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LISTING: Elko County NV Humboldt River Ranchos Unit 1 Block 57 Lot 4 is 1.92 Acres Land
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Char standing in the Humboldt River Ranches 2 blocks SE of this property for sale. There's a gorgeous view of the Ruby Mountains that were loaded with snow in April 2013! Its a beautiful area about 15 miles NE of the busy town of Elko, Nevada. It's a great spot and BARGAIN for someone wanting to build an off grid home in the country side but still close to town!
Description: 1.92 Acres Land for Sale 12 Miles NE of Elko, Nevada and 3.5 Miles N of Interstate 80.

Fabulous Views of the Ruby Mountains That Were Loaded With Snow and the Elko Hills!

Zoned For Home, Manufactured Home or RV Use.

Great Place for Off Grid Cabin or Investment Property Close to the Good Economy in Elko, NV!

Sits on the Mule Deer Migration Path Between the Snake and Adobe Mountain Ranges and the Pequop Mountains!

Lots of Fishing Close at Ruby Lake, Wildhorse Reservoir and Humboldt Reservoir In Elko County NV!

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Humboldt River Ranchos Unit 1 Block 57 Lot 4
Status: Available
Sale: $2,000.00 Cash.

See Listing For Owner Financing Price and Terms.

State: NV
County: Elko
APN: 012-057-004 Legal Description: Humboldt River Ranchos Unit 1 Block 57 Lot 4
City: Elko Elko is 12 miles SW
Winnemucca is 140 miles W
Twin Falls, Idaho is 157 miles NE
Salt Lake City is 220 E
Reno is 300 miles SW
Las Vegas is 413 miles S
Parcel Size: 1.92 Acres 300' x 280.23'

See parcel map.
Roads: Dedicated Easement Corner lot. Taft Ave is a bladed dirt road along the W and Ponderosa Drive is a bladed dirt road along the S.

Sits 3 lots S of Quartsite Road which is a county maintained section line road that leads about 1.75 miles E back to Coal Mine Canyon Road.
Power: Area, Solar, Generator Needs installation. About 6/10 mile SE along Mckinley Ave just S of North Point Drive. See maps.

You would need to contact the local power company for the cost to bring it to the property.
Water: Well, Holding Tank Needs installed. To search the State of NV Div of Water Resources Well Log Database Click Here.

Property is located in Township 36 North, Range 56 East, Section 25.

I found several well log records in this section.
Sewer: Septic, Holding Tank Needs installation.

To research the State of Nevada Individual Sewage Disposal Systems Click Here..
Liens: No
Deed Type: Special Warranty Deed
CCRs: No
Title Marketable: Yes
Property Tax: 24.11 Annually. Paid current. Future tax notices are buyer's responsibility.
POA Dues: 0.00
Doc Prep Fee: 150.00 To be added to the purchase price for document preparation.
Zoning: AR Agricultural-Residential Allowing for homes, manufactured homes, RV's.

Orchards, Vegetable crops, Rodeo and roping arenas, Public parks and campgrounds, Nurseries and greenhouses, Private stables, and Home occupations.

Alternative structures / earthships are allowed as long as engineered.

Must comply with State septic/water regs for year round RV use.

Click here for the county zoning. Scroll down to section 4-2-3: AR, AGRICULTURAL-RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT
Time Restrictions: No
Other Information: National Forest, Hunting and Fishing Info: Click Here for Hunting and Fishing through the Nevada Department of Wildlife website.

Click Here for the Humboldt - Toiyabe National Forest website.

Click Here for big game hunting in the Humboldt - Toiyabe National Forest website.

Click Here for fishing at South Fork Reservoir on the Nevada State Parks website.

Property Photos

The photos were taken in April of 2013 of Humboldt River Ranchos Unit 1 Block 53 Lot 4 and the surrounding views.

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1.92 acres of land for sale about 12 miles NE of Elko Nevada in the Humboldt River Ranchos! It has such pretty views of the Ruby Mountains and Elko Hills, and quick access to Interstate 80 in Elko County, NV. There are a few cute neighbors in the area that have power and a few new homes have been built here! What a great spot for someone looking to build a home in rural Cowboy Country in the countryside or an investment! Elko sits in NE Nevada near Idaho between Reno, NV and Salt Lake City, Utah.

All of the pictures were taken 2 blocks SE, about ½ mile from this property at the corner of Cleveland and Oragrande in April 2013. It was a cloudy day and the photos don’t do it any justice – you just are going to have to see it for yourself!

There was great access to the area. We took Interstate 80 about ten minutes NE of Elko to Coal Mine Canyon Road which is also known as Rynden Road on my gps. It is exit 314 and there is a minimart/gas station there. I would head north off the interstate about 2.5 miles to Quartzite Drive which is bladed by the county and then west. It is a section line as seen in the maps and called a few different things depending on the maps. It runs north along the end of this block 3 lots to the N. This is a corner lot on Taft Ave and Oragrande Drive which are both bladed dirt roads.

