882+/- Acres | Suitable for Orchards

Hwy 45 Knights Landing CA 95645  |  Yolo County, CA
  • $13,790,000
  • 882 acres

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Listing Status: Active
Listing Type: Sale
Property Type(s):
Irrigated: Yes
Residence: No
Property ID: 6751324

Property Description

882+/- acres suitable for orchards. Available in parcels, or as an entirety, at $13,790,000 net cash to seller. The 180-acre parcel featured in the Virtual Tour has sold.

Gross acres: 882 +/- acres are divided into 3-parcels which are developed into six nice large fields. Net cropland of each field approximately; 200, 110; 174, 133; 98 and 97 acres.

To Buy: Due diligence required prior to contract. A 10% deposit is required upon signing with 30-days to close escrow. This is a no contingencies sale to be sold as-is. Williamson Act re-enrolled through 2027. There are no existing conservation easements, government contracts or other such encumbrances. Oil, gas & mineral rights included at full price.

Multiple Water Resources: (1.) U.S Department of Interior | Bureau of Reclamation, senior Sacramento River Settlement Contract water rights and district groundwater wells in Reclamation District-108. These recently renewed contracts extend strong senior appropriative water rights on the federal Central Valley Project to district landowners. This high-quality, sparkling alpine surface water, stored in Shasta Reservoir, provides all of the farm's irrigation needs. These Sacramento River "Settlement Contractors", with 100% allocation, enjoy some of the most productive water resources in the State of California. (2.) There are also untapped sustainable groundwater reserves overlaying the Colusa sub-basin. (3.) Additionally there is the Sites Reservoir Development in nearby Maxwell, upstream the Sacramento River. The Sites Reservoir proposed storage capacity is estimated at 1.4 million acre feet. Reclamation District-108 is a participating member with future water reserved.

Soils: High-production enriched well-drained Sacramento clay with good infiltration, consistent across all fields. Laser-leveled on 9% grade for efficient drainage. Walnuts flourishing on same soils next door. Dark basin floor, mixed-clayey-alluvial soils, with 4% soil organic matter. Explosive almond development on Krymsk rootstock replacing thousands of acres of rice (UCCE) in the Sacramento Valley.

Improvements: Six laser leveled fields on 9% grade with 24" turn-outs, wide roads, deep ditches & drains. 5-acre field station with shop, yard and housing. There's an elevated building pad, suitable for storage & warehouse, with spectacular views overlooking the farm, Coastal Range and the Sutter Buttes. There's the old hunting lodge suitable for restoration. There's a private airfield, suitable for solar. Situated in the heart of the Pacific Flyway the farm enjoys spectacular recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Processing tomatoes on drip; sunflower seeds, rice, oil seeds, vine seeds, grains, feeds and legumes. Walnuts adjacent with almonds & vineyards nearby. Scalable supply-chain sustainable water asset.

Leases: Premium organic rents. Tenant waitlist. Leases, if mutually agreed upon, may be assumed, renegotiated or canceled upon closing. On site security may also be retained.


Premium organic revenues on land suitable for orchards. Multiple water resources supporting tomatoes, sunflowers and rice. Luxuriant soils developed over years of organic farming. Leased to strong local producers contracting with global companies. Highly productive water district North of the Delta overlaying the extraordinarily sustainable Colusa sub-basin.

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From Port of Sacramento, 38-miles North on I-5. From Sacramento International Airport, 28-miles North on I-5. From Williams canneries, nut hullers, tomato processing and rice drying & storage; 23-miles South on I-5. From Port of Oakland it's 98-miles East on I-80.

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