Yosemite View Mine Ranch in California Coulterville, California  |  County: Mariposa

  • 204 Acres
For Sale
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Yosemite View Mine Ranch encompasses 204+/- acres. Located in Mariposa County about seven miles from Coulterville, California and just a short drive from Yosemite National Park. The Central Sierra foothills have a long history of gold mining dating back to the great California gold rush. The ranch has several gold mining patents on selected parcels. Yosemite Ranch lies in the richest area, the Mother Lode Gold Belt and includes four patented mining parcels, The Sweetwater Lode, The Southern Cross Lode, The Alta Quartz Lode and the Talc Mine.


Located in Mariposa County about seven miles from Coulterville, California just of hwy 49 from Schilling road. Coulterville is a small community that is a California historical site. The Hotel Jeffery, built in 1854, entertain the likes of John Muir and President Teddy Roosevelt. Yosemite National Park is just 25 miles from the ranch and is America's first and most beautiful National Park. The closest airport is in the town of Groveland about 22 miles from the property. For commercial flights, Sacramento, Fresno, San Jose and San Francisco are all in driving distance. San Francisco and the Bay Area are just a little over two hours from the ranch.


The 3,664 acres of Yosemite View Ranch is offered in it’s entirety @ $4,400,000. Smaller portions can be purchased as described below:

Yosemite View East Ranch – 1,760 acres @ ~ $1,250/acre or $2,170,000
Yosemite View West Ranch – 1700 acres @ ~$1,600/acre or $2,720,000
Yosemite View Mine Ranch – 204 acres @ ~$3,300/acre or $670,000


The ranch sits at a perfect elevation between 2,250 and 3,800 feet. It’s below the snow line, although you might get a dusting from time to time, and above the fog line, so the weather is often cool and clear.


The 3,664 acres consists of 19 deeded parcels. Sixteen of them are zoned Mountain Preserve and three parcels are zoned exclusive agriculture taking advantage of the Williamson Act.

“The California Land Conservation Act of 1965--commonly referred to as the Williamson Act--enables local governments to enter into contracts with private landowners for the purpose of conserving specific parcels of land to agricultural or related open space use. In return, landowners receive property tax assessments which are much lower than normal because they are based upon farming and open space uses as opposed to full market value. Local governments receive an annual subvention of forgone property tax revenues from the state via the Open Space Subvention Act of 1971.”


Mariposa County encompasses three distinctive mining belts, The West Gold Belt, The East Gold Belt, and The Mother Lode Gold Belt. Yosemite View Ranch lies in the richest area, the Mother Lode Gold Belt, and includes three patented mining parcels: The Sweetwater Lode, The Southern Cross Lode and The Alta Quartz Lode. You will even see remains of the old gold mining camp known as Cat Town from the 1880's era.


Build your dream home on this accessible fenced & cross-fenced ranch with springs and ponds supplying year round water. Hunting, horseback riding, grazing livestock and mining for gold as the early settlers of the 1800’s did are just a few activities this ranch offers.

Cooperative marketing agreement with listing agent Tim Kruse of United Country Greenfields Real Estate Vacaville, CA.

Broker: Bart Miller

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