The area has really nice homes sprinkled about. I studied google earth and the lot sits up on a rolling hill which drops from the NW corner about 15 feet to the S and E. It’s nice that it sits up a bit higher offering a good view of those mountains to the south! The area is nicely covered in tall sagebrush and a bit of scattered grass and the dirt was nice and soft. I’ve always loved this subdivision and it’s been fun watching it slowly grow over the last 14 years. “Oh what a view, sagebrush heaven, and bring your picnic basket and blanket” are a few of the notes I've written to myself over the years about this little place.

The huge Elko Hills sit huge to the S and beyond then the beautiful Ruby Mountains to the E, SE, and SW. Called the Swiss Alps of Nevada her snowcapped peaks reach up to 11,317 feet at Ruby Dome. What a pretty view across the valley to the mountains loaded with snow. Oh what a pretty place to sit and watch it snow on the Rubies!

NW to SW to W to SW is a long view of the Adobe Mountains with her cool peaks starting to green on the hillsides for spring with a few scattered flowers blooming. The Adobes are located N and NW of Elko and runs for about 80 miles and has an area of about 314 square miles. It’s highest summit is 8,134 feet. She is definitely an unsung hero compared to the Rubies but she also has lots of character in her and I remember thinking how unique some of her cool peaks are when I first started taking photos of her about fifteen years ago.

Most of the Adobes are a checkerboard of public (Bureau of Land Management) and private ownership. This pattern is attributed to the Pacific Railway Act of 1862, where the federal government gave railroad companies free land in alternating sections as an incentive and a means to finance the overwhelming task of linking east with west by rail.

Elko County contains the majority of Nevada’s mule deer and this range is home to one of the largest mule deer and antelope herds in the state. They migrate between their summer range in the Snake and Adobe ranges to winter range in the Pequop Mountains. The N Fork of the Humboldt River borders the Adobe range to the south and east.

One of the largest herds I’ve seen in my life in 2004 while exploring this area!

Devils Gate is a big ranch 15 miles N and well worth the drive! I own a piece of land that overlooks this ranch and I keep telling myself someday I am going to build myself a little place there and watch it snow on the Rubies! When I went by the ranch in December 2014 I spotted a huge herd of mule deer out grazing in their hay field! It gives you an idea what the landscaped Adobe Mountains look like in the winter time snow.

My kind farm trucks!

Within an hour’s drive of the property are some famous fishing holes, Wildhorse Reservoir, Ruby Lake, and South Fork Reservoir! On one of my first visits to Elko County these two nice gentlemen told me that Ruby Lake was the best fishing in the state!

Wildhorse Reservoir is a 2,800 acre premium trout reservoir 60 miles north of the town of Elko. In 2011 I ran into some men who had just hauled a 350 pound elk from the Wild Horse State Recreation Area and of course I have included photos of those as well! Hunters know the area for its elk, deer, mountain lion and bird but it's the fishermen that tell tall stories about ice fishing at Wildhorse.

Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge sits on the SE side of the Ruby Mountains. With over 12,000 acres this area is a special habitat to over 207 species of birds providing feeding, nesting and a resting stop in the Pacific Flyway. On one of my first visits to Elko County some nice gentlemen told me that Ruby Lake was the best fishing in the state!

South Fork Reservoir and State Rec area is about 20 minutes S of Elko. It covers 1,650 acres and is surrounded by 2,200 acres of wildlife-filled meadow land and rolling hills and known for its trophy-class trout and bass.

The BLM (Bureau of Land Management) map shows there are several sections (1 section = 1 square mile = 640 acres) of BLM land starting 1 mile to the N. Each square on the BLM map equals one square mile. For more information on BLM land you can visit

The zoning allows for a home, manufactured home or year round RV use! I have really seen the areas along Interstate 80 continuing to grow and it seems it’s mostly the locals who buy properties out here to build a home in the country side. Yet you’re still within a reasonable drive to the bustling town of Elko for a garlic steak sandwich at the Star Hotel in downtown Elko! I see signs in town and along the interstate that said HIRING and I continue to think that these lots so close to town are worth investing in.

I don’t come across properties for sale here very often as they are just out of my price range usually! I think this would be a great spot for someone to build their own home or hold as an investment! Enjoy! Char the Explorer : )

Financing Price: $4,400

Terms with $250 down payment: $4,150 at 8% interest with approximately 49 monthly payments of $100.

Any down payment made over the required $250 Smile4u will match off of the balance.

90 days same as cash with $250 down! If $2,200 is paid toward the property within 90 days from the contract date Smile4u will waive the remaining balance!

180 days to work like a dog to pay it off early with $250 down! If $2,750 of principal is paid in the first 180 days from the contract date Smile4u will waive the remaining balance!

If purchasing a Contract for Deed Click Here to view the highlights of our owner financing.

