Price reduced to $45,000,000
Located in Tulare County, California, with highway frontage, the Ranch is a meticulously maintained, income producing - both walnut and pistachio orchards as well as a hulling facility and much more. Multiple parcels combine to create the 1019.26 acres that comprise the ranch. There are several wells that feed the irrigation system, an underground pipeline and access to district water. Water tested annually, all documentation will be provided. Flood valves on all parcels except one. In addition to the orchards, there are homes, barns, workshops, and outbuildings on the property.
Location and Access:
The ranch is a 45 minute drive from Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield, CA. Additional shopping and other air travel are available in Fresno, Ca.
Acreage and zoning:
The ranch is comprised of 1,019+ acres and the zoning is Agricultural. Specific use allowances are governed by the respective county planning department.
The entire ranch is under the Williamson Act Contract, also known as the Ag Preserve. The Ag Preserve generally limits the land usage to agriculture or related open uses in exchange for reduced property taxes.
The total turnkey operation, along with the producing crop has a very large state of the art hulling facility. The 1,019 +/- acres is easily accessed with all weather ranch roads. There are 960.3 acres of planted ground. All Sandy Loam soil. 110 trees per acre in 20 ft. rows RE: pistachios / walnuts.
Water on the ranch is supplied by multiple wells, all diesel powered. There are also multiple district takeout locations. The water is pumped through many miles of built-in pipeline all throughout the ranch. The water is completely potable throughout the ranch. No salt or nitrates in water. Water is tested annually. Flood valves throughout ranch. There are 2 reservoirs that well and or district water goes into and then pumped out through filtration systems. Reservoirs 1and 2 are hooked together via pressure pipeline to transfer water in either direction. Recharge is the water banking system via the recharge pond and flood irrigation. Current water in bank is just over 3,000 acre feet. Water can be banked at 10,000 gallons per minute, 45 acre feet per day.
Water disclosure: The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (Sgma) was passed in 2014, requiring groundwater basins to be sustainable by 2040. Sgma requires a Groundwater Sustainability Plan (Gsp) by 2020. Sgma may limit the amount of well water that may be pumped from underground aquifers. Buyers and tenants to a real estate transaction should consult with their own water attorney; hydrologist; geologist; civil engineer; or other environmental professional. Additional information is available at; California Department of Water Resources Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Portal.