Ventura Thinking about Buying Lot for Park
By Kathy Stoltman, Ventura County Real Estate Consultant 805-746-1793
(Balboa Real Estate)
There is a vacant lot (approximately 2.4 acres) located on the West end of Ventura, that has just gone up for sale. The City of Ventura is thinking of buying this land and making it a park. This lot has several owners that could not quite see eye to eye on what to do with this lot and that lead to a mediation hearing where a judge ruled it should be sold and proceeds divided among the owners. This lot is centrally located in the west end of Ventura and is surrounded by bungalow type homes which are common to this immediate area. The Westside Community Council would love to see this lot become a park on the West end of Ventura, but it may not be that easy to say "yes" without some conditions to the "yes". In order for the City of Ventura to buy this land, the city may have to tap i...