• 1-2 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 427 - 487 Sqft

The Sands

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304 Cliff Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060


* Floor plans vary by apartment.
1 bed 1 bath
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 427 Sqft
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2 bed 1 bath
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 487 Sqft
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Rent specials available at The Sands! Special offers are valid for individual floor plans. For more details, please check each floor plan or contact the property directly.
Application fee: $52. Other fees may apply, please contact the property for details.
Application Fee Details The application fee is $52 per applicant (leaseholder or guarantor). Anyone 18 years or younger are not required to apply. We only accept certified funds for application fees and security deposits.
When you apply online, you will pay at the very end of your application. The first primary applicant pays the application fees for all other applicants, so please plan accordingly! A guarantor, also known as a co-signer, must NOT be the primary applicant.

A primary applicant MUST be an occupant living in the apartment. If you are applying for the waitlist there are no available homes at this time.
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Apartment Amenities

  • Beautiful Wood Look Flooring*
  • Private Patio In Select Homes
  • Ice Cold Refrigerators & Freezers
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Flexible Lease Terms
  • Gas Range
  • Modern Fixtures*
  • Sunny Skylight in Select Homes
  • Premium Plank Flooring*
  • Two-Toned Updated Paint*
  • Unique Upgrades*
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Community Amenities

  • Online Payments Available
  • Close To Shopping & Entertainment
  • Attentive On-Site Maintenance
  • Reserved Permit Parking
  • Established Landscape
  • Resident Events
  • Security Lighting
  • 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance Team
  • Modern Upgrades
  • Bike Rack
  • Bilingual Management
  • Bungalow Charm
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Electronic Payments Accepted
  • Gated Community
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Custom Amenity
  • Minutes From The Beach
  • Custom Amenity
  • Steps From World Famous Beach Boardwalk
  • Custom Amenity
  • Custom Amenity
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*In select homes
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Welcome home to The Sands in sunny Santa Cruz, California. You will find our beautiful community located just steps to world class surfing locations, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, shopping centers and restaurants. We are an easy commute to Silicon Valley and major schools such as UCSC and Cabrillo College.
Whether it is going downtown, relaxing at one of the sunny beaches in Santa Cruz or strolling along the San Lorenzo River, you will always be close to home! The Sands is a gated community with classic Santa Cruz beach bungalow charm.

If you are looking for a pet friendly community in Santa Cruz, look no further! Now your pet has the opportunity to relax by your side and enjoy all the comforts of your home.
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  • Pets - allowed | Max 2 allowed
Comments: A maximum of two pets per apartment will be allowed with an additional deposit and fees. For a list of breed restrictions, please contact the leasing office.
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304 Cliff Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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89 /100
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43 /100
Some Transit
98 /100
Biker's Paradise
Walk Score®: 89, Transit Score®: 43, Bike Score®: 98

  • 2nd Street & Cliff Street 0.02 mi
  • 2nd Street & Leibrandt Avenue 0.10 mi
  • Beach Street & Riverside Avenue 0.13 mi
  • 2nd Street & Main Street 0.14 mi
  • 3rd Street & Uhden Street 0.20 mi
  • Beach Street & Pacific Avenue 0.25 mi
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Apartments at The Sands are equipped with Beautiful Wood Look Flooring*, Private Patio In Select Homes and Ice Cold Refrigerators & Freezers. This apartment community also offers amenities such as Online Payments Available, Close To Shopping & Entertainment and Attentive On-Site Maintenance and is located on 304 Cliff Street in the 95060 zip code.

Choose your preferred 1 Bedroom Apt or 2 Bedroom Apt with floorplans ranging from 427 to 487 Sqft, and contact the property manager today to ask for more details! Once you become a resident of The Sands, you will be able to pay your rent online, submit maintenance requests, and get community news by logging in securely to your Resident Portal.
  • Monday-Friday: 9:00AM-5:00PM


Prices and availability for this property were last updated on 29 Sep 2023.

The most popular nearby apartments are: The Sands, San Lorenzo Apartments, Hidden Creek Apartments and Acorn Court Apartments.

The Sands is located in the Beach Hill-Neary Lagoon neighborhood.

The business hours are:
  • Monday-Friday: 9:00AM-5:00PM