listed is an approximate value for each unit. 

Being a busy student at USCS or working full-time in Santa Cruz is full of adventure—but you’ll still need a place to unwind at the end of the day. As a resident of our Santa Cruz luxury apartments at The Breakers, you’ll have everything you need to do just that. Whether you’re catching up on chores in our convenient community laundry facility, staying fit in our nearby neighborhood gym, saving apartment space with our bike and surfboard storage, breaking away from campus in our on-site wi-fi lounge, or shopping at the nearby Capitola Mall and Pacific Avenue, you’ll feel right at home at The Breakers in Santa Cruz. Once you’ve found the floor plan that’s right for you, call us today to schedule a tour!

Apartment Amenities

  • *Select units include this feature due to floor level, building, etc.
  • Contemporary Cabinets
  • Dual-Pane Windows
  • Full-Size Stove and Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Nine-Foot Ceilings *
  • Private Patio or Balcony
  • Reserved Covered and Open Space Parking
  • Updated Flooring Package
  • Vaulted Ceilings*
  • Walk-In Closets*

Community Amenities

  • Add- Walking Distance to Google Bus
  • Bike and Surfboard Storage (select suites)
  • Blocks to Whole Foods and the local's favorite, Shoppers Corner
  • Carport Large Locker
  • Community Laundry Facility
  • Countless Nearby Restaurants like family owned Lillian's and The Buttery.
  • Easy Access to Highway 17 and 1
  • Immediate Access to Branciforte Creek Recreational Trail
  • Landscaped Central Courtyard
  • Neighborhood Gym Located Next-door
  • Professional On-Site Management
  • Reserved Parking
  • Short Drive to UCSC Campus or bike to the Metro line or UCSC Bike Shuttle
  • Short Ride to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Main Beach.
  • Walking Distance from Pacific Avenue & Downtown Santa Cruz
  • Walking distance to Charlie Hong Kong and The Crepe Place
  • Wi-Fi Enabled Lounge
The Breakers Apartment Homes are conveniently located in the heart of beautiful Santa Cruz and feature Studio, Junior One Bedroom and Two Bedroom floor plans. Our community is walking distance to the many shopping and entertainment options located in downtown and just a short drive from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and UCSC. Make yourself at home at The Breakers where quality living and convenience await.
Pets - allowed, Max weight 40 lb each, Rent $35.00, Deposit $500.00
  • Comments: Indoor Cats
  • Restrictions: Indoor
Pets - allowed
  • Comments: Dogs under 40#, certain breeds restrictions
  • Restrictions: breed & weight
Apartments at The Breakers are equipped with *Select units include this feature due to floor level, building, etc., Contemporary Cabinets and Dual-Pane Windows. This apartment community also offers amenities such as Add- Walking Distance to Google Bus, Bike and Surfboard Storage (select suites) and Blocks to Whole Foods and the local's favorite, Shoppers Corner and is located on 630 Water Street in the 95060 zip code. Choose your preferred Studio Apt, 1 Bedroom Apt or 2 Bedroom Apt with floorplans ranging from 310 Sq.Ft to 909 Sq.Ft., and contact the property manager today to ask for more details! Once you become a resident of The Breakers, you will be able to pay your rent online, submit maintenance requests, and get community news by logging in securely to your Resident Portal.

Public Schools

GreatSchools Rating School name Phone number Grades Students Distance
Ark Independent Studies School
High School
(831) 429-3898 12-Sep 51 0.198
Costanoa Continuation High School
High School
(831) 429-3898 12-Sep 85 0.198
Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-Monarch School
Elementary School
(831) 429-3898 K-6 100 0.198
Alternative Family Education School
Elementary, Middle & High School
(831) 429-3898 K-12 162 0.249
Branciforte Middle School
Middle School
(831) 429-3883 8-Jun 515 0.532

Private Schools

GreatSchools Rating School name Phone number Grades Students Distance
Merit Academy
High School
(831) 462-5655 12-Sep 24 0.422
Holy Cross
Elementary & Middle School
(831) 423-4447 K-8 162 0.661
Santa Cruz Children's School
Elementary School
(831) 429-8444 K-6 43 0.704
MCP Middle and High School
Middle & High School
(831) 458-9800 12-Jun 25 0.815
Monterey Coast Preparatory School
Middle & High School
(831) 458-9800 12-Jun 26 0.815

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