Kern County / CALIFORNIA

$ 5,999

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$ 5,999
Cash Sale
For Sale
Kern County / CALIFORNIA
5 acres


This is a 5 acre lot in the Mojave Desert (the native habitat of the Joshua Tree). The property is in a rural area, but there are a number of homes to the south of the lot.

“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt, U.S. president

This property is located 15 minutes from the town of California City and 1 hour to the Angeles National Forest. It is approximately 25 minutes to the southern end of the Sierra Nevada and 1 hour and 15 minutes to Bakersfield

The property has access via a dirt road, Yucaipa St.

The lot is not too far from the Angeles National Forest. According to the United States Forest Service, “The Angeles National Forest is a unique area nestled in the midst of an ever-changing and growing population in the Los Angeles area.   The Forest is one of the few remaining open space areas in Southern California.   The forest is an important part of the overall health and well being of the area population. It provides open space, solitude from the everyday stress of modern living, a place to conduct research, a haven for wildlife, and offers a wide variety of recreation opportunities.” 

“Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been made in real estate than in all industrial investments combined. The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate.” – Andrew Carnegie, billionaire industrialist

The lot is zoned PL (Platted Lands). Please note that this property should be bought for recreational purposes since it is our understanding that the lot is not buildable since the county does not consider Yucaipa Street a legal road.


We accept personal checks, cashier’s checks, money orders and Zelle.


$1 down with a $299 document fee and $199 per month for 45 months at 0% APR. No prepayment penalty. No credit checks. 


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.


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.

“Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.” – Will Rogers, actor


APN: 469-380-05-9

GPS Center-point Coordinates (approx): 35.2271, -118.012

GPS Boundary Coordinates (approx):
NE: 35.228, -118.0113
NW: 35.2279, -118.0124
SW: 35.2261, -118.0124
SE: 35.2261, -118.0113

Legal Description:The W1/2 of the W1/2 of the N1/2 of the N1/2 of the W1/2 of the NE1/4 of Section 21, Township 31 South, Range 37 East


Annual taxes are $17.71. Taxes have been paid through 2019 and no back taxes are owed.

“Buy on the fringe and wait. Buy land near a growing city! Buy real estate when other people want to sell. Hold what you buy!” – John Jacob Astor, real estate and business mogul


What utilities are available? Our understanding is that no public utilities are available, but please contact Kern County for more information.

Can I build a home on the lot? Please go to the Kern County building department for more information. Our understanding is that the property cannot be built on since the county does not consider Yucaipa Street a legal road.

Are there any improvements on the lot? No, the lot is vacant. There are no fences or buildings on the lot.

What kind of deed will I receive? You will receive a special warranty deed, which means the seller is guaranteeing that the property wasn’t encumbered during the time of his/her ownership.

How many people can be included on the deed? You can have as many people listed on the deed as you would like.

Can the deed be made out to an LLC? Yes, the deed can be made out to an LLC or corporation.

Does the property come with mineral rights? We buy all of our properties assuming that we only have the surface rights. In order to determine whether a particular property has mineral rights, you will usually need to hire a title company to run a mineral rights search going all the way back to the original homestead.

“Buying real estate is not only the best way, the quickest way, the safest way, but the only way to become wealthy.” – Marshall Field, entrepreneur


We completed an extensive due diligence process on this lot, but we recommend you do your own research as well. Take the time to get to know your new property before purchasing – it could remain in your family for generations!

“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” – Mark Twain, writer and humorist

Our mission is to offer high quality properties at reasonable prices, provide maximum transparency and always strive to do the right thing.

If you are interested in land investing, you can check out our article on How to Get Started in Land Investing.

Erika Benson

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