$5,750,000
11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
MLS# 6401340
4 beds  |  4 baths


Astonishing and rare 62 patented acre off-grid diamond, surrounded by national forest, with a helipad next to Scottsdale, and an historic gold mine, AND 14 potential homesites. Nothing like it.
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Astonishing and rare 62 patented acre off-grid diamond, surrounded by national forest, with a helipad next to Scottsdale, and an historic gold mine, AND 14 potential homesites. Nothing like it. Beginning of the journey through the Tonto National Forest is with a private gate on the easement. At 4500 feet, you'll be able to look down at rainbows from your amazing perch! Easement through the Tonto national Forest and a well-graded road that can be widened and further improved. A spectacular trip 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 Built as a demonstration project, the SkyDancer fitness studio is perched on a cliff and shows what's possible in a remote, off-grid location. One of the country's most unique off-grid properties. The three exisitng structures are just the beginning of the potential of the mountain with gold mines, helipad, patented land, the SkyDancer fitness and yoga retreat, and 14 potential homesites! The SkyDancer fitness center and yoga retreat, constructed as a demonstration project to show people just what is possible in a remote area. Complete with spa, patio, kitchen and bath, fireplace and cable TV! Served also by a helipad on the property, and less than 1/4 mile from the Scottsdale city boundary. you are less than 13 minutes from the Kierland area. You'll get 62 patented acres, with all mineral rights, and unspoiled views as far as the eye can see The Rackensack is surrounded by the Tonto National Forest, yet less than 1/4 mile from the Norther border of the city of Scottsdale, visible in the background. While Arizona and Utah lakes have levels dropping, here's an overview of why the Rackensack rain harvesting system has been effective for two decades, in providing water for the property! Complete full kitchen in the main studio and workshop on Sanctuary mountain. 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 The Sky Dancer fitness studio, perched on a cliff is a demonstration project to show what's possible off the grid, the main house, and casitas are in the distance. There are 14 possible homesites on the land. 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 Weather details are available online for the Rackensack Canyon official weather station and rain gauge, located on the property. Details of the weather station rainfall as they appear online. 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 There are over 20 uses for old mining tunnels, other than for mining! 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 Historic photo of Edward Cave, known as "ole Rackensack" who worked the mines in the area for over 30 years. 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 Amazing tunnels are level and cleared, lit by electricity. Thousands of tourists have paid $ 100 for the adventurous trip!

Property Description
This Breathtaking 62 acre Mountaintop Sanctuary is a Perfectly Secluded Safe-Haven with Helipad just minutes from Scottsdale's North Boundary. Your gated access, private 1.5 mile drive ascends to 4520' elevation with 360 degree panoramas. The 3 existing structures are just the beginning with RU190 zoning potential for 14 home sites or the Ultimate Dream Home Estate on highest elevation build site in Maricopa County. Historic Rackensack Mine parcel, 62 patented acres & USFS approved access easement. Located within the 3 million acres of Tonto Nat'l Forest. Investors-Business Opportunity, popular location for Gold Mine Tours, Corporate Retreat, Bed & Breakfast. Includes all assets, residential home & buildings on 2 parcels: 219-99-012-C & 219-99-012-D. Be sure to check out the 4 video tours

