Farm with Free Water Rights, 142.03 acres in Malheur County


For Sale 142.04 deeded acres of prime farmland. Property is a very rare find with several unique aspects. Most importantly free water rights Grandfathered in from the mid 1800s. You only pay for pumping the water. State Certificate of Water Rights allowed for this farm is up to 4-acre feet of water per acre irrigated during the season. Save thousands of dollars every year with Free Water.

This farm would be great for someone wanting to get in on the ground floor of the hemp industry. It’s privacy and seclusion are a must for raising a premium crop. It would also make a nice recreational property for anyone wanting their own peaceful oasis.

It’s secluded and private, on a dead end road, but close to several towns and only 3.7 miles from I- 84. Only 80 miles from Boise, Idaho. Current owners are the only full time residents.

There is lots of wildlife and recreational opportunities. Farm qualifies for 2 LOP tags. Owners harvested two cow elk on the property. Property has over a quarter mile of private riverfront.

For the 2019 season the farm had 18 acres of prime quality Industrial Hemp, 25 acres of alfalfa hay, 85 acres of beardless barley, and 10 acres of produce. For the past twelve years it has been primarily an alfalfa hay farm. This high quality hay is in great demand. They have sold out every fall for years.

For the 2020 season there will be 115 acres available that is pesticide and herbicide free.

This farm is located in the banana belt of Eastern Oregon. It has mild temperatures, extended growing seasons, lower rainfall, prime, level sandy soil, and an abundance of free irrigation water!

All irrigation equipment comes with the property including a custom ordered brand new 30hp lift pump, a 20hp lift pump, and two 30hp pressure pumps, and nine wheel lines.

The farm has a well maintained 3 bedroom 2 bath manufactured home with a new metal roof, new well pump & pressure tank, all new Pex pipe, and a new lawn. Five mature fruit trees and a fenced garden area. Two convenience sheds and a 28 x 54 ft insulated three bay shop with heat and air.

Owners are ready for retirement and willing to work with a motivated buyer!!!

Terms are Cash or owners will carry with $800,000 down.

Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

We want to find a farmer that understands and appreciates what a unique opportunity this location has to offer. This farm has an interesting history going back to the 1800's. It is very rare to find free water rights here.

Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

Once we find the right buyer/buyers we would like to see them continuing on with our tradition of looking for improvements and being a good land stewards so generations to come can make a good living off this farm.

Current Use

Industrial Hemp, alfalfa hay, barley, and produce.

Available Water / Irrigation

Free water rights from the Snake River for 142 acres. State Certificate of Water Rights allowed for this farm is up to 4-acre feet of water per acre irrigated during the season.

Soil Type / Quality

Excellent soil. sandy

Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

28 x 54 ft, three bay shop with heat and air. Two sheds.

Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

All irrigation equipment. 9 wheel lines with hoses. A 20hp lift pump and two 30hp pressure pumps. Also includes a brand new custom ordered 30hp lift pump.

Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

No restrictions.

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County: Malheur

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 142.04

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 142.04

Date Property is Available: December 30, 2019

Possible Business Arrangements: Sale of Land, Other

Lease Rate / Price: 2,450,000

Date when this listing was created: October 9, 2019

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices:

Farming Practices Allowed:

Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Grain, Hay, Herbs, Orchard/Fruit, Vegetables, Other

Farm Details

Housing Available? Yes

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? No

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? No

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