2386 S Rock House Rd
Rare creekside lot!
- Riparian on the banks of Cave Creek
- Type: Lots and Land
- Style: Lot / Land "Site-built required"
- Lot Type: Irregular
- Lot Size: 4.44 acres n/a "Irregular, 1100 creek frontage"
- Taxes: $857.22 (2015)
Rare, well-forested riparian lot, right in Portal with a secluded building site. Electricity, well and septic already in and lot is ready to build. Walk to store, library, post office. Views of canyon walls, Silver Peak. The irregularly-shaped lot runs from the bridge to opposite the library with 1100' creek frontage. Many mature sycamores, oaks including one monarch 3' in diameter, plus hackberry, walnut and juniper. Dark skies and lots of peace and quiet. Owners' bird feeders and birdhouses have attracted Pyrrhruloxias, Bell's Vireos, Elf Owls, javelina, ring-tails. Building permit (now expired) was issued for this site.
April update: the Elf Owls are calling from a big sycamore on the property!
Walk to Portal Store, library and post office, just yards away. Creek runs intermittently in summer monsoon season, and with water in some years from the start of winter storms till May.
Phone hookup available at lot line with telephone, good fast DSL and cable tv. Free wireless in and outside of nearby library.
Building site is private and quiet. Deed restrictions require site-built home. Live in the camping trailer during construction, or use for camping now.
Cool downcanyon breezes at night provide natural summer air conditioning. This lot is provides shade trees galore with sycamores and oaks, and one huge old landmark oak tree is a true giant.
- Front Porch
- RV Parking
- Trees / Shrubs
- Cable Available
- High Speed Internet Available
Information is deemed to be correct but not guaranteed.