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. Filbert orchard 2.5 acres. Fenced on two sides. County, Exclusive Farm Use, driveway borders Springfield. River-bottom soil. Occasionally floods in orchard only in winter during high water years. Easy access via paved county road and 12′ gate. Cabin/cottage on hill above orchard. McKenzie River frontage of about 400+ feet, across the small county road called Harvest Lane.

Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property


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

Filbert orchard maintained very well. About 3 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. Also has potential buyer for that corner only.

Available Water / Irrigation

House has city water. Well with water rights for irrigation and commercial usage installed in April 2018. Water pump installation with power cost negotiable with sale.

Soil Type / Quality

River-bottom in orchard.

Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

Landmark barn usable but needs structural supports strengthened. 2.5 bedroom 2-bath cottage. 986 square feet plus 200 feet in bedroom attic easily added. Carport. Gravel pad built for future attached garage above flood plain.

Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

Landmark barn with barn-port usable but needs structural strengthening.

Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

Water quality swale maintenance required. City of Sprinfield assists. Acreage can be organic, but is not certified. Well is installed. Pump with power to be installed negotiable with sale. Lower risk Flood plain revised for area near house from $4500 lowered to $1865 annually.

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County: Lane

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 9.02 with 400 McKenzie waterfront across small county road. 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: November 30, 2018

Possible Business Arrangements: Sale of Land

Lease Rate / Price: $435,000 tentative

Date when this listing was created: November 9, 2017

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, 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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