Double Diamond Ranch

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  • Price (IN USD $): $2,950,000.00 (Sold)
  • Sold
  • Address: Northern End Of Surprise Valley
  • State: OR
  • Country: United States
  • City: Fort Bidwell
  • Area ( Acreage ): 638 Acreage
  • Zip Code: 97626
  • Property ID : 476
  • Location: CA
  • MLS No.: #476

Property Description

The 638 acre Double Diamond Ranch is well known in the California Ranching history. It has summered as many as 1300 yearling cattle or the equivalent cow calf numbers very consistently, possessing some of the best water, finest soils and quality grass lands in the area. When the first settlers topped the mountain range from Nevada and discovered an oasis of fertile wetlands pastures they named it Surpise Valley, a hidden gem that truly is a surprise to those who find it. The valley lies in the eastern side of the magnificent Warner Mountains of North East California. The streams and springs generated from the high elevation of the Warner’s that provide the water that makes Surprise Valley a lush and productive pure ranching valley with consistent grass and hay for its livestock. The Double Diamond Ranch is located in the northern end of the Surprise Valley in Fort Bidwell, CA, a small ranching community that is set back in time. The ranch boasts one of several Victorian homes built in the area in the late 1800’s, a 4200 ft, 9 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 story magnificent home. Ranch improvements include: livestock corrals, covered scale house, perimeter and cross fencing. The gold standard of summer grass is Fort Klamath in southern Oregon. Knowledgeable cowmen consider this ranch as Forth Klamath quality in grass and gains. The adjudicated water for this ranch is provided by a creek from the Warner’s backed by two good wells on Surprise Valley Electricity with its low rates feeding a gravity flow irrigation system. This water has been very consistent over the years to cover the entire grazing season adequately. The ranch operates with an irrigator/cowboy or with a part time cowboy and a part time irrigator. The ranch is currently leased for $125,000 per year offering an opportunity for an immediate positive return on investment.

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