21.23 Acres Near the Majestic Steens Mountain!
STEENS MOUNTAIN LOT – 21.23 ACRES IN HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON
Do you dream of owning a piece of the great American west? Well, we have a real catch! This is a 21.23 acre lot right at the doorstep of Steens Mountain. The parcel is in Oregon’s beautiful Harney County, perfect for hiking and horseback riding.
“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt, U.S. president
Our lot is centrally located between several western population centers, such as Boise, Portland and Sacramento. It is also 40 minutes to OR-205, which runs between Bent and the border with California.
“Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been made in real estate than in all industrial investments combined. The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate.” – Andrew Carnegie, billionaire industrialist
The lot is at the doorstep of Steens Mountain and close to Hart Mountain Antelope Refuge. This is a region with plenty of natural beauty and economic potential – so if you love the west, rural living and outdoor adventures, this is the perfect place for you!
Harney County is a unique rural county strategically located between several western population centers. According to the county website, “Harney County also has a quality of life that provides something for everyone. Located in the Oregon “high-desert” setting, it offers nearby world-class recreation including downhill skiing, fishing and hunting, hiking, and scenic beauty of the Malheur and Ochoco National Forests, as well as the breathtaking views and wide open landscape of the Steens Mountain.”
The Lot itself is right next to Steens Mountain, which is owned by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). According to the BLM’s website, “Steens Mountain consists of 428,156 acres of public land offering diverse scenic and recreational experiences. The Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Area encompasses an extraordinary landscape with deep glacier carved gorges, stunning scenery, wilderness, wild rivers, a rich diversity of plant and animal species, and a way of life for all who live there.”
PURCHASE PRICE $
8,0007,500 + $199 DOCUMENT FEE
We accept personal checks, cashier’s checks, money orders and Zelle.
TITLE AND USE
What you can or cannot legally do on the land is controlled by the local government, not by us or any seller. Please contact the county, providing them with the parcel number, to confirm zoning, access, and available utilities.
GPS Coordinates: 42.4424413477286, -119.005734856074
TAXES ARE PAID AND CURRENT
Annual taxes are $21.99. Taxes have been paid through 2018 and no back taxes are owed.
“Buy on the fringe and wait. Buy land near a growing city! Buy real estate when other people want to sell. Hold what you buy!” – John Jacob Astor, real estate and business mogul
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Can I build a home on the lot? The lot is zoned for agricultural use. Dwellings and buildings in conjunction with farm use may be permitted via authorization by the Harney County Planning Department. Please visit Harney County for more information. Under the current zoning, you can use the lot for forestry purposes or for the exploration of minerals.
Are there any improvements on the lot? No, the lot is vacant. There are no fences or buildings on the lot.
Are there utility connections to the lot? There is not much in the way of public utilities in the area. You will need to install a septic system for sewer. Likewise, water will likely be supplied by a well and power from a generator. Please contact Harney County for more information on utilities.
How many people can be included on the deed? You can have as many people listed on the deed as you would like.
What kind of deed will I receive? You will receive a special warranty deed, which means the seller is guaranteeing the property wasn’t encumbered during the time of his/her ownership.
Can the deed be made out to an LLC? Yes, the deed can be made out to an LLC or corporation.
We completed an extensive due diligence process on this lot, but we recommend you do your own research as well. Take the time to get to know your new property before purchasing – it could remain in your family for generations!
“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” – Mark Twain, writer and humorist