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LISTING: Yuma County AZ Sun Country Acres Amended Lots 262 & 263 is 2 Adj 1 Acre Lots
There's a gorgeous view of the jagged peaks of the Aztec Hills which sit less than 2 miles SE of the properties for sale! This sure is a pretty spot for a snowbird seeking a peaceful, quiet area to escape during the winter months to the sunny desert about 1.5 hours SW of Phoenix in Yuma County.
Description: 2 Adjoining 1 Acre Lots for Sale in Dateland, Arizona About 1.5 Hours SW of Phoenix With Great Access and Power Close!

Affordable Lots To Build a Home or Manufactured Home in Sunny Yuma County.

Property By the California Border and Los Algodones, Mexico in Yuma County, AZ.

Less Than 3 Miles From the World Famous Date Shakes at the Dateland Travel Center Along Interstate 8!

A Great Spot For Snowbirds to Enjoy Your Own Land in a Rural Desert Community.

Call Char & Buddy Mon - Sun 360-550-8943
We love talking about the lands we explore!

Tons of Photos of Actual Property!

Land Wholesalers - We Own Everything We Have For Sale!

90 Day Early Bird Payoff Owner Financing With $0 Down & No Credit Checks

Your Choice of Lots - Buy One or Both!

Sun Country Acres Amended Lot 262 & 263
Status: Available
Sale: $1,400.00 Cash Price Per Lot or Best Offer

See Listing For Owner Financing Price

State: AZ
County: Yuma
APN: 559-05-262 Legal Description: Sun Country Acres Amended Lot 262
APN: 559-05-263 Legal Description: Sun Country Acres Amended Lot 263
City: Dateland Dateland is 3 miles SW
Gila Bend is 52 miles E
Yuma is 70 miles W
Los Algodones, Mexico 80 miles SW
Phoenix is 100 miles NE (I10 & the 303)
Tucson is 170 miles SE
San Diego is 240 miles W
Parcel Size: 1 Acre Each See Parcel Map
Roads: Dedicated Easement Palamor Road is a decent bladed road along the north.

The easiest way to the property is to take Ave 64E north off the Dateland exit at Interstate 8 north and head east on County 1st Street North which is paved and runs north of the old airfield. Head south on Balboa Road to Palomar Road.
Power: Area, Solar, Generator About 1/5 mile east at the neighbors along Palomar Road.

Also about 1/5 miles north along 1st Street North.

You would need to contact the local power company for the cost to bring it to the property.
Water: Well, Holding Tank Needs installation.

Click here to visit the Arizona Department of Water Resources website for information about well permits.
Sewer: Septic, Holding Tank Needs installation.

Click here to visit the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality website for waste water (Septic) treatment facilities.

If you scroll to the bottom there is a link called Design Critera, Septic Tanks.
Liens: No
Deed Type: Special Warranty Deed
CCRs: No
Title Marketable: Yes
Property Tax: 11.20 Annually Per Lot. 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: Suburban Ranch - 1 Acre Allows for homes and manufactured homes.

Allows for the raising of small farm animals for domestic use and 4H/FFA. Allows for 1 horse or large farm animal per 10,000 square feet per yard area.

Click Here to see the zoning. Suburban Ranch zoning is in section 602.00 on page VI-4.
Time Restrictions: No

Photo Information

All of the photos were taken in March and June 2018 of Sun Country Acres Amended Lots 262 & 263 and the surrounding views.

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Make sure to check the map section to see where photos were taken in relation to the property being sold in case the above named property is not the property being sold in this listing.

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Welcome to Smile4u’s first ever cyber sale! We’re offering some pretty serious discounts and promotions just like all the other “cyber deals” during the holidays!

Big enough discounts to make you consider buying a piece of land this year for your loved ones instead of a new diamond ring, flat screen TV or vacuum cleaner. Something that makes you want to get off the couch and out of the house and go live life! While diamonds, memories and land last forever, TV’s and vacuum cleaners don’t!

