Come discover the wonders of Cowboy Country, in a state famous for its beautiful and scenic desert landscapes—Nevada! You’ll want to be prepared for adventure with so many recreational activities and thousands of acres of BLM land to explore. You can enjoy activities such as mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, horseback riding, camping, four wheeling, lake and stream fishing and a lot more. While you’re here take in the panoramic mountain views and of the saffron skies in the evening as the sun sets. Something that will be forever etched into your mindseye.
This beautiful property is located in Elko, Nevada (Elko County). It has easy access from Interstate 80, making it well situated to be your private outdoor getaway. While the rural location and mountain views provide a relaxing and natural backdrop. The 1.03 acre property is mainly covered in sagebrush and grasses, there are few cacti seen throughout. The western part of the property has a mild slope, but nothing extreme. At just 16 miles to the south you can find the modern conveniences of Elko, NV such as bars, restaurants, and grocery stores.
There are seemingly limitless opportunities to enjoy the outdoors near this property, thanks to the 3 districts of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Elko county. In addition, the county contains a vast amount (6.9 million acres!) of US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land available for public use. So, get your adventure on!
Nearby recreational opportunities include: Hiking, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, camping, and mountain biking in the vast quantities of protected wilderness land in Elko county; Golf at the Ruby View Golf Course in the nearby town of Elko; Cultural and historical exhibits, such as the California Trail Interpretive Center, where you can follow the footsteps and stories of gold-rush pioneers and other settlers; Casinos, bars, and restaurants in the nearby town of Elko; ATV riding, rafting, and much more.
You will quickly see why this truly is the “Great American West.” A land of intrigue, capable of stretching the limits of your adventure, exceeding convention to its fullest. Elko County, Nevada is wide-open and scenic, offering beautiful views of the high desert with mountain backdrops. Ranchers, hunters, fishermen and all adventurers alike have sought out land here for decades. So have well-known business people and entertainment figures looking to combine a quiet rural retreat with an investment in land. Examples include Reebok founder Paul Fireman, as well as the actor Jimmy Stewart, both of whom owned ranches in Elko County. The raw majesty of Elko County’s Ruby Mountains, East Humboldt Range and the rugged canyon streams will allow you discover the unspoiled drama of the West.
If you hunt, pronghorn antelope can be found here. Did you know, the pronghorn are the fastest running hoofed animal in north America? They thrive in the open plains, fields, grasslands, deserts and basins of Elko County. Between the summer and winter, the pronghorns migrate between feeding grounds to survive the harsh winters.
Fall is spectacular, heralding in warm days, cool evenings and the changing of the leaves. The winter months are usually blanketed with snow. So whether your idea of adventure revolves around the hush of falling snowflakes in a pristine alpine meadow or racing through powder with adrenaline-pumping speed Elko County can fulfill your longings. Among other outdoor activities, popular winter activities include ice fishing, snowmobiling, alpine skiing and snowboarding, snow sledding, and cross country skiing.Winter months bring average high temperatures between 37-43 degrees with lows averaging between 25-31 degrees. Spring brings explosions of color as acres of wildflowers bloom in splendor along with warmer temperatures accompanied by cool nights. During the warm summer months the average high falls between 80-90 degrees
Please Note: The property lies within a Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs) subject to inundation by the 1% annual chance flood. The property falls under Zone A which has no base flood elevation determined. On the other hand, it is very accessible with neighbors scattered through the area and don’t forget Elko is just a short drive to the southwest.
|Subdivision||Twin River Ranchos Unit 3 Lot 4-N½ Block 50
|Street Address||N/A Polk Ave, Elko, NV 89801|
|Size||1.03 in acres|
|Lot Dimensions||150 feet x 300 feet|
|Legal Description||Lot 4-N½ of Block 50 of Twin River Ranchos Unit #3 as per record of Survey Map recorded in the Office of the Elko County Recorder, Elko, Nevada, under file number 7956.|
|Lat/Long Coordinates||NW 40.9932, -115.5873
NE 40.9932, -115.5862
SE 40.9928, -115.5862
SW 40.9928, -115.5873
|Elevation||Approx. 5,250 feet|
|Annual Taxes||Approx. $16.20|
|Zoning||Agricultural-Residential (AR) - Since the parcel is under the AR district, the following uses are permitted: single-family dwellings not to exceed one unit on each parcel of land, orchards, vegetable crops, gardens, rodeo and roping arenas, public parks and campgrounds, nurseries and greenhouses, private stables, home occupations. Camping is allowed for 28 days without septic system. No permit required. The days do not have continuous. It can be 28 days but no more than 28 consecutive days. You may come and go as long as the stay is not more than 28 days. The RV tank must be pumped or dumped at an approved location. Hunting is not allowed as this is a residential area. Mobile homes and RVs are allowed as "permanent structures" for temporary use for 28 days. Mobile homes are considered as "permanent residences". RVs can be either moved off in 28 days or become the main living (dwelling) with well and septic. For more info check: Living in Rural Elko County and Elko County, Nevada County Code or contact Elko County Planning and Zoning Department at 775-738-6816.|
|Access||The roads are mainly two track and some are very faint leading into this property. These are not traveled daily so there are some shrubs or bushes in the center of these roads. There is a main road to the east of this property that is traveled quite a bit. There are legal access available since it is a subdivision. The surface of road along the parcel is gravel/dirt.|
|Sewer||Would need to install septic. Contact the Department of Health Services for the approval of septic sytem and other treatment process.|
|Water||Holding tanks and private wells are allowed. Local drillers may be contacted for cost and application procedures.|
|Utilities||No powerlines close. Power by Solar or generator, Phone by cellular, Satellite TV/Internet/Phone|
Elko County APN: 025-050-004 is located in Elko, NV. The approximate longitude & latitude coordinates for this property are shown on the map below. (40.9932, -115.5873)
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