Status: For Sale
Price Per Acre: $17,500
The 602.50± assessed acre opportunity is located in the desirable farming area of Wasco, CA. The ranches are planted to 576.21± acres with 3 varieties of high density Wine Grapes. Ranches 401 and 403 have 4 wells and receive non-contract water from Semi-Tropic WSD. The offering features: Non-contract water from Semi-Tropic WSD, quality well water, productive soils, vineyards in full production, income, and tax benefits.
The Kern County, Ranches 401 and 403 offering is located on the North side of Pond Road, approximately 15± miles Northwest of Wasco, CA. The property is ½ ± mile west of Wildwood Road, and 2.5± mile west of Scofield Road. Approximately 33± miles northwest of Bakersfield, 146± miles north of Los Angeles, and 208±miles South of San Jose.
046-140-09, and 46-210-06, 10, 16, 17 & 22
Ranches 401 and 403 are irrigated with well water and have access to non-contract water from Semi-Tropic WSD (STWSD). There are 4 wells. They are equipped with two 125HP electric motors, one 200HP electric motor and 1 with a 300HP electric motor. The STWSD water is delivered through non-contract meters (H19, H43, H45, H51, H53, H61 and H63). Additionally there are STWSD pump back devices. In 2022 STWSD non-contract owners are assessed two primary charges; water charge of $131/$133/135/acre foot delivered when available (winter/summer/allocated) and an ET charge. Pursuant to the STWSD intermittent agreement STWSD has the right to use the wells to pump back a balance of 10,440.92AF (as of 12-31-21) of water into the district when needed at STWSD expense and when the owner is not using the wells. In 2021/22, on behalf of the STWSD the Kern County Tax collector collected a charge of $139±/acre with the 2021/22 property taxes for all parcels. The vineyards are irrigated by nicely appointed single line drip systems, with a reservoir at each location, sand media filters, electric booster pumps and acid injection system on Ranch 401.
401 and 403 are zoned A FP (Exclusive Agricultural, Floodplain Combining), and is enrolled in the Williamson Act