An excellent opportunity to own fertile, level farm ground suitable for orchard, vineyard and row crops with a farming history and abundant free water entitled with pre-1914 water rights. The property is located in the fertile Sacramento Valley, east of Walnut Grove in the Northern center of Grand Island.
Legal: The property is made up of five assessed parcels (131.13, 165.69, 178.71, 248.56 and 306.69 acres) for a total of 1030.78 Acres. The seller will transfer approximately 990+- acres to the buyer after a lot line adjustment is completed. The Soil Map reflects the approximate new boundary.
Sacramento County Assessor Parcel Numbers:
142-0040-005-000, 142-00500160000, 142-0050-018-0000, 142-0040-019-0000 and 142-0050-020-0000
Zoning: Agriculture Ag-40 and Ag-80. The parcel benefits from lower taxes based on an existing Williamson Act Contract.
Details: The property has a headquarters with a large 3100 sq. ft. main residence and five additional homes, a large 80x120 main shop, a fuel depot, equipment yard and other outbuildings. Details available upon request.
The neighboring properties are similarly farmed with many currently under vineyard and orchard development.
Plantings: The property is planted to corn and alfalfa currently. The average corn production is 5-6 tons per acre.
Tomato production averages 42-45 tons per acre. Sugar beet averages 40-44 tons per acre. The average alfalfa yield is 7-8 tons per year.
Soils: This ranch is comprised entirely of class 2 and class 3 soils. (See Soil Report Here)
Water: Ample water to all parcels:
. New $270,000 fish screen installed . Pre-1914 water rights delivered by a 24" and an 18" main line at a volume of 26,000 GPM with a 2HP siphon Pump Reclamation District 3 approx. cost of $33 per acre annually . Additional existing private Agricultural well currently not used for irrigation . Water rights transfer with property . Seller to retain gas and mineral rights