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Stunning 82 Acre Horse Property

Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County , California


uncovered arena • pen • fenced

Property description

Welcome to 5187 Empire Grade, 82 acres of recreational land filled with numerous possibilities, destined to appeal to outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you are looking for that oasis to build your forever home or searching for the perfect environment to create your own recreational business, this is where your dreams become a reality!
Included is a peaceful outdoor area perfect to entertain guests with a custom built-in BBQ pit and pizza oven.
Numerous graded meticulously placed sites to build additional facilities. This beautiful land is already equipped with water and power, plus permitted plans that allow you to begin construction on your dream home with ease. Perfect for any horse, bike or hiking enthusiast.

A previous use includes a horse recreation operation, with a horse-riding arena and paddocks. This land is no stranger to Tevis Cup Equestrian competitors who have ridden the trails to condition their horses for the well known event. With over 80 acres of riding trails as well as close access to more than 30 additional miles of trails adjacent to Wilder Ranch state park. Do you enjoy cycling through the beautiful mountain ranges of California? Why not own your very own outdoor adventure park, cruising through the rolling hills of Santa Cruz with access to the coast? Ride along the seasonal creek that is known for its historical Gold mining. Join us on this beautiful journey through what we call… Empire Grade Trails Adventure!


Home Features

  • Permitted plans for review

Lot Features

  • Over 80 Acres of Riding Trails, Plus Close Access to 30 Additional Miles of Trails Near Wilder Ranch State Park
  • Picnic Entertainment Area (115' x 30')
  • Custom Built BBQ Grill & Pizza Oven
  • Majestic Views Throughout, with Views of the Ocean
  • Graded Home Sites Ready to Build
  • Easy Access with Private Gated Entrance

Horse Facility Features

  • Horse Riding Arena
  • 4 Horse Paddocks with Hay Storage
  • Pasture


  • 10 miles to hospitals
  • 7 miles to shopping

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5187 Empire Grade, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California


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