Elegantly updated single-level home located on the Upper Westside, one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Santa Cruz. Wide streets perfect for neighborhood strolling or hiking/biking in the nearby Pogonip open space adjacent to UCSC. A close distance to downtown Santa Cruz, Westside beaches, Westlake Park, & in the top-rated Westlake school district. The spacious & flexible floor plan has a living room with a wood-burning fireplace & large picture windows. There is another living space that could be an office, formal dining, or additional family room with access to the expansive backyard; ready for you to create your dreamscape. The kitchen has been updated with quartz countertops, a marble backspace & has a breakfast bar & dining nook. The bedrooms are all generously sized, especially the master bedroom suite with many cedar-lined closets. Both full baths are updated, the master with a walk-in shower & the other with a luxurious soaking tub with a shower. Just what you have been waiting for!