LOCATION: This ranch property is located in the Columbia River Gorge Corridor and is approximately a 2+ hour drive east of Portland traveling on Interstate 84, past Arlington and turning south on Oregon State Highway 74 / Heppner Highway.
ACREAGE: 439≠ total acres in two contiguous tax parcels, which are bordered by other private lands to the east and south and State of Oregon owned land to the west and north which buffer Willow Lake and the Columbia River.
OPERATION: The property has beautiful overviews of the mighty Columbia River and Willow Lake as well as frontage on Oregon State Highway 74. The range ground is perimeter and cross fenced, at least one stock water tank and has had NO chemical treatments in over 25 years and as such is eligible for organic farming. Seller intended use was for a wind farm. Buyer may check into that as potential usage, other properties in the area have already been developed for that purpose.
WATER: Livestock water is pumped from a neighboring well. A buyer will need to be determined if any well or Colombia River water rights for the irrigation are available (Seller unsure if intact or not due to non-use).
AREA: Gilliam County Oregon is the heart of Columbia River Plateau wheat growing region. The economy is based in agriculture – wheat, barley and beef cattle being the principal products. Hunting, fishing and tourism are the secondary industry with transportation contributing with Interstate 84 and the two major rivers, Columbia and John Day, crossing the county.
RECREATION: The Columbia River Gorge area is one of the most popular areas in the Pacific Northwest for recreational activities which include fishing, boating, hiking, wildlife viewing, kite and wind surfing, camping and more! This acreage adjoins the Willow Creek Wildlife Area which consist of 646 acres of wetlands and other wildlife habitat operated by the Oregon Fish & Game Department. It is prime for bird and wildlife watching as well as providing boat access to Willow Lake and camping space. Deer and antelope can be found perusing the ranch property.
TAXES: 116.94 for 2016 (as per the Gilliam County Assessor)
PRICE: $675,000 reduced to $472,500
COMMENTS: Propety near Ione Highway exit off Intersate 84, as such, may have better and higher use for wind energy collection, other agricultural useage or commercial. All reasonable offer will be considered.
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