The Gated Community of Lake California located in Cottonwood CA is quite popular for many reasons including the 24 hour-a-day and 7 day-a-week security guard monitoring the gated entrance. Amenities like the private lake known as Lake California, access to the Sacramento River, waterfront clubhouse, pool and pool house, tennis & basketball courts, equestrian center, and did we mention the private airport?? These amenities can not be matched anywhere nearby and this gated community finds itself being attractive to many. Some homeowners are retired, while others want an affordable getaway home and many others commute a short distance to Redding, Anderson, Cottonwood and Red Bluff.
From the gate at Lake California it is approximately a 20 minute drive going north to Redding or just under 20 minutes going south to Red Bluff. Local shopping is in nearby Cottonwood and Anderson with regional options available in Redding.
Once inside the gated entrance to Lake California you can begin to grasp the size of the community, at least in context to "Upstate California" or if you prefer "Far Northern California". With over 3000 lots including over 2500 homes, it is the largest subdivision in the region.
Some homes were built in the formative years of the subdivisions existence which opened in the early 1970's. Most homes have been built since the early 1990's and are still being built now. Throughout the gated community there are some spectacular views of Mt Shasta, Mt Lassen, and the Sacramento River.
There are a variety of quality and finish levels of the homes within the neighborhood. Many of them are between 1200 and 2000 square feet with a few smaller and others larger in size. The annual Homeowners Association dues are approximately $1025 per year ($85 per month).
While living here you have the security of knowing the gate is always being staffed and those without a reason to enter will be turned away. If you want more you could have a waterfront home, a home with a view or a home at the airport with an airplane hanger on your property. Lots of options and opportunities!
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