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LISTING: Inyo County CA Homewood Canyon E2 Lot 3 is 4.51 Acres Land by Sierra Nevada's!
<B>Wow is this property stunning surrounded by 360 degree views of mountains, sitting between Crow Canyon and Homewood Canyon. You can see through Homewood Canyon over to Searles Valley with the Slate Range beyond. By Los Angeles and Bakersfield!</B>
Wow is this property stunning surrounded by 360 degree views of mountains, sitting between Crow Canyon and Homewood Canyon. You can see through Homewood Canyon over to Searles Valley with the Slate Range beyond. By Los Angeles and Bakersfield!
Description: 4.51 Acres of Land for Sale in Inyo County, California About 35 Miles NW of Ridgecrest, California!

Stunning Acreage With a Ravine Running Through The Back Centrally Located Between Bakersfield, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Nevada!

Nestled Between Crow Canyon and Homewood Canyon With a Paved Road and Power!

Zoning Allows For Homes and Manufactured Homes.

Surrounded by the Argus Mountains in SE California!

About 40 Miles From Panamint Springs in Death Valley National Park and Only 2 Hours From Barstow!

Call Char and Buddy Mon - Sun 360-550-8943
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Tons of Photos of the Property!

Homewood Canyon E2 of Lot 3
Status: Unlisted
Sale: $5,500.00 Cash!

See Listing For Owner Financing Price and Terms

State: CA
County: Inyo
APN: 038-240-13 Legal Description: Portion of East Half of Lot 3, Township 23 South, Range 43 East, Section 31
City: Trona Trona is 12 miles S
Ridgecrest is 40 miles SW
Panamint Springs in Death Valley National Park is 42 miles N
Barstow is 108 miles S
Bakersfield is 141 miles SW
Las Vegas is 215 miles E
Los Angeles is 180 miles SW
Parcel Size: 4.51 Acres See Parcel Map
Roads: Dedicated Easement, Paved Homewood Canyon Rd and Crow Canyon Rd are both paved roads
Power: Area, Solar, Generator Power is closeby at the neighbors. Contact local power company for more information.

Click here for the Southern California Edison website
Water: Well, Holding Tank Needs installation.

Click here for the USGS California Groundwater website.
Sewer: Septic, Holding Tank Needs installation.

Click here for the California State Water Resources Board.
Liens: No
Deed Type: Special Warranty Deed
CCRs: No
Title Marketable: Yes
Property Tax: 69.24 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: Rural Residential Allows for homes and manufactured homes.

Allows for orchards, vegetable and field crops, nurseries and gardens.

This property allows for domestic animals, horses, mules, donkeys, cattle, pigs, goats, sheep, pigeons, poultry, and rabbits.

Click here for the Inyo County Codes. To see Rural Residential zoning, go to number 18 (zoning) and then 18.21 which is rural residential.
Time Restrictions: No
Other Information: Death Valley National Park Click here for the Death Valley National Park website.

Photo Information

The photos were taken in January and February of 2017 of Homewood Canyon E2 of Lot 3 and the surrounding views.

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4.51 acres land for sale about 12 miles N of Trona, California by Ridgecrest with a paved road to the property! It's about 2 hours N of Barstow, 4 hours W of Las Vegas and 3 hours NE of Los Angeles. Anywhere you look, you are completely surrounded by mountains on this property. This would be a perfect spot for someone seeking a rural home site just outside of the busy town of Ridgecrest. It’s located about 2.5 hours NE of Bakersfield between the China Lake Naval Weapons Center and Death Valley National Park.

All of the photos were taken of the property and surrounding views in January and February 2017. We started our morning out in Ridgecrest, where we ate breakfast at Kristy’s Family Restaurant – delicious and so busy we were lucky to get there when we did. When we left the building the line was out the door! We didn’t want to start our morning too early because we wanted to get the best lighting to take photos of this property as the mountains were so tall surrounding it that we were worried the sun wouldn’t make it up over the mountains before 10!

The drive out to the property from Ridgecrest is short and beautiful. We took Hwy 178/Trona Rd. East out of Ridgecrest to Argus/Trona then turned left onto Homewood Canyon Rd. We then took another left onto paved Crow Canyon Rd which brought us to the property. Crow Canyon Rd runs along the South of the property for very easy access. It’s only about 3 miles from the main Hwy 178 that takes you to Ridgecrest!

Our notes say “WOW! LOVE!” If you love mountains, then this is the place for you! It's nestled in the Canyons of the Argus Mountains, with views of Argus Peak, Panamint Range, Slate Range, Searles Valley, and of course Homewood Canyon and Crow Canyon. No matter which way you turn, there is something spectacular to look at. Since we viewed the property in February, there was still some snow on Argus Peak, which stands at 6,562 feet tall. The Panamint Range is the Western boundary of the Death Valley National Park – just a hop, skip, and a jump away from this property.

