Category Archives: California

Surrounded by National Forest

52,000  10 acres  Christina Holum  RE/MAX Gold
Vacant Land surrounded by National Forest. Above the snow line at 5,800 ft elevation. Great place for hunting, atv’s, snowmobiles and dirt trails to Lake Tahoe region. Take your recreational vehicles to picnic go fishing, camping or star gazing. Seasonal to almost year round stream at the bottom of the property. Approximately 6 miles out of civilization. Entire parcel faces south. Rock outcroppings and cleared areas. [Read More]

Off Grid – Contractors Dream

325,000  8 acres  Christina Holum  RE/MAX Gold
Contractor’s dream, structurally very sound but this beautiful 2 story needs some love and finishing touches. Owned by the father of a contractor who loved the outdoors too much to finish the inside. Gorgeous acreage and view, sunsets await the mancave while Mr. is hobbying in the detached steel outbuilding. Quiet neighborhood for you to sleep tight after your family explores the nearby El Dorado National Forest and North Fork of the Cosumnes River. Under 2 miles by dirt road from paved county road. 100% OFF GRID!!! Just shy of 8 acres. [Read More]

High Sierra Off-Grid Cabin – Remote Area, Adjoins NFS!

289,000  1 acres  For Sale By Owner  Owner
1300 sq ft(approx) cabin located in the high sierras mountains near Bass Lake, Ca. This cabin was originally built in the mid 1950’s but was remodeled in 2011. There is 1 bedroom and 1 large sleeping loft. The loft sleeps 8 people. There are 2 bathrooms, one off the bedroom and 1 in the loft. The cabin has a beautiful river rock fireplace which was refaced during the remodel. There is also a laundry room. Hot water comes from a tankless water heater and heat comes from a propane wall heater with fan. There was a new septic system installed in 2011 as well. Power for the cabin comes from a generator with 2 different hookup locations. The cabin comes partially furnished. All loft beds and bedding are included along with the propane stove and fridge. The armoire in the laundry room is also included. The dining table is negotiable. There is plenty of storage in the cabin. The ... [Read More]

Riverfront Retreat: 2 Homes, Water, <2 hours from LA

749,000  5.5 acres  For Sale By Owner 
Visit: theoaksmountainretreat.wordpress.com for more photos and information. This is a rare and wonderful waterfront property. Realtors have told us it “doesn’t exist.” A realtor we spoke with said he had been selling mountain properties for over 35 years and hadn’t seen anything like this. 5 acres, orchard, year-round river, less than 2 hours from Los Angeles and Orange Counties. This is a 5.5 acre (5.13 per tax assessor, but bigger than that) privately-owned property within the San Bernardino National Forest. Major year-round, 10,000+ gal./ minute stream. Native rainbow and brown trout. River water irrigates grounds and apple/pear/plum orchard. Additional photos: www.theoaksmountainretreat.wordpress.com 25 miles from Big Bear. 74 miles from city of Orange. 84 miles from Pasadena. 87 miles from Los Angeles. 1. Rare privately-owned land within the San Bernardino ... [Read More]

Lonesome Ranch – Turn-Key Off-The-Grid Living

Experience turn-key, off-the-grid living at Lonesome Ranch, the ultimate survivalist compound. Hunting, fishing and gold mining abound, all within this private paradise, secluded from the masses, yet easily accessible in the event of a disaster. Travel back in time to experience the romance, excitement and nostalgia of California’s Gold Rush era. Nestled within the Sequoia National Forest and surrounded by 7,000-ft high snow-capped mountain peaks, this 200+ acre property occupies a secluded valley with an elevation of 6,000 feet. Enter the private gates of the Lonesome Ranch in the majestic Piute Mountains and enjoy simple living and wide open spaces, all with the modern amenities of today. This rare opportunity includes 17-parcels of land, with 9 historical cabins from the late 1800’s, 4 of which have been restored for daily use. The modernized and upgraded main cabin is the ... [Read More]

Monterey County Boutique Vineyard & Custom Home

Experience the forever views of the Salinas Valley and West Pinnacles National Park, relaxing on your private 160-acre ranch in the Gabilan Mountain Range. This unique estate boasts active production of ultra-premium Chalone AVA Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes (property is contiguous to well respected Chalone Vineyard owned by Foley Family Wines), onsite ATV trails, and Pinnacles National Park trail access. The exceptional residence is meticulously designed with no expense spared on architectural detail with its high-end finishes, open floor plan, stone wine cellar, lap pool, and floor to ceiling windows that take in picturesque views from every room. Completely off the grid, the design is focused on taking advantage of the natural environment, keeping your power consumption minimal. Use this distinctive property as a private recreational mecca on a vineyard estate. [Read More]

Silver City Cabin Retreat!

Need a private getaway? Need fresh air? Get lost in the beauty of magnificent pine trees, fresh water creeks, and views that only can be described as incredible! Hiking trails for the mountain enthusiast. Cabin has been in the family for 6 generations. You truly can enjoy nature and relax in the charm of days gone by. [Read More]

Big Acreage (570.69 acres!) on Chimney Creek

699,095  570.69 acres  Tony Click 
This Big Acreage (570.69 Acres) offers “Big Opportunity!” Beautifully situated in picturesque Nieto Canyon with Chimney Creek flowing through the property for approximately 1 mile! This Private & Secluded Acreage has ALREADY BEEN DIVIDED INTO 20 SEPARATE PARCELS! Keep it all or sell off part, you decide. Top Quality Improvements include interior roads, 2 large building pads, good producing well with a custom built well house plus pump, piping and storage tank! This Unique & Diverse Property offers Absolutely Beautiful, Ever Changing, Mountain & Valley Views in every direction! There are Fantastic Granite Outcrops and it is studded with a variety of Mature Trees! The dark night skies filled with star constallations are truly magnificent! This property is “Off Grid” and will require solar or generator for power. The Property borders Government land ... [Read More]

Hilltop Retreat! Close to the Sequoia National Forest!

Stunning views sitting on 37 gorgeous acres doesn’t begin to describe this very secluded oasis. Completely ‘Green’ this home runs completely on solar. Beautiful refurbished floors made from school bleachers are radiant heated. The kitchen boasts granite counter tops and wood cabinets and is open to the dining area. Warm and inviting,there are windows galore! Decks, patios, Pizza oven, gardens and views! This is the place to call home! [Read More]