Cherry Creek Parcel 5


CK 5 3

4.1 acres - $23,900

Monthly Payment: $242.41


There’s something about a flowing stream of water.  It brings a whole new ecosystem to the woods where it flows, adding minnows, crawfish, and snails to the population as well as the predators that feed on them.  A stream cools and moisturizes the little hollow in which it runs, dampening the soil and encouraging the lusher, more exotic species of plants to exist along its banks.

A small stream is a place to relax and reflect: a place to cool your feet in the shade on a hot day .  That’s why everyone wants one.

Unfortunately for everyone, there just aren’t enough of these little miracles to go around.  If you’ve been shopping for land for a while, you know that already.  Maybe you already know that since the stream can’t come to you, you may need to make some concessions to convenience.

Such is the case with Cherry Creek Parcel 5.  It’s 4.1 acres down an 0.8-mile-long road that is, frankly, going to be a challenge for the typical sedan.  If you have a typical sedan, and you take it into this property many times, it will not last long.  We recommend 4WD for all weather access to this property.  It should also be remembered that streams such as this one can vary wildly in size depending on the weather, from torrential floods that can sweep you away in a heavy rain, to no more than a series of puddles in dry weather.

The property itself lies fairly level along the road, then rolls down to the east into a narrow hollow where the small stream winds its way down the valley.  The vegetation is mature hardwood forest with a tall canopy far overhead, so the area is very shady in the warm months.

It’s a cool place to be.






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  • 4.1 Acres

Legal Description:

  • CHERRY CREEK PARCEL 5: All that part of the North Half of the South Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter lying west of the centerline of the creek thereon.  All in Section 22, Township 34 North, Range 9 West. 


  • We will pass Fee Simple Title to the purchaser conveying 100% of the ownership of the property including all timber, mineral and water rights.  We own this property free and clear of all tax liens, judgments mortgages or other encumbrances.  As purchaser, you are not assuming any existing liens.  We will record a Warranty Deed to the property in your name after you have made six monthly payments.


  • Access from Highway K is by a gravel road on 40 and 50 foot easements.  Maintenance of this road is the responsibility of the land-owners.


  • Water:
    • We do not supply water or water systems to any of these properties.  Purchasers of these parcels need to arrange to drill their own private water well. For information on drilling procedures you should contact local well drillers which are listed in the yellow pages of local phone books or we will recommend some to you.Current prices charged by local well drillers run around $8 per foot to drill and $9-13 per foot to install a 6 inch casing.  Missouri law requires a minimum of 80 feet of casing in all locations and more in some. The estimated cost of a complete well, casing and pump system in this area is $7,500. Permits are not required to drill water wells for single family dwellings; however you are required to hire a state-licensed well driller.

  • Electric:
    • Electrical service is on the parcel.  Intercounty Electric Cooperative, Licking, MO 65542, 1-866-621-3679 provides electricity to Cherry Creek.  Electrical hook-up is free to permanent residences; however charges could change at any time.

  • Telephone and Internet:
    • Telephone and internet services are provided to Cherry Creek by CenturyLink1-800-201-4099.   For cell phone service, we recommend US Cellular and for internet, a satellite provider.

  • Septic:
    • We do not provide any means of sewage disposal for these properties. Being in a rural area, the most common methods of sewage disposal are by individual on-site septic tanks, however composting toilets and out-houses are permitted.

    • The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has given general approval for this usage of this site for individual sewage treatment systems.

    • Septic systems must be constructed in accordance with County and State standards, and you must obtain permission from thePhelps County Health Department, 200 N. Main Suite G51, Rolla, MO 65401, (573) 458-6010 to install a septic tank. The average cost of a septic tank and drain field is $3500.

  • Gas:
    • Propane gas is available from local dealers.

  • Mail Delivery:
    • Mail is delivered to Cherry Creek on Hwy. K.  To establish a mailbox there, contact the postmaster at Rolla Post Office.

Deed Restrictions:

  1.  No parcel or lot of the property shall be further subdivided.

  2. The property or any parcel thereof, shall be used only for single family residential dwellings and no building, except as is otherwise herein set forth, shall be constructed on the property except single family dwellings.

    No apartments. No trailer parks. No convenience stores. No factories.

  3. Only one single family dwelling may be constructed on each subdivided parcel of the Property.

    If it requires an extra well and/or septic system, it's not a single family dwelling. This does not exclude guest cottages.

  4. Each single family dwelling constructed on the property shall have a fully enclosed living area exclusive of carports, garages, unfinished basements or open porches of at least 1000 square feet.

    We are not enforcing this restriction.

  5. No mobile home, trailer, basement house or shack shall be erected upon or placed upon any parcel. Modular homes are permitted provided that they are permanently affixed to a reinforced concrete foundation, have a gable style roof, have a permanently attached entry porch, and comply with the provisions of Paragraph 4 above.

    Travel trailers and campers are permitted for temporary camping if they remain mobile, that is licensed and movable, but you can't live in them permanently. We encourage geodesic domes, post and beam, passive and active solar and new and innovative techniques that employ sound building practices for this climate.

  6. Utility buildings, detached garages for housing vehicles owned by occupants of single family dwellings, greenhouses and barns may be constructed on the property.