Details
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Documents
Contract Information
Status Change Date: 2022-05-17
List Price: $5,750,000
Status: Active
Current Price: $5,750,000
List Date: 2022-05-17
Type: ER
Ownership: Fee Simple
Subagents: N
Buyer Broker $/%: %
Variable Commission: Y
Location, Tax & Legal
Map Code/Grid: D38
House Number: 11000
Compass: E
Street Name: FOREST # 483
St Suffix: Road
St Dir Sfx: E
City/Town Code: Cave Creek
State/Province: AZ
Zip Code: 85331
Country: USA
County Code: Maricopa
Assessor's Map #: 99
Assessor's Parcel #: 12
Assessor Parcel Ltr: C
Assessor Number: 219-99-012-C
Legal Description (Abbrev): CLAIMS EL PASO & FT WORTH MS #2916A LY W/IN S2 SEC 33
Subdivision: Stunning Off-grid Sanctuary with Gold Mines
Tax Municipality: Maricopa - COUNTY
Taxes: 740
Tax Year: 2021
General Property Description
Dwelling Type: Single Family - Detached
Dwelling Styles: Detached
Exterior Stories: 1
# of Interior Levels: 1
# Bedrooms: 4
# Bathrooms: 4
Approx SQFT: 2000
Price/SqFt: 2875
Horses: N
Builder Name: custom
Year Built: 2003
Approx Lot SqFt: 2698978
Approx Lot Acres: 61.96
Flood Zone: No
Pool: None
Marketing Name: Rackensack
Elementary School: Black Mountain Elementary School
Jr. High School: Cactus Shadows High School
High School: Cactus Shadows High School
Elem School Dist #: 093 - Cave Creek Unified District
High School Dist #: 093 - Cave Creek Unified District
Remarks & Misc
Cross Street: N. Seven Springs Rd and Forest Service Road # 483
Directions: N. on Seven Springs Road to the junction of Forest Service Road # 483
Geo Lat: 33.902153
Geo Lon: -111.847019
Legal Info
Township: 7N
Range: 5E
Section: 33
Lot Number: no
Association & Fees
HOA Y/N: N
PAD Fee Y/N: N
Land Lease Fee Y/N: N
Basement
Basement Y/N: N
Separate Den/Office
Sep Den/Office Y/N: Y
Parking Spaces
Carport Spaces: 20
Total Covered Spaces: 20
Solar Panels
Ownership: Owned
Grid: Off
Contact Info
List Agent Home Phn: 602-377-0060
Property Features
Special Listing Cond: N/A
Add'l Property Use: Other (See Remarks)
Architecture: Ranch; Other (See Remarks)
Master Bathroom: Full Bth Master Bdrm
Master Bedroom: Split; Downstairs
Additional Bedroom: Other Bdrm Dwnstrs; Separate Bdrm Exit
Fireplace: 3+ Fireplace; Gas Fireplace; Freestnd Fireplace
Flooring: Other
Pool Features: No Pool
Spa: Private; Above Ground; Heated
Dining Area: Eat-in Kitchen
Kitchen Features: Range/Oven Elec; Refrigerator; Granite Countertops; Kitchen Island
Laundry: Washer Included; Dryer Included; Inside
Other Rooms: Great Room; Guest Qtrs-Sep Entrn
Features: 9+ Flat Ceilings; No Interior Steps
Technology: Sat Dish TV Ownd; High Speed Internet Available
Exterior Features: Patio; Covered Patio(s); Private Street(s); Built-in BBQ
Construction: Frame - Metal; Rammed Earth
Const - Finish: Other (See Remarks)
Roofing: Metal
Cooling: Evaporative Cooling; Ceiling Fan(s); See Remarks
Heating: Propane; Electric
Plumbing: Propane Hot Wtr Htr; Rainwater Captr Sys; Reclaimed Water Sys
Energy/Green Feature: Solar Panels; Gray Water System
Utilities: Butane/Propane
Water: Pvt Water Company
Sewer: Septic in & Cnctd
Fencing: None
Property Description: Border Pres/Pub Lnd; Hillside Lot; Mountain View(s); North/South Exposure
Landscaping: Natural Desert Front; Natural Desert Back
Possession: By Agreement; Close of Escrow
Association Fee Incl: No Fees
Assoc Rules/Info: None
Existing 1st Loan: Treat as Free&Clear
New Financing: Cash; Conventional
Disclosures: Seller Discl Avail; Agency Discl Req
Supplements
Gold Mine Tour Website www.rackensack.com will convey to new buyers. Private Road Access easement was obtained from the U.S. Forest Service. Water is from a unique rain harvesting system which features 6 tanks with a total 15,000 gallon capacity. Be sure to check the documents section for full information on how the rain harvesting system operates. Passive solar Rammed Earth buildings. Solar power with multiple Photo Voltaic arrays and 2 backup generators. Steel Storage Container 8'x20 included. Note: there are 14 potential home sites on the property with the RU190 zoning, and 5 pads are currently graded. Check documents section for detailed description of fixtures and appliances in each building. Appliances include GE Stainless Steel Gas Range, Refrigerator/Freezer w/icemaker, Dishwasher and Microwave (purchased 8/22/2020). Also Frigidaire Gallery Front Load Washer (Low Water usage, Heavy duty, large extra capacity) and Frigidaire Gallery Propane Gas Dryer.

Listing Office: Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty

Last Updated: June - 21 - 2022

11000 E FOREST # 483 Road E, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 - MLS# 6401340

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