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Property Maps

Google Maps and Bing Maps links for those customers who would like to research the street and aerial views further:

Google Maps: We suggest clicking on the "Tilt the view" button located on the bottom right side twice so it rotates the earth until you see the blue sky.

Google Interactive Map at the NW corner of the property.

Bing Maps: We suggest clicking the "Bird's eye" link on the top and then aerial.

Bing Maps link at the NW corner of the property.

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Elko County Area Photos

A video of my journeys thru Meadow Valley Ranchos Unit 11, the Hamilton-Bullion Trail and the South Fork State Reservoir where I sat thru a cattle drive in Elko, Nevada!

The Hamilton-Bullion Trail is an 11 mile loop ]for horses, hikers and mountain bikers. It goes from Elko onto BLM land and over hills offering scenic views of the Ruby Mountains, South Fork Reservoir and the Humboldt River.

South Fork covers 1,650 acres and is surrounded by 2,200 acres of wildlife-filled meadow land and rolling hills. Known for its trophy-class trout and bass, and bird watching.

Elko County is located in northeastern Nevada, 295 miles east of Reno and 237 miles west of Salt Lake City. With 17,135 square miles it is one of the largest counties in the USA and is the heart of NE Nevada. A book listing American towns with the highest quality of life declared Elko, Nevada, "The Best Small Town in America." It is a small city, and a booming trading and service center for a mining and ranching area roughly the size of New England. In 2005 has named Elko City as 1 of the "Top 100 Places To Live" in the United States.

The population of Elko County is over 52,000, the town of Elko is over 18,000 and the town of Spring Creek is 12,000. Lately, Elko has evolved into a showcase for Western American Folk Art. Long famous for the National Basque Festival, held each Independence Day, a new era in Elko's cultural history began in 1985, when the first Cowboy Poetry Gathering was held. Estimates are 8000 - 10000 people attended the festival this January!

The weather in Elko County is considered ideal by many. Summer finds hot, dry afternoons with temperatures in the 90s, cooling to the low 40s and 50s by morning. Winters are moderate with lows typically in the 20s or 30s. Daytime highs during the winter months are in the 40s or 50s. Snowfall averages 42 inches per year and generally melts quickly. Yearly rainfall ranges from 9 to 10.5 inches. Sunny skies are usually seen over 300 days a year!

The land is mountainous and interspersed with low, flat valleys. The Humboldt River flows through the county, with the Ruby Mountains stretching across it in a north-south direction. The elevation in the valleys is about 5000 and reaches up to 11,300 feet at Ruby Dome. The elevation of Pilot Peak on the east side of Elko County reaches up to 10,716 feet. Elko County provides unlimited recreational opportunities with fishing, big game hunting (mule deer, elk, antelope and bighorn sheep), snowmobiling, ice fishing, mountain biking, hiking, camping, boating and skiing.

A video of my first journey around the Ruby Mountains in June 2004! Includes Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge, the Humboldt River and the Last Chance Ranch II by Spring Creek and Elko, Nevada!

Helpful Links:

Obtaining a Right Of Way Grant on Public Lands

Click Here for the Humboldt - Toiyabe National Forest website.

Click Here for big game hunting in the Humboldt - Toiyabe National Forest website.

Click Here for Hunting and Fishing through the Nevada Department of Wildlife website.

Click Here for fishing at South Fork Reservoir on the Nevada State Parks website.

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Sales Process and Terms

Please conduct your due diligence research and be sure to ask all questions prior to hitting the "Buy Now" button below.

All of the maps and information provided in this listing are intended to assist you in your due diligence research. We try and include many resources that we use ourselves. Over the years we have found information to be incorrect like a road that shows on an aerial photo or street map that we can't find because it is overgrown or doesn't exist or a difference in GPS settings. So while we try and include as much of this information as possible we greatly encourage you to carefully do your research to be sure the property suits your needs.

If you would like to purchase this property click on the "Buy It Now" button at the bottom of the listing. A form will ask for your name, email address and phone number. There is a box to indicate if you are purchasing if for cash or financing. Once you click submit it will change the Status at the top of the listing from "Available" to "Sale Pending". We will hold it for you for 3 days. We will then send you an email that confirms our agreement and our process to complete the transaction. Please contact us within 24 hours of receiving that email from us and we will continue to hold the property for you.

Payment is due within 3 days unless prior arrangements are made. You can either send a cashier's checks or money orders, or you can call the office with a debit or a credit card. We often have several interested buyers in the same property and in fairness we keep the property available until someone is 100% prepared to complete the transaction.

If purchasing for cash, once we have received payment we will prepare all documents necessary to transfer ownership and even include a check to cover all recording fees and transfer taxes as well. It's all part of the non-refundable $150 doc prep fee!

If purchasing a Contract for Deed Click Here to view the highlights of our owner financing. PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT PRIOR TO CLICKING THE BUY IT NOW BUTTON FOR CONTRACTS!

With our sincere thanks,

Charlotte and Amber : )

Please feel free to call Char at 360-550-8943 with any questions!

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