Richwine near the Falls

$300,000 | 19.55 ± Acres
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION:

This is the last residential property before entering McArthur Burney Falls State Park. Only 1/2 mile to reach the Falls and just over one mile to Lake Britton boat launch, picnic area and sandy beach.

PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Immaculate MFH on permanent foundation. 1560sf with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths.
  • Several outbuildings, one insulated for hobby room on 2 sides.
  • Older barn with hay storage and stall.
  • Fenced pasture area plus Burney Creek in your back yard, all on 19.55 level acres.
  • The home has an open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, wood stove between dining and living room on tile hearth.
  • Large master suite has mirrored closet, oversized bath with Jacuzzi tub, separate shower and dual sinks.
  • Laundry with sink and storage.
  • Slider to back deck overlooking creek. Burney creek goes underground through the summer and fall, it pops back above ground just before the Falls.
  • Tall oaks and pines are scattered thought-out the property, which borders Forest Service to the north and Fruit Growers to the west.
  • Deer, bald eagles, duck and geese share this wonderful property with the landowner.
  • The park is within the Cascade Range and Modoc Plateau natural region, with forest and five miles of streamside and lake shoreline, including a portion of Lake Britton.
  • The park's centerpiece is the 129-foot Burney Falls, which is not the highest or largest waterfall in the state, but possibly the most beautiful. Additional water comes from springs, joining to create a mist-filled basin. Burney Creek originates from the park's underground springs and flows to Lake Britton, getting larger along the way to the majestic falls.
  • The park's landscape was created by volcanic activity as well as erosion from weather and streams. This volcanic region is surrounded by mountain peaks and is covered by black volcanic rock, or basalt.
  • Created over a million years ago, the layered, porous basalt retains rainwater and snow melt, which forms a large underground reservoir. Within the park, the water emerges as springs at and above Burney Falls, where it flows at 100 million gallons every day.
  • Burney Falls was named after pioneer settler Samuel Burney who lived in the area in the 1850s. The McArthur's were pioneer settlers who arrived in the late 1800s. Descendants were responsible for saving the waterfall and nearby land from development. They bought the property and gave it to the state as a gift in the 1920s.
ADDRESS:

24532 State Highway 89
, California

COORDINATES:

41.0028830N, 121W

LOCATION/DIRECTIONS:

On Highway 299, turn North onto highway 89, continue about 6 miles, home is on the left. Heading S.E. on Highway 89, the home is the first on the right, just after State Park entrance.

TAXES:

$1,180/year (2015)

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Donna Utterback
Donna Utterback

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