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Old     (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       04-09-2008, 12:15 PM Reply   
Well, maybe not. Barstow!

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/boa/631404263.html
Old     (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       04-09-2008, 12:27 PM Reply   
Calico lake, I believe. I have looked at that ad many, many times.
Old     (monkey)      Join Date: Oct 2002       04-09-2008, 12:55 PM Reply   
Spring Valley Lake in Victorville would be a better deal.
Old     (dabell)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-09-2008, 1:01 PM Reply   
The ramp doesn't even look like it touches the water.
Old     (slowjet)      Join Date: Aug 2007       04-09-2008, 1:09 PM Reply   
Not much wind protection.
Old     (dnp33)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-09-2008, 2:48 PM Reply   
when he says $465 does that mean $465 000? cause that would be really cheap wouldnt it?
Old     (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       04-09-2008, 3:47 PM Reply   
Yea, very cheap compared to where I live. You can pay that much for a condo!
Old     (j_knight)      Join Date: Feb 2005       04-09-2008, 11:14 PM Reply   
I work in Barstow and their is no lake in Barstow. It has to be in the surrounding area. This would be a good place. Some of the dealers in So. Cal have places in the same area. Water table is high but lake depth is shallow <10 I think, and Slowjet yea wind I hate wind!
Old     (three6ty)      Join Date: Feb 2004       04-10-2008, 6:32 AM Reply   
Most of those private lakes are just north of barstow on the 15. Opposite side of the freeway from that little Water park. We flew up there not to long ago and counted no less than 10 private Ski lakes in that area. We were looking for one that had a private landing strip so we could fly in and fly out . We found only 1 that had it.
Old     (monkey)      Join Date: Oct 2002       04-10-2008, 11:25 AM Reply   
Which one had the landing strip? Post a link.
Old     (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       04-10-2008, 11:34 AM Reply   
Paradise lakes has a private strip. I dont remember the name of the town though. Brandon Poser had a home listed for sale (via a colleague or something) there in a thread several months back.

edit - I dont remember now if it is called Paradise Lakes or not.

(Message edited by ttrigo on April 10, 2008)
Old     (bbr)      Join Date: Apr 2002       04-10-2008, 12:10 PM Reply   
Thomas, yeah that was Paradise Lakes. I posted that for a agent friend of mine that has the listing. Private air stip right in between two lakes, one of which is 13ft deep. Saw your mail to Chuck, we'll have to see what we can do to get you up here soon.

E- if you still have some interest in a property, that might be something worth looking into. Shoot me an email if you have any questions. So you know, I'm not the real estate agent, just the mortgage banker. Brandon_Poser@countrywide.com
Old     (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       04-10-2008, 12:12 PM Reply   
let me know what works for you guys.

Paradise lakes is an amazing place. if I had the coin for a vacation home, it would probably be there.
Old     (kko13)      Join Date: Jul 2006       04-10-2008, 4:37 PM Reply   
get rid of the jet skis and it would be all good.
Old     (monkey)      Join Date: Oct 2002       04-20-2008, 4:41 PM Reply   
We just flew back from a friend's wedding up near this area, and I noticed Paradise Lakes airport come up on the GPS. Here's a picture from 11,500 feet. Notice I ran a filter on it because of the poor air quality. I posted the before and after filtered.

I remember reading about this place a while back. I think when values finish their steep decline, maybe I'll have another look. Some friends say they made the drive from Beverly Hills to Hanford (like 90 miles north of there) in about 2 1/2 hours, so this seems like it'd be a reasonable drive from the LA area, and it's a very easy flight from the San Diego area.


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Old     (monkey)      Join Date: Oct 2002       04-20-2008, 4:46 PM Reply   
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Old     (mbrown)      Join Date: May 2005       04-20-2008, 9:19 PM Reply   
Isn't that in Kern County near Arvin? That's where the INT was held...I think.
Old     (monkey)      Join Date: Oct 2002       04-21-2008, 12:02 PM Reply   
just south of Bakersfield

(Message edited by Monkey on April 21, 2008)
Old     (behindtheboat)      Join Date: Aug 2006       04-21-2008, 12:22 PM Reply   
They need more jump ramps!!

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