SECLUDED AND PRIVATE 5 ACRE PARCEL IN SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA

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This is a 5 acre lot in the Mojave Desert (the native habitat of the Joshua Tree). The property is in a secluded area with little surrounding development, perfect for desert lovers.

“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

The lot is about 30 minutes from the town of Barstow, 2 hours from Los Angeles and 2 hours and 40 minutes from Las Vegas. It is close to the Barstow-Bakersfield Highway, which runs from Barstow to Santa Margarita near the Pacific Ocean.

There is access to the lot via a dirt road.

“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 about an hour and 20 minutes away from the Mojave National Preserve, the third largest national park in the contiguous US. According to the US National Park Service, “singing sand dunes, cinder cone volcanoes, Joshua tree forest, and carpets of wildflowers are all found at this 1.6-million-acre park. A visit to its (the Mojave National Preserve’s) canyons, mountains, and mesas will reveal long-abandoned mines, homesteads, and rock-walled military outposts. Located between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Mojave provides serenity and solitude from major metropolitan areas.

The lot is zoned for Resource Conservation, which, according to our research, allows for crop cultivation, single-family homes, and temporary structures with a Temporary Use Permit. Please note that there has been a history of groundwater contamination in the area.

CASH DISCOUNT PURCHASE PRICE $8,956 $5,999 + $395 DOCUMENT FEE

We accept personal checks, cashier’s checks, money orders and Zelle.

SELLER FINANCING AVAILABLE

$1 down with a $299 document fee and $199 per month for 45 months at 0% APR. No prepayment penalty. No credit checks.

HOLD PRICE $25

For $25 we can hold the property for you for 72 hours while you decide whether you want to purchase. If you buy the property, this will count toward the purchase price.

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.

“Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.” – Will Rogers, actor

LOT DETAILS

APN: 0490151040000

GPS Center-point Coordinates (appox.): 35.0023, -117.2482

GPS Boundary Coordinates (appox.): 35.002937755553,-117.248710779112 ;35.0011258163134,-117.248708872219 ;35.0011191123132,-117.24760572801 ;35.0029319911187,-117.247606767359 

Legal Description:  W 1/2 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4 SEC 36 TP 11N R 4W 5 AC 

TAXES ARE PAID AND CURRENT

Annual taxes are $197.16. Taxes have been paid through 2019 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

How do I use the GPS coordinates to find the property in Google Maps?

Note: these are sample coordinates, please copy the GPS coordinates from this listing page.

Has a survey been done? No, we have not had a survey commissioned, but, if you would like to perform a survey, we would be happy to work with your chosen surveyor. 

Can I build a home on the lot? Please go to the San Bernardino Building Department for information.

Are there utility connections to the lot? There are no public utilities around this lot according to our research.

Has a perc test been done? A perc test has not been done on the lot to the best of our knowledge.

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.

How many people can be included on the deed? You can have as many people listed on the deed as you would like.

Can the deed be made out to an LLC? Yes, the deed can be made out to an LLC or corporation.

Does the property come with mineral rights? We buy all of our properties assuming that we only have the surface rights. In order to determine whether a particular property has mineral rights, you will usually need to hire a title company to run a mineral rights search going all the way back to the original homestead.

FINAL NOTE

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

Our mission is to offer high quality properties at reasonable prices, provide maximum transparency and always strive to do the right thing.

If you are interested in land investing, you can check out our article on How to Get Started in Land Investing.

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