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14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 (MLS# 6151111)

$16,900,000
14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0
Wickenburg, AZ 85390
MLS# 6151111



At 238 grams, "Nessie" remains the largest remaining solid gold speciman from the Beehive Mine
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At 238 grams, "Nessie" remains the largest remaining solid gold speciman from the Beehive Mine One of two spectactualr quartz veins exposed by the Twin tunnels of the Octave Property. Over $ 310 million in today's dolars has been mined on only 30 % of this impressive vein! Identifying and chipping off ore samples to be assayed from the Twin Tunnel region. 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 Near the legendary joker shaft, you can access electric power, 200 amps, 408 volts. Its well onto the property. Legendary Rich Hill, by the base of the original Octave Mine. This is located in one of Arizona's most active mining districts! Miners dug an astonishing 24 miles of tunnels, branching off every 100 feet or so as you travel down the main entrance shafts. A geologist identifies an interesting area and marks it, then breaks off chunks to be sent out. Some of the large pieces of gold found on the Octave property. This legendary property was one of the big gold producers in the country when it was running! 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 Parked at the top of the property, over 5,000 feet. See the next photo to see how large the flat area is. Perfect helipad location also. Stunning view of the forest and mountain to the North and a 360 degree panorama from the enormouse flat area at the Northern end of the property. Its a cleared area the size of a football field, perfect for a home or many other uses. Note the size of the Hummer parked there. A finished gold piece taken from the Nugget pit, where prized collector specimens are found. 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 The Octave has been the subject of several books by noted geologist and Professor of geology at Cal State, Dr. Erik Melchiorre, who spent a significant amount of time on the property. The Octave has been the subject of several books by noted geologist and Professor of geology at Cal State, Dr. Erik Melchiorre, who spent a significant amount of time on the property. Mining Journal Magazine did a cover story on the Octave and called it a "First-Class Mining Property" Nuggets collected by the seller in the Beehive operation fill the bottom of this gold pan Metal sign marks the beginning of the famous property. 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 Mining engineers study the tunnel complex of the Octave's 25 miles of shafts, before exploring inside. 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 Historic remains of the mill at the Beehive Mine. Many believe this portion of the Octave vein may reap the most rewards. The largest nugget ever found on the Octave vein, was found in these Beehive tunnels!! 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 From the level spot on top, remarkable and virgin views of the wilderness. Even Four Peaks is visible, NorthEast of the Greater Phoenix area. 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 Photo Courtesy of Sharlot Hall museum archives. Workers inside the Octave Mill, which produced over 80,000 ounces of gold. After the turn of the century, the New York Stope tunnel regularly put out ore that assayed at 16 to 18 ounces of gold per ton, an incredible richness. 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 Adjacent to the main tunnel, is the former assay office of the huge Beehive Mine complex. One of the many unusual nuggets taken from the Nugget Pit, on the property Views from the road up to the home. Over 24 miles of tunnels have been documented at the Octave, this one is a horizontal tunnel at the 500 ft. level connecting shafts to the top. Note the caretakers trailer near the remote-controlled gate, extenstive rock walls around the compound, and on the left side, a small working pit with rock processing equipment. The home is off the grid, but powered by solar and wind generation, with a well on-site. Photo Courtesy of Sharlot Hall museum archives. The Octave, just a small part of this property offering, is one of Arizona's most historic mining properties. Pictured here, the enormous mill that was in operation. Large quartz veins are exposed high up on the property's 266 patented acres. 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 Near the assay office, this rock and several around it are pockmarked with drill holes as the miners practiced above ground. 