I got to wondering how Cyber Monday started and read it’s the term given to shopping online the Monday after Thanksgiving, making its debut in 2005. I chuckled to myself thinking I’ve been selling land in cyber space since 2001, only now we call it the internet!

So enjoy our first “Cyber Sale”!

Cyber Sale Cash Price Reduced $450 To Only $950 Per Lot.

50% off all Doc Prep Fees – Applies to both Cash and Financing!

15% off the Finance Price including the 90 and 180 day Payoff Options! Email us for a quote of the new price/terms if interested.

Mention it’s a gift and we’ll include a few photos for you to surprise your loved one with!

Cutoff work date for expected USPS delivery before December 25 is December 21st.

Sale ends the day we take it down, sometime after December 25th!

Sun Country Acres Amended Lot 262 Available
Sun Country Acres Amended Lot 263 Available

2 adjoining 1 acre building lots for sale in Dateland, Arizona between Yuma and Phoenix with great access and power close by. Yuma County is a snowbirds paradise in the wintertime and an affordable place to get away and enjoy the sunny desert! There area gorgeous natural desert landscapes in all directions and very quiet!

All of the photos were taken in March and June 2018. The easiest way to the property is to take Ave 64E N off the Dateland exit at Interstate 8. Head E on 1st Street North which is paved and runs along the N of the old airfield. Head south on Balboa Road to Palomar Road which is a nice bladed road along the north of the lots. The lots sit 2 lots east of the abandoned airstrip.

The lots are flat and sandy with tall creosote bushes scattered around. They were so tall it was hard to see the neighbors over them! There are a few neighbors east along Palomar Road with the closest one about 1/5 of a mile away which is also the closest power. There is also power about 1/5 of a mile to the north along 1st Street North! We highlighted this in the maps as well. You would need to contact the local power company for the cost to bring it to the property.

The property is zoned for a home or manufactured home and most of the people in the area have manufactured homes. We did not find any RV use in the zoning however we noticed people out here in their RV's though.

It sits down on the valley floor surrounded by incredible mountain views in all directions! To the north are the Palomas Mountains and the Aztec Hills sit close by to the SE. To the SW are the Mohawk Mountains and her rugged peak loom large across the valley floor! They are located in the Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range and rise sharply above the desert landscape between Yuma and Gila Bend.

It sits less than 3 miles NE of the world famous Dateland Travel Center, home of the date shakes! This stop along the interstate offers a Texaco gas station, RV park, gift shop, a Quiznos and their famous ice cream shop. So it's quick access to the interstate and a cool shake! The rest-stop was bustling but the town itself had a much quieter laid back appeal. It's a great little place to get away from the hustle and bustle of town and enjoy the sunshine. There's also several date palm farms in the area.

It is a very agricultural area and these local crops provide 90% of all the leafy vegetables consumed in our country from November to March! I enjoyed a little journey N of Interstate 8 at the Noah exit in Wellton. Antelope Union High School, home of the Rams, and Saint Joseph Catholic Church sit just off the exit. It's miles of crops lands in all directions and the dry Gila River under the train trestle. Several of the fields were plowed under and there was a lot of tall corn. Who would have thought that so much grows in this hot desert region where there's a dry river! I included photos in the Additional Photos area.

About 70 miles west is the busy town of Yuma, population 94,000, on the California/Mexico border. It swells during the winter with an additional 80,000 snowbirds! And it's easy to see why with 90% of sunshine every day of the year and a yearly average high in January of 70 degrees, making it a great place to be in the winter for many retirees! I read that Yuma has over 60 RV parks and resorts with more being built to handle the influx of visitors.

Over the years we have repeatedly been asked if we had any affordable land in Yuma - here you go! We bought a few lots out in this subdivision and these were Amber and Lynn's favorite of them all! Enjoy! Char the Explorer : )

Financing Price: $2800 Per Lot

Terms with $0 down payment: $2800 at 8% interest with approximately 31 monthly payments of $100.

