This lot is located near the pine forests of the rolling hills of northern California. Not too far from the Modoc National Forest, this is a perfect location for someone looking to build a vacation cabin.
The lot is about 20 minutes to Alturas (the county seat), 25 minutes to the Modoc National Forest, and 1 hour and 10 minutes to the Clear Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge and The Lava Beds National Monument.
There is access via Dana Road.
The lot is zoned for Residential High Density, which allows for single-family homes, including mobile homes. Long-term RV use is not allowed.
The parcel is also located within the California Pines Property Owners Association.
Electricity lines are located along N West St, but we advise that you contact Surprise Valley Electric for more information on how to connect power to the lot. Water and sewer would need to be supplied via a well and septic system.
Cash Discount Price: $3,999 + $299 Document Fee
We accept payment via PayPal, wire transfer, ACH transfer, and Zelle.
Seller Financing Available
$1 down with a $395 document fee and 199 per month for 30 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.
About Modoc County
Modoc is located in the northeast corner of California, not too far from the border with Nevada. This is a rural county dominated by a diverse natural landscape, including rolling hills, lakes and springs, pine forests, juniper flatlands and lava beds.
As of the 2010 census, only 9,686 people live in Modoc, and the only incorporated town is Alturas. At just 2.25 people per square mile, this is one of the most sparsely populated counties in California.
A large percentage of the land in Modoc county is public land, including National Forests, National Parks and BLM land. There is thus plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities available, and some of the largest draws include Clear Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Lava Beds National Monument, Modoc National Forest, Shasta National Forest, Modoc National Wildlife Refuge, and Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
The county's slogans are "The last best place" and "Where the West still lives".
Alturas is the county seat of Modoc County with a population of 2,715 according to the 2020 census. It is the headquarters of the Modoc National Forest, the Modoc National Wildlife Refuge and the Applegate Field Office of the BLM as well as a trade center for agricultural products. The Modoc Medical Center, Alturas Municipal Airport, numerous hotels, and a grocery store and located within the city limits.
Approximate Elevation: 4340 Ft
GPS Coordinates (approx.): Please note that the GPS coordinates are approximate. They come from public assessor GIS data and are fairly accurate, but to find the exact boundaries of the property, it is best to hire a local surveyor.
Center: 41.4145, -120.7049
Annual Taxes: $283
Annual POA Dues: $95
Zoning: Residential High Density
Time Limit to Build: None as far as we are aware
Access: Dirt Road
Power: Electricity lines are located along N West St, but we advise that you contact Surprise Valley Electric for more information on how to connect power to the lot.
Water: A well would need to be installed.
Sewer: A septic system would need to be installed. Please note that a perc test has not been done.
Contacts: Modoc County Planning Department, Modoc County Building Department, California Pines
The information within this listing is posted by a private or third-party seller and we do not guarantee the accuracy of the information enclosed. We encourage to always verify ownership and property details listed. As a precaution, due diligence in any real estate transaction is encouraged and closing through a verified title company is advised. To the maximum extent permitted by law we do not accept any responsibility to any person for the accuracy of the information herein.