2019 Auction: Moose Pass

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 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.

MHT 9200595 & MHT 9200615 are located on the east side of the Seward Highway just before milepost 28.

MHT 9200653 is located on the east side of, but off, the Seward Highway at milepost 28.


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Parcel-MHT 9200595


  • 4.15 Acres
  • Legal: S005N001W36, S004N001W01
  • Survey: USS 2528
  • Lot 16
  • Minimum Bid: $60,000.00
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Parcel-MHT 9200615


  • 4.29 Acres
  • Legal: S005N001W36
  • Survey: USS 2528
  • Lot 15
  • Minimum Bid: $50,000.00
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Parcel-MHT 9200653


  • 4.71 Acres
  • Legal: S005N001W01
  • Survey: USS 2528
  • Lot 29
  • Minimum Bid: $80,000.00
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Access


MHT 9200595 & MHT 9200615 both have road frontage on the Seward Highway. Both parcels also border Lot 40, which is general state land.

MHT 9200653 is off the Seward Highway, but may be accessible through Lot 39, which borders the North side of the parcel and is general state land.

Potential purchasers should contact the Public Information Center of the Department of Natural Resources for more information on using general state land.

Municipal Authority


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

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. 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.

Notes


MHT 9200595 has a gradual slope down from the Seward Highway with a more moderate slope up to a ridge at both the north and south near the middle of the lot and overlooking the wetlands below. The parcel has excellent panoramic mountain views.

MHT 9200615 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.

MHT 9200653 has a level western half and includes pockets of muskeg. 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.

MHT 9200595 & MHT 9200615 may be subject to 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.

Maps & Survey


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/