These 40 acres in Northern California are affordable, untouched, and beautiful.  Property slopes down from North to South and then up again.  It is covered with juniper trees, native grasses, views in all directions of mountains & valley.  There is a small pond near the western edge of the property.  Nearest amenities are in Alturas, CA, just 13 miles away!

Camp on your own land and enjoy an abundance of wildlife such as deer, quail & antelope.  Property is located on a dead-end dirt road.  Enjoy quiet & solitude in rural Northern, CA, close to Modoc National Forest property.

See pictures below, and read about the purchase process here.

Property Details:
Property Address:  Shaffer Road, Modoc County, CA.  It is accessible via Hwy 395 north of Alturas via Steward Road or the long way around from Hwy 299 via Co Rd 267 which will add about 7 miles more of dirt road.
Parcel ID: 021-250-0911, 021-250-1011
Size: 40.00 Acres
Terrain: Sloping North to South
Access: Dirt Road.  Will need 4 wheel drive to get to the property in winter months.
Conveyance: Warranty Deed
HOA Fees: NO
Taxes: Approximately $550 per year

Zoning:  Low-Density Residential, Rural Residential.  Mobile homes, manufactured homes allowed.  Camping allowed 90 days a year (no greater than 30 days at one time).

Utilities:  Water by well or holding container, septic needed.  Power lines one mile away.  Solar accepted.

Currently, no utilities are adjacent to these two lots. You can call Surprise Valley Electric Corporation in Alturas, CA at 530.233.3511 to obtain cost information, or heck… just go solar!!!

It is peaceful and serene. This property is for the stay at home, not go to town much, love the quiet, kinda people.

Terms:  After $249 document processing fee
Cash Price: $ 29,500.00
Owner Financing: $ 1,000.00 Down, $ 467.00 per month for 120 months

GPS Coordinates (approximate coordinates)
Northwest Corner:  41.578467, -120.413508
Northeast Corner:  41.578467, -120.408595
Southwest Corner:  41.575450, -120.413487
Southeast Corner:  41.575290, -120.408670

Directions to property:  Head North on Highway 395 toward Lakeview, OR.  Go approximately 8 miles and you will see some mailboxes on your right side.  There is a sign that says the road is closed, but it really isn’t.  Turn right and go across cattle guard to Thoms (Thomas) Creek Estates Unit 2.  Cross the creek and turn left onto Steward Road.  Take a right on Shaffer Lane/Drive and go approximately 1 mile.  Properties are on your right.  See below for aerial directions.

Directions from Alturas:,+California+96101/41.578467,-120.408595/@41.5789378,-120.4365134,4704m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m8!4m7!1m5!1m1!1s0x54cb90ad699500f3:0x7d078a723c607139!2m2!1d-120.5424555!2d41.4871146!1m0