The Southwind hay ranch consists of 720 acres with 595 acres under production. The remainder could be used for grazing. 640 contiguous acres in the Williamson Act and 80 acres just west of main ranch, directly across from Mathews Road for easy access. This ranch has a unique laid out irrigation system where even the pivot corners are irrigated.
Laser leveled where beneficial with underground mainline system.
The ranch is currently growing 370 acres in orchard grass, 150 acres in alfalfa/orchard grass mix and 75 acres in timothy hay.
This ranch has been extensively developed for maximum production and extreme efficiency, with 6 pivots, flood and wheel line irrigation.
There are 8 ag wells, producing more than enough water to handle the irrigation needs with underground mainline.
A newer reservoir lays at the south easterly property line collecting water from seasonal Juniper Creek and provides recreation and wildlife habitat.
The improvements include a single story 1680 sf. 3 bedroom, 2 bath home tucked along a mature tree line and is currently occupied by the ranch manager. There is also a single wide MFH on the 80 acre parcel.
The 6960 sf. metal shop is perfect for all the ranches needs with two 16" roll up doors and concrete floor over half of the interior. The shop also offers 20' eaves off two sides.
There is a 220 x 53 well constructed metal pole barn which can hold up to 1200 ton.
The horse barn has a 1400 sf. enclosed area with 28' open area on each end along with a 1200 sf. second floor providing ample room for storage.
There are several beautiful home sites on the ranch, overlooking the fields and views of mountains including Mt. Shasta. Capturing both sunrises and stunning sunsets.
The ranch is located in Northeastern California in Lassen County, at the end of Mathew's road for maximum privacy at an elevation of 4200 ft.
The area is known as Big Valley and is surrounded by mountains as far as you can see.
Fantastic recreational opportunities, not only on the ranch, which qualifies for 2 land owner tags obtained through Fish and Wildlife and is in an area flooded with waterfowl, within minutes you can be fishing, hiking, horseback riding, ATV's, snowmobiling in the winter or just exploring this amazing territory.
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