The Island Ranch

Location

This property is located at 42369 Horr Rd Mcarthur, CA 96056 in Shasta County

The Island Ranch is located 8 minutes from the quaint community of Fall River Mills, nestled between the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain ranges in the far northeast corner of Shasta County, California.

Fall River Mills has an Airport with a 5,000 ft runway capable of handling small jets, a local hospital, schools, restaurants, shops and a grocery store.

 

Improvements

Improvements include a 1,800 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, living room, dining room, kitchen with high-end appliances and island, well furnished with a full basement and AC, propane, well and septic system. There is a floating dock on the Fall River in front of the main ranch home.

In addition to the main ranch house, there is one of the only 3 boathouses on the banks of the Fall River. This new 1,919 sq. ft. boathouse features a 240 sq. ft. screened in porch, 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, kitchen and living/dining room on the main floor. The top floor has a master bedroom and private bath. There are 2 boat slips on the bottom level that houses two boats on the Fall River, and a utility room. The boathouse has propane, AC, well and septic. There are 2 pump houses for the ranch homes.

There is also an extremely large existing historic barn, 18,000 sq. ft. wooden framed, three stories high, providing many options for future usages.

 

Farming/Water:

The Island Ranch historically has been, and still is, an exceptional cattle ranch with a carrying capacity of approximately 400 AU’s.  The ranch includes all Powder River corrals. There is a 35 hp pump on the Fall River for the upper pastures with NO restrictions on the amount of water pumped, there is a 65 hp pump on the Fall River for the middle pastures and hay field, with completely enclosed piping for irrigation and another 35 hp pump on the lower end of the property to dewater the lower portion of the ranch.

Furthermore, the Island Ranch has the potential to be converted into an expectational producing wild rice ranch.

 

World Renown Fly Fishing on the Fall River:

The Fall River is the largest of California’s spring creeks, fed by several icy aquifers coming from the snows and glaciers of Mount Shasta.

It is the nation’s largest spring system, creating a wonderland of crystal-clear, 50-degree rainbow trout habitat. At the same time it is both the finest spring creek fly fishing opportunity in California and one of the best in the United States. It is certainly the angling showpiece of the entire Shasta Cascade region and one of the richest spring fed rivers in the world.

Waterfowl:

The Island Ranch is one of the most ecologically important ranches to become available for sale in the Western States. Situated at an elevation of approx. 3,000 ft. with fabulous views of Mount Shasta, this one-of-a-kind 1,100 +/- acre ranch is surrounded by approximately 7 miles of river frontage: 3 miles on the Fall River and 4 miles on the Tule River. For the wildlife enthusiast, the ranch attracts thousands of migratory waterfowl including ducks, geese, pelicans, egrets, herons, and swans along vast riverfront riparian wetlands and lush meadow habitat. Other bird species include osprey, bald eagle, great horned owl, peregrine falcons, quail, dove, pheasant, turkey and sage grouse.

 

Comments:

The Island Ranch it truly a “Blank Canvas”. This 1,162 acres has no encumbrances/easements to restrict one to develop this property into a world class recreational property.

Price/Terms

 $9,995,000.  Cash to Seller.

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