Any down payment made Smile4u will match off of the balance.

90 days Early Bird Payoff with $0 down! If $1400 is paid toward the property within 90 days from the contract date Smile4u will waive the remaining balance!

180 days Work Like A Dog Early Payoff with $0 down! If $1750 of principal is paid in the first 180 days from the contract date Smile4u will waive the remaining balance!

We will write both of the early payoff options into the contract. If at any time during the 90 or 180 day period you hit those amounts we will waive the remaining balance and deed the property to you. Dream big!

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 Lot 262.

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

Bing Maps link at the NW corner of Lot 262.

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Yuma County Area Information

Yuma County is a warm sunny heaven in the southwestern corner of Arizona on the California and Mexico border. As of the 2010 census the county population was 195,751. About half of the population, 94,000, resides in Yuma, the county seat.

Yuma swells during the winter with an additional 80,000 snowbirds! And it's easy to see why with 90% of sunshine every day of the year and a yearly average high in January of 70 degrees, making it a great place to be in the winter for many retirees! I read that Yuma has over 60 RV parks and resorts with more being built to handle the influx of visitors.

90% of all the leafy vegetables consumed in our country from November to March are grown in local fields here! I enjoyed a little journey for a few miles N of Interstate 8 at the Noah exit in Wellton and saw mile after mile of crops and a few granaries! The Gila River flows thru the middle of the crop fields and was bone dry under the train trestle. Who would have thought that so much grows in this hot desert region with a dry river!

Several of the fields were plowed under and there was a lot of tall corn. I saw a crop I've never seen before and wondered it was. It's tall like corn but had no stocks. There were a few that had long strands of wheat like growing off the top but this stuff was taller than me so it couldn't have been wheat. I chewed on a strand thinking maybe that would help me identify it but no luck! If you know what it is drop us a line. : )

Yuma County only has 3 incorporated cities and 1 town, but it has a handful of small communities along major highways. Yuma has been a military town for over 150 years. It's the and is home of the Yuma Proving Ground and the Marine Corps Air Station. It is the 2nd largest industry in Yuma and its common to see retired personnel lining the roads to watch aircraft from both of these places and to "hear the sounds of freedom!" We sure noticed several homes with the American Flag raised outside - nice! : )

There are two border crossings into Mexico, San Luis 25 minutes south and Los Algodones 15 minutes west. I first visited Los Algodones with some older friends who went to have quite a bit of dental work done and it was thousands dollars less than in the US. I spent the day walking around with my girlfriend and after being asked several times did I want my teeth cleaned I agreed. Wow did they do an excellent job and wow was it cheap!

And while many have visited Mexico over the years over 2.2 billion dollars are spent in Yuma County each year by Mexican visitors. They come to visit family, eat and shop and Walmart is a popular destination to about 25% of them. Thousands of workers cross the border every day during the winter produce season and spend their paychecks here as well.

Yuma County has been experiencing quite a bit of growth; attracting new major companies, expanding hospitals and health care facilities, increased residential development, school improvement, and commercial and industrial activity. Here's a bit about what's going on:

The completion of a $13 million Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex.

A voter approved $79.5 million bond in November 2015 is generating activity for a number of projects to repair, renovate and build school buildings.

In 2016 a $115 million expansion to the Emergency Department at Yuma Regional Medical Center was completed which boosted bed capacity from 37 to 72, included construction of a patient and visitor parking garage, an underground shell floor for a future dietary kitchen department and two additional upper level shell floors totaling 100,000 square feet to accommodate future hospital needs.

Almark Foods, an egg processing company, broke ground on their construction of a 120,000 square foot, $27.5 million facility in March 2018. The plant cooks, and peels hard boiled eggs to be shipped to stores like Kroger, Costco and Safeway and will create 100 permanent full time position.

