In the coveted Cabrillo Meadows complex, this 2 bed, 2.5 bath residence is a fusion of elegance and practicality in the center of Santa Cruz. Its chic kitchen boasts granite countertops, a stylish tiled backsplash, and durable faux wood floors. The airy open-concept living room features high ceilings, a fireplace, abundant light from sun tubes, and a slider leading to the back. Outside, the deck offers serene views of lush greenery. The front primary suite has an ensuite with a tub, perfect for guests while the rear primary suite indulges with an ensuite with a modern, tiled, glass-enclosed shower. Additional amenities include an attached 1-car garage set up as a home gym and partitioned for storage in the back, while the basement has lots of dry storage. Close to idyllic Aptos village for shopping and dining and Cabrillo College. Head to beaches or visit the crisscrossing trails of The Forest of Nisene Marks. Follow Hwy 1 to explore the coast or Hwy 17 to visit Silicon Valley.