1-3 Acres in Columbia Gorge (Washougal/Stevenson) w cabin for rent, trade, etc.


Hey Kids,

We’re looking for the right folk(s) to come out and give this land the love it deserves. Weekend and full time farmers inclusive. We started a small cut flower and pork operation out here but my husband and I both run other companies (automotive and non-profit, respectively) and are backing off the intensive commitment. Property is 5 acres, 1 acre-ish fenced, another 3/5thish cleared, and 3 acres wooded. Possible to rent small cabin w wood heat. Private bath, kitchen in big house’s daylight basement. good water supply. land is a cindercone (read: steep, good soil structure, low nutrients) formerly logged in the 90s? We’re 45min from portland, 5 minutes from columbia/washougal rivers. Open to trade for land use. This is not a situation for RVs.

Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

Weekend or part time farming. Building a barn, sauna, outdoor kitchen (5 years). More good people around. Possible mid size livestock (swine, etc). Apiary.

Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

Invasive free. strong community ties. Producing for CSA or farmers market. bastion of skilled humans. Oak savanna restoration. Possible mushroom or nut operation. farming pays for property tax.

Current Use

20' roses, 60' dahlias, 20' peonies. 80' flowering trees/shrubs, 20' bulbs. small collection of western steppes collected plants. Alders,maples, vine maples, firs, hemlocks, native shrubs and grasses. wood lot. German Shepherd(s).

Available Water / Irrigation

Community Well.

Soil Type / Quality

cindercone east of McCloskey Creek basalt volcanic. slopes range from 10% to 25%. Mountzion clay loam. Abundant cinders and occasional large tephra-very permeable.

Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

12x16 greenhouse with power, water, bed warmers. hand tools. Possible; outdoor shower, basement, lofted 200 s/f cabin with some below grade storage possible, tool shed. apiary equipment including centrifuge extractor.

Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

pending discussion.

Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

zoned residential- 5 acre in a right-to-farm state. on site retail sales limited. (no one wants randos from craigslist, instagram, etc. driving up here)

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County: Washington (state)

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 5

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 1.5 ( 1 terraced/cleared, .5 fenced)

Date Property is Available: June 9, 2019

Possible Business Arrangements: Lease for cash, Lease for trade, Partnership, Other

Lease Rate / Price: negotiable depending on land and cabin use.

Date when this listing was created: June 5, 2019

Farming Practices

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

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

Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Bees, Berries, Flowers, Herbs, Hogs, Mushrooms, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Vegetables, Vineyard, Other

Farm Details

Housing Available? Yes

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? Yes

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