231.3 Acres – Sutter County Orchard with 3 Water Sources

this Orchard and irrigation system is poised to be
an excellent producing orchard for many years to come.

Listing Price $7,000,000


The property is located on the south of Howsley Rd. in Sutter, County, CA 


231. 3 assessed acres
200+/- acres of cropland
15+/- acre Lake
10 +/0 acres of open ground 


The property is currently made up of 1 assessors parcels which total 231.3 assessed acres as described as Sutter County APN #35-090-037

Pending Lot Split

The current owner is in the final approval process with Sutter County to create a new separate and legal parcel of 3.2 acres. The new parcel will consist of two homes, a barn, metal shop, and approximately 2 acres of ancillary land. Upon final approval from Sutter County, a new buyer would have the option to purchase the farmland acreage  and or the 3.2 acre parcel together or separately.


The orchard is broken up into two 100-acre blocks. The north block   was planted to Chandler walnuts on RX1 root stock in 2014. The south block was planted to Chandler walnuts on VX211 root stock in 2015.

Orchard Spacing



The north block has a 125 hp pump at 260’. The south block has a 60 hp pump at 220’. The orchards primary water source comes from a 50 hp lift pump out of the South Sutter Water District canal that borders the property to the east. In addition to SSWD, the orchard is also irrigated by 60 hp lift pump out of Pleasant Grove creek under a diversion permit from the Department of Water Resources. Furthermore, all pumps are filtered before they put water into an irrigation system that is inter-connected north and south


Solid-Set Sprinklers. The owner has also installed a sensing system that divide the two orchards into six blocks, each of which can be monitored remotely, minimizing water use and maximizing water timing. 


See enclosed soil map.

California Healthy Soils Program

The owners are currently enrolled in a 3-year program funded by CDFA to spread compost on the orchard floor to increase soil percolation and stimulate root growth.


Production records are available upon request. 


This orchard is just now coming into its prime producing years and the yields have been rapidly increasing. The current owner spared no expenses in the development of this orchard and irrigation system and is poised to be an excellent producing orchard for many years to come. In addition, this ranch provides one with numerous recreational opportunities. The 15-acre lake situated in the middle of the orchard is truly an oasis of enjoyment and beauty.

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