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'Roy Lake'

Welcome to Roy Lake, a real deal!!  Dan bought this land at a land auction in May, 1998.  It comprises 81 acres one mile from MVA.  The land includes lots of Roy Road frontage, a  historic Post Office building, the majority of a 10 acre lake, 1/4 mile of rushing creek feeding the lake, and about 60 acres of the ridge overlooking the lake.

Views of the land...

Auction sign on the property the day of the auction. We bought 81 of the 140 acres (5/25 lots) View from the dam at east end of lake.  Dam is owned by neighbor. View from the south shore of lake, facing the dam. View from woods on south side of lake looking to north side of lake.
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Standing on Roy Rd looking across neighbor's land to lake.  About 60 acres of the land extends up mountain on other side of the lake:      
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Diamond Back Post Office

Diamond Back Post Office, the area's post office in the 1920's, resides on this land.  It is now basically a shack with sorting trays and some flooring, but still pretty cool!

 

From the 500 yard long driveway looking at the back of the post office. A very  grainy picture of of the back.  The front of the post office.
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Standing in the doorway looking in. Standing in doorway looking up at the rafters. Standing in doorway looking right towards the postal/service 'cage'.
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Neighbor Encroachmant...

Unfortunately, the neighbor on the east side of the property has cleared a building lot overlooking the lake intruding partially on our land (the far/north side of the lake).  We are currently pursuing a border judgment to prevent further clearing or development.  The following pictures attempt to show the encroachment.  Click on the thumbnail pictures below to the better see encroachment, but be patient because the pictures are large and will take a long time to download over a slower speed connection.

Standing on the far north side of the encroachment on the property line, looking south across the encroachment along the property line. Pic #1

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Standing on the north side of the encroachment on the property line, looking south across the encroachment along the property line. Pic #2

roylk-0011-from-enc-n-to-s-800.jpg (239694 bytes) Pic #2 is just repeat of Pic #1, but closer to the encroachment (note flag).
Standing on the north side of the encroachment on the marked property line, looking south across the encroachment, looking slightly west. Pic #3

roylk-0011-from-enc-n-to-s-to-w-800.jpg (246440 bytes) Pic #3 is similar to Pic  #2, but showing more of the west side of the encroachment (see flag).
Standing on the south side of the encroachment on the property line, looking north across the encroachment along the property line. Pic #4

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Standing on the south side of the encroachment on the property line, looking south towards the lake, along the property line. Pic #5

roylk-0011-from-enc-to-lake-800.jpg (234017 bytes) Pic #5 is taking from the exact same position as Pic #4, but looking south to lake, instead of north across encroachment. Note the person waving at the property line on  the shore of the lake (look closely -- hard to see through the trees).

 

Roy Lake