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 Looking from the top of the property, toward the West Looking toward the Southwest from the North. Note the level area at the end of the road, a potential perfect helipad site. Rich Hill from the South. The ghost town of Stanton is on the left. The Octave property is just off the right of the photo. County Road 109 from Congress is seen snaking around the mountain. From the workings of the historic Octave Mine on the bottom of the photo, to the distant, mountainous end of the road indicated by the yellow arrow, this property has a huge variety of land and possiblities! You'll be amazed when you see where they have put this home, with sweeping vistas down the canyon. 1100 sq. ft, 2 bedroom and Great Room with Viking Range, all off the grid, with solar and wind-generated power! Views are down the canyon from this comfortable home, included in the purchase Solar panels and wind generator above the home The home sits on a small hill with 3 patios surrounding it Another angle of the home's solar array and wind generation. On one of the old rock buildings, this cactus rooted between the rocks and has hung on for years. Old broadcast tower on the property not used now, but has electrical power brought to it, which could be activated. The twin tunnels on the property, about 3/4 of the way to the top, tap into an incredibly dynamic quartz vein structure You will be amazed at where they were able to put this manufactured home and the view and ameniteis it has, for such a remote area. Home was built in 1997 The home has a residential well and there is evidence of other water on the property, this near the Beehive Mine 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 A portion of the Weaver Cemetery alongside the road up to the home but not on the property 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 Twin Tunnels 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 A view of the home's enclosed patio on the Eastside, and solar and wind generation system Front patio of the home overlooking the South part of the property with amazing views toward Wickenburg/ This remote and secluded home has all the comforts. There's a caretaker not far away, who watches over the area and there's a remotely-controlled gate around the compound. Top-quality Viking Range on the kichen counter Master bathrom with large tub. To the right is a shower and flush toilet. The home is on a septic system and has a well. The master bedroom of the home From the dining area, you can see the kitchen counter, refrigerator, and in the background, a stackable washer/dryer set. Close up of the double-sink and kitchen counter Included stackable washer and dryer The container houses a workshop and the battery and charging system for the home's electrical system. Inside the steel cargo container by the home is a small workshop and the battery and charging system for the home's electrical. One of the many workings of the Octave Mine. There's also a second caretaker on that Southern side of the property. Drawing on the wall of a tunnel just off the 500 foot level of shaft 2, where a miner drew a picture of the blue devil ghost with the lamp black of his lantern. Featured in the SyFy show 'Ghost Mines.' Two miners marvel at the enormous hanging wall in the Octave Mine where miners had dug out the vein in a small space underneath Closer to the home, is the Verno Tunnel and former operation. This is looking down the claims to the South. Stunning gold sample from the Nugget Pit on the property Nugget from the property Pillar of rock left by the miners to hold up the hanging wall as they dug out the ore below. Horizontal tunnels criss cross underneath the hanging wall. The ore vein dropped at about a 30 degree dip right under the wall. The nugget pit has produced some of the most prized gold samples of the property. You can see the line above where the enormous hole was scrapped down to the gold-bearing rock below. They broke through the top of some of the old tunnels dug there. Gold-bearing rocks of the nugget pit have been exposed. Note the lower rock color and consistency. 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 This could be the place to start digging. The Beehive has produced the largest nugget found on the mountain and its been closed for over 1/2 century! Loaded with water that could be saved for the mining and milling process. 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 14125 W Ben Jaffe Boulevard, 0, Wickenburg, AZ 85390