Tourism is the 3rd biggest industry in Yuma County and the winters here considered some of the best in the country. Majority of the visitors are drawn here between November and April and its common to see license plates from the Pacific Northwest and Canada.

There's plenty to do in the wintertime with several golf courses, national wildlife refuges, state parks, miles of shorelines to explore along the Colorado River for fishing, boating and birding, and several festivals. It's well known for its fresh and local food.

A sample of our foodie scores! We thought the food at Tacos Mi Ranchito in Yuma was the best!

We met a few snowbird in the area and asked them about the area. One gentleman was into rock hounding and told us about a group that meets in town and does day trips out to different locations. He and his wife actually spent the summer months in the Seattle area, so we spent some time chatting with them about the differences between Washington and Arizona weather. They said the last few years have seen a lot of growth in the snowbird community which has led to some amazing industry growth.

We found the area to be an amazing rock hounding adventure ourselves! Every time we told ourselves that we done grabbing rocks, another one would grab our eye. Yuma Gem & Mineral Society meets twice a month November thru March. Below is the variety we found on a quick trip without really hunting for any particular kind:

The small town of Dateland is a rest-stop and a few houses these days, but it does have quite a bit of history. For 60 miles along Interstate 8 between Yuma and Gila Bend big giant billboards promote the "World Famous Date Shakes" which have been served since the 1920's.

Our first stop for one of the famous shakes!

Just north of Interstate 8 is the Dateland Airfield and the interstate actually cuts through parts of what used to be the Dateland Airbase. Dateland Airfield began construction in 1943. The original site had 95 buildings, 3 runways, 4 taxiways, a gasoline station, a water system, an electrical distribution system, a sewage distribution system, and perimeter fences. The base was originally designed for single engine gunnery, but was converted to twin engine gunnery school. The base provided services for the Mather Army Air Field and had 60 B25 Bombers. They logged about 11,000 flight hours between December 1943 and January 1944. By 1945 the field was owned by the Army Air Forces but was inactive. It was reduced to caretaker status that year. In 1960, the land was auctioned off to private sellers.

We stopped by the Dateland Airfield to check it out. From an aerial view, it looked interesting but when we got there, it was a bit different of an experience. While it was a unique, it looked like just a wide flat gravel road. Maybe someday it could reopen as a small private airfield, maybe not. It’s a neat piece of history, if anything. We did find a cool rusted old bolt (and word of advice - metal is very hot when it's been sitting untouched in the sun for probably decades.)

Colorado River State Historic Park is a state park detailing the history of the Yuma Quartermaster Depot. In the park there was also some information on the work the Bureau of Reclamation has done in the area. They even have grass there!

Yuma Territorial Prison is a park and museum detailing and preserving the history of one of the most notorious prisons in the southwest. The museum has in-depth history and descriptions of what happened in the prison as well as some interesting artifacts from the time. Some of the cells were open to the public and while there were some plaques and sound effects in some cells, the prison wasn’t that different from how it was originally built.

We really enjoyed our trip to prison! There was a lot of historical information and some fun photo opportunities! :)

The Yuma Audubon Society counts and monitors he status of birds around Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, Laguna Dam and Mittry Lake. With over 400 species of birds making a season stop or living here it sounds like a great things for snowbirds to do, keep an eye on the other birds!

Mittry Lake Wildlife Area has recreation opportunities and different types of wildlife species.

Castle Dome Ghost Town and Museum is a preserved mining town from the old west. There is a lot of information in the museum about the rocks and minerals mined in the area.

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge protects the wetlands in between Arizona and California.

Lutes Casino is a quaint casino in historic downtown Yuma.

Quechan Casino is a few minutes out of Yuma. It’s a large casino and looks like a great place to grab a dinner or have a few drinks.

Yuma Crossing Heritage Area is a conservation area for the Colorado River in Yuma.

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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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