Status: For Sale
Price Per Acre: $27,594
This 99.66± acre Pistachio opportunity is in the desirable farming area of Shafter, Ca. The orchard is in full production. The land is in the Semi-Tropic Water Storage District boundaries and is irrigated with one agricultural well. Additionally, the site has a second well as back up well, and is improved with a 1,200± SF steel shop. This opportunity features; Semi-Tropic WSD boundaries and well water, young pistachio orchard in beginning of productive life, good production potential, reasonable soils, income, and tax benefits.
The offering is best accessed from Merced Avenue, 1± mile west of the intersection of Merced Avenue and Wildwood Avenue proceed south on the dirt road approximately 1± mile. The orchard begins at the south-east corner of Strada Firenze and Strada Toscana just west of Shafter, Ca 93263. The property is approximately 7.5± miles west of Shafter, 20± miles north west of Bakersfield, 123± miles north of Los Angles, and 268± miles south of San Francisco.
The property is irrigated by one well and is within the Semi-Tropic Water Storage District boundaries (STWSD). Well 1 is reported to be 700’± deep, drilled in 2006 and is equipped with a 300 HP diesel motor, gear head, fuel tank, spin clean filter, and acid injection system. The flow meter showed 815± GPM on 7-14-17. The land is in the STWSD but is just outside the service area. In 2016/17 on behalf of the STWSD the Kern County Tax collector collects a total charge of $140/acre with the 2016/17 property taxes. The orchard is set up to be irrigated in one set at 800± GPM with a single line drip system through an in-line spin clean filter. Additionally, there is a second well (Well 2) included in the sale, it is reported to be 400’± deep. The flow meter showed 810± GPM on 7-14-17. Before close of escrow Seller is removing the following items from Well 2: diesel motor, gear head, fuel tank, acid injection system, spin clean filter and all below ground improvements.
The site is zoned A (Exclusive Agricultural) and is not enrolled in the Williamson Act according to the county website.