Joseph Oregon Ranch



Knipe Land Company

Property Description

Joseph Oregon Ranch is an incredible 235± acre ranch located 5± miles from Enterprise and Joseph, Oregon. This exclusive property includes a luxury home, a second home with outbuildings and a cattle setup, equipment storage, and three newer pivots to irrigate the land.

Irrigated Acreage

200± acres are irrigated with water delivered by the Wallowa Irrigation District. The water is applied by 3 pivots that are controlled remotely from a cell phone. Prairie Creek flows through the land providing additional sub-irrigation.

Main Home

The main home is 17,088± total sf with 9,588± sf of finished living space on three levels, and 7,500± sf of unfinished space in the basement. This executive home boasts beautiful custom upgrades and professional craftsmanship throughout. Large picture windows look out on the pastures, letting in light, and offering dramatic views of the Wallowa Mountains and Enterprise Valley. Exposed wooden beams and Montana Moss Rock accents give the home a rugged feel, while the Smart Home system controls the recessed lighting, surround sound, camera system, and more.

The main level of the home consists of a great room with a bar, kitchen, formal dining room, plus three en-suite bedrooms, exercise room, laundry room, mud room, and several bathrooms.

The great room features vaulted ceilings with arched wood beams, a huge stone fireplace, and a Spalted Maple bar with a wine rack and cooler. Stone archways lead from the great room to the other areas of the home.

The home has Red Birch hardwood floors throughout the common areas, solid wood doors, and cherry cabinetry and woodwork. The distinct home was designed with attention to every last detail. Each room holds its own special character with many features crafted by local artisans. One of the main floor bathrooms features custom tile work with a pebble path shower entrance, another has leather framed mirrors.

Gourmet Kitchen

The gourmet kitchen is spacious but cozy, and loaded with high-end appliances. The hub of the kitchen is the cook station with gas and induction cook tops, a built in hood, a pot-filler faucet, and warming oven. Two built-in Sub-Zero refrigerators on each side of the cook station provide plenty of storage for cold items. The wrap-around bar is a great spot for casual meals and entertaining. Each end of the bar has a Wolf oven, warming oven, and microwave. The kitchen also features a baking station with generous storage space for small appliances. Wood paneled ceilings, stone accents walls, and a stone enclave housing a wood-burning stove all contribute to the kitchen’s intimate feel.

A breakfast nook allows additional dining space in the kitchen, and offers amazing views of the mountains. Large sliding glass doors open onto the covered patio with outdoor living space and an outdoor kitchen.

An essential for effortless entertaining, the butler’s pantry is situated between the kitchen and formal dining room, providing extra space for meal preparation, serving, and storage of tableware and line

The home has Red Birch hardwood floors throughout the common areas, solid wood doors, and cherry cabinetry and woodwork. The distinct home was designed with attention to every last detail. Each room holds its own special character with many features crafted by local artisans. One of the main floor bathrooms features custom tile work with a pebble path shower entrance.

Three Suites With Private Patios

The three bedrooms are all spacious with a private exterior entrance and patio. Each bedroom has a kitchenette with a sink, a built-in mini-fridge, microwave, walk-in closets, a stone fireplace, and a private bath. One of the bedrooms has a sitting room, and an en-suite bath with a soaker tub and walk-in shower, while another features a jacuzzi tub and deluxe steam shower in the en suite bath.

The primary bedroom has a 6” thick round top door, wood beams, and double walk-in closets. The master bath is the ultimate place to relax with an infinity bathtub, wood-burning fireplace, and a steam shower with 25 heads and led strobe lighting. All of the bathrooms have heated floors, double vanities, and heated towel racks.

A laundry area with a built in washer and dryer between the bedrooms for convenience.

The second-floor TV and recreation room offers wood ceilings, a stone fireplace, and a kitchenette. It opens onto a spacious deck with a hand-made iron railing. The upper level also has a powder room and an office with a Spalted Maple desktop.

The attached, oversized, 3-car garage has vaulted ceilings, windows, and heated floors extending to the cement outside the garage. It can also double as a great recreation space for basketball or volleyball and is even set up for an indoor swing set.

Wine Cellar

A wine cellar lays behind a 1,700 lb Spalted Maple door in the basement. It features an arched tile ceiling and a handmade cask rack. It’s a quiet place to sit down and enjoy a glass of wine, with a dishwasher to take care of the glass. The basement also has a powder room with a solid
bronze framed mirror.

The remaining 7,500± sf of the basement is unfinished revealing the massive steel I-beams that support the home. The basement has an excellent location for a future movie theater and is divided into two areas with an entrance at each end. Multiple electric panels, an IT cabinet, and mechanics for the home are also located in this area.

Other perks of this home include and a 10HP well pump with a variable speed controller to maintain constant 75 PSI. Back-up power is provided by a large commercial grade generator with a 1,000 gallon tank.

Second Home

The second home is an older farmhouse built in 1954. The home is about 1,900± sf with a basement, a portion of which is garage space. There is an additional detached garage, 768± sf shop, equipment storage shed, a loft barn, and two livestock shelters. The outbuildings are situated around the second home which is the original homestead. The home is currently rented, but would also work well as a care-taker or guest home.


A gorgeous ranch with an opulent home, is located in a quiet community with great recreation and scenery. The owner may finance with a strong down OAC. Furnishings can be purchased with the home, and some were hand-crafted specifically for it. The views from each window are breathtaking. The Wallowa Mountains, also known as the Swiss Alps of Oregon are stunning, and hold the pristine Eagle Cap Wilderness. Every attention was paid to detail in building this home fit for a celebrity. Joseph Oregon Ranch may work well as a personal ranch, retreat, or corporate retreat.

Joseph Oregon Ranch Showings

As a requirement to tour or show, buyers and agents must first provide sufficient financial qualifications of themselves and/or their clients.

Information For Agents and Brokers

A buyers broker, acting as broker for the buyer or as a non-agent working with a buyer, if applicable, must be identified as first contact and be present at all showings to participate in a real estate commission paid through seller or through seller’s broker. If the conditions are not met, non-agent or Buyer’s Broker Compensation, if any paid through Seller or Seller’s Broker, shall be at the sole discretion of the Listing Broker.


John Knipe
, Broker

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