Dairyville Walnut Orchard, Home & Shops
- Price: $2,400,000
- Address: 25180 66th Avenue, Los Molinos, CA
- Lot size: 71.55 acres
- Home Size: 2,455 sqft
This property has 71.55 +/- total acres of class I & II soils with 66.5 acres planted to producing walnuts, (3) irrigation wells, custom modular home, (2) shops and solar array.
Property: 71.55 +/- total acres of class I & II soils with 66.5 acres planted to producing walnuts, (3) irrigation wells, custom modular home, (2) shops and solar array.
Location: The property is located about 33 miles (N) of Chico and 11 miles (S) of Red Bluff. Dairyville is known for quality water, productive soils and community. The address is 25180 66th Avenue, Los Molinos, CA 96055.
Howard Block: This 50 acre block on paradox rootstock was planted in 2003. It is 19 years old and in full production. 2020 production was 5,924 inshell pounds per acre. The 9 year average annual production 5,729 inshell pounds per acre. The tree spacing is 16’ x 28’, 97 trees per acre. Irrigation by buried tubing and Nelson P4-9 micro-sprinklers.
Chandler Block: This 16.5 acre block on paradox rootstock was planted in 2016. It is 6 years old and just coming into production. 2020 production was 1,324 inshell pounds per acre. The tree spacing is 16’ x 28’, 97 trees per acre. Irrigation by solid set irrigation and Nelson R2000 sprinklers.
Water: 2 of the 3 irrigation wells are less than 8 years old, completed in 2013 & 2014, equipped with electric motors and turbine pumps. The 3rd irrigation well completed in 2003 is 18 years old, equipped with John Deere diesel engine, Amarillo gearhead and turbine pump. Water for the home and shop is provided by domestic well completed in 2004 equipped with submersible pump.
Soils: Per Natural Resources Conservation Service, nearly 70% of the soils are rated Class 1, Lk; Los Robles clay loam. The balance of the soils are Class 2, Bc, Berrendos clay loam and Ag; Anita clay.
Modular Home: Built in 2004, this custom 2,455 sqft home has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, central HVAC, stone fireplace in the living room plus a bonus room for office or entertainment. The pantry, laundry room and half bath off the kitchen are convenient. The kitchen with attractive cabinets and countertops has upgraded appliances such as Wolf island range, Sub-Zero refrigerator and double Bosch ovens. The dining room opens to a covered Trex deck overlooking fenced lawn area and Howard walnut block.
Home Shop: Built in 2004, this Butler 1,500 sqft (30’x 50’) all metal shop has concrete floor, power and is fully insulated. Additionally, there is a 15’ x 30’ covered bay with concrete floor. The shop has (2) 12’ roll-up doors plus man door.
Orchard Shop: Built in 2014, this Butler 2,500 sqft (50’x 50’) all metal shop has concrete floor, 220 power and is fully insulated. Inside the shop is located an enclosed office and bathroom. This shop has it’s own septic with RV hook-up. Additionally, there is a 20’ x 50’ covered bay with concrete floor. The shop has (2) 14’ roll-up doors plus man door.
Solar: In 2017, Chico Electric installed a roof mounted 7.84 Kwh solar array on the orchard shop to offset some of the electricity to irrigate the Chandler block.
Zoning: Tehama County Parcel Numbers 045-280-006 (2.20 acres), 045-280-040 (19.21 acres), 045-290-027 (10.00 acres) and 045-290-028 (40.14 acres). Parcel 045-290-028 is zoned AG-2, 20 acre minimum. The other parcels are zoned AG-2-AP, Ag Preserve, aka Williamson Act, 40 acre minimum.
Mineral Rights: Oil, gas and minerals rights owned by Seller are included in the sale.
Depreciation: Improvements such as the homes, trees, wells, solar array, irrigation systems and buildings may offer deprecation advantages to a prospective Buyer.
Showing: Do not disturb occupants. Listing Broker to accompany showings.
Listing Price: $2,400,000 cash to Seller