8 ac S Foothills Rd
- Level, great canyon views
- Type: Lots and Land
- Style: Lot / Land "High desert near Portal"
- Development Level: Land Only
- Lot Type: Rectangular
- Lot Size: 8.34 acres 380ft x 999ft "Approximate - legal drawn up at sale"
- Taxes: $1,786.44 (2017)
- MLS #: 135301
Level building sites on old stream terrace at entrance to Cave Creek Canyon. Dark skies, big views of cliffs and forested Chiricahua mountains to southwest, Peloncillo and Animas mountains to the east. Diverse vegetation and very birdy, with Cactus Wrens, Roadrunners, Verdins and hummers galore. Nearby wells have hit water at 95-135 feet or less. Good soils for gardening, horses. Propane by truck delivery. DSL, cable tv & phone on fiber optic line along county road. Go solar or bring in power +/- 1000'. CC&Rs require buried utilities, site-built residence. Trailer/RV ok while building. Owners of this and neighboring parcels under these CC&Rs can request abandonment or alteration after 12/30/2010 . Legal access is across neighboring parcels, current physical access is by an old road to Portal. Splittable into 2 lots.
Under a bird migration corridor. Nearby riparian zone provides a great migrant trap, or plant your own with cottonwoods, mulberries, and sycamores in your yard.
Across Foothills Rd is Sky Village, home to astronomers, and world-famous birding destination Jasper's Feeders with 228 sp. yard list.
Diverse vegetation lures birds and butterflies. Good deep level soils, little or no grazing since it was fenced 10+ years ago. Long growing season from mid-March to mid-October or later.
Many Portal residents garden here year round: summer for warm-weather crops like squash, corn and beans, winter for leafy greens. Apple, peach, plum, apricot, berries, grapes all do well in this area.
- High Speed Internet Available
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