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Listing: Yuma County AZ El Camino de Sol U5 is 7 Lots 1558 1594 1604 1607 1618 1621 1632

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7 lots 1 acre each totals 7 acres in Dateland, Arizona with a pretty view of Texas Hill with a couple saguaro cactus sprinkled around it sitting on the other side of the Gila River. I seldom come across these. They grow exclusively in the Sonoran Desert, are the largest cactus species in the US, the bloom is the Arizona State flower, live for 100 - 200 years and protected by the Native Plant Protection Act.

Description:

Bulk Sale of 7 Building Lots All 1 Acre Each in Dateland, Arizona Between Yuma and Gila Bend

Totals 7 Acres All Within 4 Blocks of Each Other.

About 1.75 Hours SW of Phoenix By the California Border and Los Algodones, Mexico in Yuma County, AZ.

Great Mountain Views in all Directions and Even a Few Saguaro Cactus in the Distance!

A Spot For Snowbirds to Escape and Play in Sunny Yuma County With No One Around - And I Mean No One!

10 Miles From the World Famous Date Shakes at the Dateland Travel Center Along Interstate 8!


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 $1000 Down & No Credit Checks

Bulk Sale of 7 Lots @ Only $925 Per Lot!

El Camino de Sol Unit 5:
1558, 1594, 1604, 1607, 1618, 1621, 1632
Status: Available
Sale: $6,650.00 Cash For All 7 Acres or Best Offer

See Listing For Owner Financing Price

State: AZ
County: Yuma
 
Parcels
APN: 555-34-110 Legal Description: El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1558
APN: 555-42-146 Legal Description: El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1594
APN: 555-42-156 Legal Description: El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1604
APN: 555-42-159 Legal Description: El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1607
APN: 555-42-170 Legal Description: El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1618
APN: 555-43-173 Legal Description: El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1621
City: Roll / Dateland Dateland is 10 miles E
Gila Bend is 60 miles E
Yuma is 70 miles W
Los Algodones, Mexico 75 miles W
Phoenix is 107 miles NE (I10 & the 303)
Tucson is 180 miles SE
San Diego is 235 miles W
Parcel Size: 7 Acres 7 lots each 1 acre.
Roads: Dedicated Easement, Dirt, Gravel Bladed road to all of the properties. See maps and photos.

I came in from the exit to the SW off I-8. I followed this about 6 miles then headed N on El Camino de Sol for about 2.8 miles to the start of the unit.

El Camino De Sol is the main drag that runs NW to SE thru unit. It is mostly graveled and an easy drive.

The interior roads were bladed years ago. Some are a bit sandy and overgrown from lack of use but still an easy drive.
Power: Area, Solar, Generator Power crosses thru the SE corner of the unit. It runs N to S along San Miguel Ave.

You would need to check with 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: 7.00 Approximately 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: R-1-40. Low Density Residential Allows for single family site built dwellings, 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. Section 604.00 (R-1) on page VI-7.
Time Restrictions: No
 
PROPERTY PHOTOS

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Property Photos

All of the photos were taken in March 2019 of El Camino de Sol Unit 5 showing lots 1566, 1594, 1604, 1607, 1618, 1621, 1632 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.


PROPERTY INFORMATION

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Bulk sale of 7 building lots 1 acre each for sale in Dateland, Arizona all within 4 blocks of each other. It's about 1.25 hours E of Yuma and 2 hours SW of Phoenix and way off the beaten path with no one around - and I mean no one! Yuma County is a snowbirds paradise in the wintertime and an affordable place to get away and enjoy the sunny desert! There are gorgeous natural desert landscapes in all directions and very quiet!

All of the photos were taken in March 2019. There are bladed roads to all of the properties as seen in the photos. I came in from the exit to the SW off I-8. I followed the frontage road east about 6 miles. Then headed N on El Camino de Sol for about 2.8 miles to the start of the unit.

All of the lots sit within 4 block of each other. Lot 1558 sits alone. Lots 1594 & 1604 adjoin each other kitty corner and lot 1607 sit 4 lots W of 1604. Lots 1618 and 1621 sit across the street from 1604 and lot 1632 adjoins 1618 kitty corner. We highlighted this in the map section. So one for you and one for your kids and your buddies to hang out and have fun!

El Camino De Sol is the main drag that runs NW to SE thru unit. It is mostly graveled and an easy drive. The interior roads were bladed years ago. Some are a bit sandy and overgrown from lack of use but still a pretty easy drive.

El Camino de Sol



An interior road - a bit sandy and overgrown in places but very wide an an easy drive in my truck. You can also see the power lines running in the distance.



I found several property stakes while taking photos of the different lots and it looks like all the lots were staked when it was originally subdivided back in 1970.



The lots are most flat with a gentle roll to some parts. It's a mix of a sandy with tall creosote dirt with scattered creosote bush and native grasses scattered around. It sure was a pretty time of year with flowers blooming in the spring sunshine.



The subdivision sits at the edge of the San Cristobal Valley just before it falls to the N to the San Cristobal Valley where the Gila river flows thru and all the crop lands are!

