1034.78 AC town of Desert Center

Historic town located on I-10 between LA and Phoenix​

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  • Accepting Offers through 11/15/19. Must submit proof of funds with all offers.

  • Probate Sale – Town of Desert Center has been in the Ragsdale family for over 100 years

  • The town of Desert Center is surrounded by 120,000 acres of Government managed BLM Land

  • Perfect Location for Travel Center or Truck Stop – at the junction of I-10 & State Route 177 – Halfway Between Los Angeles, CA and Phoenix, AZ

    Includes Historic Café, Post Office, and Gas Station

  • Includes Land Near the Chuckwalla Valley Raceway & Athos, an approved 500MW (megawatt) solar project

  • Closest Gas Stations are 18 miles west, 40 miles east, and 67 miles north

Asking Price: $6,000,000 ($5,798 AC)

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Site Amenities

  • Location: Located 49 miles east of Indio, California, the city of Desert Center lies between the Blythe and Indio, at the junction of I-10 and State Route 177. It is halfway between the major metropolitan cities of Los Angeles, CA and Phoenix, AZ.
  • Current Use: Historic Town
  • Total Parcel Size: 1034.78 AC total
  • Zoning: Varies – CPS, W-2-10, W-2 & N-A
  • General Plan: Varies – RR, VLDR, CT, OS-RUR, LDR
  • Improvements: Historic cafe, post office, gas station
    • Utilities: – Electric
    • Water: Well
  • Year built: Varies
  • Condition: Poor
  • Terms: Cash / Subject to Riverside County Probate Court Approval
  • Population: 204
  • Traffic Counts: I-10 – 53,700 Annual Average Daily; State Route 177, N of I-10 – 2,600 Annual Average Daily
  • Directions: Driving east on I-10 from Indio, CA. Take exit 192. Drive north onto Rice Rd/CA-177. The town of Desert Center will be right at the intersection of CA-177 & Ragsdale Rd. To get to the Chuckwalla Raceway area, drive north 4.7 miles and turn right onto an unmarked street with a Chuckwalla Raceway sign.

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