For Sale: Apple Orchard and Urban Homestead in suburban Salem


This 0.96 acre site has 200+ heirloom apple trees, plus Quince, Pears, Figs, berries, grapes and more, with room to expand. Solar powered net-zero electric grid intertied 6.72KW system.  6,500 gallon roof water storage for irrigation.  Home is 1871 sf, 3br, 2.5 bath, sunroom, radio room, att. 3 car garage with att. shop. New roof, paint, carpeting, and furnace in 2020. 24X48 equipment shed. Marion County taxes. Conveniently located 1 mile to shopping, 4 miles to Saturday Market. Co-owner is a licensed RE Broker.

Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

urban farm orchard and home

Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

urban farm

Current Use

Currently licensed nursery selling grafted apple trees. Trees in the orchard are used for scion production for grafting apple and pear trees. Raised beds for newly grafted apple and pear trees. Plus the apples produced can be used for cider and other uses. Additional raised beds in fenced backyard for kitchen garden.

Available Water / Irrigation

underground irrigation system uses stored roof water, shared private well on property for domestic use

Soil Type / Quality

Woodburn soil with some Dayton soil

Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

24 X 48 equipment shed and 2 garden sheds

Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

Kubota Tractor with attachments may be for sale

Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

UT zoning. Traffic to orchard and shed is restricted by easement to non-commercial traffic. Shared well for domestic use only (available roof catchment water for irrigation)

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County: Marion

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 0.96 acres

Acreage Available to Landseeker:

Date Property is Available: June 15, 2021

Possible Business Arrangements: Sale of Land, Lease-to-own

Lease Rate / Price: $498,500 asking price, possible land sales contract to owner/occupier

Date when this listing was created: May 17, 2021

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: Organic, Not Certified

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

Agriculture Types Suitable: Herbs, Nursery Stock, Orchard/Fruit, Vegetables

Farm Details

Housing Available? Yes

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? Yes

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? No

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