  7. No part of the property shall be used for what is commonly known as a "used car lot" or motor vehicle salvage yard or any other type of junk yard and no "junk" motor vehicles or inoperable motor vehicles shall be stored or parked on any part of the property unless enclosed in a building or garage.

    There are places for junk, we suppose, this just isn't one of them.

  8. No building, including livestock corrals, may be located within fifty feet of the property lines or 100 feet of the access road of any parcel of the property.

    Cherry Creek will never look like a suburban subdivision. Don't crowd your boundaries and you and your neighbor will get along better.

  9. No swine shall be kept on any part of the property.

    Yes, we know that they are naturally very clean animals, but as they are kept by most people requires larger acreage than this.

  10. No noxious or offensive activity shall be carried on upon the property, nor shall anything be done on the property which may be or become an annoyance or nuisance to any property owner benefited by these restrictions; provided, however, that this restriction shall not prevent the pasturing of horses or cattle (or smaller animals) on the property so long as no feedlot is maintained.

    We're trying to encourage rural and small-farm activities and eliminate stinky, illegal, dangerous things like fiberglass resin manufacturing, methamphetimine production and toxic wastes.

  11. No commercial activities will be conducted on any part of the property; provided that offices for professional services not involving the sale of merchandise may be maintained in a single family dwelling and agricultural uses shall not be deemed commercial uses.

    Generally speaking, if it doesn't require a parking lot or display advertising, or disrupt anyone else's lifestyle, it's okay with us.

  12. No commercial breeding or boarding kennels for dogs or cats shall be constructed or permitted on any part of the property.

    The key word here is "commercial" but if you have enough dogs that constant barking can be heard hundreds of feet away, consider buying somewhere else. Frankly, I'm not sure why we mentioned cats.

  13. Each single family dwelling constructed on any parcel of the property shall be equipped with a waste water treatment facility and soil absorption facility or a sanitary sewage lagoon which complies with all the rules and regulations of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Phelps County Commission. Such facility and any drain fields and laterals used in connection therewith or such lagoon shall be located at least 50 feet from the nearest property line of any parcel of the Property, and effluent from such facility or lagoon shall be contained within the lot lines of the parcel. Evidence of certification of the property installation of the facility or lagoon by a registered professional engineer or representative of the Phelps county Health Department shall be provided upon request to the owner or owners of any land adjoining a parcel of the Property on which such facility or lagoon is located.

    You'll need to provide septic tank or sewage lagoon that meets state standards, You have to obey Missouri State and Phelps County laws. Duh. Composting systems are permitted and encouraged.

  14. If construction of a dwelling or construction of an outbuilding is started on the Property, the construction shall be carried on through to completion within one year from the beginning of construction.

    That's completion of the exterior.

  15. No signs shall be placed on any part of the Property except for signs not larger than two feet by two feet containing the name and address of the occupant of the parcel of the Property and/or the name of the profession of the occupant of the parcel. This restriction shall not apply to the usual "For Sale" signs where a parcel of property is being offered for sale.

    No 40-foot flashing neon.

  16. No owner or possessor of any parcel of the property shall begin construction of any dwelling or any other building on the parcel of property until such owner or possessor has installed a driveway between the road servicing the parcel and the parcel with a culvert at least twenty feet in length and twelve inches in diameter and with a road surface composed of a two inch layer of one inch base rock twelve feet in width and for a distance of at least 100 feet into the parcel from the road servicing the parcel.

    Without a culvert, the water flows out of the ditches and onto the roadway, which softens and quickly ruins our access roads. Bad for everyone. As for the gravel, you'll thank us for this when the spring rains come. This whole package should cost around $400-500 professionally installed. Do-it-yourself for around half that in materials.

Taxes: $75 (estimate)

Building Codes and/or Permits:

Phelps County does not issue building permits and no building codes are in effect. The County Health Department must approve your septic system.



Driving Directions to Locate Cherry Creek Parcel 5:


Directions: From Licking, Missouri take Highway 63 north for 9 miles, then turn left on Highway K.

Follow Highway K 1.9 miles to where Private Drive 6265 turns right or north.  Take Pvt. Dr. 6265, then a few feet later, turn left, or west on Pvt. Dr. 6263.  Follow this for 8/10 of a mile.

We recommend a vehicle with some ground clearance, and you'd want to own a four-wheel drive if you plan to live here.



Lat. 37.637670

Lon. -91.903241

1. These directions are accurate to the best of our knowledge but cannot be guaranteed.  Visit this property at your own risk, we are not responsible for accidents.
2. We get the GPS coordinates from Google Earth. The likelihood of them being absolutely correct is minimal. Therefore...
3. Do not attempt to find this property without taking paper copies of our maps and directions.



Buy This Parcel

4.1 acres - $23,900

Monthly Payment: $242.41



  • No Down Payment.  Just make the first monthly payment and we'll have a contract package on it's way to you.
  • You get a Warranty Deed to the property after six months' timely payments.
  • 9% simple interest: 180 months to pay.
  • No penalty for pre-payment in any amount, at any time.
  • 15% discount for cash.

Initial and subsequent payments may be made online by credit / debit card, or by mail. * 


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