Parcels 55, 56, and 59: Moose Pass, Trail Lake Group Homesites

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Location

The community of Moose Pass is located 29 miles north of Seward on the Kenai Peninsula and approximately 100 miles south of Anchorage. It is on the southwest shore of Upper Trail Lake, off of the Seward Highway.

The area is a popular recreation area particularly during the summer due to its proximity to the Trail Lakes, Trail River, and Seward area on Resurrection Bay. It is noted for its natural beauty and many hiking trails (within the adjoining Chugach National Forest), fishing, and camping. Community services include a US Post Office, school operated by the Kenai Peninsula Borough for grades K-8, convenience grocery store, library, restaurant, and inns.

The parcels are located on the east side of the Seward Highway between miles 27 and 29.

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Parcels

Parcel # TLO (MHT) # Acres Legal Survey Block/Lot Minimum Bid
5592006154.29S004N001W01USS 2528Lot 15$60,000.00
5692005954.15S005N001W36 S004N001W01USS 2528Lot 16$60,000.00
5992006534.71S005N001W36USS 2528Lot 29$80,000.00

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Access

Parcels 55 and 56 have road frontage with the Seward Highway.

Parcel 59 is east of the highway and have a 66 foot wide dedicated but not constructed right-of-way from the Seward Highway. To access the parcel with a vehicle will require constructing approximately 575 to 600 feet of road driveway within the 66 foot dedicated right-of-way.

 

Utilities

Electrical service is provided in the community by Chugach Electric Association.  In the survey, between Mile 27.6 and 28.5, the overhead electric distribution line generally parallels the Seward Highway about 350 to 600 feet west of the highway.  In three locations the line has been extended east to service some lots on the east side of the highway.  Potential purchasers should contact Chugach Electric Association for costs and more information on electrical power to the parcels.

There is no central public water and sewer in the area. Water is typically handled by a private well and sewer is typically handled by a private septic system which would have to conform to Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation requirements.

 

Municipal Authority

The parcels are located within the Kenai Peninsula Borough. and are subject to real property taxation.

 

Notes

Parcel 55 has gradual to moderate slope/bank down to the parcel from the Seward Highway. The central portion of the parcel has wetlands running north and south with higher treed ridges along the west and east portion.  The ridge on the west side of the parcel slopes down to more level terrain within the southern half of the lot.  The parcel has excellent panoramic mountain views.

Parcel 56 soils appear to be suitable for improved uses including on-site well and septic systems. The parcel is heavily treed with alders, spruce, and birch trees.

Parcel 59 west half is level and includes pockets of muskeg/peat and void of trees. The elevation increases slightly toward the southwest corner and central area along the north boundary.  The parcel’s eastern half has a gradual to moderate slope down toward the east boundary along the railroad right of way.  A creek bisects the northwest corner of the parcel.

Parcels 55 and 56 are subject to a 50-foot right-of-way of the Seward Highway center line as according to the State of Alaska Department of Transportation Right-of-Way Map Alaska Route No. F-031. United States Survey 2528 does not adequately depict the exact location of the Seward Highway or center line. Questions regarding the Seward Highway right-of-way should be directed to the State of Alaska, Department of Transportation Central Region Office at (907) 269-0700.

For more information about Moose Pass go to:
State of Alaska, Community Database Online: Moose Pass
Moose Pass Chamber of Commerce: http://www.moosepassalaska.com/

 

Maps & Survey

https://mhtrustland.org/index.php/lands-for-sale/parcels-50-53-moose-pass-trail-lake-group-homesites/

Note: Maps included are for graphic representation only and are intended to be used as a guide. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to review recorded subdivision plats/maps, surveys, and plat notes for specific information on easements, building setbacks, or other restrictions that will affect any individual parcel. Information is made available at the Department of Natural Resources Public Information Centers or on the web at: http://dnr.alaska.gov/landrecords/