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7324 Great Southern Overland Stage Route of 1849 #, Julian, California


7324 Great Southern Overland Stage Route of 1849 #, Julian, California 92036
Borrego Valley Realty - MLS® ID: 170012373

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7324 Great Southern Overland Stage Route of 1849 #, Julian, California 92036 - This 1.01 acre wedge shaped lot already has a good well. The depth of the water level is at 132 feet. The bottom of the well is 150 feet, with 18 feet of water. The well is certified at 7.5 gallons per minute and the water has been tested and is potable. Well is certified, property corners are marked. This parcel near the Shelter Valley Community Center and the Fire Department. Great views of the surrounding mountains including Granite Mountain at the back of this lot. Well needs a pump. Blanket perk. Shelter Valley is a unique small community on the west side of Anza Borrego State Park in San Diego Co. It's about a 1.5 hour drive from San Diego, 15 miles from Julian. It's a high desert retreat from the city closer and cooler than Borrego Springs. Shelter Valley is surrounded by Anza Borrego State Park so no further growth is possible. It can also be reached coming from the San Bernardino area off Hwy 15 through Warner Springs, up from Ocotillo Wells on Hwy 8 or through Cuyamaca State Park or up from Ramona. It is a high desert environment though in centuries past was more habitable as shown by Indian relics found in the area. The ecology is dominated by cactus and open chaparral. Anza Borrego wildflowers in the spring are sensational. The old Butterfield Stage Coach route passed through Shelter Valley on the leg between Yuma and San Bernardino. John Butterfield Co. ran the overland trail from St. Louis, Missouri to San Francisco from 1857 to 1861. Afterwards local stage companies and the Wells Fargo Co used the old trail. At Scissors Crossing the S-2 Hwy doglegs around San Felipe Creek near where the adobe building that once was the San Felipe Station stood. Only a historical monument now marks this spot. The San Felipe Station was between the Vallecito Station 18 mile 'SE' and the Warner Ranch Station 16miles 'NW'. There are a few lost treasure stories associated with this route. Julian was once a prosperous gold mining area and where there were gold and stage coa

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  • Zip92036
  • CountySan Diego
  • StatusActive
  • Purchase TypeActive
  • Property typeVacant Land
  • Zoning typeR-1:SINGLE
  • School districtJulian High School,Julian Union
  • Lot size376x449x244
  • SewerPerc Test Completed
  • HOA fees$0.00
  • Office ID30112
  • Agent ID50988
  • Agent nameMary B Watkins
  • MLS® ID170012373

Broker: Borrego Valley Realty

Listing Courtesy of Borrego Valley Realty

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