There are fabulous mountain views in all directions! To the NW 3 miles is Texas Hill, a cool cone shaped hill that pops up out of the fertile valley floor! Scattered around the hill were a few saguaro cactus! That sure was cool as I don't come across too many of those!



They grow exclusively in the Sonoran Desert, are the largest cactus species in the US, the bloom is the Arizona State flower, live for 100 - 200 years and protected by the Native Plant Protection Act.



I followed a jeep trail that comes out of the NW corner of the subdivision for about 1.25 miles NW to the edge of the mesa. It tumbles a short ways to the valley floor that sits in front of Texas Hill. Oh it was so pretty! A farm girls dream view! Ha!

There is a no trespassing sign at this point. My heart was beating a few times as I drove this odd ball area. I really studied Google Earth before attempting to get out here. It's sandy out here and I suggest taking your ATV, a 4wd truck minimum, a shovel and lots of water. It's not a drive for the faint of heart and my heart sure was beating - my kinda fun! There's lots of quad trails and sandy hills - be careful! But what a fun place to go explore for those of you who love the sandy desert like me! You're not really stuck til you have to phone a friend!







Beyond it are the Castle Dome Mountains to the NW and the Palomas Mountains to the NE. They run together and it's hard to tell where one starts and one stops.

To the SE are the Aguila Mountains. From the SW to the W 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. And more mountains beyond all these mountains!



The property is zoned for a site built home. I did not see any homes built in this unit yet although I did see a few RV's. I was told you could apply for a zoning variance if you wanted to put in a manufactured home but no guarantee of it. I mentioned that the only thing I saw out here was RV's and was told the only way it's enforced is if someone notifies them of it and then they'll send out an enforcement person. I chuckled to myself thinking that would probably be the first county employee out here in how many years! : )

It sits 10 miles W 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've driven thru the croplands a few times now that sit just N of I-8. It's miles of crops lands with their incredible machinery along the Gila River which was dry both times I visited. Who would have thought that so much grows in this hot desert region!

Look all those gorgeous John Deere's!







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. In March 2019 I saw a new gas station/truck stop being built at the Tacna exit along I-8.



Copper Mountain RV Park is a newer park at the Tacna exit also.



Over the years we have repeatedly been asked if we had any affordable land in Yuma - here you go! I am bulk selling these 7 adjoining lots together at only $925 a lot - one for you and one for your kids or your buddies. Enjoy! Char the Explorer : )


Financing Price: $13,300 For All 7 Lots

Terms with $1000 down payment: $12,300 at 8% interest with approximately 60 monthly payments of $250.

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

90 days Early Bird Payoff with $1000 down! If $6650 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 $1000 down! If $8312 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.

PROPERTY MAPS

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Property Maps


Prior to visiting the property I suggest you study the maps and the satellite images as they tell the story on how to get there. Get a mental picture of how to get the property from a main road. I frequently write notes in the listings on how I got there myself.

Print out the important maps like the parcel map, the aerial photo with the GPS coordinates and the street map. These are the maps I would use myself if I was going to view the property.

You can enter the latitude and longitude into the search field in Google or Bing maps by putting a comma between them.

I suggest you bring a street dedicated GPS like a Garmin, not your phone. Do not rely on your GPS to take you the correct way as it can take you down miles of roads that aren't the main drags. I've named mine Thelma and Louise because she's tried to drive me off a cliff a few times! If I could just get Brad Pitt to sit in the back seat! : )

Most of the properties I sell are down some kind of rural road - my favs! Be smart and bring a shovel, water, food, blankets, mace, a dog and anything else you might need if you get stuck for a day or two. I've been stuck in the sand, a marsh, had tires blow out - you name it. Be prepared, be safe, and have fun. She's a beautiful Earth. We only get one shot here - get out there and see all she has to offer. Char the Explorer : )

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


Bing Maps: We suggest clicking the "Road" link on the top and then aerial.

Bing Maps link at the SE corner of Lot 1558.


Bing Maps link to all of the lots.




Approximate parcel GPS coordinates:

Parcel El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1604
Latitude: 32.804588
Longitude: -113.670517
Coordinate location: SE corner of Lot 1604

Parcel El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1607
Latitude: 32.804638
Longitude: -113.672485
Coordinate location: SW Corner of Lot 1607

Parcel El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1618
Latitude: 32.804455
Longitude: -113.671158
Coordinate location: NE Corner of Lot 1618

Parcel El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1594
Latitude: 32.805950
Longitude: -113.670120
Coordinate location: NE Corner of Lot 1594

Parcel El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1621
Latitude: 32.804634
Longitude: -113.669304
Coordinate location: NE Corner of Lot 1621

Parcel El Camino de Sol Unit 5 Lot 1558
Latitude: 32.807407
Longitude: -113.672546
Coordinate location: SE Corner of Lot 1558

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

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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!



A video I took in March 2019 standing along I-8 in Roll which sits between Yuma and Dateland overlooking the fertile croplands! "She thinks my tractors sexy!"



Additional Recreation Links:

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.

SALE TERMS & DISCLOSURES

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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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