211 acres for sale in in Eastern Oregon along a mile of Eagle Creek at the base of the Wallowa mountains with excellent water rights and a fertile silt loam soil. Sixty-four irrigated and fenced bottom-land acres with 40 acres leased for hay and 14 acres in pasture. Ten acres surrounded by 8′ deer fence was planted in 2016 to a 4oo orchard with 85 varieties of peaches, nectarines, cherries, apricots, plums, pluots, pears, apples and is designed for weekly ripening to supply local farmer’s markets. The rest of the ten acres is in vegetable, dry bean, and small grain production with a 30′ by 36′ high tunnel and a small solar-powered propagation green house. There is a large 4 bedroom, 3 bath farmhouse and a large 2 bedroom, 2 bath guest house (that has been used as a second residence for an elderly family member under a “hardship permit”). Surrounding the house and guest house there are perennial flower and herb gardens and a 1/2 acre home garden with strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, grapes, hazelnuts, walnuts, and permaculture plantings. The remainder of the acreage is fenced native grass hillside and riparian area bordering Eagle Creek and three irrigation ditches that run through the property.
There is also a hay storage barn, a large wood-working and machine shop, and several equipment and supply storage sheds. The main house has a walk-in daylight basement root cellar and crop processing room perfect for processing the many varieties of dry beans and Floriani red Flint corn we grow as part of our food supply which this farm supplies bountifully.
Continue to farm
Sell to younger farmers and/or an extended family with farmer members.
Hay, orchard, and vegetable production
Excellent first water rights on 50 acres, and good second water rights on 14 additional acres.
Deep silt loam bottom land and some sandy, silt loam in lower hay ground.
Propagation greenhouse, 30 by 36' high tunnel, hay storage barn, a large wood-working and machine shop, and several equipment and supply storage sheds.
All farm equipment for orchard and vegetable production is available for separate purchase, including 3-4 tractors, mowing and tillage implements, orchard sprayer and wind machine for frost protection, crop chopper. Harvest and market boxes, hauling trailers and dump trailers are also available.
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