This Eastern Oregon Ranch has everything you wanted and then some. The ranch is located approximately 7 air miles south of Kimberly Oregon on Johnny Creek which runs year around through the ranch for over 2 ½ miles. The property has varied terrain with over 1200' elevation from the lower land of sagebrush covered table tops to sloping pastures and timbered draws make this great habitat for mule deer, antelope and Rocky Mountain elk. This ranch consists of 1758 +/- deeded acres and additional 1100 +/- acres of private BLM permits.
The current owners run this property as a cattle operation plus has great hunting opportunities out their back door which has only increased with their stewardship of the land by farming alfalfa in the hay field, developing spring water sources for cattle & wildlife and selective thinning Juniper trees.
The improvements include a custom built house overlooking the irrigated ground with a panoramic view of the valley from Sugarloaf Mountain, Cathedral Rock and Windy Point which are all breathtaking views. Other amenities include Guest/Manager house, large shop, haybarn and a set of working corrals. All the improvements are in great shape and show pride of ownership.
This Eastern Oregon Ranch is centrally located being approximately 105 miles from the Redmond Airport which has commercial flights, 125 miles from Bend Oregon, 225 miles to Portland Oregon and 235 miles to Boise Idaho.
The custom built home shows pride of ownership with the owners background being from construction the owners have done a great job planning this home from the location of the house on the crest of a hillside with breathtaking views, landscaping and floor plan of the house. The house has exceptional craftsmanship that went into the final product. This four bedroom four bathroom house was built to last with copper roofing, stucco siding and concrete decks/walkways covered extensively with local custom stone work, complimenting a natural setting.
The interior consists of a gourmet kitchen with high end appliances from Subzero, Miele, Blue Star and Viking. The countertops are granite with custom cherry wood cabinets plus has a large wine cellar for your collection. The master suite has custom built-in dressers and bookshelves with great views from the bedroom as well as the master bathroom with granite floors, walk-in shower and soaking tub. This house is truly a masterpiece and for the evening you can take a dip in the 30,000 gallon solar/propane heated Infinity Pool or the custom Gunite hot tub and watch the sunset and local wildlife while enjoying your favorite beverage.
This original homestead house is conveniently located next to the irrigated hay fields and other outbuildings. The one bedroom two bath house was remodeled back in 1994. The nice sized living room and covered front porch overlooking the hay fields. The yard has sprinkler system plus fruit trees.
Newer shop built in 2002 with 3 bay machine shed, enclosed shop area has concrete floor and two roll up doors. The insulated shop is heated by a woodstove.
The hay barn was built in 2006 and can store 300 tons. There is power and lights for your conveniences.
The current owner has satellite internet which now is called Viasat. They are available to run their business and do zoom meetings on this system. They have a standard plan that can have the speed increased if needed.
There is 65.5 acres of certified water rights from Johnny Creek. Johnny Creek flows into your private reservoir up the canyon which gravity feeds to the sprinkler system through an 8” mainline from the reservoir. There is also a well with 5hp pump to supplement reservoir.
The surrounding area is known for its geological formations which your paleontologists and archeologists can attest. The ranch is one mile from the John Day Fossil Beds National Monuments where there are well preserved layers at fossils and mammals which roamed the region around 45 million years ago.
The ranch borders a portion of the John Day River that is a tributary to the Columbia River. This river source comes mainly from snowpack out of the Strawberry Mountains.
LOCATION: 35393 Hwy 19 Kimberly, Oregon
Tax Lot Maps: T11s R26e Wm Tl 1701 & 2000
Acreage: 1758.12 +/- deeded acres
BLM: Johnny Creek Allotment 04001
196 Aum's over approx. 1100 +/- acres
Certificate Priority Date Acres Source
90362 Dec. 11, 1974 8 Johnny Creek
25343 Dec. 31, 1899 57.5 Johnny Creek
WELLS: 3 - 6” wells which are used for domestic and stock water
- 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom custom built home, built in 2005 with 3,003 sq.ft. main floor and 1,176 sq.ft. basement plus double car garage
- 1 bedroom, 2 bathroom house with 992 sq.ft. built in 1920
- Shop with 1,152 sq.ft. plus 3 bay machine shed attached with 864 sq.ft.
- Older bunkhouse with 206 sq.ft.
- Chicken coop, pump house, storage shed
- Good set of working corrals
TAXES: $9,185.79 (Farm defferal)
UTITLITIES: Power Company - Columbia Coop
Phone Company - Centurylink
Internet - Viasat
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