There are several neighbors in the area, but it is very serene and quiet being so far from the main highway. To the South is a large white farm house that reminded us of Anne of Green Gables. An adorable brown cabin with a green roof sits to the North that looked like it backed up to the mountain behind it. One of the neighbors to the West even had palm trees on their property. What an oasis! There was power close to the property at several of the neighbor’s houses. You would need to contact the local power company to see how much it would cost to bring the power to the property.

The terrain is fairly flat but does slope up towards the back as you get closer to the ravine which is part of the property also! Sagebrush and mesquite trees scatter the ground. We didn’t see any animals during the two hours we spent at the property, however we definitely saw evidence of rabbits and what looked like a little bunny tail. At one point an owl let us know he was nearby, however we never got to spot him. The property sits in Crow Canyon but has a little bit of Homewood Canyon as the ravine seems to mark the boundary of the two connecting canyons. You can see in the aerial maps that the neighbor to the West has made a dirt road running through the property; however it would be fairly easy for them to make a new road following their easement around the property.

The ravine on the property is amazing! Lots of interesting rocks (even some lava rock!) and boy is it huge! It has the larger edge of the ravine which is almost 30 feet tall in some places - just massive! Lynn went pretty far into the ravine. It's so big you can't even see her in some of the pictures we took! The rocks are a bit unstable and parts of the ground are wet, making for a bit of suction, so be careful walking through it yourself. There are also quite a few small caves in the side of the ravine, which could house any number of critters.

Trona is the unincorporated community just South of the property. It originally began as a mining town in the late 1800's and was at one point one of the only reliable American sources of potash (an element used to make gunpowder) in World War 1. The town adjoins the Searles Dry Lake in Searles Valley, just Southwest of Death Valley. The mine/production company, Searles Valley Minerals, is still active and most workers commute from Ridgecrest every day. A few miles South of Trona are the Trona Pinnacles, which is a collection of over 500 tufa spires sprouting up from the Searles Lake basin.

The property located on the Eastern side of the Sierra Nevada's, which is playground for Southern Californians. As we drove through Lone Pine, we stopped to have lunch at a local diner and all we saw were tourists, leaning over maps and talking about their travel plans, whether through Death Valley or further up North to Mammoth Lakes. Mammoth Lakes is the destination skiing and snowboarding resorts in California. The town attracts approximately 4 million visitors every year, being surrounded by the Eastern and Western Sierras and having many mountains, lakes, streams and forests for the every day explorer.

Ridgecrest is the major town closest to Homewood Canyon. It grew in the 1950's and 1960's as a community for the China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station. It is the US Navy’s largest landholding, with 85% of the Navy’s land for training and research. In total it covers 1.1 million acres which is larger than Rhode Island. From the research we have done it seems like this is where all the rocket scientists go to do their research and develop their technology - there's some pretty smart people there!

Ridgecrest is centrally located between Hwy 395 and Hwy 14, making it a great place for shopping and business. Besides the Navy base, there is also the Coso People rock art in the Big and Little Petroglyph Canyons. Archaeologists have recovered over 20,000 Native American petroglyphs in the Canyons. This area is also popular for hunting, golfing, hiking, and flying/gliding. We also got to see some people off-roading through several trails and dirt roads just outside of Trona - we want to go!!

This is the first time we have owned land in Inyo County, so we are excited to get to know the area more!

Enjoy :)
Amber May

Financing Price: $15,000

Terms with $1,250 down payment: $13,750 at 8% interest with approximately 55 monthly payments of $300.

90 days same as cash with only $1,250 down! If $7,500 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 $1,250 down! If $9,375 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 SE 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 SE corner of the property.

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Inyo County Area Photos of Death Valley, Ridgecrest, Trona, and Lone Pine

Welcome to Inyo County, California, home of Death Valley National Park and snuggled right up on the east side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains! Inyo County is home to the tallest peak within Death Valley National Park! Telescope Peak rises at 11,331 feet - Wow what a view!

Independence is the county seat and a quaint little town. The views of the Sierra's are amazing from here! When we went in February of 2017, it was actively snowing on the mountains so we couldn't see the top of them but boy did they look big.

Lone Pine is a delightful little town that boasted of all sorts of cutesy little shops! If we had more time, this would be a great place to poke around.

Ridgecrest adjoins the China Lake Naval Air Weapons station and has a population of 28,726. When we were traveling through Death Valley National Park, we had stopped to look at a coyote and a really loud military plane flew overhead. WOW! It was so loud it felt like the earth was ripping open.

Trona is about 40 minutes from Ridgecrest. Trona is a sleepy little town that has a peacefulness that is very relaxing.

Charleston View is a collection of houses only about an hour from Vegas. It sits in a huge valley that has amazing views from all angles.

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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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