Basin Creek Retreat is a beautiful 26.66-acre property near Tuolumne, CA. Nestled between Basin Creek and the North Fork of the Tuolumne River, this scenic property provides a scenic retreat at the base of the Sierra Nevada. A pole-style home and numerous trails, roads and paths through the forested property provides an ideal getaway in the heart of Tuolumne Co. The Basin Creek Retreat is a versatile property with a prime recreational location. Land The property is 26.66-acres with mild to moderately sloped and flat terrain. It is forested with a rich variety of native trees, shrubs, grasses and flowers, including oaks, pines and other trees. Basin Creek runs through the southwest portion of the property and the North Fork of the Tuolumne River is at the north. The primary access point is a paved entrance on Cottonwood Road with several internal access roads through the picturesque terrain. The property includes a few scenic campground spots and is adjacent to the River Ranch Campground. Fences (if any), property boundaries, creek and river locations, etc. to be verified by title. Improvements The property includes three structures. The primary building is an 864-sq. ft. single-level pole-style home with a raised porch entrance and excellent views through the forested land. It is solar powered and heated by a wood stove. Kitchen, dining area, living room, bathroom and two bedrooms round out this cozy abode. Multiple covered parking areas and storage is located under the home on the ground level. The second structure is a storage shed located next to the home and fire pit gathering area. Domestic water provided by natural spring. Recreation A full complement of outdoor activity opportunities are on the property and in the region including fishing, camping, mountain biking, hiking, wildlife viewing, horseback riding and more. Endless additional activities are plentiful in the surrounding hills, mountains, lakes, rivers and streams of the Sierra Nevada. The West Side Trail, just outside Tuolumne, has been enjoyed by local residents and visitors for many years. The Tuolumne and nearby Stanislaus River provides excellent fly fishing and other river sports. A short drive east you will find yourself in one of the many excellent mountain recreational areas along the famed highway 108 corridor, including Pinecrest and Dodge Ridge Ski Resort and more. Cover’s Apple Ranch, Black Oak Casino Resort are a short drive with historic Columbia a bit further. A brief drive west you’ll find New Melones Lake and Don Pedro Reservoir, both providing a wide range of recreational activities. Closer to the property, the historic communities of Tuolumne, Jamestown and Sonora provide a variety of shops, restaurants, hotels, premier golf and dining. See the Resource section for more information. General Operations The property generates income through campground fees for the onsite campground sites and the two adjacent campground areas. Region & Climate Tuolumne, Sonora, Twain Harte and the other neighboring communities provide year-around residents and visitors exceptional climate and weather. History The Basin Creek Retreat property is a well-maintained property in historic Tuolumne County. The Basin Creek Fish hatchery, built in the 1930’s, was located at the confluence of Basin Creek and the North Fork of the Tuolumne River next to the property and has been out of service for years. The River Ranch Campground is adjacent to the property and has provided excellent mountain and river camping for generations. The nearby communities of Tuolumne, Jamestown and Sonora are part of several mining towns in the Motherlode region that sprang up during the gold rush era and continue to provide a friendly respite from the bustle of faraway cities. See the Resource section for more information. Location The property is located just five miles northeast of Tuolumne along Fish Hatchery and Cottonwood Road and a short drive from Sonora and Jamestown. The property is accessed via Cottonwood Road. The nearby towns and communities provide plentiful shopping, dining and other resources and amenities to residents, along with close access to wonders of the Sierra Nevada. Numerous international airports are a few hours’ drive away. See the Recreation section for more.