Southern Oregon Living and 14 acre Micro-Farmstead


The property is 2 legal southfacing parcels totaling 14 acres at the edge where the country meets wilderness.  The focus has been on self-sustainability and multi-production micro-scale farmstead with possible education/demonstration of permaculture/silvopasture.  There is a field, garden terraces, woodlot and trails.  Human/cultivated zone areas comprise appx. 4 acres, balance in woodlot.  EFU zoning and special tax assessment for farming per bees– has been developing as a value-added bee product/herbal medicine farm.

The property has been used to keep bees, poultry for both meat and eggs, goats, and huge garden.  The land is 6′ with a top wire perimeter field fenced and 4′ cross fencing.   There is perimeter Sport-dog radio fence in place as well.  Amazing views from everywhere and can hear the river across the street.

House is 3500 sq. ft.   House is equally divided top/bottom and can be used as 2 homes with a door separating the upstairs from down.  Both stories have full bath, kitchen, laundry, 2 bedrooms and living room.  Downstairs is ADA accessible.  The views are incredible.  No cell service; internet via satellite.  Functional hot tub and house wired for generator/solar, etc. 

1200 sq ft. ag building “barn” with 2×6 framing, insulation and ship-lap blue pine interior siding, metal exterior.  Wired and plumbed, could easily be finished to a 2 bd, 1 bath, kitchen/living/office areas and loft.  Gorgeous using lots of antiques.  Separate meter.

Functional, permitted 40,000 gal. rainwater catchment system for irrigation and domestic well with 1200 holding tank.  Frost free plumbing at garden area.

On the gardening terraces there are hardware cloth lined deep raised beds with organic soil.  20×100 hoop with auto-dep arm, also smaller hoop to extend season.  Outdoor 8×100 bed and full 40 x 100 terrace for overwinter crops.  Several fruit trees, herbs, perennials. 

12×40 “Mixing Shed” is open pole barn with farm storage.  2 poultry hoop houses, one with 3′ pony walls, framed ends, full size door.  Another Pole structure is the 10×30 Wood Shed.  Also a small 10×10 2 story insulated/sided “playhouse” microhouse/studio.

The woodlot area is full of diversity and native plants, trails.

Very diverse and active community.

Sell contingent on obtaining suitable replacement land.  

Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

Finish up loose ends on current building projects. Add more cross fencing. Roof/wall the rainwater tanks for protection and additional collection surfaces. Build an animal shed/dairying room.

Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

To demonstrate self-reliance through many different farmstead products. Possibly to host workshops/tours of this? To be happy and healthy and secure. To build community.

Current Use

Gardening vegetables
Poultry for meat and eggs
Dairy goats
Wildcrafting herbs

Available Water / Irrigation

40K gal. permitted rainwater system for irrigation. Dryland techniques highly advised: heavy mulches, drip tape on timers, and laundry-to-landscape greywater. Water delivery is also available. Domestic well.

Soil Type / Quality

loam/clay Have tests... it's pretty good.

Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

Cold frame hoops x 2
A *barn* but not for animals.
2 hoop chicken tractors
2 long-hoop poultry houses
a large woodshed
large Mixing Shed
small off-grid micro-house
3500 sq. ft. dual-family house

Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

Tractor, construction tools, chainsaws, bark spud... troughs, drip tapes

Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

Water is a limiting factor. The land is hilly.

What are you doing as a landholder to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for everyone on your land and in your community?

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County: Jackson

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 14 (in 2 separate tax lots)

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 5

Date Property is Available:

Possible Business Arrangements: Sale of Land, Lease for cash, Partnership

Lease Rate / Price: 850,000

Date when this listing was created: July 12, 2022

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: Organic, Not Certified, Dry Farming, Season Extension

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

Agriculture Types Suitable: Bees, Dairy, Fiber Animals, Goats, Grain, Herbs, Nursery Stock, Nuts, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Vegetables, Vineyard

Farm Details

Housing Available? Yes

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? Yes

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? Yes

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