394.47 acs. Highway 46 Wasco Almonds
Status: For Sale
Price Per Acre: $18,458
This 394.47± assessed acre opportunity is located in the desirable farming area of Wasco, CA. This land is planted to 300± acres of almonds in production and 75± acres of open land planned for solar with an 863.46±KW solar system installed in 2016. The property has access to non-contract water from Semi-Tropic WSD and 3 wells. Additional improvements include; office, shop, equipment yard, and 4 covered carports. The offering features: non-contract water with Semi-Tropic WSD and well water, productive soils, almonds in production, income, 863.46±KW solar system, and tax benefits.
The offering is located conveniently between Jumper and Wildwood Avenue on the south side of Highway 46, approximately 5.8± miles west of Wasco, CA. Regionally the subject property is located 34± miles northwest of Bakersfield, 140± miles north of Los Angeles, and 218± miles south of San Jose.
APN’s 487-080-03, 06, and 27.
The property is irrigated with well water and has access to non-contract water from Semi-Tropic WSD. The 3 wells are equipped with 100HP, 150HP and 200HP electric motors with VFD panels. Fields 1, 3, and 4 are irrigated with: fan jet systems, FloGard filters, acid injection systems, and centrifugal booster pumps. Field 5 is irrigated using a reservoir, dual line drip, turbine booster pump, Netafim filters, and an acid injection system. The land is located within Semi-Tropic Water Storage District (STWSD) and has 3 non-contract meters (P-6, P-8 and P-14) with pump back devices. In 2023 STWSD non-contract owners are assessed two primary charges; water charge of $175/$177/$179 AF delivered when available ( winter/summer/allocated), and an ET charge. Pursuant to the STWSD intermittent agreement STWSD has the right to use the well to pump back a balance of 745.78AF (as of 12/31/22) of water into the district when needed at STWSD expense and when the owner is not using the well. In 2022/23, on behalf of the STWSD the Kern County Tax Collector collected a charge of $139±/acre with the property taxes. There is a domestic well on the property near the office that is shared with off site house on APN: 487-080-26.
The land is zoned A (Exclusive Agricultural), and is enrolled in the Williamson Act.