Alexander Mansion Olive Trees

Property Overview

  • Price: $497,000
  • Address: 16675 Palm Avenue Anderson, California 96007
  • Lot size: 41 +/- acres
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Property Details

41 +/- deeded acres, 8 miles west of Anderson with 31 +/- acres partially planted to 136-year-old olive trees first planted around 1887. Improvements include the historic Alexander Mansion and water provided by Clear Creek Community Services District. The property has frontage on Palm and Olive Avenues, both paved County roads. Some acreage in the SW corner is naturally treed with seasonal creek.


History: Between 1884 to 1890, Mr. Samuel Thomas Alexander acquired 1,700 +/- acres in an area known once as Olinda, today known as “Happy Valley”. Mr. Alexander planted olive and fruit trees plus developed a system of ditches providing water for the orchards. In 1890, Alexander constructed the two-story, red-brick mansion, which 133 years later, still stands on the property but in very poor condition. Additional history may be found online, consider reading Rennee McKean’s article titled “The Alexander Mansion” first published on March 25, 2011.

Location: From Anderson, 5.5 miles west on Olinda Road, right onto Happy Valley Road for .5 mile, then west onto Palm Avenue for 1.6 miles. The property is located at the southwest intersection of Palm and Olive Avenues. The address is 16675 Palm Avenue, Anderson, CA 96007.

Soils: Per NRCS, the soils planted to olives are rated Class 3, RbA; Red Bluff loam. The balance of the soils are, NeE2; Newtown gravelly loam.Water: Residential and Agricultural water are provided by Clear Creek Community Services District. The District receives its water from Whiskeytown Lake. Current service rates are available on District website,

Olives: 31 +/- acres originally planted around 1887. Many trees have been removed as landscape trees. Many trees remaining are being shaped for removal when Owner receives orders for landscape trees. The information contained herein is from sources deemed reliable, however, accuracy is not guaranteed. AG-LAND Investment Brokers assumes no liability as to errors, omissions or future operating and investment results. Buyer assumes responsibility to perform their own investigation and due diligence. This offering is subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal from market without notice.

Zoning: Shasta County Parcel Number 206-190-004-000 (34 acres), zoned A-1, rural improved >10 – 50 acres and 206-070-016-000 (7.7 acres), zoning is A-1, rural improved >2 – 10 acres. Current property taxes for both parcels total $5,522 per year.

Mineral Rights: Oil, gas and minerals rights owned by Seller are included.

Depreciation: Improvements such as the trees and irrigation system may offer deprecation advantages to a prospective Buyer.

Listing Price: $497,000 cash.

Sam Mudd, California Brokers License Number 01710463
(530) 949-4054

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