Property Description
''A Miner's Dream'' says a top geologist! An impressive hallmark addition to any quality mining portfolio. Subject of 2 books, network features and top magazine pieces. Mining Journal Magazine says, ''A first-class mining property!'' The Octave mine has produced an $310 million historically documented production from only 30% of the ore body & gold prices are expected to stay strong. The Octave's 25 miles of tunnels, produced 200,000 oz. of gold, 75,000 oz. of silver. 266 acres of patented claims, surrounded by BLM land, including the Beehive mine. There's a well on the site, and an energy-efficient home off-the-grid. Certified septic system ready to go. Electric power on the property, Claims follow the 3-mile-long main gold vein rising over 5,000 ft. high. Watch the video tour!

Details
Maps
Contract Information
Current Price: 16900000
List Price: 16900000
Status: Active
List Date: 2020-10-23
For Sale or Lease?: Sale
Type: ER
Location, Tax & Legal
Map Code/Grid: M43
House Number: 14125
Compass: W
Street Name: Ben Jaffe
St Suffix: Boulevard
City/Town Code: Wickenburg
State/Province: AZ
Zip Code: 85390
Country: USA
County Code: Yavapai
Assessor's Map #: 22
Assessor's Parcel #: 10
Add'l Parcels: Yes
Assessor Number: 204-22-010
Legal Description (Abbrev): WEAVER
Subdivision: 266 patented acres, includes home Premier Arizona gold property
Tax Municipality: Yavapai - COUNTY
Tax District: Yav
Taxes: 6005
Tax Year: 2020
General Property Description
Apx Total Acres: 266.78
Apx Total Acres G/N: G
Price Per Acre: 63348.08
Apx SqFt: 11586960
Price Per SqFt: 1.46
Apx SqFt G/N: G
Lot Size Dimensions: irregular
Horses: Y
Zoning: mining
Elementary School: Hassayampa Elementary School
Jr. High School: Wickenburg High School
High School: Vulture Peak Middle School
Elem School Dist #: 009 - Wickenburg Unified District
High School Dist #: 009 - Wickenburg Unified District
Remarks & Misc
Cross Street: AZ Route 89 and County Road 109
Directions: East on County Road 109 about 10 miles. Entrance is about one mile East of Stanton
Geo Lat: 34.143355
Geo Lon: -112.702718
Status Change Info
Status Change Date: 2021-04-26
UCB or CCBS: No
Legal Info
Township: 09N
Range: 04W
Section: 04
Pmt & Rate Info
Equity: 16900000
Assoc/Prop Info
HOA Y/N: N
PAD Fee Y/N: N
HOA 2 Y/N: N
Contact Info
List Agent Home Phn: 480-488-9508
List Agent Hme Phn 2: 602-377-0060
Property Features
Special Listing Cond: N/A
Existing Land Use: Residential Lot; Ranch; Mine; Other (See Rmks)
Zoned Presently: Other (See Rmks)
Potential Use: Other; See Remarks
Parcel Size: 120.00 - 299.99 Acre
Development Status: Raw Land
Land Features: Mountain View(s); Adjacent to Wash; Borders Pres/Pub Lnd
Elevation: 2,001 - 3,000 Ft; 4,001 - 5,000 Ft
Elevation Source: Global Position Sys
Vegetation: Natural Vegetation; High Desert; Chaparral Scrub
Land Configuration: Irregular Shape
Roads/Streets: Gravel; Dirt
Road Responsibility: Private Maintained Road
Traffic Count: Unknown
Freeway/Highway: Over 5.1 Miles
Topography: Gentle Sloping; Hillside; Rolling; Existing Wash(s); Mountainous
Existing Structures: Barn(s); Residence; Other; See Remarks
Water: Domestic Well
Sewer: Septic Tank; Septic-In & Connectd
Electric: Solar; Generator; Other (See Rmks)
Gas: Propane Bottled; Other (See Rmks)
Distance to Cable: Call Listing Office
Distance to Phone: Call Listing Office
Distance to Water: On Property
Distance to Electric: Call Listing Office
Distance to Gas: Call Listing Office
Distance to Sewer: None
Existing 1st Loan: Treat as Free&Clear
Existing 1st Ln Type: Not Applicable
Existing 1st Ln Trms: Non Assumable
Existing 2nd Loan: Treat as Free&Clear
Existing 2nd Ln Type: Not Applicable
Existing 2nd Ln Trms: Not Applicable
Existing 3rd Loan: Treat as Free&Clear
Existing 3rd Ln Type: Not Applicable
Existing 3rd Ln Trms: Not Applicable
Existing Other Loan: Not Applicable
New Financing: Cash; Conventional; Seller Approve Terms; Seller May Carry
Special: Unincorporated Area
Use Restrictions: Other (See Rmks)
Reports/Disclosures: Seller Prop Disc Stm; Water Well Report
Environmental: Other (See Rmks)
Fencing: Partial

Listing Office: Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty

Last Updated: September - 08 - 2021

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