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Benka Lake Alaska Subdivision

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PLAT NO. 85-14


The University of Alaska is offering two parcels of undeveloped land for sale, located approximately eleven miles southeast of Talkeetna. The parcels are within the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Access is via the Parks Highway to milepost 98.7, Talkeetna Junction, then north 3.1 miles on the Talkeetna Spur Road to Yoder Road. Turn east on Yoder Road, drive 0.6 miles. The parcels are located on the north side of Yoder Road, along Lakeview Street.

The parcels are generally level and wooded. Utilities have not been extended to the parcels.

Interested parties are encouraged to contact Matanuska Electric Association and other utility and service providers to determine costs associated with connecting to these services.

The parcels will be sold at or above fair market value.

This notice is effective until the parcels are sold.

Interested parties should thoroughly inspect these parcels prior to submitting an offer to ensure that the parcels are suitable for the party’s intended use and to determine all permitting requirements related to that intended use. Additional information regarding these parcels may be available from local, state and federal offices, including but not limited to: the city or borough assessor’s office, building permitting office and land planning office; local utility companies; district recorder’s office; the State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Fish and Game and Department of Transportation and Public Facilities; and the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management, Geological Survey and Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The standard documents that will be used to close sales in this offering are available for review below. A copy of the Benka Lake Alaska Subdivision, Plat #85-14 is available at the District Recorder’s office in Anchorage (Phone: 907.269.8876), or online (using the “Search Menu”, then “Plat Search”).

The price listed below is the MINIMUM PRICE.


US.BL.0012 Benka Lake Alaska Section 9: Portion of Tract F within the E2 46.137 $139,000
US.BL.0013 Benka Lake Alaska Tract E 71.440 $176,500

PROCESS - Cash Purchase Terms and Conditions
The parcel(s) listed above is being offered for sale by the University of Alaska on a first come, first served basis, at or above the Minimum Price. The terms and conditions of this offering are available below. Offer to Purchase Forms are attached to the terms and conditions. Offers must include a minimum of ten percent (10%) of the offer amount, to be applied towards the purchase price. Cash purchases require that the entire balance of the purchase price be paid in full at the time of closing. Cash sales typically take up to 90 days to close, but earlier closings may be accommodated at the University's discretion. Sample copies of the University's current cash sale closing documents are available for review below.