Young Ranch – 162.01 Acres, ±

162.01 Acres, +/- of Prime Farm Land - Orchard & Row Crops


This property is located at 11085 Correll Road in Meridian, CA 95957.  The property is situated in Sutter County in the Sutter Basin and borders the east banks of the Sacramento River just south of the Tisdale Weir boat ramp.


The property is made up of 10 parcels which total 162.01 assessed acres, more or less and are further described as Sutter County APN #’s: 21-110,018, 019, 020, 021 & 24-010-009, 010, 011, 012, 013, 014.

Land Use:

The land is currently farmed by the owner to 75 +/- acres of walnut orchards.  The walnut orchards consist of 45 +/- acres of Hartley variety walnuts on black rootstock planted from 1962-1980, 15 +/- acres of Chandler variety walnuts on black rootstock planted in 1995, and 15 +/- acres of Livermore walnuts on vlatch and black rootstock planted in 2016.  In addition, there is 70 +/- acres of organic row crop which is under a multi year lease to a local tenant farmer.


The soils on this ranch are excellent and are well suited for orchard production and row crop production.  (See attached soil profile map)


The property has two sources of water with the primary source of water coming from a riparian right used since 1918 from the Sacramento River.  A 20 horsepower electric riparian pump and pipe delivers gravity flow water to the property.  Water is diverted to a water holding reservoir and pumped from the reservoir for irrigation.  The orchard is irrigated by movable piping and sprinklers with (1) 15 acre block being flood irrigated.  The 2020 power cost for irrigation using the riparian water for the orchard was under $3,000.  Total water costs did not exceed $3,300.  The row crop land is also irrigated by riparian water and the tenant pays for the cost of the power.  The property also has an agricultural well with a 40 horsepower diesel powered motor and pump. This ranch has plentiful cheap water.


The property has 2 homes, a shop, a shed and a pumphouse.

The largest home, built in the 1960’s,  is approximately 2,190 square feet and has a 624 square foot attached garage.  It has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with an additional room that could potentially be converted to a 4th bedroom or office.  In addition, this home has a 216 square foot covered porch.  The kitchen and both bathrooms were remodeled in 2010.  A new roof was added in 2016.

The smaller home, built in the 1950’s, is approximately 1,000 square feet and has a 108 square foot covered porch.  It has 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom.  The home was remodeled and repainted in 2016 including a new roof and air conditioning unit.  The home is currently under a month to month tenancy agreement.

The shop is located next to the largest home and is 900 square feet, has wood siding and a concrete slab floor.  It has a stem wall in place to add an additional 900 square feet.

The shed has 3 sides, no doors, a cement floor and tin siding and roof.

The pumphouse is 56 square feet, has a slab floor, comp roof.  It houses the domestic well which provides water to both houses.


The Young Ranch has been in the same farming family since the 1930’s and offers a rare opportunity to own a farm with excellent fertile river soil suitable for most crops and cheap abundant water.  The property sits on the east banks of the Sacramento River and has a long stretch of river frontage which provide for excellent striper and salmon fishing and river access.  The property has a small grove of some of the biggest valley oak trees in the county.  The homes can provide additional rental income or could be an excellent place to raise a family as you live off the land.  Please contact listing Broker to schedule a private property tour.

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Notable Statistics

55 transactions that have totaled over $205,000,000 in closed sales

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