320 Acre Artois Almond Orchard

Location

The property is located on the southwest side of County Road P and County Road 30; it is approximately 7 miles southeast of the city of Orland, Glenn County, California.

Legal

The property is made up of four (4) parcels that total 320.94 assessed acres and are further described as Glenn County Assessor Parcel Numbers:  

  • 024-060-020 
  • 024-060-021 
  • 024-060-022 
  • 024-060-023 

Zoning

Agriculture AP-80.  All parcels have existing Williamson Act Contracts.

Use

The entire property is planted to an Almond Orchard.  Approximately 160 acres was planted in the fall of 2016 and 160 acres was planted in early 2017.  The orchard was developed with no expense spared.    

Solis

The soils on this ranch are all Class #1 & Class #2 soils which include Tehama Loam, Hillgate Loam and Arbuckle Gravelly Sandy Loam 

Irrigation

The property has excellent water quantity and quality deriving from two (2) sources.  Each eighty (80) acre parcel has its own 16 inch well for a total of four (4) wells on the property.  Water is delivered to the trees by micro sprinklers on a brand new designed irrigation system.  In addition to the well water, the property is in the Orland Artois Water District which received allocation in 2016 and has district outlets on site.  Finally, the property has four (4) large water holding reservoirs for easy water storage of well or district water. A property with dual sources of surface and well water is a rare find in todays market.

Varieties

Approximately 160 acres of the property is planted to 50% Nonpareil, 25% Wood Colony and 25% Aldrich variety almonds on Krymsk rootstock and 22 X 15 foot spacing. The remaining 160 acres is planted to Independence variety almonds on Nemaguard rootstock and 20 X 14 foot spacing. 

 

Improvements

The property has two shops.  The newer shop is 2,400 square feet and has metal framing and siding on a concrete slab foundation.  The structure is improved with electrical power and water and has two roll up doors.  The older 1,189 square foot shop is wood framed with metal siding and a concrete slab foundation. 

 

Comments

This property has all the attributes of a class one ranch.  With its excellent soil, plentiful water and perfect climate for growing almonds, it will be a top producing orchard well into the future.    

Price/Terms

$8,960,000.  Cash to Seller.