Rarely does an opportunity present itself to own a signature property in the Lower Powder Valley. This property is perfect for a small scale, diversified operation that offers a high degree of livability. The ranch is located Northeast of Baker City and is accessed by paved road. This area is noted for excellent soil, water and productivity. The Rau Ranch contains 160 acres of irrigated hay and pasture. The water rights and delivery system are both flood irrigated and wheel line application.
The water rights date back to 1880, 1888, storage rights and all water is delivered from the Basche and Duncan ditches which run through the property.
The ranch has full season application and is considered adequate for a variety of crops. Historically, the ranch produces alfalfa and grass hay, as well as productive pasture for grazing.
The property is improved with an older single-family home, shop and miscellaneous improvements.
One of the most distinctive features of the ranch beside location, is the setting and tremendous view of two mountain ranges and extended views of the valley. From anywhere on the property the vista is impressive.
Northeast Oregon has long been noted as an undiscovered treasure and well-kept secret. The area boasts four seasons, none of which are severe. The access to public land, forests and world class hunting, fishing, water sports and skiing all contribute to why many who come decide to stay.
Escape the City and craziness of the world and enjoy peaceful and productive living on a property that has all the productive elements to call home.
First time offering $895,000.