I appreciate the idea, believe me.
Here are my thoughts on why you can’t do it (just playing devil’s advocate!)
To answer one of your last points, getting each and every homeowner to agree to purchase is like herding cats. It could be done but by the time Baron Trump would be eligible to run for president.
That being said, the easement was created by a court order. I am happy to send you the documents. Email me at fred at fredglick dot com
It explicitly gives these homeowners full and unbridled use.
Let’s take this offline through email. I actually have some ideas.