All About Happy Jack, Arizona
Happy Jack, Arizona is an unincorporated area situated in the Mogollon Rim Region of Coconino County in Central Arizona. Perched at an elevation of about 6700 feet above sea level, the area is a popular summer resort area for residents of nearby Phoenix who are looking to escape the desert's triple-digit heat. Summer highs in the mountains in and around Happy Jack, Arizona typically are between 70 and 90 degrees.
Places to Stay in the Rim Country Make Reservations early
Happy Jack Lodge (928) 477-2805 -Cabins-
Pine Victorian Inn, Pine, AZ http://www.Pinevictorianinn.com
Windmill Corner Inn (928) 476-3064 Strawberry, AZ
Pine Creek Cabins (928) 970-9511 (behind the Nifty Fifty's Diner in Pine)
For Coconino County (Happy Jack)=Mogollon Ranch, Starlight Pines, etc: Here are some phone numbers that will be helpful.
Coconino planning and Zoning (928) 679-2768
Coconino County Health Dept (septic permit) (928) 679-8764
APS (electric) (800) 253-9405
Starlight Water Co (800) 315-5333
TDS - local phone only (888) 225-5837
Qwest - long distance phone (800) 860-2255
Northern Energy - Propane (928) 474-3334
Matlock Gas (928) 474-1193
Here is some very good news about bringing power to your lot in the Happy Jack area. July 1, 2012 these new rules for APS were put into effect:
2.1. SINGLE FAMILY HOMES
Extension Facilities will be installed to new Permanent residential applicants or groups of new Permanent residential applicants under the following conditions:
2.1.1. Free footage basis extensions are made under the following conditions:
188.8.131.52. The total footage of the Extension Facilities (primary, secondary, service) does not exceed 750 feet per applicant, or $10,000; or
184.108.40.206. The total cost of the Extension Facilities as determined by Company is less than $10,000 per applicant.
2.1.2. All additional construction costs over $10,000 per applicant will be paid by applicant(s) as a non-refundable contribution in aid of construction.
2.1.3. Applicants who combine to form a group may also combine their allowance as specified in Sections 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168.
2.1.4. The cost of extending service to applicant will be determined in accordance with the Schedule of Charges or combination of Schedule of Charges and a Project-Specific Cost Estimate depending on the scope of the project which shall exclude the cost of the transformer(s). Construction costs in excess of the allowances as described in 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199 shall be paid by the applicant prior to the Company installing facilities. Payment is due at the time the Line Extension Agreement is signed by the applicant.
2.1.5. The applicant(s) signs a Line Extension Agreement.
2.1.6. The site plan has been approved and recorded in the county having jurisdiction.
2.1.7. The footage allowance of 750 feet and cap of $10,000 shall be reviewed from time to time with the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Happy Jack Real Estate & Homes for Sale
Happy Jack real estate ranges from custom mountain cabins and large 5 Acre properties, to vacant lots that are perfect for building your own personalized retreat. Two- and three-bedroom cabins list in the $250,000 to $350,000 price range, while custom Log Cabins can fetch prices around $450,000. Vacant lots in Happy Jack are popular for investors, and typically sell from the mid-$40,000s for just under an acre, to up to $176,000 for 10 Acres backing National Forest with gorgeous Ponderosa Pine Trees.
For more information on what Happy Jack real estate has to offer, contact my office today and visit my website's Featured Listings or Land Listings to begin your search.
Happy Jack Facts and Demographics
Happy Jack, Arizona is a popular Getaway area located in the mountains of Northern Arizona, about 34 miles south of Intestate 40, and 17 miles north of Clint's Well along State Route 87.
The area is an outdoors enthusiast's wonderland, with Blue Ridge Reservoir about 14 miles south of the properties. Arizona is known for its wealth of hiking, fishing and camping opportunities, and the Northern Arizona region is among the state's best.
From horseback riding, hiking and rock climbing to fishing, hunting and other recreational pursuits, the mountain communities in and around Happy Jack, Arizona remain a popular choice.
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