Northwest Arizona is dominated by Mohave County. This area has much to offer the retiree with lots of space and beautiful scenery. The photo above was taken in northwest Arizona on the road into Temple Bar on Lake Mead.
For fast paced excitement there is gambling at nearby Las Vegas and Laughlin, Neveda. For the relaxing there is outstanding fresh water watersports, fishing and sunning on Lakes Mead, Mohave, and Havasu. Mohave County has an estimated 1,000 miles of fresh water shoreline.
In addition to the area's water recreation, there are ghost towns, old gold mines, rock hunting, jeep trails, and more government open space to play in than you could ever believe.
Dolan Springs is a retirement land investment paradise. There are land opportunities in all sizes. A senic area, Dolan Springs is near the world's largest Joshua Tree Forest. Dolan Springs is the gateway to Lake Mead, a beautiful 550-mile shoreline lake offering many forms of water recreation.
Being the closest Arizona town to Las Vegas, Dolan Springs will become an easy commute to Las Vegas when the Hoover Dam ByPass Bridge is completed. When completed, the 2,000 foot-long Colorado River Bridge will span the Black Canyon connecting Arizona and Nevada nearly 900-feet above the Colorado River.
Chloride is a peaceful village of about 250 people. There are roughly 350 sunshine days a year in the high desert altitude of 4,009 feet in the Cerbat Mountains. The climate is perfect for the southwest lifestyle. Retirement land is available in many different sizes.
Kingman is an affordable community, located in the midst of breathtaking natural beauty with the sunbelt lifestyle. Kingman's elevation, at 3,336 ft., provides an ideal southwestern climate -- neither too hot or too cold! The dry climate is pollen-free, to add to its healthy attributes. The Hualapai Mountians' forested slopes offer picnicking and hunting.
Bullhead City is now the home of close to 40,000 residents. The booming community has developed into a unique city across the Colorado River from Laughlin, Nevada. At 540 feet above sea level it has the classic low desert climate. Land parcels are still available in the area, but going fast.
Meadview is located at the point where the Grand Canyon ends and Lake Mead starts. Meadview is surrounded on three sides by the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, which is approximately twice the size of the entire State of Rhode Island. At elevations between 3,150 and 3,550 feet, and just 10 miles south of Lake Mead, Meadview enjoys summers a little cooler than the low lying deserts and winters a little warmer than the mountain areas.
White Hills is a rapidly growing community located off Arizona State Highway 93 on the east side, about 30 miles South of Hoover Dam. While there is land available in the area, if your serious about retirement land the time to buy it is now. Seems like lots of people have found out about this area and prices are headed up.
Lake Havasu City was started In 1963 by the town's founder, Robert P. McCullock, Sr. who purchased a 26 square mile parcel of barren desert, that would become the site for Lake Havasu City. At the time it was the largest single tract of state land ever sold in Arizona, and the cost per acre was under $75. Gee, how land values have increased since then. But if you look around you can still find parcels available at today's prices.
Golden Valley has a lot of develpment activity in both stick built and manufacture homes. Nice lots and parcels can be purchased in this area for retirement land investment or to add your home.
The Arizona climate is what you have always dreamed of and it is waiting for you. And the best part, there are still lots, small parcels and large pieces of land for retirement property and investment that you can buy!