This is a great home base for outdoor adventure. Dolan Springs has long been a quiet desert haven for snowbirds in winter and vacationers in the summer. Dolan Springs’ mild high desert weather is perfect for many of the outdoor sports and activities available. From here you can explore the world’s largest Joshua Tree forest near Meadview, play on Lake Mead all day, Ride your ATV or horses into the desert or search for gold or meteorites in Gold Basin.
The community offers many amenities: Fire Station, School, Library, Full Service Grocery Store, Restaurants, Gas Station, Post Office, Chamber of Commerce, Lumber Yard, Family Dollar and other locally owned small businesses. Since the opening of the Grand Canyon Skywalk there is a lot more traffic going through Dolan Springs on Pierce Ferry Road. Because of this you have a lot of small mom and pop shops that are very successful selling to tourists that stop.
Real Estate Subdivisions in Dolan Springs:
Lake Mohave Ranchos:
Large, unique Joshua trees can be seen throughout these subdivisions of Lake Mohave Ranchos. The trees start at 13th Street and extend 5 miles to 23rd Street. Each subdivision is square with one mile each side. Between each subdivision is set aside one mile square of government land giving the area a checkerboard appearance and creating a lot of wide open spaces. Lake Mohave Ranchos was subdivided years ago into one acre lots. Each unit contains about 480 one acre lots. There are over 20 different units of Lake Mohave Ranchos. Fourteen of the units are found in the Joshua tree area from 13th St. to 23rd St.
Some lots have city water available. Others you haul your own water or have it delivered. The scenery is spectacular with colorful mountains. The Cerbat Mountain Range can be seen in the East, Table Mountain in the North and the Black Mountains to the South. Much of the terrain is level to gently rolling hills with mature Joshua trees over 20′ high. The landscaping is natural and easy to take care of. With the setting of the sun the mountains change colors. At night you can see the red glow of Las Vegas in the western sky. Millions of bright stars light up the evening sky and sometimes you can see the milky way. The area is becoming more popular for amateur astronomers to take a short drive out of the light pollution of Las Vegas to see the stars and distant planets in our clear uninterrupted skies.
All lots are at least an acre in size except for the downtown area which are quarter acres or more. Septic tanks are used throughout the area, there is no sewer system. We have lots with power & phone available and many with water. You can have horses and other animals on these lots. Units 6 through 15 are located in the middle of a Joshua Tree Forest. They are all located off the Pierce Ferry Road some you have to drive a little farther on the dirt road to get to. But no more than 2 miles.
Lake Mohave Ranchos and Dolan Springs is a great area to four wheel drive, hike, prospect, rockhound, horseback ride and enjoy the beauty of outdoors with all the wide open spaces and mountain ranges. If you like the country life and being away from all you probably will find this area very appealing. Many people are retiring in this area because of the affordability and mild climate. We are looking for more listings in the Lake Mohave Ranchos Subdivision. If you own property here and wish to sell, please contact our office.
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