For sale: 9 acres with Water Rights bordering Springfield in Lane County


9.02 acres on the McKenzie River with water rights (well has been installed) with about 7.5+ acres farmable land. Old filbert orchard leased through November. Somewhat fenced on two sides. County, Exclusive Farm Use, driveway borders Springfield. River-bottom soil. Occasionally floods in winter during high water years. Easy access via paved county road and 12′ gato. Owners live in cottage on knoll. SW corner across water quality swale potential dry farming. McKenzie River frontage of about 400+ feet, across the small county road called Harvest Lane.

Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

Maintain and prepare property and house for sale.Waiting for final flood plain removal approval and forms.

Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

Sell the farm with the small house (986 sq. ft.) that goes with it. Currently it is two tax lots. .85 acre for the house/tax lot. 8.17 acres for the exclusive farm use, including 400 McKenzie waterfront. Would love to see someone bring purpose and vision to this amazing urban/rural property.

Current Use

Old filbert orchard maintained very well. About 2.5 acres. Grew organic (non-certified) gourmet garlic on upper house lot, fenced in, about 1/2 acre. Pasture of native grasses next to orchard. The SW corner triangle of property undeveloped but could be dry farming.

Available Water / Irrigation

Well with water rights has been installed on April 2, 2018. Water pump with power negotiable with sale.

Soil Type / Quality

River-bottom in orchard.

Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

Vintage barn. 2.5 bedroom 2-bath cottage. 986 square feet plus 200 feet in bedroom attic easily added.

Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

Just a very old barn and barn-port that needs refurbishing.

Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

Water quality swale maintenance required. City of Springfield assists with the maintenance. Acreage can be organic, but is not certified. Well is installed. Pump with power negotiable with sale. In the flood plain so building is restricted except for area near house. Filbert/Hazelnut orchard leased through November 2018.

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County: Lane

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 9.02 acres for the exclusive farm use, including 400 McKenzie waterfront. About 7.5+ acres actually farmable. House sits on .85 acre tax lot.

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 7.5+ minus the swale and the riparian area by the river.

Date Property is Available: June 1, 2018

Possible Business Arrangements: Sale of Land

Lease Rate / Price: Contact for information. To be listed for sale in June, 2018.

Date when this listing was created: November 9, 2017

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: Organic, Not Certified, Dry Farming, Conventional, 7

Farming Practices Allowed: Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, Dry Farming, Season Extension, Conventional, Other

Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Bees, Berries, Flowers, Grain, Hay, Herbs, Nursery Stock, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, Poultry, Vegetables, Vineyard, Other

Farm Details

Housing Available? Yes

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? Yes

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? No

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